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Friday 9 December 2016

Staying in tonight? Here's the pick of what's on the box

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo scores against Juventus' goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon, centre, during the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg football match Juventus vs Real Madrid at the Juventus stadium in Turin (Getty Images)

The return of guilty pleasure Nashville, the second Champions league semi-final second leg and Inspector George Gently

NASHVILLE

E4, 10pm

THE return of the American musical drama set in the country music capital. Rayna must choose between the two men in her life, while Juliette is struggling to repair her relationship with Avery and goes to an auditions for the leading role in a biopic.

Determined to start afresh, Scarlett embarks on a road trip home, and Will and Layla cope with the fall-out from his confession. Give yourself a lift

 

CAR SHARE

BBC1, 9.30pm

JOHN has had a fancy new hands-free phone kit fitted in his car, but he arrives at Kayleigh’s house only to discover she is far more excited by the previous night’s events.

Comedy about the daily journeys of supermarket employees John Redmond and Kayleigh Kitson, who have been thrown together in a company car share scheme, with each trip  bringing fresh insight into their lives, as well as twists and turns in their unlikely relationship.

Co-written by and starring Peter Kay and Sian Gibson, with Simon Greenall.

 

INSPECTOR GEORGE GENTLY

BBC1, 8pm

THE detective is called out when a body is found on a rubbish pile under Newcastle’s Tyne Bridge. It initially looks like suicide, but evidence reveals the victim was dead before he landed.

The search begins to uncover his identity, with just a pawnbroker’s receipt, a note with a phone number for one Gwendolyn Howard and a betting slip in the deceased’s pocket.

 

THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE FOOD

CHANNEL4, 8pm

LONDON is home to more billionaires than any other city on the planet and they use a private network of luxury food suppliers. This two-part documentary follows the companies who cater to them, with the opening episode examining how businesses must adapt and fight harder than ever before to win a foothold in this lucrative new market.

 

LIVE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: REAL MADRID V JUVENTUS

RTE1, 7.40pm

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DARRAGH Maloney is joined by Eamon Dunphy, Liam Brady and Richie Sadlier for coverage of the second-leg of the semi-final at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu. The away side are seeking to reach the final for the first time since 2003.

Real Madrid entertain Juventus at the Bernabeu looking to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit. Carlo Ancelotti’s team are bidding to become the first since AC Milan in 1990 to retain Europe’s premier club competition.

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