(MGM, Tuesday, 8.15 p.m.)

Henry (Jack Lemmon) is a cameraman who gets injured when football player Jackson (Ron Rich) runs into him. Henry is hospitalised and his lawyer brother-in-law Willie (Walter Matthau) goes to visit him. Willie has an idea – for Henry to pretend that his legs are paralysed due to the accident and make a humongous insurance claim. The insurance company is not convinced and a set of investigations are on.

Ocean's Thirteen

(WB, Saturday, 6.35 p.m.)

George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon team up with director Steven Soderbergh for another split-second caper. Danny Ocean and the gang have only one reason to pull off their most ambitious and riskiest casino heist yet – to defend one of their own. But they are going to need more than luck on their side to break the ruthless Willy Bank and his casino. The plan is elaborate, dangerous and near impossible but there are no limits when it comes to one of their own.

Madagascar

(WB, Sunday, 9 p.m.)

Alex (Ben Stiller) the lion enjoys a charmed life as one of the leading attractions at a zoo in New York City's Central Park. While Alex and his pals Marty the Zebra (Chris Rock), Gloria the Hippo (Smith), and Melman the Giraffe (David Schwimmer) are happy with their lot in life, they occasionally have a certain curiosity about the outside world.

When the zoo's penguins decide to make a break for it, Marty follows them into the city. Alex, Gloria, and Melman set out to find Marty before he gets into trouble, but they're a bit too late…

Soon the critters find themselves living on the coast of Madagascar, where they quickly discover they aren't quite suited for living in the wild.

The Importance of Being Earnest

(Zee Studio, Friday, 4.10 p.m.)

Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym (‘Ernest') on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using the name and which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities.

Stars Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Frances O'Connor, Reese Witherspoon, Judi Dench and Tom Wilkinson.