Top TV this week

Catch True Grit on OSN Movies or head for Gorilla School

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Wed 1

Wild At Heart
Michael is finally taking time off from his desk job. He’s biking along the historic Kettle Valley railway bed with other city folk.
7pm, Travel Channel

Border Security
Customs stop a family arriving from Fiji who are caught with huge amounts of food.
8.10pm, Discovery Channel

What Lies Beneath
Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford star as a couple whose happy life is destroyed when a ghost re-emerges from their past.
7pm, OSN Action HD

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (Editor’s pick)
Fourth installment of the popular pirate adventure starring Johnny Depp.
7.45pm, OSN Cinema

The team treats a lottery winner who is stricken with partial paralysis. Meanwhile, Cuddy’s mother sues the hospital.
7pm, OSN First HD

Falling Skies
Tom and Hal lead a team to find more motorcycles for the second Mass found.
9pm, OSN First HD

Rolex Spirit of Yachting
A fantastic series following the action from the glamorous yachting calendar.
6.30pm, Fox Sports

2012 US Figure Skating Championships
Watch all the event coverage and ice-slicing from the Free Dance category in the ice skating championships.
7.30pm, Fox Sports HD

Thu 2

On August 2 1947, a British plane took off from Buenos Aires, bound for Santiago. Minutes before landing, the plane vanished.
6.30pm, Crime & Investigation

Ax Men
As Rygaard’s Greenhorn fights to keep his job, one of R&R’s pilots gets trapped in zero visibility when a sudden fog rolls in.
8pm, History

Set It Off
Crime action with Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah. Four women from the LA housing projects decide to rob banks.
6pm, OSN Movies Action

A veteran engineer and a young conductor race against time to prevent a train carrying chemicals from colliding with a township.
8pm, OSN Movies HD

Joey becomes convinced that Monica is having an affair after Chandler sneaks back into town. Rachel gives her number to a cute guy.
7pm, OSN Comedy

Little Britain
Visiting her sick mother in hospital, Marjorie Dawes tries to persuade the doctor to put her into an old people’s home.
9.50pm, BBC Entertainment

Powerboats UIM Class One Championship
Season preview. State-of the-art design and leading-edge technology push the barriers of man and machine in this highly dramatic and competitive powerboat race series.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 4

Twenty20 Cricket
Australia v India in this one day match of fast-paced cricket.
8pm, OSN Sports 2

True Grit
A young girl joins an aging US marshal in tracking her father’s killer.
10pm, OSN Movies HD

Fri 3

American Chopper
Follow Carl Goodwin’s efforts as he enters the world-class full-custom motorbike competition, from the design phase to the final event.
12.25pm, Discovery Channel

Dogs 101: Specials
Meet the perfect canine companions for people with active lifestyles including the Rhodesian Ridgeback and Alaskan Malamute.
7.25pm, Animal Planet

This biopic explores how Nelson Mandela used the 1995 Rugby World Cup as a means of uniting apartheid-torn South Africa.
2pm, OSN Movies HD

Gulliver’s Travels
A shipwrecked mailroom clerk (Jack Black) discovers an island in the Bermuda Triangle where the inhabitants are tiny.
11pm, OSN Premiere +2

30 Rock
Needing a great episode to save the show, Liz deals with getting Tracy his confidence back. Jack continues to wonder if his life is on course.
12.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Boorman tries to align himself with Patty. Meanwhile, Chris’s life remains in jeopardy.
11pm, OSN First

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.
1.45pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Live World Cup of Darts
Tune into the evening session of day one as the pros aim for the bulls-eye.
11pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Sat 4

Fish Warrior
Adventure angler and conservationist Jakub Vagner travels to the world’s largest permanent desert lake in search of a Giant Nile Perch.
3.30pm, Nat Geographic Channel

Danger Men
Join the team of Air 2 and discover how they face danger when they fix things at the risk of electrocution from contact with power lines.
9pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

A Pyromaniac’s Love Story
Offbeat comedy starring William Baldwin about a shop worker smitten by one of his customers.
1pm, OSN Movies Comedy

