TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 3 November 2007

Schedules are subject to change.

New and notable this week:

Desert Island Discs (Radio 4, 11.15am Sunday)

This week, Nicholas Parsons.

Pen Campau (S4C, 2pm Sunday)

A sports quiz for children. See, S4C can make kids' shows, why can't ITV?

Scrapheap Challenge (C4, 5.45 Sunday)

Back after the summer cancellation.

The Great Pretender (ITV, 5pm weekdays; check regional listings)

A quiz turns into a round of bluff and counter-bluff half-way through.

Counterpoint (BBC7, 12.30 Friday)

From 1999.

Saturday 3 November

0410VIR1 Takeshi's CastleAlso 0900, except DTTV.
0740DAVE A Question of Sport x2
0800BBC2 Hider in the House
0900DAVE Whose Line x2
0930Mor4 Junkyard Wars
0930CBBC Dance Factory
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1103RUls The Blame Game
1130CBBC Best of Friends
1200BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1200C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2Also 1500.
1200CBBC Hider in the House
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1500S4CD Dawns-TastigIt's a dance contest for children.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1610S4C Countdown Special25th birthday special
1640 C4 Countdown SpecialSilver Jubilee special repeated.
1750BBC1 Strictly Come DancingThe American Smoothie, and the Samba. Also BBC-HD.
1830 C4 Deal or No DealThe second birthday party, four days late. Also More4 at 3am tomorrow.
1845ITV The X FactorAlso 2110; coverage continues on ITV2. Also TV3.
1930RTR1 Buille Faoi Thuairim
2000BBC1 In It to Win It
2025ITV All Star Family FortunesHolly Willoughby and Eamonn Holmes. Also TV3.
2025RTE1 Winning Streak
2100BBC2 Have I Got a Bit More News for You
2120TG4 Glor Tire
2140DAVE Mock the Week New!A repeat of Whose Topical Comedy Quiz Is It Anyway, presumably from summer 2005.
2230TV5 La Carte aux Tresors
2300Rad4 Brain of Britain

Sunday 4

0410VIR1 Takeshi's CastleAlso 0900, except DTTV.
0900CBBC Hider in the House
0930Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x3
0950ITV2 All Star Family Fortunes
1115Rad4 Desert Island DiscsThis programme is not available through Listen Again.
1125CBBC Best of Friends
1200C5US Whose Line is it Anyway? x2Also 1500.
1355ITV The X Factor0100 and 1835 on ITV2 (plus other repeats during the week), and 1350 on TV3.
1400S4CD Pen Campau x2 New!
1430S4C Countdown SpecialThe first episode.
1605Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1630CBBC Trapped
1745 C4 Scrapheap Challenge New!(9/13) Earth movers.
1810BBC1 A Question of SportScotland only
1850BBC1 Strictly Come DancingThe results. Also BBC-HD.
2100BBC3 Celebrity Scissorhands
2200BBC7 The News QuizFrom nine days ago.
2200Mor4 The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz


0100Mor4 Countdown (not Mo)
0350VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x20410 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
1115CBBC Get 100 New!
1130BBC1 Bargain Hunt New!Not Tuesday.
1200C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway? x2
1325S4C Deal or No Deal
1415S4C Countdown
1525 C4 CountdownRichard Digance.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1600BBC1 Raven: The Secret Temple
1615 C4 Deal or No DealAlso More4, 1805.
1630BBC2 Food Poker
1630CBBC Best of Friends New!Also 1145 next day.
1700ITV The Great Pretender New!UTV 1630.
1710BBC2 The Weakest LinkMonday, Friday 1715.
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
2000BBC3 Celebrity Scissorhands2030 Monday and Friday.

Monday 5

1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a ClueAlso 1930.
1330Rad4 Brain of Britain 2007(9/17) Heat 8: UK.
1930BBC2 Mastermind(17/31) Heat 17: Nelson and Collingwood, Primo Levi, Erasure, Richard Attenborough.
2000ITV2 Millionaire
2100BBC2 Dragons' Den
2100ITV2 Hell's Kitchen US x2
2140DAVE Buzzcocks
2200BBC2 Have I Got News For YouLast Friday's edition. England, Wales analogue only.
2200TG4 Paisean Faisean

Tuesday 6

0015TV3 Pokerface
1230BBC7 Wireless WiseAlso 1930.
1830S4C Pen Campau
1900BBC2 Dragons' DenEngland, Wales (analogue) only.
2100BBC2 Classical StarThis week, the surviving five suffer the blues and are left south of the river.
2300DAVE Buzzcocks
2302Rad4 The Personality Test New!Roy Hattersley

Wednesday 7

1230BBC7 The News QuizAlso 1930.
1730TV5 La Carte aux Tresors
2100 C4 The Secret MillionaireSecond series of the almost-game-show.
2200BBC2 BuzzcocksNot Scotland, 2W.
2230TG4 Glor Tire
2300 E4 E4 School of Performing ArtsLast in the present series.

Thursday 8

0210 C4 Your Face or Mine
1230BBC7 Just a MinuteAlso 1930.
1830S4C Pen Campau
2100ITV2 Street Mate
2100DAVE Dragon's Den
2130BBC2 The Peter Serafinowicz ShowFeaturing 1940s gem Who Would Like To Win 100 Pinds?
2200DAVE The Apprentice
2300DAVE All Over

Friday 9

0125TV3 I'm a Celebrity
1230BBC7 Counterpoint New!Also 1930.
1600UTV Jungle Run New!
1700BBC1 Trapped
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
1930BBC1 A Question of Sport
1930RUls The Blame Game
2000GOLD Dancing With the Stars
2100BBC1 Have I Got News For YouMichael Aspel. Wales 2130.
2130BBC1 The Blame GameNI only.
2200BBC2 QINext episode on BBC4. Not 2W



0700Don't Try This at Home
0800Takeshi x2
0900Gladiators New!
1000Supermarket Sweep x3
1130Catchphrase x3
1300Millionaire x2
1500Bullseye x3
1630Brice's Price is Right x3
1800Strike it Rich x3 New!
1930Family Fortunes x3
2100Fear Factor
22008 Out of 10 Cats New!
2230Nortonland New!


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 x2
1600The People Versus
1630Family Fortunes
1700Takeshi x2
1800Ninja Warrior x2
1900Family Fortunes x2
2000Celebrity Weakest Link
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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