Sunday fun with Arthur, Dennis the Menace, Krypto the Superdog and Mona the Vampire. With Jake Humphrys, Nev, Kirsten O'Brien and Rochelle Wiseman.
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Live coverage of the Fifa World championship final from
Yokohama, Japan (kick-off 10.20).
The six participating continental winners have been whittled down to two, and European champions Liverpool will be favourites to reach the final. Lying in wait could well be defending champions Sao Paulo of Brazil. Presented by Mark Pougatch , with commentary by Steve Wilson and Gary Gillespie. Producer Ian Finch
Editor Andrew Clement
Presented by Hazel Irvine and Clare Balding.
12.25 Ski Sunday From
Val Gardena. Last year's racing at the Italian resort was afflicted by high winds, resulting in an upset as Max Rauffer became the first German man in 12 years to win a World Cup race.
1.10 Showjumping Live coverage of the World Cup qualifier from Olympia. It's the sixth of the 13 legs in the European series and the only one to take place on British soil. Commentary from
Michael Tucker and Stephen Hadley.
3.00 Snooker Just two men remain in the battle for the UK championship at the Barbican Centre in York. Last year
Stephen Maguire thrashed David Gray 10-1 in the final, wrapping up his second ranking victory and the F70,000 first prize with a break of 122. Maguire had already knocked out world number one Ronnie O'Sullivan in the second round. VIDEO Plus+ code for 3.00-5.30pm
(non-PDC) Live online at www.bbcco.uk/sport (UK only) Producer Gabrielle Cook (skiing);
Editor Philip Bernie
Bill embarks on a personal pilgrimage to Corbett
National Park in India, where a close friend of his was killed by a tiger. Searching for the elusive big cat, Bill encounters elephants, monkeys, deer and unusual crocodiles - but how will he react if faced by a tiger? Producer Hugh Pearson ; Exec editor Fiona Pitcher Best of Springwatch with Bill Oddie on Tuesday 27 December at 6pm
Wild Harvest. The dramatic rise of organic farming and a brand new system of subsidies means farmland wildlife like lapwing, skylark, dormice and barn owls are at long last making a comeback. Another Natural World on Wednesday 28 December at 8pm. Producer Roger Webb ; Series editor Tim Martin
Shown last Wednesday
James Blunt and Girls Aloud perform, and there's another chance to see Green Day's special set from November. With Fearne Cotton and Rufus Hound.
Producer Sally Wood ; Executive producer Mark Cooper TOP OF THE POPS MAGAZINE: published fortnightly, price E2 TOTP2 at Chistmas is on Chistmas Eve at 7.30pm
The climax to this year's UK championship final at York's Barbican Centre. Tonight a maximum of 11 frames will decide the 2005 Champion and the winner of a cheque for £70,000. Steve Davis and John Parrott. join presenter Hazel Irvine. (5) Also live online at www.bbc.co.uk/sport (UK only)
Highlights of the Arsenal v Chelsea London derby and Middlesbrough v Spurs. With Adrian Chiles.
Producer Paul Foster ; Editor Mark Demuth
1/6. Ricky Gervais returns, as his and Stephen Merchant's sitcom gets another outing, across weeknights. Once again, failed actor Andy is stuck with a non-speaking role. Sick of his whingeing,
Maggie tells him to ask the star for a line or two. But TV tough guy Ross Kemp cuts an imposing figure.
Writers/Directors Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant : Producer Charlie Hanson More cast on page 148 The American version of The Office begins a run at 12.35am Gift-giving, the Gervais way: page 22
The animated series from Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy (which follows) continues nightly.
When Stan is up for a promotion, he asks his family to be on their best behaviour at the CIA picnic
With guest Patrick Stewart.
ANIMATION American Dad!/ Family Guy
11.50pm/12.15am BBC2 it's the annual CIA Family Carnival. Lucky attendees are invited to visit the Germ Warfare booth or take part in a WMD Hunt -you'll soon have gathered that Seth MacFarlane's brilliant satirical animation American Dad! pulls no punches. In fact, it frequently delivers knockout blows.
Meanwhile, on Family Guy, there are more than a few well-aimed pops at US TV news anchormen and women, as young Meg Griffin develops a crush on local Channel 5 anchor and preening buffoon Tom Tucker.
American Dad! and Family Guy will follow Extras for the rest of this week on BBC2. Alison Graham TV editor.
Series three, showing on weeknights.
The Kiss Seen around the World. Meg gets a job at the local TV station, to get closer to a newscaster she adores. First shown on Sky One
1/6. Pilot episode. David Brent becomes Michael Scott in this American version to be shown nightly this week. A film crew arrives. First shown on BBC3
Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation, Athlete, the Fall, the Go! Team, Mose Allison and Lhasa. More tomorrow 1255am.