What to watch this week (excluding New Years picks).
Two Doors Down Christmas Special
Monday, 9pm, BBC Two
The neighbours head off on a rare trip away from Latimer Crescent, but the break at a luxury lodge in the Highlands threatens to derail their friendship when Cathy pushes Beth too far. Comedy, starring Arabella Weir, Alex Norton, Doon Mackichan, Jonathan Watson and Elaine C Smith.
Masterchef: The Professionals Christmas Specials
Tuesday, 8pm, BBC One
The first episode features Danny Parker from the 2014 series, 2017's Louisa Ellis, 2009's Marianne Lumb, and 2018 semi-finalist William Chilila. Monica Galetti sets them the task of making festive canapés, before they move on to the dreaded skills test and a seasonally themed two-course menu.
Not Going Out Christmas Special
Wednesday, 9pm, BBC One
With 40 minutes to go until midnight, a New Year’s Eve party at Lee and Lucy’s house turns sour when family members start making their resolutions.
Wednesday, 9:45pm, BBC One
2020 has been an absolute nightmare for the Jessop family. To boost family morale, they decide they are going to have a summer holiday after all, even if it is in Margate in October.
Stephen Fry's 21st Century Firsts
Wednesday, 9pm, ITV
As this century approaches its 21st birthday, Stephen Fry takes viewers through his pick of the fascinating and ground-breaking things that have happened for the first time since the year 2000.