TV Guide 2018-10-06

Two top formats are back on Wednesday: Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central) and Celwydd Noeth (S4C). We've also got Don't Hate the Playaz (ITV2, Thu), which will expand our horizons.

Last on The Circle (C4, Mon). Finals week in Great Local Menu (BBC2), and the Eurovision final of Chwilio am Seren Junior Eurovision (S4C, Tue).

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


Saturday 6 October

  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am) Tanni Grey-Thompson, Martin Bashir, Greg Brady Over Isdn, and Neil Delamere.
  • Tipping Point Day (W, 11am) To 7pm.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 1.30) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 3.30) Mark, Anne, and Paul from The Chase.
  • The Chase (ITV, 4.30).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.40) Celebrity presenters, with Trisha Goddard and Katie Derham, Johnny Vaughan and Toby Tarrant, Anne Diamond and Sarah Greene, Adam Pearson and Chris Hollins.
  • Who Dares Wins (Challenge, 6pm) Repeats from 2007.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.30) Getting movie week out of the way early.
  • Mastermind (BBC2 Wales, 7pm) Seen elsewhere on Friday.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.20).
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8.35).

Weekend repeats

Shows seen earlier in the week


  • The X Factor (ITV, 12.15; TV3, 4pm) From Sunday.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 12.30) Two episodes.
  • Burn-Off (E4, 1pm) From Tuesday. Followed by Extra Sic from Friday.
  • Chwilio am Seren Junior Eurovision (S4C, 4pm); Got What It Takes? (CBBC, 6.10).
  • Counterpoint (Radio 4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 11.30) Three episodes.
  • The X Factor (ITV, 11.30; TV3, 1.05) From last night.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 1.40) From last night.
  • Burn-Off (C4, 3.15) From Tuesday.
  • The Big Audition (ITV, 4pm) From Friday.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 9.45; not Wales) From Friday.

Sunday 7 October

  • Top Class (CBBC, 9.30am) Stanley play Cedar Park in the third quarter-final.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1 Wales, 12 noon; 12.30 elsewhere).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 4.35) Soaps.


  • 5 Gold Rings (ITV, 7pm) For the last time, it's fingers on tellies. We haven't seen The Chase With Celebrities for ages.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.45) The professionals are singing in the rain, Gladys Knight is singing "License to kill", and there's a competition in there.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) Judges' favourite places! Off to Stationary World of Fun, as Robbie Williams shows his favourite felt-tip pens.
  • The Circle (C4, 10pm).
  • Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 10pm).
  • The Imitation Game (ITV, 10.05) With Alistair McGowan and Ronni Ancona.
  • Face Value (BET, 11.30).

Weekday Daytimes

  • 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) Repeats.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Mo-We: Richard Arnold. Th-Fr: Clive Anderson.
  • Chase the Case (BBC1, 2.15) Last week of this show.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) New episodes.
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) New episodes.
  • Antiques Road Trip (BBC1, 4.30) Catherine Southon and Paul Laidlaw are in Omagh.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 4.45) Repeats.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New episodes.
  • Letterbox (BBC2, 6pm; not Fr) New episodes.
  • Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30).
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 7pm; Fri, 8pm) Finals week.

Monday 8 October

  • Just a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2011.
  • Counterpoint (R4, 3pm) Semi-final 1.
  • Got What It Takes? (CBBC, 5.25) Bars and Melody rap battle.
  • Monkman and Seagull's Genius Guide (BBC2, 8pm).
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) UCL play King's London.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; NI 11.45 Wed) Public and Private, with Victoria Coren Mitchell, Phill Jupitus, Bridget Christie.
  • The Circle (C4, 10pm) Last in the "present" series.
  • Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 10pm) Bit on the Side follows at 11.05.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.45; Wales 11.40, NI 11.45).
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 9 October

  • The Grate Breadxit Burn-off (C4, 8pm) This week, Paul is assaulted by plant-based lifeforms.
  • Chwilio am Seren Junior Eurovision (S4C, 8pm) The live final.
  • Take the Tower (ITV4, 9pm).
  • Call Yourself a Fan? (BT Sport 1, 9.30) Liverpool against Everton.
  • Football Genius (ITV4, 10pm) Queens Park Rangers against Greenock Morton.
  • Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 10.15) Bit on the Side follows at 11.15.

Wednesday 10 October

  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2014.
  • Y Gemau Gwyllt (S4C, 5.05) White water rapids.
  • Y Ras (S4C, 6.30) Repeated from last week.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm) Billed as a new episode.
  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 8.25) More lie-spotting with Nia Roberts.
  • Taskmaster (Dave, 9pm).
  • Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 10pm) Bit on the Side follows at 11.05.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 10.45; Wales 11.10, NI 11.40, Scotland 11.45) Bianca Walkden, Chris Sutton, Isa Guha, Marland Yarde.
  • Rupaul's Drag Race (Comedy Central, 11pm) The Village People and Andie MacDowell.

Thursday 11 October

  • Puzzle Panel (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Chris Maslanka refuses to answer a straight question. From 1998.
  • Don't Hate the Playaz (ITV2, 9pm) Describes as "a new comedy music gameshow (sic) series featuring live performances".
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) John Terry, Geri Horner, Josh Widdicombe.
  • Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 10pm) Bit on the Side follows at 11.05.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) John Barrowman, Jordan Banjo, Lucy Fallon, Suggs.
  • Fear Factor (MTV, 10pm) Jersey Shore tie-in.

Friday 12 October

  • The Personality Test (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2007.
  • Stop the Press (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7pm; Wales 7pm Sat) Alan Turing, Golden Gate Bridge, Frank Capra, Emperor Vespasian.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; not Wales, Scotland).
  • Burn Out Even More Sic (C4, 8pm).
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 8.30) Repeat.
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) Nicky Morgan and Jon Richardson play, as Richard Ayoade talks to the hand.
  • The Big Audition (ITV, 9pm; STV 10.45) Lots of people apply for strange jobs; this week, hand model, childrens tv presenter and John Lennon impressionist. Hope there's an Oxford comma missing there.
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 9.30) Dion Dublin, Debbie McGee, Bob Mortimer, Lucy Porter.
  • Y Ras (S4C, 9.30).
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm) Compilation.
  • Big Brother (C5 and 3e, 10pm) Bit on the Side follows at 11.35.

Sign language interpretation

  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 3.20pm Sat, 3.25pm Sun).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC2, 1.15am Tue, 12.50am Fri).
  • Who's Doing the Dishes (STV, 2.55am Mon).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8am We).
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 3am Sat).
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