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Today's TV saturday18 September

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Today's TV saturday18 September
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6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

BREAKFAST (S)

10.00

SATURDAY KITCHEN (S)

11.30

NADIYA’S FAMILY FAVOURITES Nadiya Hussain demonstrates dishes to compliment any family day. (S) (R)

12.00

FOOTBALL FOCUS Alex Scott reviews the week’s headlines and looks ahead to forthcoming fixtures. (S)

1.00

BBC NEWS (S)

1.15

BARGAIN HUNT From Brackley, Northamptonshire. (S) (R)

2.15

MONEY FOR NOTHING Sarah Moore salvages three items from Woking Recycling Centre in Surrey. (S)

3.15

GARDEN RESCUE A couple seek an easily-maintained space in which they can enjoy the wildlife. (S) (R)

4.00

FINAL SCORE A round-up of this afternoon’s football results. (S)

5.10

BBC NEWS (S)

5.20

BBC NEWSLINE; (S); Weather

5.25

THE WALL A couple from Essex answer questions for the chance to win life-changing prizes. (S) (R)

6.15

POINTLESS CELEBRITIES Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present a Strictly edition of the general knowledge quiz, with contestants including Anton Du Beke, Lauren Steadman and the Rev Richard Coles. (S)

7PM
7.00

THE HIT LIST STRICTLY SPECIAL Marvin and Rochelle Humes present as Strictly Come Dancing stars Gemma Atkinson, Gorka Marquez, Clara Amfo, Alijaz Skorjanec, Janette Manrara and Johannes Radebe take part. (S)

7.45

STRICTLY COME DANCING New series. Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman present the launch of this year’s contest, joined in the ballroom by 15 brand new celebrities, who are paired with their professional partners before hitting the floor in a huge group number. Taking part this time around are Adam Peaty, AJ Odudu, Dan Walker, Greg Wise, John Whaite, Judi Love, Katie McGlynn, Nina Wadia, Rhys Stephenson, Robert Webb, Rose Ayling-Ellis, Sara Davies, Tilly Ramsay, Tom Fletcher and Ugo Monye. (S)

9PM
9.30

CASUALTY When a minivan carrying hearing-impaired passengers gets into an accident, Jade is asked to help interpret for the patients, one of whom she discovers is Susie, her estranged mother. Her day then goes from bad to worse when Dylan finds a small bag of drugs in her locker – planted there by Stevie. (S)

10 PM
10.10

BBC NEWS (S); Weather

10.30

MATCH OF THE DAY Gary Lineker presents highlights of the latest Premier League matches, including Aston Villa v Everton, Manchester City v Southampton and Burnley v Arsenal. (S)

11PM
11.55

Tonight with Target DJ Target is joined in the studio by Poet and Henrie, and Remi hangs out with Ivorian Doll. There are also live performances by Ms Banks, Mahalia and Berwyn. (S)

12.45

The NFL Show Dan Walker is joined by former players Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell to present highlights of Thursday night’s game - Washington Football Team v New York Giants at FedExField. (S)

1.15

Weather for the Week Ahead (S)

1.20

BBC News (S)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.35

Wild & Weird (S) (R)

6.50

Marrying Mum and Dad (S) (R)

7.15

Ricky Wilson’s Art Jam (S) (R)

7.35

Blue Peter (S) (R)

8.05

Planet Defenders (S) (R)

8.30

Supersized Earth (S) (R)

9.30

Hugh’s Wild West (S) (R)

10.30

Chris and Meg’s Wild Summer (S) (R)

11.00

Serengeti II (S) (R)

12.00

Nigel Slater’s Middle East: Turkey (S) (R)

1.00

Animals with Cameras (S) (R)

2.00

Take a Hike (S) (R)

2.30

Take a Hike (S) (R)

3.00

TAKE A HIKE (S) (R)

3.30

TAKE A HIKE (S) (R)

4.00

TAKE A HIKE (S) (R)

4.30

A HOUSE THROUGH TIME (S) (R)

5.30

JAY’S YORKSHIRE WORKSHOP A man in Huddersfield who set up a men’s mental health charity, (S) (R)

6.30

PAULA MCINTYRE’S HAMELY KITCHEN The chef cooks on her terrace, preparing locally caught langoustines on a potato and smoked dulse wafer with pickled carrot. (S) (R)

7PM
7.00

SAVING LIVES AT SEA In London, the RNLI rushes to the rescue of a man in the water in the Thames, while in Fleetwood a desperate 999 call alerts the crew to a man in danger of being swept out to sea. (S) (R)

