THE new hunk on the Ramsay St block is Dan Paris.
Aged 24 and hailing from Perth, where he was a champion swimmer, accountant
and model, Paris joins the long-running soap Neighbours (Ten, 6.30pm) as Andrew
Kirk, Lou's new mechanic.
Andrew, who apparently prefers to be called `Drew', is a suitably spunky
rival for established stud Ben, who thinks his boss has shafted him as he
recovers from his car accident.
THE British documentary Nuclear Nomads: The Bikini Islanders (SBS, 7.30pm)
introduces the Bikini Islanders who want to clean up their South Pacific island,
which was poisoned by a series of US nuclear tests conducted after World War
DOCTORS in crisis Doug Ross (George Clooney) and Mark Greene (Anthony
Edwards) escape the ER in E.R. (NBN/Nine, 8.30pm) for a moving road
trip-cum-journey to self-discovery.
ON Outback Adventures (Prime/Seven, 8.30pm) Troy Dann musters water buffalo
for an overseas client, the Sultan of Brunei, and rounds up some donkeys for
sale to a circus.
Meanwhile, Simone Dann shows how to cook buffalo.
TELEVISION medico Dr Kerryn Phelps talks about her recent marriage to Jackie
Stricker, a teacher in a Sydney private school on Australian Story (ABC,
Caroline Jones introduces the story.
IN the absence of Prime/Seven's Homicide: Life on The Street, there is
simply no better cop show on the box than Steven Bochco's NYPD Blue (Ten,
Tonight's episode is the first half of a two-part storyline in which
detectives Andy Sipowitz (Dennis Franz) and Bobby Simone (Jimmy Smits) suspect
that an eight-year-old boy reported missing by his affluent parents has been
abused and murdered by his father.
The father tries to blame a mute homeless man called Israel, who tries to
communicate using passages from his Bible.
Franz and Smits are in fine form and next week's conclusion is a
THE Big Picture documentary Born Under The Red Flag (ABC, 9.30pm) examines
modern China's economic reforms.
? James Joyce