TV Guide 2019-04-13

A new look to Saturdays on ITV, Got Talent is joined by new Ninja Warrior and Stephen Mulhern's much-loved In for a Penny. High culture is on BBC4, as BBC Young Dancer returns (Fri).

Two competitions reach their final: All Together Now (BBC1, Sat) and Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld, Tue).

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


Saturday 13 April

  • Top Class; The Dog Ate My Homework (BBC2, 8.10) Repeats from CBBC.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 10.25) Five episodes.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 10.35).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Strongman Champions' League (Spike, 11am).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm); The Chase (ITV, 5pm).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.45) Food, with Prue Leith, Brian Turner, Grace Dent, William Sitwell.
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 6.30) Series 5, and they've got some familiar faces taking part.
  • Catchpoint (BBC1, 6.35).
  • All Together Now (BBC1, 7.05) The grand final.
  • In for a Penny (ITV and VM1, 7.30) Stephen Mulhern's segment from Saturday Night Takeaway gets a series of its own. This week, the show's in Cardiff.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 7.35).
  • This Territory's Got Talent (ITV and VM1, 8pm) Stephen Mulhern's Got More Talent with Stephen Mulhern follows on ITV2 at 9.25 and VM1 at 10.30.
  • The Big Escape (, 8.10).

Weekend repeats


  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.27) From Friday.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (VM2, 4pm) Sunday's final.
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 5.30; 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, 12.40) From last night. More Talent follows at 2.05.
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (The Satellite Channel, 1pm) From Tuesday.

Sunday 14 April - Palm Sunday

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 8.30).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.55).
  • The Chase (ITV, 3pm), In for a Penny (ITV, 4pm), Tipping Point (ITV, 4.30).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1 NI 4.40, elsewhere 5.40) Comedy.
  • School Choir of the Year (BBC1 NI, 5.30) Coverage of the event.
  • The Family Chase (ITV, 6pm) Mulligan family from Armargh.
  • What Would Your Kid Do? (ITV, 7pm).
  • Talent Show Wars (C5, 7pm) Contestants.
  • Y Talwrn (R Cymru, 7.05).
  • Blind Date (C5, 8pm).
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (E4, 9pm) Johnny Vegas, Alex Brooker, Anna Richardson, Sophie Duker.
  • 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) Tim Vine (Mo-Tu), Paul Zenon (We-Fr).
  • Curiosity (BBC1, 2.15; Fr 1.30).
  • 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; Fr 5.45) New episodes.
  • Richard Osman's House of Games (3) (BBC2, 6pm; Fr 6.30) Repeats.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 6pm); Last Commanders (CBBC, 6.30) Repeats from 2018.
  • Wonderball (BBC Scotland, 7pm; not Fr).
  • Masterchef Down Under (Home, 7pm) Series 9 comes to Freeview.

Monday 15 April

  • Catchphrase Day (Challenge, 9am) Say what you see until 5pm.
  • Brain 2019 (R4, 3pm) Heat 4.
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30) Lou Sanders, Frankie Boyle, Henning Wehn, Lucy Porter.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 7.30) The second semi-final.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8pm) The second semi-final.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 11.05; Scotland, NI 12.05) Extended repeat from Friday.

Tuesday 16 April

  • Family Fortunes Day (Challenge, 9am) If it's up there, it's there till 5.
  • Genius (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) Chris Addison.
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.40).
  • Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 (Artsworld, 8pm) Laura Linney in the final. Followed at 9 by The Winner's Commission.

Wednesday 17 April

  • Bruce's Price is Right Day (Challenge, 8am) Come on down! Closing time at 5pm.
  • Counterpoint 2008 (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Project Z (CITV, 5pm) South Wales.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) Scotland.
  • Brightest Family (ITV and VM2, 8pm; HTV Wales, 10.45) Second round part 3.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Joe.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm).
  • Rhannu (S4C, 8.25).
  • Glow Up (BBC3 on BBC1, 10.35; Scotland 12.05) Musical challenges.
  • The Hangover Games (E4, 11.05) Barrow.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 11.35; Scotland 1.05) More highlights.

Thursday 18 April

  • Dale's Supermarket Sweep (Challenge, 9am) Early closing at 1.30, for Wheel of Fortune till 5.
  • Booked (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 1995.
  • Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC1, 8pm) Farmyard animals.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm).
  • Blockbusters (Comedy Central, 8pm) Leyla, Oisin, Olly.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Easter special, with Bebe Rexha, Sair Khan, Johnny Vegas, Will Mellor.
  • Al Murray's Great Pub Quiz (Quest, 10pm) Duke of Cambridge from Battersea take on The Chase. It's a pub in Nuneaton.

Friday 19 April - Good Friday

Holiday for many

  • The Chase Day (Challenge, 6am) Celebrity editions from 3pm.
  • Hidden Treasures (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Antiques quiz from 1998.
  • Curiosity (BBC1, 1.30) A lot earlier.
  • Breaking the News (BBC Radio Scotland, 1.30; BBC Scotland tv, 9.30) Ashley Storrie, Stuart Mitchell, Martel Maxwell, but Geoff Norcott.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.45); House of Games (BBC2, 6.30) A little bit later.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) John Robins from Beat the Internet, Andy Hamilton, Danielle Ward.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7pm; not Wales) Henry VIII, Britpop, Christopher Isherwood, Royal Navy in WW1.
  • This Territory's Got Talent The Champions (VM3, 7pm).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 7.30; not Wales).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8pm) A repeat with Colin Jackson, Jazz Carlin, Jon Wilkin, Dominic Parsons.
  • BBC Young Dancer 2019 (BBC4, 8pm) South Asian final.
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) Steph McGovern makes her pocket money pitch, with Ash Sarkar and Josh Widdicombe.
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 9.30) A repeat with Oscar winner Olivia Colman.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm; not Wales) Parts, repeated.
  • Celebrity Game Night (C5, 10pm) Frankie Bridge, Joe Swash, The Amazing Iain Lee, Rev Richard Coles, Samantha Womack, Desiree Burch.
  • Take Me Out (ITV, 10.50) An old episode.

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).
  • Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC2, 8am Tu).
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 1.15am Th).
  • Sewing Bee (BBC2, 8am Th).
  • All Star Mr and Mrs (ITV, 3am Sa).
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