Telly Today: Friday TV highlights for June 28th and its Auction: a David Gilmour Special on Sky Arts, Celebrity Gogglebox and Glastonbury.
One to Watch: Celebrity Gogglebox, Channel 4 at 9pm
Kelly Osbourne and friends, Rylan Clark-Neal and his mum Linda, Denise van Outen and her boyfriend Eddie Boxshall, Oti Mabuse and her sisters Motsi and Phemelo, Chris Eubank Sr and Chris Eubank Jr are some of the names appearing in this star telly watching series.
Other names appearing include Mark Ronson and Serge Pizzorno, Stanley Johnson and Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo, Laurence and Emilia Fox, Gyles Brandreth and Sheila Hancock, Emily Atack and her mum Kate Robbins, Nick Grimshaw and his niece Liv, Olly Alexander and his mum Vicki, Example and Chris Ramsey, and Westlife join the ranks of the country’s most opinionated viewers.
From Saturday night entertainment juggernauts to the week’s biggest news stories, from hard-hitting documentary series to gritty drama, Celebrity Gogglebox offers sharp, insightful, funny and sometimes emotional critiques of popular and topical TV shows, including Love Island, The Nile: Egypt’s Great River with Bettany Hughes, Nigella: At My Table, The Wonderful World of Chocolate, Life (with David Attenborough), The Chase and Fatal Attraction.
Rylan is one of the star names on Celebrity Gogglebox.
Auction: David Gilmour Special, Sky Arts at 7.30pm
In this special edition of Auction, grab your backstage pass and get an all access glimpse behind the scenes of Christie’s charity auction of rock ‘n’ roll legend David Gilmour’s personal guitar collection.
With more than 120 guitars, including the Pink Floyd guitarist, singer and songwriter’s preferred Fender models of Broadcasters, Esquires, Telecasters and Stratocasters, the auction marks a rare opportunity for guitar aficionados, musicians and collectors to explore one of the world’s most comprehensive groupings of guitars that hooked generations.
Glastonbury, BBC Two at 7.30pm
Coverage begins of the legendary music and performing arts festival from Worthy Farm in Somerset. Presenters such as Jo Whiley, Lauren Laverne, Clara Amfo, Mark Radcliffe and Edith Bowman will be reporting from different positions around the site on all the stories and action so far.
There will be performances from the very talented British pop soul singer Jorja Smith, Spanish superstar Rosalia and Tyneside’s own troubadour Sam Fender, plus a short film on the build of the festival over four weeks as the farm transforms from its regular agricultural and pastoral identity to a rural wonderland of stages, pleasure palaces and hidden shabeens.
The Chosen One, Netflix from today
In this the first series of The Chosen One three young doctors are sent to a remote village in Pantanal to vaccinate residents against a new mutation of the Zika virus.
Their efforts to bring medical aid are refused, and the doctors find themselves trapped in an isolated community shrouded in secrets and devoted to an enigmatic leader who forces them to confront the power of faith over science.