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  UK TV Listings on the 1st of October 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 Rip Off Britain
Series 6. Episode 13/20 Two sons desperate to protect their father from being pressured into buying overpriced products reveal the measures they are now taking to keep him safe, and former England footballer Dion Dublin joins those questioning whether the amount charged by football clubs for their replica kits is reasonable. Plus, a new device that's designed to stop cold callers, and the telecoms company making a disproportionate number of people unhappy is revealed.
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10:00 Homes under the Hammer
Series 15. Episode 78/100 Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts explore a two-bedroom house in Lincolnshire, a commercial unit in Dartford, Kent, and a semi-detached home in Cornwall. They then follow the sale and talk to the buyers about their plans for the buildings. After three months the team returns to review their progress.
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11:00 Saints and Scroungers
Series 6. Episode 8/20: Costa Del Con Matt Allwright meets the specialist team of investigators tackling the growing issue of Brits living abroad while fraudulently claiming benefits, hearing how one man was caught out sunning himself courtesy of the taxpayer. Plus, the story of one young girl's determination to succeed in spite of her disability.
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11:45 Break-in Britain - The Crackdown
Series 1. Episode 3/15: Luke & Tina Dan Donnelly helps the victims of a burglary in Leeds to improve their security after thieves took off with their grandson's bicycle while they were asleep. Former police officer Jacqui Hames focuses on how to prevent bikes from being stolen.
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BBC 2
06:00 Homes under the Hammer
Series 18. Episode 41/60 Developers Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts explore properties being sold at auction in Brampton in Cumbria, Swanscombe in Kent and Newcastle, which are all in need of modernisation. The presenters ask the new owners about their renovation plans after the sales, and check on their progress a few months later.
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07:00 Saints and Scroungers
Series 6. Episode 7/20: The Dodgy Doctor and his Invisible Patient Presenter Matt Allwright investigates a doctor who stole NHS funds, and meets a mother who reached out for help when she struggled to care for her mentally ill son.
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07:45 Break-in Britain - The Crackdown
Series 1. Episode 2/15: Barbara Dan Donnelly helps a grandmother who was the victim of a burglary in Leeds, when two people posed as water board workmen and stole money and jewellery from her home. Elsewhere, Jacqui Hames finds out how technology is helping to identify distraction tactics and a gets some tips on protecting mobile homes from break-ins.
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08:15 The Housing Enforcers
Series 1. Episode 3/10 Matt Allwright meets a woman who has been given an anti-social behaviour order for feeding rats, and a man who has been given a warning for providing food to mice. Plus, a group of young men who live in a house which is considered a potential death trap.
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09:00 Operation Stonehenge: What Lies Beneath
Series 1. Episode 1/2 Stonehenge is one of the most enigmatic and fascinating historical sites that Britain has to offer, largely because historians have little idea what the huge stone monoliths were for, or how they got there. There's no end of theories, but none of them so far have been conclusive. Recent revolutionary research has just been undertaken which, over the course of four years, has yielded some fascinating insights into the site. Drawing on this new data, archaeologists might finally be able to put to bed some of its mysteries. This two-part programme reveals the project's findings.
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10:00 Penguins on a Plane: Great Animal Moves
Series 1. Episode 1/2 Despite the ratings-grabbing title, this two-parter isn't quite the action thriller it sounds. Rather, it's an insightful documentary revealing how thousands of exotic animals are moved around the world every day, and how they cope with being transported. First up, a flock of gentoo penguins get a luxury £40,000 container for their trip from New Zealand to Birmingham, while staff at the West Midlands Safari Park prepare to bid farewell to Pinky the two-ton hippo, who puts her trip to the south of France in danger by testing a reinforced crate to its limits. Plus, a beekeeper awaits a precious cargo of some eight million bees, which he hopes will help British fruit farmers.
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11:00 Daily Politics Conference Special
Live coverage of David Cameron's speech to the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham. Presented by Andrew Neil and Jo Coburn.
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ITV 1
06:00 Good Morning Britain
Ade Edmondson and Neil Morrisey drop in to chat about their new West End production of Tim Firth's play Neville's Island. Presented by Susanna Reid, Ben Shephard, Charlotte Hawkins and Sean Fletcher.
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08:30 Lorraine
Series 5. Episode 195/258 Ben Affleck continues his conversation with Ross King about his new film Gone Girl. 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 Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden. Including at 10.55 ITV News and Regional Weather.
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Channel 4
06:00 Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley present the words-and-numbers game, with guest Margaret Mountford in Dictionary Corner.
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06:45 Will & Grace
Series 3. Episode 24/25: Sons and Lovers - Part One Part one of two. Nathan moves in with the duo, forcing Grace to mediate between him and Will, who seem to have nothing in common. Meanwhile, Jack prepares to meet his father. Guest starring Woody Harrelson.
