Top TV this week

Rugby World Cup on OSN and more TV highlights in the Middle East

Rugby World Cup: Wales v Samoa
Rugby World Cup: Wales v Samoa
Rugby World Cup: Russia v USA
Rugby World Cup: Russia v USA
Cash Cab US
Cash Cab US
Friends
Friends
Departures
Departures
Like Mike
Like Mike
Rugby World Cup: Japan v New Zealand
Rugby World Cup: Japan v New Zealand
NYC Inside Out
NYC Inside Out
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Glee
Glee
Rugby World Cup: Australia v Ireland
Rugby World Cup: Australia v Ireland
Food School
Food School
Addams Family Values
Addams Family Values
How I Met Your Mother
How I Met Your Mother
Jaws Comes Home
Jaws Comes Home
Salt
Salt
30 Rock
30 Rock
Futbol Mundial
Futbol Mundial
Banged Up Abroad
Banged Up Abroad
Patch Adams
Patch Adams
Cougar Town
Cougar Town
PGA Tour Highlights
PGA Tour Highlights
Cake Boss
Cake Boss
Mean Girls
Mean Girls
The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon
The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon
UFC Countdown
UFC Countdown
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Thu 15

I Was Murdered
When pregnant Texas teen Ashley is found dead with a hand-written suicide note by her side, her grieving mother suspects something more sinister.
1.50pm, Investigation Discovery

Cash Cab US
Unsuspecting taxi passengers hail a cab, only to find themselves participating in this entertaining trivia TV game show.
4.30pm, Discovery Channel

Adventureland
Quirky comedy set in 1987. A high-school grad (Jesse Eisenberg) takes a nowhere job at his local amusement park, only to find it prepares him for the real world.
5.25pm, Star Movies HD

Furry Vengeance
Kids’ flick with Brendan Fraser. A housing project faces a furry group of protesters.
9pm, OSN Movies Kids

Friends
Ross mourns the anniversary of his first night with Carol. Rachel gets her first pay cheque, but is angry about how much tax she paid.
4pm, OSN Comedy +2

Two and a Half Men
Tonight, Charlie finds himself out of his comfort zone when he learns his date is four years older than he is.
5pm, OSN First HD

Rugby World Cup: Russia v USA
Watch all the action from New Zealand as Russia go head to head with the USA.
11.15am, OSN Sports 2

NRL
Expect plenty of bruising rugby league excitement from Down Under as the Melbourne Storm take on the Newcastle Knights.
2pm, OSN Sports 2


Fri 16

Departures
Scott and Justin are granted a rare opportunity to go to Antarctica – a continent devoted to peace and science.
11am, Nat Geo Adventure

Sliced
We use them every day, but how do they work? John cuts into a TV, a stereo and a camera to reveal the secrets of images, photos and sound.
5pm, History Channel

Like Mike
Family comedy. An orphan boy who idolises Michael Jordan becomes an NBA superstar after trying on a pair of sneakers with the faded initials ‘MJ’.
1pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Not Since You
A close-knit group finds the fragile threads of friendship torn after the return of a friend who had vanished without a trace.
6pm, OSN Movies Festival

The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Popular chat show featuring up-and-coming musical performers, audience participation games and more.
Noon, OSN First +2

Last of the Summer Wine
Classic British sitcom. To ease his tormented soul, Howard devises a brilliant scheme to change his appearance enough to fool Pearl.
3.20pm, BBC Entertainment

Rugby World Cup: Japan v New Zealand

Japan’s Cherry Blossoms take on New Zealand’s mighty All Blacks in the latest World Cup match from the southern hemisphere.
11.45am, OSN Sports 1 HD

Rugby World Cup: Scotland v Georgia
Can the Scots bring home the win in this tough match?
2.15pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Live NRL Premiership
Semi final match.
1.45pm, OSN Sports 3


Sat 17

NYC Inside Out (Editor’spick)
New York would come to a halt without its transport. Go where few others have ventured: inside the train depots, bridges and container terminals.
11.35am, Discovery Science

Border Security
Australia’s customs and immigration officials protect their country from drug smugglers, illegal immigrants, harmful pests and exotic diseases.
4.05pm, Discovery Channel

Breakheart Pass
Charles Bronson stars in this nerve-shattering thriller about a treacherous train ride across the snowy western frontier.
1.15pm, MGM

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Action starring Shia LaBeouf as Sam, who wants a normal life but is dragged into the Transformers’ war.
4pm, OSN Movies Action

Glee
Season two of the popular musical comedy-drama. An untimely death rocks McKinley High, while the glee club prepare to compete in NYC.
11am, OSN First HD

