Queen Latifa’s back in a new run of The Equalizer, Great British Menu returns, Gossip Girl concludes, whileDerry Girls and Normal People actress Aoife Hinds presents The Brontes: An Irish Tale . . .

Pick of the Day

The Equalizer, 9.00pm, Sky Witness

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Robyn McCall (Queen Latifa) returns for a second season of prime-time, kick-ass vigilante action.

McCall is an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background, who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn.

She comes across to most as an average single mother who is quietly raising her teenage daughter.

But to a trusted few, she is The Equalizer - an anonymous guardian angel and defender of the downtrodden, who's also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption.

Just as McCall considers ending her work, but gets pulled back in when she takes on Detective Marcus Dante as a new client who needs her help to find an untraceable group of bank robber.

Don’t Miss

The Responder, 9.00pm, BBC One

It’s the penultimate episode of this bruisingly brilliant drama, starring Martin Freeman (below) as a Liverpool cop who seems trapped in a nightmare existence.

After witnessing a brutal murder, Chris reaches rock bottom, waking up cold and disorientated in his car.

But a conversation with his mother makes him realise he needs to fight for Kate and Harry, and there is no point going to prison.

Rachel begins to suspect Mullen may not be all he appears and Casey teams up with Marco to find a buyer.

The Style Counsellors, 8.30pm, RTÉ One

This week, Suzanne Jackson gives 36-year-old county Meath surgeon Fizza Rasheed (above) a makeover, helping to inject colour and life back into her style in time for a reunion with her husband.

Two years ago, Fizza married Umer in Pakistan. She returned to Ireland a few weeks later but, largely because of Covid restrictions, she has not seen him in person for some time.

New or Returning Shows

The Brontes: An Irish Tale, 10.35pm, BBC One

Derry Girls and Normal People actress Aoife Hinds (below) explores the surprising Irish chapter of the Bronte sisters’ story.

In a journey that takes Aoife from county Down to St John's College Cambridge, she discovers how the Brontes' father Patrick rose from humble beginnings in Rathfriland.

He later became curate of Haworth Parsonage, encouraging his daughters' desire to be educated and to write.

But as Aoife discovers, he wasn’t the only Irishman who had an impact on the Brontes' story.

Great British Menu, 8.00pm, BBC Two

As the competition returns for a 17th run, four chefs are welcomed to the kitchen by presenter Andi Oliver (above).

There they prepare canapes, starters and fish courses, inspired by this year's theme of 100 years of British broadcasting.

With one of the four being sent home, the pressure is on to produce something delicious and ingenious.

Obey Giant: The Art and Dissent of Shepard Fairey, 9.00pm, Sky Arts

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From Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Moll (Foo Fighters: Back and Forth, and The Last Days), this documentary takes us deep into the underground world of street art.

It’s a profiling of the rise of artist Shepard Fairey from his roots in punk rock and skateboarding, to presidential politics through his iconic Obama HOPE poster and the controversy that surrounded it.

New to Stream

Raising Dion: Season 2, Netflix

Raising Dion follows the story of Nicole (Alisha Wainwright) and her son Dion (Ja'Siah Young) after Dion starts to manifest several mysterious, superhero-like abilities.

Two years after defeating the Crooked Man (Jason Ritter), Season Two follows Dion as he continues honing his powers with the support of his mother and Tevin (Rome Flynn), his Biona trainer who catches Nicole’s eye.

After befriending new student Brayden (Griffin Robert Faulkner) - a fellow powered kid - a series of alarming events unfold, and Dion learns that danger is still looming.

Navigating twists, turns, and surprise visitors, Dion and Nicole must prevail again -- not just to save themselves, but the entire city of Atlanta.

My Best Friend Anne Frank (Mijn beste vriendin Anne Frank), Netflix

Based on the real-life friendship between Anne Frank and Hannah Goslar, from Nazi-occupied Amsterdam to their harrowing reunion in a concentration camp.

Ending Today

The Decade the Rich Won, 9.00pm, BBC Two

In the final episode of this series, the UK government and the Bank of England are forced to react to the economic shocks brought on by Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Theresa May (below) enters office in the aftermath of Brexit, setting her sights on tax-dodgers, bloated executive pay and unethical multi-national companies.

But as May struggles to implement Brexit, wealth inequality and executive pay are increasing while average wages are barley growing, sparking anger and protests.

After May fails to get her Brexit deal through Parliament, Boris Johnson enters office promising to `level up' the UK economy. And then the Covid-19 pandemic comes along.

Gossip Girl, 11.05pm, BBC One

As this pointless reboot's first season concludes, Obie's sister is back in town and she has big news, while Zoya is encouraged to follow her own path. Kate and Jordan continue their attempts to retrieve control of Gossip Girl.

The final episode, broadcast at midnight, sees the gang heads upstate for their annual new year bash, Zoya questions her place in her sister's group, Nick faces a dilemma and Kate contemplates the future of Gossip Girl.

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