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07:10 The King of Queens
Series 6. Episode 13/24: Frigid Heirs Arthur wins $2,500 at a bingo game, but his decision to share part of his winnings with Doug and Carrie comes with its own set of rules - he will decide how they spend it. American comedy, starring Kevin James, Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller.
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07:35 The King of Queens
Series 6. Episode 14/24: Switch Sitters Deacon and Kelly agree to babysit for Arthur to allow Carrie and Doug to spend some time together, but fail to heed their warning about the perils of spicy food. With Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller.
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08:00 Everybody Loves Raymond
Series 9. Episode 2/16: Not So Fast Debra and Ray visit Frank and Marie, only to learn they are facing eviction from their new home - so Robert is forced to let them move back in with him. American comedy, starring Ray Romano.
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08:30 Everybody Loves Raymond
Series 9. Episode 3/16: Angry Sex Ray realises that the angrier Debra gets, the better their sex life becomes - so he decides to stir up conflict between her and Marie. American comedy, starring Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts and Ray Romano.
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09:00 Frasier
Series 10. Episode 22/24: Fathers and Sons Martin worries he may not be Niles and Frasier's father after noticing their similarities to his wife's former research partner. Meanwhile, Daphne enrols her yet-to-be-conceived child at an exclusive school. Comedy, guest starring David Ogden Stiers.
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09:30 Frasier
Series 10. Episode 23/24: Analysed Kiss Roz goes for a job interview at a rival station, and Frasier shares an impromptu kiss with Julia while trying to steal files from her ex's office. Niles visits a shooting range and ends up enjoying the experience far more than anticipated. American comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce and Peri Gilpin.
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10:00 Frasier
Series 10. Episode 24/24: A New Position for Roz Roz prepares to leave the radio station - but not before airing her views about Frasier's relationship with Julia. Meanwhile, Niles and Daphne take the plunge and decide to start a family.
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10:30 Undercover Boss Canada
Series 4. Episode 8/10 John Gunn, president of fashion company Mexx Canada, is new to the organisation and determined to shake things up. Working undercover, he is given unprecedented access to what is really happening on the sales floors and in the stockrooms. After hearing staff opinions about head office, he decides to make some changes - and the story of one worker's painful past hits the boss hard.
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11:30 Four in a Bed
Series 6. Episode 26/40 B&B veteran Paul Workman, who runs Hamlet House in Stratford-upon-Avon, makes the most of his town's Shakespeare connection as another round of the competition gets under way - but his guests cause a fuss when a hair is found in the mushrooms at breakfast.
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Five
06:00 Bananas in Pyjamas
Series 1. Episode 75/104: The Talking Bird The Bananas befriend a talking parrot and want to introduce him to the Teddies, but the bird keeps disappearing.
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06:10 Igam Ogam
Series 1. Episode 1/26: Want It! The cave girl wants the sun for herself, so she steals it - leaving her startled friends plunged into darkness.
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06:25 Fireman Sam
Series 9. Episode 1/25: All at Sea New series. There is a rehearsal for the grand opening for the new ocean rescue centre, but Mike sets off fireworks by accident and the platform bursts into flames.
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06:35 The WotWots
Series 1. Episode 7/52: Drowsy DottyWot The aliens join the zoo animals for a nap on a warm, sunny day.
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06:45 Peppa Pig
Series 4. Episode 16/52: Grampy Rabbit's Dinosaur Park The children take a trip to a Dinosaur Park to celebrate Freddy Fox's birthday.
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06:50 Pip Ahoy!
Series 1. Episode 23/52: Alba's Big Find Alba finds a small but very rare snail while out looking for new scientific discoveries.
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07:05 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
Series 1. Episode 2/52: Gaston the Ladybird The duo try to cheer up their friend Gaston by tidying his cave, not realising he likes it the way it is.
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07:15 The Mr Men Show
Series 1. Episode 23/52: Fair The whack-a-clown game proves no match for Mr Stubborn.
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07:35 Thomas & Friends
Series 18. Episode 12/20: Marion and the Pipe Marion hits an object that she thinks is part of a Viking ship while working on repairs at the embankment. However, it turns out to be a water pipe that subsequently springs a leak.
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07:50 Noddy in Toyland
Series 1. Episode 45/52: The Skittles and the Boomerang The Skittles try throwing a boomerang, but find that it does not come back.
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08:00 Little Princess
Series 2. Episode 32/35: Can I Have It Back Now, Please? The heroine's baby cousin visits and is lent Little Princess's teddy for the day.
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08:15 Peppa Pig
Series 3. Episode 15/52: Teddy Playgroup The piglet brings home a teddy to look after, but worries he will not have a very exciting time.
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08:25 Peppa Pig
Series 3. Episode 16/52: Danny's Pirate Party Peppa and her friends take part in a pirate treasure hunt on Danny Dog's birthday.
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08:35 Toby's Travelling Circus
Series 1. Episode 3/52: Twin Trouble Toby asks the troupe to come up with some spectacular new acts, so Li and Ling squabble and Thor uses Dolores's book for a karate trick.
