The TV Week – what’s new on TV June 14-20

Euro 2008 coverage this weekSaturday 14 June: Sweden v Spain (5pm ITV), Greece v Russia (7.45pm ITV)
Sunday 15 June: Switzerland v Portugal (7.45pm ITV), Turkey v Czech Republic (7.45pm ITV)
Monday 16 June: Austria v Germany (7.45pm BBC), Poland v Croatia (7.45pm BBC)
Tuesday 17 June: France v Italy (7.45pm, BBC), Holland v Romania (7.45pm BBC)
Wednesday 18 June: Greece v Spain (7.45pm ITV), Russia v Sweden (7.45pm ITV)
Thursday 19 June: Quarter-final (7.45pm ITV)
Friday 20 June: Quarter-final (7.45pm BBC)

Saturday
6.10pm The Weakest Link: Blue Peter Special BBC1 – Features John Noakes, Valerie Singleton, Konnie Huq and Peter Duncan.
7.30pm Trooping the Colour BBC2
8.00pm 10 Most Compelling Mama Dramas E! Entertainment – Stories of Hollywood parenthood.
9.00pm Rich Hall’s How The West Was Lost BBC4 – Comic Rich Hall looks at the popularity of movie Westerns as he travels around the US.
10.30pm Paul Weller Live at the IndigO2 ITV2
11.00pm The Isle of Wight Festival ITV2- Featuring Kate Nash, The Enemy, The Zutons, Iggy Pop and the Sex Pistols.

Sunday
7.00pm Art Of Faith
Sky Arts – John McCarthy examines religious architecture and art.
9.00pm 50 Ways to Leave Your TV Lover
Sky One – Fern Britton counts down the most memoral romantic breakdowns on TV.
10.15pm Commercial Breakdown With Jimmy Carr BBC1 – Eight-part 11th series of the series poking fun at TV ads, previously hosted by Jon Culshaw, Ruby Wax, Rory McGrath, Jo Brand and Jasper Carrott.
11.00pm The Isle of Wight Festival ITV2 – Featuring The Police, Scouting for Girls, James and The Kooks.
11.05pm Back To You Channel 4 – Sitcom starring Kelsey Grammer and Patricia Heaton as newsreaders on a Pittsburgh TV station.

g Guest list
• Carbon Silicon, Tricky, Black Kids and Iglu and Hartly on The Green Room, Channel 4, Sunday
• Agyness Deyn, Five O’Clock Heroes on The Sunday Night Project Channel 4, Sunday
• Alicia Silverstone, The Freemasons on The Graham Norton Show BBC2, Thursday
• Sienna Miller on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross BBC1, Friday

Monday
5.00pm Richard and Judy Channel 4 – The final series of the pair’s daily talk show on Channel 4 before they move to UKTV. Geri Halliwell guests tonight.
9.00pm Storyville –
The Father, the Son and the Housekeeper BBC4 – Profile of the late Father Michael Cleary, an Irish clergyman, who recorded two number one singles, topped the bill at the Sydney Opera House and had his own TV and radio chat shows.
9.00pm My Child Won`t Eat ITV1 – Documentary about the controversial work of child psychologist Dr Gillian Harris who believes some children suffer from a food phobia.
12.35am Sugababes Live Channel 4

Tuesday8.00pm Tyra Banks: E! True Hollywood Story E!
Wednesday
7.00pm Coldplay at the BBC BBC2
8.00pm Mark Lawson Talks to Rabbi Lionel Blue BBC4
9.00pm Britain’s Lost World BBC1 – Dan Snow, Steve Backshall and Kate Humble explore St Kilda in Scotland’s Outer Hebrides.
9.00pm Tribal Wives BBC2 – Six-part series in which six British women live for a month with remote tribes in Greenland, Papua New Guinea, Africa and Northern Mongolia.
9.00pm Jews BBC4 – Three-parter by director Vanessa Engle (credits include Lefties) offering an insight into Jewish life in Britain. Focuses on very different kinds of Jews – from atheist and secular Jews through to ultra-orthodox Jews – and looks into family histories, belief systems and the meaning of what it is to be Jewish.
9.00pm Comets: Unstoppable Force National Geographic
11.05pm Wife Swap USA Channel 4
11.20pm Rob Brydon’s Identity Crisis BBC2 – Rerun of the BBC4 documentary on Welshness.
12.05am Road To V Channel 4 – Series following 14 unsigned bands competing to appear at the V Festival.
Thursday9.00pm The Flapping Track BBC4 – Drama about unregulated greyhound racing in Yorkshire.
12.05am The Hoosiers Live Channel 4

Friday 7.30pm Brits Who Made the Modern World Five – Series about British scientists and engineers who developed some of the modern world’s most incredible technology, beginning with Peter Snow on the Formula One industry.
8.00pm Hitler’s Canadians
History Channel
12.10am Rockness Channel 4 – Rock and dance festival in Inverness featuring Roisin Murphy, Razorlight, Fatboy Slim and Editors.
g Subject list
How TV Changed Britain TV heroines. Channel 4, Sunday
The South Bank Show Tamsin Little
. ITV1, Sunday
Dispatches From Jail to Jihad Channel 4, Monday
Victorian Passions Dickens’s Secret Lover, Channel 4, Monday
• The Supersizers Go… Elizabethan BBC2, Tuesday
What Happened Next? Kingswood: A Comprehensive School. BBC4, Tuesday
The Culture Show Folkestone Triennial, Morecambe’s Midland Hotel, Dylan Thomas, Neon Neon. BBC2, Tuesday
Imagine Berlin Philharmonic. BBC1, Tuesday
The Money Programme Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World. BBC2, Friday

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