This Week's Best TV including The Hangover 2, Glee and more
BBC Comedy Countdown
Date: Voting ends 10 December at 2.59am | Channel: BBC Entertainment
During December, BBC Entertainment is handing control of the TV schedule over to expat viewers in the Middle East and Europe! We have just over a week to vote for our favourite British comedies and the top 10 will then be aired on the channel over the festive period.
So what’s the choice? Choose from every series that has aired on BBC Entertainment, from northern drama Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps and Welsh comedy Gavin & Stacey to hilarious classic Fawlty Towers and the BBC remake of Sixties science fiction show Doctor Who. Plus there are some blasts from the past like Blackadder and 'Allo 'Allo, and English faves like The Royle Family, One Foot in the Grave and My Family. And don’t forget Little Britain!
The week of comedy, as voted by you, will air from 27 December to 1 January. What do you want to watch this Christmas? Vote online all this week at www.europe.bbcentertainment.com/countdown-comedy. Get clicking!
Starring: Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch, Cory Monteith
Date: Friday 30 November | Channel: OSN First | Time: 8pm, 2am
We just cant get enough of our fave sing-along series, Glee. We love Mr Schue, and Sue Sylvester’s crazy attitude. Tune in for more high school drama! Us, jeal? Never.
Girls’ Night In
Water for Elephants
Starring: Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon
Date: Tuesday 4 December | Channel: OSN Cinema | Time: 6pm
We love this flick, and not only because it stars uber gorge heartthrob R-Patz! Great plot, fab costumes –don’t miss out, ladies!
The Hangover 2
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis
Date: Saturday 1 December| Channel: OSN Movies HD | Time: 11.30pm
Quite often a sequel fails to live up to it’s predecessor, but not with The Hangover movies. The second is hilarious, and we can’t wait for the third one to come out next year!
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Blast from the Past
80s Vs 90s
Date: Monday 3 December | Channel: VH1 | Time: 2pm
Whether you were a child of the Eighties, Nineties or missed out and were born in the Noughties, you’ll love this show that will play the best videos from two fab decades in music. Think Prince Vs Spice Girls.
We love it!
Thursday 29 November
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland
Channel: OSN First | Time: 11am, 5pm
Martin Bohm is a single father who is haunted by an inability to bond with his son.
Channel: National Geographic HD | Time: 6pm
Two-part series following the lives of talented young people who dream of becoming acrobats.
X Factor US
Starring: Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Simon Cowell
Channel: OSN First | Time: 9pm, 1am
Contestants battle it out on stage to win a record deal.
The Godfather: Part III
Starring: Al Pacino
Channel: OSN Action HD | Time: 11pm
Ageing mafia don Michael takes on a young protégé.
Friday 30 November
Starring: Matt Bomer
Channel: OSN First HD| Time: 3pm
Series about a white collar criminal who agrees to help out the FBI to catch other criminals.
Starring: Aida Mollenkamp
Channel: Food Network | Time: 4.30pm
Cookery show looking at independent food production.
Starring: Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison
Channel: OSN First | Time: 8pm, 2am
Popular US TV show about a high school singing club.
Starring: Kate Beckinsale
Channel: OSN Premiere| Time: 9pm
A war breaks out when human forces discover there are vampires.
Saturday 1 December
The Green Hornet
Starring: Cameron Diaz
Channel: OSN Action HD | Time: 11am
The son of a media magnate realises his calling as a vigilante.
Giuliana & Bill
Channel: The Style Network| Time: 2.50pm
Giuliana and Bill share their baby news with friends and family. Giuliana receives news about her health.
Househusbands Of Hollywood
Channel: ITV Granada| Time: 6pm
Follow five couples where the traditional male/female roles are reversed and arguments erupt.
The Hangover 2
Starring: Bradley Cooper
Channel: OSN Movies HD | Time: 11.30pm
A modest bachelor brunch evolves into a wild weekend in Bangkok, Thailand.
Sunday 2 December
CSI: Las Vegas
Starring: Jorja Fox
Channel: OSN First | Time: 1pm
Drama series about crime investigators in Las Vegas who set out to solve gruesome and ugly cases.
Kourtney & Kim Take New York
Starring: Kim K
Channel: E! | Time: 3pm
Khloe returns to New York for DASH’s grand opening, leaving Kim well-jeal when Kourt and Khloe bond.
Starring: David Tennant
Channel: BBC Entertainment | Time: 9pm
Drama about a man struggling to raise his children after the death of his partner.
Gok’s Clothes Roadshow
Starring: Gok Wan
Channel: BBC Lifestyle| Time: 10.10pm
Gok visits London where he gives three workers a revamp.
Starring: Gary Mehigan
Channel: BBC Lifestyle | Time: 10am
Cooking game show based on the original British MasterChef.
80s Vs 90s
Channel: VH1 | Time: 2pm
VH1 are hosting a battle of the decades with music videos from the Eighties and Nineties! Which was your fave decade?
Starring: Jeffrey Donovan
Channel: OSN First HD| Time: 8pm
A US spy recently disavowed uses his Special Ops training to help others in trouble.
Men In Black 3
Starring: Will Smith
Channel: OSN Box Office 1 | Time: 10pm
Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones return as agents J and K in the third installment of the sci-fi action comedy.
Tuesday 4 December
Iron Chef America
Starring: Mark Dacascos
Channel: Food Network | Time: 2pm
Will Chef John Rivera Sedlar triumph in the Kitchen Stadium against Iron Chef?
Body Of Proof
Starring: Jeri Ryan
Channel: OSN First HD| Time: 4pm
Medical examiner Megan Hunt’s unique approach to solving crimes puts her at odds with her superiors.
Water For Elephants
Starring: Robert Pattinson
Channel: OSN Cinema | Time: 6pm
Romantic flick with Reese Witherspoon.
Then & Now
Channel: VH1 | Time: 11pm
A compilation show of the best music videos from the past and the present. Tune in to the for a sing-along to some old favourites.
Wednesday 5 December
Starring: Ellen DeGeneres
Channel: OSN First | Time: 10am, 6pm
Top US chat show where hilarious host Ellen interviews top celebrity guests.
Love and Mary
Starring: Gabriel Mann
Channel: OSN Movies HD | Time: 2pm
A woman pulls a scam to keep her business afloat and digs herself in deeper when she involves a goofy con.
Starring: Eddie McClintock
Channel: OSN First HD | Time: 9pm
Claudia and Steve try to infiltrate a Civil War re-enactment to recover Ulysses.
Starring: Colin Farrell
Channel: OSN Premiere | Time: 9pm
Realising his neighbour is a vampire, a suburban teen turns to a Las Vegas magician for help.