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08:50 Bananas in Pyjamas
Series 1. Episode 40/104: The Pie Pedro the pig is tempted by an apple pie the Bananas have left on their window sill.
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09:00 Tickety Toc
Series 1. Episode 27/52: Mystery Time Food begins to go missing from all over Tickety Town, so Tommy and Tallulah try to track down the culprit.
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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 Cowboy Builders
Series 2. Episode 6/6: Bucksworth A Derbyshire couple seek the team's help to fix a loft conversion left incomplete by an unreliable builder. With both time and money running short, Melinda Messenger relies on the kindness of local suppliers and tradesmen to get the job done, while Dominic Littlewood meets another family that fell victim to the same rogue operator.
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Wednesday afternoon

BBC 1
12:15 Bargain Hunt
Series 30. Episode 6/32: Shrewsbury Colin Young and David Harper travel to Shrewsbury, where they help two students, one joined by a grandparent, the other by their mother, to search for collectibles to sell at auction. Tim Wonnacott visits Nunnington Hall in North Yorkshire to learn about the detrimental effects of sunlight on precious objects.
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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 102/219: Big Fish Ayesha helps a man build bridges with his son, and Niamh falls out with Al over his attitude toward Cat's death. Meanwhile, Mandy drops a bombshell when she reveals she is leaving the practice - but she already has a replacement in mind. Starring Jessica Regan, Ian Midlane and Danielle Henry.
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14:15 Perfection
Series 5. Episode 8/60 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 attempt, 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 15. Episode 14/75: Cornwall Property expert Jules Hudson helps a recently retired couple relocate to the Cornwall countryside in order for them to be closer to their daughter and her family. Jules also takes time out to pay a visit to one of the oldest seal sanctuaries in the country.
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15:45 Home Away from Home
Series 1. Episode 3/15: Cheshire & Coventry Families from Cheshire and Coventry put their homes and lifestyles under the microscope as they exchange properties with complete strangers.
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16:30 Antiques Road Trip
Series 9. Episode 8/20: Paul Laidlaw and Margie Cooper - Day Three Antiques experts Paul Laidlaw and Margie Cooper begin the third leg of their journey in Chippenham, where Margie learns about the beginnings of modern photography and Paul finds out about the history of Farleigh Hungerford Castle.
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17:15 Pointless
Series 8. Episode 1/65 Quiz show in which pairs of contestants try 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 the chance to compete for a cash prize. Presented by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman.
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BBC 2
13:00 Cash in the Attic
Series 17. Episode 27/35: Hisom Angela Rippon and Paul Hayes help Christine and Malcolm Hisom from Lancashire raise funds to buy a new pianola.
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13:30 Celebrity Masterchef
Series 6. Episode 28/30 Finalists Nick Pickard, Kirsty Wark and Phil Vickery travel to Ireland, where they each cook lunch using potatoes as a main ingredient for workers on Patrick Howard's Farm. Having devised their own menus, the finalists are then challenged to prepare dinner for five of the country's most popular writers at Farmleigh in Dublin.
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14:15 Ready Steady Cook
Series 21. Episode 11/35 Former England cricketer Mike Gatting faces Charlotte Edwards, the current captain of the women's international side, with both contestants providing the show's resident chefs with a selection of ingredients with which to create a 20 minute meal. Ainsley Harriott presents.
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15:00 The Life of Mammals
Series 1. Episode 6/10: Opportunists David Attenborough explores the world of omnivores, nature's generalists, revealing their myriad talents in the wild and how some species have adapted to man's encroachment into their habitats by making their homes in cities and towns.
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16:00 Great British Railway Journeys
Series 3. Episode 2/25: Darsham to Felixstowe Michael Portillo continues his journey along the Great Eastern Line, which ventures from the edge of England to the heart of London. In this leg, he examines the Victorians' fascination with the Suffolk village of Dunwich, Britain's answer to Atlantis, and discovers how nearby Felixstowe became home to the UK's biggest container port.
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16:30 Pressure Pad
General knowledge quiz, hosted by John Barrowman, in which two teams of five players are pitted against each other inside an illuminated arena, known as the Pressure Pad. The team with the most players remaining for the final round will put itself in the strongest position to win the rolling jackpot on offer.
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17:15 Flog It!
Series 11. Episode 54/60: Cheshire 37 Paul Martin is joined by antiques experts Mark Stacey, Anita Manning and David Fletcher from the historic Tatton Park, Cheshire, before taking their picks to auction in Liverpool. An art deco cocktail shaker gets the attention of Mark and a Japanese brooch is valued. Plus, the presenter takes time out to explore the 50 acres of landscaped gardens, including the glasshouse designed by Joseph Paxton and the grand plan for the whole estate proposed by Humphry Repton.
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17:55 Party Political Broadcast
By the Conservative Party.
