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Sun 17 Dec

6:00am
Zoo Tales
Season 3 Episode 6/

The keepers at Melbourne Zoo are faced with a medical mystery when 18-year-old giraffe Makulu is struck down by an unknown illness
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
6:30am
Zoo Tales
Season 3 Episode 7/

The vets face a race against time to save a kookaburra that was hit by a car, and a family of capuchin monkeys welcomes new members at Melbourne Zoo
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8
7:00am
Monkey Life
Season 8 Episode 9/20

Gordon's orang-utans swap houses with Sally's chimps, but the task of switching habitats proves to be a mammoth operation involving the veterinary team and the primate care staff
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
7:30am
Monkey Life
Season 8 Episode 10/20

Everything changes for Lulu, Rodders, Ash, Brian and Sally, who now have other chimps living nearby. Meanwhile, baby marmoset Leo is finally well enough to meet his new housemates
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
8:00am
Monkey Life
Season 8 Episode 11/20

Hananya's chimps are subdued when Cherri loses one of her newborn twins. Elsewhere, a fight breaks out at the lemur enclosure when two new arrivals are given a rough welcome
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
8:30am
Monkey Life
Season 8 Episode 12/20

Alison and wildlife vet John Lewis travel to Monkey World's sister sanctuary in Vietnam to release two golden-cheeked gibbons back into the wild
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
9:00am
Stargate Atlantis
Harmony
Season 4 Episode 14/20

On a routine visit to a friendly planet, Sheppard and McKay agree to guide a child princess through a dangerous forest to the Temple of Laros where she can assume her throne as queen. The rite of passage takes a turn for the worse when Genii mercenaries attack, leaving the party bewildered as to who wants the heiress dead. Guest starring Jodelle Ferland
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
10:00am
Stargate Atlantis
Outcast
Season 4 Episode 15/20

While attending his father's funeral, Sheppard is approached by Stanton Research operative Ava Granger, who seeks his help in tracking down an escaped human form Replicator named Archetype. Together with Ronon Dex, Sheppard hunts down the cyborg before it can cause anyone harm. Guest starring Emma Lahana
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
11:00am
Stargate Atlantis
Trio
Season 4 Episode 16/20

Carter, McKay and Keller are sent to a help a village that is being rocked by tremors, but find themselves trapped underground in a disused mine. They race to find a way out as the ground becomes increasingly unstable
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
12:00pm
Stargate Atlantis
Midway
Season 4 Episode 17/20

The Wraith find their way to the Midway Space Station, located in the empty space between the Milky Way and the Pegasus galaxies. Guest starring Christopher Judge (Stargate SG-1)
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
1:00pm
Stargate Atlantis
The Kindred - Part One
Season 4 Episode 18/20

Part one of two. Dr Keller discovers that a deadly protein designed to destroy Wraiths is also killing thousands of humans. When she realises someone is spreading it deliberately, she sets out to discover the culprit. Meanwhile, Telya convinces Sheppard to help search for her people after a vision convinces her that the father of her child is still alive. Guest starring Paul McGillion
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
2:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Rules of Engagement
Season 3 Episode 9/22

O'Neill and the team try to end a deadly war game being played out on a planet populated by soldiers, but find the weapons turned against them. Sci-fi drama, starring Richard Dean Anderson
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
3:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Forever in a Day
Season 3 Episode 10/22

Daniel Jackson is reunited with his long-lost wife Sha're, but owing to unfortunate circumstances they find themselves on opposing sides, and painful sacrifices have to be made. Sci-fi drama, starring Michael Shanks
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Past and Present
Season 3 Episode 11/22

O'Neill and the team encounter an entire world suffering from amnesia, the effects of which could cause mass devastation. Their leader returns to Earth with SG-1 in the hope of finding a cure for her people - but she appears to have an ulterior motive. Sci-fi drama, starring Richard Dean Anderson
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
5:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Jolinar's Memories
Season 3 Episode 12/22

Part one of two. Samantha Carter battles to access her memories of Jolinar to save her father, who has been captured by the evil Goa'uld System Lord Sokar. Sci-fi drama, starring Amanda Tapping
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Stargate SG-1
The Devil You Know
Season 3 Episode 13/22

Part two of two. Martouf and the team are captured by one of Hell's denizens, who uses a hallucinogenic drug on the prisoners to extract essential information. The painful memories they are forced to relive soon make it hard for them to distinguish between past traumas and the present day, putting their sanity - and their lives - in serious jeopardy. Sci-fi drama, starring Richard Dean Anderson
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Supergirl
Reign
Season 3 Episode 9/

Kara investigates a mysterious symbol popping up all over National City, tracing its origins back to an ancient prophecy and the mark of Reign, the World Killer
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
8:00pm
The Flash
Don't Run
Season 4 Episode 9/23

Amunet kidnaps Caitlin and forces her to perform a tricky medical task, while the Thinker traps the Flash in a speedster-proof prison
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
9:00pm
DC's Legends of Tomorrow
Beebo the God of War
Season 3 Episode 9/17

The team investigates an anachronism in a Viking settlement in the New World and realise the Norsemen are worshipping an artefact as their god
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.5
10:00pm
Arrow
Irreconcilable Differences
Season 6 Episode 9/23

Quentin Lance is kidnapped by Black Siren and Cayden James, who are looking to trade his life for a weapon of mass destruction
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.9
11:00pm
A League of Their Own
Daley/Johnson-Thompson/Ranganathan
Season 9 Episode 7/13

Olympic medal-winning diver Tom Daley, heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson and comedian Romesh Ranganathan join regulars Andrew Flintoff, Jamie Redknapp and Jack Whitehall on the sports-based comedy quiz. James Corden asks the questions
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
12:00am
A League of Their Own
Season 9 Episode 8/13

Former West Ham United captain Kevin Nolan, comedian Micky Flanagan and TV presenter Gabby Logan join regulars Andrew Flintoff, Jamie Redknapp and Jack Whitehall on the sports-based comedy quiz. James Corden asks the questions
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
1:00am
A League of Their Own
Best of Vol 1
Season 9 Episode 9/13

Highlights from series nine of the sport-based comedy quiz show hosted by James Corden, with regular panellists Jamie Redknapp, Andrew Flintoff and Jack Whitehall
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
1:30am
A League of Their Own
Best of Vol 2
Season 9 Episode 10/13

