SIX HIGHLIGHTS FOR WHAT
If you want a forecast… TV50: WEATHER PERMITTING Sunday, 6.30pm, RTÉ One
RTÉ and Met Éireann have been broadcasting weather forecasts for half a century. In this documentary, Gerald Fleming brings us behind the scenes of Met Éireann to see the day-today work of his colleagues and looks at the changes in weather forecasting over the years.
If you want a dance spectacular... DANCING ON ICE GOES GOLD Sunday, 8pm, UTV
In this one-off special, seven medal-winning Olympians compete to be crowned Dancing On Ice Goes Gold champion. And we’re also promised performances by Torvill and Dean (right) and, for the first time in 12 years, Robin Cousins.
If you want power struggles... TV50: BATTLE STATION Monday, 9.35pm, RTÉ One
This fascinating two-part documentary (the second part airs tomorrow night), presented by John Bowman, examines the historic relationship between RTÉ and powerful institutions including the Government and the Catholic Church.
8.30PM, RTÉ ONE Rory Ormond is up early and works late to ensure that Dublin’s florists are provided with fresh flowers from the Netherlands every day. But at what cost to his family life? We also meet Wexford-based courier Jenny Barr who was ‘born to drive’, in tonight’s episode focusing on delivery drivers and their routines.
Turn Back Time: The Family
9PM, BBC1 In the last of the series, the families must decide which was the golden decade for family life — but not before sampling life in the 1970s, complete with power cuts, strikes, three-day weeks, terrible clothes and big hair.
Jon Richardson: A Little Bit OCD
10PM, CH4 Comedian Jon Richardson is obsessive by nature, with a compulsion to control the world around him. In this documentary, he sets out to explore obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD – and to find out if he himself suffers from the condition.
8.30PM, E4 The smart US suburban comedy about an anxious father who wants to protect his daugther continues in fine form with an episode in which Tessa is appalled to find herself attracted to her jock next-door neighbour, Ryan Shay.