Patrick Kielty looks back on the 20 years since the Good Friday Agreement; First Dates is back on Channel 4, and superb Cold War drama The Americans continues on RTÉ2.

Pick of the Day

My Dad, The Peace Deal and Me, 9.00pm, BBC One

Patrick Kielty was born in County Down during the Troubles, and was only 16 when his father was murdered by loyalist paramilitaries.

Despite his loss, just 18 months later Patrick was taking to the stand-up stage in Belfast, forging a comedy career by telling jokes about life in what was effectively a war-zone. Year after year, the sectarian killings continued.

Then in 1998, along with the majority of the Irish population, Patrick voted in favour of The Good Friday Agreement. It meant those convicted over his dad's murder would be released from prison, but the Agreement brought a promise of peace after 30 years of conflict, with the potential to build a new society based on reconciliation.

Now, on the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, he wants to find out if the historic peace deal has delivered on its pledge to create a new Northern Ireland, free of the hatred that took Jack Kielty's life.

New or Returning Shows

First Dates, 10.00pm, Channel 4

Fred Sirieix and the team re-open the doors of the First Dates restaurant to a new crop of hopeful singletons who are all hoping that love is on the menu.

For example: tall, handsome 30-year-old financial manager J is desperate to prove there's more to him than meets the eye. His date, feisty aesthetic therapist Sophie, isn't the type of girl who can be won over with a wink and a one-liner.

Meanwhile, in a First Dates first, ex-husband and wife Stuart and Mandy come to the restaurant together to lend each other moral support as they both try to find love again.

Here's a best of compilation from the previous run:

Murdair Mhám Trasna, 9.30pm, TG4

This docu-drama centres on an infamous event in Irish history, the brutal slaying in 1882 of a family of five in the remote village of Mám Trasna in the west of Ireland.

A swift and severe response from the British authorities led to the conviction of innocent people, the hanging of some and the imprisonment of others as a result of perjured evidence and bribery.

Murdair Mhám Trasna is based on the book Éagóir, written by former Language Commissioner Seán Ó Cuirreáin and includes contributions from Senior Counsel Luan Ó Braonáin, Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh, relatives of the deceased and many more.

Timeless, 9.00pm, E4

Former ER star Goran Visnjic stars in this daft sci-fi drama as Garcia Flynn, a bad guy from a mysterious organisation called Rittenhouse, who steals a time machine in order to change the course of American history.

Up against him are history professor Lucy Preston (Abigail Spencer), scientist Rufus Carlin (Malcolm Barrett) and soldier Wyatt Logan (Matt Lanter).

As season two begins, Lucy has discovered that she's Rittenhouse; everything's gone a bit blurred (Good guys? Bad guys? I'll get back to you on that), and Lucy is forced to travel back in time to First World War France.

I'm sure things are just as absurd there.

Ending Tonight

Save Me, 9.00pm, Sky Atlantic & NOW TV

The search for Jody becomes desperate as Lennie James's disappointing and patchy six-part drama reaches its season one conclusion.

Nelly stages a lock-in at The Palm Tree, where he confronts one of the pub regulars about their role in his daughter Jody's disappearance.

But with time running out, Nelly must put his life at risk by penetrating the darkest corners of the secret network if he's going to have a chance of finding Jody before it's too late.

The Supervet, 8.00pm, Channel 4

Sports pundit Lee Dixon brings his beloved rescue dog to see Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, looking for help with a limp. Lee is desperate to get his teammate back to full fitness.

All the way from Guernsey, Anne arrives with her English Springer Spaniel, who needs spinal surgery. And a Caucasian Shepherd puppy called Bear requires two hip replacements.

Don't Miss

The Americans, 11.50pm, RTÉ2

The fifth season of this superb Cold War-cum-family-drama - easily one of the finest shows on TV but criminally ignored this side of the Atlantic - continues as Soviet spy couple Philip and Elizabeth both have qualms about a new assignment.

Meanwhile, a spectre from Philip's past creates unforeseen dangers and, over at the FBI, Stan makes a shocking play that could throw his career into turmoil.

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