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Today's TV Thursday 18 August

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Today's TV Thursday 18 August
Irishnews
6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

BREAKFAST (S)

9.15

ANIMAL PARK Pregnant mother of the wolf pack Eliska is lethargic and not interested in food. (S)

10.00

CAUGHT RED HANDED A horrified family suffers as criminals smash into its business. (S)

10.30

FRAUD SQUAD Michelle Ackerley presents the stories of a fraudster who stole thousands from a children’s charity and a conman who gave fake vaccines to an elderly victim. (S) (R)

11.15

HOMES UNDER THE HAMMER Martin Roberts and Martel Maxwell explore properties being sold in Stokeon-Trent, north-east Lincolnshire and Kent, talking to their new owners about their future plans. (S)

12.15

BARGAIN HUNT Stephanie Connell and Raj Bisram help two teams look for items at Bath Racecourse. (S) (R)

1.00

BBC NEWS AT ONE; Weather (S)

1.30

BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)

1.45

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022 Jeanette Kwakye and Gabby Logan introduce coverage from day eight of the multi-sport championships, with today’s action in Munich including gymnastics and canoe sprint. (S)

6.00

BBC NEWS AT SIX; Weather (S)

6.30

BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)

7PM
7.00

RIP OFF BRITAIN Angela Rippon meets the devastated neighbours whose flats fell into the ground - and who may be left picking up the bill as well as the pieces. (S) (R)

7.30

EASTENDERS Karen enlists Felix and Finlay to help plan a party for Bernie’s birthday, Janine thwarts Linda’s karaoke plans and Shirley demands her cut of money from Sam. (S)

8PM
8.00

CELEBRITY MASTERCHEF The four remaining contenders attempt to demonstrate their ability by being asked to make fettuccine with basil and parsley pesto. Next, John Torode and Gregg Wallace invite Freddy Forster to challenge each to cook a recipe that combines his cooking technique with flavours inspired by his West African heritage. (S)

9PM
9.00

AMBULANCE Cameras observe the day-to-day duties of the staff of North East Ambulance Service. Halfway through a shift an emergency call is received with reports of a high-speed collision involving trapped persons and a patient in critical condition. Chris and Becca and the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service are dispatched to the scene. (S)

10 PM
10.00

BBC NEWS AT TEN (S)

10.30

BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)

10.40

BEAUTIFUL INTERIORS NORTHERN IRELAND Featuring a radical remodel of a traditional home in Moira, including an open plan living space with an eclectic coffee nook and a new family entertainment room. Plus, a challenging new build design in Helen’s Bay. (S) (R)

11PM
11.10

Red Rose Horror, starring Amelia Clarkson. (S) (R)

12.00

Red Rose Tragedy strikes the town. (S)

12.40

The Secrets She Keeps (S) (R)

1.25

BBC News (S)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.30

Animal Park (S) (R)

7.15

Bargain Hunt (S) (R)

8.00

Sign Zone: A Countryside Summer (S) (R)

8.30

Sign Zone: Nadiya Bakes (S) (R)

9.00

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022 Jeanette Kwakye introduces coverage from day eight of the multi-sport championships in Munich. (S)

1.45

Eggheads (S) (R)

2.15

Mastermind (S) (R)

2.45

Tigers About the House – What Happened Next (S) (R)

3.45

ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP (S) (R)

4.30

FLOG IT! Paul Martin presents. (S) (R)

5.15

POINTLESS Quiz in which contestants try to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious correct answers to questions. Hosted by Alexander Armstrong. (S) (R)

6.00

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022 Further live coverage from day eight of the multi-sports event, including the men’s 1500m final and women’s 5,000m finals at Olympiastadion. (S)

10PM
10.00

THE BIG PROUD PARTY AGENCY Best friends Lauren and Tamara are keen to celebrate their friend Miya, who underwent gender confirmation surgery three years ago. (S) (R)

10.30

NEWSNIGHT; Weather (S)

11PM
11.15

The Tuckers Starring Robert Pugh. (S)

11.45

Two Doors Down (S) (R)

12.15

Cricket: Today at the Test (S) (R)

1.15

Sign Zone: Inside the Factory XL: Buses (S) (R)

