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What to watch on TV tonight: Monday

Here are the shows that will be on your Twitter timeline later.

University challenge is back on BBC 2 at 8pm
University challenge is back on BBC 2 at 8pm
Image: Twitter

Every lunchtime, rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.

The Irish Pub (RTÉ One, 9.35pm) 

A lovely and acclaimed documentary and tribute to the humble Irish pub, travelling the length and breadth of the country gathering stories and charm. #TheIrishPub 

Inside the Ku Klux Klan (Channel 4, 10pm) 

Filmmaker Dan Vernon spent seven months with the Ku Klux Klan in the US for this documentary, which he describes as “truly shocking”. #InsideTheKuKluxKlan

University Challenge (BBC 2, 8pm) 

It’s back! Glasgow University takes on Peterhouse, Cambridge as we all sit on the couch and see if we can get more than two right. Fingers crossed for the return of the Paxman beard too. #UniversityChallenge


Everyone’s talking about… quiz shows

University Challenge (BBC 2, 8pm) AND Only Connect (BBC 2, 8.30pm)AND 15 to 1 (Channel 4, 3pm) are all back today. All praise the quiz show gods.

Source: Phil Barker/YouTube


Or switch over for…

  • Take This Waltz (TG4, 9.30pm) Michelle Williams stars as a freelance writer torn between two lovers 
  • Yonderland (Sky One, 8pm) The comedy is back for another series
  • Laurence LLewelyn Bowen – Cracking China (BBC 2, 9pm) Can Laurence and his shirts presents themselves as the UK’s foremost celeb designer?
  • True Detective (Sky Atlantic, 9pm) Can the cops keep the case straight?

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