TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows for the nine days commencing Saturday 29 July 2006

Schedules subject to change.

Saturday 29 July

0700DISC Scrapheap Challenge
1120CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1720)
1231RWal Extra Time Quiz (also 1732)
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1600CITV Eliminator
1630S4C Deal or No Deal
1800BBC1 Weakest LinkSoap stars, postponed from 1 July. Over on ITV, there's been a change to the advertised programme. It's Now Or Never has been replaced by an emergency ratings-puller, It'll Be Alright On The Night MDCCLXXXII.
1830RTE1 Charity You're A Star. New!Sometimes, we're slightly relieved that Tara TV is no longer broadcasting. Continues Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday.
1850BBC1 How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? New!Caution: Contains Andrew Lloud Webber. And John Barrowman.
1950BBC1 Init To Winnit
2005RTE1 Fame and Fortune
2115 C4 Big Brother (S4C 2130)
2125BBC2 The Story Of Light EntertainmentAll-round entertainers, including Bruce and Bob.
2200MOR4 The West Wing Quiz (also 1930 Su) SpecialSo that'll be Lucy, Trevor, Geordie...
2216TV5M Fort BoyardWith subtitles in French on TV5Text p 891.
2300Rad4 X Marks the Spot New!
2305ITV Celebrity Love Island

Sunday 30

0930CITV Eliminator
1120CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1720)
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1300MOR4 Scrappy Races
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1740MOR4 Deal or No Deal
1745 C4 Britain's Top Dog
2100 C4 Big Brother (S4C 2200)
2130RTE1 Charity You're A Star
2200ITV Celebrity Love Island


1000DSCI Junkyard Wars (also 1300, 1700)
1025TV5M La cible
1030CITV Jungle Run
1100RTE2 The Memoriser
1130CBBC Raven
1215BBC1 Bargain Hint
1232TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1300CBBC Beat the Boss New!Because it's worth it.
1300MOR4 Countdown (approx time)C4 episodes from 14 to 20 July.
1330CBBC Get Your Own Back
1400STYL Bargain Hint
1530S4C RTS Daytime Programme Of The Year Deal or No Deal
1545 C4 Countdown (S4C 1615, C4 rpt about 58 hours later.)Wendi Peters.
1605BBC1 Bamzooki (not Fr)
1630 C4 Come Dine With Me (S4C 1800)
1635BBC1 Raven (not Fr)Blimey, this is the fourth and most recent series.
1640CBBS The Shiny Show
1700ITV Price is Right (TV3 1800)And now in duplicate, except in Ulster.
1715BBC2 The Weakest Link (Fr not NI)
1800BBC2 Eggheads (Fr not NI)
1810MOR4 Deal or No Deal
2200 C4 Big Brother (Tues 2100. S4C Mo 2230, Tu 2230, We 2200, Th 2210)
2200ITV No Celebrity Love Island (also TV3)

Monday 31

1230BBC7 ISIHAC (also 1930)
1330Rad4 X Marks The SpotHilary Kay, David Edwards, Simon Fanshawe.
1830Rad4 Just a MinutePaul Merton, Clement Freud, Julian Clary, Pauline McLynn.
2000BBC2 MastermindVenomous Snakes, Robert Fitzroy, World Cup Football 1930-2002, and the "Hilda Tablet" Plays.
2030BBC2 University Challenge: The Professionals (not 2W)Prospect v Royal Statistical Society in the second semi-final.
2100BBC2 Have I Got Old News For You? (not 2W) New!Jeremy Clarkson, Germaine Greer, Danny Baker.
2100 G2 Have I Got Old News For You? New!Kirsty Young, Ian McMillan, Julian Fellowes. Remote-jockeys will have a ball.
2100LIV2 The Amazing RaceMalaysia.

Tuesday 1 August

1230BBC7 The News Quiz (also 1930)
2030BBC2 University Challenge: The Professionals (not 2W)The grand final pits the Bodleian Library against last night's winners.
2100FTN Crazy Drivers
2130RTE1 Charity You're A Star
2230BBC3 Annually Retentive

Wednesday 2

1230BBC7 Wireless Wise
1733TV5M Fort BoyardContestants this week include Marc Lievremont, rugby trainer; and Celin Geraud, presenter.
1830Rad4 The Personality TestJennie Bond is the final host in the current series.
2130RTE1 Charity You're A Star

Thursday 3

1230BBC7 Just a Minute (also 1930)
1600S4C Mama Mia
2000BBC2 Dragons' Den New!

Friday 4

2030 C4 Big Brother (also S4C)Continues 2200 (S4C 2300).

Saturday 5 (provisional)

0700DISC Scrapheap Challenge
1231RWal Extra Time Quiz (also 1732)
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1600CITV Eliminator
1805BBC1 Weakest LinkA repeat.
1850BBC1 MariaContinues 2125.
1950BBC1 Init To Winnit
1950Rad3 The Proms Quiz SpecialStephanie Hughes puts questions to Tasmin Little, Ally Groves, and - aargh! - David Mellor.
2000ITV Millionaire New!This show has a shorter off-season than the football. More celebs tonight.
2005RTE1 Fame and Fortune
2100 C4 Big Brother
2216TV5M Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 X Marks the Spot
2315ITV Celebrity Love IslandThey said, optimistically.

Sunday 6 (provisional)

0930CITV Eliminator
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1810Mor4 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
1500Catchphrase x2
1600Price is Right x2
1700Gladiators (We-Fr Knockout)
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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