TV Guide 2017-11-18

Another item off the autumn calendar: I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! is back (ITV and TV3, from Sun). Would I Lie to You also returns (BBC1, Mon).

The Susan Calman takeover continues with Armchair Detectives (BBC1, weekdays). Sue Perkins bites back with Insert Name Here (BBC2, Mon). And there's the import Codebreaker (Discovery Science, Sat and Sun).

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


Saturday 18 November

  • Catchphrase Morning (Challenge, 7am) To 11am.
  • Bake Off Crème de la Crème Day (Good Food, 9am) All eight episodes from last year's series, to 5pm. Repeated from 6pm.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Live from Hull.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 11.50) Five from Cardiff.
  • The X Factor (ITV, 11.55).
  • Don't Say It, Bring It (Dave, 12 noon) Six episodes, seen earlier this week.
  • Mastermind (BBC2 4.30; not Wales).
  • Partners in Rhyme (BBC1, 5.10) JB Gill (The Jls), Debra Stephenson (impressionist), Roxanne Pallett (acts), Luke Kempner (impressionist).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 6pm) Sci-Fi and Fantasy, with Hannah Waddingham, Gemma Whelan, Jeff Rawle, Chris Rankin, David Dixon, Sandra Dickinson, Norman Lovett, Hattie Hayridge.
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 6.15) Mr. Chips says, "Turn over".
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.45) Who's been allowed off the platform at Blackpool North?
  • Codebreaker (Discovery Science, 7pm) Three players are quizzed on science, winners need a combination to open a safe and win its contents.
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 7.15) Another chance to see this spring's series.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 7.30).
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8.10).
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9.55).

Sunday 19 November

  • Top Class (CBBC, 9.30) St John's v Castle Park.
  • Wild Things (Challenge, 12 noon) Billed as new to this channel.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • The X Factor (ITV, 1.05; TV3, 3pm).


  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 6.30) Mark Billingham (author), Aldo Zilli (chef), Lucy Pargeter (Emmerdale), Joey Essex (personality).
  • Ireland's Fittest Family (RTE1, 6.30).
  • Only Connect (BBC4, 7pm) Repeated from Friday.
  • Codebreaker (Discovery Science, 7pm).
  • Strictly Come Dancing The Results (BBC1, 7.15) With performances from Alfie Boe, Michael Ball, Roland Orzabel, and a kangaroo.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 7.30).
  • University Challenge (BBC4, 7.30).
  • Know the Score (RTE1, 7.30) Seán Cronin (rugbyman), Jessica Harrington (horse racing), Dan Shanahan (hurling), Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe (modern pentathlon).
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm) Into the jungle. Extra Camp follows on ITV2 and 3e.
  • The Chase Celebrity (Challenge, 9pm) New to this channel.
  • Junior Eurovision (TG4, 9.20) Who wins? Oh, it's on the JESC site already.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10.40) Repeat.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Tout le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.43).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12.05).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • The Link (BBC2, 1pm; not We, Fr) For two days, it will be The Link, Missing.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10; not Fr) Mo-We: Gyles Brandreth. Th: Linda Papadopoulos.
  • Armchair Detectives (BBC1, 2.15) Who has committed the heinous crime? Susan Calman leads the investigation.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm).
  • 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) Devon hosts new episodes.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm; not Fr).
  • Strictly - It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30; Fr 6pm).
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm; not Fr; Scot not Th).
  • Don't Say It, Bring It (Dave, 7pm) Jason Byrne goes on the road to find non-verbal answers to questions. Two half-hour episodes each night.
  • My Kitchen Rules North America (UK Living, 7pm). Concludes on Wed.

Monday 20 November

  • QI XL (BBC2 NI, 12.05am) Oceans, seen elsewhere on 4 November.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Classic episodes from 2010.
  • Round Britain Quiz (Radio 4, 3pm) North of England play Midlands.
  • Whiz sa Chistin (TG4, 4.55) Cookery for children, in Irish.
  • Taking The Next Step (CBBC, 5.30) Nationals, day 2.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 6.30) Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Barry Cryer welcome guest Jan Ravens. Jack Dee is still sulking.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Round 2, episode 2/8.
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 8.30) Guests include top dancers Kimberly Wyatt and Ed Balls.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm) Extra Camp follows on ITV2 and 3e at 10.30.
  • Fear Factor (MTV, 9pm) Lizards.
  • Insert Name Here (BBC2, 10pm) Nish Kumar, Kate Williams, Katherine Ryan, Gabby Logan.

Tuesday 21 November

  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm; Wales 7pm Wed) Meringue o'clock.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm) Extra Camp follows on ITV2 and 3e at 10.

Wednesday 22 November

  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm) Saucy.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm) Luke and Jessica.
  • Landscape Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm) Worm's Head.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm) Extra Camp follows on ITV2 and 3e at 10.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45; Wales 11.05, Scot 11.10, NI 11.40) Shane Williams (rugbyman), Stephen Hendry (snooker), Pamela Cookey (netball), Danny Talbot (sprinter).

Thursday 23 November - Thanks Gibbon Day

  • Counterpoint (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Repeats from 2007.
  • Pigo Dy Drwyn (S4C, 5.05).
  • This Territory's Strongest Man (C5, 7pm) The first quarter-final from Belfast. Two episodes of Strongman Champions' League follow on Spike from 8pm.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 8pm) Highlights of a recent series.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm) Citrus and spices.
  • Takeshi's Castle (Jonathan Ross v/o) (Comedy Central, 8pm).
  • Project Runway (Lifetime, 8pm) Client on the go.
  • Cythrel Canu (S4C, 8.25) Ryland Teifi, Caryl Parry Jones, Elin Llwyd, Stifyn Parri.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm) Extra Camp follows on ITV2 and 3e at 10.
  • This Territory's Next Top Model (Lifetime, 9pm) Swipe right.
  • QI XL (BBC2 NI, 11.20) Organisms, as seen elsewhere on 28 October.

Friday 24 November

  • Breaking the News (R Scotland, 1.30)
  • Y Cwis Pop (R Cymru, 6pm) Mastermind and Only Connect are replaced by football, the FA's world cup qualifier against bodies from Bosnia and/or Herzegovina.
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) Stephen Mangan hosts, and Steph McGovern panels.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm) Extra Camp follows on ITV2 and 3e at 10.30.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; Wales 11.05) Odorous and Odious, with Sally Phillips, Ross Noble, Nish Kumar.

Sign language interpretation

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 3.25pm Sat, Sun).
  • May the Best House Win (STV, 2.30am Mon; rest of ITV, 3am Thu).
  • The Big Family Cooking Showdown (BBC2, 8am Mon).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8am Tue).
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