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TVMucho – Top ten shows – Week Commencing 16th March 2020

Tue, March 17th, 2020

Here is our take on the best shows to watch on TV this week. Remember with a TVMucho membership, you can access free to air TV satellites from anywhere in the world.

MasterChef

Monday, 9pm, BBC 1

The judge/presenter team of John Torode and Gregg Wallace watch over six more cooking contestants looking to progress in the competition.

They are challenged to serve up their signature dish to win a MasterChef apron and take their place in the next round of the contest.

There’s a challenge to cook a dish using chocolate and cherries plus cook two courses for three former Masterchef contestants.

Building Tower Bridge

Tuesday, 8pm, Channel 4

Ever wondered how London’s Tower Bridge was built?

This show takes a look at other plans that were entered as solutions for the bridge crossing the Thames River in London.  various rival plans that were submitted as solutions to crossing the Thames in east London.

London’s East End was denied a new bridge because of the need to guarantee passage of ships up and down the Thames and for years, the greatest engineers tried to find a solution.

Race Across the World

Tuesday,  7pm, BBC Two

The backpackers completed the first leg of the journey last time around, and now they must continue the race.

There’s plenty of drama as the couples make their way across Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, heading for their next checkpoint in Panama City.

It turns out that on their limited budgets the contestants are broke, tired and very hungry, while the language barrier adds further to frustrations.

Grand Tours of Scotland’s Lochs

Wednesday 7:30pm – 8pm BBC Two

Paul Murton makes his way inland walking the old coffin road, which was used for centuries by funeral parties, taking their dead to a burial site.

On the way, Paul meets a trials bike enthusiast and rings a 1,100-year-old bell.

Paul heads back to the coast and Loch Ailort, to learn knife fighting skills.

How to Beat – Stress

Thursday 8pm, Channel 4

Two volunteers on this program about beating stress face huge challenges. One quits a stressful job midway through the experiment while another has a heart attack and is taken to hospital.

What stress beating advice can we get from the experts?

There some insightful tips on how to reduce workplace tension, cutting out alcohol and caffeine, plus trying mindfulness.

24 Hours in A&E: Heart Special

Friday, 8pm, Channel 4

This Heart special edition of the show looks at conditions that affect people’s hearts and cause serious problems. The show was made with the British Heart Foundation to raise awareness.

We see members of the public rushed to A&E and see how each patient is getting on after their treatment.

The Yorkshire Steam Railway: All Aboard

Friday 8pm – 9pm Channel 5

It’s the annual War Weekend and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and the event sees the railway turned into the history of wartime Britain.

Steam enthusiasts and war re-enactors as well as the general public, are delighted by the event which will also raise much-needed funds for the railway.

Marvel Avengers Assemble

Saturday 7pm – 9:15pm BBC One

It’s a treat for Marvel fans as Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and the Hulk and many other heroes join forces to try to repel Loki from using an all-powerful gizmo to help an alien race invade Earth.

There’s plenty of action of course but that’s matched with plenty pf sharp and witty comedy moments.

Back in Time for the Corner Shop: 1970s

Today 8pm – 9pm BBC Two

Those who remember the 1970s well should enjoy this trip down memory lane where there’s much nostalgia including confectionary with Opal Fruits and Marathons back on the shelves.

It’s not all fun though as the family needs to deal with power cuts and inflation of 16%, plus the shop must deal with the rise of the supermarkets.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Sunday 9pm – 11:20pm E4

Ron Burgandy returns nearly 10 years after the original smash hit movie.

His team of news correspondents are back too, along with his former wife Veronica Corningstone.

As arrogant as ever, Ron looks to rescue his career from a slump by joining a 24-hour news network.

 

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