What's on the small screen this week
THE reality TV offering on free-to-air expands with the return of Nine's social experiment Married at First Sight.
Channel 10 has also expanded Australian Survivor to three nights a week.
The second season of the ABC's acclaimed political thriller The Code also debuts this week.
Here are this week's highlights of the small screen and why you should watch them.
Sunday August 28: The Block, Nine, 7pm
AFTER an eye-opening first week on The Block proper the five teams deliver their first rooms, the master en-suites, and they've gone all out to deliver the most expensive bathrooms in the renovation show's history. Who will win a much-needed $10,000 top-up to their bank account?
Why you should watch: Let's be honest, room reveals are the best night of viewing on The Block. One team has spent an incredible $65,000 on their ensuite and viewers will find out exactly what that gets you.
Monday August 29: Married at First Sight, Nine, 8.40pm
THIS controversial TV experiment, where expertly matched strangers meet at the altar and embark on a trial relationship. Season three features the show's first same-sex couple, while the fairy tale of love at first sight coming true for one lucky couple.
Why you should watch: As confronting as this series can be, it does shed light on relationships and how to handle conflict, communication and compromise. It also reminds us we shouldn't always judge a book by its cover.
Tuesday August 30: Zumbo's Just Desserts, Seven, 7.30pm
THE remaining dessert makers must conjure up a creation that defies gravity in their toughest challenge yet. Who will pull off the impossible, and who will come crashing back down to earth? Adriano Zumbo and Rachel Khoo host.
Why you should watch: Zumbo fans finally get to see the magic behind his floating chocolate hat which featured prominently in Seven's ads during the Olympics.
Wednesday August 31: Anh's Brush With Fame, ABC1, 8pm
COMEDIAN and actor Anh Do combines his passion for painting with celebrity interviews in this insightful new series. Each week a different well-known Australian sits down for their portrait as they recount important moments in their lives. This week his guest is Amanda Keller.
Why you should watch: This charming series puts a unique twist on the in-depth interview format and it's entertaining to watch the portraits come to life on the canvas. It seems the different environment also helps Anh's guests to open up in a way they might not in a traditional interview.
Thursday September 1: The Code, ABC1, 8.30pm
Hoping to escape the storm they unleashed at the end of season one, Jesse and Ned are confronted with the terrifying possibility of being extradited to the US to face serious charges in an American court. Fortunately for the Banks brothers, Australian National Security is sitting on an explosive case they can't crack, and Jesse Banks might just be the man to do it.
Why you should watch it: This well-written, complex series takes a new direction as it explores the dangers of the dark web. Anthony LaPaglia joins the excellent core cast of Dan Spielman, Ashley Zukerman and Adele Perovic.
Friday September 2: The Living Room, Ten, 7.30pm
MIGUEL meets the guys and girls at a Men's Shed to cook them a delicious Father's Day feast of spicy lamb ribs. The Men's Shed is an organisation where men, and occasionally women, get together to talk about life and use their collective skills to make things that benefit the surrounding community.
Why you should watch: Everyone could use some ideas for Father's Day and Miguel always cooks up simple yet tasty recipes. Barry also shares handy tips during a renovation of a cramped, '70s-style kitchen.
Saturday September 3: Agatha Raisin, ABC1, 7.30pm
HIGH-flying PR whizz Agatha Raisin has moved from London on to pastures new. Like all the best laid plans, it turns out to be anything but when murders occur in the village, its amateur sleuth Agatha who solves the crimes, often in a very unorthodox way.
Why you should watch: If you like Agatha Christie then you'll like this, which is based on MC Beaton's comedy mystery novel series of the same name.