From zero to hero

El Penalti Mas Largo Del Mundo (The Longest Penalty Shot In The World) airs on UTV World Movies on September 30 at 8.30 pm. This raucous comedy unfolds in a local soccer square-off between two Spanish teams. From average Joe to town hero for a week — this happens to Fernando, a complete loser who suddenly has to stand in for an injured goalkeeper in the decisive match to win a local championship. Fernando finds himself riding the crest of popularity in his town over the course of that week, which includes dating Cecilia — the coach’s attractive daughter.

The saga continues

WB presents The Lord Of The Rings — The Two Towers on September 30 at 9 pm. In part two of the trilogy written by J R R Tolkien, Frodo Baggins and the other members of the fellowship continue on their sacred quest to destroy the One Ring — but on separate paths. Their destinies lie at two towers — Orthanc Tower in Isengard, where the corrupt wizard Saruman awaits, and Sauron’s fortress at Barad-dur, deep within the dark lands of Mordor.

Blend of cultures

Watch Samantha Brown — Passport to Europe on September 30 at 10.30 pm on TLC. The channel presents host Samantha Brown as she embarks on adventures that take her to fascinating and alluring cities all over Europe, including London, Paris, Rome, Prague, Barcelona, Florence, St Moritz and Athens.

Samantha goes to her favourite destinations for short trips and provides invaluable tips that make planning a weekend getaway a real breeze.

In this episode, Samantha visits Marseille in France. It is chaotic, imperfect, impulsive and wild, but is also surprisingly comfortable and friendly. Sam hits the major attractions and experiences this ancient port city’s eccentric mix of cultures.

In their quest for justice 

Watch Double Impact on HBO on September 30 at 9 pm.

The movie stars Geoffrey Lewis, Alan Scarfe, Phillip Chan Yan Kin and Jean Claude Van-Damme.

Chad and Alex Wagner are twin brothers who are separated after their parents’ brutal murder.

The two couldn’t be more different — Chad is a slick Beverly Hills fitness instructor while Alex is a rough-and-tough smuggler on the gritty streets of Hong Kong.

But when fate throws them together again, Chad and Alex discover that there is one they have in common — they are both fighting machines!

Determined to take revenge on their parents’ killers, the martial-arts experts kick,
chop and shoot all the way to an electrifying final showdown.

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