The 5 best shows on TV tonight: Tuesday 8 June

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The top TV picks for Tuesday 8 June. (BBC/Sky)
The top TV picks for Tuesday 8 June. (BBC/Sky)

David Schwimmer returns for another series of Sky comedy Intelligence this evening, along with co-star Nick Mohammed. 

Elsewhere, on Channel 4 another series of 999: What's Your Emergency? starts up as it follows the South Yorkshire police tackling crime on the streets.

Plus there's the timely final episode of Extra Life which looks at how human behaviour can have a huge impact on reducing the spread of infectious diseases. 

Hospital - 9pm - BBC Two

Emergency Department Consultant Ed Hartley at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire. (BBC/Label 1/Ryan McNamara)
Emergency Department Consultant Ed Hartley at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire. (BBC/Label 1/Ryan McNamara)

Lockdown is beginning to ease but the Emergency Department at Coventry's University Hospital sees a 30& increase in patients with mental health concerns. 

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However, staff struggle to find the resources to help those in immediate need due to the dwindling number of mental health beds.

Bake Off: The Professionals - 8pm - Channel 4

Liam, Benoit, Tom and Cherish - Bake Off: The Professionals (Channel 4)
Liam, Benoit, Tom and Cherish - Bake Off: The Professionals (Channel 4)

Hopefully there will be no meltdowns in the kitchen, as it's Chocolate Week on the show. 

The remaining teams must be practically perfect in a surprise challenge before constructing a mechanical showpiece with chocolate bon bone and a moving part. 

999: What's Your Emergency? - 9pm - Channel 4

Sophie Minto & Michael Patton in 999 Whats Your Emergency (Channel 4)
Sophie Minto & Michael Patton in 999 Whats Your Emergency (Channel 4)

The first episode of the new series focuses on South Yorkshire police investigating neighbourhood feuds and street justice. 

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They get calls for a supermarket brawl as well as an individual reporting that one of their neighbours is on a rampage with a hammer.

Intelligence - 10pm - Sky One

David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed star in Intelligence. (Sky)
David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed star in Intelligence. (Sky)

Spy comedy Intelligence returns for a second season with its stars Nick Mohammed and David Schwimmer back as odd couple team Jerry Bernstein and Joseph Harries.

It's up to Jerry to stop Russian intelligence using a cybersecurity weapon he helped to develop himself, however, could there be a Russian mole in the mix?

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer - 10pm - BBC Four

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer airs on BBC Four. (BBC/Nutopia)
Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer airs on BBC Four. (BBC/Nutopia)

The final instalment of the documentary series looks at how behaviour impacts the spread of diseases - something more relevant than ever. 

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Much has been made of the importance of hand washing over the pandemic and this simple act has saved millions of lives since it became common hygiene practice. 

Plus, it looks at how campaigning on 'safe behaviour' played a huge role at the beginning of the HIV epidemic and the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone. 

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