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  UK TV Listings on the 20th of August 2014
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Wednesday morning

BBC 1
06:00 Breakfast
Round-up of national and international news, plus the latest from the money markets.
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09:15 Neighbourhood Blues
Series 4. Episode 8/10 Following the work of neighbourhood policing teams, who use alternative methods to tackle crime in conjunction with members of the public. In this episode, the cops create a man-sized cat flap for a drugs raid, and a night out on the town leads to a confrontation with some locals. Presented by Rav Wilding.
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10:00 Homes under the Hammer
Series 15. Episode 57/100 Developers Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts visit a semi in Doncaster, a Victorian property in Camberwell, south London, and a house in Norfolk, then follow the sale and talk to the buyers about their plans for the buildings.
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11:00 Animal Saints and Sinners
Series 1. Episode 8/15 Two suspected pit bulls are on the loose in Newham, while in Kirklees a dog is kept chained up in a garden in the wet weather. Plus, the programme meets canines specially trained to detect cancer, and a dog which helps its young owner battle post-traumatic stress disorder.
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11:45 Real Lives Reunited
Series 1. Episode 8/10 Survivors of the Ladbroke Grove rail disaster meet the emergency service workers who helped to save them back in October 1999, and a community honours the man who risked his life to rescue people from the floods of 1953. Narrated by Jeremy Vine.
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BBC 2
06:00 Homes under the Hammer
Series 15. Episode 56/100 Developers Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts explore a bungalow in Middlesbrough, a property in London and a house in Bolton, Greater Manchester. After the properties are sold at auction, they talk to the buyers about their plans for the buildings.
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07:00 Animal Saints and Sinners
Series 1. Episode 7/15 Cameras reveal how a parrot and two suspected pit bull terriers were seized from a flat in London, and a man who rescues dangerous animals in Essex discusses his work.
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07:45 Real Lives Reunited
Series 1. Episode 7/10 Survivors of the worst civilian disaster of the Second World War are reunited to share their stories, and veterans of the Malaya war are reintroduced after 60 years apart. Narrated by Jeremy Vine.
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08:15 Fake Britain
Series 5. Episode 4/20 Matt Allwright investigates the trade in fake cancer drugs, and looks at the false job references that are for sale online. He also examines the rise in the use of fraudulent cards that are used to purchase fuel, and meets the dog with an unerring nose for bogus tobacco.
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09:00 Coast
Series 9. Episode 1/6: The Channel The team returns to explore more locations on UK shores and far beyond, beginning by examining stories from both sides of the English Channel. Nick Crane is on the French coast to experience the secret life of hilltop monastery Mont St Michel and visits the historic walled citadel of St Malo, where a network of sea forts foiled repeated raids by the Royal Navy. Neil Oliver investigates how the sinking of the troopship SS Mendi in 1917 became a potent symbol of racial inequality in post-apartheid South Africa, while Mark Horton reveals how 18th-century French mapmakers unwittingly gave birth to Britain's Ordnance Survey.
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10:00 Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo
Series 1. Episode 3/5: Keeping the War Moving The former MP gets hands-on experience of the miniature tracks and trains that kept supplies flowing to the front line during the First World War. Michael visits Quintinshill, near Gretna Green, which in 1915 was the site of Britain's deadliest train crash, and heads to northern France to discover how the railways fed millions of men in the trenches from a depot in Abancourt.
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10:30 Railways of the Great War with Michael Portillo
Series 1. Episode 4/5: On Track to Victory At Bristol's Temple Meads station, Michael hears a first-hand account from the front line, and discovers how women took over railwaymen's roles during the war. He finds out about the exploits of Belgian trainspotters who spied on enemy rail movements and hears how the end of the conflict also marked the start of the decline of the railways.
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11:00 BBC News
The latest national and international stories as they break.
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11:30 BBC World News
The latest international headlines.
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ITV 1
06:00 Good Morning Britain
Former Holby City star Guy Henry (Henrik Hanssen) chats about his new short film Done In, which premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Plus, the usual lively mix of news and current affairs, with health, entertainment and lifestyle features. Presented by Susanna Reid, Charlotte Hawkins, Sean Fletcher and John Stapleton.
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08:30 Lorraine
Series 5. Episode 165/258 Entertainment and fashion news, as well as showbiz stories, cooking and celebrity gossip. Presented by Lorraine Kelly.
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09:25 The Jeremy Kyle Show
The host invites guests to air their differences over family and relationship issues, and provides them with his own brand of no-nonsense advice.
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10:30 This Morning
Celebrity chat and lifestyle features, including a look at the stories making the newspaper headlines, viewers' comments in the Hub and a recipe in the kitchen. Presented by Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford. Including at 11.25 ITV News and Regional Weather.
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Channel 4
06:40 3rd Rock from the Sun
Series 5. Episode 18/22: Dick and Harry Fall Down a Hole When Dick and Harry fall down an abandoned air shaft, an expert is called in to help them escape. Guest starring Alan Cumming, with John Lithgow, Jane Curtin and Kristen Johnston.
