Hidden Lives (BBC Scotland, 8.30pm)

In this new series, writers delve into lesser-known aspects of contemporary Scottish society and get intimate with local passions, exploring customs and pastimes that rarely hit the headlines yet give communities a strong sense of identity and belonging. Herald contributor Peter Ross presents the first two episodes in the series. As he says: “Scotland might be a wee country but it is full to the brim with characters; folk who get up to all sorts of things that you might never of heard of.

Giri/Haji (BBC2, 9pm)

The title of this new BBC drama translates as Duty/Shame. Viewers may pick up a few more words of Japanese over the course of the eight episodes, as it takes place in both London and Tokyo with an international cast. Takehiro Hira heads the cast as detective and family man Kenzo Mori, who travels to Britain after rumours begin circulating that his younger brother Yuto (Yosuke Kubozuka), long believed to be dead, is actually living in the English capital.

Own the Sky: Jet Pack Dreamers (BBC4, 9pm)

Described as “Man on Wire with a jetpack”, Gregory Read’s documentary delves into the relentless obsession of Australian David Mayman, who embarked on the seemingly impossible quest of flying the world’s first jetpack around the Statue of Liberty in 2015. Shot over 10 years, the film also looks back at the likes of the Wright Brothers and explains how they also must’ve looked like maniacs.

Later – with Jools Holland (BBC2, 10pm)

The eponymous pianist returns for the 54th run of his music show with a different weekly co-host, beginning with producer Mark Ronson. They introduce performances by five female artists making their debut on the show – Arkansas singer Yebba, hip-hop star Sampa the Great, Mercury Prize nominee Cate Le Bon, multi-instrumentalist Georgia and veteran soul singer PP Arnold.