TV Guide 2020-02-08

A quiet week for new programmes, Hunted (C4, Thu) the main attraction.

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


Saturday 8 February

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (BBC2, 7.30) As seen on CBBC about a month ago.
  • Robot Wars (BBC2, 10am).
  • SquadGoals (RTE2, 10.40).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (RTE1, 11.55).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30; Wales 1.15).
  • Kitchen Champion (Colors, 2pm).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 2.10) Five episodes.
  • Jeeto Pakistan (ARY Family, 2.30).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4.35).


  • Stephen Mulhern's Celebrity Catchphrase (ITV, 6pm) Tony Bellew, Kelly Osbourne, Dan Walker.
  • This Territory's Got Talent NBC (VM3, 6pm)
  • The Greatest Dancer (BBC1, 6.30) Another live show.
  • Één jaar gratis (, 6.30).
  • Y Ras (S4C, 6.45) Celebrity edition, repeated from last year.
  • Ninja Warrior (VM2, 7pm).
  • The Masked Singer (ITV, 7pm) After losing this week's vote, Teapot and Wasp are confirmed as Gemma Sugababe and former rugbyman Matthew Briggs.
  • Dress to Impress (VM2, 8pm).
  • Wie is de Mol? (, 8.10) Moltalk volgt op 9.05.
  • The Voice of Holland of This Territory (VM1 and ITV, 8.30) We're still in the Incredible Spinning Chairs Round.
  • Love Island Unseen Bits (VM3 and ITV2, 9pm) Highlights from the last week.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9pm) Quaffing.
  • Oci Oci Oci! (S4C, 9pm) A "classic" episode from 2018.

Weekend repeats


  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Best Home Cook (BBC1 1.15, not Wales) From Thursday.
  • Got What it Takes? (CBBC, 7pm); Crackerjack (CBBC, 7.35) From Wednesday and Friday.
  • Round "Britain" Quiz (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 12 noon) From last Monday.
  • The Voice of Holland of This Territory (ITV, 12.05).
  • The Masked Singer (ITV, 1.35) From last night.
  • Come Dine with Me (E4, 4.20) From weeknights.
  • The Great Pottery Throw Down (C4, 7pm) From More4 last Wednesday.

Sunday 9 February

  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 8am).
  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 8.25).
  • Gloryhunters with Charlie Baker (Talk Sport, 9.30am).
  • SquadGoals (RTE2, 10.05).
  • Keep It In the Family (VM1, 12 noon); All-Star Mr and Mrs (VM1, 1pm).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 5pm) Dan Walker.


  • Dancing on Ice (VM1 and ITV, 6pm) In love with fairytales?
  • This Territory's Got Talent ITV (VM3, 6pm) Repeats from last year.
  • Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7.05).
  • Indian Idol 2019 (Sony Entertainment Television, 8pm).
  • Jeeto Pakistan (ARY Family, 8pm).
  • Love Island (VM1 and ITV2, 9pm).
  • Win the Wilderness (BBC2, 9pm) Clear a path for a dog-sled team..
  • SAS Who Dares Wins (C4, 9pm) Last in the series.
  • Sunday Night at the London Palladium (Talking Pictures, 9pm) From 1960, with Bruce Forsyth, Adam Faith, Beryl Reid, and Beat the Clock.
  • Die NDR Quizshow (, 9.05).
  • Die Jackpot Jäger (, 9.15).

Bonus feature

  • Election Results (RTE1 and RTE Radio 1, from 9am) The climax to Voting Season with the only democratic popular parliamentary election on the archipelago. Miriam O'Callaghan, Bryan Dobson, and David McCullagh bring all the news, results, swings, roundabouts, slides, and rope bridges. With interruptions for the world news, nuacht as gaileage, and a religious mess by Fr. Dougal Maguire. TG4 has results mixed with GAA action, and the commercial channel has an extended News at 5.30 (VM1, 5.10).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Prue Leith (Mo), Paul Sinha (Tu-Fr).
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) This week's teams: Struck by Whitening, Disco Dave And His Disco Balls, The Oldest Swingers in Town, Showaddywaddilove, The Portland Pirates.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Blokken (, 4.20).
  • Antiques Road Trip (BBC1, 4.30) Repeats.
  • Dress to Impress (ITV2, 4.55) New episodes.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm) Nicki Chapman, Vick Hope, Gethin Jones, Tim Vine.
  • Yankee Masterchef (W, 7pm).
  • Celebrity Come Dine with Me (E4, 7.30) Anthea Turner, Marcel Somerville, Amelia Dimoldenberg, AJ Odudu, Dave Benson Phillips.
  • Junior Bake Off (E4, 8pm) Finals week, repeated from last year.
  • Bigg Boss (Colors, about 9.30) Big Brother from India.

