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Sun 17 Dec

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2
8:00am
Access
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Rating: 4.7
8:10am
Gilmore Girls
Always a Godmother, Never a God
Season 6 Episode 4/22

Sookie tries to reconcile Rory and Lorelai by asking them to be the godmothers of her two children. Logan decides to take a trip to New York with Rory
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:00am
8 Simple Rules
Daddy's Girl
Season 2 Episode 16/24

Jim's wife leaves him and Kerry annoys Bridget by dyeing her hair blonde. Meanwhile, the family therapist convinces Cate that she should pursue her dream of becoming a singer
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:30am
8 Simple Rules
Mall in the Family
Season 2 Episode 17/24

Kerry is promoted to assistant manager at a fast-food restaurant in the mall, but finds herself having to decide whether to fire Jim. CJ is employed as a security guard and apprehends Bridget for sneaking into a film without paying, while Cate catches Rory selling worthless family items on the internet
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:55am
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Will's Misery
Season 5 Episode 6/25

Will finds the woman of his dreams and eventually manages to attract her attention, despite being branded a love rat by the college girls. Nia Long and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar guest star
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
10:30am
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Father Knows Best
Season 5 Episode 7/25

Ashley realises there is more to life than a private education, and secretly transfers to the local high school, while Hilary tries to broaden her appeal
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Soooooooul Train
Season 5 Episode 8/25

Vivian comes over all romantic when she and Philip are invited to appear on a 1970s-themed TV music show - but it makes her reluctant husband feel like a dinosaur. Comedy, starring Will Smith, James Avery and Daphne Maxwell Reid
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
11:30am
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Love Hurts
Season 5 Episode 9/25

Lisa, Will's new girlfriend, is introduced to the Banks family, who realise he is very fond of her. However, Will feels humiliated when Lisa saves herself from another man's attentions by demonstrating her martial arts skills
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
12:00pm
My Wife and Kids
The Lady Is Not a Tramp
Season 4 Episode 12/30

Michael is aghast to find condoms in Claire's rucksack, and immediately jumps to the wrong conclusion. Damon Wayans stars
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
12:30pm
My Wife and Kids
Of Mice and Man
Season 4 Episode 13/30

Jay suspects there is a mouse in the house when she finds droppings and demands that Michael hire an exterminator
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
1:00pm
My Wife and Kids
Moving On Out
Season 4 Episode 14/30

Junior grows tired of living in the garage and decides to look for a place of his own, helped by John - who is forced to dress up and pose as his grandmother in a desperate bid to fool a pushy estate agent
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
1:30pm
My Wife and Kids
Candy Wars
Season 4 Episode 15/30

Michael agrees to help Kady sell chocolate to raise money for her school. However, he takes the challenge too seriously and spoils her fun by clashing with the father of another child
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
2:00pm
Fresh Off the Boat
So Chineez
Season 1 Episode 13/13

The Huangs receive an invitation to join the local country club, but Jessica believes they have become 'too American' and need to reconnect with Chinese culture. Last in the series
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
2:35pm
Fresh Off the Boat
Pilot
Season 1 Episode 1/13

US comedy drama, loosely based on celebrity chef Eddie Huang's memoirs about growing up in sub-urban Florida during the 1990s
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
3:00pm
Fresh Off the Boat
Home Sweet Home-School
Season 1 Episode 2/13

Jessica worries that school in Orlando is not challenging enough for the Huang boys, and decides to educate them at home instead
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
3:30pm
Fresh Off the Boat
The Shunning
Season 1 Episode 3/13

The Huangs hope to make some new friends during a block party, but Jessica unwittingly makes a social faux-pas when she befriends a `trophy wife' the other mother dislike
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
4:00pm
Film Mr Deeds (2002)
A naive pizza parlour owner inherits $40billion and moves to New York, where he encounters unscrupulous opportunists keen to get their hands on the money - and a ruthless reporter determined to tell his story. Remake of 1936 romantic comedy Mr Deeds Goes to Town, with Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher and Jared Harris
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.8
5:00pm
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Rating: 4.7
5:05pm
Film Mr Deeds (2002)
A naive pizza parlour owner inherits $40billion and moves to New York, where he encounters unscrupulous opportunists keen to get their hands on the money - and a ruthless reporter determined to tell his story. Remake of 1936 romantic comedy Mr Deeds Goes to Town, with Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher and Jared Harris
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.8
6:00pm
Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away
Season 5 Episode 19/33

Agents Stewart and Elmor chase over £1,500 of unpaid parking fines in Manchester, while Matt and Garry have a job to reclaim £1,600 for a car hire company in the West Midlands. Finally, Stewart and Vic head to Lancashire to recover over £3,000 owed by a garage to a dissatisfied customer
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
7:00pm
Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away
Season 5 Episode 20/33

In the West Midlands, agents Matt and Garry chase £1,700 owed by an accountant to a client, and officers Max and Paul try to recover almost £30,000 in north west London owed in rent arrears by a dentist after he was barred from working. Meanwhile, agents Max and Steve head to south west London to chase almost £2,000 owed by a cafe owner
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
8:00pm
Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away
Season 5 Episode 6/33

In West London, agents Max and Cona chase up more than £2,000 in unpaid parking fines, but when they try to seize a vehicle, the debtor ties it to a tree. Meanwhile in Lancashire, officers Stewart and Elmor try to collect £4,000 owed for unpaid nursery fees, and in Bedfordshire two agents must tackle a church ministry that owes over £8,000 in rent arrears
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
Film What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Two strangers accidentally booked into the same hotel room in Las Vegas spend a night on the town together. After a wild and drunken time in the casinos, they wake up to find they are now a married couple, and later win $3million which they both have a claim to - leading to a battle of wits over who keeps the money. Romantic comedy, starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
10:00pm
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Rating: 4.7
10:05pm
Film What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Two strangers accidentally booked into the same hotel room in Las Vegas spend a night on the town together. After a wild and drunken time in the casinos, they wake up to find they are now a married couple, and later win $3million which they both have a claim to - leading to a battle of wits over who keeps the money. Romantic comedy, starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
11:05pm
Film Leap Year (2010)
A woman plans to take advantage of an Irish tradition to propose to her boyfriend while on holiday in Dublin. When they become separated, she faces a disastrous journey across the country in the company of a charming local innkeeper, and is tempted to leave her boyfriend for her travelling companion. Romantic comedy, starring Amy Adams, Matthew Goode and Adam Scott
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
12:05am
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Rating: 4.7
12:10am
Film Leap Year (2010)
A woman plans to take advantage of an Irish tradition to propose to her boyfriend while on holiday in Dublin. When they become separated, she faces a disastrous journey across the country in the company of a charming local innkeeper, and is tempted to leave her boyfriend for her travelling companion. Romantic comedy, starring Amy Adams, Matthew Goode and Adam Scott
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
1:00am
The Shannara Chronicles
Wilderun
Season 2 Episode 9/10

Eretria confesses a dark secret to Wil. Bandon's deepest wish is granted - but there is a catch. Fantasy drama, starring Austin Butler, Ivana Baquero and Marcus Vanco
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
2:00am
Benefits Britain: Life on the Dole
On Benefits: Cashing in for Xmas
Season 2 Episode 4/12

This episode examines the experiences of some of the programme's most memorable characters as they deal with Christmas on benefits. Single mother Marie struggles to buy presents for her eight children, but receives good news about a move to a bigger housing association home in Birmingham, while best mates Bennett and Stevo rummage through bins for the food that shops in Nuneaton throw away. What Christmas treats will they uncover for their festive feast?
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.7
3:00am
At Christmas
UK's Biggest Family at Christmas
Season 1 Episode 4/4

