Bradley Walsh and Son: Breaking Dad, STV, 8pm

ACTOR Bradley Walsh and his 20-year-old son Barney hit the road together, travelling more than 2000 miles from Los Angeles to New Orleans. In the second leg of their journey, the pair leave LA and make their way down the famous Route 66 to Arizona. Here, they ride through a ghost town before reaching Lake Havasu City, where Barney has arranged for them to try jet-skiing. Finally they attend a cowboy college.

Cleaning Up, STV, 9pm

AFTER picking up plaudits for the one-off drama Care in December, Sheridan Smith starts the year with this six-part series from screenwriting newcomer Mark Marlow. She stars as Sam, a struggling single mother who tries to escape from the realities of her life through gambling, which is only adding to her financial problems. When her estranged husband threatens to take custody of their two daughters, Sam tries to get her life back on track, but that’s not easy when she’s a cleaner at Canary Wharf for minimum wage and with a zero hours contract. However, she’s thrown a potential lifeline when she discovers some potentially lucrative (and illegal) stock market information at the office where she works.

The Twinstitute, BBC2, 8.30pm

DOCTORS Chris and Xand van Tulleken put health theories to the test with the help of identical twins. This time, the pairs examine the best ways to beat fatigue, with Tina and Hugo finding out if there is a way to combat exhaustion by trailing two popular sleep regimes, but it’s going to require them to stay awake for nearly 36 hours. Elsewhere the participants take part in experiments where they learn real skills in a virtual world and look into a new theory about smartphones and the effect that their use can have on our IQ.

Red Arrows: Kings of the Sky, C5, 9pm

THE story of the squadron as it embarks on a worldwide season, showcasing the work of the ground crews and backroom staff. In the first episode, a new team leader comes on board whose job it is to design and develop ambitious manoeuvres for the 2018 season, marking the RAF’s 100th anniversary.