TV highlights: March 6 – 12

2011-03-04 11:18

Sunday, 6 March 2011

Toy Story 3D

M-Net

8.05pm

The toys are mistakenly ­delivered to a daycare ­centre just before Andy leaves for college, which begs the question: why does an?18-year-old?still have toys?

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

M-Net

10.45pm

The film tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences. If only that could be applied to real life.

Monday, 7 March 2011

Extreme Fishing

Discovery Channel

8.35pm

Zimbabwe is home to one of the seven natural ­wonders of the world – and no, it’s not Robert Mugabe, but the Victoria Falls. Robson goes fishing in the clear waters of the ­Zambezi.

Grey’s Anatomy

M-Net

7.30pm

After weeks of research Dr Shepherd finally lands the grant for his clinical trial on Alzheimer’s disease and his wife wants to be his guinea pig.

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

I dare you!

Sony Max

8pm

World-renowned stuntmen battle it out to break records in this testosterone-charged ­exhibition of high octane thrills. It’s also known as ­silliness.

Don’t tell the Bride

BBC Lifestyle

9.35pm

Cash-strapped couples are given £12?000 to create the wedding of their dreams, but the groom does all the planning in secret. Role ­reversal with a twist.

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Frasier

Sony Entertainment TV

6.30pm

Tonight Frasier sneaks into Daphne’s room and gets caught snooping. His ­attempts to rectify the invasion of her privacy only make things worse.

Ellen

M-Net Series

6.30pm

Ellen welcomes former Friends actor Matthew ­Perry to discuss his role in Mr Sunshine. Grammy-nominated Ray LaMontagne and The Pariah Dogs ­perform.

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Piers Morgan

CNN

8.30pm

He has only been in the job for a few months but has already interviewed Oprah Winfrey, Larry King and Condoleezza Rice. But how is the Brit going to out-do himself tonight?

Desperate Housewives

M-Net

8.30pm

Gabrielle desperately tries to figure out a way to keep Grace in her life. Meanwhile, Tom is angry at Lynette for not disclosing his special attributes to the other ladies.

Friday, 11 March 2011

American Pickers

History

10.30pm

Mike and Frank are professional “pickers”. They journey through America’s small towns to salvage “rare collectibles”... including people? Gasp!

5th Gear

Discovery Channel

8pm

Fifth Gear is back with some sharp new features accompanying the essential advice, stunning driving and beautiful cars while ­trying desperately to be like Top Gear. Shame.

Saturday, 12 March 2011

Dirty Dancing

M-Net Stars

7.30pm

Spending the summer in a holiday camp with her ­family, Frances (‘Baby’) falls in love with the camp’s dancing teacher. And boy, do they have the time of their lives.

Quantum of Solace

MM2

8.40pm

Seeking revenge for the death of his love, James Bond sets out to stop an environmentalist from controlling a country’s valuable resource. Plus he walks around shirt-less a lot.


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