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ITV 1
12:30 Loose Women
Series 19. Episode 18/200 Comedian John Bishop joins the ladies to talk about his new stand-up tour. Plus, another helping of topical studio discussion from a female perspective.
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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 Dickinson's Real Deal
David Dickinson and the team visit Ilkeston in Derbyshire, where Tony Geering reminisces about his childhood when he discovers a selection of dominoes. Meanwhile, Alison Chapman examines a pottery bunny and Simon Schneider gets very excited about a set of gold coins.
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15:00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show
Series 10. Episode 68/100 Dr Phil Hammond drops by to provide some medical advice, and another viewer challenges the resident professional baker to make a cake with a difference. Plus, the usual features, music and conversations with celebrities and unsung heroes.
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15:59 ITV London Weather
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16:00 Who's Doing The Dishes?
Series 1. Episode 23/30 Actress Claire King hosts a dinner party for four guests who win a cash prize if they can guess her identity from cryptic culinary clues. As an added incentive, if they are successful, Claire has to do the washing up. Presented by Brian McFadden.
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17:00 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. They work as a team and play strategically to answer general knowledge questions against the clock and race down the game board to the exit without being caught.
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Channel 4
12:00 Channel 4 News Summary
Includes news headlines and weather.
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12:05 Four in a Bed
Series 6. Episode 27/40 The competition moves to B&B novices Ben Gray and Katie Keegan's Ashlack business in Cumbria. The guests admire rooms in the estate's 17th-century manor house, but Veronica Pickles and Saida Hammoud are unimpressed when they discover their accommodation is a yurt in the woods. Filled with dread at the idea of a midnight trip to the toilet facilities, they later make plain their feelings when checking out.
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12:35 Four in a Bed
Series 6. Episode 28/40 The third visit of the week is to the Richwood in Torquay, where partners Veronica Pickles and Saida Hammoud run the 13-bedroom guest house by themselves. The diners are given a crash course in belly-dancing and provided with a feast of Lebanese delicacies - but are soon distracted by the dated decor.
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13:05 Four in a Bed
Series 6. Episode 29/40 Helen Fraser, who runs the Tai'r Bull Inn in the Brecon Beacons, plays host with a little help from her friend Kathy. Ben and Katie are quick to praise the quality of their lodgings, but B&B veteran Paul spots a few mistakes, while Saida and Veronica refuse to spend the night in their room.
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13:40 Four in a Bed
Series 6. Episode 30/40 The four sets of owners meet one last time to discover how much their rivals thought they should receive and to settle some scores. A clash then ensues between two of the week's hosts before the winner of the competition is revealed.
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14:10 A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun
Series 2. Episode 3/15 Sara Damergi helps to find the perfect holiday home to be shared by three sisters and their brother in the Poitou-Charentes region of France.
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15:10 Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley present the words-and-numbers game, with guest Margaret Mountford in Dictionary Corner.
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16:00 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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17:00 Four in a Bed
The third visit of the week is to The Toll House B&B in Saffron Walden, Essex, which is owned by Laurie and Carole Poole, featuring a competitive art session and a disturbed night's sleep for some of the guests. However, the plentiful breakfast proves to be a winner.
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17:30 Come Dine with Me
PR whizz Beth Dunmore hosts the third night in Derby, and she hopes to impress her guests with her vaguely Middle Eastern menu. However, she has her work cut out when it comes to the fussy David Morris, whose confidence seems to be growing as the week progresses. Beth has a fan in cruise ship connoisseur Jo-Anna, though, while single mum Ondine Shardlow is disappointed with the level of competition and thinks she has the week in the bag.
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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 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door
Series 2. Episode 1/6 The return of the documentary using eyewitness testimony and footage from camcorders, CCTV and phones to examine traumatic, shocking, humorous and occasionally bizarre feuds between neighbours. Including an army veteran who was attacked with a knife, and a Polish couple forced to call the police after their neighbour threw petrol over one of them and threatened to burn down their conservatory.
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13:15 Home and Away
Sasha is furious when she discovers Matt submitted his own work under her name, but when the poem wins praise, she hesitates to come clean about its authorship. Sophie turns Nate against Leah, while Jett is thrilled to have a surprise visitor - at least until Marilyn invites the mystery guest to have dinner with the whole family.
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13:45 Neighbours
Amber sets Imogen up to spend the day with Daniel, mistakenly believing she dislikes him. Brad starts talking to Terese again in an attempt to move forward after it's revealed she called Paige's mother in anger. Bailey faces a difficult choice when he and Alice are both invited to interviews for space camp.
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14:15 NCIS
Series 1. Episode 8/23: Minimum Security The investigators head for Cuba to look into the mysterious death of a Navy translator stationed at Guantanamo Bay. Discovering a terrorist is plotting to kill one of his own accomplices, they try to thwart the plan before tragedy occurs. Starring Mark Harmon and Sasha Alexander.
