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Saturday 3 December 2016

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

Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in Knight and Day
Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in Knight and Day

Some brain candy in the shape of a Tom Cruise blockbuster, Blue Bloods continues and Don't Tell the Bride UK-style are amongst tonight's highlights

Knight and Day

RTE1, 9.30pm

(2010, Comedy) A woman has a chance encounter with a rogue secret agent, who has been framed as a traitor and is on the run from his own superiors. Realising she is in danger for knowing too much, he kidnaps her and drags her along to clear his name. Comedy adventure, with Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz.

Blue Bloods,

RTE2, 9.30pm

Eddie faces a new challenge when she goes on her first undercover operation, investigating a kidnapping ring targeting young women through fake youth hostel websites. Meanwhile, Frank helps an old friend who wants to visit a prison to confront the man who killed her family. Police drama, starring Vanessa Ray and Tom Selleck.

 

Don’t Tell the Bride

BBC One, 9pm

Groom-to-be Steve takes turning 40 as his cue to seize the initiative in arranging his wedding to partner Nicki. He aims to recreate their early 1990s courtship with a Guns N’ Roses-themed ceremony that caters to their shared love of rock. However, unbeknownst to her

would-be-husband, Nicki only pretended to be a fellow rocker to catch Steve’s eye. She is

actually dreaming of a traditional affair at a stately home, and may not be as welcoming of a rock video-themed big day as her fiance believes.

 

Wimbledon

BBC One, 11.30pm

Sue Barker introduces the first of today’s coverage from the All England Club, where the players take to the courts on day three of the tournament, as the second-round matches in the men’s and ladies’ singles get under way.

 

Extreme Phobias, Extreme Cures

Sky One, 8pm

Ten people attempt to conquer their extreme fear of spiders, taking part in a series of tasks as they are trained to handle arachnids and put on a show for their families.

 

World’s Scariest Drivers

3e, 7pm

Unbelievable motoring moments caught on camera, featuring a man who demolished 23 buildings in his customised bulldozer and a hit-and-run driver who smashed through a plate-glass cafe window, pinning a customer against the counter in the process. Plus, caravan banger racing, scary parking and joyriding in a tank. Last in series

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