TV Guide 2020-07-18

This week, Bake Off The Professionals (C4, Tue) is at the semi-final stage, Eurovision Again (Sat) is a repeat (but that's the point), and Glow Up (BBC2) is iconic.

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


Saturday 18 July

  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12.50) Five episodes.
  • The Yankee Masked Singer (ITV, 4pm).
  • Survivor (TG4, 4.25); Dress to Impress (VM2, 6pm); Brightest Celebrity Family (VM1, 6.55) Only available on Ireland.
  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 6.25) Repeat.
  • Celebrity Mastermind (BBC1, 7.05) Dylan Llewellyn.
  • The Voice of Holland of This Territory Kids (VM1 and ITV, 7.25).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 7.35) Entertainers, repeat.
  • Eurovision Again (Eurovision on youtube, 8pm) The monthly re-view of a classic Eurovision Song Contest. Last month, it was Copenhagen 2014, a superb show demonstrating what can happen with a decent budget. But where this month?

Bonus feature

  • Any Questions? (Radio 4, 1.10) The panel this week includes University Challenge polymath Bobby Seagull.

Weekend repeats


  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30) From Friday.
  • Gêm Gartre (S4C, 5.45) From Friday.
  • The 3rd Degree (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 12 noon) From last Monday.
  • The Voice etc Kids (ITV, 12.30) From last night.

Sunday 19 July

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1 12.15).
  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 3pm) Two classic episodes of the superior fib-finding quiz.


  • Quiz met Ballen (, 6.45) What has Ball Vijfendertig done now?
  • Y Talwrn (Radio Cymru, 7.05).
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8pm; not NI) Skincare.
  • De S.P.E.L. Show (, 9.05) The Dutch try to make spelling compelling.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 11.30) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • The Boss (BBC2, 1pm).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) The 2019 Championship of Champions begins.
  • !mpossible (BBC1, 2.15; RTE1, 4.45).
  • Tenable, Tipping Point, The Chase (ITV, from 3pm) Repeats.
  • Home is Where the Art Is (BBC1, 3.45).
  • Switch (, 4.30).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Ellen's Game of Games (ITV2, 5pm).
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New episodes. Subject to short-notice moves to BBC2.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5.30) Manchester, repeats.
  • Eggheads (BBC2, 6pm) Repeats.
  • De Slimste Mens (, 9pm) Who is the smartest person in the Netherlands?

Monday 20 July

  • The 3rd Degree (Radio 4, 3pm) Durham.
  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4, 6.30) Lucy Porter, Zoe Lyons, Sean Lock, Jack Dee.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Leicester against Durham.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10.15; not NI) A classic episode.
  • Canada's Drag Race (BBC1, 11.20; NI 11.50) Not Sorry Aboot It.

Tuesday 21 July

  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (ITV, 8pm) From 2019.
  • Bake Off The Professionals (C4, 8pm) Semi-finals: live plating.
  • Al Murray's Pub Quiz (Comedy Central, 10pm).
  • The Challenge Total Madness (MTV, 11pm) Some "alleged" tea. Is this show sponsored by the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation?

Wednesday 22 July

  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Candice.
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 9pm) This week's five: Judy Murray, Riyadh Khalaf, Matthew Pinsent, Pete Wicks, and Crissy Rock.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 11.55) Repeated from last Friday.

Thursday 23 July

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 8pm).
  • Glow Up (BBC2, 8pm) A look based on an icon. Who's going as Recycle Bin?
  • Bake Off (RTÉ2, 8.10) Last year's Channel 4 series.
  • QI (BBC2, 9pm; Wales 9.30) Radio, with Joe Lycett, Shazia Mirza, and Josh Widdicombe.

Friday 24 July

  • The Personality Test (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm).
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.30) Shaun Wright-Phillips, Sally Gunnell, Stephen Hendry, Jazz Carlin.
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC1, 8pm).
  • Gêm Gartre (S4C, 8pm).

Bonus feature

  • It Pays to Behave (C4, 8pm) Rylan Clark-Neal continues his takeover of all television. This programme brings game show rules into a domestic setting. Can Bill and Ben find new and imaginative ways of communicating with their children?

Sign language interpretation

  • Caru Siopa (S4C, 4.30pm Sat).
  • Babushka (ITV, 3am Sun).
  • Bake Off The Professionals (C4, 2.35am Tue).
  • Celebrity Masterchef (BBC2, 2.15am Tue, 1.45am Wed, 2.30am Thu).
  • The Fantastical Factory of Curious Craft (C4, 4.20am Tue).
  • Dragons' Den Best Ever Pitches (BBC2, 12.30am Fri).
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