This one-off special will be a cornucopia of the best comedy music, soap opera and vintage interviews that stood out from the 289 episodes over the four series of the irreverent chat show was set in a fictional diner loosely based on Edward Hopper's famous painting. The finger-on-the-pulse ingredients proved a winning formula and won over a RTE Two audience three times a week between 1989 and 1993. It is still celebrated for its unpredictable side dishes, from the likes of Johnny Thunders, Beverly D'Angelo, Don Baker and Albert Lee, and introduced stand-up by comics Kevin McAleer, Morgan Jones and Gina Moxley.
TV50: Nighthawks Rehashed. RTE2: 10.10pm
Story by Sheena McGinley | 16:33 | Thursday 27th December 2012 | TV Highlights
Ripper Street finally returns for its third season but it was a hell of a roller-coaster to get there. The popular show was...BBC One |
The Imelda May Show
The talented Imelda May continues the second season of her music show tonight with a whole load of more great Irish talent...RTE One |
This Norwegian drama continues tonight which recounts the Nazis' efforts to develop the atomic bomb and the Allies'...RTE 2 |
UTV Ireland: 9.00pm
We all love a good old fashioned BBQ, but if we're honest, we're pretty happy to let other folk cook it up for us, and often...
X-Men: First Class
Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy star as Magneto and Professor X in this comic-book prequel set in the 1960s. Before they...FilmFour |
This stirring adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's novel sees Viggo Mortensen and his young son, Kodi Smith-McPhee traverse a...BBC Two |