David Bowie across the ABC this week

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There's plenty of Bowie to watch on iView and ABC TV this week.

ABC TV and iView are celebrating the life of David Bowie with plenty of great Bowie programming screening this week.

All week you're able to check out some great archival footage on ABC iView's arts channel.

ABC2 will screen David Bowie: Five Years In The Making Of An Icon on Wednesday January 13 at 9.15pm. This BBC documentary was made by British director Francis Whately and charters the magnificent changes in Bowie's life and career by looking at his work in 1972, 1975, 1977, 1979 and finally 1983.

ABC2 will then screen the episode of Ricky Gervais' brilliant comedy Extras in which Bowie appears as a guest star on Thursday January 14 at 9pm. Bowie's performance is brilliant in this show, as he mocks Gervais' protagonist by writing a song calling him "the little fat man who sold his soul".

Finally, our friends at rage aren't letting David Bowie's passing go without notice. On the contrary, in fact. On ABC this Friday January 15, from 10.55pm to 5am, rage will play David Bowie videos and celebrate the sights and sounds of what made him great.