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We are all aware of the more traditional celebration days throughout the year but this week these are some less well-known ones worth highlighting: International Men's Day on 19 November, Universal Children's Day on 20 November and one very appropriate for all of us here at the magazine is World Television Day on 21 November. According to the UN, this day highlights the major role that television plays in daily life by presenting different issues that affects people.

And so what can we offer you to watch this week?

The eagerly anticipated shows I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! starts on ITV on Sunday with I’m A Celebrity…Extra Camp on ITV2. These shows will run every night for three weeks.

New on BBC TWO on Sunday is Wales: Land of the Wild, a new series following Welsh wildlife and Reggie in China, a new series with Reggie Yates who travels to China and visits four very different cities.

Vienna Blood is on Monday on BBC TWO, a new crime drama starring Matthew Beard and Jurgen Maurer.

The very popular The Repair Shop returns on BBC one from Monday each weekday.

Our weekly featured programmes include the return of The Hit List on BBC one on Saturday.

Another new drama series The War of the Worlds begins on BBC one on Sunday.

Cold Call is a new miniseries for Channel5 which airs from Monday to Thursday.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit returns to 5USA on Thursday for the 18th series of the crime drama following the specialist NYPD team.

A new series documenting Country Music starts on BBC FOUR on Friday.

And sport fans can enjoy plenty of live action with international Rugby Union and Rugby League and ATP World Tour tennis on BBC and international Football on ITV.

 

Editor´s pick of the week

Gino's Italian EsCAPE on ITV on Thursday at 9.30pm

Gino D'Acampo back in his home country of Italy, but this time he's experiencing it like never before. In this eight part series he is travelling on Italy's railways, taking in spectacular landscapes on some of the most scenic train journeys in Europe.

He's starting his epic journey in France because from the Alpine town Breil-Sur-Roya, he can travel into Italy in style on a train journey that takes him right through the Alps.

In Italy, he'll meet a local Doctor who does his rounds on horseback, through vineyards and hazelnut groves, where Gino will prepare a scrumptious chocolate cheesecake.

He'll travel onto the beautiful city of Turin, where he'll get a personal tour, Italian Job style, in the seat of a classic Fiat 500 and fulfil a lifelong dream of racing on top of the world famous Lingotto rooftop track. Here he'll make his final dish of Fettuccine pasta with mascarpone and pork mince.

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