TV Guide 2019-09-14

A new run of The Chase Celebrity Edition (ITV, Sat), with Bonnie Langford. There's extra Popmaster In the Park (Radio 2, Sun), and there might be a game in Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave, Wed). Also from the might-be-a-game-if-you-squint-hard-enough file: World Tag Championships (C4, Thu).

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


Saturday 14 September

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (BBC2, 6.45am; CBBC, 10.25am).
  • Curious Creatures (BBC2, 8.30am).
  • Robot Wars (BBC2, 10am).
  • Double Dare (Nickelodeon, 10am).
  • Swashbuckle (Cbeebies, 10.30) Line is stuck inside a barrel.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 11.50) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).


  • This Territory's Got Talent NBC (VM3, 5.30) The Yankee version, available on Ireland only.
  • Stephen Mulhern's Catchphrase (ITV, 6.30).
  • Strictly Come Dancing Strictly The Professionals (BBC1, 7pm) Highlights of the other halves.
  • The Chase Celebrity Edition (ITV, 7.15) Russell Kane, Leonie Elliott, Kevin Clifton, Bonnie Langford.
  • Rhannu (S4C, 7.30).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 8.15) Radio 2: Jo Whiley, Gary Davies, Ken Bruce, Angela Scanlon, Craig Charles, Trevor Nelson, Kate Bottley, Jason Mohammed. With a song from Rick Astley.
  • Got Talent The Champions (ITV and VM1, 8.15) Collabro, sword swallower Alex Magala, and dancing duo Twist and Pulse.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (The Sony Channel, 9pm) Four old episodes on what used to be "True Entertainment".
  • Play to the Whistle (ITV, 11.40).

Weekend repeats


  • The News Quiz (R4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Counterpoint (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Got Talent The Champions (ITV, 11.50) From last night.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 12.04) From Monday.
  • Chwilio am Seren Junior Eurovision (S4C, 1.30) From Tuesday.
  • Bake Off (C4, 2.30) From Tuesday; Extra Slice follows at 2am.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 12 midnight; Scotland 1.15am).

Sunday 15 September

  • The Rap Game (BBC II! on BBC1, 12.10am).
  • Spy School (CITV and ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 8.55am).
  • Gloryhunters with Charlie Baker (Talk Sport, 9.30am).
  • Double Dare (Nickelodeon, 10am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30).
  • The Chase (ITV, 4.30).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.50) Sitcoms.
  • Popmaster Live (Radio 2, 6pm) Somewhere in this hour, Ken Bruce performs to a crowd in Hyde Park. CAUTION: followed by Westlife.
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 6pm).
  • Scrapyard Supercar (Dave, 6pm) Turbo power.
  • 5 Gold Rings (ITV, 7pm; STV 12.05am Tue).
  • Cash Machine (STV, 7pm).
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8pm) Rubbish.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (ITV, 8pm, rpt 11.45; VM1, 9pm).
  • Treasure Island with Bear Grylls (C4, 9pm) There is something in the water.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (The Sony Channel, 9pm) Three old episodes.
  • Junior Eurovision (TG4, 9.05).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Hardball (BBC2, 1pm; not Tu).
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 2pm; not Fr) Repeats.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Len Goodman (Mo-We), Nina Hossain (Th-Fr).
  • !mpossible (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) Repeats.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Antiques Road Trip (BBC1, 4.30).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm) Repeats.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15).
  • Cooking Up a Fortune (C4, 5.30).
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm).
  • The Weakest Link (Challenge, 6pm) Anne Robinson's quiz returns for the first time in absolutely years.
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm).
  • Supermarket Sweep (ITV2, 8pm) Rylan Clark-Neal is on his trolley.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (The Sony Channel, 9pm) Three more old episodes.

Monday 16 September

  • Whispers (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Counterpoint (Radio 4, 3pm).
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 6.30) Tony Hawks, Phil Wang, Sheila Hancock, Paul Merton.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) Wickets play Choristers.
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 8.30; not Wales) A repeat, except in Wales, where they're talking rugby.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) LSE take on Courtauld Institute of Art.
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 9pm) Rickie Haywood-Williams, Martha Reeves, Greg Rutherford, Elizabeth Bourgine, Dillan Whyte.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10.30).
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 17 September

  • Y Gemau Gwyllt (S4C, 5.35) Repeated from last year.
  • Paul Sinha's General Knowledge (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • Bake Off (C4, 8pm) Dear dairy...
  • Chwilio am Seren Junior Eurovision (S4C, 8pm) A return to the Quadrant in Swansea.

Wednesday 18 September

  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 8pm) School dinners.
  • Interior Design Masters (BBC2, 8pm) Bristol restaurants.
  • Taskmaster (Dave, 9pm).
  • Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave, 10pm) Sara Pascoe hosts the show, which (apparently) involves scores awarded to each lecture, and might just pass as game.

Thursday 19 September

  • The Food Quiz (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2003.
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Andrew Flintoff hosts, with Kevin Bridges, Dina Asher-Smith, and Sam Quek.
  • World Chase Tag Championships (C4, 11.55) A knockout version of blockio. Apparently, it's not just for eight-year-olds, and they treat it as a sport.

Friday 20 September

  • Who Goes There? (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Famous people from 2002.
  • Quiz Nite! (Radio 4, 11.30am) A comedy drama written by Punt and Dennis. A school PTA needs a new announcer...
  • The Good, The Bad and the Unexpected (Radio Scotland, 1.30) Marjolein Robertson, Dr Phil Hammond, Stephen Carlin.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30) Andrew Maxwell. What's Scala Radio like at this hour?
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30) London Underground, Woodstock 1969, William Armstrong, Al Pacino.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8pm) James Tarkowski, Asha Philip, Stef Reid, Michael Jamieson.
  • Bake Off An Extra Slice (C4, 8pm).
  • The Great Model Railway Challenge (C5, 8pm) Classic books.
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 9pm) The weekly final.
  • QI (BBC2, 10pm) Quarrels, with Jason Manford, Aisling Bea, Anuvab Pal.
  • Room 101 (BBC1, 10.35; Wales 11.05) A repeat with Richard Ayoade.

Sign language interpretation

  • Ffasiwn Mecanic (S4C, 3pm Sat) Repeated from 2016.
  • Who's Doing the Dishes? (ITV not STV, 3am Sun).
  • Interior Design Masters (BBC2, 1.10am Tue).
  • Star Boot Sale (C4, 5.20am Tue, 5.25am Thu).
  • Go For It (STV, 12.30am Thu; other ITV regions, 3am Thu) Repeated from 2015.
  • The Chef's Brigade (BBC2, 1.55am Sat).
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