OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE - PREVIOUS WEEKS

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  • This thread contains previous listings for the year, commencing with 7 January 2023.

    The upcoming week’s listings are here:

    OLD BOY
    January 6, 2023 at 11:54 AM
  • 🆕OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 7 JANUARY 2023

    🤗 - Sounds good

    🤔 - Might be worth a look

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    📀 - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING AND WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not live sport) and documentaries. Pay per view content is excluded.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

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    👁SATURDAY

    7 January 2023

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    🆕📀MISHA AND THE WOLVES

    Documentary about Misha Defonseca, a Holocaust survivor who at the age of seven walked across Europe to find her parents, who were separated from her by the Nazis. During her search, she was adopted by a pack of wolves in this incredible story.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕ROD STEWART AT THE BBC 2

    This starts an evening of programmes about the singer on this channel.

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️SECRETS OF THE ROYAL PALACES

    📲Channel 5, 8.30pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️MYSTERY ROAD: ORIGIN

    Prequel to the Australian crime drama.

    📲BBC4, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE BIG SNOW OF ‘82

    📲Channel 5, 9.30pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE JOHN BISHOP SHOW

    Stand-up and chat.

    📲ITV, 9.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕📀CRIMES OF THE FUTURE

    In a future where humans have adapted to a synthetic environment and pain is no longer experienced, Saul’s body starts to produce ‘neo-organs’.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 10.10pm

    🖥️Now

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    👁SUNDAY

    8 January

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    🆕↔️THE WADDEN SEA

    Nature documentary.

    📲Sky Nature, 7pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️THE GREAT POTTERY THROW DOWN

    📲Channel 4, 7.45pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️TOP GEAR AMERICA

    📲BBC3, 7.55pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕TWELTH NIGHT FROM SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE

    📲BBC4, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️22 KIDS & COUNTING

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕HARRY: THE INTERVIEW

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️SPECTOR

    Documentary about controversial music producer Phil Spector.

    📲Sky Showcase and Sky Documentaries, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️THE KARDASHIANS: A BILLION DOLLAR DYNASTY

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    📲All4

    🆕↔️LIFE ON THE BAY

    Documentary about a caravan park.

    📲BBC Scotland, 9.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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    👁MONDAY

    9 January

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    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️ONE LANE BRIDGE

    Season 3 begins. Ariki’s new boss, a dedicated officer who keeps firmly to the rules, takes him off active duty to address the aftermath of the fall from grace of the former police chief.

    🖥️Acorn TV

    🆕↔️GARAGE SALE MYSTERIES

    US mystery drama series.

    🖥️Acorn TV

    🆕↔️GEORGE CLARKE’S AMAZING SPACES

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️CHANGING ROOMS AUSTRALIA

    📲W, 8pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️HORNBY: A MODEL WORLD

    📲Yesterday, 8pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️CASTLES: MYSTERIES AND LEGENDS

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 8.10pm

    🆕↔️RICH KIDS GO SKINT

    📲5STAR, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️MURDERTOWN

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime + Investigation Play

    🆕↔️THE US AND THE HOLOCAUST

    📲BBC4. 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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    👁TUESDAY

    10 January

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    🆕↔️REGINALD THE VAMPIRE

    Reginald lives in a world of vampires and longs to be with the girl he loves. His manager is a bully and the vampire chieftain sees him as his enemy. Fortunately, Reginald possesses powers he didn’t know he had.

    📲Sky Sci-Fi, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️BRADLEY & BARNEY WALSH: BREAKING DAD

    📲ITV, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️TULSA KING

    Compelling thriller centring on The General and the underworld Mafia.

    📲Channel 5 (Episode 1 only as a preview), 10pm

    🖥️Paramount+ (whole series)

    🆕↔️MURDER BY THE SEA

    📲CBS Reality, 10pm

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️1000-lb BEST FRIENDS

    Four friends join forces to tackle their obesity.

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: ORIGINAL SIN

    An unknown assailant torments a group of girls in revenge for the secret sins their parents committed years ago.

    📲BBC1, 10.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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    👁WEDNESDAY

    11 January

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    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️WELCOME TO CHIPPENDALES

    Drama series telling the back story behind The Chippendales and the crime that was going on behind the scenes.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️LANDSCAPE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    📲Sky Arts and Sky Showcase, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️ALASKA: THE NEXT GENERATION

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕BILLION DOLLAR DOWNFALL: THE DEALMAKER

    Documentary about businessman Arif Naqvi, who was charged with fraud after the collapse of Abraaj.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️NEXT LEVEL CHEF

    Gordon Ramsey, Paul Ainsworth and Nyesha Arrington take part in this food challenge programme.

    🆕ITV, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️SALVAGE HUNTERS: CLASSIC CARS

    📲Quest, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕BLOOD, SWEAT AND CHEER

    A look at the athletes belonging to Team Wales Adaptive Abilities.

    📲BBC3, 9.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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    👁THURSDAY

    12 January

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    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️VIKINGS: VALHALLA

    Season 2 of the drama series. Leif, Harald and Freydis are forced to leave Scandinavia.

    🖥️ Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE REUNION

    Vinca disappears after learning that she is pregnant, leaving her school friends traumatised. A quarter of a century later, that event is revisited by the friends, who carry with them a tragic secret.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️BRITAIN’S NOTORIOUS PRISONS

    Life behind the walls of Strangeways, as told by the former prisoners of the jail.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️THE SECRET LIFE OF 4 YEAR OLDS

    📲W, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️ED STAFFORD: FIRST MAN OUT

    📲Discovery, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️COLOSSEUM

    Drama documentary about the Roman Empire.

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF KILLERS

    A criminologist and a former detective have a re-look at the Templeton murders.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️THE FIRST 48

    📲CI, 10pm

    🖥️Crime + Investigation Play

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    👁FRIDAY

    13 January

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    TOP PICK

    🆕📀DOG GONE

    Drama based on a true story about a father and son who search for their missing dog on the Appalachian Trail. The search is even more desperate because their pet needs regular medication and will die in two weeks without it.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SERVANT

    This is a decidedly weird drama that is curiously entertaining. Season 4 is the final season, which holds out the possibility that we may discover more about what Leanne really intends to do, and where the replacement baby comes from.

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕↔️HUNTERS

    Season 2 of this thriller begins. When intelligence is received that Adolf Hitler may still be alive and living in Argentina, the team reassembles in an effort to hunt him down.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    ⚽️🆕↔️SUPER LEAGUE: THE WAR FOR FOOTBALL

    Documentary

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕↔️THE TEST

    Documentary series looking at the Australian cricket team.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕↔️HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVE

    Brian Cox visits Miami.

    📲5SELECT, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕📀THE ESTATE

    Two sisters trying to ingratiate themselves to their dying aunt find that they are not the only ones after her property.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️FOOD UNWRAPPED

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️TRAVEL MAN: 48 HOURS IN VILNIUS

    📲Channel 4, 8.30pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️UNITED KINGDOM OF POP

    📲Sky Arts, 8.45pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️JON & LUCY’S ODD COUPLES

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️MURDER IN THE WICKED WEST

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 14 JANUARY 2022

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries. Pay per view on demand services are not included.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

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    👁SATURDAY

    14 January 2022

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    🆕⭕️GOOD LUCK TO YOU, LEO GRANDE

    Starring Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack in a comedy about the oldest profession.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕↔️CELEBRITY BRIDGE OF LIES

    📲BBC1, 6.05pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️MICHAEL McINTYRE’S BIG SHOW

    📲BBC1, 6.50pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕HANCOCK: VERY NEARLY AN ARMFUL

    Jack Lee looks back on the life and career of the comedian.

    📲Gold, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️KEEPING UP APPEARANCES: 30 YEARS OF LAUGHS

    📲Channel 5, 8.30pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️ATLANTIC CROSSING

    Crown Prince Olav arranges for his wife and children to sail to America when the Nazis invade Norway. They are settled in by President Roosevelt at the White House.

    📲Drama, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play (complete series available)

    🆕⭕️ONE WAY

    A girl on a bus with a criminal on board is riding into danger in this crime drama.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 9.50pm

    🖥️Now

    ⚽️DEADLINE DAY: FOOTBALL’S TRANSFER WINDOW

    📲Sky Documentaries, 2am

    🖥️Now

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    👁SUNDAY

    15 January

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    🆕↔️SERENGETI III

    The return of the dramatised natural history programme.

    📲BBC1, 4.35pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (complete series available)

    🆕↔️THE SIMPSONS

    📲Sky Showcase, 6pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕SOUTH AMERICA’S CURIOUS CHARACTERS

    📲National Geographic Wild, 6pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️DANCING ON ICE

    📲ITV1, 6.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️HOW TO LIVE TO 100

    📲Channel 4, 6.45pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️VERA

    A GP is found dead in a burnt out car.

    📲ITV1 8pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕CANARY ISLANDS: BORN OF FIRE

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney +

    🆕⭕️EIFFEL

    Gustave Eiffel meets resistance to his plan to build a 300-metre iron tower.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 9.50pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️BAD EDUCATION

    Stephen and Mitchell learn that one of them will be fired.

    📲BBC3, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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    👁MONDAY

    16 January

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    🆕⭕️BANK OF DAVE

    Drama about David Fishwick, who set up a community bank to help small businesses struggling to borrow money from their banks after the 2008 credit crunch.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️THE PRICE OF GLEE

    Docuseries about a TV show that received more than its fair share of controversy and tragedies.

    🖥️Discovery+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN

    The second series of this crime thriller about a family-run prison, where the owners’ own form of justice is applied to deal with problems.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️JUNIOR BAKE OFF

    📲Channel 4, 5pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️BELOW DECK

    📲E4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️MATERNAL

    Drama about the lives of three doctors who return to work following their maternity leave. They find their jobs even more demanding post-pandemic.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX (complete series)

    🆕↔️999: ON THE FRONT LINE

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE LAST OF US

    Drama series adapted from the popular video game where a strange fungus has turned people into cannibals. However, two have so far managed to survive the impact of the virus.

    📲Sky Atlantic, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️LOVE ISLAND

    📲ITV2, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️UNBELIEVABLE ME

    Stories of people who have to overcome their medical issues in living their lives.

    📲Quest Red, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    TOP PICK

    ↔️THE ROOK

    Another chance to watch this superior science fiction series. After waking up surrounded by dead bodies and no memory, Myfanwy Thomas is thrown into the world of the Checquy, a paranormal secret service where she’s a high-level operative known as a Rook, and finds that no-on can be trusted.

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 11.40pm

    🖥️All4

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    👁TUESDAY

    17 January

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    🆕↔️WINTERWATCH

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️KNOW YOUR S**T: INSIDE OUR GUTS

    The title says it all.

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️INDIA: THE MODI QUESTION

    Documentary about the Indian Prime Minister, including his thinking about the Muslims in his country.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE FAMILY PIE

    Comedy. Following the death of her parents, Nicole decides that she wants to sell the house, but her siblings are not agreeing to her plan.

    📲ITV1, 9.30pm

    🖥️ITVX (complete series)

    ↔️DEVIL IN THE WEB

    Internet crimes often take a devastating toll on their victims. Strangers can access the personal lives of others to harass, violate and even physically attack them. Once this type of crime occurs, it is difficult to get justice.

    📲ID, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕THE GIRL IN THE CELLAR: 8 YEARS UNDERGROUND

    The disturbing story of the 10-year-old girl who was kidnapped and taken hostage for 10 years.

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️BIG ZUU’S BIG EATS

    📲BBC3, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕GIVING IT STICK

    A look at the Highlanders who play the game of shinty.

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️GOLD, LIES & VIDEOTAPE

    Treasure hunters attempt to take ownership of a treasure trove.

    📲Discovery, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

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    👁WEDNESDAY

    18 January

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    🆕↔️NCIS

    Series 20 of this police drama begins.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️SURGEONS: AT THE EDGE OF LIFE

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE LOST PIRATE KINGDOM

    Documentary about the pirate rebublic that was operating in the Bahamas in the 18th century.

    📲Sky History, 10pm

    🖥️Now

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    👁THURSDAY

    19 January

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    🆕↔️JUNJI ITO MANIAC: JAPANESE TALES OF THE MACABRE

    Anime anthology.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕THE CHEMISTRY OF DEATH

    Crime drama. After a tragic loss, a well regarded forensic anthropologist quits his job to work as a village doctor. But then a woman’s body is discovered and the local police call on his knowledge to help them solve the crime. He’s not keen on the idea, but then another woman goes missing.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕📲THE SEX LIVES OF COLLEGE GIRLS

    Series 2 of this comedy drama begins.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️MURDOCH MYSTERIES

    Effie is left at the altar.

    📲Alibi, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD

    Animation.

    📲Comedy Central, 10pm

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️SHRILL

    Anne starts to date again.

    📲BBC3, 10.05pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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    👁FRIDAY

    20 January

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    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️TRUTH BE TOLD

    The third series begins. Poppy investigates the disappearance of a number of girls.

    🖥️Apple TV

    🆕↔️BAKE SQUAD

    American baking competition.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️PRIMAL SURVIVOR

    Documentary about Haben Auden and his travels across the Andes.

    📲National Geographic, 6pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️THE HANGING SUN

    A mother and her son are befriended by John, who turns out to be a hitman who has gone into hiding.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕⭕️BEN IS BACK

    Julia Roberts stars as a mother whose drug-addicted son returns home for Christmas. But her joy soon turns to despair as he creates emotional chaos for the whole family.

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕TOP OF THE POPS: MOST SHOCKING MOMENTS

    Backstage chaos exposed.

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 21 January 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

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    👁SATURDAY

    21 January 2023

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    🆕⭕️RIDE THE EAGLE

    Comedy drama about the tasks a man must undertake and complete before he can inherit his mother’s log cabin. An amusing, feel good movie!

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 6.30pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️STOCK AITKEN WATERMAN: LEGENDS OF POP

    📲Channel 5, 8.30pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️WWII LOST FILMS

    📲Sky History 2, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️FIGHT THE POWER: HOW HIP HOP CHANGED THE WORLD

    The first of four programmes devoted to hip-hop this evening until 12.30am on this channel.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕STOCK AITKEN WATERMAN: GREATEST HITS - PART 1

    📲Channel 5, 10.05pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️FACING EVIL

    A new series of murder documentaries.

    📲CBS Reality, 11pm

    🆕↔️BLOODY BOSTON

    📲CI, 11pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

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    👁SUNDAY

    22 January

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    🆕↔️MAGIC OF DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM

    📲National Geographic Wild, 6pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️ALICE

    Fantasy drama about an escaped slave who finds herself in 1973, where she has to catch up on what has been happening for the last 100 years.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️THE WARSHIP:TOUR OF DUTY

    We join HMS Queen Elizabeth on its maiden operational mission.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE HILLSIDE STRANGLER: DEVIL IN DISGUISE

    📲Sky Crime, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️S.W.A.T

    Hondo must deal with a major heroin crime gang in Bangkok.

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️NCIS: LOS ANGELES

    News comes through that a body has been found in Syria.

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    ↔️SCOTT & BAILEY

    Another chance to watch this excellent drama from the start.

    📲ITV3, 10pm

    🖥️ITVX

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    👁MONDAY

    23 January

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    🆕↔️UNDER THE VINES

    Continuation of the comedy drama as it starts season two. A man and a woman who live in the city inherit a vineyard in New Zealand. However, it is not in the best shape.

    🖥️Acorn

    🆕↔️DEFENDERS U.K.

    A woman is scammed out of £50,000.

    📲BBC1, 10am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BRIDGE OF LIES

    Quiz.

    📲BBC1, 4.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️WWII IN COLOUR: ROAD TO VICTORY

    📲PBS America, 8.35pm

    🆕⭕️FATHERHOOD

    Comedy drama. A new father loses his wife during the birth of their child. This true story shows how his initial uncertain steps lead to ultimate confidence in bringing up the child.

    📲Film4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕HOW THE HOLOCAUST BEGAN

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️SAS: WHO DARES WINS - JUNGLE HELL

    Reality show.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️EVERYONE ELSE BURNS

    Sitcom about a family who belong to a puritanical Christian sect. But their children are not so sympathetic to the cause.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕HUMZA: FORGIVING THE UNFORGIVABLE

    Humza Arushad agonises over how he could forgive the people who knifed his cousin.

    📲BBC1, 10.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER

    📲Sky Comedy, 11pm

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    24 January

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕PHYSICAL: 100

    South Korean show in which one hundred contestants compete in a gruelling competition.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️SUPER/NATURAL

    Amazing stories of animal alliances.

