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Network TV Week 26

Wednesday 25 June 2008


BBC ONE Wednesday 25 June 2008
Wimbledon
Wednesday 25 June
1.45-6.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
   

Sue Barker presents more live coverage from today's matches at Wimbledon. Rain washed out most of the first Wednesday last year so it'll be fingers crossed for better weather this time. Next year, the retractable roof will be in place over Centre Court.

 

Coverage of the Championships is also available on the BBC HD Channel and BBCi.

 

CH/CI

Match Of The Day Live – Euro 2008
Wednesday 25 June
7.30-10.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
Press pack
   

The first of the semi-finals at Euro 2008 takes place at Basel's St Jakob-Park tonight, and viewers can see live coverage of either this game or tomorrow's second semi-final. Both games promise to be tense occasions with all teams desperate to reach the final.

 

In the last four at Euro 2004, Greece continued their amazing run with victory over the Czech Republic, while hosts Portugal booked their place in the final with a 2-1 win over the Netherlands.

 

Please note: The BBC's semi-final coverage will be determined after the quarter-finals have been played.

 

NA

 

BBC TWO Wednesday 25 June 2008
Yesterday At Wimbledon
Wednesday 25 June
10.30-11.30am BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
     

John Inverdale gives viewers another chance to see a round-up of all the major events from yesterday's play at Wimbledon 2008.

 

Coverage of the Championships is also available on the BBC HD Channel and BBCi.

 

CH/CI

Wimbledon
Wednesday 25 June
1.00-3.25pm BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
   

Sue Barker presents live coverage from this year's Wimbledon, as Roger Federer continues his quest to become the first man in the modern era to win six consecutive singles titles.

 

Lleyton Hewitt is the only other player in the men's draw to have won the title but Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and David Nalbandian have all reached the final in previous years and will be hoping to reach the latter stages of the tournament once again in 2008. Spaniard Nadal, in particular, will fancy his chances, having taken Federer to five sets in last year's epic final.

 

Coverage of the Championships is also available on the BBC HD Channel and BBCi.

 

CH/CI

Wimbledon
Wednesday 25 June
5.50-8.00pm BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
   

Sue Barker hosts further live coverage from this year's Wimbledon.

 

Hawk-Eye makes its return to the All England Club after its successful introduction at last year's tournament. The system, which allows players to challenge line-calls, proved a hit with spectators. Those watching the BBC coverage will get the added bonus of Jason Goodall's Hawk-Eye analysis, which highlights patterns of play and reveals the intricacies of a player's game.

 

Coverage of the Championships is also available on the BBC HD Channel and BBCi.

 

CH/CI

Today At Wimbledon
Wednesday 25 June
8.00-9.00pm BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/sport
     

John Inverdale presents highlights of the third day's action at Wimbledon, with reaction from the players involved and expert analysis from studio guests.

 

Coverage of the Championships is also available on the BBC HD Channel and BBCi.

 

CH/CI

Tribal Wives Ep 2/6
Wednesday 25 June
9.00-10.00pm BBC TWO
       

Karen meets a community elder from the Waorani tribe in Ecuador
Karen meets a community elder
from the Waorani tribe in
Ecuador

Ecuador's Waorani tribe are the hosts to the latest British woman to immerse herself in tribal living, in the series that provides a unique and intimate insight into the lives of women in tribes across the world, and a life-changing experience for the Western women involved.

 

Deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle is one of the world's most isolated tribes – the Waorani. Once known as "the savages", they have a fearsome reputation. But behind this formidable façade is a way of life unchanged for centuries.

 

Living with them for nearly a month is 46-year-old Karen. Ten years ago, the mother of two walked out of a turbulent marriage. Now she is a successful businesswoman and a workaholic – but she's invested so much time in her work and her children that she's lost sight of just who she is.

 

She wholeheartedly embraces Waorani life as she joins in an exhausting boar hunt in the jungle, bathes in piranha-infested rivers, helps to build the chief's hut, plants manioc and forms a close friendship with the village's champion weaver.

 

The tribe is impressed by Karen's can-do approach to life. This is a woman who doesn't think twice about plucking a wild turkey or gutting a boar. It's not long before they honour her with a special Waorani name, Bopo, which means tall, strong tree.

 

And the Waorani believe they may have found Karen what they think she really needs ... a Waorani husband.

 

RF

 

BBC FOUR Wednesday 25 June 2008
Jews – The Next Generation Ep 2/3
Wednesday 25 June
9.00-10.00pm BBC FOUR
www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour
       

The psychological inheritance of the Holocaust is explored in the second episode in Vanessa Engle's series which gives a remarkable and unprecedented insight into Jewish life in Britain today.

 

The Holocaust may have taken place over half a century ago, but the children of refugees and survivors still find themselves carrying the inherited trauma today. This film is a reflection on the second-generation experience, exploring how the past informs the present and how history lives on inside people's heads.

 

Using highly personal interviews with eight contributors, this film examines the different ways in which they are affected by their family histories. One woman carries the same name as the six-year-old daughter her mother lost in the camps. One man's immigrant father never disclosed his Jewishness, and when he discovered the truth about his identity after his parents' death, he found himself on a journey to rediscover the religion his father had renounced. Another woman is so haunted by her mother's mental collapse that she has relocated to Vienna to try to unearth the source of her mother's trauma.

 

The film comprises a set of unique and moving stories, but what all the contributors have in common is a sense of rootlessness and not belonging, as well as a deep-seated feeling that being Jewish is a dangerous thing to be.

 

TM



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