TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 12 July 2008

Schedules are subject to change.

Highlights this week:

Britain's Strongest Man (C5, 10am Saturday)

Who can lift a box of matches?

Llangollen '08 - Cor y Byd (S4C, 8.15 Saturday)

Live coverage of the Llangollen Choir of the World competition. Far more prestigious than anything BBC1 can offer.

Coach Trip (More4, 1.55 Sunday)

Another chance to see the competitive tourism series. Five episodes? That's almost an afternoon full!

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0210DAVE Street-Cred Sudoku
0400VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 1000.
0525 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0800VIR1 GladiatorsAlso 1700.
0825CBBC Best of Friends
0900BBC2 Escape from Scorpion Island x2
0900CBBC Brain-Jitsu
0900VIR1 Fear Factor UK
0920S4C Shipwrecked 2008
1000 C5 Britain's Strongest Man New!Also FIVR 1655 today and 2200 tomorrow.
1005BBC2 50/50
1035BBC2 The Slammer
1130BBC1 Celebrity MasterchefA repeat of the Friday quarter-final.
1140CBBC Clutter Nutters
1230 C4 Shipwrecked: the Hutcam Diaries
1300 C4 Air RacesAlso S4C.
1333RWal Extra Time QuizAlso 1833.
1510FIVR The Shot
1525BBC2 Beat the Boss
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1550ITV2 All-Star Family FortunesKing v Bowman.
1600C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway? x8
1615 C4 Deal or No Deal
1700CBBC Hider in the House
1730S4C Deal or No Deal x2
1800TV3 All-Star Family FortunesBracken v Winward.
1805 C5 SuperteamsRepeated from last night. Also FIVR 2300 tonight, 1900 tomorrow, 2200 Tu.
1815BBC2 The Weakest Link
1840DAVE A Question of Sport
1845TV3 Best of Antan Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
1900BBC1 Last Choir StandingSubject to delay if the athletics over-runs. Geddit?!
2000BBC1 This Time Tomorrow
2000ITV Who Dares, Sings!Also TV3.
2015S4C Llangollen '08 - Cor y Byd Special
2020RTE1 The Big Money Game
2100 C4 Big BrotherS4C 2315.
2100DAVE Dragons' Den Night
2200BBC1 Would I Lie to You? New!Scotland only.
2235TV5M Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 Round Britain QuizWhat links: the ultimate ancestor of Dimbleby Minor, the Boss Man, the 13th box, a tribute to Commissioner Korer, and A B or C?


0400VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 1000.
0520 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0725ITV2 Vernon Kay's Gameshow Marathon2: That's Lacklustre!
0800BBC2 Best of FriendsAlso CBBC 0820 and 1700.
0800VIR1 GladiatorsAlso 1700.
0830BBC2 Raven - The Secret Temple
0900VIR1 Fear Factor UK
0900DAVE Whose Line x2
0900Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
1140CBBC Clutter Nutters
1145 C4 Shipwrecked 2008
1204Rad4 I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue
1220DAVE A Question of Sport
1300S4C Scrapheap Challenge
1355Mor4 Coach Trip x5 New!
1525CBBC Beat the Boss
1600C5US Whose Line x6
1640Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1745 C4 Scrapheap ChallengeThe challenge: Manphibious Madness.
2000 C4 Personal Services RequiredRepeat.
2030RTE1 HeatNot a version of Masterchef, honest.
2100 C4 Big BrotherS4C 2230.
2100DAVE Dragons' Den
2200DAVE Would I Lie to You?
2310 C4 8 Out of 10 Cats

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0410VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 0900.
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Catchphrase New!
0900CBBC Best of Friends
0945TV5M Des Chiffres et des LettresNot Mo.
1000CBBC Escape from Scorpion IslandAlso 1400.
1015TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa PlaceNot Mo.
1100CBBC Trapped
1130CBBC Raven
1200CBBC Hider in the House
1320DAVE A Question of Sport
1330S4C Deal or No Deal
1400ITV Good Bid, Good Buy
1400C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway? x2Also 1800.
1415S4C Countdown
1500ITV Daily Cooks Challenge
1505RTE2 Quiz ZoneRepeated 1100 next day.
1525 C4 CountdownThis week's Richard Digance is Rick Wakeman. Also More4 after midnight, and early mornings Mo, Th, Fr.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1615 C4 Deal or No DealAlso More4 1805, 0900, and lunchtime.
1630BBC2 Ready Steady CookMo-We only.
1700ITV GoldenballsNot STV, UTV.
1700STV Postcode Challenge
1715BBC1 The Weakest Link
1800BBC2 EggheadsMo-We only.
2100DAVE Buzzcocks
2200 C4 Big BrotherMo-We only. S4C 2200.


