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affairs of the heart back to the future rusty wheels blast from the past

UTV, 9pm

Since her days in pop group Hear'Say, Kym Marsh has carved out a successful acting career playing the part of Coronation Street's Michelle Connor.

Marsh gives her take on what went wrong with former hubby and ex-EastEnders star Jack Ryder. Then there's her current on/off relationship with Hollyoaks actor Jamie Loma.

back to the future

Channel 4, 9.25pm

Against her better judgment, hassled high-flying lawyer Rose lets her ditzy younger sister Maggie move in while she gets her life in order.

But after sis steals her shoes, clothes, and inevitably her boyfriend, Maggie is shown the door. But a search for their long-lost grandmother unearths a dark family secret which changes everything. Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette star in this sentimental comedy drama.

rusty wheels

BBC2, 9pm

Detroit has been the centre of the multi-billion dollar American auto-industry for decades. But now the city, where they used to make the cars, has turned into an eerie kind of ghost town.

The recession has ravaged what was once a dynamic industrial powerhouse. Mass unemployment, lengthening welfare queues, and shattered dreams are now the norm.

blast from the past

RTE1, 6.30pm

This continues to be one of the most popular series ever broadcast by RTE. Tonight, it's a hark back to 1976. It may all seem a bit familiar as the country grapples with recession. Unemployment and emigration, coupled with a summer heatwave, dominate the national conversation.