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Murder mystery

The Killing II: BBC4, 9pm Former detective Sarah Lund is recalled from her low-key job in the countryside by her ex-boss at Copenhagen police HQ after a lawyer is found murdered in macabre and puzzling circumstances.

Meanwhile, the newly appointed Minister for Justice oversees intricate negotiations concerning the introduction of new anti-terrorism laws. Highly acclaimed Danish drama, starring Sofie Grabol (left) and Nicolas Bro.

On The LEVel

Short Work

BBC2 11.05pm Hanging on the coat tales of Ricky Gervais's spoof documentary Life's Too Short, here we get a dose of the real thing. This charts the efforts of dwarves trying to get into the entertainment business. Plus, Warwick Davis, from Life's Too Short, talks about his new series.

war memories

World War II: The Last Heroes

Channel 4, 8pm A fascinating insight into warfare as veterans of the conflict discuss the Allies' arrival at the River Rhine, the last obstacle between them and Berlin. Bill Ryan recalls crossing the bridge at Remagen when the Germans tried to blow it up, and Patrick Delaforce remembers the thousands of dead bodies he saw in Belsen.


The X Factor

TV3, 8.15pm The seventh live studio round. Gary Barlow mentors the boys, Craig and Marcus; Kelly Rowland is in charge of the girls, Janet, Misha B and Amelia; and Tulisa Contostavlos is leading Little Mix. Dermot O'Leary presents.