Sky TV Highlights

Posted on: 07 August 2008 by Gareth Hargreaves

There's a great selection of programmes on Sky in August to keep spirits up during the very wet summer.

CSI: Miami

Corpse-prodder and the team are back for more dramatic peering over sunglasses - and plenty of murder cases to solve.

Starts Tuesday 5th August on FIVE

Rhodes Across China

Garry RhodesGary Rhodes and two young apprentices, accompanied by a local guide, take a trip of a lifetime.  Their mission is to find the best of authentic regional Chinese cuisine, learn how to cook it, and then return to the UK to cater for a major celebratory banquet.

Mondays at 9pm on UKTV Food Channel 259

Centre Stage: Robert Plant

Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant gives an exhilarating performance during a fast-paced set with The Strange Sensation, featuring solo hits and covers, as well as dramatically revamped versions of his iconoclastic Zeppelin songs.

Saturday 9th August at 9pm Sky Arts Channel 267, HD Channel 268

Ocean's Thirteen

George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon plot a Vegas swindle when double-crossing casino boss Al Pacino uses dirty money to open a new hotel.

Starts Saturday 9th August at 8pm on Sky Movies Premiere and Sky Movies HD

The Naked Pilgrim: The Road To Santiago

The Naked PilgrimBrian Sewell the renowned historian and art critic embarks on a highly personal pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Spain in this fascinating six part series. His eventful journey encompasses boat, car and horse and is by turns moving and hilarious, as he explores art and religion whilst travelling the way of St. James.

Sunday 10th August at 7.30pm, on Sky Arts Channel 267, HD Channel 268


Keira Knightley and James McAvoy deliver outstanding performances as the doomed lovers in Joe Wright's sumptuous adaption of Ian McEwan's acclaimed novel. Nominated for seven Academy Awards.

Saturday August 16th at 8pm on Sky Movies Premiere and Sky Movies HD

Barclays Premier League

Barclays Premier LeagueThe new Barclays Premier League season kicks off on Saturday 16th August with Arsenal v West Brom at the Emirates Stadium live on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports HD1. Sky Sports will show 92 live matches across the course of the season including in the first three months: Liverpool v Manchester United, Chelsea v Manchester United and Chelsea v Liverpool.

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