SBS: Ashes replacements

botswanaSBS has issued replacement programmes for the Ashes Test after we lost to England.

Monday August 24
7.30pm Top Gear Botswana – In the biggest Top Gear adventure since the famous Polar epic, the boys race across Botswana and face the harsh realities of African life. Special Guest appearance by Stig’s African cousin. (From the UK, in English) (Entertainment Series) (Rpt) PG CC WS

8.30pm South Park: Lice Capades – An infestation of head lice plagues South Park Elementary, and Cartman finds a way to detect who has lice so they can make fun of the unfortunate kid. (From the US, in English) (Animated Comedy Series) (Rpt) M (A) CC WS

9.00pm South Park: The Snuke – When Hillary Clinton visits South Park, it’s up to Cartman and Kyle to save the town when terrorists hide a nuclear weapon in a most unlikely place. (From the US, in English) (Animated Comedy Series) (Rpt) M (A) CC WS

9.30pm World News Australia – Up-to-date reports and analysis of the major national and international news stories of the day in Australia’s only world news service. (An SBS Production) CC WS

10.00pm Film: Into the Mirror – Revolves around a series of gruesome deaths that take place at a Seoul department store just weeks before its reopening after a fire. Trying to avoid negative publicity, the president of the department store insists the deaths, which all somehow involve mirrors, are mere suicides. However, the store’s security chief, Yeong-min, isn’t so sure. Directed by Seong-ho Kim and stars Myeong-min Kim and Hye-na Kim. (From South Korea, in Korean, English subtitles) (Drama) 2002 (Rpt) MAV (H,L,V) WS

12.05am Film: The Magic Blade – From Hong Kong’s legendary Shaw Brothers this is a stylish and incredible swordplay action-flick worthy of its cult status. Two rival swordsmen must unite against a villainous enemy who is after the same treasure they seek. Directed by Chor Yuen/Chu Yuan, and stars Ti Long, and Lo Lieh. (From Hong Kong, in Mandarin, English subtitles) (Action Adventure) (1976) (Rpt) M (V,A,N) WS

1.45am Weatherwatch Overnight

Tuesday 25 August 2009
5.30pm Prototype This: Wearable Airbag – The team works hard to design a prototype that could save the lives of high-rise construction workers who routinely face the danger of death by free fall. And if the engineering challenge isn’t daunting enough, there’s the small matter of death-defying test runs. (From the US, in English) (Entertainment Series) (Rpt) G CC WS


  1. People do yourself a favour and don’t watch South Park They are old recycled Episodes.Instead Watch Farmer Wants a Wife or Good News Week far more entertaining and fresh.

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