DStv highlights - July 4, 2012Comment on this story
l Smoke Signals, M-Net Stars, 19.30
Set in Arizona, the story of two young American Indian men on a journey. Victor, is the stoic son of an alcoholic father who abandoned the family. Thomas is a goofy young man who lost both his parents in a fire. When Victor’s estranged father, Arnold, dies, Thomas and Victor embark on an adventure to Phoenix to collect his ashes.
l Top Gear USA, BBC Entertainment, 20.00
With all the customary wit and humour of the original, this series of Top Gear USA sees the Top Gear boys pit the ultimate off-roader against an Air Boat through the Louisiana swamps and in a salute to the history of the US Postal Service, find out the fastest way to deliver a package – two new Ford Mustangs or two of the old-school four-legged variety.
l 3 Men Go to New England, Discovery World, 20.05
The comic trio of Rory McGrath, Griff Rhys Jones and Dara O Briain embark on another water-based adventure, beginning their journey in New England, the cradle of American history. The three men explore a number of vessels and meet locals with fascinating stories to tell. With time, fortune and the weather against them, can they make it to New York in time for the parade?
l Toddlers & Tiaras, Discovery TLC, 20.10
The fifth season returns to follow more young pageant hopefuls and their families on their quest for sparkly crowns, big titles, and cash prizes. On stages and in hotel ballrooms across the US, parents bring their little girls and boys to be judged on their beauty, personality and costumes.