TV Guide 2021-11-06

Something new on ITV for Sunday: Sitting on a Fortune with Gary Lineker. Daytime telly gets new quizzes The Tournament (BBC1) and Moneybags (C4), there's also a new run of Lingo (ITV).

Back on Dave: Comedians Giving Lectures (Wed). Last in the series of Murder Island (C4) and Show Me the Honey (CBBC).

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Schedules are accurate at the time of publication; check against EPG for late changes.


Saturday 6 November

  • Four in a Bed (C4, 9.50am) Five episodes.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).


  • Moneyball (ITV, 6.30) Only three contestants are listed this week.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.45) The annual Night After Guy Fawkes Night edition.
  • Stephen Mulhern's Celebrity Catchphrase with Stephen Mulhern (ITV, 7.30) Richard Blackwood, Julia Bradbury, and Roman Kemp join Stephen Mulhern.
  • Blankety Blank (BBC1, 8.10) Sally Lindsay, Andi Oliver, Chris McCausland, Jimmy Carr, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Melvin Odoom.
  • Last Singer Standing (RTÉ1, 8.15).
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 8.30; VM1, 8pm Sun) Amanda Byram, Adam Thomas, Brendan Cole, Naga Munchetty.

Weekend repeats


  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30am) From Friday.
  • Family Fortunes (ITV, 2.20).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 4pm) From Friday.
  • Survivor (TG4, 5.05) Only on Ireland.
  • Farm to Feast Best Menu Wins (BBC2 NI, 5.40).
  • BBC Brain (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Eggheads (5Select, 1pm) Six episodes from earlier in the series.
  • Last Singer Standing (RTE1, 1.40) From last night.
  • Bake Off (C4, 2.20) From Tuesday.

Sunday 7 November

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30).
  • Sitting on a Fortune (ITV, 7pm) Gary Lineker asks questions, but only the person at the front of the pack can win.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.15) The results show.
  • Réalta Agus Gaolta (TG4, 8.30).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Scot 11.15 Th).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 1.45; Wales 2.35 Tu; not Fr) Repeats.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Alistair Campbell, the unelected politician, is the guest.
  • The Tournament (BBC1, 2.15; Scot 3pm We; Fr 1.45) Alex Scott hosts as eight players knock each other out.
  • Moneybags (C4, 3pm) Craig Charles invites players to grab bags containing the right answer to a question.
  • Lingo (ITV, 3pm) Another series of the word-and-spelling quiz.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm) New episodes.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15). Repeats all week.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5.30) From the West Midlands.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm) Mehreen Baig, Clare Balding, Jamie Laing, Mike Wozniak.
  • Strictly It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30).
  • Eggheads (C5, 6.30) New episodes.
  • Junior Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm; Fri 6.05).

Monday 8 November

  • Jest a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2006.
  • BBC Brain (Radio 4, 3pm) The grand final.
  • Strongest Man 2021 (C5, 7pm) Further highlights from Milton Keynes.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 7.30 and 8.30) Two episodes.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30) Inspector Morse, William IV, Richard Curtis, Joseph Rowntree.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) xxx in the second Last Chance match.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) The single-elimination round continues with two winners.
  • Quizzy Mondays (, 9.05) Gareth and guests look back at recent quizzing action.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (BBC1 England, 10.35; NI 11.05, Scot 11.35) With guest appearances from Alesha Dixon and Charity Shop Sue.

Tuesday 9 November

  • A Question of Sport (BBC1 Wales, 1.20am) A repeat of the edition from 29 October.
  • Elephant in the Room (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm).
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.35).
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm) Rachel Riley and Pasha Kovalev.
  • Bake Off (C4, 8pm) Freefrom week.
  • Ultimate Goal (BT Sport 1, 8pm).
  • Murder Island (C4, 9.15) The last team have arrested two people. Will they make the right decision?
  • Question Team (Dave, 10pm) Johnny Vegas, Rachel Parris, Sophie Duker, Lost Voice Guy.
  • I Like the Way U Move (BBC1, 10.35; Scot 11.05; NI, Wales 11.35).
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1 England, 11.35; Scot 12.20am, Wales 12.35am, not NI) Extended repeat from Friday: hosted by Richard Ayoade, with Roisin Conaty and Phil Panel.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 11.50) A vintage episode with Richard Ayoade.

