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On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

Téa Leoni stars as Madam Secretary

John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Monday Jun 15-Friday Jun 19)

New shows on offer include Karen Gillan's US sitcom Selfie and Celebrity MasterChef, while it's goodbye to Game of Thrones, The Zoo and Bones.

Pick of the week

Madam Secretary, Thursday, Sky Living

It's a good sign that this is yet another show that revolves around a strong woman in a position of power - but it took a few episodes to get into a solid political drama that's sneakily addictive. It stars Téa Leoni as the titular Elizabeth Faulkner ...

Review: Adventure Rooms Dublin

Head on down to the Adventure Rooms located on 6-7 Little Britain Street

Brendan Cole tried out Adventure Rooms, Dublin's new real life escape game. He was very impressed.

Located on Little Britain St, Adventure Rooms follows a live entertainment format that relies on the person using their lateral thinking to tackle the tasks at hand. Originating in Switzerland the aim of the game is simple - "escape from the midst of a mysterious room" as quickly as you can.

Participants are tasked with trying to figure out a series of puzzles (the details of which cannot be revealed here for obvious reasons), which eventually lead to the group getting back to civilisation ...

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

Sense8

This week, John Byrne checks out the Wachowskis' latest project, two posh London ladies heading for Broadway, the latest from the Bates family business, and two contrasting games of football.

Reviewed:  Sense8 (Netflix, anytime), Doll & Em (Wednesday, Sky Atlantic), Bates Motel (Wednesday, Universal), Live Champions League: Juventus v Barcelona (Saturday, RTÉ2); Live International Friendly Football: Ireland v England (Sunday, Setanta Ireland)

There's no doubt that Netflix has made quite an impact, especially in terms of how we view TV these days. Their business model has effectively killed the DVD box set market, while the likes of Sky have ...

Hannibal: food for thought

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Jun 6 - Friday Jun 12)

Eoin Macken and Freddy Rodriguez in The Night Shift

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

This week, John Byrne looks at a hit US medical drama starring Dubliner Eoin Macken, a quirky thriller featuring Matt Dillon, crazy country soap Nashville, and the ultimate tribute to Bill O'Herlihy.

Anna Friel stars in American Odyssey

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 30-Friday Jun 05)

Eoin Macken

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 23-Friday May 29)

Mad Men takes flight

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 16-Friday May 22)

Gogglebox

On the Box - Weekly TV Review

John Byrne says goodbye to Gogglebox and 'ello to Episodes in this week's look at the telly.

Dominic West

On the Box - Weekly TV Preview

John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday May 09-Friday May 15).