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What to watch on TV tonight: Sunday

Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.

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

British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BBC One, 9pm)

We’re right in the thick of awards season and just two weeks out from the Oscars. Tonight, BAFTAs will be handed out in a ceremony hosted by Stephen Fry. The Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman lead the way, but who will emerge victorious? You’ll have to tune in and see. #BAFTAs

Peaky Blinders (RTÉ Two, 9.55pm)

Miss out on Peaky Blinders when it first aired? RTÉ Two have got you covered. The first season of the British gangster drama began airing last week and the second episode airs tonight. Catch up on RTÉ Player and hit series record.

The Meaning of Life (RTÉ One, 10.30pm) 

This week, Gay Byrne chats with Irish boxer Barry McGuigan about the Troubles, his career and more. Unlikely to generate as much column inches as last week’s outing with Stephen Fry, but ought to be interesting nonetheless.


Everyone’s talking about… Kerry Condon

'Luck' Premiere - Los Angeles Source: Matt Sayles

Deadline is reporting that Irish actress Kerry Condon is in talks for a role in David Fincher’s HBO series Life On Video. The comedy is set in the world of the music video industry in the 1980s.

Condon, who hails from Tipperary, has previously starred in Luck and The Walking Dead. She was also previously reported to have secured a role in Better Call Saul.


Or flick over for…

  • BAFTAs Red Carpet (BBC Three, 8.30pm) See who’s wearing what.
  • Mission: Impossible (TV3, 9pm) Start humming the theme song.
  • Top Gear (BBC Two, 8pm) Tonight, the lads test out ambulances. No, really.
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine (RTÉ Two, 8.30pm) Delightful and utterly silly cop comedy continues.

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