Planet Earth III (BBC 1/HD | 6:20pm to 7:20pm | Sunday 12th November 2023)
Freshwater. Series 3, episode 4. Footage of animals that live in freshwater environments, from gliding treefrogs engaged in fiercely competitive mating rituals in in the Costa Rican rainforest to mugger crocodiles in Sri Lanka, that lie in wait at waterholes for chital deer. In the Okavango Delta, the arrival of the great annual flood poses a significant challenge for a pack of five African wild dogs.
Shetland (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 15th November 2023) ** PICK OF THE WEEK **
Calder decides to stay on in Shetland and Tosh welcomes the support after uncovering a tattoo that sends the case in a sinister new direction. Tom Knox is identified as the main suspect in the case but a confession about his relationship with Ellen send the team back to square one.
Return to Lockerbie with Lorraine Kelly (itv 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Wednesday 15th November 2023)
Lorraine Kelly returns to the scene of Europe’s deadliest terror attack 35-years after Pan Am Flight 103 exploded mid-air killing 270 people in the small town of Lockerbie. Having been one of the first reporters to arrive on the scene, Lorraine confronts her own difficult memories and meets with the residents of the town to hear how they healed after witnessing the event.
Saving Lives at Sea (BBC 2/HD | 8:00pm to 9:00pm | Thursday 16th November 2023)
24-7. Series 8, episode 8. On the north-eastern tip of the Scottish mainland, the crew at Wick begin a frantic search to find a paddleboarder who has drifted a mile out to sea, while her family wait anxiously on the shore. Further south, the Fraserburgh crew respond to a Mayday call from a trawler that has run aground with four fishermen on board.
DIY SOS (BBC 1/HD | 9:00pm to 10:00pm | Thursday 16th November 2023)
DIY SOS Children in Need Special 2023. Nick Knowles and his team of volunteer trades and suppliers head to Treetops Hospice in Risley, Derbyshire, for an ambitious Big Build to support and help more children and families experiencing traumatic loss. Radio 2 presenters Scott Mills and Zoe Ball and musician Sam Ryder also don their safety boots, hi-vis and hard hats to get stuck in, while Richie Anderson and Owain Wyn Evans meet some of the young people who have lost loved ones and will benefit from the new building.
Children in Need (BBC 1/HD | 7:00pm to 10:00pm | Friday 17th November 2023)
Celebrities join forces to help raise funds for the charity that currently supports thousands of projects in communities across the UK, all of which aim to improve the lives of children. Ade Adepitan, Mel Giedroyc, Chris Ramsey, Alex Scott, Jason Manford and up-and-coming 14-year-old actor Lenny Rush front this year’s appeal night live from Media City UK with exclusive sketches and unique performances, showcasing celebrities in roles never previously imagined. Included are special one-off sketches from some of the UK’s most-loved TV shows, including MasterChef and a very special parody of Race Across the World. With music by Jerub, Leigh-Anne, and the UK’s Junior Eurovision act STAND UNIQU3, plus a look at fundraising initiatives in the region at 7.25.
The Last Leg (Channel 4/HD | 11:05pm to 12:10am | Friday 17th November 2023)
Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker are joined by actor David Tennant, Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme and comedian Thanyia Moore for a comic review of the significant moments of the past seven days.
All TV guide information taken from DigiGuide — www.getdigiguide.tv/?p=1&r=15119.