PICKS OF THE WEEK: 25-31 JULY 2022

What to watch this week.



Conservative Leadership: The BBC Debate

Monday, BBC One

Presented by Sophie Raworth, with analysis from BBC Political Editor Chris Mason and BBC Economics Editor Faisal Islam, Our Next Prime Minister will broadcast live from Stoke-on-Trent in front of a 80 to 100 strong audience at 9pm on BBC One.



The Great

Wednesday, Channel 4

The Emmy-nominated drama returns for a second series, which now sees Catherine (Elle Fanning) taking the Russian throne.


Commonwealth Games

From Thursday, BBC One

Clare Balding introduces coverage of the opening ceremony of the XXII Commonwealth Games at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium, ahead of 11 days of top-class sporting competition.



8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Friday, Channel 4

Jimmy Carr hosts a brand-new series of the words and numbers game show mash-up, with Countdown regulars Rachel Riley and Susie Dent.


Neighbours: The Finale

Friday, Channel 5

In the first of the final two episodes, Jane gives Mike a tour of all the Ramsay Street houses before they go under the hammer.