Top TV this week

The week’s television at your fingertips – Editor’s pick!

The Gadget Show
The Gadget Show
Ice Age 3
Ice Age 3
Law and Order
Law and Order
Mighty Ships
Mighty Ships
Face/Off
Face/Off
Television, Time In
Food School
Food School
Inside the Royal Wedding
Inside the Royal Wedding
Super Bowl Highlights
Super Bowl Highlights
V8 Supercar Series
V8 Supercar Series
World Combat League
World Combat League
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
National Hockey League Playoffs
National Hockey League Playoffs
Gattaca
Gattaca
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones
Culinary Asia
Culinary Asia
The Colbert Report
The Colbert Report
Chasing Classic Cars
Chasing Classic Cars
Prime/Time Boxing
Prime/Time Boxing
Austin Stevens Adventures
Austin Stevens Adventures
My Sister’s Keeper
My Sister’s Keeper
Bad Boys II
Bad Boys II
AFL Premiership
AFL Premiership
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
The Drew Carey Show
The Drew Carey Show
Red Bull Empire Of Dirt
Red Bull Empire Of Dirt
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Thu 28

World’s Deadliest Animals
Take a look at Asia’s deadly lot.
12.05pm, National Geographic Wild

The Gadget Show
The gadget experts explore France and see who can develop great shots with their compact cameras, which come with interchangeable lenses.
4.35pm, Discovery Science

A Christmas Carol
It’s not Christmas, but that doesn’t stop us enjoying this animated Charles Dickens classic about Scrooge and the three ghosts.
10am, OSN Cinema

He’s Just Not That Into You
Ben Affleck, Drew Barrymore and Jennifer Aniston star in this rom com about repeatedly misinterpreting the behaviour of the opposite sex.
Noon, OSN Movies

The Drew Carey Show
Drew takes a summer course in computers in order to keep up with work expectations. 5.30pm,
OSN Comedy

Masterchef
Cooking enthusiasts battle it out for the coveted title.
8pm, Fox

National Hockey League Playoffs
Top games, action and highlights from the US and Canadian hockey league.
8.30am, OSN Sports 2


Fri 29

Food School
Food writer Ruth Reichl and actress Dianne Wiest try to emulate master baker Richard Bertinet’s pastry-making skills.
9pm, National Geographic Adventure

How Stuff’s Made
See what it takes to get your hands on an imperishable water bottle.
9.45pm, Discovery Channel

Ice Age 3
Sid and friends are back for another animated adventure, this time in an underworld populated by dinosaurs.
10am, Fox

Saw VI
Expect ultra-violence and gore in this horror that will keep you awake for a week.
11.45pm, OSN Action

Top Gear
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May test-drive some of the world’s best cars on the UK’s number one motoring show.
1pm, MBC Action

Outsourced
Tune into this comedy series to see how Todd’s Black Friday is ruined due to an unexpected power failure.
10pm, OSN Comedy 2

World Combat League
Muay Thai, karate, boxing and kickboxing combine in the ring to create the intensely competitive World Combat League.
11.10pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Sat 30

Real Emergency Calls
A kidnapped woman and another trapped in a burning apartment with her three children manage to contact the emergency services.
3.55pm, Investigation Discovery

Austin Stevens Adventures
Watch as Austin finds out what causes certain animals in Northern Australia to become endangered.
6.25pm, Animal Planet

My Sister’s Keeper
A brilliant weepy about a couple who conceive a baby to act as a donor for their daughter battling leukaemia.
6pm, OSN Movies Festival

Toy Story 3
Buzz Lightyear and the toys are anxious about their future as owner Andy goes to college.
7pm, OSN Premiere

Inside the Royal Wedding
Who was on the guest list? Find out which celebs were invited to yesterday’s wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
6.40pm, BBC Entertainment

The Mentalist
Clues about Santa’s sudden death lead to an AA group and the National Society of Authentic Santas.
10pm, MBC Action

