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Seven Daycent Shows And Movies To Watch On The Telly This Week

By Jen

April 30, 2018 at 3:59pm

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Remember the days of appointment TV watching, when you had to tune in at the time the station decided to air your favourite programme? 

Yeah, it's a distant memory for us too but for the rare times you can't find anything on Netflix, it's good to keep an eye on what's on.

Here's a roundup of some daycent shows that you can catch this week. 

Monday: Can't Cope Won't Cope

RTÉ 2 @ 21:30

Described as a "darkly comic drama about two young women, as one of them starts to spiral out of control." 

This will be the second episode of season 2. You can catch the first episode on the RTÉ playerand the first season on Netflix.

Tuesday: Paterno

Sky Atlantic @ 21:00

Paterno is a 2018 American television drama film starring Al Pacino as former Penn State football coach Joe Patero. It follows his career leading up to his dismissal following the university's child sex abuse scandal in 2011.

Wednesday: The Widower

TV3 @ 22:00

This BBC mini series portrays the life and crimes of convicted murderer Malcolm Webster.

Based on real events.

Thursday: The Handsmaid's Tale 

RTÉ [email protected] 21:30

Returning for its second season, The Handmaid's Tale is based on the book by Margaret Atwood where women are treated as property of the state.

You can watch the first season on Netflix.

Friday: Tribes, Predators & Me

RTÉ 2 @ 20:30

Tribes, Predators & Me is a British nature documentary series hosted by BBC which looks at indigenous people living alongside some of the most dangerous animals on earth.

Saturday: The Guard

RTÉ 2 @ 21:10

Now an Irish classic, the Guard stars Brendan Gleeson  and Don Cheadle who uncover police corruption among the former's superiors while probing a drug-trafficking ring.

Sunday: The Nineties 

Sky Arts @ 20:00

Green Day

Similar to 'Reeling in the Years' but more detailed. This episode looks at terrorism in the nineties from the Unabomber and the Centennial Olympic Park bombing, to the Oklahoma City bombing and Columbine.

Break out the tea and biscuits, we haven't quite finished hibernating yet. 

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