Week commencing 5/12/2020
For Virgin Media subscribers who can also access Sky Atlantic through Now TV.
SD: Presented in standard definition on VM.
UHD: Presented in 4K on VM
? - Sounds good
? - Might be worth a look
? - New to TV
↔️ - Series
? - Film
? - Presented in Standard Definition only
All programmes are presented in HD on Virgin Media unless otherwise indicated.
5 December 2020
?↔️JUNGLE MYSTERY: LOST KINGDOMS OF THE AMAZON
Documentary exploring evidence of ancient civilisations in the rainforest.
?Channel 4, 6.30pm
Emma Woodhouse gets herself a little too involved in the romantic lives of her friends in this film of the Jane Austen book.
?Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm
?BRITAIN’S WILDEST WEATHER
?Channel 4, 8.30pm
?↔️RAISED BY WOLVES ?
In the 22nd century, two androids escape Earth after its destruction in a war, and settle on a habitable planet with 12 human embryos to start a new civilisations.
?Sky Atlantic, 9pm
Series 3 of this drama begins. Spymasters Sinclair and Fabre face off against one another. Neil and Harry face a tough road trip to try and locate Mari.
?Sky History 2, 9pm
?MARINA ABRAMOVIC TAKES OVER TV
?Sky Arts, 9pm
??THE MISSING (2003)
In 19th century New Mexico, a woman must join forces with her estranged father to rescue her kidnapped daughter.
?Sony Movies, 9pm
??DIRTY GOD (2019) ?
A young mother’s life is transformed after suffering an acid attack.
The occupants of a spaceship look for a new home to escape a dying Earth.
?Sky Cinema Sci-Fi/Horror, 10pm
??SUMMER CAMP (2015)?
American counsellors working at a European summer camp fight to survive when a rage-inducing virus infects the children.
?CHER: SECRETS OF HER GREATEST HITS
?Channel 5, 10.55pm
?THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR (2016)
When Queen Ravenna is resurrected by her sister, Freya the Ice Queen, Eric the Huntsman and his band of allies must find a way to vanquish both sorceresses.
?Channel 4, 11pm
?↔️?THE 93 VICTIMS OF SAMUEL LITTLE
?Quest Red, 11pm
?LOUIS THEROUX: MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE (2015)?
When the reporter launches an investigation into the religion, he finds himself the subject of surveillance.
?FINAL DESTINATION 5 (2011)?
Survivors of a suspension bridge collapse find themselves being targeted one by one.
The employers of two rebellious scientists tell them to stop groundbreaking work that has seen them produce new creatures with medical benefits by splicing together multiple organisms’ DNA.
?Horror, 12.30 am
?↔️WINTER’S HIDDEN WONDERS
How animals adapt to extremely low winter temperatures.
National Geographic Wild, 6pm
?THE NIGHT WATCHMEN’S NATIVITY
?Sky Arts, 6pm
?↔️BIG CAT TALES
Featuring the wildlife of the National Reserve in Kenya.
?THE TOYS THAT MADE CHRISTMAS GREAT
?Channel 5, 7pm
?↔️JAMIE: KEEP COOKING AT CHRISTMAS
?Channel 4, 8pm
↔️?IN THE DARK ?
When two girls from her home town are abducted, a detective returns to investigate.
?GARY BARLOW’S NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM
Music from Gary Barlow’s latest album as well of some of his hits.
?WE LOVE DAD’S ARMY
The back-story of the series.
?Channel 5, 9pm
?NEED FOR SPEED (2014)?
Determined to take down his treacherous rival, a street-car racer runs through a cross-country gauntlet of cops and bounty hunters to enter the most prestigious race in the underground racing circuit.
??CRITICAL THINKING (2020)?
This is a true story of how an inspirational teacher encourages some teenagers to learn chess and enter a high level competition.
?Sky Cinema Premiere, 9.45pm
?WHEN TV FAVOURITES GO HORRIBLY WRONG
?Channel 5, 10.25pm
??ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD?
A failing actor and his stunt double try to achieve success in a Hollywood they don’t recognise any more.
?Sky Cinema 2020, 10.30pm
?SHAUN OF THE DEAD (2004)?
Amusing comedy horror film about a zombie invasion in London.
↔️ARCTIC SECRETS (UHD)
Series 2 begins.
?Virgin Ultra HD, 11.40pm
?INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY (2018)?
A parapsychology story and her team investigate a claim of a haunting in her childhood home. She must soon confront and destroy her greatest fear - the demon that she accidentally set free years earlier.
?Channel 4, 12.30 am
?↔️IMPRACTICAL JOKERS: DINNER PARTY
?Comedy Central, 1.25am
??RACHEL KHOO’S CHOCOLATE SPECIAL
?Food Network, 7pm
↔️INTO THE WILD COLOMBIA ( UHD)
?Virgin Ultra HD, 7.20pm
?↔️AMERICA’S TOP DOG
Elite dogs and their handlers.
?Sky History, 8pm
POCAHOTAS: THE TRUE STORY (UHD)
The real story is told in this drama about the relationship between the Native American princess and the English adventurer John Smith.
?Virgin Ultra HD, 8.10pm
?CORONATION STREET: 60 UNFORGETTABLE YEARS
Joanna Lumley presents.
?↔️THE VICAR OF DIBLEY IN LOCKDOWN?
Return of the comedy series.
?↔️INSIDE POUNDLAND: SECRETS FROM THE SHOP FLOOR
?Channel 4, 9pm
?NOW YOU SEE ME (2013)?
A team of magicians confuse the FBI as they embark upon a series of crimes.
?Sky One, 9pm
?↔️EUPHORIA: TROUBLE DON’T LAST ALWAYS
?Sky Atlantic, 9pm
People who get paid to gain weight.
A Storyville documentary about the Pittsburgh Penguins and Red Army ice hockey teams.
?NOT YOUR AVERAGE INFLUENCERS
The life of Charlie Allen.
?BBC Scotland, 10.30pn
?THE MAN WHO WANTED TO FLY
? (Except NI)
A man who fixes clocks and makes violins from old furniture has used all his savings to buy a plane.
?BBC1 Northern Ireland, 10.45pm
?↔️NEWQUAY: 24/7 PARTY PEOPLE
Four groups of young people find out if Newquay lives up to its hype as the UK’s party capital.
?Channel 4, 11.05pm
??LEAN ON PETE (2017)?
An old racehorse is befriended by a teenager working during the summer holidays. When he learns that the horse is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.
?↔️THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES ?
Drama. Joyce is happy with her life but everything is turned on it’s head after an accident. She wakes up with memories that are not hers and finds recurring chance meetings with a professor of art extremely unnerving.
??45 YEARS ?
As their 45th wedding anniversary approaches, a woman learns that her husband was once engaged to someone else.