TV highlights in UAE

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Television, Time In
Wed 30

Wildlife Rescue Africa
Wildlife vet Dr Douw Grobler and a capture-and-rescue specialist work together to help some of Africa’s most dangerous animals. Tonight, the pair must move a herd of elephants.
7pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

City of Ants
Highly specialised cameras reveal the ant’s point of view through extreme close-ups.
9pm, Nat Geo Wild

The Village
Thriller with Joaquin Phoenix and Adrien Brody. The residents of a small, isolated village believe they have an alliance with mysterious creatures that inhabit the forest around them.
7.30pm, Star Movies HD

Nim’s Island
Island adventure about a young girl, starring Jodie Foster and Gerard Butler.
8pm, MBC 2

The Practice
Legal drama following the antics of a team at a Boston law firm.
7pm, OSN First +2

Bones
The forensics team is called in to investigate when a real-estate agent discovers human remains while showing a property. Meanwhile, Booth’s grandfather moves in with him.
8.40pm, Star World HD

Trans World Sport
Popular weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe, featuring reports from the biggest international competitions and profiles of rising stars.
7pm, OSN Sports 2

Tennis Masters Guinot Mary Cohr
The biggest names in tennis come together for this exhibition tournament.
8pm, OSN Sports 2


Thu 31

The First 48
Real-life investigations by crime-scene detectives. In Tucson, Arizona, a young man is found shot to death on the street. Detectives Bill Hanson and Mike Carroll follow two leads.
7pm, Crime & Investigation

Delinquent Gourmet
A bad-boy chef tries Moroccan delicacies, such as pigeon and camel burgers.
9pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Here on Earth
A rich college kid (Chris Klein) is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant. Also starring Leelee Sobieski and Josh Hartnett.
6pm, MBC Max HD

Thank You For Smoking
Satire about a tobacco spokesman, with Aaron Eckhart, Katie Holmes, Rob Lowe, William H Macy and Robert Duvall.
8pm, Fox Movies

90210
Modern remake of the early ’90s hit series about a group of rich kids at an LA high school. Navid and Dixon convince a music producer to shoot a music video at Shirazi Studios.
6.40pm, Star World HD

Blue Bloods
In the pilot episode, we’re introduced to crime family the Reagans just as Jamie is graduating from the police academy and joining the NYPD.
7pm, MBC Action

Live: The Senior PGA Championship
All the golfing action straight from the green on day one of this year’s championship, played on the Valhalla course in Kentucky.
8pm, OSN Sports

UFC – Primetime
Follow Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir as they prepare for their upcoming main-event bout, with exclusive access to both training camps.
9pm, OSN Sports 4


Fri 1

Vet on the Loose
Veterinarian Romain Pizzi travels across the UK visiting the homes of people who have questions and concerns about their animals. Will the vet be able to help?
1.50pm, Animal Planet

Your Very First Puppy
Cute, yes, but also hard work, expensive and lots of responsibility. Dr Chris Brown offers guidance on how to bring up your puppy.
7.20pm, Animal Planet

Zookeeper
Family comedy with Kevin James. A group of zoo animals break their code of silence in order to help their zoo keeper find love.
2pm, OSN Movies HD +2

The Company Men

Drama with Ben Affleck and Tommy Lee Jones. This film follows a year in the life of three men trying to survive a round of redundancies at a major company. See how it affects them and their families.
8pm, OSN Cinema

GCB
New comedy drama starring Glee’s Kristen Chenoweth. Amanda Vaughn, once the high school ‘mean girl’, returns home in disgrace after her marriage ends in scandal.
Noon, OSN First HD

Weeds
Comedy about a suburban mother turned dealer.
11pm, OSN Comedy

Live Super Rugby
Catch all the action from the southern hemisphere rugby union competition as the best teams battle it out in a series of bruising encounters. In today’s match, the Rebels take on the Brumbies.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Live PGA European Tour
The latest golfing action from the European Tour: round two of the Handa Wales Open.
5.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Iron Chef America
NYC chef Seamus Mullen cooks off against culinary whizz Cat Cora.
9.20pm, Food Network


