PICKS OF THE WEEK: 08-14 JANUARY 2024
What to watch this week.
Monday-Tuesday, BBC One
Nikki and Jack investigate a murder bearing all the hallmarks of a notorious serial killer. When Nikki meets Charles Beck, the pathologist who conducted the original post-mortems, she discovers his wife was the suspected fifth victim of the serial killer, but nobody believes him when he claims he knows where to find her body.
After The Flood
After the Flood is a mystery thriller set in a town hit by a devastating flood. When an unidentified man is found dead in a lift in an underground car park, police assume he became trapped as the waters rose. As the investigation unfolds PC Joanna Marshall, played by Sophie Rundle, becomes obsessed with discovering what happened to him and why?
Wednesday, Apple TV+
An anonymous phone call draws two brilliant detectives into a confrontation over an old murder case — one a young woman in the early stages of her career, the other a well-connected man determined to protect his legacy. The series touches on issues of race, institutional failure and the quest to find common ground in a polarised Britain.
Geordie has found a new contentment in his relationship with Cathy, but when they are both confronted with shocking announcements at work their happiness is threatened. As Mrs C, Leonard, Jack and Daniel rally around, both Will and Geordie find themselves in unfamiliar, emotional waters and murder is always around the corner.
Saturday, BBC One
The much loved Saturday night staple will be back with an 11-episode series, made by Hungry Bear Media and MGM Television UK, and will welcome a brand new generation of superhumans who will compete against contestants in the ultimate test of speed and strength. The new series will include brand new games alongside classic challenges, culminating at the end of each episode with fan favourite The Eliminator.
Michael McIntyre's Big Show
Saturday, BBC One
Made by Hungry McBear Media and filmed in front of a live audience at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, the entertainment extravaganza will be packed with superstar guests, incredible musical performances and a few extra surprises. Celebrities will start to get nervous as fan favourites Send to All and The Midnight Gameshow will return.
Dancing On Ice
2024 will see the celebrity contestants and their professional partners skating live each week in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers at home who will ultimately decide who wins the show. On hand to offer their critique are Olympic winners and ice skating legends Jayne Torvill and Christoper Dean, presenter and choreographer Ashley Banjo MBE, and dancer and presenter Oti Mabuse.