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 London Lite Friday, 6 November 2009 25 The Witches Of Eastwick ITV1, 10.35pm (1987) THREE single women in a New England town wish they could have their secret desires granted. An enigmatic stranger, Daryl Van Horne, comes to town and is seemingly the answer to all their prayers. But having their wishes granted comes at a price. Sensational acting throughout by, from left above, Michelle Pfeiffer, Susan Sarandon, Jack Nicholson and Cher. The Island ITV2, 9pm (2005) THIS film copped a pranging from critics, but its not that bad. Clones of the rich and famous are housed in an underground facility, where life revolves around winning a lottery and being sent to an idyllic paradise. But when a couple of clones escape, they discover that the lottery is not all its cracked up to be. Stars Ewan McGregor and Scarlett Johansson, above. Planes, Trains & Automobiles E4, 11.10pm (1987) STEVE MARTIN and John Candy, above, showed they had good comedy chemistry with this buddy road trip movie. Neal Page is a family man desperate to get home for Thanksgiving. When he discovers that his flight has been cancelled, he thinks theres no way his journey could get any worse -- until he meets blabbermouth Del Griffith. Fun With Dick And Jane Fiver, 9pm (2005) The 1977 original, starring George Segal and Jane Fonda, was one of those finger-snapping, fast-talking comedies that think they are far funnier than they are. This one is less annoying but -- unfortunately -- not as good. Jim Carrey and Tea Leoni, above, are a couple who are forced into a life of crime when the husband loses his high-powered job. Also stars Alec Baldwin. 10.30 This Morning (S). Presented by Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes. 12.30 Loose Women (S). With Midge Ure. 1.30 ITV News And Weather (S). 1.55 London News And Weather (S). 2.00 Dickinsons Real Deal (S). The team visits Wilmslow in Cheshire. 3.00 The Alan Titchmarsh Show (S). With guests Gary Kemp and Sue Hanson. 3.59 London Weather (S). 4.00 Midsomer Murders (R,S). Conclusion. The regatta killing takes on a new complexion. John Nettles stars. 5.00 Golden Balls (S). Game show, hosted by Jasper Carrott. 6.00 London Tonight (S); Weather. 6.30 ITV News And Weather (S). 7.00 Emmerdale (S). Sally tries to spend time alone with Ashley, Charity suggests to Cain that money is the only thing keeping them from being together, and Pollard becomes concerned about David. 7.30 Coronation Street (S). As Tony is discharged from hospital, Hayley tries to dissuade Roy from calling the police and reporting him for murder. See Soap Box 8.00 Could The Internet Make You Rich? Tonight (S). As traditional businesses continue to feel the pinch, Jonathan Maitland meets entrepreneurs forging new careers using the latest technology. 8.30 Coronation Street (S). Gail discovers she has cause to celebrate as she shares a meal and champagne with Joe on the boat, while Norris clashes with Horace. See Soap Box 9.00 Benidorm (S). 6/6. Donalds practical joker pal Wink causes a stir when he checks in, Martin begs Kate to take him back, and the Oracle tells his mum Noreen he is leaving home. Madge and Mel decide to stay and pursue a new business in the resort, but need to get permission from the deputy mayor. Stuart McGugan and Keith Barron guest star. Last in the series. 10.00 ITV News At Ten And Weather (S). 10.30 London News And Weather (S). 10.35 The Witches Of Eastwick (S) (1987). Three womens spell to find the perfect man ends up summoning Satan. Fantasy comedy, with Jack Nicholson, Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer and Susan Sarandon. See Film choice 12.40 Nightwatch With Steve Scott: Crime (R,S) Documentary following police officers in their never-ending fight against crime; ITV News Headlines. 1.35 Film: Double Bill (S) (2003). A bigamist thinks he has found the perfect way of living a double life, by keeping one spouse in London and the other in New York. However, the wives find out about each other, and pool their resources to get revenge. Comedy, starring Peter Gallagher, Cheryl Hines and Dervla Kirwan. 