OUR pick of today's TV

Strictly: It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30pm)

ON Saturday, the new series of Strictly Come Dancing started in earnest as the 15 celebrities took to the floor - which means its sister show is now back as well.

Host Zoe Ball will be looking back at the weekend's live show, bringing us all the backstage gossip and chatting to some of the famous faces and their partners about how it went - and what we can expect from their next routine. No doubt she'll be calling on some expert opinions as well, but who will be taking up residence in Choreography Corner this year?

Sam & Shauna's Big Cook Out (BBC2, 7pm)

FIVE years ago, Sam Evans and Shauna Guinn left their city jobs to embark on a road trip across the US to learn the secrets of American barbecue.

Enthused with the spirit of smoke and fire, they returned to Wales with a mission - to spread their passion for outdoor cooking. Now, having written a best-selling cookbook, opened their own restaurant and won numerous awards, the girls hit the road to celebrate the achievements of community champions across Wales and change the way we BBQ. Sam and Shauna kick off their cookouts by celebrating Barry Town United Football Club's recent promotion to the Welsh Premier League. They decide to cook a whole pig, Hawaiian-style, in a huge firepit on the beach, before the succulent pork is served with pit beans, cornbread and an apple and fennel slaw, with fruit-filled toffee apples for dessert.

Reported Missing (BBC1, regions vary)

CHESHIRE Police launch a major search operation for the missing 40-year-old Michael Price, but, as the weeks turn into months, the passing time proves torturous for his loved ones and they remain in limbo and frustrated at the lack of developments.

Underwater Search, NPAS helicopters and specialist search resources check every nook and cranny of his home town of Northwich to no avail, and a number of potential phoned-in sightings from members of the public just add to the mystery. Last in the series.

Black Earth Rising (BBC2, 9pm)

KATE works alongside Michael to defend Alice Munezero from the charges laid against her in France, but as shadowy forces try to prevent the truth being unearthed, Kate faces worrying threats to her personal safety.

Meanwhile, Michael struggles with his health issues back in London - can they both continue forward to gain an acquittal for Alice? Thriller written and directed by Hugo Blick, starring Michaela Coel, Harriet Walter, John Goodman, Noma Dumezweni and Ronald Gultman.

Strangers (ITV, 9pm)

WHEN Jonah realises that his late wife Megan was involved with Hong Kong's most dangerous players, he starts to wonder whether those closest to her may know more than they have let on, dragging him further into a world of intrigue.

Thriller, starring John Simm as the British professor whose life is turned upside down by his wife's tragic death, with Anthony Wong, Emilia Fox, Katie Leung, Anthony Hayes and Tim McInnerny, directed by the award-winning and critically acclaimed Paul Andrew Williams.

Fifa Football Awards 2018 (BBC1, regions vary)

FEW would bet against Cristiano Ronaldo claiming a record sixth Men's Player of the Year prize (formerly the Ballon d'Or) at the Royal Festival Hall, London, tonight, with his former Real Madrid teammate, Croatian Luka Modric and Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah also in contention.

Ronaldo also features in the nominations for the Puskas Award for Best Goal, while Welshman's Gareth Bale's acrobatic effort for Real in the Champions League final against Liverpool is another on the list. Norway and Lyon's Ada Hegenrberg, Dzsenifer Marozsan of Germany and Lyon, and five-time winner, Marta, of Brazil and Orlando Pride, have been shortlisted for the women's prize. The men's coach prize features former Real boss Zinedine Zidane, France's World Cup-winning manager Didier Deschamps and beaten finalist, Zlatko Dalic of Croatia.