(STAR World, weekend, 10 p.m.)

Tension mounts between Hank and Emily when they care for a patient together but disagree on the course of treatment. Evan concocts a cyber retaliation plan against Emily, who has managed to direct web traffic to her site.

Culinary Asia – Taiwan

(Discovery Channel, Monday, 8 p.m.)

Taiwan – an Asian miracle economy, is undoubtedly a foodie's paradise, 24/7. Each chapter of Taiwan's history has left an indelible mark on its cuisine. Taiwan's history, social and political dynamics resulted in a cuisine, unique and diverse. Discover how history, migration and foreign influence have shaped the many tastes of this land.

Jailed Abroad – Smuggler Makeover

(National Geographic Channel, Monday, 10 p.m.)

Michael Morey was a music-loving hippie who fell in love with a woman he met in Trinidad. But when he realised he and his girlfriend were expecting a baby, Michael agreed to smuggle cocaine from Ecuador to Europe. When he got to Quito, he was told he'd need to cut his dreadlocks. For Michael, cutting his dreads was like selling his soul, but he didn't think there was another choice. On the day of his departure, he was duct taped with almost four kilos of cocaine. In the airport, Michael was almost caught twice: once by a chewing gum wrapper setting off a metal detector, and later by a guard with a German shepherd. After arriving in Madrid, he nearly made it through customs, but at the last moment was stopped, searched and arrested. While in prison, Michael's girlfriend broke up with him. He eventually married another woman and after his release in 2007, Michael and his wife moved to Florida.

World Party

(TLC, Thursday, 10.30 p.m.)

This new series serves as an inside guide to some of the biggest festivals, parties and events in the world.

Travel along with Guad Venegas as he tours various places to enjoy the local sights and sounds of the festivals. From piloting a hot air balloon over the Rio Grande to lobbing over ripe tomatoes at unsuspecting revellers, witness offbeat activities that may seem inaccessible to the average traveller.

True Stories – The World's Smallest Girl

(National Geographic Channel, Tuesday, 11 p.m.)

At 16 and just one feet 11, she's the world's smallest fully grown woman.

A normal teenager in many respects, Jyoti Angur dreams of dancing in Bollywood. But her bones are fragile and X-rays show she's walking on too badly fused broken legs. A surgeon has offered to operate but her parents are unsure – should they let their daughter risk an operation, or can they find another cure among India's colourful faith healers and alternative doctors?

Kalahari Supercat

(Animal Planet, Thursday, 7 p.m.)

Little is known about the leopards of the Kalahari Desert. Among the most elusive animals on the planet, Kalahari leopards are rarely seen and almost never caught on film. This series follows a year in the life of Montrosse, a female leopard, as she searches for a mate, strives to capture prey and struggles to rear her cubs in one of the most inhospitable environs on earth.