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TV Weekly Guide April 26-May 2

On April 26, 2015

Sunday: The Fault In Our Stars, 8.30pm, Premiere
Hazel and Gus are two extraordinary teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them - and us - on an unforgettable journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous, given that they met and fell in love at a cancer support group. Adapted from the novel by John Green. Starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.

Monday: Up Close & Personal, 6.20pm, Romance Movies
Tally Atwater is one of the most trusted figures in the nation. A familiar and comforting face to the millions of network TV news viewers who invite her into their homes every day, Tally is an articulate, sophisticated and charming newscaster. But she didn't start out that way. A onetime waitress and casino craps dealer named Sallyanne, from Reno, Nevada, she pursued a dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and homemade demo tape. Going from a small-town weathergirl to prime-time network anchor, her meteoric rise to prominence is aided and abetted by Warren Justice, a brilliant, older newsman who becomes her mentor and lover. As their relationship grows, so too does Tally's celebrity, to the point where her popularity begins to eclipse Warren's. Stars Robert Redford and Michelle Pfeiffer.

Tuesday: Orphan Black, 9.30pm, SBS2
Art tells Sarah that it is not Rachel who abducted Kira, but rather the Prolethians, for reasons unknown. There is no news whatsoever about Mrs S, who she believes must have also been abducted along with Kira. Regardless, Sarah decides to trust Art so that he can help her locate Kira. What Sarah discovers in the matter is not quite what she expects, which results in her not knowing who to trust. Art tries to convince Angela to leave matters alone as he is not prepared to tell her everything that Sarah has told him. Meanwhile, Cosima runs into a roadblock in taking over the research into her own biology, but is provided another task concerning the biology of the clones as a collective, but which focuses on Sarah.

Wednesday: Parkyís Favourite Australians, 7.30pm, TEN
Journalist and author Sir Michael Parkinson CBE will present highlights from the many interviews he has conducted with famous Australians such as Sir Robert Helpmann, Sir Les Patterson & Cliff Young.

Thursday: Downton Abbey, 9.00pm, Seven
Preparations are underway for Rose's big day, but family tensions on both sides threaten to derail proceedings. In London, Denker reveals an unexpected side to her personality, which causes trouble. Branson comes to a heart-wrenching decision and the storm clouds that have been gathering over Anna and Bates finally burst.

Friday: Pitch Perfect, 8.30pm, Seven
Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is coaxed into joining The Bellas, the all-girls acapella group. Injecting some much needed energy into their repertoire, The Bellas take on their male rivals in a campus competition.

Saturday: Wolf Hall, 8.30pm, BBC First
Based on Hilary Mantelís award-winning, best-selling novels. An epic six-part drama chronicling the rise of Thomas Cromwell, the son of a humble blacksmith who became Henry VIIIís chief minister, as he navigated the corridors of power in the Tudor court. Wolf Hall stars Damian Lewis Mark Rylance, Claire Foy, and Jonathan Pryce.

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