TV highlights: September 12 – 18

2010-09-10 10:22

Sunday, 12 September 2010

My Name Is Earl

After falsely confessing to a crime so that Joy wouldn’t have to go to jail, Earl faces the reality of his actions, while Randy must deal with a life without Earl. Shame.

Have you heard from Johannesburg?

The seven part documentary series, produced by ­Academy Award nominee Connie Field, focuses on the global citizens who assisted in ending apartheid.

Sunday, 13 September 2010


The story of Harvey Milk and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California’s first openly gay elected official.


Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith open up about how they keep their marriage fresh and their children grounded. Will’s ­ex-wife, Sheree Zampino, is also on the show. Awkward.

Sunday, 14 September 2010

James Martin
BBC Lifestyle

Turning his attention to ­recipes for kids, James makes jam shortbread, ­chocolate cornflake cakes, and delicious chocolate and ­ginger flapjacks.

Mystery ER
Discovery ID (TopTV)

A small child blisters after exposure to sunlight. Doctor makes a startling discovery: the child is unable to sweat. What is this mysterious ­disorder?

Sunday, 15 September 2010

­Popstars Extra

Catch all the behind-the-scenes action from the world of Popstars including some hilarious ­auditions, as South Africa waits for the next big thing in pop to emerge.

The Hills

In the final season, Kristin, Audrina and Heidi learn that the people they love the most can be the hardest to hold on to while struggling to hold onto their 15 minutes of fame.

Sunday, 16 September 2010


Jude Law stars as a womanising limousine driver who enjoys his life as a bachelor swinging from one-night stand to the next. This is until he meets Lonette and the rest is history.

Melrose Place

It seems Hollywood has run out of ideas for good TV so they’re remaking popular series’ from the 90s like this one. Question is who will replace Heather Locklier?

Sunday, 17 September 2010

Rookie Blue

This new series follows five rookie police officers as they begin their careers as crime fighters. It has been hailed as the cop series for the new generation.


Two of Horizon Deep’s biggest rivals meet for the first time when Cheryl decides that the time has come to face off with Barker Haines. (Insert dramatic music here, please.)

Sunday, 18 September 2010


This politically-charged drama involves the US justice department, the CIA, China and Kazakhstan. But it is understandable because it revolves around the world’s most prized possession – oil.

Last Comic Standing

Think David Kau’s So You Think You’re Funny? But this one has an American feel to it. The series scans the entire US to find the number one comedian. It’s super cheesy but funny too.

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