This week's UK TV & radio

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04:10 This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. [S]
05:30 ..programmes start at 7.00pm
05:30 ..programmes start at 7.00pm
05:30 This is CBBC! Welcome to the CBBC channel. Programmes start at 7.00am.
05:35 The Nativity Story Film (2006) Religious drama. Catherine Hardwicke's account of the birth of Christ stars Keisha Castle-Hughes as Mary and Oscar Isaac as Joseph. With Ciaran Hinds as King Herod.
 
06:00 Breakfast The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team. Also in HD. [S] Including regional news at 25 and 55 minutes past each hour.
06:00 Good Morning Britain Breakfast show with the latest news, sport and weather, presented by Susanna Reid, Ben Shephard, Charlotte Hawkins and Sean Fletcher.
06:00 The WotWots Crabby WotWot Animation. The spaceship has run out of bananas for SpottyWot's drink! The WotWots go hunting for what they think is a giant banana, but it turns out to be something different.
06:00 Nicole Scherzinger: The Hot Desk Interviews with the biggest names in music and entertainment. Behind the desk this time is singer, former Pussycat Doll and X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger.
06:00 Teleshopping Teleshopping.
06:00 UEFA Champions League Greatest... ...Finals. A selection of the greatest finals in the world's biggest football club tournament.
06:00 Tweenies: Christmas Eve Playtime with the puppet people - featuring Jake, Milo, Bella and Fizz. On the most magical day of the year, the Tweenies are hoping to take a trip on Santa's sleigh. [S]
06:10 The Crimson Wing Documentary looking at the life cycle of the crimson-winged flamingos that arrive in great numbers on Lake Natron in northern Tanzania every year. Also in HD. [S]
06:10 Igam Ogam Bath Time! Prehistoric animation. Igam Ogam and her friends try to avoid having a bath.
06:10 Britain's Got More Talent:... ...Surprise Stars. Stephen Mulhern and the Britain's Got Talent judges remember some of our favourite surprise stars, who have entertained us with their talents since the series began in 2007.
06:20 Fireman Sam Floodlights Animation. The Joneses and the Prices are vying to win Pontypandy's best Christmas lights contest. Rivalry is rife as their displays get more and more elaborate.
06:30 Toot The Tiny Tugboat Lenny's Light is Out Animation. Lenny is out of action when his bulb blows, but thick fog lands Pop in trouble near the rocks when he tries to deliver a replacement.
06:20 Tommy Cooper Comedy and magic from comedian Tommy Cooper. Guests include Clovissa Newcombe, Peter Reeves, and horror film superstar Vincent Price.
06:20 Woolly and Tig: Christmas Magic Live-action children's show. Tig visits her grandad for Christmas. When she worries that there is no snow for Santa's sleigh, Woolly sings her to sleep. Also in HD. [S]
06:30 Charlie and Lola: Christmas... ...Special. How Many More Minutes to Christmas?: Children's animation with brother and sister Charlie and Lola. Lola discovers there is no door for Christmas Day on her advent calendar. [AD,S]
06:45 Peppa Pig Baby Alexander Pig tales. Baby Alexander is too young to talk, until Peppa teaches him his first word.
06:45 Black Gold There's A Storm Brewing Reality-documentary series about oil drilling in the USA. Cheston tries to get his job back, and a very expensive drill bit goes missing, halting procedures.
 
06:50 Peppa Pig Grampy Rabbit's Lighthouse Pig tales. Grandpa Pig takes Peppa, George and Danny Dog to visit Grampy Rabbit's lighthouse.
06:55 New: Pip Ahoy! Go Stop Go Stop Animation about a puppy named Pip and his friend Alba, a kitten, who live in Salty Cove. Alba enters a town competition for young film-makers.
07:00 Emmerdale Moira and Charity's feud angers Cain. Adam is taken aback by Robert's offer. Kirin's future plans leave Vanessa uneasy.
07:00 Arthur Looking for Bonnie A famous rock musician visits Elwood City and asks George's dad to fix his guitar. [S] Followed by Minuscule.
06:55 Sarah & Duck: Seacow Snow Trail Animation. Sarah and Duck have received some Christmas presents and are keen to find out who delivered them. Also in HD. [AD,S]
07:00 A CBeebies Christmas Carol Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge needs some CBeebies magic to help him care for those around him and share the joy of Christmas! Also in HD. [AD,S]
07:15 Olive the Other Reindeer Olive, a dog, hears the sad news on the radio that Blitzen the reindeer has been injured and Christmas may be cancelled. So Olive sets off with her pet flea to save the day.
07:05 Little Princess I Want My Sledge Little Princess really wants a shiny new sledge to play with. But she soon realises that new doesn't always mean that it's better.
07:15 New: Millie Inbetween: Access... ...All Areas. Millie and other members of the cast look back over the series. They take viewers behind the scenes and give an insight into the highs and lows of their experiences. Also in HD. [S]
07:20 Canterbury Cathedral 3/3. Pilgrims and Progress: A year in the life of Canterbury Cathedral. Canon Clare travels to York for the vote on women bishops and the cathedral remembers the Great War. Also in HD. [AD,S]
07:20 Mr Men Snow There's a wintry flavour to the animated sketch show today, as Little Miss Calamity has to brave the snowy conditions, while Mr Stubborn refuses to turn up the heating.
07:30 New: Thomas and Friends Last Train for Christmas CGI animation. When the Fat Controller decides to ride in a real sleigh at the Ulfstead Castle Christmas fair, Thomas ends up looking like a reindeer.
07:25 I'm a Celeb: Epic Trials Joe Swash delves through 14 years of the most epic I'm a Celebrity... trials. Relive a few edge-of-the-seat moments from past campmates including Joey Essex and Gillian McKeith.
07:25 Minder The Last Video Show A video implicating two senior police officers is mistakenly returned to Daley Videos.
07:45 Noddy In Toyland Domino Town Adventures in Toyland with Enid Blyton's evergreen creation and all his friends. The Little Skittles are very excited at the prospect of their first Domino Day.
07:45 The Dumping Ground: Jody in... ...Wonderland. Faced with a momentous dilemma, Jody retreats into the fictional Wonderland. Also in HD. [AD,S]
07:40 Topsy and Tim's Christmas Eve Live-action children's show. It's the night before Christmas, and Topsy and Tim finish decorating the tree. Also in HD. [AD,S]
 