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️THE TRAITORS US

    📲BBC3, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️HITLER’S SECRET BOMB

    Looking at Hitler’s plans to go nuclear.

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕THE BODY IN THE BAG

    Documentary investigating the strange case of the GCHQ employee whose body was discovered in a locked duffel bag in his own bath.

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕STORYVILLE: THREE LIVES - A LENGTHENING

    Taking a look at a Jewish family living in a Polish village in 1938.

    📲BBC4, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    25 January

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️EXTRAORDINARY

    Superhero comedy series in which people in an alternate world acquire a superpower as they become adults.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️PHONE SCAMS: DON’T GET CAUGHT OUT

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️EMERGENCY: FIRST TIME MEDICS

    📲W, 8pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️SORT YOUR LIFE OUT

    Stacey Solomon helps families tidy up their homes.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE CATCH

    Psychological thriller about a struggling businessman whose daughter introduces him to her new very successful boyfriend. But the father is suspicious of him and has real concerns his daughter has made the wrong choice.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕WAGSPIRACY: VARDY v ROONEY

    If you can bear it….

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️AMANDA OWEN’S FARMING LIVES

    Starting in Shetland.

    📲More4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️GUESSABLE?

    Panel show.

    📲Comedy Central, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕BEYOND BURNS

    A programme about Scottish poets.

    📲BBC4, 10.50pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    26 January

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕KSI: IN REAL LIFE

    Louis Theroux is behind this documentary on JJ Olatunji, the YouTuber, rapper and boxer otherwise known as KSI.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕↔️DEEP FAKE NEIGHBOUR WARS

    Comedy series in which impressionists become famous celebrities shown as common or garden people having petty disputes with their neighbours.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️RECORD OF RAGNAROK

    Season two of the anime series. The gods give mankind a final opportunity to show they are worthy enough to avoid being annihilated.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕TREE KANGAROOS: GHOSTS OF THE FOREST

    📲National Geographic Wild, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️BANGERS AND CASH

    📲Yesterday, 8pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕BOTCHED: INSIDE THE BEAUTY BUSINESS

    A ‘Tonight’ documentary.

    📲ITV1, 8.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️GRAYSON PERRY’S FULL ENGLISH

    A tour of England to collect items for an exhibition.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    27 January

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️SHOTGUN WEDDING

    Romantic comedy. A couple’s big day is severely disrupted when armed terrorists invade the resort and take hostages.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕⭕️LOCKWOOD & CO

    Three teenagers in an alternate reality plagued by ghosts team up to establish their own paranormal investigation agency.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SHRINKING

    Jimmy is a therapist who has recently lost his wife and finds himself bereft, resorting to drinks and drugs, despite all the help those close to him are offering.

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕⭕️TEEN WOLF: THE MOVIE

    Werewolf Scott and his accomplices take on their deadliest enemies.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️YOU PEOPLE

    When Jewish Ezra Cohen strikes up a romance with a black woman, Anita Mohammed, trouble awaits when they meet their prospective in-laws.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️WOLF PACK

    Drama telling the story of a terrifying creature that is woken up by a wildfire.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️JURASSIC WORLD: DOMINION

    Biosyn agents attempt to find Maisie Lockwood.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️CHICAGO MED

    Season 8 of this drama series commences. Scott makes a life-changing decision.

    📲Sky Witness, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️CHICAGO FIRE

    Season 11 begins. Kidd and Severide’s honeymoon is interrupted by a dangerous person from their past.

    📲Sky Witness, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️SECRETS OF THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE CRUISE SHIP

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER(S)

    Documentary on the Auschwitz Nazi death camp and why there were so few war crimes prosecutions.

    📲More4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕NO ASYLUM: THE UNTOLD CHAPTER OF ANNE FRANK’S STORY

    📲Sky History

    🖥️Now

    🆕MICK FLEETWOOD & FRIENDS CELEBRATE THE MUSIC OF PETER GREEN

    📲Sky Arts, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    ⚽️🆕↔️FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️CHICAGO PD

    New season 10 of this drama series begins. Voight faces a new threat as he tries to keep the neighbourhood clean.

    📲Sky Witness, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️THE LAST LEG

    Satirical look at the events of the last week.

    📲Channel 4, 10.05

    🖥️All4

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 28 January 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.


    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    28 January 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕THE WELSH VALLEY THAT WON THE LOTTERY

    📲Channel 4, 6.05pm

    🆕⭕️HUSTLERS

    Employees of a strip club turn against their clients by drugging and stealing from important visitors to the club.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕JEFF BECK: LIVE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

    📲Sky Arts, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕⭕️DEAR ELIZABETH

    An office worker is asked to organise a college reunion, but when he pesters actress Elizabeth Banks to attend, she starts issuing restraining orders against him.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 10.30pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    ↔️WHITE LINES

    Another chance to see this drama in which Zoe goes to Ibiza to investigate her brother’s disappearance, where she reconnects with his friend, Marcus. But does he know something he’s not telling her? Zoe quickly heads down a decadent and dangerous path…

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 10.35pm

    🖥️ Netflix

    🆕LATER…WITH JOOLS HOLLAND: US HIP-HOP

    📲BBC2, 11pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️COUNTDOWN

    When a nurse’s app that predicts the time of a patient’s death tells her that she only has three days to live, the horror begins.

    📲Film4, 11.50pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    29 January

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️THE ANDREW NEIL SHOW

    📲Channel 4, 6pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️WORLD’S MOST SECRET HOTELS

    Documentary which takes a look at the most hidden and remote hotels around the world.

    📲Channel 4, 6.45pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕DON QUIXOTE

    Performed by the Birmingham Royal Ballet.

    📲BBC4, 7.45pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️BIG GOLD BRICK

    Amusing comedy about a man who is run over by a car and is hired by the driver as his biographer to try to make up for it.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕JEREMY CLARKSON: KING OF CONTROVERSY

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️SURVIVING R KELLY: THE FINAL CHAPTER

    Documentary in which survivors and their families relate their stories.

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕THE STASI: SECRETS, LIES & BRITISH SPIES

    📲ITV1, 10.15pm

    🖥️ITVX

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    30 January

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️PRISONER OF THE PROPHET

    Documentary about a woman who was forced into marriage within a fundamentalist Mormon cult. She lives to tell the tale of the indignities she was forced to endure and the traumatic escape she made from the tyranny of the leader of this cult.

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️PUTIN Vs THE WEST

    Documentary series

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕BEAST FROM THE EAST

    Documentary about the big freeze of 2018.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE ROYALS: A HISTORY OF SCANDALS

    📲More4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️RUSSIA 1985-1999: TRAUMAZONE

    Documentary about what it was like for people in Russia during the period.

    📲BBC4, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BERMUDA TRIANGLE: INTO CURSED WATERS

    Documentary looking into why 27 US aviators and crew vanished in 1945.

    📲Sky History, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️BUFFERING

    Return of the comedy series.

    📲ITV2, 10.05pm

    🖥️ITVX (complete box set)

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    31 January

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕PAMELA, A LOVE STORY

    Revealing documentary about former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️GREAT BRITISH MENU

    Professional chefs come up with creations based on cartoon characters.

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBCi-Player

    🆕EMILY ATACK: ASKING FOR IT?

    The comedian explores unwanted attention and why women generally seem to be getting the blame for it.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕BLOOD MONEY: THE CURSE OF BRINK’S-MAT ROBBERY

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕CASA SUSANNA

    A ‘Storyville’ documentary about a location established over 60 years ago where cross-dressers could feel free to be themselves.

    📲BBC4, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    1 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️GUNTHER’S MILLIONS

    The extraordinary story of a German Shepherd dog who inherited a $400 million fortune and now lives a life of luxury.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER

    After the death of T’Challa, his mother and sister try to protect their nation from the new dangers that present themselves.

    🖥️Disney+

    👬🆕↔️THE PROUD FAMILY

    Second season of this animation about a teenage girl who is trying to find her way through her teenage years.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕THE MAGICAL WORLD OF MOSS

    This programme takes a look at moss-covered places around the world.

    📲BBC4, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BLOOD AND TREASURE

    As Danny and Lexi finish tracking down the last of Farouk’s black market antiquities, they begin to make their plans for the future, but they are derailed when the Vatican is attacked by terrorists.

    📲Sky Sci-Fi, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️MURDER NEXT DOOR

    📲Sky Crime, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕⭕️PARANORMAL: CAUGHT ON CAMERA - TOP 100

    📲Blaze, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    TOP PICK

    ↔️FORTUNES OF WAR

    Another chance to see this drama series starring Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh. War breaks out as newly-married Guy and Harriet set out on a journey across Europe and into the heart of the Balkans, to Romania, where an uneasy neutrality begins.

    📲BBC4, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BUILDING BRITAIN’S SUPERHOMES

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️CHARLOTTE IN SUNDERLAND

    Charlotte Crosby shows off her home town.

    📲BBC3, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    2 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER

    Popular country singer Loretta Lynn’s story of rags to riches success told by those who knew her.

    🖥️Paramount+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️NOLLY

    Drama telling the story of Noele Gordon’s rise and unexpected fall from her long-running TV series ‘Crossroads’.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕THE REAL NONNY

    This documentary is an accompaniment to the ITVX drama series.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️UNITED STATES OF TARA

    US comedy drama.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕FREERIDGE

    Comedy spin-off from ‘On My Block’ about four teenagers who have to work out how to escape from a curse that is bringing them bad luck.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️EAT THE TOWN

    Finding the best places to stay for food and things to do.

    📲BBC Scotland, 8.30pm

    🆕COLD CASE FORENSICS: THE MURDER OF RACHEL NICKELL

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️THE ROOKIE

    Officer John Nolan is once again face-to-face with serial killer Rosalind.

    📲Sky Witness, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕📲CHRISTINA IN THE COUNTRY

    📲HGTV, 10pm

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    3 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️YOUR HONOR

    The second season of this story about a highly respected judge who breaks the law to save his son, who was involved in a hit and run accident involving the son of a dangerous criminal. As an imprisoned and demoralised man following the death of his son, he is given hope that the criminal who posed such a threat to them can be brought down when an attorney approaches him with a proposition.

    🖥️Paramount+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️DEAR EDWARD

    A 12-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a plane crash who must deal with the injuries he sustained as well as the death of his family.

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕↔️HARLEM

    The second series of this comedy about three female friends living their lives in Harlem.

    📲Amazon Prime

    🆕TRUE SPIRIT

    True story of Jessica Wilson and her bid to be the youngest person to sail alone and without assistance around the world, without breaks!

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕KEVIN SINFIELD: GOING THE EXTRA MILE

    📲BBC2, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕AMOL RAJAN INTERVIEWS BILL GATES

    📲BBC2, 7.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️FATHER STU

    Drama about a former boxer and actor who becomes a Catholic priest and falls in love with a member of the Church.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️HOTEL PORTOFINO

    Period drama which was first shown on Britbox, set in 1926 about an eccentric family of hoteliers and their fussy guests at an Italian resort.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX (complete box set)

    🆕↔️COPS UNCENSORED

    📲CI, 10pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕↔️SIX NATIONS SIN BIN

    Preview of the Six Nations Championships.

    📲BBC1, 12.30am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕FATBOY SLIM: RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW

    📲Sky Documentaries, 2.10am

    🖥️Now

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 4 February 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.


    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    4 February 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕MADNESS: THE GET UP

    Two programmes on the band follow on this channel.

    📲Sky Arts, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕⭕️DAKOTA

    A war widow struggling to maintain her farm is gifted a dog from Afghanistan and her life starts to change.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕ROY ORBISON AT THE BBC

    The first of an evening of Roy Orbison programmes tonight on this channel.

    📲BBC2, 8.50pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕OPEN ALL HOURS: 50 YEARS OF LAUGHTER

    📲Channel 5, 8.50pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️NORTH SEA CONNECTION

    A fishing boat skipper puts in place drastic measures to protect his family from a drugs cartel.

    📲BBC4, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (complete box set)

    🆕↔️THE INCREDIBLE DR POL

    Documentary about the work of a team of veterinary surgeons.

    📲National Geographic Wild, 9pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕FATBOY SLIM: RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW

    Documentary about the popular Big Beach Boutique II in Brighton.

    📲Sky Showcase, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    5 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕HOW TO BAG A BARGAIN HOLIDAY

    Tips from trade industry experts.

    📲Channel 5, 7pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️BILLIE AND GREG: THE FAMILY DIARIES

    📲ITVBe, 7.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕⭕️TOP GUN: MAVERICK

    Pete Mitchell, AKA Maverick, is asked to train a new team for a hazardous assignment.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕📲THE CRUISE: WELCOME ABOARD!

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕⭕️SERGIO LEONE: THE ITALIAN WHO INVENTED AMERICA

    📲Sky Documentaries, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    6 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️MY NAME IS REEVA: AND I WAS MURDERED BY OSCAR PISTORIUS

    Documentary series about this controversial murder for which the paralympian was convicted of committing.

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️THE CLINIC

    Season 3 of this medical drama begins.

    🖥️Acorn

    🆕↔️24/7 PET HOSPITAL

    📲BBC1, 10am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️CLAIMED AND SHAMED

    📲BBC1, 10.30am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕📲FOUR IN A BED

    📲Channel 4, 5pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️SPRING WALKS

    📲BBC4, 7.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BELOW DECK: MEDITERRANEAN

    📲E4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️AIR CRASH INVESTIGATION

    📲National Geographic

    🖥️Disney+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    7 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️WHITNEY HOUSTON & BOBBI KRISTINA: DIDN’T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL

    Documentary on the singer and her daughter Bobbi, who both died separately having taken drugs overdoses.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕THE SHAMIMA BEGUM STORY

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️ROYAL AUTOPSY

    King Charles II.

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    🆕CONSENT

    Drama. When a schoolgirl awakes in the morning, she is aware that something has happened to her, but she is not sure what it was.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕GIRL, TAKEN

    Documentary about a newborn snatched from a Cape Town hospital in 1997 and how she was eventually reunited with her real family.

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕⭕️BODY BROKERS

    A junkie attending a rehabilitation programme learns that the centre is a cover for fraudulent activities.

    📲Film4, 11.20pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕⭕️ALL THAT BREATHES

    Documentary about a bird hospital that tends to injured black kites.

    📲Sky Documentaries, 2am

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    8 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️ON THE LINE

    A radio presenter is threatened on air by a man who has taken his family hostage at his house and wired the radio station with cameras and explosives.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕⭕️BILL RUSSELL: LEGEND

    Documentary on the basketball player and civil rights activist.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️ASSEMBLED

    Behind the scenes in the making of Wakanda Forever.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️GOLD DIVERS

    📲Discovery, 8pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️THE ROOKIE: FEDS

    At 48, Simone is the oldest newbie to have joined the FBI. She soon finds herself in various dangerous situations. However, her father is not impressed, not least because he has no time for the police.

    📲Sky Witness, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️PAMELA’S GARDEN OF EDEN

    📲More4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

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    👁THURSDAY

    9 February

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    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️YOU

    The first five episodes of season 4 begins. The next episodes will appear from 9 March. After murdering his wife and faking his own death, Joe with his new identity starts work on his next project - a librarian called Marienne.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️GHISLAINE MAXWELL: PARTNER IN CRIME

    Documentary series which looks at Ghislaine Maxwell’s role in assisting Jeffrey Epstein to commit his crimes.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕OASIS: THERE WE WERE…NOW HERE WE ARE

    Documentary on the rock band.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️ISRAEL: A TWICE PROMISED LAND

    📲PBS America, 8.30pm

    🖥️Freeview Play

    🆕↔️FUNNY WOMAN

    Comedy drama. A beauty queen aspires for better and decides to audition for the pilot of a comedy show.

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY: GETTING THIN ABROAD

    British people go for weight loss surgery in Turkey.

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️1923

    Prequel to ‘Yellowstone’. The Dutton family live through the Great Depression, the ‘Dustbowl’ and prohibition years.

    📲Channel 5, 10pm (1st episode only)

    🖥️Paramount+ (entire box set)

    🆕↔️TONIGHT WITH TARGET

    Topical discussions and music.

    📲BBC3, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️SOUTH PARK

    Animation.

    📲Comedy Central, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕HIPLIFE REWIND

    📲BBC3, 11.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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    👁FRIDAY

    10 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️AT MIDNIGHT

    Sophie is a film star who discovers that her boyfriend, also starring in the film being made, is cheating.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️SOMEBODY I USED TO KNOW

    When Alison returns to the town where she used to live, she encounters her ex-boyfriend, who is now engaged to another. But they find their affection for each other has not died.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕⭕️YOUR PLACE OR MINE

    Two American ex-lovers living on opposite sides of the country decide to swap lives for a week, but he starts to think about his relationship with her and wonders if the spark can be re-ignited.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SACHA

    A successful lawyer finds herself in custody for attempted murder, but is anxious to keep her dark past of abuse secret from the authorities to protect her daughter.

