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PICKS OF THE WEEK: 25-31 MARCH 2024

What to watch this week.



Loaded In Paradise

Monday-Friday, ITV2

Five new pairs will do whatever it takes to live their best lives as they hop Greece’s Ionian Islands in a race to take control of – and spend – the limitless gold card loaded with cash. But to find and keep the card won’t be easy when life as a ‘Spender’ comes at a price. In this ultimate game of chase, sacrifices will be made and relationships tested in the pursuit of wealth, privilege and power.



The Underdog: Josh Must Win

Monday-Wednesday, E4

This mammoth new show sees a gorgeous, confident, larger-than-life cast compete in a popularity contest, which they believe is called “The Favourite” hosted by presenter Nick Grimshaw. However, amongst the players there is an underdog no one is expecting. His name is Josh. But who is Josh and why is he so important? 


Wreck

Tuesday, BBC Three

Back on land, Jamie and Vivian are fighting hard to expose Velorum. But the walls are closing in, and they’re forced to take desperate measures. In a deadly gamble, they set their sights on Velorum’s newest venture – an exclusive 'wellness' festival in Slovenia.



Professor T

Wednesday, ITV1

Professor T (Ben Miller) finds himself in unfamiliar surroundings banged up in prison after the explosive finale to series two saw him trying to defend his old flame DCI Christina Brand (Juliet Aubrey). In this series both their careers are on the line, and both have momentous decisions to make.


Taskmaster

Thursday, Channel 4

Across ten episodes, Greg will, as is his wont, rely on his efficient assistant, Little Alex Horne, to be timing, noting, recording, measuring and nodding along to all the Task activities not only at the Taskmaster House, but also by picturesque rivers and on big fields patrolled by aggressive flatulent wild horses.



Big Mood

Thursday, Channel 4

Best friends Maggie and Eddie played by Nicola Coughlan (Bridgerton, Derry Girls) and Lydia West (It’s A Sin, Inside Man) have lived in each other’s pockets for ten years, through thick, thin, and multiple challenging eyebrow trends. But with the rest of their lives looming, careers hanging in the balance, and Maggie’s bipolar disorder making an unwelcome return to form, Eddie begins to question whether this friendship is really in their best interests.


Renegade Nell

Friday, Disney+

In this latest look at the action-adventure fantasy series, Nell Jackson, a quick-witted and courageous young woman, finds herself framed for murder and unexpectedly becomes the most notorious outlaw in 18th-century England. But when a magical spirit called Billy Blind appears, Nell realizes her destiny is bigger than she ever imagined.



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