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Sunday 17 December 2017

IN THE MONEY stars in their eyes ON THE HUNT FEMALE FORTUNES

Dragons' Den Michelin Stars -- The Madness Of Perfection Cars, Cops And Criminals Women

RTE1, 10.15pm

Three minutes is all the time these fledgling entrepreneurs have to win the hearts, and pockets, of the fiery Dragons.

So far, some of the pitches have been of high quality, while others have been downright crazy and certainly lacking that much-needed killer punch.



stars in their eyes

BBC2, 9pm

This is all about blood and guts on the kitchen floor as egomaniac chefs fight it out for a much-prized Michelin star.

Culinary kingpin Marco Pierre White, ever the controversialist, tells us he has no desire for these gongs and, in fact, gave back his three Michelin stars.

Whatever his real views on the matter, it did loudmouth Marco no harm in the publicity stakes and got his name in the papers yet one more time.



ON THE HUNT

BBC1, 9pm

A down and dirty insight into how a crack police team tracks a number of well-organised criminal gangs.

The gangs are shipping stolen luxury cars abroad complete with sophisticated number-plate changing systems. It's all very high-tech and dangerous with millions of euro to be made.



FEMALE FORTUNES

BBC2, 11.20pm

A look at the Women's Liberation Movement of the 70s which brought much-needed improvements in the plight of the fairer sex.

Most importantly, barriers in the workplace were gradually removed and changes were made in the marriage laws.

All these years later, has the revolution run out of the steam, and have all the changes been for the better?

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