TV Guide 2020-11-07

Coming this week, ITV opens the door to Celebrity Supermarket Sweep (Sat). Ahead of the new I'm a Celebrity series next week, there's a history of the show (ITV, Sun).

Over on BBC1, a new series of Masterchef The Professionals (from Tue). There's a University Challenge Children in Need special (BBC2, Thu).

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


Saturday 7 November

  • Robot Wars (BBC2, 10am).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12.25) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15; not North, North West).


  • Celebrity Supermarket Sweep (ITV, 5.15) Scarlett Moffatt, Jacqueline Jossa, John Barnes, David Seaman, Linda Robson, and Lesley Joseph go wild in the aisles.
  • Little Mix The Search (2) (BBC1, 6pm) The final. That's unless it's postponed for an update on Spotty the escaped zebra.
  • Stephen Mulhern's Celebrity Catchphrase (ITV, 6.45) Another chance to see Nadia Sawalha and chums.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.25) Hollywood night, a bit early this year.
  • The Million Pound Cube (VM1, 7.40) Seen elsewhere last month.
  • Saturday Night Takeaways (C5, 7.40) Followed by... Ant and Dec's 30 Greatest Moments (C5, 9.10) A fair dealing clip show. Chapeaux to the Channel 5 scheduler.
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 7.45; VM1, 8pm Sun) Mark Foster, Charlene White, Ade Adepitan, Kevin Eldon.
  • BBC The Voice of Holland of This Territory (8.45, VM1 and ITV) The elite eight sing in the live shows.
  • QI XL (BBC2, 9.10; Waler 12.20am, not NI) Reflections, repeated.

Weekend repeats


  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30) From Friday.
  • Quote... Unquote (R4, 11pm) From Monday.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 11pm) From Thursday.


  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV Breakfast Broadcasting, 7.30am) From last night.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 12.04) From last Monday.
  • Bake Off (C4, 2.20) From last Tuesday.
  • Taskmaster (E4, 6pm) A family viewing edition.

Sunday 8 November

  • Runaround (Talking Pictures, 9am) Picking up the 1981 series.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12 noon).
  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 1.35) Two classic episodes.


  • 5 Gold Rings (ITV, 6.10) Hirra and Safia play Chris and Lisa.
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 7.10) Ellie Taylor, Anthony Ogogo, Jennie Bond.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.25) The results show, with a performance from the Kanneh-Masons.
  • I'm a Celebrity a Jungle Story (ITV, 8.10; VM1, 9pm) Some of the best bits from previous series.
  • Réalta Agua Gaolta (TG4, 8.30) The most talented family in Ireland.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Scot not Th).
  • Decimate (BBC2, 1pm; Mo, We only).
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 2pm).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Helen Fospero (Mo-Tu) then Rufus Hound (We-Fr).
  • !mpossible (BBC1, 2.15) New episodes.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) Repeats.
  • The Great Pottery Throw Down (BBC2, 3.15) Repeats.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) Repeats.
  • Blokken (, 4.25).
  • Antiques Road Trip (BBC1, 4.30) A new series.
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Don't Unleash the Beast (CITV, 5pm; not Fr).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats. They'll skip an episode between Thursday and Friday, for reasons unknown.
  • Come Dine with Me (C4, 5.30) Blackpool and Preston, repeats.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm) Steve Backshall, Catherine Bohart, Ranj Singh, Meera Syal.
  • Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30).
  • My Kitchen Rules Down Under (W, 7pm).
  • Classic Taskmaster (E4, 8pm) As previously seen on UKTV Dave.

Monday 9 November

Did you have "Monday" in this week's schedule shenanigans bingo? Antiques Road Trip and Pointless sashayed over to BBC2.

  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4, 3pm) Steven Isserlis, Anna Plaszynski, Sophie Duker.
  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 6.30) A classic episode from 2017.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 7.30) Polyhymnians v Sandy Shores
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Second round, match 2.
  • Would I Lie to You? (BBC1 England, 8.30; NI 11.15 Tue).
  • Guessable (Comedy Central, 9pm) Eamonn Holmes, Laura Whitmore, Ahir Shah, Harriet Kemsley.
  • Hey Tracey! (ITV2, 10pm) Jordan Davies, AJ Odudu, Wes Nelson, Bobby Mair, Hannah Cooper, and the ubiquitous Harriet Kemsley.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1 England, 11.20; Wales 11.50, NI 12.20am, Scot 12.35am) Extended repeat from Friday.

Tuesday 10 November

  • Bake Off an Extra Slice (C4, 1.30am) Repeat.
  • Who Goes There? (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) Biography quiz.
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.10) A classic episode.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm) John Partridge and Anita Harris.
  • Ultimate Goal (BT Sport 1, 7pm).
  • Bake Off (C4, 8pm) Gobis full of Kalahari: it's desert week.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 9pm) Devilled butterfilled mackerel.
  • QI XS (BBC2, 9pm) A 15-minute filler.

Wednesday 11 November

  • Prosiect Z (S4C, 5pm) Another chance to see the Welsh-language series.
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm) Sitting this week: Robert Rinder.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 9pm) Sweetbreads.
  • Hell's Kitchen (ITV2, 9pm).
  • There's Something About Movies (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Stephen Graham, Kerry Godliman, Josh Widdicombe.
  • The Rap Game (BBC II! on BBC1, 10.45; Wales 11.10).

Thursday 12 November

Shaun Wallace's team versus the Northern Ireland team, who will win? Viewers to the Challenge channel were surprised as The Chase and Millionaire were replaced by men's football between 7pm and 11pm.

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Bake Off an Extra Slice (C4, 8pm) Kathy Burke, Jools Holland, and Sophie Duker. Displaced to Thursday by live rugby on Friday.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 9pm) Spices.
  • Taskmaster (C4, 9pm) I hate your trainers.
  • Hell's Kitchen (ITV2, 9pm).
  • University Challenge Children in Need Special (BBC2, 10pm) Kirsty Wark hosts a special edition, where the BBC (Dara Ó Briain, Anita Rani, Steve Pemberton, The Fabulous Iain Stirling) play ITV (Fay Ripley, Joel Dommett, Charlene White, Dane Baptiste).
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Ronan Keating, Vick Hope, Gemma Collins, and Joel Dommett is on two different panel shows at once.

Friday 13 November

  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 12.15am; NI 12.55am) Repeat from last Friday.
  • Wordaholics (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • The Crystal Maze (Nickelodeon, 7pm) "Show the Maze Who's Boss".
  • The Terry Wogan Memorial Appeal for Children in Need of Assistance (BBC1, 7pm) An evening of entertainment and fund-raising. Before 10pm we're promised some Strictly Come Dancing fun; after the news, they've got the late movie because they can't tap people on the way back from the pub.

Sign language interpretation

  • Brightest Family (ITV, 3am Sun) Repeats from 2018.
  • Dinner Date (ITV2, 11.25am weekdays).
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