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Today's TV Thursday 07 December
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bbc 1bbc 2utvchannel 4channel 5rte onerte 2virgin onetg 46AM to 6:30PM6.00BREAKFAST (S)9.15MORNING LIVE AT CHRISTMAS (S)10.00DEFENDERS: BUSTING THE BAD GUYS (S) (R)10.45CLAIMED AND SHAMED (S) (R)11.15HOMES UNDER THE HAMMER (S) (R)12.15BARGAIN HUNT Caroline Hawley presents the contest from Shrewsbury in Shropshire. (S) (R)1.00BBC NEWS AT ONE; Weather (S)1.30BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)1.45DOCTORS (S)2.15THE BIDDING ROOM Featuring a fairground game, a 1920s music box, and a work of comic book art. (S) (R)3.00ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY A retired couple from Essex are looking for a home by the coast. (S) (R)3.45ANTIQUES ROAD TRIP Ishy Khan and Natasha Raskin Sharp peruse the antiques shops of West Yorkshire. (S)4.30MAKE IT AT MARKET A metal artist from Essex and a hand embroiderer from Staffordshire seek help. (S)5.15POINTLESS Quiz in which contestants try to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious correct answers to questions. (S) (R)6.00BBC NEWS AT SIX; Weather (S)6.30BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)7PM7.00THE ONE SHOW Alex Jones and Roman Kemp host the live magazine show featuring a mixture of celebrity chat and stories of interest. (S)7.30EASTENDERS Yolande tries to give Denise some advice and Jack shows Sam the door, while Elaine resorts to bribery to try save the choir and Sonia and Reiss reach the next stage of their IVF journey. (S)8PM8.00MASTERCHEF: THE PROFESSIONALS The final three contenders head to Copenhagen, Denmark, where at the Michelin-starred Alchemist, they meet Head Chef Rasmus Munk who explains the ethos behind his unique ‘holistic’ food, where dishes are called ‘impressions’ as they each tell a story designed to elicit an emotion from the diner. (S)9PM9.00MARY BERRY’S ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS Angela Hartnett, Monica Galetti and Rylan join Mary for a Christmas feast, featuring stilton and sage mini scone canapes, lemon and herb roast turkey, and a Christmas pudding from a traditional medieval recipe and Angela cooks up rich pumpkin ricotta tortelli, a seasonal tradition for her Italian family (S) (R)10 PM10.00BBC NEWS AT TEN (S)10.30BBC NEWSLINE; Weather (S)10.40THE VIEW Mark Carruthers presents a review of the week’s political news, including reports on the latest events at Stormont and Westminster. Plus, comment and analysis with studio guests. (S)11PM11.20Question Time (S)12.20Newscast (S)12.50Survivor (S) (R)1.55BBC News (S)6AM to 6:30PM6.30Antiques Road Trip (S) (R)7.15Make It at Market (S) (R)8.00Sign Zone: Mary Makes It Easy (S) (R)8.30Sign Zone: Between the Covers (S) (R)9.00BBC News (S)12.15Politics Live (S)1.00Impossible Celebrities (S) (R)1.45The Boss Hosted by Susan Calman. (S) (R)2.30The Best Christmas Food Ever (S) (R)3.15PRIMATES (S) (R)4.15THE GREAT BRITISH WINTER (S) (R)5.15FLOG IT! Valuing items at Sheffield’s Cutlers’ Hall. (S) (R)6.00RICHARD OSMAN’S HOUSE OF GAMES Richard Osman hosts as Malorie Blackman, Matt Dawson, Chris McCausland and Ranvir Singh test their general knowledge skills. (S)6.30STRICTLY: IT TAKES TWO Janette Manrara is back with more backstage gossip and behind-the-scenes action, and designer Vicky Gill presents a preview of some of the semi-final costumes. (S)7PM7.00VILLAGES BY THE SEA Ben Robinson unearths the past of Greyabbey, a village on Northern Ireland and discovers the history of its moneymaking kelp industry. (S)7.30MARY MAKES IT