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7:05am
Flip Men
Season 1 Episode 2 of 12
Gang House Developers Mike Baird and Doug Clark contend with members of a notoriously rowdy street gang, who still consider the boarded-up property the duo have purchased as their personal den to hang out in

Category Documentary
Rating
5.4
 
   
7:30am
Ice Road Truckers
Season 5 Episode 12 of 16
No More Mr Nice Guy Rising temperatures make the roads dangerously slick, and the sight of a crashed truck inspires the drivers to take precautions. Hugh Rowland and Rick Yemm decide to travel in convoy with Alex Debogorski, who ends up being left trailing behind. Elsewhere, Dave Redmon tries to redeem himself for ditching his partners, while Lisa Kelly returns to the big league when she agrees to haul a 16-foot-wide steel frame to Prudhoe Bay

Category Documentary
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.5
 
   
8:15am
American Pickers
Season 5 Episode 18 of 28
Step Right Up Mike and Frank look for bargains in the collection of a former pawn shop owner, and receive good news about one of their purchases from a museum

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.3
 
   
9:00am
Storage Hunters UK
Season 3 Episode 4 of 10
Lewes US host Sean Kelly oversees bidders in Lewes battling to win potential treasures found in storage containers, lock-ups and garages

Category Challenge/Reality Show
(Subtitles)
Rating
4.3
 
   
9:30am
Storage Hunters
Season 2 Episode 2 of 26
Safe Bet Brandon and Lori buy storage units at an auction in Redondo Beach, where a safe sparks plenty of interest

Category Antiques/Collectibles
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.3
 
   
10:00am
American Pickers
Season 6 Episode 32 of 33
Rocket Man Pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz make waves when they hit the road in a one-of-a-kind rocket car

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.3
 
   
11:00am
American Pickers
Season 5 Episode 17 of 28
The Royal Risk Mike is torn when he comes across a 100-year-old motorbike that he desperately wants, but which he knows is overpriced

Category General Education/Science/Factual Topics
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.3
 
   
12:00pm
Top Gear
Season 12 Episode 4 of 8
The presenters are challenged to drive from Switzerland to Blackpool on just one tank of fuel, and the winner gets to switch on the Blackpool illuminations. James May also power-tests the Pagani Zonda F Roadster, and the Stig sets a lap time in the Bugatti Veyron. Comedian Harry Enfield is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Category Motoring
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.2
 
   
1:00pm
Top Gear
Season 12 Episode 3 of 8
The presenters try to make an ordinary second-hand car lap the test track as fast as a new, purpose-built sports saloon. James May meets former Formula 1 World Champion Mika Hakkinen to discover why Finns are such good racing drivers, Richard Hammond tests the Veritas sports car, and actor Mark Wahlberg is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Category Motoring
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.2
 
   
2:00pm
Room 101
Season 4 Episode 4 of 9
Frank Skinner invites another three celebrities to reveal their pet hates in the hope he will banish them to Room 101. Actor, comedian and game-show host Alexander Armstrong reveals how he finds certain cocktail ingredients pointless, athlete Kelly Holmes is fed up of being given the runaround by the M25, and veteran sports commentator Henry Blofeld argues that people talking to him at breakfast simply isn't cricket

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
2.8
 
   
2:40pm
Would I Lie to You?
Season 3 Episode 2 of 9
Guests Fern Britton, Stephen Mangan, Ken Livingstone and Reginald D Hunter join team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack for the comedy panel show in which contestants try to hoodwink their opponents with absurd facts and plausible lies about themselves. Rob Brydon presents

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.8
 
   
3:20pm
QI
Season 1 Episode 11 of 12
Arts Stephen Fry quizzes Alan Davies, Richard E Grant, Linda Smith and Bill Bailey on subjects as diverse as Alexander Graham Bell, ants and Afghanistan, in the mind-boggling panel game

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.4
 
   
4:00pm
Top Gear
Season 12 Episode 5 of 8
Richard Hammond celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Ferrari Daytona by taking one back to its spiritual home - the Italian Riviera - before trying to beat James May and a powerboat in a race from Portofino to St Tropez. Back in the UK, Jeremy Clarkson tests the BMW M3 saloon and compares it with the Lexus IS-F. Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Category Motoring
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.2
 
   
5:00pm
Top Gear
Season 12 Episode 6 of 8
The Best of Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson and James May ask whether the Eastern Bloc countries ever made a good car, and Richard Hammond assesses the performance of German sports model the Veritas. The Ford Fiesta is also put through its paces in a stringent road test, and Mayor of London Boris Johnson is the Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Category Motoring
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
8.2
 
