BBC Entertainment

  • The Graham Norton Show (S16)

    Tuesdays at 21:40

    Graham is back for another series of celebrity chats, live music, witty banter and fabulous weirdness from the British public.

    Guests on the red sofa this season include acting legends Denzel Washington, Hugh Grant and Emma Thompson, cricketer Kevin Pietersen, and performances from George Ezra and Lenny Kravitz.

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    Celebrity banter...

  • Strictly Come Dancing (S12)

    Sundays at 19:35

    Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly bring the sparkle back to TV talent contests with the twelfth series of this dazzling ballroom extravaganza.

    Stars from every corner of the celebrity world will put on their dancing shoes for weeks of gruelling training with their professional dancing partners, all hoping to prove their worth and be crowned the next Strictly Come Dancing champion.

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    Time to hit the dancefloor...

  • The Weakest Link (S12)

    Weekdays at 16:10

    Nine contestants come to the studio as strangers, but must work together to answer as many questions as they can in a minute and bank as much money as possible.

    Eight of them will leave with nothing, as round by round, they eliminate the person they think is the weakest link.

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    Question time...

  • Last Tango in Halifax (S2)

    Sundays at 21:00

    The Bafta-winning comedy drama about romance and second chances returns as the reunited childhood sweethearts negotiate family baggage to plan a life together.

    Having come so close to losing each other forever thanks to Alan's near fatal heart attack, he and Celia decide to have a romantic secret wedding as soon as possible. As secrets from the past come tumbling out and family members adjust to changing relationships, can Alan and Celia find the long-awaited happiness they deserve?

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    Second chances...

  • DCI Banks (S3)

    From Friday 24 October at 20:00

    Stephen Tompkinson returns as Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks in three more gripping crime stories covering child abduction, pop band cover-ups and an internal investigation that threatens to break up Banks' team.

    Elsewhere Detective Annie Cabbot returns from a year’s maternity leave – is it time for Banks to admit how he really feels about her? Or will work prevent the two from ever getting together?

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    Detective drama...

BBC Lifestyle

  • Great British Menu (S8)

    Mondays at 11:30

    This series of Great British Menu celebrates the fun of Comic Relief.

    The chefs will be creating a menu that is not only playful but funny. To help them on their journey, they'll be inspired and judged by a number of the UK's funniest comedians and TV comedy writers.

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    Comic cooking...

  • MasterChef (S9)

    Tuesdays at 20:00

    Judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace are on the hunt for Britain’s best amateur cook in series nine of this iconic show. But who will have the necessary skill, talent and commitment to carry off the coveted title?

    As they progress in the competition the contestants must also prove themselves in a professional kitchen, preparing food for paying customers under the watchful gaze of top chefs who have the highest standards.

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    Pressure in the kitchen...

  • Come Dine With Me: Supersized (S8)

    Fridays at 20:00

    Five total strangers take turns hosting the ultimate dinner party for their fellow contestants, hoping to get 10 out of 10 for their night based on the food and atmosphere.

    Each show has its own comedy and drama revolving around the eccentric personalities of the contestants, highlighted by a wickedly funny narration. With cooking disasters and fiercely competitive hosts, Come Dine with Me is an irresistible invitation.

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    Home-cooked entertainment...

  • Come Dine With Me (S8)

    Mondays at 19:00

    Every week five strangers, who love to entertain, take it in turns to throw a dinner party in their own personal style. But this is no ordinary supper – after each dinner, the guests secretly score the host a mark out of 10.

    Filmed all over the UK, hosts from all walks of life take the Come Dine With Me challenge – providing astonishing and hilarious insights into their homes and their dinner party secrets.

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    Going for culinary glory...

  • The Resort (S1)

    Sundays at 21:00

    Follow the exploits of a rowdy group of young British tourists as they party at the Lively Hotel in sunny Magaluf.

    Each week a different group of revellers aged 18-24 meet the hotel reps – Jamie-Leigh, Imogen, Brett and Jordan – who are there to make sure their guests have as wild a time as possible!

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    Fun in the sun...

  • Michela's Classic Italian (S1)

    Tuesdays at 21:00

    Welsh-Italian cook Michela Chiappa shares her favourite recipes for 10 classic Italian dishes and meets renowned chefs for their take on why Italian food is so popular and influential.

    Michela's pick includes dishes that have been loved for years, as well as some unexpected modern choices. Her authentic but easy to follow recipes are based on lessons learned from her Italian grandparents, but also reflect her contemporary tastes, to bring the best Italian flavours to everyone's home cooking.

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    Cooking Italian style...

BBC Knowledge

  • Airport 24/7 (S1)

    Wednesdays at 21:00

    Covering five square miles and processing nearly 200,000 passengers each day, Heathrow is one of the busiest and most complex airspaces in the world. Two runways cope with 1,200 aircraft every day while a 76,500 strong workforce helps keep Heathrow moving.

    With unprecedented access to the people and processes that make air travel possible, this series follows the airport as it works against the clock to keep planes on time, passengers moving and manage the impact of constantly changing weather conditions.

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    Take to the skies...

  • Gadget Man (S2)

    Thursdays at 21:00

    Presenter Richard Ayoade immerses himself in the world of gadgetry and tries out all of the products and prototypes he can lay his hands on: gadgets from the future, gadgets from the past and sweet little gizmos that people can buy today that will change the way they live their lives tomorrow.

    As well as introducing viewers to some of the world's most sought-after gadgets, Richard also invents a series of problem-solving contraptions of his own.

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    Get your geek on...

  • Nature's Miracle Orphans (S1)

    Sundays at 17:00

    Growing up in the wild is always tough and every young animal relies on its parents to protect and nurture them through the dangerous early phase of life. But how do young animals survive when they’ve lost their mums?

    This series follows the different stages of caring for these little heroes – from rescuing and tending to young babies in the early stages of life, to teaching them how to look after themselves, and finally looking to the future when, hopefully, they will one day be released back into the wild.

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    Animal magic...

  • Unsafe Sex in the City (S2)

    From Monday 27 October at 22:00

    At sexual health clinics across the land, staff face a daily deluge of sheepish and worried young patients with embarrassing – and sometimes shocking – confessions to make.

    It’s all just another day on the job at the front line of the nation’s sexual health!

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    Sexual health...

  • Police Interceptors (S5)

    From Thursday 30 October at 21:00

    The Cumbria Constabulary Road Policing Unit takes centre stage in series five of this exciting high-octane series.

    A crack team of highly-skilled drivers dedicate themselves to running down dangerous drivers of all varieties, making extensive use of their training and powerful vehicles. In this series the officers must deal with a crashed trailer of cows that is blocking a main road into Carlisle, look into reports of a gun in a city centre bar and rush to the scene of an accident involving a drunk driver and a trapped cyclist.

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    Police action...

BBC World News

  • Focus on Africa

    Weeknights at 19:30

    With news, business and sport from in and around Africa, this daily show delivers compelling coverage of all the issues, achievements, aspirations and challenges shaping an ever-changing continent.

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    Bringing Africa to the world, and the world to Africa!

  • Strictly Come Dancing S12

    Strictly Come Dancing

    Sundays on BBC Entertainment

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