ATV Today Editor Doug Lambert picks his telly choices for Tuesday November 21st 2017.
The Martin Lewis Money Show Live, ITV, STV and UTV, 8pm
Martin Lewis and new presenter Angellica Bell present a one-hour live special of the programme dedicated to saving you money. Martin has helped save the nation millions with his money-saving tips, and is back to help consumers save even more in the run-up to Christmas with some more canny offers and deals.
With credit card lending, energy prices and inflation all on the up, the nation’s favourite financial guru is on hand to get more cash back in your wallet. The programme travels across the country to answer viewers’ burning questions about all things finance-related live on air and to find out what the most pressing concerns are for UK consumers.
As well as offering valuable tips for people to improve their financial health, the show also features Martin’s festive forecast and Black Friday rundown, as he explains where and when to buy the cheapest gifts, gadgets and goodies – unmissable advice for viewers about to begin their Christmas shopping.
Jo Brand’s Cats and Kittens, Channel 5, 9pm
If Paul O’Grady and ITV can love the doggies, there’s no reason why Jo Brand can’t celebrate plenty of pussy cat. In this Channel 5 documentary series cameras follow the RSPCA inspectors, vets and volunteers who work tirelessly to save the nation’s cats and kittens from harm. Animal welfare officer Matt finds an injured young male cat with a lost tail. A concerned member of the public calls inspector Anthony about a cat in her shed, and loveable tomcat Bruce has issues with his teeth.
Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers, Netflix, from today
Comedian Brian Regan continues his comedic standard of excellence in his debut Netflix Original Stand-up comedy special, “Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers.” Filmed in front of a packed audience at the Paramount Theatre in Denver, Regan reflects on his relationship with underwear elastic, rants about city council meetings and those who cheer at high school graduations.
Strike Back, Sky One, 9pm
Having blown his cover, things aren’t looking good for Mac. He’s been brought to Magyar Ultra’s survivalist camp where he faces certain death at the hands of its many members. The odds are stacked against Section 20 as they mount a fraught mission to get him and Zarin out. Meanwhile, as Donovan and Jensen dig into Zarin’s past, they realise why they can’t let him fall into Lowry’s hands.
Passions: Barry Humphries, Sky Arts, 9pm
Or if you fancy something a bit more intellectual comedian Barry Humphries, of Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson fame, explores his long-held passion for Weimar art. An avid painter and art collector, Barry admires this particular period for its creative originality and willingness to experiment with new styles and techniques.
Martin Lewis is saving viewers money once again on ITV, STV and UTV tonight at 8pm