TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 13 October 2007

Schedules are subject to change.

New and notable this week:

The Crystal Maze (More4, 9pm Saturday)

Part of the 4 at 25 season, a repeat from 1990.

Torvill and Dean Dancing on Ice (ITV, 1pm Sunday)

CAUTION: contains Andi Peters.

Pete Burns' PA (Living, 7pm Sunday)

The former Big Brother contestant auditions for a new father.

Beautiful Young Minds (BBC2, 9pm Sunday)

Six teenagers representing the UK at the International Mathematical Olympiad.

Get Me the Producer (Channel 4, 9:30am Monday-Thursday, 10:30am Friday)

Greg Dyke gets into the Alan Sugar role to find a new producer for Graham Norton's SO Television. It's a schools programme, apparently.

Whose Line is it Anyway? (DAVE, 2pm and 7pm weekdays)

The Channel 4 episodes.

Dirty Rotten Cheater (BBC1, 2.35 weekdays; check regional variations)

Brian Conley hosts the show where one player is given the answers as they go along.

Dragons' Den (BBC2, 9pm Monday)

Richard Farleigh is off the show, replaced by James Caan.

Classical Star (BBC2, 9pm Tuesday)

Eighteen candidates compete for a record deal. At least they're not asking the public to vote.

The Apprentice (DAVE, 9pm Thursday)

The original series.

Saturday 13 October

0410VIR1 Takeshi's CastleAlso 0900, except DTTV.
0800BBC2 Hider in the House
0900Mor4 Junkyard Wars
0930CBBC Dance Factory
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1125CBBC Best of Friends
1200BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1200C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2Also 1500.
1200CBBC Hider in the House
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1400LIV2 Dirty Cows x4 Special
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1600S4C Deal or No Deal
1600 G2 Full Metal ChallengeAlso 2000.
1735BBC1 A Question of Sport
1815BBC1 Strictly Come DancingThe women dance. Also BBC-HD.
1825ITV Antan Dec's Saturday Night TakeawayWhoosh! Also TV3.
1915 C4 Deal or No Deal
2015BBC1 In It to Win It
2040RTE1 Winning Streak
2100Mor4 The Crystal Maze Special
2120TG4 Glor Tire
2230TV5 La Carte aux Tresors
2240BBC2 Have I Got a Bit More News for You New!Kirsty Young, Ross Noble, Robert Harris. Wales, 2W at 2310.
2240BBC2 QIWales, 2W only.
2300Rad4 Brain of Britain

Sunday 14

0410VIR1 Takeshi's CastleAlso 0900, except DTTV.
0900CBBC Hider in the House
0900Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
1125CBBC Best of Friends
1200C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2
1200DOCU Mechannibals x4 New!Also 1700, 2200.
1300ITV Torvill and Dean Dancing on Ice SpecialCAUTION: contains Andi Peters.
1300 G2 Full Metal Challenge
1500C5US Pros vs Joes
1545Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1700LIV2 The Amazing Race
1830RTE1 Class Act
1845BBC1 Strictly Come DancingThe results. Also BBC-HD.
1900LIV Pete Burns' Pa New!
2000ITV Xtra Factor SpecialFearne Cotton talks to the last twelve viewers.
2030TG4 Glas Vegas
2100BBC2 Beautiful Young Minds Special
2200BBC7 The News QuizFrom nine days ago.


0100Mor4 Countdown (not Mo)
0350VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x20405 Monday.
0440VIR1 Bullseye x2Not Monday.
0700VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Not Monday, not DTTV.
0800DAVE HeadJamThe channel formerly known as UKTV G2 gets an only slightly less silly name.
0900Mor4 Deal or No DealAlso approx. 1300.
0900VIR1 Classic Millionaire.Also 1400. Not DTTV.
0945TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1010TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa Place
1120CBBC Get Your Own Back
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1230C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway?
1300VIR1 Take It or Leave ItNot DTTV.
1325S4C Deal or No Deal
1415S4C Countdown x2
1435BBC1 Dirty Rotten Cheater New!NI: Monday on BBC2. Scotland Monday only.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530 C4 CountdownJohnny Ball! Someone to rival Carol at last!
1630 C4 Deal or No DealAlso More4, 1805.
1700ITV Britain's Best Dish
1715BBC2 The Weakest LinkNot Wednesday.
1740DAVE A Question of Sport x2Also 0840, 1240.
1800BBC2 EggheadsNot Wednesday. Scotland not Thursday.
1800VIR1 Take It or Leave It
1830BBC2 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes TwoWednesday 1715. Scotland not Thursday.
1900DAVE Whose Line is it Anyway? x2 New!Also 1400.
1900DSCI Scrapheap Challenge

