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

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If we had to sum up this week's edition of Must-See TV in two words, we'd go for 'guilty pleasures' - what with it containing reality show beasts Celebrity Big Brother and The X Factor, as well as the ever-ridiculous Celebrity Juice.

But we don't have to use two words. We can use many - we make the rules. Read on for our full rundown of the week's top telly here...

Celebrity Big Brother: Wednesday (August 28) at 9pm on Channel 5
We've got high hopes that this Celebrity Big Brother, with its delightful mix of housemates who are camp, crude, controversial and Courtney Stodden. We're just four days in and are already bloomin' hooked!

But alas, it's already time to bid farewell to one sorry sleb in the first live eviction of the series on Wednesday. The delightful Emma Willis will be on hand to debrief the unlucky loser, who, for the sake of our viewing pleasure, will hopefully be at Tara Reid levels of hostility. Eviction number two takes place on Friday (August 30).

The Celebrity Big Brother Eye

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The Celebrity Big Brother Eye



Wentworth Prison: Wednesday (August 28) at 10pm on Channel 5
And immediately after seeing one person break out of a camera-filled prison, you can watch a load of ladies who are stuck in another! Cult Australian drama Prisoner: Cell Block H makes a welcome return to TV after 27 years in the form of its gritty revamp Wentworth Prison.

The opening episode focuses on terrified inmate Bea Smith (Danielle Cormack), charged with the attempted murder of her abusive husband and quickly forced into aligning with the wing's top dog Franky Doyle (Nicole da Silva) in order to survive in her violent new home.

Watch the trailer for Wentworth Prison below:



Celebrity Juice: Thursday (August 29) at 10pm on ITV2
Love him or hate him, Keith Lemon is everywhere (he's even getting a second mention in this week's Must-See TV below) and Celebrity Juice is a phenomenally successful ball of harmless, crude fun that also happens to be BAFTA-winning. Ergo, it deserves a place here.

The launch of Juice's tenth series has extra significance as it marks Fearne Cotton's return to the show following maternity leave, and Keith will surely be making up for lost time by unleashing a barrage of nostril jokes.

Holly Willoughby, Spud the dog and the show's trademark crazy games like 'Shouting One Out' and 'Spot the Golden Potato' are also making a reappearance, while dumped team captain Kelly Brook is presumably watching at home like the rest of us while cutting up pictures of 'Danny Cappuccino'.

Watch a classic clip from Celebrity Juice below:



Big Fat Gypsy Weddings: Friday (August 30) at 9pm on Channel 4
The polarising reality show returns for a one-off special taking a look at Irish travellers in both England and the Emerald Isle itself. We're talking standard Gypsy Weddings stuff here, like 14-stone gowns, fights over wedding dresses and 16-year-olds being 'grabbed' in a showing of Shrek 4.

The star of Big Fat Gypsy Weddings: The Luck of the Irish though is probably Joe Joyce, a pensioner who was once crowned 'King of the Travellers' for his bare-knuckle fighting prowess and now spends St Patrick's Day trying to think of a way to celebrate since he's banned from every pub in town...

Watch a classic clip from Big Fat Gypsy Weddings below:



The X Factor: Saturday (August 31) at 8pm on ITV
It's kind of appropriate that topping off an admittedly reality TV-heavy edition of Must-See TV is the genre's top dog (or at least until Strictly comes back), The X Factor. As you all well know, Tulisa's out and Sharon Osbourne is back in, bringing with her the old-school audition rooms that got ditched four series ago.

Alongside Gary Barlow, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh, she's on a mission to help uncover the next big popstar from the nervous rabble getting a pep talk from host Dermot O'Leary backstage. We've been promised the biggest competition yet with a new auditions twist, a double-bill every week (episode two airs same time, same place on Sunday) and, judging by the amount of cackling Mrs O does in this trailer, more laughs than ever before.

X Factor, by the way, is the filling in ITV's new glitzy light entertainment sandwich - Davina McCall-hosted Stepping Out, where real-life celebrity couples like Brian McFadden & Vogue Williams and Denise Welch & Lincoln Towney do battle on the dance floor, precedes it at 6.30pm, while the aforementioned Keith Lemon debuts his Through the Keyhole revamp immediately afterwards at 9.20pm.

Watch X Factor stars talk to Digital Spy about the new series below:



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