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️CLARKSON’S FARM

    Season 2 of Jeremy Clarkson’s fumbling attempts at running a farm.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕⭕️ORPHAN: FIRST KILL

    Prequel to the 2009 film, ‘Orphan’. A psychopath with a medical condition that gives her the appearance of a nine-year-old girl poses as the missing daughter of a rich family.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️THE RAILWAY CHILDREN RETURN

    Lily, Pattie and Ted are World War II evacuees who are moved to the country and have to adapt to their new lives.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕WILLIE NELSON & WYNSTON MARSALIS: LIVE AT THE LINCOLN CENTRE

    📲Sky Arts, 9.30pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕SAM SMITH LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

    📲BBC1, 11.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 11 February 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

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    👁SATURDAY

    11 February 2023

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    🆕↔️BETTANY HUGHES’ TREASURES OF THE WORLD

    📲Channel 4, 7pm

    🖥️All4 (Complete box set)

    🆕THE LION PRIDE NEXT DOOR

    📲National Geographic Wild, 7pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕THE BRIT AWARDS: RED CARPET

    📲ITV2, 7.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕LOVE SONGS AT THE BBC: VOLUME 2

    Part of an evening of music on this channel to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️LIVING WILD: HOW TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE

    This series is about people who have decided to build new lives for themselves out in the wilds. The first programme goes to the Arctic Circle…

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4 (complete box set)

    🆕THE BRIT AWARDS

    From the O2 Arena in London.

    📲ITV1, 8.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕⭕️INFINITE

    A man comes to realise that he has been reincarnated many times previously.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕HEARTBREAKERS AT THE BBC

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕FRANK BOUGH: NATIONAL TREASURE, NATIONAL DISGRACE

    Exploring the career of the TV presenter.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕PETER GABRIEL: TAKING THE PULSE - LIVE IN VERONA

    📲Sky Arts, 11pm

    🖥️Now

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    👁SUNDAY

    12 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️UPTOWN OTTERS

    📲Sky Nature and Sky Showcase, 4pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️DINOSAUR WITH STEPHEN FRY

    📲Channel 5, 7pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕SRI LANKA: LEOPARD DYNASTY

    📲National Geographic Wild, 7pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS ROADS

    📲Dave, 8pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE GOLD

    New drama starring Hugh Bonneville. When armed thieves break into the Brink’s-Mat security depot, they find rather more than they had anticipated.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️GUY MARTIN’S POWER TRIP

    Looking at how Britain makes electricity.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕⭕️KURSK: THE LAST MISSION

    The crew of a Russian submarine become trapped on the floor of the ocean after a series of explosions on board.

    📲BBC2, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕STRIPPERS, SPIES AND RUSSIAN MONEY

    A ‘Dispatches’ documentary about Russia’s attempts to undermine Britain’s democracy.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    ↔️McMAFIA

    Another chance to see this excellent 8-part series from the BBC.

    📲Drama, 10pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕⭕️PARADISE CITY

    A man seeks vengeance for the killer of his father, but is he taking on more than he can chew?

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 10.30pm

    🖥️Now

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    👁MONDAY

    13 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️AFTER THE TRIAL

    Some members of a jury in a murder case start to worry whether they have made a mistake and let a killer walk free, so they decide to investigate the case themselves.

    🖥️Acorn TV

    🆕↔️ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP

    📲BBC1, 3.45pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️RICK STEIN’S CORNWALL

    📲BBC 2, 6.30pm

    🆕COPS, CASH AND FRAUDSTERS

    A ‘Panorama’ documentary.

    📲BBC1, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️EXTREME SISTERS

    📲TLC, 8pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕ANDREA BOCELLI: THE JOURNEY

    📲Sky Arts, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️SCARLETT’S DRIVING SCHOOL

    📲BBC1, 8.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️BETTER

    After her son has a brush with death, a corrupt detective attempts to make amends for her misdeeds but realises she must betray the dangerous drugs baron she has been working for.

    📲BBC 1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BUBBLE & SQUEAK MURDER: THE KILLING OF DAVID JACKSON

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕↔️THE AGENCY: UNFILTERED

    Exploring the world of influencers.

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️INSIDE AMY SCHUMER

    📲Comedy Central, 11pm

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    14 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️JONATHAN ROSS: MUST-WATCH FILMS

    A monthly series on some of Jonathan’s favourite films.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️THE CONNERS

    Season 3 of this comedy series begins.

    📲Sky Comedy

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️INSIDE OUR AUTISTIC MINDS

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️LOVE YOU TO DEATH

    📲Sky Crime, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️MEET, MARRY, MURDER

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕↔️TAGGED: WE’RE WATCHING YOU

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕FIRST DATES VALENTINE’S

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕THE SPY IN YOUR MOBILE

    A ‘Storyville’ documentary looking into the Pegasus spyware.

    📲BBC4, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕UNTOLD: CHEAT DETECTIVES

    📲Channel 4, 11.05pm

    🖥️-All4

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    👁WEDNESDAY

    15 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️FULL SWING

    Documentary about the PGA Tour and the threat from LVI Golf poaching players with its extremely generous contract offers.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️GUCCI, SEX, MONEY AND POWER

    Documentary series following the fall and rise of the fashion house.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️SECRET LIFE OF THE FOREST

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕⭕️HEREDITARY

    A woman has to contend with her emotions as her family disintegrates before her eyes and, worse, when her mother dies she must deal with the horrors she leaves behind.

    📲Film4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️THE PIANO

    Claudia Winkleman goes on the hunt for talented piano players.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    ↔️EDGE OF DARKNESS

    Another chance to see this three-part drama in which a police officer discovers that his murdered daughter was also an eco-terrorist.

    📲BBC4, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️SCOTLAND’S GREATEST ESCAPE

    Discovering noteworthy places to visit in Scotland.

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🆕↔️KILLERS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA

    📲CBS Reality, 10pm

    🖥️CBS Catchup Channels UK

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    👁THURSDAY

    16 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE TWELVE

    An Australian jury is torn over whether the accused woman before them is guilty of her niece’s murder.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕PRUE & DANNY’S DEATH ROAD TRIP

    The pair investigate the advantages and disadvantages of assisted dying.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️THE GREAT STINK OF 1858

    The facts behind the awful smell that afflicted Londoners at the time.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕FIX OR FAIL

    This programme follows successful businessman Ryan Howsam, as he invests and supports two ambitious start-up businesses.

    📲5SELECT, 10.25pm

    🖥️My 5

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    👁FRIDAY

    17 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️SHARPER

    The manager of a bookshop and a student of literature form a romantic relationship, and both of them have secrets. But a con artist shakes both their lives to the core. The criminal also has designs on a widowed billionaire, who has also fallen in love. But he is not a nice man at all and has no time for those who are weak. Will the con artist be able to convince him that he is genuine so that he can scam him?

    🖥️Apple TV

    🆕↔️HELLO, TOMORROW!

    Comedy fantasy which is curiously set in 1950s America but in a futuristic setting. The head of a sales team busily tries selling timeshares on the moon.

    🖥️Apple TV

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️CARNIVAL ROW

    The second series begins. In a world of supernatural creatures known as fae, Inspector Philostrate must confront his half-fae heritage. This reality means he is not really accepted by humans or fae.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️STAR TREK: PICARD

    Jean-Luv Picard decides to go on a final mission to deal with a distress call from his old friend Dr Beverly Crusher.

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕↔️GARDENERS’ WORLD

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️BULLET TRAIN

    A hitman decides to take one final mission involving a briefcase on an ultra fast high speed Japanese train.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🆕↔️EVIL ENCOUNTERS

    📲Sky History 2, 9pm

    🆕THE NATIONAL COMEDY AWARDS FOR STAND UP TO CANCER

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN ROAD TRIP: SOUTH EAST ASIA

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 9pm

    🆕↔️GUY GARVEY: FROM THE VAULTS

    📲Sky Arts, 10.15pm

    🆕↔️COUPLES THERAPY

    📲BBC2, 11.05

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BATTLE OF THE ALPHAS

    📲Sky Nature, 2am

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 18 February 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.


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    👁SATURDAY

    18 February 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️BATTLE OF THE ALPHAS

    📲Sky Nature, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️STARSTRUCK

    Olly Murs presents his singing contest.

    📲ITV1, 8.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕MOVIE THEMES AT THE BBC

    Songs from the films.

    📲BBC2, 8.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕CARRY ON: SECRETS & SCANDALS

    📲Channel 5, 8.40pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕⭕️LAMBORGHINI: THE MAN BEHIND THE LEGEND

    Biopic about the Lamborghini and its founder.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 10.15pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕LOVE YOU TILL TUESDAY

    Archive film of David Bowie, mime artist, who was trying to make it into the world of pop.

    📲Sky Arts, 10.20pm

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    19 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕BAFTA FILM AWARDS

    From the Royal Festival Hall, London.

    📲BBC1, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️SECRETS OF THE JURASSIC DINOSAURS

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️BRIAN AND CHARLES

    A lonely inventor puts together a robot from bits and pieces of junk, which comes to life with a bolt of lightning in this comedy set in and around a Welsh cottage.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️GO HARD OR GO HOME

    Eight young people are assigned a ‘warrior’ to help them through extreme physical challenges.

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕WHO KILLED LIN AND MEGHAN RUSSELL?

    Documentary on what happened on the afternoon of the brutal murder of a mother and her daughter.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️FRED WEST: THE GLASGOW GIRLS

    Documentary on the serial killer.

    📲Sky Crime, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️TRAFFICKED WITH MARIANA VAN ZELLER

    📲National Geographic, 9pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕UKRAINE FROM ABOVE: SECRETS FROM THE FRONTLINE

    With sign language.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    ↔️YELLOWJACKETS

    Another opportunity for you to watch this drama about a girls’ soccer team who survive an aeroplane crash.

    📲Sky Atlantic, 10.10pm

    🖥️Now

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    👁MONDAY

    20 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️FAMILY LAW

    A lawyer finds that she must work with her estranged father and half-siblings in their family business.

    🖥️Acorn TV

    🆕MARC MÁRQUEZ: ALL IN

    Sports documentary about the MotoGP world champion.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕↔️CAUGHT RED HANDED

    📲BBC1, 10am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️A NEW LIFE IN THE SUN: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

    📲Channel 4, 4pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕RUSSIA AT WAR: PUTIN’S HOME FRONT

    📲Sky Documentaries and Sky Showcase, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️PAROLE

    Documentary series looking at the workings of the parole system.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️POLICE: SUSPECT NO 1

    Documentary series.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER

    📲Sky Comedy, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕INSIDE RUSSIA: TRAITORS AND HEROES

    A ‘Storyville’ documentary.

    📲BBC4, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️HELP! I WRECKED MY HOUSE

    📲HGTV, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️THE CHALLENGE UK

    Mark Wright hosts.

    📲Channel 5, 11.05pm

    🖥️My5

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    👁TUESDAY

    21 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️THE CHALLENGE U.K.

    16 celebrities compete in this reality contest for a £100,000 prize.

    🖥️Paramount+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️DESPERATE MEASURES

    When her son is involved in a drugs deal that goes wrong, she turns to desperate measures to find the money so that he can pay back the cash to save his life.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕UKRAINE’S WAR DIARIES

    A ‘Panorama’ documentary.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕U-BOAT WARGAMERS

    This documentary-cum-drama tells the true story about a group of mathematicians and accountants work together with the aim of winning the Battle of the Atlantic in World War II.

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE EQUALISER

    In the start of this third series, it’s Robyn who needs help this time after being kidnapped.

    📲Sky Witness, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️MY DNA MYSTERY

    📲Quest Red, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️KATIE PRICE’S MUCKY MANSION

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕THE DANGEROUS RISE OF ANDREW TATE

    Documentary about the controversial social media influencer.

    📲BBC3, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE WOMEN WHO CHANGED MODERN SCOTLAND

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️UNTOLD

    Programme showing the poor state of social housing.

    📲Channel 4, 11.05pm

    🖥️All4

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    👁WEDNESDAY

    22 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️BANDIT

    Having escaped from prison, Gilbert Galvin Junior spends his time robbing banks over the border in Canada in this drama based on a true story.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️FLEISHMAN IS IN TROUBLE

    When the divorced wife of a doctor drops off their two children with him late at night, she fails to return and he starts to worry about what has happened to her.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️MURDAUGH MURDERS: A SOUTHERN SCANDAL

    Corruption and murder documentary series.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️THE STRAYS

    Horror film. A woman's meticulously crafted life of privilege starts to unravel when two strangers show up in her quaint suburban town.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️NOCEBO

    A fashion designer succumbs to a mystery illness and there does not seem to be a cure in sight. But then an au pair turns up claiming to have a cure, but how does she know so much about her?

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕CON GIRL

    Documentary series about Australian woman who has assumed many false identities to defraud victims worldwide.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️MAKING IT HOME WITH KORTNEY & KENNY

    New property series.

    📲ITV Be, 6pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️STACEY DOOLEY SLEEPS OVER USA

    📲W, 10pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕DJANGO & DJANGO

    📲Sky Documentaries, 2am

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    23 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️YOU & ME

    Three young people living together in London have their lives upended. Ben finds his life changed when a catastrophe strikes on the happiest day of his life; Emma hides a tragedy behind her success; and Jess has her life changed on a day when she is running to catch her bus.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕THE ROB KNOX STORY

    This documentary tells of the tragedy that befell Rob Knox just days after filming as the character Marcus Belby in ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️OUTER BANKS

    Season three begins. Things are about to change for this band of misfits. After losing their gold to the Camerons and washing ashore on a desert island last season, the Pogues are embarking on their greatest treasure hunt yet. This time, their quest will take them to El Dorado, the lost city of gold.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕BONDI FOREVER

    Personalities discuss the legacy of Australia’s Bondi Beach.

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 8.20pm

    🆕↔️ASTEROID RUSH

    📲PBS America, 8.35pm

    🆕LIFE AND WAR: UKRAINE A YEAR ON

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕THE SUPERVET: SAFARI SPECIAL

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️HOMICIDE: HOURS TO KILL

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    24 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE CONSULTANT

    Jobs are at risk when a consultant is charged with improving productivity at a gaming company.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕⭕️DIE HART

    Kevin Hart plays himself as he tries to make it as a film star.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️LIAISON

    The hunt is on for two Syrian hackers while a possible cyber attack on the Thames Barrier is investigated.

    🖥️Apple TV+

    🆕↔️THE RELUCTANT TRAVELLER

    Eugene Levy visits various locations in the world in this travel series.

    🖥️Apple TV+

    🆕⭕️WE HAVE A GHOST

    A celebrity psychic is taken on to assist a family who find a ghost in their new home.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️FORMULA 1: DRIVE TO SURVIVE

    Season five begins.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️10 TRUTHS ABOUT LOVE

    Hannah, a thriving romance columnist, thinks she’s got life and love figured out, but in truth she doesn’t find love easy. At the same time, her editor hires a new writer, Liam, to work with her and give the column a male perspective. But they clash over their approach and sparks fly. To prove himself, Liam offers to help Hannah get her ex-boyfriend back. But, in the process of proving each other wrong, they begin to realize they may be right for each other.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️PARTY DOWN

    Revival of the comedy series about a catering team in the US.

    📲Lionsgate+

    🆕⭕️THE INDEPENDENT

    A reporter unrelentingly tries to reveal fraudulent activity in a US presidential election.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕BARGAIN HOLIDAYS: GET THE BEST DEALS

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️BEYOND PARADISE

    ‘Death in Paradise’ spinoff. DI Humphrey Goodman leaves the Caribbean to move to Shipton Abbott back in Blighty, where he finds himself just as busy investigating weird crimes as before.

    📲BBC1, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️GOGGLEBOX

    More armchair critics.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️WOMEN WHO ROCK

    📲Sky Arts, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️SIGNS OF A PSYCHOPATH

    📲Quest Red, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️BLACK TRAVEL ACROSS AMERICA

    📲National Geographic, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️MURDER UNDER THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕⭕️BULL

    Bull returns after 10 years to find everyone involved in the gang that left him for dead and kidnapped his son. He is determined to make them pay.

    📲Film4, 10.50pm

    🖥️All4

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 25 February 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    25 February 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️THREE DAY MILLIONAIRE

    A trawler worker makes plans to steal from his boss, with help from his fellow workers.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️MICHAEL McINTYRE’S THE WHEEL

    📲BBC1, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️ANT & DEC’S SATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY

    📲ITV1, 7pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️HARRY WILD INVESTIGATES

    Mystery drama. A retired professor resolves to give her police detective son a hand.

