PICKS OF THE WEEK: 25-29 JANUARY 2021

What to watch this week.



Celebs Go Dating

Monday-Friday, E4

Following more famous faces as they try to find love, but this time the celebs and their potential matches are all living under one roof, with dating experts Paul C Brunson and Anna Williamson overseeing proceedings.


Lightning

Monday-Friday, BBC Two

Comedian Zoe Lyons hosts a quick-fire quiz in which six contestants compete across six rounds testing their general knowledge, quick thinking and speedy reactions.


Marcella

Tuesday, ITV

Return of the crime drama, starring Anna Friel. Marcella is now based in Belfast, working as an undercover detective. She has taken on a new identity, Keira, and has infiltrated the infamous Maguire crime family.


Celebrity Best Home Cook

Tuesday & Wednesday, BBC One

Claudia Winkleman hosts a star-studded version of the culinary contest, which sees Mary Berry, Chris Bavin and Angela Hartnett judging 10 famous cooks.


Resident Alien

Thursday, Sky One

An extraterrestrial takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor and wrestles with the moral dilemma of his secret mission on Earth. Things are just about going okay until he gets roped into solving a local murder, making his assimilation in his new home all the more urgent. Sci-fi comedy drama, starring Alan Tudyk.