TV highlights: October 31 – November 6

2010-10-29 11:33

Sunday, 31 October 2010


It’s been a long but highly enjoyable sixth season of Idols and tonight is the penultimate episode as the two stars battle it out for the title and the moola.

Wicked Women

Crime and Investigation

Profiling shocking crimes committed by women, the series grants exclusive access to some of the most dangerous women in the world. Fascinating stuff.

Monday, 1 November 2010

All dayFor the first time Man United TV will be on South African screens. Tune in if you are a fan for a behind-the-scenes look into one of the famous clubs in the world.

Doctor Who: The End of Time
BBC Entertainment

In this two-part special, Catherine Tate and Timothy Dalton star alongside David Tennant in his final performance as The Doctor. This one is for the fans.

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Million Dollar Listing
Universal Channel

Already picked up for a third season, follow the lifestyles of high-flying ­estate agents in California looking for their next commission, whichever way they can get it.

The Walking Dead

After waking up from a coma in an abandoned hospital, police officer Rick Grimes finds the new world – ravaged by zombies. Not for the faint-hearted.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

The Eastwood Factor

Documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman with Clint Eastwood commenting on his film career as an actor, a director and a song writer. This also features Deborah Hopper.

Inside the Middle East

Rima Maktabi reports from Cairo, as people gather to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, by taking part in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Thursday, 4 November 2010


The good doctors return for season five of this dark and twisted series as Troy and McNamara try to figure out their friendship while fixing other peoples faces and bodies. Addictive.

House Wreck
Discovery Travel and Living

Jo and Mike fell in love on an earlier build, but will their efforts to make this Cornish farmhouse a commercial success push them to the limit? Probably.

Friday, 5 November 2010

The Guru

Ram dreams of becoming a singer, he moves to Hollywood but is mistaken for a guru. His dreams of fame and fortune do come true, but at what cost?

30 Rock

Liz Lemon takes Frank in as a roommate, but she is pleasantly surprised when they make a pact to help each other kick their bad habits. This can only end one way... disaster.

Saturday, 6 November 2010

The Karate Kid

A teenager learns about life under the guidance of a martial arts master. Ralph Macchio stars as the original Daniel... before Jaden Smith was even a thought in his parents’ minds.

Spy Hard

Long before the Wayans Brothers were spoofing movies, Leslie Nielsen mastered the art as special agent Dick Steele, playing a less suave, less good-looking version of James Bond.

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