TV Guide 2014-07-12

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Last week's listings


Saturday 12 July


  • Swashbuckle! (Cbeebies, 11am) "Strict Pirate's Got Talent".
  • Dinner Date (ITV, 12.30)
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15)
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) in its civilian form.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.10) is from Liverpool.
  • Total Wipeout (CBBC, 4.55).


  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1, 5.20).
  • Fort Boyard (TV5, 5.35) with Nathalie Simon.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.50) is the world champions episode.
  • A Question of Sport Super Saturday (BBC1, 7pm) with Rebecca Adlington, Anton du Beke, Louise Minchin, and Gethin Jones. Rounds include a challenge from Helen Skelton: is she tougher than Geth?
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 7.30) with Jonathan Ross, Carl Froch, Samantha Womack.
  • Break the Safe (BBC1, 7.40).
  • Big Brother at 9.

Sunday 13 July


  • May the Best House Win (ITV, 9.25), Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am), Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15), Deal or No Deal (C4, 3.45) have their usual editions.
  • America's Got Talent continues (ITV2, 1pm).
  • Come Dine with Me (More4, 5.25) is in Aylesbury.


  • A classic episodes of Catchphrase (ITV, 6pm).
  • Big Brother is at 9, a Mock the Week repeat at 10.30 (Scotland, Wales 11.10; NI 11.25).
  • Vintage episodes of QI XL (BBC2, 11pm; NI 00.55, not Wales, Scotland), The Cube (ITV, 11.45 assuming the football finishes, STV 11.05 Wed).

Weekday daytime

  • Fifteen to One (Challenge, 9.30am) continues the 1988 series.
  • Figure It Out (Nickelodeon, 10.30).
  • Come Dine with Me goes to Ireland (C4, 11am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Perfection (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.40 Mo-We) with Dan Walker.
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 3pm).
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 3.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Ultimate Dealer (C4, 4.30).
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • The Joke Machine (CBBC, 5.55; 6pm Thu; 6.50 Fri).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm Mo-We).
  • Dinner Date (ITV2, 6pm).
  • Paul Hollywood's Pies and Puds and Mary Berry Bakes (BBC2, 7 Mo-We).
  • Masterchef Canada (Watch, 7pm).

Monday 14 July

  • Round Britain Quiz (Radio 4, 3pm) Midlands against Wales, with the chance that both will cancel each other out.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 6.30) is from Worthing, with Harry Hill and guest host Jack Dee.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Heat 1: Selwyn Cambridge v Manchester.
  • Big Brother and QI are at 10 (QI not Northern Ireland or Scotland), and the Celebrity Juice repeat on ITV2 at 11.40.

Tuesday 15 July

  • Big Brother is at 10, and the Celebrity Juice repeat on ITV2 at 10.55.

Wednesday 16 July

  • Four Weddings Australia (TLC, 7.30) is a thing.
  • All Star Mr and Mrs (ITV, 8pm) has Liam Fox and Nicole Barber-Lane; Vanessa Feltz and Ben Ofoedu; Danny Jones and Georgia Horsley.
  • I Wanna Marry Harry (ITV2, 9pm) reaches a conclusion. (It's not the real Harry.)
  • Big Brother is at 10, and the Celebrity Juice repeat on ITV2 at 10.50.
  • Another chance to see 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10.30) and A Question of Sport Super Saturday (BBC1, 10.35; Wales 11.05; NI, Scotland 11.35).

Thursday 17 July

  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 9pm) moves to finals week.
  • America's Next Top Model (UK Living, 9pm).
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm, NI 11.05 Friday) features Ed Byrne (comedian), Milton Jones (punster), Russell Kane (gang), and Zoe Lyons (survivor).
  • Big Brother is at 10, and the Celebrity Juice repeat on ITV2 at 10.30.

Friday 18 July

  • The News Quiz (R4, 6.30) with David Mitchell, Andy Hamilton, and Rebecca Front.
  • The Million Pound Drop Live Not Live (C4, 8pm) goes all Blind Date.
  • Crossfire (TV3, 8pm) continues.
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 8.30) concludes.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 9pm) is with Bob Mortimer and Richard Osman.
  • Big Brother is at 9, and the Celebrity Juice repeat on ITV2 at 11.40.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9.45) is "Kinky".
  • Stand By Your Man (C5, 11.35).


  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV and ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 6am Sat and Sun)
  • May the Best House Win (ITV, 4.15am Tues-Sat)
  • The Great British Sewing Bee (BBC2, 9.05am Fri)
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