DailyEdge.ie rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about today and talking about tomorrow.
Celebrity Hunted (Channel 4, 9.15pm)
Reality game show in which eight famous faces turn fugitive and attempt to evade capture for 14 days. The celebs dial up the glamour factor with high-speed motorbike, boat and sports car escapes from London, but their luck does not last long. Love Island’s Chris Hughes and Kem Cetinay are the first pair to feel the heat from the hunters, when a text to their burner phone exposes their hideout in Wales. A thrilling cat-and-mouse game ensues as Sky News anchor Kay Burley and MP Johnny Mercer attempt to make it into the heart of central London right under the hunters’ noses so that Johnny can take part in a crucial Brexit vote. Yes, this is a real show.
The Great British Bake Off (Channel 4, 8pm)
It’s Danish week, so the bakers face some unfamiliar recipes in their battle to impress judges. There’ll be a bread challenge, a spherical technical challenge and an elaborate pastry showstopper fit for a Danish birthday party to wrap things up.
Eamonn and Ruth: How the Other Half Lives (Virgin Media Two, 8pm)
Eamonn and Ruth continue to travel the world to experience the lifestyles of the super-rich. Tonight they meet one of Britain’s newest billionaires, David Sullivan, who bought out West Ham Football Club. Eamonn hops on-board a super-yacht while Ruth tries on a watch valued at £1.4 million and meets Melissa Odabash, maker of the ‘Ferrari of bikinis’.
Everybody’s talking about… The Charmed rebootSource: TV Guide/YouTube
The pilot finally aired, and people really aren’t impressed. Digital Spy called it ‘cheap’ and said it tried too hard, while the Hollywood Reporter wrote that it was “plagued by unsurprising twists, largely nondescript performances and some comically cornball special effects.”
Or flick over for…
- McMafia (RTÉ One, 10.15pm) The drama series continues.
- Weinstein: The Inside Story (RTÉ One, 11.25pm) A look at the dark story of threats, bullying and sexual assault allegations.
- UEFA Nations League: Rep of Ireland v Wales Highlights (Virgin Media One, 10pm) A look back at the highlights of tonight’s game between ROI and Wales.
- Landscape Artist of the Year (Sky Arts, 8pm) The 2018 installment of the painting competition begins tonight.
- The Circle Uncovered (Channel 4, 10.25pm) Players reflect on their time spent in the reality show.
- Prime Time (RTÉ One, 9.35pm) Current affairs review.
- Dirty Grandpa (RTÉ 2,9pm) An uptight lawyer preparing to marry his boss’s controlling daughter is persuaded to drive his fun-loving grandfather to Florida, only to be convinced by his grandfather that he’s making a huge mistake.
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