TV Guide 2020-02-29

Fans of great new song, rejoice! The longest-running popular song contest, Can i Gymru, is back! (S4C, Sat). We've also got new Catchpoint (BBC1, Sat), and Ready Steady Cook with Rylan (BBC1, weekdays).

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


Saturday 29 February - Leap Day

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (BBC2, 7am) As seen on CBBC about a month ago.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • SquadGoals (RTE2, 11.05).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (RTE1, 11.55).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 2.05) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 2.15).
  • Jeeto Pakistan (ARY Family, 2.30).


  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1, 6pm) Ade Edmondson (Jersey), Yung Filly (Hannibal), Serena Guthrie (Drake), Gareth Thomas (Erasure).
  • This Territory's Got Talent NBC (VM3, 6pm)
  • Stephen Mulhern's Celebrity Catchphrase (ITV, 6pm) Oti Mabuse, Judy Murray, John Thomson.
  • Dress to Impress (VM2, 6pm).
  • The Greatest Dancer (BBC1, 6.30) The live shows continue.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2 NI and Wales, 6.30; not NI, Wales) Seen elsewhere on Friday.
  • Één jaar gratis (, 6.30).
  • Ninja Warrior (VM2, 7pm).
  • Saturday Night Takeaway (VM1 and ITV, 7pm) Rob Brydon's the announcer, Anne-Marie's ending the show, and Stephen Mulhern's hoping to avoid the axe.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 7.45) Wales: Di Botcher, Charles Dale, Colin Jackson, Shane Williams, Lucie Jones, John Owen-Jones, Ruth Madoc, Sophie Evans.
  • Wie is de Mol? (, 7.55) Moltalk volgt op 8.05.
  • Can i Gymru 2020 (S4C, 8pm) Live from the Aberystwyth Arts Centre, the longest-running song competition on the island. Elin Fflur and Trystan Ellis Morris host.
  • Winning Streak (RTE1, 8.10)
  • Catchpoint (BBC1, 8.30) A Sport Relief special, with Eboni Usoro-Brown, Darren Harriott, House of Games winner Susan Calman, Johannes Radebe.
  • The Voice of Holland of This Territory (VM1 and ITV, 8.30) The Battle rounds continue.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9pm; NI 10pm Sun) Queens.
  • Fear Factor (Colors, 9.29) Indian frights.

Weekend repeats


  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30); The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Dancing with the Stars (RTE1, 1.15) From last Sunday.
  • Got What it Takes? (CBBC, 7.10); Crackerjack (CBBC, 7.45) From Wednesday and Friday.
  • Round "Britain" Quiz (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • The Voice of Holland of This Territory (ITV, 11.35).
  • Saturday Night Takeaway (VM1, 11.55; ITV, 1.05).
  • Home of the Year (RTE, 3.35); Winning Streak (RTE1, 4.10).
  • Stephen Mulhern's Celebrity Catchphrase (ITV, 4.35).
  • The Great Pottery Throw Down (C4, 7pm) From More4 last Wednesday.

Sunday 1 March - Dydd Gŵyl Dewi

  • I'm a Celebrity Australia (VM3, 1am) Only available on Ireland.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7.35am).
  • Beat the Chef (C4, 8.25) Two episodes from last year.
  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 8.30) Repeats of the recent series.
  • Gloryhunters with Charlie Baker (Talk Sport, 9.30am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • SquadGoals (RTE2, 12.25).


  • Dancing on Ice (VM1 and ITV, 6pm) Semi-final week.
  • Dancing with the Stars (RTE1, 6.30).
  • Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7.05).
  • Take Me Out (VM2, 8pm) Shown on ITV last autumn.
  • Jeeto Pakistan (ARY Family, 8pm).
  • Réalta Agus Gaolta (TG4, 8.30).
  • Win the Wilderness (BBC2, 9pm) The final.
  • Sunday Night at the London Palladium (Talking Pictures, 9pm) 26 September 1965: Jimmy Tarbuck hosts Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, the Searchers, Susan Lane, Sarah Miles, Peter Paul and Mary, Edmund Hockeridge, and Frankie Vaughan.

Weekday Daytimes

  • The Switch (VM3, 12 noon; not Mo) Viewers on Ireland can miss Sanjeev Bhaskar's quiz.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Hardball (BBC2, 1pm not Tu); Best House in Town (BBC2, 1.45; 1.50 Tue (NI 3pm, not Wales)); The Great Interior Design Challenge (BBC2, 3.45; Tue NI 4.30) Repeats.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Rory Bremner.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Blokken (, 4.20).
  • Ready Steady Cook (BBC1, 4.30) Rylan Clark-Neal invites us to go wild in the aisles... wait, wrong show.
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm).
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) Repeats.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm) Golden week: Chizzy Akudolu, Miles Jupp, Amol Rajan, Ellie Taylor.
  • Yankee Masterchef (W, 7pm).

Monday 2 March

  • Whispers (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) Classic Gyles from 2004.
  • Round "Britain" Quiz (Radio 4, 3pm).
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30) Breweries, John Lennon, Lorenzo de' Medici, Back to the Future.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) Orwellians v Turophiles in the last quarter-final.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Group phase, match 6. The erratic scheduling of Masterchef starts early: this week's Monday episode will be shown on Thursday.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm).

Tuesday 3 March

  • De Smerige Quiz (, 4.05) A quiz about the human body.
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.30).
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm) This week, the artists paint Mike Leigh.
  • Home of the Year (RTE1, 8.30) Series six of the dream residence programme.
  • The Crystal Maze (C4, 10.30) Anita Rani's team.

Wednesday 4 March

  • Got What It Takes? (CBBC, 5.50) It's the Episode 9 Vote, where viewers put through their three favourite characters. Er, er, three best singers.
  • Corner Shop Cook-Off (BBC Scotland, 8pm) Julie Lin MacLeod joins the crew.
  • Jon Snow's Very Hard Questions (More4, 8pm) Desperate Daniels and Leading Lights; at 10pm, Show No Mersey and Mexborough Bandits.
  • The Great Pottery Throw Down (More4, 9pm) A fully functioning toilet? Bog off!
  • Hypothetical (Dave, 10pm) Nish Kumar, Jen Brister, Rob Beckett, Lou Sanders.
  • Fight Dirty (BBC II! on BBC1, 11.05; Wales 11.35, NI 12.05) Clean up some homes.

Thursday 5 March - Dressing Up As Book Characters Day

  • Booked (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Beste Vrienden Quiz (, 4.05).
  • Masterchef (BBC1, 8pm) Monday doesn't get any later than this!
  • The Heist (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) The detectives make a mistake.
  • Hunted (C4, 9pm) Devious psychological pressures, and the dog that didn't bark.

Bonus feature

  • Citizens of Boomtown (RTE1, 10.15) A profile of St Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats.

Friday 6 March

  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • Crackerjack (CBBC, 6pm).
  • Horrible Histories Gory Games (CBBC, 7.15).
  • Masterchef (BBC1, 7.30 and 9.30) The Critic's Test is set by Grace Dent.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7.30; not Wales) Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams.
  • QI (BBC2, 9.30) Organisms.
  • Catchpoint (BBC1, 11.35; NI, Wales 12.05).

Sign language interpretation

  • Best Home Cook (BBC2, 7.30am Mon).
  • Win the Wilderness (BBC2, 12.15am Wed).
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