2.15

Sign Zone: Dirty Rotten Scammers (S) (R)

3.00

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. Presented by Lorraine Kelly. (S)

10.00

THIS MORNING Daily magazine, featuring a mix of celebrity chat, showbusiness news, lifestyle features, topical discussion, health and beauty advice and more. Including Local Weather. (S)

12.30

LOOSE WOMEN The women put the world to rights once more. (S)

1.00

ITV LUNCHTIME NEWS (S); Weather (S)

1.20

UTV LIVE (S); UTV Weather (S)

1.30

ITV RACING: LIVE FROM YORK Ed Chamberlin presents coverage of day two of the Ebor Festival, including the 3.35 Yorkshire Oaks, plus races at 1.50, 2.25, 3.00 and 4.10. (S)

4.30

TIPPING POINT: BEST EVER FINALS Compilation of some of the show’s most dramatic endgames. (S)

5.00

THE CHASE Fiona, Tim, Camille and James answer general knowledge questions and work as a team to take on ruthless quiz genius the Chaser and secure a cash prize. (S) (R)

6.00

UTV LIVE (S); UTV Weather (S)

6.30

ITV EVENING NEWS (S); Weather (S)

7PM
7.30

EMMERDALE There is some devastating news, while Mandy sets out to prove her suspicions. Plus, Jacob has some good news. (S)

8PM
8.30

WHO’S POLLUTING OUR WATER? TONIGHT As the UK is facing the worst drought since the summer of 1976, water companies are recording huge profits. At the same time only 14 percent of rivers in England are in good ecological health. Joe Crowley looks at the state of the nation’s rivers and waterways and asks what’s really being done to tackle the problem. (S)

9PM
9.00

HOTEL CUSTODY New series. The work of officers at a state-of-the-art custody centre in Grimsby, which is taking a new approach to remanding people in custody - treating detainees as customers first, rather than criminals. If it proves successful, the plan will be rolled out nationwide. (S)

10PM
10.00

ITV NEWS AT TEN (S); Weather

10.30

UTV LIVE (S); Weather

10.45

THE MURDER OF MOLLY MCLAREN: SOCIAL MEDIA MURDERS An investigation into the case of 23-year-old Molly McLaren, who was killed in 2018 by her ex-boyfriend Joshua Stimpson, who she first met through Tinder but broke up with after he grew more controlling. (S) (R)

11PM
11.40

All Elite Wrestling: Rampage (S)

12.40

Shop: Ideal World

3.00

How to Keep Your Dog Happy at Home (S) (R)

3.25

Robson Green’s Coastal Lives (S) (R)

3.50

Unwind with ITV (S)

5.05

Garraway’s Good Stuff (S) (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

Countdown (S) (R)

6.40

3rd Rock from the Sun (S) (R)

7.05

3rd Rock from the Sun (S) (R)

7.30

The King of Queens (S) (R)

7.55

The King of Queens (S) (R)

8.20

Frasier (S) (R)

8.45

Frasier (S) (R)

9.10

Frasier (S) (R)

9.45

The Big Bang Theory (S) (R)

10.10

The Big Bang Theory (S) (R)

10.35

The Big Bang Theory (S) (R)

11.05

The Simpsons (S) (R)

11.35

The Simpsons (S) (R)

12.05

Channel 4 News Summary (S)

12.10

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

1.05

Find It, Fix It, Flog It (S) (R)

2.10

Countdown (S)

3.00

A PLACE IN THE SUN (S) (R)

4.00

HELP! WE BOUGHT A VILLAGE (S)

5.00

CELEBRITY MONEYBAGS (S)

6.00

THE SIMPSONS Marge decides to run for mayor. (S) (R)

6.30

HOLLYOAKS Liberty is in danger when a hired hitman confuses her with Sienna. Awkwardness prevails at Scott’s place when he butts heads with Vicky’s boyfriend. (S) (R)

7PM
7.00

CHANNEL 4 NEWS (S)

8PM
8.00

GEORGE CLARKE’S OLD HOUSE, NEW HOME The architect meets art deco fan Ododu, who’s downsized to a Victorian terrace in Brighton but is at a loss about how to connect the kitchen to the garden. For inspiration, he visits Eltham Palace. George also heads to Stockport, Greater Manchester, to help Sarah, who has just inherited the home she grew up. (S)

