Sunday 23 September 2018

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

Joanna Scanlon as Detective Inspector Vivienne Deering
Joanna Scanlon as Detective Inspector Vivienne Deering
The six-part series will take you deep into the work and training of the firefighters
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo during training

The life of a firefigher, the business end of the Champions League and No Offence

No Offence
Channel 4, 8pm

New series. Police comedy drama by Paul Abbott (Shameless), following an unorthodox crack team of cops going above and beyond to keep the streets clean. DC Dinah Kowalska discovers a pattern in the deaths of two young women and realises Friday Street Station has a twisted serial killer on its hands. With a third girl already missing, the officers - led by the capable but unstable DI Vivienne Deering - face a race against time to rescue her. Starring Joanna Scanlan, Elaine Cassidy, Alexandra Roach, Will Mellor and Paul Ritter.

RTE1, 7pm

The six-part series will take you deep into the work and training of the firefighters

The new series Firefighters

New series. The documentary following Dublin Fire Brigade based at stations across the city as they deal with emergencies returns. In the first episode, a batch of 25 new recruits begins the training process to become fully-fledged firefighters, paramedics respond to a collision between a pedestrian and a moving tram, and a major fire at a large warehouse in an industrial estate must be contained before it spreads to other units and destroys the entire complex.


Champions League: Juventus v Real Madrid
TV3/UTV, 7.30pm (Kick-off 7.45pm)

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcelo during training

Real Madrid training ahead of tonight's first leg clash

Coverage of the semi-final first-leg match from Juventus Stadium, where the Serie A side play host to the reigning champions. While Real can boast the most successful record in this competition, having won it 10 times and appeared in 13 finals overall, the 'old lady' of Italian football are attempting to return to prominence having not won this competition since 1996, with their last appearance in the final being in 2003, when they lost on penalties to AC Milan at Old Trafford. Presented by Tommy Martin, with commentary by Trevor Welch and Kevin Kilbane, and analysis from Neil Lennon and Brian Kerr.


Inside the Factory: How our Favourite Foods are Made
BBC2, 8pm

New series. Gregg Wallace and Cherry Healey find out about the production of three household staples, beginning with bread. Gregg, fresh from presenting MasterChef, visits a bakery which makes up to one-and-a-half million loaves each week. Cherry is at a mill to discover the secret of making the perfect flour, and historian Ruth Goodman shows the hidden killers that used to lurk within bread. Continues tomorrow.


Prime Time Referendum Debate
RTE1, 9.35pm

If you haven't decided which way to vote on May 22, well this is might help you decide. David McCullagh hosts a special extended programme in which a panel of six guests debate the Same Sex Marriage Referendum.

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