TV Times 13-19 January 2007

TV Times 13-19 January 2007

In the first TV guide of 2007 we encounter an eclectic week in which Ann Widdecombe moves onto an estate with some "hoodies", religious intolerance in mosques is investigated, KGB secrets of the 1960s are revealed, and the role of bloggers in bringing about the downfall of US politicians are examined...

Mon 15 January - Channel 4 - 8 - 9pm - Dispatches: Undercover Mosque
An undercover reporter attempts to discover if segregation and extremism are being taught in mosques run by organisations that publicly advocate moderation.

Mon 15 January - ITV1 - 8 - 8.30pm - Ann Widdecombe v the Hoodies: Tonight
The MP moves onto a London estate in order to study the causes and effects of anti-social behaviour first-hand. Part 2 is on on Friday at the same time.

Mon 15 January - BBC2 - 9 - 10pm - Nuclear Secrets - 1/5
In Part 1 "The Spy from Moscow" this particular dramatised documentary shows clips from 1960s surveillance films shot by KGB agents who - rightly - suspected their agent, Oleg Penkvosky, was acting as a double agent.

Mon 15 January - BBC2 - 10 - 10.30pm - Trust Me I'm A Healer - 2/6
A profile of "psychic surgeon" Stephen Turoff who claims to perform miraculous cures at his clinic in Chelmsford, Essex.

Tue 16 January - ITV1 - 9 - 10pm - Excess in the City - Bonus Bonanza
A look at the new industries that have sprung up to cater for the approx. 4200 City workers who earn at least £1m a year in bonuses alone; the programme allegedly looks at how the payment of such huge bonuses affects the rest of society.

Tue 16 January - Channel 4 - 11.10pm - 1210am - I Love You. And You. And You.
A repeat of this documentary shown last year in which the lifestyles of US polyamorous families are explored..

Wed 17 January - More4 - 9 - 9.15pm - Weddings and Beheadings
A dark, satirical, drama short about an Iraqi filmaker musing on his unusual job of filming beheadings..

Wed 17 January - More4 - 9.15 - 11.05pm - True Stories - After Innocence
This documentary explores the reluctance of the US judiciary to accept past miscarriages of justice even when proof of innocence of prisoners has been facilitated by the use of modern methods of DNA testing.

Pick of the Week
Wed 17 January - BBC4 - 10.30 - 11.30pm - Blog Wars

This new edition of Storyville looks at the role played by anti-war bloggers in the downfall of certain senior US politicians...and this winning combination of politics, IT and on-line insurrection earns this programme the epithet of Pick of the Week.

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Lone Wolf
Jan 12 2007 23:01

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