8PM
8.00

GIRAFFES: AFRICA’S GENTLE GIANTS Conservationist Dr Julian Fennessy sets out to save the endangered giraffes of Africa, rounding up 20 of the rarest animals to take across the Nile River and beyond to safety. (S) (R)

9PM
9.00

QI Sandi Toksvig is joined by Sara Pascoe, Johnny Vegas and Ed Balls and regular panellist Alan Davies, who answer questions about subjects associated with various parts. (S) (R)

9.30

WHEN NIRVANA CAME TO BRITAIN Documentary examining the band’s visits to the UK between 1989 and 1994, with contributions by Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic. (S)

10PM
10.30

REEL STORIES: DAVE GROHL The Foo Fighters frontman joins host Dermot O’Leary to look back on his career, from his first TV performance with Nirvana aged 22, through to headlining Reading and Leeds in 2019. (S) (R)

11PM
11.15

FILM: Detroit (2017) A group of rogue police officers responds to a complaint with apparent retribution rather than justice in mind, launching a raid on a group of AfricanAmericans. Public anger reaches a peak after the incident, as relationships sour with authority. Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots, starring John Boyega, Anthony Mackie and Algee Smith. (S)

1.30

This Is BBC Two (S)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

Dino Dana (S) (R)

6.10

Mr Magoo (S) (R)

6.20

Mr Magoo (S) (R)

6.30

Mr Magoo (S) (R)

6.35

Thunderbirds Are Go (S) (R)

7.00

Mission Employable (S) (R)

7.05

Mighty Mike (S) (R)

7.10

Mighty Mike (S) (R)

7.20

Mr Bean: The Animated Series (S) (R)

7.30

Mr Bean: The Animated Series (S) (R)

7.45

The Tom and Jerry Show (S) (R)

7.55

The Tom and Jerry Show (S) (R)

8.05

DC Super Hero Girls (S) (R)

8.15

DC Super Hero Girls (S)

8.30

Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (S)

8.55

Craig of the Creek (S) (R)

9.10

Craig of the Creek (S) (R)

9.25

ITV NEWS (S)

9.30

JAMES MARTIN’S SATURDAY MORNING (S)

11.40

AINSLEY’S GOOD MOOD FOOD (S)

12.40

JAMES MARTIN’S AMERICAN ADVENTURE (S) (R)

1.10

ITV NEWS (S); Weather

1.30

ITV RACING: LIVE FROM NEWBURY Ed Chamberlin presents coverage from Newbury and Ayr. (S)

4.30

TIPPING POINT: BEST EVER FINALS (S) (R)

5.00

FAMILY FORTUNES (S) (R)

6.00

ITV NEWS; Weather (S)

6.15

UTV LIVE (S); UTV Weather (S)

6.30

CELEBRITY CATCHPHRASE Joe Lycett, Chizzy Akudolu and Nick Knowles compete for charity. (S)

7PM
7.30

THE CUBE Father and son Ade and KK hope their blend of youth and experience will prove to be a winning combination, while Jo and her son Dan also face a series of games that puts all their skills to the test as they attempt to beat the Cube. The further they go in the competition, the more money they win, up to a jackpot of £250,000. Phillip Schofield hosts. (S)

8PM
8.30

BEAT THE CHASERS Jenny ‘The Vixen’ Ryan, Anne ‘the Governess’ Hegerty, Shaun ‘the Dark Destroyer’ Wallace, Mark ‘the Beast’ Labbett, Paul ‘the Sinnerman’ Sinha and Darragh ‘the Menace’ Ennis come together to take on more contestants from across the country. Can any of them come out on top? Bradley Walsh hosts. (S)

9PM
9.35

PAUL O’GRADY’S SATURDAY NIGHT LINE UP Paul puts questions, scenarios and dilemmas to Amanda Holden, David Haye, Johnny Vegas and Aston Merrygold, who must arrange themselves from best to worst correctly to match the order the British public have put them in. (S)

10PM
10.20

ITV NEWS (S); Weather

10.35

FILM: 22 JUMP STREET (2014) Two cops are sent undercover at a university, but their friendship is threatened as they join different student cliques. Crime comedy, with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. (S)

11PM
12.45

Shop: Ideal World

3.00

FYI Extra Entertainment news.

