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PICKS OF THE WEEK: 22-28 APRIL 2024

What to watch this week.



Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains

Monday, Comedy Central

Rhod Gilbert is back for a new run and ready to delve into more adolescent embarrassment! In each episode he’s joined by a trio of famous faces, to roll back the clock, reveal hilarious stories from their youth and compete to see who had the most traumatic teens. But who will be crowned most embarrassing?



Gary Glitter: The Popstar Paedophile

Tuesday, ITV1

This feature-length documentary for ITV1 and ITVX is the first detailed up to date telling of the dark double life of Gary Glitter - real name Paul Gadd - who was viewed as an iconic performer in his heyday, yet was later exposed as a predatory child abuser. The documentary highlights how Glitter was able to evade justice for decades meaning he was free to travel abroad and continue offending.


Love Triangle

Tuesday, E4

Love Triangle sees six singles (pickers) choose between just two handpicked partners (suitors). Based on a connection made by texting only, the single and their chosen match meet on a blind date before taking the extraordinary step of moving in together, in the hope of fast-tracking their relationship.



The Red King

Wednesday, Alibi

Smart, capable, by-the-book, SERGEANT GRACE NARAYAN is flying high in her inner-city police station – until her rigid principles lead her to be ostracised by her precinct. Grace has no choice but take a punishment posting on the remote Welsh island of St Jory, a rural community with an eerie, hidden religion, known as the TRUE WAY.


Hold The Front Page

Wednesday, Sky Max

Josh Widdicombe and Nish Kumar are about to leap back into the weird and wonderful world of local news journalism with Hold the Front Page, returning for a second run. And this time, the boys are determined to do a lot better than they did before. 



Joe & Katherine's Bargain Holidays

Thursday, Channel 4

The duo embarks on a relentless pursuit of bargainous getaways, both in the UK and further afield, showcasing a different type of holiday in each episode. Whether it’s the ultimate couple’s retreat on a shoestring budget, a girls’ weekend that won’t break the bank, or a family seaside stay that won’t drain your pockets, Joe and Katherine have tons of ideas for cut-price holidays.


Britain's Got Talent

Saturday, ITV1

The judging panel - Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and Bruno Tonioli join the incomparable hosting duo Ant and Dec in the search for Britain’s next talented superstar, who will ultimately bag a life-changing £250,000 cash prize and a spot on the bill of the Royal Variety Performance.



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