THE SIMPSONS ARCHIVE
UPCOMING EPISODES

Schedules for the UK & Ireland
October 16th, 2018 edition

Maintained by Wesley Mead

This page provides complete scheduling information for "The Simpsons" in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Schedules are available for Channel 4, S4C, Sky 1/Sky 1 HD and RTÉ airings. All times are GMT, and all scheduled slot times last 30 minutes. All episodes are subtitled for the hearing impaired.

If you would like television listings for other countries please click here, where you can get schedules for many countries around the world, including the USA and France. You may also like to check out my guide to BBFC classification of the show in the UK.



 Latest Update
 October 16th, 2018

Welcome to the 16th October update. Full, updated and finalised schedules for Channel 4, 4Seven, RTÉ2 and Sky1 are available below, right up through to early November. I'll be back next Tuesday, the 23rd. Feel free to e-mail me at wesley@simpsonsarchive.com if you need to contact me in the meantime.



Contents:



 Channel 4 & 4Seven: Schedule Status & Listings
 16th to 2nd November 2018

SEASON RIGHTS: 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25
LISTINGS SOURCE: Channel4.com, UK TV Guide

Below, you will find both Channel 4 and 4Seven listings in one compact list. The channel is indicated before the time of broadcast - C4 or 47.

Channel 4 are currently airing season 23 on weekdays at 6pm. Following that, we get a few from season 13, before jumping to season 6. On weekends, there are morning/lunchtime doubles from season 5, barring sports coverage.

Over on 4seven, there are episodes on Saturday afternoons at varying times. These are usually a repeat of that morning's Channel 4 episodes.

Note that all episodes that air on Channel 4 are simulcast on Channel 4 HD and can be viewed one hour later on their timeshift service, Channel 4 +1. All episodes that air on 4Seven are simulcast on 4Seven HD.


MON 15 OCT  C4 18:00  S23  How I Wet Your Mother
TUE 16 OCT  C4 18:00  S23  Them, Robot
WED 17 OCT  C4 18:00  S23  Beware My Cheating Bart
THU 18 OCT  C4 18:00  S23  A Totally Fun Thing That Bart Will Never Do Again
FRI 19 OCT  C4 18:00  S23  The Spy Who Learned Me
SAT 20 OCT  C4 11:30  S5   Homer the Vigilante
            C4 12:00  S5   Bart Gets Famous
            47 15:00  S5   Homer the Vigilante
            47 15:30  S5   Bart Gets Famous
SUN 21 OCT  C4 12:30  S4   Homer the Heretic
MON 22 OCT  C4 18:00  S23  Ned 'n' Edna's Blend
TUE 23 OCT  C4 18:00  S23  Lisa Goes Gaga
WED 24 OCT  C4 18:00  S13  Gump Roast
THU 25 OCT  C4 18:00  S13  I Am Furious Yellow
FRI 26 OCT  C4 18:00  S13  The Sweetest Apu
SAT 27 OCT  C4 11:00  S5   Homer and Apu
            C4 11:30  S5   Lisa vs Malibu Stacey
            47 13:00  S4   Homer the Heretic
            47 13:30  S5   Homer and Apu
            47 14:00  S5   Lisa vs Malibu Stacey
            47 14:30  S13  Gump Roast
            47 15:00  S13  I Am Furious Yellow
            47 15:30  S13  The Sweetest Apu
SUN 28 OCT  C4 12:30  S4   Lisa the Beauty Queen
            C4 13:00  S4   Itchy and Scratchy: The Movie
MON 29 OCT  C4 18:00  S6   Bart of Darkness
TUE 30 OCT  C4 18:00  S6   Lisa's Rival
WED 31 OCT  C4 18:00  S6   Treehouse of Horror V
THU 01 NOV  C4 18:00  S6   Another Simpsons Clip Show
FRI 02 NOV  C4 18:00  S6   Itchy and Scratchy Land
For more information on the episodes, see the Episode Guide.



 RTÉ2: Schedule Status & Listings
 16th October to 2nd November 2018

SEASON RIGHTS: 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25
LISTINGS SOURCE: RadioTimes.com, UK TV Guide

RTÉ2 are currently airing a random selection of episodes on weekdays at 5:30pm. Following the mish-mash - which includes two Treehouse of Horror episodes next week, for Halloween - comes season 20, its first terrestrial outing in several years.

