TV highlights: November 14 – 20

2010-11-13 08:46

Sunday, 14 November 2010

Miami Vice



Based on the 1980s hit show detectives Crockett and Tubb, the film version stars Collin ­Farrell and Jamie Fox. It’s cheesy beyond words but fun nonetheless.

CSI: Miami



The CSI team get into crime-solving mode when a man turns up dead on a Miami beach while an ­unconscious girl is found in the ocean. Looks like we have a case here.

Monday, 15 November 2010

Boston Med



New series revolving around the lives of medics in the Iraqi war. The first episode features the wife of a soldier who gives birth to her child with a heart deffect.




Ben Sullivan is a homicide detective suffering from Disassociated Identity Dis­order,?triggered by the tragic ­kidnapping of his son. He’s back on the job, to find out what happened to his son.

Tuesday, 16 November 2010




Israel Molete is vying with colleague Ike Bopape for a promotion; Molete gets the job, Bopape accuses him of sexually harassing two ­pupils.

The Secret Millionaire



Returning for a fourth ­series. A millionaire leaves his luxury life behind, and lives undercover in a ­deprived area of the UK for ten days.

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Mel B: It’s a Scary World

The Style Network


Former Spice Girl and Eddie Murphy’s lover lands her own reality TV show, where cameras follow her and her family around. Oh, just like Kimora?Lee-Simmonds,?then?


M-Net Series


After her husband is ­sentenced to prison, Cheryl West becomes a single mother. She decides to get out of the family business of crime but it proves a lot more difficult than she ­expected.

Thursday, 18 November 2010

Melrose Place



Ella and Caleb are stunned when agency owner ­Amanda Woodward walks into WPK and immediately fires half the staff, including Caleb. Aah, the joys of “restructuring”.

Cat’s Eye

Showtime (TopTV)


Based on a trilogy of stories written by Stephen King ­involving a chain smoker, a gambler and a girl ­terrorised by a troll. ­Typically freakish.

Friday, 19 November 2010


BBC Lifestyle


Justin Bonello sets off on a gastronomic journey around Mozambique, telling stories of the continent he loves. And the best part? The food looks as good as he does.

Once Upon A Time in Mexico



Starring Salma Hayek and Antonio Banderas and directed by Robert Rodriguez; a hitman becomes involved in espionage, the CIA and corrupt Mexican generals.

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Mugabe and the White African

FoxFX (TopTV)


The story of Mike Campbell and?his?son-in-law’s?harrowing?attempt?to?save their farm and with it the homes and livelihoods of 500 black workers and their families in Zimbabwe.

Raising Helen



After her sister and brother-in-law die in a car accident, a young, care-free woman becomes the guardian to their three children whom she really doesn’t want to look after.

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