Couch Potato

with Nathan Thompson

David Attenborough’s Africa
ONE, Wednesday, 8.30pm
Join accomplished and award-winning broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough as he explores Africa.
In this first episode of the series, David visits the Kalahari and Namib deserts in the south-west corner of Africa.
View the African desert through David’s unique viewpoint, and be taken in by the animals native to this region.

The Footy Show
Nine, Thursday, 8.30pm
The Footy Show returns to screens on Thursday, delivering the latest in AFL news and entertainment.
This year sees Craig Hutchison join the team alongside Rebecca Madden as co-host of the show. Tune-in and get the latest ahead of the 2017 AFL season.

Teh Flying Scotsman:A Rail Romance
SBS, Saturday, 5.30pm
Explore the history of, perhaps, one of the best-known steam trains in history, The Flying Scotsman.
This documentary pieces together archived material alongside interviews from those closest to the train, to create a piece honouring the long service of the steam engine.

The Fast and the Furious
Seven, Saturday, 8.45pm
Before The Fate of the Furious hits cinemas later this year, take a look back on the movie that started it all.
Undercover police officer Brian O’Connor must infiltrate the illegal street-racing scene in LA to uncover who’s behind a series of truck hijackings.
His loyalty is questioned when he starts to fall deep into the street-racing scene.