The best shows on TV this weekend: 23-25 April

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The top TV for this weekend.
The top TV for this weekend.

The focus has inevitably been on cinema this week thanks to the Oscars coming up at the weekend, but there's still plenty on the small screen to talk about.

First and foremost, Line of Duty viewers will hopefully be getting some answers after last weeks explosive cliffhanger.

But before we find out who may or may not have been killed off, Alan Carr and Stephen Mulhern are providing some light hearted laughs and entertainment on ITV on Saturday. 

Read more: Line of Duty fans think they've rumbled H's identity via a spelling error

Plus on Friday, the Gogglebox gang are back for another rib tickling show.

Friday

Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure - 8.30pm - Channel 4

Rosie Jones is joined by Jamali Maddix. (Channel 4)
Rosie Jones is joined by Jamali Maddix. (Channel 4)

Rosie Jones is joined by Jamali Maddix for a visit to Norwich this week for the next chapter of her travelogue. 

They take a trip to marvel at the city's cathedral, take part in some folk dancing and take a look at some model trains. 

Gogglebox - 9pm - Channel 4

Tremaine, Twaine and Tristan. (Channel 4)
Tremaine, Twaine and Tristan. (Channel 4)

The nation's favourite couch potatoes are back to dish out more scathing comments and emotional reactions to this week's TV. 

Read more: Sir Elton John invites public to his Oscars bash

Among the programmes they will be watching this time are Prince Philip's funeral, Catfish UK, and Line of Duty - let's hope Jenny's got her notebook.

Saturday

Pointless Celebrities - 5.55pm - BBC One

Pointless Celebrities stars Bonnie Langford, Arthur Smith, Annabel Giles, Tony Hawks, Diane-Louise Jordan, Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong, Melinda Messenger, Richard Herring, Les Dennis. (BBC/Endemol Shine UK Ltd t/a Remarkable Television Production/Sam Shepherd)
Pointless Celebrities stars Bonnie Langford, Arthur Smith, Annabel Giles, Tony Hawks, Diane-Louise Jordan, Richard Osman, Alexander Armstrong, Melinda Messenger, Richard Herring, Les Dennis. (BBC/Endemol Shine UK Ltd t/a Remarkable Television Production/Sam Shepherd)

Another celebrity special is in order for the quiz show hosted by Richard Osman and Alexander Armstrong. 

Stars including Les Dennis, Bonnie Langford and Melinda Messenger will be testing their knowledge and hoping to land on those elusive Pointless answers.

In For a Penny - 7pm - ITV

Stephen Mulhern presents In For A Penny. (ITV)
Stephen Mulhern presents In For A Penny. (ITV)

The amusing low-stakes game show as hosted by an always amiable Stephen Mulhern airs the second episode of the current series. 

The presenter is in Southampton this week as he challenges unsuspecting members of the public top win anything from the price of their petrol to £1,000 in the final game.

Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow - 8.30pm - ITV

Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow. (ITV)
Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow. (ITV)

The funnyman continues to do a superb job of hosting revivals of much-loved game shows on Saturday.

Read more: BBC responds to complaints on Prince Philip funeral coverage

This weekend an updated version of Name That Tune is up, as four contestants try to identify songs played by a house band in the shortest time possible in the hopes of winning a £25,000 jackpot. 

Sophie Ellis-Bextor joins in the fun at the piano for the Bid-a-Note round where competitors attempt to name the tune in as few notes as possible.

Sunday

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - 6.45pm - Channel 4

Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Jack Black and Dwayne Johnson star in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. (Sony Pictures)
Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan, Jack Black and Dwayne Johnson star in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. (Sony Pictures)

Catch the star-studded 2017 Jumanji sequel this weekend on Channel 4 as Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan star as the video game avatars a group of teenagers find themselves trapped in. 

Just like the storyline of Robin Williams' Alan Parrish in the original there's somebody who's been trapped in the game of decades, played by Nick Jonas.

They endeavour to complete a quest alongside him to exit the game for good.

Call the Midwife - 8pm - BBC One

Call the Midwife's Cyril Robinson with Mr. Clarke and Mrs. Clarke. (BBC / Nealstreet Productions / Annie Tricklebank)
Call the Midwife's Cyril Robinson with Mr. Clarke and Mrs. Clarke. (BBC / Nealstreet Productions / Annie Tricklebank)

The heartwarming drama takes us back to 1966 again as season 10 gets into its second episode. 

Read more: BBC commissions two more series of Call the Midwife

Nurse Trixie (Helen George) is troubled when one of her previous patients is readmitted to the Lady Emily, while Sister Frances (Ella Bruccoleri) ends up in a tricky situation when a pregnant woman confides in her. 

Elsewhere, Cyril (Zephryn Taitte) and Fred (Cliff Parisi) help a family who've been evicted from their home. 

Line of Duty - 9pm - BBC One

Superintendent Ted Hastings, Carmichael, DI Steve Arnott and DC Chloe Bishop. (BBC/World Productions/Steffan Hill)
Superintendent Ted Hastings, Carmichael, DI Steve Arnott and DC Chloe Bishop. (BBC/World Productions/Steffan Hill)

The penultimate episode of the sixth instalment of the gripping series sees AC-12 struggling to deal with the repercussions of last week's events. 

Two gun shots were fired at the end of the last episode, but who - if anyone - was harmed?

Detective Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) is in a race against time as he makes one final bid to uncover institutionalised corruption. 

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