Kate Garraway: Finding Derek
Broadcaster Kate Garraway has had a particularly difficult 12-month period. After her husband, Derek, contracted Covid in March 2020, he fell seriously ill: he was hospitalized and then put into a coma. He remains in a coma and is considered the longest-serving hospital patient with Covid. In this candid and moving documentary, Garraway discusses the trauma of the past year and meets with survivors of the virus to hear about the long-term effects it has had on their lives. Ammar Kalia
Masters of Interior Design with Alan Carr
20h, BBC Two
They worked their way through seven design challenges. The finalists now face a challenge to win this design contract with a boutique hotel in the Lake District. Good to know: the overhaul of a two bedroom Cornish holiday villa in three days with a budget of £ 6,000. Ali Catterall
The big celebrity prepares to fight cancer
20h, canal 4
More celebrities enter the tent for this week’s baking tour. Grime star Dizzee Rascal, radio host Nick Grimshaw, psychotherapist Philippa Perry and actor Reece Shearsmith are tasked with making an attractive “slice of veg” look, before creating a cookie selfie. AND
Architecture built by railways
The latest installment in this insightful series finds host and historian Tim Dunn on the UK’s longest brick viaduct – the Welland Viaduct, which connects Rutland and Northamptonshire. He then visited an ambitious project in Sweden to connect the city of Malmö to the great Öresund bridge. AND
21h, BBC Two
“We are looking for an iron and a blowtorch.” This series which follows police operations in Manchester is not for the faint hearted, but it is quite a glimpse into the brutal world of organized crime. Tonight, the cops are chasing a gang that uses spectacular levels of violence to extort money. Phil Harrison
Aliens making babies
9:15 p.m., channel 4
A four-part documentary on “co-parenting”: singles meeting through an agency, having children and raising them together, without becoming romantic partners. Tonight we are listening to the first encounters between potential matches. Like dating, but with an even more passive-aggressive judgment. Jack Seale
Choice of film
Precious (Lee Daniels, 2009), 01h10, Films Sony
Daniels’ heartfelt adaptation of the novel Push by Sapphire is a grueling but uplifting experience. It takes place in the 80s in Harlem, where Precious (the astonishing Gabourey Sidibe), 16, serial raped by her father and abused by her mother (Oscar winner Mo’Nique), learns esteem. of itself from its teachers. Paul Howlett
Cricket: India v England 7:30 am Sky Sports Main Event. Coverage of the first one-day international match in a three-match series.
Golf: La Kenya Savannah Classic 10 a.m., Sky Sports Golf. Cover of the first day of the Karen Country Club in Nairobi.
Basket-ball: New Orleans Pelicans contre Los Angeles Lakers 11:30 p.m. Sky Sports Main Event. A Western Conference Game at the Smoothie King Center.