TV Guide 2020-11-28

New to BBC1's Saturday is The Wheel, Michael McIntyre and a bunch of celebrities and a giant wheel. There's more quizzing on Wednesday, as Mastermind Cymru returns to S4C.

Entertainment for Sunday teatime in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest online. A new series of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue begins on Radio 4, and I'm a Celebrity finishes (VM1 and ITV, all week).

For foodies, Scarlett Moffatt tells how Love Bites (2) on ITV2. Great Local Menu returns in a festive edition (BBC2, from Tue). Unseen Celebrity The Crystal Maze on Channel 4 (Thu).

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Saturday 28 November

  • Runaround (Talking Pictures, 9am).
  • Robot Wars (BBC2, 9.30am).
  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 11.45am) Five episodes.
  • I'm a Celebrity The Daily Drop (ITV2, 4.45).


  • The Cube Celebrity (ITV, 5pm) Repeated from 2012, it's Mo Farah.
  • Pointless Celebrities (BBC1, 5.40) Food: Brian Turner, Stacie Stewart, Chris Bavin, Sabrina Ghayour, Jay Rayner, Loyd Grossman, Rick Stein, Jack Stein.
  • The Hit List (BBC1, 6.30).
  • Catchphrase Catchiest Moments (ITV, 6.45) Not quite as catchy as last week's show, you understand.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.15).
  • The Chase Celebrity Special (ITV, 7.30) Repeat of another I'm a Celebrity special.
  • The Wheel (BBC1, 8.30) Michael McIntyre has contestants, celebrities, and a giant spinning wheel.
  • I'm a Celebrity (VM1 and ITV, 8.30).

Bonus feature

  • Skill, Stamina, and Luck (Radio 4, 8pm) Another chance to hear Naomi Alderman's documentary on interactive fiction. Presented in The Archive Hour.

Weekend repeats


  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 11.30) From Friday.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) From Thursday.
  • Quote... Unquote (R4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • Just a Minute (Radio 4, 12.04) From last Monday.
  • Bake Off (C4, 12.30) From last Tuesday.
  • Winning Combination (ITV, 4.35) From last Tuesday.
  • Taskmaster (E4, 6.40) A family viewing edition.

Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Sunday 29 November - Advent Sunday

  • Runaround (Talking Pictures, 9am).
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 11.30).
  • Songs of Praise (BBC1, 12.20) Young Chorister of the Year.
  • Celwydd Noeth (S4C, 2.30) Two episodes.
  • Junior Eurovision Song Contest (, 4pm) Fifteen singers, twelve songs, one winner.
  • The Crystal Maze (E4, 5.35) The last deferred episode from 2017, The Ali Family.


  • 5 Gold Rings (ITV, 6pm) Matt and Paige play Lauren and Danielle.
  • Tipping Point Lucky Stars (ITV, 7pm) Richard Herring, Joe McFadden, Olivia Attwood.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.25) The results show, but a performance from Gary Barlow.
  • Christmas Bake Off (E4, 7.40) Repeated from 2017.
  • Dragons' Den (BBC2, 8.10; not NI) A classic episode.
  • Réalta Agua Gaolta (TG4, 8.30) The most talented family in Ireland.
  • I'm a Celebrity (VM1 and ITV, 9pm).

Bonus feature

  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire The Millionaires (ITV, 8pm) 2: David Edwards, from the blackboard to Round the Islands Quiz.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Scot not Th).
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 2pm).
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) Samira Ahmed (Mo-Tu) then Nina Wadia (We-Fr).
  • !mpossible (BBC1, 2.15; Scot 3.45 Tue, 1.45 Wed) Repeats.
  • Winning Combination (ITV, 3pm).
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm).
  • Blokken (, 4.25).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Repeats, though these episodes are new to BBC1.
  • I'm a Celebrity The Daily Drop (ITV2, 5.30).
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm) Sara Barron, Anton Du Beke, Jessica Fostekew, Rickie Haywood-Williams.
  • Love Bites (2) (ITV2, 6pm) Three suitors use the same box of ingredients to cook a three-course meal. Which will earn a date?
  • Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30).
  • My Kitchen Rules Down Under (W, 7pm).
  • Classic Taskmaster (E4, 7.30) As previously seen on UKTV Dave.

