What to watch tonight: TV choices, 30 December
Extreme dog grooming documentary 'Doggy Styling' is not one to miss
9pm, Channel 4
A documentary about the competitive world of extreme dog grooming. Across America, poodles are being crimped and dyed to compete in a multi-million dollar activity. Hoping to gate-crash the party is British dog-lover Su Eld-Weaver and her pet Dobby. Scroll down to see the gallery.
Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles
9pm & 1.45am, Sky Atlantic
An HBO special in which Silverman entertains and discomfits a tiny audience with spiels about everything from Scientology to vaginal deodorants. One of the few comedians who can joke about rape and 9/11 without coming across like Frankie Boyle.
Gok Does Panto
7.05pm, Channel 4
Gok Wan in rehearsals for his pantomime debut – Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs at the Birmingham Hippodrome, just in case you wanted to book.
Mrs Brown’s Boys New Year Special
From the occasionally sublime to the often ridiculous, as Brendan O’Carroll’s Irish matriarch throws a New Year’s Eve party and finds herself lumbered with a new guest – a homeless parrot.
The Thirteenth Tale
This adaptation of Diane Setterfield’s gothic novel stars Olivia Colman as biographer Margaret Lea, who is summoned to the home of terminally ill novelist Vida Winter (Vanessa Redgrave) to document the author’s life.
Endeavour: Everest By Balloon
A companion to yesterday’s documentary about climbing Everest without additional oxygen, this equally thrilling film follows Leo Dickinson and Chris Dewhirst, who in 1991 attempted to become the first men to fly over Mount Everest in a hot-air balloon.
TVBBC hopes latest Danish import will spell success
tvU2’s latest record has been accused of promoting sex between men
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Which country would be hardest to invade?
- 2 The man who filmed the Freddie Gray video has been arrested at gunpoint
- 3 Royal baby girl born: Duchess of Cambridge's second child will be a princess thanks to Queen
- 4 Uploading pictures to find out how old you are gives Microsoft the right to post them wherever they want
- 5 Teen suffers embarrassing wardrobe malfunction in front of deputy PM
Daredevil, Netflix, TV review: Marvel wins first fight in bid for television domination with Charlie Cox's superhero vigilante
London art exhibition features portrait of Iraqi migrant shot dead in Iraq after being refused UK asylum
Grace Dent on TV: Peter Kay's Car Share made me genuinely LOL
Fifty Shades of Grey movie shows first sex scene 'after 40 minutes'
London Marathon: Best running songs from Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar to 'Uptown Funk'
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
Indonesia executions live: 'Hysterical' families heard prisoners being shot dead by firing squad
General Election 2015: SNP and its activists 'openly racist' towards the English, Farage says
EU exit would hit UK economy much harder than neighbouring countries, study finds
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns