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.
George is recruited into the Weld cricket team in a high stakes match and fears a character flaw may reveal itself. Shay gets the blame for Ike staying in Weld, and Arlo gets serious with Emma.
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.
A tense night in the Filipino jungle results in a chance discovery for Linda and Orton. Convinced that Pastor Shand was responsible for Tina's murder, Jack determines to solve the case before Sarah succumbs to her obsession for vengeance. But just as Linda unearths a powerful and damning lead on Mindanao that leads directly to the Way of the Cross, Jack is once again dealt a sudden, tragic blow.