PICKS OF THE WEEK: 9-15 AUGUST 2021

What to watch this week.



Ghosts (New Series)

Monday, BBC One)

Ghosts returns for a third series following young couple Alison (Charlotte Ritchie) and Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe), who unexpectedly inherit a grand country estate only to find it is both falling apart and overrun with ghosts.


Celebrity Masterchef (New Series)

Monday, BBC One

Su Pollard, Rita Simons, Duncan James, Bez and Munya Chawawa face some brand new challenges as they begin their attempt to be crowned this year's champion.


Shop Well For Less (New Series)

Thursday, BBC One

In episode one of the brand new series, presenters Jo Page and Melanie Sykes travel to Gillingham, Kent, to help a family kickstart their savings pot so they can finish their hall refurbishment.


Ambulance (New Series)

Thursday, BBC One

Tonight is the first episode of a new series of the Bafta Award-winning Ambulance, filmed earlier this year at an unprecedentedly difficult time for the NHS. Cameras focus on a new cast of characters drawn from the staff of North West Ambulance Service, as they care for the 1.4 million people of Merseyside.


The Watch (New)

Thursday, BBC Two

Cranky Capt. Sam Vimes faces Death when a malevolent mate reappears after 20 years in this Terry Pratchett-inspired comedy drama.


Deceit (New Series)

Friday, Channel 4

Four-part drama based on a true story. Deceit examines the controversial honeytrap at the heart of the high-pressure investigation into the devastating murder of Rachel Nickell, a young mother brutally attacked in front of her two-year-old son on Wimbledon Common in London in 1992.