This week's top TV: 27 June - 3 July

This week's top TV: 27 June - 3 July

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By Toby Hood,
Monday, 27th June 2016
Steph and Dom share their views on Nigella and Caravanners in Channel 4's Gogglebox: The Best Bits (credit: Jude Edginton/ Channel 4)


Game of Thrones

Sky Atlantic


Someone is out to seize the Iron Throne tonight in the final of Game of Thrones (credit: Sky)

It's the grand finale tonight as Cersei heads for conflict against the High Sparrow. Taking a departure from George R. R. Martin's original books, the show's creators have plenty of surprises in store, predicated by the resurrection of Jon Snow at the start of season 6. Tonight's final episode includes the toppling of a leader, a memorable death, and some crucial clues as to the parentage of Jon Snow. 



Reggie Yates in a Texan Jail


Available from 4pm

Reggie Yates spends a week in the life of a prisoner in Texas' Bexar County Jail (credit: Sam Wilkinson)

Picking up his Royal Television Society Award for best presenter whilst on set, Reggie Yates' two-part documentary series The Insider will debut tomorrow online on BBC3. In this week's episode, Reggie goes undercover in one of Texas' most brutal institutions.

For one week, Yates is locked up with inmates at Bexar County Jail, working, sleeping, and eating alongside the US's toughest convicts. The DJ and TV presenter finds out first-hand what life is like behind bars and the impact of America's justice system.  



Britain's Favourite Dogs



Peak District Search and Rescue Dog Toby, a Springer Spaniel, with owner Paul Taylor (credit: ITV)

Almost a quarter of households in the UK share their home with a pet pooch, but which breed is top dog? This one-off special looks at the nation's favourite dog breeds in order to understand what we look for when choosing our canine companions.

The competition begins as outstanding individuals from all over the country showcase their talents and the winner of Britain's favourite breed of dog is named. 


Most Haunted



Yvette Fielding snoops around Crewe's Lyceum Theatre (credit: Mark Johnson/ UKTV)

A new series of the paranormal programme begins this week, with the first episode taking us to Crewe's Lyceum Theatre. Yvette Fielding and co. investigate the old playhouse, which was actually built on a former graveyard, and the mystery behind the fire of 1910 which destroyed the entire inside of the building. Legend has it that the spirit of a ballerina - named the Woman in White - still lingers in the old opera house.


Gogglebox: The Best Bits

Channel 4



Relive the wittiest contributions from Britain's most famous couch potatoes in a mash-up of series 7 of Gogglebox.

Tonight the discerning amateur critics give their opinions on Britain's Got TalentHappy ValleyFlowers, and Caravanner of the Year.


Today at Wimbledon



Clare Balding introduces Saturday's Wimbledon highlights

It's Super Saturday this week for tennis fans, on this day of the tournament last year Andy Murray beat Andreas Seppi to go in to the fourth round while defending champion Petra Kvitova lost to Serbia's Jelena Jankovic.

Clare Balding present this highlights show from the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club


The Somme: The First 24 Hours with Tony Robinson

Discovery Channel


Tony Robinson will visit families who were caught up in the French conflict (credit: Discovery)

Tony Robinson marks the centenary of the infamous World War One battle with this one-off documentary special. The film follows the lives of five men from the Sheffield City battalion, a unique volunteer army based on the Western Front, as they leave home and take their lives in their hands in one of the bloodiest battles in human history. Reconstructed from the diary of Private Frank Meakin, the accounts reveal intimate details about life on the frontline. 

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