Doctor Who 6.30PM, BBC1
The Coronation Street and Broadchurch star Julie Hesmondhalgh and comedian Lee Mack guest star in Delivery For The Doctor! When a mysterious message arrives in a package, the Doctor and her friends investigate the warehouse moon orbiting Kandoka, home to Kerblam! – the galaxy’s largest retailer.
Dynasties 8PM, BBC1
The stars of the show in the second part of this majestic series are a colony of emperor penguins who gather annually in Atka Bay, on the coast of Antarctica. Expect high drama as these lovable creatures have to battle to survive the worst winter on Earth. I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! 9PM, VIRGIN ONE, UTV Another batch of celebrities head to the Australian jungle for a new, 18th series of the hugely entertaining reality show. It will be strange to see Dec presenting without Ant for the first time in the show’s history, but the seasoned Holly Willoughby should prove a more than capable replacement.
Taken Down 9.30PM, RTÉ ONE
Abeni fears that the owners of the brothel may try to harm her, but is too scared to tell the police. Flora escapes from the care home she has been placed in.
Richard Osman’s House Of Games
Over the next five days, Richard Osman will be testing the general knowledge skills of comedian Lolly Adefope, sports journalist Dan Walker, former Blue Peter presenter Sarah Greene and comedian Miles Jupp.
Liam Bakes 8PM, CH4
This time, former Bake Off contestant Liam Charles creates the perfect brownie – and a cheesecake inspired by his favourite oldschool sweets, rhubarb and custard – before concocting a savoury doughnut filled with crispy chicken and Asian-inspired coleslaw.
Food Unwrapped 8.30PM, CH4
Kate Quilton discovers a ‘malty unsung hero’ of the kitchen cupboard, Jimmy Doherty learns why caviar is so expensive, and Matt Tebbutt tells us all about muesli.
10 Things To Know About 8.30PM, RTÉ ONE
This week, presenters Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Kathriona Devereux and Jonathan McCrea are exploring space. Although they won’t be blasting off themselves, Jonathan is boldly going to the European Space Agency in Amsterdam to meet the Irish researchers who are shaping future missions. Aoibhinn hears from the UCD students who are designing, testing and developing Ireland’s first satellite, while Kathriona learns how space-age technology is being used on the ground as she gets behind the wheel of a satellitecontrolled smart tractor.
Driven: The Billy Monger Story 9PM, BBC2
The 19-year-old racing driver Billy Monger had part of both legs amputated after a crash at Donington in 2017. Yet that didn’t stop him from wanting to compete – and this film follows his dream to return to racing and compete in Formula One.
The Podge & Rodge Show 10.30PM, RTÉ2
Comedian Doireann Garrihy pays another visit to Ballydung Manor to hear the puppets’ acidic take on modern Irish life. There will also be chat, music and guests – although let’s hope that anyone else who calls in is prepared for some moderate abuse.
TUESDAY Lego Masters 8PM, CH4
Six teams remain, and their first challenge is to build a land-sea animal hybrid. Then, it’s crazy golf, with guest judge Chris Ramsey.
Home Rescue 8.30PM, RTÉ ONE
Róisín and Peter take on one of their biggest jobs to date in Dublin’s East Wall, where 83-year-old Austin and his flatmate Muhammad are living amid exposed wiring and debris after rogue builders walked out in the middle of a renovation.
Informer 9PM, BBC1
You’ll surely be seeing a lot more of newcomer Nabhaan Rizwan, the impressive star of this urban thriller, which reaches its conclusion this week. As the terrorist cell is exposed, the tragic details surrounding the attack on Cafe 66 are revealed – with devastating results.
School 9PM, BBC2
There are testing times ahead for Marlwood in episode three of six – already in ‘special measures’, the school will undergo a monitoring inspection in two days. There’s plenty at stake here, and a poor result could have a devastating effect on staff and pupils.
999: What’s Your Emergency? 9PM, CH4
The series that follows the work of Wiltshire emergency services returns for a new run, this week focusing on the small number of families (5%) who collectively account for half of all criminal arrests in Britain – yes, half.
I’ll Get This 10PM, BBC2
This week’s celebrity diners are comedian Griff Rhys Jones, journalist Janet StreetPorter, reality star Scarlett Moffatt, Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray and The One Show’s Angela Scanlon. But who will end up paying the bill at the end of the night?
Press 10.15PM, RTÉ ONE
The drama set at rival fictional papers continues as Amina considers a controversial new advertising strategy to boost the Herald’s flagging finances. Over at the Post, Duncan takes time off from his troubled personal life to try to poach Holly.