07:55 Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom Ben and Holly's Christmas Part 1: Animation. Both the elves and the fairies are busy with their festive preparations when things start to go very wrong.
07:55 Q Pootle 5 Two Places at Once Space animation. Q Pootle 5 gets himself in a muddle when he agrees to help both Eddi build his new telescope and Oopsy bake some cakes, at the same time. Also in HD. [S]
08:10 The Big Bang Theory The Terminator Decoupling Leonard, Sheldon, Howard and Raj discover that beautiful sci-fi actress Summer Glau is on board their train to San Francisco.
08:05 Peppa Pig Cleaning the Car Pig tales. Daddy Pig is taking everyone for a drive in the country, but the car is very muddy and Mummy insists they wash it first.
08:10 Peppa Pig Cold Winters Day Porcine animation. Peppa and George go to the park to play. All the puddles have frozen over, so the two must think of other ways to entertain themselves.
08:15 I'm a Celeb: Junglicious Moments Joe Swash looks at the highs and lows of life in the jungle - the fights, the feuds and the celebrity meltdowns. Featuring Gemma Collins, Joey Essex, Matt Willis and Katie Price.
08:10 Postman Pat's Christmas Eve 14/14. Children's animation. Just in time for Christmas, it's snowing in Greendale. Ajay's got to get back from Pencaster with the Greendale Christmas tree. [S]
08:20 One of Our Dinosaurs is Missing Film Disney yarn about a group of spirited British nannies who become involved in a race with the inscrutable Chinese intelligence service. [1976] [S]
08:30 Lorraine Topical mix of entertainment, discussion, fashion, food and celebrity gossip. Ben Caplan chats about the Call the Midwife Christmas special, and the Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon.
08:20 Toby's Travelling Circus Snow Baby Animated Christmas special. When Dolores's sister leaves her baby at the circus to go shopping, little Diddums is only happy in the arms of the robot strongman Thor.
08:30 Bananas In Pyjamas The Snowman Animation. It's Christmas and the Bananas want to make a snowman for Bernard, just like he used to have when he was a pup... if only they can find some snow!
08:20 Kojak Bad Dude Police drama series. Kojak is baffled by a man who seems to be making himself an assassin's target.
08:25 Timmy Time 4/28. Timmy's Cookie: Animated adventures of a lamb at nursery school. Harriet shows the class how to make cookies and Timmy decides to make one bigger than all the others. [AD,S]
08:40 The Big Bang Theory The Work Song Nanocluster Penny's home-based business selling hair accessories gets out of hand when an overexcited Sheldon takes charge.
08:40 Tickety Toc Igloo Time Animation about two lively twins who live inside a cuckoo clock. Tommy and Tallulah are determined to build an igloo.
08:45 The Dumping Ground Survival Files 4/5. Truth: Frank and Jody's blog for Dumping Ground newbies is all about finding out the truth - whether it's solving mysteries or uncovering scammers. Also in HD. [AD,S]
08:35 Tree Fu Tom: The Sprite before... ...Christmas. Animated fantasy adventure show. Tom arrives to find everyone preparing to celebrate Winterfest, a Treetopolis version of Christmas. Also in HD. [S]
 
09:00 Snow Babies Caroline Quentin narrates the tale of a group of baby animals, including emperor penguins and polar bears, born in some of the coldest and harshest places on Earth. Also in HD. [AD,S]
08:55 Milkshake Bop Box Derek, Kemi and Jen take to the slopes and ice rink to show us Winter Sports are so fun!
09:00 Peppa Pig Hide and Seek Animated series about a lovable little pig. Peppa and George are playing hide and seek, but Peppa complains that George is too easy to find.
09:00 Swashbuckle Plankety Plank Pirate-themed game show. Captain Sinker and her crew have had enough of landing in the ship's mess, so they decide to make a plank for Gem to walk. Also in HD. [S]
09:05 The Simpsons Mypods and Broomsticks The family go to the mall to buy Lisa a Mypod but Bart causes chaos when he interrupts tycoon Steve Mobbs' announcement. And Homer is suspicious of Bart's new pal.
09:05 Peppa Pig The Playgroup Animated series about a little pig. George is joining Peppa at her playgroup but she doesn't really want him there - until her friends decide that George is brilliant.
09:15 Wanda and The Alien Pumpkins Animated series about the adventures of a little girl rabbit and her best friend, who comes from another planet. Wanda and Alien plant some pumpkin seeds.
09:05 All Star Family Fortunes... ...Christmas Special. Vernon Kay presents a festive episode of the celebrity game show. A team from reality series The Only Way Is Essex takes on cast members from hit sitcom Benidorm.
09:15 ROY 5/13. Snookered: Bill discovers that Roy is a snooker prodigy and forces him to compete in a grudge match against Deco. Also in HD. [AD,S]
09:25 All Stars Film Starring Theo Stevenson and Akai Osei-Mansfield, 2013. Two kids look to throw an ambitious dance show to save their struggling youth centre.
09:30 Gone With The Wind Film Oscar-winning epic starring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh. The tale of a love affair between Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara during the course of the American Civil War. (1939)
09:25 Magnum P.I. Mixed Doubles Another case for the Hawaiian-based detective. Magnum is required to protect an obnoxious young tennis star who has received several threats against her life.
09:25 Kate and Mim-Mim Mim-Mim's Moon Mishap Animated series about Kate and Mim-Mim. Kate wants to make friends with the man in the moon and accidentally blasts off with Mim-Mim in Tack's new rocket ship. Also in HD. [S]
09:35 The Simpsons The Burns and the Bees Mr Burns wins a basketball team in a game of poker, but Lisa is left reeling by his proposal to erect a stadium in the same place where she has built a bee colony.
09:45 The Next Step 9/30. Video Killed the Radio Star: Reality-style drama following a group of dancers. The A-Troupe is selected to perform in a music video but become divided over Emily's routine. Also in HD. [S]
09:35 Bing Say Goodbye Bing and Sula are having so much fun playing together, they don't want to say goodbye when Amma arrives to pick Sula up. Bing tries to delay her departure. Also in HD. [AD,S]
09:45 Something Special: We're All... ...Friends. 22/25. Outdoors: Educational series using Makaton sign language. Joshua and Isaac take Justin canoeing on Lake Windermere. Also in HD. [S]
 
10:00 Nigel Slater's 12 Tastes of... ...Christmas. Nigel Slater shares the flavours that for him make Christmas a truly delicious season, and demonstrates how to cook food designed to bring comfort and joy. Also in HD. [AD,S]
09:55 Celebrity Antiques Road Trip 5/20. Doctor Who veterans Colin Baker and Peter Purves explore Herefordshire and Worcestershire with 400 to invest in antiques with experts Will Axon and James Braxton. Also in HD. [S]
10:10 The Iron Giant Film (1999) Animation. A mysterious alien robot lands in late 1950s America, where he is hunted by the paranoid US authorities. But a young lad meets, befriends and tries to help the visitor.
10:10 You've Been Framed at Christmas! Harry Hill presents a festive edition of the home video show, featuring Christmas catastrophes. Including stumbling Santas and a dog who cocks his leg at the Christmas tree.
10:10 The Next Step 10/30. Road to Joy: Reality-style drama following a group of dancers. In an effort to spend more time with Riley, James accompanies her to pick up costumes for the troupe. Also in HD. [S]
10:05 My Pet and Me 7/25. Shetland Pony: Series showing children what it really means to have a pet. Rory meets Felix and Hugo and their Shetland pony, Jake. Felix shows Rory how to brush Jake. Also in HD. [S]
10:25 Pawn Stars Shocking Chum The pawn stars debate a bank breaking deal for the most pricey item they have ever faced. Meanwhile, Rick eyes up a 1948 electric shock therapy machine.
10:20 Tree Fu Tom Super Squirmtum Animated fantasy adventure show. When Squirmtum finds a sapstone belt, he decides to become a superhero, leaving behind his day job as a sap collector. Also in HD. [S]
10:40 You've Been Framed at Christmas! Harry Hill unwraps some comic crackers including collapsing Christmas trees, silly Santas and stupidity in the snow. Plus children singing Jingle Bells into their camcorders.
10:35 Wolfblood 5/13. The Dark Ages: Drama series. Sparks fly when some ancient wolfblood relics are discovered, and Tom finds a kindred spirit in Kay. Also in HD. [AD,S]
10:45 The Furchester Hotel: Christmas... ...Special. Monster Monster Day: Elmo really wants Monster Monster to visit the Furchester, but there's a problem. Also in HD. [AD,S]
 
