UAE TV guide

Top TV of the week in UAE

Television, Time In
Wed 16

Chasing Classic Cars
Avid car collector Wayne Carini trawls the world looking for his next find. Tonight, he auctions a 1956 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia. But with no reserve, will he get the price he wants?
6.30pm, Discovery Showcase HD

Food Lovers Guide to the Planet
The tricks behind creating bread.
9pm, Nat Geo Adventure

The Cry of the Owl
Thriller starring Julia Stiles. A troubled young man who relocates to a small town becomes the suspect in a murder case.
6pm, OSN Cinema

Cool Runnings
Comedy with John Candy, based on the true story of the first Jamaican bobsled team trying to make it to the winter Olympics.
9pm, OSN Movies Comedy

90210
Modern remake of the ’90s hit TV series. Tonight, Silver hosts a cancer-awareness charity event to honour her mother.
6.40pm, Star World HD

Grimm
Police fantasy drama inspired by the Grimm fairytales. In this episode, Nick learns a suspect is an ogre-like creature.
9pm, OSN First HD

PGA European Tour Highlights
Golfing highlights from the latest leg of the Spanish Open on the European PGA Tour circuit.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

UFC: Korean Zombie vs Poirier
Chan Sung Jung ‘The Korean Zombie’ faces off with Dustin ‘The Diamond’ Poirier.
8pm, OSN Sports


Thu 17

Danger Men
A sneak peek at the most dangerous jobs in the world. Tonight, delve deep into the lives of hazard divers.
7pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Human Body: Ultimate Machine
Our eyes have evolved over thousands of years to become the most important of our senses.
8.30pm, Discovery Showcase HD

The Silent Fall
Thriller in which a doctor puts her life on the line to find out who killed her colleague.
7pm, OSN Premiere +2

The King’s Speech
Oscar-winning biopic starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush. The story of King George VI’s impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the monarch come into his own.
8pm, OSN Movies HD

State of Georgia
Comedy starring The Cosby Show’s Raven-Symoné. Aunt Honey helps Georgia get her first big break on a TV show, but Georgia turns out to be an extra.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy

No Ordinary Family
Sci-fi comedy about a family who realise they have developed special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon. Tonight, Jim and George track down a cop killer.
8.40pm, Star World HD

Super Rugby Highlights
Catch all the action you missed in the latest matches from the southern hemisphere rugby league championship.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 2

Trans World Sport
Weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe, featuring reports from the biggest international competitions and profiles of rising stars.
9pm, OSN Sports 3


Fri 18

Animal Cops South Africa
This series follows the work of the Cape of Good Hope Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, based in Cape Town, South Africa.
12.55pm, Animal Planet

Deadliest Journeys
Tonight, river kids in Brazil risk their lives to board the fast-moving tourist ships in order to sell goods.
8pm, Nat Geo Adventure

The Simpsons Movie
Animated comedy film based on cult classic series The Simpsons, starring Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie and the rest of the Springfield crew.
Noon, Fox Movies

127 Hours
Oscar-nominated survival drama based on the incredible true story of Aron Ralston (James Franco), who became trapped alone in a Utah canyon for days.
9pm, OSN Movies HD

Cougar Town
Comedy starring Courtney Cox. No one believes Ellie when she tries to convince them her seemingly lovely mum is actually a sociopath.
12.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Samantha Who?
Christina Applegate stars in this comedy about a woman with amnesia.
7.30pm, Star World HD

Live NRL Premiership
Hard-hitting rugby league action as Australia and New Zealand’s NRL teams go head to head. Today: the Sydney Wests take on the Kiwi Warriors.
2pm, OSN Sports 3

Futbol Mundial
Weekly topical show offering unique insight into the news and stories of the week in world football.
9pm, OSN Sports 2


Sat 19

Crime Town USA
After nearly a decade, an inmate comes forward with information on the murder of medical student Anthony Proviano.
1.30pm, Crime & Investigation

Great Savannah Race (Editor’s pick)
Witness a fascinating phenomenon: the great wildebeest migration from Tanzania to Kenya.
8.15pm, Animal Planet

