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Breakfast (BBC One)
2018x346: 12/12/2018
The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

Good Morning Britain (ITV)
2018x245: 12/12/2018


Lorraine (ITV)
2018x245: 12/12/2018


Defenders UK (BBC One)
1x13: Episode 13
The defenders battle to keep the roads safe as four people lose their lives when a lorry driver using his mobile phone ploughs into them. And they crack down on the rogue airport car parking companies ripping off holidaymakers.


This Morning (ITV)
2018x245: 12/12/2018


BBC News at One (BBC One)
2018x248: 12/12/2018
The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather.


ITV Lunchtime News (ITV)
2018x248: 12/12/2018
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.


Doctors (BBC One)
20x28: Out There
Can Al help a vulnerable student stand up to her controlling boyfriend and protect Letherbridge from unwelcome visitors from out of town? Laura and Russell return to the Mill. Zara tries to give Izzie another chance, but her day takes a dramatic turn.


Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV)
15x13: Episode 13
David and his dealers are in Colwyn Bay, where Helen Gardiner falls for an oil lamp, Mark Stevens is driven into the ground over a car mascot and James Layte is grinning like a Cheshire cat over a Lewis Carroll first edition.


The Best Christmas Food Ever (BBC One)
1x08: Chris Bavin
Today it's all about ‘Christmas Lites' - dishes with all the taste and indulgence of Christmas, but on the lighter side. Together they rustle up mouth-watering dishes like succulent stuffed roast turkey, where one slice is all you need or a fragrant warm Cornish mussel broth. Christmas is the time to push the boat out, whether that's the food, the decorations, entertaining or giving gifts and we meet people who, in their own way, go the extra mile to make Christmas super special. Paul and Catherine have also selected their favourite 12 tastes of Christmas. To showcase bacon - for them an absolute must-have Christmas ingredient - they create Christmas French toast with smoked bacon plus a fantastic starter of Parma ham cups filled with goats' cheese. As the kitchen fills with the aromas and flavours of the season, the fun and festivities begin.


Tipping Point (ITV)
8x163: Episode 163


Kirstie's Handmade Christmas (Channel 4)
6x08: Table Dressing
The Christmas table dressing competition includes handmade features and adornments. And a talented woodcarver makes some intricate wooden spoons.


Richard Osman's House of Games (BBC Two)
2x48: Episode 48

BBC News at Six (BBC One)
2018x248: 12/12/2018
The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather.


ITV Evening News (ITV)
2018x248: 12/12/2018
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.

Hollyoaks (Channel 4)
24x247: 12-12-2018
Prince goes into hospital for his operation. Liam is worried that he'll have to sell the salon after Jamie demands her money back for the dodgy vodka. Jamie kidnaps Jesse.

Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two (BBC Two)
16x58: Episode 58


Emmerdale (ITV)
49x284: Wednesday 12th December
Charity lashes out. Pete has a misunderstanding. Jessie is left thoughtful.


Coronation Street (ITV)
59x285: Wednesday 12th December
Chesney, Beth and Kirk make a mug out of Dev. Cathy forces Brian to confront his problems. Robert lies to Michelle and sneaks off with Kate.


Your Face or Mine? (Comedy Central)
4x11: Anthony and Dhechen
Anthony and Dhechen are up next to test their relationship for a chance to win the big bucks! Jimmy and Katherine are armed with more relationship rocking questions and line-up of mystery guests that this couple may, or may not, be pleased to see...

Inside The Ambulance (W)
6x03: Episode 3
A dramatic episode sees an ambulance crew rush to treat a young man suffering potentially life-threatening injuries after being stabbed, an elderly lady has fallen badly in the street and an 8-day-old baby has worrying symptoms.

