TV Guide This Week


A guide to game shows for the nine days commencing Saturday 2 September 2006

Schedules subject to change.

Saturday 2 September

0810CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1410)
1130ITV Millionaire
1530CITV Jungle Run
1750 C4 Deal or No Deal (not S4C)
1905BBC1 Maria
1905ITV X-Factor
2005BBC1 Init To Winnit
2035RTE1 Winning Streak New!
2035ITV Millionaire
2120BBC1 Test The Nation The National IQ Test SpecialRemember, this test has no scientific validity whatsoever. Answers at 2300.
2125BBC2 The Story of Light EntertainmentChat shows.
2216TV5M Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 X Marks the SpotFor the last programme in the present series, the team has decamped to Iberia. The budget wouldn't run to an additional "S".

Sunday 3

0810CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1410)
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1235BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1810Mor4 Deal or No Deal


0700STYL Bargain Hunt (also 1400)
1000DSCI Junkyard Wars (also 1300, 1700)
1025TV5M La cible
1125CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1525)
1215BBC1 Bargain Hunt
1230ITV The Price is Right New!In place of the delayed lunchtime news, Joe Pasquale gives away some tat.
1232TV5M Des Chiffres et des Lettres
1300MOR4 Countdown (approx time)C4 episodes from 18 to 24 August.
1400CBBC Get Your Own Back
1515BBC2 Through the Keyhole New!
1530 C4 Countdown (S4C 1510 not Fr, C4 rpt about 58 hours later; 1525 Mon)Martin Jarvis.
1615 C4 Come Dine With Me Back!
1630BBC1 50/50 (not Fri)
1645 C4 RTS Daytime Show Of the Year Deal or No Deal (S4C 1425 not Fr; Mor4 1810)Moving later to fill a gap in the schedules.
1630BBC2 Let Me Entertain You
1715BBC2 The Weakest Link

Monday 4

1230BBC7 ISIHAC (also 1930)
1330Rad4 Brain of Britain 2006 New!Sixteen weeks from 4 September is 25 December. Move over, Liz, we'll be far more interested in Robert Robinson.
1830Rad4 Just a MinuteGraham Norton, Marcus Brigstocke, Clement Freud, Pam Ayres.
2000BBC2 MastermindHammer Films; Little House novels; British Motorcycles; Rolling Stones.
2030BBC2 University Challenge (not 2W)Brighton v Imperial College of Medicine.

Tuesday 5

1230BBC7 The News Quiz (also 1930)
2200BBC2 Old News (not 2W) New!Alexander Armstrong, Jo Caulfield, Michael Winner.

Wednesday 6

1230BBC7 Wireless Wise
1733TV5M Fort BoyardThe children's edition, which (according to the publicity blurb) was the 1000th episode made.
2320BBC2 The Apprentice USANI 0020, 2W 0000

Thursday 7

1230BBC7 Just a Minute (also 1930)
2000BBC2 Dragon's Den (Scot 2100)This week, pub poker.
2000ITV2 Gameshow Marathon US2: Let's Make a Deal.
2350BBC2 The Apprentice USANI 0020

Friday 8

1830Rad4 The News Quiz (also 1228 Sat) New!With new host, Dame Sandi Toksvig.
1930BBC1 A Question of Sport
2002RTE1 Buille Faoi Thuairim
2030 C5 All Star Talent Show SpecialIt's not got any stars, there's no talent on offer, and it's got nothing on show. We can't fault the word "All", though, especially followed by "Full".
2130 C4 Best Of The WorstAnother programme that doesn't live down to its billing, then.
2132RWal Jest a Minute

Saturday 9 (provisional)

0810CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1410)
1530CITV Jungle Run
1745 C4 Deal or No Deal (S4C 1615)
1815BBC1 Weakest Link
1900BBC1 Maria
1900ITV X-Factor
2000BBC1 Init To Winnit
2000RTE1 Winning Streak
2000ITV MillionaireFirst in the new series proper; lines close in April.
2100 G2 QI night Special
2216TV5M Fort Boyard
2300Rad4 Brain of Britain

Sunday 10 (provisional)

0810CBBS The Shiny Show (also 1410)
1204Rad4 Just a Minute
1810Mor4 Deal or No Deal


Saturday and Sunday

0700Takeshi x2
0800The Crystal Maze
1000Catchphrase x3
1130Family Fortunes x3
1400Bullseye x3
1700The Crystal Maze
1800Stars In Their Eyes x2
2000Fear Factor x2 (Su Takeshi x2, Fear Factor x1)

The schedule calls for just four hours of Takeshi this week - have the controllers finally realised that one can have too much of it?

Monday - Friday

0700Knightmare New!
0800Gladiators New!
0900Supermarket Sweep New!
0930Wheel of Fortune
1000Catchphrase x2
1100Eggheads x2
1200Family Fortunes x2
1500Fifteen-to-One x2
1600Eggheads x2
1700Gladiators New!
1800Fear Factor New!
1900The Crystal Maze
2000Bullseye New!
2100Fear Factor
2200Bullseye New!The unseen Dave Spikey episodes

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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