Below are my picks of the most notable new shows, returning or premiering on UK screens over the next 7 days...
★ 10,000 B.C (Channel 5, 10pm) New reality series where 20 people are challenged to survive in the wilderness, recreating Stone Age conditions. (1/10)
Timewatch (BBC4, 9pm) Historical documentary looking at the iconic Mary Rose, the pride of Henry VIII's navy.
★ Alaska – Earth's Frozen Kingdom (BBC2, 8pm) Documentary following the lives of people and animals living in Alaska over the course of a year. (1/3)
Abortion: Ireland's Guilty Secret? (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary about Irish women who travel to the UK for abortions, which are outlawed in their country.
★ The Comeback (Sky Atlantic, 10.15pm) Series 2 of the comedy about a has-been actress trying to get her career back on track, ironically revived after 9 years off-air. Starring Lisa Kudrow, Lance Barber & Malin Akerman. (1/8)
Rhod Gilbert vs Kilimanjaro (BBC2, 10pm) Documentary charting the comedian's challenge to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.