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15:15 Film: They Come Back
A psychologist takes on the case of an orphaned girl whose parents were killed in a car crash. As she treats the withdrawn child, she begins to suspect her patient is not merely traumatised by her loss, but is being haunted by the ghosts of her parents. Supernatural drama, starring Mia Kirshner and Niamh Wilson. Edited for daytime broadcast.
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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
Amber sets Imogen up to spend the day with Daniel, mistakenly believing she dislikes him. Brad starts talking to Terese again in an attempt to move forward after it's revealed she called Paige's mother in anger. Bailey faces a difficult choice when he and Alice are both invited to interviews for space camp.
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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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18:55 Party Political Broadcast
By the Conservative Party.
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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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20:00 The Great British Bake Off
Series 5. Episode 9/10: Patisserie Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc present as remaining four bakers Chetna, Luis, Nancy and Richard take a deep breath and head into the semi-final of the nation's favourite baking contest. However, there's no time to marvel at how far they've come - it's Patisserie Week, and they will need to demonstrate that they have skills worthy enough to see them through to this year's final. The bakers are challenged to make a signature baklava - two types of any flavour they like, before the technical challenge demands they knock up a German Schichttorte, a cake cooked in stages under the grill to create 20 layers of different coloured sponge. Finally, the showstopper sees the semi-finalists baking non-stop to create two entremets in which they should demonstrate as many personal skills and techniques as they can.
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21:00 Our Zoo
Series 1. Episode 5/6 George's dream is shattered when planning permission for the zoo is denied, and even worse, the knockback threatens to tear his family apart. Luckily, Lady Katherine comes to the rescue, offering to use her connections in Whitehall to help, so she and George set off for London in an attempt to convince the Deputy Minister of Health to grant an appeal, while back at home the rest of the Mottersheads deal with a shocking new arrival. Lee Ingleby, Sophia Myles, Liz White, Anne Reid and Ralf Little star.
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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 44. Episode 6/31 England rugby union scrum-half Danny Care, Commonwealth swimming champion Hannah Miley, England cricketer Chris Woakes and hurdler Will Sharman join team captains Phil Tufnell and Matt Dawson for another round of the quiz. Presented by Sue Barker.
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23:05 Cocaine Capital of the World: Stacey Dooley Investigates
Series 5. Episode 1/3 New series. The presenter heads to remote and hostile regions to meet people involved in the global drugs trade - including producers and traffickers who are on the run from the authorities. In the first edition, Stacey discovers why Peru is known as the world's cocaine capital. Beginning her journey in Lima, she visits a British man who was jailed for smuggling the substance into Europe, before linking up with government forces as they launch a major crackdown on the farmers that earn their living through its production. She then treks through the rainforest to find out how a new strain of coca plant is being grown. Previously shown on BBC3.
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BBC 2
18:00 Eggheads
Series 15. Episode 51/100 Jeremy Vine hosts the quiz in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers hoping to win a cash prize, with the Eggheads welcoming a new face to their number in the form of Lisa Thiel.
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18:30 Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two
Series 12. Episode 3/60 Zoe Ball is joined by her former dancefloor partner Ian Waite to examine how the couples' training is going ahead of this weekend's shows, where the public will have their first chance to vote in this year's competition.
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19:00 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Series 4. Episode 16/20: Gloria Hunniford and Angela Rippon Veteran TV presenters Gloria Hunniford and Angela Rippon embark on an antiques hunt around Kent and Susse, with help from Paul Laidlaw and David Harper. Along the way they stage a rescue mission to help the stranded experts, while Gloria hears the story behind a local landmark and Angela steps into the world of Virginia Woolf.
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20:00 Long Shadow
Series 1. Episode 2/3: Ballots and Bullets David Reynolds looks at how the First World War gave birth to an age of turbulent mass democracy in its immediate aftermath. The historian examines how monarchies were toppled and revolutions fermented, while leaders emerged with competing visions of people power that polarised much of continental Europe between right and left in the 1920s and 1930s. He also explores why Britain's experience was very different, with the socialist Labour Party absorbed into the political mainstream and the monarchy repackaged as a symbol of the nation.
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21:00 This World: Rwanda's Untold Story
Twenty years on from the Rwandan genocide, Jane Corbin examines evidence that challenges the accepted story of one of the most horrifying events of the late 20th century. The country's president Paul Kagame has long been portrayed as the man who brought an end to the killing and rescued his country from oblivion, but there are increasing questions about the role of his Rwandan Patriotic Front forces in the dark days of 1994 and in the years since. The film investigates the shooting down of the presidential plane that sparked the killings in 1994, questions Kagame's claims to have ended the genocide and examines allegations of war crimes committed by his forces and their allies in the wars in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Part of the This World strand.
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22:00 The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice
Series 5. Episode 9/10 Jo Brand is joined by a trio of celebrity fans to discuss how the competitors fared in the semi-final's patisserie challenges, and chats to the latest contestant to be eliminated. There's also unseen footage from the main programme, viewers' photos of their creations and members of the audience bring in their own home-baked treats.
