Monday, 24 October 2011

TV Picks: 24-30 October 2011 (Alan Carr: Chatty Man, The Chase, The Cube, Death In Paradise, Frozen Planet, Misfits, Russell Howard's Good News, The Slap, Young Apprentice, etc.)

Monday, 24 October 2011
Pick of the Week: MISFITS - Sunday, E4, 10PM

Four In Bed (Channel 4, 5pm) Series 3 of the B&B competition.
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm) Antiques series where celebrities travel the country looking for bargains. (1/10)
PICK OF THE DAY Young Apprentice (BBC1, 9pm) Series 2 of the spin-off series where a group of teenagers compete for £25,000 to start a business. Starring Lord Alan Sugar, Nick Hewer & Karren Brady.
Mummifying Alan: Egypt's Last Secret (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary where a terminally ill man has donated his body to science, so they can try and recreate Ancient Egyptian embalming on his corpse.
Young, Foreign & Over Here (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about five Eastern European immigrants coping with British culture.
The Jo Whiley Music Show (Sky1, 11pm) Music series hosted by Jo Whiley, with guests Noel Gallagher, Ricky Wilson & Julian Lennon. Performances by Maverick Savre and T.E.E.D.
The Daily Show: Global Edition (More4, 11.05pm) Compilation of sketches from last week's Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

James May's Man Lab (BBC2, 8pm) Series 2 of the show aiming to help give modern men some help and guidance when it comes to everyday practicalities and masculinity. (1/4)
Shipwrecked: The Island (E4, 8pm) Series 8 of the castaway survival series on a South Pacific island. (1/14)
Amanda Knox: The Untold Story (Channel 5, 8pm) Documentary on the infamous trial of Amanda Knox for the murder of housemate Meredith Kercher.
PICK OF THE DAY Death In Paradise (BBC1, 9pm) Crime drama about a detective sent to the island of Saint Marie to solve the murder of the local police chief. Starring Ben Miller, Sara Martins, Danny John-Jules, Gary Carr, Rupert Graves, Hugo Speer, Don Warrington, Sean Maguire & Lenora Crichlow. (1/8)
Jamie's Great Britain (Channel 4, 9pm) Culinary series where the chef travels around Britain finding tasty dishes and local recipes. (1/6)
Young Nuns (BBC1, 10.35pm) Documentary about two young women training to become nuns.

Great British Food Revival (BBC2, 8pm) Series 2 of he cookery show championing various British dishes. (1/7)
The Impressions Show (BBC1, 8.30pm) Series 3 of the comedy impressions show starring Jon Culshaw & Debra Stephenson. (1/7)
PICK OF THE DAY Frozen Planet (BBC1, 9pm) Brand new wildlife documentary series from the Planet Earth stable, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, focusing on the planet's Arctic and Antarctic regions. (1/7)
Secret Pakistan (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary about the belief Pakistan deceived America following the events of 9/11.

The Future State Of Welfare with John Humphreys (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary looking at the impact of benefit reform on everyday people.
Michael Forever: The Michael Jackson Tribute Concert (Sky1, 9pm) Recording of the live show paying tribute the life and career of Michael Jackson, with performances by Leona Lewis, Ne-Yo & Smoky Robinson.
Frank Skinner On George Formby (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on the legendary entertainer, who was a huge star in his day.
The Joy Of Teen Sex (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 2 of the sex education series. (1/6)
PICK OF THE DAY The Slap (BBC4, 10pm) Australian drama about various characters, whose life stories are told in response to a slap at a garden party for a man's 40th birthday. Starring Jonathan LaPaglia, Sophie Okonedo, Melissa George & Essie Davis. (1/8)
Russell Howard's Good News (BBC3, 10.30pm) Series 5 of the topical comedy show. (1/8)

PICK OF THE DAY An Audience With Barry Manilow (ITV1, 9pm) The world-famous singer hosts this special in front of a celebrity audience.

PICK OF THE DAY The Chase (ITV1, 6pm) Celebrity version of the hit daytime quiz show. Hosted by Bradley Walsh. Featuring Eamonn Holmes, Carol Vorderman, Alex James, Ann Widdecombe & Austin Healey. (1/6)
Piers Morgan's Life Stories (ITV1, 9.45pm) Series 6 of the interview show. This opener focuses on James Corden.

The Cube (ITV1, 7pm) Series 4 of the physical gameshow. Hosted by Philip Schofield. (1/8)
PICK OF THE DAY Misfits (E4, 10pm) Series 3 of the superhero drama. Starring Iwan Rheon, Lauren Socha, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Antonia Thomas & Joseph Gilgun. (1/8)
Alan Carr: Chatty Man (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 7 of the chat show. Featuring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Nichole Scherzinger & Matt Cardle. (1/7)

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