TV and Radio

Today's TV Wednesday 26 May

TV Guide

The Black American Fight For Freedom, BBC 2 at 9pm: Fifty years on from the promise of equality and the Civil Rights Act, this documentary reveals moments where America had the chance to become more equal 
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6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

BREAKFAST (S)

9.15

MORNING LIVE Magazine show, hosted by Kym Marsh and Gethin Jones. (S)

10.00

HOMES UNDER THE HAMMER The progress of properties in London, Staffordshire and Birmingham. (S) (R)

11.00

FRAUD SQUAD: THE HUNT (S) (R)

11.45

CLOSE CALLS: ON CAMERA (S) (R)

12.15

BARGAIN HUNT Thomas Forrester and Stephanie Connell help teams in Nottingham. (S) (R)

1.00

BBC NEWS AT ONE; Weather (S)

1.30

BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)

1.45

DOCTORS A detoxing Jonno turns on Luca. (S)

2.15

UNBEATABLE General knowledge quiz, hosted by Jason Manford. (S)

3.00

ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY Nicki Chapman helps a couple looking for a property in Gloucestershire. (S) (R)

3.45

GARDEN RESCUE Charlie Dimmock and Harry and David Rich transform a garden in Swindon. (S)

4.30

ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP Raj Bisram and Paul Martin explore antique shops in the West Country. (S)

5.15

POINTLESS Quiz, hosted by Alexander Armstrong. (S)

6.00

BBC NEWS AT SIX; Weather (S)

6.30

BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)

7PM
7.00

THE ONE SHOW With Alex Jones and Jermaine Jenas. (S)

7.30

ARE YOU SCARED YET, HUMAN? A Panorama investigation uncovering new evidence of A.I. being used by police in China to recognise the emotions of detainees, in order to help determine guilt or innocence. (S)

8PM
8.30

THE REPAIR SHOP Restoring a Boulle-work clock and a Georgian desk. (S)

9PM
9.00

THE GREAT BRITISH SEWING BEE Joe Lycett hosts as temperatures drop and winter hits the sewing room, with challenges themed around keeping warm and adding sparkle to the coldest months of the year. (S)

10 PM
10.00

BBC NEWS AT TEN (S)

10.30

BBC NEWSLINE (S); Weather

10.45

NOLAN LIVE Lively debate with Stephen Nolan and guests on stories and issues that matter to the people of Northern Ireland. (S)

11PM
11.45

Scam City: Money, Mayhem and Maseratis (S)

12.20

Scam City: Money, Mayhem and Maseratis (S)

12.55

Young, Welsh and Bossin’ It (S)

1.25

BBC News (S) (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.30

Escape to the Country (S) (R)

7.15

Garden Rescue (S) (R)

8.00

Sign Zone: Dragons’ Den (S) (R)

9.00

BBC News at 9 (S)

10.00

BBC News (S)

11.15

Politics Live (S)

1.00

Letterbox (S) (R)

1.30

Make Me a Dealer (S) (R)

2.15

Great British Menu (S) (R)

2.45

Great British Menu (S) (R)

3.15

SPRINGWATCH 2021 (S) (R)

4.15

WILD UK (S) (R)

4.45

EGGHEADS (S) (R)

5.15

FLOG IT! (S) (R)

6.00

RICHARD OSMAN’S HOUSE OF GAMES Andrea McLean, Adil Ray, Rita Simons and Phil Wang test their knowledge in a series of trivia-based games across the week. (S) (R)

6.30

GREAT BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS Michael Portillo continues his travels through London in Hampstead, where he learns more about the founder of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, before making his way to Islington. (S)

7PM
7.00

BRITAIN’S BIGGEST DIG Yasmin Khan and Professor Alice Roberts go in search of the lost remains of an explorer who expanded the British empire and a champion boxer who was born in slavery. (S) (R)

8PM
8.00

SPRINGWATCH 2021 Gillian Burke follows the fortunes of a harbour seal in hospital in Northern Ireland, while Iolo Williams is on the look out for golden eagles in the Glen. (S)

