TV Guide 2016-03-05

Britain's longest-running song contest continues for another year, Can i Gymru (S4C, Sat). Penn and Teller take Fool Us to Vegas, and to Channel 5 (Sun). We find the winners of Got What It Takes? (CBBC, Wed) and The Jump (C4, Sun), and there's a one-off panel show Jonathan's Six Nations Quiz (BBC1 Wales, Wed).

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


Saturday 5 March

  • Airmageddon (CBBC, 8.25 and 3.20).
  • The Jump (E4, 12 noon) Repeat from last Sunday.
  • Four in a Bed (More4, 12.55) Five episodes.
  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 1.30 and 8pm).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 2.30).
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 3pm) Six episodes.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 4.10) Five from Manchester.


  • The Getaway Car (BBC1, 6.10).
  • ITV's BBC The Voice of Holland of UK (BBC1, 7pm) Battle comes down.
  • Saturday Night Takeaway (ITV, 7pm; TV3, 7.45) Bear Grylls is pranked, Jess Glynne's in the End of the Show Show.
  • Can i Gymru (S4C, 8pm) The annual Song for Wales contest.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.25).
  • Take Me Out (ITV, 8.30) Take Me Out The Gossip follows on ITV2. Last in the series.

Sunday 6 March

  • Fun House (Challenge, 10am) New to this channel.
  • Come Dine with Me (More 4, 11.55) Doncaster.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30) A lesser-spotted 30-minute edition.
  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (CITV, 1.30 and 8pm).
  • School Choir of the Year (Radio Ulster, 2pm).
  • Big Star's Little Star (ITV, 2.45).
  • Four in a Bed (More4, 2.40) Five episodes.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire Afternoon (Challenge, 3pm) To 8pm.
  • Come Dine with Me (More 4, 5.15) Northampton.


  • ITV's RTE The Voice of Holland of Ireland (RTE1, 7pm) Battle 3.
  • Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7.05).
  • Wordaholics (Radio 4, 7.15) Repeats.
  • The Jump (C4, 7.30) The final.
  • American Ninja Warrior (Challenge, 8pm).
  • Penn and Teller: Fool Us in Vegas (C5, 8.10) Overseas version of the ITV magic show.
  • Let's Play Darts for Comic Relief for Sport Relief (BBC2, 9pm; Wales 11pm) Semi-finals.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 2.10).
  • Masterpiece with Alan Titchmarsh (ITV, 3pm).
  • Countdown (C4, 3.10) Mark Foster.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Blockbusters (Challenge, 4pm) These episodes new to Challenge.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm; UTV Ireland, 6pm).
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm).
  • Robot Wars (Challenge, 6pm) Series 7 continues.
  • Masterchef Us (Watch, 7pm) Gordon Ramsay hosts.
  • My Kitchen Rules New Zealand (UK Living, 7pm).

Monday 7 March

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2008.
  • Brain of Britain (Radio 4, 3pm).
  • Pyramid (S4C, 5pm).
  • Pocket Money Pitch (CBBC, 5.30) Toys and games.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 6.30) Stephen Fry, Jenny Eclair, Josie Lawrence, Nish Kumar.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) QF2.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9.50; not NI) L-animals.
  • Rupaul's Drag Race (TruTV, 10pm) Snatch game, followed by Drag Race Untucked.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10.50).
  • Have I Got Old News for You (BBC1, 11.15; Wales 11.40, Scotland 12.15, not NI).

Tuesday 8 March

  • Pop Idol Us (4Music, 8pm) Showcases continue.
  • Virtually Famous (E4, 10pm) Will Mellor, Gemma Collins, Tez Ilyas, Alex Brooker.

Wednesday 9 March

  • It's Not What You Know (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2013.
  • Got What it Takes? (CBBC, 4.30) The four finalists do the final.
  • Big Star's Little Star (ITV, 8pm) Harry Redknapp, Vincent Simone, Debra Stephenson.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Jennifer from Essex.
  • Jonathan's Six Nations Quiz (BBC1 Wales, 9pm) A quiz about the Six Nations rugby championship, hosted by Jonathan Davies.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45, Scotland and NI 11.45, Wales 12.15).
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1 England, 11.15).

Thursday 10 March

  • The Food Quiz (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2003.
  • Cog1nio (S4C, 5.20) The cooking contest returns.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 8pm) Katherine Parkinson, Russell Howard, John Torode.
  • Australia's Next Top Model (Lifetime, 8pm).
  • Ffasiwn Bildar (S4C, 8.25) "The perfect model for the building industry" starts with a catwalk. We think this counts as a game show.
  • Mission Survive (ITV and UTV Ireland, 9pm).
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 9pm) Jonny Vegas, Tom Allen, Claudia Winkleman, Rob Beckett.
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Best bits.
  • Britain's Next Top Model (Lifetime, 9pm).

Friday 11 March

  • Wildbrain (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 1997.
  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 4.30) Radzi Chinyanganya, Ellie Taylor, Suzi Ruffell, Ricky Martin.
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge Ultimate Secrets (BBC2, 7pm; Wales 7.30) How to look good for less, if you're a room.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 8pm; Wales 8.30 Sat) Ever Decreasing Circles, Sylvia Plath, Barrytown trilogy, women in olympics, Ray Davies.
  • The Bachelorette (ITVBe, 9pm) The men speak their brains. That won't take long.

Sign language interpretation

  • Don't Blow the Inheritance (STV, 4.45am Sun).
  • May the Best House Win (ITV3, 3.30am Mon).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 1.15am Wed (Scot 1.45), 2.15am Thu and 8.15am Fri).
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 8.45am Wed).
  • The Great Sport Relief Bake Off (BBC2, 12.15am Thu).
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 8.15am Thu).
  • Let's Play Darts for Sport Relief (BBC2, 2.35am Fri).
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