WEEKEND WATCH: Royal wedding anniversary

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THE new seasons of two of Hollywood’s popular sitcoms, Two And A Half Men and How I Met Your Mother, will be premiering tomorrow on ntv7.

At 10pm, season nine of Two And A Half Men will see Ashton Kutcher replacing Charlie Sheen.

Charlie’s (Sheen) beach house is sold to Walden Schmidt (Kutcher), an Internet billionaire being divorced by his wife. As Alan (Jon Cryer) leaves for his mother’s house, he is invited back by Walden who needs a friend to help him deal with his failed marriage.

Meanwhile, in the sixth season of How I Met Your Mother (at 10.30pm), Ted (Josh Radnor) is hired as an architect by the Goliath National Bank (GNB) but faces opposition when he meets Zoey (Jennifer Morrison), who is protesting against GNB’s decision to tear down an old hotel to make way for its new headquarters.

The series also stars Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan and Cobie Smulders.

This Sunday is Prince William and Kate Middleton’s first wedding anniversary and ntv7 is celebrating it with William & Kate: A First Year Anniversary Celebration, at 8.30pm.

Featuring interviews with royalty experts and friends, the special charts their life and explores their royal engagements and private moments that have kept Britain and the rest of the world enthralled.

On Sunday, catch The Making Of... Cinta Berkalung Duri at 4.30pm on TV2. The telemovie will air on the same day at 9pm on the same channel.

 

TOMORROW

SATURDAY MATINEE
MAMMA MIA! (TV2, 2pm)
The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her father using hit songs by the popular 1970s group Abba. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgard, Pierce Brosnan and Nancy Baldwin.

ENGLISH BLOCKBUSTER
12 ROUNDS (TV2, 10pm)
Detective Danny Fisher discovers his girlfriend has been kidnapped by an ex-con tied to his past. To save her, he has to successfully complete 12 challenges. Starring John Cena, Aidan Gillen, Ashley Scott and Gonzalo Menendez.

PANGGUNG SABTU
CHAMATKAR  (TV3, 2pm)
Sunder cannot fulfil his father’s dream of building a school when he falls victim to a conman. Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Shah Rukh Khan and Urmila Matondkar.

CEREKARAMA
MENCINTAIMU (TV3, 10pm)
Juliana, who doesn’t believe in love, has a change of heart when she meets the slightly older Izwan. Unfortunately, her parents object to the relationship. Starring Eman Manan, Sharifah Amani, Aida Khalida, Ahmad Tarmimi, Dzarin Kamaruddin, Fazlina Ahmad Daud.

8 ½ CINEMA
LADY COP AND PAPA CROOK (8TV, 8.30pm)
John Fok (Eason Chan) is the kingpin of illegal red oil in Greater China. When an oil tanker explodes, he becomes the focus of a police investigation and is forced to halt his illegal activities. Starring Sammi Cheng, Eason Chan, Zhang Guo Li and Michelle Ye.

MOVIE NIGHT
SHANGHAI NOON (TV9, 10pm)
Jackie Chan plays a Chinese man who travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped princess. Also starring Owen Wilson and Lucy Liu.


SUNDAY

TV3 Cinema
THUNDERBIRDS (TV3, 12.30am)
When The Hood finds and invades International Rescue’s secret base and traps most of the Tracy family, only young Alan Tracy and his friends can save the day. Starring Bill Paxton, Anthony Edwards and Ben Kingsley.

SELEKTA PRIMA
CINTA BERKALUNG DURI (TV2, 9pm)
After finding out that Arman was forced to marry her, Shirah is determined to win his heart. Starring Datuk Rahim Razali, Datuk Jalaluddin Hassan, Puteri Sarah Liyana, Zul Huzaimi and Rizal Ayub.

ENGLISH BLOCKBUSTER
INTO THE BLUE 2: THE REEF (TV2, 10pm)
A pair of professional divers are hired to find Columbus’ hidden treasure. Starring Chris Carmack, Laura Vandervoort and Marsha Thomason.

SUNDAY MOVIE
DAMAGE (ntv7, 11pm)
An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the life-saving operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love and friendship in the most unlikely places. Starring Steve Austin, Walton Goggins and Laura Vandervoort.

William & Kate: A First Year Anniversary Celebration will air on Sunday on ntv7 at 8.30pm

Watch the musical Mamma Mia! starring Meryl Streep (centre) tomorrow, TV2, 2pm

Kutcher joins the cast of Two And A Half Men (tomorrow, ntv7, 10pm)


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