9PM
9.00

THE BLACK AMERICAN FIGHT FOR FREEDOM Fifty years on from the promise of equality and the Civil Rights Act, this documentary reveals moments where America had the chance to become more equal. (S)

10PM
10.00

SPOTLIGHT Conor Spackman investigates low-cost land deals on the scenic Causeway Coast. (S) (R)

10.30

THE CHRONICLES OF ERNE An open water swimming race is held around Enniskillen’s Castle Island. (S) (R)

10.45

NEWSNIGHT; Weather (S)

11PM
11.30

Hospital (S)

12.30

Sign Zone: Between the Covers (S) (R)

1.00

Sign Zone: For Love or Money (S) (R)

1.45

Sign Zone: Beechgrove (S) (R)

2.15

Sign Zone: Rick Stein’s Cornwall (S) (R)

2.45

This Is BBC Two (S)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

GOOD MORNING BRITAIN (S)

9.00

LORRAINE Entertainment, current affairs and fashion news, as well as showbiz stories and celebrity gossip.

10.00

THIS MORNING A mix of celebrity chat, lifestyle features, advice and competitions. (S)

12.30

LOOSE MEN Another helping of topical studio discussion from a female perspective, featuring celebrity interviews. (S)

1.30

ITV LUNCHTIME NEWS (S); Weather

1.55

UTV LIVE (S); UTV Weather (S)

2.00

DICKINSON’S REAL DEAL David Dickinson and the team visit Llandudno, where James Layte seriously undervalues some cutlery, and a Chinese wall plaque sells for a huge profit at auction. (S) (R)

3.00

TENABLE A team of five old school friends competes. (S) (R)

3.59

UTV WEATHER (S)

4.00

TIPPING POINT Ben Shephard hosts the arcade-themed quiz in which contestants drop tokens down a choice of four chutes in the hope of winning a £10,000 jackpot. (S)

5.00

THE CHASE Contestants Michael, Beth, Nigel and Alison take part. (S)

6.00

UTV LIVE (S); UTV Weather (S)

6.30

ITV EVENING NEWS (S); Weather (S)

7PM
7.00

EMMERDALE A paranoid Kim viciously takes her worries out on Gabby. (S)

7.30

CORONATION STREET Natasha demands that Nick tells the police the truth about Sam’s kidnap. (S)

8PM
8.00

MARTIN LEWIS’ EXTREME SAVERS Martin meets a couple who are living off the grid in a converted horse box. (S)

8.30

CORONATION STREET Tim tells Sally that he has invited Elaine to live with them. (S)

9PM
9.00

LONG LOST FAMILY: BORN WITHOUT TRACE A woman whose birth mother disappeared discovers a shocking secret, and a man left at a football stadium as a baby searches for his true identity. Last in the series. (S)

10PM
10.00

ITV NEWS AT TEN (S); Weather

10.30

UTV LIVE (S); Weather

10.45

PESTON Political magazine show presented by Robert Peston, featuring major interviews with MPs, topical guests and cultural figures. (S)

11PM
11.40

Cheat (S) (R)

12.30

Shop: Ideal World

3.00

FYI Extra

3.15

ITV Nightscreen

5.05

Tipping Point (S) (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

Countdown (S) (R)

6.40

Cheers (S) (R)

7.05

Cheers (S) (R)

7.30

Everybody Loves Raymond (S) (R)

7.55

Everybody Loves Raymond (S) (R)

8.25

Everybody Loves Raymond (S) (R)

8.55

Frasier (S) (R)

9.25

Frasier (S) (R)

9.55

Frasier (S) (R)

10.25

Escape to the Chateau: DIY (S) (R)

11.25

Channel 4 News Summary (S)

11.30

Couples Come Dine with Me (S) (R)

12.30

Steph’s Packed Lunch (S)

2.10

Countdown (S)

3.00

THE ANSWER TRAP (S)

4.00

A PLACE IN THE SUN (S)

5.00

FOUR IN A BED (S) (R)

5.30

BEAT THE CHEF (S)

