The best UK TV to watch this week from Good Omens to Special Ops: Lioness

The Witcher season 3 will also return with volume 2

The best UK TV to watch this week includes Good Omens, The Witcher season 3 and Special Ops: Lioness.
The best UK TV to watch this week includes Good Omens, The Witcher season 3 and Special Ops: Lioness.

Not sure what to watch? Well UK TV is set to have another busy week with exciting dramas, documentaries and reality shows for viewers at home to get stuck into.

The BBC will have a slew of intriguing shows for people to enjoy, including a compelling documentary from actor David Harewood in which he looks back at the history of Blackface, as well as a the first screening of a play starring the late David Bowie since it was first released in 1982.

Read more: Why is Henry Cavill leaving The Witcher?

Elsewhere, Prime Video's hit series Good Omens will be returning for its second season, while the final three episodes of The Witcher season 3 will drop on Netflix.

Here is Yahoo's guide on what to watch this week.

Saturday 22 July, 7:35pm: Pointless Celebrities season 15 | BBC One

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Maise Adam and Emily Lloyd-Saini in Pointless Celebrities (BBC)

Matt Richardson, Adam Rowe, Rav Wilding, Wayne Perrey, Sarah Cawood, Matthew Wright, Maisie Adam and Emily Lloyd-Saini are set to appear on the Pointless stage to try their hand at the quiz show.

The special will see the celebrities test their general knowledge and try their hand at coming up with answers that no one else would think of for quizmaster Alexander Armstrong and Richard Oseman.

Sunday 23 July: Special Ops: Lioness | Paramount+

Zoe Saldana as Joe In Special Ops: Lioness. (Paramount+)
Zoe Saldana as Joe In Special Ops: Lioness. (Paramount+)

Zoe Saldaña stars in this gripping drama alongside Nicole Kidman and Michael Kelly, the military series sees her play Joe, a CIA operator working on the war on terror.

Struggling to find a good work-life balance as she joins The Lioness Program which is overseen by Kaitlyn Meade (Kidman) and Donald Westfield (Kelly).

Tuesday 25 July, 9pm: From season 2 | Sky Sci-Fi

Harold Perrineau as Boyd Stevens in From S2. (Sky)
Harold Perrineau as Boyd Stevens in From S2. (Sky)

The science fiction horror series From is returning to the UK, with season 2 returning to the middle America town where residents must survive during nightmarish events.

It will premiere on Sky Sci-Fi and NOW, and fans can watch the show safe in the knowledge it has already been renewed for season 3.

Wednesday 26 July, 10pm: The Girl from Plainville | Channel 4

The Girl From Plainville -- “Star-Crossed Lovers and Things Like That” - Episode 101 -- A teen's death by suicide unearths painful questions for his family and reveals a complicated, mostly virtual relationship with a young woman who may hold the answers. Michelle (Elle Fanning) and Gail Carter (Cara Buono), shown. (Photo by: Steve Dietl/Hulu)
Elle Fanning in The Girl From Plainville (Hulu)

In this true crime drama, Elle Fanning stars as Michelle Carter, the girlfriend of Conrad Roy who encouraged him via text messages to take his own life.

When Roy died by suicide, an investigation was brought against Carter and the Starz series examines the case and its result.

Wednesday 26 July: Drag Me to Dinner | Disney+

Drag Me To Dinner -- “Tropical Kiki” - Episode 101 -- It’s a Tropical Kiki Dinner Party! Queens Jinkx Monsoon & BenDeLaCreme battle Jackie Beat & Sherry Vine. Neil Patrick Harris, Bianca Del Rio, Haneefah Wood, & David Burtka star, Murray Hill hosts. Best episode by far! Sherry Vine, Haneefah Wood, Bianca Del Rio, Jackie Beat, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, shown. (Photo by: Jeong Park/Hulu)
Drag Me To Dinner (Disney+)

For something more lighthearted, Disney+ will be releasing the reality series Drag Me to Dinner which sees drag queens, including RuPaul's Drag Race alum, competing in teams to make the best dinner party.

With Bianca del Rio and Neil Patrick Harris amongst the judges, the show promises to be a hilarious viewing experience.

Wednesday 26 July, 11:05pm: Baal with David Bowie | BBC Four

CORRECTS TO STATE THAT ALBUM WAS RELEASED BEFORE HIS DEATH - FILE - In this June 5, 2007 file photo, singer David Bowie accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 11th Annual Webby Awards in New York. Bowie's final album, released days before he died of cancer last year, earned him three Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
David Bowie starred in a play called Baal which was last screened on UK TV in 1982 (AP Photo)

The BBC is offering a rare opportunity for David Bowie fans this week, the late musician starred in a play called Baal which was first screened on the BBC in 1982 and has not been shown on TV since.

It is finally being shown again on BBC Four, with Zoe Wanamaker also sharing her thoughts on her experiences working with Bowie on the production.

Thursday 27 July: The Witcher season 3 volume 2 | Netflix

Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and Anya Chalotra in The Witcher (Netflix)
Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, and Anya Chalotra in The Witcher (Netflix)

The final episodes of The Witcher season 3 are coming to Netflix, and the release of volume 2 also marks the end of Henry Cavill's time as Geralt of Rivia.

Volume 2 consists of three episodes, and the story will help set up the next season which is when Liam Hemsworth takes over as the White Wolf.

Thursday 27 July, 9pm: David Harewood on Blackface | BBC Two

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David Harewood in his new documentary David Harewood on Blackface (BBC)

After examining his experiences with racism growing up in Britain in a BBC documentary Psychosis & Me, Harewood returns for a new series titled David Harewood on Blackface.

The series will see the acclaimed actor goes on a mission to undercover how and why the phenomenon began, as well as why The Black and White Minstrel Show was once so popular.

Thursday 27 July: Laura Whitmore Investigates | ITVX

The former Love Island presenter is hosting Laura Whitmore Investigates. (ITV)
Laura Whitmore is hosting Laura Whitmore Investigates. (ITV)

Laura Whitmore will be heading into the field of investigative journalism for a series of films for ITV, and her three-part series she will look at the culture of "incels", cyber stalking and rough sex.

Meeting people who have been impacted by these issues, Whitmore will try to uncover the truth behind these issues to help the public better understand them.

Friday 28 July: Good Omens season 2 | Prime Video

Michael Sheen and David Tennant in Good Omens (Prime Video)
Michael Sheen and David Tennant in Good Omens (Prime Video)

Good Omens is back for a second season with David Tennant and Michael Sheen returning as demon Crowley and angel Aziraphale, respectively.

After thwarting the apocalypse in season one, the duo must content with a new threat when archangel Gabriel (Jon Hamm) arrives on Aziraphale's doorstep with amnesia, seemingly sent to warn him of a dangerous event that is about to occur.

Friday 28 July, 9:30pm: The Power of Parker | BBC One

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Conleth Hill in The Power of Parker (BBC)

The BBC is launching a new series titled The Power of Parker, which follows its eponymous character Martin Parker (Conleth Hill) as he slowly being to realise things are changing around him.

Set in 1990, Martin feels like he is on top of the world, but in reality with a series of electrical shops, a wife and kids, he is swimming in debt and there are some who wish to plot his downfall.