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What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

This is the TV everyone will be talking about tomorrow. rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.

The Deuce (Sky Atlantic, 10.00pm)

From the man behind The Wire, David Simon, this new series stars James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Set in 1970s New York, it follows the legalisation and subsequent rise of the porn industry as well as the violence of the drug epidemic and the increasing number of HIV cases. James Franco will be playing two characters – twin brothers Vincent and Frankie Martino – who become fronts for the mob in the city. Gyllenhaal plays Eileen ‘Candy’ Merrell, a Times Square sex worker with an entrepreneurial spirit who is drawn into the emerging pornography industry.

Later Live… With Jools Holland (BBC Two, 10.00pm)

Fresh from the 25th-anniversary celebrations of his landmark music show, Jools Holland is back for another series tonight. On the show tonight – the reformed LCD Soundsystem deliver tunes from their latest album, limbering up ahead of their three nights at the Olympia Theatre this week.

Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls (Channel 4, 9.15pm)

It’s the last episode in the series tonight for the six remaining celebs, and they aren’t looking too good as medical check-ups reveal they are now dangerously underweight and could even be at risk of organ failure. It’s no I’m A Celeb, really, is it?


Everybody's talking about: The Apprentice

Lord Sugar has given Twitter the first look at this year's candidates for The Apprentice.

Anyone standing out?

The new series kicks off on October 4th on BBC One.


Or flick over for...

  • The Great British Bake-Off (Channel 4, 8.00pm) It's pudding week!
  • Mr. Mercedes (RTÉ One, 10.15pm) Tonight's episode sees Hodges (Brendan Gleeson struggling to maintain his sanity.
  • Made Of Honour (3e, 9.00pm) McDreamy himself, Patrick Dempsey, plays a man who realises he loves his best friend - just as she's about get married. Awks.
  • Johnny English (E4, 9.00pm) A bumbling secret agent becomes Britain's leading spy following the assassination of all the country's other espionage experts.

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