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 Thursday, May 12, 2016

BBC Broadcasting: Saturday 12th May 2018 (evening programmes)

BBC Entertain (formerly BBC1)
6.00 Whittingdale's Law The Director General introduces another night of distinctive programming
6.05 Strictly Come Knitting A group of top celebrities join Tess Daly in tonight's exciting needle match
7.00 Songs of Praise Which competitor will sing the best Kumbayah this week?
7.30 Game of Thrones Preview for the popular drama series premièring later tonight on Sky Atlantic
7.40 Foreign Affairs Committee Update Simultaneous broadcast with BBC Parliament
8.10 A Reminder Britain's Got Talent is on ITV right now!
8.15 National Lottery In It To Win It Gameshow in which one licence fee payer is invited to steal the annual salary of a BBC presenter (hosted by Graham Norton)
9.00 An Apology We're very sorry that last week's Casualty proved too popular in the ratings
9.05 Casualty Nurse Tabitha has to deal with a snagged fingernail while Dr Khan prescribes statins
10.00 Approved News at Ten Wholly unbiased critique of the government's latest excellent policies
10.25 Party Political Broadcast On behalf of the highest bidder
10.30 Pobol y Cwm Except Wales
11.00 Match Of The Day Highlights from the Southern Combination Football League and the Isthmian Chess Ladder
11.55 Weather and Closedown Sponsored by Aviva Flood Insurance

BBC Educate (formerly BBC2 and CBeebies)
6.00 In The Disney Night Garden Live from Toys R Us, Basildon
6.20 Bedtime Story Read by Ronald McDonald
6.30 The Sky At Night What's on Rupert Murdoch's channels this evening?
7.00 Spring Watch A documentary history of 17th century timepieces
7.30 Top Gear A documentary history of 19th century bonnets
8.00 The Great British Washing Up With Mary Berry
8.30 No Repeats Policy Rather than show you a classic favourite, enjoy this blank screen
9.00 Big Board - Live Eviction One of the BBC's ruling committee is ousted for being too pinko
10.00 Right to Reply Ofcom tell us what they're going to fine us for this week
10.30 What The Daily Mail Says Nigel Farage and Katie Hopkins review the day's paper
11.00 Netflix and Chill Millennials tell us how they never watch TV any more, so why should they care?

BBC Inform (formerly BBC News)
6.00 News Headlines
6.02 The Amazing Ronco Salad Slicer Infomercial
7.00 News Headlines
7.02 Have You Had PPI? Infomercial
8.00 News Headlines

BBC Quality (formerly BBC4)
2am - 4am only

BBC Extinct (formerly BBC3)
Ha, gotcha!

BBC Radio Subway (formerly BBC Radio 1)
6.00 Top Hits UK The same 10 songs on repeat, intertwined with adverts
8.00 UK Top Hits The same 10 songs on repeat, intertwined with adverts
10.00 Top UK Hits The same 10 songs on repeat, intertwined with adverts

BBC Radio Harvester (formerly BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 6Music and BBC Local Radio)
6.00 Pat Sharp Drivetime travel news, including at 6.45 An Actual Record
8.00 Pick Of The Pops Recalling the charts from this week in 1924 and 1947
10.00 Dr Fox's Record Vault Featuring Gary Glitter and Sir Cliff Richard

BBC Radio Prezzo (formerly BBC Radio 3)
6.00 That Nice Bolero Your favourite classic tunes
8.00 That Theme From That Advert Our favourite classic tunes
10.00 Ooh I Liked That When Pavarotti Did It Everybody's favourite classic tunes

BBC Radio Wagamama (formerly BBC Radio 4)
6.00 PM Boris Johnson addresses the nation
6.30 Just A Minute The comedy budget doesn't go far these days
6.31 The News Quiz Embittered ranters are given free rein to criticise the biased BBC
7.00 The Archers Pat goes fox hunting while Bridge Farm embraces the free market
7.15 Desert Island Discs Tony Hall is cast away
8.00 The Evening Play "Auntie's Last Stand"
9.00 Gardeners' Question Time Homebase or B&Q?
9.30 A Book At Bedtime The Culture Secretary reads from his classic BBC White Paper
9.45 Simulcast Sorry, we've run out of money for today, so time to join Talksport for an evening of phone-ins and betting updates

BBC Skeleton Service (formerly BBC Online)
A few foreign news stories, TV listings for all satellite channels, and absolutely no recipes

BBC Subscription (formerly BBC iPlayer)
Individual programmes from the last 30 days are available for licence payers to hire for a very reasonable fee

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