3.15

Britain’s Brightest Celebrity Family The next two heat-winning families compete in the second semi-final of the knockout tournament, bringing them one step closer to the chance to win £25,000 for their chosen charity and the coveted title of Britain’s Brightest Celebrity Family. The Chase’s Anne Hegerty, aka The Governess, asks the questions (S) (R)

3.40

ITV Nightscreen

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

The King of Queens (S) (R)

6.25

The King of Queens (S) (R)

6.50

Mike & Molly (S) (R)

7.15

Mike & Molly (S) (R)

7.35

Mike & Molly (S) (R)

7.55

Frasier (S) (R)

8.20

Frasier (S) (R)

8.50

Frasier (S) (R)

9.20

The Simpsons (S) (R)

9.50

The Simpsons (S) (R)

10.20

The Simpsons (S) (R)

10.50

The Simpsons (S) (R)

11.20

The Simpsons (S) (R)

11.50

The Simpsons (S) (R)

12.20

Couples Come Dine with Me (S) (R)

1.20

Four in a Bed (S) (R)

1.50

Four in a Bed (S) (R)

2.25

Four in a Bed (S) (R)

2.55

Four in a Bed (S) (R)

3.25

FOUR IN A BED (S) (R)

4.00

TOOL CLUB (S)

5.00

A PLACE IN THE SUN (S) (R)

6.00

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: 20 YEARS AND COUNTING Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer look back at house-hunters who struggled to make the all-important decision whether to move now or wait for a better option. (S) (R)

7PM
7.00

CHANNEL 4 NEWS (S)

7.30

BRITAIN’S MOST HISTORIC TOWNS Professor Alice Roberts explores the medieval history of Lincoln, visiting the cathedral that was once the world’s tallest building. (S) (R)

8PM
8.30

BETTANY HUGHES’ TREASURES OF THE WORLD The historian explores Gibraltar, encountering the world’s first evidence of Neanderthal art, and handles the first report of Admiral Nelson’s death in the Gibraltar Chronicle. (S)

9PM
9.30

FILM: DEADPOOL (2016) A fasttalking former mercenary develops terminal cancer, and agrees to be the subject in a shady experiment in the hope of a cure. The procedure leaves him horribly disfigured, but also possessing superhuman abilities which he immediately puts to use in a quest for revenge on the man responsible for his hideous appearance. Superhero comedy adventure, starring Ryan Reynolds and Morena Baccarin. (S)

11PM
11.40

FILM: The Girl in the Spider’s Web (2018) Hacker Lisbeth Salander embarks on a frantic hunt for a stolen computer programme that could spark a global disaster. Thriller, starring Claire Foy. (S)

1.40

Iris Prize Best British Shorts: Better (S) (R)

2.00

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA (S) (R)

2.50

Couples Come Dine with Me (S) (R)

3.45

Hollyoaks Omnibus (S) (R)

5.45

Jamie’s Comfort Food (S) (R)

5.55

Kirstie’s House of Craft (S)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

Mya Go (S) (R)

6.05

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

6.25

Noddy in Toyland (S) (R)

6.35

Shane the Chef (S) (R)

6.45

Bob the Builder (S) (R)

6.55

Fireman Sam (S) (R)

7.05

Ricky Zoom (S) (R)

7.20

Daisy & Ollie (S) (R)

7.25

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

7.35

Pip and Posy (S) (R)

7.40

Odo (S)

7.55

The Adventures of Paddington (S) (R)

8.05

Paw Patrol (S) (R)

8.40

Fireman Sam (S) (R)

8.55

Floogals (S) (R)

9.15

Brave Bunnies (R)

9.20

The World According to Grandpa (S) (R)

9.30

Little Princess (S) (R)

9.40

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

9.55

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (S) (R)

10.25

FRIENDS (S) (R)

10.55

FRIENDS (S) (R)

11.25

FRIENDS (S) (R)

11.55

FRIENDS (S) (R)

12.20

FRIENDS (S) (R)

12.50

FILM: DANCES WITH WOLVES (1990) Oscar-winning Western, directed by and starring Kevin Costner. With Mary McDonnell. (S)

4.25

SECRET SCOTLAND WITH SUSAN CALMAN (S) (R)

5.55

5 NEWS WEEKEND (S)

6.00

ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL A trip back home to Glasgow presents James Herriot with a dilemma that will mean choosing between the people he loves. (S) (R)

7PM
7.00

WILLIAM & KATE: TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE Documentary exploring the relationship between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The programme examines the preparation William has gone through for his eventual role as king and how public attitudes to the couple have shifted over the years, as well as considering what their reign will be like. (S) (R)

8PM
8.30

LAKES & DALES’ MOST SCENIC RAILWAY JOURNEY The Northern Belle travels through England’s rural north-west, taking in Cumbria and the landscapes of the Lake District before heading toward Carlisle. (S) (R)

9PM
9.30

THE MURDER OF LORD MOUNTBATTEN: 3 DAYS THAT SHOOK BRITAIN The events surrounding the killing of Louis Mountbatten in August 1979, when his boat was blown up at sea by the IRA off the west coast of the Republic of Ireland. (S)

