ITV Today Saturday 18 March 2023

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What’s On ITV Today Saturday 18 March 2023

A full run down of everything airing on ITV today.

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Danny attempts a dizzy penalty shootout

Lloyd of the Flies


An animated series about a young fly with a lot to prove. Lloyd’s plans with Abacus are ruined when he has to go on a family trip to Caterpillar World, but PB can’t wait – she’s finally going to find out the gory details of what happens inside a chrysalis! However, the show is not what either of them was expecting…

Lloyd of the Flies


An animated series about a young fly with a lot to prove. PB has heard that there’s a blob of peanut butter on the kitchen counter, but Lloyd’s supposed to be maggotsitting and can’t leave – faced with the prospect of missing out on the peanut butter, Lloyd therefore concocts a plan to take his maggotsitting duties with him!

Thunderbirds Are Go


Brains and Alan visit the Supreme Hadron Collider

Brains and Alan visit the Supreme Hadron Collider, but are put in danger when a satellite falls from the sky and heads straight towards them. Virgil flies to the rescue, but discovers an even greater threat – the satellite was being pulled to Earth by a gravity well, which is now pulling in nearby aircraft

LEGO Monkie Kid: Revenge of the Spider Queen

The Spider Queen emerges

A special episode of the series following a young teenager on a mission to save the world. The ancient and evil Spider Queen emerges from her lair – with the help of a shadowy figure, she is supercharged and uses her power to capture the Monkey King and the Demon Bull King. Monkie Kid and his friends team up with Red Son to track down ingredients from the Celestial Realm for an antidote to cure the city’s citizens and free it from her destruction.

Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!


Adventures with the Scooby gang

Smarty Pants


The boys do funny

Animated comedy series about three kids and their missions from the Great Book of Cooldom. Zoe reveals her list of the funniest boys she knows, but what a disappointment it turns out to be for our heroes – they’re not even mentioned! The trio, who consider themselves to be super hilarious, try to convince Zoe of their comic potential, and they even ask for tips from the funniest man in town, who just so happens to be Pedro’s grandpa!

Smarty Pants


The friends want an accessory

Animated comedy series about three kids and their missions from the Great Book of Cooldom. PJ, Issa and Pedro can’t believe their eyes when they find out that the newest hip accessory is a crocodile tooth – being hip is expensive, though, and our pals don’t have the cash they need, especially since Issa is saving up to buy a collectible action figure! Simone offers them a space at her booth at the neighbourhood flea market, but what should they do with the money that they earn from it?

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous


ITV News

James Martin’s Saturday Morning


With actresses Laura Main and Claire Goose

James is joined by Call the Midwife star Laura Main, and Claire Goose, who talks about the new series of The Bay. There are recipes for scallops, chicken, and panna cotta, a masterclass that’s perfect for Mother’s Day and dishes from chefs Brett Graham, Yottam Ottolenghi and Noor Murad

Ainsley’s Fantastic Flavours


Chef Ainsley Harriott demonstrates meaty recipes

Chef Ainsley Harriott demonstrates meaty recipes, cooking a breakfast dish of potato rosti with black pudding, poached egg and crispy maple-sriracha bacon. Sam Holland gets a meat masterclass from a butcher and uses what he learns to make a mouth-watering steak sandwich, while TV presenter Richard Madeley reveals the secrets behind a family favourite, which is adding chicken livers to his bolognese

James Martin’s American Adventure


The chef visits an incredible food market in Santa Monica

James enters the Los Angeles in style while driving a vintage Porsche. After a visit to an incredible food market in Santa Monica, he heads to the beach to cook up a storm. He also meets a pensioner who happens to be a fitness coach, drops in on old friend and chef-to-the-stars Wolfgang Puck at his Beverly Hills restaurant CUT and finishes his visit with a bite of his favourite pizza

ITV News and Weather

ITV London Weather

Six Nations Live

France v Wales (Kick-off 2.45pm)

France v Wales (Kick-off 2.45pm). Jill Douglas presents all the action from the match in the final round of fixtures, held at Stade de France. Les Bleus claimed a hard-fought 13-9 win in Cardiff last year en route to the Grand Slam, and although they have not quite hit the same heights this time around, they could still win the title should they win with a bonus point and Ireland lose to England. Wales have endured a difficult campaign, but they did claim a first win last time out away to Italy. With analysis from with Gareth Thomas, Jamie Roberts and Benjamin Kayser, reports by David Flatman, and commentary from Miles Harrison, Shane Williams and Ben Kay

Six Nations Live

Ireland v England (Kick-off 5.00pm)

Ireland v England (Kick-off 5.00pm). Mark Pougatch presents all the action from the final match of this year’s championship, held at Aviva Stadium. Ireland claimed an impressive 32-15 win at Twickenham in last year’s competition and another victory this evening would see them win the Grand Slam. In contrast, England have endured a disappointing campaign, defeating Italy and Wales, but suffering home defeats at the hands of Scotland and France, the latter which was a 53-10 thrashing last time out. With analysis from Jonny Wilkinson, Brian O’Driscoll, Rory Best and Clive Woodward, commentary by Nick Mullins, Gordon D’Arcy and Lawrence Dallaglio, and reports from Martin Bayfield

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway


Actress Toni Collette is the Star Guest Announcer

Actress Toni Collette is the Star Guest Announcer, Joe Wicks searches for a handyman in I’m a Celebrity Get Out of Me Ear and Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters appears in a disco End of the Show Show. Plus, more surprises and a member of the audience gets the chance to win items advertised in the commercial breaks



Four more teams of superfans are transformed into their music idols

Olly Murs hosts as four more teams of superfans are transformed into their music idols before stepping onto the stage to sing one of their biggest hits. Panellists Adam Lambert, Shania Twain, Beverley Knight and Jason Manford decide their favourite of the night before the voting audience pick just one person to go through to the series final

The Jonathan Ross Show


With Liam Neeson, Mel Giedroyc and Munya Chawawa

The host is joined by actor Liam Neeson, actress and Unforgivable host Mel Giedroyc and quick-witted Taskmaster star and stand-up Munya Chawawa. Plus, acclaimed American singer Lady Blackbird performs in the studio

ITV News and Weather

ITV London Weather

Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad


The actor and his son head to Denmark

The actor and his son head to Denmark, where a meeting with some Vikings gives them a great introduction to this famous country before things take a lighter turn as the pair meet a laughter guru. Bradley’s fear of heights is pushed to the limit with a visit to the top of an offshore wind turbine with breathtaking views across Copenhagen

English Football League Highlights

Action from the latest fixtures

Action from the latest fixtures, including Middlesbrough v Preston North End at Riverside Stadium and Watford v Wigan Athletic at Vicarage Road in the Championship. Hugh Woozencroft presents, with analysis by Jamie Mackie

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