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Here's everything you need to know about what's on TV this Valentine’s Day

Just call us the cupid of Valentine’s Day TV.

Whether you’re a couple who wants a quiet night in to celebrate or a single trying to avoid the madness of the outside world on this particular day, there’s plenty on the box for you to watch this Valentine’s Day.

Free to air TV Valentine’s Day viewing

For those with Saorview, free TV, there’s a mix of romantic and funny TV shows and movies on tomorrow night to help satisfy your Valentine’s Day fix. At 9.30pm on RTE 2 you can get stuck into First Dates Ireland with the couples meeting for the first time on Valentine’s Day Eve - there’s sure to be some spills and thrills in this one! If reality TV is still your go to then at 8.00pm on Virgin Media Two you can catch an oldie but a goodie of A Farmer Wants a Wife. For a romantic movie that combines dogs and falling in love (not with the dog mind you - although we all know how hard it is not to fall in love with those big brown eyes) look no further than the movie Puppy Love on TG4 at 11.35pm.

If you pay for your television services through providers such as Sky, Virgin Media or Vodafone then you also have some extra options to entertain you on this day of love. On E! Entertainment at 10.00pm there’s back to back episodes of Dating: No Filter. If you’re more interested in the science and history of love then Venus Uncovered: Ancient Goddess of Love is on at 9.00pm on BBC Four HD. At 11.00pm on MTV you can catch all of the drama of Ex on the Beach or if you’re more after a night of non-stop laughs then switch onto Comedy Central at 9.00pm to catch the Grown Ups 2 movie.

How can I get my hands on these extra TV shows and movies?

If you’re after this kind of extra content all year round then a paid TV subscription is just what you’re looking for. There’s plenty of packages out there to suit a range of viewing needs so you can pick and choose what your package includes - tailored made just for you!

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Love and laughs on Netflix

For those who don’t have, or rarely watch, traditional TV and prefer the variety and flexibility of Netflix, you definitely have plenty of viewing options this Valentine’s Day. There’s a massive range of movies to sink your teeth into and it all depends on whether you’re after lovey-dovey romance, a good rom-com or a night of straight up laughs. Right now on Netflix you can watch love-themed titles like Valentine’s Day, Leap Year, P.s. I Love You, Bridget Jones’ Baby, Life As We Know It, This is 40, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Maid in Manhattan, When Harry Met Sally, Love Rosie, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Pride and Prejudice, Dear John, Safe Haven, Twilight, Angus Thongs and Perfect Snogging, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and of course the ultimate romantic movie - The Notebook.