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?
BBC Trust agrees to axe channel from TV in favour of digital moveTV
Final Top Gear reviewTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Florida man sentenced to two-and-a-half years for having sex on the beach in front of a child
- 2 Autistic teenager beaten up by bullies makes them watch 20-minute video about autism
- 3 Nick Kyrgios calls former Olympian Dawn Fraser a 'blatant racist' after she tells Wimbledon star to 'go back where their parents came from'
- 4 World learns of app that shows you who unfriended you on Facebook, app promptly crashes
- 5 Chris Moyles reportedly set to make radio comeback with new breakfast show on XFM
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
Greece debt crisis: Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande issue Athens with 24-hour ultimatum to avoid crashing out of the euro
Greece crisis: Referendum exposes a gaping hole at the heart of the European Union – its lack of genuine legitimacy