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Sun 22 Oct

6:00am
The Waltons
The Inferno
Season 5 Episode 20/25

John-Boy is sent to report on the landing of the Hindenburg, but is traumatised when he witnesses its destruction and the deaths of many passengers

Rating: 1.9
7:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Times of Change
Season 4 Episode 2/24

Charles and Mary embark on a disappointing trip to Chicago, where romantic problems and union officials spoil their enjoyment

Rating: 1.7
8:00am
Touched by an Angel
Most Likely to Succeed
Season 8 Episode 7/22

A successful businessman plots an elaborate revenge on a former school mate who made his life a misery. Roma Downey stars

Rating: 5.4
9:00am
Touched by an Angel
Angels Anonymous
Season 8 Episode 10/22

Monica tries to help a lonely paramedic, Andrew sends a couple to a marriage counsellor and Rafael makes a shocking discovery in a restaurant. Roma Downey and Della Reese star

Rating: 5.4
10:00am
Touched by an Angel
The Last Chapter
Season 8 Episode 12/22

Monica visits an old friend who once needed her help to beat alcoholism, but she finds her presence is not welcome

Rating: 5.4
11:00am
Touched by an Angel
Ship-in-a-Bottle
Season 8 Episode 13/22

The tragic loss of his daughter teaches a high-powered executive to value people over worldly success. Roma Downey and Della Reese star

Rating: 5.4
12:00pm
Touched by an Angel
Hello, I Love You
Season 8 Episode 17/22

Monica and Andrew help a girl search for the father she has never met

Rating: 5.4
1:00pm
The Lion in Winter
Season 1 Episode 1/2

Part one of two. In the winter of 1183, King Henry II struggles to choose an heir to the throne, a decision that creates conflict with his wife and three sons. Historical drama, starring Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close

Rating: 8.1
3:00pm
The Lion in Winter
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Part two of two. In the winter of 1183, King Henry II struggles to choose an heir to the throne, a decision that creates conflict with his wife and three sons. Historical drama, starring Patrick Stewart and Glenn Close

Rating: 8.1
5:00pm
Film The Scarlet and the Black (1983)
Fact-based Second World War drama about Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty, a cleric who rescued thousands of PoWs and Italian resistance fighters from the Gestapo. Starring Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer and John Gielgud

Rating: 5.3
7:00pm
MASH
Henry in Love
Season 2 Episode 16/24

Henry falls in love with Ohio University cheerleader Nancy Sue Parker, prompting Hawkeye, Trapper and Radar to take drastic measures to rescue his marriage. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda, Gary Burghoff and McLean Stevenson

Rating: 5.5
7:30pm
MASH
For Want of a Boot
Season 2 Episode 17/24

Hawkeye's desperate quest to get replacement boots sets in motion a train of deals, favours and backhanders all dependent on Klinger being sectioned and sent home - which Frank will not allow. Comedy, starring Alan Alda and Jamie Farr

Rating: 5.5
8:00pm
MASH
Operation Noselift
Season 2 Episode 18/24

Father Mulcahy gives his blessing when an unlisted man persuades Hawkeye to do a nose job for him - strictly against regulations - and Trapper takes the opportunity to bond with the nursing staff on the team. Comedy, starring Alan Alda and William Christopher

Rating: 5.5
8:30pm
MASH
The Chosen People
Season 2 Episode 19/24

A Korean family sets up home in the middle of the 4077th camp, with one girl already in the advanced stages of labour. Comedy, starring Alan Alda

Rating: 5.5
9:00pm
Film Baby Brokers (1994)
A woman offers to pay a couple's living expenses in exchange for being allowed to adopt the pair's unborn child, but gradually realises she is being taken for a ride. Drama, starring Cybill Shepherd, Nina Siemaszko, Tom O'Brien and Jeffrey Nordling

Rating: 1.6
11:00pm
Taggart
In Camera
Season 21 Episode 2/6

Ross discovers a body while on a romantic tryst with new girlfriend Eve and foolishly fails to report it officially, instead making an anonymous call to the local police station. His actions come back to haunt him when it transpires Eve works at the same photography studio as the dead man - and to complicate matters further, a link emerges with the first major murder case he worked on. Detective drama, starring John Michie

Rating: 7
12:30am
Film The Score (2001)
A safecracker comes dangerously close to getting caught red-handed, so decides the time has come to quit his life of crime. However, an old friend soon tempts him back with the chance to steal a priceless French artefact being stored in a customs house, and he joins forces with a talented young thief to carry out one last heist. Crime thriller, starring Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando and Angela Bassett

