CULTURE

Monday, January 1

FILM: Muppet Treasure Island Kermit the Frog and his band of adventurous friends pick on a gang of ruthless pirates and share a troubled journey across the seas while trying to find a treasure. Family comedy adventure featuring the voices of Tim Curry, Billy Connolly and Jennifer Saunders. (ET3-17.00) FILM: Starsky & Hutch Two bumbling cops who think themselves quite cool and streetwise try to nab a major gangster with the help of their snitch Huggy Bear. Action comedy starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Snoop Dogg, Vince Vaughn, Juliette Lewis, Carmen Electra and Chris Penn. (NET-22.00) FILM: Trading Places Two millionaires place a wager which results in a snobby investor and a wily con artist swapping positions and lives, but what they haven’t bet on is the two joining forces. Comedy starring Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy and Jamie Lee Curtis. (Star-23.15) FILM: Three Kings In the aftermath of the war in the Persian Gulf, four soldiers set out to find a pot of gold that was stolen from Kuwait but instead discover people who desperately need their help. Action adventure starring George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube and Spike Jonze. (Alpha-23.45)