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REALITY & ENTERTAINMENT
The Great British Bake Off, Channel 4, On Now
The Bake Off gang are back for the tenth series of the sweet-centred Channel 4 show. It has beaten the naysayers who were convinced it would flop away from the BBC. Judges Pru Leith and Paul Hollywood, plus hosts Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig, have proven just as popular as their predecessors.
The Apprentice, BBC One, October
More brutal boardroom barrackings are due asTheApprentice returns for series 15.The format remains stubbornly unchanged but millions of fans still gleefully tune in to see Lord Sugar bark at another band of hapless contestants before one is fired.
X Factor: All Stars, ITV, TBC
Simon Cowell has attempted to halt the slide in X-Factor’s ratings by scrapping ordinary folk in favour of an all-star line-up. Rumoured to be returning are previous winners Leona Lewis and Alexandra Burke, although ShayneWard has ruled himself out.
Strictly Come Dancing, BBC One, September 7
Fifteen celebrities are hoping to prove they know their salsa from their samba to win the coveted GlitterballTrophy.The line-up is less starry than usual but there are enough familiar faces to please fans, including goalie David James,Anneka Rice and BBC Breakfast sports presenter Mike Bushell.
Hairy Bikers: Route 66, BBC Two, September 12
Si King and Dave Myers are biking the iconic US Route 66 to fulfil a lifelong ambition, sampling barbequed sheep from the Navajo community and the dishes of the Amish.Along the way, the Geordie duo pull up a seat at the GoldenLight Cantina in Amarillo, the oldest diner on the route, before looking at the latest LA food trends.
Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow, ITV, TBC
Aimed at fans of game shows Play Your Cards Right, Take Your Pick, Strike It Lucky, Bullseye, and The Price Is Right, bespectacled comedian Alan Carr is bringing them back under one “epic” umbrella for a modern reboot. Expect hilarious calamity to ensue.