The best of tonight’s television
■ BEST DRAMA Mr Mercedes RTÉ One, 10.10pm
Hodges and Janey grow closer after he helps her through a difficult time, and the detective asks Jerome and Holly to help him with his case. Brendan Gleeson stars.
■ PROGRAMME OF THE DAY
This Crowded House RTÉ 2, 9.30pm
It’s estimated that one-infour Irish adults over the age of 25 is still living at home, and in this new series Brendan Courtney helps young people belatedly flee the nest. This week he meets boomerang brothers who keep coming back to their parents’ house, and a young couple who live in a cabin at the bottom of their parents’ garden.
■ BEST FOOD Great British Bake Off: The Final Channel 4, 8pm
The three remaining bakers prepare a batch of loaves, bake biscuits and produce a multi-layered patisserie showstopper.
■ MOVIE OF THE DAY Battle: Los Angeles E4, 9pm
Sci-fi thriller starring Aaron Eckhart as the leader of a group of soldiers who mount a heroic resistance when Los Angeles is attacked by aliens.
■ WATCH BACK Electric Dreams All 4
When a grumpy husband returns from a visit to an alien planet, his wife is delighted to find him totally changed. But is it really him? Bryan Cranston stars.
Brendan Gleeson in Mr Mercedes. Below: Brendan Courtney. Photo: Andres Poveda