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What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday

This is the TV everyone will be talking about tomorrow.

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

Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.45pm)

It’s the semi-final! Alexandra Burke, Debbie McGee, Gemma Atksinson, Joe McFadden and Mollie King will perform two dances each in the hopes of reaching the finals next week. #strictly

Gravity (RTÉ2, 9.35pm)

Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in this dizzying film about two astronauts stranded in space after their shuttle is destroyed. It won tons of Oscars, including Best Director for Alfonso Cuarón.

I’m A Celebrity (TV3, 8.20pm)

Catch up on all the jungle happenings before the King or Queen of the Jungle is crowned tomorrow. Georgina Toffolo is the favourite to win, with Iain Lee following behind her. #imaceleb


Everybody’s talking about: Big Little Lies

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A second season of the hit TV show is officially on the cards. HBO confirmed the news yesterday, with Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman both set to return along with director Jean-Marc Vallée.

The story is based on another story by Big Little Lies author Liane Moriarty, and will tackle issues like “the durability of friendships” and the “vicious ferocity of sound parenting”. Oh, sign us up.


Or flick over for…

  • The Santa Clause 2 (RTÉ One, 6.35pm) Look, it’s a sequel, it’s not great, but it’s Christmas. It’d be rude not to watch it.
  • Michael McIntyre’s Big Show (BBC1, 8.20pm) Michael and a bunch of celebrity guests have the craic with a live audience.
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (Channel 4, 9pm) Wolverine goes back in time to prevent the end of the world.
  • The Drop (Channel 4, 11.35pm) Tom Hardy and the late James Gandolfini star in this crime drama about a robbery gone awry.
  • Private Benjamin (RTÉ One, 11.55pm) Goldie Hawn plays a spoiled socialite who joins the army on a whim.

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