There are currently no weekend episodes scheduled.


MON 15 OCT  17:30  S12  Treehouse of Horror XI
TUE 16 OCT  17:30  S12  Insane Clown Poppy
WED 17 OCT  17:30  S12  Lisa the Tree Hugger
THU 18 OCT  17:30  S19  Homer of Seville
FRI 19 OCT  17:30  S25  Homerland
SAT 20 OCT  No episodes scheduled
SUN 21 OCT  No episodes scheduled
MON 22 OCT  17:30  S25  Four Regrettings and a Funeral
TUE 23 OCT  17:30  S25  Yolo
WED 24 OCT  17:30  S25  Labour Pains
THU 25 OCT  17:30  S25  The Kid is All Right
FRI 26 OCT  17:30  S25  Yellow Subterfuge
SAT 27 OCT  No episodes scheduled
SUN 28 OCT  No episodes scheduled
MON 29 OCT  17:30  S12  Treehouse of Horror XI
TUE 30 OCT  17:30  S25  Married to the Blob
WED 31 OCT  17:30  S23  Treehouse of Horror XXII
THU 01 NOV  17:30  S18  Little Big Girl
FRI 02 NOV  17:30  S20  Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes
SAT 03 NOV  No episodes scheduled
SUN 04 NOV  No episodes scheduled
MON 05 NOV  17:30  S20  Lost Verizon
TUE 06 NOV  17:30  S20  Double, Double, Boy in Trouble
WED 07 NOV  17:30  S20  Treehouse of Horror XIX
THU 08 NOV  17:30  S20  Dangerous Curves
FRI 09 NOV  17:30  S20  Homer and Lisa Exchange Cross Words
For more information on the episodes, see the Episode Guide.



 Sky 1 and Sky 1 HD: Schedule Status & Complete Listings
 16th October to 2nd November 2018


SEASON RIGHTS: 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29
SOURCE: Digiguide

Sky currently broadcast four episodes on weekdays: at 5pm, then from 6:30pm to 8pm. On Mondays, there's an extra 8pm double-bill too. Weekends are more variable, but there are usually multiple episodes in both the evening on both days, as well as additional matinee episodes - usually quite a few, with times varying from early morning to late afternoon. See the schedules below for full details!

Additionally, the week of October 22nd-26th, for half-term, there are eight additional weekday episodes, from 9am to 11am and 3pm to 5pm.

Currently occupying those slots: seasons 3 and 14, with seasons 8, 9 and 10 taking over in coming weeks. Each season is showing in multiple concurrent runs: the weekday evening triple bills and weekend post-7pm slots comprise one run, while weekdays at 5pm and weekend daytime slots comprise another.

For Halloween, Sky 1 are airing eight Treehouse of Horror episodes, plus "Halloween of Horror", from 6:30pm to 8pm and 10pm to 1am. There's also bonus late-night episodes on Thursday 18th and Thursday 25th.

Looking out for The Simpsons Movie on the Sky movie channels? See those outings listed below the schedule proper, marked in blue.

As ever, note that episodes from mid-season 20 onwards are simulcast on Sky 1 HD in High Definition.