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07:05 3rd Rock from the Sun
Series 5. Episode 19/22: Frankie Goes to Rutherford Dick begins to socialise in a gay bar, convinced it is a haunt for fellow aliens trying to avoid detection, while Sally, Tommy and Harry decide to rob a bank - but soon fall victim to mutual suspicion as their plan progresses. With John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston and French Stewart.
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07:30 The King of Queens
Series 4. Episode 17/25: Missing Links Carrie and Doug yearn to play a golf foursome at the country club, and set about finding a date for Deacon to complete the group - even though it seems he's perfectly capable of managing his own love life. Starring Kevin James and Leah Remini.
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07:55 Everybody Loves Raymond
Series 5. Episode 24/25: Frank Paints the House Frank offers to paint Ray's house - but refuses to use the colours he and Debra wanted. Ray Romano and Peter Boyle star.
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08:25 Everybody Loves Raymond
Series 5. Episode 25/25: Ally's Birth Ray goes to a father-daughter dance and ends up reminiscing about events leading up to Ally's birth. Comedy, starring Ray Romano and Madylin Sweeten.
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08:55 Frasier
Series 7. Episode 4/24: Everyone's a Critic Niles takes a new position as a magazine art critic, prompting a jealous Frasier to respond by launching his own arts show. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce.
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09:25 Frasier
Series 7. Episode 5/24: The Dog That Rocks the Cradle Martin returns from a friend's funeral upset by how it was conducted, and begins to plan his own memorial. Meanwhile, sacked DJ Bulldog takes the opportunity to embark on an entirely new career - in pizza delivery. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer.
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09:55 The Big Bang Theory
Series 2. Episode 20/23: The Hofstadter Isotope Penny catches the eye of comic-book shopkeeper Stuart, and Leonard is devastated when she gives serious consideration to dating her new admirer. Desperate for help, Leonard enlists Sheldon to discredit his love rival by preying on his obsession with Batman. Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco and Kevin Sussman star.
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10:25 The Big Bang Theory
Series 2. Episode 22/23: The Classified Materials Turbulence Stuart takes Penny out for a second date, during which she drunkenly reveals her true feelings. Meanwhile, Howard uncovers a flaw in the toilet he designed for a Nasa space shuttle, and asks his friends to help him correct it before the launch. Kaley Cuoco, Kevin Sussman and Simon Helberg star.
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10:50 Come Dine with Me
Series 26. Episode 21/65: Wigan Hospital theatre practitioner Geoff Conway holds the first dinner party in Wigan, hoping his nine-course Spanish tapas feast will impress his fellow diners and secure him the £1,000 cash prize.
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11:25 Come Dine with Me
Series 26. Episode 22/65: Wigan Outgoing hair salon owner Natalie Crompton hosts the second dinner party in Wigan, and since she loves to party she plans a fun-filled night for her guests - including some very special treats.
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11:55 Channel 4 News Summary
Includes news headlines and weather.
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Five
06:00 Bananas in Pyjamas
Series 1. Episode 44/104: Bubbles Rat gets trapped inside a giant soap-bubble and starts to float away. With the voices of Dick and Dom.
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06:10 Igam Ogam
Series 1. Episode 23/26: Sorry It becomes apparent the cave girl thinks that saying sorry gives her a licence to do whatever she wants, so is taught the real meaning of an apology.
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06:20 Fireman Sam
Series 7. Episode 25/26: Danger by the Double James and Sarah are always competing with each other, but when a tree in the forest is hit by lightning, they are forced to co-operate.
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06:35 The WotWots
Series 2. Episode 3/26: Wot Plants SpottyWot plants himself in a bid to grow smaller SpottyWots. Narrated by Nicholas Parsons.
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06:45 Peppa Pig
Series 4. Episode 6/52: Mr Fox's Shop George and Peppa visit Mr Fox's shop to buy Granny and Grandpa an anniversary present.
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06:50 Peppa Pig
Series 4. Episode 7/52: Shadows The piglet and her brother George realise they have shadows and cannot escape from them.
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06:55 Milkshake! Monkey
Series 1. Episode 9/20: The Model Village The inquisitive puppet explores a model village.
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07:00 Pip Ahoy!
Series 1. Episode 1/52: The Mice Pirates Animated show following the lives of a puppy named Pip and his friend Alba, a kitten, at their home in Salty Cove. The duo help pirate mice search for treasure.
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07:10 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
Series 2. Episode 11/52: Dolly Plum Ben, Holly and Gaston the Ladybird find a large egg in the meadow.
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07:20 The Mr Men Show
Series 2. Episode 11/52: Robots Mr Grumpy's mechanical maid develops a mind of its own and Miss Whoops accidentally gives Miss Scary's robot the wrong brain.
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07:35 Thomas & Friends
Series 15. Episode 5/20: Edward the Hero Edward is given a special job and decides he needs to become a hero like Henry.
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07:50 Noddy in Toyland
Series 1. Episode 15/52: A Test for Gobbo Gobbo is instructed by Sly to spoil everybody's fun in Toy Town, but starts having a nice time with Bumpy and Noddy.
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08:00 Little Princess
Series 2. Episode 2/35: It's Sports Day! The Princess is unhappy to be put in a team with Scruff and the Admiral on the castle's sports day.
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08:15 Peppa Pig
Series 3. Episode 6/52: The Camping Holiday The family's camper van turns into a boat during a trip to see ducks on a river.
