TV highlights: October 17 – 23

2010-10-15 10:47

Sunday, 17 October 2010

My Name is Earl

It’s conjugal visit day and Frank is stuck in the ­dogbox. He asks Earl to ­explain to his girlfriend why he can’t see her, which only spells disaster.

Final Destination 2


They should reconsider the title of this film considering how many the franchise has released. In this one, the prevention of a high-way pile up is the reason why death takes revenge.

Monday, 18 October 2010

Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style

Hairstylist Ted Gibson and fashion designer Reem Acra help Angela transform from pianist into CEO as she launches her own company.

Private Practice

As Violet continues to help Sam with Maya’s wedding, Naomi refuses to take part as she works with Addison and Pete to save the life of a 25-week-old premature ­baby... priorities, priorities!

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Untold stories of the E.R
Zone Reality

Following real-life stories of incidents occurring to ­doctors at hospital emergency rooms and the troubles they face. It’s addictive.

Dance your butt off

Take some SA personalities and make them judges; then add overweight South Africans, mix them together and you have an all new ­reality show.

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Science of the Movies
Discovery Channel

Self-proclaimed movie geek Nar Williams meets visionary artists, investigates and discovers the techniques ­responsible for creating unforgettable, edge-of-your-seat moments in blockbusters.


The town of Eureka, built by geniuses and for geniuses, returns for the fourth season as they save the world from the baddies. This will surely keep the sci-fi fans on their toes.

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Legends, Icons and ­Superstars of the 20th century

Ten-part series on the lives of the 50 most fascinating people of the 20th century as chosen by Time Inc. Look and learn.

Man Shops Globe
Home Channel

With the mission to prepare the first gallery show in Anthropologies’ London store, Keith sets out to Sweden in search of modern ceramics. Glorious, simply glorious!

Friday, 22 October 2010

Human Target

This action drama centres around Christopher Chance, a unique bodyguard who is hired when an unusual threat cannot be solved through normal channels.

A View to a Kill

An investigation of a ­horse-racing scam leads 007 to a mad industrialist who plans to create a worldwide microchip monopoly by ­destroying California’s ­Silicon Valley.

Saturday, 23 October 2010

Meet the Parents

Ben Stiller plays Greg, a male nurse who goes home with his new girlfriend Pam to meet her parents. ­Problem is, her father is an ex-secret service agent and a real terror.

Dark Knight

Heath Ledger’s final ­performance will forever be ­remembered as he embodied the Joker and sizzled as one of the most terrifying criminals of the Batman ­franchise.

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