TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the week beginning 7 March 2009

Schedules are subject to change.

Counterpoint returns for a new series (Radio 4, 1.30 Monday), Britain's Best Dish Celebrity Special moves into its last week (ITV, 5pm weekdays except Scotland), and the biennial Comic Relief charity appeal (BBC1) has dancing (7.20 Saturday), climbing a mountain (9pm Wednesday), Apprenticing (9pm Thursday), and a night of silly (from 7pm Friday).

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0510 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700DAVE A Question of Sport
0700VIR1 Fear Factor UK
0730CBBC Stake Out
0800VIR1 Bullseye x2
0830BBC2 Richard Hammond's Blast LabFriction and inertia.
0900BBC2 Who Wants to be a Superhero?Sam and Mark are captured by Dr Dark, and threatened by his big laser beam. Will the contestants rescue them?
0900VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0925STV wknd@stvIncludes Get Wet.
0950ITV Dancing on IceSTV 1350, TV3 1530.
0930CBBC Basil's Game Show
1000VIR1 Takeshi x2Also 0400.
1100CBBC Best of Friends
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1100VIR1 Unbeatable Banzuke x2
1155 C4 Shipwrecked 2009S4C 1210.
1255BBC2 Superagents
1430CBBC Raven
1500CBBC Trapped!
1610S4C Deal or No Deal
1630 C4 Come Dine With Me x4
1630CITV Jungle Run
1630TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1735TV3 Pop Idle US
1800BBC2 Battle of the BrainsScotland only.
1810BBC1 Total Wipeout
1830BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1920BBC1 Let's Dance for Comic Relief
1930BBC2 MastermindWales only.
1930RTE1 Winning Streak
1945ITV Antan Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Your MoneyThis week, the teams try to remember the name of a donkey with three legs. Also TV3.
2015S4C Cor Cymru 2009Ysgol Gerdd Ceredigion, Cor Llanofer (Cwmbran), Cor Iau Glanaethwy, Ysgol y Strade (Llanelli).
2015TG4 Glor Tire
2100CLAS Classic Miscellany
2230BBC2 QI 40
2300Rad4 Quote Unquote
2300S4CD Can I Gymru 2009Another chance to see Wales's Song for Europe.


0510 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0600WTCH Bargain Hunt
0700VIR1 Fear Factor UK
0730CBBC Stake Out
0800VIR1 Bullseye x2Also 0500.
0900BBC2 The Sorcerer's ApprenticeIllusions, rock, and roll.
0900VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0930Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
1000CBBC Help! Teach is Coming to Stay!
1000VIR1 Takeshi x2
1100CBBC Best of Friends
1100VIR1 Unbeatable Banzuke x2
1115Rad4 Desert Island DiscsRichard Madeley's runway takes him to Kirsty Young's island. Not Eye-player
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1230 C4 Shipwrecked 2009
1400LIV America's Next Top Model x4
1425ITV The Colour of MoneyAnother chance to miss it.
1430CBBC Raven
1500CBBC Trapped!
1530S4CD Cwis Meddiant
1600FOOD Celebrity Masterchef x5
1630CITV Jungle Run
1635Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1645 C4 Deal or No Deal
1750ITV The Krypton FactorTV3 1700.
1800VIR1 Millionaire
1800SKY1 Gladiators
1830RTE1 The All-Ireland Talent ShowAlso 2030.
1845RCym Y Talwrn
1910ITV Dancing on IceContinues 2115; also TV3.
2000 C4 Come Dine With MeLeeds.
2000WTCH The Weakest LinkComedians.
2030TG4 Glas Vegas
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2200BBC2 Never Mind the Buzzcocks
2200BBC7 The News Quiz
2220DAVE Buzzcocks

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0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Takeshi x2Also 0415, except Mo.
0900CBBC Best of Friends
0930 C4 The Deadly Knowledge Show
0940TV5 Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1010TV5 Tout le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place
1025CBBC Raven
1055CBBC 50/50
1130CBBC Escape from Scorpion Island
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1245 C5 Going for Gold
1320CBBC Suspect
1400ITV Dickinson's Real Deal
1500STV Golden Balls
1520DAVE A Question of Sport
1600CBBC Raven - The Dragon's EyeAlso BBC-HD 1930.
1615 C4 Deal or No Deal
1630BBC2 Ready Steady Cook
1630TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1700ITV Britain's Best Dish Celebrity SpecialFinals week. STV 1630 next day.
1715BBC1 The Weakest Link
1800BBC2 Eggheads
1830DAVE Dragons' Den


