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This Week's Must-See TV: 5 Shows You Shouldn't Miss
From award-winning US shows to fantastic British drama, we've rounded up the programmes you can't possibly afford to miss this week (we're nice like that, you see).
Just before we kick off proceedings, let us get sentimental for a moment and remind you to bid farewell to the iconic heart of the BBC with a special programme, Goodbye Television Centre on Friday (March 22) at 8.30pm. It's the end of an era!
The Syndicate: Tuesday (March 19) at 9pm on BBC One
Kay Mellor's endearing drama The Syndicate returns to BBC One on Tuesday night, with a slight change of scenery from last series's Leeds supermarket to a Bradford hospital, and a new set of intriguing characters, played by the likes of Alison Steadman and Jimi Mistry .
Everyone dreams of winning the lottery, and dreams are about to come true for five lucky hospital workers when they enter into a syndicate and win £72 million. There's just one tiny problem - clumsy young nurse Becky (Natalie Gavin) has not only lost the winning ticket, she also forgot to sign her name on the back, leaving the money up for grabs to anyone who finds the ticket. Can the syndicate find the missing ticket before someone else claims the prize money? We hope so, or there won't be much point to the rest of the bound-to-be-brilliant series.
Watch a clip from Tuesday's episode of The Syndicate below:
Dallas: Tuesday (March 19) at 10.55pm on Channel 5
Billed in America as "the biggest episode in the history of Dallas", you'd be a fool if you weren't glued to your sofa (cowboy hat attire optional) when the episode airs this side of the Atlantic at 10.55pm on Tuesday night.
Following the sad death of Larry Hagman in November, producers made the wise decision to write JR Ewing's death into the show rather than take the risky path of recasting the iconic character. Tuesday's episode sees the Ewings coming to terms with JR's demise as they say their goodbyes to the legend. In true Dallas style, there's no chance of things running smoothly, and punches are thrown as faces from the past re-emerge at the funeral.
Watch a promo for JR's funeral episode of Dallas below:
Castle: Wednesday (March 20) at 9pm on Alibi
After four seasons brimming with sexual tension, Kate Beckett (Stana Katic) and Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) finally sealed the deal and got it on at the end of the last series. Those expecting a happily ever after will be severely disappointed, as the couple have the small issue of keeping Kate alive to contend with.
Under threat from her mother's killers and having lost her connections in the NYPD after resigning at the end of last season, things aren't looking great for the former detective Beckett. Sorry Beckett, but your misfortune makes exciting TV!
Take a look at a promo for the season five premiere of Castle below:
Boss: Thursday (March 21) at 11pm on More 4
He's played psychiatrist Dr Frasier Crane and blue mutant the Beast, and now Kelsey Grammer adds the mayor of Chicago to his credentials in US drama Boss.
Grammer won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Tom Kane, a mayor who has recently been diagnosed with a rare degenerative neurological disease. The series sees Kane struggle to keep on top of his work and relationships as his condition slowly deteriorates.
Check out a trailer for Boss below:
Our Girl: Sunday (March 24) at 9pm on BBC One
It's been over two years since feisty Stacey Slater graced our screens, but BBC One welcomes ex-EastEnders and True Love actress Lacey Turner back with open arms in this 90-minute one-off drama Our Girl.
Turner plays Molly Dawes, an 18-year-old girl bored with life and desperate to better herself. After a drunken night out, Molly stumbles into the doorway of an army recruitment office for a good old vomit, an experience which sets her on a career path she had never previously thought of. The drama follows Molly's gruelling training and the journey of her and her fellow recruits as they grow and mature into soldiers.
Watch Lacey talking about her role as Molly in Our Girl in the video below:
What are you looking forward to watching this week? Leave your comments below!