Gogglebox (Rpt)
16th January

0.15am on Saturday 16th January (1 hour) on E4.

The armchair critics share their opinions on I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!, Strictly Come Dancing, The Secret Life of the Zoo, The Next Great Magician, Married at First Sight, The Festival of Remembrance, and the week's news. First aired in November 2016.

 

The Curious Life and Death of Harry Houdini (Rpt)

17th January

5pm on Sunday 17th January (1 hour) on Smithsonian.

The magician and escape artist's sudden death at the peak of health has long remained mysterious. This programme contemplates whether it an accident or something much darker.

 

The Comedy Years (Rpt)

18th January
12 midnight on Monday 18th January (1 hour) on Virgin Media One.

In 1984, as the miners' strike took over the news, political figures were on the receiving end of the most irreverent comedy series ever seen on TV at the time - Spitting Image. Plus, cult hits like The Young Ones and Alas Smith and Jones battled it out in the TV schedules with mainstream shows like Russ Abbott's Madhouse. We also lost two comedy greats with the passing of Eric Morecambe and Tommy Cooper.

 

Charlie's Angels - Magic Fire (Rpt)

20th January

10pm on Wednesday 20th January (1 hour) on Sony Channel.

Magic Fire. An ageing illusionist hires the team to clear him of carrying out a series of arson attacks on fashion centres. Seventies detective series, starring Kate Jackson, Jaclyn Smith and Cheryl Ladd.

 

Discovering Film (Rpt)

22nd January
4am on Friday 22nd January (1 hour) on Sky Documentaries.

Discovering: Tony Curtis. A look at the fascinating life story of 50s Hollywood heart-throb Tony Curtis, who starred in films such as Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones and Spartacus.

 

Tonight at the London Palladium (Rpt)

23rd January

8am on Saturday 23rd January (1 hour) on Virgin Media One.

Bradley Walsh returns to the famous London Palladium stage for an new series of the variety show. Featuring music from multiple BRIT Award-winner Emeli Sande, the amazing skills of the Chinese State Circus, a beautiful performance from Phantom of the Opera, magic from Pete Firman, and the very first TV performance of the brand new single from Steps.

 

Tonight at the London Palladium (Rpt)

24th January

8am  on Sunday 24th January (1 hour) on Virgin Media One.

Bradley Walsh hosts the fun-packed variety show, recorded live at London's famous Palladium. This week's bill includes music from multi-platinum-selling singer James Blunt, X Factor 2015 champion Louisa Johnson and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson. The programme also features a performance from the cast of hit musical Half a Sixpence, the hair-raising sword skills of Samurai Hayashi and British street dance champions Notorious.

 

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Houdini (Rpt)

25th January
1.50am on Monday 25th January (2 hours 10 minutes) on Talking Pictures TV.

The story of how struggling performer Harry Houdini became a success in Europe and, following his return to the USA, began to establish himself, by way of his death-defying feats, as the greatest escapologist of all time. Starring: Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.

 

Discovering Film (Rpt)

25th January
9am on Monday 25th January (1 hour) on Sky Documentaries.

Discovering: Tony Curtis. A look at the fascinating life story of 50s Hollywood heart-throb Tony Curtis, who starred in films such as Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones and Spartacus.

 

The Simpsons with guests Penn & Teller (Rpt)

25th January
7.30pm on Monday 25th January (30 minutes) on Sky One.

Hello Gutter, Hello Fadder. Series 11, episode 6. "After a rotten day, Homer bowls a perfect 300 game, and becomes a local hero. But his fame soon fades, and to keep himself from gloom, Homer decides to focus his attention on baby Maggie. Guest Starring Penn and Teller, Ron Howard, Nancy O'Dell and Pat O'Brien as themselves."

 

Discovering Film (Rpt)

26th January
4am on Tuesday 26th January (1 hour) on Sky Documentaries.

Discovering: Tony Curtis. A look at the fascinating life story of 50s Hollywood heart-throb Tony Curtis, who starred in films such as Houdini, Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones and Spartacus.

 

8 Out of 10 Cats (Rpt)

27th January

1.50am on Wednesday 27th January (50 minutes) on 4Music.

Host Jimmy Carr and team captains Sean Lock and Jason Manford play the topical comedy panel show that delves into the world of polls, surveys and statistics in its own unique way. With celebrity guests Jack Osbourne, Uri Geller, Tim Minchin and Holly Walsh.

 

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