The result is that at least half of every episode feels like very bad reality television. The good news is that the other half still delivers the pleasures of the earlier seasons: genuine human moments that surprise the couple involved as much as they do us. Tonight that includes a MAFS reject who finds true love; and the sweetest twentysomething bloke in creation.
I Am Evel Knievel
SBS Viceland, 9.20pm
It will surprise no one to learn that the original daredevil (and the man who – among other things – was the model for The Fonz “jumping the shark”) spent his life surrounded by the kind of characters you couldn’t make up. Nor that he had persistent problems with the tax department. But what’s both revealing and enjoyable about this fond documentary is how many people held Evel Knievel in high regard, despite his behaviour often leaving something to be desired. Packed with great anecdotes, fun facts and larger-than-life personalities, I Am Evel Knievel is exactly the ride it should be.