My Name is Earl
(STAR World, Tuesday, 8 p.m.)
In this second season, Earl Hickey continues to do good things in order to compensate the wrong things he had done earlier. But when he tries to be more supportive of his ex-wife Joy, his good intentions backfire. And as he continues his journey to make amends for his criminal past, he tries to track down a girl he teased mercilessly in high school, returns a prize-winning cat and meets Joy’s estranged sister.
America’s Got Talent
(STAR World, Wednesday, 9 p.m.)
Premiering this July 9, each week’s episode will have a colourful array of performers, including comics, dancers, singers and magicians, showcasing their unique talents before a trio of no-nonsense judges — David Hasselhoff, Grammy-winning singer Brandy and British media personality Piers Morgan. The American public will vote for the best candidates who will take home a million-dollar prize.
The Heart of a Lioness
(Animal Planet, Thursday, 8 p.m.)
An inversion of Nature baffles the scientific world when a young lioness in Samburu Reserve, Kenya, sets aside her predatory instincts to adopt a baby oryx antelope and mother it with infinite tenderness for 16 days. Foregoing her most basic needs she proved both a compassionate and wise protector. Listen to Saba Douglas-Hamilton, wildlife expert, who explains the complex motivation that stirs the heart of this lioness.