This week sees Reece Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman star in Sky Atlantic's highly-anticipated drama Big Little Lies, while RTS award nominee The Last Kingdom returns for a second series.
Monday: Big Little Lies
Sky Atlantic, 9pm
Life in the affluent Californian seaside town of Monterey seems idyllic, but when a fundraiser for the local elementary school goes horribly wrong, someone ends up dead, and the dormant frictions in the town begin to spiral out of control. Sky Atlantic's new twist-filled drama, based on Liane Moriarty's novel, features an all-star cast including Reece Witherspoon, who plays tightly-wound mother Madeline Mckenzie, and Nicole Kidman who plays her seemingly flawless best friend Celeste Wright, alongside Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Alexander Skarsgard.
Tuesday: Inside No. 9
BBC Two, 10pm
A missing shoe seems an unlikely premise for a TV show, but Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith's off-the-wall comedy-drama Inside No. 9 is no stranger to bizarre subjects.
Keeley Hawes and Mathew Baynton guest star in this tale of how one couple's world is changed forever by the appearance of a single black shoe outside their house.
Wednesday: Midnight Sun
Sky Atlantic, 10pm
Kahina Zadi, a French police officer, travels to northern Sweden to investigate a brutal murder of a French citizen. With help from Anders Harnesk, a Swedish DA, they must find the culprit behind new killings after the initial murder turns out to be the tip of the iceberg.
Thursday: The Last Kingdom
BBC Two, 9pm
The second series of historical drama The Last Kingdom makes a bold return to BBC Two this week. In ninth century England, fearless warrior Uhtred begins his voyage north to avenge Earl Ragnar’s death and recapture his land from his uncle, Aelfric.
Meanwhile, King Alfred's plan to unite the separate kingdoms of England is stronger than ever, as he sets his sights on the wild lands of the north, which are under the tyranny of Dane brother Sigefrid and Erik.
Friday: Unreported World: Peru's Monkey Business
Channel 4, 7.30pm
Animal trafficking has seen an unprecedented spike in recent years, threatening dozens of species with extinction. Ade Adepitan and director Will West travel to the remote city of Iquitos in Peru, where they discover the shocking scale of illegal wildlife sales, where market traders sell protected Amazonian wildlife for bushmeat.
Saturday: RBS 6 Nations - Ireland v England
England may have already won this year's Six Nations, but in the final match of the tournament, they face Ireland in a bid to win the Grand Slam and Triple Crown. Mark Pougatch is joined by Jonny Wilkinson, Sir Clive Woodward and Brian O'Driscoll for live coverage of the final game.
Sunday: Carnage - Swallowing The Past
Available on BBC iPlayer from 9pm
Comedian Simon Amstell directs his first feature-length film Carnage - Swallowing The Past exclusively for BBC iPlayer.
Set in a vegan utopia in 2067, Amstell looks back at a time when human beings ate other animals. The film aims to break the taboo around Britain’s animal eating past, while showing compassion for a generation now seeking therapy to cope with their actions.
The film stars Martin Freeman, Joanna Lumley, Dame Eileen Atkins and Mawaan Rizwan, with many more familiar faces.