Further highlights from series nine of the sport-based comedy quiz show hosted by James Corden, with regular panellists Jamie Redknapp, Andrew Flintoff and Jack Whitehall
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
2:00am
A League of Their Own
Unseen Vol 1
Season 9 Episode 11/13

The first of two compilations of out-takes from series nine of the sports-based comedy quiz hosted by James Corden, with regulars Jamie Redknapp, Andrew Flintoff and Jack Whitehall
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
2:30am
A League of Their Own
Unseen Vol 2
Season 9 Episode 12/13

The second of two compilations of out-takes from series nine of the comedy quiz hosted by James Corden, with regulars Jamie Redknapp, Andrew Flintoff and Jack Whitehall
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
3:00am
Animal 999
Kintore Water Dog
Season 5 Episode 3/

Near Inverurie, senior inspector Alison Simpson investigates the strange case of a dog that has been barking and scratching at drains in a stream for most of the morning, alarming dog walkers in the process. When it refuses to move, Alison has to do a spot of detective work to find its owner
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.2
3:30am
Animal 999
Hypnos
Season 5 Episode 4/

Hypnos, a young grey seal arrives at the society's wildlife centre in terrible pain after being blinded in one eye. Staff appraise the situation and plan an operation to remove the ruptured eye - a tricky technique which requires all the skill of experienced vet Romain Pizzi. Hypnos then faces several weeks of recuperation at the centre before being relased back to the west coast of Scotland
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.2
4:00am
Monkey Life
Season 8 Episode 8/20

Excitement is in store at Hananya's enclosure when chimp Cherri gives birth to twins. Elsewhere, woolly monkey Pacaja takes a shine to leader Oaska
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
4:30am
Monkey Life
Season 8 Episode 9/20

Gordon's orang-utans swap houses with Sally's chimps, but the task of switching habitats proves to be a mammoth operation involving the veterinary team and the primate care staff
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
5:00am
Monkey Life
Season 8 Episode 10/20

Everything changes for Lulu, Rodders, Ash, Brian and Sally, who now have other chimps living nearby. Meanwhile, baby marmoset Leo is finally well enough to meet his new housemates
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
5:30am
Monkey Life
Season 8 Episode 11/20

Hananya's chimps are subdued when Cherri loses one of her newborn twins. Elsewhere, a fight breaks out at the lemur enclosure when two new arrivals are given a rough welcome
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1

Mon 18 Dec

6:00am
The Dog Whisperer
Soggy Doggy, Raging Bandit, Spooked Hootie
Season 2 Episode 1/20

Cesar struggles with a Labrador that is obsessed with water, and meets a Chihuahua that causes problems with its habit of biting legs
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 9.3
7:00am
It's Me or the Dog
Summer Special - Pool Party
Season 2 Episode 1/20

Canine behaviour expert Victoria Stilwell takes her training tips to America and uses all the tricks of her trade to deal with the country's troublesome pooches
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
8:00am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 1/20

Eighty-eight capuchin monkeys rescued from a research laboratory in Chile wake up to their first morning at the Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre in Dorset. Young chimp Rodders has trouble with a sticky melon, and the park's naughtiest resident, Seamus, comes face to face with alpha male Butch
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
8:30am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 2/20

Wildlife vet John Lewis is given a run for his money as he tries to sedate two excitable chimps. The recently rescued male capuchins get used to life together, and orang-utan Kai proves too energetic for her companions
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
9:00am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 1/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
9:30am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 2/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
10:00am
MacGyver
The Rising
Season 1 Episode 1/21

Special agents Angus MacGyver and Jack Dalton join forces to recover a missing bio-weapon that has the ability to destroy hundreds of thousands of people with a single drop. Reboot of the 1980s action adventure in which an operative of a secret US government organisation uses his extraordinary talent for problem-solving and his extensive knowledge of science to save lives. Lucas Till stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
11:00am
MacGyver
Metal Saw
Season 1 Episode 2/21

Angus and the team attempt to rescue Jack's former CIA partner and ex-girlfriend who went missing in Venezuela after she obtained evidence to take down an international arms dealer
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Supergirl
Pilot
Season 1 Episode 1/20

After 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth while living with the Danvers family, Superman's 24-year-old cousin Kara decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be. Pilot episode of the comic-book adventure, starring Melissa Benoist
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
1:00pm
Supergirl
Stronger Together
Season 1 Episode 2/20

Doubts start to form in Kara's mind when her attempts to protect National City fail to go to plan. Comic-book adventure about the 24-year-old cousin of Superman who must embrace her Kryptonian powers after previously hiding them. Melissa Benoist stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
2:00pm
The Flash
Pilot
Season 1 Episode 1/23

CSI investigator Barry Allen is obsessed with solving the mystery of his mother's murder, a crime for which his father is currently serving time. His interest is also piqued when a couple of his nerdy colleagues come up with a cutting-edge particle accelerator that should offer massive advances in power and medicine. But when the grand unveiling is interrupted by a freak weather storm and Barry is struck by lightning, he ends up spending nine months in a coma - only to wake up feeling much speedier than ever before. Pilot episode of the superhero adventure, starring Grant Gustin, with Candice Patton and Rick Cosnett
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
3:00pm
The Flash
Fastest Man Alive
Season 1 Episode 2/23

Barry speeds to the rescue when a university gathering is stormed by half a dozen gunmen - only to pass out before he can bring the criminals to justice. While Dr Wells and the team try to determine why this little speed bump occurred, the hero does some investigating of his own and discovers that the man behind the robbery is Danton Black, a metahuman who can make multiple versions - could he have been behind his blackout?
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
4:00pm
MacGyver
The Rising
Season 1 Episode 1/21

Special agents Angus MacGyver and Jack Dalton join forces to recover a missing bio-weapon that has the ability to destroy hundreds of thousands of people with a single drop. Reboot of the 1980s action adventure in which an operative of a secret US government organisation uses his extraordinary talent for problem-solving and his extensive knowledge of science to save lives. Lucas Till stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00pm
MacGyver
Metal Saw
Season 1 Episode 2/21

Angus and the team attempt to rescue Jack's former CIA partner and ex-girlfriend who went missing in Venezuela after she obtained evidence to take down an international arms dealer
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
6:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Foothold
Season 3 Episode 14/22

The team returns from a mission to hear about a chemical leak at the base, but during tests Dr Frasier is seen talking to two aliens, arousing their suspicion. Carter and Teal'c quickly realise nobody can be trusted and seek help from outside
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Relic Hunter
Executioner's Mask
Season 2 Episode 19/22

