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Short History of Convict Australia
10pm, Travel Channel
In 1787, prisoners left from Portsmouth in the UK and travelled 24,000km to Botany Bay in Australia. This show tells us more about their journey.

Royal Inquest
11.30pm, Investigation Discovery
Lord Mountbatten’s boat is bombed; the forensic team get on the case.

The Rock
7pm, MBC Action
Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage and Ed Harris star in this thriller, where a rogue general threatens to get nasty with biological weapons.

School for Scoundrels
8pm, MBC Max
An American nerd finds his teacher getting in the way of him chasing the girl of his dreams.

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
8pm, OSN Comedy +2
Hollywood stars are grilled by the US comedian in this humorous talk show.

American Idol
9pm, America Plus
Catch the new season of this TV talent show, as new hosts Steven Tyler and Jennifer Lopez whittle down the hopefuls in their search for a new pop star.

Spirit of a Champion: Roger Federer
1.30pm, Showsports 2
Meet the 29-year-old Swiss tennis champion: a composed and charming man who has picked up a record number of trophies during his glittering career.

By Time Out Dubai staff
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