9PM
9.00

FOOTBALL DREAMS: THE ACADEMY Documentary heading behind the scenes of south London-based Crystal Palace FC Academy. Cameras follow the fortunes of eight-year-old Romie and 10-year-old Harry as they work to establish themselves, meet up to the expectations of their peers and fight for a contract for next season, against stiff competition. (S)

10PM
10.00

FIRST DATES Returning to the restaurant from earlier in the series is 31-year-old Luca from Essex. After his last date with TV presenter Hayley didn’t work out, the self-proclaimed ‘Italian Stallion’ is paired with 32-year-old Natalie, a saleswoman and amateur Tina Turner impersonator. Plus, nanny and pony groom Fabia is matched with country boy George. (S)

11PM
11.05

Gogglebox (S) (R)

12.10

Night Coppers (S) (R)

1.05

Ramsay’s Hotel Hell (S) (R)

1.55

Empire State of Mind (S) (R)

2.50

The Last Leg (S) (R)

3.45

Couples Come Dine with Me (S) (R)

4.40

The Dog House (S) (R)

5.35

Beat the Chef (S) (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

Kid-E-Cats (S)

6.05

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

6.10

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

6.15

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

6.20

Mya Go (S) (R)

6.30

Blue’s Clues & You (S)

6.50

Fireman Sam (S) (R)

7.00

Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go! (S) (R)

7.10

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

7.20

Peppa Pig (S)

7.25

Paw Patrol (S) (R)

7.35

Kangaroo Beach (S)

7.55

Pip and Posy (S) (R)

8.10

The Adventures of Paddington (S) (R)

8.30

Ricky Zoom (S) (R)

8.40

Daisy & Ollie (S) (R)

8.50

Odo (S) (R)

8.55

Milo (S) (R)

9.10

Sunny Bunnies (S)

9.15

JEREMY VINE The broadcaster discusses the issues of the day. (S)

12.45

NIGHTMARE TENANTS, SLUM LANDLORDS Letting agent Paul uncovers a cannabis farm. (S) (R)

1.40

5 NEWS AT LUNCHTIME (S)

1.45

HOME AND AWAY It’s the day of Nikau’s bravery award ceremony. (S)

2.20

FILM: A MOTHER’S SECRET (2020) Premiere. Thriller, starring Brittany Underwood and Melanie Nelson. (S)

4.00

BARGAIN-LOVING BRITS IN THE SUN West Midlander Vince rushes to get his new bar ready. (S) (R)

5.00

5 NEWS AT 5 (S)

6.00

CASH IN THE ATTIC Jules Hudson and expert appraiser Jessica Forrester are in Folkestone treasure-hunting with Niki and Stewart. (S)

7PM
7.00

WAITROSE: BRITAIN’S POSHEST SUPERMARKET Documentary exploring the secret of the supermarket chain’s success. The programme examines the launch of a brand of organic food from Prince Charles’ own duchy and reveals how the opening of a new Waitrose store has been known to boost house prices in the surrounding area. (S) (R)

8PM
8.00

10 YEARS YOUNGER IN 10 DAYS Cherry Healey meets Lynn, who wants to find her mojo before reuniting with her husband, and Martyn, who has lost his way over the years. Over 10 days, Cherry takes the carpenter to a dance class to remind him of the importance of self-care, his inner fashionista is awakened by Gemma Sheppard. (S); 5 News Update (S)

9PM
9.00

A FARM THROUGH TIME New series. Rob and Dave Nicholson go back to the time of the Second World War, guided by historian Ruth Goodman, and visit the living history farm at Tatton Park. They discover how Nazi Germany attempted to starve Britain by sinking our merchant ships, which supplied 80 per cent of our fruit and 50 per cent of all meat. (S)

10PM
10.00

BEN FOGLE: NEW LIVES IN THE WILD Ben revisits Amanda Owen and her family at their remote farm of Ravenseat in the Yorkshire Dales, who have gone on to star in Our Yorkshire Farm since he first met them. (S) (R)

10.55

PORN STAR PARENTS: ADULTS ONLY People making a living from selling sex, including a couple who run their porn film business. (S) (R)

