Monday, 11 April 2011

TV Picks: 11-17 April 2011 ('Britain's Got Talent', 'Graham Norton Show', 'Life Of Riley', 'Paul O'Grady Live', 'Piers Morgan's Life Stories', 'Sing If You Can', etc.)

Monday, 11 April 2011
'Britain's Got Talent' - Saturday, ITV1, 8.20PM

Stargate Universe (Sky1, 8pm) Season 2 of the sci-fi drama continues. Starring Robert Carlyle, David Blue, Elyse Levesque & Justin Louis. (11/20)
A Home For Maisie (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary about two people who have adopted eight children from troubled backgrounds.
The Great Estate: The Rise & Fall Of The Council House (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary about council housing.
The Booth At The End (FX, 11pm) Mystery series originally shown as a webseries, about a strange man in a diner who helps strangers with problems by setting them outlandish tasks. Stars Xander Berkeley. Continues every weeknight.

Britain's Next Big Thing (BBC2, 8pm) Dragons' Den millionaire Theo Paphitis hosts a new series where he offers people the chance to pitch to the country's leading retailers. (1/7)
Is Breast Best? Cherry Healey Investigates (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about the pro's and con's of breast-feeding.
Destination Titan (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary about a group of British scientists preparing to send a probe to Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

DIY: SOS - The Big Build (BBC1, 7.30pm) Series 22 of the renovation show. Hosted by Nick Knowles.
Life Of Riley (BBC1, 8.30pm) Series 3 of the sitcom. Starring Caroline Quentin, Neil Dudgeon & Lucinda Dryzek. (1/8)
Petworth House – The Big Spring Clean (BBC4, 8.30pm) Series where Andrew Graham-Dixon investigates the UK's stately homes. (1/6)
The Gatwick Baby: Abandoned At Birth (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about a 24-year-old man who investigates the circumstances of his own birth, as he was found in a Gatwick Airport toilet as a baby.
If Walls Could Talk: The History Of The Home (BBC4, 9pm) New series exploring the British home over the past 800 years. (1/4)

The Animal's Guide To Britain (BBC2, 8pm) Chris Packham examine the UK from an animal's point of view, beginning with freshwater creatures. (1/4)
Misbehaving Mums-to-Be (BBC3, 9pm) Series where midwives help expectant mums to give up their bad habits for the sake of their baby's health. (1/6)
Dave's One Night Stand (Dave, 9pm) Series 2 of the standup comedy show, featuring Chris Addison, Craig Campbell & Jo Enright. (1/5)

Monty Don's Italian Gardens (BBC2, 9pm) Series where the horticulturalist visits the impressive gardens of Italy. (1/4)
Paul O'Grady Live (ITV1, 9pm) Series 2 of the chat show hosted by Paul O'Grady. Guests are Charlotte Church, Rupert Everett, John Cleese & Amanda Holden. (1/11)
The Graham Norton Show (BBC1, 10.35pm) Series 9 of the chat show hosted by Graham Norton. Guests are David Tennant, Catherine Tate & Josh Groban. (1/12)

Eurovision: Your Country Needs Blue (BBC1, 6.10pm) Documentary special on boy-band Blue's preparations to represent the UK in this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Narrated by Graham Norton.
Sing If You Can (ITV1, 7.20pm) Celebrity karaoke gameshow hosted by Keith Lemon & X Factor finalist Stacey Solomon. Guests are Mikey Graham, Jedward, Darren Gough, Gemma Merna & Ray Quinn.
Britain's Got Talent (ITV1, 8.20pm) Series 5 of the talent contest, with new judges Michael McIntyre & David Hasselhoff joining Amanda Holden. Hosted by Ant n' Dec. (1/13)
Piers Morgan's Life Stories (ITV1, 9.50pm) Series 5 of the interview show hosted by Piers Morgan, whose first guest is Russell Brand.
Britain's Got More Talent (ITV2, 9.50pm) Series 5 of the sister programme hosted by Stephen Mulhern, going behind-the-scenes on Britain's Got Talent.

The Hotel (Channel 4, 8pm) Documentary about a three-star hotel in the Lake District. (1/8)
The Secrets Of Scott's Hut (BBC2, 8pm) Documentary where Ben Fogle travels to Antarctica to report on a campaign to preserve famous explorer Captain Robert Scott's expedition hut from 1911. Narrated by Kenneth Branagh.