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TV highlights 08/07/2013

Drama Launch | Live Rugby League | A Very British Ramadan | Count Arthur Strong | The Apprentice: The Final Five | Howzat! Kerry Packer's War | The Greatest Shows On Earth | Skins: Fire – Part Two

Drama Launch

From 8am, Drama

The recycling of old telly by UKTV goes on with the launch of a new Freeview channel that, as its name suggests, focuses on thespians doing serious stuff. Still, let's not be too cynical, not when the lineup contains shows you might happily watch again on DVD. On the opening night that means Martin Shaw in his sombre Inspector George Gently (9pm) guise, while Sharpe, Jonathan Creek and, toughest and smartest of all, the baby extractors of Call The Midwife all feature in the schedules this week. Jonathan Wright

Live Rugby League: Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Widnes Vikings

7.30pm, Sky Sports 1

This looks set to be a close game between two of Super League's bottom-half stalwarts.

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