Saturday 3rd – Friday 9th September 2022

by | Aug 30, 2022 | All, TV Week

PICKS OF THE WEEK

  • How to with John Wilson Sunday 4th September
  • Entrapped Wednesday 7th September Netflix
  • The Rehearsal Wednesday 7th September Sky Comedy
  • The Great Wednesday 7th September Channel 4
  • Mortimer & Whitehouse Gone Fishing Friday 9th September BBC Two.
  • Gogglebox Friday 9th September Channel 4
  • Bad Sisters Friday 9th September AppleTV+

 

Saturday

6.30pm The Masked Dancer ITV – Joel Dommett returns with the contest in which a panel of judges must guess the identities of celebrities dancing in elaborate costumes. In the first edition, Candlestick, Scissors, Astronaut, Odd Socks, Prawn Cocktail and Pillar and Post take to the stage, with newcomer Peter Crouch joining regulars Oti Mabuse, Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall.

8.00pm The Voice UK – Emma Willis hosts the return of the spinning-chair singing contest, with Anne-Marie Olly Murs, Tom Jones and Will.i.am on the coaching panel once again. In the opening edition the four mentors will be selecting their teams through blind auditions, where looks play no part in the selection process and each singer is chosen on vocal ability alone.

8.00pm The Unforgettable Sid James Channel 5 – A profile of the comedy actor, best known for starring in many films of the Carry On franchise, with contributions from family, friends, co-stars and fans. The programme looks at his early life in South Africa, his start in films as a heavy in 1940s and 1950s crime thrillers, and his big break appearing in Hancock’s Half Hour on radio and TV.

9.30pm Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? ITV – Jeremy Clarkson returns to the hot seat.

Sunday

Both series of the comedy How to with John Wilson arrive on BBC iPlayer today.

6.30pm Celebrity Lingo ITV – Quiz hosted by RuPaul in which famous faces pair up and try to use their powers of deduction to fill in the blanks and find the missing words in the Lingo grids and Puzzlewords. The celebrity teams will be playing for big money for their chosen charities up against the clock and their opponents.

7.00pm Billionaire Holiday Resort Channel 5 – Documentary going behind the scenes at the world’s most luxurious holiday destinations, revealing the dedication and expertise it takes to deliver a first-class service. The first edition focuses on the Robinson Crusoe-themed Gili Lankanfushi in the Maldives, the ultimate romantic getaway and one of the most exclusive hotels in the world, where stays cost as much as £25,000 a night.

7.30pm Gino’s Italy: Like Mamma Used to Make ITV – Chef Gino D’Acampo travels through the north and south of Italy, celebrating the women who have fuelled and fed his fellow Italians through the ages. He starts his culinary journey in his birthplace of Torre del Greco on the outskirts of Naples, where he learnt to cook in the kitchens of his Nonna Flora and Mamma Alba.

9.00pm Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins for Stand Up to Cancer Channel 4 – Actors Maisie Smith and Jennifer Ellison, entrepreneur Calum Best, Olympic medallist Fatima Whitbread, reality TV stars Pete Wicks and Ferne McCann, ex-footballer Ashley Cain, influencer Amber Gill, dancers AJ and Curtis Pritchard, Olympic sprinter Dwain Chambers, taekwondo Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones, boxer Shannon Courtenay, and Paralympic high jumper Jonathan Broom-Edwards take part in a special edition of the training challenge. In the first episode, the recruits must crawl through sand in blistering 40-degree heat, before facing every desert soldier’s worst nightmare – a gas attack.

9.35pm How to with John Wilson BBC Two – Comedy documentary in which the film-maker embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery and cultural observation by covertly filming the lives of fellow New Yorkers while trying to share advice and deal with his own issues. Jon begins by reflecting on the delicate balancing act of making – and safely redirecting – casual conversation, highlighting the rewards and risks of small talk. Series 1 & 2 of the comedy will be available today on BBCiPlayer.

Monday

8.00pm Dubai Hustle BBC Three – Second series of the reality series on Dubai Real Estate.

9.00pm The Boys From Brazil: Rise Of The Bolsonaros BBC Two -Documentary telling the story of how Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro and his three sons, also politicians, came to wield enormous power in his country. The first edition reveals how Bolsonaro made a remarkable rise from the political fringe to the edge of presidential power, using controversy and the power of TV to lead a political insurgency.

9.00pm 24 Hours in A&E Channel 4 – Return of the fly-on-the-wall documentary capturing life at St George’s Hospital in London.

