TV highlights: January 9 – 15

2011-01-07 09:52

Sunday, 9 January 2011

Did you hear about the Morgans?



Manhattan power couple Paul and Meryl Morgan witness a murder and ­become targets of a ­contract killer. It’s silly fun.

Mission: Impossible 2


Agent Ethan Hunt returns to save the world. His task? To retrieve a stolen virus that could wipe out the world’s population. Starring Tom Cruise before his couch-jumping days.

Monday, 10 January 2011

River Monsters

Discovery Channel


Extreme angler Jeremy Wade continues on his worldwide mission to locate deadly freshwater fish in the second series of River Monsters.

Break It Down

National Geographic


Break It Down tackles one of its most formidable projects ever, a building that was made to be virtually impenetrable?– the ­Riverfront State Prison.

Tuesday, 11 January 2011


The Style Network


A salon sales drive pits ­Tracy and Olivia in a head-to-head battle. Alexa’s vision for her Glam Factory may become a nightmare. New storyline; same Jersey style.

Hollywood Pets

Fine Living Network (TopTv)


This series follows the lives and excesses of the world’s most pampered pets. Each episode cats, dogs, pigs and ponies are treated like ­royalty.

Wednesday, 12 January 2011

The Mentalist



After his encounter with Red John, Patrick Jane ­rethinks his future with the CBI. In the meantime, the team investigates high-profile kidnappings.



Constance surprises Maletsatsi with a gracious show of support to make things right between them. Tino secretly organises to have Erin’s wedding dress made. Cute and thoughtful.

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Desperate Housewives



The residents of Wisteria Lane are stunned to discover that Paul Young is out of prison and back in the neighbourhood with an enigmatic new wife and seemingly dark motives. Oh-oh.

Step Up


Seems nothing has changed over at with the channel still showing the same old ­repeats. This time around it’s Step Up. No New Year’s resolutions for them, then?

Friday, 14 January 2011

Law and Order: Los Angeles



Detectives Winters and ­Jaruszalski track the activities of a burglary ring that target the rich and famous. Well, obviously.

Paranormal Activity



A couple’s world is turned upside down by a strange being in their home. Shot similarly to The Blair Witch Project, it’s original, interesting and oh so terrifying. Not for sissies!

Saturday, 15 January 2011




If you’ve been living under a rock, here’s your chance to check out all the hype surrounding a teenage girl who risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. Silly girl.

Cheaper By the Dozen?2


Just when you thought the family madness that comes with the festive season was over, Tom and Kate decide to take their large family on their yearly family vacation.

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