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What's On BBC Red Button: 9th - 22nd January

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John Horth | 18:06 UK time, Friday, 8 January 2010

Here's our regular look at what's coming up under the red button...

Tracy Beaker Quiz

Tracy Beaker Tracy Beaker is back and she's in trouble again!
To celebrate the return of the eponymous heroine to CBBC screens in January we've put together a special quiz to test your knowledge of previous series.

Are you a big enough fan to remember what happened when Tracy and Dolly hid 'Fang' the dog in their bedroom?
Join Lisa Coleman, aka Cam, behind the red button to take the ultimate Tracy test and prove you're the best!

Sky & Virgin:
Saturday 9th - Friday 15th January, 7am - 7pm daily

Freeview:
Saturday 9th January, 7am - 10.20am
Sunday 10th January, 7am - 10.50am
Monday 11th January, 7am - 10.50am
Tuesday 12th January, 7am - 1.20pm
Wednesday 13th January, 7am - 1.50pm
Thursday 14th January, 7am - 1.20pm
Friday 15th January, 7am - 12pm

(not available on Freesat)

EastEnders: E20 Omnibus*

EastEnders E20 See Albert Square as you've never seen it before - through the eyes of four teenagers - exclusively on the EastEnders website and the red button!

EastEnders: E20 introduces Zsa Zsa Carter, Fatboy, Leon Small and Mercy Olubunmi who crash into the Square seeking solace from family life. With nowhere to live and no one else to turn to they begin to depend on one another for support. The foursome end up squatting together in 89b George Street and the highs and lows of their shared problems cement their friendship forever.

The first webisode airs online on Friday 8th January and Red Button viewers can watch an omnibus edition on Sunday 17th.
To meet the new cast and take a look behind the scenes visit the EastEnders: E20 website.

Sky & Virgin:
Sunday 17th January, 4.45pm - 4am

Freeview:
Sunday 17th January, 4.45pm - 5.35pm & 6.25pm - 12.50am

(not available on Freesat)

Bellamy's People*

Bellamy's People Continuing our commitment to comedy, throughout January and February we'll be giving the red button treatment to Bellamy's People, the show that reunites Paul Whitehouse and Charlie Higson for their first television collaboration in 10 years.

Hapless radio talk show host Gary Bellamy will be taking digital viewers behind the scenes of his complex and ground breaking TV series. Follow Gary and his dedicated crew on a trip around our great nation as we look at the making of Bellamy's People of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. What could be more interesting than that?

Sky & Virgin:
Thursday 21st January, 10.25pm - 4am
Friday 22nd January, 9pm - 4am

Freeview:
Thursday 21st January, 10.25pm - 12.50am
Friday 22nd January, 9.20pm - 12.50am

(not available on Freesat)

The Hairy Bikers: Mums Know Best*

The Hairy BikersSimon King and David Myers, perhaps more familiar to viewers as The Hairy Bikers, rev up for a new series this month rediscovering long lost family recipes that have been passed down the generations.

Following the show digital viewers can press red to spend some extra cooking time with one of the featured mums as she shares extra tips, recipes and a bit more motherly chat.

Sky & Virgin:
Tuesday 12th & 19th January, 8.55pm - 4am

Freeview:
Tuesday 12th January, 11.10pm -4am
Tuesday 19th January, 8.55pm - 4am

(not available on Freesat)

The National Lottery: In It to Win It

The National Lottery: In It to Win ItDale Winton presents the game show where more people compete for a big money jackpot.
Think you can do better? Press red during the show to pit your wits against the studio contestants every Saturday night.
Come the final round will YOU still be in it to win it?

Available during the show
Sky & Freeview:
Saturday 9th & 16th January
(not available on Virgin or Freesat)

The Danny Baker Show on BBC Radio 5 live

Danny Baker When BBC Red Button brought its cameras into the BBC Radio 5 live studios to give viewers a glimpse behind the scenes of the 606 football phone-in show last year, Danny Baker and Tim Lovejoy were among the presenters. Now Danny's back with his Saturday morning show for the 2009/2010 football season and the cameras are continuing to roll!

As well as seeing the man himself (possibly wearing his favourite pirate hat), digital viewers pressing the red button can send in texts and pictures to be shown on screen.
These will be accompanied by all the great content you might expect from 5 live: the weekend's football tables, fixture lists, upcoming commentaries, sports news and details of upcoming Red Button content. Plus, look out for some rather more unexpected content: spoof fixtures and unique animations as Danny sets up audience head-to-heads on the phone.

Brett Spencer, Interactive Editor at 5 live, discusses the visualisation in more depth on the station's blog.

Saturday 9th January, 9am (Sky & Virgin only)
Saturday 16th January, 9am (Sky, Virgin & Freeview)
(not available on Freesat)

CBeebies Red Button

New CBeebiesBBC Red Button welcomes younger viewers and grown-ups with a sense of adventure to a big, bright and fun new world. The CBeebies interactive service has relaunched!
Now your children's favourite characters are at the heart of the interactive TV experience. A big, new and bright carousel now greets visitors providing easy access to games, other children's interactive services such as karaoke or quizzes, birthdays and star of the week messages.

Different Games
Reflecting the popularity of games for the young audience, a new range of activities has been specially created. The updated service brings with it brand new games for some of the most popular shows on CBeebies, including In The Night Garden and The Green Balloon Club. These new games replace the old ones, which had become increasingly outdated.

Satellite and digital terrestrial viewers will have slightly different offerings from one another. This has enabled us to offer the best games tailored to each system.

BBC Children's producer Damian Vicary discusses the service on the Press Red blog.

