TELEVISION Filmchoice FILM RATINGS excellent very good good average poor KEY (R)repeat (S)subtitles on text service STEPHEN MARR BBC2 ITV1 Channel 4 Five 11.00 The Flintstones (R,S). 11.25 Film: Angus (S) (1995). Comedy, starring Charlie Talbert. 12.45 Castle In The Country (R,S). 1.15 Open Gardens (R,S). 1.45 Animal Park (R,S). 2.15 Sun, Sea And Bargain Spotting (R,S). The picturesque town of Fontanellato in Italy. 3.00 Monk (R,S). Country singer Willie Nelson is accused of murder. 3.45 Flog It! (R,S). From Bolton. 4.30 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is (R,S). Escape to the Country presenter Melissa Porter takes on a challenge. 5.15 Cash In The Celebrity Attic (R,S). London Lite Tuesday, 11 August 2009 21 10.30 No Place Like Home? (S). 11.25 ITV News Headlines (S). 11.30 60 Minute Makeover (R,S). 12.30 For The Rest Of Your Life (R,S). 1.30 ITV Lunchtime News (S). 1.55 London News And Weather (S). 2.00 Dickinsons Real Deal (R,S). From Northwich, Cheshire. 3.00 Daily Cooks Challenge (S). Former royal correspondent Jennie Bond judges todays dishes. 3.59 London Weather (S). 4.00 Heartbeat (R,S). Vernon and David uncover a shocking case of fraud. 5.00 Golden Balls (S). Game show, hosted by Jasper Carrott. 6.00 London Tonight (S); Weather. 6.30 ITV Evening News (S); Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale (S). Ryan receives a call offering him the job in Dubai, but soon realises Mark is behind it, and Eli urges Jake to keep quiet about a winning scratchcard. 7.30 Grimefighters (S,HD). 4/24. A cleaner encounters a disgusting three-bedroom student house in Aberystwyth and a Dagenham council property manager gives up on a nightmare DIY job. 8.00 Send In The Dogs (S). 4/8. Sgt Midgley tries to qualify as a dog handler after 24 years on the force but 14-month-old springer spaniel Ruby puts both their futures in jeopardy. The Greater Manchester Police dog squad remembers a close call with football fans during the 2008 Uefa Cup Final, and the 55- strong team deals with a siege involving a man with a knife. 9.00 Car Crime UK (S). 4/6. Trevor McDonald follows police teams across Britain as they target prolific offenders, witnessing officers embark on a dangerous pursuit and raid the house of a serial criminal. In Edinburgh, police stop two suspected car thieves in a stolen vehicle and are on the trail of a teenager with a reputation for stealing motorbikes. 10.00 News At Ten And Weather (S). 10.30 London News And Weather (S). 10.35 Police, Camera, Action! (R,S). 5/30. Adrian Simpson presents a rundown of illegal car modifications, including fat exhausts, tinted windows and non-standard number plates. Plus, a look at car rallies that have been known to cause mayhem. 11.05 Supernatural (S). 19/22. Sam and Dean allow themselves to be locked up to investigate suspected ghostly involvement in a prison. 12.00 Nightwatch With Steve Scott: Action Stations (R,S). The work of fighter pilots and ground troops in Afghanistan. 12.50 Nightwatch With Steve Scott: Emergency (R,S). 1.40 Nightwatch With Steve Scott: Emergency (R,S); ITV News Headlines. 2.35 The Jeremy Kyle Show (R,S). 3.30 ITV Nightscreen. Guide to ITV. 5.30 ITV Morning News (S). 6.00 Eggheads (R,S). Quiz show, hosted by Dermot Murnaghan. 6.30 Knowitalls (S). 12/15. In the last of the quarter-finals, two teams once again pool their knowledge to win over the shows experts. Topics covered are food and drink, human biology and entertainment. 7.00 Who Do You Think You Are? (R,S). 4/6. Comedian David Mitchell travels to his ancestors former home in Sutherland, hoping to learn why his Scottish forebears abandoned generations of farming in 1933, before delving further back in time to investigate his familys possible role in the notorious Highland Clearances. 8.00 Coast (S,HD). 5/8. At RAF Valley on the Isle of Anglesey, Neil Oliver is put through a rigorous course at the fighter pilot training school. He also discovers the islands claim to fame as one of the inspirations behind Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Elsewhere, Hermione Cockburn heads for Blackpool to discover the enduring appeal of British seaside towns. See Ben Felsenburg 9.00 Desperate Romantics (S,HD). 