The TVweek: Sunday 5th – Friday 10th February 2017

by | Jan 31, 2017 | All, TV Week


7.30pm The Jump Channel 4 – Davina McCall returns to host a fourth series of the celebrity winter sport show. Over the next six weeks, 14 celebrities and sporting heroes – Sir Bradley Wiggins, Spencer Matthews, Robbie Fowler, Caprice, Jade Jones MBE, Louis Smith MBE, Kadeena Cox MBE, Lydia Bright, Mark Dolan, Vogue Williams, Jason Robinson OBE, Gareth Thomas, Josie Gibson and Emma Parker Bowles.

8.00pm Lion Country: Night & Day ITV – Four-part documentary series offers a ground-breaking and intimate insight into the lives of two lion families in the Zambian bush.

Notable Continuing Series: Call the Midwife, 8.00pm, BBC1
                                               Dragons’ Den, 8.00pm, BBC2                                            
                                                Apple Tree Yard, 9.00pm, BBC1

9.00pm The Good Karma Hospital ITV – Amanda Redman stars in a new six-part drama focusing on a junior doctor, Ruby Walker, who arrives in India looking for a job and a distraction from her heartbreak.

9.00pm Ibiza Weekeneder XXL ITV2 – It’s the start of another sizzling summer season in Ibiza as Head Rep, David, welcomes his new team to the party isle. Some old faces return alongside some newbies but has David put together a crack team of reps and how will they fare over the coming summer, especially after hearing they are all on probation and could be sent home at any minute?


Notable Continuing Series: Apple Tree Yard, 9.00pm, BBC1

9.00pm SAS: Rogue Warriors BBC2 – Now, 75 years after it all began, the SAS has agreed to open up its archive for the first time and allow journalist and best-selling author Ben Macintyre to reveal the true story of their formation during the darkest days of World War II. With unprecedented access to the SAS secret files, unseen footage and exclusive interviews with its founding members, this series tells the remarkable story behind an extraordinary fighting force.

9.00pm Confessions of the Paparazzi Channel 4 –  One of the paparazzi’s most controversial figures, George Bamby, has agreed to reveal some of the dark arts of this world. As part of Channel 4’s Fake News Week, this documentary shows him and his young apprentice Bilko in hot pursuit of Britney Spears, Little Mix, Wayne Rooney, Dawn French, Katie Hopkins and Judge Rinder. George also shares some of his more colourful anecdotes that may help explain why many celebrities view him with such disdain. George estimates that he sells over 500 photographs a year to news organisations and magazines around the world, but in getting the photos is he staying the right side of the legal line?


8.00pm How To Get Fit Fast Channel 4 – Presenters Anna Richardson and Amar Latif reveal just what you need to do to lose weight, strengthen your body and improve your fitness levels. The show busts myths, reveals exercise secrets, and lets science do the talking.

9.00pm The Moorside BBC1 – Sheridan Smith stars in a new 2-part drama based around the 2008 search for Shannon Matthews from The Moorside Estate in Dewsbury, the police and community mount a frantic search.

9.00pm Secret Life of Dogs ITV – Three-part documentary series that travels all over the world to bring viewers the most remarkable stories and the latest scientific discoveries that reveal how dogs have become man’s closest companions, unrivalled working partners and trusted family members.

Notable Continuing Series: 24 Hours in A&E, 9.00pm, Channel 4
                                         This is Us, 11.00pm, Channel 4 

10.00pm Britain’s Greatest Hoaxer Channel 4 –  Comedian and infamous hoaxer Simon Brodkin made headlines around the world by showering Sepp Blatter in banknotes and storming Kanye West’s stage at Glastonbury. But the methods behind his audacious stunts have always remained secret, until now… As part of Channel 4’s Fake News Week, this documentary gives unrestricted access to Simon as he sets his sights on three of the world’s most notorious figures: Simon Cowell, Sir Philip Green and the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J Trump

10.45pm Tourettes: Teenage Tics BBC1 – Documentary exploring what it is like growing up with Tourette syndrome through the eyes of 12-year-old.


8.00pm MacGyver Sky1 – Re imagining of the US cop drama set in 2017.

9.00pm Roots BBC4 – New version of the popular 80’s TV series. Juffere, West Africa, 1767. Young, proud Kunta Kinte is being initiated as a Mandinka warrior and is ready to start thinking about his future. But a feud with a rival family results in him being kidnapped and sold to English slave traders, who are in the business of transporting shiploads of enslaved Africans to America to be sold.

Following an attempted rebellion on board of the ship, Kunta is eventually brought to Maryland, where he is purchased by Virginia tobacco baron John Waller. But the young warrior’s indomitable spirit is not ready to be subjugated.

Notable Continuing Series: Hospital, 9.00pm, BBC2
                                             No Offence, 9.00pm, Channel 4

9.00pm Climbing the Property Ladder Five – Documentary series about people putting their cash, and backs, into property developing for profit.

9.00pm The Blacklist Sky1 – The fourth season moves from Sky Living to Sky1

10.00pm Four Rooms with Sarah Beeny – Channel 4


9.00pm After Brexit: The Battle for Europe BBC2 – For BBC Two’s award-winning This World strand, Katya Adler travels across the continent, from France, Italy, Hungary to Germany, meeting leading populist politicians who now pose a major threat to the EU establishment. She also meets ordinary voters who feel angry and left behind after years of Eurozone turmoil and the international migrant crisis.

Notable Continuing Series: The Secret Life of Five-Year-Olds, 8.00pm, Channel 4

                                                  Unforgotten, 9.00pm, ITV

9.00pm Release the Hounds: Famous and Freaked ITV2 – Celebrities competing in this brand new series include TOWIE faces Pete Wicks, Bobby Norris and Chloe Sims; I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here stars Stacey Solomon, Hugo Taylor and David Morgan; Youtubers Alfie Deyes, Joe Sugg and Marcus Butler and Geordie Shore’s Marnie Simpson, Chloe Ferry and Nathan Henry. Reggie Yates returns as host.


8.00pm Celebrity Carry on Barging Five – Leisurely-paced reality series. Lorraine Chase, Nigel Havers, Debbie McGee and Simon Callow try their luck at barging on canals across the country.

9.00pm Cruising with Jane MacDonald Five – Ocean-bound travelogue, with ex-cruise singer Jane McDonald.

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