TV highlights in the UAE

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Wed 19

Border Security
Watch as Australian customs and immigration officials protect their country from smugglers, illegal immigrants and harmful pests.
8.05pm, Discovery

Ultimate Survival
Expert survivalist Bear Grylls takes on the elements in the Pacific Islands.
1.15pm, Discovery

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

US sitcom with Danny DeVito. Dee and Dennis face off against Mac, Charlie and Frank in a very twisted board game.
11pm, OSN Comedy HD

Crazy, Stupid, Love
Rom-com with Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Emma Stone and Julianne Moore.
9pm, OSN Movies HD +2

Live PDC Darts World Championship
The world’s top players come together at London’s Alexandra Palace for day six of the competition, with a prize of Dhs5.8 million.
11pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Thu 20

The X Factor US
Part one of the finale. The remaining contestants sing for the Dhs18.5 million contract.
9pm, OSN First HD

Shark Gangs
Marine biologists investigate why the waterways surrounding Sydney in Australia have become hunting grounds for dangerous sharks.
10pm, Nat Geo Wild HD

Phoebe’s bachelorette party features an unexpected surprise.
7.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

With Ewan McGregor and Ryan Gosling. A psychiatrist attempts to prevent one of his patients harming himself while trying to maintain his own sanity.
5pm, Fox Movies

Live Twenty20 Big Bash League

Exciting new Twenty20 cricket series from Down Under.
11am, OSN Sports 1 HD

Fri 21

Come Dine with Me
Amateur UK chefs attempt to wow each other with their culinary skills by hosting a dinner party in the hope that they will win a cash prize.
7.10pm, BBC Lifestyle

Crimes That Shook Britain
In 1999, 23-year-old political extremist David Copeland caused terror with a bombing campaign in London.
1pm, Crime & Investigation

The Office US
When Jim returns from jury duty, Dwight questions him about the case.
10.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

The Thin Red Line
Oscar-nominated adaptation of James Jones’ 1962 novel.
Noon, Fox Movies

Trans World Sport
Weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe, featuring reports from the biggest international competitions and in-depth features.
8pm, OSN Sports 1 HD

Sat 22

Masterchef: The Professionals
UK series. The chefs must recreate Michel Roux’s dish.
10pm, BBC Lifestyle

Finding Genghis
Mike Brown and his team of Mongolian mavericks explore the Nevada desert and the grasslands on the Mongolian Steppe.
4.50pm, Nat Geo Adventure

The Listener
Toby saves a teenage boy from a gang beating and thinks he might be linked to robberies.
Noon, Fox Series

Cowboys & Aliens
Sci-fi action with Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford. In 1800s Arizona, a cowboy and Apache feud is interrupted by the appearance of a spaceship.
10pm, OSN Cinema

Pro12 Celtic League
Featuring the best rugby union club sides from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Italy.
7.30pm, OSN Sports 3

Sun 23

Ned Bruha: Skunk Whisperer
US reality series about pest handlers. The team is called in to rescue a fox from a shed.
4.40am, Animal Planet

Hidden Worlds
Features remarkable landscapes. The Corbett National Park is like a green jewel high in the foothills of the Himalayas, a rare haven for otters.
7pm, Nat Geo Wild

30 Rock
Tina Fey comedy. Dennis pops up to spoil Liz’s day with Criss. Jack applies capitalist principles to a strategy game played by the TGS writing staff.
2pm, OSN Comedy HD

What Just Happened
Comedy with Robert De Niro. Two weeks in the life of a fading Hollywood producer.
9.30am, MBC Max HD

UFC TUF: The Smashes

Australia and the UK face off in the octagon as Aussie and British mixed martial artists compete for a lucrative contract with the UFC.
7pm, OSN Sports 4

Mon 24

Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane
Reality show following former supermodel Kimora Lee Simmons.
1.05pm, E!

Dynamo: Magician Impossible
The British street illusionist performs in LA.
5.20pm, Discovery

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Larry and Rosie O’Donnell compete for the affection of the same woman.
10.30pm, OSN Comedy HD

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Tim Burton’s animation. Jack Skellington, king of Halloween Town, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn’t understand it.
8pm, Fox Movies

Pro Bull Riders 2011
All the bruising rodeo action from the masters of bull-riding.
7.55pm, Extreme Sports Channel

Tue 25

Danger Beach
Kiwi reality series. It’s one week until Christmas – as the volunteer lifeguards gear up for a busy summer season, a young boy is swept off the rocks.
6.15pm, Nat Geo Adventure

One Step Beyond
Swimmer Lynne Cox is the only woman to swim in Antarctic waters.
4.45pm, Discovery Science

Swingin’ Christmas
A glamorous festive show featuring conductor John Wilson, his orchestra and special guest stars Seth MacFarlane and Anna-Jane Casey.
8pm, BBC Entertainment

Jingle All The Way
Feelgood Christmas film with Arnold Schwarzenegger.
8.30am, MBC Max HD

Eight fighters battle it out over the space of one evening in a series of bouts to see who comes out on top.
2pm, OSN Sports 4

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