TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 13 September 2008

Schedules are subject to change.

Highlights this week:

Who Dares Wins (BBC1, 7.30 Saturday)

Nick Knowles stakes his claim to be king of Saturday night.

Maestro (BBC2, 7.30 Saturday)

The winner makes their performance.

Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.10 Saturday)
All-Star Family Fortunes (ITV, 8.30 Saturday)

More Saturday fixtures return.

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (BBC4, 10.30 Saturday)

An edition of the stage show, recorded earlier this year in Salford. It's the first time ISIHAC's games have been played on television.

Brain of Brains (Radio 4, 1.30 Monday)

Robert Robinson hosts a challenge between the three most recent champions, and the world is right again.

Get 100 (BBC1, 4.05 Monday)

With new host Hardeep Singh Kohli.

Only Connect (BBC4, 8.30 Monday)

Does this day get any better? Knowledge, patience, and lateral thinking are the qualities required for this game of making links where none previously existed.

Celebrity Come Dine With Me (C4, 8pm Wednesday)

What coincident scheduling!

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0400VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 1000.
0500VIR1 TV Scrabble x2
0525 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0650GOLD Brucie's Generation Game Now and Then
0800VIR1 Gladiators
0800CBBC Best of FriendsAlso CBBC 0825 and 1330.
0900BBC2 Hider in the HouseAlso CBBC; another episode CBBC 1700.
0900CBBC Brain-Jitsu
0900VIR1 Ninja Warrior
0925S4C Beauty and the Geek x2
1000BBC2 Hot Rods
1030BBC2 The Slammer
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1130BBC1 Masterchef: The Professionals
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530CBBC Beat the Boss
1610S4C Deal or No Deal
1630CITV Jungle Run
1800CBBC Stake Out
1800VIR1 It's Not What You Know
1830BBC1 Strictly Come Dancing New!A preview
1930BBC1 Who Dares Wins New!
1930BBC2 Maestro Special
1930ITV The X FactorCoverage continues on ITV2. Both the main and subsidiary shows air on TV3.
2010RTE1 Winning Streak New!
2030ITV All-Star Family Fortunes New!Christopher Biggins v Michelle Collins.
2110BBC2 Have I Got Old News For YouNot Wales.
2115S4C Cor Cymru 2007 SpecialHighlights of last year's contest.
2140BBC2 Mock the WeekNot Wales.
2230BBC4 I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue Special
2235TV5M La Carte aux Tresors
2300Rad4 Round Britain Quiz


0205S4C Celebrity Ding Dong New!As seen elsewhere on Thursday.
0400VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 1000.
0500VIR1 GladiatorsAlso 0800.
0515 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0805 C4 Highland Games SpecialFeaturing competitive caber-tossing.
0820CBBC Best of FriendsAlso 1330.
0900Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
0900VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
1050ITV The X FactorTV3 1215.
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1345Mor4 Coach Trip x5
1400FIVR The World's Strongest ManThree episodes, as previously seen on Eurosport.
1450S4CD 0 Ond 1
1530CBBC Beat the Boss
1630Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1630CITV Jungle Run
1645ITV All-Star Family Fortunes
1655 C4 Deal or No Deal
1730BBC1 Strictly Come DancingWhat is it with narrative repeats? Can't they show episodes of The Good Life?
1800BBC2 Dragons' Den
1900VIR1 It's Not What You Know
2000DAVE Dragons' Den

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0410VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 0900.
0500VIR1 TV ScrabbleMonday: Gladiators.
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Takeshi x2
0735BBC2 Trapped!Also CBBC 1100.
0900Mor4 Deal or No DealAlso lunchtime, 1805, late night.
0930CBBS The Shiny ShowAlso 1230.
0930CBBC Beat the Boss
0945TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1000CBBC Best of Friends
1015TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa Place
1030CBBC Get Your Own Back New!
1130CBBC Raven
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1330S4C Deal or No Deal
1415S4C Countdown
1525 C4 CountdownThis week's smart Alec is Henry Blofeld.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1600STV House Guest
1600ITV3 Daily Cooks Challenge
1615 C4 Deal or No Deal
1630BBC2 Step Up to the Plate
1700ITV Britain's Best DishUTV 1600, STV 1630.
1700 C4 Wogan's Perfect RecallAlso S4C.
1715BBC1 The Weakest Link
1730 C4 Come Dine With MeAlso S4C.
1800BBC2 EggheadsBack from its summer break: Scotland Not Thursday.
18254MUS Shipwrecked 2007
1830BBC2 Masterchef The ProfessionalsScotland: not Thursday, extra episode on Friday.
1900C5US Whose Line x2Not Mo.


1330Rad4 Brain of BrainsNormal service is resumed.
1605BBC1 Get 100 New!
1830Rad4 Just a Minute(8/10) A panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons, and featuring Freud, Brandreth, Brigstocke, and Owen O'Neill, from Hay-on-Wye.
1830S4C Pen Campau
1930 C5 Top Trumps
2000BBC2 University Challenge(10/31) Southampton v Brighton. Scotland 2000 Tuesday.
2000STV Postcode Challenge
2030BBC4 Only Connect New!
2105TG4 Survivor China
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2220DAVE Buzzcocks

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1715CBBC Best of Friends New!
1930DAVE Whose Line
2100ITV2 Celeb AirTV3 2100 tomorrow.
2335DAVE They Think It's All Over


1605BBC1 Get 100
1640S4C Mama Mia
1715CBBC Hider in the House
1723TV5M La Carte aux TresorsThis week, Garvarnie.
2000BBC2 The Restaurant
2000 C4 Celebrity Come Dine With Me New!A new episode.
2100DAVE Buzzcocks


1635BBC1 Beat the Boss New!Reptiles.
1640S4C Be Nesa? New!What happened next?
1715CBBC Trapped!
2000BBC2 The RestaurantNot Scotland.
2100BBC2 Mock the WeekMichael McIntyre, Gina Yashire. Not Scotland.
2200BBC2 Never Mind the BuzzcocksNot 2W, NI.
2200 C4 8 Out of 10 CatsS4C 2245.
2340 C4 Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong
2345 C5 The What in the World? Quiz


1625S4C Herio'r Ddraig
1630CBBC The Slammer
1715CBBC Stake Out
1900DAVE Dragons' Den
1930BBC1 A Question of Sport
1930 C5 The What in the World Quiz
2000BBC2 Mastermind(3/391) Noor-Inayet Khan, Ferdinand Magellan, Edith Wharton, the Mods in Britain. Not Wales.
2025S4C 0 Ond 1
2130BBC1 The Blame Game New!
2200BBC2 QINot NI, Wales.
2230RTR1 Buille Faoi Thuairim

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0000Banzai x2
0300Say the Word x2To 0400.
0700The Krypton Factor x2
0800The Amazing Race
0900The Crystal Maze
1100Big Break
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
2100Take It or Leave It
2200Celeb Millionaire
2300Distraction x2


0000Your Face or Mine x2
0300Larry Grayson's Generation Game

Then as Saturday


0000Your Face or Mine
0300Larry Grayson's Generation GameTo 0400.
0700Takeshi x2
0900Supermarket Sweep x2
1000Take Your Pick x2
1130Strike it Rich
1200Family Fortunes x2
1300Celeb Ready Steady Cook
1330Can't Cook Won't Cook
1430Strike it Rich
1600Take It or Leave It
1930Small Talk
2000Take Your Pick
2030Family Fortunes
2200Take It or Leave It
23008 Out of 10 Cats x2

Tuesday - Friday

0300Say the Word 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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