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Breakfast (BBC One)
2018x352: 18/12/2018
The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

Good Morning Britain (ITV)
2018x249: 18/12/2018


Lorraine (ITV)
8x249: 18/12/2018


Jeremy Vine (Channel 5)
2018x77: Episode 77
Jeremy Vine discusses and dissects the latest news, views and opinions, with co-host Storm Huntley helping on the live phone-ins.


Victoria Derbyshire (BBC Two)
2018x242: 18/12/2018
The BBC's daily news and current affairs programme with original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and breaking news.


This Morning (ITV)
30x249: 18/12/2018


Channel 4 News Summary (Channel 4)
2018x251: 18/12/2018
Channel 4 News, includes sport and weather.


Loose Women (ITV)
22x242: Tuesday 18th December
Join the Loose Women panellists as they interview celebrity guests and discuss the day's most topical issues, from current affairs to celebrity gossip and the latest showbiz news.


BBC News at One (BBC One)
2018x252: 18/12/2018
The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather.


ITV Lunchtime News (ITV)
2018x252: 18/12/2018
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)
20x32: Home in Time for Christmas
Ayesha has to deal with an elderly homeless couple during The Mill's homeless open day. Mrs Tembe deals with a new arrival, and Ruhma struggles to let go.


Countdown (Channel 4)
78x239: 18/12/2018
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Phill Jupitus is in with Susie Dent.


Escape to the Country (BBC One)
19x12: Somerset
Nicki Chapman is scouring Somerset's rural property market with a fun-loving couple who have a £400,000 budget and a desire to quit living in a Surrey commuter town to free up more time for their hobbies in their new country home. Along the way Nicki discovers the science of how bacteria are a vital part in the process of making original Cheddar cheese.

Dickinson's Real Deal (ITV)
15x17: Episode 17
David Dickinson is joined by his team of dealers. James Layte gets to grips with some ancient ivory balls, Michael Hogben battles over some army toys, and some astronaut autographs go stratospheric at auction.

Fifteen to One (Channel 4)
9x32: Episode 32


Kirstie's Handmade Christmas (Channel 4)
6x12: Episode 12


BBC News at Six (BBC One)
2018x252: 18/12/2018
The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather.


ITV Evening News (ITV)
2018x252: 18/12/2018
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)
24x251: 18/12/2018
Juliet gets kicked off the school play after destroying the set decorations, so Donna-Marie decides to blackmail an old friend and get her daughter back on stage. Mandy has a realisation, and visits an old friend.


Emmerdale (ITV)
49x289: Tuesday 18th December
Maya takes back control. Lydia lets a secret slip. Dan delivers bad news.

The One Show (BBC One)
2018x226: 18/12/2018

Channel 4 News (Channel 4)
2018x352: 18/12/2018
The latest news developments regionally, nationally and internationally.

World's Strongest Man (Channel 5)
2018x03: Europe's Strongest Man
The battle takes place in front of an 11,000 strong crowd in Leeds, where Icelandic giant Hafthor 'Thor' Júlíus Björnsson has his eyes on taking his 4th European title. But he will need to see off the 'Georgian Bull' Konstantine Janashia, Polish star Matueusz Kieliszkowski, and Matjaz Belsak from Slovenia. Žydrunas Savickas is also in the hunt, and his presence can never be ignored.


EastEnders (BBC One)
34x198: Tuesday 18th December
Alfie is stunned when Kat opens up about what's been troubling her. Stacey finds a unique way to help Ruby. Linda can't believe her luck.

Only Connect (BBC Two)
14x"": Champion of Champions Special: Europhiles v String Section
Series 9 champions the Europhiles take on Series 11 winners the String Section. Victoria Coren Mitchell presents.


Inside The Ambulance (W)
6x07: Episode 7
Paramedics blue light to a man suffering a suspected heart attack and are also called to a patient with an amputated leg who's fallen after drinking.

Our Yorkshire Farm (Channel 5)
1x04: Autumn
All hands are on deck to ready the sheep for the auction ring, while the children are busy baking entries for the most exciting event of the year, the village farm show.

How to Spend It Well with Phillip Schofield (ITV)
2x03: Food and Drink
With just a week to go before Christmas, Phillip turns his attention to the food and drink you'll be buying for the big day. He's joined by wife Steph along with a host of celebrities to test what's on offer for the last big shop, from turkeys to mince pies to edible wreaths. Members of the cast of Emmerdale blind taste luxury canapes from the big supermarkets to find out which one gets the thumbs up from the Woolpack.

