WEEK 1: 01 – 07 MAY
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows: The four mutant brothers return for a thrilling sequel. Once again, they face Shredder, but this time, he has interdimensional help. It airs on Sunday 7 May at 6:05pm.
The Cabin in the Woods: From Buffy mastermind Joss Whedon and Cloverfield writer Drew Goddard comes a horror film with a difference. Like so many idiotic teenagers before them, five friends head out to a remote cabin in the woods for a weekend when they discover a basement filled with mysterious relics – and all hell breaks loose. With a stellar cast including Chris Hemsworth, Richard Jenkins and Bradley Whitford, this is an all-in-one critique, celebration and deconstruction of horror movies. Surprising, delightful and terrifying at every turn, it’s a total scream. Airs on May 1 at 21:55 CAT
This month Universal Channel brings you three hilarious comedy premieres, starting with Who Gets The Dog? on May 6th, starring Alicia Silverstone and Ryan Kwanten as a couple on the brink of divorce who can’t decide who gets custody of their beloved canine, so they both resort to underhand tactics to keep it. In 27 Dresses (May 13th) Katherine Heigl plays a woman who has been a bridesmaid 27 times struggling to cope when her sister falls for the man she is secretly in love with. Young journalism graduate Anne Hathaway lands a plum job as assistant to the ruthless and powerful editor of a renowned New York fashion magazine in The Devil Wears Prada (May 27th). Meryl Streep and Emily Blunt co-star. Saturdays at 20:00 CAT
Iron Rose: Altagracia Sandoval is a ruthless and ambitious woman with a traumatic past, who is
obsessed with finding the men who hurt her. Saul confronts Altagracia at Felipe’s birthday party and demands the release of his father. Monica arrives to Jaime’s neighbourhood with her. There is an attack in the neighbourhood at night by a group of hooded people sent by Altagracia. Lazaro is wounded badly. Monica, Lazaro and Saul are at the hospital, but staff refuse to treat Lazaro. Jorge informs Saul of suspicious activity at the construction site. Tune in from Monday 1 May, 8pm
Top Gear S24: Get ready for the show that takes viewers behind the scenes of Top Gear Series 24. Based in the famous Top Gear studios and presented by Rory Reid and Chris Harris, this companion series to Series 24 gives audiences access to exclusive new footage, interviews and specially-recorded films. In each show, Rory and Chris are joined by a special guest from the celebrity or motoring world to reflect on that week’s episode of Top Gear. Tune in on Wednesday 3 at 20:00 CAT
Jeff Ross Roast Battle (New and Exclusive): The roastmaster himself, Jeff Ross, along with a panel of celeb judges, will watch comedians take to the stage, each hoping to offend their opponents with the funniest insults in the roast battle. They have to use original material and keep their cool as there cannot be any physical contact. See who has what it takes to deliver the most memorable roasting and be crowned the ROAST BATTLE Champion. Tune in on Monday 1 May at 21:00 CAT
Fashion Police: The 2017 MET GALA & Billboard Music Awards: Melissa Rivers, Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski are back and ready to break down the celebrity fashions at two of the years most exciting
sartorial summits, the Met Gala and the Billboard Music Awards. Who will the team pick for their Must-See Looks? And who will be named the Best and Worst dressed of the night? Join the team to find out which stars shined, and which fell flat. Tune in on Wednesday 3 May at 6:55pm for the MET GALA and on Wednesday 24 May at 6:00pm to catch the Billboard Music Awards.
Just Tattoo of us (New Episodes): In the series, BFFs, two family members or couples will have their loyalty put to the test as they sign up to design tattoos for one another. The twist? The recipient of their handiwork won’t see the piece until it’s been inked onto their skin. Who are the presenters? It’s Geordie
Shore golden girl Charlotte Crosby and Celebrity Big Brother winner Stephen Bear. Airs on Thursdays at 7:15pm
Operation Repo Marathon: looking inside the fast-paced, high-pressure world of repossession with a team of highly-trained professionals from California’s San Fernando Valley. Whether it’s your car, boat, motorcycle, expensive sports cars, or even a plane, if you can’t make your payments, the Operation Repo team will find you! No matter how much people beg, shout, and cry to not have their possessions taken, this team of specialists – Lou, Sonia, Matt, Froy and Lyndah – will stop at nothing to get the job done. Tune in Weekends at 10:00am from 1 May
Cake Boss (Premiere): Buddy Valastro and his team are back in the mix and it’s hotter than ever in the kitchen as he bakes up more elaborate creations! Buddy is one of the most renowned cake artists in the US and the master baker of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Hoboken, New Jersey. Coming up, a modern-day medieval knight sees Buddy get fired up with some cake pyrotechnics as his team faces one of their biggest challenges! Love is in the air with a feline wedding at a cat café – and a big wedding anniversary for Mauro and Madeline. Plus, Buddy gets ready to flaunt his dance moves with an extravagant flamenco cake, and judges a ‘clash-of-the-titans’ cook-off between local police and fire fighters – and of course, there are fabulous cakes to mark the event! Premiers on Tuesday 2 May at 6:55pm
GO Wild: TCM inspires our imagination in the month of May, with tales set in wild and exotic places. Part
adventure, part fantasy, and part reality, the lineup takes us from the forests of the Congo and
Rwanda, down the rivers of Idaho, deep into the heart of Colombia, and finally into the vast blue
ocean. Every Saturday night, a movie set in one of these wild destinations will be aired on
primetime, including the channel premiere of Life of Pi. The stunt will end with an all-day
marathon on the last Saturday of May 20:00 CAT.
TANTO AMOR (S1): TantoAmor is a classic story in which the protagonists aren’t aware of their origins but their lives are intertwined. They embark on a journey that reveals dark secrets, lies and betrayals of the past and, of course, true love. Mia and Alberto are a couple that challenges their destiny. They will fight to make their dreams come true so that they can be together in the end. They are a couple that will fight to defend their principles and virtues and will do anything to keep their love alive. Weekdays at 1:00pm