3.05 ITV Nightscreen. 5.30 ITV Morning News (S). Jonathan Maitland 8pm,CouldTheInternetMakeYouRich? 11.00 Pingu (R). 11.10 The Flintstones (R,S). 11.35 The Flintstones (R,S). 12.00 Daily Politics (S). 12.30 Working Lunch (S). 1.00 All Saints (S). Vincents terrible past is revealed. 1.45 Open House (R,S). 2.15 Crisis Claims And Cons (S). A pet chickens life is insured for one million pounds. 3.00 Diagnosis Murder (R,S). A psychic believes she has witnessed a murder. 3.45 Flog It! (S). From Sunderland. 4.30 Are You An Egghead? (S). Past quiz show winners compete to join Eggheads. 5.15 Escape To The Country (S). Properties in Wiltshire. 6.00 Eggheads (S). Quiz show, hosted by Jeremy Vine. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing -- It Takes Two (S). Analysis of the pro-celebrity couples progress as they prepare for tomorrow nights show, with Claudia Winkleman reporting from the studio rehearsals. 7.00 Andrew Marrs The Making Of Modern Britain (R,S). 2/6. The journalist continues his examination of Edwardian Britain, focusing on the tensions caused by the suffragettes, the liberation of Ireland from the British empire, the dockers and miners struggle for better working and pay conditions, and the beginning of the First World War. 8.00 Mastermind (S). 10/31. Specialist subjects are Richard III, the Life and Times of Morihei Ueshiba, the Chartist Movement and the Life and Work of douard Manet. 8.30 Autumnwatch 2009 (S). 6/8. Chris Packham and Kate Humble experience the seasonal glory of a British woodland in the Lake District, and Simon King follows wild salmon travelling miles up-river to breed. 9.30 Autumnwatch Unsprung (S). 6/8. Martin Hughes-Games chairs a discussion of the themes and issues raised in the main Autumnwatch programme, as members of the audience take the opportunity to quiz the presenters and learn a few of the behind-the-scenes secrets of how wildlife is caught on camera. 10.00 Gardeners World (S). Joe Swift revisits Mark Amphlett and Suzanne Raynor in Birmingham to see whether the garden he helped them design has grown into the stylish family space they wanted. After a year of mentoring the couple he looks back to see how the area has progressed from early drawings to the final planting schemes. 10.30 Newsnight (S). 11.00 Newsnight Review (S). A discussion of the weeks cultural highlights. Followed by Weather. 11.35 Later With Jools Holland (S,HD). 8/10. With American rockers Foo Fighters, rapper Jay-Z, former Police singer Sting, songwriter Norah Jones, indie band Stornoway and composer Erik Mongrain. 12.40 Medium (R,S). 1.20 Medium (R,S). 2.00 Film: The Sorcerers (S) (1967). British horror, starring Boris Karloff and Catherine Lacey. 3.25 Close. Kate Humble 8.30pm, Autumnwatch 2009 11.00 Take Away My Takeaway (R,S); National Gallery. 11.30 Self Portrait UK (R,S). 11.35 Parents And Teens: Welcome To My World (R,S). 12.00 News At Noon (S). 12.30 Supporting Acts (R,S). 12.50 Film: Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (S,HD) (1956). Sci-fi thriller, with Kevin McCarthy. 2.20 The Last Voices of World War One (S). The suffering of relatives left at home during the conflict. 3.25 Countdown (S). 4.10 Deal Or No Deal (S). 5.00 The Paul OGrady Show (S). Johnny Vegas hosts, with Angela Griffin, Dean Lennox Kelly and Craig Kelly. 6.00 The Simpsons (R,S). 5/22. The family relocates to an abandoned farm, where Homer discovers a talent for growing tomatoes. 6.30 Hollyoaks (S,HD). Nancy lashes out at Hannah, and Jacqui discovers revealing photographs of herself in a mens magazine. 7.00 News (S). 7.35 Unreported World (S). 7/10. Reporter Ramita Navai and director Julie Noon travel to South Sudan, where they discover how famine is becoming more prevalent as UN food convoys are caught up in tribal warfare, and explore the increase in violence toward women and children. See Ben Felsenburg 8.00 Jamies American Road Trip (R,S,HD). 