TV highlights in the UAE

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Wed 25

Border Security
Behind the scenes at Australia’s busiest airports and customs HQ. Today, an extremely dangerous document arrives at the mail handling unit.
3.15pm, Discovery

Travel Madness
Host Grub Smith is dared to kiss the dead in New Orleans.
8am, Nat Geo Adventure

Scrubs
Medical comedy with Zac Braff. Tonight, JD, Eliot and Dr Cox all choose the intern they will take under their wing for the year, only to be disappointed.
8pm, Fox Series

Say Anything
Classic’80s comedy. John Cusack plays an underachiever who falls in love.
4.15am, OSN Movies HD +2

Live Olympic Women’s Football
Great Britain take on New Zealand in the first round of the women’s football. See page 80 for this week’s full Olympic schedule.
6.50pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Thu 26

Come Dine with Me
Amateurs host dinner parties to wow each other with their skills.
12.50pm, BBC Lifestyle

American Eagle
The American bald eagle faces many threats. In the ’60s, the widespread use of fertiliser DDT damaged its eggs, risking its existence in the wild.
6pm, Nat Geo Wild

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Gritty bar comedy with Danny DeVito and Charlie Day.
1am, OSN Comedy + 2

Salt
Spy thriller starring Angelina Jolie as CIA officer Evelyn Salt, who is accused of being a Russian spy. Liev Schreiber also stars as Salt’s mentor.
8pm, OSN Movies Action

Live Olympic Men’s Football
Great Britain take on Senegal in the prelims.
10.05pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Fri 27

E-Vets: The Interns
US reality series following a group of emergency veterinary interns. Dr Anderson is presented with Rosie, a puppy who is suddenly unable to move.
1.50pm, Animal Planet

Ice Road Truckers
Truckers battle harsh conditions and freezing climates to get their cargo to its destination.
5pm, History

Friends
Chandler and Ross run into two bullies at the coffee shop.
1pm, OSN Comedy

Heart and Souls
A 1993 afterlife comedy with Robert Downey Jr and Elizabeth Shue.
3pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Live Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
Stay up late to watch the opening ceremony for the Games, directed by Oscar-winning Danny Boyle.
Midnight, OSN Sports 1 HD


Sat 28

The Bachelor
Finale. The final two contestants meet Andy’s family, and Andy makes his decision.
1am, OSN First + 2

Sumatra’s Last Tiger
A team searches for the rare Sumatran tiger.
7pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

America’s Funniest Home Videos
Amateur video clips that capture funny moments.
2.30pm, Fox Series

Honeymoon in Vegas
Jack (Nicolas Cage) finally proposes to his long-term girlfriend (Sarah Jessica Parker) in Las Vegas, then loses her to a gangster in a game of cards.
9pm, Star Movies HD

Live Olympic Beach Volleyball
All the action at Horse Guards Parade in London.
11.45am, OSN Olympics 2 HD


Sun 29

I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
Pampered celebrities are dropped in a jungle and left to survive while having to complete gruelling tasks.
5am, ITV Granada

A Haunting
Real-life horror tales involving the paranormal. In this episode, Marie’s mentally challenged daughter communicates with ghosts.
1.30am, Discovery ID

King of the Hill
An employee whom Hank hired turns out to be an addict who uses a legal loophole that frees him from responsibility on the job and from being fired.
9.30pm, OSN Comedy

House of Flying Daggers
A Mandarin-language martial arts film (with subtitles).
3.30am, Fox Movies

Live Olympic Women’s Hockey
Hockey nations Australia and New Zealand face off in the first day of this competitive event.
11.20am, OSN Olympics 2 HD


Mon 30

Kourtney & Kim
Take New York Series repeat. Kim makes a decision about her marriage to Kris.
6.55pm, E!

Innocent as Charged
Carer Susan May was found guilty of her aunt’s murder despite the lack of any solid evidence against her. Did the jury convict the wrong person?
8pm, Crime & Investigation

Two and a Half Men
Sitcom with Ashton Kutcher. A storm traps Alan and Walden at the beach house.
6pm, OSN Comedy + 2

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Sci-fi comedy based on the 1979 novel. An ordinary man has an unusual day after discovering his best friend is an alien.
9pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Live Synchronised 10m Platform Diving
See the final of this spectacular event.
5.55pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Tue 31

Mel B: It’s a Scary World
Series documenting the life of former Spice Girl Mel B and her LA-based family. Tonight, Stephen plans a trip to Vegas.
7.25pm, Style

Is it Real?
Beliefs will be tested in this series, which investigates the truth about hauntings.
7pm, Nat Geo HD

White Collar
US drama series. Busted white-collar criminal Neaf Caffrey uses his expertise to help FBI agent Peter Burke track down other lawbreakers.
8pm, OSN First

Mr Holland’s Opus
Drama with Richard Dreyfuss. A composer takes a job as a music teacher.
7.30pm, Star Movies HD

Live Olympic Men’s Canoe Slalom
Wet and wild 2012 Olympic Games action from London.
6pm, OSN Olympics 1 HD

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