Teletubbies Count to Christmas
The wait is almost over.
Babes In Toyland
Animated special. Two days before Christmas, the Toyland factory has its biggest ever order, but evil is afoot.
Gogol, Georgina and Hubert enjoy the snow.
Double bill. DW is on guard for octopuses, and Buster goes on a field trip.
Taz enters a video contest, and the bottlecap collectors try catching Kee Wee.
8.40 Blue Peter
A compilation of out-takes from the show.
8.40 The Woody Woodpecker Show
Treble bill. Woody is challenged to a wrestling bout and feigns illness, while Buzz teaches skiing.
9.00 Xchange Xtra
S Club Juniors drop by for a tune or two and there's advice on making Christmas tree decorations in the first of a ten-part weekday series.
9.25 The Wild Thornberrys
Eliza's efforts to help animals have awful consequences.
9.50 New Scooby-Doo Mysteries Show
The cowardly canine meets an old enemy.
10.15 S Club 7 - Don't Stop Movln'
Competition winners meet their idols on the band's tour.
10.40 Serious Jungle
Youngsters vie to help return endangered orangutans to the wild.
11.11 Looney Tunes
Sylvester thinks he might starve while his owners are on vacation.
11.15 Santa Claus** Seasonal comedy. Patch, one of Santa's elves, develops a new brand of confectionery, but doesn't realise how dangerous the invention is in the hands of his sinister partner BZ.
Review page 45. (1985. U)
Group (Xchange Xtra):
S Club Juniors Director (Santa Claus): Jeannot
Steph comes clean with Libby. Neighbours returns on 2 January. Repeated at 5.35pm
Drama based on a true story. A girl and her father mend their differences while hatching wild geese and teaching them to fly. Widescreen. Review page 45.
Director Carroll Ballard (1996. U)
Bob the Builder: a Christmas to Remember
Bob is excited that his twin brother is coming home for the first time in years.
4.35 Christmas at the Club Blue Peter
Ex-Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis and a host of CBBC stars join the regular team for a festive musical extravaganza set in the late 1920s, including pop anthems such as These Boots Are Made for Walking and Merry Christmas Everyone.
Editors Steve Hocking, Richard Marson
Rptd tomorrow 10.15am
Guest star ("Christmas at the Club Blue Peter"):
Editor ("Christmas at the Club Blue Peter"):
Editor ("Christmas at the Club Blue Peter"):
With Huw Edwards. Weather with Sarah Wilmshurst.
Comedy adventure. An infant is discovered and raised by gorillas in the African jungle. Years later, an heiress arrives there, followed by her fiance, who is intent on tracking down the legendary "white ape". Widescreen. Review page 48.
Director Sam Weisman (1997. U)
Lyle Van de Groot:
There's news about Jamie for a tense Phil and Sonia at the hospital. Little Mo's hen night proves highly revealing.
Episode written by Ann Marie Di Mambro Further cast Monday 30 December Repeated at 10pm on BBC Choice What a year for the Slaters!: page 12; Soap & Flannel: page 30
Dr Anthony Trueman:
Little Mo Morgan:
A live and interactive event in which Anne Robinson and Phillip Schofield quiz a 300-strong studio audience, alongside ten celebrities, on the front-page stories of the year. Who will be up to speed on politics and world news, sport, pop and show business, and which events will have proved memorable? Continues after the news at 10.25pm.
Repeated on New Year's Day at 7.30pm on BBC Choice
BBCi: viewers can play along at home by pressing the red button on the handset, or by logging onto the website: [web address removed]
With Michael Buerk. Weather with Sarah Wilmshurst.
The conclusion of the quiz which, as well as deciding who has won in the studio, shows which gender has absorbed the year's news better, which region of the UK is most switched on, and whether tabloid readers have better recall than their broadsheet-digesting counterparts.
Anarchic comedy. A mean-spirited television executive plans to exploit the holidays to attract as many viewers as possible, but he is soon visited by three ghosts who go to any lengths to make him change his ways. Review page 48.
Followed by Weatherview
Ghost of Christmas Present:
Patrick Cargill. Thriller writer Patrick Glover 's two teenage daughters cause him so much aggravation that he decides that the only solution is for him to re-marry. Review page 48.
Director William G Stewart (1972, U)
Programmes with sign language. Ends 4.50.
The Virgin Mary Sue Johnston finds out what's really known about Jesus's mother. Shown yesterday at 8pm
3.50 The Life of Mammals A Winning Design. David Attenborough explores Australia's indigenous species.