Monday, 11 October 2010

TV Picks: 11-17 October 2010 ('Chuck', 'Desperate Housewives', 'Film 2010', 'Hung', 'History Of Horror', 'Pillars Of The Earth', 'Reggie Perrin', 'Whitechapel', etc.)

Monday, 11 October 2010

Jamie's 30 Minute Meals (Channel 4, 5.30pm) Chef Jamie Oliver presents this half-hour series teaching you how to cook quick and easy meals.
Wild Britain With Ray Mears (ITV1, 8pm) Wildlife series. Presented by survivalist Ray Mears.
Whitechapel (ITV1, 9pm) Series 2 of the crime drama about copycat killers, this time focusing on The Krays who operated around the East End of London during the '60s. Stars Rupert Penry-Jones, Phil Davis & Steve Pemberton.
A History Of Horror With Mark Gatiss (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary series looking at the history of horror cinema, starting with the 1920's-40's "Golden Age" in Hollywood. Presented by Mark Gatiss from The League Of Gentlemen.
What Happened Next? (Five, 10pm) Fly-on-the-wall-series following Big Brother 11 winner Josie Gibson and her housemate/boyfriend John James.

Lip Service (BBC3, 10.30pm) Drama about the love lives of three lesbians in Glasgow.

Wonderland (BBC2, 9pm) Series 3 of the documentary series looking at unusual things, beginning with boys participating in a cheerleading championship.
Film 2010 With Claudia Winkleman (BBC1, 10.45pm) Revamp of the long-running movie review series, now airing live in a 45-minute slot.

Have I Got News For You? (BBC1, 9pm) Return of the satirical current affairs panel show. Guest hosted by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Inside Nature's Giants (Channel 4, 9pm) One-off special dissecting a giant squid.
Reggie Perrin (BBC1, 9.30pm) Series 2 of the sitcom remake of the '70s classic. Stars Martin Clunes.
Chuck (Living, 10pm) Season 4 of the US spy comedy-drama. Stars Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski & Adam Baldwin.

Davina McCall: A Comedy Roast (Channel 4, 9pm) The TV presenter is mocked and celebrated in equal measure by a lineup of celebrity friends. Featuring Debra Stephenson, Patrick Kielty, Jack Whitehall, Ed Byrne, Fearne Cotton, Julian Clary, Chris Moyles, Rich Hall, Dermot O'Leary, and others. Presented by Jimmy Carr.
The Mentalist (Five, 9pm) Season 3 of the US crime series.

Renaissance Revolution (BBC2, 8pm) Art series. Presented by Matthew Collings.
Obese At 16 (Sky1, 8pm) Series on teenage obseisity.
Piers Morgan - Life Stories (ITV1, 10pm) Piers Morgan chats to opera singer Russell Watson.
The Pillars Of The Earth (Channel 4, 9pm) Eight-part 12th-century drama based on the novel by Ken Follett. Stars Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Hayley Atwell & Donald Sutherland.

Dambusters Declassified (BBC2, 8pm) Actor Martin Shaw presents this look at the famous mission to destroy German dams.
The Secret Millionaire (Channel 4, 9pm) Return of the series where millionaires go undercover in underprivileged communities.
Desperate Housewives (Channel 4, 9pm) Season 7 of the US drama.
Hung (More4, 11.05pm) Season 2 of the US sex comedy-drama. Stars Thomas Jane.