TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows for the nine days commencing Saturday 22 July 2006

Schedules subject to change.

Saturday 22 July

0700DISC Scrapheap Challenge
1120CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1720)
1231RWal Extra Time QuizSports. Also 1732.
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1600CITV Eliminator
1620S4C Deal or No Deal
1735BBC1 Weakest Link New!Television and Tabloid, postponed from 23 June.
1750 C4 Deal or No DealLast in the present series.
1825BBC1 Dancing in the Street New!We have a horrible feeling about this. Continues at 2105.
1905 C4 Viking Boat Race New!According to What Longship parchment, teams from Oxford and Cambridge can go from nought to 60 in under ten weeks.
1925BBC1 Init To Winnit New!Dale Winton is in the right place at the right time. But will the viewers?
1950ITV It's Now Or Never New!In which Phillip Schofield invites people to make a special announcement in an unusual manner. So this is how they'll tell the world that ITV will be sold for 27p and a used piece of chewing gum.
2015RTE1 Fame and Fortune
2105 C4 Big Brother (S4C 0000)
2216TV5M Fort Boyard
2235BBC2 QI New!

Sunday 23

0930CITV Eliminator
1120CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1720)
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1205BBC1 Bargain Hunt (not Scotland)
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1810Mor4 Deal or No Deal
2100 C4 Big Brother (S4C 2200)


0900DOCU Time Commanders
1025TV5M La cible
1030CITV Jungle Run
1100RTE2 The Memoriser New!
1130CBBC Raven
1232TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1300MOR4 Countdown (approx time)C4 episodes from 7 to 13 July.
1330CBBC Get Your Own Back New!
1400STYL Bargain Hint New!
1455BBC1 Bargain Hint (Mo-Th only, NI 1130 Tu) New!
1530S4C RTS Daytime Programme Of The Year Deal or No DealIt's not dead, it's just resting. S4C has a backlog stretching back into June.
1545 C4 Countdown (S4C 1615, C4 rpt about 58 hours later.)Kaye Adams is a veteran of top tea-time quizzery. Note the new start time.
1605BBC1 Bamzooki (not Fr) New!
1630 C4 Come Dine With Me (S4C 1800) New!A celebrity week, including Anneka Rice, Rowland Riverfood, and Carry Oot.
1635BBC1 Raven (not Fr) New!Promotion to the big channel! And to afternoons! Not entirely sure which series this is, nor how the Not Friday thing works.
1640CBBS The Shiny Show
1700ITV Price is Right (TV3 1800)Now reduced to a single episode.
1715BBC2 The Weakest Link
1800BBC2 Eggheads (not Fr)For the correspondents who wondered what happened to the prize fund: these shows are repeats, and they have been since Wimbledon finished.
2200 C4 Big Brother (Tues 2100. S4C Mo 2230, Tu 2200, We 2200, Th 2215)
2200ITV No Celebrity Love Island (also TV3)

Monday 24

1230BBC7 ISIHAC (also 1930)
1330Rad4 X Marks The Spot New!Filling in while Brain of Britain completes its recording schedule. Panellists are Rod Liddle, Lars Tharp, Daphne Fowler.
1830Rad4 Just a MinutePaul Merton, Sue Perkins, Charles Collingwood, Iain Duncan Smith.
2000BBC2 MastermindWell, looks like the shift away from 10pm is permanent. Anything to boost CLI's audience, eh. In the chair are Hunter S Thompson, Thunderbirds, Kenneth Williams, the Academy Awards.
2030BBC2 University Challenge: The Professionals (not 2W)Granta v Royal Statistical Society. Members of the latter - and an eagle-eyed reader from the Bodleian - will have noted that there are more than four heats. In fact, there are five, of which this is the last.
2100LIV2 The Amazing Race

Tuesday 25

1230BBC7 The News Quiz (also 1930)
2030BBC2 University Challenge: The Professionals (not 2W)The first semi-final. Naming the competing teams would be a spoiler.
2100FTN Crazy Drivers
2230BBC3 Annually Retentive

Wednesday 26

1230BBC7 Wireless Wise New!
1733TV5M Fort BoyardFour comedians on the team this week, plus footballer Olivier Kapo. And an animatrice, which is (ruffles dictionary) someone drawn on bits of paper.
1830Rad4 The Personality TestCaution: contains Gyles Brandreth.

Thursday 27

1230BBC7 Just a Minute (also 1930)
1600S4C Mama Mia

Friday 28

2030 C4 Big Brother (also S4C)Continues 2200.

Saturday 29 (provisional)

0700DISC Scrapheap Challenge
1231RWal Extra Time QuizSports. Also 1732.
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1600CITV Eliminator
1735BBC1 Weakest LinkA celebrity edition
1745 C4 Deal or No DealThat's what it says here.
1925BBC1 Init To Winnit
2005RTE1 Fame and Fortune
2100 C4 Big Brother
2216TV5M Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 X Marks the Spot
2315ITV Celebrity Love Island

Sunday 30 (provisional)

0930CITV Eliminator
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1740Mor4 Deal or No Deal
2100 C4 Big Brother
2200ITV Celebrity Love Island



0700Don't Try This at Home
0800The Crystal Maze
1100Catchphrase x2
1200Family Fortunes x2
1400Blankety Blank x2
1600It's a Knockout
1700The Crystal Maze
1900Blankety Blank x2


As Saturday, except

1900Takeshi x4

Monday - Friday

0800The Crystal Maze
0900Supermarket Sweep
0930Wheel of Fortune
1000Fifteen-to-One x2
1100Eggheads x2
1200Family Fortunes x2
1400Bullseye x2
1600Price is Right
1800Takeshi x2
1900The Crystal Maze
2000Family Fortunes x2
2100Bullseye x2

Channel abbreviations:

AONEAdventure One
BBC1BBC1 (Network unless otherwise noted)
BBC2BBC2 (Network unless otherwise noted)
2W BBC2 Wales digital service
BBC7BBC7 (Radio)
C5 Five
DHL Discovery Home and Leisure
DSCIDiscovery Science
ITV ITV (Network unless otherwise noted)
LIV UK Living TV
LIV2UK Living TV 2
MOR4More 4
Rad1BBC Radio 1
Rad2BBC Radio 2
Rad4BBC Radio 4
RSctBBC Radio Scotland
RUlsBBC Radio Ulster
RWalBBC Radio Wales
RTE1RTE1 (Irish)
RTR1RTE Radio 1 (Irish)
S4C S4C (analogue)
S4CDS4C Digidol
SCOTScottish / Grampian (ITV in Scotland)
SKY1Sky Onc
SKY3Sky Thrcc
TV3 TV3 (Irish)
TV5MTV5 Monde (Europe)
TG4 TG 4 (Irish)
UTV Ulster Television (ITV in Northern Ireland)

See also

TV Guide Last Week

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