6.00

THE SIMPSONS Bart and Lisa try to find a new town anthem for Springfield. (S) (R)

6.30

HOLLYOAKS Cher tries to convince Mercedes to take a pregnancy test. Diane finds herself feeling overwhelmed with her due date fast approaching. (S) (R)

7PM
7.00

CHANNEL 4 NEWS (S)

8PM
8.00

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Phil Spencer catches up with three house-hunters with two very different needs, but one shared goal, in Brighton and east London respectively. (S)

9PM
9.00

BEFORE WE DIE New series. When her married lover goes missing in mysterious circumstances, DI Hannah Laing persuades colleagues to launch an urgent manhunt. Crime thriller, starring Lesley Sharp. The whole series will be available to stream or download for free on All 4 following the transmission of the first episode. (S)

10PM
10.00

JOHNNY VEGAS: CARRY ON GLAMPING After two gruelling years during which Johnny has seen his plans for his glampsite hit by every problem imaginable, he is finally ready for the grand unveiling. Last in the series. (S)

11PM
11.05

999: On the Front Line (S)

12.10

The Simpsons (S) (R)

12.35

The Simpsons (S) (R)

1.00

FILM: Little Men (2016) Drama, starring Greg Kinnear and Jennifer Ehle. (S)

2.25

We Are Lady Parts (S) (R)

2.55

The Handmaid’s Tale (S) (R)

3.55

Wife Swap USA (S) (R)

4.40

The Great Garden Revolution (S) (R)

5.35

Kirstie’s Handmade Treasures (S) (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom (S) (R)

6.10

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

6.15

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

6.20

Mya Go (S) (R)

6.25

Blue’s Clues & You (S) (R)

6.50

Thomas & Friends (S) (R)

7.00

Fireman Sam (S) (R)

7.10

Daisy & Ollie (S) (R)

7.20

The Adventures of Paddington (S) (R)

7.30

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

7.35

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

7.45

Pip & Posy (S) (R)

8.00

Milo (S)

8.20

Paw Patrol (S) (R)

8.30

Ricky Zoom (S) (R)

8.40

Floogals (S) (R)

8.55

Wissper (S) (R)

9.05

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

9.10

Sunny Bunnies (S) (R)

9.15

JEREMY VINE (S)

11.15

ROOM TO IMPROVE (S)

12.20

5 NEWS AT LUNCHTIME (S)

12.25

GEORGE CLARKE’S BUILD A NEW LIFE IN THE COUNTRY (S) (R)

1.15

HOME AND AWAY (S)

1.45

NEIGHBOURS (S)

2.15

FILM: HER BOYFRIEND’S SECRET (2018) Thriller, starring Kelly Sullivan. (S)

4.00

BARGAIN-LOVING BRITS IN THE SUN (S) (R)

5.00

5 NEWS AT 5 (S)

5.30

NEIGHBOURS (S) (R)

6.00

HOME AND AWAY Roo learns an official has dropped out of the surf competition. (S) (R)

6.30

5 NEWS TONIGHT (S)

7PM
7.00

GREGG WALLACE’S BIG WEEKEND AWAY Gregg explores the history of Istanbul, which has been the centre of three empires, sampling dishes that would have graced the tables in the Ottoman palaces of old. (S) (R); 5 News Update (S)

8PM
8.00

INSIDE GREGGS: BRITAIN’S BEST BAKERY Documentary revealing the secrets of the successful bakery chain, offering a behind the scenes look at the products they sell and staff who work in their stores across the country. (S); 5 News Update (S)

9PM
9.00

BROADMOOR: SERIAL KILLERS & HIGH SECURITY A rare insight into the workings of the high-security psychiatric hospital, Broadmoor, with testimony from those who have come face to face with Britain’s most notorious killers. (S)

10PM
10.30

INSIDE THE FORCE: 24/7 When a woman allegedly threatens her neighbour with a knife, it results in a dramatic arrest with four police officers being assaulted. Last in the series. (S) (R)

11PM
11.30

999: Criminals Caught on Camera (S) (R)

