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Thursday 16 August 2018

MUCKING IN

Outnumbered

BBC1, 9pm As Dad wages war on a domestic appliance, Ben (Daniel Roche, below) and Jake refuse to help out with chores around the house in this hilarious family sitcom. However, mum proves more formidable opposition. Meanwhile, little Karen is growing up fast as she discovers the wonders of make-up.



BEDSIDE MANNER

Coma Girl

Channel 4, 10.30pm The latest of C4's Comedy Showcase pilots boasts an impressive cast, including The IT Crowd's Katherine Parkinson.

It follows a group of 'friends' who have drifted apart but are forced to endure some awkward moments as they visit their comatose friend, Lucy, in hospital.



BACK TO THE FUTURE

EastEnders

BBC1, 8pm After four months with his gran, Peggy, it seems Ben Mitchell has decided it's time for a new start.

He returns to Walford and has a party with Lola, Duncan and Jay. "There's no place like home," he mutters. But will the good vibe last?



SCRUM-TIOUS FOOD

Come Dine With Me: Rugby World Cup Special

Channel 4, 8pm Four former rugby greats Kyran Bracken, Martin Offiah, Victor Obogu and Gareth Chilcott enter the culinary battlefield in an effort to host the best dinner party.

It proves to be a testosterone charged affair as the quartet of sporting contestants scrummage to try to come up with the tastiest concoction.

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