TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the week beginning 26 September 2009

Schedules are subject to change.

Waiting round the bend: Strictly is joined by Dancing With The Stars (UKTV Watch, 9pm Monday), and - for viewers in Ireland - An Gig Jig (TG4, 8.30 Sunday). In original ideas watch, Never Mind the Buzzcocks has guest hosts (BBC2, 9.30 Thursday), and Hole in the Wall returns (BBC1, 6.10 Saturday).

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0015BBC1 Design for LiifeSigned. NI only.
0035S4C 8 Out of 10 Cats
0325VIR1 Unbeatable Banzuke x2AudioD.
0415VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0505VIR1 TV Scrabble x2
0515 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0800VIR1 Fort Boyard
1000CBBC Brain-Jitsu
1100 C4 P. Diddy's Starmaker
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1300S4C Scrap Challenge
1435ITV The X Factor
1525TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1600 C4 Come Dine With Me x5
1600S4C Deal or No Deal
1635BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1645S4C 0 Ond 1
1700CITV Jungle Run
1740BBC1 As Seen on TV
1800VIR1 Millionaire
1800TV3 Who Dares Sings!
1810BBC1 Hole in the Wall New!Comedy Dave, Anne Diamond, John Altman, Sophie Anderton. Also BBC-HD.
1900ITV The Cube
1900TV3 The Cube
1925BBC1 Strictly Come DancingAlso BBC-HD.
2000ITV Simon Cowell AnnoysAlso TV3.
2002RTR1 Buille Faoi Thuairim
2015RTE1 Winning Streak
2020DAVE QI Night
2040TG4 Glor Tire
2150BBC2 Mock the WeekNI 2245 tomorrow.
2300Rad4 Round Britain Quiz
2300RLLY The Sack Race


0500VIR1 Ninja Warrior
0515 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0800VIR1 Fort Boyard
1000Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1440ITV The X FactorTV3 1300.
1645 C4 Deal or No Deal
1700CITV Jungle Run
1710Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1730 C4 Scrap ChallengeMedieval Thrower.
1845ITV Celebrity FortunesVanessa Feltz v Lucy Speed. Also TV3.
1900VIR1 Bingolotto: A Commercial Presentation
1930ITV The X FactorAnd now there are 24 left. Also TV3.
2000 C4 Come Dine With MeManchester.
2000DAVE Dragons' Den
2030TG4 An Jig Gig New!After the singing comes a search for new Irish Irish dancers.
2200BBC7 I Guess That's Why They Call It the News
2245BBC2 Mock the WeekNI only.
2300RLLY The Sack Race x2
2315BBC2 Shooting StarsWales 2330.

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0325VIR1 Unbeatable Banzuke x2
0415VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0505VIR1 TV Scrabble x2Above three not Mo.
0600WTCH Bargain Hunt
0700VIR1 Take It or Leave It
0800VIR1 Bullseye x2
0900VIR1 Millionaire
0905TV5 Des Chiffres et des Lettres
0925CBBC Blast Lab
1000 C4 The Deadly Knowledge Show
1130S4C Wogan's Perfect Recall
1200CBBC Trapped
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1225CBBC RavenCBBC shows Signed We, Th.
1300DMAX Scrapheap Challenge
1330S4C Deal or No Deal
1400CBBC Blast Lab
1415S4C Countdown
1525 C4 CountdownJohn Inverdale.
1530TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1610 C4 Deal or No Deal
1630BBC2 Pointless
1700ITV Britain's Best DishYorkshire and Tyne Tees. Not STV.
1700BBCH Clash
1715BBC1 The Weakest Link
1800BBC2 EggheadsScotland not Th.
1800WTCH Masterchef Goes Large
1830BBC2 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes TwoScotland not Th.
2000DHL Come Dine With Me
2300RLLY The Apprentice


0135DAVE The Apprentice
0435BBC3 Clever v StupidSigned.
0500VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0510 C4 Countdown
1300TV5 La Carte aux TresorsCalvados.
1330Rad4 Round Britain QuizNorthern Ireland v Wales. "What a wonderful day! It's quarter to three, I wish I could stay like a child at play in the cool cool cool of the evening." More on Sunday.
1605BBC1 School of Silence
1630CBBC Beat the Boss
1720S4C Mastermind Plant Cymru
1830Rad4 Just a MinuteGraham Norton, Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Pauline McLynn.
2000BBC2 University ChallengeYork v St George's London. Scotland 1930.
2000FOOD Masterchef Goes Large
2030BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals
2030BBC3 Clever v StupidBodybuilders.
2030ALBA Cocaire nan Cocairean
2100BBC2 Design for LifeScotland 2320.
2100ITV2 Hell's Kitchen x2
2100LIV America's Next Top Model
2100WTCH Ballroom With the B-List New!
2100TV3 The Apprentice
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2200TG4 Survivor Gabon
2235BBC1 Would I Lie to You? Michael Ball, Charlie Brooker, Trinny Woodall, Reece Shearsmith. Wales 2305, NI 2335.
2255S4C Celebrity Come Dine With Me
2300DAVE Buzzcocks
2315 C4 8 Out of 10 Cats