Documentary filmed around the clock between Christmas Eve and Boxing Day 2014, exploring what it is like preparing for Christmas for a family that is larger in number than most, and the costs involved in making sure everyone has a day to remember. In Kent, Kirsty lives with her nine children, plus her granddaughter, and she and husband Gary admit that the season is a constant juggling act trying to keep the finances in check. Meanwhile, Dorset couple Pete and Tracy need a mountain of food to keep their reunited family of 25 fed and watered
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
3:50am
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Rating: 4.7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance for viewers to purchase goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2

Mon 18 Dec

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2
8:00am
Access
Showbiz news and gossip

Rating: 4.7
8:05am
According to Jim
The Chaperone
Season 7 Episode 14/18

Andy finally meets his dream woman, but things go awry when Jim babysits for her daughters when the pair go out for dinner. Sitcom starring James Belushi and Larry Joe Campbell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
8:30am
Gilmore Girls
Twenty-One Is the Loneliest Number
Season 6 Episode 7/22

Lorelai dismisses Richard's plan to bribe Rory into going back to university, creating unnecessary tension between them
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:15am
Pingu
Pinga Sleepwalks
Season 5 Episode 9/26

Pinga sleepwalks out of the igloo, so Pingu tries to keep her out of danger as she wanders through people's homes and over a ravine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:25am
Pingu
Robby the Snowboarder
Season 5 Episode 10/26

Robby laughs at Pingu when they go snowboarding together - but soon has the smile wiped off his face
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:35am
Thomas & Friends
The Big Freeze
Season 21 Episode 15/20

Snow stops coal arriving on Sodor, so all engines are ordered to stay in their sheds. Thomas, however, thinks he has enough for one more run
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
9:50am
Floogals
Project Rubber Bands
Season 1 Episode 27/52

The team's experiments to find out the uses of a piece of elastic come in handy when they accidentally break the Boy Hooman's prized school project
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
10:00am
Fireman Sam
Float Your Boat
Season 10 Episode 16/25

Charlie is having a bad day, but gets a chance to be a hero when Tom is swept out to sea in a rubber dinghy in thick fog
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
10:10am
Noddy: Toyland Detective
The Case of the Unhappy Unicorn
Season 1 Episode 38/52

Snuggleball, Cloppycorn's special felt ball, goes missing. Then Noddy finds out that Pat-Pat broke Snuggleball by mistake
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:30am
Little Princess
I Want to Play Hide-and-Seek
Season 3 Episode 28/35

The youngster never wins at hide-and-seek, until she finds a hidden room in the castle
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:45am
Simon
Snowballs
Season 1 Episode 39/52

Lou and Simon are making a snowman when they are suddenly bombarded by a volley of snowballs
(Subtitles)

10:55am
Mofy
Pyjama Party
Season 1 Episode 29/52

Kerry is having a pyjama party and Mofy invites the squirrels, but Lee is too busy cleaning the nest so Sioux experiences his first sleepover without him
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
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Rating: 4.7
11:10am
Film A Snow Globe Christmas (2013)
A cynical TV executive accidentally knocks herself out while railing against the disappointments of her life. She wakes up to find herself in another world, where she is married with two children. As she comes to realise she is not dreaming, she must decide which life she wants to live. Festive fantasy, starring Alicia Witt, Donald Faison and Christina Milian
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
12:10pm
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Rating: 4.7
12:15pm
Film A Snow Globe Christmas (2013)
A cynical TV executive accidentally knocks herself out while railing against the disappointments of her life. She wakes up to find herself in another world, where she is married with two children. As she comes to realise she is not dreaming, she must decide which life she wants to live. Festive fantasy, starring Alicia Witt, Donald Faison and Christina Milian
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
1:05pm
Film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Two young owls are kidnapped by an evil bird, who intends to brainwash them into becoming his soldiers. They escape from his clutches and go in search of a legendary band of warrior owls, who are the only ones able to stop the feathered tyrant's evil schemes. Animated fantasy based on Kathryn Lasky's novel, with the voices of Jim Sturgess and Ryan Kwanten
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
2:05pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
2:10pm
Film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Two young owls are kidnapped by an evil bird, who intends to brainwash them into becoming his soldiers. They escape from his clutches and go in search of a legendary band of warrior owls, who are the only ones able to stop the feathered tyrant's evil schemes. Animated fantasy based on Kathryn Lasky's novel, with the voices of Jim Sturgess and Ryan Kwanten
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
2:55pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
3:00pm
According to Jim
Cabin Boys
Season 8 Episode 6/18

Jim and Andy's guys-only weekend is put in jeopardy when Andy is dumped by Emily over a text message, and they also meet her depressed ex-husband. American sitcom, starring James Belushi, Courtney Thorne-Smith and Kimberly Williams
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
3:30pm
According to Jim
The Ego Boost
Season 8 Episode 7/18

Jim is convinced an old flame wants to get back together with him, but his ego is bruised when he discovers that it is actually Andy that she is interested in. Sitcom, starring James Belushi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
4:00pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Will's Up the Dirt Road
Season 5 Episode 10/25

Will dabbles in journalism as a way of impressing Lisa - but writes an article that lands him on the wrong end of a libel suit. US sitcom, guest starring former talk-show host Jay Leno
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
4:30pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Will Steps Out
Season 5 Episode 11/25

Will realises he's in love with Lisa while on a date with another girl, and a weighted suit helps him empathise with Uncle Phil. American comedy, starring Will Smith
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
5:05pm
Film Santa Who? (2000)
Santa Claus loses control of his sleigh in tricky weather conditions and crashes into a passing car - and the resulting bump on the head leads to a total loss of memory. It is left to a youngster to help him beat the amnesia and deliver presents around the world in time for Christmas morning. Family comedy, starring Leslie Nielsen, Max Morrow, Tommy Davidson, Stephen Eckholdt and Robyn Lively
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
6:05pm
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Rating: 4.7
6:10pm
Film Santa Who? (2000)
Santa Claus loses control of his sleigh in tricky weather conditions and crashes into a passing car - and the resulting bump on the head leads to a total loss of memory. It is left to a youngster to help him beat the amnesia and deliver presents around the world in time for Christmas morning. Family comedy, starring Leslie Nielsen, Max Morrow, Tommy Davidson, Stephen Eckholdt and Robyn Lively
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
6:55pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
7:00pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Same Game, Next Season
Season 5 Episode 12/25

Will sets out to impress when he meets Lisa's father for the first time - but things don't go according to plan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:35pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Three's a Crowd
Season 5 Episode 13/25

Will and Carlton plan a relaxing weekend of male bonding, but Lisa's unwanted presence puts a damper on proceedings. Comedy, starring Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro and Nia Long
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
8:00pm
Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away
Season 5 Episode 21/33

