TV highlights: December 19 – 25

2010-12-17 07:56

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Kristie Alley’s Big Life



Kirstie makes the “skinnies” walk a mile in her “fat, unhealthy shoes”. It also appears Miss Alley may have found love. Fat chance.

Anywhere but Home



Predictable but still funny, Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn play a couple who must spend Christmas with both their divorced parents instead of going to the?island?of?Bali?as?planned.

Monday, 20 December 2010

Andre Rieu in South Africa



You know it’s Christmas time when live music recordings start airing on M-Net and that’s the best way to get into the mood.

Survivor: Gabon



They are back. After introducing themselves, the tribes divide and Jeff announces that the elders in the tribe, Bob and Gillian, may have their pick.

Tuesday, 21 December 2010



Constance confronts her fears while Mangi spurs Wayne to throw a party despite suffering from a massive hangover. Nothing says festive like a hangover.

Breaking Up The ­Biggest

National Geographic


A team of demolition experts attempt to cut down and recycle the Navy’s first and finest fast attack oiler. Why? Because they can.

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Make it or break it



Due to Marty’s departure, The Rock Gym is quickly falling apart. Payson is unable to focus, and with Kaylie they must find out why Marty abandoned the girls right before the nationals.

Girls of the Playboy Mansion Marathon


10am All day

If you didn’t get enough of those blondes with half a brain, don’t worry. Today is your lucky day as E! plays all the seasons in one continuous loop.

Thursday, 23 December 2010

The Family Stone


Certainly one of the better holiday flicks on TV this year. Sarah Jessica Parker stars in this ensemble cast as an uptight woman who doesn’t fit in with her beau’s family.




The Khumalos’ holiday plans crash and burn right before their eyes. Jason realises he is not ready to forgive and forget. Where is the Christmas spirit Jase?

Friday, 24 December 2010

The Real Face of ­Jesus?

History Channel


New data reveals an astonishing, three-dimensional, sculpture-like figure embedded in the Shroud Of Turin. Jesus Christ?

The Holiday



The Holiday stars Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet – two women who swop homes for Christmas and find not only love but themselves. Corny but sweet.

Saturday, 25 December 2010

Surviving Christmas


Laughter is sure to follow as a lonely, obnoxious and young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him to combat his loneliness. It stars former Soprano James Gandolfini.




Love it or hate it, but there is just no way of getting away from it. As one of the highly rated reality shows in the country, Ambush follows two contestants as they compete for R50?000.

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