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What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, February 4th, 2019

TVMucho is the perfect solution for expats and travellers abroad looking for UK TV on demand. What are our TV picks of the week ? Read on to find out our top TV picks for the next 7 days.

Brexit: Who’s in Charge? – Panorama

Monday 8.30pm – 9pm, BBC1

Adrian Chiles explores people opinions of Brexit as his films in Kent and Yorkshire. He quickly learns that the public’s opinion is more divided and entrenched than ever, but the majority agree on one thing – the countries politicians are completely failing to sort out the mess the U.K. finds itself in. Adrian spends a fortnight in Westminster, determined to find out who is in charge of Britain’s future with the European Union and whether MPs are putting their own and party interests before that of the country.

 

Building the Channel Tunnel: 25 Years On

Monday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

The Channel tunnel is an engineering marvel and a testament to what can be achieved when two nations work together on a complex project. This two part documentary explores what it took to build the longest undersea tunnel ever constructed. The first part focuses on the people behind the project, including John Prescott who reveals the battles with banks and constructors and Judith Hann who details how the project captured the imagination of the nation.

 

Martin Clunes: Islands of America

Tuesday 9pm – 10pm, ITV

Martin embarks on a 10000 mile journey from the West to the East as he explores the coast of the United States and the enormous diversity it has to offer. Starting in Hawaii he goes beyond the tourist areas and looks at the advancing lava fields and smoking craters which are creeping up on civilisation. His next step takes him to the polar opposite, literally, as he explores Alaska’s wild islands adorned with pine trees, ice flows and glaciers.

 

Stalked: Murder in Slow Motion

Tuesday 10pm – 11.05pm, Channel 5

This three part documentary tells the stories of innocent young women who are killed by their stalkers, with friends and family providing first hand accounts of the ordeal. The first episode focussed on 23 year old university student Molly McLaren and the tragic story of how she was stalked by ex boyfriend Joshua Simpson and her horrific murder by him, where he stabbed her in broad daylight 75 times.

 

Match of the Day Live: The FA Cup

Wednesday 7.55pm – 10pm, BBC1

Kick off 8.05pm. Championship West Bromwich Albion host Premier League Brighton & Hove Albion in the fourth round replay from the Hawthorns. The previous encounter at the Amex Stadium finished goalless but both sides came close to stealing a winner as they both hit the crossbar. Brighton had 24 shots but just couldn’t see off Chris Houghtons side. Gary Lineker presents the coverage.

 

Ryanair: Britain’s Most Hated Airline?

Thursday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

For the sixth consecutive year, Irish low cost airline Ryanair has been rated the worst, the carrier defiantly refutes the findings and say they do not reflect reality. Yet recent times have seen some very high profile disputes between the airline and the Trade Unions, many flight cancellations and a profits warning – are the wheels coming loose on their success train? Fiona Phillips explores what’s actually going on at the airline and tells the story of how their approach changed the way people fly, but has the cost cutting gone too far? Is the risk of upsetting staff and customers at its greatest ever?

 

Eurovision: You Decide 2019

Friday 7.30pm – 9pm, BBC2

Eurovision fanatic Mel Giedroyc and 2015 winner Mans Zelmerlow introduce us to the UK’s contenders for 2019’s competition, live from MediaCityUK in Salford. Hopefuls to represent the country in Tel Aviv, Israel will take part in a new format – each of the three competing songs will be performed by two different acts in two different ways. The viewers at home and a celebrity panel will make the decision on which song goes to the competition. Various surprises and special performances will also feature in the show.

 

Lone Survivor

Friday 9pm – 11.20pm, Channel 4

High in the mountains of Afghanistan, four elite American Navy Seals are tasked to track down and eliminate a high ranking Taliban leader. It doesn’t take long before the group find themselves faces with a moral dilemma and a battle to beat the odds and survive. Fact based drama starring Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster, Taylor Kitsch and Mark Wahlberg.

 

Live Six Nations Rugby Union

Saturday 2pm – 4.30pm, BBC1

Kick off 2.15pm. Live from Murrayfield comes Scotland v Ireland as the second round of fixtures gets underway. Scotland have only won this fixture once in the past five tournaments, beating the Irish 27-22 in 2017. Scotland beat Italy in their opening fixture but will face a much tougher test this time around, Ireland will be out to prove themselves after their defeat to England. Presented by John Inverdale with commentary by Chris Paterson and Eddie Butler.

 

The British Academy Film Awards

Sunday 9pm – 11pm, BBC1

From the Royal Albert Hall, Joanna Linley hosts the award ceremony. A wide variety of films have been nominated for the 12 different categories, including: Cold War, First Man, Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star is Born, Stan & Ollie, The Favourite, Roma, Green Book, Mary Poppins Returns, Mary Queen of Scots and Can You Ever Forgive Me?

 

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