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Raised by the Village, RTÉ One, Monday, June 4, 6.30pm Two city families who need major help with parenting and are taking drastic steps to get it. Under the guidance of child psychotherapist, Stella O’Malley, the problem pair — Scott from Kimmage (left) and Leah from Tallaght — will get a dose of teenage life Irish village style. But will the two teens learn to behave better when they’re part of a tight-knit community where the local adults keep a very close eye on what they get up to? Bride & Prejudice, C4, Tuesday, June 5, 9pm Six couples preparing for the biggest day of their lives are determined to win their families’ blessing. In this first episode, a 24-year-old student Dee is weeks away from marrying local councillor John — who is 35 years her senior. Will she get the approval she craves from her grandfather? The Truth About Carbs, BBC One, Wednesday, June 6, 8pm Dr Xand Van Tulleken is a self-professed lover of carbs, to the point where he used to weigh 19 stone. He’s keen to discover whether they really are a killer as claimed by many, responsible for record levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes. The documentary also investigates cutting-edge research into the possible link between carb consumption and infertility in women and men. Healthy Appetite, RTÉ One, Wednesday, June 6, 8.30pm In the final episode of the series, Stephen Gibson of Pichet (which has a Michelin Bib Gourmand) competes with Lina Gautam from Monty’s of Kathmandu to turn the delicious dishes at both Dublin city restaurants into healthier options.