1.25

The 21.co.uk Live Casino Show

3.00

Entertainment News on 5 (S)

3.25

Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild (S) (R)

4.25

Get Your Tatts Out: Kavos Ink (S) (R)

5.10

Great Scientists (S) (R)

5.35

House Doctor (S) (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

EURONEWS

6.10

TELESHOPPING

6.40

TELESHOPPING

7.45

TODAY (S) (R)

9.45

THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW (S); Weather

10.40

SHORTLAND STREET (S)

11.10

DOCTORS (S); Weather

11.50

LEADERS’ QUESTIONS

12.45

AMERICAN ICONS (S)

1.00

RTÉ NEWS: ONE O’CLOCK; Weather (S)

1.30

HOME AND AWAY Justin tries to take Leah’s mind off Susie. (S)

2.00

NEIGHBOURS Mackenzie and Karl keep a close eye on Toadie. (S)

2.30

HOME OF THE YEAR Return of the contest. (R)

3.00

EASTENDERS (S) (R)

3.30

TODAY Daily magazine show. (S)

5.40

NUACHT; RTÉ News with Signing

6.00

THE ANGELUS (R)

6.01

RTÉ NEWS: SIX ONE; Weather (S)

7PM
7.00

NATIONWIDE (S)

7.30

EAR TO THE GROUND A tillage farmer in Co Cork who is creating a haven for birds. (S) (R); Lotto

8PM
8.00

FAIR CITY Damien and Mairead return from their honeymoon. (S)

8.30

COOK-IN WITH MARK MORIARTY Prawn cocktail, beef Wellington and crème caramel. (S)

9PM
9.00

RTÉ NEWS: NINE O’CLOCK; Weather (S)

9.35

FILM: GOING IN STYLE (2017) Three cash-strapped retirees decide to rob a Brooklyn bank. Heist caper, starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin. (S); Weather

10PM
 
11PM
11.20

O’Casey in the Estate (S)

12.25

After A Woman’s Heart (S) (R)

2.00

Growing Up at the End of the World (S) (R)

2.55

Home of the Year (S) (R)

3.20

Goodbye House (S) (R)

3.45

The Rotunda (S) (R)

4.35

Healthy Appetite (S) (R)

5.00

EuroNews

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

EuroNews

6.50

Storytime (S) (R)

7.00

Let’s Draw with Tina (S) (R)

7.10

Fireman Sam (R)

7.20

Shaun the Sheep (S) (R)

7.30

news2day (S) (R)

7.40

Hardball (R)

8.10

4 O’Clock Club (S) (R)

8.45

Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (R)

9.10

Andy’s Prehistoric Adventures (S) (R)

9.25

Mr Nursery (S) (R)

9.45

My World Kitchen (S) (R)

9.55

Moon and Me (R)

10.20

Peppa Pig (R)

10.35

Sarah & Duck (S) (R)

10.40

Sarah & Duck (S) (R)

10.50

Katie Morag (S) (R)

11.05

Remy & Boo

11.15

Remy & Boo (R)

11.30

Punky (R)

11.35

Everything’s Rosie (S) (R)

11.45

Everything’s Rosie (S) (R)

12.00

Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood

12.10

Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood

12.25

Nina and the Neurons Go Inventing (S) (R)

12.40

Nina and the Neurons Go Inventing (S) (R)

1.00

Dragons: Riders of Berk (S) (R)

1.25

Shane the Chef (R)

1.35

Shane the Chef (R)

1.50

Bernard Dunne’s Mythical Heroes (S) (R)

2.15

Holly Hobbie (S)

2.40

Deadly Mission Madagascar (S) (R)

3.15

The Dumping Ground (S)

3.45

Jamie Johnson (S) (R)

4.20

news2day (S)

4.30

THE SIMPSONS (S) (R)

5.00

THE GOLDBERGS (S) (R)

5.30

SHORTLAND STREET (S) (R)

6.00

NEIGHBOURS (S) (R)

6.30

HOME AND AWAY (S) (R)

