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What to watch on TV tonight: Tuesday

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

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

Garth: What Went Wrong? (TV3, 9pm) 

It’s the battle of the Garth Brooks specials this evening as TV3 and RTÉ both broadcast their version of events. TV3 moved this programme forward from 10pm on Wednesday night, while RTÉ have replaced some scheduled programming to fit their show in. #GarthBrooks #WhatWentWrong #PleaseMakeItStop 

Tomorrow Never Came (RTÉ One, 9.35pm)

“The country went mad” says one participant in RTÉ’s special about the Garth Brooks debacle. You can say that again #GarthBrooks #TomorrowNeverCame #PleasePleaseMakeItStop

56 Up (UTV, 9pm) 

The next installment in this fascinating and long-running documentary series sees the 13 remaining participants dealing with advancing age and where their lives have taken them. #56UP



Everybody’s talking about… #Clothes To Die For

The BBC’s documentary about the collapse of the Rana Plaza clothing factory in Bangladesh was the talk of Twitter last night.


Or switch over for…

  • Kirstie’s Fill Your House For Free (Ch 4, 8pm) The lovely and fragrant Kirstie Allsopp 
  • Tremors (ITV4) 9pm) The 1989 Kevin Bacon classic
  • Utopia (Channel 4, 10pm) excellent series from Channel 4. Check it out
  • Coast (BBC Two) This week: fern collecting (?!)
  • Undercover Boss (Channel 4, 9pm) Oxfam’s CEO goes behind the scenes to see that’s going right and what’s going wrong

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