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07:00 Breakfast 10:15 Helicopter Heroes 11:00 Homes Under the Hammer 12:00 Filthy Rotten Scoundrels 12:45 Cash in the Attic 13:15 Bargain Hunt 14:00 BBC News 14:30 Regional News and Weather 14:45 Doctors 15:15 Diagnosis Murder 16:00 BBC News 16:05 Copycats 16:35 OOglies 16:50 Shaun the Sheep 17:00 Animals at Work 17:30 Deadly 60 18:00 Newsround 18:15 The Weakest Link 19:00 BBC News 19:30 Regional News Programmes 20:00 The One Show 20:30 EastEnders 21:00 Watchdog 22:00 Lost Land of the Tiger 23:00 BBC News 23:25 Regional News and Weather 23:35 Question Time 24:35 This Week

08:00 Arthur 08:15 League of Super Evil 08:25 Newsround 08:30 Deadly 60 09:00 Trapped 09:30 LazyTown 09:55 Jollywobbles 10:05 Buzz and Tell 10:10 Tinga Tinga Tales 10:25 Garth and Bev 10:35 Ethelbert the Tiger 10:45 Pingu 10:55 Pingu 11:00 Waybuloo 11:20 Clifford 11:30 Pablo the Little Red Fox 11:35 3rd & Bird 11:50 Wibbly Pig 12:00 In the Night Garden 12:30 Open Gardens 13:00 Daily Politics 13:30 Live Snooker 17:30 Pointless 18:15 Escape to the Country 19:00 Eggheads 19:30 Climbing Great Buildings 20:00 Live Snooker 21:00 Highgrove: Alan Meets Prince Charles 22:00 Gareth Malone’s Extraordinary School for Boys 23:00 Mock the Week 23:30 Newsnight 24:20 Snooker

07:00 Daybreak 09:30 Lorraine 10:25 Jeremy Kyle Show 11:30 This Morning 13:30 Loose Women 14:30 ITV News and Weather 14:55 Granada News and Weather 15:00 60 Minute Makeover 16:00 Michael Ball Show 16:59 Granada Weather 17:00 Inspector Morse 18:00 Britain’s Best Dish 19:00 Granada Reports 19:30 ITV News and Weather 20:00 Emmerdale 20:30 Tonight 21:00 Emmerdale 21:30 Coronation Street 22:00 Law & Order: UK 23:00 ITV News at Ten and Weather 23:30 Granada News and Weather 23:35 The Matrix

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The TV Round Up by

Alex Trelinski

08:00 Freshly Squeezed 08:30 Everybody Loves Raymond 08:55 Everybody Loves Raymond 09:25 Frasier 09:55 Friends 10:25 Lakes on a Plate 11:00 The Good Wife 12:00 Desperate Housewives 13:00 Channel 4 News 13:05 River Cottage Bites 13:15 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 15:20 Lakes on a Plate 15:55 Wogan’s Perfect Recall 16:25 Countdown 17:10 Deal or No Deal 18:00 Come Dine with Me 18:30 Coach Trip 19:00 The Simpsons 19:30 Hollyoaks 20:00 Channel 4 News 20:55 4thought.tv 21:00 River Cottage Everyday 22:00 Alan Davies’ Teenage Revolution 23:00 True Blood 24:15 Reaper

08:00 Little Princess 08:15 The Mr Men Show 08:30 Roary the Racing Car 08:45 Make Way for Noddy 09:00 Fifi and the Flowertots 09:15 Peppa Pig 09:25 Peppa Pig 09:35 Thomas & Friends 09:45 The WotWots 10:00 Big School 10:05 Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures 10:15 The Wright Stuff 11:45 Trisha Goddard 12:45 House Doctor 13:15 House Doctor 13:45 Five News 13:50 House 14:45 Neighbours 15:15 Home and Away 15:45 Meals in Moments 16:00 Animal Rescue Squad 16:10 The Perfect Husband: the Laci Peterson Story 18:00 Five News 18:30 Neighbours 19:00 Home and Away 19:25 Live from Studio Five 20:00 Five News at 7 20:30 Escape from Auschwitz 21:00 Megastructures 22:00 US Marshals 24:40 Britain’s Ugliest Models

07:00 Body Language Secrets 08:00 Brainiac: Science Abuse 09:00 Oops TV 10:00 Lion Man 10:30 Lion Man 11:00 Bones 12:00 Wedding SOS 12:30 Medical Emergency 13:00 Body Language Secrets 14:00 Project Runway 15:00 Bones 16:00 Stargate SG-1 17:00 Stargate SG-1 18:00 Malcolm in the Middle 18:30 Futurama 19:00 Oops TV 19:30 The Simpsons 20:00 The Simpsons 20:30 The Simpsons 21:00 Alex Zane’s Guest List 21:30 The Simpsons: Access All Areas 22:00 An Idiot Abroad 23:00 Batman Forever

