PICK OF THE WEEK
There’s something about Mary, 3e, Wednesday 10pm Wednesday night viewing is full of great picks this week with Mad
Men and a documentary on the Boston Bombers all airing at this time. This romantic
and comedy starring Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz makes a good night on the sofa. Stiller is always worth watching and in this film he plays Ted Stoehmann, a 30-something bachelor who hires a dodgy private detective, played by Matt Dillon, to track down his high school sweetheart Mary Jensen (Diaz) whom he’s never gotten over Also starring Lee Evans.
Mad Men, Sky Atlantic, Wednesday 10pm There are just 14 episodes to go before this acclaimed returning period drama set in New York’s advertising world comes to an end with the final seven episodes to be screened next year. As the narrative is now entering the 1970s. Last seen in season six with his family life in ruins and being forced to take a leave of absence from work, Don, we are told ‘now makes a new friend’. That is something he is likey to need.
GAA Beo, TG4, Sunday 1.30pm Live coverage of the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi finals, Brian Cody’s charges Kilkenny against Galway in the opener followed by All Ireland champions Clare against Munster rivals Tipperary. The four teams battle it out for a place in this year’s final which will be played on Sunday May 4th. Presented by Michael O Domhnaill with commentary by Brian Tyers.
The Hunt for the Boston Bombers, Channel 4, Wednesday 10pm Documentary charting the panic that hit Boston in the aftermath of a bombing at last year’s marathon. Three people were killed and hundreds were injured and much of the city went into lockdown for a number of days as the FBI and police hunted the bombers. With unique access to the FBI, the police and victims of the bombing, this documentary tells the inside story of five days of terror in April 2013.