The 5 best shows on TV tonight: Thursday 25 March

Amy Johnson
·3-min read
The top TV picks for Thursday 25 March.
The top TV picks for Thursday 25 March.

First-person accounts from past activists who fought for social justice help tell the story of the Black Power movement in 1960s Britain for a new BBC documentary tonight. 

Those involved in campaigning speak - some of them for the first time - on their experiences alongside archive footage. 

Elsewhere the competition continues on BBC's MasterChef and Channel 4's Taskmaster.

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Over on Sky, there's a new pair of singletons ready to have their date examined by a crop of comedians on Dating No Filter.

The Dog House - 8pm - Channel 4

The Dog House Series 2 (C4)
The Dog House Series 2 (C4)

More mutts at Wood Green animal charity are looking for a home, including energetic Rocco the Jack Russell who's struggled to find the right fit. 

He could find just what he needs in Zach, who's after a pooch that's not fazed by his Tourette's. 

Meanwhile, Patterdale terrier puppy Friday meets nine-year-old Rohan, but are they the right fit?

MasterChef - 8.30pm - BBC One

MasterChef contestants Ross G, Jo, Lino, Jane, Marc. (BBC/Shine TV)
MasterChef contestants Ross G, Jo, Lino, Jane, Marc. (BBC/Shine TV)

The final five contestants in the last of this year's heats kick off by cooking their signature dishes, with judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace sending two of their favourite dishes' cooks in the next round. 

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The remaining three then compete in the Favourite Ingredient Challenge, where one will be sent home. 

The final four then have to cook two courses to please Torode and Wallace as well as former champions Thomasina Miers and Tim Anderson.

Black Power: A British Story of Resistance - 9pm - BBC Two

Black Power: A British Story of Resistance. (BBC/Rogan Productions Limited/Horace Ové CBE)
Black Power: A British Story of Resistance. (BBC/Rogan Productions Limited/Horace Ové CBE)

The history of the UK Black Power movement in the late 1960s is explored in a new film for the BBC that's narrated by actor Daniel Kaluuya. 

It hears from past activists, many of whom are speaking about their involvement for the first time. 

The documentary explores key moments through archive footage, including the story of the Mangrove Nine.

Taskmaster - 9pm - Channel 4

Taskmaster Series 11 Episode 1 06 (Channel 4)
Taskmaster Series 11 Episode 1 06 (Channel 4)

Greg Davies oversees the contestants - Charlotte Ritchie, Jamali Maddix, Lee Mack, Mike Wozniak and Sarah Kendall - for another episode. 

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This time, he looks on while Wozniak vaults a high fence, Kendall wears shows on her knees and Ritchie grapples with static electricity. 

Dating No Filter - 10pm - Sky One

Dating No Filter airs on Sky One. (Sky)
Dating No Filter airs on Sky One. (Sky)

The First Dates meet Gogglebox series continues as singletons Lovy and Dennis enjoy a first date on Brighton Pier. 

The comedians ready to commentate on the date include Joel Dommett, Tom Lucy, Donna Preston and Verona Rose. 

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