TV highlghts

Classic movies, sporting action and more on the box

Shutter Island
Shutter Island
Live Dubai International Racing Carnival
Live Dubai International Racing Carnival
Grey’s Anatomy
Grey’s Anatomy
Golfing World
Golfing World
LA Ink
LA Ink
Panic Room
Panic Room
Sci-Fi Science
Sci-Fi Science
Live Goals on Monday
Live Goals on Monday
Television, Time In
Television, Time In
The Hurt Locker
The Hurt Locker
The Fearless Vampire Killers
The Fearless Vampire Killers
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fantastic Mr Fox
Death Race
Death Race
American Idol
American Idol
UFC Unleashed
UFC Unleashed
Turn Back Your Body Clock
Turn Back Your Body Clock
The Snake Buster
The Snake Buster
Thu 3

How Stuff Works
10.50am, Discovery Science
The team talks money, in every sense and influence, from wars to writing and beyond.

6.45pm, Investigation Discovery
The intrepid hunters investigate the most famous incidents of ‘poltergeist’ activity in the UK.

Death Becomes Her
7pm, Showmovies Comedy
Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn and Meryl Streep team up for this great ’80s comedy about shallow vanity. They don’t look so hot by the end.

Shutter Island
10pm, Super Movies
An entertaining psychological thriller with a predictable ending, set in a mental asylum on an island. Leonardo DiCaprio stars.

Turn Back Your Body Clock
7.30pm, America Plus
Surgeon Dr Una Coles show us the physical effects of an unhealthy lifestyle. Be warned – the results aren’t pretty.

11.30pm, BBC Entertainment
Well-endowed protagonist Ray goes on a temporary sabbatical and gets back together with Jessica.

Live Dubai International Racing Carnival
6.30pm, Showsports 2
OSN will broadcast all the action from Meydan Racecourse during this unmissable day of racing.

Fri 4

World’s Deadliest
7pm, Nat Geo Wild
What predators do the predators themselves fear? Find out tonight.

The Snake Buster
9.40pm, Animal Planet
The team have only a few hours to catch as many tiger snakes as they can.

Death Race
8pm, Showmovies
Jason Statham reinforces his action credentials as an ex-con forced to take part in a deadly car race.

9pm, Showmovies Comedy
Three plots intertwine during the course of this film, as the lead characters cross paths in an underground world of illicit substances. Stars Katie Holmes and Scott Wolf.

American Idol
9pm, OSN Series HD
Things are hotting up on the TV talent show. Who will stay this week? Jennifer Lopez and the judges get tough.

The Weakest Link
10pm, BBC Entertainment
Long-running quiz show with fierce host Anne Robinson. If you back-chat her, she’ll take you down a peg or two.

Alpine Adventurer
10.30pm, Extreme Sports Channel
Super climber Simon St-Arnaud takes on some big challenges and a couple of beasts as he climbs and treks across the globe.

Sat 5

Sci-Fi Science
9.55pm, Discovery Science
Is it actually possible to build a Star Wars lightsaber? Dr Michio Kaku reveals how the weapons could one day be reality.

Lost Worlds
11pm, History Channel
An ancient island explodes, killing a whole civilisation. Tonight’s show pieces together the legend.

Panic Room
6pm, Showmovies Action
Jodie Foster buys a house with a secure room, which comes in handy when a robber, played by Jared Leto, breaks in to her home.

The Good Girl

10pm, Showmovies
Jennifer Aniston has a relationship with a geeky stock boy at a store. It’s not her best idea, considering she’s married, but then again he is played by Jake Gyllenhaal.

My Family
11pm, BBC Entertainment
In tonight’s episode, son Nick gets a motorbike, but it’s not the most relaxing experience for the rest of his family. Stars Zoe Wanamaker and Robert Lindsay.

Boardwalk Empire
11pm, OSN Series
The corrupt politicians are back and Nucky turns up the heat on Lucky Luciano.

Fight Girls
1am, Extreme Sports Channel
These girls are far tougher than they look. They’ve all trained in Muay Thai for years, all for that taste of glory in the ring. Tonight they take on the National Champs belt.

Sun 6

Ancient Aliens
6.10pm, History
The alien fanatics explain sightings throughout history.

