TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 21 April 2007

Schedules are subject to change.

New and notable

People's Quiz (BBC1, 5.55 Saturday)

After the interminable auditions, the actual contest begins here! And continues 2125.

The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30 Monday)

The game of fibbing and bluffing. We very much appreciate the trailer.

Catchphrase (FTN, 7pm weekdays)

Do you see?

Panorama (BBC1, 8.30 Monday)

An investigation into 0898gate. Caution: contains extreme close-ups of Jeremy Vine.

Saturday 21 April

0830CBBC RavenSeries 4.
0900BBC2 Hider in the House
1000BBC2 The Underdog Show on CBBC
1030ITV Jungle Run New!Repeats.
1040 G2 Headjam
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1200LIV The Amazing RaceJamaica. Also Living 2, 2100.
1300S4C Scrapheap Challenge New!
1300CBBC Clutter Nutters
1340ITV Pop Idle US
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1500CITV Jungle Run
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530TV3 Pop Idle USAlso 1800.
1535BBC2 Eggheads x2Scotland only.
1610S4C Deal or No Deal
1640 C4 Deal or No Deal Classic
1755BBC1 The People's Quiz New!Continues 2125.
1755TG4 Toraiocht Taisce
1800FTN Bullseye x2
1805RTR1 All Ireland Schools Quiz New!Alf McCarthy's quiz for school children.
1820ITV Gameshow MarathonBlankety Blank this week.
1900FTN The Krypton Factor x2
1925BBC1 Any Dream Will DoContinues 2150. Also on BBC-HD.
1925ITV Grease is the WordGreasy bootcamp? Who writes this tat! Continues on ITV2 afterwards.
2005RTE1 Winning Streak
2040S4C Cor Cymru 2007The choir of the year competition. Also S4CD
2100ITV Millionaire
2236TV5 Fort Boyard
2300BBC2 Have I Got News For YouAdrian Chiles hosts. England, Scotland only.
2300Rad4 Counterpoint
2340BBC2 The ApprenticeThe Tuesday repeat moves to Saturday, making way for snooker.

Sunday 22

0830CBBC Raven
0900Mor4 Codex
0950ITV2 Gameshow MarathonAlso 1800.
1000Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x2
1130S4C Shipwrecked
1204Rad4 The Write Stuff
1300CBBC Clutter Nutters
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1405ITV Grease is the Word
1500CITV Jungle RunAs seen yesterday.
1655 C4 Deal or No DealAlso 1805 on More4.
1740 C4 Scrapheap Challenge2/16. Monster trikes.
1800LIV Top Chef
1800FTN Bullseye x2
1830RTE1 Celebrity Jigs and Reels
1840 C4 Shipwrecked 2007
1900FTN The Krypton Factor x2
2000Rad5 The Apprentice


0100Mor4 Countdown (not Mo)
0410FTN Totally Top Trumps (not Mo)
0730BBC2 Get 100
0800CBBC Raven
0800DSCI Scrapheap Challenge x2
0900Mor4 Deal or No DealAlso approx. 1300.
0955TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1020TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa Place
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1325S4C Deal or No DealNow a week behind the rest of the country.
1415S4C Countdown
1435TV3 The Price is RightTue - Thu only.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530 C4 CountdownThis week's Martin Jarvis is Smart Aleck.
1615 C4 Deal or No DealAlso 1805 on More4.
1700CBBC Get Your Own Back
1700UTV The Price is Right
1740 G2 Head Jam
1800BBC2 EggheadsScot: Mon-Wed only. We had Sudo-Q down in this slot, but evidently not.
1800CBBC Bamzooki
1800FTN Takeshi's Castle x2
1900FTN Catchphrase New!

Monday 23

1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a ClueRepeated 1930.
1330Rad4 Counterpoint
1700BBC1 Beat the BossNext episode follows on CBBC.
1830BBC2 Great British Menu
1830Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth New!
1900BBC3 Castaway
2000C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway? x2The US version.
2030BBC1 Panorama Special
2100BBC2 Hair Wars SpecialNot strictly a game show, but this piece about the British team to the 2006 World Hairdressing Championships looks like a bit of fun.

Tuesday 24

1230BBC7 The News QuizRepeated 1930.
1700BBC1 Blue PeterFirst of three programmes finding the junior cook of the year.
1900BBC1 Castaway
2000BBC2 The Underdog ShowContinues 2200. Last in the present series. Not 2W.
2000C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway?The US version.
2030BBC4 Never Mind the Full StopsBarry Norman. Last in the present series.
2100ITV2 WAGs's BoutiqueLast in the present series.
2300 G2 HIGNFY

Wednesday 25

1230BBC7 My MusicRepeated 1930.
1700BBC1 Blue Peter
1725TV5 Fort BoyardTeam Nelson Montfort, if we're not mistaken.
1900BBC3 Castaway
2100BBC1 The ApprenticeContinues on BBC2 at 2200.
2200ITV2 DeadlineAs reviewed in the next Week.

Thursday 26

1230BBC7 Just a MinuteRepeated 1930.
1700BBC1 Blue PeterLast of three programmes finding the junior cook of the year.
1900BBC1 Castaway
2000 C5 Interior Rivalry
2100 G2 Dragons' Den
2130GOLD TV Now and Then
2200ITV2 Deadline
2300 G2 Buzzcocks

Friday 27

1230BBC7 Whispers
1700BBC1 Underdog Show on CBBCPresent series, last in the.
1730CBBC Bamzooki
1800BBC2 Great British MenuScotland only.
1830Rad4 The News Quiz New!
1900BBC3 Castaway
1900BBC1 A Question of Sport
2030ITV2 Pop Idle US
2100BBC1 Have I Got News For You?Fern Britton hosts. Scotland 2235, NI 0005.
2200BBC2 QIEngland and NI only.
2240 G2 Street-cred Sudoku



0700Don't Try This at Home!
0800Amazing Race New!
0900The Crystal Maze
1000Wheel of Fortune x3
1130Price is Right x3
1300Millionaire x2
1500Strike it Rich x3
1630Bullseye x3
1800Family Fortunes x3
1930Bullseye x3
2100Fear Factor x2


As Saturday except

0700The Moment of Truth
1800Takeshi x6

Monday - Friday

0700Takeshi x2
0800The Crystal Maze
0900Win Lose or Draw x2
1000Wheel of Fortune x2
1100Catchphrase x2
1200Family Fortunes x2
1400Take It or Leave It
1500Catchphrase x2
1700Takeshi x2 New!
1800Crystal Maze
1900Weakest Link
2000Millionaire New!
2100Take It or Leave It
2200Fear Factor
2300Millionaire (Fri: Gambling)

Channel abbreviations:

BBC1BBC1 (Network unless otherwise noted)
BBC2BBC2 (Network unless otherwise noted)
2W BBC2 Wales digital service
BBC7BBC7 (Radio)
C5 Five
ITV ITV (Network unless otherwise noted)
LIV UK Living TV
LIV2UK Living TV 2
MOR4More 4
Rad1BBC Radio 1
Rad2BBC Radio 2
Rad4BBC Radio 4
RSctBBC Radio Scotland
RUlsBBC Radio Ulster
RWalBBC Radio Wales
RTE1RTE1 (Irish)
RTR1RTE Radio 1 (Irish)
S4C S4C (analogue)
S4CDS4C Digidol
SCOTScottish / Grampian (ITV in Scotland)
SKY1Sky Onc
SKY3Sky Thrcc
TOONCartoon Network
TV3 TV3 (Irish)
TV5MTV5 Monde (Europe)
UTV Ulster Television (ITV in Northern Ireland)

See also

TV Guide Last Week

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