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Television, Time In
Television, Time In
Television, Time In
Thu 24

Dogs 101
Meet dogs that are so ugly they’re cute. You’ll also find out this year’s winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.
12.05pm, Animal Planet

Come Dine With Me
Amateur chefs attempt to wow their rivals with their culinary skills, each hosting a dinner party in the hope that they will win a Dhs5,800 prize.
2.05pm, BBC Lifestyle

Catch Britney Spears’ acting debut: fresh out of high school, three childhood friends hit the road for fun and adventure.
10am, Fox Movies

The Wizard of Oz
Judy Garland stars as Dorothy in this classic family film about a young girl who finds herself transported to a magical land after a hurricane in Kansas.
1.50pm, TCM

How I Met Your Mother
Robin thinks Barney is cheating on her, but learns he’s actually getting ‘Robin 101’ classes from Ted.
4.10pm, Star World HD

Prison Break
At an abandoned building, Lincoln sees Self’s car pull up to the warehouse, and realises that something is afoot.
8.45pm, Star World

World Combat League
A team-based MMA competition. The combat takes place in an open ring and only the strongest will survive.
4.15pm, Extreme Sports Channel

WWE Smackdown
More adrenaline-charged wrestling, featuring all the fighting favourites.
5pm, OSN Sports 4

Fri 25

Food Network Challenge
On location in Hawaii, four food sculpting gurus transform more than 50kg of produce into tropical sculptures that rise 1.5m into the air.
9.30pm, Food Network

Clean House
Patrice has inherited a house full of memories and clutter. Can Niecy and the experts help her let go of the past and look towards the future with her fiance?
10.20pm, Style

Inglourious Basterds
Oscar-winning WWII action starring Brad Pitt. In Nazi-occupied France, a group of American soldiers known are chosen to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by brutally killing Nazis.
8.30am, OSN Action HD

This authentic 1971 film takes a deadly and truthful look at the way the West really was.
11pm, MGM

One Foot in the Grave
Victor and Margaret befriend a blind man who is later found dead in his basement.
4.20pm, BBC Entertainment

Season three. Mercedes tries to convince Santana to join Shelby’s all-girl glee club. Meanwhile, Irish exchange student Rory Flanagan arrives at McKinley and is hosted by Brittany’s family.
10pm, OSN First +2

I’ll Do Anything
How far would you go to win a dream sporting prize for your best friend? See how the competitors fare on tonight’s show.
1.45pm, Extreme Sports Channel

ICC Cricket World
Weekly magazine show keeping you up to date with the latest cricketing news and results.
6pm, OSN Sports 2

Sat 26

Don’t Tell My Mother
Diego Buñuel visits a nuclear plant in Congo, where just one guard and a padlock are all that keep him away from the reactor.
6pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Keeping Up with the Kardashians
While in Bora Bora, Rob’s insecurity about not having a career prompts him to lash out at Kim, and Kourtney gives Scott an ultimatum.
6.55pm, E!

Mission: Impossible
When he’s framed for the death of several colleagues and falsely branded a traitor, a secret agent (Tom Cruise) embarks on a daring scheme to clear his name.
6pm, MBC 2

The House Bunny
A Playboy bunny (Anna Faris) has nowhere to go until she meets a bunch of sorority girls.
10pm, MBC 2

Yes Dear
When the upstairs toilet overflows and soaks the living room ceiling, Greg plays detective, hoping to uncover the mystery of who broke his radio and flushed a piece of it away.
1pm, OSN Comedy

Melissa and Joey
Mel plans a wedding at her home, while Lennox and Ryder work on a documentary.
7pm, OSN Comedy

V8 Supercar Series Highlights
Highlights of this season’s V8 Supercar series. This year’s tour takes the competitors throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.
8pm, OSN Sports 4

International Rugby Union
The world’s top teams go head to head. Catch all the latest results tonight.
10.30pm, OSN Sports 3

Sun 27

Banged Up Abroad
TK White and her friend are sent to Kingston’s notorious Central Jail after attempting to smuggle drugs.
10.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

