The Hunger Games
Channel Go, Friday, 8.30pm
Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place in the Hunger
Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the 12 districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete.
The film is the first in the trilogy adapted from the novels of the same name, written by Suzanne Collins.
Tour de France
SBS, Saturday, 10pm
The world’s biggest bike race is back for another year, as the 2017 race for the coveted yellow jersey kicks off on Saturday night in Dusseldorf, Germany.
The riders will travel through four countries as part of the gruelling 21-stage
race, before finishing on Paris’ famous Champs Elysees.
Australian-based team Orica-Scott will boast a nine-man line up, featuring three
Australians, and will be focused on a strong general classification showing.
Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures
Channel Eleven, Sunday, 8.30pm
Australia’s favourite and most experienced bushman, Russell Coight, is back to pass on his extensive knowledge of some of Australia’s harshest locations.
This week Coight, played by Glenn Robbins, takes some friendly foreigners on a trip to the High Country that they will never forget.
Viewers are guaranteed to laugh along the way, as they learn some ‘expert’ survival tips.
AFL: Melbourne versus Sydney
Channel Seven, Friday, 7.30pm
The Dees have won four games in a row for the first time in 11 years and find
themselves fifth on the ladder.
Sydney, after recovering from an 0-6 start, find themselves 6-7 and just one win
outside of the top eight.
A Friday night classic at the ‘G awaits, with both clubs having plenty to play for in
their pursuit of September action.