1330Rad4 Round Britain Quiz(4/12) South v North
1830Rad4 I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue(5/6) Jack Dee joins the regulars in a show from Brighton, autumn 2005.
2000BBC2 University Challenge(2/31) Corpus Christi Oxford v Durham. Scotland 1930.
2105TG4 Survivor China
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2200BBC2 Would I Lie to You?
2300DAVE Would I Lie to You?
2300 E4 Beauty and the Geek

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0215DAVE Street-Cred Sudoku
1715S4CD Mama Mia
1900DAVE Whose Line x2
1900ESPT Strongest ManSerbia.
2000BBC2 Sport MastermindFor those who prefer some late-night Des, this is repeated at 0020 (0050 NI). Unless it's a new episode; we can't be sure.
2000TG4 Shabby go Chic
2030RTE1 Super GardenA competitive gardening programme.
2100BBC3 Britain's Missing Top Model
2235BBC1 Panic AttackNI only.
2315DAVE They Think It's All Over
2320 2W Funny Business


1230BBC7 Trivia Test MatchAlso 1930.
1715CBBC Best of Friends
1729TV5M Fort BoyardEveryone is a hunchback when they're falling. Last in the present series, but the new series is available worldwide through
1900C5US Whose Line x2
2000BBC1 Celebrity MasterchefInto the semi-finals.
2000BBC2 Sport MastermindAlso 0000.
2100 C4 Personal Services Required
2200TV3 Hell's Kitchen


1605BBC1 Best of Friends
1610S4C Mama Mia
1635BBC2 Hider in the House
2000BBC1 Celebrity Masterchef
2100BBC2 Mock the Week
2100 C4 Big BrotherS4C 2230.
2200TG4 Paisean Faisean
2220DAVE Dragons' Den
2235BBC1 A Question of Sport Uncensored SpecialYou wouldn't catch Clare Balding putting up with this.


0200DAVE Street-Cred Sudoku
1230BBC7 Just a MinuteMerton, Hawks, Nimmo, Blythe Duff; Glasgow, 1998. Also 1930.
1605BBC1 Best of Friends
1630CBBC The Slammer
1900DAVE Dragons' Den
2000 C5 Superteams
2030BBC1 Celebrity Masterchef
2100BBC1 Would I Lie to You?Scotland 2320.
2100 C4 Big BrotherContinues 2235. S4C 2330.
2100ITV2 America's Got Talent
2200BBC2 QINot 2W, Scotland.
2200 C4 8 Out of 10 CatsS4C 2340.
2220DAVE Mock the Week
2230RTR1 Buille Faoi Thuairim

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0000Home Video Heroezzzz
0300Dog Eat Dog
0340Family FortunesTo 0400.
0900The Crystal Maze
1000Ninja Warrior x3
1130Wheel of Fortune
1300Family Fortunes x2
1400Take It or Leave It
1500Home Video Heroezzzz x4
1700Take Your Pick x2
1800Wipeout x3
1930Bullseye x3
2200Take It or Leave It
2300Home Video Heroes


As Saturday except

1700Celebrity Weakest Link x4To 2100.


0000Home Video Heroes
0300Dog Eat Dog
0340Family FortunesTo 0400.
0700Friends Like These
0900Supermarket Sweep x2
1000Wheel of Fortune x2
1100Family Fortunes x2
1200Catchphrase x2
1300Small Talk x2 New!
1400Wipeout x2
1600Take It or Leave It
1700Home Video Heroes
1800The Crystal Maze
1900Family Fortunes x2
2000Home Video Heroes
2100Take It or Leave It
22008 Out of 10 Cats x2

Tuesday - Friday

As Monday except

03003-2-1To 0400.
0730Ninja WarriorTo 0800.

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Channel abbreviations

BBC1BBC1 (Network unless otherwise noted)
BBC2BBC2 (Network unless otherwise noted)
2W BBC2 Wales digital service
BBC7BBC7 (Radio)
BORDBorder (ITV in Cumbria, south Scotland, and Isle of Man)
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
RCymBBC Radio Cymru
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 (ITV in North/Central 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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