There's new shows about credit union loans, property makeovers, and Gordon Ramsay renovations – meanwhile First Dates returns, and The Good Fight ends its superb second season . . .

Pick of the Day

The Borrowers, 8.30pm, RTÉ One

In a brand new series, we step inside what could be considered the most secretive room in Ireland – the Credit Union loan office.

In the opening Episode, Thomas needs private surgery to save his sight, Gary and Dad Eugene are squabbling over a car and country music singer Michael is hoping to make it in Nashville.

New or Returning Shows

Your Home Made Perfect, 8.00pm, BBC Two

Angela Scanlon presents a brand new property makeover series that's apparently like no other that has gone before as it utilises cutting-edge virtual reality and visual effects to enable people to see their future home.

In each episode, a family will be presented with two radically different designs by two extraordinary architects. Which ambitious renovation idea will they choose for their perfect home?

First Dates, 10.00pm, Channel 4

Fred and his team of Cupids bid adieu to the winter blues and welcome more hopeful singletons to the First Dates restaurant.

Among the hopefuls is energetic 32-year-old owl sanctuary volunteer Krystal, who worries that her larger-than-life personality and chattiness scare men off. Her date with fellow animal lover James gets off to a flying start when she gives him a knitted owl.

The Great British School Swap, 9.00pm, Channel 4

A white school and a mainly Asian school swap pupils in a radical experiment to see what happens when children from segregated areas mix for the first time.

In this opening episode, pupils from the predominantly white town of Tamworth get a massive shock when they arrive in Saltley in central Birmingham and become the racial minority.

Orange is the New Black, 10.40pm, TG4

Just a week after season ended, here's the second run of the prison-based dramedy.

The season kicks off with Piper being awakened in solitary and, without being given any information, forced to board a bus and a plane to whereabouts unknown.

After she lands, finally realizing she is in Chicago, to testify in the trial of Alex's drug boss, Kubra Balik, and that the stay is temporary.

Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back, 11.05pm, Channel 4

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay returns for a second season in which he travels across the United States in search of restaurants that are in dire need of renovation.

In the first episode, he visits the Trolley Stop Café, a classic Cajun-inspired restaurant located in the heart of New Orleans, Louisiana, where things have gone badly off the rails.

Ending Tonight

The Good Fight, 10.15pm, RTÉ One

It's the season two finale of this superb legal drama and it's all happening.

An FBI background check about Kurt becomes a persecution of Diane. Everybody's expecting Lucca's delivery.

If you need a fresh hit of Christine Baranski and company, More4 are running the third season on Thursday nights, with earlier episodes available to download on All4.

Here's the famous foul-mouthed trailer for the S2 finale:

Don't Miss

Trust Me, 9.00pm, BBC One

This far-fetched but enjoyable drama returns for a second season, though it features a new premise and an entirely new cast owing to Jodie Whittaker's defection to Doctor Who.

Set in a Glasgow hospital, the story this time follows Corporal Jamie McCain, who is recovering from a spinal injury which has left him paralysed.

He faces a new enemy when patients on the ward start dying unexpectedly around him.

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