TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the seven days beginning 1 November 2008

Schedules are subject to change.

Speciale Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 8pm Saturday)

The 20th anniversary special.

Unsigned Act (C4, 12.40pm Sunday)

Lauren Laverne joins the judging panel.

Young Choristers of the Year (Radio 2, 8pm Sunday)

Charles Hazlewood introduces the final from St Paul's, recorded from last Friday.

Kerwhizz (BBC1, 3.05 Monday)

Three teams of computer-generated characters answer questions that improve racing pods.

Who Goes There? (BBC7, 12.30 and 7.30 Wednesday)

Martin Young hosts the famous people quiz, originally from January 2000.

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (BBC7, 12.30 and 7.30 Thursday)

A series of repeats.

Natural Born Sellers (ITV, 10.40 Thursday)

The grand final.

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0005S4C Celebrity Ding Dong
0315BBC1 Recipe for Success x2 New!With in-vision sign language translation.
0400VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 1000.
0450 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0800VIR1 Gladiators
0825CBBC Best of FriendsAlso 1330.
0830BBC2 Gimme a Break
0900CBBC Brain Jitsu
0900VIR1 Ninja Warrior
0900DAVE Whose Line is it Anyway? x4
0900BBC7 Comedy Winners SpecialIncludes episodes of The 99p Challenge (about 1000) and Whose Line (about 1100). Repeated 2000.
1030BBC2 Hot Rods
1030CBBC Get Your Own Back New!
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1100CBBC 50/50
1200CBBC Hider In the House
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1233RCym Bwletin
1405ITV Dancing on Ice The Live Tour SpecialTorvill and Dean are joined by stars from the various series to strut their stuff at the NIA. Hosted by Andi Peters; please let him take to the ice again.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1530CBBC Trapped!
1600C5US Whose Line x6
1610S4C Deal or No Deal
1630CITV Jungle Run
1700TV3 All Ireland County Quiz
1735BBC1 Hole in the WallPhil Tufnell and Carrie Grant. Wales 2200.
1745BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1800CBBC Stake Out
1805BBC1 Strictly Come DancingHalf-way through the series, apparently. Also BBC-HD.
1830TV3 All Star Mr and Mrs
1900ITV Harry Hill's TV Burp
1930ITV The X FactorAlso TV3. Coverage continues at 2150, and on ITV2.
2000TV5 Speciale Questions Pour un Champion SpecialLe vigntieme anniversaire.
2015BBC1 Who Dares Wins
2015RTE1 Winning Streak
2100DAVE Mock the Week night
2105ITV Family FortunesJohn Barnes (who may be rapping) plays Natasha Hamilton (who may be singing).
2115BBC2 Have I Got a Bit More News For YouTom Baker hosts, Chris Addison guests.
2235TV5M Pékin Express
2300Rad4 Brain of Britain


0035BBC2 Never Mind the Buzzcocks
0400VIR1 Takeshi's Castle x2Also 1000.
0500 C4 Countdown
0500VIR1 GladiatorsAlso 0800.
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0735 C4 Adrenalin Rush New!The Intelligent Sports Grand Prix, from Scotland. Also S4C.
0820CBBC Best of FriendsAlso 1330.
0900BBC2 Escape from Scorpion IslandAlso CBBC 1200.
0900Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
0900VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0900DAVE Whose Line is it Anyway? x4
1200BBC7 Chairman Humph SpecialAnother chance to hear Stephen Fry's tribute.
1204Rad4 The Write Stuff
1240 C4 Unsigned Act New!
1325ITV The X FactorTV3 1115.
1530CBBC Trapped!
1535C5US Whose Line x5
1630CITV Jungle Run
1635Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1700BBC2 Chasing the Dollar SpecialFinding the Young Entrepreneur of the Year. NI only.
1700 C4 Deal or No Deal
2000DAVE Dragons' Den
2000Rad2 Young Choristers of the Year SpecialCharles Hazlewood introduces the final from St Paul's, recorded from last Friday.
2015BBC1 Strictly Come DancingResults.
2100BBC3 Celebrity Scissorhands
2100DAVE Mock the Week
2140DAVE Argumental
2200BBC7 The News Quiz

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0325VIR1 The Pyramid Show With Donny Osmond New!
0415VIR1 Takeshi's CastleAlso 0700.
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0730BBC2 50/50Also CBBC 1025.
0800BBC2 Basil's Game Show
0930 C4 The Deadly Knowledge Show
0930CBBS The Shiny ShowAlso 1230.
0945TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1000CBBC Best of Friends
1015TV5M Tout le Monde Veut Prendre sa Place
1200STYL Flog It
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1245 C5 Going for Gold
1330S4C Deal or No Deal
1335C5US Whose Line x5Two more at 1900.
1400WTCH Bargain Hunt
1415S4C Countdown
1450 C5 Going for Gold Extra
1525 C4 CountdownIn dictionary corner: Ranulph Fienes.
1529TV5M Questions pour un Champion
1600ITV School for Cooks
1615 C4 Deal or No Deal
1630BBC2 Are You an Egghead?
1630CITV Scary Sleepover
1700ITV GoldenballsUTV 1400, STV 1630.
1700TOON SkatoonyAlso 2000.
1715BBC1 The Weakest Link
1800BBC2 EggheadsScotland: not Thursday.
1830BBC2 Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes TwoScotland: not Thursday.
2000BBC3 Celebrity ScissorhandsMo, Th: 2000.


