What To Watch W/C Monday 8th August

Documentaries and Music dominate our list this week!

There is a lot to watch on TV and streaming services this week whether you want to keep on celebrating Jamaican Independence with music and a documentary celebrating Bob Marley, or if you going cold Turkey from your daily dose of Love Island check out the new dating show Are You The One.

Check out what we have lined up this week!

Are You The One: UK – Monday 8th August @ 10pm | MTV & Paramount+

Twenty singles arrive in Malta, looking for their perfect match and a chance to win £200,000. But they quickly realise the game is a lot tougher than they thought.

Worst House on the Street – Tuesday 9th August @ 8pm | Channel 4

In episode 2 First-time buyers Gemma and Scott have taken on a house in York that has been untouched for decades. Their plan is to renovate the entire property but their budget is tight. Watch Scarlette and Stuart Douglas, as they help transform the property.

Cryptocurrency: Has the Bubble Burst? – Tuesday 9th August @ 10pm | Channel 4

An estimated three million Brits have invested in cryptocurrency. Ade Adepitan explores how to make money in the high-stakes crypto market. And how easy it is to lose it all as he seeks advice from people with very different experiences of the crypto world.

Image Credit: PA Wire/PA Images – Jonathan Brady 

Rhymes and Reason: BBC Introducing Arts – Wednesday 10th August @ 12:25am | BBC Four

A compilation of short films, offering a snapshot of a new generation of artists who have been inspired by poetry and the spoken word hosted by Lemn Sissay.

Everything: The Real Thing Story – Wednesday 12th August | Netflix

The documentary recounts the extraordinary story of The Real Thing, the first Black British band to reach the top spot on the UK charts. Narrated by Jacob Anderson.

The Rap Game: Season 4 – Thursday 11th August @ 9pm | BBC Three & BBC iPlayer

Six unsigned rappers travel to Manchester to compete to win a once-in-a-lifetime £20,000 cash prize and mentorship scheme. Hosted by Krept, Konan & DJ Target.

Football Dreams: The Academy – Thursday 11th August @ 9pm | Channel 4

Documentary heading behind the scenes of a Premier League youth football academy. We follow the group of boys determined to achieve their dreams of becoming professional footballers, at the prestigious Crystal Palace Football Club Academy.

The opening episode focuses on Kairo, Kayden and Bola, 11-year-olds who have grown up together and played with each other since they were five, facing a decision that could split up their tight-knit group.

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A League of Their Own – Friday 12th August | Amazon Prime

TV series based on the beloved 1992 movie A League of Their Own. Following the journey of the WWII All-American professional women’s baseball league players as they travel across a rapidly changing U.S. With Gbemisola Ikumelo.

Day Shift – Friday 12th August | Netflix

An LA vampire hunter has a week to come up with the cash to pay for his kid’s tuition and braces. Trying to make a living these days might kill him.

Bob Marley Reimagined – Saturday 13th August @9pm | BBC Two

A concert at Birmingham’s Town Hall celebrating the reggae superstar, featuring songs including Get Up Stand Up, One Love and more. Featuring The Chineke! orchestra and Skip Marley. Trevor Nelson hosts.

Image Credit: BBC

When Bob Marley Came To Britain -Saturday 13th @ 10pm | BBC Two

Documentary examining the reggae superstar’s relationship with the UK, and how his universal message of One Love and unity helped inspire a generation of young black British people. The film also takes a revealing look at how Marley spent his time while he was in Britain – the houses he lived in, football kickabouts in Battersea Park, and visits to the UK’s growing Rastafarian community, including secret gigs in the north of England.

Power Book III: Raising Kanan: Season 2 – Sunday 14th August | StarzPlay

Set in South Jamaica, Queens, in 1991, “Power Book III: Raising Kanan” is a prequel to the original Power franchise. Kanan returns to Queens where Raq is trying to mend the many fractures in the Thomas family. As Raq expands her empire, Kanan doubts his future in the drug game. Meanwhile, Detective Howard is released from the hospital.


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