Sydney investigates the origins of an antique bronze mask after it disfigures a supermodel during a fashion shoot. Action adventure, starring Tia Carrere as the intrepid treasure-seeker
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.4
8:00pm
A League of Their Own
Season 7 Episode 1/11

Comedy sports quiz, hosted by James Corden, with team captains Jamie Redknapp and Andrew Flintoff, and regular panellist Jack Whitehall. Joining in the fun are comedian Jimmy Carr, Olympic skeleton champion Amy Williams and Dutch football star Edgar Davids
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
9:00pm
The Force: Essex
Respect
Season 3 Episode 1/10

Documentary shining a light on modern policing in the county of Essex and the challenges faced by officers as they deal with a range of criminal and social issues
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
The Force: Essex
Duty of Care
Season 3 Episode 2/10

Police in Colchester are called to deal with a man who has broken into a local school, while officers in Basildon come to the aid of an unconscious man found beside a motorway
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
11:00pm
Ross Kemp: Extreme World
Texas
Season 6 Episode 1/6

The actor travels to more of the most dangerous places on Earth, beginning by heading to Austin, Texas, to investigate growing racial tension in the wake of President Trump's election. He discovers hate groups are gaining in popularity and extremists on both sides are arming themselves for a race war, and speaks to members of the Ku Klux Klan and a black separatist militia group
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
12:00am
Ross Kemp: Extreme World
West Bank
Season 6 Episode 2/6

The actor visits East Jerusalem and the West Bank, where a drug epidemic is tearing through Palestinian communities and a generation of young people is being lost to addiction
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
1:00am
Ross Kemp: Extreme World
Manila
Season 6 Episode 3/6

The actor heads to the Philippines, where he meets those affected by the killing of thousands of suspects in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drug
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
2:00am
Blindspot
Fix My Present Havoc
Season 3 Episode 7/

A threat within the FBI forces the team to run a covert operation out of Jane and Weller's apartment. A tattoo leads to a doctor with a deadly secret. Jaimie Alexander stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.1
3:00am
Road Wars
Season 2 Episode 1/6

The Proactive Squad from Thames Valley Police uses unmarked cars with video cameras on board to give an intriguing insight into car crime and ways it can be prevented. Featuring footage of dangerous drivers on the overcrowded roads
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.2
4:00am
MacGyver
The Rising
Season 1 Episode 1/21

Special agents Angus MacGyver and Jack Dalton join forces to recover a missing bio-weapon that has the ability to destroy hundreds of thousands of people with a single drop. Reboot of the 1980s action adventure in which an operative of a secret US government organisation uses his extraordinary talent for problem-solving and his extensive knowledge of science to save lives. Lucas Till stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00am
MacGyver
Metal Saw
Season 1 Episode 2/21

Angus and the team attempt to rescue Jack's former CIA partner and ex-girlfriend who went missing in Venezuela after she obtained evidence to take down an international arms dealer
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2

Tue 19 Dec

6:00am
The Dog Whisperer
Pug and the Pig, Too Much Cinnamon, Scared Shepherd
Season 2 Episode 2/20

Cesar Millan helps an emotionally scarred German shepherd, and a human psychologist appeals for help with a boisterous pig and a rowdy pug
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.3
7:00am
It's Me or the Dog
Tiny Tyrant
Season 2 Episode 9/20

Canine behaviour expert Victoria Stilwell takes her training tips to America and uses all the tricks of her trade to deal with the country's troublesome pooches
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
8:00am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 3/20

The team is forced to step in when Ben is injured by the alpha male during the chimp introduction. Orang-utan Hsiao-Quai struggles with her ever-growing son Kai, and staff at Monkey World prepare to welcome a new arrival
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
8:30am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 4/20

A four-month-old woolly monkey is hand-reared, and there is excitement in the endangered golden-cheeked gibbons' enclosure when it is revealed Zoey may be pregnant
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
9:00am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 3/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
9:30am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 4/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
10:00am
MacGyver
Awl
Season 1 Episode 3/21

The team heads to Malaysia to extract a terrorist group's financier, but the man is shot and Angus must keep him alive in order to learn the plans
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
11:00am
MacGyver
Wire Cutter
Season 1 Episode 4/21

Mac and Jack team up with a Russian bomb programmer and his estranged handler to shut down a Soviet-era warhead in Moscow. But when the antiquated computer needed to disable the warhead becomes inoperable, Mac must find a way to fix it with only duct tape and wire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Supergirl
Fight or Flight
Season 1 Episode 3/20

The superhero's powers are put to the test when Reactron, one of her cousin Superman's most formidable enemies, shows up in National City. Comic-book adventure, starring Melissa Benoist
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
1:00pm
Supergirl
Livewire
Season 1 Episode 4/20

Kara and her boss come under threat from a volatile CatCo employee who undergoes a major transformation. Plus, Kara's mother arrives for Thanksgiving
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
2:00pm
The Flash
Things You Can't Outrun
Season 1 Episode 3/23

The superhero takes on Kyle Nimbus, commonly known as The Mist thanks to his ability to transform himself into a deadly poisonous gas. Joe finally decides to visit Henry in prison, only to let emotions get the better of him after Kyle shows up seeking revenge for his earlier arrest. Sci-fi drama, starring Grant Gustin and Jesse L Martin
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
3:00pm
The Flash
Going Rogue
Season 1 Episode 4/23

Things get chilly in Central City when a diamond thief gets his hands on a deep-freeze gun, leaving the Flash trying to thwart the bad guy before he gets himself turned into a human ice cube. Meanwhile, Felicity Smoak is in town, accompanying Barry on a double date with Iris and Eddie. Prison Break's Wentworth Miller and Arrow favourite Emily Bett Rickards guest star, with Grant Gustin, Candice Patton and Rick Cosnett
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
4:00pm
MacGyver
Awl
Season 1 Episode 3/21

The team heads to Malaysia to extract a terrorist group's financier, but the man is shot and Angus must keep him alive in order to learn the plans
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00pm
MacGyver
Wire Cutter
Season 1 Episode 4/21

Mac and Jack team up with a Russian bomb programmer and his estranged handler to shut down a Soviet-era warhead in Moscow. But when the antiquated computer needed to disable the warhead becomes inoperable, Mac must find a way to fix it with only duct tape and wire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
6:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Pretence
Season 3 Episode 15/22

The team members are invited to the new Tollan home world to participate in `Triad', but on arrival they discover this is an ancient ceremony of justice - and one of those on trial is their old friend Skaara
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Relic Hunter
The Royal Ring
Season 2 Episode 20/22