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08:20 Peppa Pig
Series 2. Episode 15/52: Sports Day The playgroup organises a sports day featuring lots of events.
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08:25 Peppa Pig
Series 3. Episode 7/52: Grandpa's Compost Heap George and Peppa discover how worms in Grandpa's compost heap transform vegetable peelings into fertiliser.
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08:30 Peppa Pig
Series 2. Episode 16/52: The Eye Test Peppa thinks she might need glasses, so Mummy Pig takes her to the optician.
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08:35 Toby's Travelling Circus
Series 1. Episode 24/52: If the Boot Fits Someone steps in wet paint and ruins the new poster by walking over it, meaning the search is on for the culprit. Everyone's feet are checked, but it becomes clear the mark was made by a stilt.
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08:45 Bananas in Pyjamas
Series 1. Episode 10/104: The Collection The teddies are looking for their collections of special objects, leaving the two bananas with nobody to play with.
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09:00 Tickety Toc
Series 1. Episode 45/52: Balloon Time Tommy is upset when he accidentally lets go of his balloon, and it floats off into the sky, but luckily McCoggins is on hand to help him get it back.
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09:15 The Wright Stuff
Matthew Wright and his guests talk about the issues of the day, with viewers calling in to offer their opinions.
11:10 Police Interceptors
Series 7. Episode 7/10 Sgt Jon Moon and his police dog Kanto follow a trail of broken glass and spilt alcohol, leading to a confrontation with a robber wielding a nasty-looking knife. Elsewhere, a fight in a club ends with one man in handcuffs and another in hospital, Barry Peach plays catch-up as a teenage driver tears up the streets of Skegness, and Jon Peacock detects a whiff of cannabis in a quiet rural village.
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Wednesday afternoon

BBC 1
12:15 Bargain Hunt
Series 28. Episode 11/32: Stamford Catherine Southon and Nick Hall attend an auction in Stamford, Lincolnshire, where one of the lots meets an undignified end. Tim Wonnacott finds time to admire a medieval barn in Cheshire.
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13:00 BBC News; Weather
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13:30 BBC Regional News and Weather
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13:45 Doctors
Series 16. Episode 73/219: Flipping Cats Howard finds himself with an unexpected new police partner during a hunt for a stolen cat on a hot summer's day, while Emma helps Niamh make some tough romantic decisions. Elsewhere, Kevin is concerned when he visits Heston at home.
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14:15 Perfection
Series 4. Episode 3/60 Nick Knowles hosts the general knowledge quiz in which contestants can win a rolling jackpot that starts at £1,000, but only by achieving perfection. If they fail in their bid, the money is carried over to create a bigger cash prize in the following game.
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15:00 Escape to the Country
Series 14. Episode 24/75: Snowdonia Presenter Jules Hudson travels to Wales to help a couple of keen walkers find a dream rural home in Snowdonia. Away from the property hunt, Jules gets an insight into one of the country's largest power stations.
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15:30 The Hairy Bikers: Everyday Gourmets
Series 1. Episode 2/6: Dinner for Two Si King and Dave Myers demonstrate how to create a dinner for two that is fit for a king, but doesn't cost the earth. They receive presentation tips from Michelin-starred chef Olivier Limousin and delve into Britain's rich history for cut-price culinary inspiration. Everything they learn is put to the test when they help single mother Paula say a big thankyou to her supportive parents.
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16:30 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
Series 5. Episode 3/30: Eric v Paul UK Antiques Fair Paul Hayes and Eric Knowles visit the Malvern Flea and Collectors Fair in Worcestershire, where they hunt for antiques they can sell at auction in a bid to win the competition and make the most money for the charity of their choice.
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17:15 Pointless
Series 7. Episode 61/70 Quiz show in which pairs of contestants have to score the fewest points possible by giving the least obvious correct answers to questions posed to 100 people before the show. At the end of each round, the team with the most points is eliminated until the final two pairs battle for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong.
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BBC 2
12:00 Fred Dibnah's Magnificent Monuments
Series 1. Episode 3/6: Places of Worship The steeplejack tours unusual places of worship, beginning in Preston with one of Britain's tallest spires, and a Saxon church in Durham made from the remains of an abandoned Roman fort. He also visits St Paul's Cathedral and meets stonemasons involved in the restoration of York Minster.
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12:30 Climbing Great Buildings
Series 1. Episode 4/15: New College, Oxford Jonathan Foyle climbs the spires of New College, Oxford, a building constructed in 1379 that set the blueprint for universities all over the world. He investigates how the Black Death led to an architectural innovation and reveals how the quadrangle originated here. He also discovers carvings of English folk tales in the chapel and learns how a glazing technique helped create the medieval stained glass.
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13:00 My Life in Books
Series 2. Episode 9/10: Sharon Gless and Robert Peston Actress Sharon Gless and BBC business editor Robert Peston reveal their favourite books and discuss why their played a pivotal role in their lives. Robert recalls his love of Winnie the Pooh, while Sharon focuses on the work of a female author. Hosted by Anne Robinson.