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕PINK LIVE IN THE PIANO ROOM

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕LINDA RONSTADT: THE SOUND OF MY VOICE

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE JONATHAN ROSS SHOW

    📲ITV1, 9.40pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕⭕️THE INVITATION

    Gothic horror in which a poor girl called Nathalie finds out that she is related to a rich family. When she is invited to a wedding, she becomes infatuated with Walter De Ville, but there are some surprises in store.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕THE MURDER OF ARTHUR LABINJO-HUGHES: A FAKING IT SPECIAL

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    26 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕THE DEVIL’S ACADEMY

    Documentary about an apparent mass demonic possession at Miami Aerospace Academy in 1979.

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕⭕️WHERE IS ANNE FRANK?

    Animation. In a future Amsterdam, where Anne Frank’s name can be found everywhere, Kitty goes in search of her.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️ENDEAVOUR

    Morse investigates a popular Oxford orchestra after a murder takes place.

    📲ITV1, 8pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕UNTOLD: THE SECRET WORLD OF INCELS

    Documentary about men whose hostility towards women derives from their failure to attract them.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕FIRE OF LOVE

    Documentary on volcanologists.

    📲National Geographic, 10pm

    🖥️Disney+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    27 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️COASTAL DEFENDERS

    📲BBC2, 6.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️IMPERFECT MURDER

    Documenting the carefully planned schemes of murderers and potential killers which fell apart, ultimately leading to justice being served.

    📲CI, 8pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕↔️AIRPORT SECURITY: FIRST CLASS ROME

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️UNFORGOTTEN

    A severed leg is found inside a chimney.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX (complete box set)

    🆕↔️BRONSON: FIT TO BE FREE?

    Will Charles Bronson be deemed fit for release?

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🆕↔️LAST MAN STANDING

    📲Comedy Central, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️SEX, ACTUALLY WITH ALICE LEVINE

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    28 February

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕A WHOLE LIFETIME WITH JAMIE DEMETRIOU

    The comedian takes us on a journey through life until death through songs and sketches.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE DIPLOMAT

    A bereaved father arrives in Barcelona from the UK to identify his son’s body, but he suspects the jet-ski accident that killed him was not, actually, an accident.

    📲Alibi, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play (complete box set)

    🆕THE MORMONS ARE COMING

    Documentary.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE GIRL IN THE BOX: THE KIDNAPPING OF STEPHANIE SLATER

    Documentary.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️HOME GREEK HOME

    Home renovation in Greece.

    📲More4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️AWAKE SURGERY

    📲Quest Red, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️DRAIN THE OCEANS: DEEP DIVE

    📲National Geographic, 10pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕CORMAN’S WORLD: EXPLOITS OF A HOLLYWOOD REBEL

    📲Sky Arts, 2.15am

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    1 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️1939: SECRETS OF HOLLYWOOD’S GOLDEN YEAR

    Two-part documentary revisiting the films of that year, including what went into making them.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️CHEAT

    Game show of bluff and getting away with it - or not!

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️THE MANDALORIAN

    Series 3 of the Star Wars spin-off begins.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️ABBOTT ELEMENTARY

    The second series of the comedy mockumentary about a poorly funded school in Philadelphia.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️THE GADGET SHOW: SHOP SMART, SAVE MONEY

    📲Channel 5, 7pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️KIRSTIE AND PHIL’S LOVE IT OR LIST IT: BRILLIANT BUILDS

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️SAVING LIVES IN LEEDS

    Following the medical staff employed by Leeds Hospitals Trust.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️DJANGO

    The second series of this Western begins. Django has tracked down the whereabouts of his daughter to New Babylon, which is ruthlessly ruled by ultra-religious Elizabeth Thurman.

    📲Sky Atlantic, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    2 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️FALL

    Becky is taken to a 2,000 feet tower to get over a climbing tragedy. You might call this a tall story from a very high place.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕MONIQUE OLIVIER: ACCESSORY TO EVIL

    Crime documentary.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️SEX/LIFE

    This is the second series of the drama. An ex returns into the life of a mother-of-two children.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️SOCIAL MEDIA MURDERS

    The second series looking at cases in which social media brought together victims with their killers.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️ISLE OF WIGHT: JEWEL OF THE SOUTH

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️INTO THE GRAND CANYON WITH NICK KNOWLES

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️MURDER IN THE PACIFIC

    Documentary about the bombing of Greenpeace’s ‘Rainbow Warrior’ when it was in Auckland Harbour in 1985.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (complete box set)

    🆕↔️PLANET INSECT

    Documentary on the extraordinary lives of insects.

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 9pm

    🆕STEPHEN FRY: WILLEM & FRIEDA - DEFYING THE NAZIS

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️MOTOR PICKERS

    📲Quest, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕ANOREXIC

    Documentary about the eating disorder.

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    3 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️NEXT IN FASHION

    The second series of the fashion competition series where young designers compete for a $200,000 prize.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️DAISY JONES & THE SIX

    Daisy, a singer/songwriter, wants to make the big time when she meets Billy Dunne, a front man looking for a record deal. When Daisy joins the band, everything starts happening - bad as well as good.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕FINDING MICHAEL

    Spencer Matthews journeys to Mount Everest with an expedition team to see if he can find his brother, who went missing shortly after becoming the youngest UK citizen to get to the top of the mountain.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️HOME FOR A ROYAL HEART

    An estate agent attempts to prevent the redevelopment of a seaside town.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️ELVIS

    The story of the life of singer Elvis Presley.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕⭕️ICE STORM

    An extraordinary deadly winter storm freezes North Carolina.

    📲Sky Sci-Fi, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕SECRETS OF NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE

    The restoration of this iconic castle.

    📲National Geographic, 9pm

    🖥️Disney+

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 4 MARCH 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    4 March 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕THE OSCARS’ MOST ICONIC MOMENTS

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 7pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕DIONNE WARWICK: DON’T MAKE ME OVER

    Music documentary. This is followed by more programmes about the singer and her performances on this channel.

    📲BBC2, 8.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    TOP PICK

    ↔️MRS WILSON

    Another chance to see this drama starring Ruth Wilson, who finds herself having to look into her husband’s past behaviour.

    📲Drama, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    ⭕️ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD

    An actor and his stunt double try to maintain their careers in Hollywood’s ‘golden age’.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️DUBLIN NARCOS

    Documentary on organised crime and drug addiction in Dublin.

    📲Sky Documentaries and Sky Showcase, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️UNEXPLAINED: CAUGHT ON CAMERA

    📲Really

    🖥️Discovery+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    5 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕CHRIS ROCK: SELECTIVE OUTRAGE

    Stand-up comedy.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️PAUL WHITEHOUSE: OUR TROUBLED RIVERS

    Investigating the pollution of Britain’s rivers.

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (box set)

    🆕↔️ARCTIC FROM ABOVE

    📲Sky Nature and Sky Showcase, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT COSBY

    Documentary about disgraced comedian Bill Cosby.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    6 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️CRIMEWATCH LIVE

    📲BBC1, 10am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT AUSTRALIA

    📲E4, 7.30pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕THE BIG BIRTHDAY BASH

    A celebration of a century of BBC Scotland.

    📲BBC Scotland, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️JAMIE’S £1 WONDERS

    Jamie Oliver shows us how to make cheap and nourishing meals.

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️TREASURES DECODED

    Evidence has revealed that the Tower of Babel, the subject of one of the Bible’s most incredible stories, actually existed.

    📲Sky History, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️DEEP TIME HISTORY

    About 8,000 BC, human beings begin to experience a new way of appropriating the energy they need to live. The first farmers grow barley and wheat, sowing the first seeds of civilisation.

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 8.05pm

    🆕↔️GEORGE MICHAEL: OUTED

    The story of George Michael’s ‘outing’ after his arrest in 1998, using archive interviews with the singer and the recollections of others.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4 (Box Set).

    🆕↔️CASUALTY 24/7: EVERY SECOND COUNTS

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️BLUE BLOODS

    Drama series. Eddie and Jamie are called to an incident of domestic abuse.

    📲Sky Witness, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️CELEBRITY SAS: WHO DARES WINS USA

    📲E4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️SEE NO EVIL

    📲CBS Reality, 9pm

    🖥️Amazon Prime

    🆕↔️THE YORKSHIRE AUCTION HOUSE

    📲Really, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️COPS WHO KILL

    📲CI, 10pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕BREAKING 100 YEARS OF THE NEWS

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I -Player

    🆕↔️FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL

    American spin-off from the film.

    📲E4, 10.35pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    7 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕⭕️GIRL IN THE BASEMENT

    Based on a true story, this drama is about a teenager who attempts to escape from her controlling father but finds herself imprisoned by him for more than 20 years.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️INTERIOR DESIGN MASTERS WITH ALAN CARR

    📲BBC1, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE OSCARS: WHO WILL WIN?

    📲Sky Max, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️LEGENDS OF VENOM

    📲National Geographic Wild, 8pm

    📲Disney+

    🆕PREDATOR: THE SECRET SCANDAL OF J-POP

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕HOW TO FIX A RAILWAY

    📲BBC1 Wales, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️DNA JOURNEY

    Hugh Bonneville and John Bishop are given an insight to their family histories.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️SERVING THE HAMPTONS

    📲TLC, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️MASTERMIND OF MURDER

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕THE PIG BUTCHERING ROMANCE SCAM

    Looking at a cryptocurrency scam.

    📲BBC3, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    8 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️MH370: THE PLANE THAT DISAPPEARED

    Documentary about the mystery disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared from radar screens in 2014.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️MURDER AND MATRIMONY

    After the death of her parents, Angie is reunited with her estranged brother. Her attempts to renew her relationship with him are not helped by his overbearing fiancée and her weird bridesmaids.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE BAY

    Family Liaison Officer DC Jenn Townsend is called out to assist the family whose house has been set on fire.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX (Box Set)

    🆕↔️THE BLACK DEATH: BRING OUT YOUR DEAD

    Documentary about the deadly disease afflicting Britain’s population 700 years ago.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕⭕️PROXIMA

    A little girl tries to come to terms with her thoughts of her mother’s absence on a forthcoming 12-month space mission.

    📲Film4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SEAL TEAM

    Bravo barely survive a deadly ambush.

    📲Sky Max, 9pm

    📲Sky Showcase, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️KATHY BURKE: GROWING UP

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️A BELIEVER’S GUIDE TO…

    The Hindu faith.

    📲BBC1, 10.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️AMULET

    A former soldier is taken into a house that is in need of repair, sharing the space with a young woman and her ailing mother.

    📲Film4, 11.10pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    9 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️YOU

    The second part of series 4 begins .

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️THE CHALLENGE: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

    The champions from ‘The Challenge’ in the UK, USA, Australia and Argentina compete to be the world champion.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️CRUFTS

    From the NEC, Birmingham.

    📲Channel 4, 3pm

    🖥️All4, 3pm

    🆕↔️COLD CASE DETECTIVES

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️MURDER IN THE HEARTLAND

    Crime documentary series 5 begins. A young mother’s death by strangulation engulfs a cloud of suspicion over a small town in Ohio.

    📲ID, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    10 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️INSPECTOR RICCIARDI

    A detective with an amazing gift investigates the death of a well known opera singer.

    🖥️All4

    🆕⭕️LUTHER: THE FALLEN SUN

    Detective John Luther manages to break out of prison to stop a serial killer in his tracks.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️MOONSHINE

    Lidia returns home following the death of her aunt to discover that she has been left a share of Moonshine, a run down summer resort in Nova Scotia. However, this kicks off a family feud as she attempts to upgrade and modernise the place.

    🖥️Freevee

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SCHOOL SPIRITS

    Teenager Maddie finds herself in the afterlife after her disappearance from the high school she belonged to. She remembers little about what happened and tries to piece it all together to find out what happened.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️OUTLAST

    Competitors must outlast each other while working together to stay alive in the cruel Alaskan wilderness.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️THE FARMER WANTS A WIFE: AUSTRALIA

    📲E4, 7.30pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕⭕️WHERE THE CRAWDADS SING

    A woman finds herself in a perilous situation when she is accused of the murder of her suitor.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    ↔️↔️MOTORWAY: HELL ON THE HIGHWAY

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️BECOMING FRIDA KAHLO

    A look at the artist’s life.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (box set)

    🆕↔️AMAZING RAILWAY ADVENTURES WITH NICK KNOWLES

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕MY NAME IS OTTIE

    The story of the soul singer Ottilie Patterson.

    📲BBC4, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE KILLING OF JFK: MINUTE BY MINUTE

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE - 11 March 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    11 March 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕DUSTY AT THE BBC: VOLUME 2

    This is the first of an evening of Dusty Springfield classics.

    📲BBC2, 8.45pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕GOGGLEBOX: 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕HUGHIE GREEN: MR SATURDAY NIGHT

    Exploring the life of the TV personality.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕DUSTY SPRINGFIELD AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

    📲BBC2, 10.45pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️BODIES BODIES BODIES

    Comedy horror story about a group of young people who become trapped in a mansion when a hurricane strikes. They become aware that one of their number is a murderer.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 10.50pm

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    12 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️HURRICANE

    Polish fliers who escaped from Europe following the Nazi invasions of Poland and France join the RAF.

    📲5Action, 1.35pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕⭕️TO LESLIE

    A lonely woman who has destroyed everything that was good in her past finds hope when a man enters her life.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 5.55pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️WILD ISLES

    David Attenborough introduces a new series about Britain’s wildlife.

    📲BBC1, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BRITPOP: THE MUSIC THAT CHANGED BRITAIN

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕TUNED IN: 100 YEARS OF BROADCASTING IN SCOTLAND

    📲BBC Scotland, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️WHO KILLED JILL HALLIBURTON SU?

    📲Sky Crime, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕TARTUFFE

    Performance by the Birmingham Rep. A merchant lives to regret his kindly gesture to a fraudster.

    📲BBC4, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️MR JONES

    A journalist arranges to meet Stalin in Moscow before World War II but is shocked by what he sees in Ukraine.

    📲BBC2, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕MORSE AND THE LAST ENCOUNTER

    Documentary on the TV series.

    📲ITV1, 10.20pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕OSCARS: RED CARPET

    📲Sky Showcase, 11pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️SEARCH PARTY

    Comedy.

    📲BBC3, 11.35pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕OSCARS: THE 95th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS

    From the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles.

    📲Sky Arts and Sky Showcase, 12m’t

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    13 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️MILF MANOR

    Reality series where older women meet with younger men in a villa.

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️TOOL CLUB

    DIY show.

    📲Channel 4, 3pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️COAST TO COAST FOOD FESTIVAL

    📲BBC2, 6.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BETWEEN THE COVERS

    Book programme.

    📲BBC2, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕OSCARS: HIGHLIGHTS

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️PAULA

    Documentary on the life of Paula Yates.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️JONATHAN ROSS’ MYTHS AND LEGENDS

    Jonathan looks around the world for incredible tales.

    📲More4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️THE WITCHES OF SALEM

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕⭕️THE MARK OF THE BELL WITCH

    A fact based horror story.

    📲Sky History, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕AN IRISH GOODBYE

    When their mother dies unexpectedly, two brothers long separated come together.

    📲BBC1, 10.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    14 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️ALAN DAVIES: AS YET UNTITLED

    Comedy chat show.

    📲Dave, 10pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️TIPPING POINT: BEST EVER FINALS

    Compilation series.

    📲ITV1, 4.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️SKINNER & MINA’S LITERARY ROAD TRIP: POPE & SWIFT

    📲Sky Arts, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️SECRETS OF THE ZOO: TAMPA

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕EMMA, OTI & RYLAN’S BIG RED NOSE DAY CHALLENGE

    The team attempt to raise money for Comic Relief by climbing a mountain.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE HOLY LAND AND US: OUR UNTOLD STORY

    Documentary.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️FRED’S LAST RESORT

    Fred Sirieix challenges a team of young people to run a luxury hotel in France.

    📲E4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️LOADED IN PARADISE

    📲ITV2, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕JACK B YEATS: THE MAN WHO PAINTED IRELAND

    📲Sky Arts, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️RICHARD HAMMOND’S WORKSHOP

    📲Quest, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️ALAN DAVIES: AS YET UNTITLED

    📲Dave, 10pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    15 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️TED LASSO

    Season 3 of the comedy drama series begins.

