TV tonight: can therapy rehabilitate sex offenders?

This frank documentary questions whether perpetrators of abuse can be integrated back into society. Plus: 15 years of Celebrity MasterChef celebrated. Here’s what to watch this evening

Can Sex Offenders Change?
10.45pm, BBC One

A frank and confrontational documentary in which abuse survivor Becky Southworth interviews a number of men across the country who were convicted of child sex offences and, rather than being imprisoned, are now part of rehabilitation programmes. With her estranged father having undergone one such programme while in prison for his offences, Southworth questions whether therapy can effectively rehabilitate and integrate perpetrators of abuse back into society. Ammar Kalia

Celebrity MasterChef: A Recipe for Success
8pm, BBC One

This compilation series marking 15 years of the celebrity cooking contest continues with this episode focusing on team challenges. From pairing up to cook in the studio to working as a team to cater in a commercial kitchen, John Torode and Gregg Wallace relive the chaotic moments. AK

Criminal Kids: Crime & Punishment
9pm, Channel 4

The acclaimed series about the work of the police and justice system returns for a second run. This episode explores why Britain is struggling to keep children from criminality, following on from an investigation into a series of burglaries the police believe are linked to a group of teenagers. Hannah J Davies

A League of Their Own
9pm, Sky One

There might not currently be as much sport on our screens as usual. But that doesn’t mean we need to do without its traditional accompaniment: banter. Jamie Redknapp, Freddie Flintoff and Romesh Ranganathan return for a 15th series of the prank-happy quiz. Guests include Andy Murray. Phil Harrison

Mandy
9.30pm, BBC Two

Future Airbnb tycoon ... Diane Morgan as Mandy.
Future Airbnb tycoon ... Diane Morgan as Mandy. Photograph: Kieron McCarron/BBC

Another double-bill of the excellent bitesize comedy written, directed by and starring Diane Morgan. Her chain-smoking schemer Mandy – in some ways daffier but certainly savvier than Philomena Cunk – attempts to hop on to the profitable Airbnb bandwagon before landing a risque gig in a sushi bar. Graeme Virtue

Squeamish About
10.30pm, BBC Two

Matt Berry’s bumbling historian Michael Squeamish reaches London in this week’s episode of his archive-raiding satire. Squeamish rattles through everything from the Great Fire of London – which caused £5 worth of damage – to the royal family’s relocation to a terraced house after the Blitz. AK

Film choice

Ben Affleck in Hollywoodland.
Superman this time, not Batman ... Ben Affleck in Hollywoodland. Photograph: George Kraychyck/AMC

Hollywoodland (Allen Coulter, 2006), 9pm, AMC
Allen Coulter’s world-weary, gritty noir takes the true story of the apparent suicide of TV Superman George Reeves (Ben Affleck) in 1959, and has a fictional private eye (Adrien Brody) suspecting foul play: it is a fascinating investigation into the dark heart of Tinseltown, turning an eye on itself. Paul Howlett

Live sport

European Tour golf: The Women’s British Open 10.30am, Sky Sports Main Event. Day one coverage.

European Tour golf: The ISPS Handa Wales Open 1.30pm, Sky Sports Main Event. First day coverage from Newport.

Baseball: New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays 6pm, BT Sport 1. American League match from Yankee Stadium.

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