Monday, 20 February 2012

TV Picks: 20-26 February 2012 (Brit Awards, Kidnap & Ransom, Pramface, Watson & Oliver, White Van Man, Winterwatch, etc.)

Monday, 20 February 2012

The Tube (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary on the London Underground as the system is given the biggest revamp of its lifetime. (1/6)
My Hometown Fanatics: Stacey Dooley Investigates (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary on Luton, believed to be the extremist capital of the UK.
PICK OF THE DAY Watson & Oliver (BBC2, 10pm) Brand new sketch show from Lorna Watson & Ingrid Oliver. Guest starring John Barrowman. (1/6)
True Stories: My Social Network Stalker (Channel 4, 10pm) Documentary about a couple who found love after knowing each other as children, only for one of them to turn stalker.

PICK OF THE DAY The Brit Awards 2012 (ITV1, 8pm) Annual music awards ceremony. Hosted by James Corden. Performances from Adele, Noel Gallagher, Florence & The Machine, Ed Sheeran, Rihanna, Bruno Mars & Blur.
Timothy Spall: All At Sea (BBC4, 8.30pm) Series 2 of the show where the actor and his wife travel around the British coast in their barge. (1/4)

Big Body Squad (Channel 5, 8pm) Documentary on obese people. (1/6)
PICK OF THE DAY Winterwatch (BBC2, 9pm) New series of the Springwatch spin-off, with hosts Chris Packham, Kate Humble & Martin Hughes-Games.

Pramface (BBC3, 9pm) Comedy about two teenagers expecting a baby. Starring Sean Michael Verey & Scarlett Alice Johnson. (1/6)
Dispatches (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about online ticket selling.
Catholics (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary about Catholicism in the UK.
PICK OF THE DAY Kidnap & Ransom (ITV1, 9pm) Series 2 of the hostage negotiation thriller. Starring Trevor Eve & Helen Baxendale. (1/3)
White Van Man (BBC3, 9.30pm) Series 2 of the comedy about a handyman. (1/6)
Strictly Baby Disco (Channel 4, 10pm) Documentary about a dance craze focusing on young children.

PICK OF THE DAY Melvyn Bragg On Class & Culture (BBC2, 9pm) Exploration of class and culture between 1911 and 2011.
Benidorm (ITV1, 9pm) Series 5 of the comedy about British holidaymakers in the Spanish holiday resort. (1/7)

PICK OF THE DAY The Story Of Musicals (BBC2, 8.20pm) Documentary on the rise of musicals as a huge brand of entertainment. (1/3)
I'm In A Boy Band (BBC2, 9.20pm) Documentary on what it's like to be in a successful boy band. Featuring The Four Tops, One Direction & The Jackson 5.

PICK OF THE DAY Young Farmer Of The Year (BBC3, 8pm) Annual competition to find the nation's best young farmer.