TV Guide 2019-03-30

BBC1 daytime gets a new antiques game show this week. Curiosity (weekdays) has teams curating a collection. Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC1, Thu) does exactly what it says on the tin.

Will either of these become Favourite Gameshows? Channel 5 has a talking heads clip show on Sunday night. They've also the return of Celebrity Game Night (C5, Fri).

It's the final of Sewing Bee (BBC2, Tue) and the start of Have I Got News for You (BBC1, Fri).

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


Saturday 30 March

  • Top Class; The Dog Ate My Homework (BBC2, 8am) Repeats from CBBC.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 10.35).
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 10.35).
  • Strongman Champions' League (Spike, 10.35).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Double Dare (Nickelodeon, 11am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 3pm) Five episodes.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1, 5.15); in Wales, it's A Question of Sport.


  • Pointless (BBC1, 6.05) Musical Theatre, with Ray Quinn, Joanne Clifton, Ben Forster, Kerry Ellis, Jenna Russell, Hannah Waddington.
  • Catchpoint (BBC1, 6.50).
  • The Chase with Celebrities (ITV, 7pm) Carrie Grant.
  • All Together Now (BBC1, 7.20).
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 7.45).
  • This Territory's Got Talent (VM1, 7.30) Got Mór Talent follows at 9pm.
  • The Voice of This Territory (ITV, 8pm; VM1, 9pm) The live semi-final. Not live for viewers to VM1 on Ireland.
  • The Big Escape (, 8.10) Ten celebrities try to get out of an escape room.
  • Lip Sync Battle (MTV, 9pm); Wild 'n' Out (MTV, 10pm) Two episodes of each. Is that music on MTV?!

Weekend repeats


  • Mastermind (BBC2 Wales, 6.30) Seen elsewhere last night.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2 Wales, 7.30) Seen elsewhere last night.
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 7.30; NI 8pm, not Wales) From Sunday.
  • Radio 4 Brain (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Project Z (CITV and ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 8.30) From Wednesday.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (The Satellite Channel, 1pm) From Tuesday.
  • The Voice of This Territory (ITV, 1.15) From last night.
  • Bake Off (C4, 5.15) From Tuesday.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 11pm) From Friday.

Sunday 31 March - Mothering Sunday

Clocks go forward an hour at 1am.

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 8.30).
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 10.35).
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 10.35).
  • Double Dare (Nickelodeon, 11am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.50).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 4.45) Grange Hill.


  • The Family Chase (ITV, 6pm) Lawrence-Harish family from Wolverhampton.
  • What Would Your Kid Do? (ITV, 7pm) Jason Manford's behind-the-sofa horror.
  • Dragons Den (BBC2, 7pm) Repeat.
  • Y Talwrn (R Cymru, 7.05).
  • Côr Cymru 2019 (S4C, 8pm) Show choirs, a new category.
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 8pm) Cambodia, Vietnam, and elephants.
  • Favourite Gameshows (C5, 9pm) How could we live without Katie Thistleton and Hacker's thoughts on The Common Denominator?
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (E4, 9pm) Nish Kumar, Fred Sirieix, Judi Love, Kerry Godliman.
  • Didn't He Do Well? The Bruce Forsyth Story (C5, 11.05).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12.05).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • The Boss (BBC2, 1pm; not Tu, Fr).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Jenny Eclair (Mo-Tu), Raj Bisram (We-Fr).
  • Curiosity (BBC1, 2.15) Paul Martin hosts a show where couples try to curate the most valuable collection.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm; not Th, Fr) Repeats.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm; not Th, Fr) Shuffles aside for horses on Thu and Fri.
  • Classic Eggheads (BBC2, 4.45).
  • The Chase Celebrity Specials (ITV, 5pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New episodes.
  • Richard Osman's House of Games (3) (BBC2, 6pm) Repeats.
  • Wonderball (BBC Scotland, 7pm; not Fr).

Monday 1 April - All Fools' Day

  • Brain 2019 (R4, 3pm) Heat 2.
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30) Richard Osman, Holly Walsh, Luisa Omielan, Jack Dee.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 7.30) Dicers play Birdwatchers in the last quarter-final.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) Group phase match 10.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 8.30) Charlie Brooker, Scarlett Moffatt, and Pearl Mackie discuss the worst thing in the world. Repeat.

Tuesday 2 April

  • Genius (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) Carol Vorderman.
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.40).
  • Celebrity Bake Off (C4, 8pm) Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Caroline Flack, Greg Wise, Nicola Adams.
  • Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 (Artsworld, 8pm) Nick Moran; last of the heats.
  • The Great Sewing Bee (BBC2, 9pm) Evening wear. Last in the series.

Wednesday 3 April

  • Counterpoint 2008 (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Project Z (CITV, 5pm) Bristol.
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 7pm) Repeat from Sunday.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) Central.
  • Brightest Family (ITV and VM2, 8pm; HTV Wales, 10.45 Thu) Second round part 1.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Ameer from Cardiff.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm) Cheryl and Haydn.
  • Rhannu (S4C, 8.25).
  • Glow Up (BBC3 on BBC1, 10.35; Wales 11.05, NI 11.35) West end drag musicals. Billed on Tuesday in many listings magazines; they now don't have a Match of the Day on Wednesday.
  • The Hangover Games (E4, 11.05) Brighton.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 11.40; Wales 12.05, NI 12.35) Kevin Phillips, Jazz Carlin, Chris Robshaw, Iwan Thomas (sprinter).

Thursday 4 April

  • Booked (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 1995.
  • Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC1, 8pm) No, we've no idea what happens here.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm).
  • Blockbusters (Comedy Central, 8pm) David, Amanda, and Alesha from Got Talent.
  • Y Siambr (S4C, 8pm) A team from Machynlleth takes on body-builders from Ynys Môn.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Laurence Fox, Maverick Sabre, Stacey Solomon.
  • Al Murray's Great Pub Quiz (Quest, 10pm) Spread Eagle from Croydon, Foldgate Inn from Norfolk.

Friday 5 April

  • Who Goes There (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Breaking the News (BBC Radio Scotland, 1.30; BBC Scotland tv, 10.30) Val McDermid, Janey Godley, Alistair Barrie, Lewis Macleod.
  • Sam and Mark's Big Friday Wind Up (CBBC, 6pm).
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30; NI 10pm) Heath Ledger, Tyco Brahe, Sarah Kane, Margaret Pole.
  • This Territory's Got Talent The Champions (VM3, 7pm).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8pm) "The Perfect Game"; highlights from series 48.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm; not NI).
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) David Dimbleby hosts, with Stacey Dooley and Henning Wehn guests.
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 9.30) A repeat with Dion Dublin.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) Peril, repeated.
  • Celebrity Game Night (C5, 10pm) 97 days later, we see episode two. Joining Lisa in her penthouse flat are Amanda Abbington, Louie Spence, The Fabulous Iain Stirling, Denise Van Outen, Kimberley Wyatt, and Richard Herring.

Sign language interpretation

  • Famous Family Fortunes (STV, 12.05am Mo; ITV, 3am We).
  • Amazing Greys (STV, 12.30am We).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 7.30am Mo).
  • Masterchef (BBC2, 12.15am Tu, We; 12.45am Th).
  • Sewing Bee (BBC2, 8am Th).
  • All Star Mr and Mrs (ITV, 3am Sa).
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