'Tiger King 2' and 'Grand Designs: House of the Year': The 5 best things on TV, Wednesday 17 November

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Wednesday's TV highlights. (Netflix/Channel 4)
Wednesday's TV highlights. (Netflix/Channel 4)

The Netflix hit of lockdown, Tiger King, returns today with a second series that promises to have just as many shock revelations about arch rivals Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin as the first.

If you need some home improvement inspiration, look to Channel 4 which begins the breathtaking Grand Designs: House of the Year tonight.

Read more: Everything new streaming on Netflix this November

Comeback thriller Dexter: New Blood continues on Sky Atlantic, while a cosier crime drama is on BBC One with Shetland.

Finally, Beverley Callard has reached her wedding day in the last episode of ITV's Beverley and Jordan: Destination Wedding.

The best things to watch on TV tonight, Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Tiger King 2 - Netflix

The strange tale of Joe Exotic returns. (Netflix)
The strange tale of Joe Exotic returns. (Netflix)

It was one of the most watched shows of lockdown and now the hugely popular documentary Tiger King is back for round two.

Joe Exotic might be in prison, but that isn't stopping his bitter feud with rival big cat park owner Carole Baskin, the revelations from his former employees, or his love life.

Prepare to be shocked all over again.

Grand Designs: House of the Year - Channel 4 - 9pm

Kevin McCloud looks at the year's most stunning homes. (Channel 4)
Kevin McCloud looks at the year's most stunning homes. (Channel 4)

Aside from watching TV, the biggest lockdown pastime for many of us was home improvement - although few are likely to have reached the heady heights of these ambitious homeowners.

Kevin McCloud begins this four-part series exploring the houses in the running for the Royal Institute of British Architects House of the Year which will give you some serious house envy.

Dexter: New Blood - Sky Atlantic - 9pm

(L-R): Julia Jones as Angela and Michael C. Hall as Dexter in DEXTER: NEW BLOOD, ìCold Snapî.  Photo credit: Seacia Pavao/SHOWTIME.
Dexter struggles with his killer instincts. (Seacia Pavao/SHOWTIME)

The serial killer drama returned last week with the story picking up 10 years on as Dexter tries to go straight in a sleepy community under an assumed name.

Read more: Does revival series Dexter: New Blood make the cut?

But as a missing person case suddenly turns into a crime scene, Dexter struggles to keep his two worlds separate and all of the old urges come flooding back.

Starring Michael C. Hall.

Shetland - BBC One - 9pm

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New revelations uncover shocking evidence. (ITV Studios/Mark Mainz)

The Ann Cleeves adaptation heads towards the conclusion of series six in this penultimate episode.

Perez begins to feel that he's reached a dead end with clues, but new revelations about Eamon's boat chef and Fiona Bedford's husband, there's still plenty to investigate.

Meanwhile, Donna's final request to Duncan leaves him horrified.

Beverley and Jordan: Destination Wedding - ITV - 8pm

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The big day has arrived for Jordan, Beverley and Jon. (ITV)

The I'm A Celebrity best pals have finally reached the day of Beverley's vow renewal to the infamous Jon, pulling together all the elements they've chosen over the previous episodes.

As they arrive at the wedding destination, both Beverley and Jordan are determined to make the most of the day.

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