Tv Talk

Tv Talk

Tv Talk

Nothing to lose

Oceans Eleven’ airs on WB on December 13 at 9 pm. George Clooney, Matt Damon, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts and Don Cheadle want to pull off the most sophisticated and daring Las Vegas
casino heist ever.

Less than 24 hours after being paroled, charismatic Danny Ocean (Clooney) handpicks a top-notch team of smooth operators to pocket $150 million — in one night! Ruthless entrepreneur Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia) controls three of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas and Ocean’s sexy ex-wife (Roberts).

 In any other place, they would be bad guys. But Ocean and his crew stick to the rules — don’t hurt anybody. Don’t steal from anyone who doesn’t deserve it. And play the game like you have got nothing to lose.

Trekking through the forest
Join Bruce Parry on a breathtaking journey from the Amazon’s source deep in the Peruvian Andes, to its vast mouth on Brazil’s Atlantic Coast on ‘Amazon With Bruce Perry’, every Tuesday at 10 pm on BBC Entertainment.

‘Amazon With Bruce Parry’ also explores the ecology, sociology and politics of this changing region, the damage done by the drugs’ trade, and how these traditional ways of life are being affected by various conservation efforts and those responsible for the continuing destruction of the region’s natural habitat.

A contemporary portrait of the Amazon Rainforest, river, its landscape and its people, ‘Amazon With Bruce Parry’ is a stunning visual spectacle which sheds light on the issues of the region not known to most. 

In the episode to be aired on December 13, Bruce Parry continues his Amazon adventure, travelling through the jungles of Peru to visit the Achuar people, a remote tribe which is fighting to keep oil companies off its land.  He undergoes a profound Shamanic ritual in an effort to find his vision.

No end to learning
FOX History & Traveller presents ‘Poh’s Kitchen — Cooking Chinese With Neil Perry’ on December 13 at 9 pm. Poh is cooking ‘Chinese’, a cuisine, which given her Malay/Chinese background, is not unfamiliar to her. But when it comes to modern Asian cookery, she feels she needs a little advice and invites Sydney chef Neil Perry back to her kitchen.

Classic cars unveiled
American Icon — Hot Rod’ takes a peek into the life of legendary hot-rod builder and designer Boyd Coddington and his crew.

The series documents the construction of classic cars, from the classic 1956 Chevy to the aluminium-steel Boyd Coddington original, and the 1932 hot-rod open-engine Ford coupe.

Watch this exciting episode for some drama and tension that comes naturally as guys race to complete their classic cars with deadlines and constant complications.
The show airs on December 13 at 9.30 pm on Discovery Turbo.

Queen of talk shows
Watch ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ every Monday to Friday at 8 pm on Big CBS Love. Watched by an estimated 49 million people in the United States each week, ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ is the undisputed leader of daytime television.

Echoing its ratings’ success, the show and its host have been honoured with many of the most prestigious awards in broadcasting.

The programme is driven by the dynamic personality of Oprah Winfrey, who serves as supervising producer and host. Viewers tune in because they can relate to her as a friend — one who invites you into the privacy of her TV home to be a part of something special.

With episodes that cover women’s issues, relationships, celebrities, current events, social issues and global perspectives, ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ uniquely combines variety, quality and warmth with unprecedented cultural influences.

In the episode to be aired on December 13, Oprah speaks about her most memorable guests.

A dream holiday turns  into a nightmare
HBO presents ‘Turistas’ on December 13 at 9 pm. The movie is an action-adventure and stars Josh Duhamel, Melissa George and Olivia Wilde. An exotic Brazilian getaway turns into ‘Destination Terror’ for a group of young people in this unnerving horror flick.

In search of the sun and sexy fun, these twenty-somethings take a bus that leaves them stranded deep inland. Drugged, robbed and lured even deeper into the mysterious jungle, they soon discover the horrifying fate that awaits them.