Monday 15

0930 C4 Get Me the Producer New!
1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a ClueAlso 1930.
1330Rad4 Brain of Britain 2007(6/17) Heat 6: UK.
2000BBC2 University Challenge(Rep, 1/3) Lancaster v Birmingham. Scotland 2200.
2000ITV2 Millionaire
2100BBC2 Dragons' Den New!Richard Farleigh is off the show, replaced by James Caan.
2100ITV2 Hell's Kitchen US
2140DAVE Buzzcocks
2200BBC2 Have I Got News For You New!Last Friday's edition. England only.
2220TG4 Paisean Faisean

Tuesday 16

0020TV3 Pokerface
0930 C4 Get Me the Producer
1230BBC7 Wireless WiseAlso 1930.
2000ITV MillionaireNewlyweds.
2002RTR1 Backchat
2100BBC2 Classical Star New!Eighteen candidates compete for a record deal. At least they're not asking the public to vote.
2300DAVE Buzzcocks
2345DAVE Street-cred Sudoku

Wednesday 17

0930 C4 Get Me the Producer
1230BBC7 The News QuizAlso 1930.
1700CBBC The Slammer
1730TV5 La Carte Aux Tresors
2000BBC2 The RestaurantWales and 2W: 2130.
2000TG4 Glas Vegas
2200 E4 E4 School of Performing Arts
2230TG4 Glor Tire

Thursday 18

0240 C4 Your Face or Mine
0930 C4 Get Me the Producer
1230BBC7 Just a MinuteAlso 1930.
1730S4CD Waaa!!!
2000BBC2 The RestaurantLast in the present series.
2000ITV2 Street Mate
2100DAVE The Apprentice New!
2200DAVE Dragon's Den
2300DAVE QI New!
2340DAVE Whose Line... x2 New!

Friday 19

0120TV3 I'm a Celebrity
1030 C4 Get Me the ProducerThe grand final.
1230BBC7 Foul PlayAlso 1930.
1700BBC1 Trapped
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
1930RUls The Blame Game New!
2000GOLD Dancing With the Stars
2100BBC1 Have I Got News For YouWales 2130.
2200BBC2 QINext episode on BBC4. Not 2W
2300DAVE Buzzcocks New!
2335BBC2 A Tribute to Ned Sherrin SpecialThat Was the Week That Was.
0015BBC2 The Restaurant



0700Don't Try This at Home
0800Takeshi x2
0900The Crystal Maze
1000Supermarket Sweep x3
1130Catchphrase x3
1300Millionaire x2
1500Play Your Cards Right x3
1630Bullseye x3
1800Brice's Price is Right x3
1930Family Fortunes x3
2100Fear Factor x2


As Saturday except

0700The Moment of Truth
1500Takeshi's Castle x2
1600Ninja Warrior x10

Monday - Friday

0700The Krypton Factor x2
0800Ninja Warrior x2
0900Supermarket Sweep x2
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
1700Takeshi x2
1800Ninja Warrior x2
1900Family Fortunes x2
2000Celebrity Weakest Link
2100Celebrity Millionaire
2200Take It or Leave It New!
23008 Out of 10 Cats (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
CLASClassic FM (Radio)
DISNDisney Channel
DRT Discovery Real Time
DSCIDiscovery Science
ESP2Eurosport 2
ITV ITV (Network unless otherwise noted)
LIV UK Living TV
LIV2UK Living TV 2
MOR4More 4
PCM1Paramount Comedy 1
PCM2Paramount Comedy 2
Rad1BBC Radio 1
Rad2BBC Radio 2
Rad3BBC Radio 3
Rad4BBC Radio 4
Rad5BBC Radio 5
RSctBBC Radio Scotland
RUlsBBC Radio Ulster
RWalBBC Radio Wales
RTE1RTE1 (Irish)
RTE2RTE2 (Irish)
RTR1RTE Radio 1 (Irish)
S4C S4C (analogue)
S4CDS4C Digidol
SCI Sci-Fi
SKY3Sky Thrcc
STV STV, and Border Scotland (ITV in Scotland)
TLKSTalk Sport (radio)
TV3 TV3 (Irish)
TV5MTV5 Monde (Europe)
TG4 TG 4 (Irish)
UTV Ulster Television (ITV in Northern Ireland)
VIR1Virgin 1
VIRGVirgin Radio

See also

TV Guide Last Week

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