London Lite Thursday, 12 November 2009 33 TELEVISION Filmchoice FILM RATINGS excellent very good good average poor KEY (R)repeat (S)subtitles on text service Wedding Crashers Film4, 9pm (2005) YOU know what weddings are like -- the romantic surroundings always make single guests more susceptible. Womanisers John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey love to take full advantage of that atmosphere, sneaking into weddings and turning on the charm. Problems start, however, when one of them falls in love. Stars Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, above. Lock Up Five USA, 9pm (1989) SYlVeSteR StallOne, above, is Frank leone -- a small-time crook whos coming to the end of a stretch in prison. But before he goes, a particularly vengeful prison governor wants to make his life a misery (as if being in a brutal prison isnt bad enough). naturally, Sly gets to use the lip-curling put-upon expression he always wears in the Rambo movies. Lethal Weapon 4 Five, 9pm (1998) OH, COMe on guys! this franchise has got whiskers on it. Danny Glover and Mel Gibson, above, team up aGaIn to play officers Murtaugh and Riggs -- a couple of mismatched cops who wisecrack their way through car chases and gunplay until they get their man. In this case, its a Chinese people smuggler. and can someone please kill Joe Pescis character? 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. STEPHEN MARR BBC2 ITV1 Channel 4 Five 10.30 this Morning (S). Backstreet Boys perform their new single Bigger. 12.30 loose Women (S). With Miriam Margolyes and Sin Reeves. 1.30 ItV news and Weather (S). 1.55 london news and Weather (S). 2.00 Dickinsons Real Deal (S). Crimean War medals go under the hammer in Winchester. 3.00 the alan titchmarsh Show (S). With Roseanne Cash and Rachel allen. 3.59 london Weather (S). 4.00 Midsomer Murders (R,S). Conclusion. Barnaby gets a lead in the death of Gareth Heldman. 5.00 Golden Balls (S). Game show. 6.00 London Tonight (S); Weather. 6.30 ITV News And Weather (S). 7.00 Emmerdale (S). Sally resorts to desperate measures to come between ashley and laurel, and Doug urges leyla to stand up to nathan. 7.30 River Monsters (S,HD). 1/6. new series. Jeremy Wade investigates the stories behind supposedly deadly freshwater creatures, beginning by discovering if piranhas deserve their fearsome reputation. See Ben Felsenburg 8.00 Emmerdale (S). Sally traps laurel inside the burning church, leaving ashley to make a desperate effort to save her, while leyla plays a shocked nathan at his own game. 8.30 Coronation Street (S). Roy faces a shocking ultimatum that forces him to reconsider his position about tony. elsewhere, Sallys campaign against Fiz and John steps up a gear. Sally Whittaker stars. 9.00 Collision (S,HD). 4/5. the release from prison of Harry Canwell opens up old wounds for tolin, while Christine struggles to come to terms with her mothers death. a landlord passes on vital information about James taylor and the search for Danny Rampton comes to an unexpected conclusion. Drama, starring Ben Crompton and Douglas Henshall. Concludes tomorrow. 10.00 ITV News At Ten And Weather (S). 10.30 London News And Weather (S). 10.35 Piers Morgans Life Stories: Ronnie Corbett (R,S). 5/6. the comedian reveals all to Piers about his 50-year career in showbusiness, discussing his relationship with his wife and the death of his comedy partner Ronnie Barker. 11.35 October Road (S). 2/6. after realising that Sam might be his son, nick decides to stay in Knights Ridge and tries to secure a job as professor at a local college, while Hannah confronts the Commander. 12.25 Motorsport UK (S). Highlights from Rockingham. 1.15 the Cosby Mysteries (R,S). Guy comes up against an old protg. Crime drama, starring Bill Cosby; ItV news Headlines. 2.05 loose Women (R). 2.55 ItV nightscreen. 5.30 ItV Morning news (S). 11.00 BBC Primary History (S). 11.20 KS1 Science Clips (S). 11.30 Barnaby Bear (S). 11.50 Focus (S). 12.00 Daily Politics (S). 12.30 Working lunch (S). 1.00 all Saints (S). 1.45 Open House (R,S). 2.15 Crisis Claims and Cons (S). a flood causes devastating damage in Hull. 3.00 Diagnosis Murder (R,S). a psychiatrist helps Dr Sloan. 3.45 Flog It! (S). From Monmouth, Wales. 4.30 are You an egghead? (S). Past quiz show winners compete to join eggheads. 5.15 escape to the Country (S). a couple look for a property in Kent or east Sussex. 6.00 Eggheads (S). Quiz, hosted by Jeremy Vine, in which the winners of famous game shows work as a team to tackle a new set of challengers. 6.30 Strictly Come Dancing -- It Takes Two (S). Claudia Winkleman hosts the daily fanzine devoted to the ballroom dancing show. 7.00 The Culture Show (S,HD). 4/8. tom Dyckhoff explores the nottingham Contemporary, a new art centre designed by award-winning architects Caruso St John. Crime- fiction writer James ellroy talks about his fascination with Fifties los angeles, Harold evans discusses his time in Fleet Street and lawrence Pollard meets director Shane Meadows and rapper Scor-zay-zee. 8.00 The Restaurant (S,HD). 3/8. the six couples are given the keys to their Bristol restaurants, and prepare for opening night by getting to know their locations and planning menus. In a bid to attract customers, Raymond Blanc challenges them to take to the citys streets with samples that define their concepts. See Ben Felsenburg 9.00 Defying Gravity (S,HD). 5/13. the antares crosses a critical boundary, leaving the crew with no possibility of returning to earth, and ted (Malik Yoba) creates a time capsule to mark the event. 