Sunday 17 November 2019

TV Highlights Thursday

37 Days

BBC2, 9pm

Ian McDiarmid and Tim Pigott-Smith head the cast of this series dramatising the build-up to the First World War. After Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo, politicians in Berlin and London begin planning for war. Mark Lewis Jones (right) stars.The Walshes

RTE One, 10.15pm

Promising new comedy from Graham Linehan and comedy troupe Diet of Worms set in suburban Dublin in the late 1980s. When Ciara Walsh brings home her shy boyfriend to meet the family, things do not go smoothly. Niall Gaffney and Rory Connolly (right) star.The Hairy Biker's Asian Adventure

BBC2, 8.00pm

As Simon King and Dave Myers (both right) continue their whistle-stop tour of Asia, they arrive in one of the world's most exciting culinary cities – Tokyo. They visit a manga café and taste the sushi at the famous Tsukiji fish market.

The Good Wife

More4, 9.00pm

Alicia and Cary take on the case of a young woman who's suing a gun manufacturer, but the client was formerly with Lockhart Gardner, and Will and Diane take their own sweet time in handing over the files. Julianna Margulies (right) and Matt Czuchry star.

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