TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 20 October 2007

Schedules are subject to change.

New and notable this week:

Raven: The Secret Temple (BBC1, 4pm weekdays)

In search of the waters of life.

Series 7: The Contenders (C4, 1.50am Tuesday)

Six people, chosen at random, go out and kill each other in the name of entertainment. A 2001 dystopian drama.

Saturday 20 October

0410VIR1 Takeshi's CastleAlso 0900, except DTTV.
0700DAVE Headjam New!
0740DAVE A Question of Sport x2 New!
0800BBC2 Hider in the House
0900Mor4 Junkyard Wars
0900DAVE Whose Line x2 New!
0935CBBC Dance Factory
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1100DSCI Scrapheap Challenge x7 Special
1103RUls The Blame Game New!
1125CBBC Best of Friends
1200BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1200C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2Also 1500.
1200CBBC Hider in the House
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1600 G2 Full Metal ChallengeAlso 2000.
1610S4C Deal or No Deal
1745BBC1 Strictly Come DancingAll in step. Also BBC-HD.
1745ITV The X Factor BackTwelve sing in the first live show, deliberately scheduled opposite the BBC. Results are scheduled for 2200, but that strikes us as extremely optimistic; we'd set videos till 2330. Coverage continues on ITV2. Also TV3.
1925 C4 Deal or No Deal
2000BBC1 In It to Win It
2025RTE1 Winning Streak
2100DAVE QI x4 New!
2120TG4 Glor Tire
2230TV5 La Carte aux TresorsAlso subject to delay if the rugby goes to extra time.
2240BBC2 Have I Got a Bit More News for YouAlexander Armstrong, Ed Byrne, Bob Marshall-Andrews.
2300Rad4 Brain of Britain

Sunday 21

0410VIR1 Takeshi's CastleAlso 0900, except DTTV.
0900CBBC Hider in the House
0930Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x3
1125CBBC Best of Friends
1200C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2Also 1500.
1200DOCU Mechannibals x4Also 1700.
1300DAVE Full Metal Challenge
1310ITV The X Factor New!For those who missed it last night. 0125 and 1740 on ITV2 (plus other repeats during the week), and 1130 on TV3.
1500DSCI Scrapheap Challenge x6 Special
1530Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1850BBC1 Strictly Come DancingThe results.
1900LIV Pete Burns' Pa
2030TG4 Glas Vegas
2100DAVE QI x4 New!
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 HeadJam
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
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 CheaterNI: Mon, Tue 1545 on BBC2.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530 C4 CountdownBarry Norman.
1600BBC1 Raven: The Secret Temple New!
1615 C4 Deal or No DealAlso More4, 1805.
1630BBC2 Ready Steady Cook Back
1630CBBC The Sorcerer's Apprentice New!
1700ITV Britain's Best DishNot UTV.
1715BBC2 The Weakest LinkScotland: Friday 1710.
1740DAVE A Question of Sport x2Also 0840, 1240.
1800BBC2 EggheadsScotland: not Thursday.
1800VIR1 Take It or Leave It
1830BBC2 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes TwoScotland: not Thursday.
1900DAVE Whose Line is it Anyway? x2Also 1400.
1900DSCI Scrapheap Challenge

Monday 22

1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a ClueAlso 1930.
1330Rad4 Brain of Britain 2007(7/17) Heat 7: UK.
1930BBC2 Mastermind Back(15/31) Heat 15: Coronation St, Asterix the Gaul, Bob Dylan, "Ramage" novels of Dudley Pope. Scotland, 2W: 1900.
2000BBC2 University ChallengeRepechage, 2/3: Liverpool -v- Magdalen Oxford. Scotland, 2W: 1930.
2000ITV2 Millionaire
2100BBC2 Dragons' Den
2100ITV2 Hell's Kitchen US
2140DAVE Buzzcocks
2200BBC2 Have I Got News For YouLast Friday's edition. England only.
2220TG4 Paisean Faisean

Tuesday 23

0020TV3 Pokerface
0150 C4 Series 7: The Contenders Special
1230BBC7 Wireless WiseAlso 1930.
1900BBC2 Dragons' Den
2002RTR1 Backchat
2100BBC2 Classical Star
2300DAVE Buzzcocks
2345DAVE Street-cred Sudoku

Wednesday 24

1230BBC7 The News QuizAlso 1930.
1730TV5 La Carte Aux Tresors
2000TG4 Glas Vegas
2200 E4 E4 School of Performing Arts
2230TG4 Glor Tire

Thursday 25

0240 C4 Your Face or Mine
1230BBC7 Just a MinuteAlso 1930.
1730S4CD Waaa!!!
2000ITV2 Street Mate
2100DAVE The Apprentice
2200DAVE Dragon's Den
2340DAVE Whose Line... x2

Friday 26

0055TV3 I'm a Celebrity
1230BBC7 Foul PlayAlso 1930.
1700BBC1 Trapped
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
2000GOLD Dancing With the StarsEXTREME CAUTION: Contains Billy Ray Cyrus.
2100BBC1 Have I Got News For YouWales 2130.
2130BBC1 The Blame Game New!NI only.
2200BBC2 QINext episode on BBC4. Not 2W



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
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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