Channel 4

Channel 4

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Channel 4 is a British public-service free-to-air television network that began transmission on 2 November 1982. Although largely commercially self-funded, it is ultimately publicly owned; originally a subsidiary of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA)

United Kingdom

TV guide - Wednesday, 12/04/19

00:10
Our Guy in Japan
Guy Martin visits a slum in Yokohama; pays his respects at Hiroshima, and takes a dip in the mildly radioactive waters; and joins in one of the country's oldest fireworks festivals. (Ep2/2)
01:05
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon Ramsay returns to the US to help ailing restaurants recoup their fortunes. In this episode, he visits Hot Potato Café in Fishtown, Philadelphia, which has never made a profit.
01:55
Growing Up Poor: Britain's...
...Breadline Kids: In Britain, 4.1 million children are growing up in poverty. Dispatches follows three families to show what life is like if there's not enough money for life's essentials.
02:50
Come Dine with Me
In Preston, the culinary competition features guests in pyjamas eating pudding in bed, a controversial stuffed fox, and a swinging 60s night with The Beatles.
03:45
Grand Designs Australia
Avid pop culture fans Warwick Noble and Melanie Hughes from New South Wales build a home that is an unashamed homage to late 1950s 'post-atomic' architecture. (S6 Ep7/10)
04:40
Sun, Sea and Brides to Be
A fussy meat-eating bride leads to menu worries at one wedding. A groom plans a surprise horse-ride, and can planner Kerry sell a new wedding venue to her picky boss? (Ep16)
05:35
Kirstie's Handmade Treasures
With Redhills Community Primary School, Kirstie Allsopp makes a scarecrow for her local county show at Chagford, learns how to 'show' a saddleback pig and judges young sheep handlers.
05:50
Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Hannah Fry is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.
06:30
The King of Queens
King Pong: Doug asks Arthur to train him at ping-pong so that he can beat Carrie, while Spence is jealous when his girlfriend is promoted to waitress at the bowling alley.
06:55
The King of Queens
Dreading Vows: Doug and Carrie decide to renew their vows, but nothing goes to plan, especially when Doug has trouble finding a chimp to act as his best man!
07:20
The King of Queens
Nocturnal Omission: Doug can't decide whether to tell Deacon his estranged wife wants to get back with him. Then Deacon reveals he's spending the weekend with a beautiful air stewardess.
07:45
Everybody Loves Raymond
Halloween Candy: Debra decides it's Ray's turn to take charge of birth control, so he decides to have his 'wires cut', but then chickens out...
08:10
Everybody Loves Raymond
Moving Out: Robert decides he is too old to be living with his parents and moves in with another elderly couple - who turn out to be carbon copies of Frank and Marie.
08:40
Frasier
The Great Crane Robbery: Frasier's bootlicking routine backfires when he invites his new boss, a nouveau-riche dot-com millionaire, to his tastefully decorated home.
09:10
Frasier
Taking Liberties: Frasier hires a butler who spoils everyone in the household and offers Frasier sage advice in his bid to join the snobbish opera board.
09:40
Frasier
Legal Tender Love and Care: Frasier begins to date the attractive attorney who defended him against Donny, who was jilted at the altar by Daphne.
10:10
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon Ramsay visits Charlie's bistro in La Verne, southern California, an establishment where the decor is more authentically Italian than the soggy pasta on the menu.
11:05
Undercover Boss USA
Lorne Abony is the CEO and Chairman of in-store media provider Mood Media, one of the fastest-growing companies in America. He adopts a disguise and goes undercover in his own company.
12:00
Channel 4 News Summary
Channel 4's midday news summary.
12:05
Couples Come Dine with Me
In Northampton, Pam and Glenn's Spanish food gets a grilling from their guests. Victoria and Delroy serve up a Caribbean menu. Wendy and Mark's night doesn't go to plan.
13:05
Escape to the Chateau: DIY
Former army engineer Dick Strawbridge helps Philip and Angelina build a bridge at their chateau. And Jonny and Ashley continue the search for their dream chateau. (S1 Ep3)
14:10
Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Hannah Fry is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.
15:00
Find It, Fix It, Flog It
Henry Cole, Simon O'Brien and Max McMurdo travel across the UK to find unique items lost in people's homes to fix up for a profit. This episode features a Raleigh shopper bike. (S4 Ep13)
16:00
A Place in the Sun
Jasmine Harman helps John and Soussan find their perfect holiday home on Spain's Costa Calida. They would like an apartment with a pool for when their twin grandsons come to visit.
17:00
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
The crafters are keen to be crowned winner in Kirstie's best needlecraft competition. There's also a master of the potter's wheel, whose porcelain baubles are spectacular. (S8 Ep8/15)
18:00
The Simpsons
Radioactive Man: Bart auditions to play Fallout Boy when Springfield is chosen as the location for Rainier Wolfcastle's big-screen adaptation of Radioactive Man.
18:30
Hollyoaks
Cindy is putting her life back together, but it could be about to come tumbling down again. Sienna has reason to celebrate, but Brody and Liberty's secret is looming over them all.
19:00
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
19:55
Party Election Broadcast
A party election broadcast.
20:00
New: The Secret Life of the Zoo
Keepers are keen to breed some baby eastern bongos, a critically-endangered species of antelope. Pinstripe damba fish George needs an immediate operation to prevent suffocation. (S8 Ep6)
21:00
New: My Grandparents' War
Mark Rylance: The actor explores the extraordinary World War II story of his grandfather Osmond Skinner, who spent almost four years as a Japanese prisoner of war. (Ep2/4)
22:00
Trains from Hell: Caught on Camera
From shocking near-misses and derailments to rush-hour rage and unique on-board entertainment, and from the funny to the dramatic, this programme reveals what can go wrong on the rails.
23:05
The World's Most Expensive...
...Presents: Gold-plated bikes, £40,000 ball gowns for dogs, million-dollar watches... This programme meets the craftsmen and women who make lavish gifts for the world's wealthiest people.

