Monday, 28 February 2011

TV Picks: 28 February – 6 March 2011 ('A League Of Their Own', 'Glory Daze', 'Jamie's Dream School', 'Love Thy Neighbour', 'Wonders Of The Universe', etc.)

Monday, 28 February 2011
'Wonders Of The Universe' - BBC2/HD, Sunday, 9PM

Every Monday I browse the UK television schedules for the coming week, selecting each day's best new TV shows. Below you'll find the result of that work...

How To Live With Women (BBC3, 9pm) A group of lazy boyfriends are educated in basic domesticity, to please their girlfriends. (1/4)
The Story Of Variety with Michael Grade (BBC4, 9pm) Michael Grade presents a guide to variety performances, featuring interviews with Bruce Forsyth, Ken Dodd, Roy Hudd, Barry Cryer, and many more. (1/2)
Great British Hairdresser (E4, 10pm) Reality series where celebrity hairdresser James Brown, model Abbey Clancy and Glamour magazine editor Jo Elvin search for the UK's top stylist. (1/10)

Horizon: Are We Still Evolving? (BBC2, 9pm) Alice Roberts investigates the theory that mankind's advances in technology mean we've broken free of natural evolution.
The Listener (FX, 9pm) Season 2 of the US crime drama.
Neighbourhood Watched (BBC1, 10.35pm) Series 2 of the show that follows a group of housing officers and their dealings with various tenants. (1/4)

Jamie's Dream School (Channel 4, 9pm) Jamie Oliver recruits celebrity experts to become teachers of a school and convince 20 slacker students to give education a chance. Featuring Robert Winston, David Starkey, Rolf Harris, Alastair Campbell, Dominic West, Simon Callow, Jazzie B & Daley Thompson. (1/7)
OMG! With Peaches Geldof (ITV2, 9pm) Peaches Geldof is joined by Radio 1's Aled Haydn Jones and therapist Emma Kenny for a lighthearted mix of chat and advice. (1/6)

Hardliners (Dave, 8pm) Series following the adventures of Australian anglers.
Comic Relief: Famous, Rich & In The Slums (BBC1, 9pm) A group of celebrities spend a week in a Kenyan slum. Stars Lenny Henry, Samantha Womack, Reggie Yates & Angela Rippon. (1/2)
Love Thy Neighbour (Channel 4, 9pm) 12 families compete to win a dream life in the countryside, with the villagers of their potential new residence having the final say. (1/8)
Working Girls (BBC3, 9pm) Lazy women are partnered with businesswomen for 8 days, in an effort to inspire them to greater things. (1/4)
Glory Daze (E4, 9pm) Drama about four university freshman in the '80s. Stars Joel Harrington, Eli Feldman, Brian Sommers & Jason Wilson. (1/10)

A League Of Their Own (Sky1, 9.30pm) Series 3 of the sports comedy panel show. Hosted by James Corden, with team captains Freddie Flintoff & Jamie Redknapp, regulars John Bishop & Georgie Thompson, and guests Jimmy Carr & Phil Taylor. (1/9)


Civilization: Is The West History? (Channel 4, 8pm) Historian Niall Ferguson ponders the idea that the West's global dominance is reaching an end, by first charting its rise. (1/6)
Wonders Of The Universe (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary series where Professor Brian Cox guides us through some of the most spectacular sights of the universe. (1/4)
Country House Rescue (Channel 4, 9pm) Series about the renovation of various buildings. (1/13)