11:00 Wall-E Film Pixar's animated sci-fi adventure. Far in the future on an abandoned, waste-covered Earth, two robots meet and embark on an adventure that changes the destiny of humanity. Also in HD. [2008] [AD,S]
10:55 Christmas Kitchen with James... ...Martin. 9/10. James Martin is joined in the kitchen by Galton Blackiston and Brian Turner. Also in HD. [S]
11:00 Fred Claus Film (2007) Comedy. Vince Vaughn stars as Fred Claus, a slacker who agrees to help his brother Santa (Paul Giamatti) with the Yuletide rush in return for being bailed from jail.
10:55 Pawn Stars Pezzed Off A Pez collector offers Corey and Chum 50 plastic pieces of Americana, and the men puzzle over a mystery inscription on a coaching gun. Will its meaning reveal its worth?
11:00 Justin's House 22/23. Little Pot of Bothers: Justin Fletcher entertains children with singing, dancing and comedy. Mr Bloom sends a special seed to Justin. Also in HD. [S]
11:15 Twelve Days of Christmas Eve Film Drama starring Steven Weber and Molly Shannon, 2004. A businessman neglects his family, but realises he must make amends after being hurt in an accident.
11:05 The Dumping Ground 9/13. A Day in the Past: Drama series. Class war ensues in a country estate when the young people become Edwardian masters and servants for a day. Also in HD. [AD,S]
11:30 ..programmes start at 7.00pm
11:30 ..programmes start at 7.00pm
11:20 Goodwood Revival 2014 Steve Rider and Amanda Stretton present coverage of the world's only vintage motor racing event set totally in the glamorous post-war years.
11:30 The Dumping Ground 10/13. Oh, Mo!: Drama series. Tee takes strange, eccentric new boy, Mo, under her wing - with unexpectedly dangerous consequences. Also in HD. [AD]
11:25 Chuggington Snowstruck Wilson Children's animation in which the trains talk, think and don't need drivers. When a blizzard comes in, the chuggers get a chance to use their snowploughing skills. [S]
11:40 Christmas Kitchen with James... ...Martin. 10/10. James Martin is joined in the kitchen by Monica Galetti and Brian Turner. Also in HD. [S]
11:35 Horrid Henry: The Movie Film Children's comedy starring Anjelica Huston and Parminder Nagra, 2011. Can Horrid Henry save the school he always claimed to hate?
11:35 Chuggington Heave Ho Harrison Children's animation in which the trains talk, think and don't need drivers. When Harrison gets stuck inside a giant snowdrift, Koko organises the rescue. [S]
11:45 My Pet and Me: Christmas Special 16/25. Reindeer: Ferne takes a festive trip to visit Alexandra and her reindeer. Also in HD. [S]
 
11:50 Father Christmas Classic animation based on Raymond Briggs's book. What does Father Christmas do with himself for the other 364 days of the year? Here's a chance to find out. Voiced by Mel Smith.
12:00 Dani's Castle 1/13. Bogmoor FM: Comedy series. Rich comes up with a truly brilliant business idea for the castle when he enlists the help of the gang to establish their own radio station. Also in HD. [S]
12:00 Woolly and Tig: Christmas Magic Live-action children's show. Tig visits her grandad for Christmas. When she worries that there is no snow for Santa's sleigh, Woolly sings her to sleep. Also in HD. [S]
12:15 Mouse and Mole at Christmas Time Animation. Before giving a Twelfth Night party, Mouse makes a snowmole for Mole. In a dream, Snowmole takes him to a land where his every wish is granted. Also in HD. [S]
12:30 Christmas of My Lifetime with... ...Len Goodman. 16/16. Len Goodman takes four famous faces back to their Christmases of yore. Also in HD. [AD,S]
12:30 Big Miracle Film (2011) Fact-based drama with Drew Barrymore, Ted Danson and John Krasinski. Some Alaskans try to save a pod of whales from ice-bound suffocation. Can they trust a tycoon's offer of help?
12:25 The Vicious Circle Film Crime thriller starring John Mills and Derek Farr, 1957. A Harley Street doctor claims he's been framed when a film star is found murdered in his flat.
12:30 Dani's Castle 2/13. The Beast of Bogmoor: Kaitlyn enters the annual Bogmoor Fair's Best Fruit and Vegetable Competition, but faces pressure when Rich offers the castle as a venue. Also in HD. [S]
12:35 Torvill & Dean: The Perfect Day Documentary telling the story of when, in 1984, the British figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean achieved perfection and an Olympic gold medal. Also in HD. [AD,S]
12:40 Time for School 19/20. Nativity: Documentary series about starting school. At Mere Green School, the children prepare for the end of term. Will they remember their words in the Nativity play? Also in HD. [AD,S]
 
13:00 Dani's Castle 3/13. Hey Mr DJ: Comedy series. When the ghosts accidentally hijack the radio station's airwaves, Sergeant Major Jimmy is called in. Also in HD. [S]
13:00 Swashbuckle Plankety Plank Pirate-themed game show. Captain Sinker and her crew have had enough of landing in the ship's mess, so they decide to make a plank for Gem to walk. Also in HD. [S]
13:10 Emmerdale Moira and Charity's feud angers Cain. Adam is taken aback by Robert's offer. Kirin's future plans leave Vanessa uneasy.
13:15 One Million Years B.C. Film (1966) Raquel Welch - in her famous fur bikini - stars in this prehistoric adventure set in an inhospitable landscape populated by two warring tribes and Ray Harryhausen's roving dinosaurs.
13:30 BBC News at One The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather. Also in HD. [S]
13:20 ITV News & Weather Nina Hossain with the latest headlines from around the world. Followed by a national weather forecast and all the news and weather in your region.
13:25 Dani's Castle 4/13. Don't Tell the Bride: Comedy series. Rich decides to rent the castle out as a wedding venue. But first he needs to create a fake wedding for his website. Also in HD. [S]
13:25 Kate and Mim-Mim Mim-Mim's Moon Mishap Animated series about Kate and Mim-Mim. Kate wants to make friends with the man in the moon and accidentally blasts off with Mim-Mim in Tack's new rocket ship. Also in HD. [S]
13:40 BBC London News The latest news, sport and weather from London. [S]
13:35 The Choir: New Military Wives 1/2. Two-part documentary following choirmaster Gareth Malone as he forms a Military Wives choir to perform at a WW1 centenary prom. In this episode, Gareth begins the auditions. Also in HD. [AD,S]
13:35 Doc Martin Doc Martin may be losing his receptionist, as Pauline wants to go to university. The peace of Portwenn is shaken by a hoard of twitchers on the trail of a rare bird.
13:40 Casper Film Spooky family tale starring Christina Ricci and Bill Pullman, 1995. A lonely boy-ghost befriends the young daughter of a ghost hunter.
13:35 Bing Say Goodbye Bing and Sula are having so much fun playing together, they don't want to say goodbye when Amma arrives to pick Sula up. Bing tries to delay her departure. Also in HD. [AD,S]
13:45 Something Special: We're All... ...Friends. 22/25. Outdoors: Educational series using Makaton sign language. Joshua and Isaac take Justin canoeing on Lake Windermere. Also in HD. [S]
 
