TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows broadcast in the UK and Ireland for the week beginning 10 October 2009

Schedules are subject to change.

This week, Bruce Goes Dancing (BBC1, 4.20 Saturday and 3.55 Sunday), and Mastermind Plant Cymru reaches its final (S4C, 8.25 Thursday). More brain food comes in a new run of Are You an Egghead? (BBC2, 4.30 weekdays), the return of Brain of Britain (Radio 4, 1.30 Monday), while comedy arrives on Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm Friday)

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0240BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsSigned.
0415VIR1 It's Not What You Know
0500VIR1 TV Scrabble x2
0515 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
1030 C4 P. Diddy's Starmaker
1100Rad5 Fighting Talk
1228Rad4 The News Quiz
1300S4C Scrap Challenge
1400DHL Come Dine With Me x10
1410ITV The X Factor
1525TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1600 C4 Come Dine With Me x4
1620BBC1 Bruce Goes Dancing New!Bruce Forsyth investigates modern dance. This is public service broadcasting, Cowell.
1630S4C 0 Ond 1
1700CITV Jungle Run
1745BBC1 Hole in the WallKelly Dalglish, Gemma Bissix, Matthew Chambers, Little Chris. But not Little Howard, fer shame. Also BBC-HD.
1800VIR1 Millionaire
1800TV3 Who Dares Sings!
1850BBC2 EggheadsScotland only.
1900BBC1 Strictly Come BrucieBarely an hour of crossover. Also BBC-HD.
1900TV3 The Cube
1930ITV TV Burp
2000ITV Simon Cowell AnnoysGoing... going... going live. Also TV3.
2015RTE1 Winning Streak
2055TG4 Glor Tire
2120BBC2 Have I Got a Bit More Old News For You
2200DAVE Mock the Week
2235BBC1 The Best of Would I Lie To You?Followed at 2236 by The Football Show.
2300Rad4 Round Britain Quiz


0000BBC2 Dragons' Den On Tour
0500VIR1 Ninja Warrior
0515 C4 Countdown
0600VIR1 Millionaire
0700VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0800VIR1 Fort Boyard
0930Mor4 Scrapheap Challenge x4
1200DHL Come Dine With Me x5
1204Rad4 The Unbelievable Truth
1555BBC1 Bruce Goes DancingPart two.
1635Mor4 Come Dine With Me x5
1645 C4 Deal or No Deal
1700CITV Jungle Run
1730 C4 Scrap ChallengeSuper surfboards.
1900WTCH Total Wipe Us Out
1915ITV Soapstar FortunesPatsy Palmer v Katherine Kelly. Also TV3.
1940DAVE Dragons' Den Around the World
2000ITV Simon Cowell AnnoysAlso TV3.
2000 C4 Come Dine With Me
2030TG4 An Jig Gig
2100DAVE Buzzcocks Night
2200BBC7 The News Quiz
2300BBC2 Never Mind the BuzzcocksSubject to delay if the snooker goes to extra balls. Scotland 2330, not NI.
2300BBC2 Find Me the FunnyNI only.

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0505VIR1 TV Scrabble x2Not Mo.
0700VIR1 Take It or Leave It
0800VIR1 It's Not What You Know
0900VIR1 Millionaire
0905TV5 Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1000 C4 The Deadly Knowledge Show
1200CBBC Trapped
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1225CBBC RavenCBBC shows Signed We, Th.
1330S4C Deal or No Deal
1415S4C Countdown
1525 C4 CountdownPenny Smith.
1530TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1610 C4 Deal or No Deal
1630BBC2 Are You an Egghead? New!A second run of the Egghead-finding show. Also BBC-HD 1830.
1700ITV Britain's Best DishSouthern. Not STV.
1715BBC1 The Weakest Link
1800BBC2 EggheadsScotland not Th.
1830BBC2 Strictly Come Dancing It Takes TwoScotland not Th.
2000DHL Come Dine With Me
2300RLLY The Apprentice


