Saturday 11th – Friday 17th June 2022

by | Jun 7, 2022 | All, TV Week

PICKS OF THE WEEK

  • The Outlaws Sunday 12th June BBC One
  • Sherwood Monday 13th/Tuesday 14th June BBC One
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Monday 13th June Sky Comedy
  • Barry Monday 13th June Sky Comedy *Final Episode*
  • We Own This City Tuesday 14th June Sky Atlantic
  • The Fight Attendant Thursday 16th June Sky Max
  • Celebrity Gogglebox Friday 17th June Channel 4
  • For all Mankind Friday 17th June Apple TV+

Saturday

8.00pm The British Soap Awards Live ITV – Phillip Schofield hosts the ceremony live from Hackney Empire, with Coronation Street, Doctors, EastEnders, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks battling it out for the 14 coveted awards. Alongside an array of soap favourites, some of entertainment’s biggest names present the trophies in new categories Best Family and Best Leading Performer as well as Best British Soap, while one legend takes home this year’s Outstanding Achievement Award.

Sunday

5.05pm Celebrity Catchphrase for Soccer Aid ITV – Stephen Mulhern hosts a special charity edition game show, with former Strictly Come Dancing professional Brendan Cole and TV presenters Seema Jaswal and Tim Lovejoy attempting to guess the well-known phrases from the animated clues as they try to win the £50,000 jackpot for Unicef.

6.30pm Soccer Aid for Unicef ITV – England v Soccer Aid World XI (Kick-off TBA). Dermot O’Leary and Alex Scott present live coverage of the charity fixture, which takes place at London Stadium. England’s team includes Liam Payne, Damian Lewis and Eni Aluko, while their opponents feature Usain Bolt, Idris Elba and Roberto Carlos. There is also a special half-time performance by Robbie Williams.

8.00pm The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: Inside the Elizabeth Line BBC Two – The return of the documentary following the building of Crossrail, with the first of a two parts charting the race to fix the railway’s hi-tech software and systems so that the new line would be open in time for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

9.00pm Our Falklands War BBC Two – The experiences of 10 men who fought in the conflict, as they revisit some of the most dramatic, impactful, bloody and life-changing moments of the war and how they have come to terms with them since. The landing of British troops on the Falklands Islands on May 21, 1982, marked the beginning of a cold and bloody 25-day land war, and the stories of these men takes taking in the Battle of Goose Green, the catastrophic attack on British ship the Sir Galahad and the final night of fighting that led to the Argentine surrender.

9.00pm Who Killed the Whale? Channel 4 – Biologist Ella Al-Shamahi investigates the rise in whale strandings along the UK coastline, joining the team performing an autopsy on a 40-foot sei whale washed up near Edinburgh. Throughout the post-mortem, the team reveal clues about what killed the creature, in an attempt to uncover why whales have been dying in such record numbers and find pioneering solutions that could still save them.

9.00pm Escaping Captivity: The Kara Robinson Story Sky Crime –
Documentary drama telling the story of 15-year-old Kara Robinson, who was abducted in broad daylight, leaving her to plot her escape from a serial killer.

10.30pm Grenfell Channel 4 – Part one of a two-part stage play based on verbatim evidence from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, originally performed at The Tabernacle, where it was also filmed, and Birmingham Rep. The production sets out to discover why the devastating fire of 14 June 2017 happened after the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower, and who was responsible for the deaths of 72 people. With an introduction by Jon Snow. Concludes Tomorrow.

Monday

8.00pm Rochelle Humes: Interior Designer in the Making W –
Rochelle Humes helps 10 families looking for inspiration and interior design expertise. Newlyweds Rob and Amie own an outdated bungalow on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent and want an open-plan kitchen and living space.

An all star cast star in this impressive new crime drama which will air across Mondays and Tuesdays for the next three weeks on BBC One.

9.00pm Sherwood BBC One – Six-part crime drama inspired by real events, starring David Morrissey, Lesley Manville, Alun Armstrong and Joanne Froggatt. When a tragic and unexpected murder occurs in an ex-mining town, Detective Chief Superintendent Ian St Clair is called to investigate. Meanwhile, news of the crime threatens to unearth secrets from the past and shatter an already fractured community. Continues Tomorrow at 9.00pm.

