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Wednesday 15 August 2018

Throw of the dice

The cube celebrity special: mcfly: UTV, 8.40pm A charity edition where McFly's Tom Fletcher, with the help of band mates confronts the perspex-box challenges.

The band offers some decidedly unhelpful advice, and Tom is on the back foot from the start. But when he gets his act together it seems he could become the first person ever to actually beat the Cube.



gift of the gab

saturday night with miriam

RTE1, 9.35pm Miriam (left) begins her usual summer routine with her chat show, which is a far cry from her usual current-affairs position. It's not everyone's cup of tea and the critics have panned the show's formula in the past for being far too lightweight, but she can certainly pull in the viewers.



in need of care

casualty

BBC1, 9.10pm After witnessing an accident Dylan can't resist trailing the patient back to the ED to offer his diagnosis. Can Zoe convince him to take his old job back? Also, it's Linda's first day as clinical nurse manager but it doesn't start well.



a white house tale

the kennedys

RTE1, 10.45pm It's the build-up to the 1960 presidential election and Joe Kennedy will stop at nothing to get son Jack into the White House. He seeks an alliance with mobster Sam Giancana to swing key votes and Frank Sinatra emerges as a central figure. After becoming president, JFK faces increasing problems with Addison's Disease.

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