TV tonight: our highlights for Saturday 16th January

The Masked Singer Mo Gilligan poses alongside Masked Singers Blob and Grandfather Clock

The Masked Singer

(Image credit: ITV)

The Masked Singer is just one of the gems tonight...

Another celebrity will be revealed in The Masked Singer tonight, while the third round of The Voice UK auditions sees more budding stars hoping to see those chairs turn round. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss on TV tonight. 

  • Our hand selected recommendations for what's on TV tonight include three TV shows, a film, live sport and the latest trending need-to-binge-on-now box set 
  • Keep up to date with the latest soap spoiler storylines on TV tonight with our daily soap synopsis 
  • For more information about what’s on TV tonight see our TV Guide 

What's on TV tonight 

Our expert TV journalists have picked the best things on TV tonight... 

Best TV shows on TV tonight

The Masked Singer, 7pm, ITV 

The Masked Singer, Series 2, Mo Gilligan, Davina McCall, Joel Dommett, Rita Ora, Jonathan Ross

Can the panel correctly guess who is behind the masks this week? (Picture: ITV) (Image credit: ITV)

After Seahorse was revealed to be none other than Mel B the other week (and we hung our heads in shame, because we didn’t twig at all), the second group of concealed celebrities perform once more tonight. Will there be any big giveaways from Harlequin, Blob, Viking, Bush Baby or Grandfather Clock that will help us deduce the secret identity of the crooner within? Or will we still be just as confused as when we first saw them? One thing’s for sure: another singer will be unmasked, and four more will survive to sing again next week. ★★★★ SP

Casualty, 7.50pm, BBC1 

Will Noble squares up to Connie on his last day in Casualty

Is Will Noble really going to leave Casualty forever? (Picture: BBC) (Image credit: BBC)

Rarer than seeing a unicorn tap-dancing during a blue moon, Will Noble has gone and done something seldom witnessed in Holby… he’s worked out his notice! Tonight is Will’s last shift, but before he sets off for a new job in Ireland he has a very busy day. Connie ruffles his feathers (but not his hair, sadly), he asks Fenisha to run away with him, discovers her baby secret, attempts to play Cupid between her and Ethan and even manages to save a life! Elsewhere, newbie Leon continues to get on Jan’s wick and Rash receives an unusual proposition! ★★★★ ER

The Voice UK, 8.30pm, ITV 

The Voice UK Olly Murs

Will Olly Murs hit that swivel button in tonight's third round of The Voice UK? (Picture: ITV) (Image credit: ITV)

It's talent not looks that The Voice UK is all about, which makes the Blind Auditions the beating heart of the show. It’s the third round of them this week, so how many of the hopefuls are going to get coaches Tom Jones,, Anne-Marie and Olly Murs excited enough to hit the swivel button? A life-changing record contract is what it’s ultimately all about, but for tonight it’s simply about getting those chairs to turn and bagging a place on the team. Several performances of a lifetime coming right up! ★★★★ SM

Best box set to watch on TV tonight

Not Going Out, Series 1 to 10, BBC iPlayer

Not Going Out TV Tonight

Series 1 - 10 of Not Going Out are now available on BBC iPlayer (Picture: BBC/Avalon/Pete Dadds) (Image credit: BBC/Avalon/Pete Dadds)

With series 11 of Not Going Out currently airing on BBC1, what better time to catch up with the past 10 series of the show and find out how Lee (Lee Mack) and Lucy (Sally Bretton) went from being young, free and single, to married with three kids. There are plenty of laughs and many famous faces making appearances across the 10 series which are currently available to stream on iPlayer.

Best film to watch on TV tonight

The Nun’s Story, 1.15pm, BBC2 

If the end of BBC1’s Black Narcissus has left a nun-shaped void in your life, this superbly made film might fill the gap. It was nominated for six Oscars in 1960 (the year Ben-Hur got them all), and is a simple and elegant drama with a luminous performance by Audrey Hepburn as the nun trying to keep her personal passions in check the better to follow her calling. Peter Finch heads a blockbuster cast of support stars. ★★★★ SM

Live sport

  • Premier League Football: Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Bromwich Albion, 12.30pm, BT Sport
  • Premier League Football: Leeds United v Brighton and Hove Albion, 3pm, Sky Sports
  • Premier League Football: West Ham United v Burnley, 3pm, Amazon Prime Video
  • Premier League Football: Fulham v Chelsea, 5.30pm, Sky Sports
  • Premier League Football: Leicester v Southampton, 8pm, BT Sport

If you watch just one thing on TV tonight… 

Don't miss The Masked Singer - which famous face will be unmasked this week?

Not found anything you want to watch on TV tonight? Check out our TV Guide. 

Happy viewing!

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.