TV Guide 2018-11-17

Nick Knowles! Anne Hegerty! John Barrowman! Just some of the game show hosts joining Dec and Holly on I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, from Sun). There's a promotion for The Imitation Game (ITV, Fri), and new Takeshi's Castle on Comedy Central (Thu).

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


Saturday 17 November

  • Top Class (BBC2, 6.25am); Got What It Takes? (BBC2, 8.10am) Repeats from CBBC.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Double Dare (Nickelodeon, 11am and 7pm).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12 noon); Four in a Bed (C4, 1pm; 5 episodes).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15; not Wales).
  • The Chase (ITV, 4.30).


  • The Time it Takes (BBC1, 5.20) Ainsley Harriott and a leaf blower.
  • Who Dares Wins (Challenge, 6pm) Repeats from 2008.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.55) Jennie McAlpine, Phil Tufnell, Luisa Zissman, James Hill, Steve Leonard, Trude Mostue, Marcel Somerville, Amber Davies.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.45) Live from Blackpool, the end-of-the-pier show celebrates the hits of Gloria Estefan.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8.10) Live from Newport Pagnell, the off-the-end-of-the-pier show celebrates the hits of Kibble and The Dweebs.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.20).
  • QI XL (BBC2, 10pm) Pictures.
  • India's Got Talent (Colors, 10pm).

Weekend repeats

Shows seen earlier in the week


  • The X Factor (ITV, 12.10; TV3, 4.30) Sunday's not-live results show.
  • Got What It Takes? (CBBC, 6.10) From Monday.
  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Match of the Day Can You Kick It (CBBC, 10.50am) From Friday.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.
  • The X Factor (ITV, 1.30; HTV Wales, 2pm; 3e 6.30) From last night.
  • Beat the Internet with John Robins (Dave, 3pm) From Thursday.
  • I'll Get This (BBC2, 11.15; NI 11.45 Mon) From Tuesday.

Sunday 18 November

  • Spy School (CITV and ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 8.30am) Golden A-Listers.
  • Double Dare (Nickelodeon, 11am and 7pm).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1 Wales, 12.15).
  • The Chase (ITV, 3.30), Tenable (ITV, 4.30); Tipping Point (ITV, 5.30).
  • Ronnie Corbett's Small Talk (Challenge, 4pm) Three episodes of this mid-90s show.


  • The Chase With Celebrities (ITV, 7pm) Iain Lee, Jennie McAlpine, Shappi Khorsandi, Stanley Johnson.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.20) The Italian Riviera of the 1950s, and Take That pay their taxes.
  • The X Factor (ITV and TV3, 8pm) With a special performance from Alpha Team.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm) Holly and Dec invite another load of people to go to the end of the world. Extra Camp follows on ITV2 at 10.45.
  • Junior Eurovision (TG4, 9.30) Who wins? They decide!

Weekday Daytimes

  • Tout Le Monde Veut Prendre Sa Place (TV5, 10.45am).
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 12.05; not Fr).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Think Tank (BBC2, 1pm; We Eng, NI, Wales 1.10).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Phil Hammond.
  • !mpossible (BBC1, 2.15) New episodes.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) Repeats.
  • Fifteen-to-One (C4, 3pm) New episodes.
  • Questions Pour un Champion (TV5, 3.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) New episodes.
  • Make Me a Dealer (BBC1, 4.30) New episodes.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 4.45) Repeats.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
  • House of Games (3) (BBC2, 6pm; Fr 7pm except Wales) Lolly Adefope, Dan Walker, Sarah Green, Miles Jupp.
  • Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30; Fr 6pm).
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm; Fr 8pm).
  • Christmas University Challenge (BBC4, 7.30, Mo-We) Repeats of festive specials.

Monday 19 November

  • Football Genius (ITV, 12.10am) A quick promotion for the entertaining football quiz.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Quote... Unquote (R4, 3pm) Jan Ravens, Monica Ali, Henry Kelly.
  • Got What It Takes? (CBBC, 5.25) The public vote.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 6.30) Tony Hawks and John Finnemore, but Jack Dee.
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm).
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) Birdwatchers and Dicers.
  • University Connect (BBC2, 8.30) Second round 1.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm). Extra Camp (ITV2) at 10.30.
  • For Facts Sake (BBC1, 9.30; NI 10.45) Bill Oddie.

Tuesday 20 November

  • The 3rd Degree (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) From 2017.
  • Prosiect Z (S4C, 5.30) Ysgol Llangefni has been invaded by potential Crystal Maze hosts.
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 6pm) The final.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm) Chicken, bacon, and mayo sandwich.
  • Lego Masters (C4, 8pm) Land and sea hybrid.
  • Landscape Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm) Loch Fyne.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm). Extra Camp (ITV2) at 10.05.
  • I'll Get This (BBC2, 10pm) Griff Rhys Jones, Scarlett Moffatt, Adil Ray, Angela Scanlan, Janet Street Porter.

Wednesday 21 November

  • Who Goes There (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2000.
  • Takeshi's Castle (Nicktoons, 6pm). Roman Kemp provides the voiceover.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm) Broccoli and haddock on toast.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm) Nick and Keeley.
  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 8.25).
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm). Extra Camp (ITV2) at 10.05.
  • Dianc! (S4C, 9.30) Sioned, Martha, Arwel.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1 England 10.45, Wales 11.10, Scot 11.15, NI 11.40) Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, Charlotte Edwards, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Stuart Pearce.

Thursday 22 November

  • Puzzle Panel (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Chris Maslanka refuses to answer a straight question. From 1998.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8pm) Vanilla.
  • Beat the Internet with John Robins (Dave, 8pm) Two episodes.
  • Takeshi's Castle (Comedy Central, 8pm) Think this is different from Wednesday's Nicktoons episode.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm). Extra Camp (ITV2) at 10.30.

Friday 23 November

  • Guess What? (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 1998.
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • Match of the Day Can You Kick It (CBBC, 5.30) Trials continue.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30, not Wales).
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30; not Wales) Cher, Cambridge spy ring, Tove Jansson, Derby.
  • Chwilio am Seren Junior Eurovision (S4C, 7.30) Manw yn Minsk: how Manw's prepared for Sunday's contest. Which you can see live on Sunday afternoon.
  • The Imitation Game (ITV, 8pm) A repeat for the Sunday primetime show.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 8pm; not Wales) Janey Lee Grace and Tim Smith.
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) Andy Hamilton and Deborah Frances-White panel, and the host is Mike Flex.
  • I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (ITV and TV3, 9pm). Extra Camp (ITV2 and 3e) at 10.05.
  • The Heist (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) "Horse trading". Game show or Agatha Christie drama?
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 9.30) Daisy May Cooper, Diane Morgan, Richard Osman, Rory Reid.

Sign language interpretation

  • Family Cooking Showdown (BBC2, 7.30am Mo).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 8am Tu, Th).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8am We) Two episodes.
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