AFL Premiership
It’s over to Australia tonight for the match of the week from the national football league.
11.30pm, OSN Sports


Sun 1

Nextworld
The team explore the cars of tomorrow, including underground automated motorways.
4.20pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Culinary Asia
Enjoy a lip-smacking tour of India, discovering modern Indian cuisine and how it has managed to tantalise a million taste buds worldwide.
7pm, Travel Channel

Gattaca (Editor's pick)
Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman star in this futuristic film about pre-destiny.
10pm, OSN Movies

West Side Story
The modern-day Romeo and Juliet is now a classic itself. With music by Leonard Bernstein.
11pm, MGM

Look-A-Like
Grab some tips from these celebrity stylists as their makeovers transform ordinary teens into showstoppers.
7pm, OSN First 2

Law and Order
The team investigates the murderer of a fashioncompany owner.
9pm, OSN First

V8 Supercar Series
The best drivers take on the most nailbiting circuits in this Aussie motorsports event.
6pm, OSN Sports 4


Mon 2

Murder Shift
A man is killed in northern Indianapolis. Watch the mystery unfold as Detective Tudor attempts to find the killer.
6.15pm, Investigation Discovery

Mighty Ships
The world’s largest hospital ship is set to sail across the world’s poorest regions.
11pm, Discovery Science

Bad Boys II
Martin Lawrence and Will Smith are back with a second dose of renegade police action.
8.30pm, OSN Action

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Directed by Woody Allen, this love triangle in Spain involves a very lucky painter. Starring Scarlett Johansson and Penélope Cruz.
10pm, OSN Movies HD+2

The Colbert Report
Comedy show mocking the political pundits of the American news network.
5pm, OSN Comedy 2

Holby City
More thrilling drama at the UK hospital as the staff save lives.
6.10pm, BBC Entertainment

Super Bowl Highlights
Half an hour of retrospective highlights of great games in history.
Midnight, Fox Sports


Tue 3

Chasing Classic Cars
Take a closer look at classic automobiles, many of which are in immaculate condition.
1pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Inside Luxury Travel with Varun Sharma
Varun travels to Oman to stay in a 5,500sq ft suite and try his hand at sailing and diving. Holiday, anyone?
3.30pm, Travel Channel

Go
This comedy thriller features three intertwining plots, all covering one mad night out. Starring Katie Holmes and Scott Wolf.
1pm, OSN Movies

Face/Off
Plastic surgery makes it possible for FBI agent John Travolta to disguise himself as a notorious criminal.
5.45pm, OSN Movies

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno This celebrity
talk show features some of the best names in showbiz.
2.30pm, OSN Comedy 2

Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld plays a fictionalised version of himself alongside a host of his friends and acquaintances, including George Costanza.
8pm, OSN Comedy

Red Bull Empire Of Dirt

The BMX dirt slopestyle contest features 35 pro riders from across the globe. Expect huge tricks, jumps and
plenty of action. 7.50pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Wed 4

Must Love Cats Host John Fulton investigates six-toed cats and visits the largest collection of cat-inspired artworks in the world.
10.10am, Animal Planet

Dirty Jobs
Explore the world’s grape and hops industry with Kevin Brauch. This week they’re off to Germany.
4.05pm, Discovery Channel

Brassed Off
Poignant political drama where a colliery band tries to win a national competition.
7pm, OSN Movies

The Final Destination
A teen has a premonition of a deadly crash and helps to save the lives of his friends. But death has its way of finding them.
11pm, OSN Premiere +2

Paradox
Another crime file tonight. The two detectives are out to catch the murderer of a 12-year-old.
11.40pm, BBC Entertainment

Game of Thrones (Editor's pick)
The Lord of the Rings-style epic fantasy series starts tonight. Sean Bean stars.
12.30am, OSN First+2

Prime/Time Boxing
International fighters are paired up and ready to fight their hardest. Catch the action tonight.
10pm, Fox Sports

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