TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 22 September 2007

Schedules are subject to change.

New and notable this week:

The World's Greatest Elvis (BBC1, 6.55 Saturday)

Thirty impersonators and impressionists battle it out to be crowned the best by Vernon Kay.

Fort Boyard Takes On the World (FTN, 7pm Saturday)


In It to Win It (BBC1, 7.50 Saturday)

We don't know why it's popular, but it is.

Fifteen Minute Musical (Radio 4, 11.02pm Wednesday)

Life on Noel. Edmonds wakes up, desperate to return to 1973.

Streetmate (ITV2, 8pm Thursday)

Holly Willoughby presents.

Trapped (BBC1, 5pm Friday)

Six children are stuck at the top of a fairytale tower. They must work together as a team to complete the challenges, but round by round they must lose the player they think is the saboteur.

The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30 Friday)

Dane Sandi Toksvig brings her Nordic humour.

Saturday 22 September

0600DSCI Scrapheap Challenge Weekend SpecialEpisodes continue until 9pm.
0800BBC2 Hider in the House
0900DISC Scrapheap Challenge
0900CBBC Hider in the House
0900Mor4 Junkyard Wars
1030BBC2 The Sorcerer's Apprentice
1100Rad5 Fighting TalkAlso Radio Cymru, Radio Scotland.
1100 G2 Head Jam
1125CBBC Best of Friends
1200BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1200C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2Also 1500.
1230CBBC Dance Factory
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1600 G2 Full Metal ChallengeAlso 1900.
1610S4C Deal or No Deal
1800FTN 3-2-1
1815BBC1 A Question of Sport
1825ITV The X FactorAlso TV3.
1830BBC2 EggheadsWales only.
1855BBC1 The World's Greatest Elvis New!Continues 2130, concludes next week.
1900FTN Fort Boyard Takes On the World New!
1925ITV Antan Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
1930RTR1 Buille Faoi Thuiraim
1945 C4 Deal or No Deal
1950BBC1 In It to Win It New!
2015RTE1 Winning Streak
2040ITV Millionaire
2100 G2 HIGNFY Night Special
2130TG4 Glor Tire
2230TV5 La Carte aux Tresors
2300BBC2 QI New!Repeated from last night.
2300Rad4 Round Britain Quiz

Sunday 23

0000DSCI Scrapheap Challenge Weekend SpecialEpisodes continue until 9pm.
0820TV3 Pop Idle USWhoosh! Moving almost six hours due backwards.
0900CBBC Hider in the House
0900Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x3
1125CBBC Best of Friends
1200C5US Whose Line is it Anyway?
1200 G2 Full Metal ChallengeAlso 2000.
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1215RTE1 Celebrity Masterchef Goes Large x2
1500C5US Pros vs JoesAlso 1900.
1530Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5London.
1600BBC1 Dancing with the Stars
1700LIV2 The Amazing Race
1800FTN 3-2-1
1830RTE1 Class Act New!Talented youngsters perform.
1900FTN Fort Boyard Takes On the World
2030TG4 Glas Vegas New!Another talent show, open to everyone except country singers.
2100 G2 HIGNFY Night Special


0100Mor4 Countdown (not Mo)
0700DSCI Full Metal Challenge
0900CBBC Beat the Boss
0900Mor4 Deal or No DealAlso approx. 1300.
0945TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1010TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa Place
1115CBBC 50/50
1145BBC1 Hard Sell
1200C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway? x2
1325S4C Deal or No Deal
1415S4C Countdown x2
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530 C4 CountdownJon Sergeant.
1630BBC2 Ready Steady Cook
1630 C4 Deal or No DealAlso More4, 1805.
1715BBC2 The Weakest Link New!Welcome back, Annie. Wed 1710.
1800BBC2 Eggheads
1800FTN Fifteen to One x2
1900FTN Gladiators

