TV Listings

What's on Now & Next (2019-07-21)
14:4550 Years: To the Moon and BackÁine Lawlor hosts this major new show commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, from Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork. Space correspondent Leo Enright and astronaut Cady Coleman join a panel of experts detailing the dangers encountered by Michael Collins, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong on their eight-day voyage, and celebrities including Anne Doyle, Eilish O'Carroll and Father Brian D'Arcy recall their memories of the historic moonwalk
16:10Tracks and TrailsFair City actress Ciara O'Callaghan walks across the Dublin Mountains with former snooker world champion Ken Doherty. Starting at the Luas terminus in Tallaght, they trek across a 40km path called the Dublin Mountains Way to the Dart station in Shankill
13:30The Sunday Game LiveMayo v Meath and Kerry v Donegal (Throw-ins 2.00pm and 4.00pm). Joanne Cantwell is joined by Colm O'Rourke and Pat Spillane to present coverage of the double bill of All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Super 8s matches, which come from Croke Park. from Marty Morrissey and Oisin McConville commentate on the first contest, and Ger Canning and Dessie Dolan take over for the second
17:45UEFA European U19 ChampionshipsRepublic of Ireland V Czech Republic (Kick-off 6.00pm). Peter Collins presents coverage of both teams' concluding Group B encounter at Yerevan Football Academy Stadium in Armenia. With commentary by Darragh Maloney
Virgin Media One
15:00Gino's Italian EscapeGino D'Acampo visits Rome, and wastes no time in sourcing the pancetta and guanciale he needs to rustle up a traditional pasta carbonara in front of the Colosseum. He then heads to Ariccia, a small town on the outskirts of the Italian capital, to sample porchetta - slow-roasted boneless pork stuffed with seasoning and rosemary - before concluding this leg of his culinary journey by cooking a Roman-inspired dish of pan-fried lamb in rosemary and honey sauce with fennel salad
15:30Big Star's Bigger StarStephen Mulhern hosts a spin-off version of entertainment show Big Star's Little Star, as parents spill the beans about their famous children. They talk about their home lives, making heart-warming revelations or telling downright embarrassing stories. The contestants taking part are all hoping to win as much money as possible for their chosen charities. In the first edition, Emmerdale's Adam Thomas, Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge and stand-up comedian Joel Dommett compete for the £15,000 jackpot
13:10Tour de France BeoCoverage of stage 15 of the most prestigious race on the calendar, featuring a mountainous 185km journey from Limoux to Foix Prat d'Albis
16:50Pony ExpressBuffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok work on establishing an east-west route for the pioneering mail service that will allow messages to be sent from Missouri to California in 10 days. However, they have to contend with saboteurs planning to prevent California becoming part of the Union. Western, starring Charlton Heston, Forrest Tucker, Rhonda Fleming and Jan Sterling
Virgin Media Two
15:00The ChaseBradley Walsh presents as another four contestants pit their wits against ruthless quiz genius the Chaser. Answering general knowledge questions, they each add as much money as they dare to the jackpot - but anyone caught by the Chaser is out for good, leaving fewer players to team up and play in the final chase
16:00Take Me OutPaddy McGuinness presents a special edition of the matchmaking show, celebrating its tenth series and 10 years since the first edition of its parent show, Taken Out, aired in Australia. In a twist on the usual format, Paddy gives 30 men who have previously appeared on the show a chance to take a seat `behind the lights", while a selection of female celebrities replace the boys in the `Love Lift". Among the stars taking part are The Only Way is Essex star Chloe Sims, and Olympic gymnast Claudia Fragapane. The host also catches up with some of the couples who found lasting love after meeting on the show
Virgin Media Three
15:00Coronation Street
16:00Saving RayDubliner Ray Adamson struggles to keep with his training routine when he decides he wants to spend more time with his sons while Tracey is away on her Hen party. He then reaches his lowest point in the series, and considers quitting the show, when he realises he has actually put on weight in spite of a hectic few weeks' exercise
13:20Live AthleticsGabby Logan presents coverage of the second and final day from London Stadium, where the 10th meeting of the Diamond League campaign reaches a climax. Much of the focus, certainly from a British point of view will be on Dina Asher-Smith and Katarina Johnson-Thompson, who compete in the 100m and long jump respectively, while Olympic champion Wayde van Niekirk takes part in the 400m
16:00Escape to the CountryJules Hudson helps a couple with a budget of £650,000 find a home in rural Somerset, and also visits the apple orchards of Barrington Court and samples some traditional cider
Channel 4
14:00Herbie: Fully LoadedThe daughter of a stock-car racer finds an old banger in a scrapyard that turns out to be Herbie, the lovable Beetle with a life of its own. The youngster sets about fixing him up and persuading her overprotective dad to let her follow in his tracks, in a bid to rewrite the racing record books. Disney comedy sequel, with Lindsay Lohan, Michael Keaton, Matt Dillon, Breckin Meyer and Justin Long
16:00A Place in the SunSteve and Lynda want to retire to Benalmadena, southern Spain, and Jasmine Harman is on hand to show them five properties for their £125,000 budget
14:50Young SheldonThe young genius tries to build a nuclear reactor to power the neighbourhood. A university cocktail party gets heated when Dr Sturgis' colleague, Dr Linkletter, flirts with Meemaw, and Georgie is heartbroken when he learns Veronica has a boyfriend
15:20Young SheldonSheldon uses his new friendship with school bully Tommy Clarkson to boss Georgie around. Missy steals Meemaw's make-up to wear when her photograph is taken on school picture day
Sky One
15:00MacGyverMurdoc escalates his plan to take revenge on Mac when he recruits a former cellmate to help him kill every agent in the Phoenix Complex
16:00The SimpsonsHomer becomes a masked vigilante, taking revenge on local wrongdoers by throwing pies at them. Unfortunately, it is not long before Mr Burns discovers his secret - and tries to exploit it by ordering him to target the Dalai Lama. With the voice of original Star Trek cast member Nichelle Nichols
Sky Two
15:00Stargate SG-1While surveying a new planet, the SG-1 team discovers a group of Jaffa warriors and ceremonial priests transporting naquadah through the Stargate. Jackson falls under the spell of the alien princess Shyla, who uses the power of a Goa'uld sarcophagus to ensnare him. Sci-fi drama, starring Michael Shanks
16:00Stargate SG-1An attempt is made to thwart a Goa'uld invasion of a planet previously defended by Thor's hammer, which the team destroyed during an earlier visit. Sci-fi drama, starring Richard Dean Anderson
BBC Four
23:35Sound of Musicals with Neil BrandThe writer and composer looks at the rise of the all-conquering contemporary blockbuster, from Evita to Les Miserables and The Lion King. He also sees how these mega-musicals have met with unexpected competition from quirky hits such as The Rocky Horror Show and Avenue Q. Contributors include Tim Rice, Alan Menkin and Robert Lopez
19:00BBC Proms 2019Katie Derham and Jess Gillam introduce this Prom from the Royal Albert Hall. Violinist Joshua Bell performs Dvorák's Violin Concerto with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jakob Hruša, followed by Smetana's legendary ‘Má Vlast'
14:40Four in a BedThe competition kicks off at Causilgey Manor in Truro, Cornwall, where former art dealers Robin and Brenda Spence want to treat their guests to a stay in the countryside
15:15Four in a BedThe second visit is to Elmfield B&B in Devon, where retired politician Martin Perry and housekeeper Tracey Barrett pride themselves on keeping things traditional