Sat 2

Tales of the Gun
In 1900, a German arms company introduced the ‘Pistole Parabellum’ (Pistol for War). Find out how it became one of the most recognisable handguns in history.
2pm, History Channel

Crime Town USA
This series documents the most violent and horrific crimes in small-town America.
8.30pm, Crime & Investigation

Miles From Nowhere
A high-school football star clashes with his coach when he joins the track team to accomplish a goal set by his late best friend.
4pm, OSN Cinema

Can’t Hardly Wait
Late ’90s coming-of-age comedy covering the events of a post-graduation party. With Jennifer Love Hewitt and Seth Green.
7pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Jane By Design
A high-school outsider lives a double life as a twentysomething with a fashion career. Tonight, Jane’s worlds collide when the school dance is scheduled for the same night as a big event.
1pm, OSN First

Breaking In
A high-tech security firm takes extreme measures to sell its products. Tonight, Oz asks his team to break into a rich old lady’s home to rob her safe.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

Featured
Profile series with plenty of personality, giving viewers a voyeuristic look into the dream lives of the planet’s top surf, skate, snow and wakeboard athletes.
4.15pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Carpocalypse
A bunch of motorsports enthusiasts brave beat-up cars to compete in a series of hair-raising races.
6.05pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Sun 3

World’s Greatest Motorcycle Rides
A motorcyclist explores highways in Australia and New Zealand.
6pm, Travel Channel

Border Security
This episode follows Australia’s substance detector dogs.
7.45pm, Discovery

Calvin Marshall
An unathletic junior college student works to realise his dream of playing Major League Baseball.
6pm, OSN Cinema

Beautiful Boy
A couple struggle to deal with the crime committed by their son.
9pm, OSN Premiere

Last Man Standing
Comedy starring Tim Allen. In a household full of women, a patriarch evaluates how far the modern woman has come.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy

Covert Affairs
Spy drama about a CIA trainee with linguistic skills.
8pm, OSN First

NRL Premiership
Rugby league action from Down Under as the Warriors take on the Storm.
7pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Fantasy Factory
Former pro skater Rob Dyrdek turns his fantasy into reality.
8.50pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Mon 4

Feast India
Spice tour of the Malabar Coast, home of essential Indian ingredients.
7.30pm, Travel Channel

Sci-Trek
Could ancient fault lines cause an earthquake in New York? This show uses HD footage and photo-real CGI to explore this devastating possibility.
8.30pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Just Go With It
Romantic comedy starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman.
7pm, OSN Premiere

Frenemy
A hired killer and his conscience cruise through LA speculating about life.
9pm, OSN Premiere

Raising Hope
With the help of his flawed family, 23-year-old Jimmy Chance must raise his infant daughter.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy

Friends With Benefits
Comedy documenting the lives of a group of close friends. Riley bribes Sarah for help.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

Pro Bull Riders 2010
Get set for another season of bull-riding talent.
7.55pm, Extreme Sports Channel

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


Tue 5

Clash of the Dinosaurs
A look at the greatest beasts to have ever lived. Tonight: the secrets that made them such incredible survivors.
6pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Bondi Vet
Reality series about an Aussie vet and his often bizarre, cute and cuddly patients.
8.40pm, Animal Planet

The Making of Plus One
A satirical drama set during the Cannes Film Festival, poking fun at celebrity obsession. Jennifer Tilly stars.
8pm, OSN Cinema +2

Tank Girl
Sci-fi fantasy about a futuristic feminist superhero. With Lori Petty and Ice T.
9pm, OSN Action HD

Traffic Light
Three best friends with different lives strive to find balance.
6pm, OSN Comedy +2

White Collar
A white-collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other criminals using his specialist expertise.
8pm, OSN First HD

International Rugby Union
Watch as Australia take on Scotland.
8pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Volvo Ocean Race Highlights
Leg seven of the world’s finest yachting race, starting in Miami, Florida.
9.30pm, OSN Sports 2

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