How Do You Know
Romantic comedy with Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson. A woman finds herself in the middle of a love triangle between a corporate guy and her baseball-playing beau.
Noon, OSN Cinema

Original Sin
Drama starring Antonio Banderas and Angelina Jolie. A man’s search for companionship takes him to dangerous and unexpected places.
7.30pm, Star Movies HD

Modern Family
While Claire considers running for city councilwoman, Mitch and Cam get into a fender bender and watch as the other car flees.
1pm, OSN Comedy +2

30 Rock
Jack gains a greater appreciation for leap day, Liz helps Jenna seduce an internet billionaire, and Tracy enlists the writers to help him spend an almost-expired restaurant gift card.
6pm, OSN Comedy +2

Live Super Rugby
Catch all the rugby league action from Down Under as the southern hemisphere teams compete for the trophy. Tonight: the Queensland Reds go head to head with the Brisbane Lions.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Live America’s Cup
Set sail with the competitors of this high-profile yacht race. Today, the action is brought to you from day three in Venice.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Sun 20

Python Hunters
A squad of snake experts seeks to rid Florida of a reptile pest, the Burmese Python.
6pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Border Security
Reality series following Australian customs officials.
7.45pm, Discovery

Million Dollar Baby
Boxing drama for which Hilary Swank earned an Academy Award for Best Actress.
8pm, Fox Movies

Ronin (Editor’s pick)
A freelance US intelligence agent tries to track down a suspicious briefcase.
9pm, OSN Action HD

The Simpsons
A flash into the future: Bart is a deadbeat dad trying to be a good father to his children.
7pm, OSN Comedy

Two and a Half Men
Depressed about his divorce, Walden cheers up when he meets a woman who looks similar to Bridget.
8pm, OSN Comedy

Squash PSA World Series
The British Open women’s final of the popular racket sport.
6pm, OSN Sports 2

Live Volvo Ocean Race
A yacht race blending on-shore glamour with offshore drama. Watch leg six of the Itajai Start.
8.45pm, Extreme Sports 3

Adaptation
Oscar-winning comedy-drama starring Meryl Streep and Nic Cage.
10pm, OSN Movies Festival


Mon 21

Market Values
The world’s best markets. Tonight: Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market.
7pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Squid Invasion
World-class underwater cameraman Scott Cassell meets an unknown species of the giant squid.
9.10pm, Animal Planet

Flash of Genius
Biopic portraying the life of Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) and his legal battle against the Ford Motor Company, which stole ideas he patented.
7pm, OSN Premiere +2

Little Fockers
Comedy with Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller.
9pm, OSN Premiere

Flash Forward
Sci-fi drama starring Joseph Fiennes. The FBI begins to acquire vital clues about the blackout.
6pm, Star World HD

Royal Pains
A suspended doctor moves to the Hamptons to work as a private doctor to the elite.
7pm, OSN First HD

Ride Guide Mountain Bike 2010
The essential show for mountain-bike enthusiasts.
7pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Mantracker
Two friends are let loose in the Canadian wilderness.
8.50pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Tue 22

Mystery of the Silver Pharaoh
Learn more about the pharaohs of ancient Egypt.
6pm, Nat Geo HD

Word Travels
The music, food and village life of the Transylvanian countryside in Romania.
8.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure HD

X-Men
Fantasy action movie starring Hugh Jackman as Wolverine.
7pm, OSN Action HD

The Hurricane
Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter (Denzel Washington), a top-ranked middleweight boxer, is wrongly imprisoned for two decades for murder.
9pm, Star Movies HD

Surface
Sci-fi drama based on odd occurrences in the ocean. Miles fears the worst when two of Caitlin’s friends vanish at the beach.
7pm, OSN First HD

Gavin & Stacey
Comedy following a long-distance relationship.
8.30pm, BBC Entertainment

UFC: The Ultimate Fighter
Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber coach fighters in the 15th season.
9pm, OSN Sports 4

World Combat League
An exciting team-based MMA competition.
9.45pm, Extreme Sports Channel

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