EASY Mary Berry joins AJ Odudu on a local allotment to teach her the joy of stress-free cooking, with dishes including a tiger prawn coriander courgetti. (S)8PM8.00THE SECRET GENIUS OF MODERN LIFE Headphones are marvels of miniaturisation worn by over 30 million people in the UK. Hannah Fry visits Bose to find out how today’s teeny earbud tech works, and meets the human testers with ‘golden ears’. She also discovers how helicopters in the Korean war helped put the ‘shhh’ into noise-cancelling. (S)9PM9.00DISAPPEARED: MEXICO’S MISSING 43 Part one of two. Nine years ago, a group of students were attacked on their way to a protest in Mexico City. Forty three young men were forced off passenger buses, never to be seen again. With the aid of testimony by survivors and families of the abductees, this film takes a closer look at the case. (S)10PM10.00MOCK THE WEEK Dara O Briain and Hugh Dennis poke fun at world events in the company of guests Angela Barnes, Ed Byrne, Sarah Keyworth, Glenn Moore and Ahir Shah. (S) (R)10.30NEWSNIGHT; Weather (S)11PM11.15The Crime I Can’t Forget (S) (R)12.15Louis Theroux Interviews Chelsea Manning (S) (R)1.00Sign Zone: Secrets of the Aquarium (S) (R)2.00Sign Zone: Strictly Come Dancing: Musicals Special (S) (R)3.00Sign Zone: Strictly Come Dancing (S) (R)3.40This Is BBC Two (S)6AM to 6:30PM6.00GOOD MORNING BRITAIN (S)9.00LORRAINE Entertainment, current affairs and fashion news, as well as showbiz stories and celebrity gossip. Presented by Lorraine Kelly. (S)10.00THIS MORNING Daily magazine, featuring a mix of celebrity chat, showbusiness news, topical discussion, health and beauty advice and more. Including Local Weather. (S)12.30LOOSE WOMEN The women put the world to rights once more and invite a celebrity guest to chat about what they are up to. (S)1.30ITV LUNCHTIME NEWS (S); Weather (S)1.55UTV LIVE (S); UTV Weather (S)2.00DICKINSON’S REAL DEAL David Dickinson presents the show from Bosworth Hall in Market Bosworth. (S)3.00LINGO Quiz, hosted by Adil Ray. (S) (R)3.59UTV WEATHER (S)4.00DEAL OR NO DEAL Stephen Mulhern hosts as a contestant tries to open the 22 red boxes in the right order, taking on the infamous Banker for the chance to win a life-changing cash prize. (S)5.00THE CHASE Steve, Callum, Jan and Sharon take on one of the Chasers. (S)6.00UTV LIVE (S); UTV Weather (S)6.30ITV EVENING NEWS (S); Weather (S)7PM7.30EMMERDALE Caleb manipulates Nate, who might catch Tracy and Miligan. Will Kim tell Lydia the truth? (S)8PM8.30HOMEMADE HEROES An intimate portrait of boxing world champion Dave ‘Boy’ McAuley that looks back on his triumphs in the ring and life after the sport. (S)9PM9.00I’M A CELEBRITY GET ME OUT OF HERE! The campmates have nearly lasted three weeks in the Australian jungle and only a few days remain – there can only be one winner, and the title is now in touching distance. (S)10PM10.30ITV NEWS (S); Weather11PM11.00UTV Live (S); Weather11.15Cutting the Cost of Christmas: Tonight (S)11.45The Voice UK (S) (R)1.00Shop on TV3.00Deal or No Deal (S) (R)3.50Unwind with ITV (S)5.05Dickinson’s Real Deal (S) (R)6AM to 6:30PM6.05Countdown (S) (R)6.453rd Rock from the Sun (S) (R)7.103rd Rock from the Sun (S) (R)7.35Everybody Loves Raymond (S) (R)8.00Everybody Loves Raymond (S) (R)8.25Frasier (S) (R)8.55Frasier (S) (R)9.25Frasier (S) (R)10.55The Great House Giveaway (S) (R)11.55Channel 4 News Summary (S)12.00Steph’s Packed Lunch (S)2.10Countdown Bob Harris is in Dictionary Corner. (S)3.00A PLACE IN THE SUN (S) (R)4.00A PLACE IN THE SUN (S)5.00KIRSTIE’S HANDMADE CHRISTMAS (S) (R)6.00FOUR IN A BED The final visit of the week is