Tia and Tamera
Tamera is set for her bachelorette weekend, but her excitement turns to disappointment when Tia tells her that she’s too pregnant to party.
11.15pm, Style

Toy Story 3
The third part of the wondrous animated movie with Woody and the other toys.
11am, OSN Movies Kids

Shutter Island
Psychological thriller with Leonardo DiCaprio as a cop investigating the escape of a murderess from a hospital for the criminally insane
10pm, OSN Movies Action

Law and Order
A mother of ten adopted special needs children is murdered.
10am, OSN First +2

According to Jim
Cheryl and Jim try to play matchmaker, reigniting Jim and Cheryl’s memory of how they first met.
11am, OSN Comedy +2

Golf Now
The experts at The Golf Channel present a round-up of the sport’s latest fixtures.
8am, Fox Sports

Trans World Sport
Immensely popular weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe, featuring reports from the biggest international competitions.
6.45pm, OSN Sports 2

Mon 28

Open House
Experience the innovations of high-end real estate while getting practical ideas to incorporate into your own home design.
9.25pm, Style

The Soup
Joel McHale takes a look at the week’s hottest celebrity news events and goofiest reality clips.
11.25pm, E!

Shanghai Knights (Editor’s pick)
When a rebel murders Chon’s father, Chon goes to London for vengeance. Jackie Chan stars.
3pm, OSN Action

Seven Pounds
Will Smith is an IRS agent who embarks on a journey of redemption by changing the lives of strangers.
6pm, MBC 2

The group reminisce about their worst Thanksgivings, and Monica’s most painful memory is revealed.
11.30am, OSN Comedy +2

Sydney Bristow conceals her true career as a CIA agent from her family, even as she assumes multiple aliases to carry out her missions.
Noon, Fox

Scottish Premiere League
Catch the action from the Scottish football league.
2.30pm, OSN Sports 3

Two people are let loose in the Canadian wilderness with just a map and a final destination.
9.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Tue 29

Adventure Wanted
Joby Ogwyn heads to Yosemite National Park in California to conquer the formidable Lost Arrow Spire rock wall.
7pm, Nat Geo Adventure

City Chic
An inside look at the adventurous side of Rio from high above.
10.20pm, Discovery HD

Iron Man 2
Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) must contend with deadly issues and new enemies as his superhero alter ego Iron Man.
6.45pm, OSN Premiere

Hot Tub Time Machine
Four friends find themselves transported back to the ’80s by a magical hot tub. John Cusack stars.
11pm, OSN Movies Comedy

A super-social sister and her antisocial brother both deal with living the Greek life in college.
10am, Fox

Just Shoot Me
Nina begins dating an actor and Elliott reveals a secret to Maya, who promptly tells the entire office.
5pm, OSN Comedy +2

BMX Masters
Witness 400 competitors from more than 30 countries competing in this top contest.
8.50pm, Extreme Sports Channel

FIVB Beach Volleyball
The best athletes do battle in the world’s most spectacular locations.
11pm, OSN Sports 3

Wed 30

Globe Trekker
Famous for its architecture, cuisine and art, France is the world’s most popular tourist destination.
9pm, Travel Channel

E! News
The most comprehensive, up-to-the-minute reports on the day’s top entertainment stories.
11.25pm, E!

Rocky V
Retired boxer Rocky (Sly Stallone) must face going from riches to rags, and is betrayed by his protégé.
5pm, OSN Action HD

Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone and Woody Harrelson team up to survive in a world that has been overrun by zombies.
8pm, OSN Movies Action

MasterChef Australia (Editor’s pick)
Contestants do battle using their culinary skills to catch the eye of the judges.
9pm, Fox

The Sacred Heart crew looks back at their most memorable moments in this final season.
10.15pm, Star World HD

Aquabike World Championships
Some of the best pilots compete in different disciplines.
7.30pm, OSN Sports HSD

Prime/Time Boxing
Watch a variety of boxing cards featuring title fights, rising stars and international champions.
11.30pm, Fox Sports

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