TV Guide 2020-08-22

Can we tell it's the back end of August? No new shows this week, no series finals to big up. So here's our picks of the week: Rolling in It (ITV, Sat), Countdown (C4, weekdays), Be' Ti'n Gwylio? (S4C, Wed), Glow Up (BBC2, Thu), and A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, Thu).

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


Saturday 22 August

  • Runaround (Talking Pictures, 9am) From 1980.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12.35).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).
  • Celebrity Bake Off (C4, 4.10) A classic episode.


  • The Talk Sport Quiz (Talk Sport, 6pm).
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 6.20) Writers, repeated.
  • Rolling in It (ITV, 6.25) With John Thomson, Vick Hope, and Joe Swash.
  • Brightest Celebrity Family (VM1, 6.55) Only available on Ireland.
  • Total Wipeout Freddie and Paddy Takeover (BBC1, 7.05).
  • The Voice of Holland of This Territory Kids (VM1 and ITV, 7.25) The semi-finals.

Weekend repeats


  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30) From Friday.
  • Gêm Gartre (S4C, 5.45) From Friday.
  • Be' Ti'n Gwylio? (S4C, 7.30) From Wednesday.
  • BBC Brain (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 12 noon) From last Monday.
  • The Voice etc Kids (ITV, 10.50); Rolling in It (ITV, 12.50). From last night.

Sunday 23 August

  • Runaround (Talking Pictures, 9am) From 1980.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 3pm) Two classic episodes.


  • Quiz met Ballen (, 6.40).
  • Lle Bach Mawr (S4C, 8pm) This week: a playful place.
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 9pm) A classic episode.
  • De S.P.E.L. Show (, 9.40).

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Wales 11.45 Tu, Fr).
  • The Boss (BBC2, 1pm); Curious Creatures (BBC2, 1.45; Wales 2.35 We).
  • Dickinson's Real Deal, Tenable, Tipping Point, The Chase (ITV, from 2pm) All repeats.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Nina Hossain (Mo-We) and Linda Papadopoulos (Th-Fr).
  • Celebrity Eggheads (BBC1, 2.15; Scot 1.45 We) Classic episodes.
  • Call That Hard Work (BBC1, 3.45) A job swap contest.
  • Switch (, 4.20).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm) Repeats.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5.30) Bristol and Bath, repeats.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm) The Fabulous Iain Stirling's week, repeated.
  • De Hit Quiz (, 6.45, not Tu) The Hit Quiz, in Dutch.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm We-Fr, plus any day there's no cricket)
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm) New episodes.
  • Tenable (ITV4, 7pm) A primetime repeat for some daytime episodes.
  • De Slimste Mens (, 9pm).

Monday 24 August

  • BBC Brain (Radio 4, 3pm) Heat 9.
  • Fferm Ffactor Selebs (S4C, 6pm) Shown earlier this year.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 6.30) December 2011, Gateshead, with Barry, Graeme, Tim, and Marcus Brigstocke.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Bristol play Corpus Christi Oxford.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; not NI) A classic episode.
  • Canada's Drag Race (BBC1, 11.10; Scot 11.40, NI 12.05am) "Welcome to the Family".

Tuesday 25 August

  • Have I Got a Bit More Old News for You (BBC1, 12.05am; Scot 12.40am, NI 1.05am) From April 2019, with David Tennant, Johnny Mercer, and Zoe Lyons.
  • Who Goes There (Radio 4 Extra, 2pm) Biographical quiz.
  • Al Murray's Pub Quiz (Comedy Central, 10.45).
  • Total Wipeout (BBC1, 11.50) Repeat from Saturday.

Wednesday 26 August

  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm) Don't forget to miss it.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Mitch.
  • Be' Ti'n Gwylio? (S4C, 8.25).

Bonus feature

  • Paul Sinha's General Knowledge (Radio 4, 6.30) This week: famous people who have fallen from the public eye.

Thursday 27 August

  • Celebrity Masterchef Back to Basics (BBC1, 12.15am) Repeat from last Thursday.
  • Booked (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm).
  • Celebrity Masterchef Back to Basics (BBC1, 8pm) Bring on the critics!
  • Glow Up (BBC2, 8pm; Wales 8.30) Predicting the footor.
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Anthony Joshua, Kerry Godliman, Alan Carr, but Jimmy Carr.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 10pm) Repeat of last Friday's compilation.

Friday 28 August

  • Wordaholics (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm).
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • Gêm Gartre (S4C, 8pm).
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 9pm; not NI, Wales) A repeat with Gaby Roslin.
  • 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4, 9pm) Some more best bits.

Sign language interpretation

  • Small Fortune (ITV, 3am Sun).
  • Flour Power (BBC Scotland, 2.10pm Mon).
  • Home is Where the Art Is (BBC2, 1.30am Tue, 1am Thu).
  • Celebrity Masterchef Back to Basics (BBC2, 1.25am Wed).
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