MON 15 OCT  17:00  S3   Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk
            18:30  S3   Radio Bart
            19:00  S3   Lisa the Greek
            19:30  S3   Homer Alone
            20:00  S14  A Star is Born-Again
            20:30  S14  'Scuse Me while I Miss the Sky
TUE 16 OCT  17:00  S3   I Married Marge
            18:30  S3   Bart the Lover
            19:00  S3   Homer at the Bat
            19:30  S3   Separate Vocations
WED 17 OCT  17:00  S3   Radio Bart
            18:30  S3   Dog of Death
            19:00  S3   Colonel Homer
            19:30  S3   Black Widower
THU 18 OCT  17:00  S3   Lisa the Greek
            18:30  S3   The Otto Show
            19:00  S3   Bart's Friend Falls in Love
            19:30  S9   The City of New York vs Homer Simpson
            23:00  S9   Das Bus
            23:30  S21  O Brother, Where Bart Thou?
            00:00  S22  Midsummer's Nice Dreams
            00:30  S27  Halloween of Horror
FRI 19 OCT  16:00  S8   The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase
            16:30  S8   The Secret War of Lisa Simpson
            17:00  S3   Homer Alone
            18:30  S9   The Principal and the Pauper
            19:00  S9   Lisa's Sax
            19:30  S9   Treehouse of Horror VIII
SAT 20 OCT  09:00  S14  Helter Shelter
            09:30  S14  The Great Louse Detective
            13:30  S14  Pray Anything
            14:00  S14  A Star is Born Again
            14:30  S14  Mr Spritz Goes to Washington
            15:00  S14  C.E. D'oh!
            15:30  S14  'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky
            16:00  S14  Three Fays of the Condo
            16:30  S14  Dude, Where's My Ranch?
            17:00  S14  Old Yeller Belly
            17:30  S14  Brake My Wife, Please
            18:00  S3   Bart the Lover
            18:30  S3   Homer at the Bat
            19:00  S3   Separate Vocations
            19:30  S3   Dog of Death
SUN 21 OCT  09:00  S3   Colonel Homer
            09:30  S3   Black Widower
            10:00  S3   The Otto Show
            10:30  S3   Bart's Friend Falls in Love
            14:30  S9   The City of New York vs Homer Simpson
            15:00  S9   The Principal and the Pauper
            15:30  S9   Lisa's Sax
            16:00  S9   Treehouse of Horror VIII
            16:30  S9   The Cartridge Family
            17:00  S9   Bart Star
MON 22 OCT  09:00  S14  Helter Shelter
            09:30  S14  The Great Louse Detective
            10:00  S14  Pray Anything
            10:30  S14  A Star is Born Again
            15:00  S8   Treehouse of Horror VII
            15:30  S8   You Only Move Twice
            16:00  S8   Burns, Baby Burns
            16:30  S8   Bart After Dark
            17:00  S9   The Cartridge Family
            18:30  S9   The Two Mrs Nahasapeemapetilons
            19:00  S9   Lisa the Skeptic
            19:30  S9   Realty Bites
TUE 23 OCT  09:00  S8   Treehouse of Horror VII
            09:30  S8   You Only Move Twice
            10:00  S8   Burns, Baby Burns
            10:30  S8   Bart After Dark
            15:00  S8   A Milhouse Divided
            15:30  S8   Lisa's Date with Density
            16:00  S8   Hurricane Neddy
            16:30  S8   El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer
            17:00  S9   Bart Star
            18:30  S9   Lisa, the Simpson
            19:00  S9   Miracle on Evergreen Terrace
            19:30  S9   Bart Carny
WED 24 OCT  09:00  S8   A Milhouse Divided
            09:30  S8   Lisa's Date with Density
            10:00  S8   Hurricane Neddy
            10:30  S8   El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer
            15:00  S8   The Springfield Files
            15:30  S8   The Twisted World of Marge Simpson
            16:00  S8   Mountain of Madness
            16:30  S8   Simpsoncalifragalisticexpiala-D'oh!-cious
            17:00  S9   The Two Mrs Nahasapeemapetilons
            18:30  S9   All Singing, All Dancing
            19:00  S9   The Joy of Sect
            19:30  S9   The Last Temptation of Krust
THU 25 OCT  09:00  S8   The Springfield Files
            09:30  S8   The Twisted World of Marge Simpson
            10:00  S8   Mountain of Madness
            10:30  S8   Simpsoncalifragalisticexpiala-D'oh!-cious
            15:00  S8   The Itchy and Scratchy and Poochie Show
            15:30  S8   Brother from Another Series
            16:00  S8   My Sister, My Sitter
            16:30  S8   The Canine Mutiny
            17:00  S9   Lisa the Skeptic
            18:30  S9   Dumbbell Indemnity
            19:00  S9   This Little Wiggy
            19:30  S9   Simpson Tide
            23:00  S14  Large Marge
            23:30  S28  There Will Be Buds
FRI 26 OCT  15:00  S8   The Itchy and Scratchy and Poochie Show
            15:30  S8   Brother from Another Series
            16:00  S8   My Sister, My Sitter
            16:30  S8   The Canine Mutiny
            15:00  S8   The Old Man and the Lisa
            15:30  S8   In Marge we Trust
            16:00  S8   Homer's Enemy
            16:30  S8   The Simpsons Spin-Off Showcase
            17:00  S9   Realty Bites
            18:30  S9   The Trouble with Trillions
            19:00  S9   Girly Edition
            19:30  S9   Trash of the Titans
SAT 27 OCT  07:00  S14  Mr Spritz Goes to Washington
            07:30  S14  C.E. D'oh!
            08:00  S14  'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky
            08:30  S14  Three Gays of the Condo
            09:00  S14  Dude, Where's My Ranch?
            09:30  S14  Old Yeller Belly
            17:00  S8   Homer's Enemy
            17:30  S8   The Secret War of Lisa Simpson
            18:00  S9   Lisa the Simpson
            18:30  S9   Miracle on Evergreen Terrace
            19:00  S9   Bart Carny
            19:30  S9   All Singing, All Dancing
            20:00  S8   Treehouse of Horror VII
            20:30  S2   Treehouse of Horror I
SUN 28 OCT  09:00  S9   The Joy of Sect
            09:30  S9   The Last Temptation of Krust
            10:00  S9   Dumbbell Indemnity
            10:30  S9   This Little Wiggy
            17:00  S9   Simpson Tide
            17:30  S9   The Trouble with Trillions
            18:00  S9   Girly Edition
            18:30  S9   Trash of the Titans
            19:00  S9   King of the Hill
            19:30  S9   Lost our Lisa
MON 29 OCT  17:00  S9   King of the Hill
            18:30  S9   Natural Born Kissers
            19:00  S10  The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace
            19:30  S10  Lard of the Dance
TUE 30 OCT  17:00  S9   Lost Our Lisa
            18:30  S10  Bart the Mother
            19:00  S10  Lisa Gets an "A"
            19:30  S10  When You Dish Upon A Star
WED 31 OCT  17:00  S9   Natural Born Kissers
            18:30  S10  Treehouse of Horror IX
            19:00  S8   Treehouse of Horror VII
            19:30  TBC Treehouse of Horror
            22:00  S28  Treehouse of Horror XXVII
            22:30  S27  Halloween of Horror
            23:00  S29  Treehouse of Horror XXVIII
            23:30  S27  Treehouse of Horror XXVI
            00:00  S15  Treehouse of Horror XIV
            00:30  S16  Treehouse of Horror XV
THU 01 NOV  17:00  S10  The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace
            18:30  S10  Mayored to the Mob
            19:00  S10  Viva Ned Flanders
            19:30  S10  Wild Barts Can't Be Broken
FRI 02 NOV  17:00  S10  Lard of the Dance
            18:30  S10  Sunday, Cruddy Sunday
            19:00  S10  Homer to the Max
            19:30  S10  I'm With Cupid
Upcoming broadcasts of The Simpsons Movie:
MON 22 OCT  12:40 to 14:10 - on Sky Cinema Family
MON 22 OCT  20:50 to 22:25 - on Sky Cinema Family
MON 29 OCT  13:20 to 14:55 - on Sky Cinema Family
MON 29 OCT  20:00 to 21:35 - on Sky Cinema Family

For more information on the episodes, see the Episode Guide.



 Additional Notes and Latest UK DVDs
 Updated December 2017

Latest UK DVDs: The Season 18 DVD set is out now in the UK - woo-hoo! Order it from Amazon here.

UK scheduling history: check out my June 2012 piece for Dead Homer Society, "English? Who Needs That?": The Simpsons in the United Kingdom, a 3000-word piece on the show's history, scheduling and ratings over here.

Credit where credit's due: Many thanks to David McCormick, creator of this page and original maintainer; Brian Petersen and Adam Wolf, who contributed HTML; and Phinbart, Jared Morris, Robert Burroughs, Matt Johnson, Ben Clifford and Grace for helping out around these parts - much appreciated! Thanks also to the members of the No Homers Club who regularly contribute to the UK scheduling discussing thread, which is very closely linked with this page (I post as Wezzo there).

Contact: Being completely accurate is great, but unfortunately, sometimes unattainable. Changes can occur that are beyond my control; if you spot any such late amendments, note any errors, or have any suggestions or queries regarding the listings, please contact me - details here, e-mail is your best bet for a speedy answer.

Syndication of listings: If you wish to use these listings on your site (with credit, please!), drop me a line.


Search The Simpsons Archive:    Search Help

[ FAQs, Guides & Lists | Upcoming Episodes | Episode Guide | Capsules | Miscellaneous | Web Links | News | About | Home ]

Last modified on October 16th, 2018 by Wesley Mead (wesley@simpsonsarchive.com)