Telly highlights of the week 18 November | Virgin Media
Telly highlights of the week

Telly highlights of the week



Hunky frogs, terrifying spiders, and the sexiest bears you ever did see. The real Fantastic Beasts were all on the small screen last week…




Best flirting with a small animal

They say you have to kiss a few frogs to find your prince, but Carol Vorderman seems to have taken the concept a little literally….


A bear necessity

Watch out Ed Balls – the nation’s favourite dancer is now this grizzly bear scratching itself on a tree on Planet Earth II. Never has a booty been shaken so magnificently.


“It’s huuuuuuuuuuuuge!”

And this week’s finest demonstration of having absolutely zero chill comes courtesy of Adam Thomas. The man really, really doesn’t like spiders.


Best prop fail of the week

In a way, it’s kind of impressive that nobody on Corrie – not the stars, not the camera crew, not the director – realised that this person was using their crutches the wrong way around. *slow clap*

Coronation Street is available in Catch Up on ITV Hub


Tickled pink

Back to Planet Earth II, and you know when you’re much drunker than you think you are, and only realise this when you stand up to go to the loo? That’s these flamingos walking on ice.


I’m a theoretical physicist

Ant and Dec got some stick on social media for this apparently “tasteless” gag involving Stephen Hawking. Frankly, though, the worst thing about it was that utterly rubbish attempt at mimicking Hawking’s voice synthesiser…

I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here is available in Catch Up on ITV Hub


Behold your new flamingo overlords

After previously falling over on Planet Earth II, the flamingos regained their dignity with this admirably snooty parade. The Kardashians have nothing on this lot.

Planet Earth II is available in Catch Up on BBC iPlayer

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