TV Guide 2022-10-08

The grand final for BBC Young Musician of the Year (BBC4, Sun). Eggheads returns to Channel 5 (weekdays), Breaking the News is back (Radio Scotland, Fri). If you missed it last year, another chance to see Lightning (BBC2, weekdays).

Last week | TV Guide This Week | Next week

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


Saturday 8 October

  • Fighting Talk (Radio 5, 11am).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 12.20) Five episodes.
  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 1.15).


  • Ninja Warrior (ITV, 5.30).
  • The Hit List (BBC1, 5.45) Celebrities: Dan Walker and Dion Dublin, Joe Swash and Rita Simons, Jamelia and Lemar.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 6.30).
  • The Masked Dancer (VM1 and ITV, 6.30).
  • The Voice of Holland of This Territory (VM1 and ITV, 8pm) Heat 6.
  • Blankety Blank (BBC1, 8.45) With Lorraine Kelly, Richard Madeley, Suzi Ruffell, Jimmy Carr, Su Pollard, and BLANK Narstie.
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire (ITV, 9.30; VM1 10.30).

Weekend repeats


  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 12.30) From Friday.
  • Survivor (TG4, 1.15) From Wednesday. Ireland only.
  • Bake Off (C4, 2.50) From Tuesday.
  • Celebrity Lingo (ITV, 4pm; VM1, 4.30) From Sunday.
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 8pm) From Thursday.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (BBC3, 11pm) From Thursday.
  • BBC Brain (Radio 4, 11pm) From Monday.


  • The Masked Dancer (ITV2, 12.40; VM1, 2pm) From last night.
  • The Big Blow Out (E4, 12.50 and 1.50) From Monday and Tuesday.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10.45; NI 12.45am) From Friday.
  • Takeaway Titans (RTÉ2, 10.50) From Thursday.

Sunday 9 October

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.30).
  • Lego Masters Down Under (E4, 5.15) No Wheels Race.
  • Unbeatable (VM1, 6pm) Seen on BBC1 in May 2021.
  • Celebrity Lingo (ITV, 6.30; VM1, 8pm) Tom Allen and Suzi Ruffell, Lawrence Chaney and Tia Kofi, Martin and Shirlie Kemp. Featured in some listings magazines for 25 September.
  • BBC Young Musician of the Year (BBC4, 7pm) The gala final from Bridgewater Hall in Manchester with Mark Wigglesworth conducting the BBC Philharmonic. Josie d'Arby joins Alexis Ffrench and Jess Gillam.
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC1, 7.20) The results, a routine inspired by Elvis, and a performance by Adam Lambert.
  • Junior Eurovision (TG4, 8.30) Linda Martin is this week's guest judge.
  • Sorry, I Didn't Know (ITV, 10.20) The Black history panel game, with guests Eddie Kadi, Emmanuel Sonubi, Shazia Mirza, Colin Jackson, Suzi Ruffell.

Weekday Daytimes

  • Bargain Hunt (BBC1, 12.15; Scot 11.15am Thu).
  • Chase the Case (BBC2, 1pm, not Fr) Eggheads (BBC2, 1.45; Wales 2.35 Tu); Lightning (BBC2, 2.15; Wales 3.05 Tu); All that Glitters (BBC2, 3.30; Mo 4pm, Wales 3.35 Tu) Repeats.
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 2pm) New episodes.
  • Countdown (C4, 2.10) You let Father Dougal do a countdown? Ardal O'Hanlon is in the corner.
  • Tenable (ITV, 3pm) New episodes. This week's teams are Stoked to Be Here, Keith's Lemons, The Curtain Callers, Legally Bland, and Greeks of Nature.
  • Antiques Road Trip (BBC1, 3.45) New episodes.
  • Tipping Point (ITV, 4pm) New episodes.
  • The Tournament (BBC1, 4.30).
  • Four in a Bed (C4, 5pm).
  • The Chase (ITV, 5pm) New episodes.
  • Pointless (BBC1, 5.15) Stephen Mangan sits in the laptop corner.
  • The Perfect Pitch (C4, 5.30) This week's campers are in north Wales.
  • House of Games (BBC2, 6pm) Richard Osman welcomes Diarmuid Gavin, Roo Irvine, John Kearns, Claire Richards.
  • Strictly Come Dancing It Takes Two (BBC2, 6.30).
  • Eggheads (C5, 6.30) New series. This week's teams are The Allotment Boys, Down for Whatever, the Hotdogs, Smokies on the Water, and Top Landing Gear.
  • Masterchef Down Under (W, 7pm) The top seven start the week.

Monday 10 October

  • Wordaholics (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • BBC Brain (Radio 4, 3pm) Heat 11.
  • Mastermind (BBC2, 7.30) Detectorists, Alice books of Lewis Carroll, 1960s British politics, Elton John.
  • Only Connect (BBC2, 8pm) Scrummagers vs Crustaceans.
  • University Challenge (BBC2, 8.30) Gonville and Caius Cambridge play St Andrews.
  • The Big Blow Out (E4, 10pm) Celebrate individuality.
  • Question Team (Dave, 10pm) James Acaster, Jen Brister, Lara Ricote, Rosie Jones.
  • Are You the One? (MTV, 10pm) "Have you met your match?" The last chance to get ten out of ten matches.
  • Have I Got a Bit More News for You (BBC1, 10.40; NI 11.10, Scot, Wales 12.10am) Extended repeat from Friday.