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13:30 Cash in the Attic
Series 18. Episode 13/58: Cripps Gloria Hunniford and John Cameron meet a woman who is downsizing to a smaller home in Kent and wants to sell off her unwanted possessions to raise enough money to buy a comfortable chair for her new house.
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14:15 The Chef's Protege
Series 1. Episode 3/20 Tom Kitchin puts his five chosen students through their paces as he decides who will continue under his tutelage, asking them to cook their favourite dishes before suggesting how he would make them better. They must take on board his comments and serve their improved creations to customers in Perth College's training restaurant, before Tom decides which one will be eliminated.
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14:45 Celebrity Masterchef
Series 6. Episode 3/30 Actress Linda Lusardi, entrepreneur Michelle Mone, Hollyoaks star Nick Pickard, and former Olympic athlete Darren Campbell face elimination day, and they are challenged to cook one of John Torode's favourite recipes - saddle of rabbit with kidneys, wrapped in pancetta and served with soft polenta and black cabbage.
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15:30 Coast
Series 6. Episode 4/6: Western Isles & Shetland The team goes island-hopping around the Western Isles and out to Shetland. Nick Crane hunts for gannets on Eriskay, and Neil Oliver hears the tragic story of a 1918 shipwreck off the Isle of Lewis in which more than 200 servicemen returning from the First World War were drowned. Plus, Miranda Krestovnikoff searches for otters which struggle to survive on the wild coast, and Tessa Dunlop investigates how the epic voyage of HMS Challenger in the 19th century first revealed the secrets of life in the depths of the world's oceans.
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16:15 Great Continental Railway Journeys
Series 2. Episode 3/6: Dresden to Kiel Michael Portillo travels through Germany, learning about an Edwardian fitness craze in Dresden before heading to Leipzig on a historic line built by British engineers in 1839. He discovers model-railway making on the grandest of scales in Hamburg and ends his journey in Kiel, where he reveals how British yachtsmen spied on the German navy in the early 20th century.
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17:15 Flog It!
Series 10. Episode 22/76: Winchester 22 The team travels to Winchester, where Christina Trevanion discovers two interesting pieces of Danish jewelry and James Lewis sets his sights on weaponry. Paul Martin presents.
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ITV 1
12:30 The Chase
Bradley Walsh presents as four contestants pit their wits against ruthless quiz genius the Chaser in the hope of winning a potential prize pot worth thousands of pounds. The participants must work as a team and play strategically to answer a series of general knowledge questions against the clock, hoping to race down the game board to the exit without being caught.
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13:30 ITV News and Weather
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13:55 ITV News London
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14:00 Judge Rinder
Cameras follow criminal barrister Robert Rinder as he takes on real-life cases in a studio courtroom.
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15:00 Secret Dealers
Series 4. Episode 26/30 Antiques experts Tim Hogarth, David Ford and Alison Chapman are given two hours to rummage through one spectacular house in Scotland in the hope of finding and purchasing some treasures from the owner. They enter a bidding battle over a gold-plated family crest seal that may have royal connections, a Victorian silver card purse, and a 1930s Mappin & Webb mirror.
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15:59 ITV London Weather
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16:00 Tipping Point
Quiz show, hosted by Ben Shephard, in which contestants answer questions to win turns on an arcade-style machine. Dropping tokens down a choice of four chutes, they hope to knock piles of them off a moving shelf - and the more they collect, the greater the prize fund. The player who has won the least amount is then eliminated, and the last one standing competes for a £10,000 jackpot.
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17:00 Gift Wrapped
Series 1. Episode 3/10 Quiz hosted by Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford. Three engaged couples try to win their wedding gift list and a dream holiday by working together to see off their opponents.
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Channel 4
12:00 Come Dine with Me
Series 26. Episode 23/65: Wigan Music teacher and funeral singer Alan Gregory hosts the third dinner party in Wigan, and lines up an evening of Greek food for his guests. However, his plans for a cultured soiree are soon spoiled by straight-talking Geoff Conway, who seems intent on causing arguments.
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12:30 Come Dine with Me
Series 26. Episode 24/65: Wigan Gymnastics teacher Simon Grimwood is hoping to host a special evening on the fourth night of the contest in Wigan, Greater Manchester, because it is his birthday. He wants his `posh' menu to dazzle his guests, but salon owner Natalie Crompton is worried about some of the food on offer. The other contestants also discover his secret lifelong passion for ferreting.
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13:00 Come Dine with Me
Series 26. Episode 25/65: Wigan Nurse practitioner Caroline Heaven hosts the final night in Wigan, hoping to end the week by showing her guests a `proper Lancashire night'. However, hospital theatre manager Geoff Conway is on the verge of being thrown out if he continues his run of misbehaviour. At the end of proceedings the winner of the £1,000 is revealed.
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13:30 Channel 4 Racing
York: Ebor Festival Day One Clare Balding and Nick Luck present coverage of the first day of the Ebor Festival at York, where the feature race of the day is the 3.40 Juddmonte International Stakes. Plus, coverage of other races at 1.55, 2.30 and 3.05. With commentary by Simon Holt, Jim McGrath, Graham Cunningham and Tanya Stevenson, and reports from Emma Spencer and Gina Harding.
