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What to watch on TV this weekend

This is the telly everyone will be talking about this weekend.

DailyEdge.ie rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about this weekend and talking about on Monday.

Saturday highlights

Shrek Forever After (RTE 1, 6.35pm) You can’t not watch a Shrek when it’s on TV. Shrek becomes domesticated and depressed when he realises he isn’t scary anymore. Same. 

Casino Royale (RTE 2, 9.15pm) Daniel Craig’s Bond reboot is sent on his first mission to investigate a banker accused of financing international terrorism. What’s a good way to take back the proceeds? Win them back in a poker game. 

Strictly Come Dancing (BBC 1, 6.30pm) The addictive dancing contest is back. Who will leave their long term marriage this series?


Sunday highlights

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At Your Service (RTE 1, 8.30pm) Francis Brennan takes on a large hotel in Co Monaghan. Good luck to him. 

Taken 2 (RTE 2, 9pm) You will find this, and you will watch it. Liamo will be a badass as usual. 

Who Do You Think You Are? (RTE 1, 9.30pm) Bertie Ahern is up this week to discover his ancestry. Fire up Twitter and enjoy. 


Or flick over for… 


The X Factor (Virgin Media One, 8.35pm) The six chair challenge is back.

Jonathan Ross Show (Virgin Media Two, 10.45pm) Guests include Paul Hollywood, Prue Leith and Noel Fielding. 

The Ray D’Arcy Show (RTE 1, 9.45pm) Here, if you’re not going out like, Ray is joined by Erin McGregor, Rory Cowan, and Marti Pellow. 

Celebrity Juice (Virgin Media Two, 10pm) Jonathan Ross, Kate Nash, and Rylan Clark-Neal are on. 

Lucy (Channel 4, 9pm) Sci-fi thriller in which a student gets superhuman powers from a new drug. 


We Won the Lotto (RTE 1, 10.35pm) Alright, rub it in. 

Motherland (BBC 2, 11.30pm) A second chance to catch Sharon Horgan’s sitcom about parenting. 

Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls (Channel 4, 9pm) Check in on the celebs in this horrible game. 

Living With Lucy (Virgin Media One, 11.15pm) Lucy is living with boxing promoter Kellie Maloney. 

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