10PM
10.50

WHEN TV GOES HORRIBLY WRONG A compilation of television mishaps, including the time a fire alarm on Channel 4 News left presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy making the headlines rather than reporting them, and journalist Michael Crick looks back at a cringeworthy encounter with an angry MP. (S) (R)

11PM
12.50

Entertainment News on 5 (S)

1.00

The 21.co.uk Live Casino Show (S)

3.00

Entertainment News on 5 (S)

3.10

DHL: Delivering the World to You Documentary series going behind the scenes at the delivery company. (S) (R)

4.00

Inside DHL: The World’s Biggest Delivery Company (S) (R)

4.50

Wildlife SOS (S) (R)

5.15

Great Artists (S) (R)

5.40

Milkshake! Monkey’s Amazing Adventures (S) (R)

5.45

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

5.55

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

EURONEWS

6.30

TELESHOPPING

7.00

TELESHOPPING

7.30

TELESHOPPING

8.05

ROS NA RÚN (R)

9.05

FAIR CITY OMNIBUS (S); Weather

10.55

NATIONWIDE (R)

11.25

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT REPORT (S); Weather

12.00

COAST AUSTRALIA (S) (R)

1.00

RTÉ NEWS: ONE O’CLOCK; Weather (S)

1.10

NO PLACE LIKE HOME (S) (R)

1.40

KEYS TO MY LIFE (R)

2.10

FILM: THE PINK PANTHER (1963) Comedy, starring Peter Sellers and David Niven. (S)

4.15

HUGH’S WILD WEST (S) (R)

5.15

AR AN SLIABH (S) (R)

5.45

NUACHT

6.00

THE ANGELUS (R)

6.01

RTÉ NEWS: SIX ONE; Weather (S)

6.35

FILM: A DOG’S WAY HOME (2019) A dog named Bella gets separated from her owner and embarks on an epic 400-mile journey to find her way back home. Family adventure, starring Ashley Judd, Jonah HauerKing, and Edward James Olmos. Directed by Charles Martin Smith (The Untouchables).

8PM
8.30

HOME ADVANTAGE Jennifer Zamparelli hosts as the Fullers from Galway, the Searles from Dundalk and the Courtneys from Kilkenny take part in the quiz in which one player of a team is present in the studio while their families at home are called upon at key moments. (S)

9PM
9.20

RTÉ NEWS: NINE O’CLOCK; Weather (S)

9.50

SOUNDTRACK TO MY LIFE Music and chat show hosted by Niall Breslin in which Irish artists collaborate with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra to create a playlist of songs, beginning with Johnny Logan.

10PM
10.50

VISION AT VICAR STREET New series. Tommy Tiernan celebrates the Dublin venue, focusing on the people who work there and the artists who perform on its stage. (S)

11PM
11.50

Kin There are reprisals when the hotheaded son of a Dublin crime boss gets into a violent confrontation with a drug dealer. (S) (R)

1.00

FILM: Almost Famous (2000) A teenage journalist has to grow up fast as he follows a rock band on tour and falls for a free-spirited groupie. 1970s-set comedy drama, starring Patrick Fugit and Kate Hudson. (S)

3.05

All Round to Mrs Brown’s (S) (R)

3.50

Last Tango in Halifax (S) (R)

4.45

Impossible (S) (R)

5.30

EuroNews

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

EuroNews

6.45

Molang (R)

6.50

Molang (R)

6.55

Clangers (S) (R)

7.05

Clangers (S) (R)

7.20

Love Monster (R)

7.25

Love Monster (R)

7.35

Remy & Boo (R)

7.45

Dorg Van Dango (S) (R)

7.55

Dorg Van Dango (S) (R)

8.10

The Strange Chores (S) (R)

8.20

Horrible Histories (S) (R)

8.55

Junior Bake Off (S) (R)

9.25

Deadly 60 (S) (R)

10.00

Hetty Feather (S) (R)

10.30

Hetty Feather (S) (R)

11.05

Club (S) (R)

11.35

NEWS2DAY WEEKLY (S) Secret Life of Boys (S)

12.20

HOME AND AWAY Ziggy and Tane try to repair their relationship. (S) (R)

12.50

HOME AND AWAY (S) (R)

1.20

HOME AND AWAY Dr Logan does his best to save Dean’s life. (S) (R)

1.50

FILM: MARK AND RUSSELL’S WILD RIDE (2015) Comedy following two best friends Mark and Russell on a crazy adventure through town. (S)

