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August 12th 2016
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What’s On TV? Monday 15 August – Sunday 21 August

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! - 6.55AM on ABC2.


Kick off your Monday morning with the high-energy preschool program Hoopla Doopla! In this episode, Zap and Bop are best friends and decide to celebrate with a special day. But Best Friends Day does not go as well as expected. 

Also catch: Handball Heroes, 7.12AM on ABC3; Bushwhacked! 7.30AM on NITV; World Animal Championships (WAC), 9.35AM on ABC3 and Little Lunch, 3.48PM on ABC3.

TUESDAY: World Animal Championships (WAC) – 9.35AM on ABC3.

Hosts Amberley Lobo and Scott Tweedie are on the search for Australia’s most deadly animals - yikes! Put on your safety gear and keep that antidote handy, as Tuesday’s show could get dangerous!

Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.55AM on ABC2, Handball Heroes, 7.12AM on ABC3; Bushwhacked! 7.30AM on NITV; Little Lunch, 3.48PM on ABC3 and Bushwhacked! – Series 2, 3.59PM on ABC3.

WEDNESDAY: My Place – 10.05AM on ABC3.

Every Wednesday, you can catch a new My Place story. In this week’s episode we see Bridie and Lorna, who are the best of friends. They wheel their baby brothers in their prams and with Bridie's annoying younger sister Kath in tow they set off on a day of harmless relaxation. Or so they think…

Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.55AM on ABC2; Handball Heroes, 7.12AM on ABC3; Bushwhacked! 7.30AM on NITV; World Animal Championships (WAC), 9.35AM on ABC3; Little Lunch, 3.48PM on ABC3 and Bushwhacked! – Series 2, 3.59PM on ABC3.

THURSDAY: Bushwhacked! – 7.30AM on NITV.

Brandon sets Kayne a new challenge: find a Tiger Snake in its natural habitat! One of the world’s most deadly snakes, Brandon and Kayne learn how to handle the Tiger Snake safely, as well as milk its venom. The boys also head deep underground for a caving adventure in the honeycomb tunnels of Mole Creek Caves before getting their hearts racing on a zip line in the treetops of Liffey Forest. 

Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.55AM on ABC2; Handball Heroes, 7.12AM on ABC3; World Animal Championships (WAC), 9.35AM on ABC3; Little Lunch, 3.48PM on ABC3 and Bushwhacked! – Series 2, 3.59PM on ABC3.

FRIDAY: Double Trouble – 10.00AM on ABC3. 

Sixteen year old Yuma lives with her wealthy father and step family in Sydney. Kyanna, also 16, lives in a community in the central Australian desert with her mother and extended family. Separated at birth, these twin girls are completely unaware that the other exists. Yuma and Kyanna accidentally meet up in Alice Springs and decide to swap places.

Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.55AM on ABC2; Handball Heroes, 7.12AM on ABC3; World Animal Championships (WAC), 9.35AM on ABC3 and Bushwhacked! – Series 2, 3.59PM on ABC3.

SATURDAY: The Flamin’ Thongs – 7.42AM on ABC3.

Start your weekend with the Thong family! To compete with a rival tour boat, the Thongs add a venomous snake display to their whale-watching tour. On-board havoc ensues when Holden’s high-pitched whale-attractor shatters the tank and all the deadly snakes escape.

Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.55AM on ABC2; Little Lunch (Double Episode), 12.02PM on ABC3; Wacky World Beaters, 3.30PM on ABC3 and Bushwhacked! – Series 2, 7.31PM on ABC3.

SUNDAY: Little Lunch (Double Episode) – 12.02PM on ABC3.

Round off your weekend with double episodes of Little Lunch! First, Rory forgets his lunch and, in desperation, decides to go to the milk bar; he must convince the other kids to keep his secret from Mrs Gonsha. Then, Melanie is caught in the middle when Debra-Jo and Tamara stop speaking to each other and insist that Melanie must pick a side.

Also catch: Hoopla Doopla! 6.55AM on ABC2; The Flamin’ Thongs, 7.42AM on ABC3 and Wacky World Beaters, 3.30PM on ABC3.

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