11PM
11.55

Kinky for Cash: Adults Only (S) (R)

12.55

Entertainment News on 5 (S)

1.05

The LeoVegas Live Casino Show Interactive gambling. (S)

3.05

Entertainment News on 5 (S)

3.15

1999: The 30 Greatest Hits (S) (R)

5.35

Peppa Pig (S) (R)

5.40

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

5.45

Thomas & Friends (S) (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

EURONEWS

6.10

TELESHOPPING

7.20

TELESHOPPING

7.55

KEEPING UP APPEARANCES (S) (R)

8.30

MASTERCHEF

9.40

THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW (S); Weather

10.35

DR PHIL (R); Weather

11.30

THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF

12.45

TELLY BINGO (S)

1.00

RTÉ NEWS: ONE O’CLOCK; Weather (S)

1.15

HOME AND AWAY (S)

1.45

SHORTLAND STREET (S)

2.10

THE LIFFEY (S) (R)

2.40

EASTENDERS (S) (R)

3.15

YOUNG SHELDON (R); Weather

3.45

FATHER BROWN

4.40

AN ARCHITECT ABROAD (R)

5.45

NUACHT; RTÉ News with Signing

6.00

THE ANGELUS (R)

6.01

RTÉ NEWS: SIX ONE; Weather (S)

6.30

REELING IN THE YEARS (S) (R)

7PM
7.00

HOW TO BE GOOD WITH MONEY Eoin McGee gives advice to a couple who want to buy a home and start a business while protecting their financial security. (R)

7.30

EASTENDERS Karen enlists Felix and Finlay to help plan a party for Bernie’s birthday, Janine thwarts Linda’s karaoke plans and Shirley demands her cut of money from Sam. (S)

8PM
8.00

IT’S A PARK’S LIFE Áras an Uactaráin has a biodiversity plan and as part of this farmer Peter prepares to bring his dexter cattle to graze there. (R)

8.30

FAIR CITY Anto frustrates his family with his inability to deal with his problem. Meanwhile, Renee fails to prevent more planning protests, but Leo and Cass struggle to get support from Anna and Maria. (S)

9PM
9.00

RTÉ NEWS: NINE O’CLOCK; Weather (S)

9.35

PRIME TIME In-depth analysis of current affairs and topical reports, presented by Miriam O’Callaghan and Fran McNulty.

10PM
10.15

LOVE YOURSELF TODA Documentary about singer-songwriter Damien Dempsey and three of his fans, featuring footage from a Christmas concert at Vicar Street in Dublin. With themes of addiction, loss but also hope and positivity, Dempsey’s music often reflects his fans’ pain, alleviates their anguish and ultimately provides peace.

11PM
11.55

Smother Val realises someone is out to get her. (S) (R)

12.55

Silent Witness (S) (R)

2.00

Prime Time (R)

2.35

Telly Bingo (S) (R)

2.45

Dr Phil (S) (R)

3.30

EuroNews

6AM to 6:30PM
6.00

EuroNews

8.00

Brewster the Rooster (S) (R)

8.10

Alva’s World (S) (R)

8.20

Ollie (R)

8.25

Peppa Pig (R)

8.30

Let’s Find Out (S) (R)

8.50

Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? (R)

9.15

Millie Inbetween (S) (R)

9.45

Royals Next Door (S) (R)

9.55

Royals Next Door (S) (R)

10.10

Hetty Feather (S) (R)

10.45

Wild Kratts (S) (R)

11.10

World’s End (S) (R)

11.25

The Bagel and Becky Show (R)

11.35

Will Sliney’s Storytellers (S) (R)

11.50

Lost & Found Music Studios (S) (R)

12.20

Ace My Space (S) (R)

12.50

The Dumping Ground (S) (R)

1.25

Junior Bake Off (S)

2.15

Dorg Van Dango (S) (R)

2.25

The Sarah Jane Adventures (S) (R)

3.00

IRELAND’S FITTEST FAMILY The final heat moves to the Lake, where families from Co Antrim, Co Clare and Co Meath compete in tests of speed, strength, agility, balance and endurance. (S) (R)

4.00

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022 Coverage of day eight of the multisport event from Munich. Kate O’Connor will hope to produce a good performance for Ireland as the heptathlon concludes with the 800m, having finished as runner-up to Katarina Johnson-Thompson at the recent Commonwealth Games. (S)

