TV Talk

TV Talk

An overview of  the world

Catch ‘History of the World’ on the Discovery Channel at 9 pm on March 29. Bringing 70,000 years of human history to life, this awe-inspiring series travels through time and is populated with big characters and big events.

 It is a human story of people, their civilisations, cultures, successes and crashing failures — a story that charts progress and development and change through the centuries. From the early settlers in Mesopotamia to the wonders of Babylon and Egypt; from the French Revolution to the Industrial Revolution, viewers can get an in-depth look at history.

When style is everything

Every snip is a masterstroke and every celebrity mop of hair is a canvas for trend-setting fashion statements.

‘Style Inc with Aalim Hakim’ is an uber-stylish production that brings you the glamourous styling trends of India’s hottest film stars. Watch celebrity hairstylist Aalim Hakim work his magic on stars like Ranbir Kapoor, Ajay Devgan, Hrithik Roshan, Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor. It airs on TLC at 10 pm on March 29.

From the frying pan into the fire

In ‘Turistas’, Alex (played by Josh Duhamel), his sister Bea (portrayed by Olivia Wilde) and their friend Amy (essayed by Beau Garrett) go on a vacation to Brazil.

After a near fatal bus accident, they get together with Pru, Finn and Liam, who are also tourists from the same bus. The six of them begin walking, hoping to find help. But soon, they find out that they have fallen from the frying pan into the fire. Catch the film on HBO at 10.57 pm on March 29.

In the body of a man

Tune in to ‘The Hot Chick’ on Star Movies at 6.47 pm on March 29. Jessica Spencer is convinced that she has the perfect life. She’s the hottest, most popular girl in high school, captain of the cheer-leading squad and dating the dreamy quarterback. But she gets a big dose of reality when she wakes up in the body of a 30-year-old man. She quickly discovers that trading on your looks isn’t so easy when you’re a girl who constantly needs a shave. And until she can figure out how to change herself back, Jessica must find a way to win the Cheer Competition, go to the prom and win her boyfriend back — all as a guy. She begins to see the world from a new perspective and discovers how shallow her life has been. The movie stars Rob Schneider, Rachel McAdams, Anna Faris, Matthew Lawrence and Eric Christian Olsen.

Machines that made a difference

Watch ‘Weaponizer’ on March 29 at 10 pm on Discovery Science. In this breath-taking series — which travels through time — viewers  can explore the men, machines and moments that shaped the feared fighting force of that era.

Survival isn’t so easy

Triumph of the Spirit’ is based on the real-life experiences of Salamo Arouch, a middle-weight boxing champion of the Balkan countries.

Captured by the Nazis in 1943, Arouch was sent to one of their death camps, where he was forced to fight over 200 opponents for the entertainment of the ‘SS Officiers’. His survival and the survival of his family and others in his barracks depended upon his grit and determination. Catch the film on MGM at 5.15 pm on March 29.

It stars Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Robert Loggia, Wendy Gazelle and Kelly Wolf.

(tv show timings are subject to change)

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