This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Dave on Thursday, October 19 2017

06:00Teleshopping Shopping from home. 
07:10Scrapheap Challenge Mobile Mortars The marvellously moustachioed Dick Strawbridge takes an all comers in the engineering challenge show. Today's teams construct machines capable of firing missiles. S11 Ep8 
08:10American Pickers Full Steam Ahead Star-spangled bargain hunting in the land of the free. After a joyride on a century-old tractor, Robbie has to prove his worth as a lumberjack. And he's OK. (Also in HD). S5 Ep5 
09:00Storage Hunters The Horror High-octane auction action. The high-bidding couple are torn between what could be a massive haul courtesy of a studio props supplier and an auction across town. (Also in HD). S1 Ep10 
09:30Storage Hunters Surf's Up More drama in the auction rooms and beyond as Brandon and Lori Bernier bid higher and higher. In California, they're about to find out if vomit can really be valuable. (Also in HD). S1 Ep11 
10:00American Pickers Jurassic Pick The welcome return of the US reality series following two pals who trade in cool clutter. Mike and Frank think they're quids in when they discover a dinosaur bone. (Also in HD). S4 Ep1 
11:00American Pickers Pinball Mania The Yankee pair who turn trash into cash. Mike and Frank hit the jackpot with a collection of old arcade games, while a hoard of motorbikes get their pulses racing. (Also in HD). S3 Ep7 
12:00American Pickers Deuce Digging Riotous reality TV following a relic-hunting duo's antics across America. Mike and Frank bid on the surviving frame from one of history's most famous hotrods. (Also in HD). S5 Ep19 
13:00Top Gear The Hamster plays guinea pig as he is dropped into wildest Canada to test a watch with a built-in emergency beacon. Jeremy and James are tasked with driving to his rescue. (Also in HD). S22 Ep6 
14:00Top Gear The big-hitting motoring magazine. James May has a go at World Rallycross, but has to cope with an unsupportive support crew of Jeremy and Richard! Actor Nicholas Hoult guests. (Also in HD). S22 Ep7 
15:00Sin City Motors Battle of the Model B: Clapped-out cars are transformed into roadworthy beasts in the hit US reality show. Steve Darnell revamps a classic 1932 Model B for an old-school client. (Also in HD). S2 Ep6 
16:00Steve Austin's Broken Skull... ...Challenge. Flipping Out: 'Trench Warfare' and 'Pole Dancer' are the formidably named obstacles standing between eight contestants and glory at Steve Austin's ranch. (Also in HD). S3 Ep4 
17:00Top Gear Clarkson tests out the Aston Martin DBS and the boys attempt to spruce up some cheap Porsches. The not-so-young ones are also joined by legendary singer Cliff Richard. S5 Ep6 
18:00Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May try to make train travel cheaper, faster and more interesting - good luck with that, lads. The very funny Rowan Atkinson guests. (Also in HD). S17 Ep4 
19:00Top Gear High jinks on the highway in the motoring show. Jeremy and James like to be beside the seaside in two new electric cars. Richard meets the world's most extraordinary rally team. (Also in HD). S17 Ep6 
20:00QI XL Night New. Sandi Toksvig has a night to remember as she enlightens a dream line-up of Noel Fielding, Holly Walsh, David Mitchell and Alan Davies with some nocturnal nuggets. (Also in HD). S13 Ep6 
21:00New: Red Dwarf XII Siliconia New. Stellar comedy with the four smegheads. Lister, Cat and Rimmer get a taste of Kryten's life when they are uploaded into mechanoid bodies and forced into slavery. (Also in HD). S12 Ep2 
21:40New: Zapped Magic Darts New. A top cast headed by James Buckley, Paul Kaye and Sharon Rooney excel in Dave's hit fantasy comedy. Barbara steps up to the oche to take on the Fairies at darts. (Also in HD). S2 Ep2 
22:20Red Dwarf V Terrorform Hilarious space-set sitcom. Trouble's in store when Starbug arrives on a Psi-moon and the planet rebuilds itself to imitate the wretched Rimmer's warped little mind. S5 Ep3 
23:00Red Dwarf V Quarantine Sci-fi made funny. The crew investigate an abandoned genetic research centre and come across a holovirus that could spell trouble for the crew, not least Rimmer. S5 Ep4 
23:40Would I Lie to You? Clare Balding, Rhod Gilbert, Nick Grimshaw and Rob Delaney join regulars David Mitchell and Lee Mack to sort the unbelievable facts from the plausible fiction. Rob Brydon hosts. (Also in HD). S9 Ep5 
00:20Mock the Week Topical teasing as Hugh Dennis, Andy Parsons, Rob Beckett, Gary Delaney, Sara Pascoe and Josh Widdicombe dredge up the week's political pratfalls. Dara O Briain presents. (Also in HD). S13 Ep2 
01:00The Last Man on Earth Crickets An average Joe roams a desolate Earth in this post-apocalyptic US comedy. It's funny, honest! The world's population may be small, but it still harbours huge secrets. (Also in HD). S2 Ep5 
01:30The Last Man on Earth A Real Live Wire Will Forte leads humanity's last hopes in this innovative post-apocalyptic comedy. Phil and Todd attempt to solve a power problem when the lights go out. (Also in HD). S2 Ep6 
02:00Red Dwarf XII Siliconia New. Stellar comedy with the four smegheads. Lister, Cat and Rimmer get a taste of Kryten's life when they are uploaded into mechanoid bodies and forced into slavery. (Also in HD). S12 Ep2 
02:408 Out of 10 Cats Dance lessons on the NHS and English cricketers - hot topics for Alex Zane, Joan Rivers, David Gest, Alan Carr, Sean Lock and Dave Spikey to get stuck into in the raucous quiz. S4 Ep8 
03:10Harry Hill's The Best of TV Burp Classic clips including the Amish version of TV Burp, Ray Mears going walkabout in his car, and Strictly Come Dancing sparking a new craze. 
03:35Harry Hill's TV Burp Harry returns with a cracking mix of offbeat skits as he sends up soaps, reality shows, documentaries and dramas, as well as launching his own 'The K Factor'. S9 Ep10 
04:00Teleshopping Shopping from home. 
06:00Teleshopping Shopping from home.