This week's top TV: 11 - 17 September

This week's top TV: 11 - 17 September

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Agent Ross (Richard Madden) Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams. (Credit: Chris Raphael/Channel 4)

Here's a round-up of everything you should be watching this week including Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams, return of The Undateables and Live MMA on Dave.

Drama

Rellik

Monday: BBC One, 9pm


Elaine Shepard (Jodi Balfour) & Gabriel (Richard Dormer). (Credit: BBC/New Pictures/Joss Barratt)

New BBC crime drama Rellik stars Richard Dormer (Game of Thrones) as Gabriel Markham and Jodi Balfour (Quarry) as Elaine Shepard.

DCI Markham and his team are working to find a serial killer, when a break in the case leads them to a potential culprit. He is torn between his conviction that they already know who the killer is, and the questionable evidence found at the last murder scene.


Electric Dreams: The Hoodmaker

Sunday: Channel 4, 9pm

Based on Philip K Dick's sci-fi anthology series, each episode is inspired by a short story set in a different universe. Each episode has an all-star cast including Anna Paquin, Timonthy Spall and Steve Buscemi. 

The first episode 'The Hood Maker', is set sometime in the future, yet in an oddly archaic city. This world is an 'analogue world', precipitated by a meteor shower, which has created a race of telepathic mutants (Teeps). They are feared and revered in equal measure.

A war is coming between Normals and the Teeps, and only Agent Ross (Richard Madden - Game of Thrones) and a Teep called Honor (Holliday Grainger - Strike) can prevent it. 


Entertainment

The Undateables

Monday: Channel 4, 9pm


The Undateables. (Credit: Channel 4)

There's a new host of singletons looking for love as The Undateables returns for a seventh series, but living with a disability doesn't always make it easy. 

Paralympic hopeful Souleyman (centre) describes being an athlete as lonely. He has been gradually losing his sight since he was born and one day will be completely blind, so for him, his search for 'the one' is a race against time. 


Music

Best Album of the Year: Mercury Prize Live

Thursday: BBC Four, 9pm

Lauren Laverne hosts the annual Mercury Prize ceremony live from the Hammersmith Apollo, with R&B, pop and grime acts all nominated for the prestigious award.

The shortlisted acts are The xx, Kate Tempest, Stormzy, J Hus, Ed Sheeran, Sampha, Glass Animals, The Big Moon, alt-J, Blossoms, Dinosaur and Loyle Carner.


Sport

Live Mixed Martial Arts: BAMMA World Title Fight

Friday: Dave, 9pm


Chi Lewis-Parry & Maurice Jackson. (Credit: UKTV)

BAMMA is one of the fastest-growing sports and it features a thrilling style of fighting, which takes on Muay Thai, Brazilian Jui Jitsu and other technical forms of mixed martial arts.

This event will be broadcast live from Wembley Arena and will feature Britain’s Nathan Jones taking on Alex Lohore for the world welterweight championship.

The fight is part of Dave's commitment to live sports, which includes boxing, tennis and cricket. 


Comedy

Comedy Playhouse: Static

Friday: BBC One, 10.35pm


Rob Beckett (Credit: BBC/Zeppotron Ltd/Kieron McCarron)

In the last of the comedy pilots on BBC One, Rob quits his job in London to move back in with his parents, unaware that his parents have since moved into a static caravan in Margate.

Being 80 miles from London, it seems like a disaster to start with, but his mum is delighted to have someone to cook for and his dad has figured out how to get thousands of football channels on the telly.

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Here's a round-up of everything you should be watching this week including Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams, return of The Undateables and Live MMA on Dave.