The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 26th April – 2nd May

A brand new week, a brand new list of picks for you to watch including a much anticipated new season of a certain series.

Tuesday – 26 April

The Fifth Estate, 7Flix, 8:30pm AEST

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, this film portrays Julian Assange and his quest to expose the corruption behind closed government doors, questioning the role of the internet in an era of new, more dangerous journalism.

Wednesday – 27 April

The Flash, Fox8, 7:30pm AEST

Griffin Grey, a meta-human with super strength, mistakes Harry for Earth-1 Harrison Wells and abduct him so that the latter can cure him.

Game of Thrones, Showcase, 7:35pm AEST

Season 6 premieres and your favorites’ fates will be revealed. As usual, something dark is brewing.

Thursday – 28 April

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Eleven, 8:30pm AEST

It’s an episode of newfound and revealed feelings with Rebecca and Josh travelling to LA to present their case, and Darryl White Josh shaping a new level of relationship.

Deadline Gallipoli (Part 1), Boxsets, 10:55pm AEST

A recount of the Gallipoli origins told from the eyes of war correspondents who witnessed the lead up to the event that took place on Gallipoli’s shores in 1915.

Friday – 29 April

Rome: The World’s First Superpower, SBS, 7:35pm AEST

Let this documentary take you into the world and mind of Julius Caesar, from his early years as a simple civil servant to the height of his fame as a general creating a new era for Rome.

X-Men: The Last Stand, Ch.10, 9:30pm, AEST

The conclusion to the original trilogy, we see the X-Men battling once again against Magneto who targets a facility specialising in a “cure” for mutants. But Magneto isn’t the only threat…

Saturday – 30 April

Terminator Salvation, Ch.7, 9pm AEST

An impressive entry in the franchise, Terminator Salvation is set in the future with a grown up John Connor who learns that the terminator program is well in advance, in the appearance of human-cyborg Marcus Wright, contrary to what he thought.

Fear the Walking Dead, FX, 9:30pm AEST

Madison is wary of Strand and confronts him about where he’s planning to go. Meanwhile Alicia, Nick and the others investigate a plane crash site.

Sunday – 1 May

Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, 7Flix, 6:30pm AEST

An interesting retelling of fairytales that takes on a dark and edgier tone. In this episode, Alice finds out that her father is in Wonderland and aims to heal their broken relationship. Meanwhile, Jafar’s early life and the story behind his villainy are explored.

Outlander, SoHo, 8:30pm AEST

Things start to become even more dangerous for Jamie and Claire after Jamie hires a boy to spy and retrieve messages relating to the Jacobite Rebellion, and Claire discovers that sadistic Black Jack is still alive. Jamie and Claire throw a dinner party in order to derail investors involved in Prince Charles’ war effort, but is this team work enough to regain their physical chemistry or trust?

Monday – 2 May

X-Men: Days of Future Past, Ch.10, 8:30pm AEST

Leading up to the much anticipated X-Men: Apocalypse, the X-Men are desperate to change their present as they’re being hunted down by mutant-killing Sentinels. Wolverine is send back in time and together with young Professor X and Beast, they try to prevent Mystique, the catalyst, from making the biggest mistake in mutant and human history. But young Magneto has something up his sleeve.