Tag: Television

This week’s home entertainment: from Nine Perfect Strangers to The Courier | Television & radio

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Mike White’s series is a fine addition to the mini-genre of shows about miserable rich Americans. It turns a high-end resort in Hawaii into a vision of hell as the Mossbacher family find a range of fresh and inventive ways of torturing each other and everyone around them. An unsparing examination of privilege, wealth and existential despair.
Monday 16 August, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

A welcome second run for Liam Williams’s dark coming-of-age comedy. As we rejoin present-day Liam, he is heartbroken and looks for explanations for his angst in the events of his adolescence. A fine exploration of neurosis

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This week’s home entertainment: from King Gary to Sparkling | Television

Tom Davis reprises his role of Gary King, a family man trying to stand out from his neighbours in the surprisingly competitive suburban enclave of Butterchurn Crescent, in this gentle comedy. Returning for a second series, King tries to finally marry childhood sweetheart Terri (Laura Checkley), while a new nightmare neighbour causes problems.
Friday 30 July, 9.30pm, BBC One

This docuseries explores the life of motor industry maverick John DeLorean, whose work is most well known from the Back to the Future movies. His career unravelled when he was charged with cocaine trafficking, following an FBI sting.
Friday 30 July,

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Arthur, children’s animated TV series, to end after 25 years | Television

Arthur, the longest running children’s animated series in the US, will soon come to an end.

PBS Kids plans to end the beloved television show after 25 seasons, said an original developer of the show during a podcast released on Wednesday. The final season will air in 2022.

Kathy Waugh, who was a guest on the Finding DW podcast, said the animated series is no longer in production. She said the show’s wrap party was two years ago.

“I think (PBS) made a mistake, and I think Arthur should come back and I know I’m not alone in thinking they

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Giro d’Italia Donne: Organisers limit live television broadcast to final 15km of each stage

Giro d’Italia Donne organisers have confirmed that they will provide a live television and streaming broadcast of the 10-day event, however, the only racing that fans can expect to see will be the last 15 kilometres of each stage, held from July 2-11. 

The event organisers have confirmed to Cyclingnews that the UCI approved the live broadcasting of the final 15km of each stage because it fits inside a broader live 60-minute package that also includes the podium ceremony and post-race rider interviews and analysis.

“Yes, roughly [15km], it depends on the length of the race,” a representative of the

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TV tonight: how can repeat offenders adjust to life outside prison? | Television & radio

Back to Jail: Crime and Punishment

10pm, Channel 4

If watching Jimmy McGovern’s outstanding drama Time has left you feeling frustrated about the state of the British justice system, this instalment of the always fascinating Crime and Punishment docuseries will only compound the exasperation. About 60% of those who leave British prisons after serving short sentences reoffend within a year. We follow three repeat offenders in Hampshire who are trying to adjust to life outside. Ammar Kalia

Location, Location, Location: 20 Years and Counting

8pm, Channel 4

Phil Spencer and Kirstie Allsopp continue to look back on two decades of

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