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16:00 Deal or No Deal
Noel Edmonds hosts the high-stakes game show, which sees contestants trying to hold their nerve in the hope of walking away with £250,000 - instead of going home with nothing more than a penny.
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17:00 Come Dine with Me
Series 18. Episode 31/35: Surrey Four contestants take part in a week of competitive dining in Surrey, hoping to win the £1,000 cash prize. Estate agent James Quantrell hosts the first evening, with a Best of British theme, and the group dynamics soon become a talking point. Project manager Sandhya Gadsby is not impressed by James's tales of public-school antics or pensioner Cherry Hughes' old-fashioned values, while Cherry clashes with tattoo artist Lee Jackson. As the nights unfold, the divisions become clear, but is it a class divide or something more surprising?.
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Five
12:10 5 News Lunchtime
Round-up of the day's headlines from around the world.
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12:15 Celebrity Big Brother
Series 14. Episode 2/30 Highlights from launch night as Emma Willis ushers in a new group of familiar faces and they get to know each other - although there is no guarantee that they will like what they find out.
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13:15 Home and Away
Despite her own feelings for him, Evelyn encourages Josh to sort things out with Maddy, while tension levels rise as John moves in with Marilyn at Alf's place on a trial basis. Denny admits to Chris that she feels conflicted about their relationship because Casey also likes her.
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13:45 Neighbours
Paige's parting gift makes Lauren realise her true identity and she tries to catch up with her long-lost daughter before it's too late. Matt and Terese, also reeling from the discovery, make sure they say all the right things to their respective families, but secretly vow to cut Paige out of their lives.
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14:15 NCIS
Series 6. Episode 8/25: Cloak Gibbs sends DiNozzo and Ziva to retrieve top-secret information from a secure military base - a mission aimed at catching a mole in the NCIS ranks. Unfortunately, it soon becomes clear that the traitor is still at large - so the building is locked down and all agents are rounded up in a final effort to catch the culprit. Guest starring Jude Ciccolella.
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15:15 Film: Beyond the Blackboard
A newly qualified teacher sets up a makeshift classroom for homeless teenagers. Initially afraid and suspicious of her students, she gradually gets to know them and becomes determined to make a difference to their difficult lives. Fact-based drama, starring Emily VanCamp, Steve Talley and Treat Williams.
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17:00 5 News at 5
Emma Crosby presents a round-up of the day's headlines from around the world.
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17:30 Neighbours
Paige's parting gift makes Lauren realise her true identity and she tries to catch up with her long-lost daughter before it's too late. Matt and Terese, also reeling from the discovery, make sure they say all the right things to their respective families, but secretly vow to cut Paige out of their lives.
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DVD Offers

Wednesday evening

BBC 1
18:00 BBC News
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18:30 BBC London News
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19:00 The ONE Show
Matt Baker and Alex Jones host the live magazine show, with a team of roving reporters presenting stories of interest from around the UK, plus big-name studio guests.
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19:30 Fake Britain
Series 5. Episode 6/10 Matt Allwright finds out how the National Crime Agency is cracking down on suspected ID fakers, and reveals how forged autographs have fooled young Doctor Who fans. Plus, a warning about a bogus dental tool that is being sold to surgeries nationwide.
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20:00 The Great British Bake Off
Series 5. Episode 3/10: Bread The 10 remaining contestants face three tasks designed to test their bread-making skills, beginning by creating 12 perfect rye bread rolls shaped in any way they like and using as much flour as they dare. For the technical challenge they have to prepare Italian ciabatta using Paul's recipe, before ending with show-stopping centrepiece loaves that will have to make an impact on the table as well as on the judges. Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry then decide which of the contenders will be the week's star baker - and which of them is going home. Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins present.
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21:00 Operation Wild
Series 1. Episode 3/3 Clare Balding travels to Japan where she visits inventor and vet Dr Keiichi Ueda. The vet has dedicated the past 12 years of his career to helping a dolphin called Fuji who has no tail as a result of a bacterial infection and he is hoping that a new prosthetic tail will enable her to swim properly again. Steve Leonard heads to the rainforest of Laos, where Edinburgh Zoo vet Romain Pizzi is undertaking keyhole surgery on a endangered moon bear called Champa who suffers from excess fluid on her brain. Steve then visits Florida where reptile specialist Doug Mader is using the latest technology to save Martha, an alligator with a badly blocked gut. Clare and Steve also follow the stories of a Galapagos tortoise with a mystery illness, a five-ton elephant suffering from an infected tusk and a tiger that keeps having nose bleeds. Last in the series.
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22:00 BBC News
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22:25 BBC Regional News and Weather
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22:35 A Question of Sport
Series 43. Episode 31/36 Former motorcycle rider James Toseland, Winter Olympics curling medallist Eve Muirhead, British athletics great John Regis and football manager Neil Lennon join team captains Phil Tufnell and Matt Dawson for another round of the quiz. Presented by Sue Barker.
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23:05 Room 101 - Extra Storage
Series 1. Episode 1/8 Extended version of the comedy panel show. Frank Skinner invites TV presenter Fern Britton, comic actor Robert Webb and broadcaster Danny Baker to compete for the chance of getting their pet hates banished to Room 101. Among their gripes are panel shows, punk, homework, sci-fi films, PE and Jeremy Kyle.
