What's on TV this week? The best things to watch including 'Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams' and 'The Girl from Plainville'

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Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams and The Girl from Plainville are in this week's must-sees. (BBC/Hulu)
Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams and The Girl from Plainville are in this week's must-sees. (BBC/Hulu)

If you're looking for something to watch that isn't the tennis, we've got you covered with our pick of the week's TV.

Summer On The Farm takes up residence at Channel 5 for the week, while Freddie Flintoff tries to change the face of cricket in Field of Dreams.

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Meanwhile, those with access to StarzPlay can see the true crime dramatisation The Girl from Plainville starring Elle Fanning and Chloe Sevigny.

The best things to watch on TV this week, 4 - 10 July, 2022

Summer On The Farm - Channel 5 - Monday - Friday, 8pm

Helen Skelton is back at the farm for a new season. (Channel 5)
Helen Skelton is back at the farm for a new season. (Channel 5)

Helen Skelton is back on the farm for a new season of animals and adventures as the popular Channel 5 series returns for a week of episodes.

She'll be joined by JB Gill and Martin Hughes-Games in exploring life at Cannon Hall Farm in South Yorkshire with a focus on the work involved in bringing local produce to our tables.

Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams - BBC One - Tuesday, 8pm

Freddie Flintoff tries to inspire a love of cricket. (BBC)
Freddie Flintoff tries to inspire a love of cricket. (BBC)

Freddie Flintoff is on a mission to prove that cricket isn't just for posh kids, by heading to his hometown of Preston to coach a team of teens who've never picked up a bat before.

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He has some convincing ahead of him as the boys much prefer football, but the personal stories and promise of hard-won triumph are set to make this a gem of a series.

Coronation Street - ITV - Friday, 8pm

Coronation Street Fiz wedding
Will Fiz finally be happily married? (ITV)

Who doesn't love a soap wedding?

On Friday, it's the turn of Corrie legend Fiz, who's braving it down the aisle once again and hoping for better results after previously marrying a murderer and a cheater.

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However, with trouble looming from Phill's mother and his ex-wife, it doesn't look like Fiz will be getting her happy ever after just yet.

Boo, Bitch - Netflix - Friday

Zoe Margaret Colletti and Lana Condor in supernatural comedy series Boo, Bitch. (Netflix)
Zoe Margaret Colletti and Lana Condor in supernatural comedy series Boo, Bitch. (Netflix)

If you're looking for something a little lighter after your Stranger Things binge, this comedy mystery is a good choice.

A high school senior who's lived her whole life under the radar decides to start living an epic life one night - but wakes up as a ghost the next day. What happened?

The Girl From Plainville - StarzPlay - Sunday

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 and Cara Buono star in the true crime story. (Hulu)

This star-studded drama tells the true-crime story of Michelle Carter and the "texting-suicide" case, where she stood trial for the involuntary manslaughter of Conrad Roy III after sending a huge number of texts that appeared to incite him to take his own life.

Carter is played by Elle Fanning and her mother by Stranger Things' Cara Buono, with Colton Ryan playing Roy and Chloe Sevigny as his mother.

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