TV tonight: head to Hawaii for a razor-sharp satire of rich Americans

The White Lotus

9pm, Sky Atlantic

School of Rock’s Mike White writes and directs this razor-sharp satire of wealthy American holidaymakers who unwind and then increasingly unravel at a luxury resort in Hawaii. We open with meeting newlyweds Rachel (Alexandra Daddario) and Shane (Jake Lacy), who struggle to enjoy their stay once they realise their honeymoon suite has been given away, while Tanya (Jennifer Coolidge) comes to terms with the recent death of her mother, and cheerful hotel manager Armond (Murray Bartlett) has his patience tested. Ammar Kalia

Come Dine With Me Paralympics Special

5pm, Channel 4

The daytime reality cooking contest gets an athletic spin this week with five paralympians taking turns to cook a gourmet meal for each other in the hopes of winning £1,000 for charity. Dressage champion Natasha Baker kicks off proceedings with her somewhat stodgy selection of dishes. AK

James Martin’s Islands to Highlands

8pm, ITV

More post-Brexit adventures with the chef, who continues to champion the nation’s produce (and pour scorn over anyone who dares utter the words ‘supermarket food shortages’). This week he’s in his native Yorkshire with fellow chef Brian Turner, indulging in clay-pigeon shooting and tea-smoked trout. Hannah J Davies


8.30pm, BBC One

Season three of the big-hearted ensemble farce continues with Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe) starting a new sales job and Alison (Charlotte Ritchie) taking time out from refereeing spirited arguments to receive a surprise visitor. Meanwhile, Julian the trouserless Tory drifts back to 1994 to relive his early days in Button House. Graeme Virtue

Long Lost Family

9pm, ITV

Nicky Campbell leads the search for missing siblings in this week’s tear-jerker as Steve and Moira, who were reunited 30 years ago, have recently discovered they have an older sister. Meanwhile, Lisa is keen to meet her long-lost brother, 50 years after being adopted. Hannah Verdier

Children of 9/11: Our Story

9pm, Channel 4

Twenty years on from the New York terror attacks, this fascinating documentary tracks down some of the estimated 108 teenagers who were in utero when their fathers were killed on 9/11. We hear their memories of pivotal moments such as their first day of school and learning to drive. AK

Film choice

Animal Farm (John Halas and Joy Batchelor, 1954), 1.10pm, Film4
John Halas and Joy Batchelor’s full-length animated version of George Orwell’s satire is no barnstormer, but a faithful rendition of piggy Napoleon’s rise to become the great dictator of Jones’s farm, agreeing with his four-legged comrades that all animals are equal “but some are more equal than others”. Paul Howlett

Live sport

Cricket: England v India 10.15am, Sky Sports Main Event. Final day of the Second Test in the series.

Snooker: British Open 12.45pm, ITV4. Day one coverage from Morningside Arena in Leicester

Cycling: Vuelta a Espana 1.35pm, Eurosport 1. Stage three racing 203km from Santo Domingo de Silos to Picon Blanco.