The TVweek: Saturday 1st – Friday 7th June 2019

by | May 27, 2019 | All, TV Week


8.00pm The British Soap Awards ITV – Hosted by Phillip Schofield

9.00pm Holst: The Planets with Professor Brian Cox BBC2 – A chance to see the BBC Symphony Orchestra perform British composer Gustav Holst’s The Planets at the London Barbican, in a concert from last September timed to celebrate the centenary of the premiere. But there’s a special scientific twist to this concert, as, before each movement, Professor Brian Cox discusses what modern science reveals about each of the planets.

9.00pm Deadwood: The Movie Sky Atlantic – The long-awaited conclusion to the HBO drama. Rivalries are reignited and old wounds reopened as a celebration throws Al Swearengen and co back together after 10 years.


7.30pm Britain’s Got Talent: The Final ITV – Ant & Dec crown the next winner to perform at the Royal Variety Performance.

8.00pm Gay Martin’s D-Day Landings Channel 4 – Guy Martin’s on his biggest mission yet. He’ll help restore the paratroopers’ plane of choice, a World War II Douglas C-47 ‘Dakota’, drop a paratrooper’s motorcycle from an RAF Hercules transporter, and undergo brutal training with the Red Devils parachute display team and the modern Parachute Regiment to get ready for his own big jump, deep into the Normandy countryside.

Notable Continuing Series:  Gentleman Jack, 9.00pm, BBC1
                                                What We Do in the Shadows, 9.45pm, BBC2


9.00pm 7 Up & Me ITV – Celebrity fans of the acclaimed documentary series talk about their love of the series.

9.00pm 999: What’s Your Emergency? Channel 4 – The acclaimed series returns for a new run, focusing on the battle faced by Britain’s most overstretched emergency service: the police.

9.00pm Love Island ITV2 – Caroline Flack returns for a new run.


8.30pm Her Majesty’s Cavalry ITV – Documentary series that goes behind the scenes of the Household Cavalry’s prestigious Knightsbridge barracks.

Notable Continuing Series:  Years & Years 9.00pm, BBC1
                                                24 Hours in A&E, 9.00pm, Channel 4

9.00pm 63 Up ITV – The latest instalment of the documentary series which has followed a group of British children every seven years since 1964. We catch up with East Ender Tony who dreamed of becoming a jockey, but ended up as a cab driver. We last saw Tony in Spain as he planned to become a property developer, but where is he now? We also catch up with Nick, the shy Yorkshire farm boy who went on to study at Oxford before moving to America. Nick reflects on family, health and life in Trump’s America. Continues Wednesday, Concludes Thursday.


Notable Continuing Series: The Virtues, 9.00pm, Channel 4
                                                Mum, 10.00pm, BBC2   

9.00pm Casualty 24/7 Five – Documentary series filmed inside Barnsley casualty department.

10.00pm Iain Stirling’s Celebability ITV2 – Iain Sterling and team captain Scarlett Moffatt lead three friends in games against Lee Ryan, Helen Flanagan, Matt Evers and Nathan Caton, based on the celebs’ unusual talents.


Notable Continuing Series:  Ambulance, 9.00pm, BBC1

9.00pm My Gay Dog and Other Animals Channel 4 – Same-sex behaviour has been reported in more than 1500 species and was observed by the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. But traditional evolutionary theory can’t explain the purpose of being gay, or why it might be an advantage. So what are the animals up to? This frank documentary shows pets and animals on farms in zoos, and in the wild, caught on camera indulging in same-sex behaviour.

9.00pm The Hotel Inspector Five – Observational documentary series in which Alex Polizzi helps struggling hoteliers. John and daughter Emma have cluttered their 31-room converted Manor House with tat. Alex thinks that a way to restore their fortunes is through functions, but turning the conservatory into a bespoke wedding venue pushes the family to their limits.

10.00pm Shopping with Keith Lemon ITV2 – Keith takes Spice Girl Mel B to do her big weekly food shop and top comedian Jimmy Carr to get suited and booted by a London tailor.


7.00pm Pregnant and Platonic BBC2 – Documentary exploring the growing phenomenon of co-parenting, in which women and men have a baby together without being in a romantic relationship. Many are friends, while others meet through co-parenting websites, but they all have one thing in common – a very strong desire to have a child of their own.

8.30pm Soap’s Most Controversial Moments Five – Countdown show featuring the most dramatic, shocking and water-cooler-worthy moments from the soaps, both in the UK and across the world.

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