Monday, 4 July 2011

TV Picks: 4-10 July 2011 (Dynamo: Magician Impossible, Falling Skies, The Killing, Law & Order: UK, New Tricks, Nurse Jackie, Shark Tank, Teen Wolf, Tonight's The Night, etc.)

Monday, 4 July 2011
Pick of the Week: THE KILLING (USA) - Thursday, Channel 4, 9PM

Stuck On Sheep Mountain (BBC1, 4.25pm) Series where two families sample life as Victorian hill farmers in Snowdonia. (1/5)
Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.15pm) Celebrity run of the daytime gameshow. Hosted by Alexander Armstrong. (1/5)
University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Series 18 of the quiz show for competing universities. Presented by Jeremy Paxman. (1/37)
Antiques Master (BBC2, 8.30pm) Series 2 of the show where contestants put their antiques knowledge to the test. (1/12)
PICK OF THE DAY New Tricks (BBC1, 9pm) Series 8 of the detective drama about retired sleuths working present-day cases. Starring Amanda Redman, James Bolam, Dennis Waterman, Alun Armstrong & Trevor Bannister. (1/10)
Embarassing Bodies: Teen Special (Channel 4, 9pm) Spin-off series focusing on teenagers with medical problems. (1/4)
Dirty Sexy Things (E4, 10pm) Series about fashion photographers. (1/8)
Steven Seagal: Lawman (5USA, 10pm) Series following movie legend Steven Seagal, who moonlights as a sheriff's deputy in Louisiana.

Dragons' Den: Canada (Dave, 7pm) Series 1 of the Canadian version of the business gameshow.
Mexican Food Made Simple (Channel 5, 7.30pm) Cooking show specializing on Mexican cuisine. (1/8)
Restoration Home (BBC2, 8pm) Series where people renovate their homes. Presented by Caroline Quentin. (1/6)
Monster Moves (Channel 5, 8pm) Series explaining how enormous objects are moved and transported, beginning with a look at the USS Kittiwake. (1/6)
Next Door Nightmares (Sky1, 8pm) Documentary on the mediators who settle neighbourhood disputes. (1/3)
Sextuplets: The Little Lambs (ITV1, 9pm) Documentary on a couple who had sextuplets born three months prematurely. Narrated by Hugh Bonneville.
PICK OF THE DAY Falling Skies (FX, 9pm) Season 1 of the US alien invasion drama. Starring Noah Wyle, Will Patton & Moon Bloodgood. (1/10) [reviews here]
Undercover Boss (Channel 4, 9pm) Series 3 of the show going behind-the-scenes with adult retailer Ann Summers. (1/6)
Improvisation My Dear Watson (Dave, 10pm) Comedy gameshow in front of a greenscreen. Hosted by Mark Watson.
True Stories: Voices From The Killing Fields (More4, 10pm) Documentary on the Cambodian genocide of 1975-1979.
Nurse Jackie (Sky Atlantic, 10pm) Season 3 of the US medical comedy-drama. Starring Edie Falco, Peter Facinelli, Merritt Weaver & Eve Best. (1/12)

Dragons' Den: Ireland (Dave, 7pm) Series 1 of the Irish version of the business gameshow.
PICK OF THE DAY Jo Frost: Extreme Parental Guidance (Channel 4, 8pm) Series 2 of the show about parental advice. Hosted by Jo "Supernanny" Frost. (1/8)
The Removal Men: Pickfords (Channel 5, 8pm) Fly-on-the-wall series looking at removal men. (1/6)
Afghanistan: The Unknown Country (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary on the country, culture and people of Afghanistan.
The Perfect Suit (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on the humble suit. Presented by Alastair Sooke.

Shark Tank (Dave, 7pm) Season 1 of the American version of business gameshow Dragons' Den.
Teen Wolf (Sky Living, 8pm) Season 1 of the US supernatural drama about a high school werewolf. Starring Tyler Poser. (1/12) [pilot review]
PICK OF THE DAY The Killing (Channel 4, 9pm) US remake of the award-winning Danish murder-mystery drama. Starring Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell & Michelle Forbes. (1 & 2/13) [reviews here]
Dynamo: Magician Impossible (Watch, 9pm) Magic series with street magician Dynamo.
New Cowboy Builders (Channel 5, 9pm) Series 5 of the show investigating bad builders. Hosted by Dominic Littlewood & Melinda Messenger.
Candy Bar Girls (Channel 5, 10pm) Documentary series about a lesbian nightclub in the heart of London's Soho district. (1/6)
iTunes Festival 2011 (ITV2, 10pm) Music festival featuring Coldplay, the Manic Street Preachers, Rumer, Katy B, Noah & The Whale, and The Arctic Monkeys. Hosted by Dave Berry & Alexa Chung.

Danger: Diggers At Work (Channel 5, 8pm) Documentary series looking at a digger hire firm. (1/6)
PICK OF THE DAY T In The Park 2011 (BBC3, 8pm) Coverage of Scotland's biggest music festival in Balado, Kinross-shire. Hosted by Edith Bowman & Reggie Yates.
Troubadors: The Rise Of The Singer-Songwriter (BBC4, 9pm) Music documentary.

PICK OF THE DAY Tonight's The Night (BBC1, 7.10pm) Series 3 of the wish-fulfillment show, featuring Dolly Parton, Wanted & Strictly Come Dancing's Artem Chigvintsev. Hosted by John Barrowman. (1/6)

PICK OF THE DAY Law & Order: UK (ITV1, 9pm) Series 5 of the cop/legal drama. Starring Bradley Walsh, Jamie Bamber, Harriet Walter, Dominic Rowan, Peter Davison, Freema Agyeman & James Fox. (1/6)
Grand Designs Australia (More4, 9pm) Australian version of the home deign show. (1/9)
Hunting Britain's Most Wanted (More4, 10pm) Documentary on Scotland Yard's Extradition Unit as they try to catch notorious criminals.

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