to the Alice in Wonderlandthemed Hatter’s Hotel in Skegness, Lincolnshire, an establishment run by husband-and-wife team. (S) (R)6.30THE SIMPSONS After Santa’s Little Helper bites Marge, the Simpsons explore the tragic past of their family dog. Last in the series. (S)7PM7.00CHANNEL 4 NEWS (S)8PM8.00FUR BABIES New series. Vets Dr James Greenwood and Dr Bolu Eso support families through the aweinspiring experience of their pets’ pregnancies. Pets featured in the opening episode include chocolate Labrador Bella, short-haired cat Leyla and guinea pig Splodge - whose owners had mistakenly thought was male. (S)9PM9.0024 HOURS IN A&E Twenty year-old Peta is rushed into Queen’s Medical Centre after coming off her motorbike, her mum explains the struggle she went through raising a child with both Asperger’s and ADHD. After a previous stabbing 21 year-old Callum was left with a stoma, he arrives at the hospital after it has badly prolapsed. (S) (R)10PM10.00GOGGLEBOX FESTIVE SPECIAL The armchair critics cast their eyes over some of the biggest shows aired during the festive season. Including The Real Full Monty on Ice, Would I Lie to You at Christmas?, Inside KFC at Christmas, Penguins: Meet the Family, Fanny Cradock Cooks for Christmas, The Chase Celebrity Christmas Special. (S) (R)11PM11.35First Dates at Christmas 2021 (S) (R)12.35Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back (S) (R)1.25FILM: Jungleland (2019) Drama, starring Charlie Hunnam and Jack O’Connell. (S)3.00The Big British Beef Battle (S) (R)3.55Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It (S) (R)4.50Chateau DIY at Christmas (S) (R)5.40Strangers on a Plane (S) (R)6AM to 6:30PM6.00Milkshake! News (S)6.10Milkshake! Badgers: Their Secret World (S)6.15Sunny Bunnies (S) (R)6.20Peppa Pig (S) (R)6.25Oggy Oggy (S) (R)6.35Odo (S) (R)6.40Tweedy & Fluff (S)6.45Fireman Sam (S) (R)6.55Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go! (S) (R)7.10Peppa Pig (S) (R)7.15Peppa Pig (S) (R)7.20Paw Patrol (S) (R)7.35Pip and Posy (S) (R)7.40The Adventures of Paddington (S) (R)8.00Animal Care Club (S)8.15Milo (S) (R)8.30Paw Patrol (S) (R)8.45Chip and Potato (S) (R)8.55Peppa Pig (S) (R)9.00Peppa Pig (S) (R)9.05Milkshake! Story Den (S)9.15JEREMY VINE (S)11.15STORM HUNTLEY (S)12.30ALEXIS CONRAN (S)1.255 NEWS AT LUNCHTIME (S)1.30FILM: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF CHRISTMAS (2022) Premiere. Romantic comedy, starring Valery M Ortiz and Brandon Quinn. (S)3.15FILM: LOVE AT THE CHRISTMAS CHALET (2021) Premiere. Romantic comedy, starring Krystal Joy Brown and Curtis Hamilton. (S)5.005 NEWS AT 5 (S)6.00DOGS BEHAVING (VERY) BADLY (S) (R)6.555 NEWS UPDATE (S)7PM7.00LIDL VS FORTNUM & MASON: WHO DOES CHRISTMAS BETTER? For those who like to shop at high-end department stores, this documentary investigates whether they should stick with premium products from Fortnum & Mason this Christmas or if they can get deluxe for less at German discounter Lidl. (S) (R)7.555 NEWS UPDATE (S)8PM8.00INSIDE THE TOWER OF LONDON It’s mid-summer at the Tower of London, and the Beefeaters are preparing to say goodbye to their Chief Yeoman Warder, Pete McGowran. There is still plenty for Pete to do in his last few days at the fortress, including paying a visit to Ravenmaster Chris Skaife to learn the name of the recently arrived baby raven. (S); 5 News Update (S)9PM9.00THE KING’S GUARD: SERVING THE CROWN Cameras follow the Household Cavalry to Edinburgh where they prepare for what’s known as the ‘Second Coronation’ - a national service of thanksgiving to celebrate the accession of King Charles to the throne. The