What to Watch w/c 2nd August

A great selection of TV for you to watch this week…

With an exciting new take on the well-loved Equalizer series starring the most versatile actress in Hollywood Queen Latifah. If you’re more into sports have a look at our top event selections at the Olympics this week – don’t forget to check in regularly on BBC One, BBC Red Button and Discovery +. Enjoy your week and happy viewing.

The Equalizer – Tuesday 3rd August @ 9pm | Sky Witness

Latifah stars as Robyn McCall, an enigmatic former CIA operative who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. McCall comes across to most like an average single mom who is quietly raising her teenage daughter. But to a trusted few, she is “The Equalizer” – an anonymous guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who’s also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption.

Black Monday: Season 3 – Tuesday 3rd August @ 9pm | Sky Comedy

With the financial world in their cocaine covered rearview mirror, everyone’s favourite do- badders face an existential question – what’s a player to do when their balls have been taken away? The answer… change the game. And while there may be dark clouds on the horizon, this posse always comes to reign. Starring Don Cheadle and Regina Hall.

The Olympics 2020– Tuesday 3rd August, 12:45pm – 3:00pm | BBC One

Key events:
12.50pm – 1.07pm – Men’s 200m Semi-Finals
1.25pm – 1.27pm – Women’s 800m Final
1.50pm – 1.51pm – Women’s 200m Final

Instatraders – Tuesday 3rd August @ 10.35pm | BBC One

Dion Hesson investigates the world of foreign exchange – or Forex – trading, meeting passionate and charismatic young educators who make their living selling Forex products.

76 – Wednesday 4th August | Netflix

Based on true events, when her husband is accused of taking part in an attempted military coup, a pregnant woman’s life takes an emotional turn. Starring Ramsey Nouah Rita Dominic, and Chidi Mokeme.

I Am: Season 2 – Thursday 5th August @ 9pm | Channel 4

The female-led anthology series from BAFTA Award-winning writer Dominic Savage exploring the experiences of three women in moments that are emotionally raw, thought-provoking and personal. Starring Ashley Walters & Letitia Wright, Alisha Bailey

Pose: Season 3 – Sunday 8th August @ 10pm | BBC Two

While New York witnesses the evolution of the ball culture and the rise of the Trump-era, LGBTQ ball performer, Blanca, starts her own house and turns mother to a gifted dancer and a sex worker. In S3, as the AIDS epidemic continues to ravage their community, the ballroom scene is changing.


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