IN&OUTTONIGHT Mark the shows you love. See your own personal TV schedule. Share with your friends. Just text LL TV to 65400 Texts to 65400 are charged at standard rate. The service connects to the internet; data is charged at your operators standard rate. Free from London Lite BBC1 11AM 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM 11PM TONIGHTSTV 24 Thursday, 9 July 2009 London Lite A finger in the failing pie firm Gerrys Big Decision Channel 4, 9pm Mock The Week BBC2, 9pm The topical comedy panel show returns with host Dara OBriain. The performers constantly take improvisation risks and not everything comes off, but there are usually more than enough moments of astounding instant brilliance egged on by the intense spirit of competition to make it all well worthwhile. hugh Dennis and the impressive Frankie Boyle are joined by guest Frank Skinner, right, whose speed of thought should be very well-suited to the format. The Mentalist Five, 9pm VIeWeRS are in for a novel twist tonight. After Patrick Jane is temporarily blinded when a bomb explodes, the Mentalist is forced to use his other senses (cue plenty of daredevil gags) to discover who planted the device that killed a man. The case seems to connect to Janes past as a supposed psychic, but what did he do back then for someone to now want him dead? And tensions run high in the rest of the team: Grace has a new boyfriend, which would be good news were it not for the fact that Rigsby seems more than a teensy bit jealous about the affair. G ently radiating Zen- like wisdom, Gerry Robinson is a very d i f f e r e n t s o r t o f businessman from the ones we usually see on tV. Silver- haired, softly spoken, his eyes s h i n i n g w i t h p i e r c i n g i n t e l l i g e nc e, t he mu l t i - millionaire investor could be played by Anthony Hopkins in a movie. In this engrossing series Robinson proffers advice to enterprises in crisis while considering putting in sizable sums of his own cash. tonight there are two critical patients: a lancashire chair manufacturer on its last legs, and in Devon a prize-winning maker of pasties and pies that may itself now be stuffed.Moneytalks:GerryRobinsonhelpsmorestrugglingbusinesses EastEnders BBC1, 7.30pm TheReS a shock for Peggy (Barbara Windsor, right) when the burglar alarm goes off at the Vic -- except its not a stranger whos inside. Cue the return of Archie -- my, how weve missed him. Meanwhile, Janine believes she may have found a sneaky solution to her money problems -- if she can get away with it, that is. that other tV programmes seem to believe represents real business life. you do still get a sense of Robinsons passion for com- merce, though: in both cases this evening hes almost angry about the gap between superb products and poor sales and marketing. yet he cares about the people, too. My heart says one thing, my head says some- thing else, Robinson con- fesses before making his big-money decisions. eventually the bubbling drama comes to the boil, par- ticularly in the fractious rela- tionship in lancashire between the traditionalist owner and the slippery MD foisted upon him by the bank. By the end youll have experienced the human reality of businesses and com- munities fighting to tough it out in these hard times. 11.00 To Buy Or Not To Buy (S). 11.30 Cash In The Celebrity Attic (R,S); BBC News; Weather. 12.15 Bargain hunt (R,S). 1.00 BBC News; Weather (S). 1.30 Regional News And Weather (S). 1.45 Doctors (S). Daniels life is turned upside down. 2.15 Diagnosis Murder (R,S). 3.00 BBC News; Weather; Regional News (S). 3.05 Nuzzle And Scratch (R,S). 3.25 Martha Speaks (S). 3.35 Arthur (R,S). 3.50 Arthur (R,S). 4.05 Sam And Marks Guide To Dodging Disaster (R,S). 4.35 horrible histories (S). 5.05 Newsround (S). 5.15 Weakest Link (R,S). Quiz show. 6.00 BBC News (S); Weather. 6.30 BBC Regional News (S); Weather. 7.00 The One Show (S). Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley present the live show. 7.30 EastEnders (S). Pat and Peggy are excited by an offer of surgery, but Peggy has serious concerns when Archie turns up at the Vic. Denise and Lucas are shocked when Jordan reveals he wants to live with his mother. See Soap Box Followed by BBC News; Regional News. 8.00 Celebrity MasterChef (S). 14/15. Finalists Iwan Thomas, Jayne Middlemiss and Wendi Peters are sent to North Africa, where they have to master traditional cooking techniques as well as fine dining. John Torode and Gregg Wallace then oversee the contestants preparing a three-course meal at Theo Randalls Italian restaurant for five chefs. The grand final is tomorrow at 8.30pm. 9.00 Torchwood -- Children Of Earth (S,hD). 4/5. The team finally learns the truth about the events of 1965, and evidence of Britains historical collusion with aliens almost sees the country declared a rogue state. As the Ambassador of the 456 reveals its true intentions, John Frobisher finds himself at the heart of the threat to mankinds very existence. Concludes tomorrow. 10.00 BBC News (S). 10.25 BBC Regional News (S); Weather. 10.35 Question Time (S). 36/38. David Dimbleby chairs Schools Question Time from Salford, Manchester. The panel includes the winner of the Peoples Panellist competition and health Secretary Andy Burnham facing topical questions from the audience. 11.35 This Week (S). Andrew Neil is joined by MP Diane Abbott and former MP Michael Portillo to discuss political and parliamentary developments from the past seven days. Followed by Holiday Weather. 12.25 Sign Zone: Panorama (R,S). 12.55 Sign Zone: Gerry Robinsons Car Crash (R,S). 1.25 Sign Zone: Countryfile (R,S). 2.20 Sign Zone: Celebrity MasterChef (R,S). The annual fish festival in Pembrokeshire. 3.20 Sign Zone: heir hunters (R,S). 4.05 BBC News (S). Christine Bleakley 7pm, The One Show PREVIEW BEN FELSENBURG Robinson is a man who wouldnt raise his voice if you paid him (not that he needs the cash). His low-key phrases -- such as I do have cause for concern or theyre rather heading for the rocks -- drop like silent grenades, and are all the more power- ful for being free of the high-decibel swearing RegisteredcharityNo1089464 How far will you go to beat cancer? Supported by Join a Cancer Research UK Run 10k and get sponsored, and you will help save lives. 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