Agents Stewart and Iain head to Manchester to recover one of the largest debts they have ever chased - more than £400,000 - owed to a builder after he was failed to receive payment for his work on a house. Meanwhile, officers Gary and Cona are in Kent to chase over £11,000 owed by a couple for unpaid rent
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:00pm
Film Grown Ups 2 (2013)
A man moves his family back to the town where he grew up, so his children can have the same upbringing he had. While he and his three childhood friends try to relive their lost youth, they discover their kids have a thing or two to teach them during the last day of school. Comedy sequel, starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Spade
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:00pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
10:05pm
Film Grown Ups 2 (2013)
A man moves his family back to the town where he grew up, so his children can have the same upbringing he had. While he and his three childhood friends try to relive their lost youth, they discover their kids have a thing or two to teach them during the last day of school. Comedy sequel, starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James and David Spade
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
11:05pm
Film Over Her Dead Body (2008)
When Henry's bride-to-be is killed in a tragic accident, he takes his sister's advice and visits a local psychic in a bid to come to terms with the sudden death. Love unexpectedly blossoms between the grieving man and his spiritualist helper, but his ex-fiancee's ghost is determined to put an abrupt end to their burgeoning relationship. Romantic comedy, starring Eva Longoria, Paul Rudd and Lake Bell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
12:05am
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Rating: 4.7
12:10am
Film Over Her Dead Body (2008)
When Henry's bride-to-be is killed in a tragic accident, he takes his sister's advice and visits a local psychic in a bid to come to terms with the sudden death. Love unexpectedly blossoms between the grieving man and his spiritualist helper, but his ex-fiancee's ghost is determined to put an abrupt end to their burgeoning relationship. Romantic comedy, starring Eva Longoria, Paul Rudd and Lake Bell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.7
12:55am
Most Shocking Moments in Pop 2
From one of the best-known moments in TV when Grace Jones hit Russell Harty on his chat show, to Solange's fisticuffs with Jay-Z and George Michael's dubious driving, this programme celebrates the outrageous shenanigans from the world of pop music. It also includes rock `n' roll excess by 70s band Deep Purple, the moment it all fell apart for Michael Jackson, and the occasion when Sophie Ellis-Bextor beat Posh Spice to the number one spot. Contributors include Rick Wakeman, Cheryl Baker, Liz McClarnon, Matt Richardson and Nina Myskow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
3:50am
Access
Showbiz news and gossip

Rating: 4.7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2

Tue 19 Dec

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2
8:00am
Access
Showbiz news and gossip

Rating: 4.7
8:05am
According to Jim
The Cheater
Season 7 Episode 16/18

A heavily pregnant Cheryl enjoys a game night after a boring stretch of bedrest, but Dana accuses her of cheating when she hits a winning streak
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
8:30am
Gilmore Girls
Let Me Hear Your Balalaikas Ringing Out
Season 6 Episode 8/22

Rory is pleased to see an old flame - but Logan is less happy at his reappearance. Luke sponsors a girls' football team, and Lorelai's dog takes her mind off her problems
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:15am
Pingu
Pinga Has Hiccups
Season 5 Episode 11/26

The little penguin helps Pinga overcome her bad case of hiccups
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:25am
Pingu
Like Father Like Pingu
Season 5 Episode 12/26

Dad decides to take Pingu on a fishing trip
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:35am
Thomas & Friends
Emily in the Middle
Season 21 Episode 16/20

Emily helps Donald and Douglas with a long train of heavy flatbeds, but neither of the brothers want to go in front and keep swapping over
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
9:50am
Floogals
Project Baby
Season 1 Episode 28/52

The aliens think that Aunt Samantha's new baby must be the Hoomans' king, but when the king captures Boomer, Fleeker and Flo must find a way to free him
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
10:00am
Fireman Sam
Froggy Fantasy
Season 10 Episode 17/25

Bronwen stages a synchronised swimming exhibition to mark the grand re-opening of the Pontypandy lido, but Norman threatens to ruin the occasion when he accidentally starts a fire
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
10:10am
Noddy: Toyland Detective
The Case of the Sticker Mystery
Season 1 Episode 39/52

New stickers with a picture of a mysterious bandit have appeared in Toyland, so Clockwork Mouse asks Noddy to investigate
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:30am
Little Princess
I Want a Sleepover
Season 3 Episode 29/35

Algie and the Princess have a sleepover at the castle, but the girl becomes too excited to go to bed when she discovers it might be inhabited by dragons
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:45am
Simon
Not Sleepy
Season 1 Episode 40/52

The rabbit invites Lou over to play with his new remote-control car, but wants to wait until Gaspard takes his nap because he is afraid his little brother might break it
(Subtitles)

10:55am
Mofy
There Must Be a Prettier Flower Somewhere
Season 1 Episode 15/52

The rabbit decides to decorate her cotton ball house, so she goes into the forest with Kerry to look for the prettiest flower
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
Access
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Rating: 4.7
11:05am
Film Snowmance (2016)
A woman recovering from a break-up wonders if she will ever find true love. Romantic comedy, starring Ashley Newbrough, Jesse Hutch and Adam Hurtig
(Subtitles)

12:05pm
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Rating: 4.7
12:10pm
Film Snowmance (2016)
A woman recovering from a break-up wonders if she will ever find true love. Romantic comedy, starring Ashley Newbrough, Jesse Hutch and Adam Hurtig
(Subtitles)

1:00pm
Film Dennis the Menace Strikes Again (1998)
The pint-sized terror returns to wreak fresh havoc on his long-suffering neighbours, this time setting out to help grouchy Mr Wilson celebrate his birthday - whether he wants him to or not. Sequel to the 1993 family comedy, starring Justin Cooper, Don Rickles, George Kennedy and Brian Doyle-Murray
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
2:30pm
According to Jim
The Turkey Bowl
Season 1 Episode 8/22

Andy and Jim go bowling at Thanksgiving, much to the dismay of Cheryl, who sends the girls along with them to spoil their fun. Her ploy works perfectly - and an unexpected power cut ensures the outing is a complete disaster. American comedy, starring James Belushi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
3:00pm
According to Jim
The Yoga Bear
Season 8 Episode 8/18

Jim is intrigued when Cheryl raves about how great her yoga teacher is, and everyone is surprised when he decides to take private classes of his own. Sitcom, starring James Belushi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
3:30pm
According to Jim
Kyle's Crush
Season 8 Episode 9/18

Kyle prepares for a date with Ruby's piano teacher, but Andy has begun seeing her without letting anyone know
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
4:00pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Same Game, Next Season
Season 5 Episode 12/25

Will sets out to impress when he meets Lisa's father for the first time - but things don't go according to plan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
4:30pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Three's a Crowd
Season 5 Episode 13/25

Will and Carlton plan a relaxing weekend of male bonding, but Lisa's unwanted presence puts a damper on proceedings. Comedy, starring Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro and Nia Long
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
Film Call Me Claus (2001)
A cynical female TV producer hires a man to play Santa Claus in a programme. He turns out to be the real Father Christmas, and has come on a special mission to melt her icy heart and persuade her to take over the reindeer reins as the new face of the festive season. Family drama, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne, Brian Mitchell and Victor Garber
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
6:00pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
6:05pm
Film Call Me Claus (2001)
A cynical female TV producer hires a man to play Santa Claus in a programme. He turns out to be the real Father Christmas, and has come on a special mission to melt her icy heart and persuade her to take over the reindeer reins as the new face of the festive season. Family drama, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne, Brian Mitchell and Victor Garber
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
6:55pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
It's a Wonderful Lie
Season 5 Episode 14/25

Having lied about their plans for the evening, Will and Lisa are shocked to bump into each other at the same party - but that is only the first of many surprises awaiting them
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:30pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Bullets Over Bel-Air
Season 5 Episode 15/25

Will is shot by a robber while getting money out of a cash machine and rushed to hospital. American comedy, starring Will Smith
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
8:00pm
The Funny Thing About...
The Funny Thing About Christmas
Season 1 Episode 4/6

