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MOTD Live: FIFA World Cup 2018
Monday 6.15pm – 9.25pm, BBC1
Kick-off 7pm. Live coverage of England’s opening World Cup match from the Volgograd Arena in Russia. The 3 lions start their Group G campaign against Africa’s highest ranked team, Tunisia. The last meeting between the two sides in France 1998 ended up with a 2-0 win for England with goals from Alan Shearer and Paul Scholes. Both teams qualified for the World Cup with relative ease and both will be keen for a strong start in hopes of progressing, a tough call for Tunisia who have never made it to the knockout stage. Presented by England legend Gary Lineker with commentary by Martin Keown and Guy Mowbray. Analysis by Alan Shearer, Frank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand.
Monday 10.30pm – 11pm, ITV2
Seth MacFarlane’s comedy gold. Peter, Joe, Quagmire and Cleveland become distraught with God when their beloved New England Patriots embark on a long losing streak. When winning players thank the Almighty for divine intervention the four embark on a worldwide quest to confront Him.
The Peterborough Ditch Murderer: Beyond Evil
Tuesday 10pm – 11.30pm, Channel 5
Joanna Dennehy embarked on a two-week murder spree, stabbing 3 men to death and dumping their bodies in ditches around Peterborough. This programme explores how a Home Counties schoolgirl grew up to commit such heinous crime. Includes testimonies from those who knew her, including the father of her two children.
Wednesday 10pm – 11.05pm, Channel 5
At an enormous 30 stone, 11 year old Indonesian boy Arya Permana has the uncomplimentary status as the world’s heaviest boy. At 30 stone, Arya weighs nearly three times as much as an average man.
For years, Arya’s weight has brought him fame and fortune and his family have enjoyed the benefits, however, as Arya becomes housebound and his health deteriorates the realisation sets in that his parents must seek medical help.
This documentary follows the investigation into how Arya has gained the extraordinary amount of weight, can the doctors find the route cause?
The Murder of Rhys Jones: Police Tapes
Thursday 9pm – 10pm, ITV
In 2007 the UK was shocked by the sickening murder of 11 year old Rhys Jones, who was shot dead as he walked home from football practice. Rhys’ family were devastated and the Police feared the case was impenetrable with cover ups from the gang involved. However, time and time again certain names were mentioned so the police took the drastic action to place secret bugs in homes of the gang members.
In this programme Susanna Reid is granted unprecedented access to these recordings and she hears first hand the admissions of those responsible for the despicable act and how far they were going to cover the crime up. She also hears the heart-breaking impact this had on Mel and Steve when she speaks with them.
Mock The Week
Thursday 10pm – 10.30pm, BBC2
In it’s 17th season and still as popular as ever the topical quiz show hosted Dara O’Briain looks back on the weeks events, news and politics. Regular panellist Hugh Dennis is joined by fellow comedians Ellie Taylor, Ed Gamble, Tom Allen, James Acaster and Ari Eldjarn. As always, stand up and improvisation are the name of the game as the comedians try to get one over each other.
Cruising with Jane McDonald
Friday 9pm – 10pm, Channel 5
Join cabaret sensation turned loveable presenter Jane McDonald as she sails around South America on an ultra-luxury ship. Starting in Chile and the beautiful city of Valparaiso, she embarks on a street art tour, embracing her inner Banksy. Her journey takes her onto the stunning glacier on Laguna San Rafael, here she partakes in the traditional and customary drinking of whiskey on ice, with the ice coming straight from the glacier. Venturing further south through Patagonia she stops off in picturesque Punta Arenas. Back onboard Jane enjoys a tour of the ship’s bridge by the captain as the cruise makes its way to the Falklands.
Saturday 1pm – 2.45pm, Film4
Dreamwork studios story of ambitious cleaner fish Oscar’s dreams and aspirations of fame and fortune. Desperate to escape his humdrum life, Oscar soon unwittingly finds his dreams come true when he claims responsibility for the death of a shark. Further fuelling Oscar’s fame, a gangster shark desperate to escape organised crime seeks the little fishes help to fake his own death. All is going well until Oscar finds himself well out of his depth as his reputation precedes him.
Features the voice of Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Renee Zellweger and Will Smith.
41 Dogs in a 3-Bed Semi
Sunday 8pm – 8.55pm, Channel 5
The UK is a nation of animal lovers and cameras reveal the nations most extreme animal lovers and what happens when their obsessions get way out of hand. We meet Tony and Lynn who have a whopping 41 dogs living with them in their 3-bedroom semi detached home, meet Mary whose large amount of cats have overrun her small home and meet former Britain’s Got Talent contestant Steve, who has spent almost his entire life amassing a huge collection of animals.
Sunday 9pm – 10pm, ITV2
Capturing the nation’s attention each series, Caroline Flack hosts the reality show set in a Majorcan villa where singletons seek romance for a chance to win both love and £50000!.
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