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Wed 25

Project Puppy
Watch as abandoned puppies undergo rigorous training in order to perform vital jobs in the community. Tonight, catch up with Ralph and Disco, two apprentice ‘hearing dogs’.
7.20pm, Animal Planet

People of the Sea (Editor’s pick)
Presenter Jerome Delafosse lands in Greenland to find out more about the Inuit.
9pm, Travel Channel

The American President
Starring Michael Douglas and Annette Bening. Complications arise when the president, a lonely father, falls in love.
8pm, MBC Max HD

The Switch
Comedy with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman. A middle-aged woman decides to have a child by unusual means.
9pm, OSN Premiere

The Protector
Drama about a single mother and LAPD detective who struggles to find a balance between her work and family life.
7pm, OSN First +2

No Ordinary Family
Sci-fi comedy drama following a family who discover they have special powers following a plane crash in the Amazon.
8.40pm, Star World HD

Trulli Love
Documenting a group of childhood friends from Finland who have grown up to become some of the best snowboarders in the world.
6.10pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Super Rugby Highlights
All the best bits of this year’s southern hemisphere rugby league competition.
9pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Thu 26

Dive Detectives
Professional divers Mike and Warren Fletcher explore mysterious shipwrecks. After a freak storm in 1813, two American warships sank, but have rested intact on a lake bed ever since.
6pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

Bondi Rescue: Bali
Aussie reality series following a group of lifeguards. A boy is found crying on the beach, but he refuses to accept help.
8.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

Friday Night Lights
Starring Billy Bob Thornton. This film profiles the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high-school football team.
7pm, OSN Action HD

Mona Lisa Smile
Drama starring Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst and Julia Stiles. A 1950s art professor teaches her female students to think outside the box.
8pm, OSN Movies Festival

The Mentalist
Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) uses unorthodox methods to help a unit of the Californian Bureau of Investigations in homicide cases.
7pm, MBC Action

Ghost Whisperer
Supernatural drama starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. A messy family reunion ensues after Eli’s father suffers from a heart attack. Eli also reunites with his mother after 10 years.
10.40pm, Star World HD

This show documents landscapes and lifestyles that define climbing. Check out some of the spectacular climbs the world has to offer.
6.10pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Want to see what it takes to become a contract member of WWE shows Raw and SmackDown? Tune in as the built and burly fight for the prize.
8pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Fri 27

How the Earth was Made
This series explores how geology has shaped our existence. This episode takes us to remote Siberia, where a catastrophic volcano erupted 250 million years ago, making 95 percent of species extinct.
Noon, History

Cake Boss
Buddy takes Lisa to the jewellery shop to upgrade her wedding ring, and Buddy C celebrates his birthday with a pool party.
8.40pm, Discovery

A mysterious and extraordinary mental patient, named Prot (Kevin Spacey) convinces both staff and fellow patients that he comes from a utopian planet called K-Pax.
4pm, MBC 2 HD

Walk the Line (Editor’s pick)
Oscar-winning biopic about the life of legendary musician Johnny Cash, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon.
7.30pm, MBC 2

Jerry and Elaine travel to Florida to see Jerry’s parents, which they soon regret when Elaine injures her back on a fold-out couch and Jerry gets caught up in a scandal.
Noon, OSN Comedy +2

New Girl
Sitcom starring Zooey Deschanel. The gang goes to Schmidt’s office party.
9pm, OSN Comedy +2

Fight Girls
A behind-the-scenes look at the lives of seven hard-hitting female fighters who risk it all for a moment of glory in the ring, trying to fulfil their dreams of winning the National Championship belt in Muay Thai.
11.55pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Pro Bull Riders 2010
The world’s best bull-riding talents jump on for another season of heart-racing action.
8.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Will Ferrell strikes comedy gold as a San Diego news anchor.
6pm, MBC 2

Sat 28

Crime Stories
The Farmingville Incident: When two Hispanic labourers were attacked by skinheads in Long Island, America was shocked by the crime.
1pm, Crime & Investigation

