PICKS OF THE WEEK: 09-15 MAY 2022

What to watch this week.



The Games

Monday-Friday, ITV

Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff are live from Crystal Palace and Alex Scott is trackside for the opening night of The Games as 12 celebrities take on the sporting challenge of a lifetime.


Britain's Top Takeaways

Monday-Thursday, BBC Two

Five of the nation’s top takeaways wing their way into Manchester to cook up finger-licking fabulous fried chicken dishes.



Let's Make A Love Scene

Friday, Channel 4

This unique new dating series seeks to find out whether real people can also find love if they act out a sex scene inspired by a Hollywood film on a first date.


Eurovision Song Contest

Saturday, BBC One

The world’s biggest music competition returns this May as the Eurovision Song Contest, one of the longest-running and most-watched non-sporting events in the world, is broadcast live from Turin across the BBC.



Britain's Got Talent

Saturday, ITV

Reuniting with their infamous buzzers are judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams who this year celebrate their 10th year working alongside one another. Inimitable duo Ant and Dec will also be returning as hosts ready to cheer and console the acts brave enough to brace the stage of London Palladium Theatre.


Conversations With Friends

Sunday, BBC Three

Frances (Oliver) is observant, cerebral and sharp. Her ex-girlfriend, now best friend, Bobbi (Lane) is self-assured, outspoken and compelling. Though they broke up three years ago, Frances and Bobbi are virtually inseparable and perform spoken word poetry together in Dublin. It’s at one of their shows that they meet Melissa (Kirke), an older writer, who is fascinated by the pair.