TV tonight: Stacey Dooley meets a nine-year-old girl who loves guns

The presenter travels in a motorhome with a family whose young daughter likes to shoot. Plus, Jeff Bezos comes under scrutiny. Here’s what to watch this evening

Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over USA

10pm, W

Dooley takes her popular Sleeps Over series stateside to meet three more extraordinary families, starting with a road trip to Oklahoma where nine-year-old Autumn has a “controversial talent” – shooting. As Dooley follows Autumn while she travels around in an RV making videos for her YouTube channel with her parents, she uses her on-brand tact and warmth to get answers to the burning questions that will no-doubt be on the minds of all viewers. Hollie Richardson

Emergency: First Time Medics

8pm, W

It’s a shift of firsts: Claire is going to have to get over her awkwardness around children as she takes on her first paediatrics patient, while Tejas cares for his first head trauma patient after an assault, and Adrian conducts his first chest drain. HR

Stacey Solomon with the Smith family
Stacey Solomon sorts things out for the Smiths – Ajay, Raaj, Simran, Harjoth, Roydel, Gurkeerat and Optomen. Photograph: Production/BBC/Optomen TV

Sort Your Life Out With Stacey Solomon

9pm, BBC One

The charming decluttering series (fronted by the ever-engaging Solomon) continues to live up to the promise of its title. Its greatest virtue is that it never sneers at the domestic, logistical pile-ups it encounters, and instead looks on the bright side. This week, a family whose literal and metaphorical baggage grew exponentially after a Covid-related tragedy. Phil Harrison

The Piano

9pm, Channel 4

“We’re in Yorkshire!” Mika and Lang Lang hide in a dingy room between a bookshop and a toilet in Leeds train station this week to secretly judge public piano players. First up, two talented teenagers: one who ditched the video games for jazz piano, and another who loves playing 90s dance music. HR

Our Flag Means Death

10pm, BBC Two

Questions about the romance between Stede (Rhys Darby) and Blackbeard (Taika Waititi) are answered by a pivotal episode in which two humans and an animal die, while Ewen Bremner is constantly nude as Buttons. Will Arnett’s whip-cracking Calico Jack is a guest character who rocks the boat. Jack Seale

The Billionaires Who Made Our World

10pm, Channel 4

After giving Bill Gates a roasting last week, this no-nonsense series, which examines the lives of Silicon Valley tech titans, assesses Jeff Bezos, the Amazon big cheese who wants us to live on the moon. His multibillion-dollar success is undeniable but is the king of e-commerce a visionary futurist or just a remarkably ruthless capitalist? Critics and close friends weigh in. Graeme Virtue

Film choice

Ashley Madekwe as Neve in The Strays
Hidden identity … Ashley Madekwe as Neve in The Strays. Photograph: CHRIS HARRIS/NETFLIX

The Strays (Nathaniel Martello-White, 2023), Netflix
The influence of Jordan Peele is clear in this smart, snappy psychological thriller from Nathaniel Martello-White. Ashley Madekwe, so good in 2019’s County Lines, stretches herself again as Cheryl, a young Black London mum who flees her unhappy existence. We next meet her years later, but now she is calling herself Neve and is ensconced in home counties comfort with a white husband (Justin Salinger) and two teenage children. However, her collection of wigs suggests a denial of her racial identity, and when this carefully manicured life is infiltrated by two people from her past – played with real edge by Rocks star Bukky Bakray and Jorden Myrie – things rapidly go downhill. Simon Wardell


Hollie Richardson, Phil Harrison, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue and Simon Wardell

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