Rating: 7.9
3:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Mon 23 Oct

6:00am
The Waltons
The Heartbreaker
Season 5 Episode 21/25

Jason falls in love with Curt's sister, and neglects his studies to help her develop her musical talents. However, the relationship does not end well

Rating: 1.9
7:00am
Little House on the Prairie
My Ellen
Season 4 Episode 3/24

When the Ingalls girls go swimming, their friend Ellen Taylor gets trapped underwater and drowns, and her grief-stricken mother begins to imagine that Laura is Ellen

Rating: 1.7
8:00am
The Waltons
The Career Girl
Season 5 Episode 18/25

Erin graduates from school, but is worried that she does not know what she wants to do with her life

Rating: 1.9
9:00am
The Waltons
The Hero
Season 5 Episode 19/25

John-Boy learns the sheriff is a war hero, but wants to forget the terrible things he witnessed during the conflict

Rating: 1.9
10:00am
Little House on the Prairie
To See the Light - Part One
Season 7 Episode 10/22

Part one of two. Adam's sight is miraculously restored in an accident at the warehouse, but as he begins adjusting to the world all over again, Mary fears they may drift apart

Rating: 1.7
11:00am
Little House on the Prairie
To See the Light - Part Two
Season 7 Episode 11/22

Part two of two. Adam decides to quit teaching to resume his career as a lawyer, but Mary is not happy with the news, fearing he will see her as a burden

Rating: 1.7
12:00pm
Little House on the Prairie
Oleson versus Oleson
Season 7 Episode 12/22

Caroline joins in a referendum, where an affirmative vote will allow women to have equal property ownership rights. A women's rights activist visits the town and stirs up a battle of the sexes

Rating: 1.7
1:00pm
Film The Edge of the Garden (2011)
A newly single man moves into an abandoned house in the country, where he starts to communicate with a woman who lived there 50 years ago and died in mysterious circumstances. Drama, starring Rob Estes

Rating: 6.5
3:00pm
The Thorn Birds
Season 1 Episode 6/6

Romantic drama based on the novel by Colleen McCullough. A priest harbours a secret desire for a beautiful woman that proves to be stronger than his love for the Church. Last in the series

Rating: 1.3
4:30pm
Happy Days
Fonzie Joins the Band
Season 2 Episode 19/23

Fonzie secures outfits for Richie, Potsie, Ralph and Bag for their upcoming gig but asks to join the band in return

Rating: 6.8
5:00pm
Murder, She Wrote
It Runs in the Family
Season 4 Episode 6/22

Jessica's cousin Emma, a vivacious dance hall performer, turns detective after she is suspected of murdering her lover by serving him poisoned herring. Frasier's Jane Leeves (Daphne) and veteran singer Anthony Newley appear alongside Angela Lansbury, who on this occasion plays Jessica Fletcher's sleuthing cousin Emma MacGill

Rating: 4
6:00pm
Touched by an Angel
The Blue Angel
Season 8 Episode 14/22

A disillusioned TV veteran rediscovers his showbiz dream. Roma Downey and Della Reese star

Rating: 5.4
7:00pm
MASH
Deal Me Out
Season 2 Episode 13/24

Radar interrupts the weekly poker game by running into the notorious local Whiplash Wang in a scout car, and Frank - not for the first time - finds someone wants to kill him. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda

Rating: 5.5
7:30pm
MASH
Hot Lips and Empty Arms
Season 2 Episode 14/24

Hot Lips decides the romance is over and dumps Frank before applying for a transfer. Korean War comedy, starring Loretta Swit, Larry Linville and Alan Alda

Rating: 5.5
8:00pm
The Persuaders!
A Home of One's Own
Season 1 Episode 16/24

Danny buys a ramshackle country cottage, but a local squire takes special interest in the property and goes to extreme lengths to get his hands on it

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Taggart
Users and Losers
Season 23 Episode 1/7

A gambler is found kicked to death - and despite the fact that he was unemployed, the team find wads of cash hidden in his flat. The discovery raises suspicions that he was involved in an illegal betting syndicate at a local stable - where a second death only serves to raise the stakes

Rating: 7
10:30pm
Taggart
The Thirteenth Step
Season 23 Episode 2/7

Ex-convict Eddie Monroe, a loner seeking to make amends for his shady past, is found stabbed to death in a Govan alleyway. Burke develops a growing conviction that retired policeman Angus Ford is somehow involved in the murder - but in the course of uncovering the truth, he is forced to confront demons of his own. Drama, starring Blythe Duff and John Michie

