The TV Week – 18-24 October 2008

by | Oct 10, 2008 | All, TV Week


1.30pm The Surgery BBC2 – Discussion series presented by Jeff Leach dealing with issues facing teenagers.6.55pm Harry Hill’s TV Burp ITV1 – An eighth series of the award-winning comedy show.

10.00pm The Body Trade National Geographic – Documentary on the black market trade of human organs and body parts.
10.30pm Chris Brown Live

Sunday6.00pm Peaches: Disappear Here MTV – Documentary following Peaches Geldof as she attempts to launch a journalism career through her own style magazine, Disappear Here.
6.10pm Ian Fleming: Where Bond Began BBC1 – Joanna Lumley investigates the life of the author of the James Bond books.
7.00pm Best Ever Worst Dance Moments ITV1 – Justin Lee Collins presents clips of David Brent’s dance in The Office, Peter Crouch’s robot celebration, famous people dancing and dance crazes including the Macarena, the Birdie Song, Agadoo and the Lambada.
8.00pm Wife Swap USA Channel 4
9.00pm Neanderthal Code History ChannelGuest list• Keith Lemon, George Sampson, The Script on Everybody Loves Lil’ Chris Channel 4, Saturday• Bloc Party, Jakob Dylan, Amadou and Mariam, Toussaint, Keane on Later Live … With Jools Holland BBC2, Tuesday• Johnny Vegas, Harry Judd, Kate Jackson, Danny Dyer, Rhys Darby on Never Mind the Buzzcocks BBC2, Thursday
• Ricky Gervais, Thandie Newton, Anastasia on The Graham Norton Show BBC2, Thursday
• Alexander Armstrong, Frank Skinner on Have I Got News for You BBC1, Friday• Cilla Black, Des O’Connor on Al Murray’s Happy Hour ITV1 Friday• Daniel Craig, Grace Jones, Tony Curtis, Pussycat Dolls on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross BBC1 Friday• Bloc Party, Jakob Dylan, Amadou and Mariam, Toussaint, Keane on Later… With Jools Holland BBC2, Friday

4.30pm Are You An Egghead? BBC2 – A spin-off from the teatime quiz in which members of the public will compete to join the resident champions. Presented by Dermot Murnaghan.
7.00pm Legends: The Chieftains
9.00pm Extraordinary Animals in the Womb
Channel 4 – Documentary in which ground-breaking photography shows foetal development in the wombs of sharks, kangaroos, penguins and wasps.
10.00pm Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men
Bravo – Series in which the actor interviews gangsters, former terrorists and members of the elite forces.
11.20pm Price of Vice BBC2 – Documentary on London’s sex industry.


7.30pm All Over The Shop BBC2 – Business guru Geoff Burch gives advice to small shopkeepers.
8.00pm Miss Naked Beauty
Channel 4 – Six-part series hosted by Gok Wan and Myleene Klass seeking a women to act as an ambassador for natural beauty.
8.00pm 1914-1918
BBC4 – Rerun of the documentary series tracing the history of World War One.
11.15pm Soundtrack To War
Sky Arts – Documentary about how American soldiers in Iraq used music to help them cope.

Wednesday8.00pm Air Medics BBC1 – Series following the Great North Air Ambulance.
10.00pm ReGenesis FX – Return of the Canadian sci-fi drama series.11.20pm The Electric Proms BBC2Thursday

7.00pm The Book Show Sky Arts – Series four of the book review series presented by Mariella Frostrup.

9.00pm The British Transport Films: A Nation on Film Special BBC4

10.00pm Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Virgin 1 – Series two of the US adventure drama starring Lena Headey and Thomas Dekker.

10.00pm The Prisoner: X Virgin1 – Reality show in which celebrities will stayin the world’s harshest prisons. Begins with actor Will Mellor and also features Jack Osbourne, Toby Young, Debra Stephenson, Linford Christie, Joe Pasquale, Donal MacIntyre and Marc Bannerman.

11.20pm The Electric Proms: The Streets BBC2

9.00pm Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live Channel 4 – Seven-part series in which the chef offers tuition on cooking more than 20 varied dishes. Each week, Ramsay is joined by a celebrity guest to cook for seven diners on themes such as 70s, curry, under-a-tenner and Christmas.
9.00pm Jeff Beck at Ronnie Scott’s BBC4
10.00pm Goldfrapp/ Maddy Prior at the Electric Proms BBC4
11.20pm The Electric Proms

Subject listTimewatch Young Victoria BBC2, Saturday

Panorama Russia BBC1, Monday Despatches Energy bills. Channel 4, Monday Storyville Shot In Bombay BBC4, Monday The Dark Side of Fame With Piers Morgan Bruce Jones BBC1 MondayTrue Stories No End in Sight. More4, TuesdayImagine Being a Diva. Tuesday, BBC1
The South Bank Show James Bond, ITV1, Wednesday
Cutting Edge Mum, Heroin and Me. Thursday Channel 4 Classical Legends Evgeny Kissin. BBC4, Friday

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