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Television: SATELLITE PICK OF THE DAY.

Cadfael ITV3, 7.30pm DEREK Jacobi stars as the 12th century sleuthing monk Cadfael in this gentle historic drama.

Before he joined holy orders, Cadfael was renowned on the battlefields of Europe, but now he uses his soldier's instinct to track down criminals.

In this episode, the monks travel to Wales to collect the bones of a dead saint - much to the displeasure of locals. But when a landowner is murdered, suspicion falls on the monks and it's up to Cadfael to get them off the hook Friends Double Bill E4, 7.55pm and 8.30pm IT'S Phoebe's hen party in the first of tonight's episodes, but she's in for a shock when she sees the stripper Monica and Rachel have booked for her. Joey has a hard time on a game show hosted by Donny Osmond, and Ross and Chandler go to a college reunion.

In the second episode, it's Phoebe's wedding and control freak Monica almost ruins things until the bride fires her. Mother nature then intervenes and sends a blizzard to wreck Phoebe's plans for a romantic day.

But the friends won't be defeated, and Mike and Phoebe end up swapping vows in a snow-filled street13 Going On 30 Sky Movies 2, 8.00pm PERFECT entertainment for the girls - especially those who felt the movie Big, starring Tom Hanks, was just for the boys.

Using the same body-swap theme, this modern reworking sees the dreams of a nerdy 13-year-old girl become reality when she wakes up one morning in the body of a successful and beautiful 30-year-old woman.

She then struggles to get to grips with life as a women - from working life to going on dates. But unsurprisingly the teen soon discovers being a grown-up isn't all it's cracked up to be and yearns to be back in her body Two And A Half Men Paramount, 9.30pm IF YOU haven't yet seen this smash US sitcom starring Charlie Sheen, it's about time you tuned in.

Bachelor boy Charlie's life is turned upside down when his brother and nephew move in with him. Uncle Charlie quickly becomes a "bad" influence on young nephew Jake, much to brother Alan's disgust. But they all muddle through with hilarious results.

In tonight's episode, Charlie and Jake persuade staid Alan to get a makeover after they discover his ex-wife is painting the town red with a hot new look The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King Sky Movies 5, 9.40pm THE final Oscar-winning instalment of Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the Tolkien books.

The scene-setting of the first two films is built into a tremendous climax as Frodo, played by Elijah Wood, finally reaches Mount Doom while Aragorn, played by Viggo Mortensen, accepts his destiny as king.

The final battle scene around Minas Tirith is of epic proportions and will keep you on the edge of your seat. But the real battle for freedom from the dark wizard is at Mount Doom, where Frodo fights to save the world

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