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December 13th 2016
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What’s On TV? Monday 19 December – Sunday 25 December

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: You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.50PM on ABCME. 


You’re Skitting Me – Series 3 introduces regular characters such the Ultra Boy, the Unwrapping Guy, Young Shakespeare , Martine the Sick Bay Monitor, Child Lawyer - Roland McAllister, clueless Amanda Coyne, The Green Team. Animations are also a popular feature of the series with characters such as Iron Man and chats between emoticons, flies, and school bags. Nothing is too absurd! 

Also catch:
Handball Heroes, 8.40AM on ABCME; WAC (World Animal Championships, 9.31AM on ABCME; Hoopla Doopla! 2.20PM on ABC2 and Bushwhacked! – Series 3, 4.30PM on ABCME.

TUESDAY: Handball Heroes, 8.40AM on ABCME.


Episode 10Malachi:
Malachi is one sporty Handball Hero and his REDFERN QUICKSTEP will have opponents ducking and weaving. Our hosts have to have fast feet to book this move, inspired by his Sydney football club, the Redfern All Blacks. 

Also catch:
WAC (World Animal Championships), 9.31AM on ABCME; Hoopla Doopla! 2.20PM on ABC2; Bushwhacked! – Series 3, 4.30PM on ABCME and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.50PM on ABCME.

WEDNESDAY: Bushwhacked! – Series 3, 4.30PM on ABCME. 


Episode 4 - Albino Kangaroo:
It’s a mission that smacks of a needle in a haystack; the boys are in a hot-air balloon above Canberra to spot an incredibly elusive and rare Albino Kangaroo

Also catch:  Handball Heroes, 8.40AM on ABCME; WAC (World Animal Championships), 9.31AM on ABCME; Hoopla Doopla! 2.20PM on ABC2 and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.50PM on ABCME.  

THURSDAY: MY:24 (Double Episode), 11.12AM on ABCME.


Episode 6 - Mikey and Faith:
Mikey and Faith’s MY:24s helped them get the stability in their lives that they both craved. 

Also catch:
Handball Heroes, 8.40AM on ABCME; WAC (World Animal Championships), 9.31AM on ABCME; Hoopla Doopla! 2.20PM on ABC2; Bushwhacked! – Series 3, 4.30PM on ABCME and You’re Skitting Me – Series 3, 6.50PM on ABCME. 

FRIDAY: Little Lunch (marathon including premiere special), 9.46AM – 6.01PM on ABCME.


The Nightmare Before Graduation (premiere):
The countdown to Christmas and summer holidays is exciting every year but no more so than now, when Mrs Gonsha’s class is graduating from Grade 6. Everyone is thrilled to be going to High School, even Debra-Jo, who has been having a difficult time letting go of primary school – ‘the best years of her life’. The children are feverishly immersed in their Graduation plans, but when they uncover the explosive news that Rory is unable to graduate with them, no one is excited about leaving school any more. It’s too unthinkable to be abandoning Rory so the children enact a plan. The Nightmare Before Graduation encapsulates the contemporary meaning and spirit of Christmas – that love, kindness and generosity can override any obstacle.

Also catch: Handball Heroes, 8.40AM on ABCME; WAC (World Animal Championships), 9.31AM on ABCME; Double Trouble, 9.59AM on ABCME; Hoopla Doopla! 2.20PM on ABC2 and Bushwhacked! – Series 3, 4.30PM on ABCME.

SATURDAY: Worst Year Of My Life, Again!, 10.26AM on ABCME.  


Episode 12 - December – Christmas:
Alex’s Mum LOVES Christmas, but Alex has better things to do – like attending Nicola’s beach barbeque party. He does everything he can to speed up Mum’s festive plans so he can get there in time, but only ends up embarrassing himself in front of Nicola and, worst of all, upsetting his Mum. Determined not to make the same mistake again, he embraces his do-over Christmas and tries to give his Mum the joyous, family-filled day she so desperately wanted, despite live turkeys, exploding fish, choking aunts and humiliating underwear... 

Also catch: Little Lunch, 11.17AM on ABCME, Dance Academy – Series 2, 1.01PM on ABCME and Hoopla Doopla!, 2.20PM on ABC2.

SUNDAY: Hoopla Doopla! – 2.20PM on ABCME


Episode 27 - Jango's Big Clean Up:
It is autumn in Hoopla and Jango is having trouble sweeping up all the leaves. So Bop turns Jango's vacuum cleaner into a leaf blower which accidently blows leaves and dirt all over Jango's friends. 

Also catch: Little Lunch, 11.17AM on ABCME.  

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