Car Crash: Who’s Lying? 11.40PM, BBC1
This tragic true-life documentary is a
gripping account of a fatal car crash in 2016 that left the police with a tangled mystery to solve.
WEDNESDAY Donal’s Meals In Minutes 7.30PM, RTÉ ONE
Often it’s not the actual cooking that takes up the time – it’s the prep. That’s not the case this week though, as Donal Skehan shows that you can rustle up a piri piri roast chicken or a harissa lamb stew after less than 15 minutes chopping and peeling.
Paul O’Grady: For The Love Of Dogs 8PM, UTV
Paul joins vet Shaun Opperman for an evening on the streets of London with a charity called StreetVet, whose volunteer vets help to provide access to care for dogs belonging to homeless people.
The Secret Life Of The Zoo 8PM, CH4
At Chester Zoo this week, young meerkat couple Beagle and Huskie become first-time parents, while spider monkey Kiara is proving too protective of her daughter – if she can’t change her behaviour towards Laura, she might be removed from the colony.
The Apprentice 9PM, BBC1
It’s week eight, and just nine candidates remain. This week, they have to choose an artist to represent and sell their work to the public. So, who has the task down to a fine art – and who will be branded Damian Worst?
Grand Designs: House Of The Year 9PM, CH4
Kevin McCloud visits four more stunning homes in the running to be crowned House Of The Year 2018. This week’s theme is ‘extreme houses’, such as a curvaceous minimal concrete home in London and a 21st-century crofter’s cottage in the Highlands.
Trans Kids: It’s Time To Talk 10PM, CH4
Author Stella O’Malley reflects on the huge rise in numbers of young people embarking on gender transition, through the prism of her own experience as a child with gender identity issues. THURSDAY
Liveline: Call Back 7PM, RTÉ ONE
Joe Duffy follows up on the story of a 87year-old woman who was left lying on the floor for hours while she waited for an ambulance. He also finds out what happened to the bride who was left in the lurch when a wedding shop ceased trading.
Ear To The Ground 8.30PM, RTÉ ONE
Helen Carroll finds out why Kildare grain grower Olwyn Owens was grateful for this summer’s heatwave. Plus, two Galway farmers show off their new winch which could save calves and foals next spring, along with workers’ backs.
Gino’s Italian Coastal Escape 8.30PM, UTV
On the fourth leg of his journey, excitable chef Gino D’Acampo leaves the mainland behind and heads to the remote islands of Tremiti. One of Italy’s best-kept secrets, this stunning archipelago lies in the middle of the Adriatic.
The Big Picture: A Woman’s World 9.35PM, RTÉ ONE
Miriam O’Callaghan asks what it really means to be a woman in Ireland today, looking at how the country has been affected by the global #metoo movement and debates around gender pay gaps. She also looks at the obstacles standing in the way of true equality, before inviting the audience to have their say in a live studio debate.
FRIDAY Alone At Home 8PM, CH4
Eleanor and James are leaving their four sons, aged eight to 13, alone for four days at their south London home. The eldest boy wants to prove they ‘can survive without ultimate hell breaking out’ – good luck with that.
Box Office 9PM, VIRGIN TWO
He’s bagged the lead role in the forthcoming Elton John biopic Rocket Man, but in the meantime Taron Egerton is talking to Lisa Cannon about following in the footsteps of Errol Flynn, Kevin Costner and Russell Crowe by playing outlaw Robin Hood.
Have I Got News For You 9PM, BBC1
Comedy writer Andy Hamilton – making his 22nd appearance on the show – and debut guest comedian Deborah Frances-White join team captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton.
The Graham Norton Show 11.05PM, BBC1
Joining Graham are Nicole Kidman, Stephen Fry and Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas. Plus, there’s music from Take That.
SATURDAY Strictly Come Dancing 6.50PM, BBC1
As well as performing a new routine, this week the couples will all be taking to the floor for a ‘Lindy Hop Challenge’ (at least they can be grateful that the show hasn’t resurrected 2016’s Cha Cha Challenge, as that Latin dance seem to have been causing the stars trouble this year). Judges Shirley Ballas, Darcey Bussell, Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel Horwood will rank their efforts – and potentially change the leaderboard.
Michael McIntyre’s Big Show 8.10PM, BBC1
Kylie Minogue drops in to perform a duet with Jack Savoretti, before joining some lucky (lucky, lucky) audience members in a karaoke challenge.Meanwhile, Bradley Walsh bravely hands over his phone for Celebrity Send To All.
I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! 9.30PM, UTV & 10PM, VIRGIN ONE
The celebs’ first week in the jungle is drawing to a close. So, has everyone adjusted to their temporary home or are Declan Donnelly and Holly Willoughby going to be introducing clips of some very unhappy campers?