Saturday 3rd – Friday 10th June 2022

by | May 31, 2022 | All, TV Week

PICKS OF THE WEEK

  • The Outlaws Sunday 5th June BBC One.
  • Girls5eva Monday 6th June Peacock/NOW
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Monday 6th June Sky Comedy
  • Barry Monday 6th June Sky Comedy
  • We Own This City Tuesday 7th June Sky Atlantic
  • Everything I Know About Love Tuesday 7th June BBC One
  • The Fight Attendant Thursday 9th June Sky Max
  • The Staircase Thursday 9th June Sky Atlantic
  •  *Final Episode*
  • My Name is Leon Friday 10th June BBC Two
  • Celebrity Gogglebox Friday 10th June Channel 4
  • For all Mankind Friday 10th June Apple TV+
  • Hacks Friday 10th June Prime Video

Saturday

5.00pm The National Lottery’s Big Jubilee Street Party ITV – Jason Manford and Fleur East present the UK’s biggest street party to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Entertaining an audience of 10,000 at the AO Arena in Manchester with an afternoon of special performances, surprise guests and moving stories from the Queen’s extraordinary 70-year reign. Performing on a specially-built street, Ella Henderson, Becky Hill, Heather Small, Mark Owen, Lady Blackbird, House Gospel Choir, Tom Grennan, Kaiser Chiefs and Steps are among the acts – with collaborations from a number of performing arts groups and bands including Chicken Shed Theatre, the Northern College of Music, the WFEL Fairey Band, spoken-word artist Amerah Saleh and a choir of BSL signers. With surprises from members of the audience and additional appearances from a host of stars.

7.30pm Platinum Party at the Palace BBC One – The third day of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations continue with a spectacular evening of entertainment. The Buckingham Palace concert features a glittering array of global stars and performers, including Queen + Adam Lambert, George Ezra, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Nile Rodgers, and Diana Ross, who celebrate 70 years of Her Majesty The Queen’s reign. As darkness falls, the Palace will be illuminated by stunning projections to accompany the show-stopping and emotional songs and performances. Kirsty Young is in St James’s Park in London with special guests, and Roman Kemp is backstage catching up with some of the performers taking part.

Sunday

1.00pm Platinum Jubilee Pageant BBC One – The climax of the Jubilee celebrations, live from St James’ Park in London. A spectacular parade bringing together dancers, military displays, musicians, key workers and communities to mark the Queen’s 70-year reign. Plus, Kirsty Young, AJ Odudu, Anita Rani, Anton Du Beke, Sophie Morgan and Owain Wyn Evans report on the best of the street parties from the UK. With Commentary from Clare Balding.

7.30pm Britain’s Got Talent: The Final ITV – Ant and Dec host the climax of this year’s nationwide talent search as the remaining acts give one last performance in a bid to win the support of the British public. Judges David Walliams, Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden give their views, but the votes cast by viewers will decide who will be this year’s winner, securing a life-changing cash prize of £250,000 and a spot at this year’s Royal Variety Performance.

8.00pm Top Gear BBC One – Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness kick off a new series by saddling up the team bus for an RV road trip across Florida’s swampy Everglades to hunt down some weird and wonderful local motorsports.

Stephen Merchant’s comedy thriller returns for a second series.

9.00pm The Outlaws BBC One – The return of the comedy drama, starring Christopher Walken. The outlaws still have time to serve on their sentences, but the criminal underworld is not done with them. Rani is thrown out by her parents, and Frank considers changing the habits of a,lifetime when his tag is removed. John has grand plans to modernise the family firm, but his father has emerged from retirement with his killer instinct intact. All episodes will be available on the BBC iPlayer after this first episode tonight.

9.00pm The Toolbox Killer Sky Crime – Lawrence Bittaker, who became infamous as America’s most sadistic serial killer, describes his 1979 killing spree in his own words.

Monday

Girls5eva Peacock/NOW – Back for a second season… but you can call it a comeback. Girls5Eva are back having successfully reunited on stage and landing a record deal. Now Dawn, Wickie, Summer and Gloria will discover how much they’re willing to sacrifice for the opportunity.

7.00pm Celebrity Masterchef Australia W – Ten celebrities test their mettle in the MasterChef kitchen. The contestants have 90 minutes to cook the dish for which they’re ‘famous’.

