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Today's TV Saturday 02 December
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bbc 1bbc 2utvchannel 4channel 5rte onerte 2virgin onetg 46.006.00BREAKFAST (S)10.00SATURDAY KITCHEN LIVE With chefs Tony Singh and Jane Baxter. (S)11.30SIMPLY NIGELLA Dishes for sharing with family and friends. (S) (R)12.00BBC NEWS (S)12.15MATCH OF THE DAY LIVE: THE FA CUP Alfreton Town v Walsall (Kick-off 12.30pm). All the action from the second-round tie at Impact Arena. (S)2.45LIVE SNOOKER: UK CHAMPIONSHIP Further coverage of the opening semi-final from York Barbican, played over the best of 11 frames. Ding Junhui completed a 6-3 victory over Tom Ford at this stage last year to reach the final for the fourth time in his career. Coverage continues on BBC2. (S)4.30FINAL SCORE A round-up of this afternoon’s football results. (S)5.15BBC NEWS (S)5.35BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)5.45THE WEAKEST LINK Penny Lancaster, Rickie Haywood-Williams, Kitty Scott-Claus, Josie Long, Kate Thornton, Roisin Conaty and Catherine Tyldesley take part. (S)6.30DOCTOR WHO An out-of-control Tardis takes the Doctor and Donna to the furthest edge of adventure. (S)7PM7.25STRICTLY COME DANCING: MUSICALS SPECIAL Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman host a musicalsthemed episode, which opens with a group routine by the professional dancers inspired by My Fair Lady. (S)8PM8.25SURVIVOR With just 11 days left in the game, trusted alliances have become more important than ever but one castaway in particular is really feeling the heat. At the reward challenge, the players’ memories are put to the test, and at a vertigo inducing immunity challenge, who will hold on the longest to protect their place in the competition?. (S)9PM9.25NOT GOING OUT Lee and Lucy pop out on a last-minute Christmas Eve mission, leaving their youngsters in the apparently capable hands of Geoffrey - cutting more of a strict and stuffy Victorian gent than usual - and wife Wendy. Lee Mack, Sally Bretton and Bobby Ball star. (S) (R)10PM10.05BBC NEWS (S); Weather10.25MATCH OF THE DAY Gary Lineker presents highlights of the latest Premier League matches, including Newcastle United v Manchester United at St James’ Park and Arsenal v Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium. Plus, Brentford v Luton Town, Burnley v Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest v Everton. (S)11PM11.35Doctor Who: Unleashed (S) (R)12.05The Rap Game UK (S) (R)1.05The Graham Norton Show (S) (R)1.55Weather for the Week Ahead (S)2.00BBC News (S)6AM to 6:30PM6.55Boy Girl Dog Cat Mouse Cheese (S) (R)7.10Grizzy and the Lemmings (S) (R)7.25Pokemon (S) (R)7.45Deadly Mission Shark (S) (R)8.15Blue Peter (S) (R)8.45Newsround (S)8.55Around the World in 80 Gardens (S) (R)9.55FILM: THE TOMMY STEELE STORY (1957) Musical biopic, starring Tommy Steele as himself. (S) (b/w)11.15WORLD’S SNEAKIEST ANIMALS (R)12.00MY MILLION POUND MENU (S) (R)1.00LIVE SNOOKER: UK CHAMPIONSHIP (S)2.45NATURE’S MISFITS: NATURAL WORLD Bill Bailey narrates. (S) (R)3.30THE SECRET GENIUS OF MODERN LIFE (S) (R)4.30LIVE SNOOKER: UK CHAMPIONSHIP (S)5.15MOTD: EURO 2024 DRAW (S)6.30LIVE SNOOKER: UK CHAMPIONSHIP Coverage of the concluding semi-final. (S)10PM10.00BOB DYLAN: SHADOW KINGDOM nd to perform songs from his back catalogue, including Forever Young, I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight and It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue. (S)10.50BOB DYLAN: NO DIRECTION HOME Martin Scorsese’s two-part profile of the singer, featuring rare interviews and archive footage. (S) (R)11PM12.45Bob Dylan: No Direction Home (S) (R)2.15...Sings Dylan II (S) (R)3.15This Is BBC Two (S)6AM to 6:30PM6.00CATCHPHRASE (S) (R)6.40LOVE YOUR GARDEN (S) (R)7.10LOVE YOUR GARDEN (S) (R)8.05LOVE YOUR WEEKEND WITH ALAN TITCHMARSH (S) (R)9.25ITV NEWS (S)9.30JAMES MARTIN’S SATURDAY MORNING AT CHRISTMAS With singer and broadcaster Aled Jones. (S)11.40AINSLEY’S MEDITERRANEAN COOKBOOK Ainsley Harriott enjoys the culinary highlights of the Moroccan city of Marrakesh. (S) (R)12.40JAMES MARTIN’S GREAT BRITISH ADVENTURE The chef explores the Isle of Wight. (S) (R)1.00ITV NEWS (S); Weather1.25ITV RACING: LIVE FROM NEWBURY Ed Chamberlin presents coverage from Newbury and Newcastle, where the Coral Gold Cup and Fighting Fifth are the respective feature races. (S)4.00ITV NEWS; Weather (S)4.10UTV LIVE (S); UTV Weather (S)4.25MAMMA MIA! I HAVE A DREAM With a guest appearance by Mamma Mia! leading lady Mazz Murray. (S) (R)5.30FILM: HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1 (2010) Fantasy adventure, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Ralph Fiennes. (S)7PM7.55THE VOICE UK Emma Willis hosts the spinning-chair singing contest, with Anne-Marie, Olly Murs, Tom Jones and Will.i.am once again selecting their teams through blind auditions, where looks play no part in the selection process and each singer is chosen on vocal ability alone. (S)9PM9.25I’M A CELEBRITY GET ME OUT OF HERE! Ant and Dec present as the famous faces enter their third week in the Australian jungle. Living off basic rations they must compete in trials in the hope of winning food for camp. (S)10PM10.30ITV NEWS (S); Weather10.50THE 1% CLUB Quiz game show hosted by Lee Mack in which the questions are all about logic and common sense, with 100 contestants in every show having a chance of winning up to £100,000. (S) (R)11PM11.50English Football League Highlights (S)12.45Shop on TV3.00Made in Britain (S) (R)3.50Unwind with ITV (S)5.05Dickinson’s Real Deal (S) (R)6AM to 6:30PM6.15The King of Queens (S) (R)6.40Frasier (S) (R)7.05Frasier (S) (R)7.35Frasier (S) (R)8.00The Simpsons Animated comedy. (S) (R)8.30The Simpsons (S) (R)9.00The Simpsons (S) (R)9.30The Simpsons (S) (R)10.00FILM: WEDDING MARCH 4: SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW (2018) Premiere. Romantic drama, starring Jack Wagner. (S)11.45FILM: CHRISTMAS AT THE PALACE (2018) Romantic drama. (S)1.25Celebrity Lego Masters at Christmas (S) (R)2.25Four in a Bed (S) (R)2.55Four in a Bed (S) (R)3.30Four in a Bed (S) (R)4.00Four in a Bed (S) (R)4.30Four in a Bed (S) (R)5.00AMAZING SPACES SNOW SPECIAL (S) (R)6.00KIRSTIE’S HANDMADE CHRISTMAS (S) (R)6.55CHANNEL 4 NEWS (S) (R)7PM7.25CHRISTMAS AT BLENHEIM PALACE Life at the Oxfordshire mansion, a 300-year-old Baroque property set in 2,000 acres of Capability Browndesigned parkland, boasting the most extensive collections of portraits, furniture, sculpture and tapestries in Europe. (S) (R)8PM8.25CONCORDE: THE RACE FOR SUPERSONIC The conclusion of the two-part documentary explores the decline in supersonic flight, as the US and Russian attempts to establish rivals to Concorde collapse. However, new laws governing aircraft see Concorde’s use reduced, turning it from the start of a new age to a luxury for the wealthy. (S)9PM9.25FILM: THE FATHER (2020) Premiere. An old man gradually succumbing to dementia drives off a succession of caregivers, to the frustration of his daughter, who is contemplating starting a new life in Paris. Drama, starring Anthony Hopkins alongside Olivia Colman, Imogen Poots and Rufus Sewell. (S)11PM11.25FILM: Clear and Present Danger (1994) Action thriller, starring Harrison Ford. (S)1.55The Couple Next Door (S) (R)2.50The Great Climate Fight (S) (R)3.45Hollyoaks Omnibus (S) (R)5.55Sunday Brunch Best Bits (S) (R)6AM to 6:30PM6.40Pirata & Capitano (S) (R)6.50Fireman Sam (S) (R)7.00Thomas & Friends (S) (R)7.15Paw Patrol (S) (R)7.25Pip and Posy (S) (R)7.40Peppa Pig (S) (R)8.00The Adventures