A selection of comedians and celebrities, including Anthea Turner, Vanessa Feltz, Carl Fogarty, Kerry Godliman, Louisa Lytton, Vikki Stone, James Acaster and the appropriately named Jarred Christmas, discuss everything they love and loathe about the festive season. Plus, Johnny Vegas helps steer viewers through the minefield of Christmas rituals and traditions
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
9:00pm
Film Divergent (2014)
A teenager grows up in a strictly ordered future society where people's lives are decided according to personality types. She discovers she does not fit into any of the existing categories, and must fight against a conspiracy to wipe out all those like her. Sci-fi adventure based on the book series by Veronica Roth, starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
10:00pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
10:05pm
Film Divergent (2014)
A teenager grows up in a strictly ordered future society where people's lives are decided according to personality types. She discovers she does not fit into any of the existing categories, and must fight against a conspiracy to wipe out all those like her. Sci-fi adventure based on the book series by Veronica Roth, starring Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
11:45pm
Film Sabotage (2014)
The members of an elite Drug Enforcement Administration team secretly keep the millions of dollars they find during the raid. When they are killed off one by one, the leader becomes convinced one of his men is getting rid of the others to keep all the money, and sets out to expose the murderer. Action thriller, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sam Worthington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
12:45am
Access
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Rating: 4.7
12:50am
Film Sabotage (2014)
The members of an elite Drug Enforcement Administration team secretly keep the millions of dollars they find during the raid. When they are killed off one by one, the leader becomes convinced one of his men is getting rid of the others to keep all the money, and sets out to expose the murderer. Action thriller, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sam Worthington
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
1:55am
Wentworth Prison
Eleventh Hour
Season 4 Episode 11/12

With Bea and Allie finally out as a couple, Kaz feels betrayed by the younger girl and forms an alliance with Tina's Asian crew to help take Bea down
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.9
3:00am
Aftermath
Here Is No Water But Only Rock
Season 1 Episode 8/13

On their way to the shelter, the Copeland family are unwillingly separated, and back at Mouth Rainier, Karen finds herself trapped in the caves after falling into a fissure
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
3:55am
Access
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Rating: 4.7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2

Wed 20 Dec

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2
8:00am
Access
Showbiz news and gossip

Rating: 4.7
8:05am
According to Jim
The Devil Went Down to Oak Park
Season 7 Episode 18/18

A pact Jim made with the devil in a bid to curry favour with Cheryl comes back to haunt him. American sitcom, starring James Belushi, Courtney Thorne-Smith and Kimberly Williams
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
8:30am
Gilmore Girls
The Prodigal Daughter Returns
Season 6 Episode 9/22

Rory gets a job and re-enrols in Yale, and Luke's lecture on honesty comes back to haunt him when he learns he has a daughter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:15am
Pingu
Pingu's Ice Sculpture
Season 5 Episode 13/26

Robby enters an ice sculpture contest, but Pingu keeps distracting him by throwing snowballs
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:25am
Pingu
Pinga's Balloon
Season 5 Episode 14/26

The penguin uses his mother's bellows to inflate Pinga's balloon
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:35am
Thomas & Friends
Terence Breaks the Ice
Season 21 Episode 17/20

Terence is helping the woodsmen cut down fir trees for Christmas, but he needs rescuing when the ice cracks while he is crossing a frozen pond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
9:50am
Floogals
Project Jewellery Box
Season 1 Episode 29/52

Boomer falls in love with the tiny ballerina inside a jewellery box and tries to help her escape
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
10:00am
Fireman Sam
Paddle On
Season 10 Episode 19/25

Ben and Hannah go on an ocean paddle expedition to the Northern Buoy and back. Blaze-tackling antics with the friendly firefighter from Pontypandy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
10:10am
Noddy: Toyland Detective
The Case of the Stolen Treasure
Season 1 Episode 40/52

The pirates spring clean their galleon - much to the annoyance of Pirate Stripes, who wants to go on a treasure hunt. Later that day, the pirate treasure disappears
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:30am
Little Princess
I Mustn't Be Bossy
Season 3 Episode 30/35

The youngster opens a cafe with Algie as her waiter, but discovers that running the shop requires a lot of organisation
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:45am
Simon
In Just a Little While
Season 1 Episode 41/52

Dad need to finish raking the leaves in the garden before he can play football with Simon, but Gaspard ends up undoing all his hard work by falling in the mud
(Subtitles)

10:55am
Mofy
Help!
Season 1 Episode 50/52

The forest animals cannot find anything to eat after a heavy snowfall - and when Mofy and Kerry are giving out food, they discover Mogu, trapped under the snow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
Access
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Rating: 4.7
11:10am
Film The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014)
A single fireman who is happy living alone finds a stray cat on his doorstep and takes it in. Having a pet makes him realise the value of companionship, and he begins to fall for the veterinary student who teaches him how to look after his feline friend. Romantic comedy based on Sheila Roberts' novel, starring Brandon Routh and Kimberly Sustad
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
12:10pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
12:15pm
Film The Nine Lives of Christmas (2014)
A single fireman who is happy living alone finds a stray cat on his doorstep and takes it in. Having a pet makes him realise the value of companionship, and he begins to fall for the veterinary student who teaches him how to look after his feline friend. Romantic comedy based on Sheila Roberts' novel, starring Brandon Routh and Kimberly Sustad
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
1:00pm
Film Leap Year (2010)
A woman plans to take advantage of an Irish tradition to propose to her boyfriend while on holiday in Dublin. When they become separated, she faces a disastrous journey across the country in the company of a charming local innkeeper, and is tempted to leave her boyfriend for her travelling companion. Romantic comedy, starring Amy Adams, Matthew Goode and Adam Scott
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
2:00pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
2:05pm
Film Leap Year (2010)
A woman plans to take advantage of an Irish tradition to propose to her boyfriend while on holiday in Dublin. When they become separated, she faces a disastrous journey across the country in the company of a charming local innkeeper, and is tempted to leave her boyfriend for her travelling companion. Romantic comedy, starring Amy Adams, Matthew Goode and Adam Scott
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
3:00pm
According to Jim
The Meaningful Gift
Season 8 Episode 10/18

Andy asks Jim advice about the perfect gift for Mandy - but he changes his mind about what to get her so many times that she starts to think he is cheating on her. Sitcom, starring James Belushi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
3:30pm
According to Jim
The Daddy Way
Season 8 Episode 11/18

Jim turns the situation to his advantage when Cheryl and her friends champion a group that helps fathers to spend more time with their sons. American sitcom, starring James Belushi as a lazy father struggling to raise his dysfunctional family. With Courtney Thorne-Smith and Kimberly Williams
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
4:00pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
It's a Wonderful Lie
Season 5 Episode 14/25

Having lied about their plans for the evening, Will and Lisa are shocked to bump into each other at the same party - but that is only the first of many surprises awaiting them
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
4:30pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Bullets Over Bel-Air
Season 5 Episode 15/25

Will is shot by a robber while getting money out of a cash machine and rushed to hospital. American comedy, starring Will Smith
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
5:00pm
Film Mr Deeds (2002)
A naive pizza parlour owner inherits $40billion and moves to New York, where he encounters unscrupulous opportunists keen to get their hands on the money - and a ruthless reporter determined to tell his story. Remake of 1936 romantic comedy Mr Deeds Goes to Town, with Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher and Jared Harris
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.8
6:00pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
6:05pm
Film Mr Deeds (2002)
A naive pizza parlour owner inherits $40billion and moves to New York, where he encounters unscrupulous opportunists keen to get their hands on the money - and a ruthless reporter determined to tell his story. Remake of 1936 romantic comedy Mr Deeds Goes to Town, with Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher and Jared Harris
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.8
7:00pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
A Decent Proposal
Season 5 Episode 16/25

