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WHAT TO WATCH 12-18 November

This week’s best telly includes the final series of People Just Do Nothing, YouTube's first television series Origin and the return of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Here are 7 shows you can’t miss this week...

1. People Just Do Nothing

Monday 12th November at 10pm on BBC Two

All good things must come to an end and this week sees People Just Do Nothing promoted to BBC Two for its fifth and final outing.

Kurupt FM has been raided, and the boys have resorted to desperate measures to stay on the air. They attempt to raise money at a car boot sale to replace their seized equipment with the help of Chabuddy G, who has a new money-making scheme.

Meanwhile, Miche gets some bad news from the council and Carol has a new love interest.


2. Stacey Dooley: The Young and the Homeless

Tuesday 13th November at 10:45pm on BBC One

Broadcaster and Strictly contestant Stacey Dooley uncovers stories from the UK’s homeless teenagers in a new film for Children in Need.

Stacey Dooley: The Young and the Homeless sensitively shares the thoughts and concerns of some of society’s most vulnerable young people. Last year in the UK over 100,000 young people presented themselves as homeless - but the real number is much higher, as thousands of teens go under the radar by sofa surfing or staying with friends. (Figures provided by Centrepoint).

Viewers will see Stacey give a voice to young teens experiencing homelessness, shining a light on their struggle to find a safe place to sleep and their journey in securing a stable and permanent home.

The film will also demonstrate how projects and organisations dedicated to supporting young people through these difficult times such as those funded by BBC Children in Need, become a life-line, giving young people the hope they need to overcome their adverse situations.


3. Origin

Wednesday 14th November on YouTube Premium

YouTube's first foray into original programming is Origin, a ten-part sci-fi thriller from the makers of The Crown, starring Tom Felton and Natalia Tena.

The series follows a group of strangers who find themselves stranded on a spacecraft bound for a distant planet. However they soon realise that one of their fellow passengers is not who they claim to be.

With each of them having left behind a dark past in search of a fresh start on a newly colonised planet, they’re determined to survive at all costs. But as their terrifying situation spirals into paranoia, they come to realise that the greatest threat to their dream of starting over and indeed their lives is something far darker than the pasts they were so desperate to escape.

Also starring in the series are Nora Arnezeder, Fraser James, Philipp Christopher, Madalyn Horcher and Siobhán Cullen.


4. Live at the Apollo

Thursday 15th November at 10pm on BBC Two

Live At The Apollo returns to BBC Two this week with Ellie Taylor hosting the first episode of its fourteenth series.

She'll be joined by Tez Ilyas and Fin Taylor.

Other acts to appear throughout the series include: Jamali Maddix, Fern Brady, Sindhu Vee, Sarah Millican, Gary Delaney, Laura Lexx, Ahir Shah, Phil Wang, Rachel Parris, Brennan Reece, Gina Yashere, Lost Voice Guy, Ed Gamble, Kerry Godliman, Suzi Ruffell, Loyiso Gola, Dara O Briain, Felicity Ward and Mo Gilligan.


5. Children in Need

Friday 16th November on BBC One

This week, the BBC hold their annual fundraiser Children in Need with Tess Daly, Graham Norton, Mel Giedroyc, Ade Adepitan, Rochelle and Marvin Humes all returning as hosts alongside newest member of the team Rob Beckett.

Boyzone stop by the ballroom on their farewell tour to take part in Strictly Come Dancing: Children in Need Special in the hope of lifting the Pudsey Glitterball trophy and magic sweeps through Albert Square in EastEnders' latest show-stopping musical number.

A young Doctor Who super-fan is surprised by Jodie Whittaker as she gets to visit the TARDIS and meet with the cast and Little Mix, Sheridan Smith and Alfie Boe surprise unsuspecting members of Project Sing.

Elsewhere there's a sneak peak of this year's Call The Midwife Christmas Special, a Junior Mastermind: Children in Need Special and there'll be musical performances from West End musicals School of Rock and Everybody's Talking About Jamie and the BBC Children in Need Choir will sing A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman.


6. Strictly Come Dancing

Saturday 17th at 6:45pm & Sunday 18th November at 7:20pm on BBC One

This weekend, Strictly packs its bags and heads to Blackpool, where for one week only the show is broadcast live from the world-famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

On Saturday night, the show will open with a special performance from the professional dancers who will be joined by Gloria Estefan who will perform a medley of her greatest hits.

With just a month to go until the Grand Final, the eight remaining celebrities will be hoping they can do enough to impress the judges and the viewers at home and make it through another week of the competition.

As always after the judges have given their scores, the lines will open and viewers will get the chance to save their favourites. And on Sunday night, the two couples with the lowest combined judges’ scores and viewers’ votes will have to face the dreaded dance-off.

There'll also be a group performance from our celebrities and professional dancers and Take That will perform their new single Out Of Our Heads.


7. I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

Sunday 18th November at 9pm on ITV

Sunday night sees the highly anticipated return of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! which this year is hosted by Declan Donnelly and Holly Willoughby.

Those rumoured to be taking part include football manager Harry Redknapp, The Chase's Anne Hegerty, DIY SOS' Nick Knowles, former X Factor contestant Fleur East, James McVey from The Vamps, The Inbetweeners star Emily Atack and soap stars Rita Simons, Sair Khan and Malique Thompson-Dwyer.

There's also a rumour that Sean(n) Walsh will be entering the jungle, hoping to undo the pubic backlash he faced after kissing his Strictly partner Katya Jones.


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