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Wed 2

Chasing Classic Cars
Avid car collector Wayne Carini shares his finds. Tonight, he flies into Georgia in the US for the sale of Milt Robson’s muscle car collection.
6pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Weird or What?
Is it true that the ancient pharaohs were party animals? This show aims to debunk the myths.
7.40pm, Discovery Science

Griff the Invisible
Comedy starring Ryan Kwanten. A superhero wannabe has his world turned upside down when he meets a quantum physics student who shares his passion for the impossible.
7pm, OSN Movies Comedy

The Godfather: Part II
Epic gangster movie starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, considered one of the greatest movies ever made.
8pm, OSN Action HD

The League
This comedy explores how online sports obsession affects marriages, friendships and families.
6pm, OSN Comedy +2

Once Upon a Time
Fairy tales and modern-day life collide in this drama about normal people who are unaware of their true identities.
8pm, OSN First

V8 Supercar Series Highlights
Highlights of this season’s V8 Supercar racing series throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.
7pm, OSN Sports 4

Scottish Premier League
Football action from Scotland’s biggest league. Tonight: Hearts versus Motherwell.
8.30pm, OSN Sports 2


Thu 3

Crime Central
Hosted by William Shatner, this documentary series goes behind the scenes to uncover crimes and mysteries within US cities. Tonight, a scenic river town becomes the setting for a confrontation.
6pm, Crime & Investigation

Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention
The animated duo explore the inventions inspired by Mother Nature.
7.40pm, Discovery Science

The Out of Towners
Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn star in this comedy about a married couple who find themselves in trouble when they relocate to Manhattan.
7pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery
Frozen in the ’60s, flamboyant spy Austin Powers (Mike Myers) is brought back to defeat Dr Evil.
8pm, MBC 2

The Good Wife
Legal drama about a politician’s wife who becomes a lawyer after her husband is sent to jail on charges of political corruption.
7pm, MBC 4

How I Met Your Mother
Ted runs into an old girlfriend and tries to make amends after he cheated on her during their relationship. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily make a bet with Barney.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

UAE National Race Day Series
Race nine of the UAE’s Motor Racing Championships from the Dubai Autodrome, including the UAE Touring Car Championship, UAE GT Championship, Gulf Sport Radical Cup and Sportbike Championship.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 4

Golfing World
A daily mix of the latest golf news, tournament updates, golfing tips, highlights, interviews and much more.
8.30pm, OSN Sports 3


Fri 4

1,000 Places to See Before You Die
Newlywed hosts Albin and Melanie Ulle travel to Peru to explore the mysterious Nazca Lines.
Noon, Discovery HD Showcase

Ultimate Survival

Survival pro Bear Grylls runs through lava on a live volcano. He then finds an underground waterfall, shares his bed with a viper and ends his journey being air-lifted from a Mayan ruin.
6.20pm, Discovery

Michael Clayton
George Clooney stars in this Oscar-winning film about an attorney who comes across the biggest case of his career.
2pm, MBC 2

Thor
Fantasy action starring Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman. Arrogant superhero Thor learns the meaning of humility when an old foe sends a destructive force to crush humanity.
9pm, OSN Movies HD

Friends
On the day of Phoebe’s wedding New York is hit with the worst snowstorm it’s seen in 20 years, resulting in the ceremony taking place in the street outside Central Perk.
1.30pm, OSN Comedy

Supernatural
Two brothers (played by Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles) hunt demons in this humour-based drama.
7pm, MBC Action

Live Snooker World Championship
Tune into day 14 of the World Championship snooker morning session to see the tuxedo-clad lads take a shot at the title.
1pm, OSN Sports 2

Live Super Rugby
Catch all the bruising action from this southern-hemisphere rugby league as the Rebels take on the Bulls.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Sat 5

Dogs 101
Fun facts you never knew about dogs. For example, did you know that more dogs than presidents have lived in the White House?
12.55pm, Animal Planet

Safari Sisters
This series follows the lives of the daughters of wildlife activist and Emmy Award-winning documentary maker Kim Wolhuter.
4.05pm, Animal Planet

