TV highlights: May 15 – 21

2011-05-13 08:03

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Favourite Hollywood Stories

BBC Entertainment


This takes a trip down memory lane of some ­favourite re-tellings of ­Hollywood secrets and looks at former child stars.

Dear John



John is on leave in his hometown when he meets ­visiting college student ­Savannah. Although love is not something they are looking for, they find it.

Monday, 16 May 2011

When I was 17

MTV Europe


A sneak peak at some of Hollywood’s stars when they were teens. From N.E.R.D’s frontman, Pharrell Williams to real estate mogul, Donald Trump, host of The Apprentice.

Snoop Dogg’s ­Fatherhood


The Dogg household goes on a health kick when Snoop decides he wants to box a former champion fighter and Shante starts watching her weight.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

The Rocker

TopMovies (TopTV)


After abruptly being kicked out of a band, a man is ­given a second chance at rock stardom through his nephew’s high school rock band twenty years later.




In this season finale, the lives of the CSI members are on the line as they close in on the elusive Dr Jekyll. Some members of the team may not live to see his capture.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011




The obsessive-compulsive yet brilliant private detective with an unconventional approach to cases, returns to screens and is ready to rock the San Francisco ­police department yet again.

Modern Family



Claire loves Halloween, and has spent countless hours creating the Haunted ­Dunphy House; she gives each family member a role to play, but none of it goes quite right.

Thursday, 19 May 2011


Top History


The Ancient Egyptians believed in many gods and that every aspect of life in this world and the next was controlled by supernatural beings. The gods always had to be appeased at all costs.

Good Fences


Good Fences is about an upwardly mobile black ­family for whom the American dream becomes a nightmare. Starring Danny ­Glover and Whoopi Goldberg.

Friday, 20 May 2011

The Sopranos



There’s high drama in the Soprano house when ­Carmela throws Tony out after one of his former ­mistresses taunts her over the phone.

The Tyra Banks Show



Tempers flare when a panel of mothers discusses the controversial issue of ­spanking children. A ­couple’s differing opinions on spanking are also ­affecting their marriage.

Saturday, 21 May 2011

Follow your Dreams



This programme special features aspirational episodes of the channel’s favourite series including Sonny with a Chance, Phineas and Ferb, Fish Hooks and Hannah Montana.

South African Music Awards 2011



Will Professor take the record of the year for ­Jezebel or will it be Liquideep for Alone? Who will take top honours and who will wear the “oh no she didn’t!” outfit.

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