Top TV this week

Live cricket, Austin Powers, vampire drama, Come Dine With Me and more

Television, Time In
Wed 5

Danger Beach
New Zealand’s answer to Bondi Beach. Young volunteer lifeguards at one of Auckland’s busiest beaches gear up for a busy season.
8.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Kimchi Chronicles
Korean American Marja sets out to discover her heritage and Korean food.
9pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Parks and Recreation
Comedy with Saturday Night Live’s Amy Poehler. Ann’s lack of enthusiasm for a city hall job offer causes an argument with Leslie. Tom promotes his new drink.
8pm, OSN Comedy

Austin Powers in Goldmember
Mike Myers’ spy spoof starring Beyonce.
9pm, OSN Movies Comedy

Live One Day International Cricket
Can South Africa keep hold of the top spot? England takes on the new champions in the fifth one-day international test.
5pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Thu 6

Househusbands of Hollywood
Follow five couples where traditional family roles are reversed.
6pm, ITV Granada

Australian Families of Crime
Underbelly-style real life series about Australia’s most notorious underworld figures.
3.05am, Discovery ID

American Horror Story
Vivien puts the house up for sale and researches the home’s original owners.
11pm, OSN First HD

El Cantante
One of J-Lo’s greatest acting moments. Biopic about Hector Lavoe, who started the salsa movement in 1975 and brought it to the US.
7.30pm, Star Movies HD

Live Premier League Snooker

The sport’s biggest names compete in a league format.
10.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Fri 7

Four Weddings Australia
Four Australian brides with very different ideas must fight it out to decide whose wedding is the best in order to win a honeymoon.
4pm, ITV Granada

Inside the Space Station
Meet the astronauts building an International Space Station.
6pm, Discovery Showcase HD

Criminal Minds
Crime investigation drama. When the team is sent a videotape from a serial killer they discover a hidden message asking them to help him stop his spree.
Noon, Star World HD

Searching for Bobby Fischer
Drama inspired by the life of chess prodigy Josh Waitzkin.
8am, OSN Movies Festival

Live Asian Tour Golf
Action from the latest round of the prestigious PGA Asian Tour. First up: the Selangor Masters from Malaysia.
8am, OSN Sports 3

The Artist
Oscar-winning French silent film about a movie star and a dancer.
midnight, OSN Cinema +2


Sat 8

MasterChef
Contestants arrive in London from all across Britain.
12.50pm, BBC LIfestyle

How Sharks Hunt
This documentary explores the anatomy of shark attacks and uses aerial displays to reveal how Great Whites attack a life-like seal decoy.
4.35pm, Animal Planet

Modern Family
Phil is persuaded to buy a two-seat convertible instead of his regular Cadillac.
11am, OSN Comedy

The Year of Living Dangerously
Early ’80s drama with Mel Gibson, set in turbulent Indonesia during the mid 1960s.
11pm, Turner Classic Movies

Live Pro12 Celtic League 2012/13
Rugby union tournament between Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
9.15pm, OSN Sports 3


Sun 9

Baby Borrowers USA
US reality series in which young couples who think parenthood is easy take care of toddlers, resulting in tantrums, time outs and potty training.
5.50pm, BBC Lifestyle

The Devil You Know
Judith Mawson was married to Gary Ridgway for ten years. Little did she know that he killed more than 70 women.
1am, Crime & Investigation

True Blood
Vampire drama with Anna Paquin. Bill and Eric meet Salome at Vampire Authority HQ and Pam recalls her human life.
11pm, OSN First HD

Arlington Road
Thriller with Jeff Bridges about a man who is suspicious about his new neighbours.
7.45pm, OSN Movies Festival

Live Top 14 2012/13
The best rugby teams in France go head to head in this European rugby union tournament.
11pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Mon 10

The Amandas
Reality series about professional organisers with celebrity clients.
7.25pm, The Style Network

Guide to the Planets
We head to the universe’s coldest zones to learn the secrets of two worlds: Uranus, an icy gas giant, and Neptune, its blue neighbour.
9pm, Nat Geo HD

The Newsroom
Drama following a news anchor and his staff.
10pm, OSN First HD

Toast
Drama starring Helena Bonham Carter.
A food-obsessed youngster competes for his father’s affections against a cleaning woman.
8pm, OSN Cinema

Pro Bull Riders 2010
The world’s best talent saddle up for another season.
7.55pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Tue 11

Come Dine with Me
Amateur UK chefs attempt to wow each other with their culinary skills by hosting a dinner party in the hope that they will win a cash prize.
8.45pm, BBC Lifestyle

Fantastic Festivals of the World
South Korea’s Andong Mask Dance festival.
8.30pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Homeland
Emmy-nominated terrorism drama starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis. The Brody family prepares for a TV interview while Carrie closes in on a plot.
10pm, OSN First HD

Saving Private Ryan
Oscar-winning war drama starring Tom Hanks and Matt Damon.
10pm, OSN Movies Action

Mantracker
Two friends are let loose in the Canadian wilderness with a map. Can they get to the finish line before an expert tracker?
7pm, Extreme Sports Channel

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