What to watch on TV tonight - The Great British Sewing Bee, Doll & Em, Sexting Teacher
TV picks for Tuesday 17 February
Doll & Em
10pm, Sky Living
Real-life best friends Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells (left) have created this brilliantly truthful comedy drama about what happens when a successful screen actress (Mortimer) persuades her BF (Wells) to leave a waitressing job in London and join her in Hollywood as her personal assistant. With cameos by Andy Garcia and Susan Sarandon.
Live Uefa Champions League
Manchester City progress past the group stage for the first time – and bump into Barcelona. The hosts can take comfort from their superb winning comeback against Bayern Munich in December, and from the suspicion that the Catalan side are not quite the force of recent years.
The Great British Sewing Bee
The contest to find Britain’s best amateur sewer returns, with 10 competitors trying to impress judges May Martin from the Women’s Institute and Savile Row designer Patrick Grant. In the first set of challenges, they must make a simple tunic out of cotton.
10pm, Channel 4
Teacher-pupil relationships in the age of social media and smartphones.
How China Fooled the World, with Robert Peston
If Robert Peston is right, then China has been building its impressive new infrastructure (30 new airports for starters) on a massive pile of debt, and the bill is now due. But if this is the end of the Chinese miracle, what does it mean for the rest of us?
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 PlayStation and Xbox hacked by Lizard Squad
- 2 Christmas comes early to Hong Kong, as millions of bank notes spill out onto busy street
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 5 Vagina canoe artist defends herself over ‘obscenity’ charges
EastEnders Christmas special, review: Brilliant Danny Dyer glues you to your seat
Felicity Jones on being Stephen Hawking's wife in The Theory of Everything: 'I didn't want her to be a saint'
Game of Thrones season five: First preview clip shows a beardy Tyrion, a moody Cersei and a distressed Arya
Doctor Who series 9: Jenna Coleman staying on for whole season as Clara Oswald
The Interview finally gets US release after Sony hack and terror threats – but reviews of North Korea satire are mixed
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader