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Mike & Molly

TV3, 8pm Mike and Molly (below, Melissa McCarthy) first met at an Overeaters Anonymous support group, and as the sitcom returns for a new series, they're now engaged. But wedding plans may have to be put on hold because it seems Mike's interests are roaming.

cold case

DCI Banks

UTV, 9pm Tonight, Kev is found with his throat cut, making him the second alleyway murder victim.

Banks and Annie are suddenly convinced that there's a link with the two other murders. But where can they find the connecting clues?

park life


TG4, 7.30pm Shown to coincide with the current Presidential election campaign this is a fascinating look at some of the turbulence this usually sedate office can attract.

When the fifth president, Cearbhall O Dalaigh, was in the Aras, from 1974 to 1976, unresolved tensions and mutual suspicions, provoked an ongoing drama with the government of the day.


Unreported World

Channel 4, 7.30pm

The new series of this documentary strand kicks off with a behind-the-scenes look at the vicious culture of random violence which still stalks South Africa 17 years after apartheid.

Corruption still remains very much a widespread problem, and a strong sense of grievance among the black community runs deep.