What to watch on TV tonight: Saturday

Emer McLysaght

Every lunchtime, dailyedge.ie rounds up the TV shows that you’ll be tweeting about tonight and talking about tomorrow.

A Beautiful Mind (BBC 2, 11.45pm) 

Paul Bettany and his real life missus Jennifer Connolly star with Russell Crowe in this enthralling film based on the real life story of mathematician John Forbes Nash and his schizophrenia diagnosis. #ABeautifulMind 

End of the World Night (Channel 4, 9pm) 

This ninety minute documentary looks at the potential disasters that could actually spell the end of the world. It also takes a look at disasters in cinema, from Armageddon to 2012. #EndOfTheWorld 

The Saturday Night Show (RTÉ One, 9.50pm) 

Pat Rabbitte, Marty Morrissey and Pippa O’Connor Ormond will all be on, if you like that kind of thing. #SaturdayNightShow 

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Last night the BBC aired a special programme to mark 60 years of Eurovision and there were plenty of nods to Ireland’s glorious past.

Look at Sir Johnny Logan there, leading the mass singalong. Look at the Riverdance gang up there at the top. So proud.


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Or switch over for…

  • Mercury Rising (TV3, 10pm) Bruce Willis stars as a man trying to protect an autistic boy who has cracked a top secret code
  • Bear’s Wild Weekends (3e, 10pm) Jonathan Ross joins Bear on a jungle trek
  • The Cube (TV3, 8pm) One of the most mesmerising shows on TV. Really.

An Irish woman just came up with the best idea ever

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