TV: What’s On This Week

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Monday: Child of Our Time

Back in 2000 BBC took on a ground-breaking project, following the lives of 25 children who were born in the UK. Now at 16 years old, these children of our time are almost fully grown. This episode looks at how the changing brain of a teenager means that the decisions they make at 16 can shape their lives forever.

9pm on BBC One


Tuesday: Play to the Whistle

Holly Willoughby presents this comedy panel show with a fun sports theme, with Bradley Walsh and Frank Lampard as team captains. This episode is the final one in the series where golf superstar Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston, Queen of the Jungle Scarlett Moffatt and top comic Rob Beckett join the crew. Frank’s regular wingman Romesh Ranganathan and fellow funnyman Seann Walsh, will be keeping an eye on the scores.

9pm on ITV


Wednesday: Big Week on The Farm

Ella McSweeney and Áine Lawlor host day three of Big Week on the Farm live from Patrick Shalvey’s farm in Cavan, where they are joined by actor and comedian Pat Shortt. Patrick Shalvey is hoping he has what it takes to break a third world record. Follow them as they analyse the amorous behaviour of the bull, talk about how to care for bats on Patrick’s land and take a look at the varying behaviours of chicks, ducklings and quail live in studio.

7pm on RTÉ One


Thursday: Alone With the In-Laws

In this compelling series Reverend Kate Bottley helps a couple to discover what each of them expect from married life. In tonight’s episode we meet Chris and Stacey from Bristol, who are getting married this summer. While planning their wedding is one thing, the years that follow as a married couple is another. What do they both expect of married life? Reverend Kate Bottley suggests an unusual way to help them find out – living alone with their respective in-laws-to-be.

8pm on BBC Two


Friday: How’d You Get So Rich?

Tonight Katherine Ryan meets a millionaire poker player and former Big Brother contestant Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace, who has managed to reinvent herself as a property mogul.

12.10am on Channel 4


Saturday: King Kong – FILM

This 2005 remake of the classic film set on Skull Island, was directed by Peter Jackson and stars Naomi Watts, Jack Black and Adrien Brody. Watts plays actress Ann Darrow who is given the chance of a lifetime when she is chosen by Black’s character, Carl Denham, to star in his film. However upon arriving at the eerie island, Darrow soon finds that she is a sacrifice to Kong himself.

9.35pm on ITV


Sunday: Nashville

As a means of promoting Rayna, Zach decides that it would be a good idea to send a camera man to follow Rayna and Deacon going about their daily routine. However, Rayna isn’t too comfortable with this and finds the whole thing and Gene the cameraman, very irritating. The Ex’s and Damien promote their new music video with an appearance on Kathie Lee & Hoda. To give Rayna some space Deacon gets her out of the house for a while, but trouble ensues when Maddie forgets a cake in the oven while spending time with Clay and a fire breaks out.

11.15pm on TG4