Monday, 14 February 2011

TV Picks: 14-20 February 2011 ('Brit Awards', 'Gadget Show', 'Grammy Awards', 'Let's Dance For Comic Relief', 'OK! TV', 'South Riding', 'Treme', etc.)

Monday, 14 February 2011
Coach Trip (Channel 4, 5.30pm) Series 6 of the travel-based reality gameshow.
OK! TV (Channel 5, 6.25pm) Brand new weekday magazine show. Presented by Kate Walsh & Matt Johnson.
The Gadget Show (Channel 5, 8pm) Return of the technology-based magazine show. Presented by Suzi Perry, Jason Bradbury, Jon Bentley, Ortis Deley & Pollyanna Woodward.
Steven Segal v Justin Lee Collins (Channel 5, 9pm) Documentary where the vociferous comedian meets taciturn action movie star Steven Segal.
The World's Worst Place To Be Gay (BBC3, 9pm) Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills travels to Uganda to see how the country treats its homosexual population.
For Crying Out Loud (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on weeping. Presented by Jo Brand.

The Brit Awards 2011 (ITV1, 8pm) Annual music awards show. Hosted by James Corden, with performances by Tinie Tempah, Arcade Fire, Rihanna, Plan B, Mumford & Sons, Adele & Take That.
The Big Truth About Low Fat Foods (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary where presenter Zoe Salmon tries to survive on foods low in sugar and fat.
The Richard Dimbleby Lecture (BBC1, 10.35pm) Michael Morpurgo speaks on children's rights issues.
Nuns Aloud (BBC1, 11.20pm) Documentary about two record execs travelling the world to find singing nuns.

Starlight: For The Children (Channel 5, 7.30pm) Documentary to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the charity that brightens the lives of terminally ill children.
The Elephant: Life After Death (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about the decomposition of an elephant.
The Grammy Awards 2011 (ITV2, 10pm) Annual music awards show.

The Spice Trail (BBC2, 9pm) Kate Humble follows in the footsteps of 15th-century spice traders.

Treme (Sky Atlantic, 10.15pm) Season 1 of the US drama about a New Orleans community trying to rebuild their lives after Hurricane Katrina. Stars Wendell Pierce, Steve Zahn, John Goodman, Clarke Peters, Melissa Leo, Kim Dickens, Rob Brown & Khandi Alexander.

Let's Dance For Comic Relief (BBC1, 7pm) Return of the charity special, where celebrities recreate classic dances from stage and screen. This first episode features performances from model Katie Price, interior designers Colin and Justin, comedian Ed Byrne, actress Rebecca Front, the cast of Waterloo Road, and comedian Russell Kane. This week's judges are Graham Norton, Frank Skinner & Greg Davies. Music comes from JLS and Taio Cruz (featuring Kimberly Wyatt.) Presented by Alex Jones & Steve Jones.

Sheila Hancock Brushes Up: The Art Of Watercolours (BBC1, 6pm) Art history series on watercolour paintings. Presented by actress Sheila Hancock.
South Riding (BBC1, 9pm) Three-part drama where teacher Sarah Burton returns to her native Yorshire to become the headmistress of a struggling girls' school. Stars Anna Maxwell Martin, David Morrissey, Penelope Wilton, Peter Firth, Douglas Henshall, John Henshaw, Katherine McGolpin & Daniel West.