This week on TV you can expect some real treats!
The highly anticipated Genius: Mlk/X hits our and stars Aaron Pierre as the honourable Malcolm X and Weruche Opia as Coretta Scott King. The long-running BBC show Death In Paradise is in its 13th season and if you like fantasy check out Domino Day starring Siena Kelly, Percelle Scott and an array of British Black talent.
The Greatest Night In Pop – Monday 29th January | Netflix
On a night in January 1985, music’s biggest stars gathered to record “We Are The World”. This documentary goes behind the scenes of the historic event.
Black Cake – Wednesday 31st January | Disney+
Eleanor Bennett loses her battle with cancer, leaving her children a flash drive that holds untold stories of her journey from the Caribbean to America; the stories shock her children and challenge everything they know about their family’s origin. Starring Ashley ” Bashy” Thomas, Chipo Chung, Lashay Anderson, Anthon J Abraham, Ahmed Elhaj and Faith Alabi.
Domino Day – Wednesday 31st January @ 9:00pm | BBC Three
Domino, a lone witch, deliberately dates awful men to feed off them. After a date with Jason, she finds herself on the radar of a local coven of witches, and Jason also tries to track her down after secretly recording their encounter. Starring Siena Kelly, Percelle Ascott, Alisha Bailey, Christopher Jeffers and Sandra James-Young.
Here We Go – Friday 2nd February @ 8pm | BBC One
In the second series, life is changing for the Jessops. Sue is downsizing and having a big clear-out, Amy is back from Norway and pining for the fjords, and Rachel’s started her new university course. With Mica Ricketts and Tori Allen-Martin.
Mr. And Mrs Smith – Friday 2nd February | Prime Video
Two strangers land jobs with a spy agency that offers them a life of espionage, wealth, and travel. The catch: new identities in an arranged marriage. Starring Donald Glover and Michaela Coel.
Orion And The Dark – Friday 2nd February | Netflix
Follows Orion, a young boy who is afraid of heights, pets, and rendered nearly catatonic by the worst of all perils: the dark. The Dark takes Orion on a nighttime trip to prove to the youngster that the only thing to fear is fear itself. Voice cast includes Angela Bassett and Golda Rosheuvel.
Genius: MLK/X – Saturday 3rd February | National Geographic & Disney+
It explores the formative years, where they were moulded by strong fathers and traumatic injustices, and their rich, parallel stories as they shaped their identities and became the change they wished to see in the world. Starring Aaron Pierre, Weruche Opia, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Jayme Lawson and Ron Cephas Jones.
Death In Paradise: S13 – Sunday 4th February @ 9:00pm | BBC One
DI Neville Parker and his team investigate after Commissioner Selwyn Patterson is shot and rushed to hospital when celebrating 50 years of police service at the Yacht Club. Starring Don Warrington, Tahj Miles, Shantol Jackson, and Genesis Lynea. Guest stars include Shvorne Marks, Calvin Demba, Rachel Adedeji and more.