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22:30 Newsnight
Analysis of the day's events, presented by Evan Davis.
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23:20 Today at Conference
Andrew Neil presents a review of events from the fourth and final day of the Conservative Party's annual gathering, held at the ICC in Birmingham.
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23:50 The Motorway: Life in the Fast Lane
Series 1. Episode 4/4: No Such Thing As an Accident Catthorpe is a major interchange linking the M1 and A14 to the start of the M6, but now it's about to be redesigned at a cost of more than £190million to make it safer and less congested. Overseeing the work is construction manager Mark Sutton, who has to ensure the local residents are happy, as well as relocating a protected colony of great crested newts. Elsewhere, the Highways Agency and maintenance teams cope with the aftermath of an overturned lorry that spilt a cargo of milk on to the carriageway. Last in the series.
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ITV 1
18:00 ITV News London
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18:25 Party Political Broadcast
By the Conservative Party.
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18:30 ITV News and Weather
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19:00 Emmerdale
With the previous day's revelation playing on her mind, Edna fails to see Lawrence approaching and is shocked when he introduces himself. Priya feels uneasy about her wedding, realising she knows little about her future husband Rakesh, while Lisa's health takes a turn for the worse as she resorts to desperate measures to help Sam. Jimmy tries to make amends with Nicola by moving back home, but the atmosphere remains frosty.
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19:30 Coronation Street
Kylie decides to do some digging to get to the bottom of Max's problems and heads back to her old neighbourhood to try to find his dad. Julie offers her services to Dev when Mary is unable to babysit the twins, Maddie finally uncovers what Tim is hiding when she insists he read out her horoscope, and Yasmeen is determined to get her idea for a community centre off the ground.
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20:00 Celebrity Squares
Series 1. Episode 4/6 Chat show host Jonathan Ross, X Factor judge Louis Walsh, TV presenter Christine Bleakley, The Last Leg's Adam Hills, Coronation Street actor Jimi Mistry (Kal Nazir), comedienne Ellie Taylor and athlete Louise Hazel join regulars Tim Vine and Joe Wilkinson in the grid, helping contestants win cash prizes. Warwick Davis hosts the revived Noughts and Crosses-based game show.
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21:00 Scott & Bailey
Series 4. Episode 4/8 As Syndicate 9 investigates the discovery of a woman's body in a Manchester hotel room, Gill introduces Rachel to high-flying DS Will Pemberton, unaware they are already well acquainted - they've been having a passionate, secret relationship for months. But while the volatile copper can be discreet when it comes to romance, will she be able to hide her feelings when Gill lets slip that she wasn't the first choice for the sergeant's job? Meanwhile, Janet is keen to give her own love life a boost, especially after seeing how happy Ade is with his new partner Eleanor. However, a speed-dating event might not be the best option, as Janet finds herself treating each brief encounter like a police interrogation. Crime drama, starring Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Amelia Bullmore, Steve Touissant and Mina Anwar.
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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 Through the Keyhole
Series 2. Episode 5/7 This week, Coronation Street's Craig Charles (cabbie Lloyd Mullaney) and Through the Keyhole regular Dave Berry are in the studio, along with Radio 1 DJ Fearne Cotton, whom Keith Lemon is sure to poke fun at in much the same way as he does on Celebrity Juice. As he noses around the homes of mystery stars, rummaging through their possessions, the panellists use clues highlighted along each tour to work out which famous faces have agreed to hand over their house keys to the mischievous host.
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23:40 The Undriveables
Series 1. Episode 3/6 Instructor Paul tutors 28-year-old professional matchmaker Siobhan, who must learn to improve her concentration behind the wheel. Taking her out on the roads at night seems to do the trick, but he's still concerned about her general standard of driving and has just five days to get her into shape for the test. Meanwhile, Ursula helps single father Anson, 47, who's a master on two wheels but hopeless on four. He would love to swap his motorbike for a car, but has problems mastering the clutch. Narrated by Geoffrey Palmer.
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Channel 4
18:00 The Simpsons
Series 20. Episode 16/21: Eeny Teeny Maya, Moe Homer becomes a doting father and decides to spend quality time with his youngest daughter when he discovers Santa's Little Helper knows Maggie better than he does. Meanwhile, a lonely Moe joins an online dating agency, and gets a pleasant surprise when he meets an attractive woman.
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18:30 Hollyoaks
As Finn's trial continues, a nervous Ste takes to the witness box, but will his testimony have devastating consequences for John Paul? Meanwhile, Darren rushes around in an attempt to put things right with Nancy, Diane finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time, and Dennis and Tom go into business together.
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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 9/10 In Birmingham, the property developer has her work cut out helping Paul and Andrea, who plan to transform their home with a double-height extension, but are taking a huge gamble on the budget. In Little Addington, Northamptonshire, Sarah meets Joe and Sarah, who want to develop their 1960s bungalow on a £75,000 budget. But what will the neighbours make of their cutting-edge design?.
