TV highlights: December 19 – 25

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Kristie Alley’s Big Life

M-Net

5pm

Kirstie makes the “skinnies” walk a mile in her “fat, unhealthy shoes”. It also appears Miss Alley may have found love. Fat chance.

Anywhere but Home

M-Net

8.05pm

Predictable but still funny, Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn play a couple who must spend Christmas with both their divorced parents instead of going to the?island?of?Bali?as?planned.

Monday, 20 December 2010

Andre Rieu in South Africa

M-net

8.30pm

You know it’s Christmas time when live music recordings start airing on M-Net and that’s the best way to get into the mood.

Survivor: Gabon

SABC3

8pm

They are back. After introducing themselves, the tribes divide and Jeff announces that the elders in the tribe, Bob and Gillian, may have their pick.

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Scandal!

e.tv

7.30pm

Constance confronts her fears while Mangi spurs Wayne to throw a party despite suffering from a massive hangover. Nothing says festive like a hangover.

Breaking Up The ­Biggest

National Geographic

10pm

A team of demolition experts attempt to cut down and recycle the Navy’s first and finest fast attack oiler. Why? Because they can.

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Make it or break it

Vuzu

8.30pm

Due to Marty’s departure, The Rock Gym is quickly falling apart. Payson is unable to focus, and with Kaylie they must find out why Marty abandoned the girls right before the nationals.

Girls of the Playboy Mansion Marathon

E!

10am All day

If you didn’t get enough of those blondes with half a brain, don’t worry. Today is your lucky day as E! plays all the seasons in one continuous loop.

Thursday, 23 December 2010

The Family Stone

e.tv

8.30pm

Certainly one of the better holiday flicks on TV this year. Sarah Jessica Parker stars in this ensemble cast as an uptight woman who doesn’t fit in with her beau’s family.

Generations

SABC1

8pm

The Khumalos’ holiday plans crash and burn right before their eyes. Jason realises he is not ready to forgive and forget. Where is the Christmas spirit Jase?

Friday, 24 December 2010

The Real Face of ­Jesus?

History Channel

8.30pm

New data reveals an astonishing, three-dimensional, sculpture-like figure embedded in the Shroud Of Turin. Jesus Christ?

The Holiday

SABC3

7.30pm

The Holiday stars Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet – two women who swop homes for Christmas and find not only love but themselves. Corny but sweet.

Saturday, 25 December 2010

Surviving Christmas

e.tv

7.30pm

Laughter is sure to follow as a lonely, obnoxious and young millionaire pays a family to spend Christmas with him to combat his loneliness. It stars former Soprano James Gandolfini.

Ambush

SABC1

6.30pm

Love it or hate it, but there is just no way of getting away from it. As one of the highly rated reality shows in the country, Ambush follows two contestants as they compete for R50?000.


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