13:50 Wallace and Gromit in The Curse... Film ...of the Were-Rabbit. Inventor Wallace and his dog Gromit's pest control business is called into action when a giant rabbit terrorises their town's vegetable patches. Also in HD. [2005] [AD,S]
13:50 Adventures of Robin Hood Film Classic swashbuckler starring Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. Robin Hood and his merry men fight injustice in this Oscar-winning version of the Sherwood Forest folk legend. (1938)
13:55 Dani's Castle 5/13. Boys v Girls: Comedy series. Another typical rainy day in Bogmoor has the gang killing time with a quick game of hide-and-freak - which doesn't go quite according to plan. Also in HD. [S]
14:10 The Rawhide Years Film Western starring Tony Curtis and Colleen Miller, 1956. After three years on the run, a riverboat gambler framed for a gang killing, returns to prove his innocence.
14:05 Let's Play: Christmas Elf 1/26. Imaginative preschool show. Rebecca steps through the Magic Curtain and arrives at the North Pole on Christmas Eve. Has she got what it takes to be an elf? Also in HD. [S]
14:25 Dragons - Defenders of Berk 5/20. Race to Fireworm Island: Animated series. Snotlout is concerned when his dragon's flame goes out and the kids have to figure out how to reignite it before it is too late. Also in HD. [S]
14:25 Melody 7/20. Melody and the Snowman: Preschool mixed-media music show. Melody listens to the Sugar Plum Fairy by Tchaikovsky and imagines the story of a lonely snowman and a little girl. Also in HD. [AD,S]
14:35 Little Women Film Adaptation of the classic Louisa May Alcott story. The March sisters must fend for themselves when their father goes to fight in the American Civil War. Also in HD. [1994] [S]
14:35 Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather.
14:45 The Grinch Film (2000) Family comedy fantasy. Jim Carrey plays a grumpy, green-haired, goblin-like creature who wants to ruin Christmas for the folk of Whoville. But one small girl has other ideas...
14:45 Arthur Muffy Takes the Wheel Animation following the adventures of a young aardvark and his friends. It's the 1st Annual Lakewood Derby, but Muffy's dad takes over her project. Also in HD. [S]
14:35 Mr Bloom: Here and There Surf Life-Saving Club Mr Bloom helps young people with their green spaces. Abigail and Joe are surf life-saving 'nippers'. They even train on the beach in the rain! Also in HD. [S]
 
15:00 Sidekick Gone Gaga Animated series. Eric's new super-goggles make everybody fall in love with him - and he can't take them off! Also in HD. [AD,S] Followed by Minuscule.
14:50 I Can Cook Rhubarb Cobbler Katy and her friends make rhubarb cobbler on another tasty journey through the fun and fascinating world of food. The special ingredient is rhubarb! [S]
15:05 Merry Madagascar Film Seasonal short. When Santa crashes into Madagascar and ends up with amnesia, the animals decide to deliver his presents themselves and hopefully get back to New York City. Also in HD. [2009] [S]
15:15 League of Super Evil The Night Before Chaos-mas Animated series about four bumbling super-villains. LOSE run afoul of Kinder Kreep, an evil holiday elf, when they attempt to impersonate the imp. [S]
15:05 Mister Maker Comes to Town... ...Christmas. Mister Maker hits the road once more in his Makermobile for a Christmas extravaganza. One lucky Mini Maker gets glittery with a sparkly snow picture. [S]
15:25 Shrek the Halls Festive animated comedy. Shrek (Mike Myers) just wants to have a nice quiet Christmas with Fiona and the baby ogres. Donkey, however, is full of holiday cheer and has other ideas. Also in HD. [AD,S]
15:20 Gulliver's Travels Film (2010) Comedy adventure. Jack Black stars as the would-be travel writer Lemuel Gulliver, who gets stranded on an island of tiny people in this updating of Jonathan Swift's classic novel.
15:25 Operation Ouch! 3/11. The doctors take a super close-up look at how the eye works and Dr Chris finds out what body fat does - by looking at some of his own under a microscope. [S,SL]
15:25 Charlie and Lola Snow is My Favourite and My Best Children's animation with brother and sister Charlie and Lola. Lola wakes up to find that the world is covered in a blanket of white snow. [AD,S]
15:35 Off Their Rockers Hidden camera comedy show featuring senior citizens playing pranks. Today, a rocker performs a daredevil escape from an OAP home, and Sonia has a quick nap on a comfy shoulder.
15:40 You've Been Framed at Christmas Harry Hill offers a seasonal selection of camcorder catastrophes, with footage from the archives of the best festive funnies - including Christmas kids and silly Santas.
15:35 Mike the Knight: Christmas Castle Animated series about a young knight in training. Mike is thrilled to find that his dad has come back to spend Christmas with his family! Also in HD. [AD,S]
 
