Sarah Paulson stars in Ratched, Five Guys a Week is back, as are Ewan McGregor and Charley Boormann with Long Way Up, while Elbow's Guy Garvey presents From the Vaults . . .

Pick of the Day

Ratched, Netflix

The latest series from Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, this tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched, of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest infamy.

American Horror Story regular Sarah Paulson stars in the eponymous role.

In 1947, Ratched arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind.

On a clandestine mission, Ratched presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it.

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The Late Late Show, 9.35pm, RTÉ One

There's another strong line-up as actor Domhnall Gleeson, singer Gloria Estefan, Lord Mayor of Dublin Hazel Chu, TV presenter Dermot O'Leary, and Limerick rapper Denise Chaila are among Ryan Tubridy's guests this week.

New or Returning Shows

Five Guys a Week, 10.00pm, Channel 4

The social bubble series returns withEssex-based photographer Chris, haulage guy Lou, shopping centre manager Adam, analytics manager Kris and oven cleaning technician Michael.

Those five guys move in with Tara, a 32-year-old business consultant from Halifax in West Yorkshire, with each of them hoping to win her affections.

Nearly all of Tara's friends are married, and just about the most serious relationship she had to date has been with Kaiser - her beloved German shepherd.

Top of Tara's list of requirements is a man who can make her laugh. Eventually, five become one - but will Tara make the right choice?

Here's how the show looked pre-Lockdown:

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Guy Garvey: From the Vaults, 9.00pm, Sky Arts & NOW TV

In this new series, Elbow frontman and broadcaster Guy Garvey lifts the lid on two decades of TV gold - with musical performances, studio appearances and interviews that have remained on shelves for decades.

In this opening episode the spotlight is on 1979, where the highlight is the first ever broadcast of three songs from a previously unseen Manchester concert by Kate Bush.

There’s also early performances from Dire Straits, The Tourists, The Pretenders and The Police and the raw TV debuts of The Teardrop Explodes and Echo & The Bunnymen while Talking Heads make a memorable appearance on The South Bank Show.

Tearmann, 8.30pm, TG4

An insightful documentary featuring new and innovative work from various Gaeltacht artists. Local customs and indeed the Gaeltacht communities themselves continue to influence a new generation of artists.

Featured in the film are Cathal Mac Fhionnghaile, Siobhán Ní Dhuinnín, Áine Ní Chiobhán and Johnny Óg Connolly.

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Becoming, Disney+

This uplifting series charts the inspiring journeys of athletes and creatives as they revisit where their stories began.

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Long Way Up, Apple TV+

Ewan McGregor and Charley Boormann reunite for the third run of their motorcycle-based  travel documentary.

For the third season, they ride on Prototype electric Harley Davidsons as they travel from Patagonia to California. Nice.

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Terminator: Dark Fate, Sky Cinema & NOW TV

The Terminator franchise gets an upgrade after some questionable entries in the series, as Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger are reunited in this crunching reset to the series.

More than two decades have passed since Sarah Connor prevented Judgment Day, changed the future, and re-wrote the fate of the human race.

But fate is constantly changing, and when a new Terminator is sent to eliminate an unexpecting civilian, battle-hardened Sarah Conner and two warriors from both her past and future are her only chance of survival.

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American Barbecue Showdown, Netflix

Here’s an eight-episode food competition series that follows the US’s best backyard smokers and competitive barbecuers as they compete for the title of American Barbecue Champion.

The series is hosted by Rutledge Wood and Lyric Lewis, with judging duties falling on barbecue legends Kevin Bludso and Melissa Cookston.

Each episode, Kevin and Melissa will task the cookers with a challenge that will test their barbecue skills in ways they couldn’t possibly imagine.

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Ending Today

Soul America, 9.00pm, BBC Four

This three-parter concludes by looking at how, in the '70s and '80s, a second coming of soul men appealed to black women.

New record label Philadelphia International was born that would also soften soul's hard edges.

It was home to Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, saw the emergence of Teddy Pendergrass and incorporated the O'Jays, who embodied a message of love and togetherness.

Marvin Gaye went to work on his follow-up to What's Going On, shifting focus from the streets to the bedroom with Let's Get It On.

Meanwhile, Barry White's deep baritone also put both black and white audiences `in the mood’.

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