I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Monday 30 November - St Andrew's Day

  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Quote... Unquote (Radio 4, 3pm) Steven Isselis, Anna Ptaszynski, and Sophie Duker. Last in the present series.
  • I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue (Radio 4, 6.30) Huddersfield Town Hall in March, which turned out to be Tim Brooke-Taylor's final recordings. He's with Tony Hawks, Marcus Brigstocke, and Rachel Parris.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7pm) Freshwater fish, Nick Cave, scouting, Lin-Manuel Miranda. Subject to cancellation for no good reason at all.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 7.30) Second-chance round, match 3: Whitcombes v Severns.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Second round, match 5.
  • I'm a Celebrity (VM1 and ITV, 9pm).
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 11.25; NI 12.25am, Scot 12.40am, not Wales) Extended repeat from Friday.

Bonus feature

  • Welcome to Whamhalla (All radio stations, 11.59pm) The doors are thrown open with the warming drink of your choice and a succulent mince pie. The roaring fire will be lit for 24 days.

Tuesday 1 December

  • Bake Off an Extra Slice (C4, 1.05am) Repeat.
  • Un Cwestiwn (S4C, 5.10) A classic episode.
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm) Rebecca Adlington and Helen Skelton.
  • Great Local Christmas Menu (BBC2, 8pm; Wales, 9.30) Andi Oliver invites previous winners to prepare a feast. Lisa Goodwin-Allen joins the teams tonight.
  • Bake Off (C4, 8pm) Highlights from the last ten series.
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 9pm) Potato rosti.
  • QI XS (BBC2, 9pm; Wales, 9.20) Another 15 minutes of fun; except for viewers in Wales, who get 10 minutes and that's only if the football doesn't over-run.
  • I'm a Celebrity (VM1 and ITV, 9pm).
  • Don't Hate the Playaz (ITV2, 10pm) Guests include Drive champion Professor Green, Kemah Bob, Jessica Knappett, and S1mba.
  • Ultimate Goal (BT Sport 3, 10.30).

Bonus feature

  • Bameshow (Radio 4, 11pm) Desiree Burch hosts a spoof game show poking fun at tokenism, tropes around representation, unconscious bias, and racism.


Wednesday 2 December

Hey, Richard, what are we going to do tonight?
Same thing we do every night, Xander. Try to take over BBC2, one Pointless repeat at a time.

  • Prosiect Z (S4C, 5pm).
  • Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2, 7pm) Sam and Mark from Crackerjack!.
  • Great Local Christmas Menu (BBC2, 8pm) Kerry Godliman is the guest judge.
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 9pm) Filleting John Dory. Hope he's got good life insurance.
  • Mastermind Cymru (S4C, 9pm) Betsan Powys asks questions on Swallows and Amazons, Glyndwr's Rebellion, mammals on Britain, and Peep Show.
  • I'm a Celebrity (VM1 and ITV, 9pm) More difficult questions in Wales.
  • Hell's Kitchen (ITV2, 9pm).
  • QI XL (BBC2, 10pm) Noel, a special about the helicopter-flying tidy-bearded box-opener.
  • The Rap Game (BBC II! on BBC1, 10.45; Wales 11.10, NI 11.15) The final.

Thursday 3 December

  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 12.10am; Wales 12.35am, NI 12.40am).
  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Dan's Quiz (, 8pm) The series finale: will Ball 35 conquer all?
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC1, 9pm) Forest.
  • Taskmaster (C4, 9pm) Moments of silence.
  • I'm a Celebrity (VM1 and ITV, 9pm).
  • Hell's Kitchen (ITV2, 9pm).
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm) Tom Allen, Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne (comedian), Rhys James.
  • The Crystal Maze Celebrity Edition (C4, 10pm) Recorded last year, not shown until now. Laura Whitmore, Chris Ramsey, Perri Kiely, Jordan Banjo, Gareth Thomas.
  • Celebrity Juice (ITV2, 10pm) Roman Kemp, Richard Blackwood, Chris Harris, Claire From Steps, H From Steps.

Bonus feature

  • Blue Peter (CBBC, 5.30) Including a quiz hosted by channel legend Hacker T. Dog.

Friday 4 December

  • Wordaholics (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 7.35; Scot 11.30) Hannah Cockcroft, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey, Kate Richardson-Walsh, Jon Wilkin.
  • Richard Osman's House of Games Night (BBC1, 8.30).
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) "Hey" Alexander Armstrong hosts, Hannah Fry, Phil Wang.
  • I'm a Celebrity (VM1 and ITV, 9pm) The final.
  • The Wheel (BBC1, 12.25am) Repeat from last Saturday.

Sign language interpretation

  • Brightest Family (ITV, 3am Sun) Repeats from 2018.
  • Dinner Date (ITV2, 11.25am weekdays).
  • Masterchef The Professionals (BBC2, 4.15am Tue; 3.50am Wed, 3.50am Thu).
  • Crazy Delicious (C4, 2am Tue).
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