PICKS OF THE WEEK: 16-22 JANUARY 2022
What to watch this week.
Junior Bake Off
Weekdays, Channel 4
From thousands of applicants, 16 talented junior bakers battle it out in the iconic white tent to be crowned winner of Junior Bake Off 2022. Harry Hill oversees proceedings with his characteristic wit and warmth, alongside seasoned judges Liam Charles and Ravneet Gill.
Three friends and colleagues each attempt to balance their increasingly demanding jobs in post-pandemic frontline medicine with their lives as new mothers.
Returning to South Africa for the first of two series this year, lovestruck singletons will be guided through the twists and turns of coupling up in a jaw-dropping Villa, by brand new host Maya Jama.
Tuesday, BBC Two
Winterwatch is back to showcase the very best of the season’s wildlife across the UK. Chris Packham and Michaela Strachan bring us live cameras and winter dramas from Wild Ken Hill.
The Family Pile
Comedic exploration of one of life’s big milestones, via four sisters who have lost their parents and are packing up the family home to sell.
Dancing On Ice
Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby return as hosts. Meanwhile, ice royalty Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean resume their roles as judges on the ice panel alongside dancers Ashley Banjo and Oti Mabuse.
Stephen and Mitchell are told one of them will be fired so go to extreme lengths to save their jobs.