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What’s On TV Tonight? The Best TV And Films On Tonight

If there’s one thing which has been keeping us going through lockdown, it’s a good bit of television.

Here’s a guide to anything which is new and noteworthy on TV in the UK tonight.

Greta Thunberg: A Year To Change The World

BBC One, 9 p.m.

This three-part BBC documentary follows the face of youth climate activism, Greta Thunberg, as she travels the world to raise awareness about climate change and challenge world leaders. In tonight’s second episode, we see the 18-year-old Thunberg set off to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where she’ll call for the immediate reduction in fossil fuel use. She’ll also meet with her hero, Sir David Attenborough.

Different League: The Derry City Story, BBC Two, 9pm

A documentary for football fans which explores the 1985 comeback of Derry City after withdrawing from the Irish league in 1972 to play in the League of Ireland. The documentary includes rare archive footage and interviews with the ‘Gang of Four’: Tony O’Doherty, Terry Harkin, Eddie Mahon and Eamonn McLaughlin, who were seen as pivotal in the club’s rebirth.

Have I Got A Bit More News For You

BBC Two, 10 p.m.

Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar hosts tonight’s extended edition of the hilarious quiz show which pokes fun at the week’s headlines. Comedian Katherine Ryan and journalist Tim Shipman join the regular team captains – Ian Hislop and Paul Merton in the latest series.

Coronation Street, double dose

ITV, 7:30pm & 8:30pm

Faye tells Craig there’s no way she’s letting him quit his job for her and it’s best they finish. Emma assumes Alina made a move on Lucas. And Seb tries out a goth look, but Abi assures him that Nina likes him for who he is – Radio Times.

Gordon, Gino & Fred: Road Trip

ITV, 9 p.m.

Goron Ramsey, Gino D’ACampo and Fred Siriex embark upon a European road trip to cook up a storm in their home countries. Season 1, Episode 1 ‘The Italian Job’ sees the trio drive around southern Italy in a campervan. The three-part series 1 is a repeat, on ITV tonight at 9pm.

Lucy, the Human Chimp

Channel 4, 9 p.m.

A brand new documentary series following a test of nature vs nurture, as a psychology professor from the University of Oklahoma adopts a chimp and raises her as his daughter. But as Lucy reached adulthood, the experiment became too dangerous to continue and Lucy was taught how to survive in the wild before being released in Africa.

Football: Leeds United v Liverpool

Sky Sports, 7 p.m.

Live coverage of the Premier league match between Leeds United and Liverpool at Elland Road, as Liverpool scramble for the three vital points to secure a top-four place. Kick off at 8pm.

Cricket: Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals

Sky Sports Cricket, 9pm

Live coverage of the Chennai Super Kings taking on Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League Cricket. Match highlights to be expected at 7:04pm.

Racing: Stateside Live

Sky Sports Racing, 6:15 p.m.

John Blance presents live US racing from Turf Paradise and Will Rogers Downs. Greyhound racing from Nottingham also features tonight.

Formula 1: GT World Challenge

Sky Sports F1, 9pm

This is the Monza Endurance Race from the 2021 GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup. This is the opening race of five in the series. Highlights of GTWC Europe-Monza Endurance Race expected at 6:04pm.

Darts: Live Premier League Darts 2021 Milton Keynes Night Six

Sky Sports Action, 7pm

Snooker: Live Snooker World Championship 2021 Day Three

Eurosport, 6:30 p.m.

The evening session on day three from the Crucible features the concluding session of two first-round matches, Radio Times reports.

free-to-play

Netflix, released 19th April 2021

If you’re a gamer, this one’s for you. This 2014 documentary follows three professional video game players, as they compete for the million-dollar prize in an international tournament. The documentary is 1 hour 15 minutes long and is available to watch now on Netflix.

Luis Miguel – The Series

Netflix, released 19th April 2021

A TV drama series about the life of a Mexican superstar singer, Luis Miguel, ‘who has captivated audiences in Latin America and beyond for decades’ says Netflix. Starring Diego Boneta,César Bordón and Juan Pablo Zurita, the two series are now available to stream in the UK.

The Greatest Showman (2017)

Movie 4, 9pm

Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Michelle Williams star in the Golden-Globe-winning, toe-tapping smash hit musical about the life and times of PT Barnum, the creator of the circus.

Bad Teacher (2011)

Comedy Central, 9 p.m.

Cameron Diaz stars as the ultimate irresponsible, hard-drinking and selfish bad teacher in this 2011 comedy. Recently dumped by her fiance de ella, Diaz’s character starts working in a school to earn money for her breast enlargement.

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

NOW TV Sky Documentaries, 9pm

An intimate portrait of the life and work of the beloved comedian and actor, Robin Williams, featuring previously unseen footage and interviews with those closest to him – Radio Times.

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