More festive fun. Ends 11.15.
Nosey's constant interruptions get the others into an argument. (R) (S)
7.20 Alvin and the Chipmunks
A poorly little boy needs some festive cheer from Alvin. (R) (S)
Angelica wants Chuckie's teeth. Then the youngsters find a magic lamp. (R) (S)
Including the programme's Artists of the Year results.
Shown yesterday at 5pm on BBC1 (S) (W)
8.35 The Wild Thornberrys
In China, Eliza's panda friend is captured by some poachers. (R) (S)
9.05 Smart Guy
The genius makes a silly mistake. (R) (S)
9.25 Bailey Kipper's POV
The video diaries continue. (R) (S)
The aardvark faces a blizzard and a rat. (R) (S)
10.15 Bill and Ben
More fun with the flowerpot men and their friends.
Repeated at 1pm (S)
BBC BILL AND BEN MAGAZINE: monthly. price Â£1.35. January issue on sale now
10.30 Tweenies Christmas Countdown
Jake spins the wheel on day 21. (S) (W)
With help from Doodles, Jake finds out what "in between" means. (R) (S) (W)
BBC CD-ROM: Ready to Play, for PC and Playstation, price Â£19.99
The tubby-custard machine mysteriously starts belching out bubbles. (S)
BBC CD-ROM: Play with the Teletubbies, for PC and Playstation, price Â£19.99
Kingdom of the Crabs. How 130 million crabs annually besiege Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean. (R) (S)
One for Dad. A disillusioned
Frog loses heart and hands in his resignation. (R) (S)
Animated adventure. When the Romans plan to expand their empire, they do not count on Asterix and Obelix getting in their way. Review page 60. Director Philippe Grimond (1989, U)
Day one of the Christmas Meeting at Ascot, where the top race is the Long Walk Hurdle at 2.40. Other starts at 3.10 and 3.40.
Introduced by Clare Balding , with Angus Loughran and Jonathan Powell. Commentary by Jim McGrath ,
Richard Pitman and Peter Scudamore. Producer Gerry Morrison (W)
Actress Julie Peasgood joins Dermot Cavanagh as they try to capture the rugged beauty of Mayo's coastline. (snwj
Another against-the-clock culinary contest. (S)(W) BBC BOOK: The Big Ready Steady Cook Book, hardback £14.99. paperback £9.99
Nine millionaires risk the walk of shame in the quiz hosted by Anne Robinson. (S) (W) Repeated at 12.20am on BBC Choice
King of the Hill. After embarking on a fitness regime at the gym to impress Bart, Homer accepts the challenge of climbing Springfield's notorious mountain, the Murderhom. Featuring the guest voice of Brendan Fraser. (S)
6.20 Lost Our Lisa. On her way to a museum exhibition,
Lisa ends up lost in an unfamiliar part of town. (S)
The House-Robot Rebellion. A main event that sees
Plunderbird V, Scorpion and Stinger take on the house robots and their newly strengthened armaments. Plus
Tornado v Comengetorix. Presented by Craig Charles and Julia Reed. Commentary comes from Jonathan Pearce. Director Stuart MacDonald ; Series producer Bill Hobbins
Repeated at 2.20am (S) (W) BBC ROBOT WARS MAGAZINE: £1.50. January issue on sale now
Three programmes devoted to various aspects of horticultural endeavour. Ends 10pm. More Front Gardens Another chance to see an edition from the garden-makeover series in which presenter Gay Search undertakes the task of completely transforming a diverse assortment of problem plots.
Series producer David Richardson ; Executive producer Tony Laryea (R) (S)
A one-off special in which two of TV's top garden designers, Charlie Dimmock and Diamniuid Gavin , go head-to-head as they pitch for the job of revamping three problem plots in their own very different ways. It is then up to the garden owners to decide who will lead and who will labour when they choose which design they prefer. Producer Vicky Jepson (S) (W) WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/gardening Charlie v Diarmuid: page 15
Six of the country's best amateur gardeners compete for this year's trophy by designing and building a showpiece garden at
Birmingham's Botanical Gardens. They have just under four days to fashion a garden that has year-round appeal. Moreover, presenter Diarmuid Gavin will be testing their horticultural expertise with a series of tricky tasks.
Director Patty Kraus : Producer Jackie Dietrich (S) (W) BBC MAGAZINES: Gardeners' World, £2.60. January issue on sale now Gardens Illustrated, L3.50. December/January issue on sale now
Everybody's Trucking. In an episode from 1974, Captain Mainwaring's platoon is given the responsibility of signposting the route for a big military exercise. Unfortunately, they find a steam engine blocking the road. (R) (S)
With Jeremy Paxman. (S) (W)
Germaine Greer and Tom Paulin join presenter
Mark Lawson for a roundup of some of the past year's most significant cultural events, both good and bad.
Producer Mark Bell Repeated next Monday on BBC Knowledge (S) (W) 3519 76
Pupkin's ambition is to become a top stand-up comedian. He spends hours rehearsing his routines, oblivious to the fact he has no talent. But he remains determined to follow in the footsteps of comedian and talk-show host Jerry Langford. Widescreen. Review page 62. Ed Herlihy Himself
Liza Minnelli Herself Victor Borge Himself Tony Randall Himself
Director Martin Scorsese (1983. PG) (S) (W) Teach yourself Jerry Lewis : page 62
Shown yesterday at 6.45pm (S) (W)