TV highlights: September 19 – 25

2010-09-18 14:44

Sunday, 19 September 2010

Transformers: ­Revenge of the fallen

The sequel to the hit film Transformers; Sam Witwicky tries to forget about the ­Autobots but like an ex–­lover, he just can’t seem to.

Hotel Rwanda


The true-life story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel ­manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during the massacre by the Hutu militia in Rwanda. Starring Don Cheadle.

Monday, 20 September 2010

Big Fish
M-Net Stars

The story revolves around a dying father and the son who is trying to learn more about him through piecing together the stories he has gathered over the years.

50 Cent: The money and the power
MTV Base

50 Cent’s looking to spread the love by handing over $100 000 of his hard-earned cash to someone he thinks will be the next big ­business mogul.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Venom Hunter
Animal Planet

Travel the world with ­scientific bounty hunter Don Schultz, as he races to find critical biological specimens in the wild and ­deliver them to researchers.

Redi on Mzansi
Mzansi Magic

Despite some mixed reviews of the show, Redi Direko is still trying to give her best on the show. This time the legend that is John Kani stops by for a chat.

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Kylie Kwong: My China
BBC Lifestyle

Chef and restaurateur Kylie Kwong confronts the vast contrasts of China as she travels to 10 cities and ­provinces learning regional cooking skills and preparing family meals.

Will & Grace

The fun continues with those whacky guys from Will and Grace as best friends make an unexpected life-changing decision. Will their friendship survive the obstacles they face?

Thurday, 23 September 2010

Avoiding Armageddon

This docu-drama takes an ­unflinching global look at the horrific weapons that could destroy life as we know it, and it brings you face-to-face with the people racing to use them.

Tommy Walsh’s Flip That House USA: ­Victor
Discovery travel and living

Victor renovates a property in Santa Clarita, California, in the hope that his efforts can give him a healthy profit.

Friday, 24 September 2010

October Sky

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his ­father’s wishes.

Keeping up ­appearances
BBC Entertainment

Hyacinth takes a group of citizens to the seaside, plans what to wear to the mayor’s fancy dress ball, and looks forward to her wedding anniversary. Aw, bless!

Saturday, 25 September 2010

Four Kid Frenzy
The Style Network

April and her husband, Joel, have been together since they were 17 years old. But with a 5-year-old and a set of 3-year-old triplets, marriage does not come first in the Semmel household.

M-Net Stars

This 90’s rom-com classic gave birth to knee high socks and miniskirts and turned the late Britney Murphy into a star. Watch it, if for nothing else, but the nostalgia.

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