TV Picks: 9th June – 14th June

TV Picks: 9th June – 14th June

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Tuesday, 9th June 2020
Credit: BBC and ITV
Credit: BBC and ITV

With the weather taking a turn for the worse, now is the perfect time to watch our top TV picks for this week. 

Bradley Walsh and Son: Breaking Dad


Wednesday 10th June, 8pm

After the success of series one, Bradley Walsh and Son: Breaking Dad returns for a second series, with actor and presenter Bradley Walsh partnering up with son Barney for another road trip.

The six-part series picks up from series one, with the pair starting a new adventure from the southernmost point of continental USA, the Florida Keys.

Despite being father and son, Bradley and Barney have very different attitudes to what makes a good road trip, for Bradley relaxation is his top priority whereas Barney is keen to take risks.

The trip takes them from Florida to Georgia, then north through the East Coasts States, with plenty of adrenaline-fuelled activities along the way, including shark diving and white-water rafting.


Lenox Hill


Wednesday 10th June

Documentary Lenox Hill takes a behind the scenes look at New York City’s most famous hospital, located on the upper East Side of Manhattan.

The series follows two brain surgeons, an A&E consultant and a gynaecologist as they carry out lifesaving work everyday and explores how they balance such a stressful job with their own personal lives.

With unprecedented access to patients, Lenox Hill is known as a pioneering hospital at the forefront of patient care and medical discoveries.

The famous hospital has seen Beyoncé and Jay Z’s daughter Blue Ivy Carter born there, as well as Simon Cowell’s baby Eric.


You Are What You Wear


Thursday 11th June, 8pm

Hosted by Rylan, You Are What You Wear is a makeover show that gives people total lifestyle overhauls, with each episode featuring four clients.

Based on their needs, each client will be paired with one of five stylists, who have their own style and personality.

Episode one sees 6ft 5 Chris, who wants to inject some colour into his wardrobe, and 5ft 3 Manny, who wants to swap the children clothes he’s been wearing with more edgy grown up clothes.

The five stylists include Darren Kennedy, who has hosted on the red carpet of the Brits Awards, Joey Bevan, who likes to push boundaries and whose celebrity clients include Little Mix and Lady Gaga, and Kat Farmer, a fashion addict with the much loved blog #doesmybumlook40, the former fashion editor of Look Magazine Lucie Clifford, who has clients such as New Look and Amazon, and Nana Acheampong, who loves a touch of glamour and has worked with Ed Sheeran and One Direction.


Sex in Lockdown: Keep S**gging and Carry On

Channel 4

Friday 12th June, 10pm

Anna Richardson (Credit: Channel 4)
Anna Richardson (Credit: Channel 4)

Anna Richardson finds out what Brits are really up to in the bedroom during lockdown in the revealing documentary Sex in Lockdown: Keep S**gging and Carry On.

Lockdown has had a big impact on sex, intimacy and romance and Richardson will be using specially commissioned survey results to reveal our changing sex habits.

Richardson will also be offering up advice and tips to keep Brits in the mood and confident talking about what turns them on.  


The Salisbury Poisonings


Sunday 14th June, 9pm

The Salisbury Poisonings is based on the real-life poisonings of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal in 2018 with a deadly nerve agent.

Although Sergei and Yulia survived the attack, British national Dawn Sturgess died due to the nerve agent.

The series tells the story of a city that became the centre of a national emergency and the strength of the locals and public services who displayed extraordinary fortitude during the crisis.

MyAnna Buring plays Dawn Sturgess, Anne-Marie Duff takes on the role of Tracy Daszkiewicz, Wiltshire’s Director of Public Health, and Rafe Spall plays Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey.

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With the weather taking a turn for the worse, now is the perfect time to watch our top TV picks for this week.