The Iris’ Weekly Australian TV Picks: 16 – 22 August 2016

Here’s this week’s TV picks that would give you a break from Rio.


Ballers, Showcase, 8:30pm AEST

Spencer attempts to mentor Travis under his wings while avoiding his past that’s haunting him.


Gone Girl, Ch10, 9:00pm AEST

Based on the bestselling thriller, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) becomes entangled with the disappearance of his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) to the point that he’s accused of murdering her. But is she really dead or missing?


The Brotherhood of the Wolf, SBS 2, 8:30pm AEST

A mysterious beast wrecks havoc in a French countryside and a scientist and his brother are sent to investigate and capture the cunning beast by the king.


Run Away with Cirque Du Soleil, Ch9, 7:00pm AEST

Follow four promising Australian circus performers as they journey to secure a scholarship with the famous Cirque Du Soleil.


Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, 7Flix, 6:30pm AEST

A prince Dastan (Jake Gyllenhaal) teams up with a mysterious princess to keep a special dagger with the ability to manipulate time from falling into wrong hands.

The Dark Knight Rises, Ch9, 9:30pm AEST

Still high on Suicide Squad? The Dark Knight Rises will be your fix. The famous Dark Knight (Christian Bale) is forced out from his self-imposed exile to battle Bane and the criminals of Gotham who have overrun the city.


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