Five must-see TV highlights for the week ahead

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The nights are still long and the weather's not great, so curl up on the sofa and enjoy these treats on the TV.

1. Silent Witness - Monday 8th January at 9pm on BBC One

Silent Witness

While on leave Nikki seeks out fellow pathologist Sally Vaughan only to find that it has become a crime scene and Sally is nowhere to be found.

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2. First Dates Hotel - Monday 8th January at 10pm on Channel 4

Fred from First Dates invites singletons to experience his very own summer of love at a luxury hotel in the south of France.

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3. McMafia - Tuesday 9th January at 9pm on BBC One

This big budget drama follows the English-raised son of Russian exiles, as he tries to escape from a shadowy past and struggles against the lures of corruption.

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4. Bournemouth v Arsenal and Liverpool v Manchester City - Sunday 14 January from 1:30pm on Sky Sports Premier League

Settle in for an afternoon of exciting Premier League football as four of the most attacking sides in the country play live.

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5. Victoria and Albert (Cert PG) on the TalkTalk TV Store

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On-demand viewers can now download and keep this period drama starring Dame Judi Dench through their TalkTalk TV boxes or online via the TalkTalk TV Store.


TalkTalk now offers its best-ever TV experience with up to 80 Freeview channels, the best on-demand players and a 7-day catch up service. On top of this there's the added flexibility of TV Boosts which allow you to add extra sports, movie or kids channels for a month at a time, whenever you want. Find out more here.

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