Below are my personal TV picks for the week ahead (8-14 October), focusing on the premieres for UK television only...
Magnificent Machines: The Golden Age Of The British Sports Car (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary about the post-war boom of UK sports cars like the MG Midget, Sprite and Jaguar E-Type. Featuring Quentin Wilson & Stirling Moss. Narrated by Tamsin Greig.
The Great Train Robbery (ITV1, 10.35pm) Documentary on the famous 1963 heist of a Royal Mail train.
PICK OF THE DAY 8 Out Of 10 Cats (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 14 of the comedy panel show based on polls and statistics. Hosted by Jimmy Carr with team captains Sean Lock & Jon Richardson. (1/12)
PICK OF THE DAY Fresh Meat (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 2 of the university comedy-drama about a group of students in Manchester. Starring Jack Whitehall, Joe Thomas, Greg McHugh, Kimberley Nixon, Zawe Ashton & Charlotte Ritchie. (1/8)
Nurse Jackie (Sky Atlantic, 10.35pm) Season 4 of the US comedy-drama about a nurse addicted to prescription drugs. Starring Edie Falco.
PICK OF THE DAY DCI Banks (ITV1, 9pm) Series 2 of the detective drama. Starring Stephen Tompkinson, Andrea Lowe, Caroline Catz, Lorraine Burroughs & Jack Deam. (1/6)
Mike & Molly (Comedy Central, 9.30pm) Season 3 of the US sitcom about two overweight lovers.
Battle Castle With Dan Snow (Discovery Channel, 9pm) Documentary series looking at various medieval fortifications and castles, starting with a look at the Crac des Chevaliers in Syria. Presented by historian Dan Snow. (1/6)
Corfu: A Tale Of Two Islands (ITV1, 10.35pm) Documentary series about the lives of expats and tourists living on the Greek island of Corfu. (1/8)
PICK OF THE DAY Have I Got News For You? (BBC1, 9pm) Series 44 of the news-based comedy panel show, with team captains Paul Merton & Ian Hislop. The guest host this week is Clare Balding. (1/11)
Me And Mrs Jones (BBC1, 9.30pm) Brand new sitcom about a single mother with a complex love life. Starring Sarah Alexander, Neil Morrissey, Nathaniel Parker, Robert Sheehan, Jonathan Bailey & Vera Filatova. (1/6)