TV guide - Thursday, 12/05/19

00:05
What Makes a Murderer
Aged 20, Paul Aldridge was convicted of murder by joint enterprise and sentenced to life in prison. Now Paul submits himself to a series of biological and psychological tests. (Ep2/3)
01:00
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon's mission is Flamangos in rural New Jersey, where mother-and-daughter team Adele and Cheryl are stuck in their tropical ways, but their restaurant is far from being a paradise.
01:50
Middle Men
(2009) Comedy-drama about the men who first worked out how to make a fortune from internet porn. Starring Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi and Gabriel Macht. Sex/drugs/violence/strong language.
03:45
The Space Between the Notes
(2017) Indian Film Season: Documentary about two contemporary legends in Indian music: tabla genius Zakir Hussain and sitar maestro Niladri Kumar. Featuring interviews and concert footage.
04:45
Come Dine with Me
In Stoke-on-Trent, four cooks compete in a week of dining featuring lobby and pikelets, smutty conversation, mud-slinging, a Lady, and a bit of a peasants' revolt.
05:40
Kirstie's Vintage Gems
Kirstie Allsopp enlists the expertise of paper-cutter extraordinaire Poppy Chancellor to create some unique personalised wedding invitations.
05:50
Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Hannah Fry is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.
06:30
The King of Queens
Affidavit Justice: Doug pretends to be a lawyer so he can play in Carrie's work softball team, and gets headhunted by a rival law firm.
06:55
The King of Queens
Secret Garden: Carrie is worried when her friend Danny overcharges her gynaecologist (guest star Judge Reinhold) for some gardening work.
07:20
The King of Queens
Eggsit Strategy: Carrie worries that she may lose her job when she hears there could be redundancies at the firm, and Doug is in Deacon's bad books.
07:45
Everybody Loves Raymond
The Article: Ray is jealous when an inexperienced colleague beats him to his lifelong ambition of having an article published in Sports Illustrated.
08:10
Everybody Loves Raymond
The Lone Barone: Ray's advice comes back to haunt him when he is blamed for the break-up of Robert's relationship with Amy.
08:40
Frasier
The New Friend: Frasier develops a friendship with Roz's new boyfriend, who then cheats them both.
09:10
Frasier
Mary Christmas: A scheming Frasier works his way into hosting the annual televised Christmas parade but is horrified to learn that his protégé Dr Mary will co-host.
09:40
Frasier
Frasier's Edge: On the night of the Seabee awards, Frasier has an emotional crisis that makes him re-evaluate his entire life.
10:10
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon Ramsay travels to Baltimore to try to save the struggling Café Hon restaurant, which is suffering because its owner has managed to alienate the surrounding community.
11:05
Undercover Boss USA
Jim Rogers, Chairman and CEO of Kampgrounds of America, the largest campsite organisation in the world, goes undercover disguised as an accountant to see how his business is working.
12:00
Channel 4 News Summary
Channel 4's midday news summary.
12:05
Couples Come Dine with Me
In Essex, Callum and Alison put together a fun-filled menu, despite Callum's not so cheery nature. And there's an outburst over the Essex dialect during desert at Mike and Carol's.
13:05
Escape to the Chateau: DIY
Dick Strawbridge helps search for a stash of wine, said to be hidden during World War II, in Jonathan and Michael's caves. And Fiona starts the big job of renovating a dining room. (S1 Ep4)
14:10
Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Suzannah Lipscomb is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.
15:00
Find It, Fix It, Flog It
Henry Cole, Simon O'Brien and Max McMurdo travel across the UK to find unique items lost in people's homes to fix up for a profit. This episode features old air tanks and barrels. (S4 Ep14)
16:00
A Place in the Sun
Scarlette Douglas house-hunts along the beautiful south east coast of Cyprus with mum and daughter Pat and Tash from Reading, to turn their holiday-home dream into a reality.
17:00
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
The crafters create an advent countdown filled with fun. There's a piñata garland; a chocolatier who adores making Christmas treats; and two mini makes to warm the heart. (S8 Ep9/15)
18:00
The Simpsons
Home Sweet Home-Dum-Diddly Doodly: Homer and Marge are sent to Bad Parent School when Bart catches head lice and Lisa loses her shoes...
18:30
Hollyoaks
Darren offers Luke a friendly ear, while Tom is concerned that Cindy is setting herself up for a fall. Finn is haunted by his past when his new job takes him to familiar ground.
19:00
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
19:55
Party Election Broadcast
A party election broadcast.
20:00
New: Buy It Now for Christmas
Rylan Clark-Neal presents the show where inventors pitch their products to shoppers returns all supersized for Christmas, with more ingenious festive gift ideas up for discussion. (Ep2/4)
21:00
New: What Makes a Murderer
Anthony Powell served over 21 years in prison for murder. Now he submits himself to biological and psychological investigations to determine whether he had control over his actions. (Ep3/3)