Check out our Screen picks this week …
We have some great TV on our roster including the long awaited Platform 7 starring Jasmine Jobson, rom-coms Smothered starring Danielle Vitalis and Prime Video’s Your Christmas or Mine 2.
Let us know what you’ll be watching this week!
The Melodic Blue: Baby Keem – Tuesday 5th December | Prime Video
Keem’s internal battle leads us through fragments of memory and temptations as he navigates the depths of The Melodic Blue. Starring Amandla Stenberg, Hykeem Carter, Shakira Ja’nai Paye and Francis Lovehall.
On the Line: The Richard Williams Story – Tuesday 5th December @ 10pm | Sky Docs
Featuring newly uncovered interviews spanning the 1980s to now, Richard Williams – the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena – retraces his family’s journey from the poverty-stricken streets of Shreveport, Louisiana, to the grass courts of Wimbledon.
When We Were Kings – Wednesday 6th December @ 10:45pm | Sky Docs
documentary charting the challenge of an ageing Muhammad Ali for George Foreman’s World Heavyweight title held in Zaire in 1974. The film explores the impact of Ali’s visit to Africa before focusing on the epic fight, dubbed the `Rumble in the Jungle”, which has gone down in history as one of the greatest of all time.
Platform 7 – Thursday 7th December | ITVX
Follows Lisa who, after witnessing a cataclysmic event on Platform 7 of a railway station, finds her own fragmented memory jogged to reveal a connection between her own life and that of the event she has just witnessed. Supernatural elements combine with contemporary realism in this chilling drama. Starring Jasmine Jobson with Lladel Bryant.
Smothered – Thursday 7th December @ 10pm | Sky Comedy & NOW
Sammy, an independent woman is done with dating apps and here for a good time. Meanwhile, Tom, a settled man with a warm heart, carries his fair share of baggage. On a night out, they meet and hook up, on the condition that they never speak again. However, the sparks flying around them can’t be ignored. Starring Danielle Vitalis and Jordan Stephens.
Your Christmas Or Mine 2 – Friday 8th December | Prime Video
Can Hayley and James’ relationship survive another turbulent family Christmas or has their future together gone off-piste?! Starring Cora Kirk, Angela Griffin, Natalie Gumede and Ram John Holder.
Big Zuu’s Christmas Eats – Friday 8th December @ 7pm| BBC Three
Big Zuu is back in London to celebrate Christmas – a time all about friends and family. He brings together some of his nearest and dearest from the music world to enjoy the festivities Big Eats style. In the first of two special programmes, Zuu is joined by siblings Jme and Julie Adenuga, Zuu’s cousin AJ Tracey and fellow foodie and hip-hop artist Loyle Carner.
Leave the World Behind – Friday 8th December | Netflix
A family’s getaway to a luxurious rental home takes an ominous turn when a cyberattack knocks out their devices – and two strangers appear at their door. Starring Mahershala Ali and Myha’la.
Transformers: Rise Of The Beasts – Friday 8th December | Paramount+
When a new threat emerges, Optimus Prime and the Autobots team up with a powerful faction of Transformers to save the Earth. Starring Dominique Fishback and Anthony Ramos, Tobe Nwigwe and Colman Domingo.
Doctor Who: The Giggle – Saturday 9th December @ 6:30pm | BBC One
The Doctor and Donna will face off against the Toymaker, a First Doctor villain who is returning, now played by Neil Patrick Harris. With the final debut of Ncuti Gatwa’s Fifteenth Doctor.
Black Is The New Black – Streaming Now | Netflix
Luminaries from the worlds of sports, entertainment, science, politics and more reflect on their experiences being Black in Britain.
Thriller 40 – Streaming Now | Paramount+
Documentary feature celebrating the biggest-selling album of all time, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller“. Featuring never-before-seen footage and candid interviews, the film chronicles the moment in Jackson’s career that launched him into mega-stardom.