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TV&Satellite Week

TV&Satellite Week


Published by TI Media Limited TV & Satellite Week is a weekly magazine, perfect for TV fans looking to get the most out of multichannel viewing. It includes comprehensive listings and a film guide, coverage of the best US dramas, a rundown of the week's highlights and a guide to live sports action on TV. England and Wales edition.

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4 min.
best of british

DES ITV HD The real-life crimes of Dennis Nilsen are revisited in this drama, starring David Tennant as the serial killer – known as Des – who claimed at least 12 lives in the 1980s. The three-parter is told through the eyes of Nilsen, DCI Peter Jay (Daniel Mays) and crime writer Brian Masters (Jason Watkins) and explores how the murders went undetected for five years before he was convicted. THE DECEIVED Channel 5 HD This four-part drama about lust, manipulation and betrayal stars Emily Reid as English student Ophelia, who falls in love with her married lecturer. But when their affair results in a shocking death, Ophelia finds herself trapped in a world where she can no longer trust her own mind. Emmett J Scanlan plays charismatic lecturer Dr Michael Callaghan, with…

3 min.
president evil

NEW DRAMA The Plot Against America Tuesday, Sky Atlantic HD, 9pm & 10.10pm David Simon and Ed Burns won a host of awards for their visceral portrayal of inner-city drug culture in The Wire, and now the acclaimed writers are tackling fascism in a dystopian new series based on a novel by Philip Roth. The unsettling, alternate-reality tale begins in 1940 with America looking on in horror as the Nazis cut a brutal swathe across Europe. Meanwhile, real-life US aviator Charles Lindbergh, who completed the first solo flight across the Atlantic, is planning a similar far-right regime on American soil. The nightmare scenario is put in motion after Lindbergh defeats Franklin D Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election and moves into the White House. ‘In real life, Lindbergh had great boyish charm, he was a brave…

1 min.
who’s who?

Herman Levin Morgan Spector The successful insurance agent tries to maintain a sense of normality for his family even as his country slips into fascism. Bess Levin Zoe Kazan Herman’s wife, a stay-at-home mother, fears for the future as she tries to protect her family from escalating intolerance and prejudice. Evelyn Finkel Winona Ryder Bess’ unmarried older sister is struggling to find her place in the world and exhilarated by the attentions of Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdorf. Sandy Levin Caleb Malis The Levins’ artistic teenage son rebels against his family’s wishes and develops a growing admiration for Lindbergh. Philip Levin Azhy Robertson The Levins’ youngest son becomes ever more anxious as he watches a world that seems to be collapsing around him. Alvin Levin Anthony Boyle Herman’s angry and intelligent orphaned nephew goes on a journey from street crime at home to the battlefields of Europe and back.…

3 min.
prince of fools

‘I never thought I’d go from playing God to playing a peasant’STEVE BUSCEMI NEW COMEDY Miracle Workers: Dark Ages Monday, Sky Comedy HD, 9pm The last time we saw Daniel Radcliffe on our screens, he was playing an English prince in the interactive finale of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. This week, he returns in another royal role – but it couldn’t be more different. The Harry Potter actor is back in Sky Comedy’s Miracle Workers, which returns for a second season with the same cast, but an entirely new setting and storyline. In the first season, Radcliffe played angel Craig, working in the afterlife for a disillusioned God (Steve Buscemi). The new season focuses on a group of villagers during the Middle Ages who are trying to stay positive in a time of inequality, pestilence and violence. Show…

2 min.
soap diary

CORONATION STREET Geoff wants to drop the charges against Yasmeen Having stolen Alya’s phone and intercepted a call from Yasmeen to her granddaughter, abusive Geoff tries to claw back control of his wife, who is on remand for stabbing him in self-defence. Declaring his love, he says he’ll drop the charges if she agrees to be his wife again. He then heads to the police station to do just that – only to be told that that’s up to the CPS. Alya’s baffled when she learns of Geoff’s actions, and when Yas calls and suggests that it’s a sign Geoff is genuinely sorry, she’s horrified; knowing her gran is considering taking him back. Meanwhile, back at the prison, Yasmeen’s cellmate Lucie hands her a burner phone and urges her to call Geoff and show him…

2 min.
paloma’s musical youth

NEW ENTERTAINMENT The Voice Kids Saturday, ITV HD, 7.25pm When The Voice Kids returns this week, there’s a familiar face sitting in one of those big, spinning red chairs as Paloma Faith joins the ITV talent show as its newest coach. Having carried out coaching duties on The Voice UK in 2016 when the show was on BBC1, the singer-songwriter and actor now takes her seat alongside resident panellists Pixie Lott, Danny Jones and will.i.am as the search kicks off once more to find the next young pop star. As the pre-recorded blind audition shows begin, we chatted to Faith, 38, to find out more about the joys of mentoring talented tots… Why did you want to join as a coach on The Voice Kids? I just love children. My mum was a primary-school teacher and,…