TV Guide 2018-09-08

BBC1 sorts out Saturday nights, with Strictly Come Dancing and Pointless Celebrities. As Celebrity Big Brother ends (C5, Mon), a new Big Brother begins (C5, Fri). Celebrity Juice marks its tenth birthday (ITV2, Thu). Y Ras is a sports quiz for Wales (S4C, Fri).

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Saturday 8 September

  • Tipping Point Day (W, 11am) To 7pm. But the return of Fighting Talk has been postponed.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12 noon).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30).


  • Fort Boyard (TV5, 5.37) Émilie Besse, Bertrand Chameroy, Florent Manaudou, Thierry Moreau, Audrey Pulvar, David Travadon.
  • !mpossible Celebrities (BBC1, 5.55).
  • Who Dares Wins (Challenge, 6pm) Repeats from 2007.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 6.45) The Eastenders. Natalie Cassidy and Dean Gaffney, Perry Fenwick and Emma Barton, Lisa Hammond and Luisa Bradshaw-White, Jamie Borthwick and Madhav Sharma.
  • Strictly Come Dancing The Launch Show (BBC1, 7.35) The professionals dance to a medley of Nile Rodgers' hits, there's a song from Craig David, and Stefflon Don steps up to the mike. They might find time to introduce this year's contestants.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8.30).
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 10pm).

Weekend repeats

Shows seen earlier in the week


  • The X Factor (ITV, 12.25) From Sunday.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 12.30) Two episodes.
  • Burn-Off (E4, 3pm) From Tuesday. Followed by Extra Sic from Friday.
  • Counterpoint (Radio 4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • The X Factor (ITV, 11.25am; TV3, 3.05) From last night.
  • 5 Gold Rings (ITV, 12.45) From last Sunday.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 11.30am) Three episodes.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.
  • Burn-Off (C4, 5.20) From Tuesday.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; not NI).

Sunday 9 September

  • Four Weddings Morning (UK Living 2, 6am) Five episodes, to 11am.
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 9.25).
  • Top Class (CBBC, 9.30am) Hordle play Overchurch.
  • The £100k Drop (C4, 3.15) A recent repeat.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4.30).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5.30).


  • 5 Gold Rings (ITV, 7pm).
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8pm) Collagen-infused gin.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm).
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9pm).
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10pm) A recent classic.
  • The Imitation Game (ITV, 10.05) With Rory and Debra are Christina Bianco and Jon Culshaw.
  • Face Value (BET, 11.30).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Village of the Year (C4, 5am-ish).
  • Tout Le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.45am).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12.05; not Fr).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Mo 12 noon).
  • For What It's Worth (BBC2, 1pm; not Tu) Repeats.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10; not Fr) Mo: Mark Pougatch. Tu-Th: Charlie Stayt. New episodes.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) New series.
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) New episodes.
  • Antiques Road Trip (BBC1, 4.30) Charles Hanson and Margie Cooper in the Scottish highlands.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) New episodes from Blackpool and Preston.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New episodes.
  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC2, 5.15) Paul Hayes and Will Axon.
  • Celebrity Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm; Wales 5.40 Fr) Repeats.
  • My Kitchen Rules Down Under (UK Living, 6.45).
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm from We)
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 7.30; Wales 6.30 Fr) Wales.
  • Love Island Down Under (ITVBe, 11pm-ish).

Monday 10 September

  • Wordaholics (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2013.
  • Counterpoint (R4, 3pm).
  • Just a Minute (R4, 6.30) Paul Merton, Sheila Hancock, Jan Ravens, Rufus Hound.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Edinburgh and Sidney Sussex Cambridge.
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9pm) The live-ish final. Bit on the Side follows at 11.30.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; NI 11.15) Panimals, with Phill Jupitus, Danny Baker, Teri Hatcher.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 11 September

  • The Grate Breadxit Burn-off (C4, 8pm) This week, Paul leaves little bits of paper in the gravy boat, because it's Bread week.
  • Call Yourself a Fan? (BT Sport 2, 9pm) Tottenham Hotspur Nil play West Ham.

Wednesday 12 September

  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 1998.
  • Y Gemau Gwyllt (S4C, 5.05) Abseil down the Newport Transporter Bridge.
  • Taskmaster (Dave, 9pm).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45; Wales 11.40) Nathan Redmond, Maddie Hinch, Tymal Mills, Jo Pavey.
  • The Imitation Game (ITV, 10.45; Border Scotland, HTV 11.10; STV 10.50 Fri) From Sunday.
  • Rupaul's Drag Race (Comedy Central, 11pm) 90s high school drama.

Thursday 13 September

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2006.
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 8pm) AJ Pritchard, Jay Blades, Stella Parton, Clara Amfo, Lisa Maxwell.
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Adam Peaty, Helen Skelton, David Walliams.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) 10th birthday special, with Dani Dyer, Jack Fincham, but Paddy McGuinness.
  • Fear Factor (MTV, 10pm).

Friday 14 September

  • Jest a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2008.
  • Stop the Press (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) Susan Calman is listed as a guest host.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; not Wales).
  • Burn Out Even More Sic (C4, 8pm).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 8.30).
  • Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9pm) The new series starts here. Bit on the Side follows at 11.05.
  • Y Ras (S4C, 9.30) Searching for S4C's most knowledgeable sports fan.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; Scotland 11.05) Tom Allen, Ed Byrne (comedian), Rhys James, Milton Jones, Deborah Frances-White.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 10.35; Wales, 11.05).

Sign language interpretation

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 3.20pm Sat, 3.25pm Sun).
  • Eternal Glory (ITV, 3am Sun; STV, 2.40am Wed).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC2, 12.15am Tue, 1.15am Fri).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8am Thu).
  • Who's Doing the Dishes (ITV, 3am Sat; STV 2.10am Mon).
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