Monday, 14 November 2011

TV Picks: 14-20 November 2011 (Dave's One Night Stand, The Killing II, Pan Am, Ross Kemp Back On The Frontline, Who Do You Think You Are? USA, etc.)

Monday, 14 November 2011
Pick of the Week: PAN AM - BBC2, Wednesday, 9PM

Britain's Killer Roads (BBC2, 1.30pm) Series looking at some of the UK's most dangerous and high-risk roads. (1/5)
May The Best House Win (ITV1, 2pm) Series 3 of the show where owners of unusual homes evaluate each other's properties. (1/30)
Skin Deep: The Business Of Beauty (BBC3, 8.30pm) Series investigating the UK's unregulated beauty industry. Presented by Jessica-Jane Clement. (1/5)
Confessions Of An Undercover Cop (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about Mark Kennedy, the undercover cop who infiltrated groups of environmental protesters for seven years.
Art Of America (BBC4, 9pm) Series on America's contribution to world art. (1/3)
PICK OF THE DAY Ross Kemp Back On The Frontline (Sky1, 9pm) Series where presenter-actor Ross Kemp returns to Helmand in Afghanistan to report on the current situation. (1/5)

Double Agent: The Eddie Chapman Story (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary about a WWII double agent who was trained by the Nazis.
Rick Stein Tastes The Blues (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary following Rick Stein on a pilgrimage to the Mississippi Delta to tell the story of the blues.
Hugh Dennis: Sitcom Does Families (GOLD, 9pm) The comedian-actor looks at the relationship between families and sitcoms.
PICK OF THE DAY True Stories: Hell & Back Again (More4, 10pm) Documentary about the war in Afghanistan, from the perspective of the US soldiers who return home from the conflict.
Imagine: Alan Ayckbourn – Greetings From Scarborough (BBC1, 10.35pm) Documentary on the award-winning British playwright, whose work has become a huge success around the world. Featuring Richard Briers, Sir Peter Hall, Catherine Tate & Michael Gambon.

PICK OF THE DAY Pan Am (BBC2, 9pm) Season 1 of the US drama about airline stewardesses working in the 1960s. Starring Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie, Michael Mosley, Karine Vanasse, Mike Vogel, Kelli Garner, Annabelle Wallis & David Harbour. (1/22)
Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (BBC4, 9pm) The laconic US comedian presents a documentary on road movies.
Who Do You Think You Are? USA (BBC1, 10.45pm) Season 2 of the US version of the genealogy series. This episode focuses on actor Steve Buscemi. (1/7)

Fairground Attractions (Channel 5, 8pm) Documentary series following three families of "showmen" who run fairgrounds. (1/6)
Children In Need Rocks Manchester (BBC1, 8pm) Live music event to raise money for Children In Need. Featuring Take That, Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran, Elbow, James Morrison, Snow Patrol, JLS & Hugh Laurie.
PICK OF THE DAY Dave's One Night Stand (Dave, 9pm) Series 3 of the series where comedians perform for their hometowns, opening with Ardol O'Hanlon's return to Dublin.

PICK OF THE DAY Children In Need 2011 (BBC1, 7.30pm) Live telethon. Hosted by Sir Terry Wogan, Fearne Cotton, Alisha Dixon & Tess Daly. Featuring One Direction, The Wizard Of Oz, Strictly Come Dancing, a Doctor Who sneak-peek of the Christmas special, Outnumbered, Susan Boyle, EastEnders doing Queen, The Muppets, Harry Hill, Davina McCall, The Dragons' Apprentice, etc. Continues on BBC2.

PICK OF THE DAY The Killing II (BBC4, 9pm) Series 2 of the BAFTA-winning Danish crime thriller. Starring Sofie Grabol, Nicolas Bro, Charlotte Guldberg, Preben Kristensen & Stine Praetorius. (1/10)


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