TV round-up: 20/03/15 – 26/03/15


This week’s TV round-up sees a few new dramas, the return of Vikings and a new thriller on Netflix to binge-watch. How To Get Away With Murder also continues in this week’s round-up which will reveal how well Annalise will handle the latest twist and turns. There is also a new BBC magic show to get lost in for light-entertainment as the Easter break begins. Read the full round-up below.

Bloodline: Bloodline is a dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of his parents’ hotel, he threatens to expose the Rayburns’ dark secrets and shameful past, pushing his siblings to the limits of family loyalty. Tune in now on Netflix.

Alan Carr: Chatty Man: The NTA-winning host returns with a 14th series of celebrity-fuelled antics, mischievous chat and music. He is joined by all four coaches from The Voice UK – Rita Ora,, Ricky Wilson and Tom Jones – who talk about the forthcoming live shows, as well as Hollywood star Antonio Banderas, who appears in The Spongebob Movie: A Sponge Out of Water. Plus, Gogglebox’s posh tipplers Steph and Dom Parker drop in to discuss the new series, and Ella Henderson performs her latest single ‘Mirror Man’. Watch it on 4OD now.

How To Get Away With Murder: Following on from the dramatic events of the previous episode, Annalise finds herself complicit in her husband’s murder, having witnessed Wes retrieving the murder weapon from the scene. With her life turned upside-down and her students standing directly in the line of fire, how will Annalise handle these latest twists and turns? Back for its second part, tune in Sunday on the Universal Channel at 9pm.

Person of Interest: Return of the drama about a supercomputer that predicts crimes and the team that tries to prevent them. The Machine’s whereabouts remain unknown, but it is still issuing social security numbers, while at the same time expanding its artificial intelligence. Former ISA operative Sameen Shaw is now part of the unit and joins Reese and Finch as they try to track down naval officer Jack Salazar among thousands of sailors on shore leave in New York. Meanwhile, Root is still being held in a psychiatric unit. Tune in this Monday on Channel 5 at 10pm.

Vikings: The return of the historical drama following the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history. The battle begins as Ragnar and King Horik’s forces vie against Jarl Borg who is joined by Rollo, in a clash that pits brother against brother. Meanwhile, Princess Aslaug travels to Kattegat and brings with her a surprise that leaves Ragnar in a difficult predicament. Catch it this Tuesday at 10pm on History.

Killer Magic: Five magicians compete in themed challenges, with the least successful illusionist being nominated to try their hand at a `killer trick’ – a death-defying challenge that has killed or injured a past performer. In the opening episode, performers Dee Christopher, Chris Cox, Ben Hart, Damien O’Brien and Jasz Vegas combine magic with toys, with the loser facing being submerged in ice. Tune in this Tuesday on BBC Three at 10pm.

The Royals: Drama following the lavish lives of a royal family in modern Britain, who are thrown into turmoil when the heir to the throne, Prince Robert, suddenly dies and his immature, playboy brother Liam is cast into the limelight. Our very own Elizabeth Hurley stars as our new favourite matriarch. Watch this Wednesday on E! at 9pm.

Outlander: Ronald D. Moore’s Outlander is based on the bestseller book series by Diana Gabaldon. The show follows the story of World War II nurse, Claire Randall who inadvertently time travels to 18th century war-torn Scotland. There she meets young Jamie Fraser, a man who will change her life forever. Tune in this Thursday on Amazon Prime Instant Video.


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