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
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Seven Wonders of Brazil  

9pm, BBC2

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

7.45pm, BBC3

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.

Celebrity MasterChef 

8.30pm, BBC1

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.