Monday, 25 November 2013

TV Picks: 25 November – 1 December 2013 (Charlie Brooker's How Videogames Changed the World, Legacy, Show Me the Telly, etc.)

Monday, 25 November 2013

Below are my picks of the week's most notable shows, premiering/returning to UK screens...

The Doctor Blake Mysteries (BBC1, 2.15pm) New Australian detective drama set in 1958. Starring Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner & Rick Donald.(1/10)
PICK OF THE DAY Show Me the Telly (ITV, 4pm) New quiz show pitting TV celebrities against TV viewers. Hosted by Richard Bacon. Contestants are Chris Tarrant, Simon Gregson & Vanessa Feltz. (1/20)
Geeks (E4, 8pm) New series where geeks are sent to glamorous holiday hot spots around the world.
Caught on Camera: The CCTV Traffic Wardens (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about Bristol council's attempts to improve the city's gridlocked streets.

PICK OF THE DAY Safari, Witchcraft and Murder (More4, 9pm) Documentary about a British pilot arrested for mass murder in Africa.

PICK OF THE DAY Treblinka: Inside Hitler's Secret Death Camp (Channel 5, 9pm) Documentary about the Nazi concentration camp where 800,000 people were killed.
Narnia's Lost Poet: The Secret Lives and Loves of C.S Lewis (BBC4, 9pm) Biography of the famous author.

PICK OF THE DAY Legacy (BBC2, 9pm) Drama about a MI6 agent in the 1970s tasked with renew a friendship with a Soviet diplomat to recruit him. Starring Charlie Cox, Romola Garai, Andrew Scott & Christian McKay.
Surviving with Chris Tirrill (Channel 5, 9pm) New survival series where the anthropologist tries to survive in extreme environments. (1/2)
Getting Rich in the Recession: Scrappers (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about the scrap metal industry, which is booming because of the economic downturn.
What Happens in Kavos (Channel 4, 10pm) Series 2 of the documentary show following young British party-goers on the Greek island of Corfu. (1/3)

PICK OF THE DAY Kangaroo Dundee (BBC2, 8.30pm) New documentary series about Chris 'Brolga' Barnes, who dedicated his life to rescuing and raising orphaned kangaroos. (1/6)

PICK OF THE DAY Charlie Brooker's How Videogames Changed the World (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary looking at the history and evolution of video games. Featuring Jonathan Ross, Dara O'Briain, Will Wright & John Romero.

Nothing. It's Sunday. The Sabbath. A day of rest. Do you think God watched TV today? No. Not even Songs of Praise.