9.00pm Long Lost Family: Switched at Birth ITV – Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell present the extraordinary story of 77-year-old Rosemary Rawlins, who has long believed that she was switched with another baby during an air raid in Weymouth during the Second World War. Her parents died early, so she was unable to ask them more about it, but a DNA test with her niece confirmed she wasn’t genetically related to her family.

9.00pm Cherry Valentine: Gypsy Queen and Proud BBC Three – At 18, George Ward left the Gypsy community, feeling rejected having come out as gay. Leaving his Traveller heritage behind, he invented Cherry Valentine, a drag alter-ego. Now, as Cherry, she wants to find out if she can be accepted by the Gypsy community and feel proud.

9.00pm Police: Elite Raid Squad Channel 5 – The return of the documentary following enforcement agencies carrying out raids across Britain as they take action against fraudsters, counterfeiters and criminals. Trading Standards officers raid more than 20 shipping containers tucked away on an industrial estate in London, uncovering millions of pounds’ worth of fake goods, including hi-tech items and knock-off designer accessories.

9.00pm Love Island ITV2 – The relationship-based reality show returns, with single people heading to a villa to try to find love. Presented by Laura Whitmore, with narration by Iain Stirling.

10.35pm Celebrity Karaoke Club ITV2 – The singing competition returns, with Chrishell Stause, Bobby Norris, Callum Izzard, Karim Zeroual, Donna Preston and Laura Anderson taking part this time. Reigning champion AJ Odudu pays a visit and one of them gets to live their childhood fantasy and perform a duet with Tina Barrett and Bradley McIntosh of S Club 7.

Tuesday

8.00pm Cooking With The Stars ITV – The celebrity cookery series hosted by Emma Willis and Tom Allen returns, as famous faces cook up a storm week by week in a bid to outdo their rivals. Each of the celebrity contestants are paired with a professional chef who will mentor and teach them to prepare restaurant quality dishes. Tonight, the first four contestants – Anton Du Beke, Joe Wilkinson, Josie Gibson and Woody Cook – battle it out in the kitchen as they compete to cook the best of British.

9.00pm Elephant Hospital Channel 5 – Filmed over four months, this series follows the work of a Thailand hospital devoted solely to treating and saving the lives of elephants. In the first episode, the team of vets are giving an elephant an endoscopy to check on the progress of her cancer treatment, and Paul O’Donoghue helps an elephant arriving with chronic diarrhoea.

9.00pm We Own This City Sky Atlantic – Crime drama from The Wire Creator David Simon chronicling the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force, examining the corruption that befell this American city in which the policies of drug prohibition and mass arrest were championed at the expense of actual police work. Starring Jon Bernthal.

10.00pm The Bridge: Race to a Fortune Channel 4 – The return of the reality challenge in which 16 strangers gather in the paradise islands of Ha Long Bay, Vietnam and compete to be the first to get their hands on a £200,000 jackpot. Split into two team, they must race to build a bridge over 1,000 feet of water in just 12 days to reach the cash held on top of Fortune Rock. The question is, will whoever reaches the money first choose to share it with their team-mates? Presented by AJ Odudu, with former Royal Marines commando Aldo Kane. Continues Tomorrow.

10.40pm Everything I Know About Love BBC One – Romantic comedy following childhood best friends Maggie and Birdy as they move into their first London house share with a couple of pals from university. Maggie becomes besotted with a sexy street musician – but when their paths cross again, things take an unexpected turn. The series comes from Dolly Alderton. All episodes will be available on BBC iPlayer from tonight.

Wednesday

8.00pm Goodbye Brooklyn Nine-Nine E4 – A look back at the best moments from the comedy series, hearing from cast members including Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz and Joe Lo Truglio, alongside creatives and celebrity fans, and exploring what turned it into such a success.

9.00pm How to Catch a Cat Killer ITV – The story of how members of the local community came together and made a remarkable discovery that gave detectives the breakthrough they needed to help catch Steven Bouquet, who killed nine cats and violently injured seven others.

9.00pm Ash Cloud: The Week the World Stopped Channel 5 -Documentary looking back at the unique natural disaster in 2010 which unleashed chaos in Britain and beyond as a vast volcanic ash cloud grounded flights and stranded passengers. The story is told first-hand by the people on the frontline, featuring archive and testimony from those responsible for clearing the skies, others who ventured into the air to understand the threat in more detail and the people who found themselves stuck at home and aboard.

