Don’t Trust The B**** In Apartment 23 Thursday, 8pm, RTÉ Two
Here’s a chance to see the pilot of the latest must-see sitcom from the States, about two very different flatmates. one long night shift – and one of them, a 20year-old who’s been assaulted outside a club, desperately doesn’t want to be there, as it brings back memories of his father’s death.
Inis Airc – Bás Oileáin
9.30PM, TG4 Another chance to see this documentary about the day in 1960 when 24 people left Inishark off the coast of Galway, with all their possessions, bound for the Connemara mainland – the end of the island community.
The Chile 33
12.05AM, RTÉ ONE This documentary revisits those extraordinary days in 2010 when the world’s attention was focused on a mineshaft in Chile, as a desperate rescue mission attempted to save the lives of 33 men trapped below ground.
8.30PM, BBC2 While Monty Don harvests organic vegetables and prunes his rambling rose, Carol Klein explains how seasonal varieties of water lilies can be grown in any size of pond. Plus, superb displays of roses in a small space.
Corrie Goes To Kenya
9PM, TV3/UTV Four members of the Coronation Street cast head to Africa to work with a charity there that aims to educate people, through performing arts, about the dangers of drug abuse and HIV. In this first of two parts, they arrive in Mombasa – and see they have their work cut out.
Alan Carr’s Summer Specstacular 2
9PM, CH4 The camp comic throws a second summer party, with celebrity guests, music, games, and even – in honour of the Olympics – sporting challenges, courtesy of Fatima Whitbread.
In With The Flynns
For One Night Only
9.35PM, RTÉ ONE Finbar Furey talks to Gay Byrne about his upbringing in a musical household in Ballyfermot and performs some of his favourite songs including, When You Were Sweet Sixteen and The Green Fields Of France.
The Walking Dead
9.30PM, BBC1 The cheerfully old-fashioned family sitcom returns for a new, second series. Will Mellor plays dad Liam, who in this first episode confronts a burglar in the kitchen – then faces charges for locking him in a cupboard.