Monday telly highlights for September 11th with ATV Today Editor Doug Lambert.

BBC Highlights

Rellik, BBC one, 9pm

DCI Gabriel Markham and his team are working to find a serial killer, when a break in the case leads them to a potential culprit.

Gabriel is torn between his conviction that they already know who the killer is, and the seemingly irrefutable evidence found at the last murder scene.

Meanwhile, there are fears that Gabriel’s intimate connection to the case may be skewing his professional ability to track down the perpetrator, and his personal relationships continue to impact on his work as he is given an ultimatum to face.

The rest of Gabriel’s team are dealing with the conflict of their own personal and professional lives as they launch a thrilling, high-stakes operation to catch the killer. But are they targeting the right person? Gabriel makes one final connection in a desperate, last-ditch attempt to get to the truth.

DCI Gabriel Markham and his team are working to find a serial killer, when a break in the case leads them to a potential culprit.

Upstart Crow, BBC Two, 8.30pm

A new series of the situation comedy returns, starring David Mitchell as William Shakespeare.

Will has to contend with the sneering rivalry of Robert Greene (Mark Heap) and the demands of having to churn out hits for a theatre company full of needy egos, while at the same time facing one hell of a commute, back and forth to see the family in Stratford-upon-Avon.

The Search For A New Earth, BBC Two, 9pm

Professor Stephen Hawking thinks the human species will have to populate a new planet within 100 years if it is to survive. With climate change, pollution, deforestation, pandemics and population growth, our own planet is becoming increasingly precarious.

In this landmark film Professor Hawking, alongside other experts, join forces to find out if, and how, humans can reach for the stars and relocate to different planets.


The Real Housewives of Cheshire, ITVBe, 10pm

This reality show follows the lavish lifestyles of some of the ladies of Cheshire’s Golden triangle. The women’s lives are a whirlwind of social occasions and personal drama.

While old friendships continue to be tested, Tanya faces a dilemma. Dawn’s family have a big decision to make and Ester bounces back with a new revelation.

Fishing All Stars, ITV4, 8pm

The fishing show is presented by Dean Macey, a former Olympic athlete and an accomplished angler, who will also be accompanied each week by a variety of fellow fisherman.

Dean and his guests will travel to a wide array of different venues within the UK and Europe, from hooking hard-fighting barbel in flowing water to catching big carp, this show has it all.

Tonight Dean is joined by Adam Rooney. The pair head across the English Channel to France, to sample some of the fantastic fishing on offer.

ITV Highlights

Liar, ITV, STV and UTV, 9pm

Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd star in a brand-new six-part drama series.

School teacher Laura Nielson (Froggatt) has just broken up with her long-term boyfriend Tom (Warren Brown), when she runs into the father of one of her pupils.

There is an instant attraction between the two. Andrew Earlham (Gruffudd) is a handsome surgeon who has been recently widowed. Andrew is immediately interested in Laura and asks her out.

Laura has suspicions that her sister Katy (Zoe Tapper), who is also Andrew’s colleague, has been playing cupid but agrees to go on a date with Andrew. When they meet up, there is a powerful chemistry between them and they quickly build up a good rapport.

The next day, a hollow-eyed Laura walks to her sister’s house where she reveals that something truly horrific happened with Andrew.


The Best Of The Rest

The Undateables, Channel 4, 9pm

In a world where first impressions are everything, finding love can be tricky. And when you have a disability, sometimes it seems impossible.

The award-winning series The Undateables returns for a seventh outing, with new singletons looking for love.

Transport fanatic Jason from Shrewsbury is autistic and finds new people and situations stressful. Paralympic hopeful Souleyman is a winner on the running track, but he describes being an athlete as lonely.

The sprinter has been gradually losing his sight since birth and one day he will be completely blind. His search for love is a race against the clock.

Vlogger and writer Charley, from Hastings, has cerebral palsy and is bisexual. Single for the last four years, Charley longs to find love with the right person, male or female.

102 Minutes That Changed America, More 4, 9pm

On this date in 2001 no one will be unaware what unfolded. To mark the anniversary More 4 re-screen this time telling documentary. One hundred and two minutes passed between the first plane’s impact into North Tower of the World Trade Center, the second plane’s attack on South Tower, and the eventual collapse of both buildings.

In that time, people around New York reached for their cameras. This film joins together hundreds of pieces of footage and audiotape into a single, seamless historical record. The result is an intensely personal perspective of the tragedy, communicating – in real time – that morning’s events, as they were experienced by people around New York.

Outlander, Netflix, from today

This epic tale adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s popular run of fantasy-romance novels focuses on the drama of two time-crossed lovers. From today Netflix users can see all thirteen episodes of the third series.

Claire is a 20th-century combat nurse who finds herself in the year 1743 and discovers she’s in mortal danger.

Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd star in ITV Drama ‘Liar’ tonight at 9pm on ITV, STV and UTV.
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