John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Sat Aug 16 – Friday August 22)
Hello to Dáithí O Sé, Gordon Ramsay and spooky drama Resurrection, while it's goodbye to The Shelbourne, Maggie Gyllenhaal and The Singer Takes it All.
Pick of the week
The Rose of Tralee, Monday and Tuesday, RTÉ One
Love it, hate it, ignore it or allow yourself to get wound up by it, there's simply no denying that The Rose of Tralee remains a hugely popular event both here in Ireland and anywhere across the globe that's enjoyed an ...
This week John Byrne takes in the quirky comedy of Noel Fielding, BBC One's new Saturday night show, John Creedon's return to the box, and The Simpsons' Lego special.
Reviewed: Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy 2 (Thursday, E4); Tumble (Saturday, BBC One); Creedon's Weather: Four Seasons in One Day (Sunday, RTÉ One); The Simpsons (Saturday, Sky 1)
In these days of stifling conformity, it's always refreshing to see someone with their own unique vision. Noel Fielding is definitely not one for conventionality, and he's back with his latest TV show, Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy ...
John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Sat Aug 09 – Friday Aug 15)
This week sees new arrivals such as John Creedon's exploration of Irish weather, new comedy Boomers and the returning A Touch of Cloth. Meanwhile it's slán to Callan's Kicks and Utopia.
Pick of the week
Gomorrah (Monday, Sky Atlantic)
If last week's opening episode is anything to go by, this is going to be a cracking show, and resembles a Neapolitan version of David Simon's seminal 'the war on drugs is lost' cop show The Wire. Based ...
Pretty Little Liars was the big winner at last night's Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles taking home five of the big television categories.
The first episode of the next season of Nashville will include live musical performances from two of the main characters.
John Byrne reviews a right mixed bag this week, ranging from the return of soapy drama Scandal, to Channel 4's new and interactive talent show The Singer Takes it All
EastEnders fans have been told that they are set for "heartbreaking" scenes as part of the soap's upcoming fire storyline, which will "kick-start an action-packed autumn in Albert Square".
With the jailed Stacey Branning back in EastEnders next week, actress Lacey Turner has promised fans that they are set to see "bad things happen".
John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Sat Jul 26 - Fri Aug 01).