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Rip Off Britain Live (BBC One)
8x04: Episode 4
A look at the spiralling cost of buy-now, pay-later finance deals, and a report on who is at fault when contaminated fuel from a petrol station causes damage to a car.


Claimed and Shamed (BBC One)
11x04: Episode 4


Caught Red Handed (BBC One)
8x04: Episode 4
How a pair of fake registration plates on a getaway car helped a detective to solve a series of robberies. Plus, footage of a supermarket cashier standing up to armed robbers.


BBC News at One (BBC One)
2019x208: 17/10/2019
The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather.


ITV Lunchtime News (ITV)
2019x208: 17/10/2019
The latest headlines from around the world at lunchtime with reports and analysis from ITV's Correspondents, all of which are followed by a national weather forecast.


Head Hunters (BBC One)
1x09: Episode 9
Today's head hunters are primary school teacher Steven, facilities manager Victoria, and legal writer Anna. This is the third time Steven and Victoria have qualified to be head hunters, so they'll be hoping to finally get their hands on the rollover jackpot, which today starts at £4,300. Categories include chart hits, theatre and golf.


Escape to the Perfect Town (BBC One)
1x09: Bideford
Steve Brown heads to Bideford in Devon to show his buyers some picture-perfect properties.

Tenable (ITV)
4x04: Episode 4


Make Me a Dealer (BBC One)
2x09: Liverpool: Dean and Freya
Paul Martin teaches two wannabe antiques dealers the tricks of the trade. Today, in Liverpool, shop manager Dean is up against mosaic artist Freya.


Tipping Point (ITV)
9x119: Episode 119


Money for Nothing (BBC One)
7x09: Episode 9
Sarah Moore searches for three skip-bound items she can rescue and rejuvenate. A sideboard, a chaise longue and an unusual overcoat are brought back to life.


So Awkward (CBBC)
5x06: V Day


Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two (BBC One)
17x19: Episode 19


Blue Peter (CBBC)
2019x42: Bring and Buy is Back!


Richard Osman's House of Games (BBC Two)
3x09: Angellica Bell, Gyles Brandreth, Scarlett Moffatt, and Iain Stirling (4/5)

BBC News at Six (BBC One)
2019x208: 17/10/2019
The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather.


ITV Evening News (ITV)
2019x208: 17/10/2019
National and international news with reports and analysis from ITV's Correspondents in the UK and around the world, plus a focus on the stories that matter to you.


Emmerdale (ITV)
50x261: Thursday 17th October
Chas and Paddy come under scrutiny, Robert records a goodbye message and Faith's suspicions deepen.

1x06: MOTDx - 17th October 2019


Celebrity Coach Trip (E4)
6x09: Episode 9
A couple of Real Housewives give the party a diva twist in Cannes. The celebrities go busking after a mime class, and one tourist loses his shorts out at sea.

EastEnders (BBC One)
35x167: Thursday 17th October
Stuart leans on Callum for support, Martin's behaviour spirals out of control, and Mo receives a worrying letter.


Steam Train Britain (Yesterday) series premiere
1x01: Episode 1
22-year-old Sports Scientist Megan Smith has a dream: to become a steam locomotive Fireman on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway. Under the watchful eye of 80-year-old Cedric Lodge, we follow Megan, as she fires-up NG143 and sets off along the 25 miles from Caernarfon to Porthmadog.

Meanwhile, 155 miles away is the much smaller Great Central Railway, which is staging its annual Goods Galore Gala – a chance for the paying public to enjoy the sights, sounds & smells of all kinds of rolling stock being hauled & shunted up & down 8 miles of heritage track. We spend some time in the original lever-operated Signal Box with David Bridges in South Devon…and see how lightweight plastic sleepers are slowly replacing old wooden ones back on the Ffestiniog with Alun Tomlinson and his track repair crew.

Hairy Bikers: Route 66 (BBC Two)
1x05: Episode 5
For the fifth leg of this epic adventure, the bikers are crossing the state of Arizona in search of the Wild West. They start by making a small detour from route 66, starting in Monument Valley to learn more about this striking place and discover the Navajo Nation.

RuPaul's Drag Race UK (BBC Three)
1x03: Posh on a Penny
This week RuPaul tests the queens' sewing skills and fashion sense, as they are challenged to create show-stopping outfits from junk found at a car boot sale.

The original queen of British fashion, Dame Twiggy, joins Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel as a third queen sashays away from the competition. Also, Drag Race All Star, Raven makes a cheeky guest appearance.

The Wonderful World of Crafting (Channel 5)
1x03: Brancepeth Castle Craft Fair
Michelle Ackerley and Rosie Wolfenden follow as three hobby crafters present their works for the first time at Brancepeth Castle Craft Fair in Durham. Occupational therapist Olivia dyes her own yarn and produces hand-woven pieces, ex-builder Neil makes quirky metal ornaments and Wendi now makes her own glass pieces uses the art of fusing - and for the fair she even learns the art of glass blowing.