15:50 The Gruffalo's Child Film Animated film based on the classic children's picture book. A little Gruffalo ignores her father's warnings and tiptoes out into the snow in search of the Big Bad Mouse... Also in HD. [2011] [AD,S]
15:50 Scrooge - A Christmas Carol Film Festive fantasy starring Alastair Sim and Mervyn Johns. An adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic story of a miser who discovers the true meaning of Christmas. (1951)
16:00 British Superbike Championship... ...Show 2014. James Whitham reviews the MCE British Superbike Championship of 2014 - a historic season in which Shane Byrne was attempting to win his fourth title.
16:00 All at Sea Statues Charlie and his family run a bed and breakfast by the sea. When Ben takes up a career as a human statue, Charlie tries to bring in more cash by 'borrowing' a real one. Also in HD. [AD,S]
16:00 Sarah & Duck 23/40. Bobsleigh: Animation. Sarah and Duck learn to bobsleigh and have a speedy, snowy adventure with Scarf Lady's help. Also in HD. [AD,S]
16:15 On Angel Wings On Angel Wings Magical reworking of the Nativity by Michael Morpurgo. A grandfather explains how, as a shepherd boy, he was taken by the angel Gabriel to visit the Christ child. Also in HD. [AD,S]
16:05 Santa Claus: The Movie Film Seasonal fantasy adventure starring Dudley Moore and John Lithgow, 1985. A disillusioned elf leaves Santa's North Pole workshop for New York to make toys for a scheming magnate.
16:05 You've Been Framed at Christmas! Harry Hill offers a seasonal selection of camcorder catastrophes, with footage from the archives of the best festive funnies from Christmases past.
16:10 A CBeebies Christmas Carol Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge needs some CBeebies magic to help him care for those around him and share the joy of Christmas! Also in HD. [AD,S]
16:25 To the Manor Born 25th Wedding Anniversary Special A special edition first shown on the BBC in 2007 after a 26-year-hiatus. Audrey and Richard plan for their upcoming 25th wedding anniversary. [AD,S]
16:30 4 O'Clock Club 6/13. Choir: When Dexter starts a choir, Josh thinks it is the lamest thing in the world - until Rachel joins and Josh decides it is the perfect way to get close to her. Also in HD. [S]
16:45 101 Dalmatians Film A litter of dalmatian puppies try to escape the evil Cruella De Vil. Also in HD. [1961] [AD,S]
 
16:50 The Muppet Christmas Carol Film (1992) Family comedy. Michael Caine stars as Scrooge, with Kermit and Miss Piggy as Mr and Mrs Bob Cratchit and Gonzo as Dickens in this musical Muppet take on the classic story.
17:00 Step Up Film (2006) Romantic teen dance movie. Jenna Dewan stars as a promising ballet student who meets a rebel street dancer (Channing Tatum) who's on community service at her college.
17:00 Nowhere Boys 5/13. Drama series. Felix inadvertently discovers that all the boys possess magical abilities after a swarm of malevolent bees attack them in their secret hideout. Also in HD. [AD,S]
16:50 Topsy and Tim's Christmas Eve Live-action children's show. It's the night before Christmas, and Topsy and Tim finish decorating the tree. Also in HD. [AD,S]
17:05 All Star Family Fortunes... ...Christmas Special. Vernon Kay presents a special festive edition of the game show, as an all-star Dancing on Ice team take on Corrie stars as they each attempt to win money for their chosen charity
17:05 Old Jack's Boat: The Christmas... ...Quest. Children's series about a retired fisherman who tells tall stories. In this Christmas special, Jack tells the story of his quest to find three Christmas gifts. Also in HD. [S]
17:25 Carols from King's The traditional celebration of Christmas from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge marks the sixtieth anniversary of the first programme being broadcast. Also in HD. [S]
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17:30 ..programmes start at 7.00pm
17:25 A Christmas Panic! Film Chief and Cowboy are eagerly looking forward to Christmas, but after their fight destroys the Yule Log, Horse decides to cancel all celebrations. Also in HD. [AD,S]
17:25 Sarah & Duck: Seacow Snow Trail Animation. Sarah and Duck have received some Christmas presents and are keen to find out who delivered them. Also in HD. [AD,S]
17:30 Magic Hands: 'Twas the Night... ...before Christmas. 31/32. Children's sign language poetry series. Ashley, Aimee, Donna and Simon present the poem A Visit from St Nicholas. Also in HD. [S]
17:35 New:Michael Buble's Christmas 2014 Delivering a mix of festive cheer and seasonal songs, this brand new music special sees Michael Buble joined by special guests Barbra Streisand, Ariana Grande, Miss Piggy and The Rockettes.
17:45 Katie Morag 3/26. Katie Morag and the Old Teacher: Live-action children's show. Katie Morag isn't pleased when her teacher announces her retirement and her plans to leave the island. Also in HD. [AD,S]
 
18:00 Storage Wars Unlocked Buy Low: Reality series. The Lords of Loot will meet at the abandoned Sahara Casino in Las Vegas to relive the best bidding wars and hash out personal conflicts.
17:55 Mr Stink Comedy drama about an unhappy schoolgirl who befriends a homeless man. The friendship leads her to Downing Street and brings her dysfunctional family back together. Also in HD. [AD,S]
18:00 The Adventures of Abney and Teal CBeebies Bedtime Hour. The Camera: Abney's got a camera. Soon Neep gets a go too and his photos are really special. Also in HD. [AD,S]
18:05 BBC News at Six The latest national and international news stories from the BBC News team, followed by weather. Also in HD. [S]
18:15 BBC London News The latest news, sport and weather from London. [S]
18:15 You've Been Framed at Christmas! Harry Hill gives his unique gift of surreal silliness to some festive home videos including a fight to the death as a kid wrestles a Christmas tree, and Carrie the possessed car.
18:10 Catchphrase Christmas Special Stephen Mulhern hosts a special festive edition of the game show, as celebrities Carol Vorderman, Michael Ball and Michelle Collins compete to win money for their chosen charities.
18:10 64 Zoo Lane: Merry Jinglewhizz CBeebies Bedtime Hour. Cartoon about Lucy, who is told stories by the zoo's animals. The animals look forward to sliding down the snowy hill on Christmas morning. Also in HD. [S]
18:25 Toy Story 3 Film Family animation. With their owner leaving home for university, the toys fear for their future. Will they find their salvation at a childcare centre? Also in HD. [2010] [AD,S]
18:30 Hollyoaks It's Ste and John Paul's wedding day, but it's a long road to the altar. Tony hosts Christmas lunch for his nearest and dearest, but will it be ruined by a revelation?
18:30 Benefits Britain: Life On The Dole Documentary series. Single mum Marie struggles to fill Santa's sack for her eight children, and what can you expect to get for Christmas dinner when it all comes from a skip?
18:20 In the Night Garden CBeebies Bedtime Hour. Pinky Ponk Adventure: The Pinky Ponk gets stuck in a tree. Everybody slides up and down and it breaks free. Also in HD. [S]
18:40 The Good Life When I'm 65 Special edition of the comedy series recorded in the presence of the Queen. After Jerry takes out another endowment policy, the Goods begin to plan for their old age. [S]
18:45 ITV News & Weather Nina Hossain with the latest headlines from around the world. Followed by a national weather forecast and all the news and weather in your region.
 
