Mental health TV coming up - Saturday 12/1/2019 to Friday 18/1/2019

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Saturday

10pm, Ghost Asylum, Discovery Science. Apparent hauntings at abandoned mental homes



11.50pm, Celebrities in Therapy, 5 Select.




Sunday

11:30am, Dr Sanjay Gupta, the CNN news channel. General health magazine show, often has mental health items



2.15pm, Columbo: a Deadly State of Mind, ITV 4. A philandering psychiatrist who involved his mistress in a series of hypnosis experiments, kills her husband in the heat of the moment when the pair are caught out. He persuades his distraught lover to make up a story involving two burglars, but Lt Columbo realises she is lying and goes in search of the truth.

Crime drama starring Peter Falk, George Hamilton and Lesley Warren.




8pm, Vera - Blind Spot, ITV 1. The detective investigates the murder of a trainee forensic psychologist, whose body has been dumped in a landfill site, surroundings that make evidence of how she died impossible to detect. Vera discovers that the dead woman had been re-investigating a crime that a former prisoner had been convicted of, and must finish what she started to discover who may have wanted her dead.

Guest starring Peter Davison and Paul Kaye.




9pm, Bull, Fox. Follows the employees at Trial Analysis Corporation (TAC), a jury consulting firm headed by Dr Jason Bull, who is a psychologist and trial science expert. Bull uses his skills and those of his team not only to select the right jurors for his clients, but to help his clients' lawyers decide which type of argument will win over jurors best.




10pm, Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier, Dave channel. Jon's wife and fellow comedian Lucy Beaumont is on hand to answer her stressed spouse's worries about himself - and their marriage.




Monday

2.15pm, Deadly Queen (aka Dying For The Crown), Channel 5. A women became Prom Queen (Homecoming Queen) at school years ago - and the deranged woman that she beat to it still hasn't forgotten.



9pm, Weediquette - Stoned Vets, Vice. Krishna talks with US war veterans fighting for the right to use medical marijuana to treat PTSD, a safer alternative to the routinely prescribed cocktail of pills and opiates.



1am, My Crazy Ex, Lifetime channel.




1:30am, Stonehearst Asylum, Film 4. A new apprentice at a lunatic asylum is intrigued by the unusual methods of the doctor in charge. He realises too late that the doctor is actually a patient who has taken over with the intent of establishing his own form of society - a plan that leads to chaos.

Gothic horror based on Edgar Allen Poe's short story Eliza Graves, starring Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis and Michael Caine.




Tuesday

7:35pm, The Therapist - D.R.A.M., Vice. The rapper DRAM discusses how the absence of his father, his string of odd jobs, and his spontaneity has led to his success in the rap world.



10pm, Family Guy - Send in Stewie Please, FOX. Simpsons-type cartoon series. In this one, Stewie is examined by a child psychologist after misbehaving in school, and experiences a series of personal and emotional revelations.




Wednesday

5:30pm, Leading Women, CNN. Profiling current influential women who have made it to the top in their fields. Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Each month, we meet two women at the top of their field, exploring their careers, lives and ideas.

Watch online - Leading Women - CNN.com



9pm, Cleaning Up, ITV 1. A 6 part gambling addict drama series




Thursday

8:30am, Dr Sanjay Gupta, the CNN news channel. General health magazine show, often has mental health items



5:30pm, Hollywood Love Story - Maddie, Vice. Maddie is an artist diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. As @snakelively, she makes comedic memes while attempting to establish herself as an artist.



7.35pm, The Therapist - Prodigy, Vice. The rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep discusses living with Sickle Cell Anaemia and receiving supernatural spiritual messages.



9pm, VICE - (A Living Hell) & MDMA for PTSD, Vice channel. (Ben Anderson returns to Yemen to see the devastating effect the fighting and indiscriminate bombing is having on civilians), and later trials the use of MDMA-assisted therapy for PTSD.




8.30pm, Young Sheldon, E4. Spin-off from college comedy series The Big Bang Theory, featuring a 9 year old Sheldon Cooper. Despite speculation that Sheldon's personality traits may be consistent with Asperger syndrome, obsessive–compulsive personality disorder, and borderline asexuality, co-creator Bill Prady has repeatedly stated that Sheldon's character was neither conceived nor developed with regard to any of these traits



1am, My Crazy Ex, Lifetime channel.




Friday

7:35pm, The Therapist - Rich Homie Quan, Vice. The rapper Rich Homie Quan seeks therapy to help process his troubled past and keep him out of jail.



9pm, My Strange Addiction, Discovery Home and Health channel


9.30pm, My Strange Addiction, Discovery Home and Health channel




Daily

8.30am, Frasier, Channel 4. The psychiatrist abandons his bar-propping in Boston (a heavily Irish descendant city in the north eastern USA) in favour of presenting a radio show in Seattle (a more Hippie influenced city in the north west). However, his new life is thrown into upheaval when his father moves in with him - followed by his apparently psychic care assistant Daphne.

(There are just over 260 episodes and it runs in double-bills at 9am daily)




11.10am, The Mentalist, 5 USA. American drama series based on the work of Patrick Jane, an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation. Once a fraudulent celebrity psychic, he uses his skills of observation and understanding of human behaviour to help the CBI to solve its most serious crimes.