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23:50 Film: Irresistible
Melbourne housewife Sophie becomes increasingly suspicious of her husband's beautiful female colleague Mara. She is convinced the woman is a danger to her marriage and family, but the increasingly nerve-racked Sophie finds no one will believe her. Doubting her own sanity, she takes drastic action and puts her life in peril. Thriller, starring Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill and Emily Blunt.
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BBC 2
18:00 Two Tribes
Series 1. Episode 3/30 Richard Osman presents the quickfire quiz in which the seven contestants are split into teams according to what they have in common with one another, based on their responses to questions about themselves. There follows a series of general knowledge rounds in which one contestant is eliminated each time, ending with two players going head to head for a cash prize.
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18:30 Eggheads
Series 15. Episode 21/100 Quiz hosted by Dermot Murnaghan, in which the winners of famous game shows including Mastermind and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize.
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19:00 Young Vets
Series 1. Episode 2/10 It's late summer at the Royal Veterinary College and the students have just 11 months until they qualify. Judy must use all her skills to help a border collie suffering from a broken back, while Charlie learns how to treat a cow with an ovarian cyst that is creating an unusual side effect. Amy gets a wounded tortoise back on the move with a bit of ingenuity and some handy wheels, and Dru Shearn is on his anaesthesia placement, where he looks after a golden retriever puppy undergoing life-saving surgery. Continues tomorrow.
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20:00 The Stuarts
Series 1. Episode 3/3: A Family at War Clare Jackson examines how the Stuarts became fatally divided by religion, with brothers in opposition and two daughters supporting the overthrow of their father. After the Catholic James II was deposed by the Protestant William of Orange in 1688, Scotland lost its sovereignty and became part of Great Britain in 1707, while Ireland was reduced from a kingdom to a colony. Last in the series.
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21:00 Horizon: Should I Eat Meat? - How to Feed the Planet
Part two of two. Every year roughly 65 billion animals are slaughtered globally for food - nine for every living person. In this documentary, Michael Mosley examines the impact this is having on the planet and finds out what meat we should be buying if we want to be eco-friendly carnivores. Is it better to purchase free-range organic or factory-farmed options? The answers are far from obvious.
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22:00 Some Scousers with Jokes
Series 1. Episode 5/5: Part Two Part two of two. The people of Liverpool tell their favourite jokes, but in a city known for its comedy, can the locals uphold that tradition with wisecracks that make everyone laugh?.
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22:30 Newsnight
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Laura Kuenssberg.
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23:20 Super Senses: The Secret Power of Animals
Series 1. Episode 1/3: Sight Biologist Patrick Aryee and physicist Helen Czerski explore the world of animal senses to reveal how they detect things beyond the limits of human perception, conducting experiments and demonstrations featuring a variety of species. They begin by investigating sight and reveal how caribou - wild reindeer of Alaska - use ultraviolet light to avoid their predators. They also discover how the dragonfly's ability to view things in slow motion allows it to make a kill, and show how a snake can see in the pitch dark without using its eyes.
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ITV 1
18:00 ITV News London
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18:30 ITV News and Weather
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19:00 Emmerdale
After Moira reveals Aaron is hiding out at the farm, Paddy heads straight there and is overjoyed to see him, but it seems he may not be sticking around for long, with Cain helping him and Adam prepare for life on the run. Marlon refuses to believe Donna was corrupt and confronts Ross, assuming he must have blackmailed her. Vanessa goes out hoping to meet the man of her dreams.
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19:30 Coronation Street
Peter promises to do whatever Jim wants as long as he gets him more booze, while Ken fears his son will drink himself to death and debates reporting him to the prison authorities so he can get help. Neil sends Andrea a barrage of texts and orders a stack of pizzas to be delivered to the cab office - so Steve advises Lloyd it's time to play him at his own game. Leanne accuses Nick of faking his seizures, while Sophie suggests Maddie needs another job and asks Carla about a packing post at the factory.
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20:00 Trawlermen's Lives
Having competed in the Atlantic Rowing Race and crossed the Arabian Desert, adventurer Ben Fogle takes on one of his toughest challenges yet - sailing the unpredictable North Sea, working without rest for up to 24 hours at a time and hauling thousands of fish from the water. Beginning his journey in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, he spends time on three vessels carrying out different methods of fishing and finds out what draws his fellow crew-members to one of the UK's most dangerous professions.
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21:00 Secrets from the Asylum
Series 1. Episode 1/2: Best Laid Plans The first of two programmes in which celebrities embark on an emotional journey to discover how their ancestors coped in Victorian asylums. Hollywood hardman Ray Winstone visits Colney Hatch Asylum in north London, where his great-great-grandmother's first husband was committed in 1875. Comedian Al Murray follows in the footsteps of one of his forebears, Vanity Fair author William Makepeace Thackeray, to discover the measures he took to save his suicidal wife from the horrors of institutionalisation. Plus, actress and singer Claire Sweeney finds out how senile dementia and old-age mental health was treated in the 19th century.
