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TV To Go: What to catch this week


Deadly Money

Banking. Not a word that screams thrilling drama, is it? But if you bought into Damian Lewis’s Billions, this German financial saga will be of interest. Benjamin Lillie stars as Tom (above), a figures wizard who’s been taken under the wing of Jochen, an ambitious high-flyer. Together they seal the deal of the century — but tragedy forces Tom to take stock as his world collapses. Series available Friday.

Point Blank

Another German thriller, though this one is from the grubbier end of the money chain. The Serbian gambling mafia is suspected of manipulating sporting events so young undercover cop Klaus (Tom Schilling, above) is sent in to root out the cheaters. But there’s a price to pay as he counts the cost of betraying new friendships. Series available Friday.



Kayode Ewumi (above) and Trieve Blackwood-Cambridge front this sparky comedy following the adventures of Kazim and Jeremiah, two young London would-be entrepreneurs. It feels more like a stitched-together sketch show than a story but the energy of the two leads holds it together. Series one available now.


Death By Magic

Magic can be a dangerous business, as demonstrated by this travelogue with a twist. British magician Drummond Money-Coutts (above) puts his own life in danger as he attempts a number of stunts that proved fatal to the magicians who invented them. Have some fun spotting the safety nets. Available now.



Jim Carrey has stepped away from the spotlight lately so who would tempt him back to his first scripted TV role in almost 30 years? Mr Pickles, that’s who. Carrey (above) is a TV puppeteer struggling to cope with the death of his son in a story that shines a spotlight on the dangers of turning yourself into a brand. Series available now.


Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman Diaries

It’s clear YouTube is serious about turning itself into a major player in the streaming game. The latest series designed to tempt viewers to sign up for its Premium service is this four-part look at Ariana Grande (above) and her latest tour. It’s stage-managed but fans might find it hard to resist. Series available now.

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

This Johannesburg event, the climax of a year celebrating the legacy of former South African president Nelson Mandela, was live-streamed on YouTube on Sunday. You can catch up now as Beyoncé (above) and Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran, Pharrell Williams and Chris Martin join Femi Kuti and a host of African music stars. Available now.