The TVweek: Saturday 3rd – Friday 9th June 2017

by | Jun 1, 2017 | All, TV Week


7.30pm Britain’s Got Talent: The Final ITV

9.00pm Sgt Pepper’s Musical Revolution BBC2 – Documentary in which composer Howard Goodall presents The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band as never heard before. Howard explores just why this album is still seen as so innovative, so revolutionary, and so influential. With the help of out-takes and studio conversations between the band, never heard before outside of Abbey Road, Howard gets under the bonnet of Sgt Pepper. He takes the music apart and reassembles it, to show us how it works – and makes surprising connections with the music of the last 1,000 years to do so.

9.00pm Cardinal BBC4 – Double bill of a brand new Canadian crime drama. Billy Campbell, Karine Vanasse, Eric Hicks, Deborah Hay, Glen Gould, David Richmond-Peck. Thriller series that follows detective John Cardinal on a chilling hunt for a brutal killer in a small northern Ontario town. Demoted for a hunch about a case that he wouldn’t let go, Cardinal is brought back to the homicide unit when the body of missing 13-year-old Katie Pine is discovered, proving his instincts correct. Back on the case, his search for her murderer soon becomes an all-consuming race to stay ahead of a serial killer.


6.55pm One Love: Manchester Concert BBC1 – Live coverage of the benefit concert from Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester, organised to raise money for those affected by last month’s Manchester bombing. The stellar line-up includes Ariana Grande, Take That, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Pharrell and Usher, with proceeds going to the We Love Manchester emergency fund.

Notable Continuing Series: The Handmaid’s Tale  9.00pm, Channel 4 


8.30pm Big Brother Five – Emma Willis presents the Live Launch of this year’s Big Brother as the chosen housemates enter the iconic house in which they will face a whole new series of tasks, twists and surprises to bond, divide and entertain viewers, and each other.

9.00pm Cosby: Fall of an American Icon BBC2 – Documentary that tells the story of how one of Hollywood’s brightest and wealthiest stars finally came to face a criminal trial for sexual assault a decade after the accusations were made. On 5 June 2017, Bill Cosby faces trial charged with sexual assault. From the start of his career in 1960s, Cosby was on a trajectory to become one of the biggest television stars in the world. The eponymous Cosby Show, with Bill’s alter ego Cliff Huxtable as the lead, was his career’s crowning glory.

9.00pm Lord Lucan: My Husband, The Truth ITV – Documentary in which Lady Lucan tells the inside story of her marriage to Lord Lucan, and recounts the tragic events surrounding the death of her nanny Sandra Rivett. Told using exclusive access to Lady Lucan’s personal home-movie footage and dramatised reconstruction, this is a unique perspective on the story.

9.00pm 24 Hours in Police Custody Channel 4 – Bafta Award-nominated 24 Hours in Police Custody, which follows the detective work of Bedfordshire Police around the clock, returns with a new series of investigations into major crimes. The first episode explodes onto TV screens with a man walking out of a hotel lift covered in blood and holding a fire extinguisher. He approaches the reception desk shouting that he has killed someone.

9.00pm Love Island ITV2 – The sexy reality series returns for another long, hot summer of dating, dumping and drama. In the opening episode, host Caroline Flack introduces a brand new cast of young singles who are ready for the summer of their lives.


8.00pm The British Soap Awards ITV – Coverage of this year’s ceremony.

8.00pm Supershoppers Channel 4 – Anna Richardson and Andi Osho return with a new series of the consumer show, packed with money-saving shopping tips and surprising revelations.

Notable Continuing Series: Broken  9.00pm, BBC1

9.00pm Our Dream Hotel Five – Alex Polizzi follows first-time hoteliers through the trials and successes of setting up their first business. Aine and Antony move their family from sunny Brighton to rugged windswept Orkney, where they take on renovating a rundown Victorian mansion as a B&B.


8.00pm Eat Well for Less BBC1 – Gregg Wallace and greengrocer Chris Bavin help families across the UK sort food fact from fiction and eat well for less.

8.00pm Ackley Bridge Channel 4 – A new six-part schools drama series starring Jo Joyner, Paul Nicholls, Sunetra Sarker, Arsher Ali, Liz White, Adil Ray, Poppy Lee Friar and Amy-Leigh Hickman. Ackley Bridge is a Yorkshire mill town, home to a largely divided white and Asian population. Like the communities, the school systems have also become segregated. However as two formerly isolated comprehensives are merged into a brand new academy, Ackley Bridge College, the lives and cultures of each are set to collide

Notable Continuing Series: The Met: Policing London  9.00pm, BBC1

                                                  24 Hours in A&E, 9.00pm,  Channel 4

                                                  Fargo, 10.00pm, Channel 4

9.00pm Holiday Horrors: Caught on Camera ITV – Real-life stories of holidays gone wrong, featuring a skiing holiday that becomes a fight for survival, the world’s worst case of sunburn and what happens when wildfire spreads across the holiday hotspot of Javea. Plus, how holidaymakers coped with eating local delicacies, encounters with wild animals and fears of flying.


9.00pm DIY  SOS: The Big Build BBC1 – On the Isle of Sheppey in Kent, Garry and Kyle first fostered then adopted four vulnerable children because they wanted to give them the best life possible. Unfortunately their tired, crammed three-bed bungalow now threatens their family’s future. Nick Knowles and the team take on a DIY SOS first – and one of their most ambitious home builds ever. The team are going to demolish the bungalow and in just nine days build an entirely new bespoke five-bedroom home for this inspiring family.

9.00pm Channel 4’s Alternative Election Night Channel 4 – Jeremy Paxman, David Mitchell and Richard Osman present their unique take on the snap General Election with an evening of sharp humour, cutting-edge commentary and coverage of all the results. The team are joined by a host of special guests across the night as well as all the political big beasts. The night includes special editions of Gogglebox and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, while Gary Gibbon, Cathy Newman and the Channel 4 News team around the country will keep viewers up to date with all the results and breaking stories.


8.00pm Gogglesprogs Channel 4 – The Gogglesprogs are back, watching a range of TV from recent months, from entertainment shows to documentaries and classic films, as well as up-to-the-minute news stories.

9.00pm The Summer of Love BBC4 – Two-part series about the countercultural explosion that was the Summer of Love in 1967. The first part looks at how ideas, music and lifestyles from Asia, Europe and the American Left became entwined in California.

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