Monday 24

1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a ClueAlso 1930.
1330Rad4 Brain of Britain 2007(3/17) Heat 3: UK.
1830Rad4 Just a MinuteGyles Brandreth, Jenny Eclair, Julian Clary, Paul Merton.
1930BBC2 Mastermind(12/31) Frank Sinatra, "Lord Peter Wimsey", Sergei Korolev, Polish History 960-1696. Scotland 1900.
2000BBC2 University Challenge(R1, 12/14) Manchester -v- Newcastle. Scotland 1930.
2100ITV2 Hell's Kitchen US New!If you hadn't had enough already...
2100LIV2 The Amazing Race
2100 G2 QI
2140 G2 HIGNFY
2220 G2 Buzzcocks
2220TG4 Paisean Faisean New!

Tuesday 25

0005TV3 X Factor 2006
1230BBC7 Wireless WiseAlso 1930.
1730CBBC Beat the Boss New!
2000ITV Millionaire SpecialNurses.
2002RTR1 Backchat
2100 G2 Buzzcocks
2200ITV Don't Call Me StupidGermaine Greer (car mechanics) and Shane Lynch (wild flowers of Essex).
2300 G2 They Think It's All Over

Wednesday 26

0055TV3 X Factor 2006
1230BBC7 The News QuizAlso 1930.
1700CBBC The Slammer New!
1730TV5 La Carte Aux Tresors
2000BBC2 The Restaurant
2000TG4 Glas Vegas
2100LIV Dirty Cows
2200BBC2 Never Mind the Buzzcocks
2300 G2 HIGNFY
2302Rad4 Fifteen Minute Musical SpecialLife on Noel. Edmonds wakes up, desperate to return to 1973.

Thursday 27

1230BBC7 Just a MinuteAlso 1930.
1730S4CD Waaa!!!
2000BBC2 The Restaurant
2000ITV2 Street Mate New!
2100BBC2 Mock the WeekNot 2W.
2300 G2 Street-cred Sudoku

Friday 28

0055TV3 I'm a Celebrity
1230BBC7 Trivia Test MatchAlso 1930.
1700BBC1 Trapped New!
1730CBBC Best of Friends New!Must get round to reviewing this at some point.
1830Rad4 The News Quiz New!
2200BBC2 QINext episode on BBC4.
2335BBC2 Mock the WeekRepeat. Not Scotland.



0700Don't Try This at Home
0800Takeshi x2
0900The Crystal Maze
1000Supermarket Sweep x3
1130Catchphrase x3
1300Millionaire x2
1500The Pyramid Game with Donny Osmond
1630Bullseye x3
1800Family Fortunes x3
1930Big Break x2
2100Fear Factor UK x2 New!


As Saturday except

0700The Moment of Truth
1930Takeshi's Castle x3

Monday - Friday

0700The Krypton Factor x2
0800Robot Wars
0900Supermarket Sweep
1000The People Versus
1030Bruce's Price is Right
1130Play Your Cards Right
1200Family Fortunes
1400Supermarket Sweep x2
1500Strike it Rich
1600The People Versus
1630Family Fortunes
1700Robot Wars
1800Takeshi x2
1930Strike it Rich
2000Family Fortunes x2
2200Fear Factor UK
2300Nortonland (Fri Gambling)
2330Distraction (Fri Gambling)

Channel abbreviations:

BBC1BBC1 (Network unless otherwise noted)
BBC2BBC2 (Network unless otherwise noted)
2W BBC2 Wales digital service
BBC7BBC7 (Radio)
C5 Five
ESP2Eurosport 2
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
RCymBBC Radio Cymru
RNaGBBC Radio nan Gaidheal
RSctBBC Radio Scotland
RUlsBBC Radio Ulster
RWalBBC Radio Wales
RTE1RTE1 (Irish)
RTE2RTE2 (Irish)
RTR1RTE Radio 1 (Irish)
S4C S4C (analogue)
S4CDS4C Digidol
SCOTScottish / Grampian (ITV in Scotland)
SKY1Sky Onc
SKY3Sky Thrcc
TG4 TG4 (Irish)
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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