Monday, 29 June 2015

TV Picks: 29 June – 5 July 2015 • Extant • Not Safe for Work • A Song for Jenny • Under the Dome

Monday, 29 June 2015

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

Wimbledon (BBC1, 11.30am) Coverage of the annual tennis grand slam tournament.
7/7: Ten Years On (Sky1, 9pm) Documentary to mark a decade since the terrorist bombings in London.
Under the Dome (Channel 5, 10pm) Season 3 of the U.S sci-fi drama about a small community literally trapped beneath an impenetrable barrier. Starring Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Dean Norris & Alexander Koch. (1/13)

Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners: Country House Rescue (Channel 4, 8pm) Series 4 of the show that visits some of the country's most neglected homes. (1/4)
7/7 Bombing: Survivor's Stories (ITV, 9pm) Documentary marking the 10th anniversary of the London bombings, featuring interviews with survivors, emergency crew and relatives of its victims.
Child Genius (Channel 4, 9pm) Series 3 of the show where 20 of the UK's cleverest kids compete to be crowned the Britain's brightest child. (1/5)
Falling Skies (Fox, 9pm) Season 5 of the U.S sci-fi alien invasion drama. Starring Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood, Drey Hoy & Will Patton. (1/10)
Not Safe for Work (Channel 4, 10pm) New comedy drama about a civil servant from Northampton who reluctantly relocates to London. Starring Zawe Ashton, Anastasia Hille, Tom Weston-Jones, Sacha Dhawan & Sophie Rundle. (1/6)

Kids in Crisis? (Channel 4, 10pm) Documentary looking at the stresses families face, who are caring for children with mental illnesses.

Britain Beneath Your Feet (BBC1, 8pm) Documentary exploring the hidden worlds underground. Presented by Dallas Campbell. (1/2)
Extant (Amazon Prime) Season 2 of the U.S sci-fi family drama about a female astronaut who was impregnated by aliens. Starring Halle Berry & Goran Visnjic. (1/13)

Nothing. Pub?

Nothing. God, it's almost like it's summer, or something.

Fake or Fortune? (BBC1, 8pm) Series 4 of the show where Fiona Bruce and art expert Philip Mould help people determine if they own an expensive treasures or impressive fakes.
A Song for Jenny (BBC1, 9pm) New drama about a mother's response to her daughter's death during the 7/7 bombing of Edgware Road tube station, based on the books by Julie Nicholson. Starring Emily Watson, Gwilym Lee, Steven Mackintosh, Nicola Wren & Martha Mackintosh.

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