The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 12 – 18 July

There’s a tonne of new and promising shows this week, so sit back and enjoy our TV picks for the days ahead on Australian free-to-air and Foxtel:

Tuesday

In Search of Frida Kahlo, Foxtel Arts, 7:30pm AEST

One of the iconic artist’s biggest fans, Emeli Sand explores the complex life of Frida Kahlo.

Dead of Summer, Fox8, 8:30pm AEST

Summer is coming and that means summer camp. Counsellors will experience all the tropes of the hot season and a lot of first things, but maybe not first kills…

Wednesday

Rogue, Showcase, 8:30pm AEST

Secrets and plotting reign, relationships break while ex-soldier, thief and gang leader Ethan rots in jail.

About Time, 7Flix, 8:30pm AEST

Tim turns 21 and finds out that the men in his family are time travellers. He uses his gift to makes his life right. By getting a girlfriend.

Thursday

Barracuda, ABC, 9:30pm AEST

So close to fulfilling his dream of becoming a gold-winning Olympic swimmer, Daniel begins training with a well established coach but soon faces his rival Martin, a champion.

Jane the Virgin, Ch11, 8:30pm AEST

Jane faces the current state of her situation after a passionate kiss from Rafael. She’s indecisive on whether she should move on from her fiancee and start things up with Rafael.

Friday

Patch Adams, Ch11, 8:30pm AEST

Watch this heart-wrenching movie, starring Robin Williams as Hunter Adams, a medical doctor who wants to help patients more than what the norm allows. He’s determined to use laughter and lots of love as his method.

Saturday

The Mummy Returns, Ch7, 7:00pm AEST

The mummy returns to wreak havoc and try conquer the world again, and sets a firm grip on Alex, Rick and Evie (Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz)’s son,  as he wears the key to victory and power. Rick and Evie race to rescue him before the mummy achieves his goal.

Killjoy, Syfy, 8:30pm AEST

Accepting a ghost warrant, the Killjoys go on a mission to rescue three of their own who are missing.

Sunday

The Night Of, Showcase, 8:30pm AEST

A university student becomes entangled with a murder case, leading his life to spiral downwards.