Monday 10 February

  • Whispers (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Classic Gyles from 2004.
  • Round "Britain" Quiz (Radio 4, 3pm).
  • Hewlfa Drysor (S4C, 6.05) Another chance to see the treasure hunt show. It's worth the effort.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30; Wales, 8pm Fri (!)) WH Auden, rap music, Louis Braille, 1970s and 80s sitcoms.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) Lexplorers v Suits in the first quarter-final.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Group phase, match 3.
  • Love Island (VM1 and ITV2, 9pm) Aftersun follows at 10pm on VM3 and ITV2.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Bonus feature

  • Nature Table with Sue Perkins (Radio 4, 6.30) Comedians and natural historians talk about flora and fauna. From the description, it's somewhere between Insert Name Here and The Museum of Curiosity, and probably doesn't have enough for us to call it a game.

Tuesday 11 February

  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.40).
  • Crazy Delicious (C4, 8pm).
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm) This week, the artists paint Doreen Mantle.
  • Love Island (VM1 and ITV2, 9pm).
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats (E4, 9pm).

Wednesday 12 February

  • Got What It Takes? (CBBC, 5.50) Battle of the bands.
  • Love Island (VM1 and ITV2, 9pm).
  • The Great Pottery Throw Down (More4, 9pm) Greek week.
  • Hypothetical (Dave, 10pm) Richard Ayoade, Sindhu Vee, Ed Gamble, Chloe Petts.

Bonus feature

  • Horrible Histories: Putrid Politics (CBBC, 7.10) Far more educational, informative, and worthwhile than Andrew Neil Talks To Fellow Bores on BBC2.

Thursday 13 February

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Beste Vrienden Quiz (, 3.55).
  • Prosiect Z (S4C, 5.20) From 2018.
  • Elephant in the Room (Radio 4, 6.30) Jo Caulfield, Emma Kennedy, Jessica Fostekew, Mark Watson.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm; not Wales) Charlotte Smith and Tom Heap from Countryfile.
  • Best Home Cook (BBC1, 8pm) The BBC Press Office writes, "For the semi-final Angela’s chosen a technically challenging recipe that also happens to be her husband’s favourite desert." Stick that in your Gobi.
  • Love Island (VM1 and ITV2, 9pm).
  • The Heist (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) One competitor makes a move, but who pulls his strings?
  • Hunted (C4, 9pm) Surprised by Mervyn?
  • Iain Stirling's Celebability (ITV2, 10.05) Aljaz Skorjanec, Janette Manrara, Matt Richardson, Jayde Adams.

Bonus feature

  • Love Song (BBC Scotland, 10pm) From the "might be game" file: A dating show, where singletons sing and hope for luck in the audience. Arielle Free hosts.

Friday 14 February - Friday the Thirteenth

  • The Good the Bad and the Unexpected (Radio Scotland, 1.30) Jo Caulfield, Gary Little, Gareth Waugh.
  • Crackerjack (CBBC, 6pm).
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 7.15).
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7.30; not Wales) Stanley Johnson and Georgia Toffolo.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8.30) Eilidh Doyle, Nick Pope, Pamela Cookey, Zach Mercer.
  • Love Island (VM1 and ITV2, 9pm).
  • The Family Chase (VM2, 9pm).
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 9pm) "Unseen bits" are seen, thus defeating the whole point of the programme.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 9pm) Sean Lock and Harriet Kemsley play Jon Richardson and Chris McCausland. The anecdote is from Nick Helm.
  • QI (BBC2, 9.30) Quads and Quins, with Nish Kumar, David Mitchell, Aisling Bea.
  • Rupaul's Drag Race (BBC1, 11.25; Wales, 11.55) Cheryl tries to pick up tips on how to be a hit.

Bonus feature

  • Desert Island Discs (Radio 4, 9.05am) Zoe Ball talks about her life, and does something involving the works of Shakespeare and "Volare".

Sign language interpretation

  • Dress to Impress (ITV2, 9.50am Sat) Two episodes.
  • Best House in Town (BBC2, 3.50am Mon).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 7.30am Mon).
  • Win the Wilderness (BBC2, 12.15am).
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 3am Thu, not STV).
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