9.00pm The London Riots Channel 5 – A look at the wave of unrest that hit cities across the UK in 2011, when buildings were torched, rioters threw fire-bombs and five people lost their lives. The documentary features powerful first-hand testimony from rioters, police officers, victims and journalists, and uses footage from the four days to explore why a small protest in north London led to £500m worth of damage, hundreds of businesses destroyed and 2,000 people convicted, with some of the looters as young as 12.

10.00pm Second Hand for 50 Grand Channel 4 – Behind the scenes of a company that tracks down luxury second-hand items, hunting down the exact handbags, watches and jewellery on their clients’ wish-lists. In the first episode, ex-city banker Tom is after a £60,000 luxury watch. His partner, swimwear model Ianthe, wants a hard-to-find classic handbag – but also, just maybe, an engagement ring.

10.00pm Celebrity Cookery School E4 – Melvin Odoom hosts as famous faces are given culinary lessons by Michelin-starred chef Giorgio Locatelli, with Kerry Katona, Toby Aromolaran, Stevo the Madman, Sam Thompson, Zeze Millz, Laura Tott, Maeva D’Ascanio, Shaun Ryder, Paul Chowdhry and Kim Woodburn taking up the challenge.

Tuesday

Fred Sirieix returns to The First Dates to play cupid for more singletons in the sun.

9.00pm First Dates Hotel Channel 4 – Maitre-d Fred Sirieix returns to take over a luxury hotel, where his team of matchmakers welcome more singletons. The first edition features former military paramedic Gareth from south Wales, who feels as though everybody already knows each other, and has found dating very tricky. Into the restaurant walks Carys, whom he was previously matched with on a dating app. As the evening progresses, it looks possible that fate has brought together two lonely hearts who would otherwise never have got past the swiping stage.

Wednesday

Entrapped Netflix – A third series of the Icelandic crime drama. The first two series were shown on BBC Four. This series follows Andri and Hinrika dig into the murder of a cult member linked to a biker gang’s land dispute and a woman’s 2013 disappearance.

8.00pm Mary Berry: Cook and Share BBC Two – Mary journeys to some of the places closest to her heart, sharing memories from her past and creating new ones, while inspiring those she meets along the way with delicious recipes. In this episode, Mary works behind the scenes at an Indian wedding, helping the caterers pull-off a huge event that feeds 400 people from morning to night, and adding a recipe of her own to the menu. Blown away by the traditions, customs and vibrancy of the wedding, Mary takes time to reflect on her own special day.

8.30pm Nadiya’s Everyday Baking BBC Two – Nadiya Hussain provides the inspiration to bring the joy of baking into everyday lives, and celebrates bakers across Britain, shining a light on their favourite bakes. She begins with treats for an easy Afternoon Tea, from striped meringue lollipops to coffee cake with dalgona coffee cream and dreamy butterscotch cheesecake bars, and meets Mina Said-Allsopp, who shares her secrets to a gluten-free chocolate sourdough.

9.00pm Arena: James Joyce’s Ulysses BBC Two – One hundred years after its publication, Arena reveals the tawdry, shocking, poetic, uplifting and gloriously kaleidoscopic humanity of Joyce’s masterpiece. The film celebrates Joyce’s daringly modernist style, spattered with language so scurrilous that it remains shocking to this day, which changed the novel, and writing, forever.

9.00pm Doc Martin ITV – Tenth and final series of the comedy-drama starring Martin Clunes. After having his career scrutinised by the General Medical Council because of his blood phobia, Martin makes efforts to overcome his fear and begins to question whether he made the right decision about resigning.

9.00pm The Great Smog: Winter of ’52 Channel 5 – Dr Xand Van Tulleken and Raksha Dave investigate the Great Smog of 1952 – the deadliest environmental disaster ever recorded and one of the world’s worst peacetime catastrophes. Lasting just over four days, the Great Smog plunged London into a terrifyingly murky gloom – the acrid pollution seeping into homes, leaving Londoners gasping for breath, shutting down transport and emergency services, and overwhelming hospitals and undertakers alike.

10.00pm 24 Hour Baby Hospital More4 – Return of the documentary. Michelle and Clive return to the Rotunda three years after the birth of their first child Zach, who passed away in the hospital after being born prematurely. They are hoping they can avoid early labour again and for the safe arrival of their second child. Elsewhere, Leonie and Dan anticipate the arrival of their twins, and Sara and Vishnu prepare to welcome their first child.

