TELEVISION Filmchoice FILM RATINGS excellent very good good average poor KEY (R)repeat (S)subtitles on text service BBC2 ITV1 Channel 4 Five London Lite Tuesday, 25 August 2009 19 The Day After Tomorrow Film4, 9pm (2004) NOT to be confused with the Joan Baez album of the same name, this is the special effects-laden disaster movie where the worlds weather goes ape. The UK freezes solid in a matter of seconds, LA landmarks are torn to pieces by twisters, and Jake Gyllenhaal, above, stops a tidal wave that is swamping New York by simply shutting a door behind him. Needful Things BBC1, 11.15pm (1993) LELAND GAUNT opens an antique shop in a small New England town, and the townsfolk soon discover that the shop is incredible. It seems to have the very thing that they have been looking for -- and cant do without. But Leland has ulterior motives, to say the least. A passable adaptation of a Stephen King horror, starring Max Von Sydow, above. Speed 2: Cruise Control Film4, 6.30pm (1997) A TERRORIST hacks into a cruise ships guidance system and points it towards an oil tanker. Yep, thats about the size of it. Before the action really gets going, the viewer has to endure scenes of life aboard a cruise ship that rival The Love Boat TV series for schmaltz. Sandra Bullock and Jason Patric, above, star in what surely must be the last in the Speed franchise. Bulletproof Five USA, 9pm (1996) AN UNDERcOVER cop forms an unlikely friendship with a small-time car thief in the hope of nailing a ruthless drug baron. However, the plan soon goes pear- shaped, exposing the officers true identity -- and it is not long before the duo are targeted by assassins. Action comedy, starring Damon Wayans and Adam Sandler, above. 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). Nicky campbell hosts. 1.30 ITV Lunchtime News (S). 1.55 London News And Weather (S). 2.00 Good Bid Good Buy (R,S). A Grade II- listed building in the cotswolds. 3.00 Daily cooks challenge (S). Jam & Jerusalems Pauline McLynn judges todays dishes. 3.59 London Weather (S). 4.00 Heartbeat (R,S). A face from the past falls victim to vandals. 5.00 Golden Balls (R,S). Game show. 6.00 London Tonight (S); Weather. 6.30 ITV Evening News (S); Weather. 7.00 Emmerdale (S). Zak is furious to learn Aaron tried to bribe Holly, and Laurel is puzzled when Ashley changes his mind about playing cricket. See Soap Box 7.30 Grimefighters (S,HD). 6/24. Two Leicester-based extreme cleaners face the most appalling flat clearance of their careers, and a pest controller in the cotswolds targets cockroaches and mice. 8.00 Car Crime UK (S). 6/6. Trevor McDonald follows the Neighbourhood Task Force in Stockport, Greater Manchester, as they carry out an operation to catch a gang of burglars. Across the town, officers stop a known persistent offender driving a stolen truck with no tax or insurance, and in London the police are on the trail of drug dealers. Last in the series. 9.00 The Duchess On The Estate (S). 2/2. Sarah Fergusons first-hand experiences of the social problems on the Wythenshawe council estate in Manchester prompt her to embark on a mission to bring young and old together. The duchess plans to establish a community centre, but faces apathy, resistance and intimidation from the locals as she tries to improve their quality of life. 10.00 News At Ten And Weather (S). 10.30 London News And Weather (S). 10.35 Police, Camera, Action! (R,S). Adrian Simpson details an audacious scam in which cars are taken by violent means from their owners. Plus, more action-packed footage showing the lengths to which criminals will go to avoid capture. 11.05 Supernatural (S). 21/22. Part one of two. Sam is abducted and finds himself in a ghost town. 12.00 ITunes Festival 2009 (R,S). Part two of two. Highlights of the music event. 12.50 Nightwatch With Steve Scott: Emergency (R,S). Documentary following fire crews and paramedics. 1.40 Nightwatch With Steve Scott: Mystery (R,S); ITV News Headlines. 2.35 The Jeremy Kyle Show (R,S). Guests air their differences. 3.30 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News (S). 11.00 The Flintstones (R,S). 11.25 Film: The Early Bird (S) (1965). comedy, starring Norman Wisdom. 1.00 Living In The Sun (R,S). 1.45 Britains Dream Homes (R,S). Finding the UKs best manor houses. 2.30 Animal Park (R,S). Mike the marmoset visits the vet. 3.00 Monk (R,S). A police officer is poisoned. 3.45 Flog It! (S). The team examines antiques in Melksham, Wiltshire. 4.30 Pointless (S). Quiz show, hosted by Alexander Armstrong. 5.15 The Hairy Bikers Food Tour Of Britain (S). The duo take part in a cook-off in Anglesey. 6.00 Eggheads (R,S). Quiz show, hosted by Dermot Murnaghan. 6.30 Trust Me, Im A Dealer (S). A family places 1,000 of savings in the hands of Paul Martin, hoping he can make use of his expertise as an antiques dealer to raise enough money to fund a home renovation. 7.00 Who Do You Think You Are? (R,S). 5/6. Kim cattrall visits her birthplace of Liverpool to try to solve a mystery regarding her grandfather, who walked out on his wife and three daughters, never to be seen again. With no clues about the man apart from a newspaper article from the Eighties, the actor turns detective and follows a trail that leads to a painful truth. 8.00 Coast (S,HD). 7/8. The team explores Britains connection to Norway, with Neil Oliver discovering how a raid on the Nazi-occupied Lofotens Island helped turn the tide of the Second World War. Nick crane meets shipwrights who build boats using the methods of the Vikings, and Jason Roberts braves Svalbard in search of the perfect picture of a wild polar bear. 9.00 Desperate Romantics (S,HD). 