The TVweek: Saturday 10th – Friday 16th September 2016

by | Sep 8, 2016 | All, TV Week


8.50pm The Last Night of the Proms BBC1 – Katie Derham introduces the second half of the Last Night of the Proms live from the Royal Albert Hall.

9.30pm The Jonathan Ross Show ITV – Oscar winner Renee Zellweger and Patrick Dempsey chat about their new film Bridget Jones’s Baby, while acclaimed actor John Malkovich joins them on the sofa. Also chatting to Jonathan tonight are the stars of Team GB’s triumphant women’s hockey team, Olympic cycling champions Laura Trott and Jason Kenny – currently the most decorated Olympic couple of all time, and comedian Aisling Bea. Music comes from BRIT award winner Tom Odell, who performs live in the studio.


7.00pm The Chase: Celebrity Specials ITV – Bradley Walsh hosts a brand new series of the quiz show as four celebrities take on the Chaser. Former Doctor Who star Colin Baker, Paralympian and six-time gold medallist David Weir, actress and Strictly Come Dancing runner-up Chelsee Healey and stand-up comedian Alex Horne pit their wits against one of the country’s finest quiz brains in the hope of winning thousands of pounds for their chosen charities.

8.00pm Scotland and the Battle for Britain BBC2 – Andrew Marr discovers why the Scotland he was born in has changed so much politically. Scotland today feels very different to the country Andrew experienced growing up. It has become more left wing, less British and much more fiercely Scottish Nationalist. The SNP has been in power for nearly a decade and now, post the Brexit vote, there is talk of a second independence referendum.


Notable Continuing Series: Ripper Street, 9.00pm, BBC2

                                            Cold Feet, 9.00pm, ITV


9.00pm 9/11: Truth, Lies and Conspiracies ITV – 15 years after the attacks on America on 9/11, polls reveal that half of Americans believe they have not been told the true story of what really happened. This in turn has fuelled many conspiracy theories, some credible, some downright wacky. As evidence reveals thousands of documents surrounding 9/11 are still being withheld, the film speaks to victims’ relatives, a senior politician and even to some inside the intelligence agencies at the time, who all claim there has been a cover-up by their own government.

9.00pm Eamonn and Ruth: How the Other Live Five – Second series with Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford, exploring the lavish and luxurious lifestyles of the super-rich. Eamonn and Ruth are in New York on the trail of the mega-rich that call the Big Apple home, including a father and son duo running a hotel empire valued in the billions, and the charismatic Mrs Barsky who has been living in the world famous Carlyle Hotel for the last 23 years.


Notable Continuing Series: The Great British Bake Off, 8.00pm, BBC1

                                             Our Girl, 9.00pm, BBC1


9.00pm The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs BBC1 – First of a two-part social experiment in which Dr Chris van Tulleken takes over part of a GP surgery and stops patients’ prescription pills. He attemps to tackle a series of specific cases with alternative treatments to see how important the pills really are for the patients.

9.00pm Dating in the Dark ITV2

9.00pm My Floating Home More4 – In this new series, presenter Mark Evans charts the exploits of individuals, couples and families who aspire to leave landlocked suburbia behind to live in stunning aquatic homes that float on water.


9.00pm Hooten and the Lady Sky1 – A roguish adventurer and a feisty museum expert team up in a global hunt for lost treasure. Original action-adventure with Michael Landes and Ophelia Lovibond.

9.00pm Aquarius Sky Atlantic – The gritty 1960s crime drama returns. Sam (David Duchovny) is drawn into a new case when he receives packages filled with photos of missing girls.

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