TV Guide 2020-09-05

New episodes of The Chase Celebrities (ITV) and Pointless Celebrities (BBC1) lighten up our Saturday night; we've also new daytime Pointless (BBC1, weekdays).

Fun for all the family across ITV networks: Project Z (CITV, weekdays), Love Island Las Vegas (ITV2, weeknights), and Who Wants to be a Millionaire (ITV, weeknights) should give something for everyone.

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


Saturday 5 September

  • Runaround (Talking Pictures, 9am) In a change to the billed schedule, and following "overwhelming demand", more episodes of the 1981 children's quiz.
  • The Slammer (CBBC, 10.55) A classic episode.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12 noon) Five episodes.
  • Celebrity Bake Off (C4, 3.40) A classic episode with Joel Dommett.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm; Wales, 6.30) Double Points Friday is on a Saturday.

Rolling in It


  • Rolling in It (ITV, 6pm) With Mark Wright, Fleur East, and Samia Longchambon.
  • Total Wipeout Freddie and Paddy Takeover (BBC1, 6.35).
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 7pm) Perry Fenwick, Jenny Eclair, Ore Oduba, and Richard Madeley. Recorded in 2018, we think not previously shown.
  • The Talk Sport Quiz (Talk Sport, 7pm).
  • Schlag den Star (Pro7, 7.15); Schlag den Star Watchalong (, 7.15) For German speakers, famous people spend all evening doing silly things for serious money. For the rest of us, Nick and his panel talk about those famous people, and do their own silly things.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 7.40) Couples, with Harry Judd, Izzy Judd, Ade Adepitan, Elle Exxe, Dan Renton Skinner, Olivia Lee, Nik Speakman, Eva Speakman.
  • 20 Jaar Wie is de Mol? (, 8.05) Twenty years of saying, "Of course it's Jasper. It's obviously got to be Jasper. Oh. They've eliminated Jasper." Followed by a MolTalk special.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (ITV, 8pm; VM1, 8.30) The not-live semi-finals.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9pm) Ruff and Reddy.
  • Dit Was Het Nieuws (, 9.35) Have I Got News for You, except it's in Dutch, so the politicians talk more sense even if you don't speak a word of Dutch.
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1, 10.30) A classic episode with Nikki Fox.

Weekend repeats


  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30), The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) 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.
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 11.30; not Wales) From last Friday.

Sunday 6 September

  • Runaround (Talking Pictures, 9am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 7pm) A classic episode.

Bonus feature

  • My Life in a Mixtape (Radio 2, 9pm) Ant and Dec pick tunes to sum up their thirty years together.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Wales 11.45 Tu, Fr; Scot not We).
  • The Boss (BBC2, 1pm; not Tu).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Paul Zenon (Mo-We) all week.
  • Supermarket Sweep (ITV, 3pm; not Mo) New editions.
  • The Yankee Masked Singer (ITV2, 3.50).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) New episodes.
  • Blokken (, 4.25).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Couples Come Dine with Me (C4, 5pm) Repeats.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) New episodes.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm; not Fr) Dev Griffin's week, repeated.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm; Wales Th, Fr only).
  • Masterchef Down Under; My Restaurant Rules New Zealand (W, from 7pm) New episodes.
  • Yankee Love Island (ITV2, 9pm) This year, the "island" is on a rooftop in Las Vegas. Subject to cancellation by the original network.

Prosiect Z

Monday 7 September

  • Guess What? (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm) Twenty Questions done again.
  • BBC Brain (Radio 4, 3pm) Heat 11.
  • Project Z (CITV, 5.31) A new series begins in East Kilbride. Continues every day this week.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) York against King's College London.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (ITV, 9pm; repeated 12.35am) More blethering with an overpromoted private school boy. Continues every day this week.
  • Canada's Drag Race (BBC1, 11.10; NI 11.50) "U Wear it Well".

Tuesday 8 September

  • Have I Got a Bit More Old News for You (BBC1, 12.10am; NI 12.50am) From May 2019, with Jo Brand, Heidi Allen, Phil Wang. This was originally The Show They Couldn't Show.
  • All the Way from Memphis (Radio 4 Extra, 2pm) Music quiz.
  • Project Z (CITV, 5.31) The Zeds hit Exmouth.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (ITV, 9pm; repeated 12.35am).

Wednesday 9 September

  • Total Wipeout (BBC1, 12 midnight; Wales 12.30am) Repeat from Saturday.
  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm) Don't forget to miss it.
  • Project Z (CITV, 5.31) Are they allergic to mint cake? A report from Kendal.
  • Dinner Date (ITVBe, 8pm) Yazmin Oukhellou from The Only Way is Essex.
  • Be' Ti'n Gwylio? (S4C, 8.25).
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (ITV, 9pm).
  • Comedy Game Night (Comedy Central, 9pm) John Thomson, Ellie Taylor, and Richard Blackwood.

Bonus feature

  • Mary Berry's Home Comforts; Nadiya Bakes (BBC2, 8pm) Comfortable viewing with the Bake Off stars.

Thursday 10 September

  • Celebrity Masterchef Back to Basics (BBC1, 12.10am; NI 12.40am) Repeat from last Thursday.
  • Booked (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm).
  • Project Z (CITV, 5.31) Thwack 'em on the head in Neath.
  • Celebrity Masterchef Back to Basics (BBC1, 8pm) Simply the best.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (ITV, 9pm; repeated 12.10am).
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Tom Davis, Eric Dier, Heather Watson, Tom Allen.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire

Friday 11 September

  • Wordaholics (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm).
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Unexpected (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • Project Z (CITV, 5.31) Do Zeds put their pinkie out when drinking tea? We find out in West London.
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • The Crystal Maze Usa (Nickelodeon, 7pm) "The Foggy Abyss of Doom".
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8pm) Sam Quek, Elinor Barker, Robert Green, Asha Phillip.
  • Gêm Gartre (S4C, 8pm).
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (ITV, 8.30; repeated 12.10am).

Sign language interpretation

  • Small Fortune (ITV, 3.50am Sun).
  • Flour Power (BBC Scotland, 1.30pm Mon).
  • Home is Where the Art Is (BBC2, 1.30am Tue, 12.45am Thu).
  • Celebrity Masterchef Back to Basics (BBC2, 3am Wed).
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