Rating: 7
12:00am
Film Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (1987)
Jordan White, a publisher friend of Perry, is invited to a reputedly haunted hotel where one of the guests falls from the balcony to a grizzly death below. When Jordan is wrongly implicated in the murder, it is up to the indomitable attorney to clear his acquaintance's name. Mystery, starring Raymond Burr, Matthew Faison and Robert Stack

2:00am
MASH
Fallen Idol
Season 6 Episode 3/25

Hawkeye takes a fatherly interest in Radar and sends him to Seoul to find a woman at the Pink Pagoda, but the youngster returns to camp wounded and bitterly disillusioned about his hero. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda, Mike Farrell and Gary Burghoff

Rating: 5.5
2:30am
MASH
Last Laugh
Season 6 Episode 4/25

BJ's old friend Bardonaro causes chaos with a series of practical jokes to celebrate his imminent return home. Comedy, starring Mike Farrell, James Cromwell, Alan Alda and Gary Burghoff

Rating: 5.5
3:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Tue 24 Oct

6:00am
The Waltons
The Long Night
Season 5 Episode 22/25

Grandma is admitted to hospital, but Grandpa does not cope well with being away from her. Corabeth thinks Elizabeth is a bad influence on Aimee, and forbids them from being friends

Rating: 1.9
7:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Handyman
Season 4 Episode 4/24

Mary mistakenly jumps to the conclusion that her mother has fallen for Chris, the handsome handyman they have hired to finish work on the house

Rating: 1.7
8:00am
The Waltons
The Inferno
Season 5 Episode 20/25

John-Boy is sent to report on the landing of the Hindenburg, but is traumatised when he witnesses its destruction and the deaths of many passengers

Rating: 1.9
9:00am
The Waltons
The Heartbreaker
Season 5 Episode 21/25

Jason falls in love with Curt's sister, and neglects his studies to help her develop her musical talents. However, the relationship does not end well

Rating: 1.9
10:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Come, Let Us Reason Together
Season 7 Episode 13/22

Nellie and Percival await the imminent birth of their first baby, but the local townsfolk are too busy arguing about the child's religious future to join in the celebrations

Rating: 1.7
11:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Nephews
Season 7 Episode 14/22

Almanzo's brother Royal leaves his two kids with the Wilders while he and his wife take a well-earned holiday, but the youngsters prove to be quite a handful

Rating: 1.7
12:00pm
Little House on the Prairie
Make a Joyful Noise
Season 7 Episode 15/22

Farmer Joe Kagan is distraught to find out that Hester Sue, the woman he gave up everything to be with, is engaged to someone else, so he takes it upon himself to change her mind

Rating: 1.7
1:00pm
Film Working Miracles (2010)
A janitor wakes from a coma to discover he has gained the life-changing ability to heal people just by touching them. He soon becomes a minor celebrity, but the gift takes its toll on his health and relationship with his fiancee. Drama, starring Eddie Cibrian, Lisa Sheridan and Darcy Rose Byrnes

Rating: 6.3
3:00pm
The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years
Season 1

Part one of two. Drama, exploring the period of history skipped over in the original series, following the cross-continental escapades of a wartime priest, his illicit lover and her brutish husband. While raising her family in the Australian Outback, the wayward wife dabbles in deceit to keep the truth about the priest's illegitimate child from her husband. Starring Richard Chamberlain and Amanda Donohoe

Rating: 0.4
5:00pm
Murder, She Wrote
If It's Thursday, It Must Be Beverly
Season 4 Episode 7/22

Jessica helps Sheriff Amos Tupper investigate the murder of his deputy's wife and discovers a few surprising facts about the bereaved husband along the way. Drama, starring Angela Lansbury and Tom Bosley

Rating: 4
6:00pm
Touched by an Angel
Secrets and Lies
Season 8 Episode 15/22

A father whose daughter has leukemia must ask his ex-wife to allow their son to be a bone marrow donor. Since his ex-wife refuses, the angels set out to find a way to help. Roma Downey and Della Reese star

Rating: 5.4
7:00pm
MASH
Officers Only
Season 2 Episode 15/24

Hawkeye and Trapper are rewarded with the establishment of an officers' club, of sorts, after saving General Mitchell's son. Comedy, starring Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers and Gary Burghoff

Rating: 5.5
7:30pm
MASH
Henry in Love
Season 2 Episode 16/24

Henry falls in love with Ohio University cheerleader Nancy Sue Parker, prompting Hawkeye, Trapper and Radar to take drastic measures to rescue his marriage. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda, Gary Burghoff and McLean Stevenson