19:00 Emmerdale Andy and Robert's feud reaches boiling point. Charity manipulates Cain. Bernice finds comfort in an unlikely source.
18:58 This Is BBC Three BBC Three. The best in new entertainment, comedy, contemporary drama and music for the digital generation. Stay tuned for 60 Seconds news.
19:00 Don't Tell the Bride: Let it Snow! Steve has just three weeks to plan a wedding with an icy twist, theming it around a favourite animated movie, but Emma wants an upmarket wedding to impress her family. Also in HD. [S]
18:58 This Is BBC Four This is BBC Four. Programmes start at 7.00pm.
19:00 New: Carols from King's 1954: A... ...Festival of Lessons and Carols. Digitally remastered version of the first ever Carols from King's from 1954. Also in HD. [S]
19:00 Pawn Stars Secret Santa Series following pawn shop owners in Las Vegas. Christmas at the shop brings festive good cheer, alleged revolutionary war currency and a battle axe.
18:58 ..programmes start at 7.00am
18:50 CBeebies Christmas Bedtime Stories CBeebies Bedtime Hour. The Night before Christmas: An exciting story read by a special guest. Simon Callow reads The Night Before Christmas, by Clement C Moore. [S]
18:58 ..programmes start at 6.00am ..programmes start at 6.00am
19:10 Victoria Wood with All the... ...Trimmings. Victoria Wood serves up a large helping of Christmas comedy, with an impressive list of celebrities appearing in a wide range of pastiches. Also in HD. [S]
19:05 St. Trinian's Film (2007) Anarchic comedy. Talulah Riley stars as the new girl at a boarding school where the rowdy pupils rule the roost. Also starring Gemma Arterton, Rupert Everett and Russell Brand.
19:30 Coronation Street Gary feels isolated from his family. Will Kylie give in to her demons? Lloyd is shocked by news of Jenna.
19:25 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas When Sid accidentally ruins one of Manny's Christmas traditions, he's told that he will be on Santa's naughty list. So he heads to the North Pole to plead his case directly to Santa Claus.
19:20 Britain's Craziest Xmas Lights Documentary following four UK households as they transform their suburban semis into a glittering festival of Christmas lights.
19:20 The Nightmare Before Christmas Film Animated musical fantasy starring Catherine O'Hara and Chris Sarandon, 1993. Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, decides to gatecrash Christmas Town.
19:30 Pawn Stars A Christmas Special The pawn stars reflect on the wise buys and white elephants of their year, discovering what became of the most memorable pieces that passed through their hands.
19:45 Wild Scotland Otters, Puffins and Seals Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan explores his native Mull and some of the nearby islands, filming otters, deer, puffins, seals and a minke whale. [S]
 
20:00 EastEnders It is Christmas Eve on Albert Square and Mick is looking forward to a very special Christmas unaware of the dark secrets that surround his family. Also in HD. [AD,S]
20:00 Christmas University Challenge 3/10. Series featuring teams of distinguished graduates. Martin Bell and Bishop David Walker from King's College, Cambridge play Francis Wheen and Valerie Vaz from Royal Holloway. Also in HD. [S]
20:00 Skyfall Film Action starring Daniel Craig and Javier Bardem, 2012. A troubled James Bond returns from hiding to take on a chilling villain while protecting the MI6 boss.
19:55 The Snowman and the Snowdog Charming animated sequel to Raymond Briggs's classic The Snowman. When a young boy and his mother move house, he builds a Snowman and a Snowdog who magically come to life.
20:00 Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special Festive edition of the hit sitcom. As Nessa and the Wests head to Essex to spend Christmas with the Shipmans, Gavin and Stacey have a startling announcement to make. Also in HD. [AD,S]
20:00 Happy Holidays with Bing and Frank Two of the biggest musical celebrities of the 20th century, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby, come together with Christmas songs old and new in this classic holiday special from 1957. Also in HD. [S]
20:00 Police Academy 2: Their First... Film ...Assignment. Comedy sequel starring Steve Guttenberg and Bubba Smith, 1985. Now graduated, the comedy cops are assigned to the toughest precinct in town - under scheming Lt Mauser.
20:30 The Incredible Adventures of... ...Professor Branestawm. Professor Branestawm takes on a businessman who wants to bulldoze his workshop. Also in HD. [AD,S]
20:30 The Choir: New Military Wives 2/2. Two-part documentary following Gareth Malone as he forms a Military Wives choir to perform at a WWI centenary prom. Performance day looms ever closer as rehearsals intensify. Also in HD. [AD,S]
20:30 My Big Fat Gypsy Christmas... ...Tinsel and Tiaras: This new Yuletide special, packed with weddings, fun and festive spirit, shows that nobody does Christmas bling like Gypsies and Travellers.
20:20 5 News Update National and international news.
20:25 New: Alan Davies:Xmas Dog Rescuers Brand new documentary. Host Alan Davies throws a Christmas party for some of the rescued dogs of the last series, and tells more heartwarming stories of survival.
20:30 Arena Oooh er Missus! The Frankie Howerd Story Documentary about the life of Frankie Howerd, with help from friends and colleagues and including highlights from his TV and film career. [S]
21:00 Shrek the Third Film Animated sequel. Shrek must find the errant heir to Harold's throne or face wearing the crown himself. However, an old enemy has plans of his own. Also in HD. [2007] [AD,S]
21:00 The Holiday Film Seasonal romantic comedy starring Cameron Diaz and Jack Black, 2006. Two single women, depressed at their love lives in the run-up to Christmas, agree to swap homes for the season.
21:00 Forrest Gump Film (1994) Drama. Oscar-winner Tom Hanks plays an unworldly man who is present at a series of the 20th century's historic events, without ever quite realising it. Violence/offensive language.
21:30 Not Going Out 10/11. Christmas Special: Sitcom. The will-they-won't-they tension reaches new highs in this Christmas series finale that sees Lucy and Lee in previously uncharted emotional waters. Also in HD. [S]
21:30 Julie Walters: A Life on Screen Documentary telling Julie Walters' story. Includes interviews with Victoria Wood, Celia Imrie, Rupert Grint, Alan Bleasdale and Willy Russell. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [S]
21:30 Gogglebox 2014 A chance to see some of the best moments of the past year of Gogglebox 2014 in review from the country's best loved households.
21:30 Greatest Ever Christmas Movies A countdown of the greatest Christmas films of all time. From White Christmas to Bad Santa and It's A Wonderful Life, the stars of these festive classics share their memories.
21:30 Top of the Pops Christmas: 1979 1979 Christmas special with Lena Martell, Janet Kay, BA Robertson, Cliff Richard, Boney M, Tubeway Army, Squeeze, Buggles, Ian Dury, Blondie, Racey, Elvis Costello and Roxy Music. [S]
21:55 Rush Hour 2 Film Lighthearted action sequel starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, 2001. The LA cop and the martial arts expert unite once more to investigate an explosion at Hong Kong's US embassy.
22:15 The Vicar of Dibley 2/4. Winter: Ecclesiastical sitcom about the unconventional Reverend Geraldine Granger. Alice miraculously solves the problem of the Christmas show by proposing an unusual nativity. [S]
22:30 Calendar Girls Film Comedy drama based on the true story of 12 Yorkshire ladies who find a compelling way to raise money for charity: a nude calendar. Stars Helen Mirren and Julie Walters. Also in HD. [2003] [AD,S]
22:25 New: Cuckoo: Christmas Special 7/7. Comedy series. Ben and Dale both want to make Rachel's holiday special and Ken gets stuck in the middle. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [AD,S]
22:30 New: Some Santas with Jokes Father Christmases from across Britain take time out of their busy schedules to share their favourite jokes and get the whole nation going 'ho-ho-ho!'. Also in HD. [S]
22:45 ITV News & Weather Nina Hossain with the latest headlines from around the world. Followed by a national weather forecast and all the news and weather in your region.
 
