TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows for the nine days commencing Saturday 12 August 2006

Schedules subject to change.

Saturday 12 August

0700DISC Scrapheap Challenge
0900DOCU Time Commanders
1120CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1720)
1230ITV Millionaire CelebRepeated from last Saturday night, itself a repeat from last December.
1231RWal Extra Time Quiz (also 1732)
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1600CITV Eliminator
1800BBC1 Weakest LinkMedics.
1850BBC1 MariaHave they begun the studio bit yet?
1850ITV X-Fools (TV3 2000) New!We tried to forget last year's debacle. ITV won't let us do that.
1930RTE1 Fame and Fortune
1950BBC1 Init To Winnit
2025ITV Millionaire
2035RTE1 Charity You're A StarMercifully, the last in the present series.
2100 G2 HIGNFY Night
2110 C4 Big Brother (S4C 2230)
2125BBC2 The Story of Light EntertainmentThe Comics, leading inevitably to Antan Dec. If you're setting the video, allow an extra ten minutes for the Proms to over-run.
2216TV5M Fort BoyardIncluding Stephane Traineau, judo; David Borye, rugbyman; and Marie Poissonnier, championne de saut a la perche.
2300Rad4 X Marks the SpotIn which someone gets to throw paper darts at Brian Sewell. Now we're jealous.
2315ITV Celebrity Love Island

Sunday 13

0900DOCU Time Commanders
0930CITV Eliminator
1120CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1720)
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1220TV3 Family Fortunes New!Before ITV deigns to show it. And they wonder why we don't like 'em any more...
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1810Mor4 Deal or No Deal
2100 G2 HIGNFY NightVery much the pick, with Des and Marcus in the chair.
2100 C4 Big Brother (S4C 2225)
2200ITV Celebrity Love Island


0700STYL Bargain Hunt (also 1400)
0900DOCU Time Commanders
1000DISC Scrapheap Challenge
1000DSCI Junkyard Wars (also 1300, 1700)
1025TV5M La cible
1030CITV Jungle Run
1130CBBC Raven
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt New!
1232TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1300MOR4 Countdown (approx time)C4 episodes from 28 July to 3 August.
1330CBBC Get Your Own Back
1515BBC2 Sudo-Q
1530S4C Deal or No DealStill flingin' 'em out.
1545 C4 Countdown (S4C 1615, C4 rpt about 58 hours later.)Melvyn Hayes in Dictionary Dell this week. For a moment, we got confused with Melvyn O'Doom, but remembered that this is not Muckdown. S4C is six episodes behind the rest of the UK.
1630 C4 Come Dine With Me (S4C 1800)
1635BBC1 Raven (not Fr)
1640CBBS The Shiny Show
1700ITV Price is Right (TV3 1800)In duplicate, except in Ulster.
1730CBBC Raven: The IslandIt's a strange one, this.
1800BBC2 Eggheads BackStill a repeat.
1810MOR4 Deal or No Deal
2200 C4 Big Brother (Tues 2100. S4C Mo 2230, Tu-Th 2200)
2200ITV Love Island (also TV3)

Monday 14

1230BBC7 ISIHAC (also 1930)
1330Rad4 X Marks The SpotLars Tharp, Daphne Fowler, Robin Simon.
1605BBC1 Bamzooki
1830Rad4 Just a MinutePaul Merton, Sue Perkins, Charles Collingwood, Iain Duncan-Smith.
2000BBC2 MastermindContinental Europe (!), Ash, Lorenzo de Medici, John Lowe.
2030BBC2 University Challenge (not 2W)UCL v Pembroke Cambridge.
2100LIV2 The Amazing RaceHawaii.

Tuesday 15

1230BBC7 The News Quiz (also 1930)
1605BBC1 Bamzooki
2230BBC3 Annually Retentive

Wednesday 16

1230BBC7 Wireless Wise
1605BBC1 50/50 New!
1733TV5M Fort BoyardThat's "pole vault". Contestants here include Fabrice Tiozzo, boxer; Laurence Fischer, karateka; and Thomas Salsmann, comedian. Let's hope there isn't a prison of a salsmann.

Thursday 17

1230BBC7 Just a Minute (also 1930)
1600S4C Mama Mia
1605BBC1 50/50
2000BBC2 Dragon's Den (Scot 2100)

Friday 18

1900S4C BB Cymru (also 2130, and on S4CD) SpecialFamily and friends of the Welsh-speaking contestants gather for a big party at Blaenau Ffestiniog.
2002RTE1 Buille Faoi ThuairimA quiz in Irish, and pick of the night.
2000 C4 Big Brother (also S4C)Continues 2200.
2130 C4 8 out of 10 Cats (S4C 0100 Sat) SpecialA Big Brother special.

Saturday 19 (provisional)

0700DISC Scrapheap Challenge
0900DOCU Time Commanders
1120CBBS The Shiny Show
1231RWal Extra Time Quiz (also 1732)
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1600CITV Eliminator
1805BBC1 Weakest LinkA repeat.
1850BBC1 Maria
1850ITV X-Factor
1950BBC1 Init To Winnit
2000RTE1 Fame and Fortune
2025ITV Millionaire
2216TV5M Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 X Marks the Spot
2315ITV Celebrity Love Island

Sunday 20 (provisional)

0930CITV Eliminator
0950ITV2 Millionaire
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1400CBBC Raven
1430CBBC 50/50
1810Mor4 Deal or No Deal
2100 C4 Big Brother
2200ITV Celebrity Love Island


Saturday and Sunday

0730Catchphrase (Sun: Takeshi)
0800The Crystal Maze
1000Catchphrase x3
1130Family Fortunes x3
1400Bullseye x3
1700The Crystal Maze
1800Takeshi x2
1900Bullseye x2 (Sun: Takeshi)
2000Can You Tell? x2 (Sun: Takeshi)
2100Fear Factor
2300Can You Tell? x2

Monday - Friday

0700Takeshi x2
0800The Crystal Maze
0900Price is Right x2
1000Fifteen-to-One x2
1100Eggheads x2
1200Family Fortunes x2
1500Fifteen-to-One x2
1600Eggheads x2
1800Takeshi x2
1900The Crystal Maze
2000Stars in Their Eyes
2100Fear Factor

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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