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2016 (12) Pre­miere. Members of the Coast Guard fight to save the crew of an oil tanker split in two by a fierce storm. Fact-based disas­ter movie, star­ring Chris Pine and Casey Af­fleck. (W) (S)

The Most Rev Justin Welby re­flects on the ways com­mu­ni­ties can be sources of hope in dif­fi­cult times. (R) (SL)

A preg­nant wolf is forced to flee its ter­ri­tory in the Dolomite moun­tains and, af­ter giv­ing birth to six cubs, must evade preda­tors to find a new home for her pack in the Alps. (AD) (R) (W)

Vic­to­ria Coren Mitchell presents the quiz show in which the Bird­watch­ers take on the Brews and make con­nec­tions be­tween things that at first do not ap­pear to be linked. (W) (S)

Jeremy Paxman asks the ques­tions as teams made up of dis­tin­guished grad­u­ates of Ed­in­burgh Univer­sity and the Lon­don School of Eco­nomics compete to secure a place in the semi-fi­nals. (W) (S)

New se­ries. Doc­u­men­tary fol­low­ing three of the world’s largest rivers, be­gin­ning by un­cov­er­ing the lat­est dis­cov­er­ies and se­cret lo­ca­tions of the Ama­zon. (AD) (W)

2015 (15) Pre­miere. A fron­tiers­man lead­ing a hunt­ing party through the wilder­ness is mauled by a bear and a trav­el­ling com­pan­ion who pledged to stay with him until help comes kills his son and leaves him for dead. West­ern, star­ring an Os­car-win­ning Leonardo DiCaprio.

1974 (PG) Hor­ror spoof, star­ring Gene Wilder. (b/w) (W) (S)

2015 (12) Su­per­hero ad­ven­ture, star­ring Paul Rudd. (AD) (SL) (W) (S)

This Is BBC Two. Pre­views. (W) (S)

A count­down of the UK’s best loved walks. (AD) (R) (W) (S) (W) (S)

Ed Cham­ber­lin presents cov­er­age of races at 1.25, 2.00 and 3.10 from Chel­tenham, plus two races from Mus­sel­burgh. With anal­y­sis from Mick Fitzger­ald and Luke Har­vey, re­ports by Alice Plun­kett and Matt Chap­man, plus com­men­tary from Richard Hoiles.

Harry Hill nar­rates an­other round of viewer-sub­mit­ted com­edy clips, in­clud­ing a hov­er­board de­stroy­ing an of­fice and a man fall­ing through a casino ceil­ing. (R)

New se­ries. Ben Shep­hard hosts the ar­cade­themed quiz show, in which con­tes­tants drop to­kens down a choice of four chutes in the hope of win­ning a £10,000 jack­pot. (W) (S)

Bradley Walsh presents as con­tes­tants take on the Chaser and secure a cash prize. Who Wants To Be A Mil­lion­aire? 9pm

Gaynor Faye, Anita

Rani, Pro­fes­sor Robert Win­ston and Can­non and Ball join Harry for an­other round of mad­cap jokes, games, songs and clips. (R) (W)

(W) (S) Cain seeks ret­ri­bu­tion, Har­riet tries to heal the past and Ber­nice is plagued by in­se­cu­rity. (AD) (W) (S)

Au­drey pins her hopes on Lewis prov­ing Gail wrong, Carla pushes the boat out for Peter, while David’s old cell­mate Paul turns up on the street. (AD) (W) (S)

New se­ries. Jeremy Clark­son hosts the big-prize quiz, invit­ing an­other line-up of con­tes­tants to an­swer ques­tions that could change their lives. (W)

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First in a two-part trib­ute to the com­edy ma­gi­cian, re­veal­ing how an act that started out in the desert dur­ing the Sec­ond World War went on to take the en­ter­tain­ment world by storm. (R)

Part two of two. Anita Har­ris re­traces her foot­steps back to the Lon­don Pal­la­dium where she worked with Tommy. (R) (W) (S)

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(R) Jack­pot247 Liv­ing With Quads (R) (W) ITV Nightscreen (W)

The Jeremy Kyle Show (R) (SL) Com­edy. (R,S) Com­edy. (R,S)

Com­edy. (R,S) (AD) (R,S) (AD) (R,S)

2010 (PG) Fam­ily com­edy, with Zachary Gor­don and Robert Capron. (AD) (W) (S)

1979 (U) Ker­mit the frog leads his mot­ley band on a trip across Amer­ica to seek their for­tune in Hol­ly­wood. Com­edy, star­ring Dom DeLuise and Charles Durn­ing. (W) (AD) (R,S) Homer suf­fers the con­se­quences of try­ing to copy a fire-eater. (AD) (R,S)

