Below are my picks of the most notable shows premiering/returning to UK screens this week...
A Great British Christmas with Sarah Beeny (Channel 4, 8pm) Special festive programme looking at the evolving traditions over the past 200-years.
PICK OF THE DAY Liberty of London (Channel 4, 9pm) New series going behind-the-scenes of department store Liberty. (1/3)
Shipwrecks: Britain's Sunken Treasure (BBC4, 9pm) New series where maritime historian Dr Sam Willis reveals stories about some of the UK's shipwrecks. (1/3)
Set List: Stand-Up Without a Net (Sky Atlantic, 10.15pm) New improvised stand-up comedy series. Featuring Frank Skinner, Richard Herring & TJ Miller. (1/14)
Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves (BBC4, 10pm) New series set in 1980s Sweden about a gay male couple. Starring Adam Lundgren & Adam Palson. (1/3)
Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve (BBC2, 9pm) New series retracing the steps of British pilgrims. (1/3)
Young, British & Broke (BBC3, 9pm) Investigative documentary where Miquita Oliver goes undercover to find out about payday loan companies.
The Joy of Logic (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary on the worlds of mathematics, science, technology and philosophy, which all require logic. Presented by Dave Cliff.
British Comedy Awards Nominations 2013 (Channel 4, 10.45pm) The nominees are announces for this year's Comedy Awards, hosted by Jack Whitehall. Featuring Alan Carr, Adam Hills, Joe Thomas, Harry Enfield, Rebecca Front, Nina Conti, Sarah Millican, Greg Davies, and more.
The Silent War (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary about the Cold War, told through the experiences of British, American and Soviet submarine crews. (1/2)
Byzantium: A Tale of Three Cities (BBC4, 9pm) Documentary series about the history of Istanbul. (1/3)
Getting Rich in the Recession: The Man Who Buys Anything (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about an erstwhile second-hand car salesman who now buys excess stock and sells it for profit.
PICK OF THE DAY The Audience (More4, 10pm) Series 2 of the show where people allow strangers to observe their entire lives for a week, and make life-changing decisions on their behalf. (1/3)