Monday, 10 November 2014

TV Picks: 10-16 November 2014 – Babylon • Bad Robots • I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here • Children in Need • Elementary • The Fall • The Newsroom • Stalker

Monday, 10 November 2014

Below are my picks of the most notable new shows, returning or premiering on UK screens over the next 7 days...

Moving On (BBC1, 2.15p) Series 6 of the daily drama anthology series. Continues weekdaily until Friday. (1/5)
How Rich Are You? (Channel 4, 8pm) Interactive special about money and comparative salaries across the nation. Presented by Richard Bacon.
The World's Most Extreme (More4, 10pm) New series exploring harsh and dangerous environments, beginning with motoring across Asia. (1/6)
Stalker (Sky Living, 10pm) Season 1 of the U.S crime thriller about two detectives specialising in stalkers and voyeurs. Starring Dylan McDermott & Maggie Q. (1/13)

Hotel in the Clouds (ITV, 8pm) Documentary about the new luxury hotel Shangri-La, situated inside the Shard in London.
Teenage Tommies (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary looking at powerful stories of boy soldiers. Presented by Fergal Keane.
The Nation's Favourite Queen Song (ITV, 9pm) Music special counting down the legendary rock band's greatest hits, as voted by the British public. Contributors include Katy Perry, Tony Hadley, Mel C, Al Murray, Noddy Holder, Matt Lucas, Arlene Phillips, etc.
Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages (More4, 9pm) New series where the actress explored various British villages and their local traditions. (1/3)
Britcam: Emergency on Our Streets (Sky1, 10pm) Documentary looking into emergency professionals. (1/10)
Bad Robots (E4, 10pm) New hidden camera prank show focusing on machines going haywire with the public. Featuring the voices of Michael Gambon, Rob Delaney, Tom Allen, Terry Mynott & Matt Holness. (1/6)

Liberty of London (Channel 4, 9pm) Series 2 of the fly-on-the-wall documentary about one of London's oldest department stores. (1/4)
The Newsroom (Sky Atlantic, 10pm) Third and final season of the U.S media drama. Starring Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Oliva Munn, Alison Pill, Sam Waterston & Dev Patel. (1/6)
Looking After Mum: A Children in Need Special (BBC1, 10.35pm) Documentary about the fact 700,000 youngsters are currently caring for older people across the UK.

The Fall (BBC2, 9pm) Series 2 of the crime thriller about a serial killer targeting women. Starring Gillian Anderson, Jamie Dornan, Aisling Franciosi, Bronagh Waugh & Valene Kane. (1/6)
Neil Diamond: For One Night Only (ITV, 9pm) Music special where the legendary crooner performs his hits at the London Palladium. Hosted by Rob Brydon.
Queen Victoria's Letters: A Monarch Unveiled (BBC4, 9pm) Two-part documentary about Queen Victoria's journals and letters. (1/2)
Babylon (Channel 4, 10pm) New series of the police/media satire, following a successful feature-length pilot earlier in the year. Starring Brit Marling, James Nesbitt, Paterson Joseph, Bertie Carvel, Adam Deacon, Jill Halfpenny, Jonny Sweet, Nicola Walker & Nick Blood. (1/6)
Puppy Love (BBC4, 10pm) Comedy about a dog training class. Starring Joanna Scanlan, Vicki Pepperdine, Tobias Menzies & Simon Fisher-Becker. (1/6)

The House that Two Built (BBC2, 7pm) New series looking into the history of BBC2 on its 50th birthday. (1/4)
Children in Need 2014 (BBC1, 7.30pm) Annual charity telethon. Hosted by Terry Wogan, Fearne Cotton, Nick Grimshaw & Tess Daly.
The London Markets (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary series about London's food markets, beginning with Billingsgate. (1/3)

Perry and Croft: Made in Britain (BBC2, 8pm) New series looking at the classic sitcoms created by David Croft & Jimmy Perry, such as Dad's Army, It Ain't Half Hot Mum, Hi-de-Hi!, You Rang, M'Lord?, and 'Allo, 'Allo! (1/4)
Atlantis (BBC1, 8.30pm) Series 2 of the fantasy drama about a time-traveller thrown back to the mythical city of Atlantis. Starring Mark Addy, Sarah Parish, Robert Pugh, Juliet Stevenson, Jack Donnelly & Robert Emms. (1/13)

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV, 9pm) Series 14 of the reality gameshow set in the Australian rainforest. Hosted by Ant n' Dec. (1/20)
Elementary (Sky Living, 9pm) Season 3 of the U.S crime drama about a modern-day Sherlock Holmes living in New York. Starring Johnny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn & Ophelia Lovibond. (1/24)
It Was Alright in the 1970s (Channel 4, 9pm) Retrospective documentary on the TV of the 1970s. Hosted by Matt Lucas. (1/2)

For a look at what the rest of the year's going to bring,