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22:00 ITV News at Ten and Weather
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22:30 ITV News London
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22:40 Dangerous Dogs
Series 1. Episode 2/2 Part two of two. Police and wardens vigorously enforce the Dangerous Dogs Act in London, and in Essex a family pet of six years attacks its owner, so local dog handler Allan is called to remove the canine and have it put down. In Birmingham, warden Kelly works tirelessly to address the root cause of Britain's problem - irresponsible owners. With repeated visits to one culprit, she hopes to prevent a situation getting out of hand.
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23:40 Off the Beaten Track
Series 1. Episode 2/6: Essex-Suffolk Border Christine Bleakley visits Dedham Vale, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Essex-Suffolk border, deep in Constable Country. She joins volunteers preserving the views made famous by the landscape artist and tries her hand at recreating one of his sketches. The presenter also looks at the dark history of the nearby town of Manningtree and gets chased by a 40-strong pack of bloodhounds.
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Channel 4
18:00 The Simpsons
Series 8. Episode 10/25: The Springfield Files Homer claims he encountered an extraterrestrial on a drunken walk home, prompting X-Files agents Mulder and Scully to investigate both him and the sighting. Featuring the guest voices of David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson and Leonard Nimoy.
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18:30 Hollyoaks
Wanting to face her fears, Blessing revisits her past, but she's left heartbroken when she doesn't get the answers she needs. Meanwhile, John Paul questions whether he can be there for Ste in his hour of need, and Freddie's world looks set to come crashing down, but does he have a plan up his sleeve?.
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19:00 Channel 4 News
Including sport and weather.
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20:00 Sarah Beeny's Double Your House for Half the Money
Series 3. Episode 3/10 Tabitha and Paul want to double the size of their small country cottage in Kent, and creating more space for their young family is high on the list of priorities, but blending the old with the new is the dream. With both an extension and restoration project on their hands, the couple face a challenging build. Sarah also meets Jim and Elaine who are looking to update their uninspiring 1960s semi to make room for their growing family. The problem is, they only have a tiny budget and a very specific timescale.
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21:00 Undercover Boss
Series 6. Episode 6/6 Simon Kossoff steps out of the boardroom to work in his multi-national restaurant business Carluccio's. To stave off increased competition, he's planning to spend £50million doubling the size of the chain in five years, and is keen to expose problems that could jeopardise successful growth. After scrubbing dishes and being run off his feet, Simon is shocked to discover branches struggling with chaotic kitchens, inefficient systems and demotivated staff. Last in the series.
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22:00 The Mimic
Series 2. Episode 6/6 As the wedding draws near, it falls on Martin to fund the big day himself, having backed out of the requirements set out by Harriet's family. With trouble brewing in paradise, Jean finds it difficult to conceal her feelings toward the groom. Comedy, starring Terry Mynott, Rebecca Gethings and Jo Hartley. Last in the series.
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22:30 8 Out of 10 Cats: Jimmy, Sean and Jon's Best Bits
Host Jimmy Carr is joined by team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson for a compilation show of their favourite moments from the last series. Guests include Jack Dee, Jo Brand, Jerry Springer, Johnny Vegas, Mel Giedroyc, Lethal Bizzle, Carol Vorderman and Josh Widdicombe.
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23:05 Film: The Inbetweeners Go Global
A look at the success of the comedy series about four sixth-formers from suburbia, featuring a peek behind the scenes of the boys' second big-screen adventure - which sees them going Down Under - interviews with the cast, crew and celebrity fans, and memorable moments from the first film and the show.
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Five
18:00 Home and Away
Despite her own feelings for him, Evelyn encourages Josh to sort things out with Maddy, while tension levels rise as John moves in with Marilyn at Alf's place on a trial basis. Denny admits to Chris that she feels conflicted about their relationship because Casey also likes her.
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18:30 5 News Tonight
A round-up of the evening's headlines, including coverage of the latest national and international stories, presented by Matt Barbet.
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19:00 Emergency Bikers
Series 6. Episode 5/6 Paramedic Dean `Wingnut' Wiltshire has trouble locating two riders who have fallen from their horses in rural Gloucestershire and who may have life-threatening injuries. In Essex, Sgt Nick Edwards removes a car from the road which is precariously held together with plastic ties and tape, while fellow biker cop Clem stops a driver he sees undertaking at high speed.
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20:00 Extreme Nightmare Neighbours Next Door
Series 2. Episode 1/7 New series. The return of the documentary using eyewitness testimony and footage from camcorders, CCTV and phones to examine the experiences of people who have become involved in disputes. In Nottingham, the Johnsons reveal how a repair bill for a joint chimney eventually led to them taking their neighbour to court, while Robert Crowley's dream home in Devon turned into a nightmare due to years of conflict with the Kellaway family, whose members occupy three houses on his street.
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21:00 Celebrity Big Brother
Series 14. Episode 3/30 A chance to catch up with the latest events inside the house as the celebrities cope with living under constant surveillance, with all the arguments and alliances, as well as the revelations in the diary room.
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22:00 Suspects
Series 2. Episode 1/4 New series. The return of the crime drama following the work of three detectives, in which the actors devise their own dialogue based on a detailed plot description. In the first of a two-part story, DI Martha Bellamy's neighbour, barrister Jonathan Moxton, is discovered at his home with serious head injuries, his wrists bound with a belt and a pair of knickers stuffed in his mouth. DS Jack Weston guesses he was involved in a sex game that went badly wrong and suspicion falls on Saul Hammond, the man who found him. Starring Fay Ripley, Damien Molony and Clare-Hope Ashitey. This two-part story concludes tomorrow.
