Mental health TV shows - Saturday 26/1/2019 to Friday 1/2/2019

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Saturday

9pm, Karen Carpenter - Goodbye To Love, 5 Select. A life cut short by anorexia


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


9pm, 50 First Dates, Comedy Central. A vet working at a Hawaiian zoo falls madly in love with a beautiful woman and pulls out all the stops to romance her. However, his attempts to woo her are seriously undermined by the fact that she suffers from short-term memory-loss, meaning he has to resume his courtship from scratch every day.

Romantic comedy, starring Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider and Dan Aykroyd.


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, Speechless, BBC 4. 2 stroke survivors


10:55pm, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - Goliath, 5 USA. An investigation into the violent outbursts of two police officers leads Stabler and Benson to believe an anti-malaria drug issued by the armed forces is responsible for their behaviour.

Starring Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni.



3:30am, Mr Jones, Sony Movie Channel. Psychological drama about a manic-depressive who begins a romance with his psychiatrist, who becomes infatuated with him, and sacrifices her professional ethics to keep the relationship alive.



Monday

1:35pm, The Therapist - Tee Grizzley, Vice. The rapper Tee Grizzley discusses his time spent in jail and how it affected his subsequent rise to fame.


9pm, Steph & Dom: Can Cannabis Save Our Son?, Channel 4. Following former Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom Parker as they try to help their 18-year-old son Max, who has severe epilepsy and suffers more than 100 seizures a day - any one of which could be fatal. Medicinal marijuana is being used to reduce or even eliminate the deadly seizures, but, like thousands of families across the UK, they are currently being refused this treatment. The film follows Steph, Dom and daughter Honor as they try to work out just how effective medicinal cannabis could be.



9pm, The Butterfly Effect (2004), SyFy. Thriller - Evan Treborn, a gifted psychology student who harbours terrible childhood secrets, discovers he can go back in time through the pages of his childhood diary, and does so to alter his destiny and those of his friends Kayleigh and Tommy. However, every time he returns to the future, he finds that what he hoped would be cured in the past has, in some cases, gone horribly wrong.

(From the Chaos Theory concept that says a butterfly's wings can cause a hurricane)


1am, My Crazy Ex, Lifetime channel.



Tuesday

(nothing!)


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


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


9pm, The Undateables, Channel 4


10pm, Pure, Channel 4. Comedy drama series following 24-year-old Marnie, a young woman plagued by intrusive sexual thoughts in the form of an obsessive compulsive disorder, nicknamed Pure O.


12:30am, The Asylum (2015), Horror Channel. During a party in an abandoned asylum, teenagers perform an occult ritual that leads to a violent possession. After they become trapped in the building, they try to uncover the asylum's dark past to survive.



Thursday

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


5:20pm, Ride the Tiger: A Guide Through the Bipolar Brain, PBS. The reality of living with bipolar disorder, what science knows about how the illness manifests in the human brain, and how it might be treated.


7:30pm, Tonight - Your Body Your Stress, ITV 1. Studies show that 85 percent of us experience stress regularly and the World Health Organisation has even called it the `health epidemic of the 21st century'. People do not realise how stressed they are until they notice the physical or mental health symptoms. In fact, one in five people have visited the GP for a stress related condition in the past year. Tom Clarke takes three sufferers through an experiment to reveal the impact it is having on their bodies and their lives.



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



10:50pm, The Mind of Mr. Soames, Talking Pictures TV. Scientists clash over an accelerated education programme made for a 30-year-old man who has been in a coma since birth.


12:50am, Night of the Demon (1957), Talking Pictures TV. Dr John Holden, an American psychologist comes to Britain to expose a sinister secret society, but becomes dangerously involved with the cult headed by Dr Julian Karswell. The cult's members pass on runic scrips of paper to their victims, and the receiver is visited by a demon from hell.
(Notice how the demon's actions always have a logical explanation which satisfies sceptics afterwards)


1am, My Crazy Ex, Lifetime channel.


Friday

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.
 
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Glad you posted in the new software @gobrien and hope you found it ok to use with your info threads :)
 
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it wasn't ready when I tried last week - people can always pm me their email address to get it direct that way