Nigel's museum curator brother uncovers a riddle written by King Henry VIII which could reveal the whereabouts of Anne Boleyn's fabled wedding ring. Action adventure, guest starring Crispin Bonham Carter and Stephen Billington
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.4
8:00pm
A League of Their Own
Best Of
Season 12 Episode 9/9

The best moments from the latest series of the sports-based comedy quiz, hosted by. James Corden, with captains Andrew Flintoff and Jamie Redknapp and regular panellist Jack Whitehall. Last in the series
(Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
9:00pm
The Force: Essex
On a Hunch
Season 3 Episode 5/10

Documentary shining a light on modern policing in the county of Essex and the challenges faced by officers as they deal with a range of criminal and social issues
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Blindspot
Fix My Present Havoc
Season 3 Episode 7/

A threat within the FBI forces the team to run a covert operation out of Jane and Weller's apartment. A tattoo leads to a doctor with a deadly secret. Jaimie Alexander stars
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.1
11:00pm
Sky Sports' Funniest Moments: Best Bits
Players, pundits and comics look back at comical moments from the world of Sky Sports. With Nish Kumar, David Haye, Chris Kamara and Hayley McQueen
(Subtitles)

1:00am
Chicago Fire
Ignite on Contact
Season 6 Episode 2/

Chief Boden learns the school fire was not an accident, and turns up the pressure on Severide. American drama, starring Eamonn Walker and Taylor Kinney
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
2:00am
Ross Kemp: Extreme World
Texas
Season 6 Episode 1/6

The actor travels to more of the most dangerous places on Earth, beginning by heading to Austin, Texas, to investigate growing racial tension in the wake of President Trump's election. He discovers hate groups are gaining in popularity and extremists on both sides are arming themselves for a race war, and speaks to members of the Ku Klux Klan and a black separatist militia group
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
3:00am
Road Wars
Season 2 Episode 2/6

Police officers use unmarked cars fitted with on-board video cameras, offering an insight into vehicle crime and how it can be prevented. The programme also features footage of dangerous drivers
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.2
4:00am
MacGyver
Awl
Season 1 Episode 3/21

The team heads to Malaysia to extract a terrorist group's financier, but the man is shot and Angus must keep him alive in order to learn the plans
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00am
MacGyver
Wire Cutter
Season 1 Episode 4/21

Mac and Jack team up with a Russian bomb programmer and his estranged handler to shut down a Soviet-era warhead in Moscow. But when the antiquated computer needed to disable the warhead becomes inoperable, Mac must find a way to fix it with only duct tape and wire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2

Wed 20 Dec

6:00am
The Dog Whisperer
Buddy, Teddy and Matilda
Season 2 Episode 3/20

Cesar Millan comes to the rescue of a troubled golden retriever
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.3
7:00am
It's Me or the Dog
Eight Is Enough
Season 2 Episode 11/20

Canine behaviour expert Victoria Stilwell takes her training tips to America and uses all the tricks of her trade to deal with the country's troublesome dogs
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
8:00am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 5/20

Resident capuchin TJ causes mischief when he joins the new Chilean arrivals, and alpha male Paddy has to step in. Orang-utan Amy is pregnant but the keepers worry she will not be able to care for a baby, and chimps from Hananya's group get their teeth cleaned
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
8:30am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 6/20

The team must make an important decision concerning the safety of a chimp group when alpha male Hananya continues to exhibit violent behaviour. Elsewhere, chimps Simon and Eveline compete in a swing-off, dental surgery is carried out and the park's staff prepare for the next woolly monkey birth
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
9:00am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 5/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
9:30am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 6/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
10:00am
MacGyver
Toothpick
Season 1 Episode 5/21

Angus must get a sabotaged train back on track if he is to protect a whistleblower who has proof her boss is selling weapons to America's enemies
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
11:00am
MacGyver
Wrench
Season 1 Episode 6/21

A notorious criminal plants a bomb close to the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, and Mac must disarm it using just a wrench and a rope
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Supergirl
How Does She Do It?
Season 1 Episode 5/20

Kara struggles to juggle her two lives when National City comes under threat while she is babysitting Cat's son. Comic-book adventure, starring Melissa Benoist
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
1:00pm
Supergirl
Red Faced
Season 1 Episode 6/20

Personal and professional stress gets the better of Kara as she faces off against military cyborg Red Tornado during a training exercise, and as her anger rises to the surface, the Kryptonian heroine ends up going too far. Meanwhile, Cat's tough exterior is cracked by a visit from her judgmental mother Katherine, and Alex enlists Winn to investigate her father's mysterious death. Comic-book adventure, guest starring Iddo Goldberg and Joan Juliet Buck
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
2:00pm
The Flash
Plastique
Season 1 Episode 5/23

The army rolls into town after a bomb goes off, arousing the suspicions of Barry and his scientist buddies, who discover that the general has been conducting dodgy experiments to turn his soldiers into super-troopers. One of his subjects, Bette Sans Souci, was at the bombsite - and when the Flash tracks her down, he realises he has to tread carefully, as she has developed the ability to blow things up just by touching them. Meanwhile, Iris's interest in `the Red Streak' grows as she receives a special visit
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
3:00pm
The Flash
The Flash Is Born
Season 1 Episode 6/23

A muscleman with the ability to transform into metal wreaks havoc in Central City, leaving Barry and the Star Labs team trying to find a chink in his armour before he causes total destruction. Meanwhile, as more people become aware of the speedy superhero, he begins to feel it's about time he made himself known. Iris's blog lands her in a spot of bother and Joe reaches out to Dr Wells for help solving Nora Allen's murder
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
4:00pm
MacGyver
Toothpick
Season 1 Episode 5/21

Angus must get a sabotaged train back on track if he is to protect a whistleblower who has proof her boss is selling weapons to America's enemies
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00pm
MacGyver
Wrench
Season 1 Episode 6/21

A notorious criminal plants a bomb close to the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, and Mac must disarm it using just a wrench and a rope
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
6:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Urgo
Season 3 Episode 16/22

The crew members experience a memory blackout and awake to find computer chips have been planted in their brains, prompting them to behave strangely. Sci-fi drama, starring Richard Dean Anderson and Michael Shanks
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Relic Hunter
Set in Stone
Season 2 Episode 21/22

