9.10pm Russell Howard’s Good News Extra BBC3
10.10pm The Thick of It BBC2 – New series of Armando Innaucci’s political comedy beggining with a reshuffle at Number 10. With new cast member Rebecca Front.
8.00pm Ray Mears Northern Wilderness BBC2 – Ray Mears takes an epic adventure into Cessential.anada’s Wilderness. Beginning in the vast Boreal Forest an area where his bushcraft skills are essential.
8.00pm Most Haunted Live Halloween 2009 LivingTV
10.25pm American Dad BBC3 – Series 3 of the American animation comedy.
6.00pm Oops TV Sky 1
8.30pm Restaurant in Your Home BBC2 – Successful seafood restaurateurs and husband and wife team Mike and Tina Pemberton show a young couple exactly how to transform their small flat in London into a restaurant for one night only.
8.30pm Don’t Get Screwed BBC3 – Consumer show that goes to extreme lengths to make viewers aware of their rights. Including a shopper who buys a wrongly priced MP3 player, only to have it taken back by the shop and man unfairly clamped.
9.00pm The World’s Greatest Money Maker BBC2 – Evans Davis meets The Richest man in the World Warren Buffett.
9.00pm Race & Intelligence: Science’s Last Taboo Channel 4
11.20pm The Apprentice USA BBC1 – Series (season) 4 of the reality series as Donald Trump puts eighteen new candidates through their paces.
8.00pm James May’s Top Toys BBC2 – James May proves why traditional, old fashioned toys are still relevant today pushing them to the limit in spectacular, supersize challenges.
9.00pm Horizon: Fix Me BBC2 – Following the emotional journey of three young people with currently untreatable conditions to see if within their lifetime they can be cured. Sophie is desperate to discover if there’s a medical breakthrough which will get her walking again. Anthony hopes to regrow his leg, while Dean is desperate for a cure for his damaged heart.
9.00pm The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2009 ITV3
9.30pm Ross Kemp Remembers Afghanistan Sky1 – Ross returns to the frontline alongside the troops of Delta Company in Helmand Province, he continues to explore the realities of modern warfare.
10.35pm Make Me White BBC1 – Watchdog presenter Anita Rani investigates the big buisenss of skin lightning.
8.00pm Waterloo Road BBC1 – Series 5 of the school drama which sees Waterloo Road merge with another school causing immediate friction. Tom Chambers, William Ash and Elizabeth Berrington join the cast.
8.00pm Midsomer Murders ITV – Small Mercies
8.00pm Britain’s Best Brain Five – Gameshow which sees people complete a series of challenges designed to test the specific functions of different parts of the brain. Hosted by Jamie Theakston and Zoe Ball.
9.00pm Andrew Marr’s The Making of Modern Britain BBC2 – In the first of a six-part series, Andew revisits Britain at the dawn of the 20th century.
9.00pm Did Heston Change the Little Chef? Channel 4 – Heston Blumenthal returns to the Little Chef to see if the changes he implimented earlier in the year are still in existance.
8.00pm The Restaurant BBC2 – Third series as six couples compete to open a restaurant with Raymond Blanc.
9.00pm Cutting Edge: Katie my Beautiful Face Channel 4 – Documentary following aspiring model Katie as she recovers from a brutal acid attack which left her face badly burnt.
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