Monday, 2 April 2012

TV Picks: 2-8 April 2012 (Celebrity Deal Or No Deal, Game Of Thrones, King, Made In Chelsea, Modern Spies, Morgan Spurlock's New Britannia, The Undateables, etc.)

Monday, 2 April 2012

Chaplain's: The Angels Of Mersey (BBC2, 8pm) Fly-on-the-wall documentary on Liverpool's chaplains.
Damien Hirst: First Look (Channel 4, 8pm) Documentary retrospective on world-famous British contemporary artist Damien Hirst.
Modern Spies (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary on modern spying, featuring interviews with real British secret agents. (1/2)
Our Crime (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary on the effects of crime and violence. (1/4)
PICK OF THE DAY Game Of Thrones (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) Season 2 of the US fantasy drama. Starring Jack Gleeson, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Kit Harington, Lena Headey & Peter Dinklage (1/10)
Materials (BBC4, 9pm) Series about mankind's knowledge of materials and their properties. (1/3)
Made In Chelsea (E4, 10pm) Series 3 of the reality-soap. (1/10)
Morgan Spurlock's New Britannia (Sky Atlantic, 10.10pm) Brand new series where US comedian/documentarian Morgan Spurlock investigates the UK's traditions. Featuring Ruby Wax, Shappi Khorsandi & Andrew Maxwell. (1/10)

Rory McGrath's Pub Dig (Channel 5, 8pm) Archaeological series targeting the UK's pubs for historical treasures. Hosted by Rory McGrath & Paul Blinkhorn. (1/4)
Smugglers (ITV1, 9pm) Documentary about counterfeit goods, which costs the UK approximately $1m per annum.
PICK OF THE DAY The Undateables (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about people who struggle to find dates, for various physical/mental/social reasons. (1/3)
Jersey Shore (MTV, 9pm) Season 5 of the US reality-soap. (1/11)
My Family, Prison & Me (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about four people whose lives have been affected by crime. (1/2)
Mark Lawson Talks To Mark Gatiss (BBC4, 10.50pm) An interview with writer-actor Mark Gatiss, one-quarter of The League Of Gentleman, writer of Doctor Who, and co-creator of Sherlock.

PICK OF THE DAY Woolly Mammoth (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary on the famous prehistoric beast. Presented by Alice Morgan.
Mugged (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary on victims and muggers.
Kids In The Middle (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on acrimonious divorces that leave children in a difficult situation.

Land Of The Lost Wolves (BBC1, 9pm) Wildlife series about a wolf pack living the Cascade Mountains. Concludes tomorrow.
Fraud Squad (ITV1, 9pm) Documentary about the police's specialist fraud squad.
PICK OF THE DAY King (Universal Channel, 10pm) Season 1 of the Canadian crime drama. Starring Amy Price-Francis, Alan Van Sprang & Gabriel Hogan.

Brick By Brick: Rebuilding Our Past (BBC2, 9pm) Series about the amazing stories behind some of the country's historical buildings, as they're dismantled and rebuilt. (1/3)
PICK OF THE DAY This Is Lionel Richie (ITV1, 10pm) Music special where the musician performs some of his greatest hits. Featuring Pixie Lott & Rebecca Ferguson.


The One & Only Des O'Connor (ITV1, 7.30pm) Documentary about the legendary British entertainer's long career as a singer and presenter, to celebrate his 80th birthday. Contributions from Rhod Gilbert, Matt Lucas, Paul O'Grady, Robert Lindsay & Melanie Sykes.
PICK OF THE DAY Celebrity Deal Or No Deal (Channel 4, 8pm) Celebrity edition of the gameshow, with comedian Jimmy Carr in the hotseat. Presented by Noel Edmonds. (1/8)
Crucifixion (Channel 4, 10pm) Documentary examining depictions of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in history and today.