the triumphant return of Challenge Anneka

Challenge Anneka

8:50 p.m., Channel 5

The Theme Melody! The overalls! The buggy! Anneka Rice is back with her big hearted community challenge series — and it’s like nothing’s changed. Rice begins by helping renovate a dog shelter ahead of its 60th anniversary, and our host still has more energy than all of the pups combined. Hollie Richardson

Bettany Hughes’ Treasures of the World

6.50 p.m., Channel 4

The always fabulous Hughes continues her epic exploration with a journey to Turkey’s underground cave cities in Cappadocia and visits Urfa, believed to be Abraham’s birthplace. Rich untold story. Hannah Verdeer

Michael McIntyre’s wheel

7.55pm, BBC One

Not satisfied with just one performance on Saturday night, Jonathan Ross is joined by radio’s Vick Hope, rugby hero Gareth Thomas, Newsnight’s Victoria Derbyshire, comedian Tom Allen, YouTuber Chunkz and DJ writer Sara Cox. Surely together they can help someone win big? MR

Paris police in 1905

9pm, BBC Four

The immersive police process continues with Inspector Jouin (Jérémie Laheurte) in an even worse mood than usual – he risks being framed as a pedophile. Still, it’s a clear sign that his investigation is making progress – with Fiersi in tow, he has the Chateau de Bagatelle firmly in his sights. Phillip Harrison

Dublin Narcos

9 p.m., Sky documentaries

At the end of this fascinating series, it’s the 90’s and the Celtic tiger is roaring. In terms of drugs, that can only mean one thing: cocaine. However, huge profits mean huge risks for everyone involved, including journalists. Enter the amazingly brave Veronica Guerin, a reporter who got too close to the truth. PH

The Jonathan Ross Show

9.55pm, ITV1

Ross shoots up the breeze with Liam Neeson ahead of his new thriller Marlowe; Mel Giedroyc, who launched a new podcast; comedian Munya Chawawa, after appearing in new rom-com Rye Lane; and jazz singer Lady Blackbird performing in the studio. MR

film selection

Boston Strangler, Out Now, Disney+

The true story of the killer or killers who murdered 13 women in Boston, Massachusetts in the early 1960s is filtered through the work of two female news reporters in Matt Ruskin’s gripping drama. Keira Knightley brings factual harshness to her portrayal of journalist Loretta McLaughlin, the first person to connect the murders. Along with a more experienced colleague, Jean Cole (Carrie Coon), she follows leads, uncovers more deaths and identifies suspects while the city police falter. McLaughlin’s increasingly obsessive quest and lack of closure are reminiscent of David Fincher’s Zodiac, as is the personal toll it takes on her. Simon Wardell

Call Jane, 2:55 p.m., 9:55 p.m., Sky Cinema Premiere

In these post-Roe v Wade times, here’s a sharp reminder of what it was like in the ’60s, before the abortion judgment went into effect. Elizabeth Banks plays Joy, the wife of a lawyer and mother of a 15-year-old girl. When her second pregnancy puts her in a life-threatening situation and the hospital refuses an abortion, she calls an illegal abortion hotline. Late in the cause of women’s liberation, Joy is drawn into her necessary but morally draining work in a film directed by Phyllis Nagy, which maintains upbeat high notes despite the injustice. SW

live sports

Cycling: Milan-San Remo, 8.45am, Eurosport 1 The first monument of the season.

Six Nations Rugby Union: Scotland v Italy, Midday, BBC One France v Wales can be seen on ITV1 at 1.55pm, followed by Ireland v England at 4.30pm, with Johnny Sexton hoping to lead the home side to the Grand Slam.

Premier League Football: Chelsea v Everton, 5pm, Sky Sports Main Event At Stamford Bridge.

FA Cup Football: Man City v Burnley, 5.25pm, BBC One The first quarterfinals at the Etihad.


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