Bart and

Lisa go to a new school. (AD) (R,S)

1984 (PG) A mer­maid falls for a New Yorker she saved from drown­ing and as­sumes hu­man form so she can fol­low him onto dry land. Ro­man­tic fan­tasy com­edy, star­ring Tom Hanks and Daryl Han­nah. (W) (S)

1989 (PG) A cop in­ves­ti­gat­ing a mur­der has only one wit­ness to help him solve the case – the vic­tim’s large, smelly dog. Fam­ily com­edy, star­ring Tom Hanks, Mare Win­ning­ham and Craig T Nel­son. (S)

1992 (PG) A night­club singer is sent to live in a con­vent for her own pro­tec­tion af­ter agree­ing to tes­tify against a bru­tal gang­ster. Com­edy, star­ring Whoopi Gold­berg and Har­vey Kei­tel. (W)

Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig, Prue Leith and Paul Hol­ly­wood are re­united in the tent and four for­mer con­tes­tants in­clud­ing Candice Brown hope to win the Fes­tive Star Baker ti­tle.

Cast members Si­mon Bird,

Joe Thomas, James Buck­ley and Blake Har­ri­son re­unite for a cel­e­bra­tion of the sit­com, which made its debut on E4 in May 2008.

The gang goes on the in­fa­mous so­ci­ol­ogy and ge­og­ra­phy field trip to Swan­age, dur­ing which

Neil tries his hard­est to avoid the advances of over-friendly teacher Mr Kennedy. Mean­while, Will takes a shine to new girl Lau­ren. (R)

Will plans to cel­e­brate his birth­day with a grown-up din­ner, but his friends face a dilemma when they dis­cover the event clashes with a more pop­u­lar party. They end up gate­crash­ing the ri­val gath­er­ing, only to find that Si­mon’s French exchange stu­dent steals the lime­light. (AD) (R) (SL) (S)

(AD) (R) The In­be­tween­ers (R) Ram­say’s Kitchen Night­mares USA (R) The Crys­tal Maze (R,S)

The Peo­ple’s Vet (AD) (R) (SL) (S) Em­bar­rass­ing Pets (AD) (R,S) Food Un­wrapped (R)

Come Dine With Me (R)

Kirstie’s Hand­made Christ­mas

(R) The King Of Queens. US com­edy, star­ring Kevin James. (R,S)

Thomas goes on a big ad­ven­ture around the world. (S) Shane vents his rage on Gary at the hos­pi­tal, but de­cides not to tell the po­lice. (AD)

1982 (U) Steven Spiel­berg’s sci-fi fan­tasy, star­ring Henry Thomas. (W) (S)

1968 (U) Chil­dren’s mu­si­cal ad­ven­ture, based on the book by Ian Flem­ing, star­ring Dick Van Dyke, Lionel Jef­fries, Sally Ann Howes, Gert Frobe, Benny Hill and James Robert­son Jus­tice. (W) (S)

1968 (U) Os­car-win­ning mu­si­cal ver­sion of the stage play based on Charles Dick­ens’ clas­sic tale. Star­ring Ron Moody, Mark Lester, Oliver Reed, Jack Wild, Harry Se­combe, Shani Wal­lis and Leonard Ros­siter. (S)

Shane vents his rage on Gary at the hos­pi­tal, but de­cides not to tell the po­lice. (R,S) Oliver! 2.25pm

James Richard­son, Ed­die Hall and Michelle Ack­er­ley present ac­tion from the grand fi­nal of the show­piece strong­man event, held in Manila, the Philip­pines. (S)

Doc­u­men­tary mak­ing use of old per­for­mances, chat show ap­pear­ances and archive in­ter­views to shed light on the suc­cess­ful com­edy ca­reers of Eric More­cambe and Ernie Wise. (R,S)

Ju­lian Nor­ton deals with a sick sheep­dog and Peter Wright tries to reach a cow with pneu­mo­nia that needs con­stant care, but a rag­ing bliz­zard means his route is blocked. (S)

Ben meets Amanda Owen from Hud­der­s­field, who moved to the York­shire

Dales with her hus­band and chil­dren so she could pur­sue her life­long dream of be­com­ing a hill shep­herdess. (R,S)

Count­ing down the most cringe-wor­thy ex­am­ples of bad celebrity be­hav­iour. (R,S)

(R,S) Home goods. Wish List (R,S) UK (R) (SL) (S) UK (R) (SL) (S) (R) (SL) (S)

(S) Chil­dren’s fun.

Te­leshop­ping. Gino’s Win Your Tat­too Dis­as­ters Tat­too Dis­as­ters House Doctor Nick’s Quest (R) (SL) Wildlife SOS (R) (SL) (S)

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