08:35 Snooker 09:30 Football 10:30 Football 11:30 Weightlifting 12:30 Snooker 13:30 Snooker 18:00 Weightlifting 18:55 London Calling 19:00 Football: Eurogoals Flash 19:10 Weightlifting 21:00 Snooker 23:00 All Sports 23:05 All Sports: Watts 23:10 Pro Wrestling 23:40 Pro Wrestling 00:40 All Sports

08:00 Jerry Springer Show 08:50 Celebs 24/7 09:00 Maury 09:55 Celebs 24/7 10:00 America’s Next Top Model 11:00 Maury 11:55 Celebs 24/7 12:00 Four Weddings US 13:00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 14:00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 15:00 Criminal Minds 16:00 Shortland Street 16:30 Shortland Street 17:00 Charmed 18:00 Charmed 19:00 America’s Next Top Model 20:00 Four Weddings US 21:00 Private Practice 22:00 Stepkids: Don’t Ruin My Big Day 23:00 Criminal Minds 24:00 Criminal Minds

Suduko Answer

CROSSWORD ANSWER 569

CRYPTIC SOLUTIONS Across: 1 Relish; 4 Swamps; 9 Ready-reckoner; 10 Tablets; 11 Fifty; 12 Steal; 14 Close; 18 Ahead; 19 Upstart; 21 Provincialism; 22 Emerge; 23 Beings. Down: 1 Rarity; 2 Lead by the nose; 3 Style; 5 Wakeful; 6 Manifestation; 7 Strays; 8 Least; 13 Addling; 15 Sample; 16 Punch; 17 Stamps; 20 Stale. QUICK SOLUTIONS Across: 1 Battle; 4 Secret; 9 Ask for trouble; 10 Content; 11 Inlet; 12 Scamp; 14 Inure; 18 Amass; 19 Unequal; 21 Recrimination; 22 Dispel; 23 Beagle. Down: 1 Branch; 2 Take no chances; 3 Loose; 5 Emotion; 6 Rabble-rousing; 7 Treaty; 8 State; 13 Massive; 15 Hatred; 16 Quail; 17 Glance; 20 Elate.

Here comes the judge

Broadcaster and freelance journalist IF YOU were asked ‘Who is the highest

earning woman in American TV’, and for that matter anywhere on this planet, I’m sure you would come up with the answer ‘Oprah Winfrey’. But if I quizzed you on who was next on the Big Bucks List, would you be able to produce the name of a former Family Court judge from New York called Judith Sheindlin? She is best known as Judge Judy and she has been dispensing justice from her TV courtroom in Burbank, California for some 14 years in what for me is one of the most enjoyable pieces of non-scripted television around. Her show actually gets the

L!ve TV’s News Bunny

biggest daytime ratings in the States, beating the legendary Oprah. I became a very early fan and probably one of a select few at the time. I was working in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne back in 1998, and my cable TV system had access to a channel called L!ve TV. Run by the former Sun editor, Kelvin McKenzie, the service offered you the infamous News Bunny and topless female weather forecasters, alongside any programmes they could afford to buy on a miniscule budget. One of those affordable shows was a new American courtroom half-hour called Judge Judy, and as I was working late at night, I would get back home at around 02.00 and in sheer desperation I would spin round the thirty or so available channels to see what was cooking at that early hour. L!ve TV was hardly anything that I would believe would create anything of interest to keep me awake at that time, but I was immediately hooked when I stumbled across the Brooklyn tones of this judge berating litigants in small claims cases. I’ve always meant to send Mr. McKenzie a letter saying thanks for introducing me to this gem, and it’s probably one of the few positives that he had in his somewhat undistinguished career as a TV executive. These days you can find multiple

Judge Judy

episodes of Judge Judy every day on either ITV2 or CBS Reality, and as much as daytime TV might send you looking for a sick bucket, I strongly recommend that you get acquainted with this lady. She’s an absolute star with a razor sharp wit, pouncing on anybody who tries to deviate from the truth. Her technique is straight forward enough: she makes sure that witnesses look directly into her eyes, as she reminds them that she is a “truth machine” as the appropriate evidence is extracted in a manner akin to a wisdom tooth removal, without the use of an anesthetic! It is her clear common sense approach in her cases that has always impressed me, and also her ability to show compassion, especially if different sides of families are in the courtroom bickering against each other. I quickly reached the view that if all judges

behaved this way in whatever legal system in whatever country, fair justice would be dispensed quickly as opposed to the old duffers wearing wigs who always give the impression that they are out of tune with modern times. Regular ‘Judy’ viewers will love her range of regular expressions and exclamations which punctuate her humiliation of guilty defendants. Phrases like “Baloney!”, or “I don’t give a rat’s behind..!” or “Do I have the word IDIOT stamped across my forehead?” It’s great TV, and in a different league to the parade of morons that display their two brain cells on Jeremy Kyle’s show. In fact, ITV could do a lot worse by flying her over to the UK to deal with their self-inflicted problems. Another of her phrases would be perfect for them: “You wouldn’t know truth if it jumped up and bit you in the behind!” Bring her on, I say!

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