22:55 Mrs Brown's Boys Christmas Special 1/2. Buckin' Mammy: Festive edition of the sitcom about a meddling matriarch. Mrs Brown tries to find out what Bono would like for a Christmas present. Contains strong language. Also in HD. [S]
23:00 Christmas Carols on ITV Aled Jones, Mica Paris, Lucy Kay and Collabro joins the congregation of St. Mary's Church in Prestwich, Manchester for their traditional candlelit Christmas Eve carol service.
23:00 EastEnders It is Christmas Eve on Albert Square and Mick is looking forward to a very special Christmas unaware of the dark secrets that surround his family. Also in HD. [AD,S]
23:00 Frank Sinatra: The Voice of the... ...Century - Arena. Arena profiles crooner Frank Sinatra, acknowledged as one of the greatest singers of the 20th century, from his early family background to overwhelming showbusiness success. [S]
23:05 Rude Tube Christmas Cracker 2014 Alex Zane presents a very festive collection of brand new internet clips from around the globe. Look out for a mashed-up Monty the penguin and Mariah Carey... with a beard!
23:30 BBC News The latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather and a National Lottery update.
23:30 Family Guy 16/22. A Very Special Family Guy Freakin' Christmas: Animated comedy. Peter accidentally gives all the family presents away and they have to go shopping on Christmas Eve. Contains adult themes. [S]
23:45 Midnight Mass from Arundel... ...Cathedral. A traditional Christmas Eve Roman Catholic mass from Arundel in West Sussex. Also in HD. [S]
23:45 Celebrity Juice: Christmas Special Festive special of the panel show. Guests include model Kelly Brook, comedian Jason Byrne and singers James Blunt, Kim Wilde, Olly Murs, Peter Andre and Vanessa White.
23:40 The Raid Film (2011) Brutally violent action thriller. A Swat team is sent to end a crime lord's reign. But he lives in a skyscraper stuffed full of vicious thugs. In Indonesian/subs. Strong language.
23:45 Payback Film Hard-boiled action thriller starring Mel Gibson and Gregg Henry, 1999. A man sets out to exact revenge on his wife and an old friend who double-cross him during a daring heist.
 
00:00 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Film Historical sequel starring Cate Blanchett and Clive Owen, 2007. Elizabeth I must protect her throne from the traitorous Mary Queen of Scots and the Spanish Armada.
23:55 Family Guy 8/22. The Kiss Seen Around the World: Meg, who fancies newscaster Tom Tucker, applies for an internship at the local TV station. Stewie loses his tricycle to a bully. Contains adult humour. [S]
00:15 Buster Film The story of Great Train Robber Buster Edwards, a small-timer who fell in with more ambitious thieves. Starring Phil Collins and Julie Walters. Contains some strong language. [1988] [S]
00:05 The Inbetweeners The Field Trip The first episode of series two of the comedy about four suburban teenagers. It's a new term at Rudge Park and the infamous sociology and geography field trip is looming.
00:15 Family Guy 9/22. Mr Saturday Knight: Animated comedy. Peter pursues his dream career as a knight at the local Renaissance Fair, but is challenged to a jousting duel. Contains adult humour. [S]
00:30 Scrooge - A Christmas Carol Film Classic festive fairytale starring Alastair Sim and Mervyn Johns. A miser discovers the true meaning of Christmas through his encounters with three seasonal ghosts. (1951)
00:35 The Inbetweeners Work Experience Jay arranges work experience for himself and Simon at his dad's company, but a mix-up leaves Neil at a newspaper and Will at a garage.
00:35 Family Guy 10/22. Fish out of Water: Animated comedy. While Lois and Meg hit the beach for Spring Break, Peter decides to become a fisherman and takes out a loan to buy a boat. Contains adult humour. [S]
00:35 Swingin' Christmas Michael Parkinson presents the John Wilson Orchestra in a celebration of festive musical treats from the golden age of swing, with special guest Curtis Stigers. Also in HD. [S]
 
01:00 Family Guy 11/22. Emission Impossible: Animated comedy series. When Peter and Lois are inspired to have another baby, Stewie does whatever he can to prevent conception. Contains adult humour. [S]
00:50 Through the Christmas Keyhole A festive Keith Lemon presents a seasonal edition of the show snooping around more homes of mystery celebrities. The studio panel are Jonathan Ross, Louis Walsh and Kym Marsh.
00:58 ..programmes start at 7.00am
00:58 ..programmes start at 6.00am
01:05 Sliding Doors Film Romantic comedy about the nature of fate in which a young woman's (Gwyneth Paltrow) future is affected by a two-second delay. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [1998] [AD,S]
01:05 The Inbetweeners Will's Birthday Will plans a suitably grown-up dinner to celebrate his birthday, but his event clashes with a more popular party, leaving his friends with a dilemma.
01:30 The Inbetweeners Night Out in London Will decides the lads should be 'the boys who go to clubs'. They head to the West End, and meet aggressive bouncers, tramps and angry bus passengers.
01:20 Family Guy 12/22. To Love and Die in Dixie: Animated comedy series about family life. The Griffins, forced into the witness protection programme, move to a backwoods Southern town. Contains adult humour. [S]
01:45 This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. [S]
06:00 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas Film Animated adventure in which brave mariner Sinbad battles raging elements, mutinous dogs and fearsome monsters to retrieve the Book of Peace. Also in HD. [2003] [S]
01:45 Cuckoo: Christmas Special 7/7. Comedy series. Ben and Dale both want to make Rachel's holiday special and Ken gets stuck in the middle. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [AD,S]
01:45 Top of the Pops Christmas: 1979 1979 Christmas special with Lena Martell, Janet Kay, BA Robertson, Cliff Richard, Boney M, Tubeway Army, Squeeze, Buggles, Ian Dury, Blondie, Racey, Elvis Costello and Roxy Music. [S]
01:35 Clerks Film (1994) Kevin Smith's cult classic comedy drama stars Brian O'Halloran and Jeff Anderson as buddies from adjoining shops discussing life, love and Star Wars. Very strong, offensive language.
01:45 British Touring Car... ...Championship 2014 Review. Louise Goodman takes a look back at the 2014 BTCC season with exclusive interviews with the drivers, including the newly crowned champion, Colin Turkington.
 
