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Tonight's TV: Dallas, Paralympic coverage, Road to Perdition
Tonight you can sit back and relax with the return of the classic TV drama Dallas, we have more Paralympic coverage and our movie pick is Road to Perdition.
Main Event: Dallas, TV3, 10pm
Tonight’s version of Dallas is the new updated version of the soap, following the glamorous lives and vicious feuds of Texas oil dynasty the Ewings in the 21st century. The series begins with Bobby's son Christopher preparing to marry his fiancee Rebecca, a grand occasion that has brought the whole family back to Southfork Ranch. However, Bobby is hiding a terrible secret - while John Ross Ewing, son of notorious schemer JR, has been doing some dodgy deals that threaten to tear the clan apart once more. Starring Josh Henderson, Jesse Metcalfe and Jordana Brewster, as well as original cast members Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray.
Sporting Pick: Paralympic coverage, RTE2 HD, 10.45pm
Darren Frehill presents highlights of day five at the 2012 Games, focusing on the achievements of the Irish athletes, including Michael McKillop's attempt to win gold in the T37 1500m final at the Olympic Stadium. Will he secure gold? Of course he will…
Movie Pick: Road to Perdition, TG4, 9.30pm
Devoted husband and father Michael Sullivan leads a secret life as a hitman, but faces a crisis when his son witnesses his involvement in a killing. The lad promises to keep his mouth shut, but one of Sullivan's fellow gangsters wipes out the rest of his family - forcing father and son to go on the run together. Sam Mendes' crime drama set in Depression-era Chicago, starring Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law and Jennifer Jason Leigh. It’s a really good movie and if there’s nothing else on that takes your fancy then this is a good watch.