TV Tonight: Greg Davies and Alex Horne continue the fun with Taskmaster | Television


9 p.m., Channel 4

Now in its 13th season since it first aired in 2015, Greg Davies and Alex Horne’s celebrity gauntlet Taskmaster has established itself as a TV staple. This year comedians Ardal O’Hanlon, Bridget Christie, Chris Ramsey, Judi Love and Sophie Duker are entering the contest. Their first task is an indoor duck hunt, which causes O’Hanlon animal identification problems. Then there’s portraiture – using only lipstick kisses to illustrate their canvases. Ammar Kalia

No roses on a sailor’s grave

7:50 p.m., PBS America

In June 1944, Patrick Thomas, a Royal Navy telegraph operator, survived the sinking of his ship off the coast of Normandy. The ship’s final position has never been confirmed but, with the help of a keen archaeologist and memories of Thomas, this film follows attempts to locate the wreck. Graeme Virtue

Cornwall: a year by the sea

8 p.m., Channel 5

It’s winter in Cornwall. Veryan and Richard deploy helpers to make the Headland Hotel festive; Tom and his friend will go sardine fishing at night; farmers Charlie and Matt prepare to release new lambs; and on Fentongollan Farm more than 400 varieties of daffodil flowers. Ali Catterall

Gordon Ramsay’s Future Stars of Gastronomy

9 p.m., BBC One

Gordon Ramsay’s search for the next great food entrepreneur has resulted in a quirky reality show: a mix of MasterChef and The Apprentice. Tonight, competitors must cook lunch halfway up a mountain in the Lake District. Later, they make their own non-alcoholic spirit. Henry Wong

The art that made us

9 p.m., BBC 2

The second episode of this alternative history of Britain, told through art and culture, takes us from the Black Death to the Peasants’ Revolt. Giving hope to our current situation, we see how the aftermath of the Black Death has led to creative renewal. AK


9 p.m., BBC 3

We’re at a housing estate in Stoke-on-Trent for the first episode of this entertaining documentary series about the lives of bricklayers across the country. New apprentice Tom tries to prove himself, while Jeorgia faces work away from home for the first time. AK

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