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

Television

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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Andrew Neil takes break from GB News after just two weeks

At the end of his regular program Thursday, Andrew Neil, who also serves as chairman of the network, shared that he would “be back before the summer is out, and popping up when you least expect it.” Colin Brazier, another presenter for the channel, will be taking over Neil’s place during his break.

Neil’s break is just his “annual leave” after joining the channel last September, a GB News spokesperson told CNN Business.

In his announcement Thursday night, Neil admitted that GB News had “a bit of a rocky start,” but he ensured viewers that the channel was doing well. … Read more