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Thu 10

The X Factor US
Watch the second live performance as the acts step up their game in this race to be crowned America’s favourite singer.
7pm, OSN First +2

The Weakest Link
Anne Robinson is quizmaster in this game of elimination, where nine contestants answer quick-fire questions.
10pm, BBC Entertainment

Seeking vengeance after his latest ransom scheme is thwarted, a bomber wires a city bus to detonate at the point the speedometer drops below 50mph.
4.30pm, OSN Movies Action

Mercenaries accept a dangerous mission to scope out an old Nazi bunker.
10.45pm, OSN Movies Action

Dharma and Greg
Animal-rights activist Abby bans Greg from the Finkelstein home when she learns he and Edward are going fishing.
4.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Grey’s Anatomy
Meredith returns to work for the first time since the hospital merger and is daunted by the competition that awaits her.
7.45pm, MBC 4

Rugby League Four Nations
Intense action from this four-nation tournament as England battle Australia.
11am, OSN Sports 2

Live Premier League Snooker
An invitational tournament in which 10 of the sport’s top names go head to head in a league format to see who will be crowned champion.
11.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Fri 11

Bondi Rescue: Bali
Aussie and Balinese lifeguards spend two months training and exchanging skills while patrolling beaches on the Indonesian island.
8am, Nat Geo Adventure HD

What looks like a giant egg, is full of gunpowder and powered by rockets? The Re-Inventors build it and take aim at enemies.
8.40pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Post Grad
Ryden Malby graduates from college and is forced to move back into her family home while she attempts to find a job. Starring Michael Keaton and Carol Burnett.
3pm, OSN Movies Comedy

My Name is Khan
An Asperger’s sufferer sets out on a journey across America on a mission to win back his true love.
5.30pm, OSN Cinema +2

Criminal Minds
The investigative team is called to a small town in Texas to investigate what appears to be a spree of killings.
2.20pm, Star World HD

The Office US
Michael prepares Deangelo to host the annual Dundie Awards ceremony, while Erin is forced to confront the fact that she hates Gabe.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy

World Combat League
An exciting team-based MMA competition. Combining the best of Muay Thai, karate, boxing and kickboxing, combat takes place in an open ring and only the strongest will survive.
4.15pm, Extreme Sports Channel

UFC Ultimate Fighter Season 14
Michael Bisping and Jason Miller are the coaches on this new season of the reality show.
9pm, OSN Sports 4

Sat 12

Engineering an Empire
Knowledge of the ancient civilisations and a thirst for new invention led Italian engineering to great heights. Follow the advancement of fortification and the creation of aqueducts.
3pm, History Channel

It’s A Woman’s World
In Kingston, Jamaica, Camilla joins a training session with the national netball team, and meets the country’s first female motorcycle cop.
7pm, History Channel

Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
Princess Mia (Anne Hathaway) faces a new revelation: she’s being primed for an arranged marriage to an English suitor.
1pm, OSN Movies Comedy

The Fast and the Furious
A rookie cop, hoping to crack a truck hijacking case, infiltrates a street gang that illegally races cars. Starring Paul Walker and Jordana Brewster.
7pm, OSN Action HD

High-school musical comedy. The opening night of the school musical is approaching and the two leads are contemplating taking their relationship to the next level.
4pm, OSN First +2

Desperate Housewives
In the aftermath of the tornado, Lynette’s husband and children survived, but Ida Greenbaum didn’t.
10.15pm, Star World HD

Live PGA European Tour
Follow the golfing action from Singapore as the players tee off for round three of the Barclays Singapore Open.
7am, OSN Sports 1 HD

Futbol Mondial
Catch up on all the latest football news with this topical magazine show, offering insight into the news of the week in world football.
9.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Sun 13

The Prosecutors
A robbery and double murder at a supermarket shock a community, but the investigation stalls due to lack of evidence.
12.05pm, Investigation Discovery

Triumph Of Life
On today’s show, learn why some species become extinct and what makes a good survivor.
4pm, Nat Geo Wild

