DStv highlights - December 7, 2012

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Copy of TO kidnap and ransom (30511629)_CITY_E1 The cast of the new season of Kidnap and Ransom find themselves embroiled in another hard-hitting investigation. Picture: BBC

• New Normal, M-Net, 19.00

When Rocky talks about being her niece’s godmother, Bryan thinks about his traditional Catholic upbringing. Looking to get back to his roots, Father Michael gives him some unexpected advice.

• Kidnap and Ransom, BBC Entertainment, 20.05

Dominic King is the best international hostage negotiator in the business. His latest case begins with the kidnap of a British Asian family in Kashmir. King’s attempts to secure their release are jeopardised by the police and soon the family is in peril along with a busload of tourists. The situation becomes more complicated when it is revealed there is a “high value” individual among the hostages.

• American Chopper, Discovery Channel, 20.30

For the Teutuls, what was once a family business is now a family feud. While Paul sr builds his custom bikes at OCC, his son Junior runs Paul Jr Designs just down the road. The duo try to repair their relationship by combining forces to build a bike. But can they even be in the same room?

• My Crazy Obsession, Discovery TLC, 21.10

Meet America’s most extreme collectors. Venturing into homes that are dedicated entirely to the owners’ infatuation with unusual objects, people, or lifestyles, each episode reveals how much time, money and energy these people devote to preserving the quality and authenticity of their array of bizarre possessions. From the couple with more than 5 000 dolls and the mannequin collector who prefers them to real people.

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