TV highlights: July 11 – 17

2010-07-09 14:29

Sunday, 11 July 2010

2010 Fifa World Cup: ­Final

Keep the tissues close by as we bid a sad farewell to a very successful Soccer World Cup. Catch the final celebrations and enjoy the final game.

Terminator Salvation

Well into the noughties, those pesky Skynet people are still wreaking havoc. John Connor (Christian Bale) continues to fight to save mankind from ­annihilation. So dramatic!

Monday, 12 July 2010

Private Practice

The medical team from ­Private Practice sees ­Addison & Co return for a third ­season. Watch as they save lives and try to ­manage their own dramas.

Gossip Girl

Blair, for some reason or ­other, feels the need to adjust her life in order to please her new boyfriend, Lord Marcus Beaton. How very pre-feminist of her.

Tuesday, 13 July 2010

Ugly Betty

In the final episode, the new, rediscovered Betty must tell Daniel how she feels about working at the fashion-forward Mode magazine.

Jamie’s American Road Trip

BBC Lifestyle

Jamie Oliver travels around the US on a culinary ­adventure and finds the ­unsung heroes who make American food interesting.

Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Africa Fashion Awards

If you missed the ­Fashion Awards this year, catch the best bits from the Sandton Convention Centre and experience all the glamour and air kisses, darling!

10 Years Younger ­Australia
BBC Lifestyle

This couple’s edition transforms ­men and women who have let ­themselves go. Beauty ­experts try their best to make them look and feel 10 years younger.

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Dying Young

Julia Roberts sizzles in this tear-jerker. She plays a ­private nurse who falls in love with a patient dying of cancer. The performances are heart-wrenching and the story is superb.

Desperate Housewives

In the season finale, some of the weirder mysteries of Wisteria Lane are solved as Gaby (surprisingly) helps Angie while Lynette’s fate lies in the hands of Eddie.

Friday, 16 July 2010

White Orleander

After her mother murders her boyfriend and is ­sentenced to life ­imprisonment, a teen ­journeys through a series of foster homes.

Friday the 13th Part 12

This movie has been ­re-released so many times that it has come full circle. Looks like Jason Voorhees will be haunting us for years to come.

Saturday, 17 July 2010

The Hot Chick

Rob Schneider is hilarious as a a total loser who mysteriously switches ­bodies with a preppy rule-the-school teenage girl. He must find a way to get back to his original body.

Ladies in Lavender

Two elderly sisters (Maggie Smith and Judi Dench) save the life of a man who washes up on a beach close to their holiday home. The young man changes the lives of the women forever.

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