Tooth Fairy
Starring Dwayne Johnson. A tough minor-league hockey player is sentenced to serve two weeks as a real-life tooth fairy.
11am, OSN Premiere

Robin Hood
Robin (Russell Crowe) and his band of marauders tackle corruption in a village in 13th-century England.
1.30pm, OSN Movies HD

White Collar
When Peter discovers the connection between Neal and the man behind Kate’s death, the two make a deal.
3pm, OSN First HD

Joey and Chandler spark a competition between the boys and the girls.
9pm, OSN Comedy +2

Live Le Mans Series
A thrilling series of endurance motor racing from some of the world’s most challenging circuits.
7am, OSN Sports 1 HD

Final Fu
An intensive, mixed martial arts competition featuring experts in different techniques.
11.20pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Mon 14

By Any Means
After enjoying India, Charley Boorman is heading towards Nepal for more worldly delights.
5pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Explore the everyday dramas of three competing scrap metal crews in Brooklyn, New York.
8.40pm, Discovery Channel

A one-time high-school sweetheart plots revenge on her former beau when he finds a new girlfriend.
2pm, OSN Cinema +2

Big Fat Liar
Frankie Muniz plays a schoolboy determined to get the credit for a story he wrote that becomes a Hollywood hit movie.
11pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Mental Billy, a construction worker
who suffers the pain of an accident at work, starts showing symptoms of an accident that took place 100 years ago.
4.35pm, Star World HD

Samantha Who?
Samantha tries to balance her new job and her relationship with Todd.
6.05pm, Star World World HD

Fight Girls
Take an inside look at the lives of seven hard-hitting female fighters.
3.25pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Big Ten Women’s Volleyball
Watch all the volley action as Iowa battle Indiana in this competitive match from the women’s Big Ten conference.
4pm, FOX Sports

Tue 15

Taking a closer look at the human lives nearly lost in the jaws of some of the world’s deadliest creatures.
5.30am, Animal Planet

Cameramen Who Dare
Tonight the team survive a crocodile ambush and swim within inches of a titan of the deep.
10.15am, Nat Geo Wild HD

Easy A
Starring Emma Stone as a scheming student who plots to give her popularity a boost by lying.
8am, OSN Cinema

Action starring Channing Tatum and Terrence Howard. A small-town boy living in the big city forms an uneasy alliance with a scam artist.
10pm, OSN Movies Action

Flash Forward
Aaron infiltrates an Afghan village to find Tracy. Olivia finds a person who had several flash forwards.
4.35pm, Star World HD

The team takes on the case of a performance artist, but there’s something odd going on.
10pm, OSN First HD

V8 Supercar Series
Supercharged V8 action featuring some of world’s best drivers competing in the Aussie championship.
11am, OSN Sports 4

UFC Countdown
All the pre-match action to whet your appetite ahead of the upcoming UFC main event.
7pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Wed 16

Lost in China
As they continue their trip of discovery around the country, the boys visit the Ice Festival and a theme park at Harbin.
6.30am, National Geographic Channel

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Jay welcomes some of the biggest names in showbiz to his famous sofa.
2pm, OSN Comedy +2

Love N’ Dancing
A dejected English teacher and a former swing dancer attempt to overcome the obstacles in their lives and win the world dance title.
8am, OSN Movies HD +2

Clash of the Titans
The mortal son of the god Zeus embarks on a journey to stop the underworld.
8pm, OSN Movies HD

Friends with Benefits
Pilot episode based on the recent movie. A group of friends have comical dating issues.
10pm, OSN Comedy +2

True Blood
Sookie nurtures Eric, while Bill gets involved personally in the necromancy crisis.
10pm, OSN First HD

AMA Motocross 2011
The world’s fastest outdoor motocross racers compete on the roughest, toughest tracks in the world.
10.25am, Extreme Sports Channel

WWE Smackdown
More adrenaline-charged WWE wrestling from the popular series.
8pm, OSN Sports 4

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