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Easter Weekend: Your guide to the best TV

By citizenmike  |  Posted: April 19, 2014

The Toy Story gang return

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Here are some things to watch out for on the telly over the Easter weekend:


Live Saturday Night Football, Sky Sports 1, 5pm. Chelsea v Sunderland (Kick-off 5.30pm). This evening's Premier League comes from Stamford Bridge, where the Blues will expect to record another home victory.

Britain's Got Talent, ITV, 7pm. The annual search for a star continues with episode 2 as more auditionees try to win over Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon with their talents.

Toy Story 2, BBC3, 8.20pm. This classic family film returns to our screens. Cowboy doll Woody is stolen by an unscrupulous toy collector, who knows he is worth a fortune as a collectible, prompting fearless Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear to lead a daring across-town mission to rescue him. However, Woody is tempted to spend his life languishing in the safety of a museum rather than face the prospect of his owner growing up. Animated sequel, featuring the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack and Kelsey Grammer.


Quantum of Solace, ITV2, 9pm. James Bond sets out on a personal mission of vengeance as he pursues the secret criminal organisation Quantum. His search leads him to the head of an ecological corporation, who is plotting to orchestrate a coup in a Latin American country to get his hands on a precious natural resource. Spy thriller sequel, starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Judi Dench, Gemma Arterton and Mathieu Amalric.

Hostage, ITV2, 11.10pm. A washed-up former hostage negotiator returns to regular police work, but later finds himself forced to draw on his old skills in a bid to save a crooked accountant's children, who have been taken prisoner in their own home by a gang of psychotic delinquents. Thriller, starring Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Ben Foster and Jonathan Tucker.


WALL.E, BBC3, 7.30pm. In the far future, waste collection robot WALL.E is the only unit left to clean up a desolate and dilapidated Earth. But when a survey droid arrives to search for any signs of life, WALL.E is lovestruck and hitches a ride on the spaceship sent to collect her, embarking on a journey that could determine the future of the human race. Pixar animated sci-fi adventure, with the voices of Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard and Sigourney Weaver.

Game Of Thrones, Season 4, Episode 3 of 10, Sky Atlantic, 9pm. Breaker of Chains In King's Landing, Tyrion is forced to consider his options after finding himself in a tight spot, while Tywin extends an olive branch. Sam realises that Castle Black is far from safe, prompting Jon to propose a bold plan, while across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys chooses her champion. Lessons are also learnt as Arya continues her road trip with unlikely travelling companion the Hound.

One Born Every Minute, Season 5, Episode 9 of 10, Channel 4, 9pm. Stephanie, 21, was told she might never have children, so she was shocked when what she thought was a stomach bug turned out to be the early stages of pregnancy. She and her partner Tyrone, 22, are joined by her mother for the birth, who has come prepared with advice for the new parents. When Jo turned 30 she decided to donate her eggs to other women who were longing for children, but went on to have fertility problems herself. Now 39, she and Mark, who is 37, have had their first child and are back at Southmead for baby number two, but as the labour progresses, the child's heart rate begins to drop and Jo is rushed into theatre.

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