8pm 800 WORDS - Comedy/Drama - Recently widowed newspaper columnist George Turner and his family find themselves trying to adapt to their new life in the tiny New Zealand town of Weld.
The first anniversary of his wife's death looms large for George, and war breaks out with the in-laws over a final resting place for her ashes.
9pm JACK IRISH - Crime Drama - Jack Irish (Guy Pearce) is a man getting his life back together again. A former criminal lawyer whose world imploded, he now spends his days as a part-time investigator, debt collector, apprentice cabinet maker, punter and sometime lover.
Jack is determined to uncover who framed him for Wayne Dilthey's murder, convinced of a potential conspiracy stretching deep into the prison and church repatriation system run by The Way of the Cross. Meanwhile, Linda and Orton's attempt to explore Mindanao puts them in danger. Their car is sabotaged and they are attacked in the treacherous Filipino jungle.