TV Guide 2016-08-27

Lots of new shows this week. Go For It! (ITV, Sat) has people doing amazing stunts.

Music fans have The X Factor (ITV, Sat) and All Together Now - The Great Orchestra Challenge (BBC4, Tue). Great British Menu returns (BBC2, weekdays), so does All Star Mr and Mrs (ITV, Wed).

A good week for fib-detectors, the prize quiz Celwydd Noeth (S4C, Thu) and the panel show Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, Fri).

Last week | TV Guide This Week | Next week

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


Saturday 27 August

  • Copycats (CBBC, 8.25am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30).
  • Dinner Date Day (ITVBe, 2pm) To 10pm.
  • Fort Boyard (TV5, 5.25) Sidney Govou, Gil Alma, Anais Delva, Elsa Fayer, and more.


  • The Getaway Car (BBC1, 6pm).
  • Don't Quote Me! (RTE Radio 1, 6pm) Sean Hughes hosts.
  • Go For It (ITV, 7pm) Epic stunts with Stephen Mulhern.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 7.10) Comedies: Pauline McLynn and Hugh Dennis, dil Ray and Charlie Higson, Vicki Michelle and Richard Gibson, Tina Malone and Jean Fergusson.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) First in a "new" series. The Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and TV3 at 9.30.
  • The Voice India Kids (&tv, 8pm).

Sunday 28 August

  • Airmageddon (CBBC, 10am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12 noon).
  • Coach Trip (E4, 12 noon) All last week's five episodes.
  • The Chase (ITV, 2.25).
  • The X Factor (ITV, 3.25; TV3, 3.40) Another chance to miss last night's show.
  • Bake Off (BBC1, 4.15) Another chance to miss last Wednesday's show. An Extra Slice follows on BBC2 at 5.30.


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.50) Test Match Special special. From 29 August last year.
  • Robot Wars (BBC2, 8pm) Last in the series.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) The Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and TV3 at 9.30.
  • The Voice India Kids (&tv, 8pm).
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 9pm) Tablet holder.
  • The Big Fat Quiz of Everything (C4, 9pm) Noel Fielding, Eddie Izzard, Alan Carr, Chelsea Peretti, Romesh Ranganathan, Dara Ó Briain.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 11.45).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Tout le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.43).
  • Come Dine With Me (C4, 12.05; not Mo) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • The Edge (BBC2, 1pm).
  • Secret Dealers (ITV, 3pm; Mo 3.05).
  • Countdown (C4, 3.10) Gloria Hunniford.
  • Think Tank (3) (BBC1, 3.25; Mo 4pm).
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.28).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm; Mo 4.05).
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 4.15; Mo 4.45) Repeats from series 3.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm; Mo 5.05).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15; Mo 5.45, except Scot 4.45).
  • Debatable (BBC2, 6pm; Mo 6.30).
  • Make Me an Egghead (BBC2, 6.30; Mo 7pm) Repeated 7.30am next weekday.
  • Lily Savage Blankety Blank (Challenge, 6.30) From 2000, and new to this channel.
  • My Kitchen Rules Australia (UK Living, 6.45) Series 7.
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 7.30; Scot 7pm Thu) Scotland cooks for Elizabeth, a queen from Windsor.
  • Coach Trip (E4, 7.30) Final week.
  • Masterchef Australia (W, 8pm; Mo 7.30, We 7pm).

Monday 29 August - Bank holiday in some areas

  • Big Star's Little Star (ITV, 12.10) Ronan Keating, Sheree Murphy, Carl Froch.
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 1.20).
  • Counterpoint (Radio 4, 3pm) Semi-final 1.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 6.30) Paul Merton, Fred Macaulay, Pippa Evans, Marcus Brigstocke.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Robinson Cambridge v Wadham Oxford.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8.30) Verbivores v Channel Islanders.
  • Sarah Beeny's Four Rooms (More4, 9pm) A trench watch.
  • Rupaul's Drag Race (Tru TV, 10pm).

Tuesday 30 August

  • Britain's Got Talent Us (TruTV, 8pm) The latest not-live show.
  • All Together Now The Great Orchestra Challenge (BBC4, 9pm) The best amateur orchestra.
  • Mwy O'r Babell Lôn (S4C, 10pm) Television coverage of the battle of the bards from the Eisteddfod.
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 11.15).

Wednesday 31 August

  • The Great British Bake Off (BBC1, 8pm) Bake. Bake!! BAKE!!!
  • All Star Mr and Mrs, Miss, or Mr (ITV, 8pm) Adam Thomas and Caroline Daly, Kevin Clifton and Karen Clifton, Ian Lavender and Michéle Hardy.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Luke from Birmingham.
  • The Chronicles of Nadiya (BBC1, 9pm) Last year's Bake Off champion Nadiya Hussein explores the food of Bangladesh.
  • Hell's Kitchen Us (ITV2, 9pm) Steve Vai and paintball.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 11.15) Sarah Storey, Audley Harrison, Ashton Sims, Neil Hodgson.

Thursday 1 September

  • Master of Photography (Artsworld, 8pm) Home sweet home.
  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 8.25) A new series of the fib-spotting show.
  • Project Runway (Lifetime, 9pm) Finale part 3.

Friday 2 September

  • The 3rd Degree (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Repeats from 2013, new to this channel.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30).
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 8pm; Wales 7.30 Sat, NI 8.30 Sat).
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 8.30) Mel Giedroyc, David Haye, Martin Kemp, Romesh Ranganathan.
  • The Great British Bake Off An Extra Slice (BBC2, 9.30; Wales 10pm) Jo Brand is back.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 9pm) Claudia Winkleman and Johnny Vegas play Jon Richardson and Reginald D Hunter. Sara Pascoe is in the corner, and Joe Wilkinson plays the joker.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) Making a meal of it.
  • The Big Fat Quiz of Everything (C4, 11.05) Repeat.

Sign language interpretation

  • Fort Boyard Ultimate Challenge (ITV and CITV, 6am Sat and Sun).
  • May the Best House Win (ITV3, 3.45am Mon) Two episodes.
  • Copycats (CBBC, 2pm weekdays).
A Labyrinth Games site.
Design by Thomas.
Printable version
Editors: Log in