Miriam returns to Saturday night for fifth summer stint
Published 05/06/2009 | 00:00
Miriam O'Callaghan will be back on the small screen this summer in the fifth series of 'Saturday Night with Miriam', RTE confirmed last night.
The 'PrimeTime' presenter, who lost out to Ryan Tubridy in the 'Late Late' race, will present six new episodes in coming weeks as part of RTE's summer line-up unveiled yesterday.
Health and safety inspectors will be put under the spotlight in a six-part series that lifts the lid on illegal smokers, fly-tippers, filthy restaurants and dodgy work sites.
'The Enforcers' takes the viewer undercover as both public and private-sector health and environment inspectors use hidden cameras, sting operations and police-like stakeouts to catch culprits who put the public health and safety at risk by flouting the law.
The Garda Traffic Corps will also go public in another six-part fly-on-the-wall type documentary.
Journalists will become fodder for public scrutiny as a new series called 'The Big Story' features some of Ireland's leading newshounds discussing the major stories they covered.
Along with five new factual series, RTE will air also air a timely documentary called 'Outbreak' that uses footage from RTE's archive unit to delve into serious outbreaks of disease here over the past century.
Stephen Rea heads the cast in a new drama series called 'Father and Son', while two new cooking shows, 'Trish's Mediterranean Kitchen' and 'Clodagh McKenna's Seafood Adventure', will air.
The station will also unveil a new four-part reality series next week, but was keeping its cards close to its chest last night.