Monday, 21 March 2011

TV Picks: 21-27 March 2011 ('Fringe', 'Midsomer Murders', 'Opinionated With Frank Skinner', 'Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena', 'V', 'White Van Man', 'Women In Love', etc.)

Monday, 21 March 2011
'Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena' - Sky1, Monday, 10PM

Everything & Nothing (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on the size, scale and scope of the universe. (1/2)
Spartacus: Gods Of The Arena (Sky1, 10pm) Prequel miniseries to the violent action drama Blood & Sand, telling the earlier story of gladiator trainer Quintus Batiatus. Starring John Hannah, Lucy Lawless, Jaime Murray, Dustin Clare, Manu Bennett, Peter Mensah & Marisa Ramirez. (1/6)

Supersize Vs Superskinny Kids (Channel 4, 8pm) Series trying to increase the health of various children who are under or overweight. Presented by Dr Christian Jessen & dietician Usula Philpot. Continues every day until Friday. (1/4)
Katie: My Beautiful Friends (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about Katie Piper, who was facially scarred in an acid attack two years ago. (1/4)
Katie (Sky Living, 9pm) Fly-on-the-wall reality series following the glamour model's life.
Jade Changed My Life (Sky Living, 10pm) Documentary reflecting on the death of Big Brother star Jade Goody, who died of cervical cancer two years ago.
White Van Man (BBC3, 10.30pm) Sitcom about a handyman. Stars Will Mellor & Georgia Moffet. (1/6)

Midsomer Murders (ITV1, 8pm) Return of the long-running murder mystery drama, with Neil Dudgeon replacing John Nettles as the lead.
The Truth About Lions (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary on the famous Marsh pride of the Masai Mara in East Africa.
Fringe (Sky1, 10pm) Season 3 of the US sci-fi drama resumes. Stars Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson & John Noble. (10/22)

Windfarm Wars (BBC2, 7pm) Documentary series about a global windfarm developer who's trying to build a windfarm in Devon.
The Blasters (Channel 5, 8pm) Documentary about a gang of demolition experts.
My Big Fat Fake Wedding (BBC1, 9pm) Panorama Special report about the world of fake marriages. Presented by Richard Bilton.
V (Syfy, 9pm) Season 2 of the US sci-fi drama. Starring Elizabeth Mitchell, Morena Baccarin, Charles Mesure, Joel Gretsch & Laura Vandervoort (1/10)
Women In Love (BBC4, 9pm) Drama adaptation of D.H Lawrence's novels "The Rainbow" and "Women In Love". Stars Rosamund Pike & Rachel Stirling. (1/2)
Russell Howard's Good News (BBC3, 10.30pm) New series of the satirical standup show. (1/8)

Promises, Promises, The Olympic Legacy (BBC1, 7.30pm) Documentary about the promises being made about the 2012 Olympic Games in London and its legacy for the UK.
Anna Nicole From The Royal Opera House (BBC4, 9pm) Opera based on the life of Playboy model Anna Nicole Smith, who became a media superstar, married an elderly oil tycoon, and died of a drug overdose.
Opinionated With Frank Skinner (BBC2, 10pm) Series 2 of the topical comedy series, where comedian Frank Skinner discusses the week's news with his guests. This opener features Lee Mack & Miranda Hart. (1/6)

So You Think You Can Dance? (BBC1, 7.10pm) Series 2 of the dance competition. Hosted by Cat Deeley, with judges Nigel Lythgoe, Arlene Phillips, Louise Redknapp & Sisco Gomez. (1/12)
Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors (ITV4, 8pm) Celebrity diary series following "The Muscles From Brussels" around Europe, as he prepares for a movie. (1/8)
Goldie's Band: By Royal Appointment (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary to find 12 young musicians from around the UK, to perform at Buckingham Palace, in the presence of Prince Harry. (1/3)