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 - 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)
22:00
Live: The Last Leg
A special extended episode takes a sideways look at the upcoming election with celebrity guests Stacey Dooley, Noel Fielding and Jamali Maddix. (S18 Ep7)
23:35
Mr & Mrs Smith
(2005) Action thriller. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie star as a suburban couple who are undergoing marriage counselling, but neither knows the other is a skilled assassin. Violent scenes.

TV guide - Saturday, 07/12/19

01:40
Come Dine with Me
Leeds. Nursing manager Sarah takes inspiration from her husband's Middle Eastern heritage as she serves up a Turkish menu on an evening featuring tattoos, beauty tips and twerking. (Ep1/5)
02:10
Come Dine with Me
Leeds. Wannabe clairvoyant Janet hosts with a ghoulish theme, and lines up surprises and practical jokes as she pretends that her house is haunted. (Ep2/5)
02:35
Come Dine with Me
Leeds. Record label owner Phil hosts a 70s rock-themed menu. His dessert lets him down, but will gags and giggles make up for it? (Ep3/5)
03:00
Come Dine with Me
Leeds. Painter-decorator - and Michael Bublé impersonator - Alex is hoping to top the leader board with a cruise-themed menu from around the world. (Ep4/5)
03:25
Come Dine with Me
Leeds. It's the final day of the competition and bridal shop owner Abbi is hoping to woo her guests with a wedding-themed party. Can the amorous atmosphere help Abbi win the grand? (Ep5/5)
03:50
Sun, Sea and Brides to Be
A mass helium balloon release causes headaches. Planner Angela sets out to renovate a venue. Can planner Kerry dodge a thunderstorm to deliver one couple's dream wedding? (Ep17)
04:45
Grand Designs Australia
Barb and Bill Coyle build a modern 1970s-style home: a T-shaped, north-facing house with feature curves, raked ceilings and a sloping roofline in Canberra. (S6 Ep9/10)
05:40
Extreme Cake Makers
Cake engineering boundaries are pushed as Suzanne's birthday cake for a very special 12-year-old hangs in the balance. Phil and Christine grapple with a tiered forest cake. (S3 Ep18)
06:05
The King of Queens
Dougie Houser: Doug and Carrie have a flashback to when they bought their house 10 years earlier.
06:30
Frasier
Sliding Frasier: In homage to the romantic film Sliding Doors, two radically different versions of Frasier's love life unfold.
06:50
Frasier
Hungry Heart: In a comedy of mistaken identity, Frasier intercedes to save station manager Kenny's marriage by diverting him from a rendezvous.
07:15
The Big Bang Theory
The Toast Derivation: A surprised Sheldon is disturbed to find out that it's really Leonard who is at the centre of their group of friends and not him. (S4 Ep17/24)
07:35
The Big Bang Theory
The Prestidigitation Approximation: Leonard must choose between his new girlfriend Priya and his friendship with Penny. Howard drives Sheldon crazy with a magic trick. (S4 Ep18/24)
08:05
Heineken Champions Cup Rugby
The Big Tackle: Ed Jackson presents highlights of the previous round's games. Plus, a look ahead to this afternoon's Pool 1 Group Stage match between Northampton and Leinster.
09:05
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.
09:35
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...
10:00
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.
10:30
The Simpsons
The Springfield Files: FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully (David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson) investigate Homer's claims that he has seen an alien in the woods.
11:00
The Simpsons
The Twisted World of Marge Simpson: Marge opens a pretzel franchise after meeting the Pretzel Man (guest star Jack Lemmon). But Fat Tony wants a slice of the pretzel action.
11:30
The Simpsons
Mountain of Madness: An avalanche traps Homer and Mr Burns in a mountain cabin during a team-building exercise.
12:00
The Simpsons
Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala (Annoyed Grunt) cious: Super nanny Shary Bobbins comes to the rescue of Marge Simpson, who is so stressed that her hair has started to fall out.
12:30
Live Heineken Champions Cup Rugby
Northampton v Leinster: There's history between these teams, who clashed in 2011 for arguably the greatest final in the Cup's history, when Leinster came from behind to take the title.
15:15
A Place in the Sun
Laura Hamilton is on the Greek island of Corfu, house-hunting with childhood sweethearts Simon and Andrea from Manchester who plan to retire there as soon as possible.
16:00
A Place in the Sun
George from Bedfordshire has visited Mallorca's Port de Pollensa more than 30 times down the years, and the area has captured his heart. Can Jasmine Harman help him land a property?
16:30
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)
17:35
Jamie's Quick and Easy Christmas
Jamie Oliver shares his quick and easy guide to Christmas cooking, with delicious recipes featuring genius combinations that are brilliantly simple - all the flavour but none of the fuss.
18:30
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
19:00
Titanic: The New Evidence
This documentary reveals evidence that a fire was raging in Titanic's boiler rooms before she left port, it was kept secret and, it's now believed, it led to the tragedy.
20:00
The Royal House of Windsor
This episode reveals how Prince Philip was the Windsors' most radical moderniser, and how in the 1960s he harnessed the medium of television to revamp the royals' public image. (Ep3/6)
21:00
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation
(2015) Part five of the action-thriller franchise starring Tom Cruise. The secret agents try to stop a terrorist organisation, but find themselves disbanded and hunted by the CIA. Violence.