Wednesday 10 November

  • A Question of Sport (BBC1 England, 12.20am; Scot 1.05am, not Wales, NI) Repeat from last Friday; House of Games Night (BBC1 England, 12.50am; Scot 1.35am, not Wales, NI) Repeat from last Friday.
  • Listomania (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld and The Satellite Channel, 8pm) Sitting: Kelly Macdonald, Hugh Skinner, Polly Walker.
  • Last Singer Standing (RTÉ2, 8pm) Repeat from Saturday.
  • Am Dro! (S4C, 9.30) A repeat.
  • Love Trap (C4, 10pm) To test the relationship, they're using ideas from The Getaway Car.
  • Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave, 10pm) In the first of a new series, Ahir Shah talks on "You don't have to be an expert to solve big problems," Jo Brand says "Older people are happier", and there are contributions from Harriet Kemsley and Bobby Mair.
  • Survivor (TG4, 11.38) "Mama, look at me now".

Thursday 11 November - Armistice Day

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Show Me the Honey (CBBC, 5.30) Ainsley Harriot joins for the final.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (BBC3 online, 8pm) The next episode, to be shown on BBC1 next Monday.
  • Handmade (C4, 8pm) Animal sculptures.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 9pm) Another hour of cooking.
  • Taskmaster (C4, 9pm) "A couple of Ethels".
  • Hell's Kitchen (ITV2, 9pm) Social media in hell.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm) Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne (comedian), Sarah Keyworth, Glenn Moore, Ahir Shah.
  • Breaking the News (BBC Scotland, 10pm) A climate emergency special, with Jim Smith, Jay Lafferty, Ashley Storrie, and Raymond Mearns.
  • Sitting on a Fortune (ITV, 11.45; not UTV, HTV Wales) Repeat from Sunday.

Friday 12 November

  • Blankety Blank (BBC1, 12.05am; NI 1.05am Fri-into-Sat) A final repeat in the BLANK.
  • It's Not What You Know (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30). As seen on the telly last night.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm) Danny and Dani Dyer.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.35; Scot 1.10am, Wales 4.15 Sat) Briony Page, Scott Quinnell, Charlie Adam, Chris Harris from Top Gear.
  • Bake Off An Extra Slice (C4, 8pm).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 8.30) The weekly final.
  • Hell's Kitchen (ITV2, 9pm) Hell hath no fury, unlike Gordon Ramsay.
  • Clash of the Cover Bands (E!, 9pm) "Showstoppers" cover Cher and Tina Turner.
  • Have I Got News for You? (BBC1, 9.30) With host Victoria Coren Mitchell, guests Maisia Adam but Helen Lewis.

Sign language interpretation

  • Dress to Impress (ITV2, 9.25am Sat) Two episodes.
  • Am Dro! (S4C, 2.30 Sat).
  • The Void (ITV, 3.05am Sun).
  • Winning Combination (ITV, 5.05am Sat, Sun).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 5.05am Mon-Thu).
  • Caru Siopa (S4C, 12.05pm Tue).
  • Taskmaster (C4, 1.50am Wed).
  • Cooking with the Stars (ITV, 3.15am Thu).
  • Home Advantage (RTE1, 3.20 Thu).
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 12.50am and 2.20am Fri).


A short selection of shows from mainland Europe.

Something worth watching on Saturday night ZDF? Wetten dass..., the show we know as You Bet, marks its 40th anniversary. French channel TMC marks Les 30 chansons de Céline Dion, by inviting other famous singers to perform them. Fills a couple of hours on Tuesday. For Dutch speakers, Tiny House Battle (RTL4, Mon) gives two teams a very little house to decorate and renovate.

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