TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the week beginning 3 October 2009

Schedules are subject to change.

Keep Your Enemies Close advises BBC1 (4.05 Friday) in this week's big new show. There's a new series of The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30 Monday), and Banzai pops up on Dave (11.20 Friday).

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0140BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsSigned.
0415VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0505VIR1 TV Scrabble x2
0520 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0700DAVE Head Jam
0740DAVE School's Out
0800VIR1 Fort Boyard
0940ITV Scratch 'n' Sniff's Den of Doom
0955CBBC Brain-Jitsu
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1110 C4 P. Diddy's Starmaker
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1240S4C Scrap Challenge
1400DHL Come Dine With Me x10
1405ITV The X Factor
1525TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1630 C4 Come Dine With Me x4
1700CITV Jungle Run
1745BBC1 Hole in the WallGraham Cole, Gemma Merna, Kristian Digby, Alison Hammond. Also BBC-HD.
1800VIR1 Millionaire
1815BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1900BBC1 Strictly Come DancingAlso BBC-HD.
1900ITV The CubeLast in the present series.
1900TV3 The Cube
2000ITV Simon Cowell AnnoysWho would live in a country like this? Also TV3.
2030RTE1 Winning Streak
2055TG4 Glor Tire
2100DAVE Mock the Week Night
2300Rad4 Round Britain Quiz


0020BBC2 Shooting StarsNot Wales.
0050BBC1 Design for LifeSigned. NI only.
0500VIR1 Ninja Warrior
0515 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0800VIR1 Fort Boyard
0930Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
1204Rad4 Just a MinuteReaders are cautioned that Gyles Brandreth will be invited to remove his shirt. At lunchtime, too!
1200DHL Come Dine With Me x5
1430ITV The X FactorTV3 1300.
1600S4C 0 Ond 1
1640Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1645 C4 Deal or No Deal
1700CITV Jungle Run
1730 C4 Scrap ChallengeMonster Golf.
1900VIR1 Bingolotto: A Commercial Presentation
1900WTCH Total Wipe Us Out
1915ITV Celebrity FortunesThis week, Danny McFly v Zoe Lucker. Also TV3.
1940DAVE Dragons' Den Around the World
2000ITV Simon Cowell AnnoysAlso TV3.
2000 C4 Come Dine With MeNorth London.
2030TG4 An Jig Gig
2200BBC7 The News Quiz
2310BBC2 Never Mind the BuzzcocksEngland, NI only.

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0415VIR1 It's Not What You Know
0505VIR1 TV Scrabble x2Above two 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 CountdownMartin Lewis.
1530TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1610 C4 Deal or No Deal
1630BBC2 Pointless
1700ITV Britain's Best DishHTV and Westward. Not STV.
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


0500VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0510 C4 Countdown
1300TV5 La Carte aux TresorsYonne.
1330Rad4 Round Britain QuizSouth v North, and it's all listeners' questions.
1605BBC1 School of Silence
1630CBBC Beat the Boss
1720S4C Mastermind Plant Cymru
1830Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth New!Adam Hills, Rhod Gilbert, Reginald Hunter, Shappi Khorsandi.
1900BBC2 MastermindWales only.
2000BBC2 University ChallengeSt Andrews' v Somerville Oxford. Scotland 2000 Thursday.
2000FOOD Masterchef Goes Large
2030BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals
2030BBC3 Clever v StupidDJs.
2030ALBA Cocaire nan Cocairean
2100BBC2 Design for LifeScotland 2320.
2100ITV2 Hell's Kitchen
2100LIV America's Next Top Model
2100WTCH Ballroom With the B-List
2100TV3 The Apprentice
2200DAVE Buzzcocks
2200TG4 Survivor Gabon
2240DAVE Would I Lie to You?

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0015S4C Come Dine With Me
0220BBC1 Wildest Dreams
0320BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsAbove two Signed.
1605BBC1 RavenBBC-HD 1730.
1630CBBC Basil's Game Show
1830S4C Gair am Aur
2000BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals
2000ITV MillionaireNot UTV.
2200 C4 The Big Food Fight
2200VIR1 8 Out of 10 Cats
2200DAVE Argumental
2230VIR1 Shooting Stars


0010 C4 Late Night PokerS4C 0400 Fri.
0215BBC1 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
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2200BBC2 Shooting Stars The Christmas show. Also BBC-HD. NI 2320, not Scotland.


0235BBC1 Masterchef The Professionals
0405BBC3 Clever v Stupid x2Above two Signed.
0510 C4 Countdown
1230BBC7 The Personality TestEsther Rantzen. Also 1930.
1605BBC1 RavenBBC-HD 1730.
2000BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals x2Not Scotland.
2000BBC2 University ChallengeScotland only.
2000ITV2 Paris Hilton's Best Friend Forever
2025S4C Mastermind Plant Cymru
2130BBC2 Never Mind the BuzzcocksRhod Gilbert hosts. Scotland 2200.
2200BBC2 Dragons' Den OnlineNot Scotland, NI 2320.
2300Rad4 Poetry Slam


0055BBC1 Design for LifeSigned.
0250BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsSigned.
0515 C4 Countdown
1230BBC7 ScandalsAlso 1930.
1605BBC1 Keep Your Enemies Close New!Pairs of best friends are mixed up. BBC-HD 1730.
1700BOOM StaraokeIt's karaoke for children. Gunge in three...
1735TV5 La Carte Aux Tresors
1830Rad4 The News Quiz
2000BBC2 MastermindPaul Nash, Tim Burton, Ancient Greece, Paul Dirac.
2000DHL Come Dine With Me x7
2000ARTS Art Race
2025S4C 0 Ond 1
2030BBC1 A Question of Sport
2030 C4 The Big Food Fight
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2220DAVE Argumental
2320DAVE Banzai New!

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0000Bullseye x2
0100Distraction x2
0200Takeshi x2
0300It's Not What You KnowTo 0400.
0700Bullseye x4
0900Play Your Cards Right x2
1000Supermarket Sweep x2
1100Wheel of Fortune x2
1200The Crystal Maze
1400Takeshi x6
1700Pasquale's Price is Right x3
2000Take It or Leave It
2100Celeb Millionaire
22008 Out of 10 Cats x4


As Saturday except

0000Shooting Stars x2
0100Your Face or Mine x2
0200Back in the Day x2
0300Shooting Stars x2To 0400.
1700The Weakest Link x2
1900Bingolotto: A Commercial PresentationTo 2000.


0000Shooting Stars x2
0100Your Face or Mine x2
0200Back in the Day x2
0300Shooting Stars 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
1900Catchphrase x2
2000Family Fortunes x2
2100Golden Balls
2200Millionaire x2

Tuesday - Friday

As Monday except

0000Nortonland 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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