9.45 Wonderland: Seven Pups For Seven People (S). 4/8. the fate of a litter of Staffordshire bull terrier crosses as their owner tries to find new homes for the pups. 10.30 Newsnight (S). analysis of the days events, presented by Jeremy Paxman. Followed by Weather. 11.20 Alan Whickers Journey Of A Lifetime (R,S). 3/4. the journalist travels from west to east across america, where he tracks down a Hollywood plastic surgeon he met 30 years ago and re-examines the interview with Haitian dictator Papa Doc Duvalier that won him the prestigious Dumont award. 12.20 BBC news (S). 4.00 BBC learning Zone: Schools: Secondary Citizenship. 5.00 Citizenship and Surveillance (S). the UKs surveillance culture. 11.00 take away My takeaway (R,S); Before and after. 11.35 Parents and teens: Welcome to My World (R,S). 12.00 news at noon (S). 12.30 3 Minute Wonder: the estate (R,S). 12.35 Without a trace (R,S). 1.30 Film: Sea Of Sand (S) (1958). Second World War adventure, starring Richard attenborough and John Gregson. 3.25 Countdown (S). Words- and-numbers game, with guest tim Vine. 4.10 Deal Or no Deal (S). another contestant hopes to win big money. 5.00 the Paul OGrady Show (S). With Janet Street-Porter and Gray OBrien. 6.00 The Simpsons (R,S). 9/22. a corporation buys Springfield elementary School. 6.30 Hollyoaks (S,HD). anita tells Suzanne she thinks Hannah has relapsed, while nancy and Kris are forced to reconsider the relationships in their lives. 7.00 News (S). 7.55 3 Minute Wonder: Young Carers (S). 4/4. a girl gives emotional and domestic care to her wheelchair-bound father, who suffers from a rare degenerative disease. last in the series. 8.00 River Cottage (S). 1/4. new series. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall returns with a celebration of autumn and winter food. after travelling to Gloucestershire for expert advice on making pear cider, he undergoes a crash course in professional free diving and takes to the open sea to find scallops. He also joins foraging guru John Wright to hunt for mushrooms in the woods. 9.00 Octomom: Me And My 14 Kids (S). the story of nadya Suleman, who gave birth to eight children in January, and provoked a huge backlash when it emerged she was a single mother who conceived the octuplets through IVF, despite already having six children. the programme reveals the challenges of a typical day in her household. See Ben Felsenburg 10.00 Without A Trace (S). 13/18. Jack tries to find a doctor who performs illegal abortions on women forced into prostitution by human traffickers, but when he fails to return from his search, the rest of the team fears the worst. 10.55 8 Out Of 10 Cats (R,S,HD). 1/8. Johnny Vegas, Jack Whitehall and Ulrika Jonsson join Jimmy Carr on the irreverent panel show. 11.25 Comedy Showcase: Campus (R,S,HD). 1/7. One-off specials showcasing established and up-and-coming comic talent. 12.05 teachers (R,S). Penny embarks on a new romance. last in the series. 1.10 Film: Ils (2006). Premiere. Horror, with Olivia Bonamy and Michael Cohen. 2.35 Unreported World (R,S). Famine and violence in South Sudan. 3.00 Studio 60 On the Sunset Strip (R,S). 3.45 Invasion (R,S). 4.30 the Class (R,S). 4.50 Switched (R,S). 5.10 St elsewhere (R). 10.45 trisha Goddard (R,S). 11.45 I Know What You ate last Summer (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). Steph apologises to Hot Rod Falzon. 2.15 Home and away (S). Charlie and angelo air their grievances. 2.50 Property list: top Spots (R,S). Highlights of the series exploring the nations best homes. 3.05 Film: Pronto (S) (1997). Comedy thriller, starring Peter Falk and Glenne Headly. 5.00 Five news With natasha Kaplinsky (S). 5.30 neighbours (R,S). 6.00 Home And Away (R,S). annie believes she is losing control after having several dreams about Romeo. 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 Building The Ultimate (R,S). the amazing structure of suspension bridges, which must be designed to withstand natural phenomena such as wind, rain and gravity, in addition to supporting traffic and its own weight. Designers of the Humber and Millennium bridges discuss the problems faced when building such engineering marvels. Followed by Five News Update. 8.00 Time Bomb Tunnel: Megastructures (S). engineers make an archaeological discovery when they build an undersea rail link that runs under the Bosporus strait and needs anti-seismic technology to survive a major earthquake. Followed by Five News At 9. 9.00 Lethal Weapon 4 (S) (1998). Mismatched laPD detectives Riggs and Murtaugh take on Wah Sing Ku, a master criminal who is expert in martial arts and heads a Chinese triad wanted on charges of people- trafficking and forgery. adventure, starring Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Rene Russo, Joe Pesci and Jet li. Including Five news Update. See Film choice 11.30 The Sexy Ads Show (S). 4/6. Spencer Brown presents more saucy clips, including cleaning a car with a wet t-shirt. Plus, a pair of naughty parrots, and a woman with an unusual talent. 12.00 SuperCasino. live interactive gaming. 4.00 nFl Replay (R). Philadelphia eagles v Dallas Cowboys. action from the nFC east clash at the lincoln Financial Field. 4.45 HouseBusters (R,S). 5.10 neighbours (R,S). 5.35 Home and away (R,S). Based on information available at time of going to press.Terms and conditions apply. Find out more at who cant wait to get home and curl up on the couch.Youre covered. As the UKs biggest network, we cover more people than any other. 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