Saturday’s TV tips

Your guide to tonight's TV.

Saturday’s TV tips

Jane the Virgin (3e, 6pm)

Jane becomes even more confused about her feelings and actions, her father contrives to accidently meet her at work.

Michael gets himself embroiled even deeper into Petra's twisted plot.

Keep It in the Family (UTV, 7pm)

Bradley Walsh is back with a new series of the hilarious game show.

Not that we were exactly missing his ever-grinning face on our screens – he never seems to be away from them, whether he’s popping up somewhere in re-runs of Law and Order:

UK or on the juggernaut that is The Chase. But Keep It in the Family is arguably his best vehicle because it allows viewers to see more of his naturally ebullient personality.

Thousands of clans apparently applied to take part in the new run, but only a handful made it onto the seven-part series, which will see the lucky ones battle against each other in a bid to win a prize.

But to be successful, they must unlock the secrets held in clues by celebrity guests.

Proms Extra (BBC Two, 7pm)

Katie Derham presents another edition of the weekly magazine show. This time she will be joined by Kiri Te Kanawa and Peter Maxwell Davies, and former Young Musician of the Year pianist Martin James Bartlett, who also performs in the studio.

Katie and her guests appraise the past week’s performances, and introduce a selection of highlights, including segments from the Late Night Sinatra Prom, which featured a return to the Proms for comedy actor and entertainer Seth MacFarlane, and HK Gruber’s new world premiere.

The Cube: Celebrity Special (UTV, 8pm)

Phillip Schofield invites comedians Rob Beckett and Rufus Hound to take part in a charity edition of the nerve-racking game show.

Both are challenged to complete up to seven seemingly simple tasks of skill, dexterity, reaction, wit and wisdom within the confines of a large transparent cube.

But each celebrity has only nine lives – and with each one they lose, the pressure mounts to win the jackpot of £250,000 for their chosen causes.

Phillip Schofield is on hand to provide words of encouragement. Last in the series.

The Expendables (TV3, 9pm)

(2010) Hard-hitting action/thriller about a group of mercenaries hired to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow its ruthless dictator.

Once the mission begins, the men realize things aren't quite as they appear, finding themselves caught in a dangerous web of deceit and betrayal.

With their mission thwarted and an innocent life in danger, the men struggle with an even tougher challenge - one that threatens to destroy this band of brothers.

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Terry Crews, Steve Austin, Mickey Rourke.

The A-Team (Channel 4, 9.00pm)

(2010) Nothing is impossible in this all-guns-blazing adventure for Colonel John ’Hannibal’ Smith (Liam Neeson), Lieutenant Templeton ’Face’ Peck (Bradley Cooper), Captain ’Howlin’ Mad’ Murdoch (Sharlto Copley) and Sergeant Bosco ’B.A.’ Baracus (Quinton ’Rampage’ Jackson).

Framed for the murder of their good friend, General Morrison (Gerald McRaney), the enterprising soldiers break out of military prison and hijack a plane, which is subsequently shot down by military gunships.

Jessica Biel’s plucky heroine, newly demoted army Lieutenant Charissa Sosa, isn’t kidding when she observes, “They are the best... and they specialise in the ridiculous.”

The Duchess (BBC2, 9.10pm)

(2008) Meticulous production design, resplendent costumes and voluminous, cascading wigs combined with the pomp and pageantry of mid-18th century high society in all its glory, contribute to a feast for the senses.

Keira Knightley stars as 17-year-old social butterfly Georgiana Spencer, who is married to the considerably older Duke of Devonshire (Ralph Fiennes) with the sole purpose of producing an heir.

But the Duke’s philandering ways and complete indifference to his young wife lead Georgiana to search for happiness in the arms of another man, rising politician Charles Grey (Dominic Cooper), leading her down a path that can only end in misery for all concerned.

Casualty (BBC1, 9.10pm)

Following an accident in his truck, Dylan’s father is admitted to the Emergency Department. It is clear he and and his son are not on good terms, and Dylan takes out his anger and frustration on Dervla, causing her to run away. Louis steals Tess’s crucifix so he can get money for drugs, but Charlie tracks him down and, realising he has developed deep vein thrombosis, takes him to the hospital. Meanwhile, Jacob’s romantic side is revealed and Lily lets Ethan go.

Saturday Night with Miriam (RTE One, 9.50pm)

Miriam O’Callaghan presents the final episode in the current series of “Saturday Night With Miriam.

”It’s RTÉ One’s biggest show of the summer and features a mix of entertainment, showbiz, sports, current affairs, music and human interest stories.

Miriam O’Callaghan is one of the country’s most respected broadcasters. Among those who have previously joined her on “Saturday Night With Miriam” are Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Radcliffe, Kyle McLachlan and Mischa Barton to name but a few.

Match of the Day (BBC One, 10.20pm)

In case you hadn’t notice, the Premier League season gets under way today, and Gary Lineker will have all the highlights from the day’s matches.

Among them are Chelsea’s clash with Swansea City at Stamford Bridge, where the reigning champions were looking for a sixth consecutive victory against the Welsh outfit. Also in action were newly promoted Bournemouth, who entertained Aston Villa at Dean Court.

Eddie Howe’s team will have hoped to capitalise on any potential disarray in the Villa ranks following the departures of key players Fabian Delph and Christian Benteke.

The Fighter (Channel 4, 11.25pm)

(2010) Micky (Mark Wahlberg) is a talented boxer, but he has always languished in the shadow of his half-brother Dicky (Christian Bale), who famously knocked down Sugar Ray Leonard then lost everything to the ravages of drugs and crime.

Trained by Dicky and managed by his monstrous mother, Alice (Melissa Leo), Micky accepts lacklustre fights for scant rewards until he is persuaded to cut loose from his loved ones and punch above his weight for the first time in his life.

New girlfriend Charlene (Amy Adams) encourages Micky to follow his dreams, incurring the wrath of the rest of the Ward clan, who resent outsiders from interfering in family business.

Sure enough, Micky tastes victory and as his confidence grows, he faces the possibility of a shot at the world light welterweight title.

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