MasterChef: The Professionals (BBC Two)
11x17: Episode 17
It is semi-finals week and the competition is is on a knife edge. MasterChef presenter Gregg Wallace teams up with chef Monica Galetti and Michelin-starred Marcus Wareing to continue their search for this year's MasterChef: The Professionals champion. Tonight the first three remaining semi-finalists battle it out for a place in finals week. They are sent to work alongside one of the countries' leading chefs, Michael Caines. Caines is creating a new food legacy in his own country house hotel and restaurant in Exmouth - Lympstone Manor. Having held two Michelin stars at Gidleigh Park for 18 years, Caines embarked on his own venture in 2017 - a culmination of his lifelong dream to create and shape his own vision for generations to come. Lympstone Manor draws on inspiration from the beautiful Exe estuary that it overlooks and the surrounding countryside. The exceptional food that Caines is creating at Lympstone Manor won a Michelin star within the first six months of opening. The chance for the semi-finalists to cook alongside Caines as he makes history is a huge privilege and one that will place them in an extraordinary position to supercharge their culinary skills. The first eye-opener for the chefs is to see Michael cook one of his signature dishes, lobster fricassee with a lobster bisque and summer vegetables. Understanding the intricacy and inspiration for the dish is key as Michael turns the tables and throws down the gauntlet for the chefs: he wants them to create their version of his dish for him to taste. Michael is looking for evidence of their ability to balance flavor, create textural variation and cook impeccably. Once the chefs have shown that they have the culinary mastery to take a place in his kitchen, they are each shown a further dish that Michael has on his menu. The chefs will join Michael's elite brigade and each take responsibility for a dish to be served during a packed service in his prestigious restaurant. The chefs face the toughest challenge of their careers, cooking at this level under the watchful gaze of Michael Caines. Only perfection will pass the test. Next, the inspired chefs return to the MasterChef kitchen where they face the challenge of cooking their own dishes for a two-course menu which Marcus, Monica and Gregg will taste. The judges expect their food to have reached new heights. The chefs must aim for the skies, as at this stage in the competition, one tiny slip can mean the difference between gaining a place in finals week or going home. Only perfection will do to edge closer to the MasterChef: The Professionals title 2018.

Shop Well for Less (BBC One)
3x"": Christmas Shop Well for Less
Alex Jones and Steph McGovern return and are off to Yorkshire to tackle the Atwal-Brice family's seasonal spend. As foster parents, Paul and Michael have cared for over 20 children, including twin brothers Levi and Lucas who they adopted ten years ago. Levi and Lucas have since been diagnosed with autism and epilepsy, and need full-time care. As well as continuing to foster, Paul and Michael have recently adopted another set of one-year-old twins, Lance and Lotan. For this busy household, Paul and Michael feel Christmas is all about making special memories and don't hold back on anything, but can Steph and Alex convince them that magical memories don't have to come with a hefty price tag? If this family can make a few cutbacks they could start saving for a family trip to Disneyland, Florida. Alex also investigates how Christmas candles get their smell, while Steph finds out more about this year's interactive must-have toys.

Watchdog (BBC One)
40x07: Episode 7

The Secret Life of the Zoo (Channel 4)
6x07: Episode 7
It's mating season at Chester Zoo. And it's essential that the zoo can successfully breed critically-endangered species to ensure their future survival. Beautiful six-year-old okapi K'Tusha is nearing the end of her first pregnancy. The keepers hope that her first baby will help to conserve this highly-endangered species. Eurasian black vultures Ethel and Eric have been at Chester for two years but haven't mated. They don't seem keen on each other and may have to be separated. Will absence make the heart grow fonder? Tortoises Burt and Terrance have been best mates for more than 70 years since they were born in Madagascar. But they become rivals in love when they pursue breeding female Smooth Sides. Their slo-mo battle means fast-rising stress for the whole community. And Asian elephant bull Aung-Bo senses that the three-day window for mating is about to begin. And his son, Aayu, starts to learn from his father.

Fantasy Homes by the Sea (Really)
7x18: East Sussex
Kathy and Steve, a couple who run a successful B&B in land-locked Malvern, want to move to the East Sussex coast and open a smaller holiday let business.

