What’s up ? 10 best TV and streaming tips for Wednesday


Pam and Tommy finally arrive, there’s the final part of gritty drama The Responder, Neven’s Irish Seafood Trails and The Repair Shop continue, and The Tinder Swindler lands. . .

Take the day

Pam and Tommy, Disney+

There’s been some hype around this, an obvious game-changer for Disney+ as this story is about as anti-Disney as it gets. They are clearly targeting Netflix now.

Set in the early days of the internet in the Wild West, Pam & Tommy is based on the incredible true story of the infamous sex tape by Pamela Anderson (Lily James) and Tommy Lee (Sebastian Stan).

Stolen from the couple’s home by a disgruntled entrepreneur (Seth Rogen), the video went from underground VHS curiosity to full-fledged cultural obsession when it hit the booming web in 1997.

A love story, a criminal hug and a cautionary tale rolled into one, the eight-part series explores the intersection of privacy, technology and celebrity, tracing the origins of the current era of TV. -reality to a stolen tape seen by millions but intended to have an audience of only two.

It’s also a lot of fun.

Don’t miss

The Repair Shop, 8:00 p.m., BBC One

Another week, more old stuff returned to its former glory.

This week, Steve Fletcher is delighted to be presented with an 18th century watch built by the famous French manufacturer Julian Beliard.

The rare piece is damaged and no longer works and is damaged, so he will need all his know-how to get it working again.

Meanwhile, electronics wizard Mark Stuckey receives a 1960s radiogram that has been silent for decades, goldsmith Brenton West works on a Victorian botanical microscope, and Pete Woods restores a 100-year-old junior battery that has been beaten into submission.

Neven’s Irish Seafood Trails, 8:30 p.m.

This week, Neven Maguire (above) travels to Cork City, starting with award-winning seafood restaurant Goldie to find out more about their ‘whole’ catch policy.

He then heads to the Good Day Deli at Nano Nagle Place, before visiting the Trawler Boyz food truck at Shanagarry Beach.

New or returning shows

SEAL Team, 9:00 p.m., Sky Max

Streaming NOW

As the fifth season of Bicep Bulking begins, the team is still deployed on clandestine missions around the world at all times.

Knowing the toll it takes on them and their families, the tight-knit Bravo team led by Jason Hayes is back to show fearless dedication even in the face of overwhelming odds.

First, everyone on Bravo is shocked to learn that a training exercise is actually a cover for a secret mission to smuggle a weapons expert out of one of the world’s most dangerous countries. .

Storyville: Misha and the Wolves, 10 p.m., BBC Four

Now, here’s a really fascinating story.

At the age of seven, Misha Defonseca escaped the Nazis, crossed Europe on foot, lived with wolves and endured unimaginable hardships in search of his deported parents.

His Holocaust memoir took the world by storm and a Hollywood studio came knocking on the door.

But then a fallout with her editor, who had turned detective, exposed Misha’s story as a daring deception created to hide an even darker truth.

Finné, 9:30 p.m., TG4

Lisa Lawlor was just 17 months old when she was orphaned after both her parents were killed in the Stardust fire tragedy in Artane, Dublin in 1981.

She became a symbol of tragedy throughout her life as those around her struggled with loss. As she explains, Lisa struggled to establish her own identity after being dubbed the Stardust Baby.

China: the search for the missing, 11:05 p.m., Channel 4

With two days to go before the Beijing Winter Olympics, Dispatches is investigating allegations of mass surveillance, detention and forced labor in northwest China.

New to feed

The Tinder scammer, Netflix

Toxic Men don’t get much more despicable than Shimon Hayut, the focus of this documentary from the people who brought us the tantalizing title Fuck with cats.

The Tinder scammer tells the breathtaking story of a prolific con artist who posed as a billionaire playboy on Tinder, and the women who set out to bring him down.

It’s not easy to find love online, so when Cecilie meets a handsome billionaire playboy, she can’t believe it when he turns out to be the man of her dreams.

But dreams don’t come true and by the time she finds out that this international businessman isn’t who he claims to be, it’s too late. He took her for everything. Where this fairy tale ends, a revenge thriller begins.

MeatEater Season 10 Part 2, Netflix

As he returns to continue on his gourmet trails, Steven’s travels take him to New Mexico for big game and an exotic import, as well as Hawaii, where he hunts wild goats and takes up hunting. underwater.

ending today

The answering machine, 9 p.m., BBC One

This is the fifth and final installment in this murderous drama from Scouse, starring Martin Freeman playing a Liverpool cop living a nightmarish existence.

After being taken prisoner, Chris finds himself in a dungeon, where gang leader Greg Gallagher orders him to find Casey and the stolen drugs – or face his wrath.

But when Rachel needs his urgent help, the cornered cop is forced to decide where his true loyalties lie.

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