Monday, 15 November 2010

TV Picks: 15-21 November 2010 ('Accused', 'Any Human Heart', 'Children In Need', 'Eastbound & Down', 'Indian Doctor', 'Miranda', 'Raising Hope', etc.)

Monday, 15 November 2010

Rewind To The '60s (BBC1, 9.15am) Lulu takes a nostalgic look back at the Swinging Sixties.
The Indian Doctor (BBC1, 2.15pm) Comedy about an Indian doctor transferred to a Welsh village in 1963. Stars Sanjeev Bhasker. Continues weekdaily.
Miranda (BBC2, 8.30pm) Series 2 of the comedy. Stars Miranda Hart.
Accused (BBC1, 9pm) Drama series following various characters who find themselves accused of crimes. This first episode stars Christopher Eccleston. Written by Jimmy McGovern (Cracker, The Street)

The Family (Channel 4, 9pm) Series 3 of the reality show focusing on a normal family.
Imagine (BBC1, 10.35pm) Return of the arts series, beginning with a look at Ai Weiwei, a Chinese contemporary artist.

BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards 2010 (BBC3, 7pm) Music awards ceremony. Hosted by Fearne Cotton & Nick Grimshaw. Features performances by Katy Perry, JLS & Taylor Swift.

Beeny's Restoration Nightmare (Channel 4, 8pm) Property series.
The Beauty Of Diagrams (BBC4, 8.30pm) Series looking at the story behind some remarkable scientific diagrams. Presented by Marcus du Sautoy.
Love Me, Love My Face (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about a man with Treeacher Collins Syndrome, which affected how the bones in his face grew.
Billy Connolly & Aly Bain: Fishing For Poetry (BBC4, 9pm) The Scottish comedian and fiddle player are joined by novelist Andrew Greig, to investigate the poet MacCaig.
Raising Hope (Sky1, 9pm) US family sitcom.
Eastbound & Down (FX, 10pm) Series 2 of the US comedy about a boorish former baseball player. Stars Danny McBride.

Children In Need 2010 (BBC1, 7pm) Annual charity fundraiser. Hosted by Sir Terry Wogan, Tess Daly & Fearne Cotton. Featuring Cheryl Cole, Kylie Minogue, a special Strictly Come Dancing (McFly vs The Saturdays), a sneak preview of the Doctor Who Christmas special, Louie Spence, Come Dine With Me meets Dragons' Den, Peter Andre's tribute to Michael Jackson , Loose Woman singing Girls Aloud hits, Blue Peter's Helen Skelton doing Dirty Dancing, and much more.

You've Been Framed! (ITV1, 7pm) Return of the home video mishap series. Narrated by Harry Hill.
American Dream (BBC2, 8.20pm) Three-part Documentary exploring the realities behind the national ethos of the US.

JFK: The Making Of Modern Politics (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary examining how JFK's presidency has influenced the state of modern politics. Presented by Andrew Marr.
Any Human Heart (Channel 4, 9pm) Four-part drama adapted from the novel by William Boyd, about an old man remembering his past while trawling through his decadal diaries. Stars Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson, Matthew Macfadyen, Hayley Atwell, Kim Cattrall, Tom Hollander & Holliday Grainger.
Mark Lawson Talks To Jimmy McGovern (BBC4, 9pm) An interview with the award-wining British TV writer, who created dramas like Cracker.