PICKS OF THE WEEK: 08-14 October 2021
What to watch this week.
Monday-Friday, BBC One
In the ultimate knockout quiz, eight players do battle on the Tournament Run in a series of exciting tug-of-war quiz matches.
Masterchef: The Professionals
Monday, Thursday & Friday, BBC One
The first four contenders face their opening Skills Test. Two must get all the details just right as they prepare bangers and mash in only 20 minutes.
A veteran beat cop and a teenage girl fall to their deaths from a tower block in south-east London. Left alive on the roof are a five-year-old boy and rookie police officer Lizzie Adama, who disappears within hours.
Simon and Esther are engaged and it's the first day of their budget summer holiday on the Isle of Wight, staying in Sue and Ray's new house.
Saturday, BBC One
Three contestants attempt to win a fortune with the help of Michael Ball, Tom Allen, Lulu, Joe Marler, Maisie Smith, Anita Rani and Raj Bisram.
Sunday, BBC One
Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness head to the British Grand Prix for a showdown with a trio of F1’s finest drivers.