0435BBC3 Clever v StupidSigned.
0500VIR1 Ninja Warrior x2
0520 C4 Countdown
1300TV5 La Carte aux TresorsL'ain.
1330Rad4 Brain of Britain New!Russell Davies makes a welcome return to the chairman's chair.
1605BBC1 School of Silence
1630CBBC Beat the Boss
1720S4C Mastermind Plant Cymru
1830Rad4 The Unbelievable TruthAdam Hills, Rhod Gilbert, Reginald Hunter, Shappi Khorsandi.
2000BBC2 University ChallengeEmmanuel Cambridge v Regent's Park Oxford in the last first-round match. Scotland 1930.
2000FOOD Masterchef Goes Large
2030BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals
2030BBC3 Clever v StupidCall centre.
2030ALBA Cocaire nan Cocairean
2100ITV2 Hell's Kitchen
2100LIV America's Next Top Model
2100WTCH Ballroom With the B-List
2100TV3 The Apprentice
2115BBC2 Design for LifeNote the new time. Scotland 0020 Wed.
2200DAVE Buzzcocks
2200TG4 Survivor Gabon
2215BBC2 Dragons' Den Online New!Not Scotland.
2240DAVE Would I Lie to You?

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0335BBC1 Wildest DreamsSigned.
1605BBC1 RavenBBC-HD 1730.
1630CBBC Basil's Game Show
1830S4C Gair am Aur
2000ITV MillionaireUTV 2100.
2015BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals
2200 C4 The Big Food Fight
2200VIR1 8 Out of 10 Cats
2200DAVE Argumental
2230VIR1 Shooting Stars
2240DAVE Mock the Week


0015 C4 Late Night PokerS4C 0400 Fri.
0320BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsSigned.
1230BBC7 Trivia Test MatchAlso 1930.
1605BBC1 Keep Your Enemies Close
1705S4C Crafwr
1715CBBC Trapped!
2000LIV Four Weddings
2015BBC2 Masterchef The Professionals
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2200BBC2 Mock the Week NI 2320, not Scotland.
2320DAVE Buzzcocks


0355BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsSigned.
0520 C4 Countdown
1605BBC1 RavenBBC-HD 1730.
1830S4C Shotalau
1900ESPT Strongest ManNetherlands
2000BBC2 Masterchef: The Professionals x2
2000ITV2 Paris Hilton's Best Friend Forever
2025S4C Mastermind Plant CymruY ffeinal.
2100DAVE Mock the Week
2130BBC2 Never Mind the BuzzcocksWith Alex James, Holly Walsh, and Jessica Veronica.
2300Rad4 Poetry Slam


0055BBC1 Design for LifeSigned.
0350BBC1 Masterchef The ProfessionalsSigned.
0515 C4 Countdown
1230BBC7 ScandalsAlso 1930.
1605BBC1 Keep Your Enemies Close
1700BOOM Staraoke
1735TV5 La Carte Aux Tresors
1830Rad4 The News QuizJeremy Hardy, Fred MacAulay, Simon Evans, Sue Perkins.
2000DHL Come Dine With Me x7
2000ARTS Art Race
2025S4C 0 Ond 1
2030BBC1 A Question of Sport
2100BBC1 Have I Got News For You New!Martin Clunes hosts, and Charlie Brooker panels.
2140DAVE Mock the Week
2220DAVE Argumental
2235BBC1 Find Me the FunnyComedians are eliminated for being unfunny. NI only.
2340DAVE Banzai

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0000Nortonland 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 x2To 0300.
1700The Weakest Link x3


0000Shooting Stars x2
0100Your Face or Mine x2
0200Back in the Day x2
0300It's Not What You KnowTo 0400.
0700Ninja Warrior x2
0800Takeshi x2
0900Supermarket Sweep x2
1000Wheel of Fortune x2
1100Wipeout x2
1200Play Your Cards Right x2
1300Catchphrase x2
1400Take It or Leave It
1500Golden Balls
1600The Crystal Maze
1700Ninja Warrior x2
1800Takeshi x2
1900Eggheads x2
2000Family Fortunes x2
2100Golden Balls
2200Take It or Leave It

Tuesday - Friday

As Monday except

0000Nortonland x2
0100Distraction x2
0200Takeshi x2To 0300.

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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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