TV Picks: 15th February - 22nd February

TV Picks: 15th February - 22nd February

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Monday, 15th February 2021

This week in TV sees the return of Saturday Night Takeaway and the arrival of Jed Mercurio's new thriller.



ITV, 3pm

Warwick Davis in Tenable (credit: ITV)

Quizmaster Warwick Davis returns to host another series of Tenable, joined by new co-host and former Coronation Street star, Sally Lindsay.

Five family members or friends must bank their potential prize money by filling in top 10 lists fitting particular categories. In the final round, they must score a perfect 10 in the final round or they go home with nothing.

Animals on the Loose: A You Vs. Wild



Netflix and TV survivalist Bear Grylls team up for another ‘choose your own adventure’ series, Animals on the Loose: A You Vs. Wild.

This time, wild animals have escaped from a nearby sanctuary and it’s up to you and Bear Grylls to track them down and secure their habitat in a series of three missions and a parable of preservation.



Sky Atlantic, 9pm

A new dramatic thriller descending into the moral low grounds of high finance starring Patrick Dempsey and award-winning Italian actor Alessandro Borghi.

Enmeshed in scandal, Massimo Ruggero (Borghi), head of trading at the fictional NYL Bank in London, is passed over for promotion to vice-CEO. His American CEO and mentor Dominic Morgan (Dempsey) had withdrawn his support, and Massimo suspects sabotage.

Kate Humble’s Coastal Britain


Channel 5, 8pm

Kate Humble (credit: Channel 5)

Kate Humble explores more of Britain’s natural splendour, now taking to the coast in search of its many treasures.

In the first episode, Humble heads to the South West Coast Path, England’s longest waymarked footpath that boasts the valley that inspired Richard Blackmore’s 1869 novel, Lorna Doone.

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway


ITV, 6.40pm

The mischievous duo are back for some more feel-good fun with another series of star guests, thrilling challenges and hilarious hidden-camera pranks.

Pandas Bam and Boo are back by popular demand, as are the Undercover and I’m A Celebrity…Get Out Of Me Ear features, and ITV promises some of the country's “biggest and best performers” for the End of the Show Show sign-off.



BBC One, 9pm

The highly anticipated new thriller from the creator of Line of Duty, Jed Mercurio, starring James Nesbitt as DCI Tom Brannick, who is on the hunt for an assassin who haunts his past.

The high stakes cat-and-mouse game starts when Brannick connects a suicide note left behind in a car pulled from Strangford Lough to an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance.

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This week in TV sees the return of Saturday Night Takeaway and the arrival of Jed Mercurio's new thriller.