3.30

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MAGAZINE

4.00

THE GAME The battles camogie has had to fight to be recognised in its own right. (S) (R)

5.05

TOP GEAR Chris Harris and Rory Reid take a road trip across Cuba. (S) (R)

6.10

DEER DIARY The fortunes of native roe deer and a herd of sika deer in the forests and marshes of Dorset. (S)

7PM
7.15

THE SECRET LIFE OF THE AIRPORT The documentary series examining the development of British airports continues with the golden age of the jet. Archive footage and interviews with some of the first frequent flyers paint a picture of how air travel expanded horizons and had lasting repercussions on the cultural identity. (S) (R)

8PM
8.15

COUNTDOWN TO SURRENDER – THE LAST 100 DAYS A look at the final 100 days of the Second World War. In the first edition, the total war, propagated by Goebbels, strikes back at the Fatherland and reaches its climax on German soil. It is the beginning of a hundred days of horror and death. (S) (R)

9PM
9.20

FILM: THE MAN WITH THE IRON HEART (2017) In 1942, two Czech resistance members prepare for a suicide mission against the Third Reich as they plan to assassinate Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich, the mastermind of the Final Solution. Thriller, starring Jason Clarke, Rosamund Pike, Jack O’Connell and Jack Reynor. (S)

11PM
11.35

FILM: Nuts (1987) A prostitute on trial for manslaughter after killing a client in self-defence hires a lawyer to help prove she is sane. Courtroom drama, with Barbra Streisand and Richard Dreyfuss. (S)

1.40

Castle Rock Rita travels to Castle Rock in order to find answers, while Ace continues to set his plan into motion and Joy struggles with a choice. (S) (R)

2.35

Roots: The Next Generation Alex joins the navy during the Second World War. (S) (R)

4.15

EuroNews

6AM to 6:30PM
6.10

The Chase Australia

7.00

The Chase Australia

8.00

The Chase Australia

9.00

Ireland AM (S)

12.00

John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen

1.00

Don’t Look Back in Anger (R)

1.30

Live Racing

4.30

ALAN CARR’S EPIC GAMESHOW (S) (R)

5.30

NEWS AT 5.30 (S)

6.00

TIPPING POINT: LUCKY STARS Ben Shephard presents as comedian Joe Lycett, Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton and retired cricket commentator Henry Blofeld take on the jumbo arcade machine. (S) (R)

7PM
7.00

FAMILY FORTUNES New series. Game show, hosted by Gino D’Acampo.

8PM
8.00

THE BIG DEAL Vogue Williams present the talent show in which contestants try to impress a celebrity judging panel in the hopes of winning a top prize. (S)

9PM
9.00

BEAT THE CHASERS New series. Contestants from across the UK take on a team of six Chasers. (S)

10PM
10.00

WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? Big-prize quiz. (S)

11PM
11.00

THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW (R)

12.00

I MARRIED THE WAITER: LOVE IN THE SUN (R)

1.00

THE BEST OF IRELAND AM

2.25

CLOSE

6AM to 6:30PM
7.00

Cúla 4

7.30

Cúla 4 na nÓg

9.00

Cúla 4

10.00

Naíonáin an Zú (R)

10.30

GAA 2021 (R)

11.30

Lúthchleasaíocht Buaicphointí

12.30

Little House on the Prairie (S) (R)

1.25

Murder, She Wrote (S) (R)

2.15

Murder, She Wrote (S) (R)

3.12

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH

3.15

CÚLA 4

5.05

DOMHAN AN DÚLRA The lengths that nature’s parents go to in order to ensure their progeny’s survival. (R)

6.05

SURVIVOR: ISLAND OF THE IDOLS One castaway must decide if they are daring enough to take on a risky task after visiting the Island of the Idols. (R)

6.57

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH National and international weather.

7PM
7.00

NUACHT TG4

7.15

MICHAEL HARTNETT: MUINCE DREOLIN A major profile of one of Ireland’s most respected poets, whose output in both Irish and English won him international recognition. Seamus Heaney and Paul Durcan pay tribute. (R)

8PM
8.02

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH National and international weather.

8.05

OPRY AN IÚIR Daniel O’Donnell hosts the country music show, with performances by Robert Mizzell and Maria McCool. (R)

9PM
9.05

FILM: CHAPLIN (1992) Biopic chronicling the renowned silent-film comedian’s life and career. Directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Robert Downey Jr, Dan Aykroyd and Anthony Hopkins. (S)

11PM
11.40

GLÓRTHA ÓN IMEALL (R)

12.10

CATCH-22 (S) (R)

1.05

FRANCE 24

5.30

FRANCE 24

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