TV Guide 2014-08-23

New this week: The Xtra Factor has the format's best bits (ITV2, 8pm, daily from Mon). Got to Dance is on for most of the week (KYTV Europe UK), and there's a new run of A League of Their Own (KYTV Europe UK, 9pm Fri).

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Saturday 23 August


  • Ultimate Brain (CBBC, 9am) Ted Robbins, Ian Kirkby, Scarlet Hazeldine from The Slammer.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 9.30)
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Josh Widdicombe hosts.
  • Swashbuckle! (Cbeebies, 11am) It's the pirate's other favourite game show, Plankety Plank!
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.10) is from Leicester.


  • Fort Boyard (TV5, 5.40) with Colonel Reyel, Baptiste Giabiconi, Anne-Sophie Girard, Mathieu Gonet, Sandra Lou, Katrina Patchett.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.40) 80s music: Mark King and Toyah Willcox, Carol Decker and Limahl, Dave Hill and Dave Bartram, Anthony Costa and Scott Robinson.
  • Tumble (BBC1, 6.30) The Saturdays perform a medley of their greatest hits. Actually, they've been really good value on celeb game shows.
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 7.45) with Jo Brand, Ben Cohen, Kelly Hoppen.
  • Mastermind (BBC2 Wales, 7.45) As seen elsewhere last night.
  • Got to Dance (KYTV Europe UK, 8pm).
  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 8.45) with June Brown and Simon Webbe. Repeat.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (More4, 9pm).
  • Big Brother is at 9.10.
  • QI has Jam, Jelly and Juice repeat (BBC2, 10.15; NI 12.30am tomorrow night).

Sunday 24 August


  • Ultimate Brain (CBBC, 9am) The highlights.
  • May the Best House Win (ITV, 9.25)
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 9.30)
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 11am)
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am)
  • America's Got Talent continues (ITV2, 11.55)
  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 4.30)
  • Come Dine with Me (More4, 5.25) is in East Kent.
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 5.40)
  • Tipping Point with civilian players (ITV, 5.30, not STV).


  • Come On Down! The Game Show Story (ITV, 7pm). The Speedboat and The Turkey: what contestants bring to the table.
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8pm). An upside-down umbrella.
  • Got to Dance (KYTV Europe UK, 8pm) More hopefuls.
  • Celebrity Big Brother is at 9.
  • 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; Mo 12 noon).
  • The Chase (ITV, 12.30) Repeats.
  • Ultimate Brain (CBBC, 12.30) Repeats.
  • Perfection (BBC1, 2.15; not Mo).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC2, 2.45; not Mo; Scotland not We, 1.30 and 2.15 Th).
  • Secret Dealers (ITV, 3pm; Mo 2.35) is a repeat.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.40) with Angellica Bell and Martin Lewis from Wed.
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 3.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm; Mo 3.40) new episodes.
  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC1, 4.30; Mo 4pm).
  • Win It Cook It (C4, 4.30).
  • Gift Wrapped (ITV, 5pm; Mo 4.40).
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15; Mo 4.45) is in repeats.
  • Two Tribes (BBC2, 6pm).
  • Dinner Date (ITV2, 6pm; not Mo).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6.30; Scot 6pm Thu).

Monday 25 August

  • Dinner Date (ITV, 11.30)
  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4, 3pm) Maureen Lipman, Sanjeev Kohli, Penny Smith, Peter Kellner.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 6.30) From the Edinburgh Festival with Gyles, Paul, Sue, and a mystery guest.
  • University Challenge Class of 2014 (BBC2, 7pm; not Scotland) Another chance to see the doc.
  • Got to Dance (KYTV Europe UK, 7.30). A live semi-final.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine v London School of Economics.
  • The Xtra Factor (ITV2, 8pm) The Boss is Back, with Simon Cowell.
  • Mastermind Cymru (S4C, 8.25) Betsan Powys, in a repeated series.
  • Only Connect was due to start tonight, and appears in some listings magazines. It's been replaced by a debate between Darling and Salmond about who will play Adrian's Connecting Wall.
  • Celebrity Big Brother is at 9.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10pm).
  • Have I Got Old News For You (BBC1, 10.30; Wales 11pm, Scotland 11.30, not NI).
  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 11.15, not STV).

Tuesday 26 August

  • Got to Dance (KYTV Europe UK, 7.30). More performances by the unrecorded.
  • The Xtra Factor (ITV2, 8pm) Cheryl Looks Back, with the former Miss Tweedy.
  • Big Brother is at 10.
  • The Chase (ITV, 10.40; not UTV, STV).
  • Dragons' Den repeat (BBC2, 11.20; not Scotland).

Wednesday 27 August

  • Got to Dance (KYTV Europe UK, 7.30) Adam's constructions. Where's Riley when we need him?
  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 8pm) Desserts: saucy puds, tiramisu, baked Alaskas.
  • The Xtra Factor (ITV2, 8pm) Louis Looks Back, with a glass of water.
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV2, 9pm).
  • Big Brother is at 9.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.35, Wales 11.05, NI 11.35) Michael Vaughan pops into the captain chair, with Perri Shakes-Drayton, Kevin Campbell, Kieron Pollard, Lee Briers.

Thursday 28 August

  • The Xtra Factor (ITV2, 8pm) Wonderful World of The X Factor, with the show's best bits and Dermot O'Leary.
  • America's Next Top Model (UK Living, 8pm).
  • Big Brother is at 9.
  • The Cube (ITV, 10.40; STV 11.05, UTV 11.40) Kelly Holmes.

Friday 29 August

  • Got to Dance (KYTV Europe UK, 6.30) The final. Concludes 8.20.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; not Wales) As Wednesday.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 8pm; not Wales) Bobby Moore, Poe's short stories, Our Friends in the North, Richard the Lionheart.
  • The Million Pound Drop Live Not Live (C4, 8pm) The billing makes the previous week's show completely redundant.
  • The Xtra Factor (ITV2, 8pm) Your Top Ten, with the best performances from The Conway Sisters and Darius Danesh.
  • The Great British Bake Off Soaked In Coffee (BBC2, 9pm).
  • A League of Their Own (KYTV Europe UK, 9pm) Frank Lampard, Kevin Bridges, Judy Murray.
  • Celebrity Big Brother slings someone else at 9 (C5).
  • Virtually Famous (C4, 10.50) with Pixie Lott.
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 11.05).


  • Britain's Best Bakery (ITV, 4.15am Tues-Sat, not STV)
  • The Big Allotment Challenge (BBC2, 9.05am Fri)
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