Sydney and Nigel set out to investigate the truth behind a fairy story concerning St Gabriel and his magical sword. Action adventure, starring Tia Carrere as the intrepid treasure-seeker
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.4
8:00pm
Sky Sports' Funniest Moments: Best Bits
Players, pundits and comics look back at comical moments from the world of Sky Sports. With Nish Kumar, David Haye, Chris Kamara and Hayley McQueen
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Chicago Fire
Ignite on Contact
Season 6 Episode 2/

Chief Boden learns the school fire was not an accident, and turns up the pressure on Severide. American drama, starring Eamonn Walker and Taylor Kinney
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
11:00pm
Michael Buble's Christmas in Hollywood
The Canadian crooner's fifth festive special sees him take to the stage of the Orpheus Theatre in Los Angeles, with guest appearances by Celine Dion, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and Tori Kelly. The music features classics such as White Christmas, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Jingle Bells, This Christmas and Here Comes Santa Claus. Michael also performs the premiere of his new Christmas song, The More You Give (The More You'll Have), and an unplugged medley of songs chosen from requests posted by his fans on social media

12:00am
Grey's Anatomy
Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story
Season 14 Episode 7/23

In the 300th episode of the hospital drama, the doctors tend to the patients of a rollercoaster crash, sparking a wave of memories about ghosts from the past
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
1:00am
Scandal
Vampires and Bloodsuckers
Season 7 Episode 6/18

Gladiators come together to celebrate Quinn and Charlie's big day, while Mellie deals with a new crisis in the Middle East. Political drama, starring Kerry Washington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
2:00am
Ross Kemp: Extreme World
West Bank
Season 6 Episode 2/6

The actor visits East Jerusalem and the West Bank, where a drug epidemic is tearing through Palestinian communities and a generation of young people is being lost to addiction
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
3:00am
Road Wars
Season 2 Episode 3/6

The police are suspicious of a man who is wearing two pairs of trousers and two jackets, and they listen in amusement to his feeble attempts at a credible explanation. Plus, two car thieves wearing washing-up gloves make a swift getaway, but are halted when they collide with a cameraman
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.2
4:00am
MacGyver
Toothpick
Season 1 Episode 5/21

Angus must get a sabotaged train back on track if he is to protect a whistleblower who has proof her boss is selling weapons to America's enemies
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00am
MacGyver
Wrench
Season 1 Episode 6/21

A notorious criminal plants a bomb close to the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, and Mac must disarm it using just a wrench and a rope
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2

Thu 21 Dec

6:00am
The Dog Whisperer
Jonbee, Hudson and Violet and Burford
Season 2 Episode 4/20

Actor Scott Lincoln, who has rescued 37 stray dogs, meets his match with a ferocious stray Jindo, and a Great Dane causes chaos in a house
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.3
7:00am
It's Me or the Dog
The Nervous Newlyweds
Season 2 Episode 13/20

Canine behaviour expert Victoria Stilwell takes her training tips to America and uses all the tricks of her trade to deal with the country's troublesome pooches
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
8:00am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 7/20

A baby chimp tries to prove he is grown up enough to go it alone. The Bachelor Boys' reputation takes a knock when they become frightened of a new toy. Two of Hananya's charges pluck up the courage to explore their surroundings, and the Chilean capuchins get their first taste of life in the outside world
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
8:30am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 8/20

The park hosts a morning sing-off, and golden-cheeked gibbon Zoey introduces a new member of the family. Over in Hananya's group, hot potatoes are on the menu, and a fight among the female capuchins leaves Phoebe with a bite wound that requires surgery
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
9:00am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 7/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
9:30am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 8/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
10:00am
MacGyver
Can Opener
Season 1 Episode 7/21

Angus goes undercover as an inmate in order to break a notorious drug kingpin out of a maximum security prison and be led to his secret headquarters
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
11:00am
MacGyver
Corkscrew
Season 1 Episode 8/21

Angus comes face to face with an international assassin hired to kill him, and must defend both himself and Bozer armed only with a corkscrew and paper towel rolls
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Supergirl
Human for a Day
Season 1 Episode 7/20

Kara and her friends draw on all their courage when an earthquake hits the city, while a dangerous situation causes Alex to distrust Hank even more
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.6
1:00pm
Supergirl
Hostile Takeover
Season 1 Episode 8/20

Kara goes head to head with her Aunt Astra after she challenges her beliefs about her mother. Meanwhile, a hacker exposes Cat's e-mails
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
2:00pm
The Flash
Power Outage
Season 1 Episode 7/23

Barry runs foul of a high-voltage new villain when he is zapped and brought skidding to a halt by Blackout - a metahuman who can harness electricity. Can the gang figure out a way to restore the speedster's powers? They don't have any time to lose, because downtown at the police department, bad guy Tockman - who will be familiar to viewers of Arrow - has taken several people hostage, including Iris and Eddie
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
3:00pm
The Flash
Flash v Arrow
Season 1 Episode 8/23

In the first of two crossover episodes between The Flash and Arrow, Barry comes up against a meddlesome metahuman named Ray G Bivolo, who possesses the power to manipulate people's emotions. It's clear he can't face the villain on his own, so he gets help from Starling City's hero. But things don't get off to a good start when Oliver tells the speedster that he still has a lot to learn - and the friends become foes when Bivolo intervenes, sending an annoyed Flash on a rage-fuelled rampage
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
4:00pm
MacGyver
Can Opener
Season 1 Episode 7/21

Angus goes undercover as an inmate in order to break a notorious drug kingpin out of a maximum security prison and be led to his secret headquarters
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00pm
MacGyver
Corkscrew
Season 1 Episode 8/21

Angus comes face to face with an international assassin hired to kill him, and must defend both himself and Bozer armed only with a corkscrew and paper towel rolls
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
6:00pm
Stargate SG-1
A Hundred Days
Season 3 Episode 17/22

A meteor strike leaves Jack stranded on a primitive planet with little chance of being rescued - until Teal'c intervenes
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Relic Hunter
Deadline
Season 2 Episode 22/22

Sydney's old flame is deliberately poisoned while searching for the world's first Christian cross, forcing the adventurers to search for an ancient artefact to exchange for the antidote. Action adventure, starring Tia Carrere
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.4
8:00pm
Michael Buble's Christmas in Hollywood
The Canadian crooner's fifth festive special sees him take to the stage of the Orpheus Theatre in Los Angeles, with guest appearances by Celine Dion, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and Tori Kelly. The music features classics such as White Christmas, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Jingle Bells, This Christmas and Here Comes Santa Claus. Michael also performs the premiere of his new Christmas song, The More You Give (The More You'll Have), and an unplugged medley of songs chosen from requests posted by his fans on social media

