We have an array of programs on offer this week …
Check out our picks and let us know what you’ll be watching.
I Can Do It, You Can Too – Monday 20th November @ 5pm | Cbeebies & BBC iPlayer
Watch as talented young coaches pass on their know-how to excited rookies. Presented by Aaron Roach Bridgeman.
Boat Story – Monday 20th November @ 9pm | BBC One
Reeling from what they’ve just witnessed, Janet and Samuel scramble to make their next move, but no option is truly safe. They must decide how far they are willing to go to save their loved ones. Starring Paterson Joseph, Michele Austin and Jason Pennycooke.
Stamped From The Beginning – Monday 20th November | Netflix
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s best-selling book Stamped From the Beginning is brought to life, using vivid animations and leading female scholars to explore the history of anti-Black racist ideas.
Published in 2016, Dr. Kendi’s National Book Award winner chronicles the entire story of anti-Black racist ideas and their staggering power over the course of American history.
Art That Made Us: Consumers and Conscience – Monday 20th November @ 9pm | BBC Four
The story of Britain in the 18th century, which saw an explosion of creativity and a country with enough money, from trade and conquest, to pay for it. Sculptor Thomas J Price visits Harewood House to see the elaborate Robert Adam-designed interiors, Joshua Reynolds portraits and Thomas Chippendale furniture that the slave trade paid for.
The Choice Is Yours – Wednesday 22nd November | Paramount+
The story of rapper and artist Dres, part of the legendary 90’s hip hop duo Black Sheep, and his incredible journey from being on top of the game to struggling with civilian life and staring down the barrel of his last chance at success. Along the way, he uncovers music icon J. Dilla and attempts to uncover the mystery behind his story, which hasn’t been told in full, until now. In the hopes of releasing the next great Dilla record years after his death, Dres meets with artists, celebs, music executives and journalists to better understand who he was, and what made him one of the most influential producers hip-hop has ever known.
Good Burger: 2 – Thursday 23rd November | Paramount+
Follows Dexter Reed and original cashier Ed, as they reunite in the present day at the fast-food restaurant ‘Good Burger‘ with a hilarious new group of employees. Starring Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, Lil Real Howery and Alex R. Hibbert.
Shakespeare: Hamlet – Thursday 23rd November @ 9pm | Sky Arts
A reimagining set in a modern West African state and buzzing with more graffiti and neon colours than your average Elsinore. Returning home after receiving his degree, Hamlet is snubbed by his uncle the new king, and sees a vision of his dead father.starring Paapa Essiedu.
Wish – Friday 24th November | In Cinemas
Young Asha makes a wish so powerful that it’s answered by a cosmic force, a little ball of boundless energy called Star. With Star’s help, Asha must save her kingdom from King Magnifico and prove that when the will of one courageous human connects with the magic of the stars, wondrous things can happen. The voice cast includes Ariana DeBose, Natasha Rothwell and Rochelle Humes.
Doctor Who: The Star Beast – Saturday 25th November @ 6:30pm | BBC One
The Doctor is caught in a fight to the death when a spaceship crash-lands in London. In the first of the Doctor Who 60th-anniversary specials. With Yasmin Finney and Karl Collins.
Sorry I Didn’t Know – Sunday’s @ 11:05 pm | ITV1
Host Jimmy Akingbola returns alongside team leaders Chizzy Akudolu and Eddie Kadi in the comedy panel show about Black history. Their knowledge is tested on untold stories and unsung heroes, unveiling interesting Black history facts along the way.