Top TV this week

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Monkey Thieves
Monkey Thieves
Soulboy
Soulboy
Zambezi
Zambezi
Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince
Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince
One Foot in the Grave
One Foot in the Grave
How the Earth Was Made
How the Earth Was Made
The Great Debaters
The Great Debaters
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Live Scottish Premier League
Live Scottish Premier League
Africa’s Secret 7
Africa’s Secret 7
Television, Time In
Criminal Minds
Criminal Minds
Scrapheap Challenge
Scrapheap Challenge
District 9
District 9
Masterchef Australia
Masterchef Australia
FIM World Supermoto 2010
FIM World Supermoto 2010
Life After People
Life After People
Cape Fear
Cape Fear
House
House
The Clipper Round
The Clipper Round
NYC: Inside Out
NYC: Inside Out
The Informant!
The Informant!
The Simpsons
The Simpsons
Live International Test Cricket
Live International Test Cricket
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Thu 4

Monkey Thieves
The Galta Gang is trying its luck to invade the territory of the toughest macaque in town – the formidable Fang. Will it succeed?
4.30pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Modern Marvels
Look through the lens of the world’s biggest optical telescope, atop 4,200m Mauna Kea in Hawaii.
11pm, History Channel

Inside Job
An insightful documentary into the economic meltdown that hit America in 2008. It left millions of Americans jobless as the major corporations get bailed out.
5pm, OSN Premiere

Soulboy
A coming-of-age British drama set in the ’70s Northern Soul underground music scene.
9pm, OSN Premiere +2

Scrubs
Medical comedy. JD spends time getting to know the future mother of his child, and finds they are surprisingly compatible.
4.30pm, Fox

Bones
The team investigates a corpse made to look like a scarecrow who had a very active married life.
8pm, OSN First HD

ITM Cup Rugby
Rugby union action from the New Zealand National Provincial Championship as Otago take on Counties Manukau.
9am, OSN Sports 3

Major League Baseball
The Cleveland Indians face a tough test as they travel to Boston to face the infamous Red Sox.
2pm, Fox Sports HD


Fri 5

Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman
How did the stuff of stars come together to create life as we know it? And what do we mean by ‘life’? The authoritative actor investigates.
6pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Zambezi
It’s one of the least-known rivers on Earth, yet it flows for more than 3,500km through a total of six countries.
9pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince
Daniel Radliffe stars as teenage wizard Harry, who learns more about the dark past of the boy who grew up to become Lord Voldemort.
Noon, OSN Movies HD +2

Public Enemies
Crime drama following FBI agent Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale) and his efforts to capture bank robber John Dillinger (Johnny Depp).
8pm, OSN Movies Action

One Foot in the Grave
Grumpy OAP Victor Meldrew returns from a holiday in Athens to discover his house has been demolished.
3.40pm, BBC Entertainment

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
The chat-show host welcomes some of the biggest names in showbiz for an entertaining hour of music, chat and comedy.
9pm, OSN Comedy

Live NRL Premiership
Bruising rugby league action direct from Down Under as the North Queensland Cowboys travel to Canterbury to face the Bulldogs.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 3

World Combat League
This MMA competition combines the best of Muay Thai, karate, boxing and kickboxing. Combat takes place in an open ring, and only the strongest will survive.
3.15pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Sat 6

How the Earth Was Made
Discover the intriguing formation of Mount Everest in this close-up look at the secrets of our planet.
3pm, History Channel

By Any Means

Using all kinds of transport, Charley and the team travel across three continents and 25 countries within three months. Beginning their journey in Ireland, they have to reach Turkey.
7pm, Nat Geo Adventure

The Damned United
An examination of what went wrong for the outspoken young football manager Brian Clough when he took over at Leeds United.
1pm, OSN Action HD

The Great Debaters
The true story of a debate coach who moulded the students of a Texas college into a team that gave Harvard’s elite squad a run for their money.
9pm, OSN Premiere

How I Met Your Mother
The gang heads to Minnesota for Marvin’s funeral, helping however they can. Meanwhile, Marshall discovers his high-school bully will be the minister for the service.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

CSI
The team investigates the murder of a man whose daughter was killed five years ago.
10pm, OSN First HD

Live Scottish Premier League
Live action from Scotland as Dunfermline face the ever-improving Inverness CT and both teams look to build on their start to the league.
6pm, OSN Sports 4

