TV Guide 2019-04-06

The return of This Territory's Got Talent (ITV, Sat), and the more welcome return of Ant McPartlin.

It's the final of The Voice (ITV, Sat; VM1, Sun), Côr Cymru (S4C, Sun), This Territory's Got Talent (VM1, Sun), and Race Across the World (BBC2, Sun).

While the quiz is in the semi-final stage, two of the University Challenge sport competitions have televised finals: the boat races (BBC1, Sun), and rugby (S4C, Wed).

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


Saturday 6 April – Taxman's New Year

  • Top Class; The Dog Ate My Homework (BBC2, 8am) Repeats from CBBC.
  • Strongman Champions' League (Spike, 10.25).
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 10.35).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 11.55) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).


  • Catchphrase (ITV, 6.30).
  • This Territory's Got Talent (VM1, 6.30) Catching up with last year's winners.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (ITV, 7.15; VM1, 9.30) Got Mór Talent follows on ITV2 at 8.35.
  • All Together Now (BBC1, 7.30) Delayed if the football goes to extra time, penalties, or statements from Downing Street.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (VM1, 7.30) It's the third semi-final. Got Mór Talent follows at 9pm.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.10).
  • The Big Escape (, 8.10).
  • The Voice of This Territory (ITV, 8.35; VM1, 10.30 Sun) The live final. Spectacularly not live for viewers to VM1 on Ireland.

Weekend repeats


  • Sewing Bee (BBC2, 5.30; not Wales) From Tuesday.
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 6.30; not Wales) From Sunday.
  • Radio 4 Brain (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Project Z (CITV and ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 8.30) From Wednesday.
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (ITV, 12.45) From last night. Mór Talent follows at 2.05.
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (The Satellite Channel, 3pm) From Tuesday.
  • The Voice of This Territory (ITV, 3.05) From last night. Viewers to VM1 on Ireland don't see the result for another seven hours, by which time the winner's career is finished.
  • Bake Off (C4, 5.15) From Tuesday.

Sunday 7 April

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 8.30) Steve Bugeja, Lauren Pattison, Matthew Crosby, Thanyia Moore.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 10.15).
  • The University Challenge Boat Races (BBC1, 1.20) Clare Balding asks the questions, as defending champions Cambridge take on a challenge from this year's qualifiers Manchester The Team Everyone Wants To Sink.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 5pm) Best Ever Finals.


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.45) Childrens' television.
  • The Family Chase (ITV, 6pm) Setchell family from Staffordshire.
  • Dragons Den (BBC2, 7pm) Repeat.
  • What Would Your Kid Do? (ITV, 7pm).
  • Talent Show Wars (C5, 7pm) Nicki Chapman investigates feuds on screen, this week with Popstars The Rivals.
  • Y Talwrn (R Cymru, 7.05).
  • Côr Cymru 2019 (S4C, 7.30) The live final, all two-and-a-half hours of it.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (VM1, 7.30) The live final. Got Mór Talent follows at 9.45.
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 8pm) Cambodia, Vietnam, and elephants.
  • Blind Date (C5, 8pm) The series continues.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (E4, 9pm) Nish Kumar, Natasia Demetriou, Fred Sirieix, Judi Love.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10pm).

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) Raj Bisram (Mo-Tu), Tim Vine (We-Fr).
  • Curiosity (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) Repeats.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Classic Eggheads (BBC2, 4.45).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New episodes.
  • Richard Osman's House of Games (3) (BBC2, 6pm; Fr 6.30) Repeats.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 6pm) Repeats from 2018.
  • Wonderball (BBC Scotland, 7pm; not Fr).
  • Masterchef Down Under (Home, 7pm) Series 9 comes to Freeview.

Monday 8 April

  • Brain 2019 (R4, 3pm) Heat 3.
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30) Sindhu Vee, Susan Calman, Graeme Garden, Tony Hawks.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 7.30) The first semi-final.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) The first semi-final.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 11.05) Extended repeat from Friday.

Tuesday 9 April

  • Genius (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) Brian Sewell.
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.40).
  • Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 (Artsworld, 8pm) Courtney Pine: first semi-final.

Wednesday 10 April

  • Counterpoint 2008 (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Project Z (CITV, 5pm) Sheffield.
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 7pm) Repeat from Sunday.
  • University Challenge The Rugby Match (S4C, 7pm) Cardiff take on Swansea. Replaces Rhannu this week.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) Granada.
  • Brightest Family (ITV and VM2, 8pm; HTV Wales, 10.45 Thu) Second round part 2.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Charlie.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm).
  • Glow Up (BBC3 on BBC1, 10.35; NI 11pm, Scotland 11.05) London Fashion Week.
  • The Hangover Games (E4, 11.05) Ealing.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 11.35; NI 12 midnight, Scotland 12.05) The Perfect Game: highlights.

Thursday 11 April

  • Booked (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 1995.
  • Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC1, 8pm) A cityscape of London.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm).
  • Blockbusters (Comedy Central, 8pm).
  • Y Siambr (S4C, 8pm) Farmers against post ladies, last in the series.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Gemma Collins, James Argent, Michelle Visage, John Newman.
  • Al Murray's Great Pub Quiz (Quest, 10pm) Beehive from Somerset, Wheelwright Arms from Chester.

Friday 12 April

  • Hidden Treasures (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Antiques quiz from 1998.
  • Breaking the News (BBC Radio Scotland, 1.30; BBC Scotland tv, 10.30) Athena Kugblenu, Susie McCabe, Ray Bradshaw, Christopher Brookmyre.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) Helen Lewis, Elis James, Desiree Burch, Andy Hamilton.
  • This Territory's Got Talent The Champions (VM3, 7pm).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8pm) More highlights.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) But no Mastermind, squeezed out by golf and gymnastics.
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) Alan Johnson hosts, with Janey Godley and Tim Shipman.
  • The Comeback of Ant McPartlin (C5, 9pm) Well, if you must...
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 9.30) A repeat with Rylan Clark-Neal.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; not Wales) Piecemeal, repeated.
  • Celebrity Game Night (C5, 10pm) Debbie McGee, Bobby Norris, London Hughes, Adrian Chiles, Jess Robinson, James Haskell.

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; 1.45am Th, 12.40am Fr).
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 2.45am Th).
  • Sewing Bee (BBC2, 8am Th).
  • All Star Mr and Mrs (ITV, 3am Sa).
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