TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 23 August 2008

Schedules are subject to change.

Highlights this week:

Total Recall (C4 / S4C, 5pm weekdays)

A new show for Channel 4 daytime, in which Terry Wogan asks various questions with answers we've already heard.

Come Dine with Me (C4 / S4C, 5.30 weekdays)
Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 6.30 weekdays)

On Channel 4, competitive dinner parties by amateurs. On BBC2, competitive cooking by professionals.

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0400VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 1000.
0500VIR1 TV Scrabble x2
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700DAVE A Question of Sport
0800VIR1 GladiatorsAlso 1800.
0825CBBC Best of Friends
0900BBC2 Help! Teacher is Coming to Stay
0900CBBC Brain-Jitsu
0900VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0955S4C Beauty and the Geek x2
1000BBC2 50/50
1000 C5 Britain's Strongest ManAlso FIVR 1630 today and 2100 tomorrow.
1030BBC2 The Slammer
1100 C5 SuperteamsAlso FIVR 2300 tonight, 2000 tomorrow, 2100 Tu.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530BBC2 Beat the Boss
1600C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway? x5
1645ITV2 All-Star Family FortunesMcAndrew v Llewellyn-Bowen
1700CBBC Hider in the House
1830BBC1 Last Choir StandingAlso BBC-HD. Results at 2020 tonight, not BBC-HD.
1930ITV The X FactorCoverage continues on ITV2. Both the main and subsidiary shows air on TV3.
1930BBC1 This Time Tomorrow
2030ITV Who Wants to be a MillionaireMichelle Collins and Sean Gallagher; Johnny Vaughan and Denise Van Outen.
2100 C4 Big BrotherS4C 2225.
2120RTE1 The Big Money Game
2130BBC2 Have I Got Old News For YouAlexander Armstrong, Jo Caufield, Michael Winner.
2200BBC2 Mock the Week
2235TV5M La Carte aux Tresors
2300Rad4 Round Britain QuizWhat ties these together? The star between two fishes, 51 and 4/9 cm per second, a pentagram without end. It tied Grandmother up, but Alexander the Great could cut it, and some simply slip. Don't write in, it's just for fun, and we'll have the answer on Sunday.
2320DAVE Mock the Week


0310ITV2 Vernon Kay's Gameshow MarathonPlay Your 0898 Fines Right.
0400VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 1000.
0500VIR1 GladiatorsAlso 0800, 1700.
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0800BBC2 Best of FriendsNext episode follows on CBBC, also 1700.
0900Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
0900VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
1050ITV The X FactorTV3 1215.
1200S4C Scrapheap Challenge Roadshow
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1350Mor4 Coach Trip x5
1530CBBC Beat the Boss
1630Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1630S4CD 0 Ond 1
1645BBC2 Dragons' Den
2000DAVE Dragons' Den
2100 C4 Big BrotherS4C 2200.
2200DAVE Buzzcocks

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0410VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 0900.
0500VIR1 Gladiators
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Catchphrase x2
0800DAVE A Question of Sport
0830BBC2 Hider in the House
0900CBBC Best of Friends
0900Mor4 Deal or No DealAlso lunchtime.
0945TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1000BBC2 Get 100
1015TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa Place
1130CBBC Raven
1200CBBC Hider in the House
1330S4C Deal or No Deal New!Not Monday.
1400C5US Whose Line Is It Anyway? x2Also 1800.
1415S4C Countdown Back
1500ITV Daily Cooks ChallengeMo 1400.
1525 C4 Countdown BackArthur Smith is on the floor.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1600STV House Guest
1615 C4 Deal or No Deal New!Noel Edmonds is still out of jail.
1630BBC2 Eating With the Enemy New!
1700ITV GoldenballsUTV 1400 (Monday 1700), STV 1630.
1700 C4 Terry Wogan's Total Recall New!Also S4C.
1700CITV Jungle Run
1715BBC1 The Weakest LinkNot Mo.
1730 C4 Come Dine With Me New!
1800BBC2 Eggheads
18254MUS Shipwrecked 2008
1830BBC2 Masterchef The Professionals New!Gregg Wallace and Michael Roux Jnr are looking for a chef who can cook to Michelin standard. Make pasta taste like old rubber? Our school dinner lady could do that...
1900C5US Whose Line x2Not Mo.


