SIX HIGHLIGHTS FOR WHAT EVER MOOD YOU’RE IN
If you want Irish gangsters... LOVE/HATE
Sunday, 9.30pm, RTÉ One After last week’s kitty-gate, what surprises lie in store in tonight’s second episode? King Rat Nidge is putting the pressure on his dentist to cooperate, with Detective Inspector Moynihan watching his every move. (Pictured: Brian F. O’Byrne and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor).
If you want tense drama... HOMELAND
Tuesday, 10.30pm, RTÉ Two The third episode of the new series finds fugitive Brody in increasingly desperate straits and returning to his faith for guidance in a most unusual way. Meanwhile, Carrie is offered some help from a mysterious man, but at what cost? And can she connect with Saul? (Pictured: Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.)
If you want sharp wit... VEEP
Wednesday, 10.35pm, Sky Atlantic Based on the British show The Thick Of It and set in the White House, this political comedy returns for a second series. This opener is directed by Chris Morris, and sees Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus, right) trying to turn poor election results to her advantage.
If you want a fly-on-thewall documentary... NIGHTSHIFT…
Thursday, 9.55pm, RTÉ Two Many of us dread having to get up early to go to work, but what if your working day started when most people were getting ready to go to bed? The first of a new run in the Reality Bites strand focuses on night workers, including street cleaners Eddie and Frankie (pictured).
If you want to know how the story ends... PEAKY BLINDERS
Thursday, 9pm, BBC2 This drama has divided opinion from the start, but it has evolved into compelling viewing – for some, at least. The final episode sees Thomas (Cillian Murphy) preparing to move in on Billy Kimber’s turf – and Grace (Annabelle Wallis, right) facing an agonising decision.
If you want wildlife... WALRUS: TWO TONNE TUSKER
Friday, 9pm, BBC2 From the always excellent Natural World strand comes a delightful film following the work of scientist Holley Muraco to discover why walruses rarely breed in captivity. Her quest takes her to the waters off northern Alaska, where the males sing to attract a mate.