TV Guide 2018-06-16

Plenty of series finals this week, with Brain 2018 (Radio 4, Mon), Countdown (C4, Fri), and Raven (CBBC, Fri) all awarding their top honours.

New series include Blind Date (C5, Sat), Celebrity Catchphrase (ITV, Sun), and Celebability (ITV2, Wed).

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Saturday 16 June

  • Antiques Road Trip Morning (Really, 8am) Five episodes.
  • Astronauts Do You Have What It Takes (BBC2, 9.30) A recent series repeated.
  • Raven (CBBC, 10.35) The most recent series.
  • Tipping Point Day (W, 11am) To 7pm.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 11.40).
  • The Best of The Voice Worldwide (ITV, 12.30).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12.40) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.30).
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 4.15).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Fferm Ffactor Brwydr y Ffermwyr (S4C, 5pm) The team series from 2015.
  • Remotely Funny (CBBC, 5.05).


  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 5.55) Some classic fib-finding.
  • Take Me Out (ITV, 6.25) Celebrity special, repeated.
  • Curious Creatures (BBC2 Scotland, 7pm).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 7.30) Impressionists, repeated.
  • Blind Date (C5, 8.40) First in a new series.
  • Love Island (ITV2, 9pm) Highlights from the week.

Weekend repeats

Shows seen earlier in the week


  • Takeshi's Castle (Comedy Central, 8.35am) Two episodes from Thursday.
  • Best Home Cook (BBC1, 3.30) From Wednesday.


  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.
  • Breadxit Professionals (C4, 12.30) From last Sunday.
  • Best Home Cook (BBC1, 2.30) From Thursday.

Sunday 17 June - Father's Day

  • The Chase (UK Living 2, 6am) Five classic episodes.
  • Who's Doing the Dishes? (ITV, 10.20) Diana Moran.
  • Raven (CBBC, 10.30) The quest continues.
  • The Best of The Voice Worldwide (ITV, 11.20; not HTV Wales).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30).
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 3.15).
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 4pm) Denise Van Outen.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Remotely Funny (CBBC, 5pm).


  • Dragons' Den (BBC2 Wales, 5.30, England and NI 6pm; not Scotland)
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 6.10) A recent episode.
  • Curious Creatures (BBC2 Wales, 6.30).
  • This Territory's Got Talent TV3 (5*, 7pm) The Not Live final, first shown in March.
  • Y Talwrn (R Cymru, 7.05).
  • Gaby's Talking Pictures (R4, 7.15).
  • Breadxit Professionals (C4, 8pm).
  • The Crystal Maze (E4, 8pm) The "celebrity" edition from 8 June, with Big Narstie.
  • Réalta agus Gaolta (TG4, 8.30) Ireland's most talented families.
  • Love Island (ITV2 and 3e, 9pm).
  • Celebrity Catchphrase (ITV, 9.15) Stephen Mulhern muscles in on Mike Pougatch's The World Cup. Guests here are John Barnes, Helen Chamberlain, and Chris Kamara.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10.55) Freddie Flintoff.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Cheap Cheap Cheap (C4, 5am-ish) Another outing for last summer's show.
  • Tout Le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.45am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; not Tu, We).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Finals week, with Helen Fospero (Mo-We), Paul Zenon (Th-Fr).
  • The Boss (BBC1, 2.15; not Tu, We) Classic episodes from the last series.
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 3.30) Repeats.
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.30).
  • Raven (CBBC, 3.50) The final's on Friday.
  • The £100k Drop (C4, 4pm; also 4Seven, 7pm).
  • Village of the Year with Penelope Keith (More4, 4.50) Repeated from earlier this year.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) New episodes from Cardiff.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15; not Mo, We, Fr). Repeats from April.
  • House of Games (3) (BBC2, 6pm) This week's panel: Beattie Edmondson, Amol Rajan, Gaby Roslin, Hugh Dennis.
  • Curious Creatures (BBC2, 6.30; Scot not Fr).

Monday 18 June

  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2013.
  • Brain of This Territory (R4, 3pm) The grand final.
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 3.15) One side-effect of Mark Pougatch's The World Cup: even more Stephen Mulhern.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Just a Minute (R4, 6.30) Paul Merton, Marcus Brigstocke, Rebecca Front, and Gyles Brandreth.
  • Love Island (ITV2 and 3e, 9pm).
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; not NI) Origins and openings.
  • Have I Got Old News for You (BBC1, 11.15) Richard Ayoade hosts, with Andy Hamilton and Isabel "emails in the attic" Hardman.
  • The Crystal Maze (C4, 11.05) Repeated from Friday.

Tuesday 19 June

  • Master of Photography (Artsworld, 8pm) This week, the photographers find seven deadly sins, and then some.
  • Love Island (ITV2 and 3e, 9pm).

Wednesday 20 June

  • Wordaholics (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2002.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Nikki.
  • Takeshi's Castle (Comedy Central, 8pm) Two new episodes.
  • Love Island (ITV2 and 3e, 9pm).
  • Taskmaster (Dave, 9pm).
  • Celebability (ITV2, 10pm) The fabulous Iain Stirling's very silly show returns. With Jennifer Metcalfe, James Argent, Marcel Sommerville, Paisley Billings, Jordan Davies.

Thursday 21 June

  • Funny You Should Ask (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Arthur English, Roy Hudd, Sandy Powell. From March 1981.
  • Love Island (ITV2 and 3e, 9pm).
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 9.40) Let's get rid of New Year's Eve!
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm) James Acaster, Tom Allen, Ari Eldjarn, Ed Gamble, Ellie Taylor.

Friday 22 June

  • The Motion Show (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2001.
  • Stop the Press (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) The series final.
  • The Crystal Maze (C4, 9pm; also 4Seven at 12.10am) Celebrities, with David Weir, Wayne Bridge, Rachel Riley, Charlotte Crosby, and Judy Murray.
  • Love Island (ITV2 and 3e, 9pm).
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 9.40) Kimberly Wyatt.

Sign language interpretation

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 3.20pm Sat, 3.25pm Sun).
  • Best Home Cook (BBC2, 12.15am Wed)
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