The Zoo 6.30PM, RTÉ ONE Ciaran and the animal care team are worried that a lion cub has a broken leg, but will an X-ray confirm their fears? Meanwhile, a female scimitar-horned oryx joins the herd, leading to hope of a new calf, and Dermot visits the Natural History Museum.
Mexico: Earth’s Festival Of Life 8PM, BBC2 The second part of this vibrant natural history series takes us deep into the forests of the Yucatan peninsula, once dominated by the mighty Maya civilisation, and now home to jaguars, monkeys and tropical birds.
The Durrells 8PM, UTV Mrs Haddock (Una Stubbs) tells Louisa that she can sense her late husband is suffering terribly now that Louisa has so many male admirers. And so, she announces she’ll hold a seance so Louisa can speak to her husband one last time – but will he give his seal of approval to his wife’s relationship?
Grantchester 9PM, UTV Sidney and Geordie investigate the death of a young factory employee, whose death has been staged to look like an accident. Sidney, meanwhile, is still finding it hard to resist the temptations of the flesh, and soon finds himself in an embrace with Amanda, which proves too much for one irate parishioner.
1945: The Savage Peace 9.30PM, RTÉ2 The end of the Second World War didn’t necessarily mean an end to violence. This eye-opening documentary looks at how German-born civilians in previously Nazioccupied countries could find themselves subjected to ‘revenge’ attacks.
The Fake News Show 8.30PM, CH4 After a successful pilot, this myth-busting comedy panel show gets a full series. Stephen Mangan is at the helm with teams led by Katherine Ryan and Richard Osman.
Doctor In The House 9PM, BBC1 It’s hard enough to get a GP’s appointment these days – wouldn’t it be simpler if you had your very own doctor on hand, 24/7? That’s the idea behind this returning series as Dr Chatterjee goes to stay with families to get to the bottom of their health problems.
The Day The Dinosaurs Died 9PM, BBC2 Dr Alice Roberts goes in search of a prehistoric mystery as she tries to uncover
why the mighty creatures that roamed the Earth for millions of years suddenly disappeared.
Little Boy Blue 9PM, UTV In the concluding part of Jeff Pope’s heartbreaking drama, Mercer and his associates stand trial for their roles in Rhys’s murder, while Detective Superintendent Dave Kelly is faced with a tough decision.
Ivanka Trump: America’s Real First Lady? 9PM, CH4 So, who really wears the trousers in the White House? Reporter Matt Frei is in Washington to examine the influence exerted on President Trump by his glamorous daughter, Ivanka.
Dragons’ Den 9.35PM, RTÉ ONE It’s the final episode of the series, but have the pitchers saved the best for last? Festival- going friends Nadine O’Regan and Alex Skye certainly think so as they show the Dragons their idea for a new wet suit that they believes makes perfect fashion and financial sense. We also meet a professional cellist who has an idea for a new food line, and a self-confessed serial entrepreneur who is pitching a way for children to interact with books.
Ordinary Lies 9.35PM, RTÉ2 Forklift truck driver Wendy (Rebekah Staton) takes centre stage as her violent ex Nina returns to make a very disturbing threat. Meanwhile, Ally thinks things are moving in the right direction – until depressed Ash suddenly goes missing.
Detectorists 11.15PM, BBC2 If you missed this little gem of a comedy when it was first shown on BBC4, make sure you catch it as it begins a repeat run on BBC2. Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones are the metal-detecting enthusiasts Lance and Andy, whose hobby masks deep personal problems.
Horizon: Strange Signals From Outer Space! 9PM, BBC2 This fascinating film follows the scientists from across the globe who are scouring the universe for signals from extraterrestrials. It seems we may not be alone after all.
Long Lost Family: What Happened Next 9PM, UTV Davina McCall catches up with Vanda James, who last year was stunned to find that her long-lost brother, Kenneth, had not only been found, but had undergone gender transition and was now her sister.
Grey’s Anatomy 9.40PM, RTÉ2 In the first of a double bill, Meredith, is looking forward to a bit of ‘me time’ as she boards a plane. However, it looks like the flight might not be so relaxing after all when she swaps seats to let a family fly together – and finds herself sitting next to Nathan, who is heading to the same conference. Will this be a chance for them to confront their feelings, or will they be
called on to use their medical expertise in midair? In the second edition, Bailey and April are hard at work trying to fix things between Richard and Catherine, while Eliza continues her pursuit of Arizona.
