Lifestyle 7.30pm, Seven
When the bravado of Billy Connolly meets the marvel of Route 66, a rare thing happens - Connolly is bearable.
Doubtful that it was out of choice, but when the British comedian tells the story of this long road, its booming history shadows the ageing showman.
Clicking up a mileage of miles and memories on his tricycle, Connolly hits Oklahoma City as it suffers from a sickening drought. He rolls on through the ghost towns of Texas and meets two humble men who helped build the world’s deadliest bomb.