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TVMucho – Top ten shows – Week Commencing 06 January 2020

What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, January 6th, 2020

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Match of the Day Live: The FA Cup Third Round

Monday 7.30pm – 10pm, BBC1

Kick-off 7.56pm. Live from the Emirates comes the coverage of the third-round FA cup tie between 13-time winners Arsenal and Championship title contenders Leeds United. Mikel Arteta’s side come into the tie on the back of a turn in performances, the most notable when they beat Manchester United 2-0 in the Premier League on New Year’s Day. The sides last met in the cup 8 years ago where Gunners legend Thierry Henry – making a second debut for the club – notched the games only goal in a 1-0 victory for the home side. Marcelo Bielsa will go into the game with nothing to fear, his Leeds side have performed well this season and will be aiming for an upset. The eagle eyed amongst you will have seen the tie is kicking off 1 minute late – this is supporting the ‘Take A Minute’ campaign where fans are encouraged to take 60 seconds to think about their own, friends or families mental health and wellbeing.

 

Berlin Syndrome

Monday 11.15pm – 1.30am, Film4

An Australian photographer has a one-night stand with a man she met in Berlin, however, when she awakes she discovers that she has been imprisoned in his flat. Horror starring Teresa Palmer.

 

Silent Witness

Tuesday 9pm – 10pm, BBC1

New series of the crime drama that follows the investigations of forensic pathologists and scientists. Part one of two. A private jet crashes on the outskirts of London and Nikki is called in to investigate the circumstances, but she finds herself as the bearer of bad news when she discovers that a former US ambassador and good friend of Matt’s was on board. Meanwhile, a suspicious suicide of a successful businessman is probed by Thomas, who makes a startling and unexpected connection to the plane crash, which suggests not only are the cases linked, but the aircraft may have been brought down on purpose in a coordinated attack.

 

Murdered on My Honeymoon

Tuesday 10pm – 11.05pm, Channel 5

This documentary explores the stories of two honeymoons which both ended in murder. In 2008, a couple from South Wales were found shot dead in their picturesque chalet on the stunning island of Antigua, while in 2011 a bride was found dead in the bath after she returned to her hotel room early in Mauritius –  a case which remains unsolved some seven years later. Features personal accounts from family members, journalists and testimonies from experts.

 

Red Arrows Take America

Wednesday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

‘Red 6’ of the world famous air display team the Red Arrows is pictured during a transit flight from Denmark back to the UK, after a display at Gilze Rijen. In the background the front half of the 9 display aircraft can be seen in battle formation. This image was a winner in the 2014 RAF Photographic Competition. ——————————————————- © Crown Copyright 2014 Photographer: SAC Adam Fletcher – RAF Image 45158390.jpg from www.defenceimages.mod.uk This image is available for high resolution download at www.defenceimagery.mod.uk subject to the terms and conditions of the Open Government License at www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/. Search for image number 45158390.jpg For latest news visit www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence Follow us: www.facebook.com/defenceimages www.twitter.com/defenceimages

New series which follows the UK’s premiere flying display team as they head for a tour of North America on one of their most ambitious foreign tours ever, performing in front of millions of people across Canada and the USA. The team fly over iconic landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge, New York City and the Niagara Falls. The tour has been planned for over a year in meticulous detail, but each leg brings risks and unforeseen difficulties, from technical issues to severe weather.

 

Welcome to HMP Belmarsh with Ross Kemp

Thursday 9pm – 10pm, ITV

The acclaimed documentary maker goes on a journey inside one of the countries most notorious maximum-security jails – HMP Belmarsh. The prison has seen some of the UK’s most notorious convicts through its gates – Charles Bronson, Ian Huntley and Ronnie Biggs have all passed through them. Ross goes behind the scenes to explore how staff cope with high-profile inmates, common criminals and extremists all living side-by-side, he also goes inside the High Security Unit, where he meets a criminal mastermind behind a huge drugs empire.

 

Grantchester

Friday 9pm – 10pm, ITV

New series of life in Grantchester. A student from a prestigious all-females college is found dead, and Will and Geordie have to infiltrate the dark world of university societies and campus politics in order to find the killer. The pair have to navigate raucous parties and initiation ceremonies with an investigative journalist on their heels. Cathy unintentionally tests the family balance with her ambitions for a life on her own, while Leonard finds it hard to acclimatise to life back in Grantchester after a spell in Marrakech with Daniel. Stars Tom Brittney and Robson Green.

 

Antz

Saturday 4.45pm – 6.25pm, ITV2

Attempting to impress a princess, a neurotic worker ant passes himself off as a soldier, however, in an act of accidental heroism he provokes a jealously ambitious general. Desperate to escape the attention, he and his beloved princess decide to flee the brutal colony and search for the promised land of Insectopia. With the voices of Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, Sylvester Stallone and Gene Hackman.

 

The Masked Singer

Saturday 7pm – 8.30pm, ITV

In a singing contest which has taken other countries by storm, five mystery celebrities battle it out to win. But this contest has a very different twist – all the contestants are dressed head to toe in elaborate costumes – Unicorn, Hedgehog, Chameleon, Queen Bee and Duck – designed to hide their identities while the panel – Rita Ora, Ken Jeong, Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross – attempt to figure out who they are. Hosted by Joel Dommett.

 

Dancing on Ice

Sunday 6pm – 8pm, ITV

Holly Willoughby and Philip Scholfield host the celebrity ice-skating challenge. This week six famous faces make their debut on the ice in front of judges John Barrowman, Ashley Banjo, Jane Torvill and Christopher Dean as they perform to the best of their ability to avoid the skate-off at the end of the show where they’ll face last week’s lowest scoring performer. There is also a performance by the cast of the new musical The Prince of Egypt.

 

 

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