John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Feb 6-Friday 12)
It's welcome back to Happy Valley, Room to Improve and The Restaurant, while the likes of War and Peace, Young Maltalbano and Getaways enter TV's departure lounge.
Pick of the week
Happy Valley, Tuesday, BBC One
Sarah Lancashire is back in this hugely entertaining 'grim up north' drama about Catherine Cawood, a police sergeant coping with her daughter's suicide while dealing daily with the flotsam in the Yorkshire town where she lives and works.
As season two opens, Cawood discovers a decomposed ...
Terry Wogan returned to the land of his fathers in a new series for the BBC back in 2011. TEN raided our archives to bring you Alan Corr's interview with the late broadcaster during which he talked about how much his homeland had changed
In 1974, Terry Wogan had been working for the BBC for five years when he decided to take one of his fairly frequent visits back to Dublin. In a mood to look up some old friends, he swung by his old workplace, The Royal Bank of Ireland in Phibsboro.
"I went in and they all ...
John Byrne's telly week includes James Nesbitt's Lucky Man, Getaways, Bridget and Eamon, and Marvel's Agent Carter.
Reviewed: Lucky Man (Friday, Sky 1); Bridget & Eamon (Monday, RTÉ2); Marvel's Agent Carter (Thursday, FOX); European Football Show Live (Sunday, BT Sport Europe)
They just keep on coming. We're into February now and the new or returning shows show no sign of abating. As I was out of the country for most of last week I was catching-up on a couple of shows, including the new James Nesbitt vehicle, Lucky Man (Friday, Sky 1).
The bould Nesbo ...
John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Jan 23-Friday Jan 29).
John Byrne's telly week features four new or returning shows: Norwegian drama Occupied, gloomy murder mystery Shetland, music documentary Music Moguls: Masters of Pop, and quirky US procedural iZombie . . .
Brand new shows continue to pepper the schedules, while James Nesbitt makes a welcome return, as does Don't Tell the Bride. And it's goodbye to Lady Gaga and American Horror Story: Hotel and Scream Queens
John Byrne's telly week included French political drama Spin, US-Swedish murder mystery 100 Code, and the latest comedy offering from Channel 4, Crashing.
Grey's Anatomy and Hunderby are back, while it's goodnight and good luck to Doctor Who, I'm a Celebrity . . . and loads more, as telly gears up for Christmas.
From The Late Late Toy Show to new dramas such as Capital and Blindspot, returning Scan-dram The Bridge, to the latest Vogue Williams vehicle. It's another busy seven days of telly.