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕↔️THE LAW OF THE JUNGLE

    Survival competition.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕MONEY SHOT

    Documentary.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️TYRANT: THE RISE OF ADOLF HITLER

    March 1938-September 1939.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕CHRISTINE McGUINESS: UNMASKING MY AUTISM

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️FERNE McCANN: FIRST TIME MUM

    📲ITV Be, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️LOST TREASURES OF ARABIA

    📲National Geographic, 10pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕THE PIANO: THE CONCERT

    The final performance at the Royal Festival Hall.

    📲More4, 10.15pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    16 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SHADOW AND BONE

    Season 2 of the fantasy drama begins. Alina and Malyen have become fugitives.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️BALI

    Drama based on the true story of the Bali bombings and the efforts made to work out who was responsible and bring them to justice.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️COMMUNITY

    All six series of the US sitcom are now available.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕PUTIN AND THE PRESIDENTS

    📲PBS America, 10.45am

    🆕↔️PAWN STARS DO AMERICA

    📲Sky History, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️A TOWN CALLED MALICE

    Gene Lord, who is part of a criminal family, and Cindy Carter, whom he meets at a bar, are forced to flee Britain for Spain, which at the time had no extradition treaty with the UK. Once there, they have to work out how to survive, but will they try to go straight or will they continue to indulge in criminality? The series features a soundtrack of hits from the 1980s, which is when the events in this story take place.

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 9pm

    🖥️Now (box set)

    🆕NAZANIN

    Documentary on charity worker Nazanin Zachariah-Ratcliffe who was imprisoned in Tehran on false pretences for six years.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️A COUNTRY LIFE FOR HALF THE PRICE WITH KATE HUMBLE

    Kate joins a family who are moving from Bristol to Orkney.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    ↔️BILLIONS

    Another chance to view this drama series from the start.

    📲Sky Atlantic, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️THE FIRST 48 PRESENTS: CRITICAL MINUTES

    📲CI, 10pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕1XTRA: HOT FOR 2023

    📲BBC3, 10.50pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    17 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️BOSTON STRANGLER

    Two reporters at the tabloid newspaper Record American in Boston attempt to uncover the case of a serial killer known as ‘The Boston Strangler’, risking their own lives in the process.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕BONO & THE EDGE: A SORT OF HOMECOMING WITH DAVE LETTERMAN

    The two U2 band members invite chat show host David Letterman to join their world.

    🖥️Disney+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️EXTRAPOLATIONS

    Drama series which commences in the year 2037, when climate change is causing major problems throughout the world.

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕↔️DANCE 100

    Dance choreography competition where the contestants are challenged to create complex dance routines.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️AGENT ELVIS

    Adult animation featuring the rock ‘n’ roll star Elvis Presley, who doubles up as a secret agent.

    🖥️Netflix

    👬🆕⭕️THE MAGICIAN’S ELEPHANT

    Animation. A boy is set an impossible task by the king in exchange for an opportunity to find his long-lost sister.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️CLASS OF ‘07

    When a school reunion is ruined by a devastating tidal wave, the participants have to work out a survival plan. Despite the subject matter, this is a comedy!

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕COMIC RELIEF

    📲BBC1, 7pm

    📲BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️MARLOWE

    An heiress hires Marlowe to find her lover, who has gone missing.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️REDEMPTION

    DI Colette Cunningham is informed that the Garda in Dublin have found a woman’s body and this turns out to be her estranged daughter, who is also a guardian to two grandchildren. Although the Garda believe that the woman committed suicide, Colette suspects foul play.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 18 MARCH 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    18 March 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕VILLENEUVE PIRONI: RACING’S UNTOLD TRAGEDY

    📲Sky Documentaries and Sky Showcase, 6.30pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️CHALLENGE ANNEKA

    She’s back with some new challenges.

    📲Channel 5, 8.50pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕CHAKA KHAN AT THE BBC

    📲BBC2, 8.50pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️CALL JANE

    A group of activists make it their business to help women to have safe pregnancy terminations in 1960s Chicago.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 9.55pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️COUNTRY 2 COUNTRY

    Ricky Ross attends Europe’s biggest country festival, presenting music and discussion.

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    TOP PICK

    ↔️ARTHUR AND GEORGE

    Another opportunity to see this period drama series. Conan Doyle is mourning the loss of his wife. Her death, after a long and drawn out illness, has caused Arthur to slump into a guilt-ridden depression. Then his Secretary comes across a letter from George Edalji.

    📲ITV3, 11.05pm

    🖥️ITVX

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    19 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️MAGIC OF DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM

    📲National Geographic Wild, 6pm

    🖥️Disney+

    👬🆕⭕️TAD THE LOST EXPLORER AND THE CURSE OF THE MUMMY (PG)

    Animation.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 6.15pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️ALASKA: HOMESTEAD RESCUE

    📲Discovery, 7pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️ENIGMA: THE MONSTER OF LOCH NESS

    A search for the evidence of the legendary monster’s existence.

    📲Channel 5, 7pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE GREAT CELEBRITY BAKE OFF FOR CANCER

    📲Channel 4, 7.45pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️GRACE

    Return of the crime drama with John Simm as the Brighton-based detective who gives his life to his job.

    📲ITV1, 8pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️BARGAIN-LOVING BRITS IN THE SUN

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️RISE AND FALL

    Ordinary people compete for a position of power and £100,000.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️INTO DEATH VALLEY

    Nick Knowles ventures into Death Valley, well renowned for its scorching temperatures.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕LOVE ISLAND: THE REUNION

    📲ITV2, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️EVIL UP CLOSE

    📲5STAR, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️SEWER DIVERS

    📲Discovery, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    TOP PICK

    ↔️MAXINE

    Another chance to see this true drama about child killer Ian Huntley, seen from the perspective of his wife, Maxine Carr.

    📲5STAR, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    20 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️DUTCH CARIBBEAN COASTGUARDS

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕THE GOLD: THE INSIDE STORY

    Documentary about the Brink’s-May robbery in 1983.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BRICKIES

    Series 2 begins.

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️24 HOURS IN POLICE CUSTODY: THE HONEYTRAP MURDER

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️FOR THE LOVE OF KITCHENS

    📲HGTV, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF CHESHIRE

    📲ITV Be, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️WHEELER DEALERS

    📲Discovery, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️MARTINE: CHASING JUSTICE

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️MYSTERY DIAGNOSIS

    📲DMAX, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    TOP PICK

    ↔️BLUE MURDER

    Another chance to see both series of this crime drama, starting with the murder of a deputy headmaster.

    📲ITV3, 10pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️FOOTPRINTS OF CIVILISATION

    📲Sky History, 10.30pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕YOUR VOTE: BBC INTRODUCING SCOTTISH ACT OF THE YEAR

    📲BBC Scotland, 11pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️KEY & PEELE

    Series 3.

    📲Comedy Central, 11pm

    🖥️Now

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    21 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️THE FLASH

    Superhero drama. Barry and Iris get stuck in a time loop.

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️ANTON & GIOVANNI’S ADVENTURES IN SICILY

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE NIGHT STALKER: TERROR IN A SMALL TOWN

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE ABYSS: RISE & FALL OF THE NAZIS

    📲Sky History, 10.10pm

    🖥️Now

    ⭕️OFFICIAL SECRETS

    Not new, but included because this fact-based drama has merit and is now shown on terrestrial TV. A whistleblower leaks a top secret memo as a war in Iraq looks likely.

    📲BBC1, 10.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    22 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️WACO: AMERICAN APOCALYPSE

    Documentary about the cult leader and the violent confrontation between his followers and the FBI, with previously unseen footage.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️RACE ACROSS THE WORLD

    Five teams race across Canada.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️LOW COUNTRY: THE MURDAUGH DYNASTY

    📲Sky Crime, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️SOMEBODY’S HIDING SOMETHING

    A family has agreed to remain silent over a past event.

    📲CI, 10pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    23 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE NIGHT AGENT

    Espionage thriller. An FBI agent receives a call from a petrified woman whose aunt and uncle are killed by a stranger. The agent rushes out to investigate the murder, which reveals a conspiracy that leads to the Oval Office.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    ↔️THE DRY

    A recovering alcoholic decides to return to her family home, but problems within the family soon become apparent.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️CHANGING OCEAN ASIA

    Tectonic plates are moving, vast water boreholes are extracting water from tablelands sitting under major cities in the region. Jakarta, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Shanghai may be the first cities to be flooded out in this climate crisis.

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 8pm

    🆕INSIDE TAIWAN: STANDING UP TO CHINA

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕SCANDAL: JEFFREY ARCHER & THE CALL-GIRL

    Documentary on the scandal.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️NAKED AND AFRAID

    📲Discovery, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕X-RATED

    📲Channel 5, 10.30pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕KAREN DUNBAR’S SCHOOL OF RAP

    📲BBC Scotland, 10.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player


    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    24 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️YELLOWJACKETS

    The second season of this drama series in which a girls’ football team survived an air crash in the wilderness. 25 years later, the survivors remain deeply troubled by their experiences immediately following the plane disaster, which are not helped as questions are asked about what happened following the crash.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️MY KIND OF COUNTRY

    The search is on to find a new country music star performer.

    🖥️Apple TV

    🆕↔️UP HERE

    Musical romantic series about a writer whose new romance with a sensitive man is far from certain to develop due to their own fears.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️PERFECT ADDICTION

    Romantic thriller about a trainer who is mortified to find her boyfriend has been seeing her sister behind her back. Then she plots her revenge…

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕REGGIE

    Documentary about basketball celebrity and civil rights activist Reggie Jackson.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕↔️RESTAURANTS AT THE END OF THE WORLD

    Panama.

    📲National Geographic, 5pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️PHOENIX RISE

    Drama about teens and their school life.

    📲BBC3, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    LOCKED AWAY - OUR AUTISM SCANDAL

    A ‘Dispatches’ documentary.

    📲Channel 4, 7.30pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕⭕️THE BLACK PHONE

    A boy is abducted and finds himself in a cellar after a number of other children have recently gone missing.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️THE CLEANER

    Comedy series.

    📲BBC1, 9.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-player

    🆕↔️RESTAURANT: IMPOSSIBLE

    📲Food Network, 1am

    🖥️Discovery+

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 25 March 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    25 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️THE THIEF COLLECTOR

    Documentary about a 1988 art heist and how the stolen item ‘Woman-Ochre’ was eventually found 30 years later fin a dead couple’s home.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    👬🆕BOONIE BEARS (PG)

    Animation.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 2.15pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕CHARLES & HARRY: NO WAY BACK?

    📲Channel 5, 6.05pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕THE MI5 SPY AND THE IRA: OPERATION CHIFFON

    This documentary tells the story, in his own words, of the MI5 officer who helped to move the IRA from its campaign of violence to their signing of the Good Friday Agreement.

    📲BBC2, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE BIG NIGHT OF MUSICALS BY THE NATIONAL LOTTERY

    A one-off concert from the Manchester AO Arena.

    📲BBC1, 7.50pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️FORTRESS BRITAIN

    Alice Roberts looks at how Britain has dealt with the threat of invasion over the centuries. This first programme explores the situation under King Henry VIII’s reign.

    📲Channel 4, 8.30pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER AT THE BBC

    📲BBC2, 9.25pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕MICK PHILPOTT: A FAKING IT SPECIAL

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕GREATEST POP HITS: 1990

    📲Channel 5, 10.05pm

    🖥️My5

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    26 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️MR MALCOLM’S LIST

    When a young woman gets rejected by London's most eligible bachelor, she convinces her friend to play the role of his ideal match. It doesn’t take him long to work out that something is amiss.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 6pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️ALASKA: HOMESTEAD RESCUE

    📲Discovery, 7pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️GREAT EXPECTATIONS

    A rather different adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens’ story from Steven Knight (creator of ‘Peaky Blinders’) starring Olivia Coleman. An orphan called Pip dreams of a better life for himself by becoming a gentleman in London.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️TEMPTING FORTUNE

    Twelve people unknown to each other must trek across the Eastern Cape of South Africa in pursuit of a prize of £300.000 for the first person to complete the challenge. Personally, I would demand more…

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️PROJECT ICON: THE UK’s NEXT MUSIC STAR

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE ONLY WAY IS ESSEX

    📲ITV Be, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕LOYLE CARNER AT 6 MUSIC FESTIVAL

    From the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester. This is followed by two further programmes at the 6 Music Festival, with Christine & The Queens at 11pm and Arlington Parks at 11.30pm

    📲BBC4, 10.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    27 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️RABBIT HOLE

    Kiefer Sutherland stars as John Weir, a spy who gets framed for murder and must evade capture to prove his innocence.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️THE MOMENT OF PROOF

    A motorcycle thief is caught by the police.

    📲BBC1, 10am

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SUCCESSION

    The final series of this compelling drama begins. Logan’s family have been thwarted by their father, but will he really sell the business rather than leave it to a family member?

    📲Sky Atlantic, 8pm

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️BLUE LIGHTS

    Drama in which three rookies live the dangerous reality of life in the Belfast police service.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️MADE IN CHELSEA

    📲E4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️GUY’S GROCERY GAMES

    📲Food Network, 12m’t

    🖥️Discovery+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    28 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕MAE MARTIN: SAP

    Stand-up comedy.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕BEAR GRYLLS MEETS PRESIDENT ZELENSKYY

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕BACK FROM THE BRINK

    Nature conservation documentary.

    📲BBC Scotland, 8pm

    🆕↔️CELEBRITY HUNTED

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕THE MURDER OF MEREDITH KERCHER

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    📲My5

    🆕↔️FACELIFT

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    29 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️KINDRED

    A woman finds herself involuntarily shifting between the present day and a 19th century plantation. Her only saviour is a man she meets in the present, who ends up being transported with her, placing him in the impossible position of having to mete out punishment on her while trying to save her from the evils of the plantation.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️THE BIG DOOR PRIZE

    Comedy series. A magical machine appears in the general store of a small town which can reveal the true potential of those who use it.

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕↔️EMERGENCY: NYC

    Documentary series about the medical front line workers in New York City.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕WELLMANIA

    Comedy in which a health event leads a food critic to re-think the way she lives her life.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️UNSEEN

    A cleaner in South Africa in search of her husband must deal with a menacing and powerful crime gang which leads her into a violent situation.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️INSIDE BRITISH AIRWAYS 24/7

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕GLENDA JACKSON REMEMBERS…ELIZABETH R

    📲BBC4, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ⭕️SWALLOW

    Previously shown on Sky Cinema, this unsettling drama is about a woman trapped in a marriage with a controlling husband. Worryingly, she takes to swallowing dangerous objects in her efforts to cope with her desperate situation.

    📲Film4, 11.25pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    30 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SIX FOUR

    During a mid-life crisis in which his life and marriage seem to be falling apart, a detective’s daughter goes missing and he goes to desperate lengths to find her in this exciting crime drama.

    🖥️ITVX

    ↔️GOTHAM

    The five seasons of the Batman prequel arrive on this streamer today.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️UNSTABLE

    Comedy series about an eccentric scientist and his son, who finds social interaction a challenge.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️RIVERDALE

    Season seven sees Archie and his friends having to find their way home after going through a time warp.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕⭕️THE SURROGATE

    Thriller. Amelia finds out that her late daughter was actually a surrogate for a famous couple. However, when she investigates the circumstances, she finds unanswered questions and tries to discover the sinister truth.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE DOG ACADEMY

    How dog owners can be trained to manage their dogs.

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    📲↔️GORDON RAMSEY’S FUTURE FOOD STARS

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BILLY CONNELLY DOES…

    Heroes and villains.

    📲Gold, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️GET ON UP: THE TRIUMPH OF BLACK AMERICA

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️TASKMASTER

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕VANISHED: THE HUNT FOR BRITAIN’S MISSING PEOPLE

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️EVIDENCE OF THE UNEXPLAINED

    📲Blaze, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕JASON & CLARA: IN MEMORY OF MAUDIE

    The daughter of Jason Watkins and Clara Francis died of sepsis when she was two. They tell their story.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕⭕️THE DEATH OF DICK LONG

    Comedy. Three friends get drunk at band practice, but only two remain when one of them dies, which they then try to cover up.

    📲Film4, 11.15pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    31 March

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE POWER

    Sci -fi series in which teenage girls worldwide develop a power to electrocute people. Best not to upset them…

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕⭕️TETRIS

    This film is based on the true story that led to the creation and distribution rights of the 1980s video game. The Soviet Union’s Mikhail Gorbachev, however, stands in his way, and Robert Maxwell wants the rights to himself.

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕⭕️MURDER MYSTERY 2

    While the married sleuths attend a wedding, their friend is kidnapped.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️DOOGIE KAMEALONA MD

    Season two of this comedy drama.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️PROM PACT

    A student must befriend someone she detests in order to get into Harvard University.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕MONUMENTAL: ELLIE GOULDING AT KEW GARDENS

    The singer performs tracks from her new album.