9:00pm
Grey's Anatomy
Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story
Season 14 Episode 7/23

In the 300th episode of the hospital drama, the doctors tend to the patients of a rollercoaster crash, sparking a wave of memories about ghosts from the past
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
Scandal
Vampires and Bloodsuckers
Season 7 Episode 6/18

Gladiators come together to celebrate Quinn and Charlie's big day, while Mellie deals with a new crisis in the Middle East. Political drama, starring Kerry Washington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
11:00pm
Ross Kemp: Extreme World
Manila
Season 6 Episode 3/6

The actor heads to the Philippines, where he meets those affected by the killing of thousands of suspects in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drug
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
12:00am
A League of Their Own
A League of Their Own Christmas Special 2017
James Corden, Jamie Redknapp, Andrew Flintoff and Jack Whitehall invite Nigel Havers, Kriss Akabusi and David Seaman to a Christmas party out in the country
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
1:00am
The Russell Howard Hour
Season 1 Episode 14/14

Topical comedy and entertainment show in which the host picks through the biggest UK and international stories, and is joined by celebrity guests and leading experts, as well as fledgling global correspondents. Plus, Russell showcases some of the stand-up scene's finest and most exciting stars. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8
2:00am
Madam Secretary
The French Revolution
Season 3 Episode 5/23

A state dinner is jeopardised when a CIA operative is captured by French intelligence, so Elizabeth must negotiate the agent's release while keeping the event running smoothly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
3:00am
Road Wars
Season 2 Episode 4/6

Footage of criminal acts, featuring a man who turns on the cameras when cornered by officers and a high-speed cross-country police chase
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.2
4:00am
MacGyver
Can Opener
Season 1 Episode 7/21

Angus goes undercover as an inmate in order to break a notorious drug kingpin out of a maximum security prison and be led to his secret headquarters
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00am
MacGyver
Corkscrew
Season 1 Episode 8/21

Angus comes face to face with an international assassin hired to kill him, and must defend both himself and Bozer armed only with a corkscrew and paper towel rolls
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2

Fri 22 Dec

6:00am
The Dog Whisperer
Isis and Tina, Nugget and the Katrina Dogs
Season 2 Episode 5/20

Cesar Millan helps the canine victims of Hurricane Katrina, and a dog with an appetite for toys, towels and trampolines
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.3
7:00am
It's Me or the Dog
Man v Manny
Season 2 Episode 15/20

Canine behaviour expert Victoria Stilwell takes her training tips to America and uses all the tricks of her trade to deal with the country's troublesome pooches
(Repeat)

Rating: 5.6
8:00am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 9/20

Baby woolly monkey Paulo meets his new family for the first time, while chimpanzee Eddi has fun with his young brother Bart. Pregnant orang-utan Amy gets to grips with a breast pump, and emotions run high when a marmoset arrives at the park
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
8:30am
Monkey Life
Season 3 Episode 10/20

Mad Max meets his new housemates, and chimps Ben and Pip get a shock when they have another encounter with alpha-male Hananya. Piquita is the centre of attention in the woolly monkey enclosure, while Bart enjoys honey for the first time in Paddy's chimp group
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.1
9:00am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 9/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
9:30am
Animal House
Season 2 Episode 10/13

Documentary series shining a spotlight on the staff at SPCA Auckland, who dedicate their days to the care and protection of the region's animals. From an injured penguin in need of first aid, to a litter of kittens trapped inside a wall, these compassionate professionals are committed to the rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of animals in distress
(Subtitles) (Repeat) (Audio Described)

Rating: 5.7
10:00am
MacGyver
Chisel
Season 1 Episode 9/21

The US embassy in Latvia comes under attack from a group of extremists and Angus and the team have to deal with the situation armed only with a chisel and a book of matches
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
11:00am
MacGyver
Pliers
Season 1 Episode 10/21

The team joins the hunt when the young protegee of Mac's old science teacher is kidnapped, and have to rescue her armed with just pliers and speaker wire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
12:00pm
Supergirl
Blood Bonds
Season 1 Episode 9/20

The return after a mid-series break of the comic-book adventure about the 24-year-old cousin of Superman. Kara attempts to brush off Cat's allegations that she is Supergirl, while General Lane tortures Astra as he tries to discover Non's location
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
1:00pm
Supergirl
Childish Things
Season 1 Episode 10/20

Kara offers to help Winn when his father breaks out of prison, while Alex is determined to uncover Maxwell Lord's plans and talks Hank into shapeshifting his way into Lord Industries. Plus, Cat offers Lucy Lane a job at CatCo
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
2:00pm
The Flash
The Man in the Yellow Suit
Season 1 Episode 9/23

Years of pent-up grief bubble to the surface when Barry encounters Reverse Flash, aka Professor Zoom, the man who killed his mother. When his arch-nemesis manages to escape, the team turns to Dr Tina McGee from Mercury Labs for assistance. Meanwhile, Eddie pops a life-changing question to Iris. Superhero adventure, starring Grant Gustin
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
3:00pm
The Flash
Revenge of the Rogues
Season 1 Episode 10/23

The superhero adventure returns after its mid-season break. Chilly super-villain Captain Cold is back in Central City - and he has company in the shape of Heat Wave. Together, this evil pairing have set their sights on stealing a multimillion dollar painting - can the super-fast hero possibly win against the forces of fire and ice? He has his reservations, especially after what happened during his last face-off with his old friend - but when a loved one is kidnapped, he quickly races to the rescue. Grant Gustin stars, with guest appearances by former Prison Break actors Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.9
4:00pm
MacGyver
Chisel
Season 1 Episode 9/21

The US embassy in Latvia comes under attack from a group of extremists and Angus and the team have to deal with the situation armed only with a chisel and a book of matches
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00pm
MacGyver
Pliers
Season 1 Episode 10/21

The team joins the hunt when the young protegee of Mac's old science teacher is kidnapped, and have to rescue her armed with just pliers and speaker wire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
6:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Shades of Grey
Season 3 Episode 18/22

Jack jeopardises Earth's diplomatic relations with the Tollans by stealing hardware from them, leaving Hammond no choice but to offer him early retirement
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Relic Hunter
Wages of Sydney
Season 3 Episode 1/22

