'BBC Proms', 'Endeavour', 'The North Water': The top TV picks for this weekend 10 - 12 September

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Colin Farrell and Jack O'Connell star in 'The North Water'. (See-Saw Films/Katalin Vermes)

Tense drama takes centre stage this weekend with BBC launching new series The North Water and continuing Sunday night hit Vigil.

If you're in search of a weekend binge watch, head over to Netflix for the sixth and final season of Lucifer.

Young Morse is back in a new series of Endeavour on ITV and Coronation Street's murder trial draws to its dramatic conclusion in Friday's episodes.

Read more: How to watch and listen to the BBC Proms 2021

The original and best reality drama The Only Way Is Essex returns for a new series on Sunday promising arguments, secret romances and gossip.

Get your flags ready to wave for Last Night of the Proms on Saturday, while over on ITV Paul O'Grady debuts his new celebrity gameshow.

Friday

Coronation Street - ITV - 7.30pm and 8.30pm

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Will Corey get his comeuppance? (ITV)

It's been Corrie's biggest storyline of the year so far, and tonight the Seb Franklin murder trial reaches its tense climax.

Friday's first episode will reveal whether justice will be served on Corey Brent, while the second episode apparently sees the verdict send shockwaves through Weatherfield - suggesting that although the trial is over, the drama rumbles on.

Read more: Soap Spoilers - Shock verdict at Corey and Kelly's trial

The North Water - BBC Two/BBC iPlayer - 9.30pm

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Icy horror unfolds in the Arctic. (See-Saw Films/Nick Wall)

One of a raft of big drama premieres for BBC this autumn, the much-anticipated The North Water launches on BBC Two on Friday and will then make the full series available on iPlayer.

Colin Farrell, Stephen Graham and Jack O'Connell star in this period drama about an army surgeon who joins a whaling ship in the hope of escaping his troubled past - but finds himself on an Arctic expedition in the company of a murderous psychopath.

Lucifer - Netflix

Lucifer reaches its final season. (Netflix)
Lucifer reaches its final season. (Netflix)

The sixth and final season about the devil's adventures on Earth after travelling to Los Angeles to open a nightclub begins streaming on Netflix this weekend.

Stars Tom Ellis and Lauren German have promised that loose ends for many characters will be tied up, including their love story and what they sacrifice to be together.

Read more: Everything new on Netflix in September 2021

Lucifer series four and five are available to watch on Netflix now.

Saturday

BBC Proms 2021 - BBC - from 7.45pm

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Katie Derham hosts the Last Night of the Proms. (BBC/Jude Edginton)

The Proms made a triumphant return to the Royal Albert Hall this year, and the traditional Last Night of the Proms concert will air on Saturday.

Hosted by Katie Derham, coverage starts on BBC Two from 7.45pm and then switches over to BBC One at 9pm.

Of course, highlights include traditional favourites Rule, Britannia, Land of Hope and Glory and Jerusalem.

Paul O'Grady's Saturday Night Line Up - ITV - 9.35pm

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Paul O'Grady has a new Saturday night gameshow. (Olga TV/Silver Star Productions Ltd/Ken McKay)

New to Saturday nights is Paul O'Grady's celebrity gameshow which opens with Jack Dee, Joanna Page, Rob Rinder and Mica Paris in the first episode.

Answering questions such as who would be best to be married to and who is the person most people would want around in a crisis, the celebs have to order themselves from best to worst to match what the public thought.

Sunday

Endeavour - ITV - 8pm

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Young Morse returns in 'Endeavour'. (Mammoth Screen/ITV)

Popular ITV drama Endeavour returns with a new case load for the young Morse.

This series is a milestone as it marks the spin-off reaching the same number of episodes as the original Inspector Morse did - 33.

In season eight, Morse is struggling to keep his drinking problem under control and the team are faced with a particularly harsh winter as they look into the death of a university don and threats made on the life of a footballer.

Vigil - BBC One - 9pm

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Will Amy Silva manage to stay sane aboard Vigil? (World Productions)

Suranne Jones' nightmare aboard HMS Vigil continues as her character Detective Silva's mental health takes a battering from the news that she could be stuck on the submarine for weeks rather than days.

It seems she could be about to make a breakthrough in investigating certain members of the crew, but with questions hanging over her own stability, will she be taken seriously?

Read more: Vigil - the burning questions we need answering after episode 3

The Only Way Is Essex - ITV Be - 9pm

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The 'Towie' cast returns for a new series. (Lime Pictures)

Many have copied it, but few have reached the incredible 29 series that Towie is now heading into.

The new season launches tonight, and with news of Chloe B and Lockie's secret hook-up spreading, drama and gossip are guaranteed from the off.

Watch: Proms return to the Royal Albert Hall with audience and Rule, Britannia!

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