    🖥️Freevee

    🆕⭕️A DEADLY MISTAKE

    April finds her panic attacks come back again when her boyfriend ends up in a coma following a car crash. When someone offers to help her, she comes to realise that he may not be what he seems.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    👬🆕⭕️MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU

    Fry steals a Zodiac jewel with sensational powers in an effort to impress them, but their reaction is not as he expected.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 6.20pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️LATE NIGHT LYCETT

    Chat show.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 1 April 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    1 April 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕THE KILLER IN MY HOME: A DEADLIEST MUMS & DADS SPECIAL

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕⭕️EMILY THE CRIMINAL

    Thriller about an artist who resorts to credit card fraud to make ends meet after receiving a criminal record.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️ Now

    🆕↔️SHAQ

    Documentary series about basketball star Shaquille O’Neal’s rise to the top.

    📲Sky Documentaries, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️MAGPIE MURDERS

    A whodunnit mystery in which a novelist is found dead on his property and the final chapter of his new manuscript missing.

    📲BBC1, 9.15pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (complete box set)

    🆕⭕️THE DOORMAN

    Criminal mercenaries have a confrontation with a doorman, who happens to be a former US Marine.

    📲Film4, 11.25pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️CHASING THE RAINS

    This nature documentary series follows animals who chase the rains to avoid times of drought.

    📲Sky Nature, 2am

    📲Sky Showcase, Sunday, 5.30pm

    🖥️Now (complete box set)

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    2 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️HIGHLAND COPS

    Documentary series about the Highlands and Islands Division of Police Scotland.

    📲BBC Scotland, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️DEATH PURSUIT

    An average thriller in which a criminal steals from his violent crime boss.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 9.45pm

    ⭕️Now

    🆕THE OLIVIER AWARDS

    The highlights of the theatre awards ceremony.

    📲ITV1, 10.15pm

    🖥️ITVX

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    3 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕PRETTY BABY

    Documentary about model Brooke Shields.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️SHE IS NOT YOUR DAUGHTER

    Thriller. The past comes back to haunt and threaten a family when a woman learns her teenage daughter is not her flesh and blood.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️HOUSE HUNTERS

    📲HGTV, 4pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️UNBEATABLE

    Game show.

    📲BBC1, 4.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️POINTLESS

    Quiz show.

    📲BBC1, 5.15pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️STRANGERS ON A PLANE

    Holiday challenge show.

    📲Channel 4, 5.30pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️ANTHONY BOURDAIN: PARTS UNKNOWN

    The cuisine of Myanmar.

    📲Yesterday, 7pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️AFRICA’S DEADLIEST

    📲National Geographic Wild, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️MOTORWAY COPS: CATCHING BRITAIN’S SPEEDERS

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    ↔️BLUE MURDER

    A footballer is found murdered.

    📲ITV3, 10pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️SHIPWRECKS: WHEN HISTORY RESURFACES

    📲Sky History, 10pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕⭕️HERSELF

    A woman tries to make the best of the situation for herself and her children after leaving her abusive husband.

    📲BBC2, 11.15pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    4 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕MY NAME IS MO’NIQUE

    Stand-up comedy.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️REDEFINED: JR SMITH

    Docuseries about the retired NBA celebrity who decides to redefine who he is.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕⭕️A KILLER BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

    A successful fashion designer comes under immediate suspicion when the husband she’s in the process of messily divorcing winds up dead.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️INSIDE THE FACTORY

    How Jaffa Cakes are made.

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️LOVE YOUR GARDEN

    📲ITV, 8pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️NAKED EDUCATION

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️LONG LOST FAMILY: WHAT HAPPENED NEXT

    📲ITV, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️THE APPRENTICE AUSTRALIA

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️HELL’S KITCHEN

    Culinary competition with Gordon Ramsay.

    📲ITV2, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️LOOTING HISTORY

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️GOING FUR GOLD

    📲National Geographic Wild, 10pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️RAIN DOGS

    Comedy drama. Costello and Iris find themselves homeless as night approaches.

    📲BBC1, 10.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (complete box set)

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    5 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE GOOD MOTHERS

    Italian drama. A group of women stand up to the notorious Calabrian Mafia when a public prosecutor persuades them to escape the gang for the benefit of their families. This is based on a true story.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕LEWIS CAPALDI: HOW I’M FEELING NOW

    Documentary about the singer-songwriter.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️MOONAGE DAYDREAM

    A remarkable David Bowie documentary.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕SCHMIGADOON!

    Musical comedy.

    🖥️Apple+

    🆕⭕️MURDER IN THE SUN

    While holidaying on an exotic island, a detective begins a torrid affair with an expat. However, when he becomes the main suspect of the death of his ex-girl friend, the detective tries to clear his name by trying to identify the true killer.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️ENGINEERING THE FUTURE

    The emerging world of electric vehicles, the infrastructure needed for them, and the radical changes needed in the transport industry.

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 8.05pm

    🆕INSIDE HMP WHITEMOOR: EVIL BEHIND BARS

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕A VERY BRITISH CULT

    A look at the disturbing activities of an intrusive life-coaching company that actively attempts to dominate lives and split families apart.

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️ROBSON AND JIM’S FLY-FISHING ADVENTURE

    📲ITV4, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️SALVAGE HUNTERS: THE RESTORERS

    📲Quest, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕⭕️LYNCH/OZ

    Documentary film which explores the impact of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ on director David Lynch’s work.

    📲Film4, 11.35pm

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    6 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️BEEF

    Comedy drama about a road rage dispute that spirals out of control, impacting on the whole lives of those involved.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️MONSTER HUNTER

    An Army Ranger on a desert mission encounters a sandstorm which throws her team into an alternative dimension.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️A BABY AT ANY COST

    A surrogate grows too fond of the baby she has carried for a young couple and so she does whatever it takes to get the child, the husband and the suburban life she covets.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️REUNION HOTEL

    Emotional reunions from the past who have had a lasting impact on people’s lives.

    📲BBC2, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️BEECHGROVE

    📲BBC Scotland, 8pm

    📲BBC2, 7.30pm on Friday

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️LANDWARD

    Dougie Vipond goes to a ploughing competition.

    📲BBC Scotland, 8.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️DREAMLAND

    Comedy series. Trish is pregnant again and is desperate to have a girl this time. So she invited family and friends to a ‘pink-themed event’, presumably to improve her chances. But she is shocked and upset when sister Mel returns unexpectedly.

    📲Sky Atlantic, 9pm

    🖥️Now (completed box set)

    🆕↔️THE DOG HOUSE AUSTRALIA

    📲More4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️NAKED, ALONE AND RACING TO GET HOME

    A cash prize awaits the winner of a nude race across the countryside.

    📲E4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️MEET THE RICHARDSONS

    📲Dave, 10pm

    🖥️UKTV Play (complete box set)

    🆕↔️MURDER: FIGHT FOR THE TRUTH

    Amazing video recordings that ensured that killers were brought to book.

    📲CBS Reality, 10pm

    🖥️CBS Catchup Channels UK Player

    🆕↔️LAWLESS ISLAND

    📲National Geographic, 10pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️AFTER BRAVEHEART

    An historical account of what happened after the events depicted in the film.

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️ROYAL CRACKERS

    Animation.

    📲E4, 1.50am

    🖥️All4

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁GOOD FRIDAY

    7 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️TRANSATLANTIC

    A journalist and an heiress travel to France in 1940 to help Jewish artists and writers escape from the clutches of the Nazis.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️ON A WING AND A PRAYER

    A passenger must take charge of a plane to save his family when the pilot dies during the flight.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕⭕️OPERATION FORTUNE: RUSE DE GUERRE

    A valuable device known as The Handle must be retrieved in this comedy starring Jason Statham and Hugh Grant.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕↔️GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES

    Sequel to ‘Grease’. When four students decide to form a gang, clothed in pink jackets and calling themselves ‘Pink Ladies’, they cause outrage at their school.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️BOOM! BOOM! THE WORLD Vs BORIS BECKER

    Documentary on the tennis player who rose to become a Wimbledon champion in 1985.

    🖥️Apple+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS

    A woman whose marriage is straining to survive finds herself in the position of agony aunt while struggling with a raft of her own problems.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️JURY DUTY

    All but one person on a jury is an actor. The sole person who is not has no idea that everyone else is following a script.

    🖥️Freevee

    🆕↔️MY LIFE AT EASTER

    With Sally Phillips and Gyles Brandreth.

    📲BBC1, 11.15am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕SECRETS OF THE ZOO: TAMPA

    It’s time to see the eggs hatch at the zoo.

    📲National Geographic Wild, 7pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️IOLO’S BORDERLANDS

    A look at Monmouthshire.

    📲BBC2, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️THE PORTABLE DOOR

    An outwardly normal looking business is not all it seems, and is being managed by enchanters and magicians who are looking to bring modern management strategies into ancient magical practices. Two interns who realise that things are not right discover a portable door that enables travelling through time and space.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️Now

    🆕↔️PILGRIMAGE: THE ROAD THROUGH PORTUGAL

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (complete box set)

    🆕THE MYSTERY OF THE HOLY LANCE

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️Now

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 8 APRIL 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    8 April 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️WILL TRENT

    Having been abandoned at birth, Special Agent Will Trent endured a harsh coming-of-age in Atlanta’s overwhelmed foster care system. But now, determined to use his unique point of view to make sure no-one is abandoned like he was, Will Trent has the highest clearance rate in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕THE IDAHO COLLEGE MURDERS

    Documentary about the stabbing of four students and the subsequent hunt for the murderer.

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️JOHN AND LISA’S WEEKEND KITCHEN

    📲ITV1, 11.40am

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️IN WITH A SHOUT

    Game show.

    📲ITV1, 6pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕EASTER FROM KING’S

    📲BBC2, 6pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕BURT BACHARACH: A TRIBUTE FROM RONNIE SCOTT’S

    Further Bacharach programmes follow on this channel.

    📲BBC2, 7.45pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕INTELLIGENCE: A SPECIAL AGENT SPECIAL

    Comedy.

    📲Sky Comedy and Sky Showcase, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️GERMAPHOBIA

    📲TLC, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕BBC INTRODUCING SCOTTISH ACT OF THE YEAR

    📲BBC Scotland, 9.50pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️THE FORGIVEN

    En route to a party, a doctor who is worse for wear after too much alcohol runs over and kills a young man in Morocco.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 10pm

    🖥️NOW

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁EASTER SUNDAY

    9 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️LANDWARD

    📲BBC2, 8.15am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕EASTER DAY SERVICE

    Live from Southwell Minster.

    📲BBC1, 10am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️NEW KIDS IN THE WILD

    📲Sky Nature, 7pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕ANT & DEC’S SATURDAY NIGHT TAKEAWAY: BEHIND THE SCENES

    📲ITV1, 7pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕FOR THE LOVE OF PAUL O’GRADY

    A tribute to the comedian and presenter following is recent death.

    📲ITV1, 8pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️CAUGHT ON DASHCAM

    Amazing crashes from around the globe.

    📲Sky Witness, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕TENEBRAE: BACH TO MacMILLAN

    📲BBC4, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️LAST WOMAN ON EARTH

    Comedian Sara Pascoe seeks out the most endangered jobs, starting in Greece.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️WHY DIDN’T THEY ASK EVANS?

    A mystery penned by Agatha Christie. New to broadcast TV, first shown on Britbox.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX (complete box set)

    🆕↔️COLD CASE FILES

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕POMPEII: THE DISCOVERY

    Dan Snow tells how the city was discovered.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕⭕️DIG

    A father and son are taken hostage by two psychopaths.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 9.50pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕TV’S MOST COMPLAINED ABOUT MOMENTS

    📲Channel 5, 10.30pm

    🖥️My5

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁EASTER MONDAY

    10 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️B&B BY THE SEA

    📲BBC2, 6.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️MASTERCHEF

    📲BBC1, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️FEAR THY NEIGHBOUR

    📲CI, 8pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕↔️BRITAIN’S MOST LUXURIOUS TRAIN JOURNEYS

    📲More4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️AUSSIE GOLD HUNTERS

    📲Quest, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️ROSS KEMP: DEEP SEA TREASURE HUNTER

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️DESIGNING THE HEBRIDES

    Interior design series.

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️ROADWORTHY RESCUES

    📲Discovery, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️SPRING BAKING CHAMPIONSHIP

    📲Food Network, 11pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    11 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️FREED TO KILL

    Kevin Duff’s death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment although he had murdered three teenagers. But amazingly, he was later released, and he went on to murder more women.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️DANGER ROCKS THE CRADLE

    A student becomes pregnant and disappears after deciding against putting her baby up for adoption. Her teacher fears that the soon-to-be mum may have been taken against her will.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️SPRINGTIME ON THE FARM

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️MISS SCARLET AND THE DUKE

    A magician disappears. As they do.

    📲Alibi, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️COLIN FROM ACCOUNTS

    Australian comedy series.

    📲BBC2, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️MADE UP IN BELFAST

    📲BBC1 Northern Ireland, 10.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️GOSSIP GIRL

    New season 2 begins. A debutante ball threatens to disrupt the crew’s plans.

    📲BBC1, 11.05pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    12 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️AMERICAN MANHUNT: THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING

    Documentary series which looks at the manhunt that ensued following the bombing at a marathon in 2013.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️DEADLY SECRETS

    When Jade discovers her mother’s secret financial problems, she decides she needs to get help to conduct a series of high-profile burglaries to get sufficient cash to pay off the debts.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️SWAMP PEOPLE: SERPENT INVASION

    📲Sky History, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️WALES’ HOME OF THE YEAR

    📲BBC2, 8.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE KIDNAP AND MURDER OF LYNDA SPENCE

    Documentary about the disappearance of a financial advisor.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕STACEY DOOLEY: READY FOR WAR?

    Stacey reports on Ukrainians who are being trained for battle.

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️MATT BAKER’S TRAVELS IN THE COUNTRY

    Matt Baker explores the US.

    📲More4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️EMERGENCY ON SUNNY BEACH

    📲E4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️WEDDING VALLEY

    A look at the wedding industry in the Ribble Valley.

    📲W, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    13 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️OBSESSION

    A story about the fatal attraction between a father and his son’s fiancé, which threatens to destroy family relationships.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️FLORIDA MAN

    An ex-cop is hired by a mobster to find his missing girl friend but takes on more than he bargained for.

    🖥️Netflix

    👬🆕↔️THE BOSS BABY: BACK IN THE CRIB

    Season 2 begins.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️WACO UNTOLD: THE BRITISH STORIES

    British survivors of the WACO standoff tell their stories.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕⭕️A ROSE FOR HER GRAVE

    Lori is distraught when her best friend drowns in suspicious circumstances and starts to suspect that her friend’s husband may have something to do with her death.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️HOUSE HUNTERS

    📲HGTV, 4.30pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️ANTHONY BOURDAIN: PARTS UNKNOWN

    Exploration of Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.

    📲Yesterday, 7pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️PAUL O’GRADY: FOR THE LOVE OF DOGS

    This series was made just prior to his recent unexpected death.

    📲ITV1, 8.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️LIMITLESS

    Chris Hemsworth attempts a crane walk.

    📲National Geographic, 9pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕PETER O’TOOLE: ALONG THE SKY ROAD TO AQABA

    📲Sky Arts. 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️RABBIT HOLE

    Episode one only on this channel, and then watch the rest on Paramount+. Kiefer Sutherland stars as a corporate spy who is framed for murder and must go on the run to clear his name.

    📲Channel 5, 10pm (first episode only)

    🖥️My5 (first episode only)

    🖥️Paramount+ (complete box set - but last few episodes uploaded weekly)

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    14 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME

    Hannah is shocked when her husband goes missing after the company he works for is raided by the FBI.

    🖥️AppleTV+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️JANE’S ANIMAL ADVENTURES

    An up and coming young environmentalist travels the globe to protect wildlife.

    🖥️AppleTV+

    🆕⭕️THE LAST KINGDOM: SEVEN KINGS MUST DIE

    A final film to finish off the TV series, all of which are available on Netflix. Uhtred struggles to reunite England and bring peace to the country.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE MARVELLOUS MRS MAISEL

    New and final series 5 begins. The question we all want to know is whether Midge will finally break through as a stand-up comedian.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕⭕️SMILE

    A superior horror film in which psychiatrist becomes convinced that an entity is trying to take over her body and kill her.

