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The real manhunt: the night stalker

9 p.m., ITV

After Martin Clunes’ turn as DCI Colin Sutton in the dramatization of this case last week, this documentary explores the real story behind the investigation into the serial rapist known as the Night Stalker. Susanna Reid delves into Operation Minstead and speaks to Sutton and investigators Det Supt Simon Morgan and DAC Sue Akers. Delroy Grant was at large for 17 years, and the case became one of the more complex investigations in recent history of the Met. Why wasn’t Grant caught earlier? Phil Harrison

The hairy bikers go north

8 p.m., BBC Two

Other culinary adventures with a focus on the Northerners enliven the British restaurant scene. This week the bikers are in Scarborough with food scientist Jamie, whose company handpicks seaweed for their products, while Malton-based Frenchman Florian teaches them how to make delicious macarons. Hannah J Davies

Joe Lycett has your back

8 p.m., channel 4

Sara Pascoe and Joe Lycett make the world right. Photo: Rob Parfitt / Kanal 4

With his snappy joke, Lycett has proven to be a potent consumer champion. But will that be enough to take on the UK Megabucks gambling industry? With the help of Sara Pascoe and a terrifying mascot costume, he tries to clear up some dubious practices. Graeme virtue

The edge of existence

8 p.m., PBS America

In the western corridor of the Serengeti, humans and animals live ever closer together – deforestation and overdevelopment have created dangerous competition. If you thought your commute was stressful, imagine sharing it with a herd of elephants. Ellen E. Jones

Don’t exclude me

9 p.m., BBC Two

Even before Covid, many children had to struggle with exclusions from state schools at a decade-long high. This two-part film examines the work of behavioral expert Marie Gentles applying innovative techniques to the toughest students at Milton Hall Elementary School in Southend. It’s disturbing, but ultimately affirming. PH


9 p.m., channel 4

The insane comedy game show continues to be a great antidote to fall. A bafta may be due to those responsible for these tasks: Alan Davies, Desiree Burch, Guz Khan, Morgana Robinson and Victoria Coren Mitchell are searching doggy bags and throwing household appliances tonight. PH

Live sports

Europa League Football: Legia Warsaw – Leicester City 5.15 p.m., BT Sport 2. Tottenham Hotspur vs. NS Mura in the Uefa Conference League follows.


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