On the box
Blind Date, TV3, Sunday, October 8, 9pm
Taking over from where Cilla Black left off, Al Porter is on hand to help a crew of singletons to find a perfect partner. Expect a lorra, lorra laughs.
Vogue: My Anxious Life, RTÉ2, Tuesday, October 10, 10.05pm
Vogue is no stranger to “crippling anxiety”, which she tries to manage with diet and exercise. On a mission to find a cure, she lifts the lid on a silent but growing epidemic that is set to affect one in nine people in Ireland.
Living with Lucy, TV3, Tuesday, October 10, 10pm
The always upbeat Lucy Kennedy spends a weekend with the fast-talking Kerry TD Jackie Healy-Rae.
Trauma, RTÉ2, Thursday, October 12, 9.30pm
An ambitious four-part series gives a unique insight into the high-pressure work carried out in the intense world of trauma and medical emergency in Ireland. In the first episode, 72-year-old David Guest is rushed to St Vincent’s Hospital after a road traffic accident. Witnesses say he was slumped over the wheel of his car as it crashed into the front of oncoming traffic. The emergency team soon discover that David has what is known as a triple-A ruptured aneurism. Twenty-five minutes after arriving into hospital, he is prepped for an emergency operation as medical staff fight to save his life.
Find me a Home, RTÉ One, Thursday, October 12, 8.30pm
In the final episode of the series, we meet a couple in Wexford who’ve moved house seven times in 18 years, and now they’re on the move again.