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GETTING IT RIGHT

Room to Improve

RTE 1, 8pm A Dundrum couple are anxious to extend their cottage which has been in the family for three generations.

The trick is to maintain the unique character of the building while at the same time keeping an eye on spending. Architect Dermot Bannon (left) shows how to achieve a careful balancing act.



THE LONG GOODBYE

Faire

TG4, 9.30pm Fascinating look into how different communities around the world deal with the death of a loved one. Here, the traditional 'wake' -- which survived for more than 1,000 years -- has almost become a thing of the past, except in some rural areas.



PUSHING THE BOAT

Waterloo Road

BBC1, 7.30pm Vicki is suffering from a bad dose of examinitis, and things aren't helped by the meanderings of Ronan, her wayward boyfriend. His latest batty scheme is to become a successful "fruit entrepreneur".



GOOD DEEDS

Pride of Britain

UTV, 8pm

It's the annual round-up of heartwarming stories, including the tale of a granny who battered raiders with her handbag during the London riots of some weeks ago.

There's also the story of a cancer survivor who raised £20,000 for other seriously ill children.