Monday, 27 September 2010

TV Picks: 27 September – 3 October 2010 ('Ask Rhod Gilbert', 'DCI Banks: Aftermath', 'Genius', 'Harry & Paul', 'Strictly Come Dancing', 'Whites', etc.)

Monday, 27 September 2010

The Classroom Experiment (BBC2, 7pm) Two-part series where Professor Dylan Williams tries to challenge accepted practices and rules schools usually enforce, in an effort to improve learning.
Horizon (BBC2, 9pm) Science series, beginning with a look at a new type of process to freeze people and revive them from clinical death.
DCI Banks: Aftermath (ITV1, 9pm) Two-part crime thriller. Stars Stephen Tompkinson.
Genius with Dave Gorman (BBC2, 10pm) Series 2 of the entertainment series where members of the public pitch their ideas for various harebrained schemes to Dave Gorman and celebrity guests. This week features Russell Howard & Hazel Irvine.
Ask Rhod Gilbert (BBC1, 10.35pm) Comedy panel show where the Welsh comedian tries to answer questions posed by celebrities and the public, helped by regular panelists Greg Davies & Lloyd Langford. Featuring Kate Silverton.

The Secrets Of Scientology (BBC1, 9pm) Panorama special about the controversial modern religion, supported by Hollywood celebrities like Tom Cruise & John Travolta.
Whites (BBC2, 9pm) Sitcom set in the kitchen of a hotel. Stars Alan Davies, Darren Boyd, Katherine Parkinson & Isy Suttie.
Harry & Paul (BBC2, 9.30pm) Series 3 of the award-winning sketch show from Harry Enfield & Paul Whitehouse.

Start Your Own School (BBC2, 7pm) Toby Young attempts to create a "free school" in London.
Highland Emergency (Five, 7.30pm) Series following the exploits of the Scottish emergency service.
Emergency Animal Rescue (Sky1, 8pm) Series following the work of the RSPCA.
Crimewatch (BBC1, 9pm) Live investigative show aiming to encourage the public to help catch notorious criminals.
Secret Iraq (BBC2, 9pm) Two-part documentary about Iraq post-Saddam Hussein.
Nigella's Kitchen (BBC2, 8pm) Return of the culinary series.
Trinny & Susannah: From Boom To Bust (Channel 4, 9pm) Spoof reality show following the lives of stylists Trinny & Susannah, after their TV shows were axed.
My School Prom (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about six prom attendees.
The Saint And The Hanged Man (BBC4, 9pm) Drama-animation about the medieval attitudes to reason and the supernatural. Narrated by Rob Brydon.


Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 9pm) Official start of the dancing competition's eighth series, continuing tomorrow night. Hosted by Bruce Forsyth & Tess Daly.

When Piers Met Lord Sugar (ITV1, 9pm) Piers Morgan reviews self-made millionaire and The Apprentice star Lord Alan Sugar.

The Genius Of British Art (Channel 4, 7pm) Art series. Hosted by David Starkey.
American Dad (BBC3, 10pm) US animated satire.