Top TV this week

Transformers, America's cutest cats and cricket

Transformers
Transformers
The Gadget Show
The Gadget Show
Bones
Bones
American Drag Racing League
American Drag Racing League
Food Lover’s Guide to the Planet
Food Lover’s Guide to the Planet
Alpine Adventurer
Alpine Adventurer
One Tree Hill
One Tree Hill
Carpocalypse
Carpocalypse
America’s Cutest...
America’s Cutest...
Shutter Island
Shutter Island
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Tears of the Sun
Tears of the Sun
Globe Trekker
Globe Trekker
Date Night
Date Night
Law & Order
Law & Order
ICC Cricket World
ICC Cricket World
Punkin Chunkin
Punkin Chunkin
Julie & Julia
Julie & Julia
No Ordinary Family
No Ordinary Family
World Combat League
World Combat League
Venom Hunter with Donald Schultz
Venom Hunter with Donald Schultz
Coco Before Chanel
Coco Before Chanel
House
House
Super Rugby Highlights
Super Rugby Highlights
Lizard Kings
Lizard Kings
Se7en
Se7en
Private Practice
Private Practice
Rolex Spirit of Yachting
Rolex Spirit of Yachting
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Thu 7

Da Vinci’s Machines
A team works to recreate Leonardo Da Vinci’s futuristic designs, originally envisioned in the 15th century.
9.20pm, Discovery Science

The Gadget Show
Tech experts test the latest gadgets and gizmos in their unique and often destructive way.
10.10pm, Discovery Science

The Family Stone
Sarah Jessica Parker plays an uptight woman who feels distinctly out of place at her boyfriend’s eccentric family’s Christmas celebration.
5pm, Fox Movies

Transformers
An struggle erupts between the mechanical Autobots and Decepticons. See the third film in cinemas afterwards.
10pm, MBC 2

Hope & Faith
US sitcom. Quirky sisters Hope and Faith think Jack and Jay are in a relationship, but the truth isn’t what they expect.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy

Bones
The crime team investigates a burned truck in which the victim has melted into the dashboard. Find out who the killer is tonight.
10pm, OSN First +2

American Drag Racing League
Fantastic coverage of all the action from the fastest 1/8-mile door-slammer drag racing in the world.
4pm, Fox Sports


Fri 8

Who on Earth Did I Marry?
Real-life stories about people who thought they were happily married. Unknown to him, Wood’s wife Shauna was well on her way to becoming a bigamist and an identity thief.
1.50pm, Investigation Discovery

Food Lover’s Guide to the Planet
Discover the intricacies and hidden secrets of Hong Kong’s dynamic culinary scene.
7.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Kill Shot
Thriller starring Diane Lane and Mickey Rourke.The federal witness protection programme is no match for the ruthless killers who want this couple dead.
9pm, OSN Action HD

Tears of the Sun
A commander and his team are forced to choose between duty and humanity. Stars Bruce Willis and Monica Bellucci.
11pm, OSN Action HD

Modern Family
An ordinary trip to the mall turns eventful when Jay and Phil take Luke and Manny shopping for their school dance.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

One Tree Hill
More entertaining teen drama. Nathan and Jamie join Haley on her tour, while Clay and Quinn try to figure out where their relationship is going.
9pm, OSN First +2

NRL 2011
Catch the rugby league action from Down Under as the Warriors play the Titans and the Eels take on West Tigers.
9.30am, OSN HD Live

Alpine Adventurer
Passionate mountaineer Simon St-Arnaud takes on the world’s toughest and most spectacular treks and climbs.
9.30pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Sat 9

America’s Cutest...
Cat lovers rejoice! ‘Talking’ cats and hungry kittens provide a generous dose of cute.
11.05am, Animal Planet

Weird Connections
The modern wonders of robotics and nanotechnology show how geckos can help humans become Spider-Men.
4.15pm, Discovery Science

Meet the Parents
Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro engage in some chuckle-inducing repartee in the first instalment of this hit comedy franchise.
10pm, MBC 2

Shutter Island
Psychological thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio, who investigates the escape of a murderess from an institution for the criminally insane.
10pm, OSN Cinema

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
More global celebrities come into the studio to chat with comedian and Saturday Night Live star Jimmy Fallon.
8pm, OSN Comedy +2

How I Met Your Mother
In this amusing episode of the US sitcom, bad-luck pal ‘The Blitz’ ruins Ted’s planned thanksgiving feast.
9.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