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21:00 Grand Designs
Series 14. Episode 5/10 Tracy Fox and husband Steve want to build an `urban shed' featuring two studios, three bedrooms and a double-height space with a walkway, made out of industrial-style materials including corrugated cement fibreboard and 20ft panels of polycarbonate sheeting. Having discovered an old milk yard tucked away behind some flats and shops in south-east London, their long-held desire to build a highly unconventional family home and workspace begins. But their choice of unorthodox materials proves challenging and costly. Kevin McCloud follows their progress.
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22:00 The Paedophile Hunter
Documentary following controversial online vigilante Stinson Hunter and his associates, who pose as children on social networking sites to identify and draw out people they suspect are sexual predators. Self-styled `undercover journalist' Hunter and his team engage men in conversation online and lure them into meeting in real life. The unsuspecting targets then arrive at a predetermined address to be confronted by Hunter, who shows them the evidence of their online, text and phone conversations, films the ensuing interrogation and informs them he will hand his findings to the police.
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23:10 999: What's Your Emergency?
Series 1. Episode 9/10 The work of Blackpool's emergency services, focusing on incidents involving people from out of town. These can range from rowdy stag and hen parties - with angry residents calling the police because their front gardens are being used as toilets - to long-term visitors looking for a new life. But for some, the change has not been what they expected and as depression hits, they now need a shoulder to cry on. Meanwhile, fire crew manager Martyn Ball has to strike a balance between cultural differences and health and safety when he is called to a gypsy memorial where the deceased's possessions are being burned on a bonfire.
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Five
18:00 Home and Away
Sasha is furious when she discovers Matt submitted his own work under her name, but when the poem wins praise, she hesitates to come clean about its authorship. Sophie turns Nate against Leah, while Jett is thrilled to have a surprise visitor - at least until Marilyn invites the mystery guest to have dinner with the whole family.
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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 Police Interceptors
Series 4. Episode 3/18 South Yorkshire Police's interception unit pursues an armed drink-driver through a graveyard, and a romantic night out is disrupted by an alcohol-fuelled brawl. Officers also give a lesson in road safety to a man who used his moped to transport more people than it was designed for.
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20:00 The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door
Series 2. Episode 2/6 A dispute with the residents of a mobile home leads to a man being attacked with a hammer, and a woman decides to tackle a dog mess problem in the communal area of her council block. The programme also follows the attempts of a couple to find evidence that their neighbour is subjecting them to a psychological campaign of terror.
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21:00 Can't Pay? We'll Take it Away
Series 2. Episode 3/8 Enforcement officers are faced with the difficult job of evicting a woman with two children - a task that takes a turn for the worse when her ex-partner makes an appearance. In Liverpool, locals threaten a riot over an unpaid debt at a computer shop, while two agents come across an extremely rare car in the course of their duties.
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22:00 Wentworth Prison
Series 2. Episode 5/12: Twist the Knife Bea discovers that Simmo's daughter Carly is travelling to Thailand at the Holts' expense and persuades Linda to lie about seeing the girl with Brayden in the car park. Meanwhile, Franky tries to recruit Maxine to be her bodyguard, promising to help with her case after she is let down by her lawyer, but the new arrival remains adamant that she is not joining anyone's crew. Australian drama, starring Danielle Cormack and Nicole da Silva.
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23:10 Never Teach Your Wife to Drive
Documentary following three women who are learning how to drive under instruction from their partners, with the drama and mayhem of the lessons putting added strain on their relationships. In Hertfordshire, Becky's tendency to put her foot down on the accelerator and severe lack of spatial awareness leaves Greg stressed out, while John begins by taking Yasmin out for endless spins around a car park in Wigan. In Guisborough, North Yorkshire, Matt's high levels of patience are tested as he teaches his hot-tempered wife Yaveli the rules of the road.
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BBC 1
00:05 Weather for the Week Ahead
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00:10 BBC News
The latest national and international stories as they break.
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BBC 2
00:50 Who Do You Think You Are?
Series 11. Episode 7/10: Martin Shaw Inspector George Gently and The Professionals star Martin Shaw is the latest celebrity to go in search of his roots, and he's particularly interested in finding out more about his paternal grandfather Edwin, who was rarely spoken about by his family. The actor has only one photo of his ancestor, which shows him aged roughly 17 and wearing a military uniform. By zooming in on the picture, Martin's brother was able to identify their grandfather's badge, which suggests he was in the Royal Marines. Now, by meeting with a military historian, Martin tries to fill in the rest of the story, and in the process learns more about Edwin's role in defending Birmingham against German air assaults during the Second World War.