9PM
9.30

IT’S A SIN While making their way in the world, the terror the friends been avoiding suddenly strikes at their heart in the most unexpected manner. Reeling from the news, everyone has to rally round. And when a hospital takes shocking action, the flatmates must fight like never before. Russell T Davies drama, set in the 1980s during the Aids crisis, with Olly Alexander. (S)

10PM
10.30

LOUIS THEROUX: SHOOTING JOE EXOTIC Louis revisits his 2011 documentary America’s Most Dangerous Pets, returning to Oklahoma to explore what has happened since. Joe Exotic, now resides in a federal prison after being found guilty of a murder-for-hire plot, and having been the subject of hit Netflix documentary Tiger King. (S) (R)

11PM
11.25

NCIS (S)

12.15

Blinded: Those Who Kill (S) (R)

1.10

Friday Night Dinner (S) (R)

1.40

The Office (S) (R)

2.15

EuroNews

6AM to 6:30PM
6.15

The Six O’Clock Show Chat show. (S) (R)

7.00

Ireland AM (S)

10.00

This Morning

12.30

News at 12:30 (S)

1.00

Schofield’s South African Adventure (R)

1.30

RACING: YORK EBOR Ed Chamberlin presents coverage of day two of the Ebor Festival, including the 3.35 Yorkshire Oaks, plus races at 1.50, 2.25, 3.00 and 4.10.

4.30

IN FOR A PENNY (R)

5.00

JUDGE JUDY

5.30

NEWS AT 5.30 (S)

6.05

THE SIX O’CLOCK SHOW (S)

7PM
7.00

NEWS AT 7

7.30

EMMERDALE Mandy sets out to prove her suspicions. (S)

8PM
8.00

EMMERDALE Mandy sets out to prove her suspicions. (S)

8.30

HEATHROW: BRITAIN’S BUSIEST AIRPORT Passenger experience manager Numan is tasked with finding 50 pieces of missing luggage. (R)

9PM
9.00

GRACE Branson and Grace investigate the murder of a socialite.

11PM
11.00

THE IPCRESS FILE (R)

12.00

15 DAYS (R)

1.00

CRACKER (R)

2.10

TRAUMA (R)

3.10

CLOSE

5.00

THE MASKED SINGER (R)

6AM to 6:30PM
7.00

Cúla 4

11.10

The Wonder Years (S) (R)

11.40

The Golden Girls (S) (R)

12.10

Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong (S) (R)

12.40

Garraí Glas (R)

1.10

Hart to Hart (S) (R)

2.05

Weakest Link Back-stabbing general knowledge quiz. (S) (R)

3.00

Cúla 4

5.27

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH

5.30

AN CÓSTA THIAR (R)

6.00

THE GOLDEN GIRLS (S) (R)

6.30

THE WONDER YEARS Kevin is excited to learn the Rolling Stones are going to play a gig at a remote bar on the outskirts of town. (S) (R)

6.57

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH

7PM
7.00

NUACHT TG4

7.15

ABAIR AMHRÁN Series celebrating songs of bygone days. (R)

7.30

COMHRÁ Máirtín Tom Sheáinín chats to Gearóid Denvir from Co Galway. Last in the series

8PM
8.00

BAILTE Sile Nic Chonaonaigh visits An Ghleann on Cleire in County Cork. (R)

8.30

ULAIDH FAOI THALAMH Cormac Ó hÁdhmaill explores subterranean relics of war. Last in the series.

9PM
9.00

GLÓR TÍRE: ROGHA & TOGHA Featuring performances by Jimmy Buckley, Susan McCann, Derek Ryan, Stephen Smyth, Lorraine McDonald and John McNicholl. (R)

9.30

CONTRACTORS The heat is on as the contractors tackle more silage and hay harvesting. (R)

10PM
10.30

FÍORSCÉAL Daily life in East Greenland, where families perpetuate their customs and traditions. (R)

11PM
11.32

AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH

11.35

MURDER, SHE WROTE (S) (R)

12.30

WEAKEST LINK (S) (R)

1.25

FRANCE 24

5.30

FRANCE 24

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