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The Late Late Toy Show

From The Late Late Toy Show to new dramas such as Capital and Blindspot, returning Scan-dram The Bridge, to the latest Vogue Williams vehicle. It's another busy seven days of telly.

John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Nov 21-Friday Nov 27)

Pick of the week

The Late Late Toy Show, Friday, RTÉ One

There can be no more arguments: Christmas is officially here. Ryan Tubridy is dusting down his selection of seasonal cardigans and jumpers to host the show that celebrates being young, gifted and Santa-ised, as this year's most talked about ...

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

Graham Norton and Adele

It's hello to Adele, Matt Berry, David Tennant and Donal Skehan - and so long to CSI, Angela Scanlon, Dole Life and Karl Pilkington.

John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday November 14 to Friday November 20)

Pick of the week

Adele at the BBC, Friday, BBC One & Adele - Live in London, Friday, RTÉ2

The hype around the arrival of Adele's third album, 25, has been impressively relentless, extremely well-targeted - and the sooner it ends, the better. But this could make for a pretty cracking piece of telly.

In this one-off, hour-long special ...

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

The Shelbourne

John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Oct 31-Friday Nov 06) include Dole Life, Stetsons and Stilettos and The Shelbourne

Pick of the week

Stetsons and Stilettos, Sunday, RTÉ One

Scorned by many, but loved in equal measure, Irish country music has enjoyed something of a renaissance in recent years and the recent Late Late Show special attracted the show's biggest audience of 2015.

This new six-part series enters the world of Irish country music and its fans and the opening episode looks at a country music festival, held in Leitrim. Cowboys and Heroes ...

Scream Queens

Weekly TV Review: Murder, Muppets and Mainstream comedy

John Byrne's TV week includes the new show from the makers of Glee and American Horror Story, the return of Sharon Horgan, and the latest incarnation of Kermit the Frog.

Scream Queens

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Oct 24-Friday Oct 30)

The Returned

TV Review: Happy returns with Chris Evans and French zombies

It's been a week of returnees with Chris Evans TFI Friday, some French zombies, a Minnesota murder mystery and eh The Returned all back on our screens. John Byrne's takes a look back at the week's TV.

Angela Scanlon's back on the box with Close Encounters

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

Fargo, Angela Scanlon's Close Encounters, American Horror Story, Republic of Telly - plan your viewing early with our look ahead to this week on the telly

Homeland: back and in business

Weekly TV Review: Bomb blasts, zombies and a bit of ball

John Byrne's televisual trawl of the week includes bomb blasts, zombies and a bit of ball as he casts an eye over the return of Homeland, The Walking Dead and Ireland's crucial Euro 2016 qualifiers.

The Returned

On the Box: Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne previews the telly for the week ahead. There's a number of notable returnees including season two of well The Returned, a new run of 90s TV hit TFI Friday and its back to the boardroom for The Apprentice.

The Leftovers. Back with more head scratching goings on

Weekly TV Review: The Leftovers goes Lost as a 70s' sitcom sinks

John Byrne catches several new and returning shows including The Leftovers, a new sitcom set in the 1970s and a documentary series about the early days of Indie music.