Top TV this week

Catch Hot Tub Time Machine, The Masters and more from April 4-10

Time In
Wed 4

Conmen Case Files
A profile of the man who used lies and deceit to seduce women in order to gain access to their bank accounts. His victims now reveal their huge debts.
6pm, Crime & Investigation

Banged Up Abroad
The story of Billy, who was sent to the infamous Turkish Sagmalcilar prison. 9pm, National Geographic
Channel HD

Stone of Destiny
The story of Ian Hamilton, a dedicated nationalist who awakened Scottish national pride in the ’50s with his daring raid on the heart of England.
6pm, OSN Movies HD +2

All the Pretty Horses
Two cowboys try their luck over the border in Mexico, only to find temptation.
8pm, OSN Movies Festival

Melissa & Joey
Joe’s ex-wife wants to get back together and Lennox wants to be popular.
6.20pm, Star World HD

The Unit
When the team is ordered to raid an anthrax lab, they’re soon fighting against their ally. On the home front, Kim finds herself in a life-threatening situation.
8.40pm, Star World HD

WWE Vintage Collection
The biggest names in wrestling history, including Hulk Hogan and the late Randy Savage, face each other at famed US venues.
6pm, OSN Sports 4

Super Rugby
The southern hemisphere’s teams battle it out. Tonight, the Bulls take on the Reds.
9pm, OSN Sports 2

Thu 5

Ultimate Survival
Bear Grylls is dropped into petrified swamps devastated by the 2004 tsunami as he begins a week of challenges in the Pacific Ring of Fire.
6pm, Discovery

The Music Nomad (Editor’spick)
A travel-based music series filled with adventure and brilliant visuals. Episodes explore the home cities of local music legends.
10.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure

The world’s most dangerous spy is hired by the CIA to force a computer hacker, recently released from prison, to help them steal billions in government funds.
8pm, MBC 2

The A-Team
Sentenced to military prison for a crime they didn’t commit, four Iraq War veterans break out and embark on a treacherous quest.
9.45pm, OSN Movies HD +2

The Good Wife
Drama about a politician’s wife who pursues a career as a defence attorney when her husband is sent to jail for political corruption. See our interview with star Julianna Margulies.
7pm, MBC 4 HD

The race is on for Shawn and Gus to clear Woody’s name and reputation when a mortician finds a mistake in the coroner’s autopsy.
8pm, OSN First HD

UAE National Race Day Series
The UAE’s motor-racing championships from the Dubai Autodrome, including four series: the UAE Touring Car Championship, UAE GT Championship, Gulf Sport Radical Cup and Sportbike Championship.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 4

UFC – The Ultimate Fighter
Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber are the new coaches on the reality show.
9pm, OSN Sports 4

Hot Tub Time Machine
Four friends are transported back to the ’80s via a magical Jacuzzi.
midnight, OSN Cinema

Fri 6

True Heroes
When two girls are trapped in a fire in Detroit, 19-year-old Andre Rabb decides to rescue them, but the flames and fumes are all against him.
12.25pm, Discovery

Super Comet: After the Impact
Discover whether humans would survive after an impact from a comet the same size as the one that killed the dinosaurs.
6.50pm, Discovery Science

In the Line of Fire
An ageing Secret Service agent, still trying to recover from the JFK disaster in Dallas, starts receiving calls from a man bent on the assassination of the current president.
Noon, OSN Movies Action

Sixteen Candles
Cult classic starring Molly Ringwald. A young girl’s 16th birthday becomes anything but special when she suffers from every embarrassment.
4pm, MBC Max HD

Halloween is approaching, and a man sporting fangs is found murdered in a graveyard with a stake through his heart.
12.10pm, Star World HD

New series about the making of a Broadway show based on Marilyn Monroe.
10pm, OSN First HD

Major League Baseball
Watch the top home-run-hitting games from both the national and American leagues.
Noon, Fox Sports HD

Live NRL Premiership
Bruising rugby league action directly from Down Under. Watch this gruelling match as the West Tigers take on the Brisbane Broncos. Who will be bumped out of the competition and who will take the victory?
1pm, OSN Sports 2

Sat 7

Dogs 101
Can poodles actually read? Is the French bulldog the loudest snorer? And is the chihuahua related to a fox? These questions will be answered.
12.55pm, Animal Planet