Rating: 5.5
8:00pm
The Persuaders!
Five Miles to Midnight
Season 1 Episode 17/24

A photographer assists Brett and Danny in smuggling an American gangster out of Italy so he can testify against a large crime syndicate. Guest starring Joan Collins

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Taggart
Tenement
Season 23 Episode 3/7

An activist is found murdered in her tenement flat, and the team's suspicions fall upon a local property developer whose plans to demolish the building were met with strong criticism by the campaigner. However, further investigations reveal a suspect closer to home. DI Ross annoys his superiors by focusing his attention on a hit-and-run case. Glasgow-set detective drama, starring John Michie

Rating: 7
10:30pm
Taggart
Pinnacle
Season 23 Episode 4/7

Alcoholic cancer victim Terry Brogan is accused of bludgeoning his wife to death, but Reid finds it hard to believe that such a pitiable figure could be guilty of murder and sets out to prove him innocent - despite compelling evidence to the contrary. As the net closes in on the killer, her irrational sympathy threatens to jeopardise the entire case. Drama, starring Blythe Duff and John Michie

Rating: 7
12:00am
Stephen King's It
Season 1 Episode 1/2

First of a two-part adaptation of the best-selling horror novel. A youngster's murder alerts seven friends that a supernatural enemy they fought as children has returned. After 30 years apart, the reluctant heroes must overcome their worst fears and find the courage to defeat the inhuman force. Starring Tim Curry, Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, John Ritter and Olivia Hussey

Rating: 8.8
2:00am
MASH
War of Nerves
Season 6 Episode 5/25

Freedman suffers pangs of guilt for sending a soldier back into battle, only to see him return as a casualty, and depression afflicts the whole camp until a bonfire helps to soothe tattered nerves. Korean War comedy, starring Allan Arbus

Rating: 5.5
2:30am
MASH
The Winchester Tapes
Season 6 Episode 6/25

Smarting from his failure to rendezvous with Nurse Gilmore in Seoul, Hawkeye vents his wrath on Winchester for trying to pull strings with his influential parents to get himself a ticket home. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda and David Ogden Stiers

Rating: 5.5
3:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Wed 25 Oct

6:00am
The Waltons
The Warrior
Season 6 Episode 4/26

Two Native Americans arrive in town and claim the mountain as their ancestral land, with the Waltons barn standing on an ancient burial ground

Rating: 1.9
7:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Wolves
Season 4 Episode 5/24

Laura and her friend Andy find a mother dog in a trap and two puppies nearby. They take the `dogs' home, only to find out they are wolves

Rating: 1.7
8:00am
The Waltons
The Long Night
Season 5 Episode 22/25

Grandma is admitted to hospital, but Grandpa does not cope well with being away from her. Corabeth thinks Elizabeth is a bad influence on Aimee, and forbids them from being friends

Rating: 1.9
9:00am
The Waltons
The Warrior
Season 6 Episode 4/26

Two Native Americans arrive in town and claim the mountain as their ancestral land, with the Waltons barn standing on an ancient burial ground

Rating: 1.9
10:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Goodbye, Mrs Wilder
Season 7 Episode 16/22

Laura quits her teaching job, leaving the children to face the tender mercies of Mrs Oleson, who immediately sets about making changes to the curriculum

Rating: 1.7
11:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Blind Justice
Season 7 Episode 19/22

Adam and Mary Kendall return to Walnut Grove to set up a law practice. However, their first client proves controversial with the neighbours

Rating: 1.7
12:00pm
Little House on the Prairie
I Do, Again
Season 7 Episode 20/22

Caroline convinces herself she is going to have another baby, but Doc Baker tells her she is clutching at straws and will never have any more children. To cheer her up, Charles arranges for them to renew their wedding vows. Drama, starring Michael Landon

Rating: 1.7
1:00pm
Film A Touch of Hope (1999)
A man discovers he has the abilities of a faith healer. Initially reluctant, he agrees to use his gift to help doctors, but only in emergency cases. However, many in the medical community are suspicious of his claims, a conflict that comes to a head when he is asked to bring a doubting doctor's daughter out of a coma. Fact-based drama, starring Anthony Michael Hall, CCH Pounder, Abraham Benrubi and Fay Masterson

Rating: 3.4
3:00pm
The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years
Season 1

Part two of two. Drama, exploring the period of history skipped over in the original series, following the cross-continental escapades of a wartime priest, his illicit lover and her brutish husband. While raising her family in the Australian Outback, the wayward wife dabbles in deceit to keep the truth about the priest's illegitimate child from her husband. Starring Richard Chamberlain and Amanda Donohoe

