TV Guide 2014-10-25

ITV's new Sunday night game show is Keep It in the Family (3) (7pm Sun). They hope it's better than Prize Island. A new run of Coach Trip (C4, 5.30 weekdays), a new run of The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 7pm Tue, check local listings). Panel shows go head-to-head at 10pm Wednesday, with Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC3) up against Fonn Fonn Fonn (BBC Alba). And, for viewers in Ireland, Brian Dowling is Sitting on a Fortune (TV3, 6.55 Sat).

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Saturday 25 October


  • The Munch Box (CITV, 8.30, also ITV Breakfast Broadcasting).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Josh Widdicombe.
  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 1.30) Wayne Sleep and Kimberley Walsh.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 2.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 3.15).
  • Swashbuckle! (Cbeebies, 4pm) Tooth Fairy.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.10) Sheffield.
  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 5pm). This is not another chance to see Wednesday's new episode.


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.45). Kate Adie and Stanley Johnson, John Sergeant but Kelvin MacKenzie, Julia Hartley-Brewer and Nick Marussia, Jon Sopel and Lucy Siegle.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.30). This week's theme is "prancing".
  • Sitting On a Fortune (TV3, 6.55) Three couples do silly things in the hope of getting some cash. Brian Dowling hosts.
  • The Chase With Celebrities (ITV, 7pm, TV3 8pm Wed) Adrian Chiles, Gemma Merna, Rosie Marcel, Jon Snow.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm). This week's theme is "Robson and Jerome covers". The Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and TV3.
  • Qui Sera le Prochain Grand Patissier? (TV5, 8pm) The Great French Bake Off.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.35).
  • The Jonathan Ross Show (ITV, 10.10) Are Daniel Radcliffe and Lindsey Lohan in any way relevant? Not yet...
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9pm).
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 11.10).

Sunday 26 October


  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 9.25)
  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 1.05). Keith Duffy and Jennie McAlpine.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).
  • The X Factor (ITV, 2.20; also TV3, 2.40).
  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 5pm).
  • All-Island School Choir Competition (RTE1, 5.15).
  • Come Dine with Me (More4, 5.20) is in Bath.
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 5.30) Louie Spence.


  • Ireland's Fittest Family (RTE1, 6.30).
  • Keep It in the Family (ITV, 7pm) The cast of Emmerdale Farm hope not to disappear down the dumper. Bradley Walsh hosts.
  • Masterchef Australia (Watch, 7pm).
  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4, 7.15) Jerome "K" Jerome.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.20) Target demographic: a performance by Culture Club.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) Target demographic: a performance by Elton John. The Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and TV3.
  • An Jig Gig (TG4, 8.30).
  • The Apprentice (BBC1, 11.40; Scotland 12.30am).

Weekday daytime

  • May the Best House Win (ITVBe, 10am).
  • Come Dine With Me (C4, 11.30) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Ready Steady Cook (BBC2, 1.30; Wales not Tu, Scot 4.05 We).
  • Ludus (CBBC, 1.50) More appalong fun 4 ever!
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 2pm).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Dave Myers; John Inverdale from Tue.
  • Perfection (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Fifteen-to-One (C4, 3pm).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm). Repeats.
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 4pm; not Fr). The Spook Squad of Little Dealington.
  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC1, 4.30).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm). Repeats.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) Perth.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
  • Coach Trip (C4, 5.30) Starting in Scarborough. Why leave?
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm).
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 6pm).
  • Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30).
  • Masterchef Australia (Watch, 7pm).

Monday 27 October

  • Counterpoint (Radio 4, 3pm).
  • Pyramid (S4C, 5.25).
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) The first of two return fixtures for high-scoring losers.
  • The Chase Us (Challenge, 8pm).
  • The Lie (TV3, 8pm).
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8.30). Politicos v Oxonians.
  • Release the Hounds (ITV2, 9pm) The women.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4, 10pm) Guests include Alex Jones, Alex Brooker, Alex Millican, and James Alecaster.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.35; Scotland 11.05, Wales 11.25, NI 1.10am Thu).
  • News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 28 October

  • Cog1nio (S4C, 5.30) Thai for the lead.
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 7pm; Scotland 7pm Weds) When someone needs a makeover, they simply have to take over.
  • The Taste of Success (RTE1, 8.30).
  • The Cube (ITV, 10.40; UTV 11.05, not STV).
  • Famous Family Fortunes (STV, 11.05).

Wednesday 29 October

  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 5pm). A slightly later, and more sensible, slot.
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 7pm; Scotland 7pm Thu). Beach huts.
  • Fferm Ffactor (S4C, 7.30) This week, it's the Cardigan agricultural show. Bring your own knitwear. Continues 8.25.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm). James from Nuneaton.
  • The Apprentice (BBC1, 9pm) This week's theme is "not being an annoying plonker". Begorrah! With Dara Ó Briain follows on BBC2 at 10pm.
  • Fonn Fonn Fonn (BBC Alba, 10pm) A music quiz. Gilleasbuig Ferguson hosts, Carina Macleod and Roddy Munro are the captains. This week's guests are Fiona Macleod, Niall Iain Macdonald, Victoria Kilgour, Ellen Macdonald.
  • Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC3, 10pm) Joining Grimmy, Rochelle, and Melvin are Jack Osbourne, The Ubiquitous Alex Brooker, and Ella Eyre.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (More4, 10.20) Subject to delay if the Twenty Quid Music Prize goes to kicks from a 12-inch mix.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.35; Wales 11.05, NI and Scotland 11.40).
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 11.15; STV 11.35, UTV 11.40, not HTV)
  • Was It Something I Said? (More4, 11.25).

Thursday 30 October

  • The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 7pm; Scotland and Wales 4.30 next Sat) Medieval.
  • The Face Us (UK Living, 8pm).
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Chris Ramsey, CAUTION Jimmy Carr, Caroline Flack, and Richard Hammond. A Hallowe'en special.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4, 10.30). Paul Hollywood, Gabby Logan, Joe Wilkinson, and Aisling Bea.

Friday 31 October

  • Sam and Mark's Sport Showdown (CBBC, 5pm).
  • Jest a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 6pm) From Radio Wales, 2006.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • The Dylan Thomas Pub Quiz (Radio Wales, 6.30) Another chance to miss it.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7pm; not Wales, NI) John Hughes, King David of Scotland, Dietrich Bonhoffer, Iggy Pop.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; not Wales).
  • Munud I Fynd (S4C, 8.25) Dewi Pws and Caryl Parry Jones. Last in the series
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) With Damian Lewis, Andy Hamilton, Roisin Conarty.
  • A League of Their Own (KYTV Europe UK, 9.30) Unseen 3, the episode they recorded in the dark.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; not Wales) Lenses, with Token Woman Jo Brand, Josh Widdicombe, Phill Jupitus.
  • BBC New Comedy Award 2014 (Radio 4 Extra, 10.30). Last of the heats.
  • Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC2, 11.05; not NI) Repeat.

Sign language interpretation

  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV and ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 6am Sat and Sun)
  • Fferm Ffactor (S4C, 1pm Sat)
  • Win It Cook It (C4, 5.05am Mon)
  • The Apprentice (BBC2, 12.20am Tue; Scotland 12.50).
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