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 - Thursday, 05/12/19

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)
22:00
999: What's Your Emergency?
This episode explores how the emergency services cope with issues involving elderly people, from traffic accidents to the cruel effects of dementia. (S5 Ep5)
23:00
Rick and Morty [adult swim]
One Crew Over the Crewcoo's Morty: On a treasure-seeking expedition in an alien temple, Rick and Morty discover that a heist expert has already snatched the prize. (S4 Ep3)
23:30
24 Hours in A&E
Mark, 32, is rushed to St George's, suffering a head injury due to an epileptic seizure. Anastasia, 80, struggles to walk due to severe pain in her leg. (S19 Ep3)

TV guide - Friday, 06/12/19

00:30
My Grandparents' War: Mark Rylance
The actor and peace campaigner 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)
01:30
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon visits Bazzini restaurant in New Jersey. Owner Paul Bazzini is an award-winning chef who decided to run his own restaurant but didn't realise how difficult the challenge would be.
02:20
Come Dine with Me
In Birmingham, a week of competitive dining includes a back-to-front menu, bad jokes and wind-ups, a bold choice of duck, and celebrity friends.
03:15
Food Unwrapped
Jimmy Doherty asks what offers better value: growing your own fruit and veg or buying from the supermarket? Plus, investigating the illegal trafficking of eels, and ginger beer. (S17 Ep1)
03:40
Grand Designs Australia
Draftsman Nigel Eberhardt and his wife Nina build a home on a native bush plot in Turners Beach on Tasmania's north coast incorporating a 30-metre eucalyptus tree. (S6 Ep8/10)
04:35
Sun, Sea and Brides to Be
A groom decides to paraglide to the altar. A bride faces a last-minute dress disaster and an unusual shipwreck venue poses a challenge. (Ep17)
05:30
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
Kirstie Allsopp shares her recipes for a magnificent mulled wine and fondue. (Ep1/5)
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
Thanks Man: While Carrie cooks Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people, Doug lets a stranger into the house...
06:55
The King of Queens
American Idle: When Carrie loses her job she eventually decides to set up her own business, but how successful will it be?
07:20
The King of Queens
Santa Claustrophobia: Carrie takes a temporary job working with Doug. What could possibly go wrong?
07:45
Everybody Loves Raymond
No Fat: Frank is not happy when Marie decides that they should both go on a strict diet just before the Thanksgiving holiday.
08:10
Everybody Loves Raymond
The Apartment: Ray can't stay away from Robert's new flat, which is packed with hot women, but then Debra turns up unexpectedly.
08:40
Frasier
Cranes Unplugged: Frasier can't adjust to his 13-year-old son's new attitude, so he forces Freddy to go camping with him and Martin in an attempt at some male bonding.
09:10
Frasier
Motor Skills: After relying on the breakdown service one too many times, Frasier and Niles take a car maintenance class. And when Roz gets Alice a puppy, Martin takes over the training.
09:40
Frasier
The Show Must Go Off: Frasier and Niles try to revitalise the career of their boyhood actor idol, only to learn that he stinks. With Sir Derek Jacobi and Patrick Macnee.
10:10
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon travels to South Philadelphia, where struggling family-run restaurant Chiarella's is pushing the marriage of owners Tommy and Dina DeFino to the verge of collapse. Can Gordon help?
11:05
Undercover Boss USA
Paul Damico, President of Moe's Southwest Grill, one of the world's fastest growing restaurant chains, adopts a new identity to go undercover and see how efficient his organisation is.
12:00
Channel 4 News Summary
Channel 4's midday news summary.
12:05
Couples Come Dine with Me
The competition in Essex features a Mediterranean menu, fussy eaters and some very distinctive Japanese food.
13:05
Escape to the Chateau: DIY
Jonathan and Michael face their investors, but their new idea to keep goats does not go down well. And Philip and Angelina contend with broken toilets at their anniversary party. (S1 Ep5)
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 a pedal car and toy yacht. (S4 Ep15)
16:00
A Place in the Sun
Angie and Neelesh want to buy a holiday home in their favourite Spanish town of Estepona. They have their hearts set on a new build property; can Laura Hamilton find them the perfect one?
17:00
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
The Christmas HQ is all a flutter with crafters desperate to win Kirstie's best jumper competition. There's tips on how to update tired knitwear and some terrific terrazzo. (S8 Ep10/15)
18:00
The Simpsons
Bart Sells His Soul: Bart sells his soul to Milhouse, who swaps it for some ALF pogs. Meanwhile, Moe relaunches the Tavern as Uncle Moe's Family Feedbag.
18:30
Hollyoaks
Cindy wants answers after her worries become a reality. Marnie is ready to bring a slice of sophistication to Hollyoaks with a French twist. Edward sets Finn up for a massive fall.
19:00
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
19:30
New: Unreported World
Timbuktu's Lost Treasures: Krishnan Guru-Murthy travels to Mali, where continual fighting has severely impacted tourism and threatened the upkeep of significant historic sites. (S38 Ep5)
19:55
Party Election Broadcast
A party election broadcast.
20:00
New: Flirty Dancing
Ashley Banjo creates an intimate dance in a moonlit park for a hesitant Lily and Jake. In Portmeirion, Wales, Briony meets Baz, who must find the confidence to take the lead. (S2 Ep5)
21:00
New: Gogglebox
What do the armchair critics make of The Crown; Victoria Derbyshire; The X Factor: Celebrity; The Andrew Marr Show; Panorama: The Prince and the Epstein Scandal; and First Dates? (S14 Ep13)