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Last christmas

Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me

UTV, 9pm Laurence Fox and Tamzin Outhwaite star in this one-off drama about a terminally ill teen (Jack McMullen, below) facing up to his last Christmas.

Fox plays a selfish car salesman who is given a Community Service Order for drink driving.

Cue a change of heart and a bid to make it a Christmas like no other.



package deal

Three Men Go to New England

BBC2, 9pm Being stuck in a boat with Griff Rhys Jones, Rory McGrath and Dara O Briain was bad enough, but imagine being on a long-haul flight with the trio.

Here, they milk the 'three men' schtick for all its worth on a voyage from New England to New York to mark the Statue of Liberty's 125th birthday.



on the buzzers

Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2011

Channel 4, 9pm Comedian Jimmy Carr puts a panel of celebs through their paces, testing their knowledge of events in the year gone by. Some of those posing the questions include Ian McKellen, Will Ferrell, Ricky Gervais, Bono and Quentin Tarantino.



singing sensation

Susan Boyle: An Unlikely Superstar

UTV, 8pm You can say that again. Ever since Boyle stepped out onto the stage of Britain's Got Talent she has been on a rollercoaster ride which has seen her become an international star.

This documentary follows the day-to-day life of the singer, from the recording studio to a stadium gig in Shanghai.


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