Another week in lockdown means even more time to watch TV, here are some of our top picks for this week.
I Know This Much Is True
Monday 11th May, 9pm
Matt Ruffalo stars in and executive produces Sky Atlantic’s I Know This Much Is True, which is based on the novel of the same name by Wally Lamb.
Ruffalo plays identical twins Dominick and Thomas Birdsey, in a story of forgiveness, sacrifice and family trauma.
Thomas has paranoid schizophrenia and Dominick is trying his best to support him while also dealing with his failed marriage and the death of his young child.
Flashbacks to the twins’ young adulthood reveals how they ended up at such different stages in their lives.
The six-part series also stars Rosie O’Donnell as social worker Lisa Sheffer, Archie Panjabi as psychologist Dr. Patel, Melissa Leo as the twins’ mother, Kathryn Hahn as Dominick’s ex-wife and Imogen Poots as Dominick’s girlfriend.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Sunday 10th to Friday 15th May, 9pm
The classic game show is back for another series, once again hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, testing all areas of general knowledge.
Originally presented by Chris Tarrant, very few contestants have gone all the way and won the jackpot of one million pounds.
One contestant who did win the million, Major Charles Ingram, was later found guilty of cheating his way to a win. The scandal was dramatised in James Graham's Quiz on ITV.
Contestants have four lifelines: phone a friend, ask the audience, 50/50, and the more recent addition, ask the host.
The Country That Beat The Virus: What Can Britain Learn?
Wednesday 13th May, 9pm
As a brand-new virus with no vaccine, Covid-19 has caused widespread devastation with each country taking its own approach to handle the pandemic.
This documentary looks at how South Korea has dealt with the virus and managed to prevent a lockdown situation.
South Korea took the approach of meticulous planning, mass testing and contract-tracing on a widespread scale.
Unlike South Korea, many countries have struggled to control the spread of the virus, so what can be learnt from their strategy?
Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star
Thursday 14th May, 7pm
Returning for a second series, Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star, is the show that aims to find the next big make-up artist.
Hosted by Stacey Dooley, the contestants will be judged by industry legends Val Garland and Dominic Skinner, plus a new guest judge each week.
The first episode will see the ten aspiring make-up artists take on a task for JD Sports, who are shooting their Christmas ad campaign.
Each week the weakest pair will take part in the elimination 'Face Off' and will have to prove their skills in order to stay.
Charlie Brooker’s Antiviral Wipe
Thursday 14th May 9pm
In a one-off special, Charlie Brooker takes a critical look at what life has become under lockdown.
Analysing both the coverage of the coronavirus crisis and what people have been watching to keep themselves entertained, Brooker will be helped by guest contributors.
Regulars Philomena Cunk (Diane Morgan) and Barry Shitpeas (Al Campbell) will also give their own unique style of reporting.