0500VIR1 Gladiators.
1330Rad4 Brain of Britain 2008(6/17)
1505BBC1 Kerwhizz New!Three teams of computer-generated characters answer questions that improve racing pods.
1605BBC1 Get 100
1830Rad4 The Write Stuff(5/6) DH Lawrence is pastiched, Sue Limb and Andrew Motion guest.
1830S4C Pen CampauYsgol Dyffryn Aman -v- Ysgol Gwynllyw.
2030BBC4 Only Connect
2100 C5 UnbreakableThis week, the team are swimming with seals.
2100ITV2 Hell's Kitchen USA
2100TV3 The Apprentice
2140DAVE ArgumentalGuests: Ed Byrne, CAUTION: Jimmy Carr.
2200BBC2 Have I Got News For YouEngland and Wales analogue only.
2200TG4 Paisean Faisean
2220DAVE Mock the Week
2300DAVE Buzzcocks

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1230BBC7 Counterpoint 2005Also 1930.
1605BBC1 RavenWeek 3, day 1. Also BBC-HD, 1920.
1900DAVE Dragons' Den
2100BBC3 Last Man Standing4: Wauja Canoe Race
2100DAVE Buzzcocks
2100Mor4 Come Dine With Me SpecialCelebrities.
2200BBC4 The Book Quiz


1230BBC7 Who Goes There? New!Also 1930.
1605BBC1 Get 100
1723TV5M Pékin ExpressThe journey continues.
2000TG4 Nollaig No. 1
2025S4C Casa Dudley New!Cooking in Spain.
2200BBC2 Mock the Week
2200ITV2 Celebrity JuiceAmongst the panelists are Shaun Williamson of 24 Hour Quiz and Jason Gardiner of Dancing on Ice.
2320DAVE Mock the Week


0415BBC1 Recipe for SuccessWith in-vision sign language translation.
1230BBC7 I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue New!An episode from January 1989. Also 1930.
1605BBC1 RavenWeek 3, day 2. Also BBC-HD, 1920.
1635BBC1 Election(4/10) Public speaking
1640S4C Be Nesa?
2100BBC2 Never Mind the BuzzcocksNot 2W.
2200 C4 8 Out of 10 CatsS4C 2355.
2240ITV Natural Born SellersIn this week's final, the remaining three are selling horses. In a surprise twist, this nag is being sold to benefit the referee's charity. Scotland 2240 next Monday.


0325BBC1 Recipe for Success x2With in-vision sign language translation.
0600GOLD Generation Game Now and Then
1230BBC7 Just a MinuteA panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons, and featuring Paul Merton, Clement Freud, Liza Tarbuck, Julian Clary. From August 2004; also 1930.
1625S4C Herio'r Ddraig
1715CBBC Stake Out
1730NICK Design Academy
1803RCym Bwletin
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
1900DAVE Whose Line x2
1930BBC1 A Question of Sport
2000BBC2 MastermindVictoria Cross, Bobby Fischer, Le Mans 24 Hour Race, Thomas Cochrane. Not 2W.
2030BBC4 Only Connect
2100BBC1 Have I Got News for YouScotland 2340.
2100DAVE Buzzcocks
2100WTCH Ballroom With the B-List
2200BBC2 QINot NI, 2W.
2200 C4 Alan Carr's Celebrity Ding Dong

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0000Unbeatable Banzuke
0300Pyramid Game With Donny Osmond x2To 0400.
0700House of Games x2
0800The Amazing Race
1000Don't Try This at Home
1100Fear Factor
1200The Crystal Maze
1400Take It or Leave It
1500Bruce's Price is Right x2
1600Wipeout x2
1700Catchphrase x2
1800Take Your Pick x2
1900Bullseye x2
2000Family Fortunes x2
2200Take It or Leave It
2300Home Video Heroezzz


As Saturday except

0000Home Video HeroezzzTo 0100.
0300Eggheads x2To 0400.


0000Home Video Heroezzz
0300Eggheads x2To 0400.
0730Ninja Warrior
0800Unbeatable Banzuke x2
0900Supermarket Sweep x2
1000Catchphrase x2
1100Wipeout x2
1200Family Fortunes x2
1300It's Not What You Know
1400Home Video Heroezzz x2
1500One Versus One Hundred
1730Ninja Warrior
1800Unbeatable Banzuke x2
1900Home Video Heroezzz
2000Family Fortunes x2
2100Take It or Leave It
22008 Out of 10 Cats x2

Tuesday - Friday

As Monday except

0000Unbeatable BanzukeTo 0100.
1500Take It or Leave ItTo 1600.

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Channel abbreviations

4MUS4 Music
ABSRAbsolute Radio
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

See also

TV Guide Last Week

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