Monday, 18 April 2011

TV Picks: 18-24 April 2011 ('Doctor Who', 'Don't Scare The Hare', 'Game Of Thrones', 'Justified', 'March Of The Dinosaurs', 'The Reckoning', 'United', etc.)

Monday, 18 April 2011
Pick of the Week: 'DOCTOR WHO' - BBC1, Saturday, 6PM

Help! My House Is Infested (Channel 4, 8pm) Sarah Beeny fronts a series where pest control experts help homeowners with infestations.
Motorway Cops (BBC1, 9pm) Series following the daily lives of traffic police.
Fix My Family (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary about the hostel Save The Family, that aims to help homeless families by giving them shelter and life skills.
The Reckoning (ITV1, 9pm) Drama about a single mother who is given £5 million, on the understanding she kill someone who deserves to die. Stars Ashley Jenson & Max Beesley. Concludes tomorrow. (1/2)
Meet The Middletons (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary into Kate Middleton's family.
The Hotel Inspector (Five, 9pm) Return of the series investigating hotels. (1/8)
The Gene Code (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary where Dr Adam Rutherford investigates the decoding of the human genome. (1/2)
Game Of Thrones (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) Season 1 of the medieval fantasy drama based on the George R.R Martin novels. Stars Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Lena Heady, Harry Lloyd & Emilia Clarke. (1/10)

Military Driving School (ITV1, 7.30pm) Series about the training of drivers at the Defence School of Transport in Leconfield, Yorkshire. (1/6)
The Sex Education Show (Channel 4, 9pm) New series of the sex education series. Continues tomorrow, concludes Thursday. (1/3)
So What If My Baby Is Born Like Me (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about Jono Lancaster (a man with Treacher-Collins syndrome, which means he has no cheekbones or external ears), and concerns that any children he fathers have a 50% chance of inheriting his condition.
The Baby Born In A Concentration Camp (BBC1, 10.35pm) Documentary on Anka Bergman, who gave birth to her daughter in the Auschwitz concentration camp during WWII.

Farewell Liz (ITV1, 7.30pm) Tribute to Coronation Street's Beverly Callard, who has played the character of Liz McDonald over 20 years.
The Great British Wedding Cake (BBC2, 8pm) Investigation into the development of wedding cakes in the UK.
Essex Jungle (Five, 8pm) Documentary profile of people who sell, own, and rescue bizarre pets.
Justified (5USA, 9pm) Season 2 of the US crime drama. Starring Timothy Olyphant & Walton Goggins. (1/13)

Long Lost Family (ITV1, 9pm) New series reuniting family members who have been separated. Presented by Davina McCall & Nicky Campbell. (1/6)
Most Shocking Talent Show Moments (Five, 9pm) Countdown of the best talent show moments.
Jon Venables: What Went Wrong (BBC1, 10.35pm) Investigation into the case of two-year-old Jamie Bulger, who was murdered by Jon Venables and Robert Thompson.

The Making Of Elton John (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on the world-famous singer's life.
Million Pound Drop (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 4 of the big-money gameshow. Hosted by Davina McCall. (1/12)

March Of The Dinosaurs (ITV1, 5pm) Feature-length CGI animated documentary following a group of dinosaurs. Narrated by Stephen Fry.
Don't Scare The Hare (BBC1, 5.25pm) Brand new gameshow where families try to win £15,000 without disturbing a hare. Presented by Jason Bradbury. (1/9)
Doctor Who (BBC1, 6pm) Series 6 of the sci-fi adventure drama. Stars Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill & Alex Kingston. (1/13)
Doctor Who Confidential (BBC3, 7pm) Behind-the-scenes on the latest Doctor Who episode. (1/13)
Ruth Jones's Easter Treat (BBC2, 9pm) Chat show special with comedy actress Ruth Jones. Guests are Dawn French, Michael Sheen, Tim Minchin & music from Clare Maguire.

United (BBC2, 9pm) True life drama about Manchester United's "Busby Babes", who became the youngest football team to win the Football League before a 1958 air crash killed 8 of their squad. Starring David Tennant.
Perspectives: Looking For Lowry (ITV1, 10.15pm) Sir Ian McKellen presents a look into British artist LS Lowry.
The Bee Gees: In Our Own Time (BBC1, 10.25pm) Documentary about the three Gibb brothers, best-known as the chart-topping Bee Gees.