The TVweek: Saturday 6th – Friday 12th June 2020

by | Jun 1, 2020 | All, TV Week


4.35pm The Masked Singer US ITV – A chance to catch the original US version of the show in which mystery celebrities battle it out in a singing contest while dressed head to toe in elaborate costumes, while a panel of more famous faces tries to guess their identities. Nick Cannon oversees the contest, as mystery singers dressed as Butterfly, Egg, Thingamajig and Skeleton take to the stage, while panellists Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger, and regular star of the British spin-off Ken Jeong try to work out who is behind the mask.

8.15pm Michael McIntyre’s Big Laughs BBC1 – Compilation of the ‘best bits’ of Michael McIntyre’s Big Show.

9.15pm Peter Crouch: Save Our Summer BBC1 – The former footballer hosts a new variety entertainment show, featuring live music, comedy skits and a host of celebrity guests via video links. Peter will also be joined in each episode by TV and BBC Radio 1 presenter Maya Jama, as well as Taskmaster’s Alex Horne and his comedy band the Horne Section.


9.00pm Dahmer on Dahmer: A Serial Killer Speaks Sky Crime – Two-part documentary. Journalist Nancy Glass investigates the crimes of American serial killer and sex offender Jeffery Dahmer, who committed the rape, murder, and dismemberment of 17 men and boys from 1978 to 1991.

Notable Continuing Series: Killing Eve, 9.15pm, BBC1

9.15pm Murder in the Outback: The Falconio and Lees Mystery Channel 4 – Documentary examining the killing of British tourist Peter Falconio in Australia’s Northern Territory in July 2001, exploring the details and questions that surround this infamous case. In this first episode, Andrew Fraser, formerly one of Australia’s foremost criminal defence lawyers, begins the reinvestigation into the Peter Falconio story, visits the Outback crime scene and speaks to a leading forensic scientist and witnesses from the time of the murder, who raise serious questions about evidence in the case. Continues Monday, Tuesday and Concludes Wednesday


8.30pm Sitting in Limbo BBC1 – After living in the UK for 50 years, Anthony Bryan is called in by his manager at the care home where he works and told she has received a letter from the Home Office claiming that he has no right to work in the UK and is suspending him. A few months later, immigration officers arrive at Anthony’s front door and he is put into a van and taken to a detention centre in Dorset. Drama inspired by a story from the Windrush scandal, starring Patrick Robinson, Nadine Marshall and Pippa Bennett-Warner.

9.00pm Inside Monaco BBC2 – Fred Sirieix narrates a documentary giving an insight into the principality on the French Riviera, with access to the royal palace as well as the super-rich and those who serve them. In the first edition, director Michael Waldman explores how this extraordinary country operates, meeting everyone from Prince Albert and his staff to wealthy widow Monika Bacardi, who takes him on a tour in her chauffeur-driven classic Rolls-Royce. He also goes track side with ex-Formula One driver David Coulthard and team owner Eddie Jordan during the Monaco Grand Prix.

10.45pm I May Destroy You BBC1 – Up-and-coming writer Arabella returns from visiting her boyfriend in Italy and is greeted by a deluge of frantic messages from her literary agents. With a matter of hours left to finish a draft of her second book, she plans to pull an all-nighter – but is soon tempted to join a friend on a night out. Drama exploring the question of sexual consent in contemporary life, created by and starring Michaela Coel, with Weruche Opia and Paapa Essiedu. Continues Tomorrow at the same time.


Notable Continuing Series: The A Word 9.00pm, BBC1

9.00pm Das Boot Sky Atlantic – The German drama series set during the Second World War returns. The reality of war is taking its toll on U-boat commander Johannes Von Reinhartz.

9.35pm Betty Sky Comedy – Young New York skateboarders Janay and Kirt throw an all-girls skate sesh – but an unexpected visitor cuts the festivities short.


9.00pm Agatha Raisin Sky1 – The detective opens her own agency, but potential clients aren’t exactly breaking down the door of her new office. In search of new business, Agatha and James visit Ivy Hall, a house said to be haunted since the English Civil War. Return of the mystery drama, starring Ashley Jensen.

10.45pm Staged BBC1 – Comedy in which actors David Tennant and Michael Sheen play themselves as they prepare for a stage production while under lockdown. The Good Omens co-stars were due to put on a play in the West End before the production was put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. Not wanting to let his big break pass him by, director Simon Evans must do his best to convince his doubtful actors to carry on rehearsals online.


8.00pm You Are What You Wear BBC1 – Rylan Clark-Neal hosts a fashion makeover show, with five stylists advising a diverse range of people in need of a significant style overhaul.

10.00pm What We Do in the Shadows BBC2 – Double bill of the second season of the comedy that has spun off from the film of the same name. Nadja and Laszlo’s new familiar poses problems for an increasingly anxious Guillermo, and the vampires enlist the services of a local necromancer. Return of the comedy, starring Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak and Natasia Demetriou.


9.00pm Code 37: Sex Crimes More4 – Third series of the Dutch crime drama.

10.00pm Sex in Lockdown: Keep Shagging and Carry On Channel 4 – A mix of faces from across the nation join Anna Richardson as she gets to grips with all things love, sex and romance, delving into the ways sex in Britain has altered since its people have been ordered to stay indoors. She also reveals the results of a specially commissioned survey to find out exactly what the Great British Public have been getting up to during lockdown.

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