TV Guide 2020-09-26

New shows for Saturday night, as The Hit List and Little Mix The Search (2) both come to BBC1. At the other end, Have I Got News for You returns (BBC1, Fri) for another series sucking up to those who claim to be in power.

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Weaver's Week 2011-11-27


Saturday 26 September

  • The Slammer (CBBC, 10.55) A classic episode.
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).


  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.30) Comedians, with Ed Byrne (comedian), Jessie Cave, Dane Baptiste, Shazia Mirza, Angela Barnes, Rich Hall, Patrick Monahan, Junior Simpson.
  • Stephen Mulhern's Celebrity Catchphrase (ITV, 6pm) Joining Stephen this week are Nicola Coughlan, Stephen Mangan, and Toyah Willcox.
  • The Hit List (BBC1, 6.15) Can our players name that tune?
  • Little Mix The Search (2) (BBC1, 7pm) Looking for an entertainer good enough to support Little Mix on their next tour, whenever that might be.
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 7pm) From Emmerdale Farm, it's Anthony Quinlan, Louisa Clein, James Moore, and Dominic Brunt.
  • This Territory's Got Talent (VM1 and ITV, 8pm) The not-live semi-finals continue.
  • 20 Jaar Wie is de Mol? (, 8.10) Followed by MolTalk.
  • Strictly Come Dancing Special (BBC1, 8.15) The Best of Blackpool.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9pm; not NI) Restaurants.

Weekend repeats


  • The Good, the Bad, and the Unexpected (Radio Scotland, 11.30), The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Family Fortunes (ITV, 4.40) From last Sunday.
  • Gêm Gartre (S4C, 5pm) From Friday.
  • BBC Brain (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • The Crystal Maze (Nickelodeon, 10am) From Friday.
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 7.30am); Got Talent (ITV, 2.30; VM1, 3pm) From last night.
  • Bake Off (C4, 2.30) From last Tuesday.

Sunday 27 September

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15).
  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 3pm) Classic episodes.


  • Supermarket Sweep (ITV, 5.30) Barrel, bottom of, scraping.
  • Little Mix The Search (2) (BBC1, 6.45) Mixed groups.
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 7pm) Joe Lycett, Melody Thornton, Henry Blofeld.
  • Family Fortunes (ITV, 8pm) What we hope will be another exciting round of Single Money.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (VM1, 8pm) Seen on ITV earlier in the month.
  • Yankee Love Vegas (ITV2, 9pm)

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Scot not Th; Wales Fr 11.45).
  • Decimate (BBC2, 1pm; not Tu, Fr).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Richard Digance (Mo-Tu) then Michelle Ackerley (We-Fr).
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) Back on repeats.
  • 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) Holly Walsh's week, repeated.
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm) New episodes.
  • Yankee Love Island (ITV2, 9pm).

Monday 28 September

  • Foul Play (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm).
  • BBC Brain (Radio 4, 3pm) Semi-final 2.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) Bridges v Whodunnits.
  • My Restaurant Rules New Zealand (W, 8pm).
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Warwick against Wolfson Oxford.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; not NI) Another "classic" episode.
  • Yung Filly's Celeb Lock-in (BBC1, 11.15; NI 12.15am) Wayne and Frankie Bridge.
  • Have I Got a Bit More Old News for You (BBC1, 11.40; NI 12.45am) From June 2019, with Richard Ayoade, Richard Osman, and Kiri Pritchard-McLean.

Tuesday 29 September

  • Bake Off an Extra Slice (C4, 12.55am) Repeated from Friday.
  • All the Way from Memphis (Radio 4 Extra, 2pm) Music quiz.
  • Bake Off (C4, 8pm) A mixture of fruit, nut, and chocolate. That's right, it's Biscuit Week.
  • Celebrity Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm).

Wednesday 30 September

Pointless took a day out on BBC2, as the Coronavirus Daily Briefing made a comeback on BBC1.

  • Comedy Game Night (Comedy Central, 9pm) Scarlett Moffatt, Ollie Locke, Sally Phillips.
  • Celebrity Karaoke Club (ITV2, 10pm) Judi Love joins the ranks.

Thursday 1 October

  • Genius (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm) Paul Daniels judges the public's ideas.
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Eddie Hearn, Jesse Lingard, Sam Quek, Mo Gilligan.

Have I Got News for You

Friday 2 October

  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 12.15am) Repeat from last Friday.
  • The Personality Test (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 2pm) Rick Wakeman.
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Unexpected (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • The Crystal Maze Usa (Nickelodeon, 7pm) "I can read but I can't do that".
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1 England, 7.30, elsewhere 8pm) Chris Hoy, Amy Williams, Matthew Hoggard, Perri Shakes-Drayton.
  • Would I Lie to You (BBC1 England, 8pm) Sara Cox, repeated.
  • Bake Off an Extra Slice (C4, 8pm) Raiding the cookie jar this week: Stephen Mangan.
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm; NI 9.30) Damian Lewis hosts the 30th anniversary series, with Katy Balls and Josh Widdicombe wondering when this show stopped being satire and started being part of the establishment. November 2002, we reckon.
  • Five Guys a Week (C4, 10pm) Aimee.

Sign language interpretation

  • Brightest Family (ITV, 3am Sun) Repeats from 2018.
  • Flour Power (BBC Scotland, 2pm Mon).
  • BBC One Man and His Dog (BBC2, 2.45am Tue).
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