The TV Week – 7-13 March 2009

by | Feb 26, 2009 | All, TV Week

10.20am Album Chart Show Special – Kelly Clarkson Channel 4
11.20am Album Chart Show Special – Lady Gaga
Channel 4
8.00pm Photography Night BBC4 – Featuring Jacques Henri Lartigue: The Boy who Never Grew Up, James Ravilious: A World in Photographs, The Photographer, his Wife, her Lover, Robert Capa: In Love and War, The Lost Pictures of Eugene Smith and The Thirties in Colour.
8.00pm Timewatch: The Real Bonnie and Clyde BBC2
9.00pm The Satanic Verses Affair
BBC2 – Documentary about the order to kill novelist Salman Rushdie.
6.00pm Childrens Champions Awards 2009 Sky1 – Hosted by Shane Richie and Emma Bunton at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
8.00pm The Listener FX – Canadian supernatural drama series starring Craig Olejnik as Toby Logan, a 24-year-old paramedic who can read people’s thoughts and solves crimes. With Ennis Esmer as Osman Bey.
9.00pm Jet Li Biography
9.00pm Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps – Comic Relief Special
BBC3 – A sitcom special featuring the casts of Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps, Coming Of Age and Grown Ups.
9.00pm The Maharajas’ Car: The Story of Rolls-Royce in India BBC4
10.30pm Comic Relief Naughty Bits BBC3 – Sarah Millican presents memorable antics from the fundraising shows.
11.00pm Dirty Sexy Money E4 – Series two of the US drama starring Peter Krause as a lawyer.

Guest list• Franz Ferdinand on Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway ITV1, Saturday • Katie Price on Piers Morgan Life Stories ITV1, Sunday • Cleopatra Pop Goes the Band, LivingTV, MondaySongbook The Feeling Sky Arts, ThursdayGreg Kinnear and Ruth Jones on The Graham Norton Show BBC2, Thursday• The Wombats, The Script and Friendly Fires on The Album Chart Show Channel 4, Thursday

Monday 1.00pm Tim Gunn’s Guide To Style Sky1 – Fashion advice from Project Runway star Tim Gunn.
6.30pm Priceless Antiques Roadshow BBC2 – A 15-part series featuring classic finds from the series, presented by Fiona Bruce.
6.30pm Monkey Life Five – Series about Dorset’s Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre.
8.00pm The Gadget Show
Five – Return of the consumer technology show presented by Jason Bradbury, Suzi Perry, Jon Bentley and Ortis Deley.
8.00pm Railway Walks BBC2 – Terrestrial airing of the BBC4 series in which Julia Bradbury walks along old railway tracks.
9.00pm Katie Price: Life Stories Uncut ITV2
10.35pm Undercover Princes BBC1 – Terrestrial airing of the BBC reality seriesin which three bachelor princes from around the world come to the UK to find true love.
11.00pm Toyboize Dave – Five-part series of five-minute shorts, orginally aired on ther internet, about a child pop band attempting a comeback. Mde by the sketch group Navelgazing, which includes The Office stars Ewen MacIntosh and Jamie Deeks. Ricky Gervais helped write the show’s theme song I Like You Girl.
11.35pm Celebrity Lives Sharia Style BBC1

Tuesday9.00pm My Strike BBC4 – Documentary exploring the experience of going on strike with contributors including Lord Tebbit, Greg Dyke, Eddie Shah and Peter Snow.
9.00pm Deborah 13: Servant of God BBC3
10.30pm Horne And Corden BBC3 – Six-part comedy sketch show written by and starring Mathew Horne and James Corden. Characters include Xander, a foul-mouthed but well meaning man; Tim Goodall, a gay TV journalist; magicians Jonny and Lee; and Superman and Spiderman. Directed by Kathy Burke.Wednesday9.00pm Jade: Bride To Be LivingTV
9.00pm Baroque! – From St Peter’s to St Paul’s
BBC4 – Three-part series in which art critic Waldemar Januszczak explores the Baroque tradition of art.
7.30pm Countrywise ITV1 – A 36-part series about about Britain’s heritage, landscapes and people, presented by Paul Heiney.
8.00pm Jade’s Wedding LivingTV – Coverage of Jade Goody’s wedding to Jack Tweed as the reality TV star deals with terminal cancer.
8.00pm The Big Red Nose Climb BBC1 – Coverage of the fundraising event in which celebrities – Alesha Dixon, Ben Shephard, Cheryl Cole, Chris Moyles, Denise Van Outen, Fearne Cotton, Gary Barlow, Kimberley Walsh and Ronan Keating – climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
8.00pm Dancing With The Stars Watch – Series eight of the US talent show.
9.00pm Comic Relief Does The Apprentice BBC1 – Sir Alan Sugar sets a challenge for 10 celebrities – Michelle Mone, Patsy Palmer, Fiona Phillips, Carol Vorderman, Ruby Wax, Alan Carr, Jack Dee, Gerald Ratner, Jonathan Ross and Gok Wan – to raise money for Comic Relief.
9.00pm Richard Wilson Learns to Drive BBC4
9.30pm The History of the Future: Cars
BBC4 – With Phill Jupitus.
10.30pm I’ve Never Seen Star Wars BBC4 – Series hosted by Marcus Brigstocke in which celebrities are invited to try five new cultural experiences, beginning with Clive Anderson.

7.00pm/10.35pm Comic Relief – Funny For Money BBC1 – The fundraising evening, hosted by David Tennant, Davina McCall, Fern Britton, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross, Alan Carr and Graham Norton. Features the Little Britain pair, Ricky Gervais, Sarah Jane Adventures featuring Ronnie Corbett, Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse, French And Saunders, James Corden and Mathew Horne, the Outnumbered family, Davina McCall, Lenny Henry, Paul O’Grady, Ant & Dec, the conclusion of Comic Relief Does The Apprentice, highlights of Let’s Dance For Comic Relief, Armstrong & Miller collaborating with Mitchell And Webb, and music from Take That, Franz Ferdinand, The Saturdays and Rob Brydon & Ruth Jones.
7.35pm Unreported World Channel 4 – Return of the foreign affairs series, beginiing with a report on violence in the Congo.
8.00pm The Plant Addicts BBC2 – Series in which Carol Klein discusses her passion for plants.
9.00pm Do it Yourself: The Story of Rough Trade
BBC4 – Documentary about the record shop and record company. Followed by Rough Trade at the BBC featurinbg music by the Smiths, Robert Wyatt, Violent Femmes, Pulp and Antony and the Johnsons.
10.00pm Top Of The Pops Comic Relief Special
BBC2 –. Fearne Cotton and Reggie Yates present live music from Oasis, U2 and Rob Brydon and Ruth Jones.

Subject list Panorama Immigration – Time for an Amnesty? BBC1, MondayCutting Edge Addicted to Surrogacy. Channel 4, MondayStoryville The Children’s Ward. BBC4, MondayHorizon How to Survive a Disaster BBC2, Tuesday True Stories Irene Taylor Brodsky follows her deaf parents as they undergo risky surgery. More4, TuesdayThe Culture Show The Fleet Foxes, Russian constructivist art, John Cooper Clarke. BBC2, TuesdayNature’s Great Events The Great Flood BBC1, Wednesday

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