TV highlights in the UAE

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Television, Time In
Wed 19

Ice Loves Coco
Reality series about former rapper Ice-T and his wife. Tonight, Ice has a family reunion in Arizona with his daughter, grandson and son Little Ice.
6.25pm, E!

The Known Universe
Explores the universe’s most daunting frontiers: the deep ocean and deep space.
8pm, Nat Geo HD

Franklin & Bash
US law drama with Breckin Meyer and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, about lifelong friends who are recruited by a major law firm after winning a high-profile case.
9pm, OSN First HD

Max Payne
Revenge-style action with Mark Wahlberg about an NYC police cop whose family has been slain.
6pm, MBC 2

The Rugby Championship
Rugby union competition between Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Argentina. Tonight, Australia take on South Africa.
10pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Thu 20

Swamp Men
Follows the day-to-day lives of men living in Louisiana who hunt alligators for a living.
7pm, Nat Geo WIld HD

Delinquent Gourmet
A bad boy chef learns how to make proper Italian coffee and pizza, and samples unusual fare such as eel pie and horse meat.
9.30pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Baby Daddy
A bartender is surprised when a baby is left on his doorstep.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy HD

Supernatural horror with Patricia Arquette. A Vatican official investigates the case of a woman afflicted with unexplainable injuries.
2.15am, Star World HD

European Senior Tour Highlights
A recap of the golf tour from the Czech Republic.
8pm, OSN Sports 2 HD

Fri 21

The X Factor US
With new judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. Wannabe pop stars must prove to the audience and judges they have the ability to win a record contract.
3pm, OSN First +2

Animal Mega Moves
Animal experts try to fly sharks from Australia to Dubai.
2pm, Nat Geo HD

Ross receives his student evaluations, only to find that one student thinks he’s hot. Even though it could cost him his job he considers dating her.
3pm, OSN Comedy +2

Independence Day
Oscar-winning alien drama starring Will Smith and Bill Pullman.
7.30pm, MBC 2

Live NRL Premiership
Catch all the rugby league action directly from Down Under as the semi-final teams compete in a fearsome match to see who will make the final.
1.30pm, OSN Sports 2 HD

Sat 22

Come Dine with Me
Amateur chefs try to wow each other by hosting dinner parties.
5.35pm, BBC LIfestyle

Adrift: 47 Days with Sharks
The story of two World War II pilots who survived in shark-infested waters for 47 days after their plane crashed into the Pacific.
10.05pm, Animal Planet

The team investigate three murders and learn someone is using them to get revenge
9pm, OSN First HD

Rabbit Hole
Drama with Nicole Kidman. A couple’s relationship is in danger when they lose their son and deal with his death in conflicting ways.
11pm, OSN Premiere +2

Live Top 14 2012/13
The best rugby union teams in France go head to head. Tonight it’s Toulon and Castres.
5pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Sun 23

Giuliana & Bill
Reality series about the life of American celeb couple Giliana and Bill Rancic. The couple escape to a retreat to consider baby options and the upcoming surgery.
10.15pm, Style Network

Ancient Secrets
Man and nature are threatening Egypt’s Great Sphinx. In order to save it, scientists must find out how and why it was originally built.
10am, Nat Geo HD

The Office US
When Robert California reveals he hates Nellie’s business plan, Jim swings into action to keep Dwight from getting fired. Andy learns Erin is not returning.
8.30pm, OSN Comedy HD

50 First Dates

A man falls for a woman with short-term memory loss. With Adam Sandler.
6.30pm, MBC 2

Kelly Slater: Letting Go
Documentary about the world’s most famous surfer.
11.40pm, Extreme Sports

Mon 24

Bondi Vet
Aussie series. Honey the dog is rushed in after leaping out of a car.
8.40pm, Animal Planet

Asia’s Deadliest Snakes
Venom doctor Bryan Fry travels from India to Indonesia and comes face to face with the most dangerous snakes in Asia.
6pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Remake of the ’90s classic. Emily distracts Annie and tries to get close to Liam.
9pm, Star World HD

I Am Sam
A father with learning difficulties fights for custody of his seven-year-old daughter and in the process teaches a lesson to those involved.
11.30am, MBC 2

Danger Men
Looks at some of the toughest, most demanding jobs in the world.
9.45pm, Extreme Sports

Tue 25

Keeping Up With the Kardashians
The kids force Bruce and Kris to work out their trust issues. Kim makes Lamar go to the dentist and Rob fears he’s losing his hair.
6.55pm, E!

Project Puppy
An insight into the training and discipline required to become a search-and-rescue dog.
6.50pm, Animal Planet

30 Rock
Liz has to deal with Kenneth having power over TGS, Jack has to watch over someone’s daughter, and Jenna concocts a way for her to get press.
7pm, OSN Comedy HD

No Strings Attached
Rom-com with Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman as friends with benefits.
9pm, OSN Movies Comedy HD

A bunch of motorsports enthusiasts take to their beaten-up cars to compete in a demolition-style derby. Can their motors survive the race?
8.50pm, Extreme Sports

Emmy Award-winning series about the CIA’s counter-terrorism unit.
10pm, OSN First HD

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