Jane McDonald & Friends (Channel 5, 9pm)

Jane McDonald must pinch herself sometimes and wonder where it all went right.

Back in May, the Yorkshire miner's daughter won a Best Feature BAFTA for her show Cruising With Jane McDonald after beating off stiff competition from the likes of David Attenborough and Antiques Roadshow.

"Flipping heck," the gobsmacked singer and presenter screamed as she walked on stage, before reading out a touching speech that someone else had written because she didn't think she would win.

It is now 20 years since Wakefield-born Jane was contacted by Chris Terrill of the BBC, who asked her to be the star of new show The Cruise.

The docusoap was regularly watched by 14 million viewers, and after years of hard work in Yorkshire pubs and clubs and on cruise ships around the world, she became a celebrity overnight.

Since then she has gone onto record platinum-selling albums, perform in sold-out concert tours and star in acclaimed theatre productions.

On TV, she has co-presented a number of shows, including Loose Women between 2004 and 2014, Star Treatment and, of course, the aforementioned Cruising.

This evening, Channel 5 is dedicating a night to the 55-year-old, with two episodes of the hugely popular Cruising in which she boards the Poetry II for a journey along the Rhone from Lyon to Arles in Provence, before setting sail on the Celestyal Crystal for a tour of Cuba.

Then, it's the return of her all-round entertainment show Jane McDonald & Friends as the host sings more classic hits and standards, chats with star guests, celebrates Britain's unsung heroes and delights her audience with huge surprises and massive prize giveaways.

Before the first series earlier this year, Jane admitted to the Daily Star it was inspired by 1970s variety shows and there is an obvious nod to the past.

"I grew up watching Tom Jones, Cliff Richard, Cilla and Morecambe and Wise," she says.

"There was always a big Saturday night show where all the family sat down - and I know that's different now, but there's still a huge audience that want to be entertained and see stars on it. And that's going to be my show.

"I've got my own band, singers and sound crew. Brilliant guests, great entertainers with some big stars coming on. We've got dancers. This is my ultimate gig!"

Although tonight's guests haven't been announced yet, the star names across this toe-tapping second series will include 'popera' singer Russell Watson, soul legend Billy Ocean, actress and Strictly star Alexandra Burke, Rose Royce frontwoman Gwen Dickey and the cast of the record-breaking West End musical Chicago.

The evening ends with Jane McDonald: My Life Story, which examines her rise to fame, her relationship with former husband and fellow cruise ship crew member engineer Henrik Brixen and subsequent career as a performer and presenter.

As this touching profile shows, it's not all been plain sailing for the bubbly Yorkshire lass and she has had to work her socks off to get to where she is - right at the top of the entertainment tree.

"I feel like I've got so much to do," she says. "I've been doing my job all this time but there's always the next thing."

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The second quarter-final (Kick-off 7pm). Coverage of the match at Kazan Arena, where the line-up for the first semi-final will be decided. The Netherlands and Costa Rica were involved in a penalty shootout in the quarter-final four years ago following their 0-0 draw in Salvador. That match was most notable for Louis van Gaal's decision to bring on goalkeeper Tim Krul in stoppage time specifically to take part in the shootout, and his two saves helped his side through to a semi-final against Argentina. The winners of Group G, which featured England and Belgium, are among the teams that could be involved this evening, depending on how the various permutations pan out. Subsequent programmes are subject to change.

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In this special episode, the architect and presenter revisits some of the finest builds he has witnessed from across Europe, with an epic mountain-top retreat in the Italian Alps and a glass-walled lake house in Lugano among his selections. There is also an ingenious bed in Gelnhausen, Germany and a floating home in Denmark partly made out of recycled debris. Plus, in Barcelona, George visits possibly the smallest city home he's ever seen - a 24-square-metre roof top studio apartment where everything is hidden in the walls.

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Richard Ayoade hosts this reboot of the popular 1990s game show, guiding five cast members of the sitcom Derry Girls through the various zones of the Maze. Saoirse-Monica Jackson acts as captain to Jamie-Lee O'Donnell, Louisa Harland, Nicola Coughlan and Dylan Llewellyn as the quintet make their way through the Aztec, Medieval, Industrial and Futuristic zones. In each one, the contestants must conquer physical, skill, mystery and mental challenges in a bid to win crystals to swap for time inside the iconic Crystal Dome. Last in the series.