PICKS OF THE WEEK: 26 SEPTEMBER-02 OCTOBER 2022

What to watch this week.



Inside Man

Monday-Tuesday, BBC One

The lives of a prisoner on death row, a journalist looking for a story, a vicar in a sleepy English town and a maths tutor trapped in a cellar intertwine in a deadly way.



Make Me Prime Minister

Tuesday, Channel 4

12 Brits who think they have what it takes to run the country are put through a series of tasks designed to test their leadership skills, decision-making, resilience and integrity.


This England

Wednesday, Sky Atlantic

Drama based on Boris Johnson's tumultuous first months as prime minister, tracing the impact on the nation of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic.



DNA Journey

Thursday, ITV

Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan embark on a road trip to find out about their family histories using a mix of DNA and genealogy.


Taskmaster

Thursday, Channel 4

Dara Ó Briain, Fern Brady, John Kearns, Munya Chawawa and Sarah Millican are the noble knights who are hoping to win this elaborate joust to become the 14th Taskmaster champion.



Fantasy Football League

Thursday, Sky Max

Matt Lucas and Elis James host the comedy chat show, with Sally Lindsay and Russell Howard the first celebrity guest managers joining them to talk about the week in football and share their fantasy teams.


I Literally Just Told You

Friday, Channel 4

Jimmy Carr hosts the second series of the gameshow where contestants are given the answers with the questions written as the show is happening.