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What to watch on TV tonight: Thursday

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

DailyEdge.ie rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.

The Handmaid’s Tale (RTÉ Two, 10.05pm)

SPOILERS AHEAD IF YOU HAVEN’T CAUGHT UP! Having been caught on the run, June has been retaged with a new plastic brand and chained up in another faux-Victorian bedroom designed by the Aunts to maximize isolation torture while still allowing them to claim they put a pregnant Handmaid’s comfort first. She has to choose whether she gets her act together and goes back to the Waterfords, or stays for the remainder of her pregnancy.

The Eurovision Song Contest Semi-Final (RTÉ Two,

The second semi-final from Lisbon in Portugal as 18 more artists, representing Norway, Romania, Serbia, San Marino, Denmark, Russia, Moldova, The Netherlands, Australia, Georgia, Poland, Malta, Hungary, Latvia, Sweden, Montenegro, Slovenia and Ukraine, compete for the 10 remaining places in Saturday’s final.

Riot Girls (Channel 4, 10.00pm)

Hidden-camera prank show in which comedians Grace Campbell, Sophie Duker, Jen Wakefield and Cam Spence use a series of stunts and sketches to highlight the inequalities and prejudices women still face.

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Everyone’s talking about: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

People reckon the nation has massively dumbed down, as contestants continued to struggle to questions like this one …


Like … Lads? Seriously?

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Or flick over for…

  • Scandal (Sky Living, 10.00pm) The last ever episode of Shonda Rhimes’ political drama sees the battle for the White House reach an explosive climax.
  • Red Ape: Saving The Orangutan (BBC Two, 9.00pm) This documentary tells both the story of their work and how the orangutan – one of man’s closest wild relatives – has been pushed to the brink of extinction.
  • The Hunted (3e, 9.00pm) A traumatised special forces soldier regresses to a feral existence in an isolated area of woodland.

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