Davina McCall plays mid-life matchmaker in My Mum, Your Dad, and Doctor Who’s Jenna Coleman stars in a new revenge-thriller.
My Mum, Your Dad
Dubbed the middle-aged Love Island, Davina McCall will welcome single parents aged 44 to 58 to what promises to be the dating experience they have been waiting for. Less of a villa and more of a retreat, the focus will be on emotional connection and mid-life love, rather than the ‘heart rate challenges’ and drama of its younger counterpart.
Unbeknownst to them, their experience is a little less Love Island and a little more Parent Trap, as their children will be waiting nearby in a secret ‘bunker’ where they will be able to watch their parents’ every move and influence who they’re going on a date with.
The Morning Show
In the last two series of the drama-satire, the eponymous morning show was dealing with the fallout after one side of a presenting duo was fired for sexual misconduct. Alex Levy (Jennifer Aniston, Friends) had to leave the last 15 years of morning show presenting behind her, as the network welcomed in a new younger co-anchor Bradley Jackson (Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies).
The last series closed with Alex being officially ‘cancelled’ and contracting Covid in one fell swoop, and her job security will get a little looser in series three, as a tech titan has his eyes on the network.
Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) stars in this new thriller as Liv, a woman out for revenge. Having discovered her husband Will (Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Haunting of Bly Manor) has cheated on her, Liv doesn’t get sad, she gets angry.
In an effort to save their marriage, Will organises the all-American road trip of their dreams, starting at the Grand Canyon and ending with a rager in Las Vegas. But where Will sees an opportunity to make amends and atone for his ‘one night’ of mistakes, Liv sees a landscape where accidents often happen...
Strictly Come Dancing: The Launch Show
BBC One, 6.35pm
From Bad Education’s Layton Williams to ex-Family Fortunes presenter Les Dennis, Strictly Come Dancing 2023 promises to unearth some real dancing talent and give us some underdogs to root for.
Before the celebrity soon-to-be dancers can compete in their first live show, they must be officially welcomed into the Strictly family and find out which professional dancer will be leading them through their journey. To find out the full list of celebrity contestants, check out our article here.