TV tonight: summer is finally here as Love Island returns

It isn’t truly summer until we take a trip to the buffed singletons residing in the Love Island villa to watch them pair off into couples that can survive the temptations of Casa Amor. Laura Whitmore returns to present, with the voiceover provided by her husband, Iain Stirling. There has already been controversy after producers said that trying to find same-sex couples for this season proved a “logistical difficulty”, and the new batch of hopefuls will no doubt be hoping to court more drama to retain their screen time. Ammar Kalia

For many city-dwellers, moving to the countryside has become an idea with growing appeal over the past year. This series looks at one of the more desirable corners of the UK – full, we’re led to believe, of cheerfully rustic pubs and glorious beaches. Tonight, wheelwright Greg repairs a Victorian bicycle. Phil Harrison

Susan Calman explores the best seaside resorts Britain has to offer in this new series, airing nightly until Friday. In tonight’s episode, the comic is in Southend-on-Sea – home to the world’s largest pleasure pier. Calman samples gourmet ice-cream and chats to a Southend regular, actor Linda Robson. AK

Loose Women panellist Judi Love, er, loves her seafood. So she has asked Big Zuu to prepare a slap-up meal for her after an appearance on the show. Cue the ultimate seafood boil: an entire lobster, scallops and crab butter. Will Zuu manage to impress this Celebrity MasterChef semi-finalist with his offerings? Ali Catterall

After investigating racism in football and branding, the grime artist Saskilla returns to his own doorstep with this look at the music industry’s reaction to the surge of outrage after the murder of George Floyd. Was the #BlackoutTuesday social media campaign really the beginning of something bigger? Ellen E Jones

Following paramedic teams across the Midlands, tonight’s episode of the docuseries sees an ambulance rushed out to meet a man in Bromsgrove who is complaining of severe headaches. Then, in Worcester, two paramedics have to vault a garden fence to get to a biker with a broken leg. AK

Star Trek: First Contact (Jonathan Frakes, 1996) 6.15pm, 4.35am, Sky Cinema Greats
An extra gloomy episode of the Treks, and one of the best. Patrick Stewart’s Captain Picard boldly goes up against the leather-clad race of sadomasochistic aliens known as the Borg, led by Alice Krige’s queen. It’s ably directed by Jonathan Frakes, AKA Commander Riker. Paul Howlett

Tennis: Wimbledon 2021 10.30am, BBC Two. Opening day’s coverage from the All England Club.

Football: Uefa Euro 2020 4.30pm, BBC One. Last-16 match, followed by another at 7.30pm.

Cricket: Kent Spitfires v Somerset 6.45pm, Sky Sports Main Event. T20 Blast match from St Lawrence Ground in Canterbury.

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