TV Guide This Week

It's Eurovision Song Contest season! Greg James and Russell Kane investigate How to Win Eurovision (BBC3, 9.50 Sat, rpt 8pm Wed), ahead of the semi-finals (BBC3 and RTE2, 8pm Tue and Thu). But if that's not your cup of tea, Sunday night has something for all tastes: The Write Stuff (Radio 4, 7.15), Celebrity Deal or No Deal with The Jls (C4, 8pm), and the British Academy Television Awards (BBC1, 8pm). The return of Only Connect (BBC4, 8.30 Mon) shows winter is drawing in again.

Schedules subject to change.

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Saturday 11 May

0855CBBCHole in the Wall
0925CBBCHorrible Histories
1100Rad5Fighting Talk
1105CITVFort Boyard Ultimate ChallengeAlso 1555.
1200TV5A Table!
1200BBC2Just a MinutePaul is joined by Sue Perkins, Marcus Brigstocke, and Ruth Jones. A good episode.
1228Rad4The News Quiz
1230ITVMr and Mrs, Miss, or MrA repeat from Wednesday. Last week's episode on TV3 at 1845.
1535TV5Questions Pour un Champion
1645C4Come Dine with Me x5
1655CITVJungle Run
1720BBC1Celebrity MastermindSandie Shaw, Neil Dudgeon, Stewart Francis, Andrew Collins. Not Scotland.
1750BBC1Pointless CelebritiesRussell Grant.
1945ITVBritain's Got TalentSubject to delay if the football goes long. Also TV3. Repeated 1325 tomorrow. Britain's Got More Talent follows on ITV2 at 2045 and TV3 at 2145.
1945BBC1Who Dares Wins
2015RTE1Winning StreakRepeated 1315 tomorrow.
2035BBC1BBC The Voice of Holland of UKThe battle rounds. Repeated BBC3 at 0035.
2045ITVThe CubeJune and Chris.
2100DAVEMock the Week night
2130S4CSion a Siân
2150BBC3How to Win Eurovision SpecialGreg James and Russell Kane investigate. Also 2000 Wed.
2250ITV2Celebrity Juice

Sunday 12

0720WTCHScream Extreme
0810WTCHTotal Wipe Out Down UnderUS editions at 0905 and Dave at 1100.
1035CBBCTrade Your Way to the USA
1105CBBCUltimate Sports Day
1105CITVFort Boyard Ultimate ChallengeAlso 1555.
1120ITVDickinson's Real DealSD.
1204Rad4The Unbelievable Truth
1325ITVBritain's Got TalentTV3 1415.
1340Mor4Four in a Bed x5
1540C4Come Dine with MeSurrey.
1645C4Deal or No DealAudioD.
1655CITVJungle Run
1700DAVEHave I Got News for You
1720Mor4Come Dine With Me Ireland x5
1845ITVCatchphraseJohn, Pauline, Asa.
1900SCIFRobot Combat LeagueThe Sci-Fi Channel's show.
1900RLLYMasterchef AustraliaThe beginning of the end of the final.
1900BBC1The Voice of Holland of UKThe battle rounds continue, sponsored by Nick Owen. Repeated BBC3 2000 Monday.
1900STRPMasterchef IndiaStar Plus's big show.
1915TV3Famous Family Fortunes
1915Rad4The Write Stuff New!Mark Watson and Sue Limb discuss the Brontës.
2000C4Celebrity Deal or No Deal SpecialThe Banker v The Jls.
2000BBC1British Academy Television Awards SpecialHow many gongs for The Bank Job?
2100DAVEQI nightAlso two episodes at 1740.
22004MUS8 Out of 10 Cats
2230BBC2Mock the Week Looks Back AtRoyals. SD. Not NI.

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1130RLLYCelebrity Masterchef
1155CBBCMy Genius Idea
1205C4Come Dine With MeRepeats. Mo 1100.
1215BBC1Bargain HuntSome episodes SD. Mo 1200.
1330BBC2The Weakest LinkSD. Wales 1300 Tu, Scot 1530 We.
1345C4Four RoomsMo, Tu only.
1400ITVMay the Best House Win New!
1415BBC2Classic MastermindApprox time. Wales not Tu, Scot 1330 We, and not Mo or Fr anywhere. SD.
1445C4CountdownGyles Brandreth on Mo, Janet Street-Porter on Tu, then more hosses.
1445BBC2The Great British Bake Off
1500ITVDickinson's Real DealSome episodes SD. Not Mo.
1500BBC1PerfectionSD. Mo 1430.
1530TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1530C41001 Things You Should Know
1600C4Deal or No DealAudioD.
1600ITVTipping PointMo 1030.
1630BBC1Put Your Money Where Your Mouth IsMo 1515.
1700ITVThe Chase
1700C4Come Dine With MeM****n K****s. Repeats.
1715BBC1PointlessMo 1910.
1900BBC2Antiques Road Trip
2000STRPMasterchef IndiaAiring on Star Plus (subscription on some platforms.)
2000CHALFamily FortunesLes Dennis's first series.
2000BBC2Auction Hero New!Andrew Lamberty, one of the original Four Rooms dealers, gets a prime-time series that's probably not a game. Mo-We only.

