Tv talk

When cousins come together

Watch ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ on HBO at 6.56 pm on March 19. Bo and Luke Duke, who are cousins, must save the Duke family farm from being converted into a coal mine by the town’s corrupt commissioner Boss Hogg. Hogg organises a rally in town to stop the townsfolk from realising his intentions and stopping him from getting legal papers passed on the same day. Watch the film to see how the Duke cousins foil Hogg’s plans with help from their cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse. The movie stars Johnny Knoxville, Sean William Scott, Jessica Simpson, Burt Reynolds and Willie Nelson.

The tale of a legend

Few men in history have fought so hard and endured so much in the course of a lifetime as Nelson Mandela.  His story is one of struggle and oppression, dignity and hope, self-discipline and respect. ‘Mandela’ is a dramatic story, never told before on film, about a man who came from tribal origins, fled his home to avoid an arranged marriage, was alone and broke at 23, trained as a boxer, and established the first black law firm in South America. From its inception in 1993, the film was to be the only official film biography of Nelson Mandela.

Having sanctioned the project, Mandela himself granted unprecedented and exclusive access to the cameras. Catch ‘Mandela’ on MGM at 5.30 pm on March 19.

Time to explore the unknown

How Tech Works’ travels the world to meet the inventors and innovators behind the planet’s most cutting-edge science and technology. The show introduces an array of fast-paced, visually stunning stories including a trip, high in the sky, with the world’s newest and largest military plane — the A400M — and a journey to the depths of the Pacific Ocean with robots. Catch the show on Discovery Science at 9 pm on March 19.

Rivals on the field

Leatherheads’ is set in the 1920s. Dodge (played by George Clooney) is a football hero, who is determined to guide his team. But they lose their sponsor and there is no motivation. That’s when they include Carter Rutherford (essayed by John Krasinski) in their team. Carter is a war hero from World War I with dashing good looks and great speed on the field. News reporter Lexie (portrayed by Renee Zellweger) has her own doubts about Carter’s war story and she begins to dig. Both Dodge and Carter become rivals in the football field as well as for Lexie’s attention. Catch ‘Leatherheads’ on Zee Studio at 1 pm on March 19.

Fun on four legs!

Tune in to ‘Marley & Me: The Puppy Years’ on Star Movies at 9 pm on March 19. It is directed by Michael Damian. The movie traces the antics of Marley — an incredibly naughty puppy — who manages to wreak havoc and outsmart others wherever he goes.

‘Marley & Me: The Puppy Years’ stars Travis Turner, Donnelly Rhodes, Alex Zahara, Geoff Gustafson, Sydney Imbeau.


Passionate about cars

Carfellas’ airs on Turbo at 9.30 pm on March 19. Meet Mikey, Tommy and Mario — three loud-mouthed but passionate Italians based in New York, who run their used-car business, ‘Broadway Motors’. Since they were kids, they guys have always shared a love for cars and have always dreamed on buying and selling them. Tune in to the show to catch a glimpse of their lives.

(tv show timings are subject  to change)

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