Top TV this week

X Games, 4 nations rugby and a whole lot of comedy

Finding Nemo
Finding Nemo
American Dad
American Dad
X Games Heroes
X Games Heroes
The X Factor US
The X Factor US
Grown Ups
Grown Ups
The Office US
The Office US
Alpine Adventurer
Alpine Adventurer
Shark Men
Shark Men
I Love You Beth Cooper
I Love You Beth Cooper
Hot In Cleveland
Hot In Cleveland
Rugby League Four Nations
Rugby League Four Nations
MasterChef Australia
MasterChef Australia
Gattaca
Gattaca
Friends
Friends
Currie Cup
Currie Cup
Banged Up Abroad
Banged Up Abroad
The Social Network
The Social Network
Dracula
Dracula
Premier League Snooker
Premier League Snooker
Pit Bulls And Parolees
Pit Bulls And Parolees
Up In The Air
Up In The Air
Dharma And Greg
Dharma And Greg
V8 Supercars Extra
V8 Supercars Extra
True Blood
True Blood
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Formula One Powerboats
Formula One Powerboats
Bondi Rescue: Bali
Bondi Rescue: Bali
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Thu 27

Bondi Rescue: Bali
A young boy cries as he looks for his family but his refusal to accept assistance turns his plight into a frustrating challenge.
3pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

Criminal Behaviour
Uncover the secrets of dishonest traders and corrupt executives, from Enron to the New York Stock Exchange.
5.50pm, Crime & Investigation Network

Little Man Tate
Drama telling the tale of a child prodigy’s search for social acceptance. Starring Jodie Foster in her directorial debut, alongside Dianne Wiest.
10am, OSN Movies Festival

Finding Nemo
Marlin must gather his courage to search unfamiliar waters for his missing son Nemo.
9pm, Star Movies HD

American Dad (Editor’s pick)

When Stan tries to trick Steve into attending summer camp, Steve mistakenly ends up in a refugee camp.
1am, OSN Comedy +2

Wilfred
Ryan’s attempt to reconcile with his sister causes Wilfred to have a shocking time at doggy day care.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

X Games Heroes
Featuring athletes such as Tony Hawk, Shaun White and Travis Pastrana, this series tells the story of extreme heroes and their quest to be the best.
3.20am, Extreme Sports Channel

Live PGA European Tour
Players tee off at round one of the Andalucia Masters.
4pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Fri 28

The X Factor US
Singing, dancing and performing under greater scrutiny than ever before; the finalists are revealed and the contestants are on their way to the big time.
12.30pm, OSN First

Ancients Behaving Badly
An investigation into the villainous deeds of a ruthless Mongol emperor, who inflicted genocide on more than a million people.
10pm, HIstory Channel

Grown Ups
Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Chris Rock. Thirty years after graduation, five college teammates meet up to to mourn the passing of their coach.
5.15am, OSN Premiere

Hot Tub Time Machine
Four long-time friends reunite at the resort where they used to party and find themselves transported back to the ’80s by a jacuzzi.
10pm, OSN Cinema

The Office US
The office holds a garage sale in the warehouse where Dwight challenges himself to see what he can get by trading.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy

Friday Night Lights
Coach fears he’s beginning to lose his grip on the team. Tami worries that one of her students is being neglected. Vince alienates his teammates and Becky enters a pageant.
11pm, OSN First HD

Alpine Adventurer
Passionate mountaineer and traveller Simon St-Arnaud takes on some of the toughest and most spectacular climbs and treks the world has to offer.
1.35pm, Extreme Sports Channel

WWE Tough Enough
A group of 14 individuals compete for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become the next WWE superstar.
8pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Sat 29

Shark Men
With three tags left, the great white expedition team amps up to tag their next shark and soon come across a big shark dining on a seal.
1pm, Nat Geo Wild

Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero
Meet the men and women whose neighbourhood was devastated by 9/11 and see how they’ve rebuilt their homes and businesses. Plus, explore the east side of the World Trade Center.
9.20pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Reykjavik: Whale Watching Massacre
A whale watching trip goes horribly awry for a group of unsuspecting tourists and the longer the tourists spend on the high seas, the slimmer their chances become of ever making it back to shore.
12am, OSN Movies Action

I Love You Beth Cooper
A college nerd declares his love for the most popular girl in school during a speech.
5pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Hot In Cleveland
While Elka receives bad news from her new lawyer, the other ladies all vie for the man’s attention.
5.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

C.S.I. New York
Mac tries to find a little girl who has been missing since 2002 and who witnessed a number of murders during a burglary.
9pm, OSN First

