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• Suburgatory, Vuzu, 19.00
Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise 16-year-old daughter Tessa in the city. When he finds a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides to move her to a more wholesome environment: the suburbs. But behind the beautiful homes and perfect lawns lurk the Franken-moms, spray tans, nose jobs, and Red Bull-guzzling teens who have nothing in common with Tessa. It’s a new world, one that makes George wonder if they haven’t jumped out of the frying pan and into the fire.
• Stephen Hawking’s Science of the Future, National Geographic Channel, 19.10
Professor Stephen Hawking fronts a global exploration of the scientific breakthroughs that could transform our lives in the 21st century. Aided by scientific experts, including Richard Dawkins, Sir David Attenborough, Aarathi Prasad, Lord Winston and Maggie Aderin-Pocock, this series travels the world to see how science is striving for mankind’s next leap forward. The episodes focus on how science is shaping our lives in five spheres: health, machines, biology, environ-ment and technology.
• Two and a Half Men, M-Net, 20.00
When Walden feels cramped in his own house, Jenny moves in with Evelyn and her wealthy boyfriend, Marty.
• Covert Affairs, M-Net Series Showcase, 21.00
Season four begins with Annie swiftly ascending a lift towards a mysterious – and no doubt dangerous – meeting. She makes an emotional call to Auggie and, ignoring his pleas to come home, pulls out a gun. Then the lift doors open, and all hell breaks loose…