TV tonight: get ready for the fiery Game of Thrones prequel

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Enter the House of the Dragon

9pm, Sky Atlantic

Ahead of the Game of Thrones prequel series, Sue Perkins and her Thronecast podcast co-host Jamie East are the Targaryen hype people spending this hour preparing fans for another chapter in Westeros history. They are joined by fellow Thrones fanatics, radio DJ Rickie Haywood-Williams, The Chase’s Jenny Ryan and GoT star Daniel Portman (Podrick!). Hollie Richardson

The Big Breakfast

10am, Channel 4

Two decades after it ended, Mo Gilligan and AJ Odudu hosted a one-off special of this classic morning show for Channel 4’s Black to Front day last September. They’re back with a weekly series, and this opening episode welcomes guests Daniel Kaluuya, Joel Dommett, Aitch and Big Has. HR

Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow

7pm, ITV

Is this a gameshow or a potted history of outdated quiz franchises? Both, effectively, with this episode seeing a reincarnation of Take Your Pick – a curious combo of general knowledge, randomly picking boxes and trying not to say “yes” or “no”. Judging by the contestants, that last one is harder than you’d think. Alexi Duggins

Bob Marley Reimagined

9pm, BBC Two

Marking 60 years of Jamaican independence, Bob’s grandson Skip, with soul icon Ruby Turner and singer JP Cooper, top the bill in this celebration of the man’s music from Town Hall, Birmingham – one of the UK’S most reggae-centric cities. Plus, orchestration from Europe’s first majority Black and ethnically diverse orchestra, Chineke!. Ali Catterall

Gary Numan Resurrection

9pm, Sky Arts

“Wembley is the thing I’ve dreamed about since 1981.” In this intense documentary, pop-synth icon Gary Numan reflects on stepping out of the limelight after his Farewell concert, and shows his journey back to Wembley more than 40 years later with the Intruder Tour. Fellow musicians and fans such as Dave Grohl, John Foxx and Trent Reznor also speak about Numan’s legacy, and examine the pressures of heightened fame in music. HR

The Secrets She Keeps

9.15pm, BBC One

This pacy Australian thriller returns for a second season, picking up two years later – where Meghan (Jessica De Gouw) is in court for the trial of baby kidnapper Agatha (Laura Carmichael). But a prison sentence won’t stop Agatha’s obsession with motherhood. HR

Film choice

Who You Think I Am, 9pm, BBC Four

The perils of social media are the theme of this French drama, but the subject is not your typical youth. Middle-aged professor and single mother Claire (Juliette Binoche) is dumped by her twentysomething lover. She takes revenge by creating a fake Facebook profile – 24-year-old Clara – and befriending his flatmate Alex. Through texts and phone chats, a relationship with Alex grows, one Claire deludes herself into thinking represents the real her. Safy Nebbou’s film sensitively unpicks Claire’s desires and insecurities, all expressed exquisitely by Binoche. Simon Wardell

Sisters With Transistors, 10.30pm, Sky Arts

A roll call of largely unsung female electronic music pioneers are the focus of Lisa Rovner’s fascinating historical primer. From 1930s theremin soloist Clara Rockmore and BBC Radiophonic Workshop co-founder Daphne Oram to 60s soundscape artist Pauline Oliveros and the advert-soundtracking Suzanne Ciani, all found creative autonomy away from the establishment via tape loops, circuit boards and synthesisers. With a trove of performance footage, it’s a laudatory tale of enforced DIY careers and untameable imaginations. SW

Live sport

European Championships, 9am, BBC Two Day three of the multi-sport championships in Munich, with rowing, gymnastics, triathlon, track cycling and climbing. Plus swimming from Rome.

Super League Rugby: Salford Red Devils v Huddersfield Giants, 12.30pm, Channel 4 From the AJ Bell Stadium.

Premier League Football: Brentford v Manchester United, 5pm, Sky Sports Main Event Christian Eriksen faces the team he played for last season. Preceded by Aston Villa v Everton at 11.30am on BT Sports 1.