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Network TV Week 51

Thursday 18 December 2008


BBC ONE Thursday 18 December 2008
Election Ep 10/10
Thursday 18 December
4.35-5.00pm BBC ONE
       

It's the final week of Election and, out of all the applications from around the country, only one contestant can win. For nine action-packed weeks, the 10 talented contestants have been competing and, today, the remaining two battle it out for the ultimate prize: becoming the winner of Election.

 

The last Leadership Challenge sees the remaining two deliver a two-minute manifesto to a packed audience of schoolchildren in the House of Commons. The atmosphere is electric ... especially as their eight fellow contestants are back to vote for who they think should win today's final showdown.

 

Before the manifestos are delivered, there is a quick recap of what the contestants have faced over the last 10 weeks – their trials, tests and ups and downs. It's the end of a fantastic journey but today is their biggest challenge.

 

Back in the House of Commons, the presentations are about to be made and Jonathan Dimbleby is in charge of the debate. But which finalist will make the best case for "How to make Britain better for kids"? And have they got what it takes to be a great leader?

 

Today's winner will not only claim the title of winner of Election but also be whisked, by speedboat, up the Thames and taken on an exclusive tour of No. 10 Downing Street. This is followed by a private audience with Prime Minister Gordon Brown, to whom the winner will present their manifesto.

 

Perhaps the winner of Election will get the taste for a political future and be a future leader of Britain...

 

FW

EastEnders
Thursday 18 December
7.30-8.00pm BBC ONE
www.bbc.co.uk/eastenders
       

Archie asks for Suzy's help, in today's visit to Albert Square. But does he have an ulterior motive?

 

Elsewhere, Roxy is concerned about Sean's whereabouts, especially as it is Amy's first day back from hospital.

 

Heather talks to Peggy about how to reward Dot, the Square's unsung hero. Peggy advises her to contact the Walford Gazette.

 

Archie is played by Larry Lamb, Suzy by Maggie O'Neill, Roxy by Rita Simons, Sean by Rob Kazinsky, Heather by Cheryl Fergison and Peggy by Barbara Windsor.

 

JM3

Apparitions Ep 6/6
Thursday 18 December
9.00-10.00pm BBC ONE
Press pack
       

Cardinal Bukovak (John Shrapnel) is concerned about Jacob
Cardinal Bukovak (John
Shrapnel) is concerned about
Jacob

Jacob is unable to complete Mass after performing the reverse exorcism to release Michael's demon from hell, as the supernatural drama concludes. A concerned Cardinal Bukovak calls in a psychologist to assess Jacob. However, during the session, Jacob sustains a serious injury to his arm and the psychologist concludes that it was self-inflicted.

 

Jacob realises that he needs to be exorcised himself but this is impossible with Bukovak assuming control of the seminary. When Jacob receives a terrifying vision of his friends' murders, he decides to leave the seminary for their safety and books into a hotel. At his lowest ebb, he encounters a woman in the hotel who taunts him.

 

Jacob visits Vincenzo in prison. As the former chief exorcist of Rome, Vincenzo is the only man who can help him. Vincenzo initially refuses but Satan's victory would be all the more satisfying if he could defeat Jacob at full strength, so Vincenzo is instructed to perform the exorcism after all.

 

Ignoring Bukovak's orders to return to London, Jacob stays in Rome with Sister Ruth, in an attempt to thwart Michael's plans before it is too late.

 

Martin Shaw is Father Jacob, Rick Warden is Michael, John Shrapnel is Cardinal Bukovak, Cherie Lunghi is the woman in the hotel, Luigi Diberti is Vincenzo and Sister Ruth is Siobhan Finneran.

 

KW

 

CBBC Thursday 18 December 2008
Gastronuts
Thursday 18 December
5.15-5.45pm CBBC
www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc
       

Stefan Gates and his intrepid team of Gastronuts set off to find out what would happen if humans didn't break wind. While the act may often provoke embarrassment or laughter, the team discovers that it's an essential part of human digestion.

 

As they ask what would happen if people tried to stop "parping", the Gastronuts put theory into practice by cooking up the world's best windy foods and catching their "trumps" in a swimming pool, to see what a whole week's worth of stored-up wind would do to the human body.

 

FW



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