TV Guide 2019-04-20

This week, we're looking forward to six episodes of !mpossible. Rick Edwards brings the celebrity quiz back on Saturday, and there are new daytime episodes for BBC1 weekdays. New episodes of Eggheads (BBC2, weekdays). My Kitchen Rules Down Under is new to Challenge (from Tue).

It's the University Challenge final (BBC2, Tue), also the end of Glow Up (BBC II! on BBC1, Wed), and The Big Painting Challenge Celebrities (BBC1, Thu).

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


Saturday 20 April - Holy Saturday

  • The Chase Day (Challenge, 6am) To 5pm.
  • Top Class; The Dog Ate My Homework (BBC2, 8am) Repeats from CBBC.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 10am) Five episodes.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 10.35).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm); The Chase (ITV, 5pm).


  • !mpossible Celebrities (BBC1, 5.50) The series resumes after a short break.
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 6.30).
  • Catchpoint (BBC1, 7pm) Sunday's Week will explain how good this show is, and it is.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 7.30) The 1980s, with Carol Decker, Dennis Seaton, Bob Champion, and Jo Durie.
  • In for a Penny (ITV and VM1, 7.30) Episode 2 has fallen down the back of the ITV playout system, and they've got their best IT guys trying to get it out. This week, straight on to episode 3 from Norwich.
  • 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.
  • Mastermind; Great Local Menu (BBC2 Wales, 7pm) Seen elsewhere on Friday.
  • Radio 4 Brain (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Project Z (CITV and ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 7.55am) From Wednesday.
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (ITV, 12.30) From last night. More Talent follows at 1.45.
  • In For a Penny (ITV, 2.45) From last night.
  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1 Wales, 3.40) Dane Baptiste.

Sunday 21 April - Easter Sunday

  • The Chase Day (Challenge, 6am) Celebrity editions from 3pm.
  • Comic Relief Bake Off Day (Home, 7.10am) To 2.50am.
  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 8.30).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1 5.45) Aughts.
  • The Family Chase (ITV, 6.05) Colborne family from Basingstoke.
  • What Would Your Kid Do? (ITV, 7pm).
  • Talent Show Wars (C5, 7pm) Networks.
  • Y Talwrn (R Cymru, 7.05).
  • Blind Date (C5, 8pm).
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (E4, 9pm) Angela Barnes, Paisley Billings, Lloyd Griffith, Tom Read Wilson.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10pm).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12.05; not Mo).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Mo 12 noon). Replaced by politics on Tuesday, because snooker over-ran on BBC2.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Paul Zenon (Mo-Tu), Colin Murray (We-Fr).
  • !mpossible (BBC1, 2.15; Mo 1.30).
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) Repeats.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • My Kitchen Rules Down Under (Challenge, 4pm) Series 7 begins here. Previously shown on UK Living in 2016, new to Freeview.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15; Mo 5.45) New episodes.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm; Mo 6.30).
  • Raven (CBBC, 6pm); Last Commanders (CBBC, 6.30) Repeats.
  • Wonderball (BBC Scotland, 7pm; Tu, We only).
  • Masterchef Down Under (Home, 7pm; not Mo, also 8pm Tu) Series 9 comes to Freeview.

Monday 22 April - Easter Monday

A holiday for most

  • Another The Chase Day (Challenge, 6am) Celebrity editions from 3pm.
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge Day (Home, 7am) To 4pm.
  • Dinner Date Day (ITVBe, 12.55) To 9pm.
  • Brain 2019 (R4, 3pm) Heat 5.
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30) Richard Osman, Holly Walsh, Luisa Omielan, Jack Dee.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) The third-place play-off.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) The grand final.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 8.30) Jeremy Paxman appears in two places at once.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.55; NI 11.55) Extended repeat from Friday.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm and 9am Tue).

Tuesday 23 April - World Book Day

  • Genius (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) Sid Waddell.
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.40).

Wednesday 24 April

  • Counterpoint 2008 (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) Westward!
  • Brightest Family (ITV and VM2, 8pm; HTV Wales, 10.45 Th) Second round part 4.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Mared.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm) Jack and Dani.
  • Rhannu (S4C, 8.25).
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) Public and Private.
  • Glow Up (BBC3 on BBC1, 10.35; NI 11.20, Scotland 12.05) The grand final.
  • The Hangover Games (E4, 11.05) Canterbury.
  • Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC1, 11.35; Scotland 1.05) Repeat from last Thursday.

Thursday 25 April - International Penguin Day

  • Booked (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 1995.
  • Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC1, 8pm) The final: a tango on canvas.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm).
  • Blockbusters (Comedy Central, 8pm) Lava, Aaron, Elliott.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Emilia Fox, Angela Scanlon, Stacey Solomon.
  • Al Murray's Great Pub Quiz (Quest, 10pm) The North Euston play The Sportsman.

Friday 26 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) Lucy Porter, Hugo Rifkind, Mark Nelson, Elaine Malcolmson.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) Ayesha Hazarika, Andy Zaltzman, Ellie Taylor, Mark Steel.
  • This Territory's Got Talent The Champions (VM3, 7pm).
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30) The semi-finals start here.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm; not Wales).
  • BBC Young Dancer 2019 (BBC4, 8pm) Contemporary.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8.30).
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) David Tennant hosts, with Zoe Lyons and Johnny Mercer.
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 9.30) A repeat with Prue Leith.
  • Celebrity Game Night (C5, 10pm) Rick Edwards, Paisley Billings, Emma Kennedy, Anton du Beke, Sally Lindsay, Jamie Laing.
  • Take Me Out (ITV, 11.45) 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, 8am Mo).
  • Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC2, 8am Tu).
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 2.05am Th).
  • Sewing Bee (BBC2, 8am Th).
  • All Star Mr and Mrs (ITV, 3am Sa).
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