6/6. Millais suggests developing an artistic colony for the Brotherhood and their wives, and Rossetti is quick to champion the idea in an effort to avoid settling into a conventional marriage. Lizzie is left in turmoil by her husbands flirtation with William Morriss wife and the withdrawal of Ruskins support. Last in the series. See Ben Felsenburg 10.00 Wainwright Walks: Coast To Coast (S). 6/6. Julia Bradbury sets off on the last leg of her journey and aims to reach Robin Hoods Bay. Along the way, she must cross the North York Moors, walking through Eskdale and on to the woods of Littlebeck before reaching the cliffs at her destination. Last in the series. 10.30 Newsnight (S). With Kirsty Wark. Followed by Weather. 11.20 The Wire (S). 3/10. Marlo offers a reward for information on Omars location, and cheese gives him the whereabouts of his adviser Butchie. Bunk enlists Freamons help to talk McNulty out of his scheme, carcetti deliberately leaks his plans for the police department to the media and staff at The Baltimore Sun face major budget cuts from the newspapers owners. 12.20 BBc News (S). 4.10 close. 10.55 Shipwrecked 2009: Battle Of The Islands (R,S). 12.00 News At Noon (S). 12.30 Whats In A Word? (R,S). 12.50 10 Years Younger: The challenge (R,S). 1.50 Film: Face Of A Fugitive (S,HD) (1959). Western, starring Fred MacMurray. 3.25 countdown (S). Word game with Alastair Stewart in Dictionary corner. 4.10 Deal Or No Deal (S). Game show, with Noel Edmonds. 5.00 Wogans Perfect Recall (R,S). General knowledge and memory game show. 5.30 come Dine With Me (S,HD). Annie Haden hosts the second party in Swansea. 6.00 The Simpsons (R,S). 14/23. Apu showers his wife with gifts, making all the other men in Springfield look bad. 6.30 Hollyoaks (S,HD). Lydia and Sarah struggle to cope with their feelings after their break-up, and Zo gets a job at a TV station. 7.00 News (S). 7.55 3 Minute Wonder: Missing You (S). 2/4. A mother whose daughter went missing 17 years ago wonders what life would have been like had her child not disappeared. 8.00 Property Snakes And Ladders (S). 12/12. Sarah Beeny catches up with two sisters who plan to transform a former library into flats, but are struggling to keep control of their schedule. She also heads for Dorset, where she meets a couple who might have taken on more than they can handle by trying to develop a pair of large semi- detached homes. Last in the series. 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). 8/8. charlie Brooker invites Phill Jupitus and Jack Whitehall to take part in the comedy quiz examining the highs and lows of the weeks programmes. Last in the series. 10.55 8 Out Of 10 Cats (R,S,HD). 8/13. James corden, charlie Brooker and Jim Jeffries join Sean Lock and Jason Manford to answer questions based on polls. Jimmy carr presents. 11.30 The Kevin Bishop Show (R,S). 4/6. Sketch show in which comedian Kevin Bishop spoofs the worlds of TV, film and popular culture, and impersonates celebrities. 12.00 coming Up: Adha cup (S). See Ben Felsenburg 12.35 Big Brother Live. The latest action from the Big Brother house. 4.00 The Track And Field Show (R,S). 4.30 World Sport (R,S). 4.55 British Formula 3 International Series (R,S). 5.25 Freesports On 4 (S). 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). A deadly disease breaks out around the city. 1.45 Neighbours (S). Bridgets labour endangers her babys life. 2.15 Lemur Island (R,S). A baby ring-tail with a broken leg fights for survival. 3.05 Zoo Days Shorts (R,S). Brief highlights from the series. 3.10 Film: Flowers For Algernon (S) (2000). Drama, starring Matthew Modine and Kelli Williams. 5.00 Five News With Natasha Kaplinsky (S). 5.30 Neighbours (R,S). 6.00 Michaelas Animal Road Trip (S). 17/20. Michaela Strachan visits colchester Zoo, where vets are conducting tests on Amur leopards, the rarest big cats in the world. 7.00 Five News At 7 (S). 7.30 Vets In Action (R,S). cattle vet carl Padgett tends a cow that keeps walking in circles, and investigates the possibility of blindness, brain disease and lead poisoning before deciding the animals future. Meanwhile, exams approach at the vets puppy school, with Monty and Kai vying to be top of the class. Followed by Five News Update. 8.00 Big, Bigger, Biggest (S). The architecture of the Singapore Flyer, the worlds largest observation wheel. At 165m high, it can carry 1,260 passengers and offers a view of three countries from its top. The programme explores the engineering achievements of the past that made the structure possible, including the London Eye. Followed by Five News At 9. 9.00 CSI: Miami (S). 9/25. Horatio (David caruso) clashes with a disgraced cop whose sense of grievance threatens to compromise inquiries into the murders of two women who were electrocuted. Dr Price surmises they were killed by having jump-leads attached to their bodies, and investigations lead the team to a doctor who specialises in treating eye disorders. 10.00 CSI: NY (R,S). The partially decomposed body of a teenage girl is discovered inside a crushed car at a scrapyard, and knife marks on her pelvis are found to have been inflicted after her death. The team learns the victim was pregnant when she was killed and makes the discovery that her unborn child was snatched and may still be alive. Followed by Five News Update. 11.00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (R,S). 9/23. A passenger on a first-class flight to Las Vegas suffers a violent death, but although 10 eyewitnesses agree on what happened, their testimonies conflict with the physical evidence. 12.00 The Guardian (R,S). 1.00 US Tour Golf. 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