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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

TV tonight: My Brilliant Friend ends with tension, insults and fights | Television

My Brilliant Friend
9pm, Sky Atlantic

The Neapolitan delight concludes with a double bill of drama. Lenù’s feminism is causing tension between her and Pietro, but there’s even more trouble ahead when rebels Pasquale and Nadia turn up at her house in Florence, throwing insults around. Later, the friends go on holiday and their peace is interrupted by a fight between Lila’s son and Lenù’s daughters. Hannah Verdier

Dragons’ Den
8pm, BBC One

The investment bear pit, where wobbly business plans get picked apart, reaches the end of its current run, and the newest Dragon, Steven Bartlett, has proved a fiery addition to the lineup. Among the projects seeking hard cash tonight: a nifty webcam, and caffeine chews for runners. Graeme Virtue

Avery and Osama in Eating With My Ex.
Avery and Osama in Eating With My Ex. Photograph: Screengrab/BBC/Thames TV/EWME/Dan Russell

Eating With My Ex
8pm, BBC Three

“Why did you lie about being pregnant?” Yes, the dining table of awkwardness keeps on giving. This week, Osama has questions for Avery, who allegedly “took open to another level”. Meanwhile, Alan and Mat are still living together two years after their split. Are they really ready to move on? HV

Gordon Ramsay’s Future Food Stars
9pm, BBC One

Chef Ramsay is back with two new tasks, in the show that will see him invest £150,000 of his own money in a winning food entrepreneur. The 11 contestants must master salmon smoking in a Hackney Wick restaurant, then serve a woodland feast on an open fire. Easy. Hollie Richardson

A League of Their Own Road Trip: Dingle to Dover
9pm, Sky Max

Freddie Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp start a new banter-fuelled road trip across Ireland and Britain, beginning on the west coast of Ireland. Joined by comic Romesh Ranganathan and ex-footballer Patrice Evra, the lads try their hands at sheep herding before performing with Riverdance. Ammar Kalia

Meet the Richardsons
10pm, Dave

Lucy gets excited about auditioning for The Masked Singer (“I’m scared I’ll take my mask off and people still won’t know who I am”), while Jon films a scene for Line of Duty (because “Jason Manford said no”, according to Jed Mercurio) in this enjoyable mockumentary. HR

Film choice

Tall tales … Greta Gerwig and Lola Kirke in Mistress America.
Tall tales … Greta Gerwig and Lola Kirke in Mistress America. Photograph: Album/Alamy

Mistress America (Noah Baumbach, 2015), 2.20am, Film4
For this week’s Greta Gerwig/Noah Baumbach fix, take your pick from this or Frances Ha, which precedes it. Both feature co-writer Gerwig as an effervescent New Yorker about town, full of ideas – some delusional – but blessed with enthusiasm and a beguiling nature. In 2015’s very funny Mistress America, Gerwig’s would-be restaurateur Brooke becomes an object of fascination for her new stepsister, Lola Kirke’s awkward literature student Tracy. Fiction and reality jockey for position as Tracy finds inspiration for her short stories in her new friend. Simon Wardell

Live sport

Golf: The Masters 2pm, Sky Sports Main Event. First day of the 2022 tournament from Augusta National in Georgia, won last year by Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama.

Premier League Darts 7pm, Sky Sports Action. Ninth night of the tournament from the First Direct Arena, Leeds.

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