With Dermot Murnaghan and Natasha Kaplinsky.
Breakfast Briefing at 6.00; weather on the half-hour from 6.15; national and regional news half-hourly from
6.27; plus sport and business.
Editor David Kermode Then The National Lottery Daily Play
The Scooby, Scrappy and Yabba-Doo Show Triple bill.
9.20 The Basil Brush Show
Writer Ged Allen
9.50 Donner The reindeer faces an identity crisis.
10.15 The Story of Tracy Beaker The home has a power cut. Writer Abigail Abban Mensah
10.30 SMart ice sculpture.
Family comedy. When Matt Tyler decides his father is spending too much time at work, he takes over the company, launching his own venture - and changing his family's lives forever. Review page 47.
Director Blair Treu (2000)
Hyacinth volunteers Richard to play Father Christmas.
Writer Roy Clarke
Regional News; Weather Si
Can the team help fund a home for some chickens?
Entertaining comedy, based on a true story, starring
John Candy. Failing to qualify forthe
Olympic team but determined to win a medal, sprinter Derice Bannock forms Jamaica's first Olympic bobsled team. Review page 47.
Director Jon Turteltaub (1993, PG)
Enjoyable comedy adventure starring Gena Rowlands and Tony Shalhoub , about an intelligent talking parrot. Caged in the basement of a research laboratory, Paulie the parrot relates his adventures to a friendlyjanitor. Review page 47. Director John Roberts (1998, U)
The Man from Down Under. An old admirer of Gladys's shows up, much to Arkwright's dismay Writer Roy Clarke
With George Alagiah and Sian Williams. Including a weather summary. www.bbc.co.uk/news
BBC London News Presented by Emily Maitlis.
EditorCatherineHearne South East Today Presented by Geoff Clark and Beverley Thompson. EditorQuentin smith
Followed by Weather with Alex Deakin.
Can Ginny Buckley find the ultimate white Christmas in Finland? And will Nick Snaith pick up some bargain gifts in Cologne at Germany's largest market?
Executive producer Owen Gay; Series producer Jenny Cole
7/7. The high-street bank that's making the season's financial hangover even worse.
Series producer Mike Lewis ; Editor Dave Stanford NOTE: as Real Story is likely to react to news, its topic may change
After a night in a cell, Paui faces his worst nightmare. Writer Sarah Phelps ; This week's episodes produced and directed by Peter Rose Rptd 10pm BBC3 Cast pages 158/182 Soap & Flannel: page 29
Flashy science-fiction action adventure starring Bruce Willis. When a giant asteroid threatens
Earth's survival, Nasa hatches a plan to drill into the rock and plant a nuclear device that will blow it apart. With time running out, the task of saving mankind falls to ace oil man Harry S Stamper and his band of unlikely heroes. Review page 47.
Director Michael Bay (1998, 15) Videoplus for 8.30-11.30pm (non-PDC)
A J Frost:
With Huw Edwards. Regional News
Then Weather with Alex Deakin.
BBCi; digital viewers can see 10 o'Clock News Extra from 10.00-10.45
Concluding tonight's sci-fi blockbuster.
Director John Carpenter 's seminal horror, starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis. Fifteen years after murdering his sister, Michael Myers escapes from a mental institution, and returns home to kill again. Review page 47.
Dr Sam Loomis:
Slick horror starring
Peter Cushing. Frieda and Maria are identical twins who live with their witch-hunting uncle in the shadow of Karnstein Castle, where, legend has it, vampires dwell. Review page 47.
Director John Hough (1971, 15)
Followed by Weatherview
Natural World The wildlife of Taiwan.
3.20 Too Close for Comfort 4/6. Advice for a single mother of three forced to sleep on the sofa.
3.50 ONE life Eton and Harrow's Cold War. A group of public school boys swim the English Channel.