RTÉ New Season

RTÉ has launched its new season across Radio, TV and Online. New drama's included Screen Ireland's Kin, Harry Wild and Hidden Assets, the BBC's Conversations with Friends and Three Families along with Smother a BBC production for RTÉ. New game show Last Singer Standing, while Angela Scanlan's pre-covid show gets its full outing as she asks her guests anything in Ask Me Anything. Today, Fair City and The Late Late Show return as normal.

Dee Forbes, Director General, RTÉ said “Today we unveiled a selection of programming for the months ahead with a particular focus on drama and entertainment which will see 40 hours of local Irish drama come to our screens in the coming months and in early 2022. Along with new entertainment shows and formats, we will welcome new faces and voices on our air as we support and seek out new Irish talent. We will tell Ireland’s story with a compelling slate of factual and current affairs output, programmes for young people, multi-platform arts and culture output and of course even more from RTÉ Sport, the definitive home of free-to-air sport in Ireland.”



Hidden Assets


Harry Wild

The Dry

Conversations with Friends

Three Families

Fair City

Radio 1 Drama On One -> Maeve Binchy Season, and Wrong Number

RTÉ Player Box Set Drama


Last Singer Standing

The Late Late Show

Angela Scanlon's Ask Me Anything

The Tommy Tiernan Show

Glow Up Ireland

Hell Week - The Professionals

Irish Language



Today with Maura and Daithi

Factual Entertainment

Soundtrack to my Life


The Style Counsellors

Radio Entertainment

Mise Freisin

Like Family

Doirean, Donncha and Carl



Comedy initiative to be announced.

The 2 Johnnies

Callan Kicks

The Years

Sinéad Quinlan on RTÉ Player with Seriously, Sinéad?

Children's TV

Storybud (Children's Story read by famous people)

X Mark The Sport Comedy Drama

The Imagination Machine

Will Sliney's Storytellers


Keelin Shanley: Faraway, Still Close


Ireland's Dirty Laundries

Arts and Culture

RTÉ Concert Orchestra and David Bowie

Lyric FM Taking Flight (Patrick Kavanagh on Niall Corroll's Classic Daytime)

The Lyric Feature (Green White Enamel live of Ethna McCarthy)

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott and the RTÉ NSO FOR 2021 and 2022 starting on September 10th at 7pm

Docs on Brian Friel and Micheal O Suilleabhain and 100 years of Ulyseses