What to watch tonight: TV choices - 25 October
The Emmys ignored Tatiana Maslany's performance in science-fiction clone drama Orphan Black, but that doesn't mean that you should
Orphan Black - 9pm and 9.45pm, BBC3
That Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany missed out on an Emmy nomination after her terrific multiple performances in this cloning drama is as mysterious as the lack of noise surrounding BBC3's airing of the show. The first series ends with a double episode, as Alison, Cosima and Sarah must decide whether to trust their creators.
The Who - The Story Of Tommy - 9pm and 2.55am, BBC4
He's the deaf, dumb and blind kid who sure plays a mean pinball, etc. The making of the Who's acclaimed 1969 "rock opera", in typically forensic BBC4 detail.
Killer Whales: Beneath The Surface - Natural World - 9pm, BBC2
Killer whales, as their common name suggests, were once considered rather mindless hoodlums - predators of the deep - until one was studied in captivity in 1964. This revealed the marine mammal's profound intelligence, social interactions and parental instincts, and this film shows how modern studies continue to surprise.
The Blacklist - 9pm, Sky Living
Red's curiosity is piqued by the abduction of a witness testifying against a drug trafficker, and he identifies a professional kidnapper on his list as the likely perpetrator. And Liz digs deeper into her husband's murky past...
Man Down - 9.30pm, Channel 4
Greg Davies's sitcom is probably quite a few men (and women) down after last week's opener as it's an acquired taste. This week Dan (Davies) tries to win back Naomi with the help of two bags of mince and a welder called Mad Nobby.
To mark Tolstoy's 186th birthdaybooks
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 British tourists 'murdered' in Thailand: Pair's bloodied bodies found naked on Koh Tao beach
- 2 Vivienne Westwood says 'Yes' to Scottish Independence by declaring: 'I hate England'
- 3 Welcome to Cameroon, where drinking Baileys can lead to imprisonment
- 4 Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
- 5 Vogue under fire for 'Big Booty' article
Fifty Shades of Grey movie: New picture of Anastasia Steele unveiled
X Factor 2014 review: Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole clash over Rouge Kiss
Lego breaks out of the toy box and heads for the gallery
Exhibit B: 'Racist' human zoo installation criticised by protesters outside the Barbican
Doctor Who, Listen, review: Possibly Steven Moffat's most terrifying episode
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
Salmond accused of laughing off national debt with ‘what are they going to do: invade?’ joke