TV Guide 2019-05-04

Nick Knowles brings Who Dares Wins back to our screens (BBC1, Sat). Warwick Davis replies with Tenable All Stars (ITV, Sun). Five new faces take on Taskmaster (Dave, Wed). Also back: Next Top Model (Lifetime, Mon) and Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, weekdays).

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


Saturday 4 May - Star Wars Day

  • Top Class; The Dog Ate My Homework (BBC2, 8am) Repeats from CBBC.
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 10.35).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12.05) Five episodes.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm); The Chase (ITV, 5pm).


  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 6.30).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 7.30) Famous voices, with Lilah Parsons, Toby Anstis, Nick Packard, and Alexandra Fletcher. Subject to delay or cancellation if the FA Cup final goes to extra time.
  • In for a Penny (ITV and VM1, 7.30) They reckon episode 2 has unspooled and got into the building's ventilation system. While they pump it out, here's episode 5 from Newcastle.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (ITV and VM1, 8pm) Stephen Mulhern's Got More Talent with Stephen Mulhern follows on ITV2 at 9.15 and VM1 at 10.15. There's no ITV repeat on Sunday.
  • Who Dares Wins (BBC1, 8.30) Nick Knowles starts series 12.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 10pm) Phenomena. Subject to delay or cancellation if the snooker goes to extra time.

Weekend repeats


  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.27) From Friday.
  • Radio 4 Brain (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.
  • Bake Off The Professionals (C4, 1pm) From Tuesday.
  • In For a Penny (ITV, 5pm) From last night.
  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1 Wales, 3.40) Dane Baptiste.

Sunday 5 May

  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 10.20).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30).
  • Catchphrase (ITV, 12.45).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm)


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1 5.50; not Wales) Writers.
  • The Family Chase (ITV, 6.05) Archer family from Shropshire.
  • Tenable All Stars (ITV, 7pm) Tessa Sanderson, Sharron Davies, Iwan Thomas (sprinter), Kriss Akabusi, and Jade Johnson.
  • Y Talwrn (R Cymru, 7.05).
  • Blind Date (C5, 8pm).
  • Twee tot de Zesde Macht (, 8.15) Two pairs of Flemings take on some well-known faces in an associative quiz.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (E4, 9pm).
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10.05).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 12.05).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • The Boss (BBC2, 1pm We-Fr only).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Al Murray (Mo-Tu), Brian Turner (We-Fr).
  • !mpossible (BBC1, 2.15; Mo 1.30).
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 3pm) Episode 1000 is marked on Monday.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • My Kitchen Rules Down Under (Challenge, 4pm).
  • 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) Repeats.
  • Masterchef Down Under (Home, 7pm).

Monday 6 May - May Day (observed)

Holiday for most

  • Brain 2019 (R4, 3pm) Heat 7.
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30) Lou Sanders, Frankie Boyle, Henning Wehn, Lucy Porter.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 8.30) Roisin Conarty.
  • Next Top Model (Lifetime, 9pm) Recorded at Clancey Abbey, a new series.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm and 9am Tue) Extended repeat from Friday.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 11.25; Scot 12.25) Extended repeat from Friday.

Tuesday 7 May

  • Bake Off The Professionals (C4, 8pm) This week, lemon-shaped desserts.

Wednesday 8 May

  • Counterpoint 2008 (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Last Commanders (CBBC, 5.30 and 7.30) A second series of Skye's television adventures.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) Ulster.
  • Brightest Family (ITV and VM2, 8pm; HTV Wales, 10.45 Th) Semi-final 2.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Heather.
  • Your Face or Mine (Comedy Central, 8pm) Junior and Megan.
  • Taskmaster (Dave, 9pm) The Fabulous Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha, Sian Gibson.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) Picnics.

Thursday 9 May - Europe Day

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm).
  • Blockbusters (Comedy Central, 8pm) Adam, Tia, Amy.
  • There's Something About Movies (The Satellite Channel, 9pm).
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) James Morrison, Jimmy Carr, Charlotte Hawkins, Chris Ramsey, Katie McGlynn, Rob Mallard.
  • Al Murray's Great Pub Quiz (Quest, 10pm) The Cock Inn play The King Malcolm.

Friday 10 May

  • Hidden Treasures (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Antiques quiz from 1998.
  • The Funny Life Of... (BBC Radio Scotland, 1.3030) Julia Sutherland profiles The Fabulous Iain Stirling.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) Andy Zaltzman, Desiree Burch, Rachel Parris.
  • This Territory's Got Talent The Champions (VM3, 7pm).
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30) Semi-final 2.
  • BBC Young Dancer 2019 (BBC4, 7.30) Street dance.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm; not Wales).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8.30).
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm). The episode recorded for transmission didn't go out, as it included Heidi Allen, leader of political party Change UK The Independent Group. The BBC decided that this episode would constitute undue prominence in an election period. It was replaced by an episode of Would I Lie to You.
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 9.30).

Sign language interpretation

  • Famous Family Fortunes (STV, 11.15pm Su; ITV, 3am We).
  • Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC2, 8am Tu).
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 2.15am Th).
  • Sewing Bee (BBC2, 8am Th).
  • All Star Mr and Mrs (ITV, 3am Sa).
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