TV highlights in the UAE

Top TV from December 5 to 11 including The Shawshank Redemption

Time In
Wed 5

Come Dine with Me
Amateur UK chefs attempt to wow each other with their culinary skills, with each of them hosting a dinner party in the hope of winning a cash prize.
8.45pm, BBC Lifestyle

Weird Creatures with Nick Baker
A closer look at some of the world’s strangest animals.
7.25pm, Animal Planet

Touch
Supernatural thriller starring Kiefer Sutherland. Widowed reporter Martin struggles to raise his mute and emotionally disturbed son after September 11.
8pm, OSN First HD

Best In Show
Mockumentary about the world of championship dog breeding.
7pm, OSN Movies Comedy HD

Live Snooker UK Championship
The sport’s biggest names put on their best bow ties and shiniest waistcoats for this high-profile invitational tournament.
5pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Thu 6

Real Housewives of DC
American reality series. In tonight’s episode, Cat decides to attend Michaele’s tasting.
9pm, MBC 4

The Haunted
A chilling series featuring true ghost-like stories about people and their pets who have experienced paranormal activity.
2.30am, Discovery ID

White Collar
A former white-collar criminal helps an FBI agent to track down the baddies.
6pm, OSN First HD

Firestarter
Chilling film adaptation of Stephen King’s best-selling novel, starring a youthful Drew Barrymore. A young girl is possessed with a terrifying power.
11pm, MGM

Live PGA European Tour
Golfing action from the first round of the Nelson Mandela Championship.
3.30pm, OSN Sports 3


Fri 7

The Next Food Network Star
The six finalists make pilots for their own Food Network shows and promos to go with them.
10.10pm, Food Network HD

Young Global Hotshots
This factual series portrays a wide range of people who have worked hard to succeed despite adversity in difficult parts of the world.
5.45pm, Nat Geo Adventure

Brothers & Sisters
A year after the family was torn apart by a car accident they are forced to reunite.
8pm, Star World HD

Splash
Starring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah. A man falls in love with a mermaid.
4pm, MBC Max HD

Live Twenty20 Big Bash League
Cricket legends line up for this exciting new Twenty20 series from down under. Today, two Melbourne teams face off.
Noon, OSN Sports 1 HD


Sat 8

Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane
An insight into the life of former model Kimora Lee Simmons.
11.10am, E!

Mankind: The Story of All of Us
Documents the rise of the world’s greatest societies and the milestones that led to our modern world.
1am, History

Friends
The gang heads to Barbados for a convention where Ross is the key speaker.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

Witness
1985 drama with Harrison Ford. A young Amish boy is the sole witness to a murder, so a policeman must go into hiding to protect him until the trial.
8pm, OSN Movies Festival

Blood, Sweat and Gears
The latest motocross race action.
12.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel


Sun 9

Top Gear USA
Car enthusiasts test the latest models. Today, presenter Tanner Foust races Ford’s F150 Raptor against a parachutist jumping from 25,000ft.
8pm, MBC Action

Biggest and Baddest
Niall McCann gets close to some of the most feared animals on the planet.
10.05pm, Animal Planet

The River
A TV crew are on the search for a missing reporter in the Amazon. They find clues of Emmet’s disappearance that lure them in deeper.
9pm, OSN First

Donnie Brasco
Mafia drama with Al Pacino and Johnny Depp. An undercover agent infiltrates the mob.
11.30pm, MBC 2

Trans World Sport
Popular weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe, featuring reports from the biggest international competitions and in-depth features.
7pm, OSN Sports 2 HD


Mon 10

Animal ER
Emergency vet Gerard works fast to help Indie the dog to breathe.
Noon, Animal Planet

Big Blue
Blue whale scientists embark on a revolutionary mission to find, identify and tag the mysterious California blue whales in the hope of learning more.
1pm, Nat Geo Wild

Modern Family
Claire tries to help Luke cope with the death of their neighbour.
7pm, OSN Comedy HD

The Lost Boys
Classic ’80s teen horror. A family moves to a town that is plagued by vampires.
2am, MBC 2

Live Mosconi Cup Pool
The Ryder Cup of pool returns as Europe takes on the USA for the Mosconi Cup.
11pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Tue 11

Fish Tank Kings
Reality series following Florida-based aquarium specialists. Tonight, Mat is asked to create an aquarium as a backstop for a new baseball stadium.
8pm, Nat Geo Wild

Banged Up Abroad
Mark Wedeven gets more than he bargained for when crossing to Colombia.
6.10pm, Nat Geo Adventure

The Glades
A Chicago policeman moves to Florida to join the local force. Tonight, Jim’s investigation of a dead man in a restroom leads to a posh rehab facility.
3pm, OSN First HD

World Trade Center
Based on the true story of victims of the September 11 tragedy. 10pm,
OSN Movies Festival

WWE NXT
Wannabes from WWE’s academy compete to become contracted members of Raw and SmackDown.
7am, OSN Sports 4

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