Rating: 0.4
5:00pm
Murder, She Wrote
Steal Me a Story
Season 4 Episode 8/22

While promoting her new book, Jessica learns the storyline has been used by a Hollywood producer without her permission. Doug McClure guest stars

Rating: 4
6:00pm
Touched by an Angel
The Princeless Bride
Season 8 Episode 16/22

The angels come to the aid of a couple whose plans to wed went awry after a series of misunderstandings

Rating: 5.4
7:00pm
MASH
For Want of a Boot
Season 2 Episode 17/24

Hawkeye's desperate quest to get replacement boots sets in motion a train of deals, favours and backhanders all dependent on Klinger being sectioned and sent home - which Frank will not allow. Comedy, starring Alan Alda and Jamie Farr

Rating: 5.5
7:30pm
MASH
Operation Noselift
Season 2 Episode 18/24

Father Mulcahy gives his blessing when an unlisted man persuades Hawkeye to do a nose job for him - strictly against regulations - and Trapper takes the opportunity to bond with the nursing staff on the team. Comedy, starring Alan Alda and William Christopher

Rating: 5.5
8:00pm
The Persuaders!
Nuisance Value
Season 1 Episode 18/24

Danny and Brett help a woman in distress, but their efforts lead to them being accused of abduction. Drama, starring Tony Curtis and Roger Moore

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Taggart
Genesis
Season 23 Episode 5/7

Angry religious protesters targeting a fertility clinic come under Reid's scrutiny when a woman is murdered on her way to an appointment. Investigations uncover some tangled relationships and perverse motivations, but an attack on one of the nurses leads the team to establish who might have a serious enough grudge to carry out such violence. Glasgow-set detective drama, with Blythe Duff

Rating: 7
10:30pm
Taggart
The Caring Game
Season 23 Episode 6/7

The body of a 20-year-old estate agent is found in her bath, and the finger of suspicion points to her boss, her embittered sister and a neighbour she had reported for benefit fraud. Two street fundraisers also come under suspicion when it emerges that the victim regularly gave money to charity. Meanwhile, Ross's estranged wife reveals her plan to move to Canada with their son. Blythe Duff and John Michie star

Rating: 7
12:00am
Stephen King's It
Season 1 Episode 2/2

Conclusion of the two-part adaptation of the best-selling horror novel. A youngster's murder alerts seven friends that a supernatural enemy they fought as children has returned. After 30 years apart, the reluctant heroes must overcome their worst fears and find the courage to defeat the inhuman force. Starring Tim Curry, Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, John Ritter and Olivia Hussey

Rating: 8.8
2:00am
MASH
The Light That Failed
Season 6 Episode 7/25

Among the useless supplies arriving at the beleaguered 4077th, BJ receives a mystery novel with the last page missing. The book does the rounds of the camp and BJ comes under pressure to contact the author and find out whodunit. Comedy, starring Alan Alda and Mike Farrell

Rating: 5.5
2:30am
MASH
In Love and War
Season 6 Episode 8/25

Hawkeye falls in love with a South Korean woman, and Margaret learns that her husband Donald may have made a pass at a new nurse assigned to the 4077th. Comedy, starring Alan Alda

Rating: 5.5
3:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Thu 26 Oct

6:00am
The Waltons
The Seashore
Season 6 Episode 5/26

The family help fix up the Baldwin sisters' seaside cottage, where they meet an English girl with a troubled past

Rating: 1.9
7:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Creeper of Walnut Grove
Season 4 Episode 6/24

A spate of burglaries in Walnut Grove prompts Laura and Andy to become amateur detectives. The duo set out to catch the culprit in the act, but their efforts only end up making matters worse after Charles is caught in one of their traps

Rating: 1.7
8:00am
The Waltons
The Seashore
Season 6 Episode 5/26

The family help fix up the Baldwin sisters' seaside cottage, where they meet an English girl with a troubled past

Rating: 1.9
9:00am
The Waltons
The Volunteer
Season 6 Episode 6/26

John and Olivia must accept that Erin is growing up when GW Haines proposes marriage. However, when she turns down her boyfriend's proposal, GW elects to join the army

Rating: 1.9
10:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Lost Ones - Part One
Season 7 Episode 21/22

Part one of two. Charles and Albert go on a delivery run and meet the Cooper family. Whilst tackling a steep hill, Alvin loses control of his wagon leading to a tragic accident. Charles later sends two children to live in a distant orphanage, but then begins to have doubts about what he's done

