TV highlghts

Oscar highlights, Michael Caine in Harry Brown and more this week

Notorious
Notorious
Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
UFC 127: Penn v Fitch
UFC 127: Penn v Fitch
The Final Destination
The Final Destination
V8 Supercars Series Highlights
V8 Supercars Series Highlights
Paranormal Activity
Paranormal Activity
Strike Force
Strike Force
Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow
SMP Shanghai Showdown
SMP Shanghai Showdown
Saw VI
Saw VI
Quadrophenia
Quadrophenia
Planet Food
Planet Food
Only Fools and Horses
Only Fools and Horses
No Ordinary Family
No Ordinary Family
Must Love Cats
Must Love Cats
Harry Brown
Harry Brown
Golfing World
Golfing World
Dirty Jobs
Dirty Jobs
Live Scottish FA Cup
Live Scottish FA Cup
Casualty
Casualty
Banged Up Abroad
Banged Up Abroad
Animal Paparazzi
Animal Paparazzi
Total Rugby
Total Rugby
American Idol
American Idol
Glee
Glee
Sons of Anarchy
Sons of Anarchy
Television, Time In
Next World
Next World
ACC Sunday Night Hoops
ACC Sunday Night Hoops
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Thu 24

Animal Paparazzi
3pm, Nat Geo Wild
The team searches for the giant octopus, which is powerful enough to kill
a shark.

Weird or What?

8.40pm, Discovery Science
Investigating a ghost ship that lies at the bottom of the Pacific, completely unscathed. But what happened to it?

Surrogates
8pm, OSN Movies +2
Sci-fi action with Bruce Willis, where humans interact through surrogate robots.

Notorious
12.15am, Super Movies
The life-and-death story of rapper Notorious BIG and his close friends and enemies.

American Idol
9pm, America Plus
The competition is heating up, and Jennifer Lopez and the judges are under pressure as they narrow down the field.

Mercy
Midnight, Showseries
Chloe and Harris help a brain-injured football player, while Angel butts heads with an eccentric patient.

Golfing World
8pm, Showsports 3
The latest news, results and fixtures from around the world.


Fri 25

Next World
10.20pm, Discovery HD Showcase
Find out what technological advances could be coming our way in the next few years, and how they will benefit us.

The Gadget Show
10.45pm, Discovery Science
Today the team test some navigating and tracking devices to find presenter Jon Bentley, who has conveniently gone missing.

Did You Hear About the Morgans?
5pm, Showmovies +2
Comedic couple Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker are on the verge of divorce, but instead they witness a murder and are sent into witness protection.

Quadrophenia
2am, Cinema City
Beautiful piece of British cult cinema about rhythm and blues, Vespas, and the mods and rockers scene in ’60s Britain.

No Ordinary Family
8pm, OSN Series
The superhero family try to get to grips with their new-found powers.

Survivor: Redemption
11pm, America Plus
Reality show set in Nicaragua, this time with a twist. Those who are voted out at Tribal Council are sent to live as outcasts on another island.

V8 Supercars Series Highlights
7pm, Showsports 4
Watch the second race in the Abu Dhabi V8 Series tonight, plus highlights from New Zealand and Australia.


Sat 26

Planet Food
5pm, Travel Channel
Barcelona is the destination for tonight’s show, where the culture and flavours are infused with Greek, Roman and Arab influences.

Ride to Adventure
11.10pm, Outdoor Channel
A group of bikers head to Moab in Utah for a ‘geocaching’ adventure (using GPS to find containers – a bit like orienteering).

Into the Blue 2: The Reef
2pm, Showmovies Action
Sea-based diving thriller set in Hawaii, with a great final scene.

Paranormal Activity
10pm, Showmovies
One of the scariest horror flicks ever created. Expect Blair Witch-style camera work, but set in a regular American home.

Glee

9pm, OSN Series
More singing, dancing and all-round merriment from the cast of this smash-hit US musical series. The theme of the episode is underage drinking.

Fame
11pm, MBC 4
The original iconic series airs tonight, with plenty of ’80s fashion from the stage-school students (think leg warmers and headbands).

Total Rugby
10am, Showsports 2
Rugby fans: tune in for all the latest news from the world of rugby union.


