TVWise presents our hot picks of must see television for the week ahead.
Stuck on what to watch this week? BBC Two is debuting their new co-production The Honourable Woman, starring Maggie Gyllenhaal; the Burn Notice finale airs on FOX UK; and Jimmy McGovern’s new one-off drama Common hits BBC One on Sunday. Also of note is the 300th episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on Channel 5 and the Lifetime original movie The Grim Sleeper.
Read on for TVWise’s pick of the five shows to keep on your radar for the week ahead…
Burn Notice (FOX UK – Monday June 30th, 9pm)
After seven seasons, the USA Network spy drama draws to a close this week. After so long under cover and with so much on the line, Michael must decided once and for all whose side he is on. A decision which could have fare reaching and tragic consequences.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Channel 5 – Tuesday July 1st, 9pm)
In the show’s 300th episode, former main cast member Marg Helgenberger makes a comeback, appearing in a series of flashbacks. The episode sees the team investigate the murder of Gwen Onetta, who was bludgeoned to death in the home of former casino mogul Jack Witten, a man who was accused of a similar murder almost a decade earlier in 2000.
24: Live Another Day (Sky1 – Wednesday July 2nd, 9pm)
The 12 episode event series is drawing towards its close with the tenth episode. Jack is on the heels of CIA Station Chief Steve Navarro and Adrian Cross, attempting to prevent Navarro from handing over the override device which gave Margot Al-Harazi control of the Predator Drones.
The Honourable Woman (BBC Two – Thursday July 3rd, 9pm)
The Maggie Gyllenhall starrer kicks off this week with a tense opening episode. The series from The Shadow Line‘s Hugo Blick tells the story of Nessa Stein (Gyllenhall), who, thanks to her efforts to lay high-spec data cabling networks between Israel and the West Bank, finds herself drawn into a complex and dangerous world of international conspiracy and espionage.
The Grim Sleeper (Lifetime UK – Thursday July 3rd, 9pm)
The Lifetime original movie, which stars Ernie Hudson, Michael O’Neill and Dreama Walker, tells the story of a dogged LA Weekly reporter who recognises the similarities between murders and, through her column, set out to unmask a serial killer.
Glee (Sky1 – Thursday July 3rd, 9pm)
After an extended hiatus, Fox’s Glee returns to UK screens on Sky1. In this week’s episode, a rift materialises between Santana and Rachel when Santana auditions to become Rachel’s understudy. Meanwhile, back in Lima, Tina and Artie compete against each other to become class valedictorian.
Common (BBC One – Sunday July 6th, 9pm)
Accused scribe Jimmy McGovern returns to BBC One with a one-off drama which examines the injustice on the Joint Enterprise law, which forms the basis of the Felony Murder statute in the United States. The drama, which stars Daniel Mays, Susan Lynch and Nico Mirallegro, tells the story of four young men who flee from the scene of a fatal stabbing.