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23:00 Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side
Series 7. Episode 3/30 CBB companion show, featuring gossip, chat and features from the house. Including a debate on the burning issues, celebrity guests' thoughts on the latest developments and behind-the-scenes insights.
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BBC 1
01:25 Weather for the Week Ahead
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01:30 BBC News
The latest national and international stories as they break.
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BBC 2
00:20 Who Do You Think You Are?
Series 11. Episode 1/10: Julie Walters Bafta-winning actress Julie Walters, of Educating Rita, Mamma Mia! and Harry Potter fame, traces her roots back to Co Mayo in western Ireland, where her great-grandfather Anthony Clark was one of the first members of the Land League. The organisation was formed in 1879 and campaigned for more than 40 years for the rights of tenant farmers to own their own land.
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01:20 This Is BBC TWO
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two.
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ITV 1
00:10 Jackpot247
Viewers are offered the chance to participate in live interactive gaming from the comfort of their sofas, with an entertaining mix of roulette-wheel spins and lively chat from the presenting team. Featuring a variety of prizes and promotions.
03:00 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA
The host takes his successful talk show stateside, where he invites American guests to air their differences, and dispenses his own judgment on the situation.
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03:40 ITV Nightscreen
Text-based information service.
04:15 Britain's Best Bakery
Series 2. Episode 17/30 An artisan, some traditional pasty producers, and two cake-makers from bakeries in north-west England battle for a place in the regional final. Recipes they need to perfect include a peanut butter tray bake and a local classic, Eccles cakes.
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05:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show
The host invites guests to air their differences over family and relationship issues, and provides them with his own brand of no-nonsense advice.
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Channel 4
00:10 Something from Nothing - the Art of Rap
Documentary in which rapper and actor Ice-T visits both old-school icons and reigning superstars to discuss the art behind rap music. With contributions from Dr Dre, Eminem, Run DMC and Snoop Lion.
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02:10 Film: Party Girl
A lawyer becomes rich and successful defending gangsters, but falls in love with a nightclub dancer and resolves to pursue an honest career. Unfortunately, the local Mob boss is not about to let him go straight. Crime drama, starring Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J Cobb and Corey Allen.
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03:50 Kirstie's Handmade Treasures
Series 1. Episode 18/22 Kirstie Allsopp is taught how to bind books by expert Isabelle Ting, and reveals how to create a notebook from leftover materials including leather cut-offs, recycled leather coats and decorative paper.
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03:55 Phil Spencer: Secret Agent
Series 1. Episode 16/20 The property expert travels to Ashton, Bristol, where he tries to help homeowner David Wood sell his three-bedroom property.
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04:50 Deal or No Deal
Contestants try to beat the banker and guess the contents of mystery boxes to win a big-money prize. In a game-changing twist, players could now win up to £500,000 by doubling their winnings with box 23 - if they are brave enough to buy it with what they have already won. Presented by Noel Edmonds.
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05:45 Deal or No Deal
Contestants try to beat the banker and guess the contents of mystery boxes to win a big-money prize. In a game-changing twist, players could now win up to £500,000 by doubling their winnings with box 23 - if they are brave enough to buy it with what they have already won. Presented by Noel Edmonds.
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Five
00:00 Celebrity Big Brother: Live from the House
Series 16. Episode 3/10 Events unfolding in real-time at the Big Brother compound.
01:00 SuperCasino
Viewers get the chance to take part in live interactive gaming, with an entertaining mix of roulette-wheel spins and lively chat from the presenting team. Featuring a variety of prizes and promotions.
03:10 New York Knifings: Killing Spree
Documentary drawing upon eyewitness testimonies and recollections of those who knew the perpetrators to outline the chain of events that led to murders being carried out in a short period of time. This edition focuses on Ukrainian-born Maksim Gelman, who in 2011 embarked on a rampage in New York which claimed four lives and injured five more.
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04:00 Wildlife SOS
Series 3. Episode 7/13 A neurosurgeon decides whether to operate on CT the badger, and TV celebrity Chris Tarrant makes a surprise visit to the sanctuary.
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04:20 Divine Designs
Series 2. Episode 15/15: Temples of Suburbia Dr Paul Binski, Professor of the History of Medieval Art at Cambridge University, examines more examples of religious art, viewing spectacular Hindu and Jain works in Leicester and north London. Last in the series.
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04:45 House Doctor
Series 5. Episode 14/15: Compilation 2 Compilation of interior design tips from previous editions of the series, revealing how style guru Ann Maurice has helped homeowners sell their properties.
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05:10 House Doctor
Series 5. Episode 15/15: Compilation 3 Compilation of interior design tips from previous editions of the series, revealing how style guru Ann Maurice has helped homeowners sell their properties.
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05:35 House Doctor
Series 6. Episode 1/15: Cradley Heath Ann Maurice provides home-improvement advice in a bid to transform a cluttered house in the West Midlands town of Cradley Heath and attract potential buyers.
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