Lisa is startled by Will's marriage proposal, but feels unable to reject him so soon after the shooting, while an accident-prone Hilary does her best to prolong Will's recovery
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:30pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Will Is from Mars
Season 5 Episode 17/25

Will and Lisa agree to see a relationship counsellor before tying the knot - in return for an all-expenses-paid honeymoon courtesy of Uncle Phil. American comedy, starring Will Smith
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
8:00pm
Baby Ballroom
Baby Ballroom Christmas Special
Documentary series following the young dancers of Zig Zag Dance Factory in Wolverhampton. Teacher Warren is planning his annual Christmas show, featuring a dance-off between his most talented young proteges
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
9:00pm
Gypsy Kids at Christmas
One-off special following the Irish travelling community during the festive season. It is a Christmas to remember for twins Johnny and Abraham, and their cousin Jack Joe, who have been asked to dress as Santa's elves and turn a golf buggy into a sleigh to make their uncle Tony's entrance to a cage fight as spectacular as possible. Meanwhile, eight-year-old Margaret is getting an extra-special present - a new mobile home with all the mod cons, meaning no more trips to the outside toilet in the middle of the night
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.2
10:00pm
Empire
Slave to Memory
Season 4 Episode 9/18

The Lyons come up with a plan to take down the Dubois family once and for all. Drama, starring Terrence Howard
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
11:00pm
Film PS I Love You (2007)
Widowed Holly feels she cannot cope following the death of her husband. However, on her birthday, she receives a letter he wrote to her just before he died, encouraging her to live life to the full rather than languish in sorrow. This is just the first in a series of messages, each one sending her on wild misadventures and helping her to move on. Romantic drama based on Cecelia Ahern's novel, starring Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler and Lisa Kudrow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
12:00am
Access
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Rating: 4.7
12:05am
Film PS I Love You (2007)
Widowed Holly feels she cannot cope following the death of her husband. However, on her birthday, she receives a letter he wrote to her just before he died, encouraging her to live life to the full rather than languish in sorrow. This is just the first in a series of messages, each one sending her on wild misadventures and helping her to move on. Romantic drama based on Cecelia Ahern's novel, starring Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler and Lisa Kudrow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
1:30am
When Kids Kill
No Name Killers
Season 2 Episode 6/6

Aaron Roach Bridgeman explores court restrictions and anonymity orders placed on child murderers, meaning the media cannot name perpetrators until the age of 18
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
2:30am
Crazy for Christmas
My Crazy Christmas Obsession
Season 1 Episode 1/2

First of a two-part documentary about people obsessed with the festive period, beginning by following four American households who take decorations to the extreme, spending huge amounts of money, time and energy on their properties to bring Christmas cheer to their neighbourhoods. In Oklahoma, Shay has 168 trees of all shapes and sizes in her home, festooned with more than 50,000 ornaments and 100,000 fairy lights, while New Jersey couple Charlie and Connie invite their friends and neighbours around on December 1 to watch them turn on a display consisting of 200,000 lights. Jacinta has filled her Kansas house with 5,000 snow people, and Steven and Christy's 13-acre Mississippi property is home to the largest collection of Christmas inflatables in America
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
3:30am
8 Simple Rules
Let's Keep Going
Season 2 Episode 18/24

Bridget and Kerry discover Cate with a mysterious stranger and Rory has a crush on Kerry's friend, Rachel
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
3:55am
Access
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Rating: 4.7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2

Thu 21 Dec

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2
8:00am
Access
Showbiz news and gossip

Rating: 4.7
8:05am
According to Jim
New Best Friend
Season 8 Episode 2/18

Cheryl wants Jim to be her new best friend following Dana's departure, but he quickly sets out to find a replacement. American sitcom, starring James Belushi as a lazy father struggling to raise his dysfunctional family. With Courtney Thorne-Smith and Kimberly Williams
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
8:20am
Gilmore Girls
He's Slippin' 'Em Bread - Dig?
Season 6 Episode 10/22

Christopher makes an unexpected reappearance, and Rory receives surprising news about Logan. Zack becomes jealous when Brian writes a song about Lane
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:15am
Pingu
Pingu and the Knitting Machine
Season 5 Episode 15/26

The little penguin helps his mother sell her knitting and wishes he could play with her machine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:25am
Pingu
Pingu and the Balancing Act
Season 5 Episode 16/26

The penguin tries to balance a ball on his nose
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:35am
Thomas & Friends
The Christmas Coffee Pot
Season 21 Episode 18/20

While clearing an overgrown siding, Marion comes across Glynn, the old coffeepot engine who worked on the branch line before Thomas
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
9:50am
Floogals
Project Robot
Season 1 Episode 30/52

The Floogals think that they have made a new friend in YeeHaw, who turns out to be a remote-controlled robot
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
10:00am
Fireman Sam
Pontypandy in the Park
Season 10 Episode 24/25

The residents of Pontypandy gather in Pontypandy Park for the annual town festival. Blaze-tackling antics with the friendly firefighter
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
10:10am
Noddy: Toyland Detective
The Case of the Moving Train Tracks
Season 1 Episode 41/52

Noddy is on the case when someone moves the train tracks, stopping everyone from getting to Fable Forest for the annual fairy picnic
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:30am
Little Princess
I Want a Pen Pal
Season 3 Episode 32/35

The youngster is set on the idea of receiving a letter in the post, and resolves to find herself a pen pal
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:45am
Simon
The Champ!
Season 1 Episode 42/52

When Lou discovers a basketball court at the park, Simon and Gaspard's babysitter Marion impresses them all by sinking the ball first time
(Subtitles)

10:55am
Mofy
Hiccup
Season 1 Episode 32/52

Kerry has the hiccups, which is bad news as he is supposed to be taking part in a singing contest tomorrow
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
Access
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Rating: 4.7
11:05am
Film Christmas Confessions (2015)
A struggling actress who moved to New York to pursue her dreams returns to the small town she escaped years before for the festive season, where a romance with an old acquaintance shows her that the life she left behind may be better than Broadway. Romance, starring Sarah Lancaster, Brendan Penny and Gwynyth Walsh
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
12:05pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
12:10pm
Film Christmas Confessions (2015)
A struggling actress who moved to New York to pursue her dreams returns to the small town she escaped years before for the festive season, where a romance with an old acquaintance shows her that the life she left behind may be better than Broadway. Romance, starring Sarah Lancaster, Brendan Penny and Gwynyth Walsh
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
1:00pm
Film Merry Kissmas! (2015)
A woman on the brink of breaking up with her neglectful boyfriend shares a kiss in a lift with a stranger, and thinks she has found her true love. However, the situation becomes more complicated when her boyfriend seeks to make amends for his past failings, while the new man in her life is nervous about getting too close. Romance, starring Karissa Staples, Brant Daugherty and David O'Donnell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
2:00pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
2:05pm
Film Merry Kissmas! (2015)
A woman on the brink of breaking up with her neglectful boyfriend shares a kiss in a lift with a stranger, and thinks she has found her true love. However, the situation becomes more complicated when her boyfriend seeks to make amends for his past failings, while the new man in her life is nervous about getting too close. Romance, starring Karissa Staples, Brant Daugherty and David O'Donnell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
2:50pm
According to Jim
Physical Therapy
Season 8 Episode 12/18

