What To Watch W/C Monday 30th October

Black History Month is not quite over yet!

We have some great TV on our roster including Rustin starring Aml Ameen Lawmen: Bass Reeves starring David Oyelowo and if you want to head out for a night on the town catch Bottoms at the cinemas this Friday.

That’s My Jam – Monday 30th October@ 8pm | BBC Three

Mo Gilligan hosts this game show where two teams of celebrities face musical challenges. Contestants include Alesha Dixon.

What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali – Monday 30th October @9pm | Sky Docs

This two-part documentary chronicles the life of one of the 20th century’s most iconic figures, Muhammad Ali. The film explores Ali’s challenges, confrontations, comebacks and triumphs through recordings of his voice and archival footage.

The Gilded Age: S2 – Monday 30th October @ 9pm | Sky Atlantic & NOW

Sees Bertha Russell challenging Mrs Astor and the old system, and working to not only gain a foothold in society but to potentially take a leading role in it. American historical drama from Downton Abbey creator. Starring Audra McDonald, Denée Benton and John Douglas Thompson.

Waves – Monday 30th October @10pm | BBC Three

Tyler Williams seems to have it made: he’s a popular student and a keen member of his high school wrestling team. When an injury threatens his career prospects, his life begins to spiral out of control, leaving his parents and his sister, Emily, to pick up the pieces. Starring Kelvin Harrison Jr, Taylor Russell, Sterlin K. Brown and Renée Elise Goldsberry.

Bangers: Mad For Cars – Tuesday 31st October @ 10:15pm | Channel 4

Rapper Tinie Tempah and F1 analyst and stunt driver Naomi Schiff go head to head in the search for the best cars of the 80s, 90s & 00s which are making a comeback. delving into the performance, history, culture and iconography of the modern classics enjoying a renaissance, before deciding which banger is best.

Shetland – Wednesday 1st November@ 9pm | BBC One

After thirty years away, Met detective DI Ruth Calder returns to Shetland on the trail of Ellen Quinn – the scared witness to a London gangland murder. With recurring star Eubha Akilade and Guest actor Don Gilet.

Rustin – Friday 3rd November | Netflix

The architect of 1963’s momentous March on Washington, Bayard Rustin was one of the greatest activists and organisers the world has ever known. He challenged authority, and never apologised for who he was, what he believed, or who he desired. And he did not back down. He made history, and in turn, he was forgotten. Starring Colman Domingo, Aml Ameen, Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, Audra McDonald, Michael Potts and Jeffrey Wright.

Selling Sunset – Friday 3rd November | Netflix

The agents hustle to move houses in a tough market, but bad blood and unfinished business could bring down what they’ve built. Can they keep it together? With Chelsea Lazkani.

BOTTOMS – Friday 3rd November | UK & Ireland cinemas

PJ and Josie start a fight club as a way to lose their virginity to cheerleaders. Their bizarre plan works. The fight club gains traction and soon the most popular girls in school are beating each other up in the name of self-defence. But PJ and Josie find themselves in over their heads and in need of a way out before their plan is exposed. Starring Ayo Edebiri.

Lawmen: Bass Reeves – Sunday 5th November | Paramount+

Federal Peace Officer Bass Reeves, was the greatest American frontier hero and one of the first Black deputy U.S. marshals during the post-reconstruction era capturing over 3k dangerous criminals. This anthology series follows the historically iconic Lawmen and Outlaws. Starring David Oyelowo, Lauren E. Banks and Demi Singleton.

Milli Vanilli – Stream Now | Paramount+

In 1989 their first album went platinum six times in the U.S., and the hit song “Girl You Know It’s True” sold more than 30 million singles worldwide. Rob and Fab, better known as “Milli Vanilli,” became the world’s most popular pop duo in 1990 and won the GRAMMY for Best New Artist. However, their ascension to success came with a devastating price that ultimately led to their infamous undoing.


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