TV highlights in the UAE

Catch Frost/Nixon or see if US stars have the X Factor

Television, Time In
Wed 12

Border Security
Reality show following Australia’s customs and immigration officials as they work to protect their borders from smugglers, and potential terrorists.
9.45pm, Discovery

UFO Hunters
Investigative series. After witnessing a UFO in 1980, three people experience a life-changing nightmare.
8pm, History

Monica’s parents visit but they don’t know Chandler is living with her. Joey and Ross can’t wait for dinner to end so they can go to a party.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Interview with the Vampire
Vampire drama with Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and Kirsten Dunst.
2am, MBC 2

Live Twenty20 Cricket
Who will take the most wickets? England face world number one South Africa in the third day of this fast-paced Twenty20 match from the UK.
9.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Thu 13

The X Factor US
With judges Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Randy Jackson and Simon Cowell.
9pm, OSN First

Culinary Asia
Discover Malaysia’s cultural diversity, influenced by its inhabitation by the Malays as well as the Chinese and Indians who have migrated there.
4pm, Travel Channel

Fawlty Towers
Classic ’70s comedy. Basil tries to protect the hotel from guests behaving badly.
10.25pm, BBC Entertainment

The Hangover 2
Comedy starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis. A modest bachelor brunch evolves into a wild weekend in Bangkok.
10pm, OSN Cinema

Live PGA European Tour
The first round of the Italian Open.
4.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Oscar-winning film about Richard Nixon’s revealing TV interview.
4pm, MBC 2

Fri 14

So You Think You Can Dance
The US series is back for a new season, with the first set of auditions in the Deep South city of Atlanta.
9pm, MBC 4

Animal Fugitives
A rodeo bull on the rampage and a bear on the loose wreak havoc on a busy street.
7pm, Nat Geo Wild

Comedy about a group of adults who go back to school. Tonight, the study group devise a plot and Troy seeks help at the Air Conditioning Repair Annex.
5pm, OSN Comedy +2

Freddy vs Jason
Modern horror featuring Freddy Krueger and Friday the 13th’s Jason Voorhees.
2am, MBC 2

Live Squash PSA World Series
All the latest action from the immensely popular racquet sport as teams face off in the semi-final of the Malaysia Open.
8pm, OSN Sports 3

Sat 15

Househusbands of Hollywood
What happens when usual family roles are reversed?
2am, ITV Granada

On Surfari
Husband-and-wife surfing team Shayne and Shannon McIntyre travel the globe looking for waves. Tonight, they head for restricted coastlines in Russia.
9.30pm, Nat Geo Adv HD

Modern Family
At Disneyland, Phil struggles to keep up with Luke.
1pm, OSN Comedy +2

War Horse
Oscar-nominated WWI drama detailing the remarkable bond between a man and his loyal horse Joey, and the incredible journey to reunite them.
2.30pm, OSN Premiere +2

Live: The Rugby Championship
Southern hemisphere rugby union competition. Australia v Argentina.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Sun 16

Keeping Up with the Kardashians
While Bruce finds a golf buddy in supermodel Angie Everhart, Kris wonders if she should call up an old buddy of her own.
10.25pm, E!

Lion Feeding Frenzy
Host Chris Douglas heads out onto the African plains to observe the majestic lion and its predatory instincts.
5.05am, Animal Planet

Two and a Half Men
Comedy with Ashton Kutcher. Zoey suspects Alan doesn’t really deserve all the love and attention he’s getting following his release from the hospital.
8pm, OSN Comedy HD

A 2009 comedy starring Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis, Ben Affleck and Kristen Wiig.
9pm, OSN Premiere

Live Super League
Showcasing some of the most exciting rugby league action. Will Leeds Rhinos retain their Super League Crown? The others will try to stop them.
8.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Mon 17

Bondi Vet
Aussie reality series. Tonight’s patient is a mini horse suffering from dwarfism.
8.40pm, Animal Planet

Stalked: Someone’s Watching
A mysterious phone call turns into a shocking game of cat and mouse when a single mother is harassed by an unknown caller.
8.55pm, Discovery ID

The Newsroom
Drama with Jeff Daniels. In an on-air editorial, Will apologises for past newscasts.
10pm, OSN First

James Cameron’s Oscar-winning account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.
10pm, Fox Movies

The Cool Guy Files
See daredevils bungee jump, snowboard and more.
10.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Tue 18

MasterChef-style cooking series. In this episode, all-star chefs must cook their socks off in order to win the grand prize for their favourite charities.
8.30pm, Food Network

Soviet Storm: WWII in the East
A look from the Russian perspective at the siege of Moscow in 1941.
7pm, History

The Simpsons
Mr Burns wins a professional basketball team in a poker game at the annual billionaire’s retreat, and decides to build a brand new facility.
8pm, FX

A romance is put to the test when funeral crasher Enoch opens up about his ghost friend.
8pm, OSN Cinema

Best of the Streets
An insider’s guide to New York’s skate scene, blending action and tips on some of the city’s best skate spots.
6.30pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Get out your lederhosen, it’s time to party in the city's biggest Oktoberfest festivals

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The critically acclaimed Shakespeare play will be performed in January

The beachside dining spot is celebrating international coffee day at its brand-new branch


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