0500VIR1 Bullseye x2
1330Rad4 Counterpoint New!Series 23 begins here.
1330S4C Deal or No Deal
1415S4C Countdown
1505BBC1 KerwhizzOpposite World.
1515 C4 CountdownOne day only, with Colin Murray.
1830Rad4 Just a MinuteA panel game controlled (!) by Nicholas Parsons and featuring Paul Merton, Clement Freud, Sheila Hancock, David Mitchell.
1830S4C Pen CampauYsgol Preseli v Ysgol Caereinion.
2030BBC4 The Book QuizJames Delingpole and Diane Abbott v Jenny Colgan and Michael Gove.
2100LIV America's Next Top Model
2130S4C Cwis Meddiant
2145BBC2 Dragons' Den
2220DAVE Mock the Week
2305DAVE Buzzcocks

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1800TG4 Step It Up and Dance
2100Mor4 Come Dine With Me
2100DAVE Mock the Week


0320BBC1 MasterchefWith sign-language interpretation.
1300TV5 Fort BoyardLast in the series.
2025S4C Cwis MeddiantHarlech v Waunarlwydd.
2200BBC2 QINot NI.
2200ITV2 Celebrity Juice


0350BBC1 MasterchefWith sign-language interpretation.
1130Rad4 With Great PleasureLes Dennis's favourite writing, from George Bernard Shaw to Winnie Ther Pooh.
1230BBC7 All the Way from MemphisFrom December 2004. Also 1930.
2000ITV2 Pop Idle USContinues 2200.
2100BBC1 Comic Relief Does The Apprentice Special
2100ITV2 Paris Hilton's British Best Friend
2100WTCH Ballroom With the B-List New!Belinda Carlilse! Little Kim! Stephen Eaux, the man who speaks like the time signal!
2150WTCH The Strictly Come Dancing Story
2215RTE1 Dragons' Den
2230S4C Come Dine With Me
2305DAVE Buzzcocks


0250BBC1 MasterchefWith sign-language interpretation.
1600STV Postcode Challenge
1700CBBS Kerwhizz
1715CBBC Trapped!
1900BBC1 Comic Relief SpecialDoing something funny for money are everyone who is anyone in the world of comedy. Also Radio 2 and BBC2.
1930BBC2 MastermindSidney Poitier, British Trotskyism, Number One Hit Singles, Edie Sedgwick. Not Wales.
2000WTCH Ballroom With the B-List
2030RTE1 The All Ireland Talent Show Access All Areas
2100ITV2 Pop Idle US
2100DAVE Mock the Week x3
2100S4C Bwrw'r Bar
2145S4C Cor Cymru 2009
2230BBC7 Genius
2305DAVE Buzzcocks

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0000Unbeatable Banzuke
0100Ninja Warrior
0200Karaoke Challenge x2
0300Fifteen to One x2To 0400.
0700Takeshi x4
0900InterceptorThis week: "Behind you!"; and "I'm by a windmill."
1100The Crystal Maze x2
1300You Bet!
1400Take It or Leave It
1500Catchphrase x3
1630Family Fortunes x3
1800WipeoutAlso 1900, 2000
1830Bruce's Price is RightAlso 1930, 2030
2100Celeb Weakest Link
2300Take It or Leave It


As Saturday except

0000Bullseye x2
0100Takeshi x2To 0200.


0000Bullseye x2
0100Takeshi x2
0200Karaoke Challenge x2
0300Fifteen to One x2To 0400.
0700Unbeatable Banzuke
0800The Crystal Maze
0900Supermarket Sweep x2
1000Wheel of Fortune x2
1100Postcode Challenge x2
1200Family Fortunes x2
1300Take It or Leave It
1400Postcode Challenge x2
1500Supermarket Sweep x2
1730Ninja Warrior
1800The Crystal Maze
1900Family Fortunes x2
2000Catchphrase x2
2100Take It or Leave It
23008 Out of 10 Cats x2

Tuesday - Friday

As Monday except

0000Unbeatable Banzuke
0100Ninja Warrior
0130BanzaiTo 0200.

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Channel abbreviations

4MUS4 Music
ABSRAbsolute Radio
BBC1BBC1 (Network unless otherwise noted)
BBC2BBC2 (Network unless otherwise noted)
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
SKY1Sky One
SKY2Sky Two
SKY3Sky Three
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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