Friday 19 January 2018

TV Highlights Saturday

Catherine Tate's Nan

BBC1, 9.30pm

Catherine Tate's (right) foul mouthed pensioner returns for a new series, and with Nan's grandson Jamie away doing charity work in Africa, Alice has been assigned to keep the old lady company but soon finds out how obnoxious Nan can be. And a trip to the council results in a community service order.

Live Channel 4 Racing

Channel 4, 1.30pm

Nick Luck and the team present four races from historic Sandown Park and two races from Wincanton in Somerset. With commentary and analysis from Simon Holt (right), Jim McGrath, Alice Plunkett and Tanya Stevenson.

Una's Dream Ticket

RTE Two, 5.20pm

A teenager from Co Meath who's always dreamt of being a Maitre'D is given a chance by restaurateur Nick Munier, and a boy from Mount Merrion gets the chance to meet his idol Brian O'Driscoll. Una Foden (right) from The Saturdays hosts this feel-good show.

The Bridge II

BBC4, 9.00pm

It's 13 months since the 'Truth Terrorist' case, and when a merchant ship veers suddenly off course and crashes into the Oresund Bridge, Saga Noren (Sofia Helin, right) arrives on the scene and finds no crew above decks and five youths chained below.

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