There's a documentary about John Hume, more of Gay Byrne's Late Late Moments, some James Brown, and coverage of the final night from Fleadh2020 . . .

Pick of the Day

Hume, 10.30pm, BBC One

Following the recent passing of legendary Derry politician John Hume, here’s a chance to see a 2011 BBC documentary about him.

The narrative traces the life of John Hume from his early days in the civil rights movement to his winning of the Nobel Peace Prize. Interviewees include John Hume, Bono and Tony Blair.

Don't Miss

Gay Byrne's Late Late Moments, 7.00pm, RTÉ One

We’re up to episode three, with more highlights from the late Gay Byrne's 37 years as host of the hugely popular The Late Late Show, featuring chats with John B Keane, Billy Connolly (below) and Bono, among others.

That's twice Bono's on the gogglebox tonight.

Mr Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, 9.00pm, Sky Documentaries

The career of the pioneering singer, musician and producer, charting his journey from his first hit Please, Please, Please in 1956 through his pioneering funk phase to later chart success.

If you're unfamiliar with this remarkable man and his massive contribution to music, this is an excellent starting point.

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New or Returning Shows

Equator, 8.00pm, Sky Nature/NOW TV

This natural history series exploring life under the baking sun around the equator, beginning with the ocean oasis of the Galapagos Islands.

This remarkable series will take viewers to the most extreme and diverse locations on the planet, beginning with the Galapagos Islands.

The Australian Dream, 10.00pm, BBC Two

Documentary profiling Australian Football League legend Adam Goodes, centring on an incident when he was racially abused by a 13-year-old opposition supporter.

The film unpicks the unfolding events from 2013 to 2015, raising fundamental questions about the nature of racism and discrimination in Australia, where indigenous people continue to be marginalised.

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The Sky at Night, 10.00pm, BBC Four

This month’s focus is on Mars, in an episode subtitled Planet of Dreams.

Chris Lintott and Maggie Aderin-Pocock revisit the BBC's archive in a programme dedicated to humanity's ongoing fascination with the planet Mars.

Formula 1: 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, 3,.00pm, Sky Sports F1/Sky Sports Main Event/NOWTV

It may not be the celebration fans were expecting, but Formula One is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a special one-off race at Silverstone.

With more wins at Silverstone than any other driver, this would appear to be a chance for Lewis Hamilton (above) to push on in his championship defence.

But he is facing fierce competition this year from his Mercedes stablemate Vaterri Bottas, who claimed the opening race in Austria.

Ending Today

Fleadh2020, 9.30pm, TG4

On the last night of Fleadh2020 from Mullingar, the featured  musicians are from Leinster.

After an opening set of tunes from Fleadh Chairperson Joe Connaire and friends, there’s music from Attracta Brady and friends with young dancer, Cormac Lynch.

There’s also singer-songwriter Lisa O’Neill, fiddle music from Paddy, Kevin and Doireann Glackin, young multi-instrumentalist, Ademar O’Connor, and some of the finest traditional music teachers.

Batwoman, 9.00pm, E4

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Season one ends with a (better late than never) crossover episode with Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow and DC's Legends of Tomorrow as part of the Crisis on Infinite Earths storyline, the group uses Ray Palmer's invention to track new recruits.

The Monitor sends Iris West-Allen, Clark Kent and Lois Lane in search of a mysterious Kryptonian, while Kate and Kara Danvers head out to find Bruce Wayne.

Movie Pick

Saving Mr Banks, 10.30pm, BBC One

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Great film. Terrible time.

The story behind Disney's Mary Poppins is brought to life in this uplifting drama, starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson.

Fallen on hard times, reclusive British author PL Travers (Thompson) goes to Hollywood to oversee a film adaptation of her Mary Poppins book by the famously frivolous Walt Disney (Hanks).

Travers clashes with Disney and his team, and expresses an open distaste for their saccharine, sing-song plans for the picture.

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