What to watch on TV tonight from Doctor Who to Seven Wonders of Brazil
If food is more your thing then Celebrity MasterChef is also back at 8.30pm
Seven Wonders of Brazil
Football may be a religion in Brazil, but the country’s bona fide faith is a Catholicism steeped in African and native beliefs and the faith of the southern Europeans who invaded. Theologian Robert Beckford (left) is our guide.
Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor
The Bafta-winning 50th-anniversary special in which Matt Smith was joined by former Doctors David Tennant and Tom Baker, as well as Billie Piper, John Hurt and (a glimpse) of the new Doctor, Peter Capaldi.
A mass-catering challenge at a West Ham bus garage is followed by cooking for former champion Phil Vickery and previous finalists Janet Street-Porter and Andi Peters.
Friday Night Dinner
10pm, Channel 4
The return of Robert Popper’s sitcom of suburban Jewish family life. Adam (Simon Bird) brings new girlfriend Emma to dinner, while having to navigate father Martin (Paul Ritter) and his inappropriate conversation, neighbour Jim (Mark Heap) and his incontinent dog and a blackmailing eight-year-old.
After giving gay film R-rating despite no sex or violencefilm
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
The Top Ten: Horrible buildings
JK Rowling writes new Harry Potter story on Pottermore: Introducing 'Singing Sorceress' Celestina Warbuck
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?
Celebrity Big Brother 2014 line-up: Meet the contestants from Lauren Goodger to Kellie Maloney and Audley Harrison
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians