The second series of the crime drama about Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar focuses on the latter part of his life, as he fled from the authorities and US pressure helped ensure that not even his buried billions could prevent him paying the ultimate price for his activities.
The foodie favourite features four French chefs in its third series, dipping into their life stories and how their particular take on top-class food developed.
They include Alain Passard of L’Arpège in Paris; Michel Troisgros of the famed dynasty that runs La Maison Troisgros in Roanne; and Alexandre Couillon of restaurant La Marine on the island of Noirmoutier.
Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman host the launch show, as the 15 celebrities are paired with a professional dancer. Laura Whitmore will fly the flag for Ireland, while other familiar faces include singers Anastacia and Louise Redknapp. Presumably, Olympic artistic gymnast Claudia Fragapane is one of the early favourites.
The New York animals end up in a travelling circus in Europe on the run from the unyielding Captain Chantel Dubois, voiced by Frances McDormand.
Eoghan McDermott and Jenny Greene are on duty in Stradbally for a show that features some live performance, as well as interviews and reports.
David Walliams hosts a show to mark the 100th anniversary of the great author’s birth, complete with public vote on what’s his best book.
The excellent children’s history show marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Samuel Pepys, Christopher Wren and Isaac Newton all feature.
A special episode from Ethiopia includes the efforts of Cork player Aoife Murray to teach camogie to young children in the African country.
When there was a fire at the Windscale plant in 1957, there was little alarm in Ireland at radiation-laden particles being released 60 miles from our shores.
These days we know not to be so complacent, and this investigation into failings at a plant that has since been rebranded as Sellafield raises some alarming issues. Leaked documents and former managers claim to reveal a facility where nuclear waste is still stored in dangerous conditions.
Episode two of the series filmed over the course of a day in the health servicce includes a young horse rider who’s battling MS, a woman who donates her kidney to her brother, and a public health nurse who visits the homes of elderly people.
The words ‘parental outsourcing’ will probably have some people dreaming of me-time galore. All you need is the money, apparently. Here we see how the super-rich pay for such services as professional potty trainers and etiquette lessons.
Documentary on the Jesuit priest who’s done so much to highlight the issues of addition and homelessness in Dublin. It includes contributions from some of those he has helped.
Last year we saw an excellent series about Irish people in the police force in Western Australia. This series looks at how some of our other emigrants have been faring.
The first episode features Bantry man Con O’Sullivan, right, who drives the world’s largest cattle road train, a huge triple-trailer truck that’s so powerful it is banned from some parts of the country.
We also meet the likes of Dr Matthew Mulkeen, who flies to medical emergencies in Queensland by helicopter.
The Republic of Congo has some of the most incredible wild regions left on the planet, and in this show Congolese photographer Vianet Djenguet takes us on a tour through some of the rainforests and coastal environments.
Previously the health promotion series was the preserve of ‘ordinary people’ and a new year slot, but the show’s incredible success probably meant a celebrity spin-off was bound to happen.
The well-known faces we’ll be following over three weeks are Katherine Lynch, Gerald Kean, Elaine Crowley, Karl Spain and Brenda Donohue.
Coverage from Rio.
If you didn’t see this engaging political thriller during its run on BBC earlier in the year, you’re in for a treat with Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie starring in a tale of dodgy international arms deals.
How to spot the signs of depression, and Dr Chris van Tulleken investigates whether there is any point in switching to a gluten-free diet for people who aren’t coeliac.
By the end of Euro 2016, some of the coverage of the wonders of the Irish fans really was getting a bit cringey, but perhaps enough time has passed that revisiting their antics can make for an enjoyable show.
Peter Coonan of Love/Hate and fellow actor Lochlann Ó Mearáin teamed up for the trek across France.The duo also visited the Somme, the Calais refugee camp known as the Jungle, and Le Mans track.
A repeat of the three episodes of the Mark Radcliffe-narrated series on a loose genre that emerged in the punk era’s rebellion against the major record labels.
The hour-long episodes continue, and Monty Don has advice on what to do with roses at this time of year, as well as how to plant a new tree.
Bob Rafelson’s steamy murder tale from 1981 stars Jessica Lange and Jack Nicholson as characters who have a passionate affair with deadly implications.