TV vanaand: twisty Michael Sheen crime drama Prodigal Son returns

A bearded, pensive Michael Sheen reprises his role as imprisoned serial killer Dr Martin Whitly, who is enlisted to help his criminal profiler son Malcolm Bright (Tom Payne) crack murder cases, in the second season of this twisty drama. After the violent death of socialite Nicholas Endicott at the end of the last season, the team now turn their attention to the grisly decapitation of a woman and her husband’s death after he was bricked into a room alive. Intussen, Whitly is transferred to a lower security prison. Ammar Kalia

This week’s semi-final is also 1940s week, which means the remaining contestants are on a war footing and must keep calm and carry on through a complicated pattern challenge. Soon, the most talented tailor begins to pull ahead and their parachute-fabric ballgowns look ready to take flight. Ellen E Jones

This documentary takes us to Coventry, the UK’s City of Culture for 2021, and one of its most renowned architectural feats: the “new” Coventry Cathedral, St Michael’s. Destroyed during the blitz, it was rebuilt in a modernist design, and the singer Pauline Black narrates over archive footage. AK

A rare miss for foreign TV connoisseur Walter Iuzzolino and his Walter Presents stable: a stilted adaptation of a Swedish thriller, with Volvos intact but with a clunky, school play feel. Hierdie week, Hannah’s wayward son Christian gets closer to Bianca, and Stefan in turn makes a revelation about Christian. Hannah J Davies

Silent Witness star Emilia Fox and criminologist David Wilson set up their own cold case unit in this bleak true-crime series. The opening episode sees the pair reevaluate the 1996 disappearance of the young Birmingham boys David Spencer and Patrick Warren. Graeme Virtue

Enlisted with creating the England team’s anthem for the 2020 Euros, rappers Krept and Konan host this film examining how Britishness and the makeup of the national squad has changed, 25 years on from Baddiel and Skinner’s Three Lions. England players and fellow musicians weigh in. AK

Double Indemnity (Billy Wilder, 1944, 6.45pm, Groot! Movies Classic)
Fred MacMurray’s insurance guy Walter and Barbara Stanwyck’s icy beauty Phyllis plot to off her husband and collect the insurance, but Walter’s mentor Barton (Edward G Robinson) smells a rat. Billy Wilder’s film noir crackles with greed, desire and sardonic wordplay. Paul Howlett

Cycling: Tour of Slovenia 2pm, Eurosport 2. Stage one coverage from Ptuj to Rogaška Slatina.

Cricket: Worcestershire Rapids v Nottinghamshire Outlaws 5.15pm, Sky Sports Cricket. T20 Blast match from New Road.

Baseball: Oakland Athletics v Arizona Diamondbacks 8.30pm, BT Sport ESPN. Inter-league match from RingCentral Coliseum.

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