TV highlights in the UAE

Horrible bosses, Amazonia's Giant Jaws and more Ugly Betty

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Wed 15

Come Dine With Me
Amateur UK chefs attempt to wow each other with their culinary skills in order to win a cash prize.
1.30am, BBC Lifestyle

Amazonia’s Giant Jaws
A lake in the heart of the Amazon is rumoured to draw the black caiman crocodile.
4pm, Nat Geo Wild

Ugly Betty
Comedy. Betty tries not to let Kimmie’s promotion to associate editor get to her but it’s difficult when Kimmie throws her success in her face.
6.40pm, Star World HD

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Drama with Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet.
2am, OSN Movies HD

UFC: Shogun vs. Vera
Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua takes on veteran Brandon Vera as the co-main MMA event that also includes Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader.
9pm, OSN Sports 4

Thu 16

Giuliana & Bill
Tempers flare over the restaurant location while celebrating Bill’s 40th birthday in Las Vegas.
8.55pm, E!

Ultimate Survival
This compilation of Bear Grylls’ best adventures using his military training demonstrates how to use survival skills in the wild.
7.40pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Parks and Recreation
Public office comedy starring Saturday Night Live’s Amy Poehler.
5.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Red Riding Hood
Adaptation of the classic fairytale starring Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman. A young girl falls for an orphaned woodcutter in a village taunted by a wolf.
8pm, OSN Cinema

Live International Test Cricket
The third test between England and South Africa.
2pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Fri 17

E-Vets: The Interns
Reality series about veterinary interns at a Colorado clinic. Dr Kevin attends to a dog with a twisted stomach.
2.15pm, Animal Planet

Latin America on a Motorcycle
Two young adventurers follow Che Guevara’s path.
8.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Family Guy
Animated US sitcom about a dysfunctional family. Peter and the guys try to salvage a sunken Mercedes-Benz.
1am, OSN Comedy +2

Dances with Wolves
Multi Oscar-winning drama with Kevin Costner.
Midnight, Fox Movies

Born to Run
Fifty-year-old French athlete Serge Girard is attempting to cross the five continents by running an average of two marathons a day.
2.25pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Sat 18

Antiques Roadshow
Experts invite the public to bring along their antiques for value examination.
7.20pm, BBC Lifestyle

Nightmare In Nicaragua: Eric Volz Story
American Eric Volz was arrested for the murder of his ex-girlfriend while on holiday.
2am, Crime & Investigation

Little Britain
Popular British comedy sketch series with Matt Lucas.
12.20am, BBC Entertainment

Vanity Fair
Period drama with Reese Witherspoon and Gabriel Byrne. A young English-woman aims to escape her poverty-stricken background by any means.
1pm, Fox Movies

Live The Rugby Championship
Rugby union match between South Africa and Argentina.
6.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Sun 19

Four Weddings
Bridezilla-style reality series. Four Australian brides fight it out to decide whose wedding is the best, and who will win a posh honeymoon.
9pm, ITV Granada

Dolphin Days
Series observing the lives of a wild pod of Atlantic spotted dolphins and their companions to gain a better understanding of their world.
9.35pm, Animal Planet

Brothers & Sisters
Emmy-winning US drama with Sally Field about the lives of the Walker family. Tonight, Justin takes a bigger interest in Holly’s recovery at the hospital.
8.40pm, Star World HD

Boiler Room
Crime drama about a dropout who lands a job with a stock firm.
5am, OSN Action HD

Live NRL Premiership
Catch all the bruising rugby league action from Down Under as the Manly Sea Eagles go head to head with the Newcastle Knights. Who will take the win?
9am, OSN Sports 1 HD

Mon 20

The Amazing Race
High drama US series in which teams race around the globe in order to win US$1million.
8am, FX

Jack the Ripper
Over 100 years ago a murderer terrorised the UK’s Whitechapel area. But just who was the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper?
5am, Crime & Investigation

Chandler takes Joey to a sleep clinic when his friend’s snoring wakes him.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
Comedy with Jim Carrey and Courtney Cox. A pet detective takes on an unusual role to solve missing animal cases.
8pm, Fox Movies

US Open of Surfing 2011
The largest Nike surf comp in the world.
12.30am, Extreme Sports Channel

Tues 21

Border Security
What goes on at Aussie customs HQ? Tonight, officers find a doll which contains illegal substances and officers find two illegal farm workers.
9.05pm, Discovery

The Living Edens
Explore the island paradise and nesting ground of South Georgia Island.
8pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

The Office
Comedy. Erin desperately tries to create the exact Halloween party that Robert and Andy envision. Jim is surprised to discover Pam believes in ghosts.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy

American History X
Powerful racism drama starring Edward Norton.
Midnight, OSN Movies Festival

Fight Girls
An inside look at the lives of seven hard-hitting female fighters who risk it all for a moment of glory in the ring.
8.50pm, Extreme Sports Channel

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