King’s Guard let off some steam, with their unique interpretation of the Highland Games. (S)10PM10.00BEN FOGLE: NEW LIVES IN THE WILD Ben ventures to the Emerald Isle to visit Georg and Bettina, a couple from Austria and Germany who made the Irish wilderness their home nearly 40 years ago. He uncovers what drove them to leave their old lives in Europe, and learns how they saw life and beauty in the middle of a desolate bog. (S) (R)11PM11.05FILM: Django Unchained (2012) Quentin Tarantino’s Western, starring Jamie Foxx. (S)2.10PlayOJO Live Casino Show (S)4.10Bad Girls Behind Bars (S) (R)4.55Friends (S) (R)5.20Friends (S) (R)5.25Entertainment News on 5 (S)5.45Paw Patrol (S) (R)6AM to 6:30PM6.00EURONEWS7.15TELESHOPPING7.50TELESHOPPING (R)8.25TODAY (S) (R)10.25THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW (S)11.15SHORTLAND STREET (S); Weather11.50LEADERS’ QUESTIONS12.45TELLY BINGO Lottery game show. (S)1.00RTÉ NEWS: ONE O’CLOCK; Weather (S)1.30NEIGHBOURS Terese has a surprising proposal for Jane. (S)2.00BUILD YOUR OWN HOME Harrison Gardner helps circus performers Aoife and Tony. (S) (R)3.00EASTENDERS Phil is determined to get answers. (S) (R)3.30TODAY Daily magazine show featuring entertainment and celebrity news. (S)5.40NUACHT5.55RTÉ NEWS WITH SIGNING6.00THE ANGELUS6.01RTÉ NEWS: SIX ONE; Weather (S)7PM7.00EAR TO THE GROUND Magazine show for farmers and rural residents, exploring the ever-changing nature of country life and landscape. Featuring topics including food safety, rural development, planning and environmental issues. (S)7.30EASTENDERS Sonia and Reiss reach the next stage of their IVF journey. Elaine resorts to bribery. (S)8PM8.00NEVEN’S CHRISTMAS AT ADARE Neven Maguire brings his popular Christmas specials from the heart of Co Limerick this year, as he cooks easy and festive dishes in the worldrenowned Adare Manor. (S)8.30FAIR CITY Pete completely misreads the situation with Dolores, Kira gets on the wrong side of Renee, and Orla needs a date for a party. (S)9PM9.00RTÉ NEWS: NINE O’CLOCK; Weather (S)9.35PRIME TIME In-depth analysis of current affairs and topical reports, presented by Miriam O’Callaghan and Fran McNulty. (S)10PM10.15IMOGEN FROM THE HEART Documentary about Imogen Stuart, one of Ireland’s most celebrated artists who is still creating well into her 90s, filmed by her grandson Emile Dinneen. Imogen has created an extraordinary body of work, which is located all over the island of Ireland. This unique, personal film tells Imogen’s remarkable life story. (S)11PM11.15The Works Presents (S)11.50Strike – The Silkworm (S) (R)12.55Call the Midwife (S) (R)2.00Prime Time (S) (R)2.35Telly Bingo (S) (R)2.50EuroNews6AM to 6:30PM6.00EuroNews7.45news2day (S)7.55Jamie Johnson (S) (R)8.30Nova Jones (S) (R)9.00Let’s Find Out (S) (R)9.15Dizzy Deliveries (S) (R)9.30Simon Says (S) (R)9.35Alva’s World (S) (R)9.50Body Brothers (S) (R)10.05Go Jetters (S) (R)10.15Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go! (R)10.25Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go! (R)10.40Mya Go (S) (R)10.45Mya Go (S) (R)10.50Mya Go (S) (R)10.55The Wee Littles (S) (R)11.00The Wee Littles (S) (R)11.05Peppa Muc (R)11.10Peppa Muc (R)11.15Peppa Muc (R)11.20Nelly & Nora (S) (R)11.30Nelly & Nora (S) (R)11.35Fluffy Gardens (S) (R)11.45Fluffy Gardens (S) (R)11.50Bush Kids (S) (R)12.10The Coop Troop (S) (R)12.25Royals Next Door (S) (R)12.35Royals Next Door (S) (R)12.55Millie Inbetween (S) (R)1.25The Next Step (S)1.50Jamie Johnson (S) (R)2.25Junior Bake Off (S) (R)3.204 O’Clock Club (S) (R)3.50Nova Jones (S) (R)4.20news2day4.30THE SIMPSONS (S) (R)5.00THE