9.00pm Long Lost Family ITV – Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell return to tell more stories of people desperate to find missing family and answer questions that have haunted entire lives. Jacinta Hickey’s dying wish was to reunite her younger brother Paul with his birth family, and the programme follows her daughter Claire’s attempt to fulfil the promise.

Tuesday

*See Picks of the Week*

Wednesday

God’s Favourite Idiot Netflix – Real-life couple Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy are collaborating once again to produce and star in this eight-episode series about Clark (Falcone), an unassuming man who spends his days working at a boring tech support job and hanging out with his dad (Kevin Dunn). One day he starts to glow, and Clark soon realizes God thinks he may be capable of more. He then enlists his co-worker Amily (McCarthy) and a ragtag group of friends to defeat Satan (Leslie Bibb).

9.00pm The Savoy ITV – Cameras return to follow life inside the glamorous London hotel, as The Savoy finally reopens its doors after the Covid-19 pandemic. Sean and Michael look after guests staying in the new £16,000 per night Royal Suite by Gucci, and chef Gordon Ramsay opens a brand new restaurant.

9.00pm Critical Condition Channel 5 – Following the work of medical staff at Stoke’s Royal University Hospital as they work to save the lives of sick and injured patients.

9.00pm Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known Sky Documentaires -Documentary following the original cast of the award-winning Broadway musical as they reunite for a charity concert 15 years on.

Thursday

8.00pm Britain’s Dog Poo Scandal Channel 5 – Alexis Conran and his trusty pooch Gelmer take to the fields and footpaths to investigate the problem of dog poo blighting the UK. Along his journey Alexis will be speaking to vigilantes and campaigners who are tackling the issue themselves. He also explores whether dogs’ diets are partly to blame for the problem. And with exclusively obtained data, he finds out which part of the UK has won the crown for having the most complaints about dog poo.

9.00pm The Hotel Inspector Channel 5 – Alex Polizzi heads to the LG Thai Derm Spa and Guest House in Loughborough, where she tries to help out first-time hoteliers, husband and wife Hasmeeta and Bharat. When the couple took over two years ago, they fell in love with a unique Thai-themed business that boasts a Thai spa with treatment rooms, a 24-seat Thai restaurant and 10 guest rooms. The business survived the pandemic – but at huge cost, that includes dirty rooms, a broken spa and chaotic management.

9.00pm The Lazurus Project Sky Max – Sci-fi thrilller, starring Paapa Essiedu. A man keeps reliving one day from his past and is approached to join a secret organisation that has the power to turn back time whenever the world is at threat from extinction.

10.00pm The Real Derry: Jamie-Lee O’Donnell Channel 4 – The Derry Girls actress shares her hopes and fears for the future of her beloved home city of Derry as she discovers what life is like for young people growing up there today. Derry is a unique place with a distinctive accent and sense of humour, but as Jamie-Lee reveals, 30 years of the Troubles have left a heavy mark on the community. Preparing to take part in a special commemoration event marking the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday triggers painful memories for Jamie-Lee, as she reflects on her own childhood experiences of growing up in a community where fear was everywhere.

10.00pm Celebability ITV2 – The game show returns, with team captain Scarlett Moffatt leading three friends hoping to win a slew of prizes by defeating Megan McKenna, Melvin Odoom, Jamie Laing and Josh Jones in a series of silly games based on the unusual abilities the celebs believe they possess.

Friday

9.00pm Brian Cox: Seven Days on Mars BBC Two – Professor Brian Cox fulfills a childhood dream by going behind the scenes at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), mission control for Mars 2020 – one of the most ambitious missions ever launched, which may finally reveal if life has ever existed on the Red Planet. In 1980, a young Brian Cox wrote to JPL asking for photos from some of their missions to the planets. The pictures they sent him from Voyager and the Viking mission to Mars were a source of inspiration that set him on the path to becoming a physicist.

9.00pm The Isle of White Festival Sky Arts – Coverage of the opening day of the event held in Seaclose Park in Newport, with Lewis Capaldi headlining the main stage and Madness and Nile Rodgers and Chic also appearing.

10.40pm Bump BBC One – Second series of the  Australian drama set in and around a high school in the Inner West of Sydney. In the aftermath of Angie and Santi’s relationship being discovered, Oly and Santi have to be the mature ones and raise Jacinda together.

 

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07/06/2022

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