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A chance to catch up with your favourite dancer... and 4 other weekend TV highlights

Whether you’re staying in or going wild, we’ve got the telly for you.

YOU’VE GOT TO love a four day week.  It goes by in a flash, so here we are, Friday again.

As usual, we’re here to help in terms of your telly plans for the weekend.  No matter what your plans on, we’ve got some suggestions for what might fit in where.

If you’re broke but fancy some tunes… The Late Late Show (Fri, RTE1, 21:35)

Tonight’s Late Late is partly a Christy Moore special, so if you’re a fan of the man this is the place to be.

If you’re not, maybe you should check out Jeremy Paxman on Graham Norton over on BBC 1 at 22:35.

Source: Paddy Barry

If you need a laugh… Piers Morgan’s Life Stories: Michael Flatley (Fri, UTV, 21:00)

Ah, Michael Flatley.  Where have your flouncey top and ginger mullet go?

Tonight you can find out as Piers Morgan asks him about Michael Jackson and being an egomaniac.  No really, that’s what they’re going to talk about.

Source: ITV1

If you’re feeling fragile… Hocus Pocus (Sat, RTE2, 15:50)

You’ve seen it a thousand times, and Halloween is technically over, but what could be more comforting than Hocus Pocus?

Source: Jake Rutigliano

If you’re visiting your grandad… The Story of the Swastika (Sun, BBC 1, 13:15)

om-on-swastika-hindu-religious-symbol-wall-hanging-BR19_l Source: Dolls of India

This documentary explores the history of the sacred Hindu symbol which became an emblem of the Nazis.

You’ll learn something and your grandad will love it.

If you’re not ready for the weekend to be over… The Shining (Sun, BBC1, 13:15)

Source: MovieSpawn

Squeeze out every last drop of Halloween and scare yourself awake with this Stephen King classic.

It’s creeptacular.

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