The TV WEEK – Saturday 5th June – Friday 11th June

by | May 29, 2010 | All, TV Week

7.30pm Britain’s Got Talent: The Final ITV – Ant & Dec host the final of this years series.
9.10pm Victoria Wood’s Short Term Memories BBC1 – A reworking of the medianne’s most recent Christmas special.
6.00pm Soccer Aid 2010 ITV1 – Dermot O’Leary introduces the star-studded charity match between England and The Rest of the World live from Old Trafford. Playing in aid of UNICEF, two squads of celebrities and footballing legends will battle it out for the Soccer Aid Trophy. Stars taking part including Robbie Williams, Gordon Ramsay, Mike Myers, Zinedine Zidane, Paolo Maldini and Alan Shearer, while Dermot is joined in the studio by Orlando Bloom and Gary Barlow.
8.00pm British Academy Television Awards BBC1 – Hosted by Graham Norton
9.00pm Hammond Meets Moss BBC4 – Richard Hammond Meets racing legend Stirling Moss in a conversation punctuated by medical insights and archive footage of their accidents, the two exchange their experiences.
10.00pm Piers Morgan’s World Cup South Africa ITV1 – Piers Morgan journeys to South Africa and finds a country with a passion for football even greater than his own. He also discovers how the country has progressed since the end of apartheid twenty years ago.
10.00pm Big Brother Exposed: The Inside Story Channel 4 – Big Brother has produced some of the most memorable, controversial and groundbreaking television ever seen. Big Brother Exposed: The Inside Story speaks to the people behind the cameras to chart the programme’s remarkable journey from a social experiment to the reality phenomenon that everyone knows and loves… and loves to hate.
7.00pm On the Money with Robert Peston BBC3 – Programme on the recession where the BBC’s Business Editor, takes questions from a studio audience and explains how the country got into this mess and what it means for people. A series of short films explains the mysteries of why different jobs attract wildly different pay, how much debt is bad for you and an animated version of Peston uncovers the mysteries of the banking industry.
8.00pm Police Interceptors Five
9.00pm For Queen and Country BBC1 – Documentary following the Grenadier Guards as they prepare to lead the 2010 Trooping the Colour
9.00pm Mary Queen of Shops BBC2 – Third series that sees Retail guru Mary Portas come to the rescue of failing businesses beggining with London bakery Mather & Sons run by one of the most difficult buisness owners yet.
9.00pm Father & Son ITV1 – Four-part crime drama starring Dougray Scott. ormer organised crime lynchpin Michael O’Connor is trying to forge a new life for himself and his pregnant girlfriend in Ireland. Things get complicated when he is called back to his old stamping grounds in Manchester after his estranged teenage son Sean is accused of murder. The four episodes of the series air all week at 9pm!
David Jason: The Show Must Go On Five – Sir David Jason helps an amateur dramatics group stage a performance in the West End in this heart-warming documentary. The aspiring actors from Ruislip, north-west London have just three weeks to rehearse and prepare a one-act comedy at the Playhouse Theatre.
10.00pm Gleeful: The Real Show Choirs of America E4 – One-off documentary speaks to ex-show choir members who’ve hit the big time including Donna Lynn Champlin, current star of Billy Elliot on Broadway, who says she owes her own career to her many years in a school choir. The documentary also meets New York’s answer to Mr Schuester; Judith Ranaletta who has devoted over 26 years to helping her award winning school to become one of the most feared choirs around.
9.00pm Tribal Wives BBC2 – Second series of the documentary series that sees British Women live with Tribes around the world to see how it can change their lives. Charlie Brades from Hampshire goes to live with the Yörük, a tribe of nomads who live in the mountains of southern Turkey. Living in a one-roomed tent with a Yörük family of seven – including the father’s two wives – proves quite a challenge for Charlie, but ultimately forces her to confront some home truths.
9.00pm Inside Natures Giants Channel 4 – Second series of the animal autopsy series beginning with a Great White Shark. Mark Evans investigates the origins of the shark’s infamous killing bite and, out at sea, a bite force test on a live great white shows just how powerful those jaws really are.
9.00pm Who is Nelson Mandella BBC3 – Actress Lenora Crichlow sets off to discover the story of how Nelson Mandela brought peace to his country and what he means to people there today.
10.00pm Big Brother’s Big Awards Show Channel 4 – Davina McCall and the British public bestow accolades upon the housemates deemed memorable for all the right and wrong reasons. Awards up for grabs include “Best Housemate”, “Best Bitch” and “Best Couple”, and the show culminates in the most hotly contested award of all: “Best Series”. Housemates from each series argue why their series was the best, before the prize-winners are announced
10.35pm October Road ITV1 – US drama series about a writer who returns to his hometown after a long absence.
8.00pm Florida: Paradise Lost ITV1 – Documentary looking at the half a million Brits living in Florida. The programme looks at some of those who are doing well and those who are campaigning to change the visa system so that they can stay in their homes.
8.00pm Fat Families: Second Helpings SKY1 – Straight-talking Steve finds out if any of the families have fallen off the weight loss wagon
9.00pm Make Me a New Face: Hope for Africa’s Hidden Children BBC2 – Ben Fogle investigates noma, a sickness which eats away the faces of thousands of Africa’s poorest children. Every year a British charity sends top cosmetic surgeons to Africa to treat those affected. Ben travels to Ethiopia, where he joins in the difficult task of finding noma sufferers who are hidden away in shame.
9.00pm Big Brother 11 Channel 4 – The launch of the 11th and final series.
8.00pm America’s Got Talent ITV2 – With Judges Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne and David Hasselhoff and host Nick Cannon
9.00pm The Junior Apprentice BBC1 – The final episode of the series.
9.00pm Stanley Park BBC3 – Comedy Pilot set in a south London suburb, a character-based ensemble drama with comedic overtones about a group of young friends enduring poignant, painful, hilarious and confusing emotional upheavals. All living on the same street, it’s hard to really keep secrets, and it seems everyone has something they’re hiding, or hiding from
9.00pm Peter Andre: The Next Chapter ITV2 – Brand new series of the show following Peter Andre as he builds up his pop career and deals with life after Katie Price.
9.30pm World Cup Kick Off Concert BBC2 – The largest entertainment event ever seen on the African continent, takes place before a capacity audience of 30,000 at Soweto’s Orlando Stadium. The line-up includes major African artists including Alicia Keys, Angelique Kidjo, Amadou and Mariam, Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Shakira, Soweto Gospel Choir, The Parlotones and Vusi Mahlasela.
9.30pm Dappers BBC3 – Drama pilot based around best friends Faye and Ashley, who are the scourge of ‘broken Britain’ – young mums living on benefits. Happily, they’re determined to become rich businesswomen, whatever it takes.
10.30pm Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show BBC3 – omedy show in which south London tearaway Lee Nelson entertains the studio audience with cheeky banter, tales of mischief-making and daft games. Lee sets his best friend, ‘fat legend’ Omelette, Herculean tasks of humiliation in Omelette’s Peer Pressure Challenge, and Lee’s nan gives the audience her unique rendition of top chart bangers.
7.00pm Match of the Day BBC1 – Uruguay v France
7.00pm Live ITV2 – Fearne Cotton, Rufus Hound and Dave Berry kick off live coverage of this year’s Isle of Wight Festival with songs from Mr Hudson, Daisy Dares You and Doves plus a classic performance from David Bowie.
10.00pm 8 Out of 10 Cats: World Cup Special Channel 4

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