The TVweek: Saturday 30th May – Friday 5th June 2020

by | May 25, 2020 | All, TV Week


8.15pm Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow ITV – The comedian takes a trip down memory lane as he presents a series of classic TV game shows, which have all been updated with a new final round offering the contestants a chance to win big. The next four weeks will see Alan in charge of The Price Is Right, Take Your Pick, Strike it Lucky and Bullseye. But tonight he steps into the shoes of much-missed funnyman Bruce Forsyth for Play Your Cards Right, which sees four celebrity couples taking a chance on the turn of a single card. The hopefuls are daytime stalwarts Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes, comedian Chris Ramsey and his wife Rosie, presenter Ore Oduba and his wife Portia, and singer-actress Martine McCutcheon and her husband Jack McManus.


8.15pm Filfthy Britan SOS Five – Documentary series following the hidden army of enforcement teams aiming to clean up the country, including internet entrepreneur Martin, and his partner-in-grime Glen, who have had enough of the fly-tippers plaguing their beloved Hampshire countryside and have decided to fight back using all means at their disposal.

Notable Continuing Series: Killing Eve, 9.15pm, BBC1

9.15pm Two Sisters, One Body Channel 4 – A coming-of-age story of two Omphalopagus twins. About to leave high school Carmen and Lupita have more than their grades or their rare conjoined condition to think about, they are Mexicans in President Donald Trump’s America. Now is a key turning point in their life as their American dream threatens to come to an end.

11.15pm Walter Presents: Philharmonia Channel 4 – French drama series. A star violinist-turned-conductor soon causes ructions after returning home to Paris to take over the musical direction of the Philharmonia.


Notable Continuing Series: Normal People, 9.00pm, BBC1

9.00pm Long Lost Family: Born Without a Trace ITV – Two-part special of the family reunion documentary series fronted by Davina Mcall.  It features the story of a man who was left in a car on the outskirts of Belfast, and a woman left the other side of the Irish border in a telephone box in Dundalk. Also, a woman found at just two hours old in a ladies public toilet in Warminster and a man found in a corned beef box outside a railway tavern in Greenhithe. All four are searching for answers to the most fundamental questions: when’s my birthday; where do I come from; who are my parents and who am I? Concludes Tomorrow at 9.00pm.

9.00pm My Big Lockdown Wedding Channel 4 – Across the UK, more than 60,000 couples have seen their wedding plans dashed by the Covid-19 pandemic. As lockdown keeps loved ones apart, Fred Sirieix from First Dates gives London couple Patrick and Louise a surprise chance to get hitched in an audacious virtual celebration, with their whole wedding party watching on. With only two weeks to pull it off, Fred works around the clock to make their day as perfect as possible, dipping into his book of contacts from the worlds of celebrity and hospitality.

9.00pm A&E after Dark Five – Documentary going behind the scenes at Hull Royal Infirmary to show the night-time challenges facing NHS staff working in the A&E department.

10.00pm Comedians: Home Alone BBC2 – Comedians perform a selection of quickfire sketches, songs and isolation anecdotes, filmed by themselves in and around their own homes during the coronavirus lockdown. In the opening instalment, Bob Mortimer’s Train Guy comes to life in an animation, Michael Spicer takes on Priti Patel in his viral hit Room Next Door and married comedians Rachel Parris and Marcus Brigstocke go up against each other in a lip sync battle.


Notable Continuing Series: The A Word 9.00pm, BBC1


9.00pm Cardinal BBC2 – The Canadian crime thriller, starring Billy Campbell, returns for a fourth series. Cardinal and Delorme are called in to deal with a missing person report. The husband of a local politician has failed to return home, and she senses something must be terribly wrong.

9.00pm Bradley Walsh: Happy 60th Birthday ITV – In honour of his 60th birthday, this special programme celebrates the illustrious career of Bradley Walsh, from stand-up comedy and presenting, to quiz shows and acting. As well as forgotten gems from the telly archives, his 1980s fashion choices and hairstyles, viewers will also get to relive those moments of TV gold that have turned him into one of the country’s most adored stars. Presented by Jason Manford.


9.00pm Ambulance BBC1 – The return of the award-winning documentary series following the work of the North West Ambulance Service as they care for the people of Liverpool and all across Merseyside.

9.00pm Unbelievable Moments Caught on Camera ITV – Alexander Armstrong presents a selection of extraordinary eyewitness footage filmed by members of the public.


Streaming Today – 13 Reasons Why Netflix – Fourth and final season of the controversial teen drama.

                              Dear… Apple TV+ – Documentary series profiling game-changing icons and the people whose lives they’ve inspired

                             Queer Eye Netflix – Fifth season of the Makeover show.

9.00pm The Other One BBC1 – A comedy about two sisters who share the same name, Catherine Walcott, but had no idea the other existed until their father passed away. One sister, Cathy, has a fiance, a Duke of Edinburgh Award, and a pension. The other sister, Cat, has a pay-as-you-go-phone. The two sisters are complete opposites in every way, and the only thing they seem to have in common are their names. Both of them have always longed for a sister – just maybe not each other. Starring Ellie White, Lauren Socha and Rebecca Front.

9.00pm Tom Jones at 80 BBC4 – A celebration of the singer’s life and times, looking back over 60 years in showbusiness. This archive-based journey traverses Tom’s career via some of his greatest songs and performances – from Delilah and It’s Not Unusual to The Green, Green Grass of Home and Kiss. Additional context to Sir Tom’s incredible longevity is provided through rarely seen footage and interviews with the man himself.

9.00pm Celebrity Gogglebox Channel 4 – A rolling cast of famous faces, some of Britain’s best loved personalities, turn their hand to being the country’s most opinionated viewers, sharing their opinions on what they have been watching during the week.

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