Monday, 2 May 2011

TV Picks: 2-8 May 2011 ('Family Guy', 'Psychoville', 'The Shadow Line', 'Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections', 'Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle', 'Waterloo Road', etc.)

Monday, 2 May 2011
Pick of the Week: 'PSYCHOVILLE' - Thursday, BBC2, 10PM

Dambusters: Building The Bouncing Bomb (Channel 4, 8pm) Documentary where a team of engineers try to rebuild the famous bouncing bomb that destroyed a vital German dam in WWII.
Young, Rich & Househunting (BBC3, 8.30pm) Property series following a group of rich people buying a house.
Case Sensitive (ITV1, 9pm) Detective drama based on the novel Point Rescue by Sophie Hannah. Concludes tomorrow. (1/2)

The Quite Remarkable David Coleman (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary on famous sports broadcaster David Coleman OBE, who celebrates his 85th birthday.
Fast Food Baby (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary following three families trying to change their diet and wean their kids off junk food.

Waterloo Road (BBC1, 7.30pm) Series 7 of the school drama.
Two Greedy Italians (BBC2, 8pm) Chefs Antonio Carluccio & Gennaro Contadlo return to Italy after 40 years away to see how their native land's cuisine has evolved.
Emergency with Angela Griffin (Sky1, 8pm) Series looking at the UK's emergency services, starting with paramedics.
Panorama: Council Houses, Cheats & Victims (BBC1, 9pm) Documentary on cheats who make money from council flats.
Children's Craniofacial Surgery (BBC2, 9pm) Series looking at the work done in the Oxford Craniofacial Unit, that help children with facial deformities.
Time Team: Boudicca Special (Channel 4) Special episode of the archaeology show.
Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (BBC2, 11.20pm) Series 2 of the standup/sketch show. (1/6)

Inside The Human Body (BBC1, 9pm) Series on the human body, using cutting edge CGI and the latest scientific research. Hosted by Michael Mosley. (1/4)
The Shadow Line (BBC2, 9pm) Drama about an undercover cop returning to work after being shot while on duty, who now suffers from amnesia. Starring Chiewetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Richard Lintern, Robert Pugh, Lesley Sharp, Rafe Spall & Tobias Menzies. (1/7)
Cutting Edge: Jackpots & Jinxes – Lottery Stories (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about some extraordinary lottery winners and their stories.
Psychoville (BBC2, 10pm) Series 2 of the horror-comedy drama. Starring Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Dawn French & Imelda Staunton. (1/6)

Vote 2011 (BBC2, 12pm) The latest voting news from across the UK on the various elections about changing the parliamentary electoral system.
Petworth House: The Big Spring Clean (BBC2, 8pm) Behind-the-scenes of stately home Petworth House. (1/6)
Classic Albums (BBC4, 9pm) The making of Primal Scream's 1991 album Screamadelica.

The Secret History Of Eurovision (More4, 9pm) Documentary on the world's most popular live musical event, the Eurovision Song Contest.

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections (BBC2, 7pm) Series 3 of the show explaining the links between various engineering breakthroughs and challenges. This episode looks at the secrets behind the Burj Al Arab, the world's tallest hotel. (1/6)
Britain's Secret Seas (BBC2, 8pm) Explorer Paul Rose, biologist Tooni Mahto & archaelogist Frank Pope investigate the seas around the UK. (1/4)
Lord Sugar Tackles Football (BBC2, 9pm) The self-made millionaire businessman investigates the financial problems of English football.
Atlantis (BBC1, 9pm) Historical drama about the downfall of the Minoan civilization, after an earthquake caused a tsunami that flooded Crete in 1620 B.C, supposedly inspiring the legend of Atlantis. Starring Stephanie Leonidas, Reece Ritchie & Langley Kirkwood.
Family Guy (BBC3, 10pm) Series 9 of the US animated comedy.