Sydney tries to solve the mystery of a stolen sacred dragon's egg, which involves freeing a rival treasure-seeker from the clutches of a Chinese warlord
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 5.4
8:00pm
A League of Their Own
Daley/Johnson-Thompson/Ranganathan
Season 9 Episode 7/13

Olympic medal-winning diver Tom Daley, heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson and comedian Romesh Ranganathan join regulars Andrew Flintoff, Jamie Redknapp and Jack Whitehall on the sports-based comedy quiz. James Corden asks the questions
(Repeat)

Rating: 7.6
9:00pm
A League of Their Own
A League of Their Own Christmas Special 2017
James Corden, Jamie Redknapp, Andrew Flintoff and Jack Whitehall invite Nigel Havers, Kriss Akabusi and David Seaman to a Christmas party out in the country
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
10:00pm
The Russell Howard Hour
Season 1 Episode 14/14

Topical comedy and entertainment show in which the host picks through the biggest UK and international stories, and is joined by celebrity guests and leading experts, as well as fledgling global correspondents. Plus, Russell showcases some of the stand-up scene's finest and most exciting stars. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
11:00pm
Madam Secretary
The French Revolution
Season 3 Episode 5/23

A state dinner is jeopardised when a CIA operative is captured by French intelligence, so Elizabeth must negotiate the agent's release while keeping the event running smoothly
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
12:00am
Michael Buble's Christmas in New York
The Canadian crooner's fourth Christmas special sees him take to the stage of Radio City Music Hall in New York City, with guest appearances by Barbra Streisand, Ariana Grande, Miss Piggy and the Rockettes. The music features festive classics such as It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) and All I Want for Christmas Is You. Michael also performs an unplugged selection of songs chosen from requests posted by his fans on social media, including I'll Be Home for Christmas, Cold December Night and Blue Christmas

1:00am
The Good Doctor
Intangibles
Season 1 Episode 9/18

The team takes on the case of a young boy from Africa who has severe congenital heart anomalies, but Dr Melendez has doubts about the safety of the procedure
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.6
2:00am
The Force: Essex
Eyes in the Sky
Season 3 Episode 10/10

Officers chase a speeding car through Chelmsford, while police deal with fans at a Colchester United match
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
3:00am
Road Wars
Season 2 Episode 5/6

A desperate drug dealer bites a policeman's hand in an attempt to escape being searched, and a man gives an unusual reason why he should not be arrested when he claims to be the King of Jamaica
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 6.2
4:00am
MacGyver
Chisel
Season 1 Episode 9/21

The US embassy in Latvia comes under attack from a group of extremists and Angus and the team have to deal with the situation armed only with a chisel and a book of matches
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2
5:00am
MacGyver
Pliers
Season 1 Episode 10/21

The team joins the hunt when the young protegee of Mac's old science teacher is kidnapped, and have to rescue her armed with just pliers and speaker wire
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 7.2

Sat 23 Dec

6:00am
The Flash
Pilot
Season 1 Episode 1/23

CSI investigator Barry Allen is obsessed with solving the mystery of his mother's murder, a crime for which his father is currently serving time. His interest is also piqued when a couple of his nerdy colleagues come up with a cutting-edge particle accelerator that should offer massive advances in power and medicine. But when the grand unveiling is interrupted by a freak weather storm and Barry is struck by lightning, he ends up spending nine months in a coma - only to wake up feeling much speedier than ever before. Pilot episode of the superhero adventure, starring Grant Gustin, with Candice Patton and Rick Cosnett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
7:00am
The Flash
Fastest Man Alive
Season 1 Episode 2/23

Barry speeds to the rescue when a university gathering is stormed by half a dozen gunmen - only to pass out before he can bring the criminals to justice. While Dr Wells and the team try to determine why this little speed bump occurred, the hero does some investigating of his own and discovers that the man behind the robbery is Danton Black, a metahuman who can make multiple versions - could he have been behind his blackout?
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
8:00am
The Flash
Things You Can't Outrun
Season 1 Episode 3/23

The superhero takes on Kyle Nimbus, commonly known as The Mist thanks to his ability to transform himself into a deadly poisonous gas. Joe finally decides to visit Henry in prison, only to let emotions get the better of him after Kyle shows up seeking revenge for his earlier arrest. Sci-fi drama, starring Grant Gustin and Jesse L Martin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
9:00am
The Flash
Going Rogue
Season 1 Episode 4/23

Things get chilly in Central City when a diamond thief gets his hands on a deep-freeze gun, leaving the Flash trying to thwart the bad guy before he gets himself turned into a human ice cube. Meanwhile, Felicity Smoak is in town, accompanying Barry on a double date with Iris and Eddie. Prison Break's Wentworth Miller and Arrow favourite Emily Bett Rickards guest star, with Grant Gustin, Candice Patton and Rick Cosnett
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
10:00am
The Flash
Plastique
Season 1 Episode 5/23

The army rolls into town after a bomb goes off, arousing the suspicions of Barry and his scientist buddies, who discover that the general has been conducting dodgy experiments to turn his soldiers into super-troopers. One of his subjects, Bette Sans Souci, was at the bombsite - and when the Flash tracks her down, he realises he has to tread carefully, as she has developed the ability to blow things up just by touching them. Meanwhile, Iris's interest in `the Red Streak' grows as she receives a special visit
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.9
11:00am
Terry Pratchett's Going Postal
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. Conman Moist Von Lipwig's crimes catch up with him on arriving in Ankh-Morpork - but he receives an unexpected reprieve when the city's ruler Lord Vetinari decides he would be the ideal person to run the decrepit municipal post office. Lipwig initially tries to make a run for it - until he finds himself falling for the captivating Adora Belle Dearheart. Comic fantasy adventure based on Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel, starring Richard Coyle, David Suchet, Charles Dance and Claire Foy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
1:00pm
Terry Pratchett's Going Postal
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Conclusion. Lipwig races to win his bet with Reacher Gilt by delivering a message faster than the Clacks - but the bloodthirsty tyrant's technological superiority threatens to overwhelm the downtrodden postmaster. Meanwhile, Adora remains unconvinced that Lipwig has changed his ways. Comic fantasy, based on Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel, starring Richard Coyle, David Suchet, Charles Dance and Claire Foy
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 8.4
3:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Foothold
Season 3 Episode 14/22

The team returns from a mission to hear about a chemical leak at the base, but during tests Dr Frasier is seen talking to two aliens, arousing their suspicion. Carter and Teal'c quickly realise nobody can be trusted and seek help from outside
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
4:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Pretence
Season 3 Episode 15/22

