The Kennedys BBC1, 9.30pm
New series. Family comedy set in the 1970s, loosely based on the formative years of its writer, Emma Kennedy, here seen as a 10-year-old Star Warsobsessed tomboy. In the first episode, Emma’s aspirationally minded mother is determined to be the first person on Jessop Square to throw a dinner party. Giddy with possibilities, Brenda invites best friends Tim and Jenny, and new neighbours the Palmers for an evening no one will ever forget. Katherine Parkinson, Dan Skinner, Lucy Hutchison, Harry Peacock and Emma Pierson star.