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Programme Information

Network TV Week 38

Tuesday 16 September 2008


BBC ONE Tuesday 16 September 2008
Doctors
Tuesday 16 September
1.45-2.15pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/doctors

       

There's trouble for Michelle as the Midlands-set medical drama continues. Michelle's friend is having an affair with her boss and when his toddler son arrives at their work with his pet hamster the friend asks for Michelle's help to save the day at an important pitch. The pitch is successful, but the boss ends the affair when he realises he wants to fight to save his marriage.

 

Later, Mike asks Michelle out for lunch but then cancels and has a lads' lunch with Archie instead. He tells Archie he feels Michelle is getting too serious.

 

Mal has a successful job interview and, feeling pleased, he again asks Julia to marry him, but she says no. Nick sees Caroline at the Icon bar and, after she tells him he is no longer her doctor, they start talking about music.

 

Archie isn't happy that Daniel is staying with Melody. Daniel tries to seduce Melody to guarantee him a place to stay, but Melody sees through it and thinks it would be best if he left.

 

Michelle is played by Donnaleigh Bailey, Mike by James Carlton, Archie by Matt Kennard, Julia by Diane Keen, Nick by Michael McKell, Daniel by Matthew Chambers and Melody by Elizabeth Bower. Mal is played by guest star Ray Fearon, and Caroline by Rae Baker.

 

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EastEnders
Tuesday 16 September
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/eastenders

       

In tonight's visit to Walford, Callum unsuccessfully tries to get Danielle to dislike him, Whitney changes her mind about being in the play and Peggy sets up a professional photo shoot with her entire extended family.

 

Callum is played by Elliott Jordan, Danielle by Lauren Crace, Whitney by Shona McGarty and Peggy by Barbara Windsor.

 

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Holby City
Tuesday 16 September
8.00-9.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/holbycity

       

Linden tries to reassure the Tan family about the immigration debacle and the future health of the twins if they are separated, as the medical drama continues.

 

With the Sister position available on Keller ward, Kyla and Daisha vie to impress Mark.

 

Donna and Maddy tell Maria that they do not believe that Aaron, her email admirer, is genuine. Meanwhile, Ric has to make some tough decisions about redundancies, with Lola top of the list.

 

Linden is played by Duncan Pow, Kyla by Rakie Ayola, Daisha by Rebecca Grant, Donna by Jaye Jacobs, Maddy by Nadine Lewington, Maria by Phoebe Thomas, Ric by Hugh Quarshie and Lola by Sharon D Clarke.

 

JM3

Mutual Friends Ep 4/6
Tuesday 16 September
9.00-10.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/drama
Press pack

       

Jen and Martin start trying for a baby, but Martin's "sub-optimal" sperm proves to be a stumbling block, as the comedy-drama series continues.

 

Patrick, once again smitten with Liz, decides to break up with Martin's boss, Sarah, with whom he has been enjoying a bit of a lively fling – only to find out that she is "late". Leigh, meanwhile, moves into her new council house but is far from happy with the unwanted attentions of Dev.

 

Martin thinks he will get a partnership in his law firm, especially now that Sarah, his boss, is pregnant. Instead she warns him that unless he drums up more business he will lose his job.

 

Patrick persuades Martin to handle the sale of a local bookshop on a no-win, no-fee basis. Together, Patrick and he face down a City lawyer only for the bookshop owner to pull out of the deal at the last minute, leaving Martin without a job.

 

Patrick decides that he wants to play an active part in the upbringing of his child with Sarah – only to be told that the child is not his. Then, to his horror, Liz and his former business partner and rival Harry announce their engagement...

 

Keeley Hawes plays Jen, Marc Warren plays Martin, Alexander Armstrong plays Patrick, Sarah Alexander plays Liz, Emily Joyce plays Sarah, Claire Rushbrook plays Leigh, Rhashan Stone plays Dev and Lee Ross plays Harry.

 

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BBC TWO Tuesday 16 September 2008
PARALYMPICS 2008
Paralympics 2008

Tuesday 16 September
7.00-8.00pm BBC TWO
www.bbc.co.uk/olympics
Press pack

       

Clare Balding and Steve Cram introduce action from the final day in the athletics stadium, where both the men's and women's 1,500m take place. David Weir will be aiming for another gold. Ben Rushgrove competes in the 200m and Ian Jones runs in his favourite event, the 400m, but will be up against Oscar Pistorius.

 

Which country will be crowned champions in the men's wheelchair basketball tournament, and can Great Britain win their first-ever Paralympic medal in wheelchair rugby?

 

This programme is also available on the BBC HD channel. From 10.00am to 4.00pm, digital viewers can access more live coverage of events via BBCi on the Red button and broadband.

 

SB4

Later Live ... With Jools Holland Ep 1/9
Tuesday 16 September
10.00-10.30pm BBC TWO (Updated copy 9 September)
www.bbc.co.uk/later

   

BBC Two's flagship live music show, Later ... With Jools Holland, returns for a nine-week series, beginning with a live show on Tuesday 16 September.

 

Guests lined up for the first show include Metallica, who make a rare television appearance, performing in the Later studio for the first time in 12 years, with tracks from their new, ninth studio album, Death Magnetic; Tennessee foursome Kings Of Leon, who showcase tracks from their upcoming fourth album, Only By The Night; Italian born, French-bred singer-songwriter, and now France's first lady, Carla Bruni, who performs a song or two from her recently released third album, Comme Si De Rien N'était; New Jersey-born Nicole Atkins, who makes her Later debut with songs from her Neptune City album; and, after writing songs for the likes of the Sugababes and Pussycat Dolls, East Londoner VV Brown makes her TV debut with her brand of "wonky pop".

 

Later ... also continues with its regular hour-long slot on Friday nights at 11.35pm on BBC Two. This extended version gives viewers another chance to see some of the performances from Tuesday's show along with an additional half hour of music and chat recorded both before and after the live broadcast.

 

Other acts scheduled to appear in this series include Kaiser Chiefs, Fleet Foxes, The Streets, Grace Jones, David Gilmour, Seasick Steve, My Morning Jacket, Natalie Cole, Dengue Fever and many more to be confirmed.

 

Please note: The Fireman will now not be appearing on this show, as previously billed.

 

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CBEEBIES Tuesday 16 September 2008
3rd & Bird – Rolling Along Ep 10/26
Tuesday 16 September
5.00-5.10pm CBEEBIES (Schedule change 1 September)
www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/thirdandbird

       

The colourful pre-school animation series, which features the bird-whistling talents of world musical whistling champion Michael Barimo, continues this week with a rollercoaster of an episode.

 

Mrs Lovebird asks Samuel and Rudy to watch Muffin play in her toy nest car, but she gets driven away when it rolls out of control along the branches. The two friends enlist the help of their tree-dwelling friends in order to save poor Muffin from disaster.

 

Please note: This episode was originally billed in Week 36 BBC TV Programme Information.

 

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