Top TV picks: New Year’s Day

Top TV picks: New Year’s Day

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Alice Morgan (Ruth Wilson) and DCI John Luther (Idris Elba) (Credit: BBC)
Alice Morgan (Ruth Wilson) and DCI John Luther (Idris Elba) (Credit: BBC)

Ring in the new year with telly treats including the return of Luther, and a fond look back at The Inbetweeners.

Luther

BBC One, 9.00pm

Crime drama Luther makes a thrilling return on New Year’s Day.

Opening with protagonist DCI John Luther tied to a chair, having been tasered and tortured, the detective must quickly recover to bring a psycho-sexual killer to justice.

You can also catch the first four seasons of Luther on BBC iPlayer.

 

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

ITV1, 9.00pm


Jeremy Clarkson (Credit: ITV)

Test your general knowledge with the return of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? hosted by Jeremy Clarkson.

Over the next six nights, six contestants will be randomly selected and given the chance to win one million pounds.

Doctor Who

BBC One, 7.00pm


The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Ryan (Tosin Cole), Mitch (Nikesh Patel) and Lin (Charlotte Ritchie) (Credit: BBC / Sophie Mutevelian)

This year the festive special of Doctor Who moves from Christmas Day to New Year's Day, for the first time in 13 years.

The New Year special of the hit sci-fi show sees The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and the Tardis gang investigate present-day Earth, where an archaeological discovery triggers the return of an ancient evil that threatens the world.

 

The Inbetweeners: Fwends Reunited

Channel 4, 9.00pm


Will (Simon Bird), Simon (Joe Thomas), Neil (Blake Harrison) and Jay (James Buckley) (Credit: Channel 4)

Commemorating 10 years since the transmission of first episode of The Inbetweeners, the cast of the hit comedy reunite to reflect on the funniest moments from the show.

The line-up includes actors Simon Bird, Joe Thomas, James Buckley and Blake Harrison.

Be sure to expect behind the scenes footage, surprise guests and of course, embarrassing memories.

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Ring in the new year with telly treats including the return of Luther, and a fond look back at The Inbetweeners.