Andy is injured while playing snow football with Jim and tries to make it look like a freak accident because Mandy had warned him not to play the game. American sitcom, starring James Belushi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
3:20pm
According to Jim
The Cooler One
Season 8 Episode 13/18

Jim desperately wants to come across as cool to impress Ruby and her friends, but he soon realises that she is using him to gain privileges that Cheryl would never allow. Sitcom, starring James Belushi as a lazy father struggling to raise his dysfunctional family
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
3:45pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
A Decent Proposal
Season 5 Episode 16/25

Lisa is startled by Will's marriage proposal, but feels unable to reject him so soon after the shooting, while an accident-prone Hilary does her best to prolong Will's recovery
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
4:15pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Will Is from Mars
Season 5 Episode 17/25

Will and Lisa agree to see a relationship counsellor before tying the knot - in return for an all-expenses-paid honeymoon courtesy of Uncle Phil. American comedy, starring Will Smith
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
4:45pm
Film Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?! (2014)
Premiere. The pupils of St Bernadette's face a new challenge as Christmas approaches, when their new teacher loses his memory, forgetting everything about the festive season and that he is about to get married. It falls to the kids, led by excitable teacher Mr Poppy, to help him remember both in time for the wedding. Comedy sequel, starring Martin Clunes, Catherine Tate, Marc Wootton and Celia Imrie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
5:45pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
5:50pm
Film Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?! (2014)
Premiere. The pupils of St Bernadette's face a new challenge as Christmas approaches, when their new teacher loses his memory, forgetting everything about the festive season and that he is about to get married. It falls to the kids, led by excitable teacher Mr Poppy, to help him remember both in time for the wedding. Comedy sequel, starring Martin Clunes, Catherine Tate, Marc Wootton and Celia Imrie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.3
7:00pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Wedding Show
Season 5 Episode 18/25

Will and Lisa lose patience with constant family arguments about their wedding arrangements and slip off to Las Vegas to tie the knot in secret. With a guest appearance by soul singer Isaac Hayes (South Park's Chef)
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
7:30pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Slum Like It - Not!
Season 5 Episode 19/25

With his wedding day fast approaching, Will turns to Uncle Phil for some much-needed financial help, and tries to convince his sceptical relative his investment plan is a certainty. Comedy, starring Will Smith and James Avery
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
8:00pm
Gypsy Kids at Christmas
One-off special following the Irish travelling community during the festive season. It is a Christmas to remember for twins Johnny and Abraham, and their cousin Jack Joe, who have been asked to dress as Santa's elves and turn a golf buggy into a sleigh to make their uncle Tony's entrance to a cage fight as spectacular as possible. Meanwhile, eight-year-old Margaret is getting an extra-special present - a new mobile home with all the mod cons, meaning no more trips to the outside toilet in the middle of the night
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.2
9:00pm
The Shannara Chronicles
Blood
Season 2 Episode 10/10

Wil must save the Four Lands in the final showdown. He, Eretria and Mareth also face the loss of one of their own. Fantasy drama, starring Austin Butler
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
10:00pm
Film Django Unchained (2012)
A slave named Django is tracked down by eccentric German bounty hunter Dr King Schultz, who offers him his freedom in exchange for help bringing three criminals to justice. The unlikely allies continue their partnership after the job is done, and fight to rescue Django's wife from a sadistic plantation owner. Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning Western, starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L Jackson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
11:00pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
11:05pm
Film Django Unchained (2012)
A slave named Django is tracked down by eccentric German bounty hunter Dr King Schultz, who offers him his freedom in exchange for help bringing three criminals to justice. The unlikely allies continue their partnership after the job is done, and fight to rescue Django's wife from a sadistic plantation owner. Quentin Tarantino's Oscar-winning Western, starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio and Samuel L Jackson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.6
1:15am
Empire
Slave to Memory
Season 4 Episode 9/18

The Lyons come up with a plan to take down the Dubois family once and for all. Drama, starring Terrence Howard
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.1
2:15am
Gypsy Kids at Christmas
One-off special following the Irish travelling community during the festive season. It is a Christmas to remember for twins Johnny and Abraham, and their cousin Jack Joe, who have been asked to dress as Santa's elves and turn a golf buggy into a sleigh to make their uncle Tony's entrance to a cage fight as spectacular as possible. Meanwhile, eight-year-old Margaret is getting an extra-special present - a new mobile home with all the mod cons, meaning no more trips to the outside toilet in the middle of the night
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.2
3:25am
8 Simple Rules
Let's Keep Going - Part Two
Season 2 Episode 19/24

Part two of two. Shocked at the sight of Cate with another man, Bridget and Kerry decide not to visit their grandmother and take to the open road to try to sort out their feelings
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
3:45am
Access
Showbiz news and gossip

Rating: 4.7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2

Fri 22 Dec

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2
8:00am
Access
Showbiz news and gossip

Rating: 4.7
8:05am
According to Jim
Andy's Proposal
Season 8 Episode 4/18

The lazy father tells Andy he should propose to Emily, but changes his mind when he sees her with another man
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
8:30am
Gilmore Girls
The Perfect Dress
Season 6 Episode 11/22

Lorelai sets a date for the wedding after finding the perfect dress, but worries something is about to go wrong. Luke tries to learn more about April, and Rory moves apartments
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
9:15am
Pingu
Pingu Gets Lost
Season 5 Episode 17/26

The penguin is hurrying home with a bottle of milk for his sister when he rolls into an icy ravine and gets lost in a maze
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:25am
Pingu
Pingu and Pinga Go Camping
Season 5 Episode 18/26

The little penguin goes camping with Pinga
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:35am
Thomas & Friends
Daisy's Perfect Christmas
Season 21 Episode 19/20

Daisy loves Christmas on Sodor, but this year everyone keeps breaking with tradition and she is not happy at all
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
9:50am
Floogals
Project Table Tennis
Season 1 Episode 31/52

The Boy Hooman and his friend are playing table tennis and the aliens are intrigued by the toc-toc-toc sounds coming from their game
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.2
10:00am
Fireman Sam
The Treasure of Pontypandy Pete
Season 10 Episode 25/25

When Sam tells the kids the story of Pontypandy Pete's treasure, Norman desperately wants to find it. Little does he know that Joe's small submersible will run out of power
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
10:10am
Noddy: Toyland Detective
The Case of the Snow Mystery
Season 1 Episode 21/52

Noddy learns it has never snowed in Toyland, so he finds a way to make snowflakes
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:30am
Little Princess
I Want My Robin
Season 3 Episode 33/35

The youngster goes bird-watching, but the wild creatures are difficult to see as they keep flying off
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
10:45am
Simon
Merry Christmas
Season 1 Episode 5/52

A snowstorm on Christmas Eve leaves Simon and Gaspard worried that Father Christmas will not find their home through the blizzard, so they venture out to make him a landing strip
(Subtitles)

10:55am
Mofy
Santa Comes to the Forest
Season 1 Episode 51/52

It is Christmas Eve, and the rabbit and her friends are all excited to see Santa Claus
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
11:00am
Film A Husband for Christmas (2016)
Sparks fly between a graphic designer and her male counterpart when they agree to a loveless marriage of convenience to help each other out. Romantic comedy, starring Ricco Ross and Jackee Harry
(Subtitles)

