TV highlights: May 29 – June 4

2011-05-26 13:12

Sunday, day Month 2011

Pineapple Express

TopMovies (TopTV)


Lazy clerk and stoner, Dale Denton, has only one reason to visit his equally lazy
dealer Saul Silver: to purchase a new strain of weed called Pineapple Express.

Shutter Island



Set in 1954, US Marshal
Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a female murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding nearby.

Monday, day Month 2011

Planet Earth: From Pole To Pole

BBC Knowledge


A stunningly filmed journey around the planet to show some of the amazing species on earth and their behaviour.

Brothers and Sisters



The charms and well-intended matchmaking antics of Luc’s visiting mother, Gabriela, quickly turn to high drama as she sticks her nose in Nora’s romantic affairs.

Tuesday, day Month 2011

Harry’s Law



A new comedy drama about a recently-fired patent ­lawyer Harriet Korn, who forms a unique law firm with a group of associates.




In this new season about the doc and his family, Frasier appears to be in ­denial over losing his job at the radio station, prompting Niles, Roz and Martin to bring him back to reality.

Wednesday, day Month 2011


Mzansi Magic


From film director Spike Lee comes this vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five children, living in 1970s Brooklyn.




In the series premiere of this youth drama, a teenager discovers that her scholarship has been cancelled and her well-meaning but irresponsible mother has neglected to inform her.

Thursday, day Month 2011

Noah’s Ark



The gripping story follows an expat Xhosa doctor who loves his family and wife. But he can’t shake the memory of the beautiful Afrikaans girl he once loved 30 years ago.

Bang Goes the Theory

Discovery Science


Pushing science to its limits. In this new season, zoologist Liz Bonnin travels to Norway to investigate the latest technology to combat climate change.

Friday, day Month 2011

Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power



In the late 1960s, Carlito Brigante emerges as the heroin czar of Harlem. ­Starring Jay Hernandez and Mario Van Peebles.

Minute to Win it



Guy Fieri will lead competitors through a series of simple games that can see them win a $1 million prize. Each contestant uses household items to complete a game in 60 seconds.

Saturday, day Month 2011

Death at a Funeral



A funeral turns into a ­debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced ­bodies when the dead man’s ex-lover ends up attending the funeral.

Analyze That



Mobster Paul Vitti is ­released into Dr Ben Sobol’s care, where even more ­chaos ensues than in the prequel.

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