TV Guide 2016-05-14

The Eurovision Song Contest (BBC1, RTE1, BBC Radio 2, RTE Radio 1, Sat) is marked by Pointless Celebrities (BBC1). Wonder if a round will be "ESC spokespeople". More tunes on Young Musician of the Year (BBC4, Sun). The final of Bake Off Crème de la Crème (BBC2, Tue).

Two favourites return: Just a Minute (R4, Mon) and The Great British Sewing Bee (BBC2, Mon).

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Saturday 14 May

  • Copycats (CBBC, 8.25) Another chance to see yesterday's show.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Georgie Ainslie.
  • Come Dine With Me (C4, 12.55) North Herts.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC2, 1.30).
  • BBQ Champ (ITV, 1.30; not UTV).
  • Dinner Date Day (ITVBe, 2pm) To 10pm.
  • Can't Touch This (BBC1, 5.30).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 6.20) Eurovision: Johnny Logan and Linda Martin, Natalie Powers and Russ Spencer, Jenny Frost and Sophie McDonnell, 50% of Bucks Fizz.
  • Bang On the Money (ITV, 7pm) Somerset play Wolverhampton.
  • Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris (UTV Ireland, 7pm).
  • In It to Win It (BBC1, 7.10) As traditional a Eurovision warm-up as the BBC gets.
  • Eurovision Song Contest final (BBC1, RTE1, BBC Radio 2, RTE Radio 1, 8pm) Graham Norton / Marty Whelan / Ken Bruce / Neil Doherty and Zbyszek Zalinski.
  • Britain's Got Talent (ITV and TV3, 8pm) One more audition after this. Britain's Got More Talent follows on ITV2 and TV3.
  • So You Think You Can Dance (&tv, 8pm) The Indian series.
  • India's Got Talent (Colors, 9pm).
  • Play to the Whistle (ITV 9.15, UTV Ireland 9.30) David Haye, Peter Jones (3), Sara Pascoe.

Sunday 15 May

  • Fun House (Challenge, 10am) New to this channel.
  • Come Dine with Me (More4, 12 noon and 5.20) Five episodes in each block.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Four in a Bed (More4, 2.40) Five episodes.
  • Britain's Got Talent (ITV, 2.45; TV3, 3.50).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.50) Stage stars, repeated from 27 September 2014.
  • The Chase With Celebrities (ITV and UTV Ireland, 6.30; not UTV) Michael Parr, Alex Scott, Jennifer Metcalfe, Bill Turnbull.
  • Young Musician of the Year (BBC4, 7pm) The live final, with Clemency Burton-Hill, Alison Balsom, Josie D'Arby.
  • Wild Things (The Satellite Channel, 7pm).
  • America's Next Top Model (UK Living, 7pm).
  • Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7.05).
  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4, 7.15) Repeat.
  • Duck Quacks Don't Echo (The Satellite Channel, 8pm) Catherine Tate, Richard Osman, Kate Humble.
  • So You Think You Can Dance (&tv, 8pm) The Indian series.
  • Junior Bake Off (CBBC, 8.30) Another chance to see the 2011 series.
  • Dragons' Den (RTE1, 9.30).
  • QI XL (BBC2, 10pm; Wales 12.05am, NI 12.45am) Lenses.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Four in a Bed (C4, 11.30; not Fr) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Fifteen-to-One (C4, 2.10).
  • The Code (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 3pm).
  • Countdown (C4, 3.10) Janet Street-Porter.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 4pm; not Fr).
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire Hot Seat (Challenge, 4pm) Another import from Australia.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm; UTV Ireland, 6pm; UTV not Fr).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15).
  • Shipping Wars UK (C4, 5.30).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm; not Fr).
  • The Chase Australia (Challenge, 7pm).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (Watch, 7.40; Mo, Th 8.20) New to this channel.

Monday 16 May

  • The 3rd Degree (Radio 4, 3pm) Gloucestershire.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 6.30) Paul Merton, John Finnemore, Gyles Brandreth, Sheila Hancock.
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 8.30; not Wales) Repeat.
  • The Great British Sewing Bee (BBC2, 9pm) Basic construction: first of eight parts.
  • Eureka! The Big Bang Query (RTE2, 10.25).
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.45; not NI).
  • Don't Make Me Laugh (Radio 4, 11pm) Richard Herring, Sara Pascoe, Aisling Bea, Rhys James.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 17 May

  • Bake Off Crème de la Crème (BBC2, 8pm) It's the final!
  • A League of Their Own Roadtrip (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Baseball, basketball, forestry.

Wednesday 18 May

  • Pressure Pad (BBC2, 1pm).
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; not NI) A medley of maladies.

Thursday 19 May

  • The Food Quiz (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2004.
  • Pressure Pad (BBC2, 1pm).
  • Australia's Next Top Model (Lifetime, 9pm).
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm) Repeat from last year.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm).

Friday 20 May

  • Pressure Pad (BBC2, 1pm).
  • Copycats (CBBC, 4.30).
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) From Ipswich with Hugo Rifkind, Kerry Godliman.
  • Sion a Siân (S4C, 8.25).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8.30; Wales 11.20) Jason Mohammad, Trevor Sinclair, Dan Walker, Mark Lawrenson.
  • Have I Got News for You? (BBC1, 9pm) Gary Lineker hosts, Ross Noble panels.

Sign language interpretation

  • May the Best House Win (ITV3, 2.45am Mon) Two episodes.
  • Masterchef (BBC2, 12.35am Tu, 12.15am We, 12.15am Th, 1.15am Fr (Scot all 30 mins later))
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 8.30am Wed).
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 8am Thu).
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