Monday, 24 November 2014

TV Picks: 24-30 November 2014 – American Dad! • The Doctor Blake Mysteries • The Martin Lewis Money Show • Psychobitches

Monday, 24 November 2014

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

Don't Mess With Me (BBC1, 9.15am) New series exposing the country's litter louts. Hosted by Margaret Mountford. Continues weekday mornings until Friday. (1/5)
The Doctor Blake Mysteries (BBC1, 2.15pm) Series 2 of the Australian detective drama set in 1959. Starring Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner & Joel Tobeck. (1/10)
Posh People: Inside Tatler (BBC2, 9pm) New documentary series looking behind the scenes of the famous fashion magazine. (1/3)
Skint (Channel 4, 9pm) Series 2 of the documentary filming the residents of an impoverished Grimsby estate. (1/4)
Minors in Designers (ITVBe, 10pm) New reality series following the daily lives of the multi-millionaire Bassi family from Essex. (1/6)

The Paedophile Next Door (Channel 4, 9pm) Documentary on the problem of paedophilia and new ways to protect children.
Psychobitches (Sky Arts 1, 9pm) Series 2 of the quick-fire sketch comedy where a therapist talks to various famous women from history. Starring Rebecca Front, Sam Spiro, Sharon Horgan, Reece Shearsmith, Morgana Robinson, Michelle Gomez, Kathy Burke, etc. (1 & 2/6)

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Nigel Slater's Icing on the Cake (BBC4, 9pm) Food documentary on the origins of cake in Britain.
Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty (Channel 5, 9pm) New history series reconstructing notable bloodthirsty periods of British history. Presented by Dan Jones. (1/4)

The Martin Lewis Money Show (ITV, 8pm) Series 4 of the show aiming to help the public with monetary problems, with help and financial advice. (1/9)
Play it Loud: The Story of the Marshall Amp (BBC4, 10pm) Documentary about the origin of the world-famous Marshall brand of amp, created by Jim Marshall who owned a drum shop in the 1960s.

Woolly Mammoth: The Autopsy (Channel 4, 8pm) Documentary about the discovery of a well-preserved woolly mammoth in Siberia last year.

American Dad! (BBC3, 11.45pm) Season 9 of the satirical U.S animation. (1/19)
Jimmy Carr: Laughing & Joking (Channel 4, 10pm) Stand-up comedy recorded live at London's Hammersmith Apollo in November 2013.

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