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
Room to Improve
Dermot Bannon returns for another will they/won't they architecture series. It usually starts like most rom-coms, Bannon...RTE One |
Live Six Nations Rugby: Ireland v...
Ireland host Wales at the Aviva Stadium in the first weekend of this year's Six Nations. Ireland begin their first campaign...RTE 2 |
Live Super Bowl 50
Sky Sports 1: 10:00pm
The Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos at Super Bowl 50. The Panthers have been to the Super Bowl only once...
Greece with Simon Reeve
First in this new two-part series which sees Simon Reeve take a tour of the stunning country that is Greece, travelling from...BBC Two |
Up in the Air
This movie received six Academy Award nominations and it's no surprise - the characters are played to perfection by a...RTE 2 |
Black Hawk Down
Ridley Scott directs this war epic featuring a strong lineup that includes Eric Bana, Josh Hartnett (remember when he used...TV3 |