New Tricks, BBC Entertainment, 20.00 Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman is back heading up her team of retired detectives who don’t always do things by the book but always get results. This series Sandra has a new recruit, former DI Steve McAndrew who has a tendency to get under the skin of the cases he’s working on. Breaking rules and ignoring procedure are all in a day’s work for Pullman’s team but even by Gerry Standing’s and Brian Lane’s standards, Steve’s unorthodox approach to policing raises a few eyebrows.
Body Bizarre, TLC Entertainment,
20.55 Follow the stories of people who display courage and a passion to live their lives, no matter how steeply the odds are stacked against them. The “upside down man” faces surgery for the first time. A girl has a tumour that is threatening to consume her face, and the modern “elephant man” faces a medical test that could mean life or death. Plus, an incredibly thin cyclist has a condition tdoctors simply cannot diagnose, and a set of triplets suffer from a rare skull-crushing affliction that, if operated on, would likely cause fatal complications for them.
Sinister, M-Net, 21.30 A true-crime writer finds a cache of 8mm home movies films that suggest the murder he is researching is the work of a serial killer whose career dates back to the 1960s.
Upload with Shaquille O’Neal, Sony
Max, 22.30 Basketball star Shaquille O’Neal and co-hosts Gary Owen and Godfrey review the funniest online video clips and create their own viral videos, pulling pranks and making parodies of pop culture as they review and comment on some of the funniest videos on the Net.
Join basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal and co-hosts Gary Owen and Godfrey in Sony Max’s Upload with Shaquille O’Neal.