The first Late Late Show line-up of 2020 has been revealed.
Following the sudden death of RTÉ broadcaster Marian Finucane, tonight's Late Late will feature a segment paying tribute to Finucane and reflecting on her contribution to Irish broadcasting and Irish society.
Guests for the show, which returns on Friday at 9.35pm on RTÉ One, also include Mary McAleese, Nathan Carter and Dermot Bannon.
Former President, Mary McAleese, will discuss adjusting to life as a civilian after the presidency, taking on the Catholic Church, and also gives her views regarding Brexit and its potential impact on Northern Ireland.
Dermot Bannon will reveal the trials and tribulations involved in overseeing an extensive renovation of his own home, and singer Nathan Carter, who celebrates 10 years in Ireland this month, will give a special performance alongside The High Kings.
Kathleen Keyes from Bray, Co Wicklow, made headlines in December when she penned a letter to The Irish Times marking the anniversary of the death of her last surviving child, sparking an outpouring of sympathy from around Ireland. She joins Ryan on Friday night to tell her remarkable story and discuss how she copes with the loss of her three children.
The first weekend of 2020 features more unmissable telly on RTÉ, including Dancing with the Stars, The Tommy Tiernan Show and the highly anticipated Room to Improve - Dermot's Home.
On Saturday evening, The Tommy Tiernan Show kicks off its fourth season on RTÉ One at 9.50pm. Running over ten weeks, the show sees Tommy interview guests without any preparation or advance knowledge of who they might be.
Previous series have included memorable chats with guests such as Adam Clayton, Barry Keoghan, Eddie Izzard, Imelda May and Shaykh Dr Umar Al-Qadri.
RTÉ One's hit series Dancing with the Stars returns to our screens for another glittertastic series on Sunday at 6.30pm.
The contestant line-up for 2020 is: Mary Kennedy, Aidan Fogarty, Brian Dowling, Michael Carruth, Yewande Biala, Fr Ray Kelly, Gráinne Gallanagh, Sinéad O'Carroll, Lottie Ryan, Ryan Andrews and Glenda Gilson.
Airing for 12 weeks, the 11 celebrities will partner with their professional dancers as they take on a brand new challenge and change their daily roles for dance routines. Each will be hoping to claim the much-coveted glitter ball trophy at the end of the series.
Returning this year are presenters Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne and judges Brian Redmond, Loraine Barry and Julian Benson.
This Sunday, the first of two episodes of Room to Improve - Dermot's Home will air on RTÉ One at 9.30pm.
The eagerly-anticipated programme sees Dermot undertake the most important project of his career - renovating his new family home.
For the first time, Dermot is both client and architect - a dual role in which he's far from comfortable. And as he struggles to realise his vision, he'll need all the help he can get.
The first programme of this entertaining two-part addition to Ireland's favourite home design series sees Dermot reunited with his former on-screen partner - no-nonsense quantity surveyor Patricia Power.