TV highlights: August 1 – 7

2010-07-31 08:52

Sunday, 1 August 2010

Night at the ­Museum: Battle of the ­Smithsonian
M-Net
8pm

Larry Daley breaks into the Smithsonian to save a ­couple of friends who have been sent there by mistake.

Keeping Up with the Joneses
BET (TopTV)
10.30pm

Jones Magazine in the US caters for the black upper-middle-class woman. This reality show gives us a peek at what goes on behind the scenes.

Monday, 2 August 2010

The Young Victoria
M-Net
9.30pm

The talented Emily Blunt sharpens her acting skills in this period drama about the turbulent years of Queen Victoria’s rule and her ­romance with Prince Albert.

Jon and Kate Plus 8
Discovery Travel & Living (TopTV)
10.40pm

Forget Brad and Angelina. Watching this couple raise their eight kids while their marriage falls apart is so sad. That’s reality TV.

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

LA Ink
Discovery Channel
8.30pm

Kat’s weight loss has changed more than her waistline. Pixie suggests breast implants. Hannah helps hottie Jesse Metcalfe heal a broken heart.

Everybody Hates Chris
SABC3
7.30pm

Chris’ attempt to be one of the cool kids at school lands him in hot water when he is caught with ­cigarettes and is suspended. Why is school so hard?

Wednesday, 4 August 2010

Tonight with Trevor Noah
M-Net
7.30pm

He’s funny and relatively charming. Now let’s see what the comedian can do with his own talk show. ­Hopefully no “joke stealing”.

Wanda: I’ma Be Me
M-Net
11.35pm

No one quite matches Miss Wanda Sykes’ comedic ­timing. Not afraid to speak her mind, she has become one of the world’s most popular comedians. Watch her in action.

Thursday, 5 August 2010

Welcome to Death Row
SABC1
10pm

Hip-hoppers will love this doccie about the rise and fall of one of the biggest rap labels around. The best in the biz talk about the business of gangsta rap.

30 Rock
M-Net Series
9.30pm

With rumours making the rounds that this may be Alec Baldwin’s last season on 30 Rock, why not tune in and enjoy the wacky world of Liz Lemon & Co?

Friday, 6 August 2010

Executive Decision
SABC1
10pm

Any movie starring Kurt Russell and Steven Seagal is bound to tickle your funny bone. See the guys in action after terrorists hijack a ­passenger airliner.

Hope Springs
SABC3
9.45pm

A recently dumped, down-and-out fellow decides to visit another town to try to get over his ex-girlfriend. There he meets the local hottie. I am sure you know what happens next...

Saturday, 7 August 2010

Pretty Woman
SABC3
7.30pm

This modern, ­romantic ­comedy with ­Richard Gere and Julia ­Roberts needs no introduction. Sit back, relax and ­enjoy two people falling madly and ­unexpectedly in love.

The Heartbreak Kid
M-Net
10.15pm

It’s vulgar and grotesque, but thankfully its funny too. Ben Stiller is a ­newlywed who meets the woman of his dreams while on ­honeymoon. Can you say awkward?

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