TV highlights in the UAE

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Television, Time In
Wed 17

Opening Act
A team of judges comb the net in search of artists that are suitable to open for the world’s biggest pop acts. Tonight, a TV salesman opens for Jason Mraz.
5.55pm, E!

Which Way To
Documents the Eagar brothers’ travels. Tonight, they start their trip in Marrakesh.
6.15pm, Nat Geo Adv HD

The Simpsons
Grampa bumps into a human interest columnist who becomes fascinated and writes a series of columns about his life and adventures.
11pm, Star World HD

Poltergeist
A dream home becomes a house from hell.
2.25am, Turner Classic Movies

Australia Rugby Sevens
This seven-a-side rugby union game sees teams take to the field to score tries in halves that run for just seven minutes.
9.30pm, OSN Sports 3


Thu 18

Bondi Rescue
Aussie reality series about the lifeguards who man Sydney’s most popular beach.
6.15pm, Nat Geo Adventure

The Great Serengeti
Explores Africa’s remarkable Serengeti: a vast ecosystem, home to a dazzling variety of life and the site of the largest migration on the planet.
10pm, Nat Geo HD

Family Guy
The Griffins visit Lois’ parents’ house and Brian gets into hot water after befriending their dog.
5pm, FX

Taking Woodstock
A man working at his parents’ motel in the US’ Catskills inadvertently sets in motion the generation-defining concert in the summer of 1969.
8pm, Fox Movies

Live European Challenge Cup
Europe’s top rugby union sides compete for the Cup.
10.45pm, OSN Sports 2 H


Fri 19

Survivor: Philippines
The first-time castaways include celebrities Jeff Kent and Lisa Whelchel. Three former contestants also come back and have a second crack at winning.
11pm, OSN First HD

Crocodile Feeding Frenzy
Host Chris Douglas observes hungry crocs in the everglades.
1.45am, Animal Planet

Scrubs
Medical comedy with Zach Braff. J.D. and Turk show up in costume at a med student’s party. Meanwhile, Kelso bids a fond farewell to Ted and Gooch.
8.30pm, Fox Series

The Ides of March
With George Clooney and Ryan Gosling. A campaign manager learns about dirty politics.
9pm, OSN Premiere.

Live PGA European Tour
Watch as the world’s top golfers take to the greens. Today, they tee off for round two of the Perth International.
9.30am, OSN Sports 2 HD


Sat 20

Chopped
Chicken feet force the competing chefs to step out of their comfort zones.
9.20pm, Food Network HD

Rattlesnake Republic
Follows the lives of real-life snake hunters. Snake dealer LeRoy Higginbottom offers the hunters a bounty for an extremely rare diamondback snake.
9.05pm, Discovery

Friends
Monica’s Porsche causes conflict when Rachel finds out she’s the last one to drive it.
1pm, OSN Comedy HD

Primary Colors
John Travolta stars as a presidential candidate.
2pm, Fox Movies

Live International Rugby Union
Rival teams Australia and New Zealand do battle.
2pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Snatch
Guy Ritchie crime-comedy with Brad Pitt and Jason Statham.
10pm, Fox Movies


Sun 21

Keeping Up with the Kardashians
Kim tries to work out issues with her sisters; Kendall and Kylie ask to be homeschooled; Kim joins Khloe and Lamar on a trip.
10.25pm, E!

Vanished with Beth Holloway
Beth Holloway shares her journey to find answers about her missing daughter Natalee and helps families with missing loved ones.
7pm, Crime & Investigation

Private Practice
Addison and Cooper give advice to a couple who must make a choice as to which daughter to save with a transfusion from their newborn baby.
8.20pm, Star World HD

The Roommate

Thriller with Leighton Meester. A college student grows obsessed with her roommate.
8pm, OSN Movies HD

Echo Beach
Documentary about how, in the ’80s, California’s Newport Beach spawned a new era of surfing and was a massive influence on youth culture.
11.35pm, Extreme Sports


Mon 22

Come Dine with Me
Amateur chefs host dinner parties in the hope they might win a cash prize.
8.45pm, BBC Lifestyle

Nomads
Extreme sports athletes travel the globe for their next thrill. Pilot Mike Castillo takes a Billabong Clipper down the Baja coastline looking for waves.
8pm, Nat Geo HD

Angry Boys
Mockumentary from Australia, starring Chris Lilley.
2.30am, OSN Comedy HD

Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Sci-fi epic with James Franco. A genetically engineered chimp, Caesar, uses his powerful intellect to lead an ape uprising.
9pm, OSN Premiere

Crusty Demons: No Borders
The dirt-bike daredevils take on new terrain in Alaska and Canada.
10.40pm, Extreme Sports


Tue 23

Giuliana & Bill
US reality series following the lives of celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Rancic. Giuliana covers the Grammys while Bill returns to Haiti to build a house.
6.30pm, The Style Network

Jurassic C.S.I.

Paleontologist Phil Manning journeys around the world to determine the colour of the dinosaurs.
9pm, Nat Geo HD

Breaking Bad
The final season. Walt and Jesse try to stay undercover.
11pm, OSN First HD

The Constant Gardener
A diplomat tries to get to the bottom of his wife’s murder.
6pm, Fox Movies

Pro Bull Riders 2011
Those fearless rodeo masters are back for more bone-snapping bull-riding action.
7.55pm, Extreme Sports

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