10.00pm Brassic Sky Max – Fourth series of the comedy-drama starring Joe Gilgun and Michelle Keegan.

Thursday

Mike Disney+ – Eight-part miniseries exploring the dynamic and controversial story of Mike Tyson documenting the tumultuous ups and downs of his boxing career and personal life. Trevante Rhodes stars as Tyson with Russell Hornsby playing Don King and Harvey Keitel portraying Cus D’Amato. The first six episodes will drop on the 8th September with the final two following on the 14th September.

Wedding Season Disney+ – British-produced genre-busting series telling the story of Katie and Stefan, who fall for each other at a wedding and begin an affair, despite her being engaged. At Katie’s wedding, two months later, her new husband and his entire family are murdered. The police think Stefan did it, Stefan thinks Katie did but no one knows the truth for sure. The series then follows the pair as they travel across the UK and the US all while trying to prove their innocence.

9.00pm Police, Camera, Murder ITV – Unprecedented access reveals the critical role of digital forensics in modern murder investigations, beginning with the cases of a schoolboy found stabbed in the street and an elderly pensioner who has been tortured to death. Can smartphone and CCTV analysis solve the crimes?

9.00pm Katie Price: Trauma and Me Channel 4 – The model and reality TV star reflects on events that saw her crash her car in September 2021. Despite it being her sixth driving conviction in 10 years, Katie was not sent to prison following the smash. Here, she discusses what drove her to total breaking-point, speaking candidly about her post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and explaining the steps she is taking to eradicate it. Katie’s mother Amy speaks emotionally about her worries for her daughter alongside her stepfather, Paul, who speaks for the first time about his concern for Katie.

10.00pm Stuck BBC Two – Short-form comedy series written by and starring Dylan Moran, about a couple, Dan and Carla, who are at a crossroads in their relationship. Carla wonders if the two of them trapped in a pokey flat is all she can expect from life, while Dan has been called in by his boss for a chat about his relevance.

10.00pm Shopping With Keith Lemon ITV2 – Return of the comedy chat show in which the host takes famous faces shopping, beginning with reality star Jamie Laing and comedian Judi Love.

10.15pm Dirty House Rescue: Queens of Clean E4 – Following a surprising and outrageous gang of cleaning enthusiasts, who come together to rescue homes stuck in a whirlwind of domestic despair. In this first episode, creative friends Brendan and Chloe’s whole house is completely covered in clutter and full to the brim with trinkets and rubbish, not to mention the kitchen, which is not only home to trillions of bacteria, but also a mouse. Meanwhile, Charnel and Luke head to Newcastle to help 21-year-old former fashion student Annie, whose ADHD is a contributing factor to her messy room.

Friday 

Central Park Apple TV+ – Third season of the animated musical comedy.

Cobra-Kai Netflix – Fifth season of the comedy drama based in The Karate Kid universe.

Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse return for more of their beautiful travelogue on BBC Two.

9.00pm Mortimer & Whitehouse Gone Fishing BBC Two – Return of the brilliantly gentle travelogue. Paul Whitehouse and Bob Mortimer head to the River Exe in Devon, where they fish for summer grilse, and a trip to the beach sees them try their hand at shore fishing. Away from the fishing, Bob finds a shady corner to prepare a vegan lunch for them both, using a special blend of car meat, and as the day draws to a close they head back to their accommodation and enjoy a game of cricket on the lawn, in which Bob proves himself to be surprisingly agile.

9.00pm Gogglebox Channel 4 – The armchair critics return for another series.

9.00pm Munich Games Sky Atlantic – German/Arabic drama. A friendly football match between an Israeli and a German team is planned to commemorate the 1972 terrorist attack at the Munich Olympic Games. However, when Berlin-based Mossad agent Oren Simon intercepts a message in a dark web forum just days before the game, he is partnered with German state police agent Maria Koehler to ensure that history does not repeat itself.

9.30pm Martin Compston’s Scottish Fling BBC Two – The Line of Duty star travels across his homeland with his best friend TV presenter Phil MacHugh, to see how its people and landscape are shaping the country. Their journey begins in Martin’s hometown of Greenock, where Phil has arranged some unexpected transport across the water to sunny Dunoon. Here the boys indulge in an end-of-the-pier snapshot of the traditional seaside holiday Martin experienced as a boy – crazy golf and ice cream with a not-so-traditional local, BBC’s Drag Race winner Lawrence Chaney.

Custard TV Staff

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30/08/2022

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