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Something's cookin'

Jamie Cooks Summer

Channel 4, 9pm We could have done with more sunshine on these shores in recent weeks but the ever upbeat Jamie (below) remains undaunted. He dons his apron in this one-off special to rustle up some mouthwatering creations that are ideal for outdoor cooking.

Al fresco treats include Jamaican jerk chicken and Moroccan-style lamb burgers.


New Tricks

BBC1, 9pm A young and vulnerable informant called Stephanie turns to UCOS with new information on the murder of a motorcycle gang leader. She pleads with them to reopen the case as she's desperate to stop her boyfriend from avenging his father's murder.

Meanwhile, Sandra is left dumbfounded when her friend Barlow cuts her down to size.

Laugh out loud

Show Me The Funny

UTV, 9pm We're down to the final five and it's all to play for. But before these budding stand-up comedy stars of the future are thrust in front of a punchline-hungry crowd in Blackpool, they must first impress guest judges Cannon and Ball.


The Pet Detectives

Channel 4, 8pm The little known profession of pet detective is a serious business. This documentary follows two private eyes who track down pets who have been kidnapped. They head to one particular street nicknamed the 'Purr-muda Triangle' given the alarming number of cats reported missing in recent times.