Music, celebrity telly watchers and poker

Telly Today highlights for Friday, June 11.

BBC Two

Jools welcomes comedian, writer and music lover Romesh Ranganathan, who is best known for his show The Ranganation as well as hosting Have I Got News for You and presenting his own music podcast Hip Hop Saved My Life, with its most recent series featuring guests such as Dizzee Rascal, Lianne La Havas and Chuck D. Romesh delves into the Later archive to unearth some of his favourite performances from the show.

Making her performance debut on the show is bandleader, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer Emma-Jean Thackray, who is best known as a key artist and trumpet player on the London contemporary jazz scene. Filmed at the Round Chapel in Hackney, Emma-Jean will be performing her new single Say Something, the first track to be lifted from her forthcoming debut album Yellow, which will be released via her own Warp Records-affiliated label Movementt. It’s a record she says she approached ‘by trying to simulate a life-changing psychedelic experience.’

Also returning to the show and filmed at the Real World studios in Bath is the legendary Van Morrison, who shares a number from his recently released 42nd studio album Latest Record Project Volume 1, a double album of 28 new songs that sees the king of Celtic soul write a straight-talking commentary on contemporary life and delve into his ongoing love of blues, R&B, jazz and soul.

Later… with Jools Holland, 10pm, BBC Two

Sky One

Ash knows the best chance of getting the gang to Arcadia is attempting to rescue Emma from a Commonworld base, however Tula thinks it’s a suicide mission and opts for something with
better odds – poker.

Tula’s game plan is thrown when she is faced with an old enemy and discovers Genevieve’s growing feelings for Drew.

Meanwhile, as Ash and Verona get closer to Emma, it’s clear that Dr Lee won’t let Emma escape a second time. When Ash is confronted with the lure of home and a maternal embrace, will she be tempted to betray the gang?

Intergalactic, 9pm, Sky One /NOW
Series 1, episode 7

Channel 4

Some of Britain’s best loved personalities hit the sofa for a new series of Celebrity Gogglebox.

Taking part this time are Nick and Liv Grimshaw, Denise van Outen and Eddie Boxshall, Mo Gilligan and Babatunde Aleshe, Shaun Ryder and Bez, Martin and Roman Kemp, Gyles Brandreth and Dame Maureen Lipman, Iain Stirling and Laura Whitmore, Sunetra Sarker and Georgia Taylor, Lorraine Kelly and Rosie Smith, Sir Tom Jones and Anne-Marie, Micah Richards and Jamie Carragher, Clara Amfo and her brother Andy, Clare Balding and Alice Arnold, and Melanie C and her brother Paul.

In this episode they watch The Masked Dancer, Dirty Dancing, Best of Top Gear, Naked Attraction, Tom Allen’s Quizness, Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, and The Bad Skin Clinic.

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