Friday telly highlights for September 22nd with ATV Today Editor Doug Lambert.

Gardeners World, BBC Two (England only), 9pm

As the Autumn Equinox arrives, along with celebrating the season’s apple bounty Monty Don plans for Christmas by planting bulbs to brighten the dark winter days ahead.

Monty is also on hand to offer viewers some timely advice on planting garlic for next year.

Carol Klein celebrates the sedum, one of the autumn season’s highlights, while Adam Frost provides an update on the development of his Lincolnshire garden.

The programme also visits a garden in Gloucestershire, which is a haven for moths and butterflies, while Alan Power handles the summer work at Stourhead.

Green fingered viewers will be disappointed to know, unless they’re also sporting fans, that Gardeners World tonight won’t be screened on BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Scotland or BBC Two Wales.

Viewers in these nations are to enjoy Pro14 Rugby coverage instead of the usual beeb schedules.

Celebrity Money For Nothing, BBC One, 4.30pm

Sarah Moore and Jay Blades meet the stars of other beeb daytime favourite Homes Under the Hammer.

The home and land auction series has been running since 2003 with host Martin Roberts appearing on the show since episode one. In comparison Homes Under the Hammer co-presenter Martel Maxwell only joined the series this year.

Martin and Martel offer up for items to transform and raise money for charity as Sarah and Jay scour their abodes for any interesting items in this the last episode of the first series of Celebrity Money for Nothing comes to a close.

Celebrity Masterchef, BBC One, 8.30pm

The three remaining celebrities take part in the Masterchef final. In the first round, they must take on one of the toughest challenges in the competition – The Chef’s Table, hosted by Michelin star chef Jason Atherton. Then, its back to the Masterchef kitchen to present a three-course meal to John and Gregg for the final time, before one of the celebrities will be crowned Masterchef champion.

Taking part this year the celebrities have included Coronation Street actor Jim Moir aka comedian Vic Reeves, radio broadcaster Debbie McGee, newsreader Julia Sommerville and singer Leslie Garrett. Tonight Ulrika Jonsson, Dev Griffin and Angellica Bell battle for the CM gong.

Tonight at the London Palladium, ITV, STV, UTV, 11.15pm

That great phrase we love to use here ‘another chance to see’ means yes we’ve had to pick yet another repeat as there is so little new of interest to choose today. This time its Bradley Walsh hosting more Palladium fun as he welcomes the cast of 42nd Street to the famous stage, headed by Sheena Easton.

Plus, music from Rick Astley, Imelda May and US vocalist Lea Michele, comedy from Mark Watson, the rousing sounds of the Japanese Yamato Drummers, and from Wales, world champion brass ensemble the Cory Band.

Dickinson’s Real Deal, ITV, STV, UTV 3pm

David Dickinson helps members of the public sort the treasures from their trash, offering them the chance to put items up for auction or accept a cash sum.

At Penygroes in Snowdonia, Tony Geering shows interest in a Georgian snuff box and Simon Schneider tries to fly off with a bronze bird, as both men attempt to fend off fellow competitor Fay Rutter.

Cold Feet, ITV, STV , UTV, 9pm

Matt’s revelation puts a dampener on Adam and Tina’s baby making plans. Adam tries to help his son with his predicament but is unprepared for Matt’s choice. Karen and David deal with a family crisis.

As Karen turns her back on the business to deal with the situation, Benjamin may be making some plans of his own. Nikki’s husband George has become convinced that she and David are having an affair.

To evade George’s suspicions, David concocts a story about providing financial advice for Nikki’s nail-bar business. David goes for a drink with Robyn and receives unwelcome news. The Gifford’s are also having some family problems. Jenny’s mum Barbara has gone missing.

Jenny is not too concerned but her sister Sheila is – but Sheila knows their mother well, unlike Jenny who never visits. As day turns into night and there is still no sign of Barbara, Jenny and Pete become worried.

Has Jenny been a terrible daughter, and is there anything she could have done? And just where has Barbara gone?

Gardener’s World, tonight on BBC Two – England Only though!

Come Dine With Me, Channel 4, 5pm

Four strangers from in and around Leicester attempt to host their way to the £1000 prize. Kicking off the week is happy chappy Kwesi, who hopes his food from the heart will help bag him the prize.

He’ll need to use all his charm and wit when he serves up a spice-ridden main course that leaves his guests in a bit of a pickle! Night two’s host, retired art enthusiast Heidi, is eager for her night of flower power to ensure she comes up smelling of roses.

Vegetarian Fran pulls out all the stops on her night to get the party popping. Fran has decided that tonight her guests are going to eat the ‘fancy’ way and indulges them in a three-course veggie feast. There are shocking revelations in all things taxidermy and a very strange act of spontaneity.

Finally, self-professed foodie Tim hopes that his state-of-the-art kitchen gadget will enhance his menu and bag him the prize. Will his night provide the winning formula or will it all blow up in his face?

Neo Yokio, Netflix, from today

A collaboration with Japanese anime studios Production IG and Studio Deen, along with MOI, the Seoul-based animation studio, the series is a postmodern collage of homages to classic anime, English literature and modern New York fashion and culture.

Celebrity Five
Go Motorhoming, Channel 5, 8pm

Lesley Joseph, Don Warrington, Melvyn Hayes, Nick Heyward and Cleo Rocos venture across Wales and Scotland, in a visually striking and good-natured travelogue about friendship and discovery.

The final leg of their journey sees the gang reach the Isle of Skye, or as the Vikings called it, the Cloudy Isle. It certainly lives up to its name, as the weather crosses swords with the wandering stars.

Nick Heyward, Lesley Joseph, Cleo Rocos, Melvyn Hayes and Don Warrington go on their final adventure, Channel 5 at 8pm

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