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02nd May 2015

Shrek, Singing & Superior Intelligence: The Best of the Weekend’s TV

On the small screen this weekend...

From an ogre to a chimpanzee, there’s plenty to watch this weekend!


Shrek – RTÉ One (6.35pm)

An ogre agrees to rescue a princess in order to protect his swampland home. Animated comedy with Mike Myers and Cameron Diaz.

Shrek and Fiona from Shrek - We love the idea of true love and firmly believe that there is more to life than looks. But Fiona is a princess and Shrek is, well he's an ogre.

Britain’s Got Talent – TV3 (8.00pm)

Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, David Walliams and Alesha Dixon continue their search for the most talented people in Britain. Presented by Ant and Dec.


The Saturday Night Show – RTÉ One (9.45pm)

Every week broadcaster Brendan O’Connor gives away a variety of prizes and chats to a number of celebrity guests.



Room to Improve – RTÉ One (8.00pm)

In this episode of the show architect Dermot Bannon helps Senator Katherine Zappone and Dr Ann Louise Gilligan renovate a hunting lodge.

room to improve

Rise of the Planet of the Apes – TV3 (9.00pm)

James Franco and Frieda Pinto star in this flick about a chimpanzee who develops superior intelligence and challenges the human race.

rise of the planet of the apes

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown – Channel 4 (9.00pm)

The comedy version of the game show, hosted by Jimmy Carr, is back. Tonight’s guest captain is Sarah Millican.

8 out of 10 cats