Top TV this week

International football, The Wizard of Oz, Downton Abbey and more

Euro 2012 Qualifiers
Euro 2012 Qualifiers
Downton Abbey
Downton Abbey
Striker
Striker
Bad Boys II
Bad Boys II
Bones
Bones
Live Premier League Snooker
Live Premier League Snooker
Cash Cab US
Cash Cab US
Vanilla Sky
Vanilla Sky
Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men
Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
Ghost Lab
Ghost Lab
Up in the Air
Up in the Air
Sharks: Anatomy of an Attack
Sharks: Anatomy of an Attack
Nine
Nine
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Euro 2012 Qualifiers
Euro 2012 Qualifiers
City Chic
City Chic
Eat, Pray Love
Eat, Pray Love
30 Rock
30 Rock
Spirit of Yachting
Spirit of Yachting
Cake Boss
Cake Boss
Get Him To The Greek
Get Him To The Greek
Cougar Town
Cougar Town
Live One-Day International Cricket
Live One-Day International Cricket
Time In
A Lot Like Love
A Lot Like Love
Lie To Me
Lie To Me
AFL Highlights Show
AFL Highlights Show
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Thu 1

Striker
The rattlesnake finally comes out of hibernation and is ready to attack. Watch the effects of its toxic venom on an unsuspecting victim.
5pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Get Out Alive
The fascinating story of eight miners trapped in the Quecreek Mine in Pennsylvania in 2002. Find out how long they managed to survive underground.
10.55pm, Discovery Channel

A Yank at Eton
A young Mickey Rooney stars as a cocky American schoolboy at a posh public school, who is put in his place by the upper crust of British society.
5.55pm, TCM

Bad Boys II
Action comedy with Will Smith. Two loose-cannon cops investigate the underground drug culture in Miami.
8pm, OSN Movies Action

Bones
After a power outage, the forensic team must approach a crime scene without their high-tech gear.
8pm, OSN First

White Collar
An ex-con is forced to help a detective uncover current con artists in NYC. Peter and Neil assume each other’s identities.
9pm, OSN First

Live Premier League Snooker
Follow week two of the snooker championships, as the sport’s biggest names go head to head to be crowned champion.
10.30pm, OSN Sports 2

Live RFL Championship
York take on Halifax in the second tier of the European Rugby League.
10.30pm, OSN Sports 3


Fri 2

American Civil War Trail
Host Gareth Davies journeys through the key conflict areas on the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War.
6pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Cash Cab US
Unusual game show where unsuspecting taxi passengers must answer trivia questions before their journey’s end to win cash prizes. 9.35pm,
Discovery Channel

Phone Booth
Suspense-filled thriller. An egotistical PR (Colin Farrell) finds himself trapped in a phone booth as a mysterious caller threatens his life.
6pm, OSN Movies Action

Vanilla Sky
Brilliantl complex psychological thriller starring Tom Cruise as a man whose life is changed after a car accident.
10pm, OSN Movies Festival

Two and a Half Men
Sitcom about a boy forced to live with his uncle. A drunken Charlie ruins Jake’s date, so Jake retaliates by holding a party for his grandma at Charlie’s house.
5pm, OSN Comedy

Family Guy
Adult cartoon fun. Lois stars in a news special about housewives, but the show makes her look like a bad mother.
11pm, OSN Comedy

Major League Baseball
All the best action from the national and the American baseball leagues.
8.30pm, Fox Sports HD

WWE Smackdown
Expect plenty of adrenaline-pumped action from the world champions in the entertaining wrestling federation.
9pm, OSN Sports 4


Sat 3

Cowboys
The boys and their host, Tequila, have a cook-off incorporating all their favourite grub.
9.45pm, Outdoor Channel

Ghost Lab
The team investigates a family who believe their son is possessed by an evil presence. Meanwhile, Montana State Prison finds the cause of some unusual activity on its premises.
11pm, Investigation Discovery

The Wizard of Oz
Iconic musical fantasy starring Judy Garland as the girl who flies over the rainbow and into some magic ruby slippers.
4pm, TCM

Up in the Air
Oscar nominated rom-com. Ryan (George Clooney) is a corporate downsizer whose constant travelling life is threatened just as he is about to reach 10 million frequent-flyer miles.
10pm, OSN Movies Festival

Melissa & Joey
Comedy following a local politician who hires a male nanny. Mel’s father returns to lobby for a bill that Mel is opposed to.
7pm, OSN Comedy

Downton Abbey (Editor’s pick)
Addictve period drama about a rich household. Tonight, Bates discovers Thomas stealing from the grape cellar.
1am, OSN First HD

Euro 2012 Qualifiers
Tonight, Cyprus’s national football team take on Portugal for a chance to land a coveted spot in the Euro 2012 Cup.
10am, OSN Sports 2

