TV highlights: April 24 – 30

2011-04-22 13:24

Sunday, 24 April 2011

Capturing Mary

BBC Entertainment


A simple man named Joe, encounters the Mary ­Gilbert, who is seeking ­answers in the mysterious London mansion Joe is ­looking after.




Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African president, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the Springboks to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Monday, 25 April 2011


Top One (TopTV)


A somewhat academically challenged Jake Haurd is a young man whose dreams become a reality when he wins a coveted admission into the Naval Academy.

Fly Girls



Fly Girls takes a 360-degree look at the lives of the charismatic jet-setting flight attendants on America’s ­hippest new airline: Virgin America.

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Fairly Legal



Sarah Shahi’s career is ­resolving conflicts in the courtroom but when it comes to her own life, things are just a tad bit trickier.


Channel O


In this episode Dineo gets up close with rap group Mindless Behaviour. The big celebrity spotlight shines on the king of auto-tune, T-Pain this week.

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Dream City of the Future

Discovery Science (TopTV)


A group of south Korean engineers have ­reclaimed land five times the size of Manhattan from the sea. Have a look at what will be built there.

Memphis Beat



Dwight Hendricks is a quirky Memphis police ­detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a close ­relationship?with?his mother.

Thursday, 28 April 2011

Back In Love: Nasty ­Divorces



A revealing romp through the all-time celebrity hook-ups. From the notches on Madonna’s bedpost to the numbers in Paris Hilton’s well-thumbed Blackberry.

Never Been Kissed


A nerdy 25-year-old reporter must go undercover in a high school for a story, ­reliving her horrific adolescence but finding love for the first time.

Friday, 29 April 2011

The Royal Wedding

BBC Knowledge

All day

It’s Kate Middleton’s big day... she’s finally bagged Prince William,?and with thousands of people sharing the day with her, she’d better not trip over her gown.

The Royal Wedding



Believe it or not, even the SABC has jumped onto the bandwagon to ensure that people on welfare TV don’t miss a single thing from Westminster Abbey on Kate and William’s wedding day.

Saturday, 30 April 2011

The Royal Wedding Special



Just when you thought the wedding’s over and you ­finally have time to nurse your hangover, the SABC ­recaps it all.

Quantum of Solace



James Bond (Daniel Craig) who is seeking to avenge the death of his love, sets out?to?stop?an?environmentalist from taking control of Bolivia’s water supply. And he looks hot while doing it.

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