Tuesday 11 October

  • Genius (Radio 4 Extra, 4pm) Repeat from 2006.
  • Bake Off (C4, 8pm) Dessert week.
  • Make Me Prime Minister (C4, 9.15) This week, a tribute to Crisis Command: Could You Ruin the Country?.
  • BBC New Comedy Awards (BBC3, 9.55) From Derry.
  • Unforgivable (Dave, 10pm) Guz Khan and a VCR player, Roisin Conaty and the police, Gregg Wallace and some theft.
  • The Big Blow Out (E4, 10pm) Exclusive salons.

Wednesday 12 October

  • The Write Stuff (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Handmade (C4, 8pm) Day beds.
  • Portrait Artist of the Year (Artsworld, 8pm) Lulu, Alex Brooker, Phil Manzanera.
  • Never Mind the Buzzcocks (The Satellite Channel, 9pm) Maisie Peters, Lethal Bizzle, James Buckley.
  • Survivor (TG4, 11.25) "The strategist or the loyalist".

Thursday 13 October

  • The Unbelievable Truth (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Unbreakable (BBC1, 8pm) Which way now?
  • A League of Their Own (The Satellite Channel, 8pm) Unseen bits.
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (BBC3, 9pm) Daytime tv with Alison Hammond.
  • Taskmaster (C4, 9pm) "Dafty in the Middle".
  • Takeaway Titans (RTÉ2, 9.35) The series final.
  • Hire Me (BBC3, 10.10) Video and Film Production.

Bonus feature

  • ITV Television Awards (ITV, 8pm) Joel Dommett gives awards to the most popular shows and presenters. Postponed from 15 September.

Friday 14 October

Friday's Eggheads was dropped, and Lightning knocked back to 3pm, as BBC One preferred to discuss a Hunt.
  • Say the Word (Radio 4 Extra, 9am and 4pm).
  • Breaking the News (Radio Scotland, 1.30).
  • The News Quiz (Radio 4, 6.30).
  • A Question of Sport (BBC1, 8pm; Scot, 11.30) Leon Osman, Ed Clancy, Amy Williams, Michael Jamieson. Billed in some magazines for 23 September.
  • Bake Off An Extra Slice (C4, 8pm).
  • Have I Got News for You (BBC1, 9pm) Adil Ray hosts, with Richard Osman and Jess Phillips.
  • Mock the Week (BBC2, 10pm; Wales 11.05) With Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne (comedian), Sean McLoughlin, Glenn Moore.
  • Richard Bacon's I Literally Just Told You (C4, 10pm).
  • Oci Oci Oci! (S4C, 11.30).

Sign language interpretation

  • Flipping Fast (C4, 5am Sat and Sun) The house renovation show from the summer.
  • Dress to Impress (ITV2, 9.10am Sat, 8am weekdays).
  • Am Dro! (S4C, 10am Sat).
  • Bake Off (E4, 10.45am Sat).
  • Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV, 5am Mon, 3am Tue, 5.05am Wed).
  • Scotland's Best Dog (BBC Scotland, 3.30 Mon).
  • The Big Blow Out (E4, 2.20am Tue).
  • Handmade (C4, 3.05am Tue).
  • Tenable (ITV, 5.05am Tue, 3am Wed).
  • Taskmaster (C4, 12.20am Thu).
  • Home Advantage (RTÉ2, 3.40am Thu).
  • The Masked Dancer (ITV, 4.40am Thu).
  • Strictly Come Dancing (BBC2, 1.15am and 3.25am Fri).
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (BBC3, 2.40am Fri).



  • The Chase 7am; Wheel of Fortune 9am; Family Fortunes 11.30; All Star Family Fortunes 1pm; Strike it Lucky 3pm; Tenable 4pm; The Chase 5pm; Bullseye 11pm; The Chase 4am.


  • The Chase 7am; Wheel of Fortune 9am; Bruce's Price is Right 11.30am; Family Fortunes 12.30; Play Your Cards Right 1.30; Blankety Blank 3pm; The Chase 5pm.


  • The Chase 7am; Dickinson's Real Deal 10am; Bruce's Price is Right 11am; Wheel of Fortune 12 noon; Catchphrase 1pm; Who Wants to be a Millionaire 2pm; Play Your Cards Right 3pm; Dickinson's Real Deal 4pm; Bullseye 5pm; Pointless Celebrities 7pm; The Chase 8pm; Who Wants to be a Millionaire 10pm; Bullseye 11pm; The Chase 12 midnight; Who Wants to be a Millionaire 4am; Bullseye 5am.


The final of The Voice Kids (TF1, Sat). Le Meilleur Pâtissier (M6, Wed) marks its 100th edition. "Hold our icing bag," says Channel 4's contract: episode 100 will be the semi-final scheduled for 8 November.

Closest we get to a new game on German telly this week is Bauer sucht Frau (RTL, Mon and Tue), the farmer-wife show.

Interested in The Genius? It's on the Dutch international service, 2.20pm on Friday and 2.20am on Saturday - or on catchup afterwards. It's a good job there aren't any translations of the subtitle file floating around the internet, isn't it.

A Labyrinth Games site.
Design by Thomas.
Printable version
Editors: Log in