Monday 13

1725TG4Bog Stop
1830Rad4The Unbelievable TruthMark Watson, Tony Hawks (skateboarder), Lucy Porter, Ed Byrne (disgraced politician).
1900LIVThe Biggest Loser Us x2
1900DAVEHave I Got News for You
2000C5Motor MorphersMilk float.
2030BBC4Only Connect New!Corpuscles v Cat Lovers.
2200BBC2Never Mind the BuzzcocksNot NI.
2235BBC1Have I Got A Bit More News for YouWales 2305, Scot 2335, NI 0050 Wed morning.
2300DAVEMock the Week

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Tuesday 14

0020BBC2The ApprenticeSigned.
1900DAVEHave I Got A Bit More News for You
2000BBC3Eurovision Song Contest 2013 New!Semi-final 1: Scott Mills and Ana Matronic host from Malmö. The UK votes here. Also RTE2 with Marty Whelan, and RTE Radio 1.
2100ITVWho Wants to be a Millionaire?The People Play (2/2).
22005STRFear Factor
2200DAVEMock the Week
22004MUS8 Out of 10 Cats
2200BBC3Sweat the Small StuffNick Grimshaw is joined by Pop Up Pop Quiz's Rickie and Melvin.

Wednesday 15

1130Rad4WordaholicsSusie Dent, Natalie Haynes, Lloyd Langford, Dave Gorman.
0020BBC2The ApprenticeSigned.
0900BBC2The Great British Sewing BeeSigned.
1332RScoThe Guessing GameHal Cruttenden and Keith Farnan.
1700CITVFort Boyard Ultimate Challenge
1725TG4 Bog Stop
1930S4C100 O Blant
2000DAVESchool of Hard SumsDavid O'Doherty and Susan Calman.
2050DAVEHave I Got a Bit More News for You
2100BBC1The ApprenticeFlat pack. Or, can these people finish Finnish furniture you finish yourself? You're Fired follows on BBC2 at 2200. Repeated BBC3 1900 tomorrow.
2150DAVEWould I Lie to You?
2235BBC1A Question of SportAlistair Brownell, Iain Dowie, Elise Christie, Roger Black. Wales, Scot 2305; NI 2335.

Thursday 16

1930BBC4Top of the PopsFeaturing the Belgian entry to Eurovision from Plastic Bertrand.
2000SCIFRobot Combat League
2000BBC3Eurovision Song Contest 2013Semi-final 2. Also RTE2.
21005*Pop Idol UsIt's the grand final.
2100DAVEHave I Got A Bit More News for You
2200ITV2Celebrity JuiceRichard Madeley, Dermot O'Leary, Conor Maynard, Johnny Vegas.
2200DAVEMock the Week

Friday 17

1905DAVEHave I Got A Bit More News for You
1930BBC1A Question of SportAs Wednesday. Not Wales.
2000C4Come Dine With MeBanbury.
2030BBC1Would I Lie to You?Joan Bakewell, Paul Hollywood (see what they did there?), Warwick Davis, Jason Manford.
21005*Pop Idol UsWho wins? Who cares!
2100BBC1Have I Got News for You
2100TV3Take Me OutThe UK version.
2200CHALFun House
2200BBC2QIJournalism: Shappi Khorsandi, Ross Noble, Johnny Vegas.
2240DAVEMock the Week

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Channel abbreviations

4MUS4 Music
BBC1BBC1 (Network unless otherwise noted)
BBC2BBC2 (Network unless otherwise noted)
C4 Channel 4
C5 Channel 5
ESP2Eurosport 2
HTV HTV (ITV in Wales; Wales only unless noted)
ITV ITV1 (Network unless otherwise noted)
LIV Sky Living
LIV2Sky Living It
MOR4More 4
Rad1BBC Radio 1
Rad2BBC Radio 2
Rad3BBC Radio 3
Rad4BBC Radio 4
Rad5BBC Radio 5
Rd4XBBC Radio 4Xtra
RCymBBC Radio Cymru
RScoBBC Radio Scotland
RUlsBBC Radio Ulster
RWalBBC Radio Wales
RTE1RTE1 (Irish)
RTE2RTE2 (Irish)
RTR1RTE Radio 1 (Irish)
SKY1Sky 1
SKYASky Atlantic
STV STV (ITV1 in North and Central Scotland)
TV3 TV3 (Irish)
TV5 TV5 Monde (Europe)
TG4 TG 4 (Irish)
UTV Ulster Television (ITV1 in Northern Ireland)

Other stations explained in the programme description.

AudioD - Audio Description for the blind.

Signed - in-vision British Sign Language translation.

Shows on BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, ITV2, E4, Sky Living, and Sky One are in HD unless specified as SD. Shows on other channels are marked as HD.

See also

TV Guide Last Week

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