TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 26 May 2007

Schedules are subject to change.

New and notable

The People's Quiz Wildcard (BBC2, 6pm weekdays)

Finding another person to be beaten by the Olav / Mark duopoly.

Let Me Entertain You (BBC2, 6.30 weekdays)

The revision of The Gong Show returns, though there are some "experts" on to mould the acts into their preconceived ideas.

Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 7pm weekdays)

Back for a new series.

Payday (C5, 6.30 weekdays from Tuesday)

Colin Murray helps people find out how much their fellow contestants earn. Can we just shout "Too much!" and be done with it?

Big Brother (C4, 9pm Wednesday)

Coverage of series eight begins here.

Saturday 26 May

0830CBBC RavenSeries 4.
0900BBC2 Hider in the House
0950ITV Jungle Run
1050S4C Shipwrecked 2007:The Hutcam Diaries
1100 G2 Headjam
1103RUls The Blame Game
1120ITV Pop Idle US
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1300S4C Scrapheap Challenge6/16.
1300CBBC Clutter Nutters
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1500CITV Jungle Run
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530TV3 Pop Idle USAlso 1800.
1700 C4 Deal or No Deal Classic
1730ITV2 MillionaireLast week's edition
1755TG4 Toraiocht TaisceIf we understand the website correctly, this is an AMAZING RACE clone, transplanted entirely to Ireland. Last in the present series.
1800FTN Bullseye x2
1805RTR1 All Ireland Schools Quiz
1815BBC1 The People's Quiz
1815S4C Deal or No Deal
1850ITV Gameshow MarathonPlay Your Cards Right. Last in the present series.
1900C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2 New!
1900FTN The Krypton Factor x2
1955ITV Grease is the WordComplete in one act, continues on ITV2 afterwards.
2005BBC1 Any Dream Will DoContinues 2155. Also on BBC-HD.
2015RTE1 Winning Streak
2100 G2 QI x4 Special
2125ITV Millionaire
2205BBC2 Have I Got News For You
2231TV5 Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 Counterpoint

Sunday 27

0830CBBC Raven
0925ITV2 Gameshow MarathonAlso 1650.
0925Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x3
0950ITV Pop Idle USLast in the present series.
1000CBBC 50/50 New!
1125S4C Shipwrecked
1204Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth
1230Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1300CBBC Clutter Nutters
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1500CITV Jungle Run
1700 C4 Deal or No DealAlso 1800 on More4.
1745 C4 Scrapheap Challenge7/16.
1800FTN Bullseye x2
1815BBC1 Castaway The Final EpisodeLast in the present series, then.
1840 C4 Shipwrecked 2007Last week on the islands.
1900BBC4 It Started with Swap Shop SpecialAnother chance to see the Noel Edmonds hagiography from last year. This month's OTT discusses the falsity of the programme's title, how Noel pretends that Zokko! was nothing more than a saggy old pinball machine, a little rusty around the bumpers. There are clips from vintage children's programmes at 9pm all week.
1900FTN The Krypton Factor x2
2100 G2 QI x4 Special
2200BBC7 The News Quiz


0100Mor4 Countdown (not Mo)
0410FTN Totally Top Trumps (not Mo)
0730BBC2 Get 100
0800DSCI Scrapheap Challenge x2
0900Mor4 Deal or No DealAlso approx. 1300.
0900CBBC Raven The Island New!
0945TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1010TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa Place
1100CITV Scratch 'n' Sniff's Den of Doom New!
1110S4C Deal or No DealMon 1155.
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt New!Mon 1155.
1245S4C Deal or No DealYes, two episodes a day as Wales plays catch-up.
1435TV3 The Price is RightTue - Thu only.
1500ITV For the Rest of Your LifeUTV 1630, except Mon.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530 C4 CountdownThis week's Richard Digance is Clarissa Dickson-Wright.
1545BBC2 Flog It
1615 C4 Deal or No DealAlso 1805 on More4.
1615S4C CountdownDear Channel 4, have you ever thought how good a slot this would be?
N.B. There are schedule changes right across the board at Sianel Pedwar Cymru this week owing to live coverage of the Urdd National Eisteddfod.
1630CITV Jungle Run New!
1645BBC2 EggheadsMo-Th, We not Scot.
1700CBBC Get Your Own Back
1700 G2 Head Jam
1715BBC2 Weakest Link
1800BBC2 The People's Quiz Wildcard New!Scot: Mo-We.
1800FTN Stars in Their Eyes
1830BBC2 Let Me Entertain You New!Scot: not Th.
1830 C5 Payday New!Not Mo. Repeated on Five Life at 6pm the next day.
1900BBC1 Celebrity Masterchef New!Back for a new series.
1900FTN GladiatorsNot Wed.

Monday 28

1130BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a ClueRepeated 1930.
1235ITV3 The Two Ronnies SpecialAnswering the question before - there are more episodes all day.
1330Rad4 CounterpointSecond semi-final.
1830Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth
1900BBC3 Castaway
2200TG4 Paisean Faisean
2230BBC3 Annually Retentive

Tuesday 29

1230BBC7 The News QuizRepeated 1930.
1900BBC1 Castaway
1900BBC2 The ApprenticeNot 2W.
2000C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? New!
2002RTR1 Backchat
2100 G2 QI New!
2140 G2 HIGNFY x2
2200BBC2 QIEngland and Scotland only.

Wednesday 30

1230BBC7 My MusicRepeated 1930.
1330Rad4 Quote Unquote
1400BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1630BBC1 Raven
1725TV5 Fort BoyardTeam Stephane Diagana.
2030ESP2 Viking
2100BBC1 The ApprenticeSelling goods live on television. Continues on BBC2 at 2200.
2100 C4 Big Brother New!S4C 2130.

Thursday 31

1230BBC7 Just a MinuteRepeated 1930.
1900BBC1 Castaway
2100 G2 Dragons' Den
2100GOLD TV Now and Then x2
2200 C4 Big BrotherAlso S4C.
2300 G2 Buzzcocks

Friday 1 June

1230BBC7 All the Way from MemphisAlso 1930.
1630BBC1 Raven
1800BBC2 Let Me Entertain YouScotland only.
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
1930RUls The Blame Game
2030 C4 Big BrotherAlso 2230. S4C: 2130 and 2230.
2100 G2 Buzzcocks



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 x6
2100Fear Factor x2 New!


As Saturday except

0700The Moment of Truth
1930Takeshi x3 New!


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 Osmond
1400Take It or Leave It
1500That's the Question
1530The Pyramid Game with Donny Osmond
1600The People Versus x2
1700Millionaire New!
1800Crystal Maze
1900The Weakest Link
2000Strike it Rich
2030The Pyramid Game with Donny Osmond
2100Take It or Leave It
2200Fear Factor
2300Millionaire (Fri: Gambling)


As Monday except

2100Millionaire New!

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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