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The British Soap Awards 2022
8pm, ITV

Phillip Schofield hosts the annual soap awards at Hackney Empire, where the winners of 14 categories will be crowned – including the public-voted best British soap. Coronation Street’s Maximus Evans (Corey Brent) and EastEnders’ Toby-Alexander Smith (Gray Atkins) battle it out for best villain, while Hollyoaks clan the McQueens will take on Emmerdale stalwarts the Dingles to win best soap family. HR

Romeo & Duet
7pm, ITV

Time for the last note, as Oti Mabuse’s bizarre but nonetheless enjoyable dating series – in which singletons try to win each other over with karaoke performances – reaches its final act. Singing us out: four groups of amateur performers hoping to impress and duet with contestants Owen, Charlotte, Amba-Jae and Adazae. Hollie Richardson

Celebrity Catchpoint
7.20pm, BBC One

A typically eclectic lineup takes to Paddy McGuinness’s second most famous light-up stage tonight. Denise van Outen and Fred Sirieix compete against Blue Peter’s Richie Driss and Mwaksy Mudenda in trivia (a knowledge of British pub names and biscuits is key) and ball-catching skills. The latter is often the sticking point. Henry Wong

Pointless Celebrities
7.50pm, BBC One

How much do comedians know about anything? Tonight’s episode should provide a partial answer, with a comic-heavy lineup of Shaparak Khorsandi, Johnny Vegas, Iain Stirling and Marek Larwood taking on ex-Drag Race contestants Kitty Scott-Claus and Vanity Milan, plus ex-Corrie actors Bhavna Limbachia and Victoria Ekanoye. Alexi Duggins

LGBTQ+ Hits at the BBC
8pm, BBC Two

Lil Nas X.
Lil Nas X. Photograph: CBS Photo Archive/CBS/Getty Images

To celebrate Pride month, here’s a lively hour of archive performances from the likes of George Michael, Boy George, Freddie Mercury, Beth Ditto and Lil Nas X – boundary-pushing performers who challenged gender stereotypes and, ultimately, made damn great music. HR

Later – With Jools Holland
10pm, BBC Two

Old friend of the show Paolo Nutini is a guest on the music showcase this week, with more treats for kids of the 90s and 00s in the form of Foals and William Orbit. Joining them are the more contemporary singer-songwriters Katy J Pearson and Polly Scattergood. Jack Seale

Film choices

National treasure … Alma Pöysti as Tove. Photograph: Blue Finch Film Releasing

Tove, 9pm, BBC Four
Finnish national treasure Tove Jansson, the artist responsible for the Moomins, is the subject of Zaida Bergroth’s involving biopic. Less interested in her creation of the enduringly popular characters than her tangled love life, it follows Tove (Alma Pöysti) as she vacillates between relationships with Shanti Roney’s reliable politician Atos and privileged theatre director Vivica (Krista Kosonen), while also seeking to escape the stern influence of her famous sculptor father. A well-drawn portrait of an artist and woman coming into her own. Simon Wardell

The Narrow Margin, 1.35am, Great! Movies Action
There is no fat on this prime slice of film noir from 1952. Right from the off, we’re deep into a plot involving Charles McGraw’s by-the-book cop Walter Brown. He’s taking mob boss’s widow Frankie (Marie Windsor) on the train from Chicago to a grand jury in LA; trouble is, two hitmen are also on board with Frankie in their sights – if they can find her. Richard Fleischer’s direction keeps the drama taut, as the carriages play host to a claustrophobic game of cat and mouse, with the other passengers unwitting participants. SW

Live sport

Test Cricket
England v New Zealand
Sat, 10.15am, Sky Sports Main Event
Day two of the second Test of the three-match series at Trent Bridge.

Premiership Rugby Union: Saracens v Harlequins 1pm, BT Sport 1
The first semi-final at StoneX Stadium. Followed by Leicester v Northampton at 3.45pm.

Triathlon World Series: Leeds 1.45pm, BBC One
From Roundhay Park, featuring the men’s and women’s elite races. The mixed relay is on Sunday.

Uefa Nations League Football: Republic of Ireland v Scotland Sat, 4.15pm, Premier Sports 1. At the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Wales v Belgium follows at 7.35pm.

Uefa Nations League Football: England v Italy Sat, 7pm, Channel 4
A Group A3 match at Molineux.

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