Are you staying in this Friday and looking for something good to watch on the television? Well, if you’re not planning to spend your evening binge-watching series two of Bridgerton – which was released on Netflix earlier today – then there’s plenty of choice. The TV listings include a quick visit to Emmerdale from 7.30pm on ITV or over on BBC One why not test out your sport knowledge with Question of Sport.
There’s also a scheduled hour-long trip to Coronation Street on ITV from 8pm and over on BBC Two at the same time, Gardeners’ World continues with Monty Don starting on his Spring gardening jobs at Longmeadow and Nick Bailey heads to Bodnant Garden in North Wales. But that’s not all that’s in store, here’s our TV highlights for Friday, March 25:
MasterChef – BBC One – 8pm
John Torode and Gregg Wallace return to screens tonight for the second episode in the new series of the cooking competition. The contestants will be set two challenges, the first is titled ‘The Market Challenge’ and they must invent a dish on the spot from a market full of ingredients. One contestant will then be sent home, whilst the remaining six cook up a dish inspired by their favourite holiday destination.
Not Going Out – BBC One – 9.30pm
The long-running and multi-award winning sitcom starring Lee Mack and Sally Bretton (who plays Lucy) is making a return to the BBC on March 25 for its twelfth series. In the first episode titled ‘Painting’, Wendy (played by Deborah Grant) rediscovers her love for painting but how can Lee and Lucy tell her the portrait of late Frank isn’t up to their liking?
Grayson’s Art Club – Channel 4 – 8pm
Joining Philippa Perry and Grayson in their home studio for the second instalment in the new series is comedian Jo Brand. The theme of the week is Heroes and Heroines and Grayson will once again be selecting his favourite submissions, with Scottish comic-book artist Frank Quitely also sharing his thoughts on what makes a hero.
Grantchester – ITV – 9pm
We’re heading back to the late 1950’s and the village of Grantchester for the third episode on Friday. Mrs Chapman played by Tessa Peake-Jones is still coming to terms with her shock diagnosis – but does she have more secrets she needs to share with Leonard? Meanwhile DI Geordie Keating is still questioning a spate of unsolved cases and when another homeless person is found dead outside of Leonard’s cafe, it makes him suspect that they could all be connected.
Gogglebox – Channel 4 – 9pm
The nation’s favourite TV critics are back with a look at the biggest and best shows from across the last week. In the episode on Friday, March 24, the Goggleboxers will be watching Celebrity Mastermind, Joanna Lumley’s Great Cities of the World and the latest from across the news channels including much more.
The Last Leg – Channel 4 – 10pm
Joining Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker on the comedy panel show this week are stand-up comedian James Acaster and actress-director Zawe Ashton. They’ll be discussing all the latest in the headlines from the past seven days.