12:05pm
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Rating: 4.7
12:10pm
Film A Husband for Christmas (2016)
Sparks fly between a graphic designer and her male counterpart when they agree to a loveless marriage of convenience to help each other out. Romantic comedy, starring Ricco Ross and Jackee Harry
(Subtitles)

12:50pm
Film Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015)
Santa Claus sends one of his elves on a very important mission. She must help a hard-working businesswoman to restore her aunt's hotel - which is secretly a beacon for Santa's sleigh - and rediscover the love of Christmas she used to have as a child. Festive fantasy sequel, starring Bailee Madison and Lori Loughlin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
1:50pm
Access
Showbiz news and gossip

Rating: 4.7
1:55pm
Film Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015)
Santa Claus sends one of his elves on a very important mission. She must help a hard-working businesswoman to restore her aunt's hotel - which is secretly a beacon for Santa's sleigh - and rediscover the love of Christmas she used to have as a child. Festive fantasy sequel, starring Bailee Madison and Lori Loughlin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3
2:40pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
2:50pm
According to Jim
Happy Jim
Season 8 Episode 14/18

The family makes a series of confessions to Jim when the strong painkillers he takes for an injured back leave him in a mellow state of mind. American sitcom, starring James Belushi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
3:20pm
According to Jim
King of the Nerds
Season 8 Episode 15/18

Kyle's love of science fiction over sport forces Jim to take drastic action, and he tries to change his son's opinion by going to a convention with him
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
3:50pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Wedding Show
Season 5 Episode 18/25

Will and Lisa lose patience with constant family arguments about their wedding arrangements and slip off to Las Vegas to tie the knot in secret. With a guest appearance by soul singer Isaac Hayes (South Park's Chef)
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
4:20pm
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Slum Like It - Not!
Season 5 Episode 19/25

With his wedding day fast approaching, Will turns to Uncle Phil for some much-needed financial help, and tries to convince his sceptical relative his investment plan is a certainty. Comedy, starring Will Smith and James Avery
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
4:50pm
Film What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Five women and their partners wrestle with the demands of impending parenthood. A TV fitness guru finds her celebrity lifestyle unraveling, and a writer of advice books for pregnant women puts her theoretical knowledge to the ultimate test, while her father-in-law expects a child with his younger lover. A couple try to adopt a baby overseas and a one-night stand has unforeseen consequences. Comedy drama, starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez and Elizabeth Banks
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
5:50pm
Access
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Rating: 4.7
5:55pm
Film What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Five women and their partners wrestle with the demands of impending parenthood. A TV fitness guru finds her celebrity lifestyle unraveling, and a writer of advice books for pregnant women puts her theoretical knowledge to the ultimate test, while her father-in-law expects a child with his younger lover. A couple try to adopt a baby overseas and a one-night stand has unforeseen consequences. Comedy drama, starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez and Elizabeth Banks
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Rating: 6
6:55pm
Film Dirty Dancing (1987)
A dance instructor at a 1960s resort hotel fears his career will be jeopardised when his regular partner is forced to pull out of an important show in which they are due to perform. Luckily, a naive teenager is happy to step in, and is treated to a whirlwind holiday education in life, love and expressing herself. Romantic drama, starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey and Jerry Orbach
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Rating: 6.1
7:55pm
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Rating: 4.7
8:00pm
Film Dirty Dancing (1987)
A dance instructor at a 1960s resort hotel fears his career will be jeopardised when his regular partner is forced to pull out of an important show in which they are due to perform. Luckily, a naive teenager is happy to step in, and is treated to a whirlwind holiday education in life, love and expressing herself. Romantic drama, starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey and Jerry Orbach
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
9:00pm
Film Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
A naive young literature student's life is thrown into turmoil by an affair with a mysterious billionaire. Initially she is intrigued by his aloof and distant manner, but soon realises he is harbouring dark secrets and desires. Erotic drama based on EL James' bestseller, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson
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Rating: 4.3
10:00pm
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Rating: 4.7
10:05pm
Film Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
A naive young literature student's life is thrown into turmoil by an affair with a mysterious billionaire. Initially she is intrigued by his aloof and distant manner, but soon realises he is harbouring dark secrets and desires. Erotic drama based on EL James' bestseller, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
11:25pm
Film Gone (2012)
A woman who was once kidnapped returns home to find her sister has disappeared without trace. She is convinced the man who abducted her has struck again, but with the police unwilling to believe her and unable to find any clues, she is forced to attempt a rescue alone. Thriller, starring Amanda Seyfried and Daniel Sunjata
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Rating: 6.9
12:25am
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Rating: 4.7
12:30am
Film Gone (2012)
A woman who was once kidnapped returns home to find her sister has disappeared without trace. She is convinced the man who abducted her has struck again, but with the police unwilling to believe her and unable to find any clues, she is forced to attempt a rescue alone. Thriller, starring Amanda Seyfried and Daniel Sunjata
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
1:25am
Greatest Ever Christmas Ads
From cat food to Coca-Cola, stocking fillers to stock cubes, Christmas has provided the opportunity for adverts to sell the viewing public everything and anything. Bill Oddie looks back at his 1980s Christmas Woolworth ads, while Jason Bradbury remembers how the commercials for Action Man made it the must-have toy of the 1970s. With the help of other contributors including Oz Clarke, Anita Harris, Rustie Lee, Hal Cruttenden, Lucy Porter, Natalie Haynes and Mark Borkowski, Julian Clary remembers the good, the great, and the unforgettable
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Rating: 5.5
2:55am
Make You Laugh Out Loud
Santa Makes You Laugh Out Loud
Comedians Zoe Lyons, Ellie Taylor and Marlon Davis present a seasonal clip show featuring some of the funniest Christmas-themed videos currently doing the rounds online. Among the disastrous 'Santa fails', Christmas dinner disasters and grumpy dressed-up pets, the trio also highlight the stories behind popular yuletide videos, including the story of the bearded shopper who decided to play along when a three-year-old passer-by mistook him for Father Christmas, and Norman the bull mastiff, who hates Christmas and all associated songs. Narrated by Iain Lee
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Rating: 5
3:50am
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Rating: 4.7
4:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2

Sat 23 Dec

6:00am
Teleshopping
A chance to buy goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.2
8:00am
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Rating: 4.7
8:05am
According to Jim
The Cooler One
Season 8 Episode 13/18

Jim desperately wants to come across as cool to impress Ruby and her friends, but he soon realises that she is using him to gain privileges that Cheryl would never allow. Sitcom, starring James Belushi as a lazy father struggling to raise his dysfunctional family

Rating: 5.4
8:25am
According to Jim
Happy Jim
Season 8 Episode 14/18

The family makes a series of confessions to Jim when the strong painkillers he takes for an injured back leave him in a mellow state of mind. American sitcom, starring James Belushi
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.4
8:50am
My Wife and Kids
The `V' Story
Season 5 Episode 26/26

Jay tells Michael she thinks the time has come for him to have a vasectomy
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
9:15am
My Wife and Kids
Empty Nest - Part One
Season 4 Episode 20/30

Part one of two. Michael and Jay reminisce about the good times they have shared together
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
9:45am
My Wife and Kids
Empty Nest - Part Two
Season 4 Episode 21/30

Part two of two. Michael and Jay look back and reminisce about the good times they have shared together
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
10:10am
My Wife and Kids
Calvin Comes to Stay
Season 4 Episode 22/30

Vanessa's father moves in after his wife kicks him out of their home
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
10:40am
My Wife and Kids
Calvin Goes to Work
Season 4 Episode 23/30