First Dates 10PM, CH4 Recently divorced retired police officer Alistair is hoping to hit the right notes with violinist Maggie, while IT consultant Patrick hasn’t been on a date for seven years, and hopes Angharad is the one.
Trust Me, I’m A Vet 8PM, BBC2 Steve Leonard and his dedicated team of vets investigate the best way to destress your cat, witness a groundbreaking operation to save the life of a poor horse suffering extreme nerve pain, and reveal why your recycling bin is a danger to your dog.
Tonight At The London Palladium 8PM, UTV Entertaining the 2,200-strong audience inside the Palladium this week will be the former X Factor winner James Arthur and Irish dance troupe Prodijig.
ISIS: The Origins Of Violence 9PM, CH4 In this fascinating historical investigation, the historian Tom Holland travels across
Europe and the Middle East to trace the origins of ISIS’s extreme violence, and discovers whether the group’s actions are really justified by the tenets and scriptures of Islam.
Peaky Blinders 11.45PM, RTÉ2 The second series of the acclaimed period gangster draws to a close as Epsom Derby day dawns. Tommy is there, but he has more than horses on his mind as he prepares to carry out the mission given to him by Major Campbell, while also plotting to turn the situation to his advantage striking a blow against Sabini. However, it turns out that he’s not the only person with an agenda...
The Supervet 8PM, CH4 An eight-year-old pug with a dodgy elbow, a long-suffering border collie and an Egyptian Mau cat with a fractured knee are among the animal patients seeking Professor Noel’s help.
Morocco To Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure 9PM, BBC2 The intrepid explorer Alice Morrison embarks on an epic camel trek across the vast Sahara desert on the concluding leg of her journey. Her final destination is Timbuktu in Mali, once known as the City of Gold, but now one of the most dangerous places on Earth.
Shut-Ins: Britain’s Fattest Woman 9PM, CH4 This deeply sad documentary follows Sharon Hill, who, at 33, weighed 46 stone. Despite surgery to help her to lose a massive 14 stone, she is now piling the pounds back on again, and must face her demons before it’s too late to save her marriage – or even her life.
Dara And Ed’s Road To Mandalay 10.15PM, RTÉ ONE The last leg of Dara Ó Briain and Ed Byrne’s journey is also the most fascinating as they arrive in Myanmar, which is experiencing a time of great political change. After 50 years of brutal military rule, the country recently held its first open elections, and Ed and Dara discover more about what this new era of democracy means to the young people of Myanmar. When they reach their final destination of Mandalay, they meet comedy troupe the Moustache Brothers, who were once imprisoned by the military regime – and whose release Ed helped to campaign for.
This Is Us 10.40PM, RTÉ2 Kevin is feeling the pressure ahead of the premiere of his play, but he’s about to receive support from an unexpected
source. Meanwhile, Randall is struggling to juggle the demands of his job and an ailing father, and Jack’s Valentine’s Day plans go awry.
Have I Got News For You 9PM, BBC1 This 53rd series is proving one of the funniest yet, thanks to the rich material on offer in the run-up to the British general election and Brexit. Joining captains Ian Hislop and Paul Merton this week are Gyles Brandreth and Steph McGovern.
Versailles The continued insomnia of Louis XIV (George Blagden) is making the King increasingly volatile, which is bad news for loyal Marchal (Tygh Runyan), who fails to prove the poisonings were solely the work of his now-dead suspect. Is there a killer still on the loose?
The Late Late Show 9.35PM, RTÉ ONE Ryan Tubridy recently played host to Irish Eurovision legend Johnny Logan, but will there be any talking points from the final in Kiev for the presenter to get his teeth into? As always, there will be celebrity guests, music and some lively conversation.
Banríon Na bhFál 9.30PM, TG4 This fascinating documentary explores some of the conflicts that have arisen between a drag queen and his father, an old-style Belfast republican, and the compromises they've made. In the process they have come to a better understanding of each other – and themselves.
The Restoration Man 7PM, CH 4 George Clarke meets up with Lee Head, who snapped up a Victorian railway station in Northumberland. He’s hoping to turn it into a family home, but will the work involved – and the complex planning regulations – derail his grand designs?
Britain’s Got Talent 8PM, TV3 & UTV It’s the final week of auditions, but have they saved the best until last? Some of the judges may be hoping not, as they’ve already used their golden buzzers.
Clique 10.10PM, BBC1 After its online premiere, this dark drama comes to TV with a double bill. It follows two best friends who head to university, and are drawn into a group of ‘alpha girls’ that surrounds a charismatic lecturer.