TV Guide 2018-09-01

Autumn us up, kinsfolk! With the calendar down to just four pages, a new season of television starts this weekend. ITV gives us a new series of hit smash 5 Gold Rings (Sun) and old stager The X Factor (Sat). S4C enjoys Y Gemau Gwyllt (Wed). Conchita Wurst has a concert on Radio 2 (Fri).

And all* of your daytime faves are back. New series of Tenable (ITV) and Antiques Road Trip (BBC1). And there are new episodes of Tipping Point, The Chase (both ITV), and Pointless (BBC1).

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


Saturday 1 September

  • Paradise Run (Nickelodeon, 11am) "Going for the Gold".
  • Tipping Point Day (W, 11am) To 7pm.
  • Ben 10 Challenge (CITV, 1pm) Shown on Cartoon Network last year.
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 1.45).
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 2.30) Sam Bailey.
  • The Chase (ITV, 3.30).


  • Fort Boyard (TV5, 5.37) Vincent Cerutti, Cyprien, Katrina Patchett, Squeezie, Hapsatou Sy, Tex.
  • Big Star's Little Star (ITV, 6pm) Una Foden and Aoife, Kate Silverton and Clemency, Kriss Akabusi and Alanam. Part of Stephen Mulhern Night on ITV.
  • Who Dares Wins (Challenge, 6pm) Repeats from 2007.
  • Celebrity Catchprase (ITV, 7pm) Stephen Mulhern Night on ITV continues with this chip-shaped show. Rob Beckett, Ruth Jones, Jordan Banjo.
  • !mpossible Celebrities (BBC1, 7.35) Kate Bottley delivers the new player's homily.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) Simon Cowell is joined by Ayda Williams, Louis Tomlinson, and some bloke off the street. Dermot O'Leary hosts. Stephen Mulhern Night continues on ITV8 and the Tartan Button.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 8.05) Mixed Bag.
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 10pm).

Weekend repeats

Shows seen earlier in the week


  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 12.30) Two episodes.
  • Burn-Off (E4, 3pm) From Tuesday. Followed by Extra Sic from Friday.
  • Counterpoint (Radio 4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • The X Factor (ITV, 9.25am; TV3, 3.05) From last night.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 11.30am) Three episodes.
  • Big Star's Little Star (ITV, 11.35am) From last night.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.

Sunday 2 September

  • Four Weddings Morning (UK Living 2, 6am) Five episodes, to 11am.
  • Top Class (CBBC, 9.30am) Hamilton against Little Chalfont.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12 noon).
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 3.15).
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 4pm) Lorraine Kelly.
  • Paradise Run (Nickelodeon, 4pm) Supersized.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.50) Fashion.
  • 5 Gold Rings (ITV, 7pm) Phillip Schofield's series returns.
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8pm) Convertable clothing.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) More auditions with Dermot and the orchestra.
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9pm).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Village of the Year (C4, 5am-ish).
  • Tout Le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.45am).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12.05).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Mo 12 noon).
  • For What It's Worth (BBC2, 1pm; not Tu) Repeats.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Mo: Anne Hegerty. Tu-Fr: Mark Pougatch. New episodes.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) New series.
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) New episodes.
  • Antiques Road Trip (BBC1, 4.30) New episodes.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) New episodes from Swindon.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New episodes.
  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (BBC2, 5.15) With Phil Serrell and Kate Bliss. Repeats.
  • Celebrity Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm) Repeats.
  • My Kitchen Rules Down Under (UK Living, 6.45).
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm from We)
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 7.30; Scot not Th, Wales 7.30 Fr) Central.
  • Love Island Down Under (ITVBe, 11pm-ish).

Monday 3 September

  • Wordaholics (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2013.
  • Counterpoint (R4, 3pm).
  • Just a Minute (R4, 6.30).
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) York and St Edmund Hall Oxford.
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9pm) Eviction night. Bit on the Side follows at 11.30.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10.30) Repeated from Friday.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 4 September

  • The Grate Breadxit Burn-off (C4, 8pm) This week, Paul wants to have his cake. And he wants to eat his cake. And he's annoyed that the sprouts say it's !mpossible.
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9.15) Who leaves? Bit on the Side follows at 10.45.
  • Call Yourself a Fan (BT Sport 1, 9.30) Arsenal against Chelsea.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) Not Nearly.

Wednesday 5 September

  • Who Goes There? (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 1998.
  • Y Gemau Gwyllt (S4C, 5.05) Quad bikes and a muddy assault course.
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9pm) Bit on the Side follows at 11.05.
  • Lip Sync Battle (Comedy Central, 10pm) Matt Richardson and Daisy Lowe.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45) Colin Jackson, Jazz Carlin, Jon Wilkin, Dom Parsons.
  • Rupaul's Drag Race (Comedy Central, 11pm). Impersonate celebrities.

Thursday 6 September

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2006.
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 8pm) Chizzy Akudolu, Monty Panesar, Stefanie Reid, Zoe Lyons, Gemma Collins.
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9pm) Bit on the Side follows at 11.05.
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Jack Wilshere, Judy Murray, Rob Beckett.
  • Fear Factor (MTV, 10pm) From the Yankee Big Brother and Survivor.

Friday 7 September

  • Jest a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2008.
  • Stop the Press (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; not Wales).
  • Burn Out Even More Sic (C4, 8pm).
  • Friday Night is Music Night (Radio 2, 8pm) A concert given recently by Conchita Wurst.
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 8.30).
  • Celebrity Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 9pm) Begone. Bit on the Side follows at 11.30.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm).
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 10.35; Wales, 11.05).

Sign language interpretation

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 3.20pm Sat, 3.25pm Sun).
  • Eternal Glory (ITV, 3am Sun; STV, 2.40am Wed).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC2, 12.15am Mon and Fri)
  • Who's Doing the Dishes (ITV, 3am Sat; STV 2.10am Mon).

* - All? Well, if you're waiting for a second series of Beat the Pack, we have some bad news...

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