Michael's worst fears are realised after he reluctantly agrees to give Vanessa's father a job at Kyle Trucking. American family sitcom about a father who stays at home and looks after the kids while their mother goes out to work. Starring Damon Wayans
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
11:05am
My Wife and Kids
Romantic Night
Season 4 Episode 24/30

Michael plans a romantic evening with Jay at an exclusive hotel, but Junior mistakenly cancels the reservation, forcing them to stay at home - where a disaster in the kitchen almost causes the house to burn down. American sitcom, starring Damon Wayans
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Rating: 4.6
11:40am
My Wife and Kids
The Director
Season 4 Episode 25/30

Michael's determination to tape an important basketball game prompts him to accidentally record over a home video of baby Kady's first steps - which happens to be one of Jay's most cherished possessions. American sitcom, starring Damon Wayans
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Rating: 4.6
12:05pm
My Wife and Kids
The Maid
Season 4 Episode 26/30

Michael hires super-efficient maid Mrs Hopkins to look after the family, but when she gradually takes over the household, Jay is left feeling surplus to requirements
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Rating: 4.6
12:35pm
My Wife and Kids
Hand Model
Season 4 Episode 27/30

Michael's hands are chosen to appear in an advertising campaign, while Franklin feels threatened by Kady's growing friendship with Rachel and tries to drive a wedge between them. American sitcom, starring Damon Wayans
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Rating: 4.6
1:05pm
My Wife and Kids
What Do You Know?
Season 4 Episode 28/30

The family members play a game which reveals exactly how much they know about each other. American sitcom, starring Damon Wayans
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Rating: 4.6
1:35pm
Film Dennis the Menace Strikes Again (1998)
The pint-sized terror returns to wreak fresh havoc on his long-suffering neighbours, this time setting out to help grouchy Mr Wilson celebrate his birthday - whether he wants him to or not. Sequel to the 1993 family comedy, starring Justin Cooper, Don Rickles, George Kennedy and Brian Doyle-Murray
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Rating: 4.6
2:35pm
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Rating: 4.7
2:40pm
Film Dennis the Menace Strikes Again (1998)
The pint-sized terror returns to wreak fresh havoc on his long-suffering neighbours, this time setting out to help grouchy Mr Wilson celebrate his birthday - whether he wants him to or not. Sequel to the 1993 family comedy, starring Justin Cooper, Don Rickles, George Kennedy and Brian Doyle-Murray
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Rating: 4.6
3:05pm
Film Mr Deeds (2002)
A naive pizza parlour owner inherits $40billion and moves to New York, where he encounters unscrupulous opportunists keen to get their hands on the money - and a ruthless reporter determined to tell his story. Remake of 1936 romantic comedy Mr Deeds Goes to Town, with Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher and Jared Harris
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Rating: 6.8
4:05pm
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Rating: 4.7
4:10pm
Film Mr Deeds (2002)
A naive pizza parlour owner inherits $40billion and moves to New York, where he encounters unscrupulous opportunists keen to get their hands on the money - and a ruthless reporter determined to tell his story. Remake of 1936 romantic comedy Mr Deeds Goes to Town, with Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher and Jared Harris
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Rating: 6.8
5:00pm
Film Marley & Me (2008)
Journalist John Grogan celebrates his wedding by getting his wife a golden Labrador puppy, hoping to stave off her desire to have children. Over the course of their marriage, the canine remains a constant companion and never loses his mischievous streak even as he grows from a cute puppy to a 7st dog. Comedy drama based on a newspaper column, starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner and Alan Arkin
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Rating: 4.5
6:00pm
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Rating: 4.7
6:05pm
Film Marley & Me (2008)
Journalist John Grogan celebrates his wedding by getting his wife a golden Labrador puppy, hoping to stave off her desire to have children. Over the course of their marriage, the canine remains a constant companion and never loses his mischievous streak even as he grows from a cute puppy to a 7st dog. Comedy drama based on a newspaper column, starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Kathleen Turner and Alan Arkin
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Rating: 4.5
7:20pm
Film Along Came Polly (2004)
An obsessively cautious man, whose wife left him on their honeymoon, crosses paths with a wildly spontaneous former classmate who throws his well-ordered routine into disarray. Yet in spite of their different outlooks on life, he starts to fall for her. Romantic comedy, starring Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Debra Messing, Hank Azaria, Alec Baldwin and Philip Seymour Hoffman
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Rating: 5.8
8:20pm
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Rating: 4.7
8:25pm
Film Along Came Polly (2004)
An obsessively cautious man, whose wife left him on their honeymoon, crosses paths with a wildly spontaneous former classmate who throws his well-ordered routine into disarray. Yet in spite of their different outlooks on life, he starts to fall for her. Romantic comedy, starring Ben Stiller, Jennifer Aniston, Debra Messing, Hank Azaria, Alec Baldwin and Philip Seymour Hoffman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.8
9:00pm
Film We're the Millers (2013)
A drug dealer is hired to pick up a shipment of marijuana in Mexico and bring it back over the border. To make himself look less suspicious, he recruits a stripper and two teenagers to pose as a perfect all-American family on holiday, only to end up getting on the wrong side of a drug cartel. Comedy, with Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston and Emma Roberts
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Rating: 8.3
10:00pm
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Rating: 4.7
10:05pm
Film We're the Millers (2013)
A drug dealer is hired to pick up a shipment of marijuana in Mexico and bring it back over the border. To make himself look less suspicious, he recruits a stripper and two teenagers to pose as a perfect all-American family on holiday, only to end up getting on the wrong side of a drug cartel. Comedy, with Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston and Emma Roberts
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Rating: 8.3
11:15pm
Film Just Go with It (2011)
A plastic surgeon pretends to be unhappily married to seduce women. When his girlfriend finds his prop wedding ring, he claims he is getting a divorce and has to persuade his assistant to pose as his soon-to-be ex-wife, but is forced to come up with yet more lies to maintain the illusion. Romantic comedy, starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman
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Rating: 4.4
12:15am
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Rating: 4.7
12:20am
Film Just Go with It (2011)
A plastic surgeon pretends to be unhappily married to seduce women. When his girlfriend finds his prop wedding ring, he claims he is getting a divorce and has to persuade his assistant to pose as his soon-to-be ex-wife, but is forced to come up with yet more lies to maintain the illusion. Romantic comedy, starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston and Nicole Kidman
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Rating: 4.4
1:35am
Film The Bounty Hunter (2010)
A bail enforcement agent is assigned the task of tracking down his own ex-wife, a wily reporter chasing a story about a murder cover-up. However, bringing his former spouse to justice is harder than he anticipated, not least because she has also been targeted by the criminal she is investigating. Action comedy, starring Gerard Butler, Jennifer Aniston, Gio Perez, Joel Garland, Jason Kolotouros and Matt Malloy
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Rating: 5.7
2:35am
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Rating: 4.7
2:40am
Film The Bounty Hunter (2010)
A bail enforcement agent is assigned the task of tracking down his own ex-wife, a wily reporter chasing a story about a murder cover-up. However, bringing his former spouse to justice is harder than he anticipated, not least because she has also been targeted by the criminal she is investigating. Action comedy, starring Gerard Butler, Jennifer Aniston, Gio Perez, Joel Garland, Jason Kolotouros and Matt Malloy
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Rating: 5.7
3:50am
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Rating: 4.7
4:00am
Teleshopping

Rating: 2.2