Got the summertime blues? Here are John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Jul 25-Friday Jul 30)
Plenty of pluses this week with Ripper Street, Life in Squares and Partners in Crime all arriving, while it's cheerio to The Interceptor and Prized Apart.
Pick of the week
Ripper Street, Friday, BBC One
The classy period drama, filmed in Dublin and starring Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, and Adam Rothenberg as a trio of crime-solvers in Victorian London, returns for a welcome third run.
It's 1894 and four years have passed since the crime-fighting axis ...
The LA underbelly, cynical consultants, an incompetent private eye, a golf geezer, Jerry Lee Lewis and ageing ballroom dancers - it's been a busy TV week for John Byrne.
Reviewed: Ray Donovan (Wednesday, Sky Atlantic); House of Lies (Wednesday, Sky Atlantic); Bored to Death (Friday, Sky Atlantic); An Evening with Peter Alliss (Wednesday, BBC Two); Rock ‘N’ Roll America: Be My Baby(Friday, BBC Four); The Gleneagle (Sunday, RTÉ One)
There's been quite a lot of traffic on the box this last week with several shows either starting or returning. Season two of True Detective is proving to be ...
Enjoying some well earned sofa time over the next seven days? Here's John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead: Saturday July 18-Friday July 24.
It's hello to Imelda May, The Saboteurs and Witnesses, and cheerio to The Outcast, Celebrity Masterchef and The John Bishop Show.
Pick of the week
The Best of The Late Late Show, Friday, RTÉ One
Feeling that Friday night telly nights have been a little bare since The Late Late Show went on its annual summer break? Well here's something to tide you over, as Ryan Tubridy invites viewers to have ...
John Byrne takes in the latest from Marvel, a new drama from the Beeb, a returning procedural about a cop with total recall, and the TV debut of a brilliant Irish documentary.
John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Jul 11-Friday Jul 17)
This week, John Byrne looks at a one-off drama about the 2005 London bombings, a new drama/black comedy about a reality TV show, a post-apocalyptic boom-fest from Michael Bays, and Colin Farrell getting killed - or not - on True Detective.
John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Saturday Jul 4-Friday Jul 10)
Once again, the BBC offered huge chunks of the Glastonbury festival across various TV channels and platforms. John Byrne took a gander.
John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Monday Jun 15-Friday Jun 19)