Sun 27

Must Love Cats
5.35pm, Animal Planet
How long can cats actually last without food or water, and is there any truth to the myth that they hate dogs?

Forensic Detectives
6.10pm, Investigation Discovery
Tonight, the team explain how forensic science can help to put an end to contract killings.

Goal! III
8pm, Showmovies Action
The 2006 World Cup is the setting for this straight-to-DVD movie, which follows the trials and tribulations of (fictional) soccer players.

Sleepy Hollow
10pm, Fox Movies
Expect graphic scenes in this Tim Burton film, with decapitations, headless horseman and a scary-looking Johnny Depp.

Sons of Anarchy
11pm, America Plus
The bikers attempt to get rid of Ethan Zobelle and The League once and for all.

The Boondocks
Midnight, OSN Comedy
Acclaimed animated series. Tonight, Riley and Huey follow the inauguration of President Obama.

SMP Shanghai Showdown
2.10pm, Extreme Sports Channel
It’s over to China for extreme sports action at the world’s largest skate park.


Mon 28

Strike Force
5pm, Nat Geo Wild
To create vaccines against poisonous creatures, someone has to first collect the venom. This episode explains how it’s done.

Brainiac
7.50pm, Discovery Science
More scientific principles are tested, from blowing up caravans to boiling an egg with 100 mobile phones.

Avatar
1pm, Showmovies
Epic sci-fi movie directed by James Cameron. Only 40 per cent of this Oscar-winning fantasy flick is live action – the remainder is photo-realistic CGI.

Harry Brown
2am, Showmovies
Michael Caine is a vigilante pensioner on the hunt for those who killed his friend.

Only Fools and Horses
7.40pm, BBC Entertainment
Rodney is in love with 19-year-old Debbie from the newsagents, but Del has already been very friendly with her mum.

The Vampire Diaries
10pm, America Plus
More supernatural drama from Mystic Falls. Tonight, carnage strikes at a carnival.

ACC Sunday Night Hoops
10pm, Fox Sports
The action moves to Maryland in the US tonight, with basketball match-ups from the fast-paced Atlantic Coast Conference.


Tue 1

Deconstruction
8.40pm, Discovery Channel
Tonight the team find out how garbage disposals are made, and test powerful cleaning agents.

Banged Up Abroad

11pm, Nat Geo Adventure
A real account of what it’s like inside infamous Turkish prison Saðmalcýlar.

The Final Destination
10pm, Showmovies
Horror with Bobby Campo. When a teen’s premonition of a deadly car crash helps to save the lives of his peers, Death sets out to seal their fate.

Jennifer’s Body
10pm, Super Movies
Comedy horror starring Megan Fox as a teen serial killer as her best friend tries to stop her.

Two and a Half Men
7.30pm, OSN Comedy +2
After Charlie and Chelsea’s break-up, they have a one-night slip-up.

One Tree Hill
Midnight, America Plus
The teen basketball drama is back, and residents make decisions that will change their lives forever.

UFC 127: Penn v Fitch
10pm, Showsports 4
Watch this nail-biting Ultimate Fighting Championship match as former lightweight champ BJ Penn takes on challenger Jon Fitch.


Wed 2

Dirty Jobs
4.05pm, Discovery Channel
Could you be a garbage collector in Chinatown? Follow presenter Mike Rowe as he attempts the task.

Day After Roswell
11pm, History
The programme investigates whether Colonel Philip Corso was correct when he documented UFO parts from the Roswell site.

Boogie Nights
9.30pm, Cinema City
Mark Wahlberg plays a young man in the disco era, who finds himself in the sordid world of blue movies.

Saw VI
10pm, Supermovies
The sixth movie in this incredibly successful torture horror franchise. Stars Tobin Bell.

Coast
9pm, BBC Entertainment
The team continues to explore the beautiful UK coastline.

Casualty
11.45pm, BBC Entertainment
Expect plenty more freak accidents and mayhem at Holby City Hospital, in the latest episode of the world’s longest-running medical drama series.

Live Scottish FA Cup
11.15pm, Showsports 2
Arch enemies Celtic and Rangers meet on the pitch today for some choice football action.

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There will be fireworks at La Mer, plus discounts across the city

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