TV highlights: June 19 – June 25

2011-06-18 09:03

The Back-Up Plan

A romantic comedy centred on a woman who conceives twins through artificial insemination, only to meet the man ofher dreams.

An Inconvenient Truth

A documentary featuring Al Gore weaves the science of global warming with Gore’s personal history and longtime commitment to communicate the need to reverse climate change effects.

The Good Wife

After hearing that name, Alicia Florrick’s world changed forever.

Will a crumbling relationship with Peter finally drive her into Will’s arms?

Flying Wild Alaska
Discovery Channel

Operating their family-run airline, Era Alaska, the Tweto family battles unforgiving weather to transport life’s necessities to one of the most remote regions of America.

Sarah’s House
The Home Channel

Storage is one of the most important and complex issues in any home.

Sarah makes every nook and cranny count by incorporating storage.

I am Mzansi

Check out the last of the documentaries produced by local, up-and-coming filmmakers.

Yet another innovative way of getting good local productions on TV.

Cougar Town

Jules finds an instant connection with her new shrink, Glenn (played by Jennifer Aniston), until she discovers the unfortunate but hilarious truth about her method of treatment.

Law and Order: UK

Set in London, Law & Order: UK follows a similar formula to the one that has made its American counterpart, created by Dick Wolf, the most successful brand in US prime-time TV.

Top History

A biography of a scientist whose repressed childhood and personal struggles
propelled him to break the silence on human sexual conduct.

Welcome to the Parker

It’s an emotional scene when Thomas and Lynne, an HR director, confront Michael, sales manager for New Catering, about his job performance.

The Group
FX (TopTV)

Directed by the late Sidney Lumet, The Group focuses on the changing roles and relationships of eight Vassar graduates in the years before WWII.

Mike and Molly

Mike tries to find a perfect gift for his very first Christmas with Molly.

This Is It
Top One

Rehearsals for Michael Jackson’s This Is It tour took place just before his death.

The film takes us through what would have been one of the world’s most popular concerts.

My Stepmother is an Alien

A beautiful alien arrives on Earth to convince a scientist to continue his experiments, which provide the only hope for her planet.

Yes, it’s as ridiculous as it sounds.

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