Monday, 25 July 2011

TV Picks: 25-31 July 2011 (Beaver Falls, The Code, Dragons' Den, John Bishop's Britain, Gary: Tank Commander, Town, etc.)

Monday, 25 July 2011
DRAGONS' DEN - BBC2, Sundays, 9PM

Wonderstuff (BBC2, 7.30pm) Series looking at the nation's obsession with hygiene. (1/6)
PICK OF THE DAY Gary: Tank Commander (BBC3, 11.45pm) Series 2 of the Scottish comedy about a soldier, receiving its first national broadcast (1/6)

One Year To Go: Building Stratford (Five, 8pm) Documentary about the buildup to the 2012 Olympic Games.
PICK OF THE DAY Richard Hammond's Journey To The Bottom Of The Sea (BBC1, 9pm) Science documentary focusing on the depths of the planet's oceans. (2/2)
Geordie Finishing School For Girls (BBC3, 9pm) Series where four privileged girls from the south go north to live deprived lives. (1/3)
Camera That Changed The World (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary about the birth of fly-on-the-wall documentaries in 1960.
CSI: Miami (Channel 5, 9pm) Season 9 of the US crime drama. Starring David Caruso & Emily Procter. (1/22)

Olympics: One Year To Go (BBC1, 7pm) Special to celebrate the day the world's athletes are officially invited to participate in the 2012 Olympic Games. Hosted by Sophie Raworth & Jake Humphrey, live from Trafalgar Square.
50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (ITV1, 8pm) Countdown of the best moments from the eight Harry Potter movies.
The Code (BBC2, 9pm) Series positing that there's a hidden numerical code that runs through everything in nature. Presented by Marcus du Sautoy. (1/3)
PICK OF THE DAY Beaver Falls (E4, 9pm) Brand new comedy about three university graduates who go to work at a US summer camp. Starring Sam Robertson, John Dagleish & Arsher Ali. (1/6)
Murdoch: The Mogul Who Screwed The News (Channel 4, 10pm) Documentary on the phone hacking scandal involving media mogul Rupert Murdoch's company News Corp.

Air Crash Investigation (Channel 5, 8pm) Return of the series looking at aviation crash-landings.
PICK OF THE DAY Town (BBC2, 9pm) Spin-off to Coast focusing on the inland towns of the UK. Presented by Nicholas Crane. (1/4)
The Rattigan Enigma by Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on playwright Terence Ratigan, whose work dominated theatres of the West End in the '40s and early-'50s. Presented by actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

PICK OF THE DAY Charles & Diana: The Wedding Of The Century (ITV1, 9pm) Retrospective on the iconic royal wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. Narrated by Juliet Aubrey.

PICK OF THE DAY John Bishop's Britain (BBC1, 9.10pm) Series 2 of the stand-up comedy/sketch show. Andrew Flintoff guests. (1/6)

PICK OF THE DAY Dragons' Den (BBC2, 9pm) Series 9 of the business reality gameshow. Starring Peter Jones, Theo Paphitis, Deborah Meaden, Duncan Bannatyne and newcomer Hilary Devey. (1/10)