SERIES WATCH

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 14 June, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 14 June, 2003, 12:00am

National Geographic: Mongoose Murders


World, 10.45pm


Set in the beautiful Queen Elizabeth national park in Uganda, Mongoose Murders tells the story of two young scientists, Briton Sarah Hodge and Ugandan Emily Otali, who are committed to understanding the mysteries of this little-known creature. They endeavour to discover the intricacies of mongoose life underground by following the lives of mothers and pups through birth into adulthood.


Dinotopia


Pearl, 8.30pm


In the face of a rampaging tyrannosaurus, the citizens of Waterfall city abandon their idyllic community for the tenuous safety of the Earthfarm. But everything they've left behind has become vulnerable to the dangerous Outsiders who hold the key to Dinotopia's fate.


Fight Club


Pearl, 9.30pm


Based on the debut novel by Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club stars Edward Norton as a disaffected office worker with no family or close friends who, together with the subversive Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt, above) creates a club where men get to vent their frustrations in brutal, bare-knuckle bouts. The popularity of the club grows and soon an underground network of fight clubs develops. Also starring Helena Bonham Carter. (1999)


CNN Presents: Seeds Of Terror


CNNI, 8pm


This one-hour documentary aims to reveal how all the al-Qaeda-led terrorist acts since 1993, including the September 11, 2001 attacks and last year's Bali bombings, have had ties to terror networks in Southeast Asia.


Through access to intelligence reports and exclusive interviews with Abu Bakar Bashir (above), the man some call the Asian Osama bin Laden, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Tony Tan, CNN's Jakarta bureau chief Maria Ressa exposes the interconnected regional plots and characters in al-Qaeda's war against the West. The programme also examines the mindset of a broad spectrum of Muslims and finds Islam at a crossroads, between moderate Islamic thought and radical extremism.


Twister


Star Movies, 9pm


This special effects-laden blockbuster chronicles one day in the life of a band of gung-ho storm chasers as they track the largest storm to hit Oklahoma in more than half a century. Starring Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes and Philip Seymour Hoffman. (1996)


 

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