TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 12 May 2007

Schedules are subject to change.

New and notable

Eurovision Song Contest Final 2007 (BBC1, 8pm Saturday)

Terry Wogan presides over three and a quarter hours of jingoistic nationalism and broken English. And that's just the commentry. Also on BBC-HD, and RTE1.

That's the Question (Challenge, 3pm weekdays)

A UK version; the same format was on TV5 recently as Tele La Question.

The People Versus (Challenge, 4pm weekdays)

Kaye Adams' daytime version. Still a good choice for the troubled 5pm slot, ITV.

Fort Boyard (TV5, 5.25 Wednesday)

The 2006 series begins with medalists from the Turin Olympics.

Saturday 12 May

0830CBBC RavenSeries 4.
0900BBC2 Hider in the House
0950ITV Jungle Run
1020ITV Pop Idle US
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1100 G2 Headjam
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1255S4C Scrapheap Challenge4/16.
1300CBBC Clutter Nutters
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1500CITV Jungle Run
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530TV3 Pop Idle USAlso 1800.
1610S4C Deal or No Deal
1615BBC2 Eggheads x2Scotland only.
1650 C4 Deal or No Deal Classic
1655ITV2 MillionaireLast week's edition
1700ESP2 Armwrestling SpecialNo, seriously.
1755BBC1 The Weakest Link SpecialCouples. A repeat.
1800FTN Bullseye x2
1805RTR1 All Ireland Schools Quiz
1840ITV Gameshow MarathonMr and Mrs.
1845BBC1 Any Dream Will DoAll in one episode tonight. Also on BBC-HD.
1900FTN The Krypton Factor x2
1900RTE1 Winning Streak
1945ITV Grease is the WordAlso complete in one act, and on ITV2 afterwards.
2000BBC1 Eurovision Song Contest Final 2007 Special
2000RTE1 Eurovision Song Contest 2007 SpecialMarty Whelan and a Dervish.
2100 G2 Dragons' Den x4 Special
2120TG4 Glor Tire
2125ITV Millionaire
2200BBC2 Have I Got News For YouKirsty Young, Bob Marshall-Andrews, Phil Hammond.
2231TV5 Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 CounterpointThis week including a specialist round on the Eurovision Song Contest.

Sunday 13

0830CBBC Raven
0900Mor4 Codex
0925ITV2 Gameshow MarathonAlso 1755.
1000Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x5
1125S4C Shipwrecked
1204Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth
1300CBBC Clutter Nutters
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1500CITV Jungle Run
1650 C4 Deal or No DealAlso 1800 on More4.
1740 C4 Scrapheap Challenge5/16. Skateboards.
1800FTN Bullseye x2
1800C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2
1830RTE1 Celebrity Jigs and Reels
1840 C4 Shipwrecked 2007
1900BBC4 Never Mind the Full Stops
1900FTN The Krypton Factor x2
2100 G2 Dragons' Den x4 Special
2200BBC7 The News Quiz


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
1130 C4 The Deadly Knowledge ShowAlso S4C.
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1325S4C Deal or No Deal
1415S4C Countdown
1435TV3 The Price is RightTue - Thu only.
1500ITV For the Rest of Your Life
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530 C4 CountdownThis week's Richard Digance is Ricky Tomlinson.
1615 C4 Deal or No DealAlso 1805 on More4.
1630BBC2 Ready Steady Cook
1700CBBC Get Your Own Back
1700UTV Supermarket Sweep
1700 G2 Head Jam
1715BBC2 Weakest Link
1800BBC2 EggheadsScot: Mon-Wed only.
1800FTN Stars in Their Eyes
1800CBBC BamzookiNot Fr.
1830BBC2 Great British Menu
1900FTN Gladiators

Monday 14

1130BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a ClueRepeated 1930.
1330Rad4 CounterpointLast of the nine heats.
1700BBC1 Beat the BossThis week, the teams are designing chairs.
1830Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth
1900BBC3 CastawayWhen did they get Richard Bacon in on this?
2200TG4 Paisean Faisean
2230BBC3 Annually Retentive

Tuesday 15

1230BBC7 The News QuizRepeated 1930.
1900BBC1 CastawayAnd when did this turn into a voting-off show?
1900BBC2 The ApprenticeNot 2W.
1900ESPT Strongest ManThe Cypriot leg.
1930UTV The Price is Right
2002RTR1 Backchat
2030BBC4 Marcus Brigstocke's Trophy PeopleModel flying.
2200BBC2 QI New!England and Scotland only.
2300 G2 HIGNFY

Wednesday 16

1230BBC7 My MusicRepeated 1930.
1630BBC1 Raven
1725TV5 Fort BoyardThe 2006 series begins with medalists from the Turin Olympics. The British version ended after two games when Shelly had had enough.
1830ESP2 VikingA new series of the Japanese obstacle course with attitude.
1900BBC3 Castaway
2100BBC1 The ApprenticeThis week, the team steal ideas from Beat the Boss and design trainers. Continues on BBC2 at 2200.
2200ITV2 Deadline
2230TG4 Glor TireThis would appear to be the final.

Thursday 17

0225 C4 Your Face or Mine?
1230BBC7 Just a MinuteRepeated 1930.
1600S4C Mamma Mia New!More games and gunge, with subtitles on 888.
1900BBC1 Castaway
2100 G2 Dragons' Den
2130GOLD TV Now and Then
2200ITV2 Deadline
2300 G2 Buzzcocks

Friday 18

1230BBC7 Whispers
1630BBC1 Raven
1800BBC2 Great British MenuScotland only.
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
1900BBC1 A Question of Sport
2030ITV2 Pop Idle US
2100BBC1 Have I Got News For You?Chris Tarrant hosts, and Lembit Opik is cheeky. Scotland 2235, NI 0050.
2240 G2 Street-cred Sudoku
2300ITV It Shouldn't Happen on a Reality Show Special



0700Don't Try This at Home!
0800Takeshi x2 New!
0900The Crystal Maze
1000Cash Cab x3
1130Wheel of Fortune x3
1300Millionaire x2
1500Family Fortunes x3
1630Play Your Cards Right x3
1800Bullseye x6
2100Fear Factor x2


As Saturday except

0700The Moment of Truth
1930Takeshi x3


0700Takeshi x2
0800The Crystal Maze
0900Play Your Cards Right x2
1000Take It or Leave It New!
1100Bruce's Price is Right x2
1200Family Fortunes x2
1400Take It or Leave It
1500That's the Question New!A UK version; the same format was on TV5 recently as Tele La Question.
1530Eggheads New!
1600The People Versus x2 New!Kaye Adams' daytime version. Still a good choice for the troubled 5pm slot, ITV.
1700Strike it Rich
1730The Pyramid Show with Donny Osmond
1800Crystal Maze
1900The Weakest Link New!
2000Strike it Rich
2030The Pyramid Show with Donny Osmond
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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