This week's TV sees the return of the tear-jerking home makeover show DIY SOS, there are more twists in the tale in the gripping drama The Undoing, and Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh explores whether we are too easily offended.
Monday 16 November
Sky Atlantic, 9pm
The plot thickens as attorney Haley Fitzgerald (Noma Dumezweni, Normal People), who has been tasked with taking on Jonathan Fraser’s seemingly impossible case, digs into her client’s past and that of his wife Grace.
This episode will see Donald Sutherland take centre stage as Grace’s father Franklin, who comes to his grandson Henry’s defence when there is trouble at school, offering a chilling threat to the headmaster in the process.
How to Spend It Well at Christmas with Phillip Schofield
Tuesday 17 November
With this Christmas set to be unlike any we have had before, presenter Phillip Schofield will be offering valuable consumer advice on how to buy gifts on a budget.
Angellica Bell and Dallas Campbell will be testing out different educational toys, Christopher Biggins will be trying out new board games with a group of families, and Matt Evers from Dancing on Ice will be testing the best inline skates.
Offended By Irvine Welsh
Tuesday 17 November
Sky Arts, 10pm
The potty-mouthed author of Trainspotting explores the topic of offence, questioning whether artists’ capacity for creative risk-taking has been affected by the rise of social media’s cancel culture and the fear of upsetting people.
Looking at provocative pieces of art, fiction and comedy, Welsh will be talking to the likes of artists Sarah Maple and Jake Chapman, novelist Nadifa Mohamed and singer MIA about whether people have the right to be offended.
True North: The Disability Paradox
BBC Four, 9pm
Belfast camera operator Chris Lynch presents this documentary about how attitudes towards disability rarely reflect the high quality of life experienced by disabled people.
Lynch has a bone condition that means he uses a wheelchair but is keen to dispel the myth that happiness and living with a disability are mutually exclusive. Talking to academics and others living with disabilities, Lynch will take a deep dive into the science behind happiness and what people can do to sustain it.
Thursday 19 November
BBC One, 8pm
Get your tissues at the ready, Nick Knowles and his team of designers and volunteers are back with a new series of DIY SOS and are heading to Scunthorpe to help Caroline transform her home in this poignant opening episode.
Having experienced two family tragedies in her home, Caroline has been unable to move on from the traumatic events since. The DIY SOS team is on hand to transform her 80ft garden and demolish the garage and conservatory to bring Caroline some peace of mind.
Richard Osman's House of Games Night
Friday 20 November
BBC One, 8:30pm
Richard Osman is hosting games night this week as his teatime quiz show gains a primetime slot.
House of Games will see comedian Roisin Conaty, football pundit Jermaine Jenas, actress Jennifer Saunders and comedian Jason Manford battle it out across various trivia games, perfectly made to play along with at home.
With a live band, special guests and surprises up his sleeve, Osman will be injecting some fun back into our Friday nights.