What’s On TV? Monday 27 March – Sunday 2 April
22 March 2017
Never miss a moment of your favourite Australian children’s television series. Visit our guide for more information about what’s on free-to-air and pay TV.
MONDAY: Hoopla Doopla! 6.42AM on ABC2
Episode 23: Sick Story -
Hoopla is in a mess after a big storm and Jango thinks it’s too hard to clean up. So he pretends to be sick and tricks his friends into doing his work for him.
Also catch: Bushwhacked! – Series 1, 6AM on NITV and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.57PM on ABC ME.
TUESDAY: Bushwhacked! - Series 1, 6AM on NITV
Episode 10: Penguins – Bruny Island, Tasmania -
Starting from the highest peak on Australia’s most southern point, Brandon and Kayne jump on their mountain bikes and blast their way down Mt Wellington outside of Hobart, as they start their search for the elusive Fairy Penguin. Abseiling, sea kayaking and a spot of surfing later, the boys come face to face with the mysterious but very cute Fairy Penguin, while also meeting a rather unusual albino wallaby along the way.
Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.42AM on ABC2 and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.57PM on ABC ME
WEDNESDAY: My Place – Series 2, 11.35AM on ABC ME.
1848: Johanna -
Johanna lives with her grandmother, Sarah. Johanna doesn’t go to school. She has a job - every day she pushes a barrow-load of potatoes around the town, delivering them to her grandmother’s customers. She works like a donkey and the Owen children treat her like one. But do they have the right to be so superior? Johanna is aware of a lot of whispering about her parentage and she becomes determined to find out who her father really is. Granny Sarah’s not telling and the rest of the town maintain a conspiracy of silence. Then Johanna discovers a vital clue: her father has one leg shorter than the other. She starts to investigate but is unprepared for a shocking discovery.
Also catch: Bushwhacked! 6.00AM on NITV; Hoopla Doopla! 6.42AM on ABC2 and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.57PM on ABC ME.
THURSDAY: You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.57PM on ABC ME
Performed by a new feature cast of teens, You're Skitting Me is an edgy mix of animations and great characters that will tickle everyone’s funny bone. Nothing is too absurd!
Also catch: Bushwhacked! – Series 1, 6AM on NITV and Hoopla Doopla! 6.42AM on ABC2.
FRIDAY: Double Trouble, 10.02AM on ABC ME
Episode 8: Alien Alert -
Yuma gets involved in traditional dot painting, while in the city Heath sets out to prove his step sister Kyanna is in fact a memory wiped alien.
Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.42AM on ABC2 and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.57PM on ABC ME.
SATURDAY: Waabiny Time – Series 2, 8.00AM on NITV.
Waabiny Time is a landmark in Australian TV; a kids variety program that uses Noongar Language. Presenters Kylie Farmer and Lee West take children from the ages of 3 to 6 on an educational and entertaining adventure, guiding our young viewers through 21 half-hour episodes of stories, songs and activities that are authentically indigenous and encourage participation.
Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.42AM on ABC2; You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 11.22AM on ABC ME; Dance Academy – Series 2, 1.05PM on ABC ME and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.57PM on ABC ME.
SUNDAY: Dance Academy – Series 3, 1.05PM on ABC ME
Episode 3: Second Chances -
All is not well in Kat world but she’s trying desperately to pretend she’s fine; while Christian’s plans for a cruisey return to the Academy are derailed by the Board.
Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 5.42AM on ABC2; Bushwhacked! – Series 1, 7.30AM on NITV and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 11.22AM and 6.57PM on ABC ME.