TV Guide 08.01.2018 |

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Monday 8th January

Silent Witness, 9pm, BBC One

Return of the crime drama, starring Emilia Fox, with Julian Rhind-Tutt and Alex Macqueen.


Surgeons At The Edge Of Life, 9pm, BBC Two

Cameras follow surgeons, anaesthetists, theatre staff and patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham's surgical unit, where 700 operations are carried out every week.


Next Of Kin, 9pm, ITV

Whip-smart GP Mona Shirani lives a charmed life at the heart of a loving family living in London. But she is left grief-stricken when her much-loved brother is brutally murdered whilst working for a medical charity overseas. As the death brings buried family secrets to light, Mona is drawn deep into a tangle of betrayal, conspiracy and murder. One way or another, she must find a way of protecting herself, her family and her career as they are all put at risk. 


First Dates Hotel, 10pm, Channel 4

The spin-off returns as Fred and his team head to a luxury hotel in Italy to welcome singletons from all over the UK, with local help from assistant manager Francesca, receptionist Michela and waiter Francesco.


Glacé Season 1, Netflix, available now

A grisly find atop a mountain in the French Pyrenees leads investigator Martin Servaz into a twisted dance with a serial killer in this icy thriller.


Tuesday 9th January

House Of Saudi: A Family At War, 9pm, BBC Two

Documentary following Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has pledged to transform the country.



Wednesday 10th January

The Truth About Looking Good, 8pm, BBC One

Cherry Healey and a team of independent scientists conduct an experiment that puts everyday cosmetic and beauty products to the test.


Kiri, 9pm, Channel 4

Four-part drama about the abduction of a young child, starring Sarah Lancashire.


Friday 12th January

Disjointed: Part 2, Netflix, available from the 12th

Pot activist Ruth Whitefeather Feldman runs a medical marijuana dispensary while encouraging her loyal patients to chill out and enjoy the high life. In the second series, Pete struggles with a crisis of confidence, Carter opens up to a new friend, Ruth returns to her roots, and Olivia's business takes off.


The Big Fat Quiz Of Everything, 9pm, Channel 4

Jimmy Carr challenges Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Claudia Winkleman, Miranda Hart, Jonathan Ross and Nish Kumar to answer questions on art, literature, television, music, geography, politics, science and celebrity from the last 100,000 years of human history.


Saturday 13th January

The Brits Are Coming, 5:45pm, ITV

Preview of this year's music awards ceremony, featuring profiles of nominated artists.


Sunday 14th January

FILM: Mr Holmes, 6:20pm, BBC Two

In 1947, the renowned and still celebrated detective Sherlock Holmes is 93, retired and living in seclusion in Sussex with his housekeeper and her young son. Aware that dementia is creeping up on him, Holmes is haunted by his final case whose unsatisfactory conclusion led to his retirement. Prompted by his recent trip to Japan, he attempts to reconstruct the evidence before his memory gives out.


David Attenborough And The Sea Dragon, 8pm, BBC One

A remarkable 200-million-year-old fossil – the bones of an ichthyosaur, a giant sea dragon – has been discovered on the Jurassic coast of Britain. David Attenborough joins the hunt to bring this ancient creature's story to life.


Man Like Mobeen, 11:30pm, BBC One

The story of a Muslim, English, 27-year-old trying to leave behind a life of crime. All Mobeen wants to do is follow his faith, lead a good life and make sure his sister fulfils her potential. But can he juggle this with his criminal past always chasing him?


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