11pm, Animal Planet
Two dog brothers are recovering from being shot. They’re put up for adoption, but they may have to be separated to ensure they find a good home.

High Society
6pm, TCM
Oldies but goodies Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Grace Kelly sing some greats. They don’t make them like they used to.

Fantastic Mr Fox
7pm, Showmovies
The classic Roald Dahl book is adapted for screen, voiced by George Clooney and Meryl Streep.

CSI Miami
9pm, America Plus
Tonight, a soccer mom is murdered. As the team investigate, it turns out she had a shady past.

Robin Hood
10.50pm, BBC Entertainment
Maid Marian and Robin Hood prance about in Sherwood Forest with their gang of merry friends in tights in this BBC comedy.

Super 15
11.30pm, Showsports 3
The rugby league battle continues tonight, with the finest Aussie, Kiwi and South African teams.

Mon 7

10.20pm, Discovery HD Showcase
Do lie detectors actually work?

11.05pm, Animal Planet
Michael Rutzen tries to prove that sharks are docile and harmless (yeah, pull the other one). Find out tonight if he’s right.

Gone In 60 Seconds
6pm, Showmovies Action
Action man Nicolas Cage has to steal 50 souped-up cars to save his brother from being murdered.

Prince Of Persia: The Sands of Time
2am, Showmovies
It’s fantasy action adventure tonight, with Jake Gyllenhaal at the helm as a young fugitive prince.

Covert Affairs
8pm, America Plus
It’s the pilot tonight. CIA trainee Annie Walker is taken to another ‘government agency’ where they’ll exploit her linguistic skills.

10pm, BBC Entertainment
The Midlands doctors patch people up and meet some interesting characters in their clinic.

Live Goals on Monday
9.30pm, Showsports 2
Presenters Rob and Derek live here in Dubai, and know everything there is to know about football. Tune in for the latest gossip from the beautiful game.

Tue 8

Meat Lovers
8pm, National Geo Wild
Carnivores, listen up: they’ll cook up some tasty specimens tonight.

LA Ink
10.55pm, Discovery Channel
An architect visits the tattoo store today, but insults the artist who’s about to hold the needle. Not a good idea.

Dance Flick
9pm, Showmovies
A mickey-take of all the sappy rags-to-riches dance films, including Save the Last Dance.

The Fearless Vampire Killers
Midnight, TCM
Another spoof tonight, this time directed by Roman Polanski about the hassles of being a vampire killer.

Grey’s Anatomy
8pm, America Plus
Meredith and her colleagues struggle to maintain their love lives while doing serious medical work.

Top Gear
9pm, MBC Action
Even if you have no interest in cars, Jeremy Clarkson and co will keep you entertained with their boyish banter.

Golfing World
8pm, Showsports 3
News, tournaments, tips, highlights, and interviews galore – enough to keep the most avid golf fans happy.

Wed 9

Star Racer
9.30pm, Discovery HD Showcase
Petrolheads will salivate over Team Mazda’s beautiful cars as they add the final licks in the pit stop.

Banged Up Abroad
11pm, National Geo Adventure
David is caught smuggling drugs into Venezuela. Will his girlfriend ever forgive him?

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Noon, Showmovies Comedy
A cocky ad exec tries to make a girl fall in love with him. He picks a girl who’s writing a story about how to lose a guy in 10 days.

(500) Days of Summer
9pm, Showmovies
An indie rom-com to give you hope (and maybe slight nausea at the back of your throat).

Forbidden Love
10pm, MBC4
Turkish drama. Adnan loses his wife, so gives all his attention to daughter Nihal and son Bulent.

The Cape
10pm, OSN Series
New crime show. A regular man comes across a magical cape and tries to save his corrupt town.

UFC Unleashed
11pm, Showsports 4
Forget boxing or kung fu. This is the real deal – these guys do it all, in the same fight.

The beachside dining spot is celebrating international coffee day at its brand-new branch

Feeling the pinch? Fear not. We've got 16 weekend feasts for under Dhs300 for you

Black Coffee and Themba will hit the decks on Friday September 28

You’ll get a complimentary vegetarian dim sum basket on October 1

It's free to take part and no experience is needed

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


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