TV Guide 2017-02-04

Good news for hospitals across Europe, The Jump is bringing extra business (C4, Sun).

Great news for morticians everywhere, Release the Hounds comes back (ITV2, Thu).

Better news for talent fans, Got What It Takes? returns for a new series (CBBC, Tue). This week's special guest is alright, he's alright, he's really alright.

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


Saturday 4 February

  • Rebound (ITV, 9.30) Repeats from last autumn.
  • Guess This House (ITV, 10.25).
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am) The Ship's Anchor.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12.50) Five from Peterborough.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 1.10).
  • Dance Dance Dance (ITV, 2.15).
  • Dinner Date Day (ITVBe, 3pm) Seven episodes, to 10 pm.
  • Mastermind (4.30 BBC2 network), University Challenge (5pm BBC2 England and Wales), Only Connect (5pm BBC2 NI, 5.30 elsewhere). Repeats from last week.


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.50) Fashion, repeated from 16 April.
  • Let It Shine (BBC1, 6.40) Forming some sets of competitors to last the next quarter-century. Yes! It's the Interminable Group Phase!
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV and 3e, 7pm) Semi-final 1.
  • BBC The Voice of This Territory (ITV and TV3, 8pm).
  • Glór Tíre (TG4, 8.55).
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.20) Return of the lottery show.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9pm).
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 9.30; 3e 11.25).

Sunday 5 February

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 11am) The Broken Bell.
  • BBC The Voice of This Territory (ITV, 11.25).
  • Coach Trip (E4, 11.30) The week's five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Nitro Athletics (BBC2, 2.45) Target javelin, elimination running, and other events suspiciously like International King of Sports.
  • The Chase (ITV, 4.15).
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 5.15) Repeat from last night.


  • The Big Spell (The Satellite Channel, 5.30) Speed Spell.
  • Dance Dance Dance (ITV and TV3, 6.30) As reviewed in Sunday's Week.
  • Dancing With the Stars (RTE1, 6.30).
  • Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7pm).
  • The Jump (C4, 7.30) Contender, ready! Parallel slalom, ready! Cannon, ready!
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8pm) A security device for patio doors.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10pm).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Tout le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.43).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 11.30) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Beat the Brain (BBC2, 1.25; not Mo, Wales 2.40 Tu, Scot not We).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Iwan Thomas (the runner, we assume) (Mo: Alexis Conran).
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.28).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm; 3e 5pm).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm; be3 6pm).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) One-hour shows.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm) Repeats.
  • Coach Trip Road to Marbs (E4, 7.30) Week four. Are we there yet?

Monday 6 February

  • Just a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Classic episodes from 2010.
  • Brain of Britain 2017 (Radio 4, 3pm) Heat three.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Group phase match four.
  • Insert Name Here (BBC2, 10pm; NI 11.45).
  • Celebrity Masterchef Ireland (TV3, 10pm) Samantha Mumba, Niamh Kavanagh, Oisin McConville, Evelyn Cusack, Colm O'Gorman, Mundy, Simon Delaney.
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 10.40; not UTV).
  • Have I Got a Bit More Old News for You (BBC1, 10.45; NI, Wales 11.10) Victoria Coren Mitchell, Hal Cruttenden, Jacob Rees-Mogg, from 2015.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 7 February

  • Got What It Takes? (CBBC, 4.55) A new series begins, with Tony Mortimer of East 17 impressing the mums.
  • Masterchef (RTE2, 7.55).
  • Portrait Artist of the Year 2017 (Artsworld, 8pm).
  • Farpaisean Chon-Chaorach (Alba, 9pm) The international trials, from Twywn.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; not NI) Repeat.
  • Virtually Famous (E4, 10pm) With Jay Hutton, Sketch, Paisley Billings from Tattoo Fixers.

Wednesday 8 February

  • Top Class (CBBC, 5pm) Sheringham play St Patrick's County Down.
  • Celebrity Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Rhea Bailey.
  • The Chris Ramsey Show (Comedy Central, 10pm) Tez Ilyas and Tom Rosenthal.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45; Wales, NI 11.10, Scot 11.35).

Thursday 9 February

  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 8pm) Miles Jupp, Heston Blumenthal, Emilia Fox, Ed Byrne (comedian).
  • The Great Pottery Throw Down (BBC2, 8pm) Sara Cox and some lumps of clay.
  • America's Next Top Model (UK Living, 8pm) Lights, camera, catwalk.
  • Release the Hounds (ITV2, 9pm) Famous and Freaked: this week, with Bobby Cole-Norris, Chloe Sims and Pete Wicks of TOWIE fame.
  • Australia's Next Top Model (Lifetime, 9pm).

Friday 10 February

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 5.30) Sports day, with Ed Petrie, Naomi Wilkinson, Tom Craine, Richard David-Caine.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) Holly Walsh.
  • Mastermind (BBC2 NI 7pm, England and Scotland 8pm, not Wales) Alan Bennett, Cream, Dan Brown books, Herbert von Karajan, Queen Mary.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; not Wales).
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 8.30) Joe Lycett, Ricky Wilson, Zoe Lyons.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8.30; Wales 9.15, NI 9.30) Fire-eaters v Verbivores.
  • Can't Stop Dancing (RTE1, 8.30) The spin-off for RTE Strictly Come Dancing With the Stars.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 9pm) Jon Richardson and David Mitchell play Joe Wilkinson and Roisin Conaty. Tom Allen presides.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) New, with Jo Brand, Clive Anderson, but Jimmy Carr.
  • Caraoke Showdown (Spike, 11.30).

Sign language interpretation

  • Freeze Out (STV, 2.45am Sun; rest of ITV 3am Sat).
  • Chopping Block (ITV, 3am Mon; not STV).
  • May the Best House Win (ITV3, 3.45am Mon) Two episodes.
  • Copycats (CBBC, 2.05pm weekdays).
  • Tipping Point (STV, 2.35am Thu).
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