GOLDBERGS (S) (R)5.30THE BIG BANG THEORY (S) (R)6.00NEIGHBOURS Terese has a surprising proposal for Jane. (S) (R)6.30SHORTLAND STREET Hospital drama set in an accident and emergency ward. (S) (R)7PM7.00TAKEAWAY TITANS James Kavanagh and Carl Mullan put pizza takeaways through their paces in the fourth heat of the contest, with judges Dylan McGrath and Suzie Lee Arbuthnot deciding the winner. (S) (R)8PM8.00SUPER RICH SLEEPOVERS Sally Lindsay is a house guest at upmarket homes in Britain and beyond, beginning by staying at Ian and Irene’s mansion in Cheshire. For 36 hours, Sally lives life in the fast lane as she joins Ian to shop for a new Ferrari, tries her luck in the home casino and receives VIP treatment trying on jewellery worth millions. (S) (R)9PM9.00FILM: SUPERINTELLIGENCE (2020) When an all-powerful AI chooses to study average American Carol Peters, the fate of the world hangs in the balance. As the AI decides whether to enslave, save or destroy humanity, it’s up to Carol to prove that people are worth sparing. Sci-fi comedy, starring Melissa McCarthy and Bobby Cannavale. (S) (R)10PM10.55UNFORGOTTEN The victim’s turbulent past comes to light and leads the team in unexpected directions. Sunny takes a trip to Paris and Jess drops in on an unsuspecting Lord, but the pair continue to butt heads as progress on the case moves slowly. Crime drama, starring Sanjeev Bhaskar and Sinead Keenan. (S) (R)11PM11.50Mood (S) (R)12.50Cargo (S) (R)1.50EuroNews6AM to 6:30PM6.10The Six O’Clock Show (S) (R)7.00Ireland AM (S)10.00This Morning12.30News at 12:30 (S)1.00The Chase (S) (R)2.00The Chase (S) (R)3.00LOOSE WOMEN4.00KENTUCKY BIDDERS (R)4.30JUDGE JUDY5.00JUDGE JUDY5.30NEWS AT 5.30 (S)6.05THE SIX O’CLOCK SHOW (S)7PM7.00NEWS AT 7 (S)7.30EMMERDALE (S)8PM8.00EMMERDALE Caleb manipulates Nate, who might catch Tracy and Caleb. (S)8.30BRADLEY & BARNEY WALSH: BREAKING DAD The duo conclude their European adventure. (S) (R)9PM9.00I’M A CELEBRITY GET ME OUT OF HERE! The campmates have nearly lasted three weeks in the Australian jungle and only a few days remain - there can only be one winner, and the title is now in touching distance. (S)10PM10.30THE TONIGHT SHOW Claire Brock and Ciara Doherty offer their unique take on the big stories of the day. (S)11PM11.30THE SHARED TABLE Eoghan Doherty chats to Matt Tebbutt and Anna Richardson. (R)12.00FANNING AT WHELAN’S (R)1.00MILLION POUND PAWN (R)2.00CLOSE5.20THE TONIGHT SHOW (S) (R)6AM to 6:30PM6.00Cúla 410.40Ainmhithe Craiceáilte (R)11.10The Golden Girls (S) (R)11.40The Golden Girls (S) (R)12.10Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong (S) (R)12.40Paisean Faisean (R)1.10Hart to Hart (S) (R)2.05Shark Tank (S) (R)3.00Cúla 45.27AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH5.30ÉADAÍ SOS (R)6.01THE GOLDEN GIRLS (S) (R)6.30THE GOLDEN GIRLS (S) (R)6.57AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH7PM7.00NUACHT TG47.30SEAL LE DÁITHÍ Dáithí Ó Sé is joined by politician Darragh Adelaide.8PM8.00AERFORT DHÚN NA NGALL Covid 19 complicates life in the airport.8.30ROS NA RÚN Cóilí Jackie gives Sadie some advice about the situation with Sorcha and Malachaí. She slowly starts to put the pieces together.9PM9.00THE FOSTER & ALLEN SHOW Mick Foster plays Mrs Kenny’s Waltz, which is one of his favourite tunes. (R)9.30GOIRT ÓRGA The work-in-progress refurbishment at Anfield. (R)10PM10.30FÍORSCÉAL11PM11.33AN AIMSIR LÁITHREACH11.35ROS NA RÚN (R)12.06SHARK TANK (S) (R)12.56DÁIL ÉIREANN2.00NUACHT TG4 (R)2.30AERFORT DHÚN NA NGALL (R)3.01GOIRT ÓRGA (R)3.56ROS NA RÚN (R)4.20SEAL LE DÁITHÍ (R)4.46FRANCE 245.30FRANCE 24