PICKS OF THE WEEKEND: 05-06 SEPTEMBER

What to watch this weekend.

Britain's Got Talent

Saturday, 8pm, ITV

Ant and Dec host the first semi-final of this year's talent contest, making a return to screens following the auditions episodes broadcast in the spring. Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, David Walliams and Ashley Banjo are on the judging desk, as the acts that impressed them the most return, including the golden buzzer acts - singer Fayth Ifil, comedian and singer Jon Courtney, choir Sign Along With Us, comedian Nabil Abdulrashid, and mother and daughter singing duo, Honey and Sammy. Eight acts perform in each semi-final, with two finalists selected by the judges and the votes of viewers.


Piers Morgan's Life Stories

Saturday, 10pm, ITV

Vinnie Jones joins Piers Morgan for an intimate Life Stories special, 10 years on from his first appearance on the show. Vinnie opens up about how his life has changed irrevocably in that time, as he comes to terms with grieving for the loss of his wife, Tanya, who passed away last year, after a six-year battle with cancer. He also looks back at some of the highlights of his football and movie careers, talks about his struggles with alcohol, how he is hoping to help other people, particularly men, to cope with grief and what the future now holds.


Socceraid 2020

Sunday, 6:30pm, ITV

England v Soccer Aid World XI (Kick-off TBA). Dermot O'Leary and Kirsty Gallacher present the pre-match build-up and full live coverage of the pro-celebrity charity football match to raise money in aid of international charity Unicef, which takes place this year at Old Trafford. The England side announced so far includes Joel Dommett, Marvin Humes, Danny Jones, Olly Murs, Joe Wicks and Mark Wright, backed up by legends Wes Brown, Katie Chapman, Andy Cole, David James and Kelly Smith. They will be managed by Sam Allardyce and Wayne Rooney. The World XI side includes Patrice Evra, Yaya Toure, Jason Manford, Iain Stirling, Chelcee Grimes and Kem Cetinay, and they will be hoping to lift the trophy for the second year in succession, having won the 2019 game on penalties.


Louis Theroux: Life On The Edge

Sunday, 9pm, BBC Two

The film-maker reflects on 25 years of his documentaries, featuring brand new conversations between Louis and some of his most memorable contributors. In this first edition, he looks back at his earliest documentaries, and explores how some people's most fervent beliefs can bring them into conflict with mainstream society. Louis catches up with some of his previous contributors including Mike Cain, who he first met in the mid-90s, having moved to the hills of Idaho for what he saw as an inevitable war with the federal government.

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