Exotic Lives
This series charts the adventures of four people beginning a fresh chapter in a brand new country.
7pm, Travel Channel

The Wizard of Oz
Classic 1939 musical in which Kansas farm girl Dorothy (Judy Garland) travels over the rainbow to the fantasy world of Oz.
1pm, Turner Classic Movies

Two for the Money
Former football star Brandon Lang (Matthew McConaughey) enters the world of sports gambling, under the wing of businessman Walter Abrams (Al Pacino).
4pm, MBC 2

Real-time drama starring Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer, a terrorist specialist who must race against the clock to stop terrorist plots.
2pm, MBC Action

Medical comedy starring Zac Braff. Turk tries to assure Carla that their daughter will acknowledge her Latin heritage, and the janitor challenges J.D. to identify everyone in the hospital.
6pm, Star World HD

Dragrace High
The students in the advanced auto shop classes of two California high schools go head to head in a car-building contest.
2.50pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Cowboy U
Professional cowboys Rocco Wachman and Judd Leffew and their team attempt to acclimatise city dwellers to the cowboy lifestyle.
4.55pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Sun 29

Ultimate Shark
Experts uncover the extreme engineering feats of the great white shark.
6pm, Nat Geographic Channel

Food School
Actress Dianne Wiest learns about Venetian gastronomy.
9pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

Starring Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis. A couple embark on a road trip to research a book they are writing about serial killers.
8pm, OSN Movies Action

Call of the Wild
A nine-year-old girl befriends an injured wolf.
9pm, OSN Premiere

Eli Stone
Legal drama starring Jonny Lee Miller as Eli Stone, a San Francisco lawyer who has hallucinations.
7.20pm, Star World HD

Cop drama about a woman who uses her memory to help solve crimes.
9pm, OSN First HD

Man’s Work
Pampered man Ashley Harris turns his hand to some of the world’s toughest jobs.
6.35pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Eight BMX riders see how many spots they can ride in ten days.
8.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Mon 30

NYC: Inside Out
New York’s water and waste system produces 1.2 billion gallons of water and 1.3 billion gallons of waste a day.
6pm, Discovery Science

Banged Up Abroad
Unfortunate tourist Greg Williams is kidnapped by a group linked to Al-Qaeda.
9pm, Nat Geo HD

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Starring Jennifer Connelly and Keanu Reeves. A woman learns the truth about a proclamation from an alien visitor.
6pm, MBC 2

Supernatural horror with Patricia Arquette.
9pm, Star Movies HD

The Good Wife
Political drama series starring Juliana Margulies.
7pm, MBC 4

Back-to-school comedy. Shirley, Pierce and Britta plot against the new sub shop in the cafeteria.
9pm, OSN Comedy

Alli Presents
Watch the best athletes vying for the richest prizes in extreme sports.
7pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Superstars USA
World-class athletes compete with celebrities.
8.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Tue 1

Solving History with Olly Steeds
Olly travels to the notorious Devil’s Island prison in French Guiana to test whether tales of escapes could be true. 6.50pm, Discovery
Showcase HD

Going Ape
Docu-series about a group of orphaned apes.
8.40pm, Animal Planet

Ladder 49
John Travolta and Joaquin Phoenix play members of New York City fire squadron.
6pm, OSN Action HD

The Godfather
The first part of Francis Ford Coppola’s legendary gangster trilogy, starring Marlon Brando.
8pm, OSN Action HD

The Vampire Diaries
Based on the novels by LJ Smith, offering an insight into the diary of a 17-year-old girl who falls for a vampire.
7pm, MBC 4

Private Practice
Grey’s Anatomy spin-off based on Dr Addison’s practice in Santa Monica.
9pm, OSN First HD

AFL Premiership
The latest Aussie Rules football action from Down Under.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 3

UFC – Unleashed
An hour of highlights from the best MMA fights.
9pm, OSN Sports 4

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