TV Guide 2016-04-23

Some old formats make unexpected returns - Copycats is back on CBBC (Fri), and So You Think You Can Dance reaches &tv (Sat) in its Indian version. Otherwise, not much new this week.

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


Saturday 23 April

  • The Archive Hour: Your Starter for Ten (Radio 4 Extra, 8am and 3pm) Fifty years of University Challenge, hosted by Mark Damazer. Originally heard in 2012.
  • Airmageddon (CBBC, 8.25 and 6.30) Special skills, and a series review.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Georgie Ainslie.
  • Masterchef (BBC1, 11.30) Repeat from last night.
  • Come Dine With Me (C4, 12.55) Lincolnshire.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC2, 1pm).
  • BBQ Champ (ITV, 1.45) Another chance to miss last summer's show.
  • Dinner Date Day (ITVBe, 2pm) To 10pm.


  • Bake Off Crème de la Crème (BBC2 6pm; NI 6.30) Another chance to see this week's heat.
  • Bang On the Money (ITV, 7pm) Essex versus Newcastle.
  • Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris (UTV Ireland, 7pm).
  • Britain's Got Talent (ITV and TV3, 8pm) Britain's Got More Talent follows on ITV2 and TV3.
  • Win Your Wish List (BBC1, 8.05) James and Karisse.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.35).
  • Play to the Whistle (ITV 9.15, UTV Ireland 9.30) Another bloke-fest.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 10.30; not NI) Liblabble.

Sunday 24 April

  • Fun House (Challenge, 10am) New to this channel.
  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 1.30) Lesley Joseph -v- Stephen K Amos.
  • Four in a Bed (More4, 2.40) Five episodes.
  • Britain's Got Talent (ITV, 3.15; TV3, 3.55).
  • Come Dine with Me (More 4, 5.20) Worcestershire.


  • ITV's RTE The Voice of Holland of Ireland (RTE1, 6.30) The live final.
  • The Chase With Celebrities (ITV and UTV Ireland, 6.55) Nina Wadia, Linford Christie, Sarah Harding, Tyger Drew-Honey.
  • Wild Things (The Satellite Channel, 7pm).
  • America's Next Top Model (UK Living, 7pm).
  • Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7.05).
  • Penn and Teller: Fool Us in Vegas (C5, 8pm).
  • Duck Quacks Don't Echo (The Satellite Channel, 8pm) Amie Khan, Katherine Ryan, Hugh Dennis.
  • So You Think You Can Dance (&tv, 8pm) The Indian series begins.
  • Junior Bake Off (CBBC, 8.30) Another chance to see the 2011 series.
  • Dragons' Den (RTE1, 9.30).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Four in a Bed (C4, 11.30) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Fifteen-to-One (C4, 2.10).
  • The Code (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Chopping Block (ITV, 3pm).
  • Countdown (C4, 3.10) Charlotte Hawkins Fr: Greg Rusedski.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 4pm).
  • The Link (Challenge, 4pm) Such is the success of Uncle Arthur's quiz that it's been pushed into the cupboard under the stairs.
  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC1, 4.30).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm; UTV Ireland, 6pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15).
  • Too Many Cooks (C4, 5.30).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm).
  • The Chase Australia (Challenge, 7pm).

Monday 25 April

  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 12.10am; not Scotland).
  • Brain of Britain (Radio 4, 3pm) Semi-final 4.
  • Pyramid (S4C, 5pm).
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30) Henning Wehn, Jon Richardson, Susan Calman, Jack Dee.
  • Masterchef (BBC1, 8.30) Relay invention test.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; not NI) Repeated from last year.
  • Eureka! The Big Bang Query (RTE2, 10.25).
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.45; Wales 11.15, not NI).
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 11pm).
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 26 April

  • Bake Off Crème de la Crème (BBC2, 8pm) The final heat.
  • The Chase With Celebrities (ITV4, 8pm).
  • Super Garden (RTE1, 8.30) Competitive gardening for the Irish.
  • Drive (ITV, 9pm) Rally cross, for the semi-final.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 11.15; not Scotland, West).

Wednesday 27 April

  • Masterchef (BBC1, 9pm; Wales on BBC2) Frigate!
  • The Almost Impossible Game Show (ITV2, 9pm) New episodes. Remember, Kiera Knightly does King Arthur on 5*.

Thursday 28 April

  • Booked (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) The literary game, from 1997.
  • Cog1nio (S4C, 5.20).
  • Don't Make Me Laugh (Radio 4, 6.30) Lee Mack, Joe Lycett, Katherine Ryan, Tom Parry.
  • Masterchef (BBC1, 8pm) Dishes made in Chelsea.
  • Australia's Next Top Model (Lifetime, 9pm).
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Billy Ocean, Myleene Klass, Zach Galligan.

Friday 29 April

  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • Copycats (CBBC, 4.30) Series 4 begins here.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) Susan Calman, Zoe Lyons, Andy Hamilton
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 7.30; not Scotland, Wales, SW) Best bits.
  • Young Musician of the Year (BBC4, 7.30) Brass.
  • Sion a Siân (S4C, 8.25).
  • Masterchef (BBC1, 8.30) Critical choice.
  • Have I Got News for You? (BBC1, 9pm) Jo Brand hosts, with Diane Morgan and Andrew Neil.

Sign language interpretation

  • May the Best House Win (ITV3, 3.05am Mon) Two episodes.
  • Masterchef (BBC2, 12.55am Tu, 12.50am We, 1.05am Th)
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 9.30am Wed).
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 8am Thu).
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