CBeebies Red Button is available now on the CBeebies channel, and via page 5900 on other channels.
Sky & Freeview
(not available on Virgin or Freesat)

Question Time Interactive

Question TimeTake part in the studio debate by sending a text message to the Question Time team.
Each week a selection of viewers' comments will appear during the programme on BBC Red Button page 155 along with details of the panel and the topics under discussion.

Thursday 14th & 21st January, during the show (BBC One)
Sky, Virgin, Freesat & Freeview

News Multiscreen: Video Choice

News Multiscreen - Video ChoiceIn a new feature on the the News Multiscreen each weekday BBC News' On Demand team will be rounding-up the day's best picture stories to bring viewers a two-minute package of highlights. On weekends the tone becomes more conversational when Red Button viewers can watch a topical interview in our 'Five Minutes with...' slot.

Video Choice: Weekdays (available around the clock)
Five Minutes With...: Weekends (around the clock)
Sky & Virgin
(not available on Freesat or Freeview)

BBC Sport Multiscreen*

BBC Sport MultiscreenCatch up on all the latest Sport via the BBC Sport multiscreen. Headlines are available around the clock with up to five additional streams available to cover the best that BBC Sport has to offer.

Coming up...

Football on BBC Red Button†
With the 2009/10 season football season in full swing, here at BBC Red Button we won't taking our eyes off the ball with a host of programming to keep fans up to date with the action until the silverware is lifted in May…

- Friday Focus*
Join Mark Lawrenson for his Premier League predictions along with pundit interviews.
Saturday 9th January
Sky/Virgin/Freesat: 6am - 10.30am (not available on Freeview)

Friday 15th January
Sky/Virgin/Freesat: 6.30pm - 12.15pm (16th Jan)
Freeview: 11pm - 8.45am (16th Jan)

- Final Score
Gaby Logan and guests keep you up to date with all the day's football news and results.
Saturday 9th & 16th January from 2.30pm

- Midweek Score†
Keep up with the evening's football action. Match commentary with live stats, scores and the vidiprinter.
Tuesday 12th & Wednesday 13th January, 7.30pm - 10.30pm
(not available on Freeview)

- The Football League Show Repeat*
All the goals, round up and debate from the Football League. Presented by Manish Bhasin.
Sunday 10th January, 1.05am - 12pm (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 1.05am - 6.05am (Freeview)
Sunday 17th January, 1.05am - 12pm (all platforms)

- Carling Cup: Live†
Live coverage of the Carling Cup coverage with audio options (not Freeview)
Manchester City v Manchester United (semi-final, 1st leg):
Tuesday 19th January, 7.30pm - 10pm
Aston Villa v Blackburn Rovers (semi-final 2nd leg):
Wednesday 20th January, 7.30pm - 10pm

World Cup Skiing
Live skiing from Haus im Ennstal & Adelboden:
Saturday 9th January, 10.30am - 2.30pm
Live skiing from Wengen:
Saturday 16th January, 11.30am - 1.30pm
Sunday 17th January, 12.15pm - 2.15pm

Ski Sunday Extra*
All the way through the season we’ll have live coverage and highlights of the best races from the World Cup circuit as well as the latest snow forecasts from the BBC Weather Centre.
Sunday 10th January, 5.45pm - 6.15pm (potentially not available on Freeview)
Sunday 17th January, 5.15pm - 5.45pm (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 5.45pm - 6.15pm (Freeview)

World Championship Darts: Live*
Live coverage of the World Championship Darts from Frimley Green.
Saturday 9th January, 5.30pm - 11pm (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 6.00pm - 7.45pm & 9.05pm - 11pm (Freeview)

Snooker: The Masters*
Live coverage of the Masters Snooker from Wembley Arena.
Sunday 10th & Monday 11th January, 11am - 11pm
Tuesday 12th January, 1.30pm - 11pm
Wednesday 13th January, 2pm - 11pm
Thursday 14th & Friday 15th January, 1.30pm - 11pm
Saturday 16th January, 1pm - 11pm (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 6pm - 7.20pm & 8.30pm - 11pm (Freeview)

Tennis: Australian Open*
Live coverage and highlights from the Australian Open, Melbourne.
Monday 18th January
Live: 8am - 2pm (all)
Highlights: 5pm - 6am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 7pm - 1am (Freeview)

Tuesday 19th January
Live: 8am - 2pm (all)
Highlights: 5pm - 6am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 7pm - 8pm (Freeview)

Wednesday 20th January
Live: 8am - 2pm (all)
Highlights: 5pm - 6am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 6pm - 1am (Freeview)

Thursday 21st January
Live: 8am - 2pm (all)
Highlights: 5pm - 6am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat); 7pm - 10pm (Freeview)

Friday 22nd January
Live: 8am - 2pm (all)
Highlights: 5pm - 6am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat. Not available on Freeview)

Bowls: World Championship*
Live coverage of the Bowls World Championship. Early session unavailable on Freeview.
Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th January
10am - 11.30am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat, not Freeview); 3pm - 4.45pm (all)

Wednesday 20th January
10am - 11.30am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat, not Freeview); 3pm - 4.45pm (all)

Thursday 21st January
9.30am - 11am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat, not Freeview); 3pm - 4.45pm (all)

Friday 22nd January
10am - 11.30am (Sky/Virgin/Freesat, not Freeview); 3pm - 4.45pm (all)

Figure Skating: European Championships
Live coverage of the Free Dance programme from the European Figure Skating Championships.
Friday 22nd January, 6pm - 8.10pm

BBC Sport is available 24 hours a day
Sky, Virgin, Freesat & Freeview*
(*limited coverage on Freeview, †unavailable on Freeview)

Please note that Red Button sport timings are subject to change at short notice.
Please check the BBC Sport website for the latest information.

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