Thursday 19 October 2017

TV Highlights Monday

The Island with Bear Grylls

Channel 4, 9pm

As the men's ordeal continues, island life is taking its toll on the youngest castaway, Ryan, who has become isolated from the others. And when he heads off alone in search of water he puts the whole group at risk. With Bear Grylls (right).The Savage Eye

RTE2, 10pm

David McSavage (right) and his comic ensemble continue their satirical examination of modern Irish life, with sketches including old favourites like obnoxious publican Mick the Bull Daly, Ireland's President for Life and the worryingly remedial Garda trainees.The Battle to Beat Polio

BBC2, 9pm

Inspired by her father, who was confined to a wheelchair for life by polio, Stephanie Flanders (right) finds out about the treatments he would have endured, and the rivalries that delayed the search for a vaccine for the disease.

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