Louis Theroux: Life on the Edge
9pm, BBC Two
The nation’s favourite documentarian and awkward interviewer has been busy over lockdown, sifting through the past 25 years of his TV career to bring us four compilation specials of his finest works on the themes of belief, family, crime and the dark side of pleasure. We open with a look at belief as Theroux provides new narration and hoarded memorabilia examining his encounters with survivalist Bo Gritz, as well as with Boer Nationalists in South Africa. Ammar Kalia
Out of This World
Space scientist Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock and her daughter Lori front this charming new series answering kids’ questions about the great beyond. In this first episode, Aderin-Pocock explains the genesis of the Space Race between the US and Soviet Union before chatting to astronaut Tim Peake. AK
Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing
8pm, BBC Two
To the wild and stormy Norfolk coast, where our duo are after a fearsome giant pike. As Paul muses, they do both have “pike-like qualities”. Naturally, it’s an excuse for more poignant or funny ruminations on ageing. But first, there’s Bob’s half-eaten chicken to liberate from his car boot. Ali Catterall
Strike: Lethal White
9pm, BBC One
Murder or suicide? The discovery of a dead body launches a new strand to Strike (Tom Burke) and Robin’s (Holliday Grainger) investigation, and requires another visit to the dysfunctional Chiswell family. Meanwhile, evidence emerges contradicting Billy’s story, but Strike still believes in his best witness. Ellen E Jones
10pm, BBC Two
A swaying montage, gorgeously set to a Warren Zevon song, lulls us back into Pamela Adlon’s perfect comedy about the mundane beauty of imperfect family life. Season four’s opening double bill starts with a minor event, typically loaded with meaning: Sam picks her daughters up from the airport. Jack Seale
Opera Mums With Bryony Kimmings
10pm, BBC Four
Artist and single mum Bryony Kimmings decides to tackle the high art world of opera to give voice (and music) to her maternal experiences, along with a group of five fellow single mums. This fascinating doc charts her ensuing efforts to write a 12-minute opera to reflect their stories. AK
Moon, 3.55pm, Sky Cinema Greats
Sam Rockwell’s mining engineer is at the end of his lone three-year vigil on the dark side of the moon with only computer Gerty for company; but the arrival of what appears to be another human has him questioning reality. There are shades of 2001: A Space Odyssey in Duncan Jones’s impressive debut. Paul Howlett
Tour De France 2020, 11am, ITV4. Stage nine from Pau to Laruns.
EFL Cup Football: Brentford v Wycombe Wanderers, 11.30am, Sky Sports Main Event. First-round match from Brentford Community Stadium.
F1: Italian Grand Prix, 2.05pm, Sky Sports F1. Eighth round of the season from Autodromo Nazionale Monza.