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This Week's Must-See TV: 5 Shows You Shouldn't Miss

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It's another golden week for telly, as one of the most popular characters in Skins history returns for one last hoorah and chilling new drama Southcliffe arrives to grip all who witness it. Read on for more details about this week's scheduling treats in our latest Must-See TV rundown...

Skins: Monday (July 29) at 10pm on E4
It's Cook's turn in the spotlight this week as the last Skins movie kicks off with Jack O'Connell's second generation bad-boy having grown into a hard man working in the Manchester underworld delivering drugs.

All's going well until things take a dramatic turn when he falls for his employer's girlfriend. Oops. Expect plenty of grit and more "I'M COOOOOK" moments of badassery as the troubled troublemaker gets the brutally beautiful swansong he deserves.

Watch the trailer for Skins below:



New Tricks: Tuesday (July 30) at 9pm on BBC One
Amusingly, New Tricks as a show is starting to mirror its 'detectives-of-a-certain-age who are still ticking along' premise, barely showing any signs of fatigue as it reaches its tenth series.

Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman, Denis Lawson and Alun Armstrong are all back as the action moves to sunny Gibraltar for a two-part story focusing on the unsolved murder of a drugs smuggler 15 years ago. However, poor Brian (Armstrong) misses out on an invite after assaulting a high-ranking MET officer amid suspicions of a historic cover-up. Look out later in the series for the arrival of EastEnders favourite Tamzin Outhwaite and 'Rodders' himself, Nicholas Lyndhurst.

Watch the classic New Tricks intro below:



CSI: NY: Tuesday (July 30) at 9pm on Channel 5
Duking it out with the aforementioned New Tricks is the slightly more swish CSI: NY, back for its ninth and final run. The premiere starts off on a happy note, with Mac (Gary Sinise) celebrating his recovery after the brutal shooting at the end of the last season.

But, this being CSI, things soon turn sour when his firefighter friend is killed in a blaze, leading Mac, Jo (Sela Ward) and the rest of the crew to suspect a known arsonist (Rob Morrow) who's just been released from jail. Aaaaaand cue 'Baba O'Riley'.

Watch a promo for CSI: NY below:



Hannibal: Tuesday (July 30) at 10pm on Sky Living / Justified: Wednesday (July 31) at 9pm on 5USA
Two big US dramas in the shape of Hannibal and Justified are bowing out this week, hence why we've smushed them together in one entry so that neither gets snubbed. We wouldn't want to be on the bad side of either Dr Lecter or Raylan Givens, after all.

Hannibal's debut outing concludes with Mads Mikkelsen's man-eater manipulating a vulnerable Graham (Hugh Dancy) after he is taken into custody for the probable murder of Abigail Hobbs, while Justified's season four finale sees Raylan (Timothy Olyphant) putting his future as a US Marshal at risk after Augustine (Mike O'Malley) threatens his loved-ones.

Watch a promo for the Justified finale below:



Southcliffe: Sunday (August 4) at 9pm on Channel 4
The 'quaint community that's not as it seems' thing may have sorta been done this year in Broadchurch, Shetland and Mayday, but with a script from Red Riding scribe Tony Grisoni, Southcliffe is about to take the subgenre to even darker places.

Former Skins stars Joe Dempsie and Kaya Scodelario are among the on-screen locals caught up in tragedy when their neighbour Stephen Morton (played by Prometheus actor Sean Harris) goes on a shooting spree. Affected by the disturbing events in his hometown, journalist David Whitehead (Skyfall's Rory Kinnear) travels across the country in order to try and make sense of it all. Initially everyone appears baffled as to Morton's motivations, but it's not long before Whitehead starts to uncover the cancer that's been silently spreading through Southcliffe.

Watch the trailer for Southcliffe below:



What are you looking forward to watching this week? Leave your comments below!

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