TV highlighs in the UAE November 14-20

Catch Breaking Bad or see Tom Cruise in Cocktail

Television, Time In
Wed 14

Empire Girls: Julissa and Adrienne
US reality series following the lives of up-and-coming Latina stars and best friends Julissa Bermudez and Adrienne Bailon.
11.10pm, Style Network

Documentary about the global journeys of a group of pyro-technicians.
3.15pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Law drama with Glenn Close and Rose Byrne. Boorman tries to align himself with Patty, while Chris’s life is still hanging in the balance.
11pm, OSN First HD

Comic-book action romp with Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman.
9pm, OSN Movies HD +2

Live Darts Grand Slam
This competitive darts tournament sees players from both major professional darts organisations battle it out for the prize pot.
11pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Breaking Bad
Bryan Cranston stars as the sketchy Walter White.
1am, OSN First +2

Thu 15

DC Cupcakes
Workplace reality series following sisters who run a successful cupcake bakery.
10.30am, MBC 4

Dynamo: Magician Impossible
Watch as UK street magician Dynamo performs illusions, such as changing his clothes instantly.
1.15am, Discovery

Fawlty Towers
The staff’s efforts to pass a health inspection are not helped by Manuel’s unusual pet.
10.30pm, BBC Entertainment

Rock Star
Glam rock-inspired comedy with Mark Wahlberg. An aspiring musician becomes the lead singer of his favourite band.
4am, MBC 2

Live PGA European Tour
The top golfers tee off for the first round of the South Africa Open.
3.50pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Fri 16

The X Factor US
The results are in from the live show. Who will face elimination, and who will continue their dream of winning a US$5 million recording contract?
10pm, OSN First +2

Comic-book creator Stan Lee continues his quest to find unique humans.
8pm, Nat Geo HD

Back-to-school comedy with Joel McHale. Shirley, Pierce and Britta plot against the new sub shop in the cafeteria, while Troy and Abed build a blanket fort.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy HD

Tom Cruise classic from the ’80s. A New York bartender takes a job in Jamaica.
11am, Star Movies HD

International Rugby League
Catch all the hard-hitting action from this rugby union competition as France and England butt heads in the final.
11.30am, OSN Sports 2 HD

Sat 17

Come Dine with Me
Amateur chefs throw dinner parties in an attempt to wow and win a cash prize.
2.15pm, BBC Lifestyle

Templars: The Last Stand
Archaeologists uncover secrets of the Battle at Jacob’s Ford, which is regarded as the turning point in the Crusades.
5pm, Nat Geo HD

Parks and Recreation
With SNL’s Amy Poehler. On a road trip, Leslie struggles to suppress her feelings for Ben.
10.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Boiler Room
Crime drama with Giovanni Ribisi and Vin Diesel.
A college dropout lands a job with a stock brokerage firm that puts him on the fast track to success.
3pm, OSN Movies Action

Trans World Sport
Popular weekly round-up of sports action and features from around the globe.
10.30am, OSN Sports 3

Sun 18

Opening Act
A contestant is surprised he’s been selected to open for Lady Gaga, but his complicated relationship with his mum threatens to overshadow his gig.
11.25pm, E!

Ape Genius
This series gives a new perspective into primate society.
6pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Rachel’s paediatrician drops her as a client because she calls him incessantly, while Chandler and Monica discuss moving to Tulsa.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Final Destination 5
Round five of the popular horror series. Death stalks a group of co-workers.
11.30pm, OSN Movies HD

Live Anglo Welsh Cup
Dragons take on Northampton in this English and Welsh rugby union knock-out cup featuring 12 English and four Welsh clubs.
6.15pm, OSN Sports 3

Mon 19

Tribal Wives
Six British women give up life’s comforts to spend a month living in Turkey, home to the Gok tribe.
4.35pm, BBC Entertainment

Crime Stories
Docu-series investigating real-life US murders. Cindy Zarzycki was just 13 when she went missing on her way to get ice cream.
6pm, Crime & Investigation Network

Breaking In
Christian Slater stars as the leader of an ethically immoral security firm.
9pm, OSN Comedy +2

The Inbetweeners
Comedy film based on the hit British teen sitcom.
11pm, OSN Movies HD +2

Pro Bull Riders 2011
The rodeo is back for more hardcore bull-riding action.
12.35pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Tue 20

Tia and Tamera
US reality series covering the lives of former sister stars, Tia and Tamera. Tonight, the girls head to NYC, where Tamera struggles with her image.
7.25pm, Style Network

Wild India
How India’s desert lions survive the harsh deserts, salty lands, drought and extreme heat.
8pm, Nat Geo Wild

Jerry starts dating a masseuse who refuses to give him a massage, even though she gave one to Kramer. George thinks Jerry’s girlfriend hates him.
2.30pm, OSN Comedy HD

Sci-fi action starring Josh Hartnett, Woody Harrelson and Demi Moore.
9pm, OSN Movies Action

Modern Pentathlon Series
Coverage of the energy-sapping sporting event covering shooting, fencing, running, swimming and horse-riding.
9.30am, OSN Sports 3

The break will last from Monday August 20 until Wednesday August 22

Eid is expected to fall on Tuesday August 21 and run until Friday August 24

Find some of the top spots to celebrate the special occasion

Public parking will be free across the city next week

Denzel Washington makes a comeback, a huge shark wreaks havoc and our favourite honey-loving bear is as adorable as ever

Meydan Racecourse will host the two-day electronic music festival


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