ITV Today Friday 31 March 2023

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What’s On ITV Today Friday 31 March 2023

A full run down of everything airing on ITV today.

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A challenge involving baked beans and chopsticks

Lloyd of the Flies


Lloyd gets trapped

An animated series about a young fly with a lot to prove. Lloyd becomes trapped in the web of Petrichor, a very hungry spider – fortunately, Petrichor is also very chatty, and so Lloyd must rely on his wits to try and talk his way out of their web – or, at least, buy some time so he can be rescued…

Lloyd of the Flies


An animated series about a young fly with a lot to prove. The newsstand has a new comic in stock called Llerd the Fly, and Lloyd is appalled to discover that Llerd is based on him! Intent on preventing any more copies of Llerd being produced, Lloyd sets out to uncover the identity of the comic’s mysterious author.

Thunderbirds Are Go


Lady Penelope and Parker become trapped inside an underwater hyper-train loop

International Rescue are dispatched to save one of their own when the Hood traps Lady Penelope and Parker inside an underwater hyper-train loop during a high-stakes robbery. Updated remake of the classic 1960s marionette adventure series, with the voices of Rosamund Pike, Kayvan Novak, Thomas Brodie-Sangster and David Graham

LEGO Monkie Kid


Monkie Kid helps Pigsy break an addiction

Animated series following a young teenager on a mission to save the world. Pigsy accidentally replaces the Monkey Mech game at his restaurant with ping-pong and gets wildly addicted, so Monkie Kid has to break Pigsy out of his addiction using the Monkey King’s training blindfold that only comes off when he listens to others. Meanwhile, MK opens a cage filled with fruit babies – when they run amok and cause havoc, Mo has to find a way to stop them.

LEGO Monkie Kid


Speedy Panda stores threaten MK

Animated series following a young teenager on a mission to save the world. Speedy Panda stores have appeared everywhere – along with their biker gang delivery boys – and they are messing Monkie Kid’s deliveries up and sabotaging Pigsy’s restaurant. Things boil over until a food war is declared between them – MK and Pigsy go into hand-to-hand combat in food preparation against the Speedy Panda owners, who just happen to be Jin and Yin…

Inspector Gadget


The Inspector becomes a bomb

Inspector Gadget


The Inspector has anger management therapy

Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!


Adventures with the Scooby gang

Smarty Pants


The friends watch hip TV

Animated comedy series about three kids and their missions from the Great Book of Cooldom. If the friends want to be cool this time, they’re going to have to see the latest series of the hip programme River Things, but in order to see it, they’ll need to subscribe to NET TV. After a few mishaps, they wind up at Miss Birdwhistle’s house… where they all fall asleep in front of the TV. What a bizarre series of events!

Smarty Pants


The heroes try to find a girl friend

Animated comedy series about three kids and their missions from the Great Book of Cooldom. Our heroes notice that all the coolest dudes are always surrounded by girls, so they decide to go looking for a girl who wants to hang out with them – after encountering several refusals, Simone finally accepts! However, Simone is no pushover, and through her daring and cunning actions, she teaches the boys a lesson about their macho prejudices by hugely exaggerating all the cliches they have about girls.

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous


ITV News

James Martin’s Saturday Morning


With former Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts

James is joined by former Britain’s Got Talent winner Paul Potts, with recipes for clams, wild boar sausages and Korean fish burgers, as well as dishes from chefs Jose Pizarro and Santiago Lastra

Ainsley’s Fantastic Flavours


Chef Ainsley Harriott demonstrates recipes with earthy flavours

Chef Ainsley Harriott enjoys earthy flavours, starting with pomegranate glazed lamb, roasted beetroot and freekeh salad with tahini dressing. Aldo Zilli makes the most of mushrooms in his gnocchi al funghi, and TV presenter Gloria Hunniford goes back to her roots with a one-pot roasted vegetables with halloumi

James Martin’s French Adventure


The chef visits the diverse and distinct region of the Camargue

The chef’s culinary tour of France leads him to the diverse and distinct region of the Camargue, a natural region located south of Arles. James begins at Les Marquises, the Laurent family’s farm, where he learns about the Camargue bull, and barbecues local fish for the family. Later, he visits a rice farm and cooks a risotto using his own rice-brewed beer

ITV News and Weather

ITV London Weather

ITV Racing: Live from Doncaster

Coverage from Doncaster and Kempton Park

Francesca Cumani and Oli Bell present coverage of the Lincoln Handicap and support races on the opening day of the flat season at Doncaster, plus all-weather coverage from Kempton Park. With analysis from Jason Weaver, reports by Adele Mulrennan and Matt Chapman, and commentary from Mark Johnson

Tipping Point: Best Ever Finals


Two more of the show’s most dramatic endgames

The Chase Celebrity Special


With Ruth Davidson, Mark King, Ferne McCann and Dan Walker

Bradley Walsh presents as celebrity contestants Ruth Davidson, Mark King, Ferne McCann and Dan Walker pit their wits against ruthless quiz genius the Chaser in the hope of winning a potential prize pot worth thousands of pounds for charity. They must work as a team and play strategically to answer general knowledge questions against the clock and race down the game board to the exit without being caught

ITV News and Weather

ITV News London

Headlines affecting the local area

ITV London Weather

Celebrity Catchphrase


With Lesley Garrett, Jools Holland and Adil Ray

Stephen Mulhern hosts a special celebrity edition of the classic game show, with contestants Lesley Garrett, Jools Holland and Adil Ray all trying to say what they see, as they guess well-known phrases for the chance to win a £50,000 jackpot for their chosen charity

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway


Comedian Rob Beckett is the Star Guest Announcer

Comedian Rob Beckett is the Star Guest Announcer, the hosts give away the very last Places on the Plane and Busted bring chaos to the End of the Show Show. Plus, Undercover features Rylan 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. Plus, a special duet performance by judges Adam and Beverley

The Jonathan Ross Show


With Ed Sheeran, Michael Bublé, Russell Crowe and Lily Allen

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran chats and performs his new single Eyes Closed, while Jonathan is also joined by singer Michael Bublé, Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe, and musician-turned-actress Lily Allen.

ITV News and Weather

ITV London Weather

Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad


The actor and his son head to Norway

The actor and his son conclude their latest trip by heading to Norway, where Barney has arranged to meet a local adventurer, who dares them to sit in icy water before showing them a spectacular stunt by diving from 20 metres head-first into a lake. They then go to Lillehammer home to sample the bobsleigh run used in the 1994 Winter Olympics, before going into the Arctic Circle to try out one of the world’s most northerly surfing spots

English Football League Highlights

Action from the latest fixtures

Action from the latest fixtures, including Luton Town v Watford at Kenilworth Road, Norwich City v Sheffield United at Carrow Road and Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough at John Smith’s Stadium in the Championship. Jules Breach presents, with analysis from Jamie Mackie

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