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PICKS OF THE WEEK: 28 AUGUST-03 SEPTEMBER 2023

What to watch this week.



Mastermind

Monday, BBC Two

Clive Myrie presents the first heat of the quiz where contenders face the famous black chair with the ultimate goal of becoming the next Mastermind Champion. The specialist subjects are The Poirot Novels of Agatha Christie, The Calvin and Hobbes Cartoons, Drake and Red Clydeside.



The Tower

Monday-Thursday, ITV1

Gemma Whelan and Jimmy Akingbola return in this acclaimed crime drama based on Kate London's thrilling second novel and is adapted by screenwriter Patrick Harbinson.


Starstruck

Monday, BBC Three

Years after their breakup, Jessie and Tom come face to face unexpectedly at best friend Kate’s wedding as she ties the knot with Ian. The initially awkward meeting finds the two former lovers wondering if there is a lingering spark.



The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lie

Tuesday, BBC One

Alice invested thousands in Robbie’s dodgy property scam before he disappeared. When she sees him again for the first time in 15 years, she’s determined to get to the truth.


Selling Super Houses

Tuesday, Channel 4

Competition format Selling Britain's Super Homes will see PK offer eight incredibly ambitious Brits the chance to hit the big time. Alongside his wife Dorit, PK is opening the ultimate London agency and will stop at nothing when it comes to hiring the very best sales team the country has to offer.


DIY SOS: Strictly Big Build Special

Wednesday, BBC One

Anton Du Beke, Katya Jones and Graziano Di Prima will all be swapping their dancing shoes for hard hats and tool belts as they join Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS Big Build team in Newcastle to take on the next big project. Performing Arts school True Colours, situated in Wallsend, Newcastle is in desperate need of the DIY SOS team.



Screw

Wednesday-Thursday, Channel 4

After the tragic events of the series one finale, our team of embattled prison officers, led by Leigh Henry, are determined to make a fresh start. But as those behind the cell doors of C Wing know only too well, moving on isn’t always simple. With changes at the very top and fresh faces both on the wing and in the staff room, Leigh’s new bond with Rose - and the secrets they share - will be tested to the limit.

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