'Guilt', 'Will.i.am: The Blackprint' and 'Complaints Welcome': The 5 best things on TV, Thursday 14 October

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'Guilt', 'Will.i.am: The Blackprint' and 'Complaints Welcome' feature on TV tonight. (BBC/ITV/Channel 4)
'Guilt', 'Will.i.am: The Blackprint' and 'Complaints Welcome' feature on TV tonight. (BBC/ITV/Channel 4)

Scottish crime drama Guilt returns to BBC Two tonight for a second series, starring Mark Bonnar as a disbarred lawyer trying to rebuild his life.

On ITV, Will.i.am explores what it means to be Black and British in The Blackprint, and asks how life in the UK compares to being Black in the US.

Read more: The best TV to watch this autumn

The old Points of View format gets a comedy spin on Channel 5 with Complaints Welcome, hosted by Tom Allen, Jessica Knappett and Munya Chawawa.

BBC One gives Shop Well for Less a green makeover with Shop Well for the Planet, and Married At First Sight Australia heads into the first excruciating commitment ceremony on E4.

The best things to watch on TV on Thursday, 14 October, 2021

Guilt - BBC Two - 9pm

Programme Name: Guilt series 2 - TX: n/a - Episode: Guilt Series 2 - Generics (No. n/a) - Picture Shows:  Max (MARK BONNAR) - (C) BBC Scotland - Photographer: Alex Telfer
Mark Bonnar returns for the second series. (BBC Scotland/Alex Telfer)

Edinburgh-set darkly comic thriller Guilt returns for a second series tonight, with Mark Bonnar's disbarred lawyer Max McCall being released from prison and trying to rebuild his life.

On the other side of town, a posh dinner party's tensions boil over into a deadly scene, while Max's ex-gangster enemy Rob Lynch is demanding his help.

The full series is available to stream on iPlayer after tonight's episode airs.

Will.i.am: The Blackprint - ITV - 9pm

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Will.i.am explores Black British identity. (Twofour)

He views the UK as his second home, so Will.i.am is fascinated to find out what it means to be Black and British in this documentary, and how it compares to his experiences in the US.

The Black Eyed Peas star travels the length and breadth of the UK to find out about the past, present and future hopes and struggles of Black Britons, as well as hearing about some key moments in history.

Read more: Black History Month 2021

He explores the stories of civil rights campaigners, schoolchildren working towards a different future, and technology trailblazers.

Complaints Welcome - Channel 4 - 10pm

Pictured: Complaints Welcome presenters (L-R) Munya Chawawa, Tom Allen and Jessica Knappett.
The comedy trio launch new show 'Complaints Welcome'. (Channel 4)

Tapping into the innate comedy in other people's outrage about TV, new series Complaints Welcome allows a studio audience to offer their opinions to a panel of TV experts.

Along with hosts Tom Allen, Jessica Knappett and Munya Chawawa, they'll take a humorous look at whether the complaints are valid, and what should be done about them.

Shop Well for the Planet - BBC One - 8pm

Programme Name: Shop Well for the Planet - TX: n/a - Episode: Shop Well for the Planet - Announcement (No. Announcement) - Picture Shows:  Chris Bavin, Melanie Sykes, Joanna Page, Jordan Banjo - (C) RDF Television West - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
The team offer tips for a green lifestyle. (RDF Television West/Kieron McCarron)

Shop Well for Less and Eat Well for Less's teams combine to help families find ways of living cheaper, greener lifestyles in this new spin on the consumer show.

Chris Bavin, Melanie Sykes, Jordan Banjo and Joanna Page help the first family to take part test out plant-based foods, plastic-free products and even an electric car.

Married At First Sight Australia - E4 - 7.30pm

Will the couples commit or walk away? (Channel 4)
Will the couples commit or walk away? (Channel 4)

The dating show favourite continues with the season eight couples finally getting a chance at a commitment ceremony after the first one being cancelled earlier in the week.

Will being forced to live together for another few days have helped the couples or left them desperate to leave the experiment, and what sort of revelations has confessions week thrown up?

Watch: MAFS UK's Franky embarrasses Marilyse during wedding day speech

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