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0225BBC1 Wildest Dreams
0325BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsAbove two Signed.
1605BBC1 RavenBBC-HD 1730.
1630CBBC Basil's Game Show
1830S4C Gair am Aur
2000BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals
2000ITV Millionaire
2100DAVE Buzzcocks
2200 C4 The Big Food FightWith Sophie Dahl and Giles Coren. You know, Victoria's brother.
2200VIR1 8 Out of 10 Cats
2230VIR1 Shooting Stars


0040 C4 Late Night PokerS4C 0410 Fri.
0320BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsSigned.
1230BBC7 Trivia Test MatchAlso 1930.
1605BBC1 Wait For It..!BBC-HD 1730.
1700S4C Crafwr
1715CBBC Trapped!
1830S4C Shotolau
2015BBC2 Masterchef The Professionals
2100BBC2 Dragons' Den On Tour
2100DAVE Mock the Week
2200BBC2 Shooting Stars Tony Blackburn and Zoe Salmon. Also BBC-HD. NI 2320.


0125BBC1 Masterchef The Professionals x2Signed.
0520 C4 Countdown
1230BBC7 The Personality TestClare Rayner. Also 1930.
1605BBC1 RavenWeek Two. BBC-HD 1730.
1930BBC2 MastermindWales only. Last week's edition.
2000ITV2 Paris Hilton's Best Friend Forever
2000BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals x2
2025S4C Mastermind Plant Cymru
2130BBC2 Never Mind the Buzzcocks New!James Corden hosts. Not Scotland.
2200BBC2 Dragons' Den OnlineNot Scotland, NI 2320.
2300Rad4 Poetry Slam


0055BBC1 Design for LifeSigned. NI 0015 Saturday.
0510 C4 Countdown
1230BBC7 ScandalsAlso 1930.
1605BBC1 Wait For It..!BBC-HD 1730.
1735TV5 La Carte Aux Tresors
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
2000BBC2 Mastermind"Cazalet" books; John Hume; Egyptology; British New Wave cinema. Not Wales.
2000ARTS Art Race
2025S4C 0 Ond 1
2030BBC1 A Question of Sport
2030 C4 The Big Food Fight
2100DHL Come Dine With Me x5Celebs.
2140DAVE Mock the Week

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0000Bullseye x2
0100Distraction x2
0200Takeshi x2
0300It's Not What You KnowTo 0400.
0700Bullseye x2
0800Wipeout x2
090060 Minute Makeover x2
1100Play Your Cards Right x2
1200The Crystal Maze
1400Celeb Millionaire x6
2000Family Fortunes x2
2100Take It or Leave It
2200One Versus One Hundred
2300Shooting Stars x2


As Saturday except

0000Bullseye x2
0100Wipeout x2
0200Play Your Cards Right x2
0300Family Fortunes x2To 0400.
1400The Weakest Link x5
1900Bingolotto: A Commercial PresentationTo 2000.


0000Bullseye x2
0100Wipeout x2
0200Play Your Cards Right x2
0300Family Fortunes x2To 0400.
0700Ninja Warrior x2
0800Takeshi x2
0900Supermarket Sweep x2
1000Wheel of Fortune x2
1100Wipeout x2
1200Play Your Cards Right x2
1300Catchphrase x2
1500Golden Balls
1600The Crystal Maze
1700Ninja Warrior x2
1800Takeshi x2
1900Eggheads x2
2000Catchphrase x2
2100Golden Balls
2200Millionaire x2

Tuesday - Friday

As Monday except

0000Bullseye x2
0100Distraction x2
0200Takeshi x2
0300It's Not What You KnowTo 0400.

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Channel abbreviations

4MUS4 Music
ABSRAbsolute Radio
ARTSSky Arts
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)
COMCComedy Central
COMXComedy Central Extra
DISNDisney Channel
DRT Discovery Real Time
DSCIDiscovery Science
ESP2Eurosport 2
HTV HTV (ITV in Wales; Wales only unless noted)
ITV ITV (Network unless otherwise noted)
LIV UK Living TV
LIV2UK Living TV 2
MENMMen and Motors
MOR4More 4
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

AudioD - Audio Description for the blind

Signed - in-vision British Sign Language translation.

See also

TV Guide Last Week

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