PICKS OF THE WEEKEND: 10-11 OCTOBER 2020

What to watch this weekend

Britain's Got Talent: The Final

Saturday, 7:30pm, ITV

The 14th series of the talent search comes to a close with the spectacular grand final. The remaining acts - including comedians Steve Royle and Jon Courtenay, dancing duo Aaron and Jasmine, and magician Magical Bones - go head to head to win the hearts and votes of the viewing public, with the winner landing a £250,000 prize and a slot at this year's Royal Variety Performance. Presented by Ant and Dec, with judges Amanda Holden, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Ashley Banjo.


Strictly: The Best Of The Final

Saturday, 8:10pm, BBC One

In the final episode, Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman, the judges and the show's professional dancers look back at some of the most memorable moments from Strictly Come Dancing finals, reminiscing about some of the most emotional and nerve-wracking nights inside the Strictly ballroom. This special episode also pays tribute to the 2014 Strictly champion, Caroline Flack.


Top Gear

Sunday, 8pm, BBC One

Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness each buy a sporty insurance write-off for £6,000 and take part in three challenges at the programme's test track before they're ordered to make their cars road legal and report to Alexandra Palace, where the producers have constructed a monstrous Wall of Death. The trio also celebrate the era of the 200mph supercar by going on a road trip in a Ferrari F40, a Lamborghini Diablo, and a Jaguar XJ220.


The Bridge

Sunday, 9pm, Channel 4

Twelve strangers come together on a lakeside in the beautiful British countryside to try to win a life-changing sum of money. A prize of £100,000 lies on an island in the lake and the 12 must build an 850-foot bridge by hand within 20 days to reach it. In the first episode, the 12 get to know each other, including Billie, the daughter of TV presenter Trisha Goddard, Covid-19 survivor Tara, and the oldest member of the team, 60-year-old Sly. The team attempt to come up with a plan to build the bridge, but tempers quickly fray over who should lead the group.


Enslaved with Samuel L. Jackson

Sunday, 9pm, BBC Two

A look at 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World, from the perspective of three different storylines. In the first episode, the actor travels to Gabon on the west coast of central Africa, where captives were herded onto ships.

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