Telly Today: Friday June 14th brings to TV screens Lorraine Kelly, the river Nile, festival music and stand-up comedy.
One to Watch: Netflix latest offerings…
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year.
Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, Rolling Thunder is a one of a kind experience, from master filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
Jo Koy: Comin’ In Hot – Stand-up Special
Witness the Blaisdell Arena explode with laughter when Jo Koy takes the stage. Returning for his second Netflix special, Jo Koy: Comin’ In Hot, be prepared to witness a dazzling display of hula dancing and an arsenal of self-deprecating humor.
Koy is fired up to educate the masses on how to raise a millennial, the intricacies of Filipino traditions, and more!
Life Overtakes Me
Facing deportation, hundreds of refugee children in Sweden have become afflicted with resignation syndrome, withdrawing from the world into a coma-like state as if frozen for months, or even years.
Life Overtakes Me immerses viewers into the lives of the anguished parents who struggle to care for their sick children. All three programmes are streaming now on Netflix.
The Last Leg, Channel 4 at 10pm
The first of two choices from Channel 4 this evening, and it should be a wee topical joy tonight with The Last Leg as the triple Bafta-nominated series continues its 17th series in a week that Tory Esther McVey spectacularly fell out of the race to be the next PM.
Hosts Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker are sure to once more bring their honest and upbeat brand of satirical comedy to that and the other news that’s been making the headlines this past week.
This week comedian Sean Lock joins the lads and former McVey colleague from GMTV Lorraine Kelly – the real one not the actress – will no doubt bring the real behind-the-scenes events from the Lorraine V Esther years as they all dissect the week’s events and talking points. As ever, the hashtag #isitok paves the way for the gang to round up and examine the week’s leading and most entertaining news stories via their acerbic wit, discussions and sketches live on four.
Isle of Wight Festival, Sky Arts at 7pm
The summer festival season kicks off with the first major UK festival of the year.
The acts gracing the main stage this year include Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Biffy Clyro, George Ezra, Richard
With a line-up that should have something for everyone, you can experience all the fun of the festival without the ferry on Sky Arts.
The Nile, Channel 5 at 9pm
Historian Bettany Hughes sets off on a 900-mile adventure up the Nile in this the first episode in a four-part series for Channel 5 as they continue to boost their factual, and may we suggest more upmarket offerings than recent past.
Tonight’s edition sees Bettany on board a dahabiya cruise boat. She also visits the Cairo Museum to see its collection of Egyptian mummies
Bake Off – The Professionals – Final, Channel 4 at 8pm
Hosted by Liam Charles and Tom Allen, it’s the final of Bake Off: The Professionals 2019.
The three remaining teams must fight tooth and mixing bowl to be crowned the winners of this incredibly tough patisserie competition. Judges Benoit Blin and Cherish Finden have for the first time set two challenges for the final: four hours to create a stunning afternoon tea; and seven hours to create a mind-blowing wedding feast.
So which team will impress the judges with their precision, passion and patisserie prowess, to be crowned the winner of Bake Off: The Professionals?
Will the real Lorraine Kelly please stand up? The Last Leg, Channel 4 at 10pm.