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What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday

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

Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis star in Friends with Benefits.
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis star in Friends with Benefits. rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.

Panti on the Saturday Night Show (RTÉ, 10.05pm) 

Rory O’Neill aka Panti Bliss returns to The Saturday Night Show for the first time since Pantigate to discuss his new book Woman in the Making. #SaturdayNightShow #Panti

Friends With Benefits (Channel 4, 11pm)

Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis star in the film that isn’t No Strings Attached (that’s the one with Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman). They play a pair of bozos who try to have a sexual relationship with no romantic messing around. The dopes. #NoStringsAttached

The X Factor (UTV/TV3, 8pm) 

Can The X Factor plummet to any lower depths? Find out this week as the acts take on songs from the movies, Louis tries to cry, Simon applies more bronzer, and Cheryl wonders where it all went wrong. #XFactor

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Everybody’s talking about… #Benedict Cumberbatch

He was on the Graham Norton Show last night and he hit all his marks with a funny walk, a charming chat and a repeat of his Oscars photobomb.


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Or switch over for…

  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC One, 6.30) Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman try to outcheese each other as the dancing competition heats up
  • This Means War (Channel 4, 9pm) Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy. So much blonde hair, so many white teeth
  • Walking Through History: Bronte Country (Channel 4, 8pm) Tony Robinson goes back to the childhoods of the Bronte sisters in Yorkshire
  • Pay It Forward (RTÉ One, 12.40am) Haley Joel Osment does some do-gooding

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