   
6:00pm
Room 101
Season 4 Episode 5 of 9
Chat-show host Jonathan Ross, former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan and comedienne Sara Pascoe tell Frank Skinner what really gets on their wick, in the hope he will banish their bugbears to the infamous room for ever. The celebrities' gripes include pick 'n' mix, misuse of the word `literally' and the Grim Reaper

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
2.8
 
   
6:40pm
Would I Lie to You?
Season 3 Episode 3 of 9
Comedians Jimmy Carr and Marcus Brigstocke, TV presenter Terry Christian and singer Jamelia join team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack on the comedy panel show, in which they try to dupe their opponents with plausible lies about themselves. Presented by Rob Brydon

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.8
 
   
7:20pm
QI
Season 1 Episode 12 of 12
Advent Festive edition of the quiz, with Alan Davies, Sean Lock, John Sessions and Phill Jupitus facing questions on Armagnac, the ancient Swedish language and air-conditioning ducts. As ever, host Stephen Fry will only award points for answers he finds interesting

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
8.4
 
   
8:00pm
James May's Cars of the People
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
James concludes his examination of the social significance of cars by exploring how aspiration and new wealth were behind the development of some of the greatest models ever made. He tries to make sense of the baffling world of company car hierarchy by holding a travelling salesman race-off and indulges his 1980s urges with the twin delights of a Lamborghini and a Porsche. He also unveils his choice of the ultimate people's car - a vehicle that can lay claim to being the greatest in history. Last in the series

Category Documentary
Rating
2.9
 
   
9:00pm
Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish
Season 2 Episode 5 of 8
I Would Drink That Bathwater The comedian examines the worth of online petitions, and reveals how he once beat Alex Reid - but not in a cage fight

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.4
 
   
10:00pm
Taskmaster
Season 3 Episode 3 of 5
Little Polythene Grief Cave Greg Davies sets tasks to Dave Gorman, Al Murray, Rob Beckett, Sara Pascoe and Paul Chowdhry, including a challenge involving an egg cup

Category Game Show/Quiz
(Subtitles)
Rating
8
 
   
11:00pm
Mock the Week
Season 12 Episode 9 of 13
Milton Jones, Hal Cruttenden, Holly Walsh and Ed Byrne join regulars Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons for the topical comedy quiz show hosted by Dara O Briain, with the panellists giving their take on the week's major news stories. From 2013

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.4
 
   
11:40pm
Mock the Week
Season 6 Episode 12 of 13
Dara O Briain joins regular panellists Frankie Boyle, Hugh Dennis, Russell Howard and Andy Parsons for a 2008 compilation show featuring unseen material, out-takes and the best of the topical comedy quiz series

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.4
 
   
12:20am
Mock the Week
Season 12 Episode 10 of 13
Host Dara O Briain and regulars Hugh Dennis and Andy Parsons are joined by Gary Delaney, Rob Beckett, Romesh Ranganathan and Josh Widdicombe for an edition the topical comedy quiz from 2013, with the panellists giving their take on the week's major news stories

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
5.4
 
   
1:00am
Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish
Season 2 Episode 5 of 8
I Would Drink That Bathwater The comedian examines the worth of online petitions, and reveals how he once beat Alex Reid - but not in a cage fight

Category Comedy
(Subtitles)
Rating
7.4
 
   
2:00am
Crackanory
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
Twisted tales read by Harry Enfield and Sarah Solemani. An office worker takes on a high-street coffee chain and a downtrodden librarian gains access to a CIA military drone

Category Comedy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)
Rating
2.5
 
   
2:40am
Live at the Electric
Season 3 Episode 3 of 8
Comedy show, hosted by Russell Kane, featuring a blend of stand-up routines and sketches. Sharonetti is attracted to Daveutio's uselessness in The Only Way Is Shakespeare, the youth club members receive job interview practise from Pete Swivel, and Latin lothario Antonio discovers a love for all things equestrian

Category Comedy
Rating
2.3
 
   
3:15am
Live at the Electric
Season 3 Episode 4 of 8
Roger Showbusiness attempts to hypnotise the audience into eating cheese, WitTank use their all seeing, all knowing oracle to order the school's stationery and Luke McQueen resorts to more desperate measures to get Sarah back

Category Comedy
Rating
2.3
 
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