It's a busy night on the box with The Late Late Show, a country music night on BBC Four, Children in Need 2021, fantasy series The Wheel of Time, and a documentary about the seven signees of the 1916 Proclamation . . .

Pick of the Day

The Late Late Show, 9.35pm, RTÉ One

Vicky Phelan, Christy Moore and Mario Rosenstock are among Ryan Tubridy's guests on tonight's show - the last before next week's Toy Show!

Vicky Phelan will join the host to talk about her decision to stop her chemotherapy treatment and look ahead to Christmas at home with her family.

Following the success of last year's Toy Show Appeal, which raised €6.6m for Irish charities, the Late Late will catch up with some of the over 600,000 people whose lives have been changed thanks to the generosity of Toy Show viewers.

On the day of the release of his new album Flying into Mystery, Christy Moore will drop by to chat about winning his Lifetime Achievement Award at the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards earlier this week.

Don’t Miss

Kenny Rogers: Cards on the Table, 9.00pm, BBC Four

Documentary chronicling Rogers' career and the golden era of country music he helped usher in, reflecting on how he rose to become a superstar selling over 120 million albums worldwide.

Making use of a candid interview with the performer, the film also looks at his success in other fields, including tennis and photography.

Contributors include singer, songwriter and producer Kim Carnes, actor and musician Mickey Jones and long-time friend Lionel Richie.

This is part of a country-themed night, which also includes Country Queens at the BBC (7pm), Country Music Awards 2021 (10pm), The Old Grey Whistle Test Special: Emmylou Harris (11pm) and Arena: Loretta Lynn - Still a Mountain Girl (11.40pm).

New or Returning Shows

Children in Need 2021, 7.00pm, BBC One

Mel Giedroyc, Graham Norton, Chris Ramsey and Alex Scott host a jam-packed evening of money-raising entertainment, helmed for the very first time from Media City UK, Salford.

I Can See Your Voice is back with a special lip sync challenge. Paddy McGuinness (below) hosts, joined by Jimmy Carr, Alison Hammond and Amanda Holden, who are helped by Pudsey himself.

CBBC presenters Sam and Mark face tricky questions in a round of Free Fall, taking on Danny Dyer's The Wall in an attempt to win money for children and young people facing disadvantages across the UK.

Jay Blades and bear repair duo Amanda Middlemarch and Julie Tatchell of The Repair Shop carry out a unique restoration for a young boy who really deserves a treat.

Plus, celebrities take on Graham Norton's infamous red chair, with their fate determined by youngsters.

With music by Ed Sheeran, Tom Grennan and the cast of the UK Tour of 9 to 5 the Musical.

The Wild Gardener, 8.00pm, BBC Two

After 30 years filming, wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson returns home on a personal project - to turn his old childhood garden into a haven for native wildlife.

He begins by getting down and dirty, digging ponds, clearing scrub, planting woodland and sowing meadows as he tries to figure out how best to lure the wild creatures back.

Seachtar na Cásca, 8.00pm, TG4

Documentary series about the seven men who signed the 1916 Proclamation.

Thomas MacDonagh was born in 1878, the eldest son of two primary school-teachers in Cloughjordan, Tipperary.

He went to Rockwell College in 1892 to study for the priesthood but left again in 1901 abandoning his vocation.

A playwright, poet and university lecturer MacDonagh commanded the Volunteer forces in Jacob's Biscuit Factory during the rising and was jailed after like all the other leaders in Kilmainham Jail.

MacDonagh was executed on May 3rd 1916 leaving behind a wife and two children - Donagh and Barbara.

New to Stream

The Wheel of Time, Amazon Prime Video

The series is based on Robert Jordan's novel series of the same name.

Starting with the first three episodes, new episodes will follow each Friday, leading up to the season finale on December 24.

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The Wheel of Time is one of the most popular and enduring fantasy series of all time, with more than 90 million books sold.

Set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain women are allowed to access it, the story follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organisation called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers.

There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.

The Line, Apple TV+

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U.S. Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher stood accused by his own platoon in the biggest war crimes trial in a generation.

Now a new, four-part docuseries will examine the case and the blurred line between right and wrong.

Cowboy Bebop, Netflix

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Here's a live-action adaptation of the Japanese sci-fi noir western from the late 1990s, where John Cho stars as the Spike Spiegel, an intergalactic bounty hunter.

A ragtag crew of bounty hunters chases down the galaxy's most dangerous criminals. They'll save the world - for the right price.

tick, tick . . . BOOM!, Netflix

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his feature directorial debut with this adaptation of the autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the creator of Rent.

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The film follows Jon (Andrew Garfield), a young theatre composer who's waiting tables at a New York City diner in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be the next great American musical.

With the clock ticking, Jon is at a crossroads and faces the question everyone must reckon with: what are we meant to do with the time we have?

The Mind, Explained: Season 2, Netflix

Our minds are capable of great things, but they can also undermine our best intentions. Delve into the science behind creativity, brainwashing and more.

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