Paul O'Grady: For the Love of Dogs (ITV)
8x07: Episode 7
Paul O'Grady meets a 10-week-old gender-neutral collie who's been rejected by their mother. He also helps to find a home for a mongrel called Hope who's been at Battersea for over 300 days and is struggling to catch the eye of a new owner. Plus, Paul's got his work cut out when a family of nine whippets arrive on site, including some three-week-old puppies in need of some O'Grady cuddles.


Coronation Street (ITV)
59x286: Wednesday 12th December
Beth's cash offering sets Sinead's mind whirring. Brian receives a sincere apology from Phil. Michelle challenges Robert's story.


Dave's Advent Calendar (Dave)
1x12: Geoff Norcott
Hipster Geoff Norcott argues with non-hipster Geoff Norcott about Christmas. They don't get along.

I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! (ITV)
18x23: Coming Out
For weeks, viewers and the world's media alike watched as 11 celebrities were stripped of all comfort and dumped in the Australian Jungle where they survived with no contact from the outside world, completing trials and challenges to stave off hunger. Now, they return to the lap of luxury and we have exclusive access as they settle back into the world they left behind.

The Apprentice (BBC One)
14x12: Interviews
The final five candidates face the scrutiny of Lord Sugar's most trusted advisors, who are primed to put each of their business plans under the microscope.

Sam Faiers: The Mummy Diaries (ITV Be)
4x07: Episode 7
The girls return from Ibiza and things get emotional as they are re¡united with the kids. After the chaos of the stag and hen dos, Sam and Paul head off to Sardinia for a much-needed family holiday with Nanny Gaynor. Things get tense as Sam and Paul discuss little Paul's future. Back at home, Greg is shocked by Billie's racy photoshoot and emotions run high in the Faiers-Shepherd household as Nelly gets ready for her first day of big school.

Digging for Britain (BBC Four)
7x03: East

Great British Ships (Channel 5)
1x04: Secrets of SS Great Britain
Rob Bell reveals the story of the SS Great Britain, designed by Victorian engineering genius Isambard Kingdom Brunel. When constructed it became the longest passenger ship in the world. Its early years were beset with trouble, but it later found success carrying immigrants to Australia.

The Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds (Channel 4)
2x"": Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds: Christmas
Series Two saw strong friendships develop in the specially built nursery at Lark Hill village near Nottingham - such as Ken and Lily 'Bobtail', Beryl and Scarlett, and Pauleen and Ismail; with both groups making significant improvements during the 12 week experiment. As the children delight in being back with their older friends, can the nursery classmates persuade every resident living at Lark Hill to give one item of food for the local foodbank? Will tap-dancing Lilian be well enough to perform after a recent fall? And what will Victor make of the surprise appearance of fellow crooner Alfie Boe.


21st Century Serial Killer (Really)
1x05: Mark Martin
The crimes of Mark Martin, who idolised serial killers before becoming one himself. Martin killed three homeless women in Nottingham between December 2004 and January 2005.

Vic & Bob's Big Night Out (BBC Four)
1x03: Episode 3
Tonight Vic & Bob are joined by a very special guest star, the incredible pop singer George Ezra - who proves he is a dab hand with a hammer and nails in Novelty Island, before trying to perform his number one hit single Shotgun.

The Apprentice: You're Fired (BBC Two)
13x11: Interviews
On this week's episode, host Rhod Gilbert is joined by a panel of experts and celebrity fans who analyse this week's task. And we meet the latest candidate to be fired.

The South Bank Show (Sky Arts)
2018x06: Andria Zafirakou
Melvyn Bragg talks to Andria Zafirakou, a teacher at Alperton Community School and the 2018 Global Teacher Prize winner, about why the arts matter.

BBC News at Ten (BBC One)
2018x248: 12/12/2018
The latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide.

ITV News at Ten (ITV)
2018x248: 12/12/2018
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.

The Sex Business (Channel 5)
2x03: Orgasms on Sale
A cast of colourful characters - from dominatrices and submissives, to women who buy sex - explode the myths and misconceptions about those who sell their bodies in one way, shape or form.


A Question of Sport (BBC One)
48x21: Martin Williams, Georgia Davies, Matthew Hudson-Smith and Dean Ashton.