Tonight’s TV: more Gregg Wallace than you can cope with


South Africa With Gregg Wallace7.30pm, in this new six-part travelogue all about food, ITVGregg Wallace has left the MasterChef kitchen to take a detour to South Africa. In this first installment of his 3,000-mile journey, Wallace takes his sassy storytelling to the stunning safari landscapes of the Amakhala Game Reserve. Here, before chewing beef biltong and tasting the open-fire stew potjiekos, Wallace looks at transfixed warthogs and giraffes. In pursuit of a leopard, he then sets out with Dr. Will Fowlds.

Ammar Kalia8pm, BBC TwoMore from Wallace, inside the Warehouse. He investigates the insane world of sock making this week, visiting a Leicester factory whose practices are reminiscent of Wallace and Gromit more than a little.

Meanwhile, the short end of the stick is taken by Cherry Healey and he discusses smelly feet and what to do with them. Phil HarrisonWho Wants to Be a Millionaire: A Very Big Scandal8pm, ITVThis miniseries, looking back on the high-drama quiz show’s famous wins, culminates – how else? – With Charles “The Coughing Major” Ingram’s scandal.

Last year, it was credibly dramatized by ITV, but how will the true memories of Tarrant differ? Dr Helen Lawal and Dr Javid Abdelmoneim return with their series debunking fad diets in favor of science. Essex sisters Lesley and Debra test diets tonight, followed by celebrities Adele and Rebel Wilson: Lesley tries the Mayr method of slow-eating, while Debra does the Sirtfood diet of citrus-heavy food.

For this two-part film, AKCheetah Family and Me9pm, BBC TwoWildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan is researching the threats facing the world’s fastest land animal in the Tswalu Kalahari Reserve of South Africa. He starts by tracking Savannah, a mother cheetah, and discovers how the recent drought has made life more difficult in the Kalahari.

AKBen Fogle: New Lives in the Wild9pm, Channel 5 For a ninth season, the series in which Ben Fogle goes undercover with individuals living off the grid returns. On a Welsh hillside, on a 1.6 acre property full of junk, wild flora and a biocleaner called Biff, the Watkinson family seeks to be self-sufficient.

This looks tough, but Fogle pitches in. Graeme VirtueSt Vincent (Theodore Melfi, 2014), 12:55 p.m., Channel 4Bill Murray plays a drunk cantankerous, but who has a huge, gentle heart secretly? What a wonderful surprise!

A believable and charming relationship is formed by Murray and Jaeden Lieberher, who plays the 12-year-old he grudgingly babysits. Paul HowlettLive SportCricket: 8pm, BT Sport, Melbourne Renegades v Adelaide Strikers 1.

Adelaide Oval’s Big Bash League. Cricket: 8am South Africa v Sri Lanka, Sky Sports Main Case. Third day of the series’ second test match. 7 p.m. EFL Cup soccer, Sky Sports Main Event.

In the first semifinal, Spurs host Brentford.


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