10.00pm Killing It E4 – Comedy series about class, capitalism and one man’s quest to achieve the American dream. Divorced and down-on-his-luck single father Craig (Craig Robinson) tries to apply for a loan to start a new business, but an encounter with an Australian Uber driver changes his life forever.

Thursday

8.00pm Sarah Beeney’s Little House, Big Plans Channel 4 – The property expert and her co-presenter, architect Damion Burrows, visit small homes across the United Kingdom whose owners have elaborate plans for expansion. This first episode features hair salon receptionist Leah and her landscaper and builder husband Sam, who have plans to double the size of their two-bedroom cottage in Wiltshire. Damion visits Sam and Matt, who have transformed their traditional three-bed home with the addition of an ultra-modern cubist extension. He also meets David and Lindsay in Bristol, whose big plans were to build a sustainable, eco-house on a brownfield site.

8.00pm Phone Scams: Don’t Get Caught Out Channel 5 – Alexis Conran investigates the new scourge of fake text and WhatsApp cowboys who are after money, and shows viewers how to fight back. The presenter meets victims, cyber security experts, hackers fighting back, banks and the police who are on the trail of these conmen and women.

9.00pm Bradford on Duty BBC Two – With access to Bradford’s district nurses, police and council workers, this series follows the people dedicated to making their city a better place – from the frontline workers patrolling the streets all the way up to the leaders making strategic decisions in the City Hall.

9.00pm Million Pound Pawn ITV – Return of the documentary about pawnbrokers and their customers, this time lifting the lid on the fast-moving and fascinating world of luxury pawnbroking on the Costa Del Sol.

9.00pm The Janes Sky Documentaries – Documentary about an underground network in the 1970s that helped an estimated 11,000 women to obtain safe and affordable abortions in defiance of the law.

Friday

Hacks Prime Video – Second season of the comedy drama starring Jean Smart.

For All Mankind Friday 10th June 2022 Apple TV + – Third season of the alternative history series.

8.30pm This is MY House BBC One – Four people called Joey claim to own a newly renovated three-bedroom semi-detached house in the historic Welsh market town of Conwy and it falls to celebrity panellists Judi Love, Richard Madeley, Harry Hill and Harriet Kemsley to figure out which one is the honest homeowner and who are the impostors. Whoever persuades the panellists that they are the real homeowner walks away with a cash prize.

9.00pm My Name is Leon BBC Two – In 1980s Birmingham, nine year-old Leon, a mixed-race boy, embarks on a quest to reunite his family after being taken into care and separated from his blond and blue-eyed baby brother. Drama based on the novel by Kit De Waal, starring Olivia Williams, Christopher Eccleston and Cole Martin.

9.00pm Who Wants to Be A Millionaire for Soccer Aid ITV – The studio audience is back for a special edition of the quiz. Host Jeremy Clarkson asks the questions as comedians Eddie Izzard and Omid Djalili search for the right answers as they try to win a million pounds for Unicef.

9.00pm Celebrity Gogglebox Channel 4 – A rolling cast of famous faces, including Nick and Liv Grimshaw, Rylan and his mum Linda, Shaun Ryder and Bez, Micah Richards and Jamie Carragher, Martin and Roman Kemp, Mo Gilligan and Babatunde Aléshé and Mel C and her brother Paul, turn their hand to being the country’s most opinionated viewers, sharing their opinions on what they have been watching during the week.

9.00pm British Planes That Won the War with Rob Bell Channel 5
The engineer explores how four iconic British-built aircraft became masters of the sky and pioneered a new era of flight, beginning with the Sopwith Camel. Two years into the First World War, the British fleet was being outgunned and outmanoeuvred by the newer German fighter planes, and the answer came from the Sopwith Aviation Company and a designer called Herbert Smith. This game-changing aircraft shot down more enemy aircraft during the conflict than any other Allied fighter, and became crucial in reclaiming the skies over the Western Front.

9.30pm Avoidance BBC One – Comedy, with Romesh Ranganathan, Mandeep Dhillon and Jessica Knappett. Jonathan’s life revolves around his nine year-old son Spencer, and he’s always deferred the big and small decisions to partner Claire. So when she demands that he leave, Jonathan realises he has to try to preserve his son’s happiness in the face of the break-up. As his relationship falls apart, the conflict-averse parent takes the youngster with him to live with his sister and her wife, creating an unlikely family unit.

Custard TV Staff

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31/05/2022

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