TV Guide 2020-04-18

Joe Lycett gets everywhere these days. A consumer advice show on Channel 4, now The Great Sewing Bee on BBC1 (Wed). It's also the University Challenge final (BBC2, Mon).

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Saturday 18 April

  • Eurovision Insight (Podcast Radio, 10.30am and 3pm) On DAB in Surrey and south London.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Bake Off (RTE1, 11.50) From 2015.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12.40) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15; not Wales).
  • A Question of Sport The Podcast (Radio 5, 2pm).


  • Blankety Blank (Challenge, 5pm) The first three episodes, with Terry Wogan and the 1979 panels.
  • The Talk Sport Quiz (Talk Sport, 5pm) Lyndsey Hipgrave and Darren Bent.
  • This Territory's Got Talent NBC (VM3, 5pm) Two episodes.
  • Pointless The Good The Bad and the Bloopers (BBC1, 5.40) Repeat.
  • Survivor (TG4, 5.55) A group of new survivors try to "reverse the curse" of bad decisions in past games. Only available on Ireland.
  • Dress to Impress (VM2, 6pm).
  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1, 6.25) Ana Matronic and co.
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 6.30) Repeat.
  • Catchpoint (BBC1, 6.55).
  • Stephen Mulhern's In for a Penny (VM1 and ITV, 7.30) Swansea.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (VM1 and ITV, 8pm)
  • Fferm Ffactor Selebs (S4C, 8pm; rpt 3.05 Wed).
  • Eurovision Again (EBU on youtube, 8pm) Last week was Vienna 2015. Where this time?
  • Through the Keyhole (ITV, 9.20) A classic episode from about 2015.
  • Dit Was Het Nieuws (, 10.25) Have I Got News for You in Dutch.
  • Celebrity Juice (VM2, 11.05) Ten days after it aired on ITV2.

Weekend repeats


  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30) From Friday.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 12 noon) From Wednesday and Thursday.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Celebrity Bake Off (E4, 3.55) From Channel 4 on Tuesday.
  • Radio 4 Brain (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Home of the Year (RTE1, 10.35).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 11.30) From Friday.
  • Got Talent (ITV, 12.30; VM1, 3.10).
  • In for a Penny (ITV, 6pm).

Sunday 19 April

  • The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC, 8.30) Repeats of the recent series.
  • Y Siambr (S4C, 9am) Repeats.
  • Gloryhunters with Charlie Baker (Talk Sport, 9.30am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1 Scotland 11am, elsewhere 12 noon).


  • The Family Chase (ITV, 7pm) The Telfers from Milton Keynes.
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (VM1, 7pm) Seen elsewhere last autumn.
  • Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7.05).
  • Twee tot de zesde macht (, 7.35) A family quiz.
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 8pm; Wales, 8.50) 7: Mendoza.
  • Take Me Out (VM2, 8pm).
  • Sunday Night at the London Palladium (Talking Pictures, 9pm) 14 April 1974: Ted Rogers hosts, with Sacha Distel, The Drifters, Nine Frediani, and no animatronic dustbins.
  • Die NDR Quizshow (, 9.05) Local German quiz.

Bonus feature

  • Iarth ar Daith (S4C, 8pm) Carol Vorderman tries to learn Welsh. Hijinks ensue.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 9.30) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1 Wales, 11.45; elsewhere 12.15).
  • Curiosity (BBC2, 1pm).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Nicki Chapman.
  • Tenable, Tipping Point, The Chase (ITV, from 3pm) Repeats.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 4pm) Repeats.
  • Blokken (, 4.20).
  • Pointless (BBC2, 5.15, repeated BBC2 7.15am) They've decided to go back to repeats.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm) Repeats.

Monday 20 April

  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) From 2016.
  • BBC Brain (Radio 4, 3pm) Heat 3.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 8pm) Semi-final 5: Trans-Siberian railway, Dusty Springfield, Monty Python films, Grayson Perry.
  • Caru Siopa (S4C, 8pm) Manon and Megan in the Vale of Glamorgan.
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1, 8.30; not Wales) Tomasz Schafernaker.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) It's the grand final.
  • The News Quiz Extra (Radio 4 Extra, 11pm); Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 11.10; NI, Scot 11.40) Expanded repeats from last Friday.

Bonus feature

  • Big Buck World Championships (ESPN Ocho on BT Sport // ESPN, 1.30) Highlights from the world arcade championships. And no whammy!

Tuesday 21 April

  • Jest a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) From 2009.
  • De Smerige Quiz (, 4.05).
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.30).
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 7pm) Repeat from Sunday.
  • Celebrity Bake Off (C4, 8pm) Another chance to see James Acaster, Russell Tovey, Rylan Clark-Neal, Michelle Keegan.
  • I'll Get This Extra Helping (BBC2, 10pm) Kelly Osbourne, Ade Edmondson, Sara Pascoe, Jermaine Jenas, Nicola Coughlan.

Wednesday 22 April

  • Counterpoint (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm) The 2009 series.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) This week's cooks come from Westward.
  • Sewing Bee (BBC1, 9pm) Joe Lycett welcomes twelve more contestants to the amateur sewing contest. They do sewing, they are not "sewers", that's where the drains go!
  • Catchpoint (BBC1, 11.45) Repeat from Saturday.

Thursday 23 April - World Book Day

  • It's Your Round (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Beste Vrienden Quiz (, 3.55).
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) Paddington Bear's e-sandwich.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Johnny Vegas, Kimberly Wyatt, Ashley Roberts, Joey Essex, Kimberley Walsh, Jay McGuinness.

Bonus feature

  • The Big Night In (BBC1, from 7pm) Lenny Henry and Matt Maker host a fund-raising entertainment special.

Friday 24 April

  • The 3rd Degree (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm) Classic episodes from 2019.
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30) Maisie Adam, Susie McCabe, Marc Jennings, Jim Smith.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4 Extra, 5.30 and 10pm) A classic episode from 2012.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30; not Wales) Jazz Carlin, Rob Green, Jordanne Whiley, Jeanette Kwakye.
  • Great Local Menu (BBC2, 8pm) With guest judge Nina Wadia.
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 8.30) Alexander Armstrong's annual appearance, with Janey Godley.

Sign language interpretation

  • Babushka (ITV, 3am Sun)
  • Masterchef (BBC2, 8am Mon, Wed, 12am Fri)
  • 1000 Heartbeats (ITV, 3am Tue).
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 12.30am Wed).
  • Race Across the World (BBC2, 12.30am Thu).
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