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What to watch on TV tonight: Monday

This is the telly everyone will be talking about.

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

Love Island Australia (3e, 10.05pm)

Tonight’s the big night! Love Island Australia kicks off on 3e. You know the drill. Just as the Brits have been competing in the UK version, the Australians will be coupling up and competing for the chance to win a massive cash prize for falling in love on TV. We can’t wait.

Homeless and Working: Channel 4 Dispatches (Channel 4, 8pm)

Tonight, the current affairs series takes a look at two homeless hostels in London, where reporter Datshiane Navanayagam meets the increasing population of homeless people who, despite working full-time, find themselves unable to pay private rent in the city. Datshiane, who has experienced homelessness herself, uncovers how the low-wage economy based on zero hour contracts is leaving people with no alternative other than to sleep on the streets.

Jackie: A Tale of Two Sisters (RTÉ One, 10.40pm)

A look at both Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis – a figure of high fashion and tragedy, even decades after her death and time in the spotlight – and her younger sister Lee Radziwell (formerly known as Princess Caroline Lee Radziwill). This documentary examines how Lee and Jacqueline lived lives that were entwined through rivalry and resentment, love and loss.


Everybody’s talking about… The return of Love Island’s lie detector.

Last night, Love Island’s preview for tonight mentioned a lie detector test. We’ve been waiting for this for weeks. It’s about bloody time.

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Or flick over for…

  • Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History (RTÉ One, 11.35pm) Docuseries delving inside the Vatican to reveal the power held by popes throughout the ages.
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock (RTÉ 2, 9.30pm) Australian mystery based on the 1967 novel.
  • Appropriate Adult (TV3, 9pm) Episode one of a two-part drama following the story of how serial killers Fred and Rosemary West were brought to justice in the 1990s.
  • How’s Your Driving?: Drink and Drugs (RTÉ One, 7.30pm) Simon Delaney takes a frank look at driving in Ireland. Test drivers are put through their paces whilst under the influence to teach us more about how alcohol and drugs affect our driving abilities.

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