7PM
7.00

MASTERCHEF: THE PROFESSIONALS – THE FINALS The four remaining contestants cater for a gathering of leading chefs in the City of London, preparing food for diners who hold more than 30 Michelin stars between them. (S)

8PM
8.10

DIY SOS: GRENFELL New series. Part one of two. Nick Knowles and the team undertake their biggest and longest build, constructing two buildings for the Grenfell community to create spaces worth around £2million. (S)

9PM
9.20

OPEN HOUSE The design of Ballyfermot play park in Dublin. (S)

9.30

BLUE BLOODS Baez turns to Danny for help and support when she finds a corpse in her front yard. Erin receives harsh feedback from her boss. (S)

10PM
10.25

GREY’S ANATOMY Teddy struggles to cope with a devastating loss, which trigger memories of her past, while Amelia tries to help by encouraging Owen to forgive and accept. (S)

11PM
11.15

Modus (S)

12.10

The Handmaid’s Tale (S) (R)

1.20

Baby-Faced Mums (S) (R)

2.10

White Gold (R)

2.40

EuroNews

6AM to 6:30PM
6.10

The Six O’Clock Show (R)

7.00

Ireland AM (S)

10.00

This Morning

12.30

News at 12:30 (S)

1.00

The Chase (S) (R)

2.00

The Chase (S) (R)

3.00

ELAINE

4.00

JUDGE JUDY

4.30

JUDGE JUDY

5.00

JUDGE JUDY

5.30

NEWS AT 5.30 (S)

6.00

THE SIX O’CLOCK SHOW Chat show. (S)

7PM
7.00

EMMERDALE A paranoid Kim viciously takes her worries out on Gabby. (S)

7.30

CORONATION STREET Natasha demands that Nick tells the police the truth about Sam’s kidnap. (S)

8PM
8.00

NEWS AT 8 (S)

8.30

CORONATION STREET (S)

9PM
9.00

DIANA – THE INTERVIEW THAT ROCKED THE WORLD The story behind Diana, Princess of Wales’ 1995 interview with Panorama. (R)

10PM
10.00

THE TONIGHT SHOW (S)

11PM
11.00

THE BABY MAKERS (R)

12.00

INSIDE BELMARSH PRISON WITH ROSS KEMP (R)

1.00

WILL (R)

1.55

CLOSE

5.20

THE TONIGHT SHOW (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
7.00

Cúla 4 na nÓg

10.00

Cúla4 Ar Scoil

10.30

Naíonáin an Zú (R)

11.00

Little House on the Prairie (S) (R)

11.55

Abair Amhrán (R)

12.10

River Cottage Australia (R)

12.40

Garraí Glas (R)

1.10

Murder, She Wrote (S)

2.05

Weakest Link (S)

3.00

Cúla 4 na nÓg

4.00

Cúla 4

5.32

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH

5.35

COMHRÁ (R)

6.05

GILMORE GIRLS Rory begins to panic as graduation day approaches, prompting Lorelai to take her on a day of eating and shopping to try to calm her nerves. (S) (R)

6.57

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH

7PM
7.00

NUACHT TG4

7.30

F1 SNA SCOILEANNA Schools around Ireland take part in a race like no other – miniature F1 racing cars. (R)

8PM
8.30

AN FHUIL & AN BINDEALÁN Former Cork hurler Dónal O’Grady traces the origins and history of his county’s famed GAA jersey, revealing that it has not always been the red one that the fans know today. (R)

9PM
9.00

SIAR SNA 00S Memorable events from 2009. (R)

9.30

MARÚ INÁR MEASC The murder of Phyllis Murphy in Kildare in 1979.

10PM
10.30

THE SINNER Harry’s daughter restricts him from seeing Eli indefinitely. (S)

11PM
11.23

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH

11.25

SURVIVOR: EDGE OF EXTINCTION The castaways’ mental toughness is tested on the Edge of Extinction.

12.20

WEAKEST LINK (S) (R)

1.15

DÁIL ÉIREANN

1.40

FRANCE 24

5.30

FRANCE 24

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