The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 17-24 May 2016

The Iris has chosen this week’s must-see picks and here they are…

Tuesday, 17th May

Masterchef, Ch 10, 7:30pm AEST

Join in and watch the best contestants cook up a dish using only popcorn. Sounds appetising.

Wednesday, 18th May

The Flash, Fox8, 7:30pm AEST

Barry confronts an army of metahumans but is shocked when he founds that its leader is a doppelganger of fellow vigilante Black Canary.

Lucifer, FX, 8:30pm AEST

A superstar quarterback enlists Lucifer’s help after discovering a dead body in his swimming pool.

Thursday, 19th May

Turn: Washington’s Spies, Showcase, 9:30pm AEST

France and America become allies while Caleb goes on a potentially perilous journey to reach New York Harbor.

Friday, 20th May

Alice in Wonderland, Ch 7, 8:30pm AEST

Before the sequel comes out, watch the first one with a Tim Burton-style macabre-ish twist. Alice (Mia Wasikowska) returns to Wonderland and discovers that things are different than they used to be the last time she was there.

Banshee, Fox8, 8:30pm AEST

A criminal assumes the identity of a sheriff and continues to commit illegal acts, all the while avoiding mobsters whom he had double crossed in the past.

Saturday, 21st May

Jane Eyre, 7Flix, 8:30pm AEST

A very touching and arthouse adaptation of the classic. Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska), an outcast, goes on to work for a brooding master named Rochester (Michael Fassbender) and becomes entangled in the drama that is his past and household.

The Shannara Chronicles, Syfy, 8:30pm AEST

Amberle, Wil and Eretria struggle to overcomes their differences, making their quest difficult. Meanwhile Ander makes a tough decision and tries to recruit assassin Slanter, his brother’s killer, to find the villainous Dagda Mor.

Sunday, 22nd May

Empire Records, Ch 11, 8:30pm AEST

If you know or watched Empire Records, then you’re a true 90s kid. The story follows the employees of an independent music store try to stop a large company from taking over and soon they learn more about each other as a result.

Outlander, SoHo, 8:30pm AEST

Bleeding, Claire is brought to a hospital and doctors try to save her and her unborn baby.  Meanwhile King Louis accuses two men of practicing the dark arts.