Tonight's top telly includes Outlander star Sam Heughan in SAS: Red Notice, a very busy Late Late Show, a visit to The Comedy Vaults at The BBC, and the pick of new stuff that’s streaming . . .

Pick of the Day

SAS: Red Notice, Sky Cinema & NOW TV

Outlander star Sam Heughan heads the cast in this action thriller based on the best-selling novel of the same name by former SAS operative Andy McNab. Here's our review.

An off-duty SAS soldier, Tom Buckingham (Heughan), faces a terror attack on a train running through the Channel Tunnel.

As the action escalates on the train, events transpire in the corridors of power that may make the difference as to whether Buckingham and the civilian passengers make it out of the tunnel alive.

Here's our interview with Sam:

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The Late Late Show, 9.35pm, RTÉ One

Following on from the Taking Care of Business Special which aired last year, the inaugural bursary winners Patrick Cox, Oliver Kirwan, Donagh Quigley, and Denise Rock talk business with Ryan Tubridy. 

On the entertainment front, there’s actor Allen Leech (below) of Downton Abbey and Bohemian Rhapsody fame, Home of the Year judges Hugh Wallace, Amanda Bone and Suzie Mc Adam, and Seána Kerslake - who stars in Smother - will be remembering her close friend Danika McGuigan, daughter of Barry McGuigan.

Nathan Carter and Dea Matrona will provide some music.

The Graham Norton Show, 11.15pm, BBC One

Garrulous Graham is joined by comic actress Amy Poehler, star and director of comedy Moxie (below) and Minnie Driver, who is promoting her new podcast Minnie Questions.

Call the Midwife's Leonie Elliott also guests, alongside Hollywood star Jennifer Garner and singer-songwriter Nick Jonas. With music from singer-songwriter Tom Odell.

New or Returning Shows

Gardeners’ World, 8.00pm, BBC Two

Gardening has become the new going out in these pandemic times, so here's a timely compilation show ahead of a new season of the Beeb's prime show about things that grow and bloom.

Monty Don (below) and the team look back at more floral highlights from 2020, including alliums and auriculas, houseplants and creative containers, as well as the scented stars of the summer garden.

There's also another chance to see what the Gardeners' World viewers were getting up to in their gardens last year as they share their horticultural adventures.

The Comedy Vaults: BBC2’s Hidden Treasure, 9.00pm, BBC Two

As part of the channel's 50th birthday celebrations, Tamsin Greig narrates this programme delving into the archives for rarely seen moments from some of the greatest names in comedy.

Featuring clips from unbroadcast pilots including Miranda Hart's Joke Shop, Stephen Fry's first appearance as QI host and a sitcom starring the band Madness, as well as footage of Spike Milligan, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, Rik Mayall, Billy Connolly, and Sacha Baron Cohen.

Miranda Hart

New to Stream

The One, Netflix

This tech thriller stars is set "five minutes" in the future, where cutting-edge technology allows people to identify their soulmate using a simple hair sample.

Hannah Ware she plays Rebecca, the founder of soulmate tech company MatchDNA, but her ambition may blind her to the dangers of her work.

What begins as a hugely exciting scientific breakthrough soon degenerates into something far more sinister.

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Love in the Time of Corona, Disney+

Filmed using remote technologies shot in the talents’ actual homes, this four-part, romantic dramedy follows four interwoven stories.

James and Sade have spent so much time away from each other due to James’ demanding work life that it’s as if they’re only just starting to get to know each other.

They’re juggling being new parents and beginning to grapple with whether they may be more than just a little out of sync.

Can You Ever Forgive Me? Disney+

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Melissa McCarthy stars as Lee Israel, the best-selling celebrity biographer (and cat lover) who made her living in the 1970s and 80s profiling the likes of Katherine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, and Estee Lauder.

When Lee found herself unable to get published because she had fallen out of step with the marketplace, she turned her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack (Richard E Grant).

Yes Day, Netflix

Jennifer Garner and Edgar Ramirez star in this comedy as a pair of frazzled parents. Here's Alan Corr's review.

Always feeling like they have to say no to their kids and co-workers, Allison and Carlos decide to give their three kids a Yes Day, where for 24 hours the kids make the rules.

Little did they know that they'd be going on a whirlwind adventure around Los Angeles, that would bring the family closer to each other than ever before.

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neXt, Disney+

This latest addition to the Disney+ Star stable sees Silicon Valley pioneer Paul LeBlanc join forces with Special Agent Shea Salazar to stop the AIhe created from destroying the world.

New episodes will be made available on a weekly basis.

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