UAE TV highlights January 9-15

Catch Martin Scorsese's magical series Hugo

Television, Time In
January Wed 9

Come Dine with Me
Amateur UK chefs battle for dinner-party supremacy. The contenders tonight are an ultra-vain Bollywood wannabe, a mind reader and a solicitor.
8.40pm, BBC Lifestyle

Risk Takers
Go behind the scenes of the Arizona-Mexico border, the deadliest gateway to the US.
12.40am, Discovery HD Showcase

The Big C
Starring Laura Linney. Lee takes Cathy to a Tibetan doctor to deal with her high blood pressure. Feeling jealous of Lee, Paul takes Cathy and Lee out.
10.30pm, OSN Comedy HD

The Change-Up
American comedy about two men who switch lives, starring Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds.
10pm, OSN Premiere +2

Live Twenty20 Big Bash League
Sydney Sixers take on Melbourne Renegades in this new Twenty20 series from Down Under, with all the matches shown live.
7.30pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Thu 10

Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane
Reality show following the life of former supermodel Kimora Lee Simmons.
9.20pm, The Style Network

Chasing Classic Cars
Master car restorer Wayne Carini travels the globe looking for his next project. Today, Wayne gets a call from a widow.
4pm, Discovery HD Showcase

Seinfeld
Jerry’s Pez dispenser causes Elaine to laugh loudly at a piano recital.
6.30pm, OSN Comedy +2

The Men Who Stare at Goats
Comic war film with George Clooney and Ewan McGregor.
8pm, OSN Movies Comedy HD

WWE NXT
Follow selected talent from WWE’s academy, with contenders competing to join the WWE.
8pm, OSN Sports 2 HD


Fri 11

Britain’s Best Dish Daytime cookery show
The nation’s most talented chefs battle it out to impress the judges and lay claim to the lofty title of Britain’s Best Dish.
4pm, ITV Granada

Crime Stories
Explores the series of brutal kidnappings and murders that were committed by disturbed ex-convict Gary Alan Walker.
10pm, Crime & Investigation

30 Rock
The launch of Angie Jordan’s new clothing line brings ‘Queen of Jordan’ back to TGS.
2pm, OSN Comedy HD

The Green Hornet
Crime-fighting action comedy flick starring Seth Rogan and Cameron Diaz.
Noon, OSN Action HD

Trans World Sport
Immensely popular weekly round-up of sports action from around the globe, featuring reports from competitions, in-depth features and profiles.
7.30pm, OSN sports 2 HD


Sat 12

Househusbands of Hollywood
Follows five couples where the traditional male/female roles are reversed.
5pm, ITV Granada

Married, Single, Dead
A look at the murders of three women, each killed by their partners after they changed their relationship status on Facebook.
11pm, Crime & Investigation

C.S.I.
The experts are called to investigate a car crash, where they discover a human brain.
6pm, OSN First HD

RoboCop
Sci-fi action from 1987 with Peter Weller. In a dystopic Detroit, a policeman killed on duty is resurrected as a half-human, half-robot super cop.
10pm, OSN Action HD

AMA Motocross Highlights
Freestone is considered one of the toughest courses of the championship.
10pm, Fuel TV

Hugo
Catch Martin Scorsese’s magical adventure about an orphan boy.
2pm, OSN Premiere +2


Sun 13

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Specials
Tonight, the team totally transforms the home of a compassionate single parent of seven adoptive children with disabilities.
10.50pm, BBC Lifestyle

Weird Creatures with Nick Baker
Naturalist and presenter Nick goes in search of the prehistoric horseshoe crab to find out how it has survived for so long.
11.10am, Animal Planet

Six Feet Under
Darkly comic drama series following a family in the funeral business.
11pm, OSN First HD

The Trotsky
A privileged teen thinks he’s the reincarnation of Russian Marxist Leon Trotsky.
2am, OSN Comedy HD

Live Masters Snooker
Day 1, session 1. The game’s top names come together at London’s Wembley Arena for one of snooker’s most prestigious tournaments.
5pm, OSN Sports 1 HD


Mon 14

Animal Precinct
Follows the NYC branch of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
3.45pm, Animal Planet

Is It Possible?
The show that uncovers scientific breakthroughs. Tonight, a suit that allows man to fly like a bird, real X-ray specs and a way of refurbishing worn-out lungs.
4pm, Discovery

Come Fly with Me
British mockumentary series about life behind the scenes of a British airport.
10.55pm, BBC Entertainment

Austin Powers in Goldmember
The third instalment in Mike Myers’ successful spy spoof gains a few more characters and cameos.
8pm, OSN Movies Comedy HD

UFC 155: Dos Santos v Velasquez
A rerun of the end-of-year event that took place in Las Vegas.
10pm, OSN Sports 4


Tue 15

Giuliana & Bill
US reality series about celebrity couple Giuliana and Bill Rancic. Tonight, the couple share baby news and Giuliana finds out about her health.
6.30pm, The Style Network

Wild Fisherman: Norway
Matt Hayes journeys to Norway to fish in the fjords.
6.50pm, Discovery HD Showcase

American Dad
Animated US satire from Seth MacFarlane. To prevent Hayley from moving to France, Stan reveals she had been brainwashed.
10.30pm, OSN Comedy HD

Sleepless in Seattle
With Tom Hanks. A widowed father becomes a hit after a radio call.
1pm, OSN Movies Comedy HD

Built to Shred

Jeff King and a crew of professional skaters and BMXers visit the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California.
9.30pm, Fuel TV

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