TV2 - CHANNEL HIGHLIGHTS
Week 22: Saturday 25 May - Friday 31 May 2013
SATURDAY 25 MAY, 6.00PM
Jill Wagner, John Henson, and John Anderson host Wipeout , where 24 contestants compete against each other and the clock in hopes of winning the $50,000 prize. In the qualifier round, all 24 contestants must complete a course consisting of four obstacles. The twelve contestants with the fastest times will advance to the second round where the top 12 face the ‘Sweeper’. The six who last the longest on the Sweeper, move to the third round and the last person standing receives a $1000 bonus.
SATURDAY 25 MAY, 7.00PM
In 1989, software engineer and the CEO of ENCOM International, Kevin Flynn, disappeared. 20 years later, his tech-savvy son Sam decides to look into his father's disappearance by investigating a message originating from his father’s old video arcade. Sam soon finds himself pulled into a digital universe of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for the past 20 years. Sam must navigate the exceedingly dangerous cyber universe if he and his father are to make it back to the real world.
SATURDAY 25 MAY, 9.30PM
At a remote desert truck stop, the fate of the world will be decided. Evil's armies are amassing. Armed and united by the Archangel Michael ( Paul Bettany , The Da Vinci Code, Iron Man 2 ), a group of strangers become unwitting soldiers on the frontlines of the Apocalypse. Their mission: protect a waitress and her sacred unborn child from the relentless, bloody siege of the demonic legion. Also starring Dennis Quaid ( G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Vantage Point ), Tyrese Gibson ( Transformers ) and Lucas Black ( Jarhead ).
THE BIG BANG THEORY
SUNDAY 26 MAY, 7.30 AND 8.30PM
Sunday night is bound to get whole lot funnier with a double dose of The Big Bang Theory. Kicking off at 7.30PM... Sheldon's sexy twin sister arrives in town from Texas, and all of Sheldon's friends fight over who will get to be with her. Then at 8.30PM... Penny and the guys learn that Leonard has never had a birthday party, they decide to try to throw a surprise party for him.
TUESDAY 28 MAY, 9.45PM
The queen and king of smoke and mirrors Victoria and Conrad make a calculated move and when Victoria asks Amanda's foster brother for help with her charitable foundation, Emily seizes an opportunity to settle a score with someone from her past.
THURSDAY 30 MAY, 9.30PM
20/20 is back with brand new episodes showcasing the very best in local and international stories that inspire and fascinate. In this riveting episode, 20/20 looks into the murder trial that rocked the world with a special Amanda Knox interview. The 20/20 team also meet with four year old Connor Campbell who has been battling Wilms tumours which will eventually result in both his kidneys needing to be removed. This is his brave mother Nikki's mission to get fit and well in order to donate a kidney to her son.