TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 19 May 2007

Schedules are subject to change.

New and notable

English Speaking Union Debate (BBC Parliament, 8pm Saturday)

The ESU's fiftieth annual debating competition, held in the House of Lords last Saturday.

Quote... Unquote (Radio 4, 1.30 Wednesday)

Still not cancelled, then.

All the Way From Memphis (BBC7, 12.30 and 7.30 Friday)

The knowledgeable pop music quiz.

After They Were Housemates; Big Brother According to Russell Brand (E4, from 10pm Friday)

The new series begins on 30 May, and we shall give it all the attention it deserves.

Saturday 19 May

0830CBBC RavenSeries 4.
0900BBC2 Hider in the House
0950ITV Jungle Run
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1100 G2 Headjam
1103RUls The Blame Game New!
1150ITV Pop Idle US
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1255S4C Scrapheap Challenge5/16.
1300CBBC Clutter Nutters
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1450BBC2 Eggheads x2Scotland only.
1500CITV Jungle Run
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530TV3 Pop Idle USAlso 1800.
1620S4C Deal or No Deal
1655 C4 Deal or No Deal Classic
1735ITV2 MillionaireLast week's edition
1755TG4 Toraiocht Taisce
1800FTN Bullseye x2
1805RTR1 All Ireland Schools Quiz
1820BBC1 The People's Quiz Back
1855ITV Gameshow MarathonBullseye.
1900FTN The Krypton Factor x2
2000ITV Grease is the WordComplete in one act, continues on ITV2 afterwards.
2000PARL English Speaking Union Debate Special
2010BBC1 Any Dream Will DoContinues 2200. Also on BBC-HD.
2010RTE1 Winning Streak
2130ITV Millionaire
2210BBC2 Have I Got News For YouChris Tarrant, Lembit Opik.
2231TV5 Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 CounterpointWho composed the music to the 1995 Pride and Prejudice?

Sunday 20

0830CBBC Raven
0930Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x3
0935ITV2 Gameshow MarathonAlso 1750.
1125S4C Shipwrecked
1204Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth
1230Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5 New!The celebrity week.
1300CBBC Clutter Nutters
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1500CITV Jungle Run
1700 C4 Deal or No DealAlso 1800 on More4.
1745 C4 Scrapheap Challenge6/16. Mortars
1800FTN Bullseye x2
1800C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2
1830RTE1 Celebrity Jigs and ReelsThe grand final
1840 C4 Shipwrecked 2007
1900BBC3 Castaway Exposed
1900FTN The Krypton Factor x2
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.
0945TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1010TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa Place
1325S4C Deal or No Deal
1415S4C Countdown
1435TV3 The Price is RightTue - Thu only.
1500ITV For the Rest of Your LifeUTV 1630.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530 C4 CountdownThis week's Richard Digance is Paul Zenon.
1545BBC2 Flog ItMon-Wed only. Scot: not Wed.
1615 C4 Deal or No DealAlso 1805 on More4.
1630BBC2 Ready Steady CookMon-Wed only.
1700CBBC Get Your Own Back
1700 G2 Head Jam
1715BBC2 Weakest LinkMon-Wed only.
1800BBC2 EggheadsScot: not Thu.
1800FTN Stars in Their Eyes
1830BBC2 Great British Menu
1900FTN GladiatorsNot Wed.

Monday 21

1130BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a ClueRepeated 1930.
1330Rad4 CounterpointFirst semi-final.
1600UTV Supermarket Sweep
1700BBC1 Beat the BossPets. Next episode on CBBC immediately afterwards.
1830Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth
1900BBC3 Castaway
2200TG4 Paisean Faisean
2230BBC3 Annually Retentive

Tuesday 22

1230BBC7 The News QuizRepeated 1930.
1700BBC1 Blue PeterAndy goes behind the scenes of Let Me Entertain You, which is back next week.
1900BBC1 Castaway
1900BBC2 The ApprenticeNot 2W.
1930UTV The Price is Right
2002RTR1 Backchat
2030BBC4 Marcus Brigstocke's Trophy PeopleScrabble.
2100 G2 QI New!
2140 G2 HIGNFY x2
2200BBC2 QIEngland and Scotland only.

Wednesday 23

1230BBC7 My MusicRepeated 1930.
1330Rad4 Quote Unquote New!
1630BBC1 Raven
1725TV5 Fort BoyardTeam Omar, including Oriane Bonduel, qui est un presentatrice meteo. Et aussi Michael Poisson.
1900BBC3 Castaway
2000ESP2 Strongest ManHighlights from the series so far.
2030ESP2 VikingA new series of the Japanese obstacle course with attitude.
2100BBC1 The ApprenticeFinding stuff from around the world. Continues on BBC2 at 2200.

Thursday 24

0220 C4 Your Face or Mine?
1230BBC7 Just a MinuteRepeated 1930.
1600S4C Mamma Mia
1900BBC1 Castaway
2100 G2 Dragons' Den
2100GOLD TV Now and Then x2
2300 G2 Buzzcocks

Friday 25

1230BBC7 All the Way from Memphis New!Also 1930.
1630BBC1 Raven
1800BBC2 Great British MenuScotland only.
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
1930RUls The Blame Game
2030ITV2 Pop Idle USThe grand final.
2100BBC1 Have I Got News For You?Alexander Armstrong takes to the host's chair like a knife to bricks. Scotland 2235.
2100 G2 Buzzcocks New!
2200 E4 After They Were Housemates SpecialSpeaking to some of the contestants in the first seven series of Big Brother.
2300 C4 8 out of 10 Cats SpecialThe best bits so far
2305 E4 Big Brother According to Russell Brand SpecialA perfect match between presenter and programme: capable of being witty and intelligent, but pretending to be thicker than two short planks.



0700Don't Try This at Home!
0800Takeshi x2
0900The Crystal Maze
1000Cash Cab x3
1130Wheel of Fortune x3
1300Millionaire x2
1500Family Fortunes x3
1630Play Your Cards Right x3
1800Bullseye x3
1930Live Darts SpecialNo, seriously, Challenge gives over a whole weekend to live coverage of a darts tournament in a far-away land.


As Saturday except

0700The Moment of Truth


0700Takeshi x2
0800The Crystal Maze
0900Play Your Cards Right x2
1000Take It or Leave It
1100Bruce's Price is Right x2
1200Family Fortunes
1230The Pyramid Game with Donny OsmondNow billed correctly, as Brig will be pleased to note.
1400Take It or Leave It
1500That's the Question
1600The People Versus x2
1700Strike it Rich
1730The Pyramid Game with Donny Osmond
1800Crystal Maze
1900The Weakest Link
2000Strike it Rich
2030The Pyramid Game 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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