PICKS OF THE WEEK
- The Invisible Pilot Monday 11th July Sky Documentaries
- Better Call Saul Tuesday 12th July Netflix
- Only Murders in the Building Tuesday 12th July Disney+
- We Own This City Tuesday 12th July Sky Atlantic *Final Episode*
- Boys from the Blackstuff Wednesday 13th July BBC Four
- Black Bird Friday 15th July Apple TV+
- Celebrity Gogglebox Friday 15th July Channel 4
- The Last Leg Friday 15th July Channel 4
9.00pm Paul Hollywood Eats Mexico Channel 4 – Paul Hollywood goes on a culinary voyage of discovery, beginning in Mexico City, where he discovers the dangers of avocados and learns how to make Pan Dulce – Mexico’s favourite bread. He also attempts to eat a tarantula, goes on a takeaway food tour of the capital with a biker gang, and plays the ancient Mexican game of Fire Hockey.
8.00pm Catching Britain’s Speeders Channel 5 – The return of the programme following Cheshire Police’s elite team of officers as they crack down on some of Britain’s most serious driving offenders.
9.00pm 24 Hours in A&E Channel 4 – Return of the docuseries set at St Geroge’s Hosptial in London.
9.00pm The Invisible Pilot Sky Documentaries – 3-part documentary from HBO. The story of small-town crop-duster pilot Gary Betzner, who unexpectedly jumped off a bridge in 1977, leaving a trail of money, drugs, and secrets in his wake.
10.00pm Ackley Bridge Channel 4 – Fifth series of the school drama series set in a Yorkshire mill town, beginning with a double-bill directed by Top Boy’s Ashley Walters. A new teacher joins the school, with outspoken views that capture the hearts of Fizza and Hassan. Marina’s efforts to boost her standing on social media cause outrage among the parents and puts Martin in a very difficult position. Jules ends up heavily in debt, causing her to be evicted. The series airs across the week in double bills from 10pm each weeknight. The series will available in full on All4 tonight.
Better Call Saul Netflix – The Breaking Bad prequel series returns for its final seven episodes.
9.00pm Night Cops Channel 4 – Docuseries on the beat with the police officers of Brighton after dark.
10.00pm Jack the Ripper: 5 Victims Channel 5 – Three experts in forensic psychology, policing and history reinvestigate the infamous case, and question the version of the story believed to be true. The team’s mission is to separate fact from fiction and ask how much of what is known about this celebrated killer is a myth. And why has the only truth – the story of the five brutally murdered women – been hidden by history?
10.00pm Snowfall BBC Three – Fifth season of the US drama series about the beginnings of the crack epidemic in 1980s Los Angeles. Franklin’s relationships are flourishing, but a problem in the valley brings trouble to his door. The full season will be available on BBCiPlayer tonight.
9.00pm Mo Farah: My Untold Story BBC One – Ten years ago, Mo Farah captured the imagination of sports fans across the nation when he won two gold medals at the London 2012 Olympics. But where did he come from? Here, Mo tells his story, revealing the shocking truth about his childhood, the journey he made from Somaliland to the UK as a young boy, and the subsequent years that led to his Olympic success.
9.00pm Camilla’s Country Life ITV – With access to The Duchess of Cornwall in her role as guest editor of Country Life magazine to mark her 75th birthday, this one-off documentary gives a unique insight into our future Queen Consort, as she immerses herself in her personal passions and engages with some of those closest to her. Award-winning director Michael Waldman accompanies the duchess as she plans and oversees a special edition of the publication during its 125th anniversary year, alongside performing her regular royal duties and engagements.
9.00pm CSI: Vegas Alibi – CSI starts a brand-new chapter in the city where it all began. In the opening episode, an attack on Jim Brass kicks off a twisted conspiracy targeting the Las Vegas crime lab.
10.00pm Sneakerhead Dave – The first episode of a contemporary workplace sitcom set in Peterborough. Loveable pushover Russell becomes the manager of Sports Depot. Continues Tomorrow, Concludes Friday.
*No new Programmes of note are launching today.*
Victoria’s Secret: Angels and Demons Paramount Plus – The first 3 episodes of a documentary that will uncover the secrets of the Victoria’s Secret empire and ask thought-provoking questions on the influence of fashion and advertising on our lives. This series chronicles the untold history behind the iconic brand. How the retailer that once defined our culture’s definition of sex and beauty with images of Angels splashed across its catalogues suffered a turbulent fall from grace, with its CEO Les Wexner embroiled in scandal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, is revealed through an in-depth examination.
9.00pm Judi Dench: Our National Treasure Channel 5 – A profile of the actress from a strict Quaker upbringing in Yorkshire, through her staunch determination to make it as a thespian. There’s also a look at her work in TV favourites such as A Fine Romance and As Time Goes By, where Judi’s performances won her four BAFTA awards, and her tenure in the James Bond franchise.
10.00pm Canada’s Drag Race BBC Three – The queens must turn a streetwear look into catwalk couture in a design challenge that leaves two contestants hanging by a thread and lip-syncing for their lives.
10.00pm The Last Leg Channel 4 – Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker return for their 25th series, offering a comic review of the significant moments of the past seven days. Actress Miriam Margolyes and comedian Desiree Burch are among the special guests are on hand in this first edition, while the hashtag #isitok paves the way for the gang to round up, examine and explain the leading and most entertaining news stories of the week.