The Top Five TV Shows and Films to Watch this Week (2nd - 5th January 2024)

With some sense of normality returning this week, our screens are preparing us for those cold winter days, by providing lots of great TV and films. Delve under the duvet or snuggle up on the sofa with my top five must see features this week…

Waterloo Road, 8pm, BBC One, Tuesday 2nd January: With many schools reopening this week to start the spring term, it is rather fitting that Waterloo Road returns for its latest series. Get ready for more teenage drama and school politics.

The Traitors (Series Two), 9pm, BBC One, Wednesday 3rd January: After gripping the national last year, Claudia Winkleman is back to see if her team can capture the real traitors. Over 12 episodes, you will be begging for more on screen antics after every episode ends.

Dragons’ Den, 8pm, BBC One, Thursday 4th January: One of the longest running BBC shows returns with even more entrepreneurs seeking investments. From the weird to the wonderful, the Dragons’ have seen it all. But will they be investing during the first episode of the new series? You will have to watch to find out.

James May: Our Man In India, 8am, Prime Video UK, Friday 5th January: Setting out on his own again, James May is leaving the world of fast cars and Jeremy Clarkson behind. Taking in the sights and sounds of India in this new documentary series for Prime Video UK.

Good Grief, 8am, Netflix UK, Friday 5th January: Created by Dan Levy, one of the many talents behind Schitt’s Creek, this film is both comedic and heart wrenching. Snuggle up with those leftover chocolates and tissues for this new feature film.

Let us know what you have been watching and what you are most looking forward to catching over the course of the week, via our social media pages, as we would love to know!

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