IN&OUTTONIGHTDIGITALCHOICE &PLANNER 24 Monday, 13 July 2009 London Lite PAy PER vIEw The Wrestler (2008) Sky Box Office Digital An Ageing wrestler who was a big star in the eighties is now long past his prime. When a heart attack forces him to bring his already flagging career to an end, he struggles to make a life for himself. Drama, starring Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei. Anacondas: Trail Of Blood (2009) Sky Box Office Digital A Dying tycoon makes an attempt to cheat death using a rare plant with healing properties, but when he tests the process on snakes, they grow and escape from the lab. Horror sequel, starring Crystal Allen and John Rhys-Davies. BEST MOvIES The Jane Austen Book Club (2007) Sky Drama, 8pm TWo women organise a book club devoted to reading and discussing Jane Austen novels. But the members -- including a woman abandoned by her husband and a reluctant sci-fi fan lusting after one of the group -- find their own love lives mirroring the plots of the books they read in unexpected ways. Romantic comedy, with Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, emily Blunt, Amy Brenneman and Hugh Dancy. Fear (1996) Sky Sci-fi/Horror, 9pm A psyCHopATHiC teenage boy seduces a nave young girl, and then embarks on a terrifying campaign of violent vengeance after she dumps him. Thriller, starring Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, Amy Brenneman, William petersen, Alyssa Milano, Christopher gray and Tracy Fraim. Novel idea: Maria Bello and Hugh Dancy star in the comedy The Jane Austen Book Club Fame (1980) TCM, 9pm inFeCTiously good-humoured musical drama charting the trials and aspirations of a group of talented students at new yorks school for the performing Arts as they train for a career in showbusiness. Alan parkers film is somewhat darker than the successful TV series it spawned. starring irene Cara, who also sings the oscar-winning theme tune, with lee Curreri, gene Anthony Ray, paul McCrane, laura Dean, Antonia Franceschi and Boyd gaines. Assembly (2007) Sky Indie, 10pm CHinese drama, starring Hanyu Zhang as an officer during the Civil War, who leads his men into a battle only he survives, the soldiers refusing to surrender and fighting to the bitter end in the face of overwhelming odds. After the war is over, he learns the fate of his company has gone unrecorded, and is determined to prove they died with honour. Also starring Chao Deng, Heng Fu, Jun Hu, Fan liao, yan Tang, Wenkang yuan and Baoqiang Wang. BEST ENTERTAINMENT The Simpsons Sky1, 8pm HoMeRs hopes for a merry Christmas are dashed by Mr Burnss refusal to pay a holiday bonus, so he decides to earn extra cash by becoming a department store santa Claus. First episode of the long-running animated comedy series. Family Guy FX, 9pm sTeWie falls in love when he attends a child actresss last personal appearance at the Quahog mall, but is unhappy to discover she does not feel the same way. Meanwhile, lois makes peter watch some chick flicks. Two And A Half Men Comedy Central, 9.30pm CHARlie learns his former girlfriend lisa is getting married and resolves to prove he is a better family man than her fianc by organising a Thanksgiving get-together. Little Britain BBC3, 10.30pm RiCHARD MADeley and Judy Finnigan make guest appearances as lou qualifies for phone quiz you say, We pay, and Don takes pat to an indian restaurant. Happy holidays: Homer plays Santa in The Simpsons BEST DRAMA Maisie Raine Alibi, 7pm MAisie rescues gavin McKay, a man who borrowed 2,000 from a pair of villains and has ended up doing their dirty work -- running an illegal drinking club and hiding a dead body. New Tricks Alibi, 8pm A Dying man asks the team to clear the name of his son, a talented junior golfer who committed suicide. One Tree Hill E4, 9pm luCAs and his fiance enjoy planning their wedding, and Brooke reaches out to an unexpected ally when her store is threatened. Meanwhile, Haley fears for nathans well-being. My Own Worst Enemy Sci-fi, 10pm (HD) HenRy begins to suspect that Angie is a spy working for Janus, and edward makes a deal with a KgB agent. BEST FACTUAL BEST SPORT Live Cricket Sky Sports 1, 4.30pm (HD) Essex Eagles v Sussex Sharks All the action from the pro40 Division one encounter at the County ground in Chelmsford. This is the opening match of the competition, as graham napier, right, and the eagles host the defending champions. The sharks won the title after beating nottinghamshire outlaws on the last day of the campaign. Liz Smiths Summer Cruise BBC4, 7.30pm DAisy AsQuiTH follows the 87-year-old actress as she fulfils her modest ambition of going on her first proper holiday. The documentary provides an insight into the stars personal life as she embarks on a 10-day Adriatic cruise to Venice. Packing her bags: actress Liz Smith Issue 456 | 17-8-08 Available in all good newsagents near you! In association with: index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html36.html37.html38.html39.html