This week new drama series Guerrilla arrives on Sky Atlantic, the late Victoria Wood is remembered in Our Friend Victoria on BBC One, contestants battle it out in the grand final of University Challenge, and ITV welcomes the return of talent show Britain's Got Talent and detective series Maigret.
8pm, BBC Two
The Oxbridge final sees Wolfson College, Cambridge, and Balliol, Oxford, go head to head for the University Challenge trophy, as Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.
The final is sure to bring in fans of contestant Monkman, who became an internet sensation, with his incredible general knowledge and his passionate and intense delivery when answering questions gaining legions of fans.
Our Friend Victoria
9.30pm, BBC One
The six-part series celebrating the life of comedian Victoria Woods starts with a look back at her unforgettable characters throughout the years.
Long term friend and collaborator Julie Walters is joined by Celia Imrie, Duncan Preston, Anne Reid, Maxine Peake, Thelma Barlow and Shobna Gulati as they delve into Wood's classic characters and pick out their favourite moments, including Chrissie the long-distance swimmer, Dinnerladies, Acorn Antiques, Waitress (Two Soups) and Fourteen Again (Talent).
The Knowledge: World's Toughest Taxi Test
9pm, Channel 4
The documentary goes behind the scenes of the black cabbie test The Knowledge of London, hailed as one of hardest exams in the world.
A fixed camera rig will reveal the lengths candidates must go to in order to pass the difficult exams to become a London black cab driver, such as memorising over 25,000 streets, 100,000 points of interest and how they are all connected in the capital.
9pm, Sky Atlantic
Idris Elba stars in Ridley Scott's new series, which focuses on a couple who form a radical underground cell with their friends and fellow political activists in 1970s London.
Guerrilla follows two politically passionate young lovers Marcus (Babou Ceesay - National Treasure) and Jas (Freida Pinto – Slumdog Millionaire) who are caught on the wrong side of an oppressive Special Branch unit, who are committed to crushing all forms of black activism.
The Wild Weekenders
8pm, Channel 4
Comedian Adam Buxton, ex-Royal Marine and Paralympics presenter Arthur Williams and food lover Clem Green present a guide for what to enjoy in Devon.
Buxton seeks out the the amazing range of places to stay, whilst Williams tests out the adventures for adrenaline seekers, and Green explores the great tastes around the county.
Saturday: Britain's Got Talent
Britain's Got Talent returns to our screens for an eleventh series, with judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, David Walliams and Alesha Dixon.
Ant and Dec return as hosts and act as moral support for the contestants, who will be given the chance to impress the four judges with their talents on stage in front of a live studio audience.
The French detective returns to interrogate a mysterious Dane who has been caught with the dead body of a diamond dealer in his car.
While Maigret (Rowan Atkinson) suspects that the suspect's sister may know something, it is soon revealed that everyone in their small rural town is hiding something in connection to the crime.
The first episode of the second series guest stars Tom Wlaschiha (Game of Thrones) and Kevin McNally (Pirates of the Caribbean).