Today's TV

This Morning - 30 Unforgettable Years (ITV, 7.30pm)

NOWADAYS, Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield are the undisputed the king and queen of daytime telly.

But before they came along, This Morning was established as a British TV institution by original presenters Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan from its debut in 1988 until they stood down in 2001. This programme loos at the legacy of one of the country's longest running and most famous shows, and demonstrates how the show has played an influential role in changing TV landscape. It featuring giggles, gaffes and jaw-dropping moments unseen for decades, while Phillip, Holly, Richard and Judy, as well as fellow host Fern Britton, share their memories. We also hear from Robbie Williams, who was a guest on the show in the summer, and Bradley Walsh, known to cause chaos on This Morning over the years.

The Great British Bake Off (C4, 8pm)

THE remaining bakers are tested to the limit in Pastry Week, including an ambitious final challenge that sees them pushed to the edge creating a majestic pie fit for a banquet.

Before that, the Signature challenge centres on samosas, with a sweet and a savoury option required, and there is a classic French Technical involving two types of pastry. Paul Hollywood and Preu Leith decide which of the bakers has to leave the competition, with Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig on hand for some emotional support and encouragement.

The Bank That Almost Broke Britain (BBC2, 9pm)

ON October 7, 2008, the Royal Bank of Scotland collapsed and endangered the entire UK banking system.

Now, 10 years on, key players including then Chancellor of the Exchequer Alastair Darling, who recalls receiving desperate news from RBS chairman Sir Tom McKillop that his bank was haemorrhaging cash, and former BBC business correspondent Robert Preston, look back on the events and the global financial crash as a whole. The programme also charts the remarkable growth of RBS under the brutal stewardship of its CEO Fred 'The Shred' Goodwin, whose relentless acquisition policy was brought to an abrupt end by the collapse of the US subprime mortgage market. The subsequent bailout cost the taxpayer over a trillion pounds and effectively took RBS into public ownership.

Queen of the World (ITV, 9pm)

PART two of two. Buckingham Palace is made ready for the arrival of 53 world leaders and a party that will make history, for which the family rally round, and the Queen invites some inspirational young Commonwealth leaders of tomorrow to drop in for a private chat.

There is also an Indian-themed evening at the Palace, where the Royal Chef is joined by cooks from London's oldest Indian restaurant, and Prince Charles embarks on a lively tour of India - where things don't go entirely to plan.

First Dates Hotel (C4, 9.15pm)

ASH is an aspiring singer whose is determined to become a Casanova.

With a little help from assistant manager Francesca, it's hoped he will find romance with receptionist Rachel. She's looking for a young man to bring home to her very picky Jewish mother, but it's anyone's guess whether the latest bout of Mediterranean match making will be successful. Other participants include 43-year-old secretary Sharon. Following the death of her soul mate, she's ready to meet someone who she can share her life with. Essex car salesman Kenny 'Cars' might be just what she needs to help re-start her life.

Later Live - with Jools Holland (BBC2, 10pm)

MUSE perform songs from their upcoming release Simulation Theory and Southampton-born Laurel makes her first appearance on the show, with music from her full-length debut Dogviolet.

New Orleans-based R&B and funk musician Jon Cleary plays a couple of selections from his new Dyna-mite album, and Iceland-based singer John Grant performs tracks from his upcoming fourth album Love Is Magic. Completing the line-up are two debut appearances, from Leicester's Easy Life and 19-year-old R&B soul singer Hamzaa.