TV highlights: November 7 – 13

2010-11-06 10:01

Sunday, 7 November 2010

History of the US

History Channel


Take a journey of cinematic proportions and discover how America became a leading power house. The series interviews public ­figures from the States.

Great Migrations

National Geographic


This seven-part global programming event takes viewers around the world on the arduous journeys millions of animals undertake to ­ensure the survival of their species. Fascinating stuff.

Monday, 8 day November 2010

Under Pressure

M-Net Action


A heatwave in Los Angeles becomes the catalyst for a heroic fireman’s mental breakdown. It stars Charlie Sheen.

The night we called it a day

Silver (TopTv)


Based on Frank Sinatra’s uproarious visit to Sidney in 1974 where all hell broke loose when local reporters hounded the singer and he retaliated.

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Jam Sandwhich



One of the better locally produced TV shows, SA musos are put through their paces as they produce and record a new track with the least likely of partners.

Better with you



Revolving around three ­different relationships that are tightly intertwined in one family. It’s not the most original TV series but it still guarantees some laughs.

Wednesday, 10 November 2010

The Gates

M-Net Series


Nick Monohan moves with his family?to?an exclusive community to accept the job as police chief. However, just? beneath the surface of the picturesque neighbourhood is a dark secret.

Titanic 2

Universal Channel


A new luxury cruise liner, Titanic 2, embarks on her maiden voyage on the same route that the original ­Titanic took 100 years ­before. You can guess what ­happens next.

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Law and Order: Special Victims Unit



Stabler and Beck track down a serial rapist who repeatedly attacks his victims based on their ovulation cycles so that he can impregnate them. Freaky stuff.

The Wedding Date


Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis to hire a male escort to pose as her boyfriend at her sister’s wedding. Of course, she falls in love with him.

Friday, 12 November 2010

Menace II Society



Still interesting so many years later, a young street hustler attempts to escape the rigours and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life




Joey Rasdien tries his hand at acting in his debut ­comedy series. As Alice psychoanalyses Ben and Mannie for a university assignment, she ends up playing the two against each other.

Saturday, 13 November 2010

The Interpreter



Political intrigue and ­deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a US Secret Service agent is ­assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.

Late night with ­Kgomotso



Her local guests are almost as interesting as she is; ­Kgomotso sits down with local talents, steering a cool, funky way of talk on local TV. Love it!

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