What’s on TV tonight? Shows to watch on Friday 6 October from Porridge to Cold Feet

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WHAT can’t you miss on TV tonight? Our guide to the must-see shows…

NEW! Porridge, 9.30pm, BBC One

 Porridge: With original writers Dick Clement and ​​Ian L​a​ Frenais still in place, the humour and situations will be familiar to all first-time-round fans

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Porridge: With original writers Dick Clement and ​​Ian L​a​ Frenais still in place, the humour and situations will be familiar to all first-time-round fans

Following in the footsteps of Ronnie Barker in his finest sitcom role (sorry, Open All Hours) is a pretty thankless task, but Kevin Bishop (left) made a good enough fist of it in last year’s revival season to warrant the BBC commissioning a whole series.

With original writers Dick Clement and ​​Ian L​a​ Frenais still in place, the humour and situations will be familiar to all first-time-round fans.

Like his grandad Norman Stanley, Nigel Norman Fletcher (Bishop) is incarcerated – but this time the crime’s been updated to something rather more contemporary.

There’s a definite nod and a wink – or more of a shrug and a blink – in Bishop’s turn that shows the family genes, but what’s missing, though, in cellmate Joe (Dave Hill, right) is a foil as endearingly understated as Richard Beckinsale.

Cold Feet, 9pm, ITV

 Cold Feet: Adam gives Sarah one of those flirtatious looks on a work weekend away...

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Cold Feet: Adam gives Sarah one of those flirtatious looks on a work weekend away…

As soon as Adam (James Nesbitt, left) looks at colleague Sarah (Amy Huberman, right) with one of those flirtatious looks on a work bonding weekend, you know there’s going to be trouble.

And it seems to run in the family as his son Matt is caught messing around behind Olivia’s back.

While sometimes you can’t stop shouting at them on screen, it just shows how much you care about the characters.

NEW! Sing: Ultimate A Cappella, 9pm Sky One

 Sing: Ultimate A Cappella: Thirty harmony groups compete to record an album and release a single in time for Christmas

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Sing: Ultimate A Cappella: Thirty harmony groups compete to record an album and release a single in time for Christmas

“Not another singing talent show” we hear you cry. But this one, presented by Cat Deeley (above), has a unique element that’ll have Simon Cowell shaking in his designer loafers.

Thirty harmony groups compete to record an album and release a single in time for Christmas – and with no instruments in sight, it really is all about the vocals.

NEW! Modern Family, 8.30pm, Sky One

 Modern Family: Nine series in, the children are all grown up but the comforting laughs remain

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Modern Family: Nine series in, the children are all grown up but the comforting laughs remain

In order to make memories that will live on after he’s gone, Jay (Ed O’Neill, above) forces the family to holiday together on a houseboat on a lake.

Unfortunately, the kids find it really boring, Mitchell opens up old wounds when he runs into an ex-girlfriend, and Cam can’t go outside in the sun.

Nine series in, the children are all grown up but the comforting laughs remain.

Cold Feet’s Adam and Tina share a passionate kiss as they decide to move in together

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