TV Guide This Week

A new run of Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.45 Sat) begins with classic sitcoms. The Great British Bake Off is also back (BBC2, 8pm Tue), and there's a new run of Celebrity Big Brother (C5, 9pm Thu); the civilian series ends on Monday. A couple of documentaries on the steam wireless: Deal or No Deal alumnus Naughty Boy gets a profile on Radio 1Xtra (9pm Sun), and Stuart Maconie has his say on The X Factor and other talent shows (Radio 2, 10pm Wed).

Schedules subject to change.

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Saturday 17 August

0830ITVDinner Date
1145BBC2University ChallengeRepeat from Monday.
1240ITVMr and Mrs, Miss, or Mr
1455TG4Total Wipe Us Out
1530TV5Questions Pour un Champion
1640C4Come Dine with Me x4Grimsby.
1655CITVJungle Run
1725TV5Fort Boyard
1745BBC1Pointless Celebrities New!Classic sitcoms.
1835BBC1That Puppet Game ShowFreddie Flintoff and Gary Lineker.
1915BBC1I Love My CountrySally Lindsay, Gemma Atkinson, Billy Boyd, Michael Ball, Greg Rutherford, Faye Tozer.
2000TV3The Cube
2000BBC1Break the SafeLet's take that again.
2030S4C100 O Blant
2040RTE1The Big Money GameRepeated 1250 tomorrow.
2200C5Big BrotherFollowed by the spinoff making a cult: Bit on the Psyche at 2300.
2210BBC2QI XLIncomprehensible. NI 2330.
2300Rad4Quote Unquote

Sunday 18

1000WTCHJunior Masterchef Australia
1000CBBCTotal Wipeout
1100CBBCThe Slammer
1204Rad4Just a Minute
1210BBC1Bargain Hunt
1215C5Big Brother Bit on the Side: Rylan's Supersized Celebrity Sunday
1220ITV2Britain's Got Talent Us x2
1655CITVJungle Run
1720Mor4Come Dine With Me x5Belfast.
1900ITVTipping Point Lucky StarsBritt Ekland, Sherrie Hewson, Robin Cousins
1900RLLYMasterchef Australia
1900TV3Famous Family Fortunes
2000BBC2Dragons' Den
2000DAVEQI XL night
2000TV3Mr and Mrs, Miss, or Mr.
2100C5Big Brother
2100Rd1XThe Story of Naughty Boy SpecialFrom Deal or No Deal to selling more records than Noel has viewers. This is Radio 1xtra.
21154MUS8 Out of 10 Cats
2130RTE1Celebrity Masterchef Ireland
2325BBC1That Puppet Game ShowScotland 0010.

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0900CBBCAlesha's Street Dance Stars
1200DAVETotal Wipe Us Out
1200BBC2The Weakest LinkRepeats from 2002. SD. 1210 Mo, not Tu, Fr.
1215BBC1Bargain HuntSome episodes SD. Also BBC2 0730.
1230ITVTipping Point
1255BBC2Classic MastermindThe 2006 series. SD. 1245 We, Th. Not Wales, and not Fr.
1500ITVSecret Dealers
1510C4CountdownNicki Chapman. Mo, Tu only.
1530TV5 Questions Pour un Champion
1600C4Deal or No DealAudioD.
1630BBC1Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
1700C4Come Dine With MeHour-long repeats.
1700ITVTake on the Twisters
1800NICKFigure it Out
1800RLLYThree in a Bed
1800CHALWinter Wipeout New!We-Fr.
1900RLLYMasterchef AustraliaAlso RTE1 at 0945.

Monday 19

1500Rad4Quote, UnquoteJenni Murray, Matt Barbet, David Wood, Katharine Whitehorn.
1830Rad4Just a Minute
2000BBC2University ChallengeSOAS v Southampton.
2030BBC3Would I Lie to You?
2100DAVEQI XLAlso 1900.
21004MUS8 Out of 10 Cats Uncut x2
2100C5Big BrotherThe final. Concludes 2255.
2200BBC2QINot NI.
2200DAVEMock the Week x2
2235BBC1Have I Got A Bit More News for YouNI 2335.
2300DAVENever Mind the Buzzcocks

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Tuesday 20

1830Rad4It's Not What You KnowAn Edinburgh special.
2000BBC2The Great British Bake Off New!Mel and Sue and Mary and Paul are back!
2100DAVEQI XLAlso 1900.
2100ITV2Hell's Kitchen Us
2300E48 Out of 10 Cats Uncut
2300DAVENever Mind the Buzzcocks
2340DAVEBig Ask

Wednesday 21

1810S4CY LifftRepeats.
1900DAVEQI XLAlso 2100.
1900BBC1World Pipe Band Championships SpecialJackie Bird reports from Glasgow Green. Scotland only.
2000TV5Comme Un Chef!Sort-of Masterchef France.
2000BBC1Celebrity MasterchefJoe Calzaghe, Matthew Hoggard, Speech Debelle, HRH Sir Les Dennis.
21004Mus8 Out of 10 Cats x2
2200Rad2The People's Songs Special"Bleeding love"; Stuart Maconie has a think about The X Factor and talent shows.
2300DAVENever Mind the Buzzcocks
2320C48 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Thursday 22

2000BBC1Celebrity Masterchef
2000LIVFour Weddings
2100LIVBritain and Ireland's Next Top Model
2100DAVEQI XLAlso 1900.
2100C5Celebrity Big Brother New!Royalties to Mr. Bother of the Bar.
2200CHALKiller Karaoke
2300DAVENever Mind the Buzzcocks

Friday 23

1630RTE2Football's Next Star New!This year, they're auditioning for an internship in Milan.
2000C4Four Rooms
2000BBC2MastermindPeter Sellers, orchids, Paul Robeson, Open golf.
2030BBC1Celebrity Masterchef
2100DAVEQI XLAlso 1900.
2100C5Big BrotherThe Big Twist; Julia Bradbury asks lab rats for their favourite colour. Side at 2230, live at 2330.
2100Sky1A League of Their Own New!Amy Williams, Edgar Davids, CAUTION: Jimmy Carr.
2200CHALFun House
2235BBC1Would I Lie to YouRepeats.
2300DAVEMock the Week
2340DAVENever Mind the Buzzcocks

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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, Dave, 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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