Pick of the day

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 27 December, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 27 December, 2003, 12:00am

Little Cheung

Pearl, 9.30pm

Directed by Fruit Chan Kuo, this is the charming story of a nine-year-old boy weaving through the complexities of the adult world in Hong Kong and setting off unexpected consequences. He learns about the value of friendship and the pain of loneliness. (1999)

National Geographic: Surviving Everest

World, 10pm

It is the highest mountain in the world and known to those who live at its base as Chomolungma, or 'Mother Goddess of the World'. The sons of the original conquerors of Everest - Jamling Tenzing Norgay, Peter Hillary and Brent Bishop, all accomplished climbers in their own right - confront the mountain once more to attempt a double-route summit.