Rating: 1.7
11:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Lost Ones - Part Two
Season 7 Episode 22/22

Part two of two. Cassandra and James run away from their new adoptive father, who's so indifferent to their welfare that he doesn't even bother to look for them. Fortunately, they eventually end up back at the Ingalls household, where Charles comes up with a solution to their plight

Rating: 1.7
12:00pm
Little House on the Prairie
The Reincarnation of Nellie - Part One
Season 8 Episode 1/24

Part one of two. Mrs Oleson decides she wants a surrogate daughter now that Nellie's gone to New York, and the spiteful Nancy proves just the person she is looking for

Rating: 1.7
1:00pm
Film Unlikely Angel (1996)
An egotistical singer dies and goes to Heaven, but is refused entry unless she can prove herself to be less self-centred. Returning to Earth, she finds a job as nanny to a bereaved family - but all her good turns seem to backfire. Fantasy, starring Dolly Parton, Brian Kerwin, Roddy McDowall and Maria Del Mar

Rating: 5.3
3:00pm
Film Tears in the Rain (1988)
An American woman tries to fulfil her mother's dying wish by delivering a letter to an English lord, who denies ever having known her. When she falls in love with his son, the suspicious aristocrat delves into the American's past - only to realise she may be his daughter. Romantic drama, starring Sharon Stone and Christopher Cazenove

Rating: 1
5:00pm
Murder, She Wrote
Trouble in Eden
Season 4 Episode 9/22

Jessica impersonates an old friend to track down a hit-and-run driver and uncovers a sordid tale of blackmail, theft and murder. Drama starring Angela Lansbury

Rating: 4
6:00pm
Touched by an Angel
The Bells of St Peters
Season 8 Episode 19/22

A woman persuades her daughter and son-in-law to take a holiday in Rome to save their struggling marriage, only to find she is suffering from leukaemia and the Easter trip to St Peter's Square must be postponed. Just as she is about to die, Tess and Monica intervene with advice for mother and daughter and a miracle occurs

Rating: 5.4
7:00pm
MASH
The Chosen People
Season 2 Episode 19/24

A Korean family sets up home in the middle of the 4077th camp, with one girl already in the advanced stages of labour. Comedy, starring Alan Alda

Rating: 5.5
7:30pm
MASH
As You Were
Season 2 Episode 20/24

The 4077th is stirred from the lethargy of a long lull in hostilities by a sudden influx of casualties, including Frank. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda

Rating: 5.5
8:00pm
The Persuaders!
The Morning After
Season 1 Episode 19/24

A hung-over Brett wakes up in Stockholm to discover he is married to a beautiful woman - or so it seems. Tony Curtis and Roger Moore star

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Taggart
Lifeline
Season 23 Episode 7/7

A seemingly straightforward suicide case is turned on its head when the team learns the dead man worked at a local phone helpline counselling distraught callers. Revelations about the tangled personal lives of his fellow volunteers at the centre give the investigators plenty to work with, but they struggle to piece together a motive for murder. Meanwhile, Jackie worries that she could be a victim of identity theft. Glasgow-set detective drama, with Blythe Duff

Rating: 7
10:30pm
Taggart
Hellfire
Season 11 Episode 1/3

A satanist is murdered on Halloween. Jim (Mark McManus) is assigned the investigation, considered too tough for his beleaguered colleagues, and soon detects a subtle whiff of brimstone hanging over the entire case. James MacPherson and Blythe Duff also star

Rating: 7
12:30am
Film Perry Mason: The Case of the Avenging Ace (1988)
The crusading attorney risks his reputation in a bid to clear the name of a high-flying air force pilot wrongly imprisoned for murder. Mystery, starring Barbara Hale, William Katt, Larry Wilcox and Erin Gray

Rating: 4.5
2:30am
MASH
Change Day
Season 6 Episode 9/25

Charles devises a get-rich-quick scheme on the back of a new administration initiative, but Hawkeye and BJ keep one step ahead and foil him. Comedy, starring Alan Alda, Mike Farrell and David Ogden Spiers

Rating: 5.5
3:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Fri 27 Oct

6:00am
The Waltons
The Volunteer
Season 6 Episode 6/26

John and Olivia must accept that Erin is growing up when GW Haines proposes marriage. However, when she turns down her boyfriend's proposal, GW elects to join the army

Rating: 1.9
7:00am
Little House on the Prairie
To Run and Hide
Season 4 Episode 7/24

