New Year’s TV 2020: What to watch this week (December 28 – January 3)
Christmas may be over, but we still have a lot of treats left to enjoy – and that includes on the telly!
Here’s what’s coming up this week:
1. Stephen Fry’s 21st Century Firsts
Stephen Fry explores the social and technological changes of the last two decades, with contributions from both experts and celebrities.
December 30 on ITV at 8.30pm
2. Vikings: Season 6, Part 2
The final part of the historical saga, which sees the Saxons and the Danes go head to head in an epic battle.
December 30 on Amazon Prime Video
3. The Big New Year’s In
Paddy McGuinness hosts a new one off extravaganza of fun, music and games to bring in the new year (and hopefully, the start of better times).
New Year’s Eve on BBC One at 9pm
4. The Last Leg of the Year
A bumper episode of the comedy series, starring Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker, as they say goodbye to 2020.
New Year’s Eve on Channel 4 at 9pm
5. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: Part 4
The Netflix re-imagining of teenage witch Sabrina ends with this epic final series, in which the Eldritch Terrors descend upon Greendale.
New Year’s Eve on Netflix
6. Doctor Who
Jodie Whittaker returns as the Doctor in this New Year’s Day special, which sees the doctor isolated and alone in a high security prison while her companions try to move on without her.
New Year’s Day on BBC One at 6.45pm
7. Chitty Flies Again with David Walliams
David Walliams celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, delving into the history of the classic tale of a flying car.
New Year’s Day on Channel 4 at 7.30pm
8. The Serpent
A new drama retelling the story of French fraudster and killer, Charles Sobhraj, and the unlikely chain of events that led to his capture.
New Year’s Day on BBC One at 9pm
9. Mrs Brown’s Boys
Agnes is back for the second special of the festive period, in which Buster and Dermot hunt a thief while Cathy is far from excited about her upcoming birthday.
New Year’s Day on BBC One at 10pm
10. Frankie Boyle’s 2020 New World Order
Who else but Frankie Boyle to take us through the endless chain of catastrophic events that was 2020? Miles Jupp and Sophie Duker also star.