Our universe is in the spotlight on Wednesday night as Professor Brian Cox's Universe continues with an episode about the hunt for extra-terrestrials on BBC Two and Panorama takes a timely look at freak weather events on BBC One.
ITV is catching up with The World's Fattest Man: 10 Years On to see how his weight loss journey has progressed.
New Disney+ series The Premise sees an ensemble cast take on a different scenario every week.
And Rick Stein is in Shanghai, sampling the local delights and giving BBC Two viewers some pointers on recreating them at home.
The best things to watch on TV on Wednesday, 3 November
Universe - BBC Two - 9pm
Professor Brian Cox is on the hunt for aliens in this second episode of the series, where he tracks recent efforts to discover whether extra-terrestrials are really out there and what form they take.
This breathtaking episode shows other worlds that are beyond most of our imaginations, including planets with the texture of polystyrene, others that live with extreme weather, and some that orbit two suns.
Panorama - BBC One - 7.30pm
As COP26 continues, Panorama takes a look at some of the once freak weather events that are now becoming increasingly commonplace because of climate change.
Following the floods in Germany, wildfires in Canada, Australia's mice plague and the dust storms of China, the programme looks at which areas of the globe are under the most pressing threat and what the effects could be.
The World's Fattest Man: 10 Years On - ITV - 9pm
Paul Mason weighed nearly 80 stone at his heaviest, but has been determined to beat his demons for good.
This documentary charts his efforts to lose weight over a decade, including surgery and therapy to combat his compulsive overeating.
The Premise - Disney+
An anthology series from The Office and Inglourious Basterds star B. J. Novak, each episode has a different cast of characters to create storylines based on topical subjects.
Jon Bernthal, Ben Platt, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kaitlyn Dever and Lucas Hedges are among the stars who appear across the five episodes.
Rick Stein's Taste of Shanghai - BBC Two - 8pm
In his latest taste travelogue, Rick Stein takes a trip to Shanghai to discover how the city's food differs from the rest of the culinary offerings in China.
He adds some new dishes to his long list of kitchen skills, tries out some tasty dumplings and is left speechless by a rice wine tasting session.
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