Live International Rugby Union
All the best international rugby action as Canada face the US in this battle for dominance of North America.
10pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Sun 7

Weird Connections
Discover how experiments carried out by chemical engineer Ed Cussler could lead to miniature robot surgeons that can perform operations inside human patients.
4.15pm, Discovery Science

Africa’s Secret 7
Look into the lives of some of the most secretive animals of the African bushland.
6pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Fantastic Mr Fox
An urban fox must use his cunning to help the community survive a farmer’s attacks. Voiced by George Clooney.
4pm, OSN Movies Festival

Adam
Adam has led a very sheltered life. Then he meets Beth, a beautiful, cosmopolitan young woman who pulls him into the outside world.
6pm, OSN Movies Festival

Seinfeld
Elaine obsesses over a cartoon in The New Yorker and Kramer decides to take a vow of silence.
3pm, OSN Comedy

Criminal Minds
Cooper and the Red Cell team track down a suspect who is kidnapping young mothers.
10pm, OSN First

Live UFC 133
Former light heavyweight champions collide, as Rashad Evans takes on Tito Ortiz in a bout with title implications.
5am, OSN Sports 4

Untracked
From surfing the waves in Micronesia to traversing Canada’s mountains on a snowboard.
5.45pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Mon 8

Scrapheap Challenge
The Rocketeers face The Brum Brums in a race to create vehicles capable of incredible speed.
5.10pm, Discovery Science

People of the Sea
Jerôme Delafosse travels the Pacific coast to find the lesser-known fisherman of Humboldt, Peru.
11pm, Travel Channel

District 9 (Editor’s pick)
A race of extraterrestrial refugees, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly find a kindred spirit.
3pm, OSN Premiere

Friday
Ice Cube and Chris Tucker star as friends Craig and Smokey who enjoy misadventures in the ’hood.
11pm, OSN Movies Comedy

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
With the impending arrival of Dee’s baby, the guys try to figure out who the father is.
11.30pm, OSN Comedy

Masterchef Australia
Watch ordinary Aussies with big culinary ambitions compete for the coveted Masterchef title.
6pm, Fox

Rugby World Cup Classics
Relive the classic game between Australia and England in the 1995 World Cup.
10pm, OSN Sports 3

FIM World Supermoto 2010
This indoor motocross has all the excitement, but, without the threat of rain, these guys go faster and harder.
7.50pm, Extreme Sports Channelel


Tue 9

Banged Up Abroad
Greg Williams is kidnapped by an Islamic terrorist group linked to Al-Qaeda within days of his arrival in the Philippines.
3pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Life After People
What if every human on Earth disappeared?
7pm, History Channel

Cape Fear
A convict (Robert De Niro) set free after an eight-year prison term makes a beeline for the prosecutor responsible for his conviction.
8pm, OSN Movies HD +2

03:15
When a former street gang member is targeted as a drug informant, he embarks on a quest for justice.
11pm, MGM

The Daily Show Global Edition
John Stewart satires the week’s international proceedings.
4.30pm, OSN Comedy

House
Hugh Laurie plays the sadistic and witty Dr House in this popular medical drama.
10pm, OSN First

Trans World Sport
Popular weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe.
2.30pm, OSN Sports 2

The Clipper Round
A six-part documentary following ordinary people taking on the challenge of sailing around the world.
6pm, Fox Sports HD


Wed 10

NYC: Inside Out
Explore the world’s largest power system, consuming more energy in a single day than Greece does in an entire year.
4.20pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Royal Inquest
Nepal’s king and his family are gunned down at a family gathering.
10.10pm, Investigation Discovery

The Informant!
A rising star in the agriculture industry turns whistleblower for the FBI in this offbeat comedy starring Matt Damon.
3.30pm, OSN Movies HD

Menace II Society
Caine Lawson attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts in Los Angeles.
8.15pm, OSN Movies Action

The Simpsons (Editor’s pick)
When Smithers transforms Moe’s pub into a trendy lounge, it becomes Springfield’s top new hangout.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

American Dad
The family believe Steve died in a storm, and console themselves with Steve’s college fund.
11pm, OSN Comedy

Live International Test Cricket
All the action from the first day of the third Test between cricket giants India and England.
2pm, OSN Sports 2

Formula One Powerboats
This week, the world’s top powerboat daredevils take in the beauty of Kiev.
8pm, OSN Sports 4

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