Daytime TV is on the rise, and we now have plenty of brilliant options to choose from during the week. Catching up on all the latest news to getting involved in numerous quiz shows, there is something for everyone! We’ve looked at some of the best shows daytime TV has to offer.
Good Morning Britain
ITV’sGood Morning Britain has had plenty of makeovers during its time, but it’s always been trusted to bring us the latest going ons around the world. The controversial Piers Morgan tends to host alongside Sussana Reid, who keeps him in check!
On BBC One, we have BBC Breakfast. They also do a brilliant job of bringing us all the news we need to know for the day ahead.
Lorraine Kelly is one of TV’s most loved personalities, and she has her own hour show where she looks into various topics. From all the showbiz news to the latest technology, Lorraine always puts on a good show!
Following Lorraine is This Morning. Presented mainly by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on ITV, we see a mix of celebrity interviews, showbiz news, topical discussions, competitions, health, cooking and more! They somehow cram all that in just over two hours to take us through to lunchtime.
Jeremy Vine’s topical debate show on Channel 5 tends to produce some fiery conversations, something which some find brilliant to watch in the morning.
Wanted Down Under
British families are given a look at life in Australia ahead of possible migration down under. They see possible Aussie homes, jobs and the overall lifestyle before making their final decision.
Frank Lampard’s wife Christine tends to host Loose Women on a few occasions during the week. The lunchtime chat show sees a rotated panel of women from the entertainment business discuss various talked about topics. It first aired in 1999 and is still going strong!
Dickinson's Real Deal
Charismatic host David Dickinson presents an afternoon programme on ITV which sees the British public bring their antiques and collectables to potential buyers. There are some real valuable gems brought along from time to time which changes peoples lives!
Homes Under The Hammer
Former footballer Dion Dublin joined the Homes Under The Hammer presenting team alongside Martin Roberts and Martel Maxwell, giving their views on various available properties. First aired back in 2003, the BBC show has been a hit with the nation. Once the properties are sold, we see what the buyers’ plans are, and there are some brilliant renovations and improvements made!
Bradley Walsh has established himself as the face of 5pm coverage on ITV with the brilliant quiz show, The Chase. Contestants look to beat a selection of the best quizzers around the country as a team, looking to win large amounts of cash.
Barrister Robert Rinder welcomes various disputes into his courtroom on a regular basis, looking to settle various differences. The show, broadcast on ITV, began in 2014 and has become a feature in both the morning and afternoon.
Arguably one of the most historic and loved daytime TV shows of all time, Countdown continues to go from strength to strength. The best brains from around the country compete in head-to-head action in word and number tasks. It began way back in 1982 and continues to entertain in the afternoon.
Escape to the Country
The most stunning countryside is on offer on BBC in the afternoons with Escape to the Country. The property show has helped prospective buyers find their dream homes since 2002 and continues to leave the city for the freedom of the countryside.
Well-known actor and comedian Warwick Davis hosts Tenable on ITV in the afternoons. The quiz show involves a team of five looking to identify a top ten list of answers based on various general knowledge topics, and if they are successful, they can win up to £125,000!
Another popular quiz show is Pointless. First aired in 2009, the brilliant duo of Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman present the quiz show where the most obscure answer is the best! A range of topic can be chosen, and the show is now one of the most popular throughout the week.
Come Dine With Me
Channel 4’s Come Dine with Me first came on our screens 15 years ago and is still being aired to this day! From Monday to Friday, we see five contestants entertain dinner parties looking to become the perfect host. A three-course meal is cooked and a rating is given, with the result held until the end of the week.
Four in a Bed
Along with Come Dine with Me, Channel. 4 are also known for their bed-and-breakfast show, Four in a Bed. Four business owners stay at each other’s bed and breakfast throughout the week, critiquing every detail fr4om the cleanliness to the food. At the end of the week, they all sit down to see if they have been paid the full amount by their guests, and it tends to provide plenty of drama!
ITV are known for their extravagant quiz shows, and Ben Shephard has hosted one of the biggest and best in Tipping Point since 2012. A giant arcade-style machine is used where contestants aim to win counters by answering general knowledge questions. A £10,000 jackpot is up for grabs, and the game provides plenty of tension!