The TVweek: Sunday 29th March – Friday 3rd April 2020

by | Mar 24, 2020 | All, TV Week


Notable Continuing Series: Race Across the World, 8.00pm, BBC2
                                                  The Nest, 9.00pm, BBC1

                                                Dragons’ Den, 9.00pm, BBC2

9.00pm Batwomen E4 – Superhero drama starring Ruby Rose as Kate Kane, Bruce Wayne’s cousin, who becomes Gotham City’s new symbol of hope as the vigilante Batwoman.


9.00pm The Real Michael Jackson BBC2 – Jacques Peretti investigates the pop star’s character, going back to his beginnings, charting his rise and fall and seeks a fuller picture of this complex, contradictory man by exploring what clues were missed. He examines how Jackson became what he was, looks at whether he manipulated his fame and the entertainment machine to conceal the truth, and explores what the audience’s part was in it all.

9.00pm Scandal & Beauty: Mark Gatiss on Aubrey Beardsley BBC4 – The actor and writer explores the life of the Victorian artist who scandalised the art world of the 1890s, revealing a man who was a technological innovator and whose uncompromising attitude still feels remarkably. He follows Beardsley’s footsteps from his childhood in Brighton, via notoriety among the decadence of London’s fin de siècle, to his early death in France in 1898 at the age of just 25.

10.45pm Man Like Mobeen BBC1 – Third series of the comedy. After the attack on his best friends and threats against his sister, Mobeen is armed, dangerous and out for revenge. However, his attempts to make up for past mistakes see him pulled back into the world of unhinged crime boss Uncle Khan. The return of the comedy, co-written by and starring Guz Khan, with Art Malik.


9.00pm Pen15 Sky Comedy – Comedy, with Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle playing versions of themselves as 13-year-old girls. Maya and Anna begin a new school year.

9.35pm Kidding Sky Comedy – Return of the comedy-drama, starring Jim Carrey. Jeff realises that if he lies for the first time in his life he will get everything he has ever wanted.


9.00pm Save Me Sky Atlantic – Return of the critically-acclaimed drama. Seventeen months after Nelly Rowe rescued vulnerable young woman Grace, he continues his desperate search to find his missing daughter, Jody. Starring Lennie James and Suranne Jones.

10.00pm Little Britons Five – Observational documentary following people living with dwarfism. Jamie John, the UK’s only dwarf drag queen, plans to perform at Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Meanwhile, cameras follow budding chef Louis from Worcester on work experience in a Michelin starred restaurant, and Mary from London, a fashion designer for people with dwarfism. Narrated by Warwick Davis.

10.45pm In My Skin BBC1 – Comedy drama following the life of 16-year-old Bethan Gwyndaf as she deals with the painfully real anxieties and insecurities of teenage life, and navigates her feelings about her unconventional family. Starring Gabrielle Creevy, Jo Hartley and Rhodri Meilir.


8.30pm The Secrets of the Driving Test ITV – An insight into the world of the driving test, filmed over a two-year period and offering unprecedented access to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), with cameras fitted inside and outside of the test car.

9.00pm Gordon, Gino and Fred: American Road Trip ITV – Having previously toured their own countries, Gordon Ramsay, Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix now hit the highways of of the States – although in the first episode, they are in Mexico, on a mission to taste the world’s best breakfast. Along the way, the trio take part in a chili-eating competition, have a beach buggy race and watch some traditional Mexican wrestling – but it isn’t long before they are persuaded not take part.

9.30pm Maxxx E4 – Comedy about a former boy-band star who hankers after the life he once had by planning a comeback – and in a last-ditch attempt tries to rehash things with his old group, Boytown. Written by and starring O-T Fagbenle, with Jourdan Dunn, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Alan Asaad, Christopher Meloni and Helen Monks.


9.00pm Have I Got News For You? BBC1 – Former Breakfast and Watchdog presenter Steph McGovern hosts as the satirical quiz returns for its 59th series. Journalist Helen Lewis and comedian Miles Jupp join regular team leaders Ian Hislop and Paul Merton to poke fun at the week’s events.

Notable Continuing Series: Gogglebox, 9.00pm, Channel 4

9.00pm Gregg Wallace’s Fun Weekend Five – The MasterChef presenter visits some of Europe’s best cities. He starts in Rome, which boasts inexpensive cuisine and an unrivalled history that stretches back thousands of years. After checking out some its best sights on the back of a scooter and going inside the famous Trevi Fountain, Gregg heads to a restaurant popular with the locals to discover how, in the Eternal City, the best food is often the cheapest. He also learns the secrets of the Italian ice-cream, gelato, and tries some classic Roman breakfast sweet treats. He even gets the chance to train as a gladiator.

10.00pm The Mash Report BBC2 – Britain’s most uncompromising topical satire tackles all the troubling news from a world that’s put its faith in Boris Johnson and Donald Trump, as Nish Kumar plays host to an array of hilarious correspondents who can’t quite believe what they’re seeing.

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