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
A journalist (Kate Hudson) agrees to write an article about all the things women do to drive away men. Matthew McConaughey also stars.
2pm, MBC Max HD

Basic
Drama starring John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson. A DEA agent investigates several of his trainees during a training exercise gone severely awry.
8pm, MBC 2

Seinfeld
Jerry’s car is stolen and the thief answers his car phone, while George’s new job turns into a disaster for local traffic flow.
Noon, OSN Comedy +2

Royal Pains
Set in The Hamptons, this series follows the life of a suspended Manhattan doctor who is employed as private doctor to the elite.
7pm, OSN First HD

Live NRL Premiership
Catch the hard-hitting action from this Aussie rugby league competition. Today, the heat is on between NSW and Queensland as the Gold Coast Titans face off against Sydney’s West Tigers.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 4

Live PGA European Tour
Follow the golfing action from the PGA Tour as players tee off for round three of the Spanish Open.
3.30pm, OSN Sports 4

Back to the Future
Michael J Fox classic about a teen who travels back to 1955.
Noon, MBC 2


Sun 6

Flying Wild Alaska
Meet the Tweto family and their family-run Alaskan airline.
6.50pm Discovery HD Showcase

Declassified
Explores how John Lennon was subject to an FBI operation.
9pm, History

Pina (Editor’s pick)
Academy Award- nominated documentary about choreographer Pina Bausch, who died during filming.
7pm, OSN Premiere +2

Iron Man
Robert Downey Jr stars as Tony Stark in this superhero flick.
7.30pm, MBC 2

The Invisible Man
Sci-fi drama. Having received a life sentence, Darien Fawkes is rescued by his scientist brother, who gives him the ability to make himself invisible.
7pm, OSN First +2

King of the Hill
Animated hit from the creator of Beavis & Butt-head.
9.30pm, OSN Comedy

Live Scotland Rugby Sevens
Watch the afternoon session on day four of this rugby union competition.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 4

Gotta Grudge
People with real grudges settle the score in the ring.
8.50pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Mon 7

The Enforcers
Notorious crime scenes are reconstructed using real-life footage and testimony from law enforcement.
6pm, Crime & Investigation

Escape to Chimp Eden
A series about chimp rescue and rehabilitation.
8.40pm, Animal Planet

Witness to Jonestown
Documentary shedding light on the 1978 Jonestown tragedy in Guyana, and cult leader Jim Jones.
6pm, OSN Movies HD +2

Deception
Thriller starring Hugh Jackman. An accountant becomes embroiled in a murder.
8pm, MBC 2 HD

Raising Hope
Emmy Award-nominated comedy about a young single father.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy

Wilfred
Ryan sees his neighbour’s dog as a talking man in a dog suit, while everyone else sees him as a dog.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

Ride Guide Snow 2010
Featuring the dream resorts and the world’s biggest ski and snowboarding talent.
7pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Pro Bull Riders 2010
Recap of the 2010 bull-riding season. Expect plenty of nail-biting action.
7.55pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Tue 8

Sophie Grigsonin the Souk
Chef Sophie Grigson takes to the road for a tasting tour of Morocco’s little-known gems.
7pm, Travel Channel

Border Security
Mail handlers find a carving of Nelson Mandela, but is it hiding something?
9.05pm, Discovery

Little Miss Sunshine (Editor’s pick)
Oscar-winning film about a US family determined to get their daughter into the finals of a beauty pageant.
8pm, MBC Max HD

Never Let Me Go
Psychological sci-fi movie starring Carey Mulligan.
9pm, OSN Premiere

The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural drama examining the diary of 17-year-old Elena Gilbert.
7pm, MBC 4

Private Practice
Grey’s Anatomy spin-off. Dr Addison Montgomery leaves Seattle and sets up a practice in Santa Monica.
9pm, OSN First

Winter Dew Tour 09/10
The world’s greatest free-ski and snowboard stars compete in this multi-discipline event.
6.05pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Superstars USA
Top athletes versus celebs.
8.50pm, Extreme Sports Channel

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