TV round-up: 11/07/14 – 17/07/14

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Whether you want to indulge in a returning series and enthrall yourself with Utopia or discover a whole new series such as Silicon Valley,  The Edge has the answers. Not forgetting of course the eagerly anticipated FIFA World Cup Final read below to find our picks for you this week.

Hemlock Grove: Back for it’s second season we revisit this tiny town in Pennsylvania. If you like mysteries and a little bit of fantasy then this show is perfect for you. Starring Landon Liboiron as the werewolf Peter Rumaneck we wonder where the show will take us this time. Tune in Friday 11th July 12am, Netflix.

FIFA World Cup Final: Tune in to watch Germany and Argentina battle it out for the world cup title. There have been many surprises in this year’s world cup, so will the final hold the potential for more? Airing at 8pm on both BBC1 and ITV.

uktv-utopia-year-2-episode-1-04Being Human USA: Another TV show that has been taken and adapted across the pond. Tune in to follow Aidan (Sam Witner), the vampire, Josh (Sam Huntington), the werewolf, and Sally (Meaghan Rath) the ghost embark on their second series. Will they encounter the same troubles as our own British trio? Find out on Monday 14th July on Watch at 10pm.

Utopia: Back for it’s second season the acclaimed conspiracy thriller is now set between 1974-1979. This ‘prequel’ will explore the origins of the Janus Project, with Rosie Leslie (Game of Thrones) cast. Tom Burke (The Musketeers) plays Phillip Carvel in Season 2 as a younger version of Geraldine James’ character Milner, father of Jessica Hyde (Fiona O’Shaghnessy) and author of the Utopia Manuscript. Back on Channel 4 Monday 14th July at 10pm.

Silicon Valley: Created by Mike Judge (Beavis & Butthead), this eight part comedy is set in the high-tech rush of the modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Richard (Thomas Middleditch,siliconvalley03-610x343 The Office) is an introverted computer programmer living in the Hacker Hostel start-up incubator along with his best friends, Big Head (Josh Brener, The Big Bang Theory), pompous Gilfoyle (Martin Starr, Knocked up) and dry-witted Dinesh (Kumail Nanjian). Follow these social misfits as they attempt to break out of their mundane jobs and find success. Season 1 airs on Sky Atlantic, Wednesday 16th July, 9pm.

 

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