TV Guide 2016-12-03

We're beginning to run down for the festivities. Fferm Ffactor (S4C, Sat) finishes, as does The Choir (BBC2, Tue). And it's the Christmas special of Celebrity Juice (ITV2, Thu).

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


Saturday 3 December

  • Famous Family Fortunes (ITV, 11.10) Calum Best and Denise Welch.
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 12.30).
  • Cash Trapped (ITV, 1.05).
  • Dinner Date Evening (ITVBe, 3pm) To 10pm.
  • The Chase (ITV, 4.20).
  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1, 5.25) Repeated from last Christmas.


  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 6pm) Audley Harrison (boxer), Harry Redknapp (Setanta Sports News founder), Denise Van Outen (Big Breakfast).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 6.10) Soaps, repeated from 23 January.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7pm) Balls (Ed) to that.
  • Meet the Parents (ITV and UTV Ireland, 7pm).
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) This week's theme is "Christmas". The Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and TV3 at 10pm.
  • Landscape Artist of the Year (Sky1, 8pm).
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.20).
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and UTV Ireland, 9.30); Extra Camp follows on ITV2 and UTV Ireland at 10.35.
  • Fferm Ffactor Brwydr y Ffermwyr (S4C, 9.35) The grand final.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; not Scot, NI) Cancelled if the snooker runs over.

Sunday 4 December

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC2, 12.15).
  • The Chase (ITV, 12.35; not HTV Wales).
  • The X Factor (ITV, 1.35; TV3 2.45) Another chance to miss last night's show.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 5pm).


  • The Next Great Magician (ITV, 7pm) A mind-reading duo baffles the audience.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.20) With a performance by Elaine Paige.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) With guest performances from Dill Piklz and Horseradish. The Xtra Factor follows on ITV2 and TV3 at 9.
  • An Ril Deal (TG4, 8pm) Celebrities learn to Irish dance.
  • Know the Score (RTE1, 8.30).
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and UTV Ireland, 9pm) Last in the series. Extra Camp follows on ITV2 and UTV Ireland at 10.35.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 11pm; not NI). Again, follows live snooker, so may be delayed.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Tout le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.43).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Deal or No Deal (C4, 1.10).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Colin Murray (Th, Fr: Tim Rice).
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm).
  • Think Tank (BBC1, 3.10).
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.28).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) Repeats.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm)
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5.30) Edinburgh.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm; not Fr).
  • Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30; 6pm Fri).

Monday 5 December

  • Just a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Classic episodes from 2009.
  • Round Britain Quiz (Radio 4, 3pm) North of England and Midlands.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 6.30) Still in Wolverhampton, with Susan Calman, Richard Osman, but Jack Dee.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Two teams of students.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8.30) Fire-eaters v Clareites.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 11.15; Scotland 12.45am, not NI). Tom Hollander, Hal Cruttenden.

Tuesday 6 December

  • Counterpoint 2006 (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) A 20th anniversary celebration, which turned out to be Ned Sherrin's last programme.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm) The last 12 assemble.
  • Landscape Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm) The winner's film.
  • The Taste of Success (RTE1, 8.30) Focus group semi-final.
  • The Choir (TV) (BBC2, 9pm) Final week.

Wednesday 7 December

  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm).
  • I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here Coming Out (ITV, 8pm).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45; Wales 11.40, Scot 12.45). Jordanne Whiley, Sally Conway, Mark Schwarzer, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey.

Thursday 8 December

  • Strongman Masters World Championship (C5, 7pm) The older players' tournament.
  • Masterchef (RTE2, 7.55).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm).
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) A festive special, with Susanna Reid but Piers "Wow!" Mor*n.

Friday 9 December

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 5pm) With Johnny and Inel, Steve Bugeja, Katia Kvinge.
  • Y Cwis Pop (Radio Cymru, 6pm).
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 8pm) Andy Warhol, Septimus Severus, Nicholas Hawksmoor, X Files.
  • Sion a Sian (S4C, 8.25).
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) Mel Giedroyc hosts, with Adil Ray and Jacob Rees-Mogg.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) Naked Truth, with Richard Osman, Lolly Adefope, Lee Mack.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4, 11.05).

Sign language interpretation

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 4pm Sat, Sun).
  • May the Best House Win (ITV3, 3am Mon) Two episodes.
  • The Choir (BBC2, 1.15am Tue; Scot 1.45am).
  • Great British Menu (BBC2, 8am and 8.30am Wed).
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