Modern Family
Mitchell and Cam try to pick a legal guardian for Lily, thus secretly observing their family’s parenting skills.
12.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Rugby World Cup: South Africa v Fiji
Catch up with the latest from New Zealand as South Africa go up against Fiji in Pool D.
10am, OSN Sports 1 HD

Rugby World Cup: Australia v Ireland
Expect an exciting fight as the Wallabies take on the Shamrocks.
12.30pm, OSN Sports 2


Sun 18

Hooked
The fight for survival among the ocean’s species may offer a clue to an ecosystem in peril. Can explorers unlock the secrets of a predator on the move?
3pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Food School
Ruth Reichl and Doc Willoughby make shrimp bobo, duck soup and a bean dish called ‘tutu’.
4pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Addams Family Values
A comical gothic family tries to rescue a beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.
1pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Goal lll
The story of football star JJ Fields and his Real Madrid teammate (and best friend) Leo Gregory.
6pm, OSN Cinema

How I Met Your Mother
Marshall resigns from his job to volunteer for the environment, much to Lily and Barney’s dismay.
10.30am, OSN Comedy

Doctors
Zara helps a family living in a caravan prepare for the end.
4.35pm, BBC Entertainment

Rugby World Cup: Wales v Samoa
Will Wales see red and take home the win?
7.30am, OSN Sports 1 HD

Rugby World Cup: England v Georgia
England wil be hoping to impress in this Pool B match.
10am, OSN Sports 1 HD


Mon 19

Jaws Comes Home
Shark expert follows five great white sharks on a six-month journey to learn more about them.
3.40pm, Animal Planet

UFO Hunters
Investigate the site of the most current UFO crash. What are the government trying to hide?
4pm, History Channel

Salt
Angelina Jolie is CIA officer Evelyn Salt, who is accused of being a Russian spy. Each attempt to prove her innocence, makes her seem more guilty.
3pm, OSN Premiere +2

Couples Retreat
Comedy with Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau, who must endure marriage counselling during their holiday.
8pm, OSN Movies HD

30 Rock
Liz and Kenneth scramble to find Tracy before TGS is cancelled, while Jack makes sure Jenna’s project is a success.
3.30pm, OSN Comedy

Seinfeld
Elaine drags Jerry and George on a trip to India, where they attend Sue’s wedding.
9pm, Comedy

Futbol Mundial
Weekly magazine show offering insight into the top footballing news and stories of the week.
5.30pm, OSN Sports 3

Carpocalypse
Take a bunch of beaten-up cars and prepare for plenty of action.
8.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Tue 20

Animal Cops South Africa
Following the Cape of Good Hope Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, based in Cape Town.
12.25pm, Discovery Channel

Banged Up Abroad
One unlucky smuggler knew she was carrying drugs but not a baby.
3.50pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Mee Shee: The Water Giant
Family adventure based upon the Canadian folklore water monster known as the Ogopogo.
4pm, OSN Cinema

Patch Adams
Comedy-drama starring Robin Williams as the unconventional doctor who loved clowning about.
7pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Cougar Town
Travis joins his father and Andy at a golf tournament, while Jules faces her fear of public humiliation.
4pm, OSN Comedy

EastEnders
Janine spies on Ryan’s drug dealing.
6.45pm, BBC Entertainment

Rugby World Cup: Italy v Russia
Italy will be the favourites here, but will Russia cause an upset?
11.15am, OSN Sports 1 HD

PGA Tour Highlights
Enjoy the best bits of the recent PGA Tour event.
4pm, Fox Sports HD


Wed 21

Weird or What?
Did Chinese explorers reach America thousands of years before Columbus? Plus, meet a man who claims to be a human lightning rod.
12.25pm, Discovery Channel

Cake Boss
Anxiety rises as Easter approaches and the cake team get to work.
7.45pm, Discovery Channel

The Cell
An FBI agent persuades a social worker, who is adept with a new experiment, to enter the mind of a comatose serial killer.
Noon, Fox Movies

Mean Girls (Editor’s pick)
High-school comedy with Lindsay Lohan and Amanda Seyfried.
4pm, OSN Movies HD

Dirty Money

Nick goes to Italy to get information about his father’s death and takes Lisa with him, but Karen and Freddy tag along.
3pm, Fox

The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon
Daily US chat show featuring a host of Hollywood stars.
8pm, OSN Comedy +2

Rugby World Cup: Tonga v Japan
The two teams from Pool A go head to head tonight.
11.15am, OSN Sports 1 HD

UFC Countdown
Pre-match action to whet your appetite ahead of the latest UFC fights.
7.30pm, OSN Sports 4

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