How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
(HBO, Saturday, 6.45 p.m.)
Benjamin Barry (Matthew McConaughey) is an advertising executive competing with two female co-workers for a major campaign for a diamond merchant.
He cuts a deal with his competitors -- the account is his if he can make a woman of their choice fall in love with him in 10 days. In comes Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson) who, in turn, is writing a story on how to lose a guy in 10 days as a bet with her boss. With a hidden agenda in each camp, will either party be able to complete their mission?
Cowboys & Aliens
(HBO, Saturday, 9 p.m.)
This science fiction Western directed by Jon Favreau, stars Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde.
It is based on the 2006 graphic novel of the same name created by Scott Mitchell Rosenberg. The plot revolves round an amnesiac outlaw (Craig), a wealthy cattleman (Ford), and a mysterious traveller (Wilde) who must ally to save a group of townspeople abducted by aliens.
(MGM Movies, Saturday, 9 p.m.)
Detective Rita Rizzoli (Whoopi Goldberg) is a crusading narcotics cop assigned to track down some killer cocaine.
She poses as a call girl and is soon hot on heals after two small-time hoods who murder their way in hopes of becoming kingpins. Right from the beginning, Mike Marshak (Sam Elliott), a security agent working for Rizzoli’s prime suspect, takes a special interest in Rizzoli, at first for his boss, then later in the detective, as a romance develops.
(MGM Movies, Monday, 7.15 p.m.)
A dying mother’s (Anne Bancroft) last wish to meet Greta Garbo, costs her son (Ron Silver) his job, his marriage and his dignity. Carrie Fisher also stars in this slice-of-life film from director Sidney Lumet.