It's snuck up on us so quickly, we can't even believe October is nearly over. While most of us will probably be spending this weekend indoors under our duvets, be sure to set your recordings for the best shows and movies coming up over the next few days.

Here's the best Bank Holiday weekend TV for you to chill in front of the sofa with.

Friday, October 23

'Brave New World' - Sky One - 9pm

If you've been watching the new sci-fi series week by week, then episode four will see Bernard introduce newcomer John to the futuristic world of New London; while Lenina struggles with reintegration back into her normal life following her visit to the Savage Lands.

 

'The Late Late Show' - RTE One - 9.35pm

Alright, alright, alright, we have two words for you - Matthew McConaughey. The Hollywood actor will be joining Ryan this Friday night for a very special episode of the 'Late Late Show'. As you can see from the teaser below, he has Ryan in absolute stitches.

 

'The Graham Norton Show' - BBC One - 10.45pm

There must be a glitch in the Matrix because McConaughey is after making himself double-booked this Friday night. The other guests lined up to join Graham will be Bruce Springsteen, Stephen Mangan, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mawaan Rizwan, with Sam Smith performing his latest single 'Diamonds'.

 

Saturday, October 24

'Little Mix The Search' - BBC One - 6.20pm

The critically-acclaimed talent series has been making waves across social media ever since launching a number of weeks ago. However, the show was forced to pull the first live segment last weekend due to production members testing positive from COVID-19. This week the show plans to go ahead once again.

 

'Strictly Come Dancing' - BBC One - 7.25pm

It's back for episode number two. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman present as the 12 celebrity and professional dancer pairings take to the dancefloor for their debut performances. 'Strictly' judges Shirley Ballas, Craig Revel Horwood and Motsi Mabuse will be on hand to offer us all the critiques.

 

'Finding Joy' - RTE One - 10.25pm

Episode three of the second series starring Amy Huberman will see Joy give Trish the day off, as she takes up minding baby Olivia. Also, she's finding Christie and Stan’s increasing closeness a bit too weird.

Sunday, October 25

'The Sunday Game Live' - RTE Two - 3pm

The Munster Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium. This Sunday it'll be Clare and Limerick facing off against each-other, with the throw-in time of 3.45pm. Joanne Cantwell will be on hand for analysis from Anthony Daly and Donal Óg Cusack, and commentary by Marty Morrissey and Michael Duignan.

 

'X-Men: The Last Stand' - E4 - 8pm

Back for one final outing of the first live-action iteration of the mutant heroes, Magneto returns with an army of followers that are up to no good, as always. Meanwhile, there's a mutant "cure" apparently going around, and Jean Grey returns from the dead. An oldie, but a not-so goodie, 'The Last Stand' stars Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, and Famke Janssen.

 

'Dermot Bannon's Incredible Homes' - RTE One - 10.30pm

Season two kicked off last week, and this time around Dermot will be staying close to home as he visits impressive Irish properties around the country. One house, in particular, in West Cork boasts four mono-pitched extensions, a series of pavilions and sensational sea views.

 

Monday, October 26

'The Undoing' - Sky Atlantic  - 9pm

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant lead an all-star cast in this new chilling HBO series on Sky Atlantic. Grace (Kidman) leads the perfect New York City life - that is until her husband Jonathan (Grant) goes AWOL, and there's been a gruesome murder of a mother from her son's elite school. Be sure to tune into the first episode of the six-part psychological drama series on Monday night.

 

'The Million Pound Cube' - Virgin Media One - 9pm

Phillip Schofield hosts a special edition of the game show ahead of a new run of weekday episodes in which the prize fund has been increased to £1 million. Two celebrity teams compete in a series of increasingly difficult challenges in order to win the million for the charity of their choice.

 

'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues' - TG4 - 10.35pm

Ron Burgundy's return to our screens is always worth another watch. When his career is rescued, the news anchor reassembles his team of sidekicks once again, in order to become the TV network's biggest star with a run of ludicrously sensationalist broadcasts. Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd and Steve Carell all return.