A disheartened Doc Baker holds himself responsible for Farmer Novack's death and, unable to face the man's seven-months pregnant widow, leaves Walnut Grove

Rating: 1.7
8:00am
The Waltons
The Grandchild - Part One
Season 6 Episode 7/26

Part one of two. Mary Ellen prepares to give birth, and Jason encounters financial difficulties that force him to look for work elsewhere

Rating: 1.9
9:00am
The Waltons
The Grandchild - Part Two
Season 6 Episode 8/26

Part two of two. Mary Ellen's baby is kidnapped by a girl traumatised by the loss of her own child

Rating: 1.9
10:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The Reincarnation of Nellie - Part Two
Season 8 Episode 2/24

Part two of two. Mrs Oleson's adopted daughter Nancy continues with her scheme to become the star of the school's annual festival

Rating: 1.7
11:00am
Little House on the Prairie
Growin' Pains
Season 8 Episode 3/24

Newly adopted James decides that he is not wanted and runs away, causing concern among his friends and family

Rating: 1.7
12:00pm
Little House on the Prairie
Dark Sage
Season 8 Episode 4/24

Doc Baker advertises for a partner to ease his workload, and the successful applicant turns out to be black - arousing bigotry among the townsfolk

Rating: 1.7
1:00pm
Film Tribute (2009)
A former child star buys her grandmother's house to rescue it from ruin, but her hope for serenity is soon eclipsed by haunting dreams of her famous dead grandmother. Drama, starring Brittany Murphy and Jason Lewis

3:00pm
Film William and Catherine: A Royal Romance (2011)
A dramatised account of the courtship of Prince William and his St Andrews sweetheart Catherine Middleton. Picking up the story at a pivotal moment in their romance, the film follows William as he heeds advice from his mother, the late Princess Diana, which she bestowed in an interview before her death in 1997. Drama, starring Dan Amboyer and Alice St Clair

Rating: 0.9
5:00pm
Murder, She Wrote
Indian Giver
Season 4 Episode 10/22

A Native American arrives in Jessica's beloved Cabot Cove, claiming the whole town and its surrounding area belongs to him, and clutching a land grant to prove it. When a local industrialist is found murdered soon after, all signs point to the newcomer being the culprit. Drama, starring Angela Lansbury and Tom Bosley

Rating: 4
6:00pm
Touched by an Angel
The Impossible Dream
Season 8 Episode 20/22

A passionate singer takes the job of janitor at his former high school simply because of his love of the choir. When the music teacher decides to retire he is heartbroken - but a reunion concert gives him the chance to perform for the first time in 25 years. Roma Downey and Della Reese star

Rating: 5.4
7:00pm
MASH
Crisis
Season 2 Episode 21/24

The 4077th learn to make do without power when supply lines are cut by hostile activity. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda and Gary Burghoff

Rating: 5.5
7:30pm
MASH
George
Season 2 Episode 22/24

Trapper teaches Frank to curb his prejudice against a decorated GI who admits to being homosexual. Korean War comedy, starring Alan Alda and Wayne Rogers

Rating: 5.5
8:00pm
The Persuaders!
Read and Destroy
Season 1 Episode 20/24

A former spy publishes his memoirs, sparking panic in the world of espionage. Cult adventure series, starring Tony Curtis and Roger Moore

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Taggart
Prayer for the Dead
Season 11 Episode 2/3

Feature-length episode. McVitie suffers a heart attack and Jim is promoted to acting superintendent in his absence, but does not take kindly to the extra responsibility - or being accused of benefiting from someone else's misfortune. Crime drama, featuring the final appearance of Mark McManus as Jim Taggart

Rating: 7
11:40pm
Film Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
A beautiful woman arouses the ardour of three rival suitors in 19th-century rural Dorset and, having flirted and toyed with their affections, she chooses to marry a caddish, gambling soldier - a decision that leads to a sequence of harrowing events. John Schlesinger's adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel, with Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Terence Stamp and Peter Finch

Rating: 8.9
3:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1

Sat 28 Oct

6:00am
The Waltons
The Grandchild - Part One
Season 6 Episode 7/26

Part one of two. Mary Ellen prepares to give birth, and Jason encounters financial difficulties that force him to look for work elsewhere

Rating: 1.9
7:00am
Little House on the Prairie
The High Cost of Being Right
Season 4 Episode 9/24

Jonathan Garvey loses everything in a tragic barn fire, so his wife Alice goes to work at the Post Office. But her well-meant gesture only does further damage to his pride