Nomads Riku and Tunna travel to the UAE’s Empty Quarter, equipped only with camels and khat.
8.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

Sgt Bilko
When an old enemy from his past shows up to inspect his records and steal away his fiancée, Sgt Bilko must put his con-man skills to use.
5pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Matchstick Men (Editor’s pick)
A phobic con artist is on the edge of pulling off a lucrative swindle to win prizes when his teenage daughter arrives unexpectedly.
8pm, MBC 2

Modern Family

Mitchell makes Jay think Shorty, an old friend, may be hiding something. Jay doesn’t think it’s true at first, but he begins to believe it after seeing some questionable signs.
2.30pm, Fox

While investigating the murder of a convicted ex-cop, the team stumble upon a list in his prison cell with names of several individuals he believed might have killed his wife.
5pm, OSN First

Two people are let loose in the Canadian wilderness with a map and an end location. Can they reach the finish line before expert tracker Terry Grant closes in on them?
2pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Live Super Rugby
Southern hemisphere teams battle it out to see who will emerge as champions. Tonight, the Cheetahs take on the Lions.
5pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Sun 8

Secret Shark Pits
Enter the underwater world of Mauritius.
6pm, National Geographic Channel HD

Meet The Natives: USA
The tribesmen from the island of Tanna venture to observe the natives of the USA.
8pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Clear and Present Danger
A CIA agent is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a cartel.
7pm, MBC 2

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Quirky comedy starring Bill Murray and Owen Wilson.
9pm, Star Movies HD

Friends with Benefits
Ben begins to realise he needs Sara in his life, but Sara is already dating another man.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy

Body of Proof

When a car accident reveals a dead body in the trunk, the team is led to another body, giving them two cases to solve.
8pm, OSN First

Trans World Sport

Weekly round-up of global sports action, featuring reports from the top international competitions.
6pm, OSN Sports 1

European Challenge Cup
Wasps go head to head with Biarritz in this rugby fixture.
8.15pm, OSN Sports 2

Mon 9

Africa’s Deadliest
With plenty of fearsome predators, animals walk a precarious path among Africa’s deadliest species.
6pm, Nat Geo Wild

Justin and Scott meet up in Seville, Spain before hopping on a ferry to Morocco.
9pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Law Abiding Citizen
An assistant DA finds himself at the mercy of a spiteful vigilante.
7pm, OSN Action HD

Changing Lanes
Two New York men’s lives become accidentally intertwined on a good Friday car accident on the highway.
8pm, MBC 2

Cougar Town
Jules and Ellie get a booking with the best dermatologist in town, Dr Amy Evans.
6pm, Star World HD

Charlotte is forced to move back in with her mum. Jack’s life is in jeopardy
8pm, OSN First HD

The Masters
The year’s first major golf contest from Augusta, Georgia. See the final round tonight.
7pm, Fox Sports

Blood, Sweat and Gears
Up-to-date race action from the UK’s prestigious motocross, supermoto and enduro series.
8.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Tue 10

Street Monkeys
After recovering from critical injury, monkey Tyson sets off to reaffirm his spot with the Pani troop. Can he earn back their trust in him?
6pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Food Tripper
Taiwan is famed for its exotic mixture of culinary styles.
9pm, Travel Channel

Brighton Rock

Adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel set in 1964 about one of the most powerful figures in the British underworld.
6pm, OSN Movies HD +2

While You Were Sleeping
A train station worker spots her dream lover getting attacked at the station.
8pm, OSN Premiere

Ugly Betty
Betty recalls everything that has made up her worst week in history.
6.40pm, Star World HD

Grey’s Anatomy
An escaped lion puts lives and relationships in danger. Lexie hears Mark talking about moving in with Julia; Callie asks Arizona about her past.
8pm, OSN First HD

Big Ten Men’s Gymnastics
Body-bending action from the men’s contest in Iowa.
6pm, Fox Sports HD

Best of the Streets
An insider’s guide to New York’s skate scene, blending action, info and tips.
7.25pm, Extreme Sports Channel

The break will last from Monday August 20 until Wednesday August 22

Eid is expected to fall on Tuesday August 21 and run until Friday August 24

Find some of the top spots to celebrate the special occasion

Public parking will be free across the city next week

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


Follow us