Tonight's highlights include Sports Stories featuring the legendary Paul McGrath, the second part of the Suranne Jones-starring Vigil, the Gossip Girl reboot, Surviving 9/11, and The White Lotus . . .

Pick of the Day

Sports Stories, 9.00pm, Virgin Media One

Who doesn't love Paul McGrath?

Here's an interview with the former Republic of Ireland star, where Tommy Martin (below) talks to the much-loved legend who graced Euro 88, Italia 90 and USA 94 during an impressive career in football.

He’ll talk to him about his journey through football from Sallynoggin and Saint Pat’s to Manchester United to the World Cup, as well as his relationships with iconic managers Jack Charlton and Alex Ferguson.

Hopefully, Charlie Walker gets a mention too.

Alternatively, you might fancy another look at The John Delaney Story (9.35pm RTÉ One), which explores the controversial former CEO of the FAI.

Don’t Miss

Vigil, 9.00pm, BBC One

As the UK enjoys its August Bank Holiday today (ours was four weeks ago, of course), the Beeb decided to screen the second episode of Vigil the day after last night’s opener was aired.

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The submarine is left exposed by a reactor shutdown, and the crew races to repair the fault. Kirsten uncovers a feud on board the Vigil, leading Amy to question whether her investigation has been deliberately obstructed.

A hard-won breakthrough leads Amy to believe she finally has the killer in her sights, only for surprising new evidence to cast doubt on her theory.

Meanwhile, on land, Kirsten's investigation leads to tragedy.

The White Lotus, 10.10pm, Sky Atlantic

Streaming on NOW TV

Full season available at Sky Box Sets

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This is great squirmy stuff from Mike White.

Stripped of his gadgets, Quinn reluctantly takes a scuba class with Mark, who’s struggling to process revelations regarding his late father.

Hoping to reignite the spark with Rachel, Shane enlists Armond to help plan a romantic evening. Wait till you see how this goes . . .

Elsewhere, Tanya leans on Belinda for support as she scatters her mother’s ashes at sea. Paula keeps a secret from a suspicious Olivia.

9-1-1, 9.00pm, Sky Witness

Streaming on NOW TV

This quirky first responders’ show continues to put a smile on my face.

This week, when a famous mystery writer dies, Athena, Bobby and the 118 respond to the chaos caused by a city-wide manhunt for buried treasure the author left behind.

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Agatha Christie: Unfinished Portrait, 9.00pm, BBC Four

Here’s a profile originally made to celebrate the centenary of the famous author's birth, looking at her life, her character and the key moments in her childhood that influenced her writing.

Followed by The Great Detectives (10.05pm), Nigel Williams investigates the 10-day disappearance of Agatha Christie, an incident which remains a mystery to this day.

With the help of David Suchet and a hotel murder weekend team, he hopes to unlock the secrets of Christie's enigmatic life.

New or Returning Shows

Gossip Girl, 10.30pm, RTÉ2

Here's the more diverse (ie: spoiled brats of various skin tones) revival of the Noughties’ US teen drama centering on a new generation of teenagers at a New York private school whose lives are dominated by social media.

As the school year begins, a new student at Constance St Jude's finds herself thrust into the spotlight, while a mysterious presence threatens the status quo.

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Surviving 9/11, 9.00pm, BBC Two

It’s coming up to the 20th anniversary, so expect more programmes like this over the coming days.

Here are the stories of 13 people caught up in the events of September 11, 2001, moving between accounts of the two-hour period when terrorists attacked the Twin Towers and the Pentagon and hijacked Flight 93 and what has happened in the 20 years since.

The film examines what was it like to actually live through such a historic event and how easy it was to move on from a day that society wants to go on remembering.

999: On the Front Line, 9.00pm, Channel 4

A delivery driver is the victim of a carjacking and ends up being dragged along the road.

On the M40, 13 stowaway migrants are found in a lorry full of tyres and in need of urgent medical care.

A man collapses while having a fit in the middle of a busy road, and a woman experiences uncontrollable spasms in her legs at the stress of losing a child.

Back, 9.00pm, RTÉ2

Saw this on Channel 4 and it’s well good, if a little on the Marmite side.

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Peep Show fans take note: this is not a bit like Peep Show, despite starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb.

The former plays Stephen, who is preparing to take over the family business following the death of his father, but the unexpected arrival of charismatic foster-brother Andrew (Webb) changes everything.

Is Andrew who he says he is? And why has he turned up now after 30 years?

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, 9.00pm, Sky Arts

Streaming on NOW TV

By all accounts, you don't just see an Ailey performance, you feel it.

Here you can experience this electrifying modern dance program that includes four audience favourites.

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They are Wayne McGregor’s Chroma with a score by Jack White and Joby Talbot; Ronald K Brown’s Grace, with music by Duke Ellington, Roy Davis Jr, and Fela Kuti; Robert Battle’s Takademe; and Alvin Ailey’s Revelations.

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