TV highlights: October 3 – 9

2010-10-01 09:43

Sunday, 3 October 2010


This week’s Idols go all out as they sing their lungs out to be in the Top Five. Game On!

E! Entertainment

Jonathan is asked by Kelly Osbourne to put together a hot event for the charity she’s involved with. ­At home, he has to deal with increasing conflict between himself and Simon.

Monday, 4 October 2010


George Clooney, Demi Moore and Hillary Clinton share why gender equity is something we should care about. We’re listening.

The Amazing Race

The Amazing Race kicks off its 13th season with a ­variety of firsts: Floating cities, new locations like ­Cambodia; and a mistake that stops a team from reaching the finish line.

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

10 things I hate about you

Walter invites Patrick to dinner as a way to get to know him better. It turns out to be part of his secret plan to actually use the dinner for his own gain.

The Style Network

Season two of the reality ­drama surrounding the staff of a New Jersey beauty salon called the Gatsby  returns and we can’t wait to view all that trashy goings-on.

Wednesday, 6 October 2010

Modern Family

This sitcom is quickly ­picking up steam in South Africa and one of the ­reasons is the hilarious “lost in translation” relationship between Phil and Claire. ­Tonight is no different.

Law and Order: Special Victims Unit

This show has aired a total of 19 seasons and is wrapping up in the States. There must be some appeal to the stories from the NYPD about sexually-oriented crimes. 

Thursday, 7 October 2010

The Weather Man

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive. Starring Nicholas Cage looking his usual glum self.

Behind Bars
Discovery Channel

Showcasing  life for both criminals and law enforcers, this series offers unrestricted access to the cell blocks of some of the highest level security prisons in the world.  

Friday, 8 October 2010

30 Rock

Jack’s interest in a new ­social networking site ­unexpectedly reconnects him with a high school crush...yes that’s the point of Facebook, isn’t it?

Beetle Juice

A couple of recently ­deceased ghosts contract the services of a “bio-exorcist” in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house. It’s a classic in it’s own weird way.

Saturday, 9 October 2010

Get Over It

When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. It’s predictable, teen angst-ridden fun.

South African ­Traditional Music Awards

It’s kind of like the Samas only a little more ... er traditional. The red carpet is rolled out for the best in traditional music in SA.

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