Rating: 1.7
8:00am
Ironside
Murder by One
Season 7 Episode 2/24

A friend of Fran's finds her only son dead in his locked room. The death is initially presumed a suicide, but clues emerge that point to a possible murder. Police drama, starring Raymond Burr

Rating: 7.1
9:00am
Murder, She Wrote
It Runs in the Family
Season 4 Episode 6/22

Jessica's cousin Emma, a vivacious dance hall performer, turns detective after she is suspected of murdering her lover by serving him poisoned herring. Frasier's Jane Leeves (Daphne) and veteran singer Anthony Newley appear alongside Angela Lansbury, who on this occasion plays Jessica Fletcher's sleuthing cousin Emma MacGill

Rating: 4
10:00am
Murder, She Wrote
If It's Thursday, It Must Be Beverly
Season 4 Episode 7/22

Jessica helps Sheriff Amos Tupper investigate the murder of his deputy's wife and discovers a few surprising facts about the bereaved husband along the way. Drama, starring Angela Lansbury and Tom Bosley

Rating: 4
11:00am
Murder, She Wrote
Steal Me a Story
Season 4 Episode 8/22

While promoting her new book, Jessica learns the storyline has been used by a Hollywood producer without her permission. Doug McClure guest stars

Rating: 4
12:00pm
Murder, She Wrote
Trouble in Eden
Season 4 Episode 9/22

Jessica impersonates an old friend to track down a hit-and-run driver and uncovers a sordid tale of blackmail, theft and murder. Drama starring Angela Lansbury

Rating: 4
1:00pm
Murder, She Wrote
Indian Giver
Season 4 Episode 10/22

A Native American arrives in Jessica's beloved Cabot Cove, claiming the whole town and its surrounding area belongs to him, and clutching a land grant to prove it. When a local industrialist is found murdered soon after, all signs point to the newcomer being the culprit. Drama, starring Angela Lansbury and Tom Bosley

Rating: 4
2:00pm
Ironside
In the Forests of the Night
Season 7 Episode 3/24

An old love of Ironside returns to town after a number of years. Ironside is sure he knows why she's back and it may involve the theft of a valuable piece of art. Raymond Burr stars

Rating: 7.1
3:00pm
Film The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? (1993)
A coach full of children from a Texas summer camp is endangered by rising flood waters, prompting a daring rescue attempt by local villagers. Drama, starring Joe Spano, David Lascher, Michael A Goorjian and Amy Van Nostrand

Rating: 1.8
5:00pm
Film For Love of Olivia (2001)
A small-town lawyer running for congress is blackmailed into defending a man accused of murder - and to make matters worse, his wife is harbouring a shocking secret. Thriller, starring Louis Gossett Jr, Robert Urich and Lonette McKee

Rating: 0.6
7:00pm
Film For the Love of a Child (2006)
Two inspirational women who carry out extensive work with abused, neglected and abandoned children around the world. Drama, starring Peri Gilpin, Teri Polo and Maria Del Mar

Rating: 6.5
9:00pm
Film Of Two Minds (2012)
A woman and her husband take responsibility for looking after her schizophrenic younger sister after the death of their mother. However, they soon discover they are ill-equipped to cope with the challenges ahead and face a difficult decision over what is best for the family. Drama, starring Kristin Davis and Tammy Blanchard

Rating: 6.5
11:00pm
Taggart
Mind Over Matter
Season 21 Episode 3/6

The body of a medical student is found in a park, with her thumb placed in her mouth in a bizarre childlike pose. Initial investigations reveal few clues - but the discovery of another corpse with identical neck wounds forces Ross to consider the grim prospect that a serial killer is on the loose. In an attempt to find a link between the two victims, Jackie goes undercover at a therapy centre, where she is confronted by demons from her own past. Glasgow-set detective drama, starring Blythe Duff and John Michie

Rating: 7
12:30am
Film The Score (2001)
A safecracker comes dangerously close to getting caught red-handed, so decides the time has come to quit his life of crime. However, an old friend soon tempts him back with the chance to steal a priceless French artefact being stored in a customs house, and he joins forces with a talented young thief to carry out one last heist. Crime thriller, starring Robert De Niro, Edward Norton, Marlon Brando and Angela Bassett

Rating: 7.9
2:30am
MASH
Germ Warfare
Season 1 Episode 11/24

Radar, Trapper and Hawkeye try to keep Frank away from Hot Lips when a blood sample reveals he has contracted hepatitis. Comedy, starring Alan Alda, Gary Burghoff and Larry Linville

Rating: 5.5
3:00am
Teleshopping
Buying goods from the comfort of home

Rating: 2.1