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• Welcome to the Family, Comedy Central, 17.35
Dan and Caroline are happy their daughter is going to college for the first time. Their joy recedes when they discover that not only does she want to marry a boy she has been seeing, she is pregnant.
• Bondi Vet, Animal Planet, 18.15
Featuring charismatic veterinarians Dr Chris Brown and Dr Lisa Chimes, Bondi Vet is set against the breathtaking backdrop of Bondi Beach. In the sixth instalment of the series, the first episode has Chris and Lisa heading out to the burnt regions of the Blue Mountains, the day after some of the most intense bushfires on record.
• Waco: The Survivors’ Story, Investigation Discovery, 19.00
In February 1993, the world looked on anxiously as the biggest armed siege in modern American history unfolded at a property in Texas. The bungled raid on the headquarters of an extreme religious group, led by David Koresh, culminated in the deaths of 84 men, women and children. Using dramatic reconstruction, first-person testimony, FBI recordings and home video footage, this programme reveals what really happened during the bloody 51-day siege. With first-hand accounts from those closest to the action, including the FBI’s lead negotiator, the film features British Branch Davidian Derek Lovelock and Natalie Norbrega, who was 12 at the time.
• King, True Movies, 20.45
This miniseries details the life of one of the most dynamic civil rights leaders in US history, Martin Luther King. With Ossie Davis, Cicely Tyson and Tony Bennett.