A bank holiday in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

0120BBC1 Celebrity MasterchefSigned repeat.
0945Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x3 SpecialFrom the recent series.
1330Rad4 Round Britain Quiz(10/12) North v South.
1330S4C Countdown
1830Rad4 Just a Minute(5/10) A panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons, and featuring Merton, Freud, and others in Edinburgh.
2000BBC2 University Challenge(8/31) LSE v Bath. Scotland 1930.
2100BBC2 Dragons' Den
2105TG4 Survivor China
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2200 C4 Big BrotherS4C 2230.
2220DAVE Buzzcocks
2330BBC2 Would I Lie to You?Scotland only.

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0215DAVE Street-Cred Sudoku
0830BBC7 Whose Line is it Anyway?Also 2200.
1635S4C Crafwr
1900DAVE Whose Line x2
2000TG4 Shabby go Chic
2100BBC2 Maestro
2100Mor4 Come Dine With MeBournemouth.
2200 C4 Big BrotherAlso S4C.
2300Rad4 Quote Unquote
2335DAVE They Think It's All Over


0235BBC1 Celebrity MasterchefSigned repeat.
1230BBC7 Trivia Test MatchAlso 1930.
1715CBBC Best of Friends
1723TV5M La Carte aux TresorsThis week, le pont du Gard.
2000 C5 Britain's Strongest Man
2100 C4 Big BrotherS4C 2200.
2100LIV Diet on the Dancefloor
2100TV3 Hell's Kitchen
2340DAVE Buzzcocks


1230BBC7 The Burkiss Way44: Love Big Brother, and Room 101 contains the worst thing in the world. In these days, of course, he's only the second worst thing in the world. Originally broadcast 1980; repeated 1930.
1605BBC1 Best of Friends
1635BBC1 Hider in the House
1715CBBC Trapped!
1830CBBC 50/50
2100BBC2 Mock the WeekGreg Proops, Fred MacAulay.
2100 C4 Big BrotherS4C 2215.
2100DAVE Dragons' Den
2200BBC2 Never Mind the BuzzcocksNot 2W, NI.
2235 E4 Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong


1230BBC7 Just a MinuteA panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons, and featuring Wendy Richard, Clement Freud, Paul Merton, Liza Tarbuck. Also 1930.
1605BBC1 Best of Friends
1630CBBC The Slammer
1715CBBC Stake Out
1830CBBC 50/50
2000 C5 SuperteamsThe grand final.
2025S4C 0 Ond 1
2100BBC1 Would I Lie to You?NI 2130, Scotland 2320.
2100 C4 Big BrotherContinues 2235. S4C 2200.
2200BBC2 QINot NI, 2W.
2230RTR1 Buille Faoi Thuairim

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0000Bullseye x2
0300Cash Cab x2To 0400.
0900The Crystal Maze
1000Ninja Warrior x4
1200Stars In Their Eyes
1300Celeb Millionaire
1400Take It or Leave It
1500Take Your Pick
1530Play Your Cards Right
1600Small Talk
1700Bruce's Price is Right
1800Bullseye x2
1900Family Fortunes x2
2000Stars In Their Eyes
2100Celeb Millionaire
2200Take It or Leave It
23008 Out of 10 Cats x2


0000Distraction x2
0300Bullseye x2

Then as Saturday


0300Bullseye x2To 0400.
0700Strongman of the Year
0730Ninja Warrior
1000The Crystal Maze
1100Family Fortunes x2
1200Catchphrase x2
1300Celeb Weakest Link
1400Wipeout x2
1600Take It or Leave It
1930Small Talk
2000Family Fortunes x2
2100Take It or Leave It
2300Distraction x2

Tuesday - Friday

0300Cash Cab x2To 0400

Then as Monday.

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Channel abbreviations

4MUS4 Music
BBC1BBC1 (Network unless otherwise noted)
BBC2BBC2 (Network unless otherwise noted)
2W BBC2 Wales digital service
BBC7BBC7 (Radio)
BORDBorder (ITV in Cumbria and south-west Scotland)
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 and 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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