01:55 Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale Film (2010) A twisted, eccentrically inventive, and in parts gory, horror action-comedy take on the Father Christmas myth for adults. In Finnish/subs. Strong language/violence.
01:50 Two and a Half Men That's Summer Sausage, Not Salami American sitcom. Charlie sets Alan up with their new neighbour but gets jealous when the two form a bond.
02:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show USA Jeremy Kyle takes his hugely successful chat show to the United States, where his uncompromising views on relationships, addiction and more produce some jaw-dropping moments! [SL]
02:15 Some Girls 6/6. Comedy series about a group of teenage girls. Amber is in charge of the girls' prom night plans and ropes Viva in to organise the decorations. Contains strong language. Also in HD. [S]
02:20 SuperCasino Live interactive gaming featuring roulette, blackjack and autowheel. For more information and to register visit www.SuperCasino.com.
02:20 Two and a Half Men My Damn Stalker American sitcom. When Rose announces she is moving to London, Charlie is surprised by his reaction to the news. Alan lies to a woman he met online.
02:40 Weather for the Week Ahead Detailed weather forecast. [S]
02:45 BBC News BBC One joins the BBC's rolling news channel for a night of news, with bulletins on the hour and the headlines every 15 minutes. Also in HD. [S]
06:00 Breakfast The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team. Also in HD. [S] Including regional news at 25 and 55 minutes past each hour.
02:45 In Deep 6/9. Action comedy about two low-ranking young police constables, whose chance of glory comes with the arrival of an unexpected case. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [S]
02:45 Sammy Davis Jr: The Kid in the... ...Middle. Documentary telling the remarkable life story of dancer, actor, singer and civil rights campaigner Sammy Davis Jr. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [AD,S]
02:45 Two and a Half Men Kissing Abe Lincoln American sitcom. Charlie must choose between his girlfriend Lydia and Berta as they fight for his allegiance.
 
02:50 ITV Nightscreen Text-based information service.
03:00 Don't Tell the Bride Christmas in Wonderland Juan plans to give his bride Alice a Christmas present by marrying her in Central Park. Contains some strong language. [S,SL]
03:05 Two and a Half Men Walnuts and Demerol American sitcom about a well-off bachelor. Charlie's plans for a romantic Christmas Eve alone with his date are ruined when friends and family decide to drop by.
03:20 Toys Film (1992) Fantasy. The late Robin Williams stars as a man trying to rescue his late father's factory from the clutches of his uncle (Michael Gambon) who wants to make weapons instead of toys.
03:30 Release the Hounds: Jingle Hell Reggie Yates presents a special festive edition of the horror game show, featuring celebrity contestants Perri, Ashley and Jordan from dance troupe Diversity.
03:25 Unbroken Interview Special Director Angelina Jolie and star Jack O'Connell talk about making the dramatic wartime adventure about real-life hero Louis Zamperini.
03:30 Nitro Circus Home Sweet Home Reality series. The crew head back to the Utah birthplace of Nitro Circus, to race and wreck everything they can.
03:45 This Is BBC Four BBC Four is the BBC channel for people who want more. More depth, more range, more to stimulate the mind. More daily from 7.00pm.
03:35 Teleshopping Teleshopping.
06:00 Teleshopping Teleshopping.
 
04:00 House Doctor Ewhurst Green Home-improvement series. Californian real-estate agent Ann Maurice tries to help the owner of a 200-year-old cottage in East Sussex to sell the property.
04:00 This Is BBC Three BBC Three Refreshing TV for the digital age. Tune in daily from 7.00pm.
03:50 Nitro Circus The Circus Heads West Ronnie Renner invites the Nitro crew to California, where Johnny Knoxville is waiting to play bull croquet. They also drop in to Rob Drydek's Fantasy Factory.
04:10 Black Gold Cheston On The Chopping Block Reality-documentary series. Drilling grinds to a halt when a rival rig appears on the horizon, and Cheston's bid for promotion backfires. [SL]
04:25 House Doctor Home improvement series. Californian interior designer Ann Maurice and Alistair Appleton tackle a property in Crieff, Perthshire.
04:20 Educating Joey Essex: Winter... ...Essex-pedition. Another instalment in the hilarious series which seeks to widen the former TOWIE star's knowledge. This time, Joey travels to remote Patagonia at the southern tip of South America.
04:45 House Doctor Home improvement series. Californian interior designer Ann Maurice and Alistair Appleton tackle a property in Yeovil, Somerset.
04:45 Minder Fatal Impression A reformed gambler dies owing Arthur money, but a religious miracle seems to offer some compensation. [SL]
 
05:05 The Jeremy Kyle Show Jeremy Kyle deals with more dilemmas, fiery confrontations and topical issues all in front of a studio audience. [SL]
06:00 The Aquabats! Super Show! Christmas with The Aquabats! Comedy adventure series. After getting lost, The Aquabats! arrive in a remote village ruled by the tyrannical Krampus.
05:10 House Doctor Home improvement series. Californian real-estate agent Ann Maurice and Alistair Appleton tackle a property in London.
05:05 Totally Bonkers Guinness World... ...Records. Matt Edmondson guides us through some Guinness World Records, like the fastest time taping a person to a wall, the most snails on a face, and the fastest time to eat a raw onion.
05:20 Kirstie's Vintage Gems Kirstie Allsopp shows how easy it is to make things for both the home and the important people in our lives. This episode features sugarcraft and a masterclass in perfume-making.
05:30 ..programmes start at 7.00pm
05:30 ..programmes start at 7.00pm
05:30 Totally Bonkers Guinness World... ...Records. Matt Edmondson offers his unique insights on more Guinness World Records from across the globe, including the world's largest violin and the heaviest vehicle pulled by the hair.
05:30 This is CBBC! Welcome to the CBBC channel. Programmes start at 7.00am.
05:30 This is CBeebies! Welcome to the CBeebies channel. Programmes start at 6.00am.
06:00 Kate and Mim-Mim: A Christmas Wish Animated series. It's a stormy Christmas Eve, and Kate worries that Dad won't get home in time to put the star on the Christmas tree. Also in HD. [S]
05:35 Small Animal Hospital Cara the collie comes into the hospital suffering from breathing difficulties. John meets Mischief the cat, whose thyroid problem requires a 'radioactive' solution. [SL]
06:00 The Ugly Duckling and Me! Film (2006) Children's animated comedy. Hans Christian Andersen's fable is updated to tell the story of Ratso, a showbiz agent who thinks he can make big money from exhibiting an ugly hatchling.
05:35 Wildlife SOS Documentary series about the work of dedicated animal lovers who save injured and orphaned wild animals brought into their sanctuary.
06:00 The WotWots Footprints in the Sand Animation. The WotWots find some mysterious footprints in the sand and decide to track down the mysterious footprint maker.
05:35 Tommy Cooper Comedy and magic from comedian Tommy Cooper. Guests include Ronnie Corbett.
06:00 World Of Sport: Footballing... ...Comebacks. Richard Henwood looks back at some of the great footballing comebacks such as Liverpool's amazing night in Istanbul back in 2005.
 
05:55 ITV2 Nightscreen Text-based information service.
06:00 Christmas Bonkers Guinness... ...World Records. Matt Edmondson narrates a festive selection of Christmas themed Guinness World Records including the most Christmas trees chopped in two minutes and the largest conga on ice.