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01:50 Doctor Who
Series 8. Episode 6/12: The Caretaker The Time Lord's companions have always lived double lives - one involving their friends and family, usually on Earth, with the other focusing on travelling through time and space saving the universe with their alien best buddy. Clara thinks this arrangement suits her just fine - after all, what could be better than gallivanting with the Gallifreyan one minute, and then settling down to watch telly with her new boyfriend the next? But when terrifying events threaten Coal Hill, the last thing she needs is for the school to welcome a relief caretaker with a Scottish accent - especially as it means he may finally come face to face with Danny. Sci-fi drama, starring Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and Samuel Anderson.
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02:40 This Is BBC TWO
Preview of upcoming programmes from BBC Two.
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04:00 Schools - Human Planet: Change and Sustainability KS3
How humans have learned to live with extreme conditions, covering sustainability in five areas - waters, pastures, cities, forests and the Arctic. Linked to the key stage 3 geography curriculum.
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05:00 Schools - In My Shoes: China
A look at life in modern China, from the metropolis of Shanghai to the provinces of Yunnan and Guangxi.
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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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03:45 ITV Nightscreen
Text-based information service.
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
00:05 Four to the Floor
Series 1. Episode 2/4 Music series featuring performances, intimate artist films, videos and animations. The second edition celebrates `freedom of creation', with features and performances from Edinburgh trio and Mercury Prize nominees Young Fathers and five-piece soul band the Hics.
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00:30 Undercover Boss Canada
Series 3. Episode 1/10 New series. Rick Smiciklas, the founder and CEO of the Wild Wing chicken wing chain, goes incognito among his workforce to find out the impact of his recent downsizing operation. For one week, he poses as one of his own employees to see how he can make the company even more efficient.
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01:25 Film: The Good Road
Premiere. A boy accidentally separated from his parents in the Rann desert is taken under the wing of a kindly truck driver who is secretly on the run from the law. Nearby, a girl travelling to her grandmother's house stops off at a roadside establishment, unaware that it is a brothel. Drama, starring Keval Katrodia and Shamji Dhana Kerasia. In Gujarati and Hindi.
03:05 Film: The Sons of Katie Elder
Four brothers are reunited at their mother's funeral and discover their father was swindled out of his farm and subsequently murdered. However, as they set about avenging his death and reclaiming his land, a crook frames them for killing the sheriff. Western, starring John Wayne, Dean Martin, Earl Holliman, Michael Anderson Jr, James Gregory, George Kennedy and Dennis Hopper.
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05:05 Sarah Beeny's Selling Houses
Series 1. Episode 3/9 The presenter helps three homeowners in Chelmsford, Essex, improve the saleability of their properties to tempt first-time buyer Mandy. Paul decides to make his contemporary house more welcoming, Sarah resolves to make the most of every inch of her colourful home and Maggie decides to update the bathroom and kitchen in her cottage.
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Five
00:05 Dallas
Series 3. Episode 5/15: DTR Sue Ellen blackmails Governor Sam McConaughey to help in her quest to rein in her playboy son John Ross, while Ann confronts Emma about her affair. Cliff persuades Elena to try a new tactic in her hunt for justice and Christopher discovers surprising details concerning Heather's past. Drama, starring Josh Henderson, Jesse Metcalfe, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray.
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00:50 True Crimes: The First 72 Hours
Series 1. Episode 31/45: The Jeweller's Wife A jeweller's wife is found murdered in their home, and all the evidence appears to show that her husband is responsible. However, it soon becomes clear that he has an alibi, and it transpires that the couple had been overseeing expensive renovations to their home for the past year - meaning hundreds of people had access to the house before the murder.
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01:15 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 Police Interceptors
Series 4. Episode 18/18 Officers track a gang of burglars whose getaway vehicle is a horse trailer, and members of the public alert the authorities when a driver mysteriously passes out at the wheel. A white-knuckle pursuit takes place down a busy street, while a helicopter and thermal imaging are used to locate a criminal in a compost bin.
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04:00 Wildlife SOS
Series 1. Episode 4/14 The work of volunteers treating sick, injured and orphaned animals at a wildlife sanctuary.
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04:20 Great Scientists
Series 1. Episode 3/5: Isaac Newton Historian Allan Chapman discusses Isaac Newton's revolutionary theories, which postulated that the universe is governed by a set of mathematical principles. Newton produced a complex formula to describe the laws of gravity, and by the time of his death in 1727, the groundwork of modern physics had been laid.
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04:45 House Doctor
Series 5. Episode 12/15: North Shields Ann Maurice clashes with Sheila, a textile designer from North Shields, Tyneside, who is reluctant to tone down the eccentric interior of her large four-bedroom Regency house. The property expert insists, however, and Sheila can only look on in dismay as vivid colours make way for inoffensive neutral shades, stencilled drawings are removed and carpets receive an industrial-strength cleaning.
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05:10 House Doctor
Series 5. Episode 13/15: Compilation 1 Ann Maurice and Alistair Appleton look back over home improvement highlights from the series, and focus on making the most of original features.
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05:35 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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