The Manchurian Candidate
In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes. Years on they are trying to get over it.
5pm, OSN Action HD

Just Shoot Me (Editor’s pick)
Elliott encourages Dennis to give Betsy a chance, while Maya struggles with the possibility of her father giving her special treatment.
1.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Breakout Kings
Prison drama. In this episode, the Kings are assigned to track down a hitman-for-hire who has escaped from prison and gone on a killing spree.
8pm, OSN First HD

UFC: Evans v Davis
Take a seat and witness all the hard-hitting mixed-martial-arts action in this ultimate fighting competition.
1pm, OSN Sports 4

Trans World Sport
Popular weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe, featuring the biggest international competitions, in-depth features on lesser-known sports and profiles of rising stars.
9pm, OSN Sports 3

Sun 5

On The Run
A man is sentenced to jail for stealing millions of dollars.
6.20pm, Investigation Discovery

The Future Of...
Discover the future of play, where smart footballs teach us how to play like the pros.
9.05pm, Discovery Channel

Teenage horror outcast story based on the novel by Stephen King.
6.55pm, MGM

My Name is Khan
A benevolent Asperger’s sufferer sets out on a journey across America on a mission to win back his true love.
9pm, OSN Cinema +2

Body of Proof
When a champion equestrian who runs a vocational programme is murdered, suspicion falls on a woman serving time in prison.
8pm, OSN First HD


Whitney realises she and Alex have never gone on a first date.
9pm, OSN Comedy

Live Scottish Cup
All the action from this year’s Scottish Cup as Hearts face off against St Johnstone.
6.15pm, OSN Sports 2

Live Anglo-Welsh Cup
Exeter take on Bath in this knock-out comp between England and Wales.
9pm, OSN Sports 2

Mon 6

Long Way Down
In Malawi, Ewan and Charley see first hand how UNICEF are helping children in the area, and Charley decides to do a 111-metre bungee jump.
6pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Gorilla School
Three gorillas from a park are bound for a new life in Gabon.
9.25pm, Animal Planet

The Remains of the Day
Period drama about a butler (Anthony Hopkins) who sacrifices his own personal happiness to serve his beloved master.
6pm, OSN Movies Festival

Let Me In
A young boy tormented by bullies befriends a vampire.
9pm, OSN Action HD

How I Met Your Mother
Marshall doesn’t want to fire Randy, despite his obvious incompetence.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Parks And Recreation
Leslie’s plan for the new park is put on hold by a visit from two state auditors.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

Super League
The Engage Super League showcases some of the world’s most exciting rugby league play.
6pm, OSN Sports 3

Golfing World
A daily mix of the latest golf news, tournament updates, golf tips and highlights.
8pm, OSN Sports 3

Tue 7

Fantastic Festivals of the World
Each year Argentina celebrates the gauchos with a festival.
6.15pm, Discovery Showcase HD

Chef Abroad
Canadian chef Michael Smith heads to Tasmania for a cool coastal adventure.
8.30pm, Travel

Head Over Heels
An offbeat romantic comedy. starring Freddie Prinze Jr. and Amanda Peet.
7pm, OSN Premiere +2

Full Metal Jacket
A US Marine observes the effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits.
8pm, OSN Movies Action

Modern Family
Luke becomes friends with an old neighbour which does not please Phil and Claire.
8pm, OSN Comedy

Private Practice
Neonatal surgeon Dr. Addison Montgomery leaves Seattle Grace Hospital and moves to Santa Monica.
9pm, OSN First

Dragrace High
Two Californian high schools go head to head in a car-building contest.
6.20pm, Extreme Sports Channel

European Tour
Final round of the Qatar Masters.
7.30pm, Fox Sports HD

Denzel Washington makes a comeback, a huge shark wreaks havoc and our favourite honey-loving bear is as adorable as ever

Meydan Racecourse will host the two-day electronic music festival

Italian restaurant celebrates Springs Souk opening

Public parking will be free across the city next week


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