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What to watch on TV tonight: Wednesday

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.  

Old People’s Home for 4-Year-Olds (Channel 4, 9pm)

Two-part series following an experiment in which a class of four-year-olds are joined by a group of pensioners in a new nursery set within a retirement village near Bristol. Will the energy and activities of the younger group have a measurable impact on the older group? Will they form new friendships? Is this a new way of looking at how we care for ageing populations?

Only one way to find out, but you’re guaranteed to witness some serious cuteness throughout.

Veronica Guerin (RTÉ One, 9.35pm)

A biopic about the life and murder of Irish journalist Veronica Guerin whose life was taken while investigating the Irish criminal underworld of the 1990’s. Starring Cate Blanchett, Colin Farrell, Gerard McSorley and a handful of other familiar Irish faces.

Man Up (BBC2, 9pm)

British romantic comedy starring Simon Pegg, Lake Bell and featuring Sharon Horgan. When Simon Pegg mistakes Lake Bell for his blind date, she decides to play along and surprisingly finds the perfect boyfriend in a 40-year-old divorcee.

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Everybody’s talking about… Idris Elba singing on Jimmy Fallon

Source: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/YouTube

He sang “I Like Big Butts” by Sir Mixalot after it had been run through Google Translate a couple of times. There’s no way he didn’t practice that.

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Or flick over for…

Holding Back the Years (BBC One, 7pm) By meeting remarkable members of the public, celebrities get to the bottom of key concerns related to ageing.

Fargo (Channel 4, 10.30pm) Tonight marks the final episode in the third instalment of the US drama starring Ewan McGregor. Guaranteed to be edge of your seat stuff.

Lethal Weapon (RTÉ 2, 9.40pm) Back to back episodes tonight to mark the season finale of the TV reboot of Lethal Weapon.

Families Behind Bars (TV3, 9pm) A look at the husbands, fathers and sons locked up in HMP Norwich and how separation affects them and their families.

You Should Really See a Doctor (RTÉ One, 8.30pm) Dr Pixie McKenna and Dr Phil Kieran bring medical help to Malahide this week.

Queers (BBC Four, 10pm) Series of monologues written in response to the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act.


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