Monday, 13 July 2015

TV Picks: 13-19 July 2015 • Bojack Horseman • The Javone Prince Show • Ray Donovan • Veep • Yonderland

Monday, 13 July 2015

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

Yonderland (Sky1, 8pm) Series 2 of the fantasy comedy-drama about an ordinary mother who can access a bizarre alternate world. Starring Martha Howe-Douglas, Simon Farnaby, Ben Willbond, Jim Howick & Laurence Rickard. (1/8)
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen: Cracking China (BBC2, 9pm) Documentary where the flamboyant interior designers travels to China and Mexico, in order to try and launch his own company.
Rookies (ITV, 9pm) New documentary series following a group of Lincolnshire police cadets. (1/3)
Teenage Millionaire: The Year I Won the Lottery (BBC3, 9pm) Documentary following a 17-year-old girl who won the lottery, and how it transformed her life.
Hair (BBC2, 10pm) Series 2 of the talent search to find Britain's best hairdresser, now presented by comedian Katherine Ryan. (1/8)
Inside the Ku Klux Klan (Channel 4, 10pm) Documentary on the notorious American cult, to mark the disreputable organisation's 150th anniversary.

Hive Minds (BBC4, 8.30pm) New quiz show have to answer questions which they also have to find. Hosted by Fiona Bruce. (1/13)
Great Ormond Street (BBC2, 9pm) Series 3 of the documentary going behind-the-scenes of the famous children's hospital in London. (1/3)

100-Year-Old Drivers Ride Again (ITV, 8pm) Documentary sequel, again spending time with British drivers who are over 100 years old.
Britain's Forgotten Slave Owners (BBC2, 9pm) Two-part documentary about Britain's 46,000 slave owners, who were paid the modern equivalent of £17bn by the government when slavery was abolished in 1834. Presented by David Olusoga. (1/2)
Secret Life of Twins (ITV, 9pm) Documentary exploring the surprising differences between identical twins.
Ray Donovan (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) Season 3 of the U.S drama about a Los Angeles fixer for the rich and famous. Starring Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcolmsen, Jon Voight & Kerris Dorsey. (1/12)
Veep (Sky Atlantic, 10.10pm) Season 4 of the U.S political comedy satire. Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott & Timothy Simons. (1/10)
Girls with Autism (ITV, 10.40pm) Documentary following three schoolgirls with autism.

DIY SOS: The Big Build (BBC1, 8pm) Series 26 of the architectural challenge show.

Bojack Horseman (Netflix) Season 2 of the U.S animation.


The Javone Prince Show (BBC2, 9.45pm) Comedy entertainment series featuring stand-up, sketches and music. (1/4)

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