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Wednesday, December 12, 2018


ITV Choice Christmas Specials  are screened on DStv Channel 123 - include the following:

(Yannick Bisson & Hélène Joy star in “Murdoch Mysteries”)

Home for the Holidays: Murdoch Mysteries
Monday, December 24, at 20h00
Directed by Gary Harvey, the cast is headed by Yannick Bisson as Detective William Murdoch and Hélène Joy as Dr. Julia Ogden
This two-hour special is set in Toronto at the dawn of the 20th century and explores the intriguing world of William Murdoch, a methodical and dashing detective who pioneers innovative forensic techniques to solve some of the city’s gruesome murders. In this Xmas special, William and Ogden travel to Victoria to spend the holidays with Murdoch's brother, Jasper. Once there, they are called upon to solve an archaeologist’s murder, and become embroiled in a land dispute between the indigenous Songhees and Haida peoples.

(Jason Manford hosts “What Would Your Kid Do?”)

What Would Your Kid Do?
Tuesday, December 25, at 20h00
The Christmas special of the much-loved entertainment show, challenges parents to guess how their children will behave in a variety of situations. As these unfold, host Jason Manford, will observe alongside the parents as they try to predict what their child will do in each situation, providing a fascinating and often hilariously telling insight into the mind of children. At the end of the show, the parents who have shown they know their child the best and correctly predicted their behaviour will play for a family prize alongside their child. The show is full of laughs and heart-warming moments that will entertain and inform in equal measure.

(Paul O’Grady)

Paul O’ Grady: For the Love of Dogs at Christmas
Tuesday, December 25, at 21h00
Paul O'Grady returns to Battersea Dogs’ and Cats Home in a one-hour special. Determined to bring some much-needed festive cheer to the canine residents, O’Grady will again bring his unique blend of heartfelt warmth and humour to the waifs and strays of Battersea as he tries to give the dogs the best Christmas present possible - a new home.

Wednesday, December 26, at 20h00
Andrew Flintoff hosts a special festive edition of the action-packed game show, in which 24 contestants are tasked with traversing four of the series' most fearsome water-based challenges and custom-made inflatable obstacles. Frankie Bridge, Radzi Chinyanganya, Ryan Hand and Maya Jama all join Andrew at the poolside to commentate on the action.

Keith and Paddy Picture Show
Wednesday, December 26, at 21h00
The comedy duo returns for a Christmas Special in which they recreated the classic film Gremlins (1984) with the aid of their troupe of celebrity guests. Guest stars include Zach Galligan, Kara Tointon, John Thomson, Su Pollard, Les Dennis and Arthur Bostrom.