TV Guide 2018-04-21

A quiet week for new shows: Censored (Radio 2, Mon) is an interesting pilot programme. We've the finals of Band Cymru (S4C, Sat and Sun) and of University Challenge (BBC2, Mon).

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


Saturday 21 April

  • Robot Wars (BBC2, 9am) A recent series repeated.
  • The Great Northern Ireland Music Quiz (R Ulster, 10.30am) Last in the series.
  • Gory Games (CBBC, 10.30); Remotely Funny (CBBC, 11am).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Tipping Point Day (W, 11am) To 7pm.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 1.25) Birmingham.
  • Dinner Date Teatime (ITVBe, 3.55) To 9pm.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).


  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 6.30; 3e, 7pm).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 7.15) Richard Coles and others, repeated from 14 May. Cancelled if the men's football goes to extra time.
  • Alien Fun Capsule (ITV, 7.30) Tom Davis, Suzanne Packer, Kara Tointon, Moira Stuart.
  • Last Commanders (CBBC, 7.30).
  • Band Ieuenctid Cymru (S4C, 7.30) The best youth jazz bands.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (ITV and TV3, 8pm). More Talent With Stephen Mulhern follows on ITV2 and TV3 at 9.20.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.20).
  • Lip Sync Battle (Comedy Central, 10pm) Ashley Graham and Jermaine Fowler.

Weekend repeats

Shows seen earlier in the week


  • Got What It Takes? (CBBC, 11.25am) From Wednesday.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From last night.
  • The Button (BBC1, 11.20) From Friday.


  • Change Your Tune (ITV, 12.15am) From last Sunday.
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 10.55) From last night.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (ITV, 12.05; TV3, 2pm) From last night.
  • Brightest Family (ITV, 2.25) From Wednesday.
  • Alien Fun Capsule (ITV, 6pm) From last night.
  • Only Connect (BBC4, 7pm), University Challenge (BBC4, 7.30) From last Monday.

Sunday 22 April

  • Gory Games (CBBC, 10.30); Remotely Funny (CBBC, 10.55).
  • Junior Bake Off (CBBC, 12.15).
  • Change Your Tune (ITV, 4pm).
  • Rank the Prank (CBBC, 4.50).
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 5pm) Rory Bremner.


  • The Big Painting Challenge (BBC1, 6pm).
  • Upside-Down Ninja Warrior (Challenge, 6pm).
  • Revolution (The Satellite Channel, 6.30).
  • Band Cymru 2018 (S4C, 7pm) The live final from Swansea University.
  • Y Talwrn (R Cymru, 7.05).
  • Last Commanders (CBBC, 7.30).
  • The Crystal Maze (C4, 8pm) Hoping to do better than last week, a bunch of jurists.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Tout Le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.45am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) With Pasha Kovalev (Mo), Chris Packham (Tu-Th). Not Fr.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) New.
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 3.30) Repeats.
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) New.
  • BBC Young Musician 2018 (Radio 3, 4.30) Highlights from the brass finalists.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm) New.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm).
  • Masterchef Down Under (Home, 7pm) New to Freeview.

Monday 23 April

  • Just a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2010.
  • Brain of This Territory (R4, 3pm).
  • The Unbelievable Truth (R4, 6.30) John Finnemore, Henning Wehn, Lou Sanders, Graeme Garden.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) Semi-final 2.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) The grand final.
  • Know the Score (RTE1, 8.30).
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; not NI) Opposites.
  • Go 8 Bit (Dave, 10pm) Series highlights.
  • Censored (Radio 2, 10.30) Julian Clary is let loose with the bleep machine. What has he removed?
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.45; NI and Wales 11.10) An extended version of last Friday's show.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 24 April

  • It's Not What You Know (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) From 2015.
  • This Time Next Year (ITV, 8pm).

Wednesday 25 April

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2014.
  • Brightest Family (ITV, 8pm) The grand final.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Carley.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm) Shane and Lee.
  • Hell's Kitchen Us (ITV2, 9pm) Two episodes.
  • The Chris Ramsey Show (Comedy Central, 10pm).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45; Scotland 11.45) Anya Shrubsole, Eilidh Doyle, Luke Campbell, Lee Westwood.

Thursday 26 April

  • Listomania (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2015.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2 and 3e, 10pm) John Newman, Maya Jama, Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash.
  • The Challenge (MTV, 10pm).

Friday 27 April

  • It's Your Round (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2011.
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • The News Quiz (R4, 6.30).
  • BBC Young Musician (BBC4, 7.30) Brass final.
  • Yankee Next Top Model (UK Living, 8pm).
  • The Button (BBC1, 8.30).
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm).
  • Fear Factor (MTV, 10pm) Playing with their exes.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10.35).
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 11.15).

Sign language interpretation

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 3.20pm Sat, 3.25pm Sun).
  • Babushka (ITV, 3am Sun; STV, 2.45am Sun)
  • Masterchef (BBC2, 2.05am Wed, Thu, Fri)
  • Tenable (ITV, 3am Thu; STV, 2.55am Sat)
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