4/6. Hunts moral frustrations see him depart for the Holy Land, leaving his sweetheart Annie to work her charms on Fred, who endeavours to keep the girls lusty appetite in check. However, on his return, Hunt, none the wiser of what has been happening in his absence, asks Annie to marry him. Jennie Jacques and Sam Crane star. 10.00 Wainwright Walks: Coast To Coast (S). 4/6. Julia Bradburys journey takes the presenter across the Swaledale area of North Yorkshire. Among the historic villages and landscapes, she learns about the mining industry that was once so vital to the area. 10.30 Newsnight (S). Analysis of the days events, presented by Kirsty Wark. Followed by Weather. 11.20 The Wire (S). 10/13. After another beating, Bubbles gets revenge for Hercs continual betrayals by setting him up to arrest a minister. Little Kevin regrets his decision to have a talk with Marlo, who puts the word out that Randy is a police informant. Chris and Snoop deal with Michaels problem, while Carver arrests Namond and reaches out to Colvin for help with the boy. 12.20 BBC News (S). 4.55 Close. 10.55 Shipwrecked 2009: Battle Of The Islands (R,S). 12.00 News At Noon (S). 12.30 A Place By The Sea (R,S). 1.25 Film: Niagara (S,HD) (1953). Thriller, starring Marilyn Monroe. 3.10 Come Dine With Me Extra Portions (S,HD). 3.40 Come Dine With Me Extra Portions (S,HD). 4.10 Deal Or No Deal: Noels Hall Of Fame (R,S). 5.00 Come Dine With Me Extra Portions (S,HD). Jayne Lavericks high-class menu proves unpopular. 5.30 Come Dine With Me Extra Portions (S,HD). Dave Fishlock hosts Teessides final party. 6.00 The Simpsons (R,S). 4/23. Homer is possessed by an evil toupee, while Bart and Lisa get trapped inside a cartoon. 6.30 Hollyoaks (S,HD). Leilas role as peace-maker seems to pay off. Meanwhile, Daniel interviews a potential foster couple for Lucas. 7.00 News (S). 7.55 3 Minute Wonder: Microsoft Babies (S). An employee at Microsofts Reading headquarters tries to put some of the experience she has gathered in the corporations HR department to use in her hectic household. 8.00 Property Snakes And Ladders (S). 10/11. Sarah Beeny meets two developers taking on a new project. The duo plan to apply their expertise to developing a bungalow, and the presenter is on hand to warn them the property market has become a very different place since their last success. Also featured are a couple whose efforts to quickly sell a home were ruined. 9.00 Big Brother (S). Highlights of the latest goings-on in the house, including the latest nominations. 10.00 You Have Been Watching (S). 6/8. Frank Skinner and Frankie Boyle are among Charlie Brookers guests taking part in the comedy quiz examining the highs and lows of the weeks television programmes. 10.50 Omagh (R,S). Feature-length drama recounting the Real IRAs devastating bomb attack on Omagh in 1998, and the victims families subsequent battle for justice. 12.55 World Series Of Poker Europe (R,S). Action from Londons Empire Casino, where the five remaining players compete for a share of the prize money - which totals more than 3.5million. 1.50 Big Brother Live. 4.00 World Sport (R,S). The latest events across the globe. 4.30 British Formula 3 International Series (R,S). Round seven from Spa- Francorchamps in Belgium. 5.00 The Track And Field Show (R,S). Iwan Thomas enters his relay team into their first race. 5.25 Triathlon (R,S). From Wales. 5.55 The Treacle People (R,S). 10.45 Trisha Goddard (R,S). 11.45 House (R,S). 12.40 Five News (S). 12.50 Medical Investigation (R,S). 1.45 Neighbours (S). 2.15 Zoo Days (R,S). Konnie Huq presents. 2.50 Property List: Top Spots (R,S). Highlights. 3.05 The Family Recipe (R,S). With Ken Hom. 3.10 Film: Be My Baby (S) (2006). Premiere. A womans scheme to convince men they have made her pregnant backfires when one is keen to be a father. Comedy, with Rene Ashton and Brody Hutzler. 