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PICKS OF THE WEEK: 15-21 APRIL 2024

What to watch this week.


Blue Lights

Monday, BBC One

A year into the job, the team are faced with a drug-fuelled crime wave that leads them into a loyalist estate. A violent clash puts Stevie and Grace’s working relationship at risk.



For The Love Of Dogs With Alison Hammond

Tuesday, ITV1

With more abandoned and stray dogs in need of care than ever, Alison tells the stories of some of the latest arrivals at Battersea before rolling up her sleeves and helping the expert staff and volunteers to take care of the animals and get them ready for their potential new owners.


Michael Palin In Nigeria

Tuesday, Channel 5

Michael lands at Lagos International Airport at 4.55am and is immediately thrown into the crowded chaos that is life in the biggest city in Africa. Seventy per cent of the population of Nigeria is under 25; 60% of people live in poverty.



Dinosaur

Tuesday, BBC Three

Nina was happy in her world, but when her best friend and sister Evie breaks her news, she realises everything is going to change. However, this isn’t the only change coming Nina’s way.


Mammoth

Wednesday, BBC Two

PE teacher Tony Mammoth is back from the dead with his old job back. He’s determined he’ll approach it the same way as in the 1970s, including parents' evening. Along the way, he finds out he has a lot more in common with a pupil’s mum than he thought.


In For A Penny

Saturday, ITV1

In For The Penny favourites including Left Hanging, Pump It Up, Weigh To Go, Whatever The Weather, Check it Out and Pet Bet are also back, but this series will also introduce brand-new games Diving For Dosh - which takes place at an indoor pool and will test contestants’ celebrity knowledge - and Paint For Pounds, our first ever head-to-head game and a messy one!



In With A Shout

Saturday, ITV1

Two families battle against each other in a thrilling game with a uniquely challenging twist.   With an impressive prize of a whopping £20,000, the contestants will have to answer questions hidden within a montage of moving images.


Britain's Got Talent

Saturday, ITV1

Britain’s Got Talent makes a triumphant return to the stage as judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and Bruno Tonioli reunite with hosts Ant & Dec in the search for Britain’s next talented superstar... and it’s set to be a golden year.


Red Eye

Saturday, ITV1

The story of a collision of three worlds as DC Hana Li, journalist Jess Li, and MI5’s Madeline Delaney are thrown into the same life-threatening conspiracy involving a British doctor’s arrest.



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