TV Guide 2015-10-03

Stand by your loaves, it's The Great British Bake Off final (BBC1, 8pm Wed). Stand by your honey, it's the Hive Minds final (BBC4, 8.30 Tue).

Elsewhere, sports stars take part in various challenges on Eternal Glory (ITV, 8pm Tue) and Countdown (C4, 2.10 weekdays). This year's hopelesses on The Apprentice are named (BBC Red Button, from Tue), and Landscape Artist of the Year comes to Sky Arts (8pm Tue)

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


Saturday 3 October

  • Masterchef Australia (Watch, 7.30am) All five episodes.
  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 10am) Jon Culshaw and Fiona Wade.
  • The X Factor (ITV, 10.45).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 10.50) Sutton Coldfield.
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am) Sticky Fly Trap.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Georgie Ainslie.
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 12 noon) Four episodes.
  • Four in a Bed (More4, 1pm) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 2pm).
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 2pm) Six episodes.
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.30) Two episodes.


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.30) Radio 1 and 1xtra: Clara Amfo and Trevor Nelson, Yasmin Evans and Greg James, Chris Stark and Scott Mills, Dev Griffin and Sarah-Jane Crawford.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.20) Fifteen-to-one-going.
  • Celebrity Benchmark (C4, 7pm).
  • Deal or No Deal (India) (&TV, 8pm).
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.20).
  • Treialon Cwn Defaid 2015 (S4C, 8.30) Highlights from the International Sheepdog Trials in Dumfries.
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 10.15) Mark Wright, Janet Street-Porter, Vernon Kay.

Sunday 4 October

  • Tipping Point (Watch, 9am) Five episodes.
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 10.30; not Wales) The week's final.
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am) Weevils.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).
  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 2pm) Repeat from Wednesday.
  • Four in a Bed (More4, 2.40) Five episodes. Followed by fives of Come Dine with Me at 5.20.
  • The Great British Bake Off Class of 2014 (BBC1, 2pm).


  • The X Factor (ITV, 7pm; TV3, 8pm) It takes four hours to reveal the final six? Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and 3e.
  • Masterchef Australia (Watch, 7pm).
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.15) Rod Stewart gets booted off.
  • Codi Canu (S4C, 8pm) More rugby choir brilliance.
  • Deal or No Deal (India) (&TV, 8pm).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Come Dine With Me (C4, 12.05; not Fr).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 1.10; not Fr).
  • Fifteen-to-One (Challenge, 2pm) Repeats from the late 1990s.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10; not Fr) Graeme le Saux (Mo-Tu), Charlie Stayt (from We), but how long will Matt le Tissier last?
  • Decimate (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Who's Doing the Dishes (ITV, 3pm; UTV Ireland 4.30) If we were with Alexander O'Neal tonight...
  • Fifteen-to-One (C4, 3pm; Fr 12.05).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm; not We) New episodes.
  • Countdown (Challenge, 4pm) Such a success in the evenings that it's replaced by The Chase.
  • Antiques Road Trip (BBC1, 4.30).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm; not We) New shows.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm).
  • Ready Steady Cook (Food Network, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New shows.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5.30).
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 6pm).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm; not Fr) New shows, same old time.
  • Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30; Fr 6pm - but 8pm Wales, NI).
  • Tipping Point (Watch, 7pm; not Mo) Classic shoves.
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 7pm) Finals week.
  • Masterchef Australia (Watch, 7.30; 8pm from We).

Monday 5 October

  • The Motion Show (Radio 4 Extra, 9am) Phil Hammond's debating blokefest, from 1998.
  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4, 3pm).
  • Y Gemau Gwyllt (S4C, 5pm) Gorge walking and kayak racing.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 6.30) Another chance to hear the Edinburgh special.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Queen Mary London v Nuffield Oxford.
  • Duck Quacks Don't Echo (The Satellite Channel, 8pm) John Humphrys, Ed Byrne (comedian), Katherine Parkinson.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8.30) Cluesmiths v Yorkers.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; NI 12.15am) Another chance to miss last week's episode.
  • Rupaul's Drag Race (TruTV, 10pm) Can I Get an Amen.
  • Lip Sync Battle (Spike, 10pm) Two episodes.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.35; NI 11.05, Scot 11.35) Jeremy Clarkson hosts, with Richard Osman and Camilla Long.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 6 October

  • The Apprentice Meet The Candidates (BBC Red Button, 4pm) Who are these people?
  • Eternal Glory (ITV, 8pm; UTV 11.10) Sports stars battle to be the ultimate champ. This week with James Cracknell (Countdowner), Matt le Tissier (Countdowner), and Fatima Whitbread (Gladiator). Hosted by Richard Bacon (show him the telly).
  • One Hundred and Eighty (The Satellite Channel, 8pm) Adrian Lewis and Simon Whitlock. Last in the present series.
  • Landscape Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm) It's just "Portrait Artist of the Year" turned through 90 degrees.
  • Hive Minds (BBC4, 8.30) The grand final.
  • Glitchy (ITV2, 10pm) A hidden camera show, investigating how far people will go to find fame. Not a game.
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 10.40; STV 11.05, not UTV, Border).

Wednesday 7 October

  • Shark Cage (C4, 12.05am) Poker.
  • Codi Canu (S4C, 7.30) The grand final.
  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 8pm) The final.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) David from London.
  • America's Got Talent (TruTV, 8pm).
  • All-Star Mr and Mrs (ITV+1, 9pm) Catherine Tyldesley and Tom; Carolin and Matt Dawson; Tinchy Stryder and Helen.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; not NI) Keys.
  • Release the Hounds (ITV2, 10pm) Pax, Zac, and Steve.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.35; Wales and NI 11.35) Joe Root, Keri-Anne Payne, Christian Malcolm, Kevin Campbell; Graeme Swann is the guest captain.

Thursday 8 October

  • Blink (C4, 12.05am) Joe Swash and Lemar.
  • Genius (Radio 4xtra, 9am and 4pm) From 2012.
  • Rhestr (S4C, 8.25) We have the almost impossible task of reviewing this in Sunday's edition of the Week.
  • The Almost Impossible Game Show (ITV2, 9pm) Tiny Bike is a round, and not the latest hit rapper.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm) Holly Walsh joins the regulars, trapped until they can be funny.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Robert "Judge" Rinder and Rylan Clark, if he can find the panel.

Friday 9 October

  • The 3rd Degree (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Another chance to hear the series from 2011.
  • Y Cwis Pop (Radio Cymru, 6.15) A quiz on pop music.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 7pm) The final banquet.
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1 England, 7.30) The unseen "bits".
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1 Scotland, 7.30) From Wednesday.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 8pm; Wales 8.25 Sat) Kevin Smith, Neil Gaiman, Arthur Harris, Chess Records.
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) Kathy Burke hosts, Charlie Brooker and Nish Kumar guest.
  • The Great British Bake Off An Extra Slice (BBC2, 9pm) Jo Brand wraps up from Wednesday.

Sign language interpretation

  • Britain's Best Bakery (ITV, 3am Sat, not STV).
  • Ejector Seat (STV 2am Sun).
  • Show Me the Telly (ITV, 3am Sun, not STV).
  • BBC One Man and His Dog (BBC2, 2.25am Mon).
  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC2, 1.45am Tue).
  • Don't Blow the Inheritance (ITV, 3am Thu, not STV).
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