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On January 26, 2014

Sunday: Australian Open: Men’s Final, 7.30pm, Seven

Swiss first time finalist Stanislas Wawrinka will take on red hot world number 1 Rafael Nadal for the chance to win the Australian Open Men's title.

Monday: Vicious, 9.10pm, 7TWO

Freddie and Stuart host a wake to mark the passing of a dear friend. Joined by their small circle of elderly friends, the couple manage to create a splendidly awkward evening of very little food and biting insults. Starring Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi.

Tuesday: Hotel Secrets with Richard E. Grant, 9.30pm, Lifestyle

Get a taste of the incredible luxury and often scandalous history of some of the world’s best hotels in this upmarket travel series presented by award winning actor Richard E Grant. Travelling the world, Richard reveals the stories behind the glamorous facades – from bad behaviour to sex scandals, from warring hotel dynasties to the outrageous extravagances of rich and famous guests.

Wednesday: Borgen, 9.30pm, SBS

An Extraordinary Remark - In tonight's season finale, while Birgitte has spent time looking after her family, her deputy Hans-Christian Thorsen has positioned himself as her successor.

Thursday: Perception, 8.30pm, Universal

Blindness: When a series of bizarre public murders occur, Pierce realises that the killer is trying to send a message about inattentional blindness, but Donnie doubts this theory. Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) stars as Dr Daniel Pierce.

Friday: House of Cards, 7.30pm, Showcase

The original version before Kevin Spacey took on the role. The PM made a deadly mistake when he passed over Francis Urquhart . With his recent dire performance in the general election, he's going to need all the friends he can get. But Urquhart won't be ignored by anyone and now he's out for revenge. As the trusted Chief Whip, he has his hands on every grubby little secret in politics, and with innocent journalist Mattie Storin unwittingly drawn into his web, he'll stop at nothing to get what he wants. Starring Ian richardson, Susannah Harker and Miles Anderson.

Saturday: Jane Austen: The Unseen Portrait, 2.30pm, SBS

Jane Austen biographer Dr Paula Byrne embarks on an investigation to verify and authenticate a newly discovered portrait of Jane Austen which flies in the face of the one previously accepted portrait of the author.

 

 

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