Below are my picks of the most notable new shows, returning or premiering on UK screens over the next 7 days...
★ The Walking Dead (FX, 9pm) Season 6 of the U.S horror drama about a group of people surviving a zombie apocalypse. Starring Andrew Lincoln. (1/16)
The Talking Dead (FX, 10.20pm) Companion discussion series to The Walking Dead, hosted by Chris Hardwick. (1/16)
★ River (BBC1, 9pm) New crime drama about a retired cop chasing a potential suspect who killed a colleague. Starring Stellamn Skarsgard, Nicola Walker, Lesley Manville, Eddie Marsan & Adeel Akhtar. (1/6)
Karl Pilkington: The Moaning of Life (Sky1, 9pm) Series 2 of the comedy travelogue. (1/6)
Brett: A Life with No Arms (BBC1, 10.35pm) Follow-up documentary to the 1965 film about a four-year-old born with no arms, catching up with Brett Nielen 50 years later.
Restoring Britain's Landmarks (Channel 4, 8pm) New series looking at renovations and the history of some of the UK's top landmarks.
★ The Apprentice (BBC1, 9pm) Series 11 of the reality business game show. Starring Lord Alan Sugar, Karren Brady & Claude Littner. (1/12)
Arrow (Sky1) Season 4 of the U.S superhero drama about street vigilante and his team. Starring Stephen Amell, Willa Holland, Katie Cassidy & David Ramsey. (1/23)
Land of the Midnight Sun (ITV, 9pm) Celebrity travelogue where Alexander Armstrong goes on a 8,000-mile journey halfway around the Arctic Circle deep in mid-winter. (1/3)
The Apprentice: You're Fired (BBC2, 10pm) Companion discussion series to The Apprentice, now hosted by Jack Dee with regular Romesh Ranganathan. Guests are Matt Edmondson & entrepreneur Thomasina Miers. (1/12)
Supernatural (E4, 10pm) Season 10 of the U.S supernatural drama. Starring Jared Padalecki & Jensen Ackles. (1/23)
The Returned (More4, 9pm) Series 2 of the French supernatural drama about a small town experiencing the return of dead relatives. (1/8)
★ Mr Robot (Amazon Prime) Season 1 of the U.S drama about a mentally troubled computer genius who joins an underground hacktivist movement to end global capitalism. Starring Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday, Martin Wallström & Christian Slater.
★ The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV, 10.15pm) Series 9 of the chat show. Guests are Vin Diesel, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse & Tom Jones.