This week sees a whole bunch of favourites return to the small screen. The Secret Life of 5 Year Olds is back with more troublemakers, a new series of Crackanory returns to Dave and Tracey Ullman introduces new characters and sketches on her show.
The adult storytelling series inspired by children's series Jackanory is back on Dave with narrators including Doc Brown, Bob Mortimer, Sheridan Smith.
Dara O Briain narrates in the first episode, telling Tony Way's story set in ancient Rome about a slave who has to help his master finish writing his latest play.
Tales from the Coast with Robson Green
An exploration begins with Robson Green (Casualty, Grantchester) in North Devon where he traces the history of the coast.
He finds out how miners dug tunnels through the cliffs in Ilfracombe to help Victorian holiday-goers reach the beach, and gets involved in a cliff-top rescue mission.
British Empire: Heroes and Villains
BBC Four, 9pm
Historian David Olusoga examines how the British Empire has been portrayed by filmmakers over the last 70 years.
Less than 100 years ago, the British ruled a quarter of the planet and one in five of the global population. Where people were once proud of British imperial rule, to many it is now a badge of shame. Olusoga will draw on gems from the BBC archive, including decades of the documentary series Timewatch, to piece together the story of Britain’s influence over its colonies.
Secret Life of 5 Year Olds
Channel 4, 8pm
The award-winning series that observes the politics of the playground returns for a new series.
In this episode, the programme will explore the difference between boys and girls, looking at how they interact with each other, and how this effects their behaviour.
Tracey Ullman's Show
BBC One, 9.30pm
Tracey Ullman is back for a second series of her hit comedy show. She returns with new characters, as well as old time favourites including Dame Judi Dench, Nicola Sturgeon and Angela Merkel.
Ben Miller guest stars in the first episode as Rupert Murdoch.
RBS 6 Nations Championship: England v France
ITV, 4:10pm (kick-off 4:50pm)
England faces France in the first round of this year’s RBS 6 Nations Championship. Mark Pougatch will present the action live from Twickenham, where England will be looking to defend their title as 6 Nations champions. Jonny Wilkinson, Clive Woodward and Brian O’Driscoll will provide analysis from the match.
The Good Karma Hospital
New medical drama set on the tropical island of South India starring Amrita Acharia (Game of Thrones) as Ruby as she arrives to help out a team of overworked medics.
Run by Lydia Fonseca (played by Amanda Redman), The Good Karma Hospital delves into the life of the workers.