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The Honourable Woman

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 ...

On the Box - TV Review

Once more with Fielding: Luxury Comedy 2 offers quirky crisps

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 ...

On the Box - TV Preview

Gomorrah resembles a Neapolitan version of The Wire

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 star Lucy Hale

Pretty Little Liars the big winner at Teen Choice Awards

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.

Nashville stars Chris Carmack, Aubrey Peeples, Charles Esten and Hayden Panettiere

TV's Nashville to broadcast live performances

The first episode of the next season of Nashville will include live musical performances from two of the main characters.

Alan Carr hosts The Singer Takes it All

On the Box - TV Review

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

A source said: "The fire isn't a big stunt; it's more about what happens in the aftermath"

EastEnders fans promised fire heartbreak

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".

Turner - "Stacey is in prison at the moment, but not for long!"

EastEnders star Turner on Stacey's return

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".

Kerry Washington's back for more Scandal - this time on Sky Living

On the Box - TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Sat Jul 26 - Fri Aug 01).

Game of Thrones is set to return in 2015

Game of Thrones: Nine cast members added

HBO have confirmed a group of nine new stars will join their hit drama Game of Thrones for its upcoming fifth season including Bond villain Jonathan Pryce.