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On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

Anna Friel stars in American Odyssey

John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 30-Friday Jun 05)

Newcomers include the Anna Friel-starring American Odyssey, Fright Club and A Sporting Chance, while it's goodbye to Scandal, Britain's Got Talent and The Saturday Night Show.

Pick of the week

American Odyssey, Friday, RTÉ2

Have to say I never fully recovered from seeing the Anna Friel-starring fantasy show Pushing Daisies disappear after just two seasons. The former Brookside star is back in this drama that sounds like another Homeland, and far removed from her last hit TV show.

In North Africa ...

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

Eoin Macken

John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 23-Friday May 29)

Dubliner Eoin Macken stars in new US drama The Night Shift, there's a reality show about six new Irish emigrant in Vancouver, while the latest CSI franchise comes to Ireland.

Pick of the week

The Night Shift, Thursday, RTÉ2

Dubliner Eoin Macken has done his career prospects in the US a huge amount of good since he landed the lead role in this medical drama, which has already been running for two seasons in the States and has been renewed for a ...

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

Mad Men takes flight

John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 16-Friday May 22)

It's the end of the line for Mad Men and Revenge, Republic of Telly is off on its summer holliers, while new shows include US drama Tyrant and Australian miniseries Gallipoli.

Pick of the week

Mad Men, Thursday, Sky Atlantic

I've often called this 'the greatest TV show no one watches' - but not any longer. After seven seasons and an amazing trip through 1960s' America as seen from Madison Avenue, Matthew Weiner’s multi-award-winning drama comes to an end.

Jon Hamm, Elisabeth ...

Gogglebox

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

John Byrne says goodbye to Gogglebox and 'ello to Episodes in this week's look at the telly.

Dominic West

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 09-Friday May 15).

Elaine Cassidy stars in No Offence

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 2 to Friday May 8)

Madam Secretary

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

This week's mixed bag include a new US drama starring Téa Leoni, a returning BBC mockumentary, and a couple of chat shows

The Good Wife

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Apr 25-Friday May 01)

The man himself

Gearóid Farrell on the new series of Fascinated

Find out what Dublin comedian Gearóid Farrelly had to say about the new series of Fascinated.

Louis CK

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

It's comedy all the way as John Byrne checks out new ITV sitcom The Delivery Man (Wednesdays, UTV Ireland), and the returning Louie (Thursdays, Fox) and Silicon Valley (Mondays, Sky Atlantic)