International One-Day Cricket
England take on Sri Lanka in the last One-Day International. There’s lots of pride at stake…
12.45pm, OSN HD Live

Carpocalypse
Witness some of the craziest races ever caught on tape as motorsports fans race their cars in an extreme demolition derby.
10.20pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Sun 10

Life or Death: Medical Mysteries
As a man’s health begins to rapidly deteriorate, doctors struggle to narrow down the possibilities.
7.40pm, Investigation Discovery

Globe Trekker

Take in the sights and sounds of exotic Caribbean islands including Martinique, Bonaire and Curaçao.
8pm, Travel Channel

Date Night
A married couple’s attempt at a romantic evening turns into something more thrilling and dangerous. With Steve Carell and Tina Fey.
10pm, OSN Cinema

The Hangover
Comedy following three men and their misadventures in Vegas. Zach Galifianakis stars.
11.30pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Law & Order
The detectives investigate the death of a high-school student in NYC, which leads them to question the adults in his life.
9pm, OSN First

Two and a Half Men
Rose (Melanie Lynskey) and Alan (Jon Cryer) discover each other’s secrets tonight.
11pm, OSN Comedy +2

ICC Cricket World
Updates on all the on-field and behind-the-scenes action in the world of cricket.
8.30pm, OSN Sports 2


Mon 11

Mummy Forensics
With just a head to work with, can the team figure out who this mummy was and how he died?
7pm, History Channel

Punkin Chunkin
Each year, 120 teams of backyard engineers build contraptions that turn pumpkins into projectiles.
9.20pm, Discovery Science

Julie & Julia
Amy Adams is blogger Julie Powell, who takes on the challenge of cooking all the recipes in chef Julia Child’s first French cookbook.
7.45pm, OSN Movies Festival

The Last Song
Miley Cyrus plays a rebellious girl who finally reconnects with her father.
8pm, OSN Cinema

No Ordinary Family
The Powells crash into the Amazon river, leaving them with strange new superpowers. Catch the pilot episode tonight.
7pm, OSN First HD

Comedy Central Presents
More laughs as the world’s finest comedians take to the stage.
11pm, OSN Comedy

World Combat League
Watch boxing and karate experts square up in an open ring. Only the strongest will survive.
11.10pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Tue 12

Venom Hunter with Donald Schultz
Bounty hunter Don races to find critical biological specimens to deliver them to communities and researchers in need.
10.05pm, Animal Planet

Pawn Stars
The group get the opportunity to buy an authentic Indiana Jones whip.
11pm, History Channel

Coco Before Chanel
French biopic telling the story of Coco Chanel’s rise to the top of the fashion world. With Audrey Tautou.
8pm, OSN Movies HD +2

A Nightmare on Elm Street
Freddy Krueger stalks teenagers’ dreams in this 2010 horror remake.
11pm, OSN Premiere

House
Unconventional genius Dr Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) learns a thing or two about parenting while caring for Cuddy’s daughter.
10pm, OSN First

Party Down
The crew receive a great offer to cater for an alternative wedding, but things don’t go to plan.
10pm, OSN Comedy

Rugby Union IRB
See Samoa take on Fiji in the 2011 Pacific Nations Cup.
3.40am, OSN HD Live

Super Rugby Highlights
The best of this week’s rugby action from Down Under, including highlights, insights and analysis.
9pm, OSN Sports 1


Wed 13

Lizard Kings
Armed with sharp teeth and claws, this fearsome dragon-like creature is as smart as it is powerful.
8pm, Nat Geo Wild

Amazing Adventures of a Nobody
Follow Leon as he travels around Europe surviving on a measly £5 (Dhs30) a day.
10pm, Nat Geo Adventure

You’ve Got Mail
Classic American rom-com in which two business rivals fall in love over the internet. Stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.
10pm, Fox Movies

Se7en
A serial killer punishes people for committing the seven deadly sins. Brad Pitt investigates.
10pm, OSN Movies Action

Supernatural
Dean accompanies Sam on a hunting trip, but deep in the woods things go terribly wrong.
9pm, OSN First

Private Practice
Addison and Sam’s relationship takes a surprise turn, while Violet and Pete prepare for their wedding.
11.30pm, OSN First

The Open Championship
Day one of this prestigious British golf tournament, live from Sandwich (yes, Sandwich) in Kent.
11am, OSN HD Live

Rolex Spirit of Yachting
A fantastic series that offers a unique insight into the glamorous world of yachting.
5.30pm, Fox Sports HD

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