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Tonight's TV lineup includes the revival of BBC Four's suspenseful drama about a Mexican beauty queen.
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Tonight’s TV lineup includes the revival of BBC Four’s suspenseful drama about a Mexican beauty queen.

Señorita 89

9pm, BBC Four

“The journey is far from over, it is only just beginning.” It is the year 1990 in the second season of the thrilling Mexican drama centered around a beauty pageant queen. Isobel (played by Natasha Dupeyrón) must fight to maintain her title as Miss Mexico, while a new contender aims to disrupt the status quo. All of this unfolds amidst a brewing revolution in the heart of the country.

Gladiators

5.50pm, BBC One

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The exciting revival of the fitness games competition carries on with four additional contestants prepared to face the next wave of challengers. Kicking things off is the classic game Powerball – where contestants are challenged by Nitro and Apollo to place balls inside a pod. Next, get ready for a nail-biting new event: The Edge, where competitors must navigate a massive lattice suspended high above the arena. A truly exhilarating experience for the whole family.

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show

6.50pm, BBC One

After appearing on Gladiators, Bradley Walsh makes another appearance on television by falling for Michael McIntyre’s prank on his show, Midnight Gameshow. Joe Lycett then gives McIntyre the task of writing more outrageous texts than the ones Lycett sends on a daily basis. Jack Seale shares this information.

The Masked Singer

7pm, ITV1

The ongoing celebrity competition for unique talents is currently in its fifth season, and last week saw Shirley Ballas revealed as the contestant disguised as Rat. This adds to the list of contestants such as Dionne Warwick and Alexander Armstrong, proving that singing ability is not the only factor considered. The participants known as Air Fryer, Eiffel Tower, Bubble Tea, Piranha, and Owl are all in danger of elimination this round. JS

1984 at the BBC

8.35pm, BBC Two

A celebration of 1984, specifically in regards to music and not related to George Orwell’s work. Anticipate a variety of songs, including Wham!’s “Freedom,” Madonna’s “Like a Virgin,” and Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s “Relax.” Also featured will be Phil Collins’s “Against All Odds.”

Big Zuu’s 12 Dishes in 12 Hours

10.20pm, ITV1

Big Zuu and Motherland’s Anna Maxwell Martin make an odd pair, but they prove themselves more than a match for Amsterdam – as long as they can take it on one bite at a time. This tasty tour of the Dutch capital includes fresh “haring”, carrot clogs and falafel. And OK, maybe just a few pancakes, too. Ellen E Jones

Film choice

This Is Spinal Tap, 1:45am, BBC Two

This is Spinal Tap on BBC Two.

If you are feeling anxious about the upcoming sequel, take comfort in watching the original film. Starring Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, and Harry Shearer, the mockumentary follows a struggling British rock band as they tour the United States and lose their grip on reality. This Is Spinal Tap is widely regarded as one of the greatest comedies of all time, with iconic scenes like the miniature Stonehenge and the performance of “Saucy Jack.” The film has remained popular over time and even if the sequel is not as successful, we will always have this classic. Written by Stuart Heritage.

Live sport

Coverage of the third-round matches at Melbourne Park for day seven of the Australian Open will be broadcasted on both Eurosport 1 and 2 starting at 6am.

The match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium will be broadcasted on TNT Sports 1 at 12:30pm. Later at 5pm, Sky Sports Main Event will air the game between Brentford and Nottingham Forest.

At 1pm on TNT Sports 2, Harlequins will face Ulster at the Twickenham Stoop in the Investec Champions Cup for Rugby Union. Later at 8pm, TNT 1 will air the match between Saracens and Lyon Rugby.

The television channel ITV1 will be broadcasting horseracing at 1:30pm, which will feature the prestigious Grade 1 Clarence House Chase at 2:25pm at Ascot, as well as coverage of events at Haydock Park.

At 8pm on Sky Sports Main Event, there will be a boxing match between Natasha Jonas and Mikaela Mayer for the IBF World Welterweight Championship.

Source: theguardian.com