TV highlights: January 30 – February 5

2011-01-28 13:11

Sunday, 30 January 2011

Inglorious Basterds



This film is bloody, gory and violent, but brilliant. And what more could you expect from a Quentin Tarantino movie? Starring Brad Pitt.

Rush Hour 3


After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Lee and Carter head to ­Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads. Rock and Chang reprise their roles.

Monday, 31 January 2011

The Bridge



When the tough and dedicated street cop Frank Leo steps up to become head of his local police union, he’s determined to face down corruption in the ranks.

Double Exposure



When an unauthorised ­photographer appears on the set, an explosive ­argument between the team results in rapper/actress Eve storming off the set. Oh dear.

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Jamie’s Return to School Dinners

BBC Lifestyle


A year after campaigning for healthier school dinners, chef Jamie Oliver revisits the schools to see how they have progressed.


The Style Network


The Gatsby and Glam Fairy compete for a special event, while Christy and Danny hire a babysitter for their first night out after having a baby.

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Border Security

Discovery Channel


A suspicious passenger ­arrives at Melbourne airport; a Quarantine dog has a strong reaction to a parcel and two girls arrive at ­Brisbane having had too much to drink on the flight.

Two and a Half Men



Alan plays nursemaid to ­Judith’s baby and her tipsy mother, Lenore. Meanwhile, Jake blackmails Charlie with an incriminating ­photo. A case of art ­imitating life, Charlie?

Thursday, 3 February 2011



Curtis Taylor Jr, a car salesman, breaks into the music business with big dreams. He signs a trio of 18-year-olds, the Dreamettes. See why Jennifer Hudson won an Oscar for her role.

Beyond the Music

Mzansi Magic


Mary J Blige reminisces about the early days of ­hip-hop and how her career was shaped by the culture of the music growing up in the early 80s in New York.

Friday, 4 February 2011

Club 808


Dineo Ranaka and Mo Flava take on tongue-in-cheek humour and music; need we say more? Check out the music show that’s got everyone talking and tuning in.

The Graham Norton Show

BBC Entertainment


British humour mixed with some of the world’s biggest celebrities and hosted by the no-holds-barred Graham Norton. It’s not-to-be-missed television.

Saturday, 5 February 2011

Whip It



Ellen Page plays a small misfit who joins a team of rollerskating girls and learns some truths about herself and life, of course. This time Drew Barrymore is in the director’s chair.

High School High


Richard Clark has just left the well-known Wellington Academy to teach at Marion Barry High School. Now he will try to inspire the
D-average students into making good grades.

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