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WHAT TO WATCH 5-11 August

There's something for everyone to enjoy this week with drama, murder, survival, sport and luxury.

This week's best telly includes the highly-anticipated return of Only Murders in the Building for its third season as well as the return of Nicola Walker in Annika.

Elsewhere, Channel 4 launches their new survival experiment Alone, The Last Leg host Adam Hills tries to fulfil a childhood ambition and five newbie luxury estate agents risk everything in BBC Two's new series Crazy Rich Agents.

Here are 5 TV shows you can't miss this week...

1. Crazy Rich Agents: Selling Dream Homes

Sunday 6th August at 9pm on BBC Two

Since Selling Sunset, other broadcasters have been wanting a slice of that real estate pie. This week, it's the turn of BBC Two with Crazy Rich Agents: Selling Dream Houses, which follows five newbie luxury estate agents who have given up their old jobs to try and make it in the world of high-end housing.

At stake, is the chance to take home commission on million-pound mansions in the UK and beyond. There’s a former care home behavioural therapist, an international model, a building society worker, a Dubai estate agent, and a former music producer: their backgrounds are unique, but they all want to become luxury real estate’s next big thing.

The four-part series follows the rookies over the so-called ‘summer killing season’ as they try and win luxury listings, throw extravagant open houses, and charm millionaire clients. But they soon find out that the commission is hard won with sales falling through and difficult VIP clients.

Working for Nest Seekers’ new London branch, the newbies have given up not just their jobs but their salaries too: they only get paid if they make a sale. Who will survive long enough to take home a paycheck, and who will decide the high-end hustle isn’t for them?

1/4 Continues weekly

2. Alone

Sunday 6th August at 9pm on Channel 4

Already a hit format in the US, Alone arrives on Channel 4 this week with what promises to be TV’s most epic, extreme and uncompromising survival experiment as 11 ordinary people face the ultimate test of endurance and ingenuity, in one of the most beautiful but challenging landscapes on earth.

Dropped in the remote wilderness of northwest Canada, completely alone and with no camera crew, each of them has challenged themselves to take part in the purest and most extreme competition on TV. Alone.

Each person must fend for themselves and survive for as long as possible, equipped with only a handful of basic tools, whilst filming their own adventure. The rules are simple but uncompromising: the last person standing wins £100,000.

Aged from 19 to 58 years old, these competitors are not die-hard survivalists; they are ordinary people seeking an extraordinary challenge, whose lives have brought them to this moment for different reasons. Their stories unfold as their time in the wilderness reveals their truest selves. The series is not only a bare-knuckle survival challenge but also gives an insight into the human spirit against all the odds.

1/6 Continues weekly

3. Only Murders in the Building

Tuesday 8th August on Disney+

Hit comedy murder mystery Only Murders in the Building, is back for a third season as Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez, return as the three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and in season one found themselves wrapped up in one.

In this new season, Charles, Oliver & Mabel investigate a murder behind the scenes of a Broadway show. With Paul Rudd playing Ben Glenroy, a Hollywood action star whose Broadway debut is cut short by his untimely death.

Aided by co-star Loretta Durkin, played by Meryl Streep, the trio embark on their toughest case yet, all while director Oliver desperately attempts to put his show back together. Curtains up!

1-2/8 Continues weekly

4. Annika

Wednesday 9th August at 9pm on Alibi

Nicola Walker returns this week as Detective Inspector Annika Strandhed in the second series of Alibi's hit drama Annika, as she and the Homicide Unit return to solve more brutal and unexplained murders that wash up in Scotland's waters.

The team are challenged as their dynamics shift, pushing them to rapidly adapt as they encounter murders more complex than ever before. Meanwhile, Annika balances a family dynamic that grows more complicated as long-held secrets from the past begin to impact her relationships.

In the first episode, when a phone with a brutal drowning recorded on it is handed into MHU

headquarters, the pressure is on Annika and the team to track down the murderer. The team uncover a cruise ship’s drug dealing exploits and the licentious activities of the victim but things are complicated when their number one suspect seems to have a bulletproof alibi.

Meanwhile, Annika struggles to find the opportunity to share a deep secret with Michael played by Jamie Sives, that could change his life and their relationship forever. Blair, played by Katie Leung and Tyrone, played by Ukweli Roach, each share some important and shocking news of their own.

1/6 Continues weekly. All episodes available at launch

5. Adam Hills: Grow Another Foot

Friday 11th August at 11.05pm on Channel 4

Straight after The Last Leg on Friday, don't go changing channels as Channel 4 are airing a one-off documentary following host, comedian and rugby league fanatic Adam Hills as he tries to fulfil a childhood ambition of playing his favourite sport at an international level.

Adam Hills was born with only one foot and now, in the first-ever Physical Disability Rugby League World Cup, he finally has the chance of a lifetime of playing his favourite sport at an international level.

But before Sydney-born Adam can give his all, he has a crucial decision to make. Should he pull on the green and gold of Australia...or join his regular rugby family who make up the England team?

Whichever way he goes, a tournament of hard-hitting rugby mayhem awaits, which will test his limits further than ever before.



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