The TVweek: Saturday 22nd – Friday 28th September 2018

by | Sep 17, 2018 | All, TV Week


6.15pm Strictly Come Dancing BBC1 – Eight celebrities are paired with professionals in a ballroom dancing contest. Hosted Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman.

9.00pm Mystery Road BBC4 – First of in a double bill for this new Australian drama series. Seeking a missing young man, taciturn detective Jay Swan finds an outback community fractured by secrets. Practical local cop Emma James accepts Jay’s abilities, but not his methods, as he and other outsiders disrupt things in town

Notable Continuing Series: Killing Eve, 9.25pm BBC1


Notable Continuing Series: Bodyguard, 9.00pm, BBC1


Notable Continuing Series: Travel Man, 8.30pm, Channel 4
                                               Reported Missing, 9.00pm, BBC1
                                              The Undateables, 9.00pm, Channel 4


8.00pm The Martin Lewis Money Show Live – Christmas Countdown ITV – Martin Lewis shares Money-Saving Secrets for the festive period.

Notable Continuing Series: The Great British Bake Off, 8.00pm, Channel 4
                                                Wanderlust, 9.00pm, BBC1

9.00pm The Flu that Killed 50 Million BBC2 – Docudrama that uncovers new and previously unseen archive material, and, in telling the dramatic story of the Spanish Flu in 1918, provides insight into how we might prevent and respond to future outbreaks.

9.15pm Queen of the World ITV – No monarch in history has seen as much of the world or its people. Now, with privileged access to the Queen, her family and her residences for more than a year, this landmark series offers a unique insight into the Queen’s role as our first global monarch.

9.15pm Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild – Five -Ben Fogle meets people who have given up the rat race for an alternative lifestyle. Master craftsman Robert bought 200 acres of land in the Ozark National Forest 20 years ago and now has a family of six. But injuries and old age may get in the way of his ‘living treasure’.


11.05pm Walter Presents: Alex Channel 4 – Walter Presents – which showcases the best foreign language drama series from around the world – continues with this intense action crime thriller from Sweden. When a street meeting turns into a gunfight, dirty cop Alex Leko accidentally kills his partner and best friend, Martin. Guilt-ridden, Alex decides to go straight and sends word to local crime boss BG, with whom he has connections, that his corrupt days are over. But as Alex struggles to cover the tracks that connect him to the scene of Martin’s death, he is assigned a new partner, by-the-book cop Frida Kanto. Her orders are to find enough dirt on Alex to have him prosecuted. And BG’s chief enforcer soon arrives at Alex’s home to make it crystal clear that his boss will never allow Alex to give up his criminal life.


Notable Continuing Series: The Mighty Redcar, 9.00pm, BBC2
                                                No Offence, 9.00pm, Channel 4
                                                Succession, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic

9.00pm Mason: The Lost Tapes ITV – This first episode tells the story of how Charles Manson, fresh out of prison after serving seven years, drew his young followers in with drugs and free love, set himself up as a Jesus Christ figure, and began to put together his ‘Helter Skelter’ plan.

10.00pm Sick of It Sky1 – Double Bill of a new comedy which stars Karl Pilkington as a crotchety cabbie and his inner self, who’s not shy about speaking his mind.


9.00pm Car Crash Britain – Caught on Camera ITV – Footage of Britain’s most shocking road accidents and miraculous near misses, including what happened when a man’s runaway tractor crashed into his ex-wife’s garden.

Notable Continuing Series: Gogglebox 9.00pm, Channel 4

10.35pm The Graham Norton Show BBC1 – Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper are among the guests.

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