Live ITM Cup
Premiership final: the best of the Kiwi rugby union teams fight for New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship.
11.30am, OSN Sports 3


Sun 4

NYC: Inside Out
Go inside New York’s water and waste system, where 1.2 billion gallons of water and 1.3 gallons of waste are produced in one day.
6.50pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Sharks: Anatomy of an Attack
Get behind the jaws of a great white shark as fantastic aerial shots give a detailed look at how these sharks attack.
8.55pm, Discovery Channel

Nine
Glitzy musical with a host of dancing stars, including Kate Hudson and Penélope Cruz.
8pm, OSN Movies HD

Assassination of a High School President
A student teams up with a reporter to investigate stolen exam papers, but a darker story is uncovered.
Midnight, OSN Movies HD

CSI
The crime team is tasked with tracking a suspected paedophile after a child is kidnapped.
2pm, OSN First

How I Met Your Mother
Barney frets over his new relationship with Nora, while Robin believes her boyfriend has canine tendencies.
3.30pm, OSN Comedy

Euro 2012 Qualifiers
This time it’s Scotland versus the Czech Republic in a head-to-head battle for a place in the Euro 2012 Cup.
12.45am, OSN Sports 2

Pro Celtic 12
Exclusive coverage of the Welsh rugby league, where the Munsters will take on the Dragons.
Noon, OSN Sports 2


Mon 5

Mystery Diagnosis
After a biopsy, patient Junee is left with an ever-growing open wound. Could it be a flesh-eating virus?
8.05pm, Investigation Discovery

City Chic
Take a look at some of London’s chicest places, from the Saatchi Gallery to the London Eye.
9.20pm, Discovery Showcase HD

Eat, Pray Love
Based on the best-selling book by Elizabeth Gilbert. Julia Roberts plays a divorcee who travels the world in search of herself.
8pm, OSN Movies HD

All Good Things
Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst star in this murder mystery based on a notorious NY murder case.
11.15pm, OSN Premiere

30 Rock
The TGS team are worried that Liz is becoming a spinster, so they try to help her find love.
3.30pm, OSN Comedy

Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue
Unpredictable comedian Tracy Morgan makes his stand-up debut in front of a live audience at New York’s Apollo Theatre.
11pm, OSN Comedy

Spirit of Yachting
Documentary series visiting the world’s most glam locations and investigating the world of professional sailing.
6pm, OSN Sports 3

UFC Unleashed
An hour of highlights from the extreme fighting champions and previews of upcoming battles.
11pm, OSN Sports 4


Tue 6

Cake Boss
In the latest episode of this reality show, Buddy tries to incorporate his Italian heritage into his St Patrick’s Day treats.
7.45pm, Discovery Channel

Conspiracy
Find out what really goes on at the notorious Area 51 military base.
1am, History Channel

The Stepfather
Gossip Girl’s Penn Badgley plays a teenage boy who suspects his new stepfather is a wanted serial killer.
5.15pm, OSN Movies Action

Get Him To The Greek (Editor’s pick)
Comic capers with Russell Brand. A music intern must ensure that a notorious rock star makes it to a gig.
11pm, OSN Premiere

Cougar Town
Comedy starring Courtney Cox as a 40-year-old mum on the hunt for younger men.
8pm, OSN Comedy

The Big C
Dark comedy. Terminally ill Cathy, a suburban housewife and mother, tries to live life to the full before her time is up.
11.30pm, OSN Comedy

Live One-Day International Cricket
From the Bellerive Oval in Hobart, where England look to settle the score against Australia.
5pm, OSN Sports 2

Intercontinental Le Mans Cup
Action from round four of this exciting motor-racing cup.
8pm, OSN Sports 4


Wed 7

Fifth Gear
The latest series of the motoring show, where celebs and hosts test-drive the latest cars.
5.25pm, Discovery Channel

Deadly Women
A look at the most infamous murderesses in history.
11pm, Investigation Discovery

A Lot Like Love
Ashton Kutcher puts his friendship to the test when he asks his best female friend out on a date.
11am, OSN Movies Comedy

Date Night
Comedy duo Steve Carell and Tina Fey star as a married couple who want to put the thrill back in their relationship.
8pm, OSN Movies HD

Lie To Me
Psychological series following Dr Cal Lightman, who uses lie detection to help uncover the truth from suspected criminals.
8am, OSN First

The Simpsons
Moe transforms his down-at-heel tavern into a trendy bar with the help of Smithers.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

AFL Highlights Show
Relive the best bits from the Aussie Football League.
Noon, OSN Sports 2

Carpocalypse
A bunch of motorsports enthusiasts take on the most dangerous race tracks in America.
8.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel

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