TV round-up: 10/04/15 – 16/04/15

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The Edge‘s TV round-up is back and this week looks to be an amazing week for television. If you’re looking for some light comedy we’ve got the return of Louie starring comedian Louis C.K. and Spike’s new show that is based on Jimmy Fallon’s original Tonight Show challenge, Lip Sync Battle. However what we’ve all been waiting for is finally here: season five of Game of Thrones and Netflix’s new gritty Daredevil.

Daredevil: “Marvel’s Daredevil” is a live action series that follows the journey of attorney Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) who in a tragic accident was blinded as a boy but imbued with extraordinary senses. Murdock sets up practice in his old neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York where he now fights against injustice as a respected lawyer by day and masked vigilante at night. Watch it today on Netflix.

Reckless: Ambitious Chicago defence lawyer Jamie Sawyer relocates to the South Carolina city of Charleston, just in time to represent disgraced female cop Lee Anne Marcus, who has become involved in a police sex scandal that threatens to shake Charleston to its core. Taking a stand for Lee Anne, Jamie clashes with newly appointed city attorney Roy Rayder, but their charged conflicts in the courtroom might hide a deeper connection between the pair. American legal drama, starring Anna Wood and Cam Gigandet. Tune in today on Alibi at 9pm.

The Graham Norton Show: The irrepressible host returns with another sofa full of stars, including The Hunger Games and Fortitude actor Stanley Tucci, who reveals another string to his bow when he talks about his new cookery book, The Tucci Table. Comedians Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse discuss how they are teaming up again to go on tour, and there is music by electro-pop trio Years & Years, performing their number one single, ‘King’. Catch it tonight on BBC One at 10:35pm.

Britain’s Got Talent: Ant and Dec return with a fresh search for the nation’s brightest new star, as a wide assortment of contestants, from a hypnotising dog act to a girl with a gravity-defying hula hoop, compete for the chance to win £250,000 and a slot at this year’s Royal Variety Performance. There’s no change to the judging line-up, with Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon all returning to give their verdicts on the hopefuls in this first audition show. Tune in tomorrow at 9pm on ITV.

Tatau: Upon landing on the South Pacific island of Manutaki, backpacker Kyle is surprised to discover his self-designed tattoo provokes strange reactions from the locals. Determined to uncover its significance, he stumbles across a terrible crime and unwittingly upsets the island’s residents who do not take kindly to his meddling. Supernatural drama, starring Joe Layton and Theo Barklem-Biggs. Watch it this Sunday on BBC Three at 10pm.

Game of Thrones: The return of the fantasy-drama based on George RR Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels. At Castle Black, Jon Snow struggles to mediate between wildling leader Mance Rayder and Stannis Baratheon, while a mournful Cersei continues to worry about the future of her son Tommen in King’s Landing. Tyrion arrives in a new location and is presented with a fresh opportunity and Daenerys grapples with the politics of power in Meereen, as well as her tempestuous dragons. Tune in this Monday at 9pm on Sky Atlantic.

Made in Chelsea: Jamie flies a group of single friends to join Spencer and Alex’s holiday, while Andy and Jamie vie for new girl Lauren’s attention. Back in London, Steph and Josh adjust to moving in together, and Binky considers meeting Alex’s new girlfriend. Catch it on Monday on E4 at 9pm.

Lip Sync Battle: Already hugely successful on Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show and now Spike are taking it to the next level with a whole show. Hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigan as co-host, this show promises laughs from start to finish as two famous stars take on each other in a lip sync battle every week. The season opens with the original and king of lip sync, Jimmy Fallon, taking on Dwayne, The Rock, Johnson in what promises to be a battle to end all battles. Watch this Wednesday on Spike at 9:30pm.

Louie: Comedy, starring Louis CK as a fictionalised version of himself, based on his stand-up shows and personal life as he raises his two daughters in New York City. Tune in this Thursday at 11pm on Fox Uk.

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