TV Guide 2014-08-16

New this week: Gift Wrapped (ITV, 5pm weekdays), a Mr and Mrs variant with Mr and Mrs Eamonn Holmes. There's Two Tribes (BBC2, 6pm weekdays) with Richard Osman. And, if you prefer, Celebrity Big Brother (C5, from Mon).

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Saturday 16 August


  • Ultimate Brain (CBBC, 9am) Nick, Jayden, and Chloe from Hank Zipzer.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 9.30)
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Josh Widdicombe hosts.
  • Swashbuckle! (Cbeebies, 11am)
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1pm)
  • Ludus (CBBC, 2.35)
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.10) is from Hastings.


  • Fort Boyard (TV5, 5.40) with Steevy Boulay, Frédéric de Lanouvelle, Mustapha el Atrassi, Dorothée Kristy, Lartitia Milot, and captain Dani Lary.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.40) Soaps: Laila Morse and Nina Wadia, Claire King and Deena Payne, Stefan Dennis and Rebekah Elmaloglou, Ray Quinn and Louis Emerick.
  • Tumble (BBC1, 6.30)
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 7.45) with Ashley Roberts, Jamelia from I Love My Country, Jeff Brazier.
  • Break the Safe (BBC1, 8pm).
  • Got to Dance (KYTV Europe UK, 8pm).
  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 8.45) with Danny Mac and Claire From Steps. Repeat.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (More4, 9pm).
  • QI has a Jargon repeat (BBC2, 10.15; NI 12.15).

Sunday 17 August


  • Ultimate Brain (CBBC, 9am) Davina Wave, Jahmane Mann, and our close personal friend Gary Ogden from DNN.
  • May the Best House Win (ITV, 9.25)
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 9.30)
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am)
  • America's Got Talent continues (ITV2, 12.05)
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15)
  • Ludus (CBBC, 2.35)
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 4.10)
  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 4.30)
  • Come Dine with Me (More4, 5.25) is in East Lancashire.
  • Tipping Point with civilian players (ITV, 5.30, not STV).


  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 6pm).
  • Come On Down! The Game Show Story (ITV, 7pm). Mastermind, Fred Housego, scandals, Bamber Gascoigne, Nicholas Parsons, the contestants who come back, and much much more!
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8pm)
  • Got to Dance (KYTV Europe UK, 8pm) More hopefuls.
  • The Cube (ITV, 11.15).

Weekday daytime

  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 11am) Five episodes.
  • Figure It Out (Nickelodeon, 12 noon).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • The Chase (ITV, 12.30) Repeats.
  • Perfection (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC2, 2.45; not Fr anywhere; Scotland not We, 1.30 and 2.15 Th). The 2011 series, the one originally shown in daytime.
  • Secret Dealers (ITV, 3pm) is a repeat.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) new episodes.
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 4pm) shifts to allow extended racing coverage from York.
  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC1, 4.30).
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm).
  • Gift Wrapped (ITV, 5pm) with Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford. Win a wedding list, and a dream holiday.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) is in repeats.
  • Two Tribes (BBC2, 6pm; Scot 5.30 Thu) A new quiz with Richard Osman.
  • Dinner Date (ITV2, 6pm).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6.30; Scot 6pm Thu).
  • Masterchef Ireland (Watch, 7pm).

Monday 18 August

  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4, 3pm) Philip Hensher, Dave Gorman, Libby Purves, Michael Rosen.
  • Countdown (C4, 3.30) with Angellica Bell.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 6.30) From the Edinburgh Festival with Gyles, Paul, Sue, and a mystery guest.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) St Peter's Oxford v Sussex.
  • Mastermind Cymru (S4C, 8.25) Betsan Powys, in a repeated series.
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5) launches at 9.05.
  • Have I Got Old News For You (BBC1, 10.35, Wales 11.05, NI 11.35), a Dragons' Den repeat (BBC2, 11.20; Scotland 11.50), and Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 11.40, not STV).

Tuesday 19 August

  • The Cube (ITV2, 8pm) Ben Cohen and Charlie Brooks.
  • Hell's Kitchen (ITV2, 9pm) The grand final.
  • Big Brother is at 10.

Wednesday 20 August

  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 8pm) Rye bread, ciabatta loaves, filled centrepiece loaf.
  • Mastermind Cymru (S4C, 8.25).
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV2, 9pm).
  • Big Brother is at 9 with the first eviction.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats The Best Bits (C4, 10.30). The listings are unclear what follows at 10.31.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.35, NI 11.05) with James Toseland, Neil Lennon, John Regis, Eve Muirhead.
  • Room 101 Extra Storage (BBC1, 11.05, NI and Scotland 11.35).

Thursday 21 August

  • America's Next Top Model (UK Living, 8pm).
  • Big Brother is at 9.
  • QI K-folk (BBC2, 10pm, not NI).
  • The Chase (ITV, 11.40; not STV; UTV 12.05).

Friday 22 August

  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30, not Wales)
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 8pm, not Wales) The Thick of It, Eric Clapton, British poetry, TE Lawrence.
  • The Million Pound Drop Live Not Live (C4, 8pm) with Joey, Jeffy, and Jamie.
  • The Great British Bake Off Bonus Boswells (BBC2, 9pm).
  • The Singer Takes it All (C4, 9pm). Last in the present series.
  • Celebrity Big Brother slings someone else at 9 (C5).
  • Virtually Famous (C4, 10.50) has Stacey Solomon.


  • Britain's Best Bakery (ITV, 4.15am Tues-Sat, not STV)
  • The Big Allotment Challenge (BBC2, 7.55am Fri)
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