Watchdog (BBC One)
42x06: Episode 6

Emmerdale (ITV)
50x262: Thursday 17th October
Aaron and Robert reminisce, Graham opens up to Rhona, and Chas sobs on Paddy's shoulder.

The Dog House (Channel 4)
1x07: Episode 7
Wally, a poodle cross, struggles to find a home, due to his behaviour. And will Janet, who's looking for company after the loss of her husband, bond with bichon frise Bruce?


Paul O'Grady's Little Heroes (ITV)
2x06: Episode 6
Paul meets charming four-year-old Lucy, who has travelled down from Glasgow for the latest check-up to monitor her pulmonary hypertension - a high blood pressure condition that affects the lungs. He also meets remarkable 13-year-old Connor, who is on the isolation ward as he prepares for a bone marrow transplant to help treat leukaemia. As Connor needs to live in a totally sterile environment to protect his weakened immune system, Paul can only speak to him through a window - but that doesn't stop him finding a number of fun and interesting ways to keep Connor occupied during his recovery.


A League of Their Own (Sky 1)
14x10: Best Bits of Series 14

Fifth Gear (Quest)
28x03: Episode 3

Ice Road Rescue (National Geographic Channel)
4x03: Episode 3

Giri/Haji (BBC Two) series premiere
1x01: Episode 1
World-weary detective and family man, Kenzo Mori, travels to London in search of his younger brother, Yuto - long believed to be dead, but now rumoured to have reappeared in London. Once a troubled but sweet, much-loved kid, Yuto is now wanted for the vicious killing of a yakuza boss's nephew, a declaration of war that threatens to tear Tokyo apart. The family's honour, and the fragile peace between the warring gangs back home rest on Kenzo's ability to bring his brother home.

Rich House, Poor House (Channel 5)
5x03: Episode 3
Single mother Andrea lives in a two-bedroom flat in Lambeth with her three daughters. Over in Chelsea, best friends Geeta and Harriet share a love of the finer things in life - including Geeta's ú7million four-storey townhouse. The divorced businesswoman runs a diet clinic and practises what she preaches, with a strict routine of yoga and exercise. How will Andrea, who lives on benefits, find the extravagance of Chelsea living? And how will Geeta and Harriet cope with a quieter life in much more cramped conditions?

The Met: Policing London (BBC One)
3x03: Episode 3
A specialist unit tries to tackle moped crime, and at the Notting Hill carnival police introduce a controversial tactic.

Inside Prison: Britain Behind Bars (ITV)
1x04: Episode 4
In episode four, prisoners at Deerbolt young offender institution have started using a weekly religious ritual to distribute illicit items. The prison is home to 400 men aged between 18 and 24 and every Friday Muslim inmates from all wings congregate at the chapel for prayers. Violence Reduction Officer Nick has to review video footage in the wake of a number of fights breaking out in the chapel between inmates.

Pants on Fire (E4)
1x02: Episode 2
Emma Willis hosts the comedy bluffing show in which daredevil teams attempt some of the bravest - or simply downright stupid - challenges and then have to convince a celebrity jury they have been successful - even if they haven't. Joel Dommett and Natasia Demetriou are on the panel this week.

Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy (Gold)
1x03: Sketch
Beginning with Lenny's prominence as a versatile performer and creator of characters, the film features great archive from Tiswas, Three of a Kind and Lenny's own shows. Curtis Walker and Llewella Gideon talk about the legacy of beloved 90s sketch show The Real McCoy, which also provided a platform for the late Felix Dexter. Meera Syal talks to Lenny about Goodness Gracious Me, British television's first Asian sketch show, as well as uncovering the secrets behind the success of The Kumars at Number 42. Lenny also speaks to Jocelyn Jee Esien about pranking the public as a member of Three Non Blondes, as well as talking about her own show Little Miss Jocelyn.

There's Something About Movies (Sky 1)
2x02: Florence Pugh, Phil Wang and Jonathan Ross
Who knows their ET from their It? Alan Carr's fun-packed movies quiz puts Florence Pugh, Phil Wang and Jonathan Ross to the test.


Frayed (Sky 1)
1x04: Episode 4
Sammy pitches her partnership deal to Chris during a business trip. But then an incident in a casino puts her in an awkward situation.

Celebrity Juice (ITV2)
22x02: Gemma Collins, Maura Higgins, Emilia Fox, Denise Van Outen
Joining the panel this week are the GC herself, Gemma Collins, Love Island's Maura Higgins, Silent Witness star Emilia Fox and TV presenter and actress Denise Van Outen.

The Circle (Channel 4)
2x21: Episode 21

BBC News at Ten (BBC One)
2019x208: 17/10/2019
The latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide.

ITV News at Ten (ITV)
2019x208: 17/10/2019
ITV News at Ten provides a fresh perspective on the major stories of the day with national and international news with reports and analysis from ITV's Correspondents.


Newsnight (BBC Two)
2019x199: 17/10/2019
The day's important national and international news stories with Kirsty Wark.


Question Time (BBC One)
2019x31: 17/10/2019