If you're going no further than the sofa, here are some tips on what's worth watching on the box over the weekend. As ever, it’s a busy one . . .

Pick of the weekend

Britain's Got Talent, 8.00pm Saturday, TV3

Now that the first season of Ireland's Got Talent has ended, it's time to check out the British equivalent, which returns for a 12th run, and at least begins with both Ant and Dec on board.

Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams are back once again to comprise the talent show's judging panel in the search for some new and exciting talent.

Over the past few months the dream team have travelled the length and breadth of Britain looking for that winning act. As ever, BGT is followed by Britain's Got More Talent at 9.25pm.

New or Returning Shows

Benidorm, 9.00pm, be3

Season ten of this Brits Abroad comedy opens with exciting times at the Solana as Joyce and Monty's big day has arrived.

Cameo appearances are on the cards again, and eagle-eyed viewers should look out for the likes of the Chuckle Brothers, Nigel Havers, Bobby Ball, Carol Decker, Tony Hadley and Holly Johnson.

The Crystal Maze, 8.00pm Sunday, Channel 4

Maze Master Richard Ayoade returns to lead a new bunch of intrepid adventurers through a series of tasks, winning a time crystal for each one they successfully complete.

In this first show, the Hauxwell family take on the physical, mental and mystery challenges, and in the process make their mark in The Crystal Maze history books.

Gettys: The World's Richest Art Dynasty, 9.00pm Saturday, BBC Two

Grandson Mark Getty, who himself became the founder of the multi-billion pound media empire Getty Images, presents the story of his family and their cultural legacy.

With input from other Getty family members, the programme follows three generations of this art-hungry dynasty and hears stories of personal milestones, art scandals, philanthropy and the kidnapping of grandson Paul Getty III in 1973.

My Year with the Tribe, 9.00pm Sunday, BBC Two

Writer Will Millard visits the treehouse-dwelling Korowai tribe in Papua, Indonesia, to try and understand the pressures they face as they move into the modern world.

Lifeline, 10.05pm Sunday, Channel 4

The latest from Walter Presents is this apparently gripping Spanish medical thriller that explores what would happen if the human heart could carry memories.

Alex is a neurosurgeon who has just received a prestigious job offer. But he's taking drugs to keep up with his exhausting work pace.

Rodrigo is an experienced journalist, secretly investigating the case of a homeless man whose death could be linked to a series of disappearances.

Circumstances are about to unite Alex and Rodrigo.

Ending this weekend

Ordeal by Innocence, 9.00pm Sunday, BBC One

The Argyll children finally face up to the disastrous events that led to Rachel’s murder.

Everyone in the family had a reason to want Rachel dead, everyone has something to hide about that terrible Christmas Eve. Only by facing these secrets can the real identity of Rachel’s killer emerge. But Arthur’s assertion that he is telling the truth puts him in serious danger and there is a race against time to save him.

At Sunny Point, justice has fallen out of the hands of the law, and Leo and Gwenda’s wedding becomes a theatre of brutal revenge.

Big Week on the Farm, 7.00pm Friday, RTÉ One

Ella McSweeney and Áine Lawlor will be joined by special guests Dancing with the Stars winners Jake Carter and Karen Byrne on the O’Sullivan family farm in Waterford.

Also: Gillian goes in search of local otters, there's the bloody and confrontational secret life of the rooster, a visit to a farm on top of a school building in the middle of the city and get to peek behind the gates of a very private residence.

Celebrity Catchphrase, 9.00pm Friday, TV3

The show bows out with Tess Daly, Jonathan Ross and Linda Robson aiming to 'see what they see' while competing to raise funds for charity.

Masterchef: the Finals, 8.30pm Friday, BBC One

After an arduous seven-week journey, the search for Britain's best amateur cook reaches its climax.

This is the finalists last chance to pull out all the stops and show everything they have learned along the way, and in three hours demonstrate the kind of cook they have become.

They must produce the best three dishes of their lives, push their culinary boundaries and produce jaw-droppingly good food for the judges.

New to Download

Lost in Space, from Friday, Netflix

Very different to the family show from the 1960s, this reboot promises to be a much darker affair, even compared to the recent film version.

Set 30 years in the future, colonization in space is now a reality, and the Robinson family is among those tested and selected to make a new life for themselves in a better world.

But when the new colonists find themselves abruptly torn off course en route to their new home they must forge new alliances and work together to survive in a dangerous alien environment, light years from their original destination.

Don't Miss

People of the Year, 9.30pm Sunday, RTÉ One

The 43rd annual People of the Year Awards comes live from the Mansion House in Dublin.

The awards, presented by Gráinne Seoige and Aidan Power, provide an opportunity for the Irish public to honour the country’s most inspiring people.

The live television show recognises the bravery, coverage and determination of Ireland’s greatest heroes, everyday folk doing extraordinary things.

Chat Show Line-ups

The Late Late Show, 9.35pm Friday, RTÉ One

Actor Barry Keoghan, Dublin band Kodaline and style guru Trinny Woodall are among Ryan Tubridy's guests.

The Graham Norton Show, 10.35pm Friday, BBC One/10.10pm Saturday, TV3

It's another stellar lineup as Graham meets Dwayne Johnson (aka The Rock), Naomie Harris, Martin Freeman, and Roger Daltrey.

The Ray D’Arcy Show, 9.45pm Saturday, RTÉ One

Retired footballers Paul McGrath and Ray Houghton, former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood, and X Factor finalists Sean and Conor Price all join Ray.

Weekend movies

The Searchers, 12.35pm Sunday, TCM

One of the greatest films ever made, and for many the definitive western, this was directed by John Ford in 1956 and stars John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter and Natalie Wood.

Set during the Texas–Indian Wars, Wayne plays a middle-aged Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece (Wood), and accompanied by his adoptive nephew (Hunter).

If you haven't seen it before, record it and then you can zip through the ads.

Also . . .

Swingers, 11.45pm Saturday, BBC Two

This is a fun and cool dramedy from 1996 that established director Doug Liman, cast member and writer Jon Favreau, and actor Vince Vaughn.

Worth it for Favreau's phone message scene alone, which is excruciating funny, as his character Mike continues to dig a deeper hole for himself.

Box Set Binge

Gomorrah: Season 1-3, Sky Box Sets

Based on the groundbreaking book by Roberto Saviano (that amounted to a death sentence for him), this is a gripping gangster thriller set in the grimy slums of Naples, where life couldn't come cheaper.

With his boss behind bars, consigliere Ciro must adapt to the new head of the Savastano family, Don Imma, and her son Genny.

But, fearing he is being eased out in favour of the youthful heir, Ciro finds himself debating not only if it is time to take action to maintain his position, but who he is willing to take out.