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What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

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

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

Prime Time Investigates (RTÉ One, 9.35) 

This evening’s Prime Time, entitled Inside Bungalow Three,  reveals the shocking treatment of residents at Mayo’s Áras Attracta. Gardaí and the HSE are investigating activites at the residential care home. #PrimeTime 

Bressie’s Teenage Kicks (RTÉ 2, 10pm) 

Noted looker and mentor Bressie and his rap group (formed by scouring different communities in Limerick) has major obstacles to overcome before their first studio session, and when they get behind the mic. #TeenageKicks 

My Big Fat Gypsy Christmas (Channel 4, 9pm)

Yes, they’re still making this series. This Christmas special features a festive wedding and a trip to Ireland. #MBFGC

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Everybody’s talking about… #The Newsroom

There’s controversy over a scene in the latest episode of  Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, in which a rape victim is interviewed.

Newsroom writer Alena Smith has taken to Twitter to express her anger at the storyline:

Smith has said that she found the whole thing “quite boring”:

I wanted to fight with Aaron about the NSA, not gender. I didn’t like getting cast in his outdated role.

Hollywood Reporter has the full story (with spoilers).

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Or switch over for…

  • Masterchef: The Professionals (BBC 2, 8pm) The semi finals continue 
  • Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas (Channel 4, 8pm) We bet Kirstie Alsopp smells like biscuits and heaven
  • Homeland (RTÉ 2, 9pm) A security breach at the embassy. Oops
  • The Taste of Success (RTÉ 1, 8.30pm) It’s final time