herald

Monday 18 December 2017

odds on film choice time is money all to play for

louis theroux: gambling in las vegas braveheart ant & dec's push the button premier soccer saturday

BBC2, 10.45pm

Louis meets the high-rollers who splash the cash in the world's largest adult playground. Martha (70) fritters away $1,000 every day on slot machines. She says the casino is her home away from home, even though she's lost $4m over the past 10 years.

What is it about this city that makes it a mecca for such wanton excess?



film choice

RTE2, 9.15pm

Directed by and starring Mel Gibson, this five-time Oscar- winning movie charts the life of William Wallace, a legendary warrior who finds himself leading a Scottish revolt against the English.

Clocking in at three hours long, there are plenty of fight scenes, plus some breathtaking battle sequences in this cinematic tour de force.



time is money

UTV, 8pm

It's one giggle after another as the Geordie boys try to engineer a comeback for the traditional family game show format.

Self-respect is left at the door, as two families square off over a series of hilarious challenges, while dressed in silly costumes. Both sides start off with £100,000, but as the clock ticks, the cash ebbs away.



all to play for

RTE2, 8pm

Mick McCarthy's struggling Wolves host a Manchester United side equally desperate for points. Last time they met, McCarthy got into all sorts of hassle for deliberately fielding a weakened team. Key players were rested on the basis that there was no chance of snatching even a point from the Old Trafford cauldron.

Promoted articles

Entertainment News