The team members are invited to the new Tollan home world to participate in `Triad', but on arrival they discover this is an ancient ceremony of justice - and one of those on trial is their old friend Skaara
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
5:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Urgo
Season 3 Episode 16/22

The crew members experience a memory blackout and awake to find computer chips have been planted in their brains, prompting them to behave strangely. Sci-fi drama, starring Richard Dean Anderson and Michael Shanks
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
6:00pm
Stargate SG-1
A Hundred Days
Season 3 Episode 17/22

A meteor strike leaves Jack stranded on a primitive planet with little chance of being rescued - until Teal'c intervenes
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
7:00pm
Stargate SG-1
Shades of Grey
Season 3 Episode 18/22

Jack jeopardises Earth's diplomatic relations with the Tollans by stealing hardware from them, leaving Hammond no choice but to offer him early retirement
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 8.3
8:00pm
Michael Buble Xmas Special

9:00pm
The Good Doctor
Intangibles
Season 1 Episode 9/18

The team takes on the case of a young boy from Africa who has severe congenital heart anomalies, but Dr Melendez has doubts about the safety of the procedure
(Subtitles) (Repeat)

Rating: 9.6
10:00pm
Trollied
Trollied Christmas Special
It's Christmas Eve, the busiest day of the year at Valco - and panic sets in when the turkey delivery fails to arrive. Gavin and Julie suspect their rivals at the Wigan branch of foul play and take extreme measures to salvage their stock. However, the staff have a big party to look forward to - where Julie suffers a wardrobe malfunction and the alcohol finally brings Kieran and Katie closer together. Festive episode from 2012, starring Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins and Mark Addy, with a guest appearance from Warren Clarke
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
11:00pm
Trollied
Trollied Christmas Special
It's Christmas Eve, the busiest day of the year at Valco - and panic sets in when the turkey delivery fails to arrive. Gavin and Julie suspect their rivals at the Wigan branch of foul play and take extreme measures to salvage their stock. However, the staff have a big party to look forward to - where Julie suffers a wardrobe malfunction and the alcohol finally brings Kieran and Katie closer together. Festive episode from 2012, starring Jane Horrocks, Jason Watkins and Mark Addy, with a guest appearance from Warren Clarke
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
12:00am
Trollied
Trollied: A Christmas Carol
Gavin turns Scrooge and demands his staff come in on Christmas Day, but can visits from his past, present and future remind him of the true meaning of Christmas? Former colleague Julie Cook (Jane Horrocks) returns to bring some festive cheer, while Gavin is shocked he sees footage of himself on the new CCTV system and then Frank Uture (Richard Wilson) shows up from logistics with some progressive ideas for his to ponder. Elsewhere, Colin has the job of being Santa, but is far more interested in Mrs Claus than bringing laughter and joy to Valco's young customers
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
1:00am
Trollied
Trollied - Christmas Special
Season 6 Episode 8/8

It's Christmas Eve and Gavin has an important proposal for Cheryl, but when a bid to throw her off the scent spectacularly backfires, he is left desperate to make amends. Brian returns to the store and is clearly unimpressed with humble new pharmacist Alan, while Colin and Lisa witness something horrifying and the spark between Katie and Daniel becomes clearer than ever at the Valco Christmas party. Last in the series
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.9
1:30am
Stella
Christmas Special 2016
What was looking like a quiet Christmas at home for Stella and Michael changes when Aunty Brenda announces she is organising a huge festival of lights and wants everyone to help. Meanwhile, Karl gets the shock of his life when Nadine turns up at his door with Genevieve and unexpected and surprising news, while Luke is feeling the loss of his father more deeply than before. Festive edition of the comedy, starring Ruth Jones
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.8
3:00am
Motorway Patrol
Season 2 Episode 1/7

Documentary following members of the New Zealand highway patrol as they witness some of the best and worst behaviour on the nation's motorways. The series is centred around the roads of Auckland, the country's largest urban area, and features motoring chaos including major traffic collisions, escaped animals and pedestrians on busy roads. There is also footage of drivers falling asleep at the wheel, overloaded vehicles and suspects caught with illegal substances - plus a host of excuses as the people pulled over try to persuade officers they have not done anything wrong
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1
3:30am
Motorway Patrol
Season 2 Episode 2/7

Documentary following members of the New Zealand highway patrol as they witness the best and worst behaviour on the nation's busiest motorway
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1
4:00am
Motorway Patrol
Season 2 Episode 3/7

Documentary following members of the New Zealand highway patrol as they witness some of the best and worst behaviour on the nation's motorways. The series is centred around the roads of Auckland, the country's largest urban area, and features motoring chaos including major traffic collisions, escaped animals and pedestrians on busy roads. There is also footage of drivers falling asleep at the wheel, overloaded vehicles and suspects caught with illegal substances - plus a host of excuses as the people pulled over try to persuade officers they have not done anything wrong
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1
4:30am
Motorway Patrol
Season 2 Episode 4/7

Documentary following members of the New Zealand highway patrol as they witness some of the best and worst behaviour on the nation's motorways. The series is centred around the roads of Auckland, the country's largest urban area, and features motoring chaos including major traffic collisions, escaped animals and pedestrians on busy roads. There is also footage of drivers falling asleep at the wheel, overloaded vehicles and suspects caught with illegal substances - plus a host of excuses as the people pulled over try to persuade officers they have not done anything wrong
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1
5:00am
Motorway Patrol
Season 2 Episode 5/7

Documentary following members of the New Zealand highway patrol as they witness some of the best and worst behaviour on the nation's motorways. The series is centred around the roads of Auckland, the country's largest urban area, and features motoring chaos including major traffic collisions, escaped animals and pedestrians on busy roads. There is also footage of drivers falling asleep at the wheel, overloaded vehicles and suspects caught with illegal substances - plus a host of excuses as the people pulled over try to persuade officers they have not done anything wrong
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1
5:30am
Motorway Patrol
Season 2 Episode 6/7

Documentary following members of the New Zealand highway patrol as they witness some of the best and worst behaviour on the nation's motorways. The series is centred around the roads of Auckland, the country's largest urban area, and features motoring chaos including major traffic collisions, escaped animals and pedestrians on busy roads. There is also footage of drivers falling asleep at the wheel, overloaded vehicles and suspects caught with illegal substances - plus a host of excuses as the people pulled over try to persuade officers they have not done anything wrong
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 4.1