Monday, 1 November 2010

TV Picks: 1-7 November 2010 ('Big Bang Theory', 'Carpool', 'Chris Moyles' Quiz Night', 'First Life', 'Secrets Of The Universe', 'The Trip', 'Wallace & Gromit', etc.)

Monday, 1 November 2010

Moving On (BBC1, 2.15pm) Series 2 of the drama series that runs all week. Stars Anna Massey, Daniel Ryan & Susannah Harker.
The Little House (ITV1, 9pm) Two-part drama about a woman's struggle against her mother-in-law.
Coppers (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary series chronicling the thoughts and opinions of modern-day police officers.
The Trip (BBC2, 10pm) Half-improvised comedy where Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon clash during a jaunt around Britain, reviewing restaurants for a newspaper column.
Chris Moyles' Quiz Night (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 3 of the celebrity quiz. This opening episode stars Michael McIntyre, Louis Walsh & Jessie Wallace.

River Monsters (ITV1, 7.30pm) Extreme angling series with Jeremy Wade.
Kirstie's Homemade Home (Channel 4, 8pm) New series of the show where Kirstie Allsopp helps people give their homes a makeover.
Turn Back Time (BBC1, 9pm) Modern shopkeepers participate in an experiment to run 19th-century styled shops.
Taking The Keys Away (BBC1, 10.35pm) Documentary about elderly drivers.
Eat, Pray, Light (BBC1, 11.20pm) Documentary following the daily routine of a Hindu family.

Wallace & Gromit's World Of Invention (BBC1, 7.30pm) Claymation series where the inventor and his dog travel the world investigating various crackpot contraptions.
Jimmy's Food Factory (BBC1, 8pm) Science series where farmer Jimmy Doherty investigates supermarket food.
Animal Madhouse (Channel 4, 8pm) Animal medical series looking at ailments and diseases that affect the animal kingdom.
Nigel Slater's Simple Suppers (BBC1, 8.30pm) Food critic Nigel Slater puts a new spin on some classic recipes.
Johnny Kingdom's Year With The Birds (BBC4, 8.30pm) Wildlife series.
Birds Britannia (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary series on British birds.

Secrets Of The Universe (BBC3, 8pm) Science series.
Carpool (Dave, 8.30pm) TV adaptation of the popular webseries, where Robert Llewellyn interviews various celebrities while giving them a lift in his car.
What The Green Movement Got Wrong (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary arguing that the green issue has been mishandled.
Cannabis – Britain's Secret Farms (BBC3, 9pm) Investigation into the UK's drug culture.
The Big Bang Theory (E4, 9pm) Season 4 of the US geek-comedy.

White Van Man (Five, 8pm) Documentary series following tradesmen through the economic crisis.
David Attenborough's First Life (BBC1, 9pm) Two-part wildlife documentary series with the world-famous naturalist. This opening episode focuses on the origins of life on Earth.


Stephen Fry & The Great American Oil Slick (BBC2, 8pm) Stephen Fry visits Louisiana, months after the infamous oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico.