Herman 's Raise. Lily convinces Herman that he deserves to get a pay raise.
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Animation. The Hulk is captured by the Leader.
Action with the teenage turtles
And the Answer Is.... Clark is blackmailed by an enemy who knows all Superman's secrets. Repeat
Pop fivesome Steps, heptathlete Denise Lewis and the BBC's Head of Drama
Series, Mal Young , chattoZoe Ball and Jamie Theakston this morning. In
ElectricCircus there's an interview with rock star Elton John while Michael Keaton talks about his latest film. Jack Frost.
Plus more comedy from Gez Foster ,
Ben Ward and Richard Webb , fun with Mr Blobby and the leprechauns, and cartoon adventures with Godzilla and Rugrats. Three more pop videos are reviewed in Hit, Miss or Maybe, and new computer games are rounded up in J:Drive. Executive producer Chris Bellinger
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Introduced by Steve Riderfrom Murrayfield , with Jonathan Davies and Gavin Hastings. * Steve Rider 's Questionnaire: page 21; and see Sport: page 40
12.20, 12.55 Football Focus A look back at the past week's action inthe FA Premiership plus a preview of this weekend's fixtures. With Gary Lineker.
12.40,1.10,1.40 Racing Coverage of three races from Uttoxeter including Grand National trial at 1.45. Other featured races are at 12.45 and 1.15.
Commentary by Jim McGrath ,
Richard Pitman , Peter Scudamore , Clare Balding.
1.25,2.00,2.15,4.00,4.15,5.05 Rugby Union Live coverage of the opening two internationals in this year's Five Nations championship. Ireland v France
Reigningchampions France begin the defence oftheirtitle at Lansdowne Road
(kickoff 2.15pm) against the team who finished bottom of the table in 1998. But
Ireland can take heart from their spirited performance in a narrow 18-16 defeat by the French in the Stade de France last year. Commentary by Nigel Starmer-Smith and Philip Matthews. Subtitled
Followed by: Scotland v Wales
Both countries will be lookingto improve on their 1998 Five Nations recordswhen they begin their respective campaigns at Murrayfield (kickoff 4.15pm). Scotland conceded 120 points in theirfour matches last year, but Wales have been boosted by the arrival of much-respected coach Graham Henry. Commentary is by Bill McLaren and Eddie Butler. Subtitled
3.55 Football Half Times
5.00 Classified Football Results
5.50-6.10 Final Score The day's results. Executive producer Martin Hopkins ; Executive editor Dave Gordon Digital widescreen
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Boyzone's Ronan Keating hosts the first of nine talent shows offering aspiring pop acts the chance of stardom, after two days of professional guidance. Tonight's contestants are Jodie Adamson and George Alexander. See today's choices.
Director/Producer Martin Scott
Digital widescreen * Ronan Keating : People, page 14
More fun from the Great House hosted by Noel Edmonds.
Another viewer is caught by the NTV cameras, while a celebrity receives a Gotcha. Phibberthe frog and Waffle the squirrel chat to youngsters in My Little Friend, and there's more Sofa Soccer.
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Rock singer Meat Loaf provides the music as Dale Winton hosts the weekend lottery draw. Plus more reports on good causes benefiting from lottery funds. Director Richard Valentine
Producer Damon Pattison
Mother's Day. Sean's professionalism is tested to the limit. Eve is left to safeguard a baby and Penny comes to Josh's rescue. See today's choices.
Written by Christopher Reason : Producer Johnathan Young : Director Julian Holmes
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Marius Lupescu PATRICK:
Fourth in the six-part drama series set in Cyprus, starring Michelle Collins
Yiannis's wife puts Nicki in an awkward spot. Julie's parents arrive.
See today's choices.
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Rerun of the comedy series. Speech. Kate has problems with herword-processor.
Kate CAROLINE QUENTIN , Douglas CHRIS LANGHAM . Mel AMANDA HOLDEN. Craig DARREN BOYD. TonyCLIFFPARISI
Written by Chris Langham. John Morton Director John Stroud : Producer Nick Symons Repeat
With Nicholas Witchell. Weather
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Highlights of three of today's games in the FA Premiership including revitalised Blackburn's visitto Aston Villa. Commentary comes from John Motson , Barry Davies and Jon Champion while Trevor Brooking and Alan Hansen provide studio analysis. Introduced by Desmond Lynam. Producer Paul McNamara : Editor Niall Sloane Repeated tomorrow at 7.15am
Digital widescreen Subtitled . BBC MATCH OFTHE DAY MAGAZINE: monthly * See Alan Hansen : page 40
An engineer's attempts to perfect a missile guidance system have dramatic repercussions. Wylie Cooper
DUDLEY MOORE , Landry EDDIE MURPHY , Laura KATE CAPSHAW , Loparino GEORGE DZUNDZA , Claire Lewis HELEN SHAVER , Brank MARKARNOTT
Director WillardHuyck(1984, 18)
* See Films: pages 50-56 **
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