4/6. Just weeks after Hurricane Gustav wreaked havoc on Louisiana, Jamie Oliver visits the state, hoping to understand how food helps to maintain peoples spirits through adversity. In New Orleans he calls at a Creole restaurant run by a self-styled gumbo queen, and is given the opportunity to learn the art of alligator hunting. 9.00 Peter Kay: Raider Of The Pop Charts -- Part One (R,S). 1/2. The story behind funnyman Peter Kays star-studded Comic Relief video (Is This The Way To) Amarillo, revealing how a simple sketch became the best-selling single of 2005. With contributions by the comedian himself, Michael Parkinson, Gary Barlow and Richard Curtis. 10.00 Comedy Showcase: Campus (S,HD). 1/7. New series. One-off specials showcasing established and up-and-coming comic talent. With Andy Nyman, Joseph Millson, Sarah Pascoe and Will Adamsdale. See Ben Felsenburg 10.40 The IT Crowd (R,S). 1/6. Jen (Katherine Parkinson) has to deal with a difficult builder, while Moss learns how to stand up for himself. 11.15 True Blood (R,S,HD). 5/12. Sookie tells Bill she has decided to stop seeing him and accepts her boss Sams invitation to go on a date, while Jason continues to get vampire blood from Lafayette. 12.30 4Music: 4Music Favourites: Snow Patrol (R,S). 12.55 4Music: 4Play: Athlete. 1.15 Friends (R,S). 1.45 Friends (R,S). 2.20 Film: Bamako (2006). Premiere. French satirical drama, with Assa Maga. 4.20 Beach Volleyball (S). 5.15 Countdown (R,S). Katherine Parkinson 10.40pm, The IT Crowd 10.45 Trisha Goddard (R,S). 11.45 How Not To Decorate (R,S). 12.40 Five News (S). 12.50 Floyd Around The Med (R,S). 1.15 Cooking The Books (R,S). 1.45 Neighbours (S). Jamess DNA test results prove inconclusive. 2.15 Home And Away (S). Robertson believes he has solved the murder. 2.50 Property List: Top Spots (R,S). Highlights from the series exploring the nations best homes. 3.05 Film: Ice Dreams (S) (2009). Premiere. Drama, starring Jessica Cauffiel and Brady Smith. 5.00 Five News (S). 5.30 Neighbours (R,S). 6.00 Home And Away (R,S). Harrys inability to sleep regularly begins to take its toll on Rachel and Tony. 6.25 Live From Studio Five (S). Ian Wright, Melinda Messenger and Kate Walsh host the magazine show featuring location reports, celebrity interviews and showbiz gossip. 7.30 The What In The World? Quiz (S). Marcus Brigstocke hosts the panel game in which all the questions are based on science, technology, nature and human achievement. With team captains Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland. Followed by Five News Update. 8.00 Brighton Beach Patrol (S). The towns emergency services face a challenge when a suspicious package washes up on the beach, leaving the bomb disposal team to deal with the situation. People flock to the shore to take part in the Worthing Birdman 2009 competition, in which they launch themselves from the pier in homemade craft. Last in the series. Followed by Five News At 9. 9.00 NCIS (R,S). 1/24. Part one of two. The team reels in the wake of the terrorist attack, but tries to avenge Kates death by collecting as much information as possible on Ari before he does any more damage. Meanwhile, Gibbs learns one of his old flames has been named as the new NCIS director. Drama, starring Mark Harmon. 10.00 FlashForward (R,S). 6/22. Wedeck and the team try to find a link between Janiss attack and a separate incident as Halloween approaches, and Olivia confronts her husband about his vision. Lloyds son Dylan disappears from the hospital, and Simon makes contact with a reluctant acquaintance. Drama, starring Courtney B Vance and Christine Woods. 11.00 Law And Order: Special Victims Unit (R,S). 5/25. A doctor takes a paternity test that could prove his guilt in the murders of a mother and her baby. The procedure proves he is not the father -- but implicates him in other cases. 12.00 SuperCasino. Live interactive gaming. 4.00 Great Ocean Adventures (R,S). The search for the mola mola fish. 4.45 Wildlife SOS (R,S). The work of an animal sanctuary. 5.10 Neighbours (R,S). 5.35 Home And Away (R,S). Mark Harmon 9pm, NCIS 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.html36.html37.html38.html39.html40.html41.html42.html43.html