5.00 Five News With Natasha Kaplinsky (S). 5.30 Neighbours (R,S). 6.00 Michaelas Animal Road Trip (S). 7/20. At Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire, concerns grow for two white lion cubs that are not receiving enough milk from their mother. Staff monitor Star the pregnant reindeer, who has a history of rejecting her calves. 7.00 Five News At 7 (S). The days headlines from around the world. 7.15 TBA 8.00 Big, Bigger, Biggest (S). The leaps in technology that led to the development of the Antonov An-124. From the invention of aircraft powered by four engines during the First World War to developments in safety, wing design and efficiency, these engineering innovations have contributed to the creation of a jet that can carry tanks, trains and planes. Followed by Five News At 9. 9.00 CSI: Miami (S). 7/25. A man is found stabbed to death, handcuffed to a hotel bed -- but the woman lying next to him protests her innocence, claiming she had been drugged and was unconscious when the crime took place. Unfortunately, a prank between Eric and Dr Price causes a rift in the team and threatens to obstruct the investigation. See Ben Felsenburg 10.00 CSI: NY (R,S). The owner of a property relocation company is found dead in one of his houses, and the evidence initially points toward a disgruntled former tenant, but further investigation puts the victims own family in the frame. Meanwhile, Flack is worried by his sisters erratic behaviour. Gary Sinise and Eddie Cahill star. Followed by Five News Update. 11.00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (R,S). 7/21. Grissom sets his entire team to work on the grisly murder of four members of a suburban family, suspecting a bizarre cult ritual lies behind the massacre. William Petersen stars. 12.00 The Guardian (R,S). 1.00 US Tour Golf. 1.50 NASCAR. The Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at the Glen. 2.45 Indy Car Series. The Honda 200. 3.40 UEFA Cup Classic (R). 5.10 Neighbours (R,S). 5.35 Great Artists (R,S). The French Connection Five USA, 9pm (1971) GENE HACKMAN, above, and Roy Scheider star in this superb thriller. Two New York cops stumble upon a drug-smuggling ring and do their best to smash it. The film is famous for its breathtaking chase scene, where Jimmy Popeye Doyle drives like a maniac through the streets of New York in pursuit of a train. But theres much more to this than a mere car chase. The Client Film4, 9pm (1994) WHEN shes not ruffling Hollywood feathers with her political views, Susan Sarandon, above, is a fine actress. In this thriller, which also stars gruff-meister Tommy Lee Jones, she plays a lawyer whose young client (played by the late Brad Renfro, above with Sarandon) knows more than he should about the Mafia. A great cast brings John Grishams tale to life. Rosemarys Baby Film4, 11.20pm (1968) A GOOD horror movie scares the pants off you. A great horror movie, such as this, has the ability to haunt you long after youve seen it. Mia Farrow, above, puts in the performance of her career as a young mother-to-be who is increasingly paranoid about her neighbours. But, as the old saying goes, just because youre paranoid doesnt mean theyre not out to get you. The Quest ITV4, 10pm (1996) IT STARS Jean-Claude Van Damme, above, which is often a good enough reason in itself to switch channels. But this one is also directed by and, wait for it, part- written by JCVD. Rambling its way past gun smugglers and pirates, through olde worlde British East India towards a lost city and all the while featuring martial arts set pieces... Phew! I lost interest even while writing this. FROM 75 2009 Specsavers Optical Group. All rights reserved. or freephone 0800 0680 241 THE DOUBLE BILL index.html2.html3.html4.html5.html6.html7.html8.html9.html10.html11.html12.html13.html14.html15.html16.html17.html18.html19.html20.html21.html22.html23.html24.html25.html26.html27.html28.html29.html30.html31.html32.html33.html34.html35.html