Monday, 16 May 2011

TV Picks: 16-22 May 2011 ('Al Murray's Compete For The Meat', 'British Academy Television Awards 2011', 'Caprica', 'Jamie's Food Revolution Hits Hollywood', 'Louis Theroux', etc.)

Monday, 16 May 2011
Pick of the Week: 'CAPRICA' - Sky1, Monday, 11.15PM

Fake Britain (BBC1, 9am) Series 2 of the counterfeit investigation series, starting with a look at how banks are giving their customers a high quantity of fake £1 coins. (1/15)
The Story Of Ireland (BBC2, 7pm) Documentary series looking into Ireland's birth. (1/5)
The Street That Cut Everything (BBC1, 9pm) Social experiment where a street in Preston gives up their council services for 6 weeks and charts the fallout. Concludes tomorrow.
Caprica (Sky1, 11.15pm) Season 1of the sci-fi drama continues. Starring Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales, Alessandra Torresani & Paula Malcolmson. (10/18)

This Green & Pleasant Land: The Story Of British Landscape Painting (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on how the British countryside is depicted in art.
Dating In The Dark (Sky Living, 9pm) Return of the dating series where lonely hearts try to find love in pitch darkness.
Secrets Of The Superbrands: Technology (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary series about how companies find ways to turn customers into disciples. (1/3)
Jamie's Food Revolution Hits Hollywood (Channel 4, 10pm) Chef Jamie Oliver continues his mission to change the dietary habits of America's youth, now turning his attention on California. (1/6)
True Stories: Dolphin Boy (More4, 10pm) Documentary about a 17-year-old boy suffering from post-traumatic disassociation, who undergoes treatment by swimming with dolphins.

The British Soap Awards (ITV1, 8pm) Annual awards ceremony.

The Culture Show (BBC2, 7pm) Return of the arts and culture magazine show.
Cutting Edge: Hunting Britain's Most Wanted (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about how the EU's open borders have led to a surge of criminals entering the UK.
Al Murray's Compete For The Meat (Dave, 9pm) Comedy gameshow hosted by Al Murray in his Pub Landlord guise.

Eddie Stobart: Trucks & Trailers (Channel 5, 8pm) Series 2 of the show following the truckers of renowned haulage business Eddie Stobart. (1/8)

The Secret Life Of Elephants (BBC4, 7pm) Documentary on the lives of elephants living in Kenya's Samburu reserve. (1/3)
Lady Gaga Presents The Monster's Ball Tour (Sky1, 9pm) Music concert, recorded live.
Our 'Enry: A Tribute To Henry Cooper (BBC2, 9.45pm) Documentary on the beloved English boxer, who sadly died recently. Features interviews with Sir Michael Parkinson, Sir Bobby Charlton, Jimmy Tarbuck & Barry McGuigan.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2011 (BBC1, 6.15pm) A preview of the Royal Horticultural Society's 89th Chelsea Flower Show. Presented by Alan Titchmarsh & Joe Swift.
British Academy Television Awards 2011 (BBC1, 8pm) Annual television awards ceremony. Hosted by Graham Norton.
Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail (BBC2, 9pm) Louis Theroux reports from inside Miami County Jail. (1/2)