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What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday

This is the telly everyone will be talking about tomorrow. rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.  

Madoff – From Millions to Billions (RTÉ2, 9.20pm)

A look at Bernie Madoff, who was once the most hated man in the United States. After defrauding thousands of investors out of billions of dollars, he was exposed after the 2008 economic crash. Tonight concludes the two part drama which tells the story of his demise.

Queer as Art (BBC2, 9pm)

An hour long special celebrating the LGBTQ community’s contributions to British arts. Featuring interviews from prominent figures in the arts and popular culture such as Stephen Fry, Nick Grimshaw, Alan Cumming, Will Young and Jeanette Winterson, the show explores the distinct perspectives and experiences of queer and trans artists.

Borstal Boy (Be3, 9pm)

The film adaptation of Brendan Behan’s autobiographical novel of the same name. 16-year-old IRA volunteer Brendan Behan is intercepted during a bombing mission from Ireland to Liverpool and is imprisoned in a Borstal (a rural detention centre). It follows his deep inner conflict and self-examination when he lives face-to-face with those he regarded as enemies.

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Everybody’s talking about… The teaser for American Horror Story: Cult

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Clowns. That explains how they’ve managed to incorporate Lena Dunham into the show anyway.

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Or flick over for…

UEFA Women’s EURO 2017: Germany v Denmark (Channel 4, 6.30pm) Live coverage from the second quarter-final match which takes place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (BBC1, 10:20pm) Indiana Jones searching for a Crystal Skull during the height of the Cold War.

The Vikings Uncovered (RTÉ2, 6.15pm) Dan Snow uncovers the lost Vikings in America with a space archaeologist, who uses satellites to spot ruins buried beneath the surface.

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (BBC One, 5pm) Sequel to the musical nun comedy.

Saturday Night with Miriam (RTÉ One, 9.20pm) Miriam O’Callaghan meets Thalia Heffernan, Ryan McShane, Ian Rush and Gina Akpe-Moses this evening.


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