|HOLY FLYING CIRCUS - BBC Four, Wednesday, 9PM|
PICK OF THE DAY Brave New World with Stephen Hawing (Channel 4, 8pm) Brand new science series looking at recent breakthroughs. Hosted by Professor Stephen Hawking, featuring Sir David Attenborough & Richard Dawkins. (1/5)
Up For Hire: Live (BBC3, 9pm) Live and interactive series looking at unemployment. Continues every day until Thursday. (1/5)
Origins Of Us (BBC2, 9pm) New series on human evolution. Presented by Alice Roberts. (1/3)
Threesome (Comedy Central, 9.30pm) New comedy about three friends. Double-bill.
Corrie Extra: Just Rosie (ITV2, 10pm) Spin-off focusing on Coronation Street's Rosie Webster as she tries to become a successful model.
PICK OF THE DAY Alphas (5*, 10pm) Season 1 of the US superhero drama. Starring David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Laura Mennell, Malik Yoba & Callum Keith Rennie. (1/11)
The Kid's Speech (BBC1, 10.35pm) Documentary about three children coping with stammers.
Dangerous Drivers' School (Channel 5, 8pm) Series where three driving instructors teach people who have already passed their driving exam many years ago. (1/6)
Gossip Girl (ITV2, 8pm) Season 5 of the US drama. Starring Blake Lively, Leighton Meester & Ed Westwick. (1/24)
Britain's Child Beggars (BBC1, 9pm) Investigation into gypsy child beggars on London's streets.
Faster Than The Speed Of Light (BBC2, 9pm) Science documentary on the recent discovery of particles that travel faster than the speed of light, which could challenge Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Presented by Marcus du Sautoy.
Paul Merton's Adventures (Channel 5, 9pm) Comedy travelogue where Paul Merton visits various places around the world, starting with the Caribbean and Mexico. (1/6)
Peter Andrew: My Life (ITV2, 9pm) Brand new fly-on-the-wall documentary series following the chronically untalented '90s popstar, as he attempts to stay relevant to the OK Magazine-buying public, following a predictable divorce from media parasite Katie Price a few years ago. (1/8)
PICK OF THE DAY Holy Flying Circus (BBC4, 9pm) Comedy-drama telling the story of the controversy caused by the release of the "blasphemous" Monty Python's Life Of Brian in 1979. Starring Darren Boyd, Charles Edwards, Tom Fisher, Rufus Jones, Phil Nichol & Steve Punt.
Driving Wars (Dave, 9pm) New series mixing video games with real-life motorsport. Hosted by Colin Murray.
Film 2011 with Claudia Winkleman (BBC1, 11.20pm) Series 2 of the new-look film review show. Hosted by Claudia Winkleman with critic Danny Leigh. (1/19)
Derren Brown: The Assassin (Channel 4, 9pm) Brand new series under the banner "The Experiments", where renowned illusionist Derren Brown offers some thought-provoking magical tests. This episode asks: can someone be hypnotized to kill a celebrity? (1/4)
Pete Vs Life (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 2 of the sitcom about a hapless young man whose life is narrated by two sports commentators. Starring Rafe Spall, David Flynn, Ian Kirkby, Irfan Hussain & Jaleh Alp (1/6)
PICK OF THE DAY The Walking Dead (FX, 10pm) Season 2 of the US zombie drama. Starring Andrew Lincoln & Sarah Wayne Callies. (1/13)
The Graham Norton Show (BBC1, 10.35pm) Series 10 of the chat show hosted by Graham Norton. Guests are Kate Winslet, Jamie Bell & Rob Brydon, with music from Noah & The Whale. (1/20)
Chris Moyles' Hollywood Stars Quiz Night (Channel 4, 10pm) Special edition of the gameshow, featuring Will Ferrell, David Walliams & Louis Walsh.
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