LIFESTYLE FAR FLUNG WITH GARY MEHIGAN
6PM, T E N
MasterChef judge Gary Mehigan (above left) combines three loves – speed, travel and food – in this new series. He kicks off in India for the first of his six food/travel diaries, exploring the secret of the tiffin box (the Indian version of a packed lunch – in which a series of dishes in different bowls are stacked together and delivered to workers). The delivery process is as fascinating as the contents.
MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED 7 PM, NI NE It is not often you can say the third instalment of a successful cartoon franchise is the best yet. Unlike other all-ages series that have settled on a formula as a licence to print money – yes, that means you, IceAge – this adventure sets a new benchmark for how an animation sequel should be executed. – LP
ROOM 101 8. 3 0PM, S BS Tongue-in-cheek fare as TV broadcaster, journalist and author Ray Martin shares with host Paul McDermott (right) the little things that get his blood boiling: Parking inspectors (they’ve had “a compassion bypass”); small dogs (if it’s “rat-sized” and dressed “it’s not a dog”) and opera (he’d rather pub trivia).