We’ve trawled through the best and worst of this week’s TV programs to let you know what’s worth watching. Whether it’s comedy, drama or documentary, here’s our guide to what’s hot and what’s not. By Anooska Tucker-evans and Michelle Collins.
JUST when this series looked like being an exciting change to the formulaic murder mystery shows that fill commercial television, out comes an episode so predictable you know who the killer is within the first five minutes.
While you can pick the murderer straight away, what makes the program interesting enough to keep watching is finding out just why they did it.
It all starts when a bomb explodes in a web design business killing the two owners. What stems from there is a series of intriguing developments that are gradually and carefully revealed throughout the hour to keep the mystery building. Just when you think you’ve figured out what happens, another twist comes along to take the story down a new path. It also features a guest appearance from Lisa Edelstein ( House).
As a side bar to the case is the relationship between Sherlock and Watson. Watson’s contract as Sherlock’s sober companion is almost up so she’s on the hunt to find him a sponsor before she leaves. But with Sherlock having obviously grown fond of his new pal, he is reluctant to see her go and does his best to resist her plan.
Sunday, 8.30pm, Ten