    🖥️Paramount+

    👬🆕⭕️DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS

    Animated adventure in which a group of pets get together to bring down a power crazy gerbil who wants to take over the world.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 6pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️UNREPORTED WORLD

    A report on the political stalemate in Lebanon.

    📲Channel 4, 7.30pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕PROJECT HOME

    How new technology can help with problems in designing properties.

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️HAVE I GOT NEWS FOR YOU

    Satirical quiz show.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️SECRET WARS UNCOVERED

    The Greek War of Independence is explored in this first programme.

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️DEADLY STANDOFF

    This series looks at the backstories behind some of the most deadly standoffs in the US.

    📲Sky History, 10pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕⭕️EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM

    A man looking for his missing daughter discovers a conspiracy involving a Chinatown-derail big capitalism deal over water rights.

    📲Legend, 10.55pm

    🖥️CBS Catchup Channels

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 15 APRIL 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    15 April 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️WILL TRENT

    Having been abandoned at birth, Special Agent Will Trent endured a harsh coming-of-age in Atlanta’s overwhelmed foster care system. But now, determined to use his unique point of view to make sure no-one is abandoned like he was, Will Trent has the highest clearance rate in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️OTI MABUSE’S BREAKFAST SHOW

    Chat show.

    📲ITV, 8.30am

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️IN FOR A PENNY

    📲ITV, 6.30pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕⭕️BEAST

    Starring Idris Elba as a widower who takes his daughters to visit an African savanna. Unfortunately, poachers have disturbed the lions in the area, and a dominant male is maddened enough to kill every living thing that he finds in his way.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT

    Talent show with Ant and Dec.

    📲ITV, 8pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕CAROLE KING AND HER SONGS AT THE BBC

    More Carole King programmes follow on this channel, including a performance live at Central Park in May 1973.

    📲BBC2, 8.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE 1% SHOW

    Quiz show.

    📲ITV, 9.25pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕LYRA

    Documentary about the 2019 murder of journalist Myra McKee.

    📲Channel 4, 9.25pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕KATE: OUR PERFECT PRINCESS OF WALES?

    📲Channel 5, 9.25pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE ESSEX MURDERS

    Documentary about the 1995 murders of three criminals.

    📲Sky Documentaries and Sky Showcase, 9.25pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕MICHAEL SAMS: KIDNAPPER KILLER

    One of Sam’s’ victims was Stephanie Slater.

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    16 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️LAURA WHITMORE’S BREAKFAST SHOW

    Chat show.

    📲ITV1, 8.30am

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️FAMILY FORTUNES

    Game show.

    📲ITV1, 6.45pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕OUR CHANGING PLANET

    📲BBC1, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕FRANK SINATRA: CONCERT FOR THE AMERICAS

    📲Sky Arts, 8.45pm

    🖥️NOW

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE HUNT FOR RAOUL MOAT

    Drama which tells the story of a man who goes on the run after an act of violence.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕JOANNA LUMLEY: MY BEST BITS - IN MY OWN WORDS

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️SCARED OF THE DARK

    Celebrities are challenged to spend eight days in the pitch dark, while tackling challenges that are put before them.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️SEARCH PARTY

    Comedy series.

    📲BBC3, 10.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    17 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️DR XAND’S CON OR CURE

    Including a look at the downside of health tourism.

    📲BBC1, 10am

    🖥️BBC I- Player

    🆕⭕️BURNED BY LOVE

    A divorcee discovers that a man she finds on a dating website who seems to be her perfect match is actually attempting to scam her. However, when she seeks to have him prosecuted, he becomes her stalker.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️SARAH BEENEY’S NEW LIFE IN THE COUNTRY

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕DEBORAH JAMES - BOWELBABE IN HER OWN WORDS

    A ‘Storyville’ documentary about the campaigner who died recently of bowel cancer.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I- Player

    🆕↔️BARRY

    Comedy series

    📲Sky Comedy 9.40pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️FIRST DATES

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    ↔️PATRICK MELROSE

    Starring Benedict Cumberbatch in a drama about the witty, wealthy aristocrat who carries a litany of issues.

    📲Sky Atlantic, 10.10pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️MURDERVILLE

    An eccentric detective seeks the help of celebrities in solving crimes.

    📲BBC3, 10.15pm

    🖥️BBC I- Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    18 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕ALEX BORSTEIN: CORSETS & CLOWN SUITS

    Comedy special from the Wilford Theatre.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕THE CONSERVATION GAME

    Documentary looking into whether some conservation celebrities are actually involved in the big-cat trade.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕LONGEST THIRD DATE

    The recent pandemic turned a planned holiday in Costa Rica into a rather longer stay than was planned.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️TWELVE DESPERATE HOURS

    A killer holds a woman hostage and she must comply with his wishes to save the lives of her children and husband while at the same time developing a rapport to save innocent bystanders from his rage.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️CRIMINALS: CAUGHT ON CAMERA

    📲5Action, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️MY LOTTERY DREAM HOME

    📲HGTV, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️100 DAY DREAM HOME

    📲HGTV, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    19 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️TRUE LIES

    A housewife learns that her husband doubles up as an international spy and she decides to join him on his various assignments

    🖥️Disney+

    👬🆕⭕️MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS: ONCE & ALWAYS

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️CHIMP EMPIRE

    Wildlife series.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️HOW I MET YOUR FATHER

    Season 2 of this comedy.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️THE PLOT TO MURDER MY MOTHER

    A woman leaves the federal witness protection programme to find her mother’s killer.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE CHASE

    Quiz show.

    📲ITV1, 5pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️SPACE SHUTTLE: TRIUMPH AND LEGACY

    📲Yesterday, 8pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕THE TRIAL OF HEATHER MILLS

    Documentary about the model and campaigner who went on to get married and later divorced from singer/songwriter Paul McCartney.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️PAINTING BIRDS

    📲Sky Arts, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️THE BAD SKIN CLINIC

    📲Really, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️DEADLIEST CATCH

    📲Discovery, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️DR PIMPLE POPPER

    📲Really, 10pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕A BRUSH WITH COMEDY

    Documentary.

    📲Sky Arts, 10pm

    🖥️NOW

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    20 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE DIPLOMAT

    Not to be confused with the recent TV series of the same name on the Alibi (UKTV) channel, the story of which was set in Spain. This is a thriller about a new US ambassador in London who finds herself having to deal with a range of diplomatic challenges while balancing her demanding life with her equally demanding marriage - to a diplomat.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕THE REAL CROWN

    A more factual look at the major problems the Queen had to deal with during her reign.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️A CUT ABOVE

    Chainsaw carvers do their stuff in this challenge series.

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️CLASSIC CAR CHALLENGE

    📲Yesterday, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    21 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️DEAD RINGERS

    Thriller in which identical twins who are both obstetricians decide to open a very different birthing centre. Although quite opposite personalities, they share everything, but a problematical and dangerous situation starts to manifest itself when one of them falls in love with an actor.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕⭕️GHOSTED

    A farmer searches for a young woman with whom he has started a relationship when she fails to respond to his attempts to reach her by phone and text, but he is taken aback on finding out she is a CIA agent.

    🖥️Apple TV+

    🆕↔️BIG BEASTS

    Nature documentary series.

    🖥️Apple TV+

    🆕↔️DIGMAN!

    Adult animation about a treasure hunter who travels the world.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️MIKE JUDGE’S BEAVIS AND BUTT-HEAD

    Season 2 of the revived adult animation.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️A TOURIST’S GUIDE TO LOVE

    A travel Executive decides to find out more about the industry by jetting off to Vietnam, where she finds love.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️JUDY BLUME FOREVER

    Documentary on the American author.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕↔️THE BIG INTERIORS BATTLE

    A contest involving interior designers.

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🆕⭕️NOPE

    This looks to be a superior science fiction film. A brother and sister realise that something very wrong is happening and set out to record events that become increasingly sinister.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️AMERICAN AUTO

    Comedy series.

    📲Sky Comedy and Sky Showcase, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    TOP PICK

    ↔️SMOTHER

    A woman is faced with battling deception and lies after the death of her husband.

    📲Drama, 9pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS

    📲Food Network, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️COURT CAM

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕↔️PARAMEDICS ON SCENE

    📲Quest, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 22 April 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    22 April 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👬🆕↔️ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST

    Animation.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️BLUEBACK

    This is a story about two generations of women who were dedicated to protecting marine life.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 6pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️NINGALOO: AUSTRALIA’S OCEAN WONDER

    📲Sky Nature, 6pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕JASON ISBELL: RUNNING WITH OUR EYES CLOSED

    📲Sky Documentaries, 6.10pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️SECRETS OF THE ELEPHANTS

    📲National Geographic Wild, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️ROB BELL’S ENGINEERING REBORN

    📲5SELECT, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕ENDANGERED

    📲Discovery, 8pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕THE WINDSOR CASTLE FIRE: THE UNTOLD STORY

    📲Channel 4, 8.15pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕LITTLE RICHARD: KING AND QUEEN OF ROCK ‘N’ ROLL

    📲BBC2, 9.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️THE ROAD DANCE

    A young girl lives in the Outer Hebrides in a small village in the years just before the First World War. However, her life takes a dramatic change when a terrible tragedy befalls her.

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE FREEWAY KILLER: LOST MURDER TAPES

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    23 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️MALPRACTICE

    When one of Dr Lucinda Edwards’ patients dies in A&E, she is investigated for malpractice and believes she is the one selected to take the fall.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX (complete box set)

    🆕DERREN BROWN: SHOWMAN

    The illusionist brings his theatre show in the West End to our screens.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️RUBY WAX: CAST AWAY

    The comedian challenges herself to be stranded on a desert island for 10 days. For a desert island, things sure did get wet!

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕THE ALEHOUSE SESSIONS

    Violinist Bjarte Eike plays 17th century music with his group Barokksolistene.

    📲BBC4, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️ABSOLUTELY DYER: DANNY AND DANI DO ITALY

    📲E4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    ↔️KAREN PIRIE

    Another opportunity to watch this drama about a cold murder case in St Andrews.

    📲ITV3, 10pm

    🖥️ITVX

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁MONDAY

    24 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️A DATE WITH DECEPTION

    After serving 4 years in prison for a crime she did not commit, a woman attempts to track down the ex-husband who framed her and uncovers an even more nefarious plot in the process.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️🆕↔️HOW TO BUILD A MOTOR CAR

    📲Yesterday, 8pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️SPEED

    A series about man’s efforts to attain more speed on land and water.

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 8.10pm

    🆕↔️I’M A CELEBRITY….SOUTH AFRICA

    A new version of the show but without the public voting.

    📲ITV1, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕999: WHAT’S YOUR EMERGENCY

    A special one-off programme concentrating on woke crimes.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    ↔️WIRE IN THE BLOOD

    Another opportunity to watch the drama involving a serial killer who targets men in Bradfield.

    📲ITV3, 10pm

    🖥️ITVX

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    25 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕THE LIGHT WE CARRY

    Oprah Winfrey interviews Michelle Obama about her life.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕JOHN MULANEY

    Stand-up.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️NO WAY BACK

    Izzy discovers that her daughter’s teacher has an obsession with her life and a lust for her husband, and she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE YORKSHIRE VET

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE ARK

    The passengers on a spaceship aiming for a habitable planet as Earth slowly dies are in cryogenic sleep when disaster strikes, killing the senior members of the crew. As the passengers awake, they find themselves having to work out how to learn how to use the controls to guide the ship and land it on the planet they intend to inhabit.

    📲Sky Sci-Fi, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️GUILT

    The two brothers continue to find themselves in hot water as they are deported from the bar they are running in Chicago back to the UK, where those who want their heads on a spike are waiting.

    📲BBC Scotland, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE BIG STEAM ADVENTURE

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️FANTASY ISLAND

    An island birthday party exposes problems in the relationships of three friends.

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 9pm

    🆕KURT VONNEGUT: UNSTUCK IN TIME

    📲Sky Arts, 9pm

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    26 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️FAMILY LEGACY

    Documentary series about the sons and daughters of famous music artists.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️WORKIN’ MOMS

    The final series of this comedy about the traumas of working while raising children.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️LOVE AFTER MUSIC

    Drama series about the Argentinian rock star, Fito Páez.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️BARNWOOD BUILDERS

    Documentary series about the conversion of barns and log cabins into modern housing.

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕⭕️MY HUSBAND’S SECRET PAST

    Framed for murder by her cheating husband, a newlywed must find a way to prove her innocence while exposing her husband’s activities before she runs out of time.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR READY MEALS

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕THE MYSTERIOUS MR LAGERFELD

    A look at the fashion icon, one of the most flamboyant and recognisable people in the fashion business.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE CANNIBAL NEXT DOOR

    The disturbing story of Armin Meiwes.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    27 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE NURSE

    Nurse Hansen is suspected of killing the hospital patients in her care.

    📲Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️FIREFLY LANE

    The second season begins and takes up the story following Kate’s breast cancer diagnosis.

    🖥️Netflix

    👬🆕↔️SWEET TOOTH

    The second season of this story for older children about a half-human and half-deer boy doing his best to survive in a devastated world.

    🖥️Netflix

    👬🆕↔️SHARKDOG

    Animation.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️BLOODSHOT

    A soldier is resurrected as a bionic warrior to exact revenge.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕↔️LA BREA

    The second season of the sci-fi drama in which many people were consumed by a sinkhole that appeared, depositing them into a primeval world full of danger.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️BROKEN TIES

    Selma seeks shelter from her abusive husband with her estranged sister.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️BILLIONAIRE BLOOMS

    A look at some of the amazing work of expert florists.

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️ON SAFARI WITH JANE McDONALD

    Jane explores Africa.

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️DALGLEISH

    The second series begins with Adam Dalgleish and DC Kate Miskin investigating the case of a forensic biologist who is found dead in his laboratory.

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️EVICTED

    Documentary.

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️MY 600lb LIFE

    📲Really

    🖥️Discovery+

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE CURSE

    The second season begins with Mick languishing in prison, and Albert, Tash and Sidney start a new life on the Costa del Crime.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️SCOTLAND SINGS

    Yvie Burnett chooses a choir comprising people who have had setbacks in their lives or who lack confidence.

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    28 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️CITADEL

    Mason and Nadia are secret agents for Citadel, which aims to keep a dangerous world as safe as possible. But the two agents are in danger from Manticure, who want all Citadel members eliminated so they can create a new world order.

    📲Amazon Prime Video (weekly after first two episodes).

    👬🆕⭕️PETER PAN AND WENDY

    Wendy and her brothers are taken to Peter Pan’s home in Neverland.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️KING OF COLLECTIBLES: THE GOLDIN TOUCH

    🖥️Netflix

    👬🆕FROG AND TOAD

    Animation.

    🖥️Apple TV+

    🆕↔️THE WORLD OF BRIDGES

    📲Virgin Ultra HD, 7.50pm

    🆕⭕️A GOOD PERSON

    After being involved as a driver in a fatal car collision, Allison separates from her husband and resorts to a highly addictive painkiller drug called OxyContin.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️A COUNTRY LIFE FOR HALF THE PRICE

    Presented by Kate Humble.

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️THE PRICE OF GLEE

    Documentary series revealing the unrelenting pressures of making a hit show and the tragic consequences that can result.

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 29 April 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SATURDAY

    29 April 2023

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕MY KING, MY COUNTRY

    This programme explores what people think about the King and the monarchy.

    📲Sky Documentaries, 6.50pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️THE KILLER IN MY FAMILY

    As told by their relatives.

    📲Quest Red, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕CHARLES & CAMILLA: AGAINST ALL ODDS

    📲Channel 5, 9.20pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕HIJACKED: FLIGHT 73

    Documentary about the Pan American plane that was hijacked in Karachi back in 1973.

    📲Sky Documentaries and Sky Showcase, 9.20pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️MURDAUGH MURDERS: DEADLY DYNASTY

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕⭕️RESURRECTION

    When a mother of a teenage daughter sees that David has returned after previously escaping from him, she is full of fear of what this may herald for her.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 10.15pm

    🖥️NOW

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁SUNDAY

    30 April

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕THE KING’S JOURNEY TO CORONATION

    A ‘Songs of Praise’ special with Aled Jones.

