Irish in Wonderland sees how the other half live, Designated Survivor is back, and Edie Falco stars in the latest Law & Order spin-off

Pick of the day

Irish in Wonderland, 9.30pm, RTÉ One

Sherlock star Yasmine Akram meets the Irish people making their own fortune serving the super-rich in the USA.

Across two episodes she visits two very different playgrounds of the super-rich - New York/The Hamptons and the Cote d’Azur in the south of France - and meets Irish ex-pats who have carved successful careers and made fortunes working in these glittering wonderlands.

In the first episode she meets a Dublin-born wolf of Wall Street, a Dun Laoghaire party organiser, and an estate agent from Sligo.

New or Returning Shows

Law & Order: True Crime, 9.00pm, Sky Living

New and - of course - exclusive to Sky Living, here's the last spin-off in the Law & Order franchise.

Watch out for a permed-up Edie Falco, who stars in this dramatisation of the notorious Menendez murder case that enthralled America and beyond when their trial was televised in 1994.

Falco plays Leslie Abramson, the defence attorney who represented Lyle and Erik Menendez, who were tried for the murder of their parents, Jose and Kitty Menendez.

Ministry of Hope, 10.15pm, RTÉ One

This is being billed as an 'uplifting and compelling' new series, sharing moments of joy and crisis with the men and women whose job it is to bring faith, hope and love to strangers in three very different Irish institutions.

In the opening episode, Margaret Sleator supports Sean O’Keeffe whose wife, also Margaret, is critically ill in the Mater hospital.

With their son, Jack, Sean is praying for a miracle, but the chaplain must also prepare them for the worst.

Russia with Simon Reeve, 9.00pm, BBC Two

On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Simon Reeve’s journey takes him from the snow-capped volcanoes of the Far East, through some of the remotest parts of the planet, to the great cities of the west, Moscow and St Petersburg.

Along the way he encounters an extraordinary cast of characters including reindeer herders living in extreme temperatures, the former traffic cop whose followers believe he is the reincarnation of Jesus, Cossack law enforcers and a cheese entrepreneur beating western sanctions.

Ending Tonight

Grace Harte, 10.00pm, TG4

Leo is back from the dead and out for revenge after Grace refuses to believe that Danny tried to murder him.

As she and Danny plan to leave Ireland, a secret sets a series of tragic events in motion.

Ballers, 10.00pm, Sky Atlantic

It’s the season finale of the Entourage-like sports comedy starring Dwayne Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired NFL player turned financial manager.

With things not looking great for Spencer and Joe’s hopes of bringing an NFL team to Las Vegas, they get a late-game 'Hail Mary' when they get some assistance in winning over the team owners.

Kevin Can Wait, 8.30pm, E4

Kevin and his former undercover cop partner Vanessa attend a weekend art show in Boston to catch the fraudulent dealers they have been after, causing Kevin to miss out on his sporting holiday with his friends.

Meanwhile, this so-so comedy's second season opener has caused a furore in the US as Kevin's wife gets killed off and Vanessa becomes a regular.

Súile Londain, 9.30pm, TG4

Here's where you can see how the six young Irish people exiled in London fared at the end of their year, and learn whether they regard their move as a success.

New to Download

Designated Survivor, Netflix

Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Maggie Q and co return for a second season of White House intrigue.

One year into office, President Thomas Kirkman (Sutherland) juggles searching for the mastermind behind the attack on the Capitol Building, dealing with the day-to-day situations that take place at home and abroad, and helping a nation rebuild.

Don't Miss

Tin Star, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic

Tim Roth's alcoholic character Jim continues his downward spiral as the town’s outsiders look to finish what they started.

Despite his conflicted feelings for the police chief’s daughter, fresh-faced assassin Whitey sets in motion a violent plan to ensnare Jim.

Meanwhile, Louis Gagnon, head of security at North Stream Oil, gets wind that national media outlets will be printing a story about the oil company bringing organised crime to Little Big Bear.

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