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TVMucho – Top ten shows of the week April 8 – 15

What are our TV picks of the week?

Mon, April 8th, 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.

Panorama – Can We Trust Huawei?

Monday 8.30pm – 9pm, BBC1

Huawei have quickly become one of the biggest and most powerful technology companies in the world, however, they are not without controversy and Panorama questions whether they can be trusted. Their technical abilities allow them to power not just telecoms but the networks that will facilitate smart homes, smartphones and driverless cars. It is this vast reaching technology which has raised concerns over the company and it is questioned whether they allow foreign influences to spy on the UK or even shut the entire networks down. Panorama investigates the company as the UK government prepares to award the contract on who will build the country’s network.


The World’s Busiest Train Stations

Monday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

This new documentary series looks at some of the most famous railway stations in cities around the world, meeting with passengers, staff, maintenance crew, drivers and police. The first episode comes from New York and it’s two famous stations – Penn and the architecturally stunning Grand Central. We meet a police officer and her dog who are ever vigilant on the hunt for explosives and a terminal manager coping with many crises on her watch.


Live Women’s International Football

Tuesday 6.30pm – 9pm, BBC2

Kick-off 7pm. Live coverage of the friendly between England and Spain at the Energy Check County Ground in Swindon.  Both sides are preparing for the World Cup in the Summer in which they will both fancy their chances to go far. The sides last met in the group stages of Euro 2017 where the Lionesses pipped the Spanish by two goals to nil, despite long spells of dominance by losing side.


Surgeons: At the Edge of Life

Tuesday 9pm – 10pm, BBC2

Cameras return to Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital and it’s complex and state of the art operating theatres to reveal what happens during procedures which test the limits of medical science. In this episode, consultant cardiac surgeon Jorge Mascaro takes on a complicated operation which balances life and death on very fine margins of error, while one of the QE’s leading consultant neurosurgeons Ismail Ughratdar performs brain surgery on a 20 year old.


Inside Tesco: Britain’s Biggest Supermarket

Wednesday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

Fiona Phillips takes a look behind the scenes of the UK’s most successful, and arguably most famous supermarket. She speaks with retail experts, former employees and rivals to tell the story – charting the company’s highs and lows in recent years and looking at the recent headlines in the British press.


The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Thursday 9pm – 11.15pm, Film4

Raised as members of ice Queen Freya’s army, Sara and fellow warrior Eric try to conceal their forbidden love as they evade and fight to survive the villainous intentions of sisters Freya and Ravanna. However, the war between the siblings escalates and the lover side with Freya in an attempt to end Ravanna and her wicked reign. Stars Emily Blunt, Chris Hemsworth, Jessica Chastain and Charlize Theron.


Unreported World

Friday 7.30pm – 8pm, Channel 4

Travelling to Pakistan, Marcel Theroux meets a individuals – including children – who have been persecuted for falling foul of the country’s strict blasphemy laws. Theroux meets Waqil, who tells the story of his 15 year old brother Nabil who was imprisoned for a blasphemous image on his facebook post. The reporter also speaks with the activist group who seek out those committing blasphemy, including Ghulam Mustafa Chaudary – a lawyer who was credited with a spike in reported cases and the prosecution of Asia Bibi.


The Comeback of Ant McPartlin

Friday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5

In 2018, Ant McPartlin had a spectacular fall from grace which was at the forefront of national  media reporting – his marriage was failing, he was convicted of drink driving and for a second time was admitted to rehab. This documentary examines his experience, speaking with experts to offer an insight into how his world collapsed and have your most intimate moments spread across the nations media.


Zero Dark Thirty

Saturday 10.35pm – 1.30am, ITV

Following the September 11 attacks, a CIA operative joins a highly skilled team of military and intelligence operatives. For the next 10 years the agent searches for information to lead her to the location of Osama Bin Laden, when she gets her break she sends in the Marines on the final raid. Fact based drama by Kathryn Bigelow, starring Jessica Chastain and Mark Strong.


Live Golf: The Masters

Sunday 6.30pm – 12am, Channel 4

Live coverage from Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia where Eilidh Barbour presents the fourth and final day of the years first Major. The Americans finished strong last year to give a top three, Patrick Reed claimed his first ever Major title – scooping a cool $2million in the process, it’ll take some monumental efforts from the rest of the world to get the top prize, the Americans have been playing well. Rory Mcilroy came close last year but faltered on the last day. Commentary comes from Ken Brown, Andrew Cotter, Peter Alliss and Paul Azinger.


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