Animated adventure. A group of young plant-eating dinosaurs help to recover a stolen egg containing a baby tyrannosaurus. Review page 39.
Director Roy Smith (1994, U) (S) The Land before Time III: the Time of the Great Giving is tomorrow at 5.40am
Tweenies Christmas Countdown
Followed by The Littlest Angel
A little boy causes havoc in heaven. (S)
A music box has been stolen from a ballet class. Shown last Mon, BBC2 (S) (W)
7.40 Fix and Foxi
The pals are stranded on a desert island. (R) (S)
7.50 Flint the Time Detective
Flint Hammerhead travels back to 18th-century Vienna. (S)
8.15 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Animated triple bill. Woody is sent back to school. (R) (S)
Fun with the romper-suited rascals. (R) (S)
9.00 The Saturday Show
Dani Behr and Joe Mace welcome guests A1 and S Club 7, who perform live in the studio, and Ryan Moloney (Toadfish in Neighbours). Karaoke Kriminals continues, there's cartoon fun with Super Duper Sumos, Jackie Chan Adventures, The Cramp Twins and The Wild Thornberrys, last week's episode of Hollywood 7 and US comedy with So Little Time.
Producers Daniel Baldwin. Jennifer Chatham, Melissa Hardinge; Executive producer Annette Williams (S) (W)
Ray Stubbs and Mark Lawrenson preview Liverpool v Arsenal, Leeds v Newcastle and Tottenham v Ipswich.
Website: [web address removed]
Introduced by Clare Balding.
1.20,1.55, 2.25 Racing
The inaugural national hunt
Christmas meeting from Ascot, featuring the Ladbroke
Handicap Hurdle at 2.35.
Other starts are at 1.30 and
2.00. Commentary by Jim McGrath , Richard Pitman , Peter Scudamore and Angus Loughran. 1-40, 2.10, 2.45 Show Jumping Coverage of this traditional pre-Christmas event from
London's Olympia featuring the sport's best competitors, includingJohn and Michael Whitaker. Stephen Hadley and Michael Tucker commentate.
3.45 Football Half-Times
4.00 Boxing Highlights from last night's fight which saw WBF super middleweight champion Robin Reid face his fourth title fight in seven months. Plus action from the undercard. Commentary by Jim Neilly. Producer Jonathan Bramley ; Editor
Michael Cole (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/sport
Ainsley Harriott hosts a Christmas special of the culinary competition with special guests EastEnders actresses Laila Morse and Elaine Lordan (Mo and Lynne), who are guided through this race-against-the-clock contest by chefs Brian Turner and Antony Worrall Thompson. Director Chris Fox : Producer Sue Walton
Another edition on Wednesday 2 January at 7pm (S) (W)
Ian Wright hosts a seasonal celebrity edition in which Pop groups Steps and Damage bid to win £10,000 for charity. (S) (W)
Ruby Wax hosts the psychological quiz in which the longer contestants wait before answering, the more money they win. Director James Ditchfield ; Producer Amanda Wilson (S) (W)
Quiz show in which six contestants compete for the chance to jet around the globe. Includes the Thunderball, National Lottery and Lottery Extra draws. With Eamonn Holmes.
Director Richard Valentine ; Producer Suzy Lamb (S) (W) See also Dale's National Lottery Christmas Cracker on Christmas Eve at
7.15pm and Jet Set Departure Lounge on Boxing Day at 7.50pm
Josh and Colette's wedding is still on hold as they wait to see if Natalie pulls through.
Written by Andrew Rattenbury and Katherine Way
Another episode and further cast on Boxing Day at 8.05pm
WEBSITE: [web address removed] (S) (W)
Sgt Rachel James:
Kev the Rev:
A one-off Christmas special in which Dame Edna Everage and Alistair McGowan celebrate the art of the impressionist. Classic archive clips are interspersed with sketches, music and chat featuring guests Harry Enfield, Barbara Windsor , Alan Hansen , Mo Molem , Abba tribute band Bjorn Again and vintage impressionist Mike Yarwood.
Director Pati Marr ; Producer Vincent Beasley (S) (W) Dame Edna Everage is a guest on Parkinson at Christmas. Christmas Eve at 10pm; Alistair McGowan 's Big Impression is on Christmas Day at 7.40pm
Followed by National Lottery Update
With Matthew Amroliwala.
Weather David Braine. (S) (wj
An hour-long Christmas special compiling the best moments from Jasper Carrott 's recent stand-up series.
Director Paul Smith ; Producer Nic Phillips (S) (W)
A live concert, filmed in Sydney back in April this year, featuring a comprehensive airing of the Kylie back catalogue, including the hits Can't Get You Out of My Head, Kids, I Should Be So Lucky and Better the Devil You Know.
Followed by Weatherview iw)
Jarvis Cocker guests on the last in the series, shown yesterday (S) (W)
With Ron Atkinson , Kriss Akabusi ,
Brad Fittler and leuan Evans. shown last Wednesday (S) (W)
Chart hits. Shown yesterday (S) (W)