Weekday nights usually go a bit like this on ITV - Tipping Point, followed by The Chase with Bradley Walsh, and an evening of soaps, but fans might have noticed that two of those shows have been been pulled from the schedules this week!


The Chase, which has been a weekday staple since 2009, usually airs from 5pm. However, the hugely popular show has been removed from programming to make way for coverage of The Royal Ascot Festival.

As a result, you can expect not to see Walsh and the Chasers on the small screen for a little while.

The last time the show was cancelled was due to the World Cup fixtures, which aired on both ITV and BBC.

Luckily, fans won't have to wait too long for its return!

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Read on for everything you need to know about the programme's absence, including when you can expect to see it back.

Why isn't The Chase on TV today?

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The Chase, which usually airs at 5pm, is not on for the rest of this week, as the series makes way for The Royal Ascot Festival.

Royal Ascot coverage will air from 1:30pm until 6pm from Tuesday 20th June until Saturday 24th June on ITV1.

When is The Chase next on TV?

The Chase is due to return to ITV1 on Saturday 24th June with a celebrity special.

The show will return as usual on Monday 26th June.

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