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We know the weather is FINALLY picking up, but that doesn't mean we're going to say goodbye to cosy couch nights entirely, especially with the great line-up of shows and films ahead this week.

Here's what we'll be tuning into over the next few days…

Wednesday
The Goonies
Sky One, 21.00

If you really want to feel old right now, listen up when we tell you that The Goonies is a whopping 30 years old this year. If you're looking for a blast from the past, you're in luck because this childhood favourite is on Sky One tonight. GOONIES NEVER SAY DIE!

Thursday
What Kelly Did Next: Reality Bites
RTÉ2, 19.55

Kelly McDonagh Mongan took to the stage at nine months pregnant in 2013 to compete in the final of The Voice of Ireland. This RTÉ documentary follows Kelly as she and her newborn leave hospital, giving an in depth look at Kelly's life within Ireland's travelling community.

Friday
The Graham Norton Show
BBC One, 22.35

Graham is back on our screens with the new series of his award-winning chat show. Joining him on the couch this week are Stanley Tucci, Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse, with music from Years and Years.

Saturday
My Big Fat Gypsy Christening
TV3, 23.20

Another My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding spin-off, this time chronicling the earliest event in a Traveller's life – their Christening and their welcome into the Catholic faith. This hour-long documentary takes a look at the rituals Travellers associate with birth… and death.

Sunday
Other Voices
Sunday, 22.50

Relax after a big weekend with some seriously chilled out music on this week's Other Voices. Damien Rice visits St James' Church in Dingle to perform a song from his newest album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy, and there's a look back at Anna Calvi's performance too, as well as music from newcomers Cloud Castle Lake.

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If you're unlucky enough not to get paid until the end of this week llike most of us sorry souls, then the television set will be your best friend until Friday.

Luckily there's more than enough to keep you entertained this week. Let's take a look!

Monday
21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
RTÉ Two, 7.20pm

The SAG Awards took place last night in LA, and if you weren't committed enough to stay up all night to watch a live stream, worry not as you can catch the best parts tonight – including Emma Stone's internet-winning facial expressions

Tuesday
The Perks of Being A Wallflower
FilmFour, 9pm

This 2012 coming-of-age film based on Stephen Chbosky's novel of the same name is sweet, touching and will speak to anyone who struggled with their identity as a teenager.

Wednesday
PJ Gallagher's Stage Fright: Reality Bites
RTÉ Two, 9pm

Comedian PJ Gallagher has battled stage fright and anxiety in secret for more than a decade, and has decided now is the time to either overcome his phobia or give up life on stage for good.

Thursday
Fortitude
Sky Atlantic, 9pm

Fortitude is one of the most talked about upcoming series of this year, and it kicks off tonight with a drama-packed premiere. An isolated village in the Arctic Circle is rocked by a murder, causing the townspeople to question if they are as safe as they once thought.

Friday
The Graham Norton Show
BBC One, 10.35pm

Judi Dench and Dev Patel will be chatting to Graham about their upcoming film The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, with Swedish music duo First Aid Kit performing on the night too.

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Dry January is nearly over, but we still have a few more nights in ahead!

Luckily there's loads to keep you entertained on TV this week, from some revealing documentaries to new seasons of your favourite shows.

Here's our pick of the best…

Monday
Girls, Season 4, Episode 2
10pm, Sky Atlantic

Lena Dunham's HBO show returned for another season last week, and of course we're already hooked. With Hannah trying to settle into life in Iowa, she's already getting suspicious about what Adam might be up to back in New York. 

Tuesday
Devious Maids, Season 2, Episode 1
8.05pm, RTÉ2

This hilarious drama about the "help" working for Beverly Hills' rich and famous ended with a few cliffhangers last season, including Rosie's arrest and the revelation of Flora's murderer. Eva Longoria stepped behind the camera to direct this season's opening episode, so it should be well worth a look.

Wednesday
Clubland: Reality Bites
9pm, RTÉ2

The Wright Venue is Ireland's biggest nightclub, so preparations for it's fifth birthday party are no easy feat. RTÉ goes behind the scenes to find out what it's really like to work in the famous club.

Thursday
Josie: The Most Hated Woman In Britain?
10pm, Channel 4

Josie Cunningham has caused controversy after controversy in recent years, first with her NHS-funded boob job and then with her decision to live-stream her baby's birth. This documentary follows Josie as she and her management team try to play the media at their own game.

Friday
Fortitude: Behind The Scenes
10.40pm, Sky One

This hotly anticipated series starring Stanley Tucci and Richard Dormer focuses on the small town of Fortitude, which is considered the "safest town on earth" given its isolated location in the Arctic Circle. But when a murderer strikes, the whole town is turned upside down. The series premieres in January 29, and this behind the scenes look should keep you satisfied until then!

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