MasterChef: The Professionals (BBC Two)
11x19: Episode 19
It's the finals and the competition is at fever pitch. After six weeks of intense culinary battles, the four most talented chefs remain from the original 48. As the tension rises, the chefs need to pull out all the stops. The first challenge the four chefs face in the finals is the once-in-a-lifetime chance to cook at one of the most prestigious events in the UK culinary calendar - the Chef's Table.

Gogglesprogs (Channel 4)
2x"": Christmas Special
The UK's youngest TV critics return after a two-year break for this special festive edition, giving their uninhibited opinions and hilarious take on some of our favourite TV and films. These chatterboxes share their comical and insightful opinions on everything from the royal wedding to the classic movie blockbuster ET. A host of new Gogglesprogs join the regular cast, including Welsh siblings Molly and William, who are joined for the first time by their younger sister Beth, who's only five; and friends Stephanie and Christina.

Holby City (BBC One)
20x51: Family Ties
An acquaintance from Nicky's past puts her in a difficult position, but will she do the right thing? With a little nudge from Hanssen, a struggling Sacha finally opens up to a loved one. Serena is forced to acknowledge what is really troubling her.

River City (BBC One Scotland)
2018x49: 18/12/2018 (1158)

Portrait Artist of the Year (Sky Arts)
4x"": Celebrity Portrait Artist of the Year
Celebrities including Vic Reeves, Joe Lycett and Maureen Lipman show off their artistic skills as they paint portraits of Billy Howle, Howard Jacobson and Kanya King.


Dave's Advent Calendar (Dave)
1x18: Zoe Lyons
Zoe Lyons puts her hand up a turkey for her Christmas presents in Zoe's Plucky Dip.

The Long Song (BBC One) series premiere
1x01: Episode 1
The Christmas riots and the abolition of slavery turn the world of Amity upside down and throw July's destiny into question. But when order is restored and a new overseer Robert Goodwin arrives at Amity, July and Caroline are both intrigued by his seemingly revolutionary plans to improve the plantation. Could his ideals change everything?

Tattoo Fixers (E4)
5x10: Episode 10
Pash performs some pest control on Martyn's randy rodent, Sketch sees to Holli's belly-button buddy, and the Fixers get star-struck when they're visited by magician Paul Daniels' son, Gary. Alice helps Shonna with an erroneous etching that was supposed to be a touching tattoo dedicated to her mother, Pash performs a clean-up for pole dancer Joe, and Sketch banishes Poppy's outrageously hedonistic Grim Reaper back to the land of the dead.

The Undateables (Channel 4)
9x"": A Festive Proposal
The Undateables returns, catching up with some familiar faces and following their extra special plans to spend the festive season with their loved ones. For some, love has blossomed. For others, it's still a case of waiting for Cupid to strike. As Lizzie and Joseph make plans to host their first ever Christmas party, Ray and Christine opt for a more intimate meal just for two. While Charlotte hopes that Santa will bring her a boyfriend, Richard, a self-confessed Scrooge, sees the advantages of being single at this time of year. And then there's Daniel. A year on from getting together with girlfriend Lily, Daniel's got a Christmas wish that only she can grant. But will Lily say yes?

Grizzly Bear Cubs and Me (BBC Two) series premiere
1x01: Episode 1
In the first episode, Gordon arrives in the bone-chilling Russian winter, days after six tiny cubs have been rescued. Will they survive the trauma of losing their mothers, and can Gordon and the family help these baby bears survive and return them to nature in just a few months?

Things We Love About Christmas (Channel 5) series premiere
1x01: Episode 1
Look inside the factories where it's Christmas 365 days a year. Songs are sung, mince pies are munched, and a host of celebrities share their Yuletide memories.


QI (BBC Two)
16x09: Pubs
Sandi Toksvig has a Christmas knees-up in the pub with Alan Davies, Cariad Lloyd, Josh Widdicombe and Noel Fielding.

BBC News at Ten (BBC One)
2018x252: 18/12/2018
The latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide.

Geordie Shore (MTV)
18x10: Episode 10

Discovering Film (Sky Arts)
9x13: Judi Dench
A look back at the career of Judi Dench, who won an Oscar for her role as Queen Elizabeth in Shakespeare in Love before going on to star as M in eight James Bond movies.


Newsnight (BBC Two)
2018x246: 18/12/2018
In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines with Emily Maitlis.


ITV News at Ten (ITV)
2018x252: 18/12/2018
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.


NFL: This Week (BBC Two)
3x15: Week 15
Mark Chapman introduces the latest American football action from the NFL, with expert analysis by Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell.