TV highlights: May 22 – 28

2011-05-20 08:36

Sunday, 22 May 2011

China Rises

Top History (TopTV)

7.05pm

China’s known as the Fong Kong nation but in 25 years, the Chinese have managed to grow their economy fast­er than that of any other ­nation. How did they do it?

Date Night

M-Net

8.05pm

Steve Carell and Tina Fey hook up in New York City, where a case of mistaken identity turns the bored ­married couple’s night into something thrilling and dangerous.

Monday, 23 May 2011

The Terrorist Next Door

Showtime (TopTV)

1pm

A fact based drama about the recruitment and capture of a terrorist who was trying to smuggle a bomb into LA ... sounds familiar.

Street Smart

Sony Max

9pm

In a desperate attempt not to lose his job, a magazine reporter vows to write a factual hard-hitting story on prostitution, but ends up faking a story of a pimp’s life.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Think Green

Travel Channel

7pm

Priscilla Telmon sets out to investigate ecological issues around the world. She visits Japan to see if the country can place its technology at the service of going green.

Masters of Illusion

M-Net

8.30pm

Witness Scarlett’s death-defying wind shear trick in which she passes her body through the blades of a fan. It’s magic like you’ve never seen before.

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Planet Rock

Top One

4pm

Ever wondered what happened to Jamaican rap and raggae star Shaggy? Now’s your chance to see what the man who has hung out with Ali G and enjoyed a string of hits is up to.

Ally McBeal

Fox Entertainment

12pm

Rumours about Ally and Billy’s romantic encounter spread like wildfire through the firm while Cage and Fish clash when John ­represents a woman in a fraud case.

Thursday, 26 May 2011

World’s Weirdest

National Geographic

9pm

Get ready to brush feathers with the freakiest inhabitants of the winged world as they take to the sky. Dancing manakins that bust out the moonwalk to impress the ladies is sure to follow.

Risking it All

Al Jazeera

12.3oam

This documentary tells the stories of different people from around the world who take extraordinary risks, ­often endangering their lives, to earn a living.

Friday, 27 May 2011

Suite Life on Deck

Disney Channel

5.10pm

Zack attempts to use Cody’s six-month plan to woo a new girl, Maya. Cody joins an elite club to try and heal his wounds after breaking up with Bailey.

Mike and Molly

M-Net

6pm

Annoyed when she spends all of her time at Mike’s apartment, Molly insists he spend a night at her place – giving him a taste of living with Molly’s mom and ­sister.

Saturday, 28 May 2011

Fact or Faked

Universal

11.50pm

The team looks into the ­evidence of the paranormal. By applying sharp logic and technical expertise, they ­determine which cases are fakes and which warrant a closer look. Creepy!

Nanny?McPhee ­Returns

M-Net

8pm

Nanny McPhee arrives at a farm to help a young ­mother who is keeping the family together while her husband is away at war.


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