TV highlights in the UAE

Rain Man, Reservoir Dogs and more Come Dine With Me

Television, Time In
Wed 18

Big Rich Texas
Reality series about a group of Texan socialites and their daughters. Leslie’s son Tyler comes to town and Kalyn and Whitney vie for his attention.
7.25pm, Style Network

American Greed
The story of hedge fund manager Arthur Nadel’s deceit.
11pm, Discovery ID

The gang learn that Phoebe married a Canadian ice dancer to help him get his green card. Ross seeks relationship advice from Rachel.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

The Color of Money
Hustler drama starring Paul Newman and Tom Cruise as a young pool player.
2am, OSN Movies HD

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.
6pm, OSN Sports 2 HD

Thu 19

Come Dine with Me
A group of amateur UK chefs try to impress over a series of dinner parties.
8.45pm, BBC Lifestyle

Into the Drink
Scuba diving travel show. In this episode we head to the US Virgin Islands for great diving and jeep adventures.
7.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Family Guy
Meg finally turns 18 and Quagmire seizes the opportunity to pursue her.
11pm, OSN Comedy

Happy Gilmore
Golf comedy starring Adam Sandler. An unsuccessful ice hockey player earns a spot on a golf pro tour.
7pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Olympic Stars
Interviews with Michael Phelps and Hicham El Gerrouj.
9.30pm, OSN Olympics 2 HD

The Town
Boston-based crime drama with Ben Affleck and Jeremy Renner.
11pm, OSN Premiere

Fri 20

Border Security
At Australia’s busiest airports, a passenger has customs wondering if he is playing games and officers think a traveller might be carrying illegal substances.
10.40am, Discovery

Chef Abroad
Chef Michael Smith heads to Italy to unearth his own truffle with the help of a truffle dog.
6.30pm, Travel Channel

How I Met Your Mother
Lily and Marshall officially move to the suburbs and realise Lily’s bossy father refuses to move out of their house. The gang adjusts to them moving.
11am, OSN Comedy

Rain Man
Oscar-winning drama starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise
2.30pm, Star Movies HD

Live International Test Cricket
Live cricket action from the UK. Who will take the most wickets on day two of the first Test between England and South Africa?
2pm, OSN Sports 2 HD

Sat 21

Giuliana & Bill
Reality series which follows the lives of E! news reporter Giuliana and her husband Bill Rancic.
12.10pm, E!

Sins & Secrets
When a lovers’ quarrel turns deadly in Aspen, the town calls off its glitzy party and the resort’s dark sordid stories are revealed.
Noon, Crime & Investigation

30 Rock
Jenna fakes a breakdown to try and win back Paul. Jack sets Liz up on a blind date.
4pm, OSN Comedy

Last of the Living
Comedic horror. Three slacker survivors of the zombie apocalypse encounter a beauty who may hold the key to saving mankind.
5pm, OSN Moves Comedy

Live Darts World Matchplay
Coverage of the World Matchplay darts tournament.
10pm, OSN Sports 2 HD

Sun 22

MasterChef Australia
Replay of the first Aussie series to find Australia’s best amateur chefs in a series of cook-offs.
3.10pm, BBC Lifestyle

Warrior Bees
Thousands of bees live in a Sri Lankan fortress dating back 1,500 years and locals believe they are the reincarnated soldiers of the king.
7pm, Nat Geo Wild

Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Detectives Goren and Eames investigate a stunt malfunction on a Broadway theatrical production.
5pm, OSN First +2

Thriller with Mel Gibson and Joaquin Phoenix. A family’s farm is stalked by aliens.
9pm, Star Movies HD

Live UFC 149: Faber vs Barao
MMA fight live from Canada. American Urijah Faber faces off with Brazilian Renen Barao.
6am, OSN Sports 2 HD

Mon 23

Top Gear (US)
The guys search for America’s toughest truck and race an off-roader against an air-boat.
10am, OSN First HD

Extreme Tourist Afghanistan
Aussie filmmaker Sabour Bradley reveals the unseen side of Afghanistan, where a million people converge for New Year celebrations.
9pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Napoleon Dynamite
Quirky animation based on the film. Deb interviews the school president for the paper.
8pm, OSN Comedy

Reservoir Dogs
Quantin Tarantino film starring Harvey Kietel and Tim Roth. A group of criminals suspect one of them is a rat.
3.30am, Fox Movies

World Combat League

A team-based MMA comp with Muay Thai, karate and kick-boxing.
9.45pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Tue 24

Mrs Eastwood and Company
Reality series based on the wife of Oscar-winning film legend Clint Eastwood, and their daughters Francesca and Morgan.
9.55pm, E!

Ned Bruha: Skunk Whisperer
Behind-the-scenes with a professional wildlife remover.
4.30pm, Animal Planet

Comedy about a man in a dog suit. Ryan gets into trouble when his neighbour visits to give Ryan back his wallet.
11pm, OSN Comedy

The Running Man
Arnies stars as a framed police officer who must participate in a barbaric TV game show.
8pm, OSN Movies Action

Pro Bull Riders 2010
The world’s best bull-riding talent saddle up for another season of adrenaline-fuelled action.
7.55pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

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HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

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