Monday, 3 March 2014

TV Picks: 3-9 March 2014 (37 Days, Gogglebox, King & Maxwell, Mary Berry Cooks, Rake, etc.)

Monday, 3 March 2014

Below are my picks of the most notable shows, returning/premiering on UK screens this week...

I Never Knew That About Britain (ITV, 8pm) New series unearthing fascinating facts and trivia about the UK. Presented by Paul Martin, Suzannah Lipscomb & Steve Mould. (1/8)
Mary Berry Cooks (BBC2, 8.30pm) New cookery series hosted by Great British Bake-Off judge Mary Berry. (1/6)
Mind the Gap: London vs The Rest (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary about the thriving economy in the UK's capital compared to the rest of the country. Presented by Evan Davis. (1/2)
Animals Through the Night: Sleepover at the Zoo (BBC4, 9pm) Wildlife special looking at animal sleeping habits, using 30 night-vision cameras and 20 infra-red motion sensors. Hosted by Liz Bonnin & Bryson Voirin.

An Hour to Save Your Life (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary about the critical first hour in emergency care. (1/3)
Dara O'Briain: School of Hard Sums (Dave, 10pm) Series 2 of the entertainment maths show. Guests are Kevin Bridges & Peter Serafinowicz. (1/8)

King & Maxwell (Alibi, 9pm) New US crime drama about ex-secret service agents working as private investigators in Washington, D.C. Starring Jon Tenney & Rebecca Romijin. (1/10)

Crufts 2014 (More4, 6.30pm) Coverage of the prestigious dog show. Presented by Liza Tarbuck. (1/5)
The Hoarder Next Door (Channel 4, 8pm) Series 3 of the show about extreme collectors. (1/10)
37 Days (BBC2, 9pm) New political thriller set during the days before the outbreak of World War I. Starring Ian McDiarmid, Nicholas Farrell, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sinead Cusack, Bill Paterson, Kenneth Cranham, Ludger Pistor & Rainer Sellien. Continues tomorrow. (1/3)
Rake (Universal Channel, 9pm) New US comedy-drama about a criminal defence lawyer with personal problems, based on the award-winning Australian series. Starring Greg Kinnear. (1/13)
Coronation Street: A Moving Story (ITV, 9pm) Documentary charting the iconic soap's move from Granada Studios to MediaCityUK after 53-years.
The Floods That Foiled New Year (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary about the weather that brought huge disruption across the UK just after Christmas 2013.

Gogglebox (Channel 4, 9pm) Series 3 of the reality show where cameras capture the opinions of real TV viewers. Narrated by Caroline Aherne. (1/12)

Nothing. Have you ever considered taking a yoga class?

Wild Burma: Nature's Lost Kingdom (BBC2, 7pm) Wildlife series where British and American scientists venture into the Burmese jungle to document the creatures they find. (1/3)

= Pick of the Day