TV Guide 2015-08-01

ITV hopes to warm us with Freeze Out; BBC2 bites with Great British Menu (both weekdays). Challenge has lots of old episodes of Bullseye, there's orienteering on BBC Alba (both weekend), and we're intrigued by The TV That Made Me (BBC1 weekdays). Quiz fans are served by Mastermind and Fifteen-to-One The Celebrity Edition (BBC2 and C4, both Friday).

Oh, and The Great British Bake Off is back (BBC1, Wednesday).

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Schedules are accurate at the time of publication; check against EPG for late changes.


Saturday 1 August

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am and 5pm) Sinker's Letter.
  • The Box (BBC1, 11.30).
  • Bullseye Day (Challenge, 12.10) 17 episodes take us to 8.40.
  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 1pm). An old edition on CITV and ITV at 6am.
  • Four in a Bed (More4, 1pm) Five episodes.
  • The Chase (ITV, 2.35). Another episode 11.15 (not STV).
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 2pm) Six episodes.
  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 3.30) Steve Redgrave and Natalie Anderson.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4.15).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.15) Suffolk.
  • The Algorithm (TV3, 4.45).
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 5.15).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.20; not Scotland) Record Breakers. Subject to cancellation if the FA Cup final goes to extra time.


  • The Chase With Celebrities (UTV Ireland, 5.35).
  • Fort Boyard (TV5, 5.39).
  • World Orienteering Championships (BBC Alba, 6pm) In the "Not quite a game show" files, the sprint relay live from Nairn.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.10).
  • 5-Star Family Reunion (BBC1, 8.15).
  • The Cube (ITV, 8.30) Fabrice Muamba and Katherine Ryan.
  • The Voice India (&TV, 9pm) Showing on a widely-available Asian channel.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10.30; Wales 1.25am) Best of the recent series.

Sunday 2 August

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am and 5pm) Sandcastles.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12 noon).
  • The Box (BBC2, 12 noon) Two episodes.
  • Bullseye Day (Challenge, 12.10) 16 episodes take us to 8pm, and another chance to see the retrospective.
  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 1pm).
  • The Chase (UTV Ireland, 1.30) Three episodes.
  • Four in a Bed (More4, 2.40) Five episodes. Followed by fives of Come Dine with Me at 5.20.
  • The Chase (ITV, 3.05).
  • World Orienteering Championships (BBC Alba, 4.45) The sprint final.


  • Hair (BBC2, 6pm) Both this week's episodes repeated.
  • Celebrity Tipping Point (TV3, 6.15) Only in Ireland, sadly.
  • King of the Nerds (The Satellite Channel, 7pm).
  • Wordaholics (Radio 4, 7.15) A classic episode.
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8pm) Crisps.
  • The Chase With Celebrities (ITV4, 8pm).
  • Famous Family Fortunes (TV3, 8.15) Again, Ireland only.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10pm).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Come Dine With Me Abroad (C4, 12.05) From South Africa.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Guess This House (ITV, 12.30; also UTV Ireland).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Gethin Jones yomps into Dictionary Corner.
  • The Link (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Secret Dealers (ITV, 3pm) Previously-enjoyed episodes.
  • Fifteen-to-One (C4, 3pm).
  • Hello Campers (ITV, 4pm) They're in Tuscany this week.
  • French Collection (C4, 4pm).
  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC1, 4.30).
  • Freeze Out (ITV, 5pm) Skill, quizzing ability, and a giant ice table. Recorded outdoors in London last weekend.
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm).
  • Ready Steady Cook (Food Network, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
  • Two Tribes (BBC2, 6pm).
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 6pm).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6.30) Classic episodes.
  • Masterchef Canada (Watch, 7pm) Conquering the kitchen.
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 7.30) This year's excuse for a knees-up is the 98th birthday of the Women's Institute in the UK. This week's heat is from Scotland.

Monday 3 August - Holiday in Ireland

  • A Game of Two Halves (RTE Radio 1, 1.30) Sports quiz,
  • Counterpoint (Radio 4, 3pm) The final heat.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 6.30) Omid Djalili on the panel, St Alban in the audience, Jack Dee the guest host.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Manchester The Team Everyone Wants To Beat v York.
  • The Biggest Loser Us (UK Living, 8pm).
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8.30) Collectors v Railwaymen.
  • Hair (BBC2, 10pm; NI 10pm Tu) Nature, and the A-line bob.
  • Are You the One? (5*, 10pm) A dating game, imported from Viacom's "M"TV-US channel. Tropical setting like Love Island, except the "M"TV Supercomputer has fixed everyone's dates for them.
  • Have I Got A Bit More Old News for You (BBC1, 10.35; NI, Wales 11.05) Jack Dee is the guest host, Joan Bakewell and Mark Watson.
  • Have I Got A Bit More A Bit More Old News for You (BBC1, 11.20; NI, Wales 11.50) Robert Lindsay, Alan Johnson, The Ubiquitous Katherine Ryan.
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 11.05; Scot 11.35).

Tuesday 4 August

  • The TV That Made Me (BBC1, 3.45) Dame Sandi Toksvig is asked: can you still play The Sandwich Game?
  • It's Not What You Know (Radio 4, 6.30) Susan Calman, Vernon Kay, Sara Pascoe.
  • The Chase With Celebrities (ITV4, 8pm) Ed Byrne goes for £117,000.
  • Hive Minds (BBC4, 8.30) Misinformed and Mavericks.
  • Hell's Kitchen Us (ITV2, 9pm) Two episodes.
  • Hair (BBC2, 10pm; NI 10pm We) Wedding bells in the grand final.
  • Taskmaster (Dave, 10pm) May not be a game show.

Wednesday 5 August

  • Don't Blow the Inheritance (ITV, 3am).
  • The TV That Made Me (BBC1, 3.45) Natalie Cassidy shares her love for University Challenge.
  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 8pm) Madiera, frosted walnut, and a Black Forest gateau.
  • America's Got Talent (TruTV, 8pm).
  • Four Rooms (More4, 9pm).
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; Scotland 11.35, not NI) Knees and Knockers.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 11.40; not STV).

Thursday 6 August

  • Guess What? (Radio 4xtra, 9am and 4pm).
  • America's Next Top Model (UK Living, 8pm) The best bits so far.
  • Flockstars (ITV, 8.30; also UTV Ireland) Fazer and Lesley Joseph.
  • Safeword (ITV2, 10pm) Louie Spence and Tinchy Stryder.

Friday 7 August

  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30) A topical panel show.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 8pm) Who will follow Marianne Fairthorne?
  • Fifteen-to-One The Celebrity Edition (C4, 8pm) Sean Lock, Kay Burley, Alex James, Bill Oddie, Sally Phillips, Hugh Dennis, Tony Hadley, Emily Atack, Christian O'Connell, Charlie Brooks, Joe Lycett, Nicky Clarke, Alison Hammond, Brian McFadden and Michael Vaughan.
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 8.30) A new series, with Bob Mortimer, Gabby Logan, Katherine Parkinson, Steve Backshall.
  • The Great British Bake Off An Extra Slice (BBC2, 9pm) Jo Brand witters on.
  • BBQ Champ (ITV, 9pm; also UTV Ireland) Cooking families on the beach. Tasty.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 9pm) Liza Tarbuck, Romnesh Ranganathan, Phill Jupitus.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 10.35) Jack Dee.

Sign language interpretation

  • Britain's Best Bakery (ITV, 3am Sat; not STV).
  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV and ITV, 6am Sat, Sun).
  • Ejector Seat (ITV, 3am Sun and Thu; STV 2am Sun).
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