of Paddington (S) (R)8.15Mixmups (S)8.30Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom (S) (R)8.45Pop Paper City (S)9.00Meet the Experts (S)9.10Reu & Harper’s Wonder World (S) (R)9.25Dora the Explorer (S)9.50THE SMURFS (S) (R)10.00SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (S) (R)10.15Entertainment News on 5 (S)10.25FRIENDS (S) (R)12.55FILM: SWEPT UP BY CHRISTMAS (2019) Romance. (S)1.55ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ON 5 (S)2.00FILM: SWEPT UP BY CHRISTMAS (2019) Concluded. (S)2.45FILM: AN EVERGREEN CHRISTMAS (2019) Festive romance. (S)3.45ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ON 5 (S)3.50FILM: AN EVERGREEN CHRISTMAS (2019) Concluded. (S)4.35FILM: A ROYAL CHRISTMAS MATCH (2022) Premiere. (S)5.35ENTERTAINMENT NEWS ON 5 (S)5.40FILM: A ROYAL CHRISTMAS MATCH (2022) Concluded. (S)6.30INCREDIBLE CHRISTMAS TREES & HOW TO DECORATE THEM (S) (R)7PM7.25BRITAIN’S FAVOURITE 80S TOYS A countdown of the best-loved toys and games of the decade, featuring a cast of experts, toymakers and manufacturers, as well as a smattering of famous faces and comedians. Featuring He-Man, the Care Bears, Transformers, Hungry Hippos and Trivial Pursuit, as well as the Walkman and the BMX. (S) (R)8PM8.25SANDRINGHAM: THE KING AT CHRISTMAS A look at how King Charles and the royal family will be spending Christmas, while also exploring the changes coming to the royal residence in Norfolk. Insiders give an hourly run-down of a Yuletide schedule that’s timed with military precision and filled with royal tradition and quirks. (S)9PM9.25KEEPING UP APPEARANCES: 30 YEARS OF LAUGHS A look back at the popular sitcom that starred Patricia Routledge as Hyacinth Bucket, who was endlessly let down by her family in her attempts to climb the social ladder. (S) (R)10PM10.50FILM: COCKTAIL (1988) An ambitious bartender and his mentor become the talk of New York before their differences drive them apart. Relocating in Jamaica, the barman is torn between the waitress he loves and a wealthy older woman who can make his dreams of running his own establishment come true. Drama, with Tom Cruise and Bryan Brown. (S)11PM1.00PlayOJO Live Casino Show (S)3.00Entertainment News on 5 (S)3.10Secret Life of the Holiday Resort (S) (R)3.55Friends (S) (R)4.30Friends (S) (R)4.50The All-Inclusive: How Do They Really Do It? (S) (R)5.30Entertainment News on 5 (S)5.40Mixmups (S) (R)5.50Mixmups (S) (R)6AM to 6:30PM6.00EURONEWS6.25TELESHOPPING7.00TELESHOPPING7.35ROS NA RÚN (S) (R)8.35FAIR CITY OMNIBUS (S)10.35MONARCH OF THE GLEN (S) (R); Weather11.40MASTERCHEF (S)12.50RTÉ NEWS: ONE O’CLOCK; Weather1.00MY BODYFIX (S) (R)1.30IRELAND’S FITTEST FAMILY (S) (R)2.30THE MONEY LIST (S) (R)3.30FILM: FORCE 10 FROM NAVARONE (1978) Second World War adventure sequel, starring Harrison Ford. (S)5.45NUACHT5.55RTÉ NEWS WITH SIGNING6.00THE ANGELUS (R)6.01RTÉ NEWS: SIX ONE; Weather6.35FILM: NATIVITY ROCKS! (2018) Family comedy, starring Simon Lipkin, Craig Revel Horwood, Anna Chancellor and Celia Imrie. (S)8PM8.30KILLINASKULLY Dan writes an ill-tempered letter to the minister, but quickly realises he must retrieve it before it reaches its recipient. However, a group of pensioners, a rebel with a parcel bomb and a Swat team hold up the recovery mission. (S) (R)9PM9.00RTÉ NEWS: NINE O’CLOCK; Weather9.30FILM: A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD (2019) In 1998, magazine journalist Lloyd Vogel is sent to interview beloved TV entertainer Fred Rogers, an assignment he feels is beneath him. Director Marielle Heller’s drama based on a true story, starring an Oscar and Bafta-nominated Tom Hanks and Matthew Rhys. (S)11PM11.25The Gone (S) (R)12.30FILM: If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) Drama, starring KiKi Layne. (S)2.35Life After Life (S) (R)3.30EuroNews6AM to 6:30PM6.00EuroNews8.00Space Camp Challenge (S) (R)8.25The Bagel and Becky Show (S) (R)8.45Will Sliney’s Storytellers (S) (R)8.55Will Sliney’s Storytellers (S) (R)9.10Jamie Johnson (S) (R)9.45Secret Life of Boys (S) (R)10.10Blasts from the Past (S) (R)10.40Blasts from the Past (S) (R)11.05Viking Skool Arni tries to find his own battle cry.11.30STORYBUD (S) (R)11.40SHAUN THE SHEEP: THE FLIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (S) (R)12.10NEWS2DAY WEEKLY (S)12.30CHAMPIONS LEAGUE MAGAZINE (S)1.00EUROPEAN QUALIFIERS MAGAZINE2.00SATURDAY GAA LIVE The Leinster Club Football Championship final (Throw-in 2.15pm), at Croke Park.3.50SATURDAY GAA LIVE Coverage of the Leinster Club Hurling Championship Final (Throw-in 4.05pm), held at Croke Park, where Kilcormac Killoughey or O’Loughlin Gaels face Naas or Na Fianna. (S)5.55MEDITERRANEAN: LIFE UNDER SIEGE (S) (R)6.55URC LIVE Connacht v Leinster (Kick-off 7.35pm). All the action from the match in the seventh round of fixtures, held at The Sportsground.10PM10.00FILM: GRINGO (2018) Mild-mannered American businessman Harold Soyinka has to fight for survival when he crosses the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal after travelling to Mexico. Director Nash Edgerton’s action comedy, starring David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton. (S)11PM12.00FILM: The Prince of Tides (1991) Romantic drama, directed by and starring Barbra Streisand with Nick Nolte. (S)2.25EuroNews6AM to 6:30PM6.10Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (R)7.00Dress to Impress (S) (R)8.00Pressure Pad (S) (R)9.00Ireland AM (S)12.05John and Lisa’s Weekend Kitchen (R)1.05Born to Be Wild (R)2.30Coronation Street: Happy Birthday Bill Cameras follow William Roache. (S) (R)3.30A YEAR ON PLANET EARTH (R)4.30THE CHASE CELEBRITY SPECIAL (R)5.30NEWS AT 5.30 (S)6.00FAMILY FORTUNES Game show, presented by Gino D’Acampo. Last in series. (S) (R)7PM7.00CELEBRITY CATCHPHRASE Stephen Mulhern hosts another charity edition of the game show. (S) (R)7.55THE VOICE UK Emma Willis hosts the spinning-chair singing contest, with Anne-Marie, Olly Murs, Tom Jones and Will.i.am once again selecting their teams through blind auditions. (S)9PM9.25I’M A CELEBRITY GET ME OUT OF HERE! Ant and Dec present as the famous faces enter their third week in the Australian jungle. (S)10PM10.35THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW With guests Tom Hanks, Timothée Chalamet, Julia Roberts and Cher.11PM11.40LIVING WITH LUCY With football pundit Richie Sadlier. (S) (R)12.40THE HOTEL INSPECTOR (S) (R)1.40THE RESTAURANT (S) (R)2.40CLOSE6AM to 6:30PM6.00Cúla 410.00GAA 2023 (R)11.00Hart to Hart (S) (R)11.55The Golden Girls (S) (R)12.25The Golden Girls (S) (R)12.53An Aimsir Láithreach12.55RUGBAÍ BEO Bulls v Sharks (Kick-off 1.00pm). Coverage of the match at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa.2.55RUGBAÍ BEO Cardiff v Scarlets (Kick-off 3.00pm). Coverage, of the United Rugby Championship match from Cardiff Arms Park.5.05DOMHAN AN DÚLRA – FIÁNTAS (R)6.05SURVIVOR The remaining six castaways compete to win the reward challenge and earn a sweet treat. (R)6.57AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH7PM7.00NUACHT TG47.15UNDERDOGS The Underdogs face the might of Galway United – will they be up to the task?10PM10.05FILM: NORTHERN SOUL (2014) Two teenagers in the 1970s bond over their shared love of soul music. Drama, starring Elliot James Langridge and Josh Whitehouse. (S)11PM11.59AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH12.00OPRY LE DANIEL I GCONNACHT (R)1.00TRASNA AN LÍNE (R)2.00NUACHT TG4 (R)2.15FLEADHFEST ’21 (R)3.15GLÓR TÍRE: ROGHA & TOGHA (S) (R)3.40AR SCÁTH NA SLÉIBHTE (R)4.10AMHRÁIN IS ANSA LIOM (R)4.35DÚISEACHT (R)5.00FRANCE 245.30FRANCE 24