SIX HIGHLIGHTS FOR WHAT EVER MOOD YOU’RE IN
If you want entertainment... THE GREATEST DANCER
Saturday, 8.10pm, BBC1
The BBC looks like it has finally filled that troublesome Strictly Come Dancing-sized hole in its Saturday-night schedules with this feel-good reality show. In the second audition, dancers young and old try to impress the studio audience and ‘dance captains’ Matthew Morrison, Cheryl and Oti Mabuse (right).
If you want new arrivals... CALL THE MIDWIFE
Sunday, 8pm, BBC1
After her guest appearance at Christmas, Miriam Margolyes is back as Mother Mildred at the start of this new, eighth series. Also joining the regulars at Nonnatus House will be the innocent Sister Frances and the scatty Sister Hilda
(Ella Bruccoleri and Fenella Woolgar, right, with Margolyes).
If you want murder mystery... VERA
Sunday, 8pm, ITV
Brenda Blethyn fires up the Land Rover and rides back into action as the deceptively perceptive DCI Vera Stanhope. In the first case (of four), a forensic psychologist is found murdered – what does her boss, Matthew Wells (played by Peter Davison, right, with Blethyn), know about her death?
If you want history-makers... ICONS
Monday-Tuesday, 9pm, BBC2 In the third episode of this ambitious series, Chris Packham puts forward the case for four scientists: Marie Curie, Alan Turing, Albert Einstein and Tu Youyou; on Tuesday, Kathleen Turner explores the legacies of entertainers Charlie Chaplin, Billie Holiday, Marilyn Monroe and David Bowie (right).
If you want makeovers... LOVE YOUR HOME AND GARDEN
Tuesday, 8pm, ITV
Alan Titchmarsh, Katie Rushworth (right) and the rest of the team of greenfingered Good Samaritans are back for a new series, creating life-changing home and garden transformations. First stop, Swindon, where an inspirational family need help.
If you want politics... REVOLUTION IN RUINS: THE HUGO CHAVEZ STORY
Wednesday, 9pm, BBC2
The socialist politician Hugo Chavez stormed to power in 1998, promising to make Venezuela great again. But 20 years later, his country and his reputation are in tatters. This in-depth documentary looks at his controversial regime.