    📲BBC1, 1.15pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️POINTS OF VIEW

    📲BBC1, 1.50 pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕CHARLES R: THE MAKING OF A MONARCH

    📲BBC1, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️DRAIN THE OCEANS

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕DANCE PASSION LIVERPOOL: FIND THE FEELING

    📲BBC4, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    TOP PICK

    🆕THE WINDSORS CORONATION SPECIAL

    A one-off comedy with Harry Enfield playing the part of King Charles. When William hears about the extravagant plans his father proposes for his coronation, he decides to abandon them in favour of the coronation being celebrated at a Travelodge hotel.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕FRANKIE BOYLE’S FAREWELL TO THE MONARCHY

    Frankie looks at another side to the Royal Family.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕LIFE & DEBT: STORIES FROM THE EDGE

    📲ITV1, 10.20pm

    🖥️ITVX

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

    1 May

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️FATAL ATTRACTION

    A re-make of the original Michael Douglas and Glenn Close film, with the story presented in eight parts. Dan ends a steamy extramarital affair with Alex, but she is determined not to let go.

    🖥️Paramount+ (First three episodes, then weekly).

    🆕↔️UNDERCOVER UNDERAGE

    Documentary following Roo Powell and SOSA as they attempt to catch adults who prey on children online.

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️SCAM INTERCEPTORS

    📲BBC1, 10am

    📲BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️CLIVE MYRIE’S ITALIAN ROAD TRIP

    📲BBC2, 6.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️APE Vs MECHA-APE

    The military make an attempt to construct a robot ape in this sci-fi thriller.

    📲Sky Sci-Fi, 7pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️CANAL BOAT DIARIES

    📲BBC4, 7.30pm

    🖥️BBC i-Player

    🆕↔️DEEP WATER SALVAGE

    📲Sky History, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️ANDREW: THE PROBLEM PRINCE

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕DANI DYER: IS THIS ANXIETY?

    Anxiety in young mothers.

    📲E4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️DONAL MacINTYRE’S KILLER EVIDENCE

    The Camden Ripper.

    📲CBS Reality, 10pm

    🖥️CBS Catchup Channels UK Player

    🆕↔️GREATEST HEISTS WITH PIERCE BRONSON

    📲Sky History, 10pm

    🖥️NOW

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁TUESDAY

    2 May

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️A SMALL LIGHT

    An Austrian secretary takes pity on the Frank family when they are desperate to hide from the Nazis in 1942 and shelters them at her home in a hidden room. This is a true story based on Anne Franks’ diaries.

    🖥️Disney+ (two episodes weekly)

    🆕↔️AFGHANISTAN: THE WOUNDED LAND

    📲PBS America, 10.40am

    🆕⭕️YOU CAN’T ESCAPE ME

    An aspiring artist flees from her abusive husband, moving to Portland to be with her old friend. However, she soon finds that she remains in danger.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️UFOs: INVESTIGATING THE UNKNOWN

    A look at the Pentagon programme.

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️12 STRONG

    A fast-paced action film about a dozen US soldiers who are on a mission to kill a Taliban rival to a warlord in Afghanistan.

    📲Film4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️SLEEPING WITH MY MURDERER

    📲5STAR, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️PERRY MASON

    Season 2 of this revamped series about the early career of the up-and-coming lawyer. When two men are charged with murder, Perry decides to defend them as he believes they are innocent.

    📲Sky Atlantic, 10pm

    🖥️Now TV and Sky Box Sets (complete box set)

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SAVAGE RIVER

    After ten years in prison, Miki returns to Savage River to start afresh, but a new crime rocks the town again and people can’t help but be suspicious.

    📲5STAR, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁WEDNESDAY

    3 May

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕↔️ED SHEERAN: THE SUM OF IT ALL

    Documentary on the singer/songwriter.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️RYE LANE

    Romantic comedy. Don and Yas have their recent break-ups as something in common and they help each other deal with their ex-partners.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️ONE TRUE LOVES

    Emma is taken aback when her husband, previously presumed dead, returns from a remote island years after his disappearance, during which she has become engaged to be re-married.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕↔️JEWISH MATCHMAKING

    Reality show.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️ALL OF YOU

    Two strangers on a dating app find their relationship unravelling as their differences become apparent and they are forced to decide what lies in store for them.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🆕↔️HOUSE HUNTERS

    Searching for properties in Tennessee.

    📲HGTV, 4.30pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕CORONATION TAYLORS: FIT FOR A KING

    A look at the work of Kashket & Partners who are tasked with having thousands of parade uniforms for Coronation Day.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕DARK WATER: THE MURDER OF SHANI WARREN

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕SALVAGE HUNTERS: RESTORERS ROYAL SPECIAL

    📲Quest, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕⭕️I’M YOUR MAN

    A scientist is persuaded to live with a humanoid robot for three weeks as part of a study.

    📲Film4, 11.15pm

    🖥️All4

    TOP PICK

    ↔️THE NIGHT OF

    Another chance to see this excellent drama about a young man who finds himself under suspicion for the murder of a young woman he dated.

    📲Sky Atlantic, 11.45pm

    🖥️NOW

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁THURSDAY

    4 May

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️QUEEN CHARLOTTE: A BRIDGERTON STORY

    Prequel to the original Bridgerton story. In this period drama, we witness young Queen Charlotte’s marriage to King George III and observe events in two different timelines.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️TOM JONES

    When a baby is abandoned at Paradise Hall, a kindly squire takes him in and raises him as his own. As an adult, he falls for Sophia, but both families are against the marriage.

    🖥️ITVX

    👬🆕↔️YOUNG JEDI ADVENTURES

    Animation.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️STAR WARS: VISIONS

    Animated shorts from various studios around the world.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️BEAUTIFUL DISASTER

    Romantic comedy about an underground boxer who falls for strait-laced Abby, a first year student, who rejects his advances.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    🆕⭕️A DEADLY ENGAGEMENT

    Amanda will stop at nothing to keep her son from marrying Olivia, whom she believes is after his money.

    📲Channel 5, 2.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕⭕️I ALMOST MARRIED A SERIAL KILLER

    To escape a serial killer, a single mother and her daughter enter witness protection, only to find their lives in even greater danger.

    📲GREAT! movies, 3pm

    ❗️LIVE ❗️❗️

    🆕ELECTIONS 2023

    Laura Kuenssberg hosts this live report of the local government election results as they come in.

    📲BBC1, 11.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    👁FRIDAY

    5 May

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️SILO

    Sci-fi series about an underground population where no-one can escape above ground without dying within seconds. Some are beginning to doubt what they know about their existence, but questioning the status quo is dangerous.

    🖥️Apple+ TV (first two episodes, then weekly)

    🆕⭕️THE SUICIDE SQUAD

    Much better than the original film, this story is about a small number of convicts who join a task force known as the "Suicide Squad" in exchange for lighter sentences. The squad is so called for a reason…

    📲Amazon Prime Video

    🆕⭕️A ROYAL NIGHT OUT

    Royal princesses Elizabeth and Margaret secretly venture out to celebrate VE Day on the streets of London.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕HM THE KING’S CORONATION

    This programme looks at the celebrations planned for the Coronation.

    📲BBC1, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕SING FOR THE KING: THE SEARCH FOR THE CORONATION CHOIR

    📲BBC1, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕⭕️TICKET TO PARADISE

    An ex-couple agree to travel to Bali in an attempt to prevent their daughter from marrying an Indonesian seaweed farmer.

    This film is only listed here because it’s a premiere!

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️BLACK OPS

    Comedy series following two community support officers who find themselves into the activities of undercover surveillance.

    📲BBC1, 9.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player (complete box set)

    ⚽️🆕WREXHAM: HOLLYWOOD OR BUST!

    📲BBC2, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE LATEISH SHOW WITH MO GILLIGAN

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕EUROVISION: 30 UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS

    📲Channel 5, 10pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️BEL-AIR

    Will wants his independence from the Bankses.

    📲Sky Max and Sky Showcase, 10pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️DEATH BY FAME

    Documentary series.

    📲Quest Red, 11pm

    🖥️Discovery+

  • OLD BOY’S TV & STREAMING CHOICE: 6 MAY 2023

    🆕 - New to TV

    ↔️ - Series

    ⭕️ - Film

    👬 - For under-12s

    📲 - Channel/time

    🖥️ - On demand/streaming service

    ***SUGGESTED RECORDING & WATCHLIST PICKS

    These listings apply to England. Regional variations in timings may apply for certain programmes on BBC and ITV1.

    The focus of these listings is on selected new films, dramas, music, entertainment shows, important scheduled events (not sport) and documentaries.

    Many programmes shown on TV channels are also available within the On Demand section of your pay TV provider.

    Some programmes shown on TV channels do not appear on demand until the next day.

    Programmes shown exclusively on ITVX are on the subscription version of the channel only.

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    👁SATURDAY

    6 May 2023

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    ❗️LIVE ❗️

    🆕THE CORONATION

    Live coverage of the ceremony.

    📲BBC1 from 7.30am

    📲BBC2 from 7.30am with sign language

    📲BBC News from 7.30pm

    📲ITV1, 8.30am

    📲Sky Showcase from 6am

    📲Sky News from 7am

    📲GB News from 6am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🖥️ITVX

    🖥️NOW

    👬🆕⭕️MIA AND ME: THE HERO OF CENTOPIA

    Animation about life in a magical land of elves and unicorns.

    🖥️Sky Cinema Premiere, 4.10pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕THE CORONATION: A DAY TO REMEMBER

    Highlights of the day.

    📲BBC1, 7pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕CHARLES: IN HIS OWN WORDS

    📲National Geographic, 8pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕FAWLTY TOWERS: 50 YEARS OF LAUGHS

    📲Channel 5, 9.15pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕SOUNDS OF LIVERPOOL AT THE BBC

    📲BBC2, 9.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕MURDERS AT THE BURGER JOINT

    📲Quest Red, 10pm

    🖥️Discovery+

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    👁SUNDAY

    7 May

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    ⚽️🆕↔️FEVER PITCH: THE BATTLE FOR THE PREMIER LEAGUE

    Documentary series that explores the international investors who have transformed the game. We start with Chelsea and Roman Abramovich.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️NATURAL TREASURES

    📲National Geographic Wild, 5pm

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕⭕️THE OLD WAY

    Rather dull film revolving around the death of a father of a boy who later returns to seek revenge.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 6.20pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️MOONSHINERS: MASTER DISTILLER

    📲Discovery, 7pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕THE CORONATION CONCERT

    Including performances by Take That, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie at Windsor Castle.

    📲BBC1, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕SPRING SOUL AND JAZZ FROM CHELTENHAM

    📲BBC4, 8.15pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️PARAMEDICS ON SCENE

    The Scottish Ambulance Service.

    📲BBC Scotland, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕BORN TO BE KING

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️CASEY ANTHONY: WHERE THE TRUTH LIES

    📲CI, 9pm

    🖥️Crime and Investigation Play

    🆕↔️THE EMERGENCY WARD

    At the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

    📲More4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

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    👁BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

    8 May

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    👬🆕↔️SPIRIT RANGERS

    New season 2 of this animation begins.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️WAR WITH GRANDPA

    Grandpa moves in and he takes over his grandson’s bedroom.

    📲Film4, 2.50pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕EUROVISION WELCOMES THE WORLD

    📲BBC1, 6.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕CIRQUE DU SOLEIL KURIOS - CABINET IOF CURIOSITIES

    📲Sky Arts, 7pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕EUROVISION CALLING

    Jason Manford and Chelcee Grimes and their ultimate guide to the song contest.

    📲BBC1, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️SECRET SOCIETIES: IN THE SHADOWS

    The first programme explores the Knights Templar.

    📲Sky History, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕HOW NOT TO WIN EUROVISION

    📲BBC Scotland, 10.30pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS

    From Los Angeles.

    📲Channel 5, 11.05pm

    🖥️My5

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    👁TUESDAY

    9 May

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    🆕HANNAH GADSBY: SOMETHING SPECIAL

    Stand-up comedy special.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕⭕️THE SUBTLE ART OF NOT GIVING A #@%!

    Mark Manson offers his jaded self-help look on life in this funny and glossy film which is certainly well worth a look.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️EX ON THE BEACH U.K.: THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

    Reality series.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕↔️MASTERCHEF CANADA

    📲W

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️THE ART OF THE GARDEN

    📲Sky Arts, 7pm

    🖥️NOW

    ❗️LIVE ❗️

    🆕↔️EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

    The first semi-final in which 15 acts compete for a place in the Grand Final. The second part is on Thursday.

    📲BBC1, 8pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE GREATEST AUCTION

    📲Channel 4, 8pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️TURKEY: EMPIRE OF ERDOGEN

    Documentary about the Turkish President and his political life.

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕THE KIDNAP OF ANGEL LYNN

    Documentary about an abusive relationship that escalated.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕SALINGER

    📲Sky Arts, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕MAD WOMEN

    A look back at memorable commercials that involved women.

    📲Channel 4, 10pm

    🖥️All4

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    👁WEDNESDAY

    10 May

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    🆕↔️QUEEN CLEOPATRA

    Docudrama about the Egyptian Queen who ruled between 51BC and 30BC.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️NOT DEAD YET

    Comedy. A reporter returns to LA to her old job on the local newspaper.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️THE MUPPETS MAHEM

    The Muppets have a go at recording their first record album, but they soon realise that they are already dated.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕↔️NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM: WORLD OF WONDER

    ↔️Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️THE SWARM

    A battle with an unknown marine intelligence threatens the existence of mankind and challenges humanity’s self image as the crown of creation.

    📲Sky Sci-Fi, 9pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️KIDS

    Documentary about the children in the care of Coventry Children’s Services.

    📲Channel 4, 9pm

    🖥️All4

    🆕↔️999: CRITICAL CONDITION

    📲Channel 5, 9pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕SALVAGE HUNTERS: THE RESTORERS WORLD WAR SPECIAL

    📲Quest, 9pm

    🖥️Discovery+

    🆕↔️DEADMAN’S CURSE

    📲Sky History, 10pm

    🖥️NOW

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    👁THURSDAY

    11 May

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    ❗️LIVE ❗️

    🆕ACM AWARDS

    Garth Brooks and Dolly Parton present the Academy of Country Music Awards in Frisco, Texas.

    🖥️Amazon Prime Video

    👬🆕↔️ULTRAMAN

    Final season of this anime series about the son of the superhero who has fallen out of favour with the population. So it’s left to the son to protect Earth from an alien threat.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️CRIME

    DI Lennox and his new partner DS Drummond are assigned the case of a missing schoolgirl. However, the case brings back painful memories for Lennox, who has also been trying to deal with his addictions.

    🖥️ITVX

    ↔️HEROES

    Sci-fi drama in which certain characters find they have super-human abilities.

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕↔️BANGERS & CASH: RESTORING CLASSICS

    📲Yesterday, 8pm

    🖥️UKTV Play

    🆕↔️GEORGIA AND TOMMY: BABY STEPS

    Reality series.

    📲ITV Be, 9pm

    🖥️ITVX

    🆕THERAPY: TOUGH TALKING

    Mental health therapy sessions.

    📲BBC3, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕ABERDEEN ‘83: ONCE IN A LIFETIME

    📲BBC Scotland, 10pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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    👁FRIDAY

    12 May

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    🆕⭕️THE MOTHER

    Jennifer Lopez plays an assassin who re-appears out of hiding to protect her daughter, whom she’s not seen for 12 years, when she was a baby.

    🖥️Netflix

    🆕↔️QUEER EYE

    Makeover show.

    🖥️Netflix

    TOP PICK

    🆕↔️CITY ON FIRE

    A police investigation takes place into a murder of a university student in Central Park. But with little to go on, the police are baffled. However, the murder victim’s friend Samantha won’t give up trying to find out what happened.

    🖥️Apple TV+

    TOP PICK

    🆕⭕️WIRE ROOM

    Action film. When a federal agent hears a target being attacked at his home, he becomes involved with an arms dealer.

    🖥️Paramount+

    🆕⭕️STILL: A MICHAEL J FOX MOVIE

    Documentary about the actor, who was afflicted with Parkinson’s Disease in 1998.

    🖥️Apple TV+

    🆕⭕️CRATER

    A boy who has spent his life in a mining colony on the moon in 2257 is told that he is to be sent to another planet when his father dies. But before he leaves, he wants to explore a strange crater, which his dad said he always wanted to do.

    🖥️Disney+

    🆕DEAD SHOT

    Edgy drama set in the 1970s. An Irish paramilitary seeks revenge after an SAS soldier kills his pregnant wife.

    📲Sky Cinema Premiere, 8pm

    🖥️NOW

    🆕↔️SUSAN CALMAN’S GRAND DAY OUT

    📲Channel 5, 8pm

    🖥️My5

    🆕↔️HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE NATIONAL TRUST

    📲BBC2, 9pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕↔️THE CHRIS & ROSIE RAMSEY SHOW

    📲BBC1, 10.40pm

    🖥️BBC I-Player

    🆕SAM RYDER: ROAD TO EUROVISION

    📲BBC3, 12.10am

    🖥️BBC I-Player

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