Gemma Arterton plays Marilyn Monroe in the new run of Urban Myths, it's cheerio to Still Game, while This is Us goes bowling.

Pick of the day

This is Us, 10.45pm, RTÉ One

Tucked away on a Thursday night, This is Us could be huge if it was on at a prime time slot such as Sunday night after the news. It really is a joy to watch.

This week, Randall takes his daughters and Deja bowling. That proves disastrous and he later admits to Deja that he has had problems with nervous breakdowns and has taken up running to deal with his anxiety.

In flashbacks, Kate and Kevin contract the chicken pox and their doctor urges Randall to do his best to catch them as well so it will not occur later for him. And Rebecca's mother pays a visit.

Homeland, 9.30pm, RTÉ 2

This seventh season of this paranoia-fest is one of the best, with Carrie struggling to keep it together as a mother and, well, pretty much every other facet of her life.

The stakes are raised a little this week as Carrie has problems at home. Elsewhere, Saul and Wellington work on Paley.

New or Returning Shows

Urban Myths, 9.00pm, Sky Arts

Eight new episodes feature surprising tales involving the likes of Johnny Cash, Marc Bolan, David Bowie, Agatha Christie, Salvador Dali, Alice Cooper, The Sex Pistols, Public Enemy and the iconic rock stars of Live Aid.

First up, the story of the growing tensions on the set of the 1959 romantic comedy Some Like It Hot. Gemma Arterton stars as Marilyn Monroe, James Purefoy plays Billy Wilder, while Adam Brody and Alex Pettyfer feature as Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis.

Ending Tonight

Still Game, 9.30pm, BBC Two

The old codger comedy ends its eighth season as Isa's pulse is set racing as a long-lost companion returns to Craiglang from Hollywood.

As Isa and Callum get reacquainted, she has to fend off stiff competition, especially from one particularly persistent gooseberry.

Indian Summer School, 9.00pm, Channel 4

After three months at the Doon School, all the boys are missing home; not least Alfie and Harry whose attendance and engagement in class have taken a turn for the worse.

Ethan ruffles a few feathers when he writes an article for the prestigious school newspaper on being the first 'out' gay Doon boy.

Don't Miss

Not Going Out, 9.00pm, BBC One

Lee Mack's gag-tastic show - believe it or not, the longest-running comedy on BBC TV - has enjoyed a new lease of life since it became a family sitcom.

This week, Lee and Lucy object to the school lollipop man handing out lollipops to the kids.