Then The Littlest Pet Shop More cartoon fun.
The Quest team are summoned to greet Alice Starseer on her return from space.
A case of mistaken identity puts Barney on the spot.
Lethal Weapon. A demented former convict plans to blow up Metropolis.
With Dean Cain.
Emma Ledden and Steve Wilson introduce live music from dance outfit Vengaboys and S Club 7, who also announce the winner of the competition to find a viewer to appear in their next television series. Philippa Forrester drops in to talk about the new series of Robot Wars (Fridays 6.45pm, BBC2) and Peter Salmon, Controller BBC1, takes viewers' calls. There's also more mayhem with the Leprechauns, and cartoon fun with Rugrats. See Choice.
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Introduced by Steve Rider.
12.20 Football Focus Ray Stubbs assesses this weekend's FA
Premiership action and provides updates on Leicester v Arsenal, which kicked off at 11.30am.
1.20,1.50, 2.20 Racing The highIight of today's three-race card from Chepstow is the three- mile Rehearsal Chase (2.30). Other featured races are the 1.30 and the 2.00. Commentary by Jim McGrath, Clare Balding, Richard Pitman, Peter Scudamore.
1.40,4.00 Boxing Action featuring some of Britain's up-and-coming fighters, whose ultimate goal is to emulate the success of the new undisputed heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis.
2.10,2.50 Tennis Second-day coverage from the ATP Seniors Tour of Champions tournament at the Royal Albert Hall in London - an event likely to feature stars such as John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors. France's Henri Leconte currently leads the tour standings ahead of Sweden's Mats Wilander. Commentary comes from John Barrett and Mark Cox , with Sue Barker.
2.40 Around the Grounds Latest
Premiership team news.
3.45 Football Half-Times Updates.
4.40 Final Score The day's news and results, plus soccer reports and interviews with key managers. Executive producer Martin Hopkins Executive editor Dave Gordon
The Flying Nun. Rene needs to get a vital message to London. Written by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd
Jim Davidson hosts the snooker-based game show.
Tonight's contestants try to win a variety of prizes with the help of professionals Joe Johnson , Mark Williams and Jimmy White. Referee John Virgo ensures fair play.
Director Richard Valentine ; Producer Geoff Miles
Beginning a new quiz show series that offers one person the chance to take the whole of next year off work. In this first of five heats, 400 contestants are whittled down to one, with the winner going forward to the final on 31 December. Presented by Michael Parkinson and Katy Hill. See Choice.
CONTESTANTS: to be a contestant on the show. call [number removed] (calls cost 60p per minute, maximum call charge Â£1.20, with all proceeds going to the Children's Promise Appeal). Lines open until 12 noon on 19 December.
Lulu and Terry Alderton present more street games, the weekend lottery draw, and music from Tom Jones and Catatonia's Cerys Matthews , and Boy George.
Director Simon Staffurth ; Producer Jon Rowlands
Sean must put aside his feelings for Tina while he studies for his exams.
Followed by National Lottery Update
By David Renwick.
An old lady appears to be able to predict death through her dreams.
Together we're magic: page 19
Trouble. Jean's husband has left her for a dental hygienist. Shown last Thursday
With Peter Sissons.
Weather with Sarah Wilmshurst
FA Premiership action including highlights from Derby's clash with Leeds. Commentary is by Barry Davies ,
John Motson and Jon Champion , with studio analysis from Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson. Introduced by Gary Lineker. Producer Paul McNamara : Editor Niall Sloane
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Tommy Tiernan welcomes Ben Norris , Sean Cullen and Alan Francis to the comedy showcase. Contains swearing. Director Becky Martin ; Producer Karen Rosie
Followed by Weatherview
Thriller. A baseball star-turned-masseur becomes the chief suspect when one of his clients is found dead.
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