Pro12 Celtic League: Edinburgh v Leinster
The best club sides from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Italy go head to head.
5am, OSN Sports 3

Rugby League Four Nations
England, Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand come face to face in this annual tournament.
8am, OSN Sports 2


Sun 30

Disappeared
A car belonging to Patty Vaughan, a devoted mother, is found abandoned with a flat tire just 24 hours after she left her kids and estranged husband.
3.15pm, Investigation Discovery

MasterChef Australia
The remaining hopefuls fight it out in the hope of taking home the title of MasterChef.
9pm, Fox

Monsters, Inc
Monsters generate their city’s power by scaring children but when one enters Monstropolis, monster Sulley soon finds his perfect world disrupted.
5.45pm, Star Movies HD

Gattaca
In a future where genetics dominate, one ‘in-valid’ (a natural born) yearns to break free.
10pm, OSN Movies Festival

Friends
After splitting from Ross, Rachel goes on her first date with Mark from the office and Joey develops a crush on his co-star in his new play.
7pm, OSN Comedy

Pan Am
Kate discovers the man she has been competing for is involved in her next CIA assignment.
10pm, OSN First

Final Fu
An intensive, mixed martial arts competition where experts in different techniques face off to find the ultimate martial artist.
11.20pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Currie Cup
All the rugby action from the nail-biting final of the South African championship.
11.30pm, OSN Sports 2


Mon 31

Banged Up Abroad
Hollywood ‘party animal’ Brendan Cosso and three friends are arrested when they attempt to leave Brazil with prohibited substances.
11.30am, Nat Geo Adventure HD

Food Tripper
Helen treats her taste buds to a tour of Florida’s Miami.
10pm, Travel Channel

The Social Network
A semi-biographical drama about the founding of the social networking website Facebook.
6pm, OSN Movies HD

Spanglish
A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in the USA. Adam Sandler stars.
10pm, MBC 2

Charlie’s Angels
The Angels must rescue a family from ruthless kidnappers. Charlie thinks Abby’s father has a connection to the case.
1pm, OSN First

Dracula
Dracula travels to England to prey on a young woman in this 1931 classic.
6pm, ITV Granada

Mantracker
Two people are let loose in the Canadian wilderness with a map and an end location. Can they reach it before an expert tracker?
12.10am, Extreme Sports Channel

Premier League Snooker
Tune in to week seven as 10 of the sport’s biggest names go head-to-head.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 2


Tue 1

Pit Bulls And Parolees
Tia and the team have to deal with a dangerous dog that has been living wild in a local park. Plus, can she get Rocket to pass a therapy programme?
1.55pm, Animal Planet

Eccentric UK
Watch as the British take bizarre Australian hobbies to a new level.
4.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

Up In The Air
Ryan (George Clooney) is a corporate downsizer whose life on the road is threatened just as he’s about to reach 10 million frequent flyer miles.
12am, OSN Movies HD +2

MacHEADS
This documentary offers a detailed look at the cult of Mac, one of the world’s most recognised brands.
5.15pm, OSN Cinema +2

Dharma And Greg
Dharma learns that her dad, Larry, used to play guitar in a band but gave it all up when she was born.
4.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Big Love
Bill makes a deal in the Senate but finds new obstacles that begin to affect his livelihood.
11pm, OSN First

UFC Unleashed
An hour of highlights from the best fights, legendary competitors and previews of upcoming events.
6am, OSN Sports 4

V8 Supercars Extra
The world’s best drivers on the globe’s most challenging circuits.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 4


Wed 2

Crime Town USA
A young teacher is found stabbed to death on a remote road.
4pm, Crime & Investigation Network

Cake Boss
Buddy makes a cake for the Coney Island Polar Bear Club and joins them for
a swim.
7.45pm, Discovery Channel

Charlie St. Cloud
A man forms a connection to the afterlife after surviving a car accident that claimed his younger brother.
3pm, OSN Premiere

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Comic-style action-adventure starring Michael Cera. Scott must fight for his love interest, Ramona.
8.15pm, OSN Movies Action

Once Upon A Time
Emma is shocked when the son she gave up for adoption 10 years ago turns up in need of her help.
8pm, OSN First

True Blood (Editor’s pick)
Sookie makes a deal with Eric and reconnects with Alcide; Bill punishes a rogue vampire.
10pm, OSN First

Formula One Powerboats
Round five race from Luizhou in China. This is high-speed powerboat racing at its best, set in exotic locations.
4pm, OSN Sports 4

WWE NXT

Who will become the next contracted member of the WWE shows RAW and SmackDown?
7pm, OSN Sports 4

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