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What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

Image: BBC rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow. 

Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.45pm)

Things get even more glamorous this week as the eight remaining couples perform at the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom – expect major glitz. #strictly

Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC1, 8.10pm)

A new series of the comedian’s variety show starts tonight – there’s music from Emeli Sande and stand up from Joe Lycett, along with some jokes from Michael himself. #michaelmcintyresbigshow

Raging Bull (RTÉ2, 11.45pm)

Robert De Niro won his second Oscar for this biopic about boxer Jake LaMotta, whose self-destructive tendencies destroyed his family life. Directed by Martin Scorsese.


Everybody’s talking about: Gogglebox Ireland

In an unexpected twist, next week’s episode of Gogglebox will feature… Mel Gibson, Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell and John Lithgow. This will be very interesting indeed.


Or flick over for…

  • The X Factor (TV3, 8.10pm) The remaining contestants sing for their supper.
  • Eirgrid International Rules Series (RTÉ2, 9pm) Michael Lyster presents the Australia vs Ireland match from Perth.
  • Lucy (Channel 4, 9pm) Scarlett Johansson plays a woman who develops superhuman powers after being exposed to experimental chemicals.
  • The Ray D’Arcy Show (RTÉ One, 10.10pm) GBBO’s Prue Leith, Majella O’Donnell, Brent Pope, and some of the RTÉ weather presenters will be on. Yep.
  • Man On The Moon (BBC1, 12.20am) Biopic of the absurdist comedian Andy Kaufman, starring Jim Carrey.

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