Five must-see TV highlights for the week ahead

Sacha Baron Cohen as Erran in WHO IS AMERICA? - Photo: Gavin Bon/SHOWTIME

The World Cup and Wimbledon are over, but there's still plenty of drama to enjoy on TV. Here's our recommendations for what you can watch this week:

1. Who is America? - New series- Mondays at 10pm on Channel 4

Sacha Baron Cohen returns to the small screen for the first time in more than a decade as the writer, director and star of a show that's being hailed as the TV event of the year in some quarters! Controversy is never far away from Baron Cohen and this satirical series is no different. American politician Sarah Palin has branded the Bafta and Golden Globe winner 'sick' and 'evil' after being duped by him when filming this series.

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2. SEAL Team - Thursdays at 9pm on Sky One

This big-budget military drama stars David Boreanaz, of Buffy and Angel fame. He plays the leader of an elite unit of Navy SEALs as they execute extremely dangerous missions in Afghanistan.

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3. Pacific Rim: Uprising (Cert PG) - Own now on TalkTalk TV

You can now Rent or Own this action-packed sequel starring John Boyega, via your TalkTalk TV box or online.

British actor Boyega plays Jake Pentecost, son of the original film's hero, Stacker Pentecost. He must lead a new generation of Jaeger pilots as the Kaiju rear their gigantic, ugly heads! Expect action set-pieces of a massive scale as the robots and monsters do battle in cities around the world.

4. Poldark - Sundays at 9pm on BBC One

Watched by millions each week, the fourth series of this award-winning drama set in 18th century Cornwall is coming to its climax. Ross Poldark is still battling to turn round the fortunes of his late father's estate and defend Cornwall from the scheming of banker George Warleggan.

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5. Stan Lee's Lucky Man - New series - Fridays at 9pm on Sky One

James Nesbitt is back for a third season playing Harry, a London detective whose life is changed when he comes into the possession of a lucky bracelet. On the trail of its origin, Harry is now drawn to Hong Kong and into the path of his greatest nemesis yet.

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