TV highlights in the UAE

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Wed 12

Inside West Coast Customs
Reality show about car customisers. Tonight, the team create the ultimate luxury mobile office.
7pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Fantastic Festivalsof the World
Germany is home to one of the world’s oldest carnivals.
5.25pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Brothers & Sisters
With Sally Field and Rob Lowe. Kitty and Nora make new romantic connections and Kevin’s nerves about the adoption get the better of him.
6.40pm, Star World HD

Romeo + Juliet
Baz Luhrman’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play. With Leonardo DiCaprio.
5pm, Fox Movies

Live Twenty20 Big Bash League
An exciting new Twenty20 cricket series from Down Under. Today, the Perth Scorchers take on the Melbourne Stars.
1pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Thu 13

Bondi Vet
A pet keeps digging up the family property.
3.15pm, Animal Planet

Life’s a Trip
British host Andrew Anthony travels to New Zealand to meet the Maori and see their tribal dance, which is said to inspire fear in those who witness it.
6am, Travel Channel

30 Rock
As the 50th episode of TGS airs, Jack announces budget cuts and layoffs.
7.30pm, MBC 4

The Nines
Drama starring Ryan Reynolds. A troubled actor, a television show runner, and an acclaimed video-game designer find their lives intertwining.
7.20am, MBC 2

Live European Challenge Cup
Rugby union comp between the best teams in Europe.
11.45pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Fri 14

Giuliana & Bill
Reality series following celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Ranic. The pair await a life-changing call, and Giuliana undergoes a double mastectomy.
8.25pm, Style Network

Bonecrusher Queens
A look at the female-dominated hierarchy of the hyena society in Zambia.
4pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

My Name is Earl
Trailer-park comedy with Jason Lee. Earl learns Randy has always wanted to score a touchdown, so he re-enters him into the school’s football team.
10.30pm, FX

The Illusionist
A magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.
2pm, MBC 2

Live PDC Darts World Championship
The world’s best darts throwers come together in London’s Alexandra Palace, to take aim and battle their way to the world title.
11pm, OSN Sports 2 HD

Sat 15

Househusbands of Hollywood
Follows five couples where traditional male/female roles are reversed.
6pm, ITV Granada

Man-Made Marvels Asia
Check out the engineering feat of the Korean Express high-speed train, which can travel at up to 300kph.
10.40am, Discovery Science

South Park
Cartman is furious when he misreads a bulletin board message.
3am, OSN Comedy HD

Rom-com with American Pie star Jason Biggs. An odd couple lean on each other for support through difficult times at university.
9pm, OSN Movies Comedy HD

Live International Test Cricket
Day two of the first Test between Australia and Sri Lanka.
3.30am, OSN Sports 1 HD

Sun 16

Deadliest Catch
The crew of The Wizard face a life-or-death situation when a deckhand collapses, and Scott is determined to win a wager.
6pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Jaguar: Catching the Cat
Uncovering mysteries about the jungle moggy. Follow the secretive day-to-day activities of female jaguars via satellite.
6pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Comedy about the relationships of a group of women in their twenties.
10pm, OSN Comedy HD

Interview with the Vampire
Starring Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and Kirsten Dunst.
2.30am, MBC 2

Lost & Found
Board riders from across the world converge on the untouched wilderness of North America in this snowboarding film.
10.40pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Mon 17

Beyond Scared Straight
Reality series that employs scare tactics to influence juveniles.
4pm, Crime & Investigation

How We Invented the World
Find out how a caged bird, a city in flames and a chance question inspired incredible innovation.
7pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Modern Family
Gloria and Jay bicker while ordering lunch at a diner, and Luke accepts an award.
7pm, OSN Comedy HD

Three Inches
Walter Spackman awakes from a coma to discover he’s gained telekinetic abilities, and is asked to join a team of superheroes.
3pm, OSN Premiere

Trans World Sport
Weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe, featuring match reports and features.
8pm, OSN Sports 3

Tue 18

May the Best House Win
Strangers who believe their property is uniquely impressive compete to find out who has the best home.
5pm, ITV Granada

Crime Stories
Wiretaps lead police to three teenagers guilty of the murder of a local DJ.
10am, Crime & Investigation

Curb Your Enthusiasm
Emmy-winning comedy from Larry David. Tonight, a family dog is denied a last meal and Larry has a confrontation in a buffet line.
10.30pm, OSN Comedy HD

There Will be Blood
Oscar-winning drama with Daniel Day Lewis about family, greed, religion and oil.
6pm, Fox Movies

Two friends are let loose in the Canadian wilderness with a map to see if they can reach the finish line before an expert tracker.
1.30pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Blue and white walkways have been installed in more places

Prepare for a 5km and 13km course at Dubai’s Jebel Ali Racecourse next month

HiU messenger is available for download for Etisalat customers

Get deals at restaurants including Zheng He’s and Palace Downtown

You’ll also get discounts at spas, bars and restaurants

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