PICKS OF THE WEEK: 17-23 OCTOBER 2022

What to watch this week.



Somewhere Boy

Sun-Wed, Channel 4

Danny grew up in a house in the middle of nowhere and was told that the world outside was full of monsters waiting to snatch him away.


The House Across The Street

Mon & Tue, Channel 5

Claudia, recovering from cancer and sharing custody of her 12-year-old son Rhys, works as a primary school nurse and struggles to find meaning in her life.



Friday Night Live

Friday, Channel 4

Ben Elton is back as ringmaster to reunite the game-changing architects of anarchy who broke through in the 80s and blend their ground-breaking comedy exploits with today's trailblazers currently storming the circuit.


Strictly Come Dancing

Saturday, BBC One

Celebrating 100 years of the BBC, the fun-filled new themed episode will see each of the couples take to the Strictly ballroom floor, either dancing to a theme tune from an iconic BBC programme or in tribute to one of the BBC’s most loved services.



The Wheel

Saturday, BBC One

Bafta Award-winning Michael McIntyre is back with his hit Saturday night gameshow that's packed with huge stars, big laughs, and a colossal spinning wheel!


Family Fortunes

Sunday, ITV

The well loved and ever popular game show with Gino D’Acampo is back! Two families go head to head as they try to name the most popular answer to survey-based questions posed to 100 people, with a chance to win a £30,000 jackpot prize.



Doctor Who: The Power Of The Doctor

Sunday, BBC One

In this feature-length special to mark her last adventure, Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteenth Doctor must fight for her very existence, against her deadliest enemies: the Daleks, the Cybermen and her arch-nemesis, the Master.