TV highlights: May 1 – 7

2011-04-29 12:12

Sunday, 1 May 2011

The Blind Side



The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Who Wants To Be A Millionare?

BBC Entertainment


Those?with?a love for money and general knowledge will be glad to know that this nail-biting game show ­returns for a twelfth season with host Chris Tarrant.

Monday, 2 May 2011

Design Star

BBC Lifestyle


Design Star conducts a ­nationwide search for an American interior design champion. The winner gets their own design show.

After Lately



Comedian and talk-show host Chelsea Handler gets her own reality show and if her sense of humour is anything to go by it should be hilarious. She kick-starts it with an office competition.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Randy Jackson Presents: America’s Best Dance Crew



After an entire season five crews return to perform in the final where Poreotix and Blueprint Cru become the last to face off.




In the season finale, Dexter is lured into a trap. Liddy’s body is discovered and the murder is tied to Quinn who gets unexpected help from an unlikely source.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Law and Order: ­Special Victims Unit



The stories from the NY ­Police Department where a group of elite detectives are charged with bringing to justice the perpetrators of sexually oriented crimes.

The Devil Within

Discovery ID (TopTV)


Sarah Johnson claims her parents were shot by an ­intruder in their home in Idaho. The 16-year-old swears she never saw the intruder, but investigators suspect her boyfriend.

Thursday, 5 May 2011




He’s toned down outrageous outfits and mile-high hairstyles, taught women how to look good naked and now, Carson Kressley takes on America’s worst-dressed ­couples!

Catch and Release


A?woman?struggles to ­accept the?death of her ­fiancé?and the secrets he kept from her. As she tries to rebuild her life, she finds solace in her fiancé’s best friend.

Friday, 6 May 2011

Cake Boss

Discovery Travel and Living (TopTV)


The staff at the shop are thrilled to be making a cake for Sesame Street’s 40th ­anniversary, but they are faced with lots of problems.

Out of the Frying Pan

BBC Lifestyle


This riveting series follows Alasdair and James – the hapless runners-up in the 2009 series The Restaurant – as they strike out on their own in areas of entertaining for private functions.

Saturday, 7 May 2011

Pirates of the ­Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest



Catch the pirate flick that got everyone talking.
Starring Johnny Depp and ­Orlando Bloom, this is about a ­pirate who has to find the heart of a dead ­rival.

Leap Year



A woman has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day – February 29, but bad weather threatens to derail her planned cross-country trip to Dublin.

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