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

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There's something for everyone in this week's edition of Must-See TV. Fan of creepy gore? How about Whitechapel! Prefer a bit of glamour? Maybe Strictly Come Dancing is your thing!

Read on below for more details on the best shows cropping up in the next seven days...

The Newsroom: Monday (September 2) at 9pm on Sky Atlantic
Is it preachy and melodramatic? Oh yes. But crucially The Newsroom is a lot of fun as well, and slightly annoying Aaron Sorkin is still a hell of a lot better than most other shows out there.

Jeff Daniels returns as aggressive anchorman Will McAvoy, whose ongoing crusade to make News Night a reliable and moral source of hard news hits a bump when they have to retract a story accusing the US government of war crimes, resulting in a ticking off from the Atlantis Cable News legal team. Expect rapid-fire talking and probably a bit of shouting as the likes of Emily Mortimer, Alison Pill, Olivia Munn and Dev Patel look on dumbstruck.

Watch the trailer for The Newsroom below:



Bad Education: Tuesday (September 3) at 10pm on BBC Three
The second series of Jack Whitehall's crazy popular Bad Education has been available on iPlayer for a while now, but you know what, we're TV purists and have decided it's worth waiting to see it premiere in all its glory on the big(ger) screen. Keep your laptops and your smart telephone android things, youths!

That wait is finally over this week when the comedian's bumbling teacher Alfie Wickers, who's now sporting a retro bowl cut, kicks off a new term by bribing his long-suffering class into taking part in a swimming gala organised by clueless headmaster Fraser (Mathew Horne) after taking a bet from the terrifying Miss Pickwell (Michelle Gomez). Oh blimey, there's surely only one way this can be heading... Jack Whitehall in Speedos.

Watch the trailer for Bad Education below:



Whitechapel: Wednesday (September 4) at 9pm on ITV
Rupert Penry-Jones's dapper detective Joseph Chandler has a new case inspired by more grimey, gruesome moments in England's history. This time he's investigating the murder of a homeless man crushed by stones in a manner resembling an ancient form of torture.

Things get more bizarre when a link is discovered to the real-life murder of Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov, killed by a poisoned pellet shot from an umbrella on a London street in 1978. With splashes of blood and just the right amount of silliness, Whitechapel is a nice slice of midweek mystery.

Watch the trailer for Whitechapel below:



The Guilty: Thursday (September 5) at 9pm on ITV
Every channel under the sun is clambering to find 'the new Broadchurch', but could the race already be over with the launch of The Guilty on ITV this week?

The always-outstanding Tamsin Greig anchors the drama as Maggie Brand, Detective Chief Inspector and mother of an autistic son, who's called to investigate when workmen uncover the boy of a 4-year-old boy whose disappearance she was unable to get to the bottom of half a decade earlier. With a stellar supporting cast including Katherine Kelly and Spy's Darren Boyd, plus an intriguing mystery at its core, get ready for The Guilty to become your latest addiction.

Watch the trailer for The Guilty below:



Strictly Come Dancing: Saturday (September 7) at 6.50pm on BBC One
Shine up your shoes, dust off your '7' paddles and go wake up Bruce Forsyth - Strictly Come Dancing is back to take over your weekends with an 11th sparkly series of celebrity cha cha chas.

Judges Len Goodman, Craig Revel Horwood, Bruno Tonioli and Darcey Bussell are all returning to prod and poke holes in the celebrities' performances, while co-hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman are on hand to comfort them afterwards.

At the time of writing, Vanessa Feltz, Countdown's Rachel Riley, Abbey Clancy and golfer Tony Jacklin are the only stars confirmed for the lineup, but the likes of Teri Hatcher, Corrie's Natalie Gumede and Sophie Ellis-Bextor have been rumoured. We hope the latter is taking part, as we'd hate for all those 'Murder on the Dancefloor' puns spouted by the tabloids to have gone to waste.

Watch the Strictly Come Dancing launch trailer below:



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

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