Channel 4

Channel 4

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 - Saturday, 07/12/19Now

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
The King of Queens
Dougie Houser: Doug and Carrie have a flashback to when they bought their house 10 years earlier.
Sliding Frasier: In homage to the romantic film Sliding Doors, two radically different versions of Frasier's love life unfold.
Hungry Heart: In a comedy of mistaken identity, Frasier intercedes to save station manager Kenny's marriage by diverting him from a rendezvous.
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)
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)
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
The Simpsons
Mountain of Madness: An avalanche traps Homer and Mr Burns in a mountain cabin during a team-building exercise.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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)
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.
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
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.
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)
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.
American Assassin
(2017) Thriller with Dylan O'Brien and Michael Keaton. A man becomes an assassin after his girlfriend is murdered in a terrorist attack. Very strong violence/strong language/torture scenes.

TV guide - Sunday, 08/12/19

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)
Hollyoaks Omnibus
Mercedes has a mystery visitor while she sleeps - is it the shooter? Brody and Liberty prepare to break some bad news to Sienna. Edward sets Finn up for a massive fall.
Extreme Cake Makers
Karisha tackles a boxing themed cake for a charity event; Molly attempts a giant squid birthday cake; Phil and Christine make an astonishing solar eclipse wedding cake. (S3 Ep24)
Kirstie's Handmade Treasures
Victoria Cranfield, who has won gold medals for her jams and jellies, leads Kirstie Allsopp through the torturous task of removing every stone by hand as she learns how to make damson jam.
The Rebound Part 2: After several sessions with Dr Frasier Crane, Sam is getting his life back in order, so Diane feels it's time to tell him the truth about their relationship. (S3 Ep2/25)
I Call Your Name: Sam discovers an intimate secret concerning Diane's romance with her new boyfriend Frasier, which leads him to believe that she is still in love with him. (S3 Ep3/25)
The King of Queens
Frigid Heirs: Arthur wins $2500 playing bingo, but as Doug and Carrie are short of money they soon have to ask him for a loan.
The King of Queens
Switch Sitters: Deacon and Kelly agree to babysit Arthur but forget Carrie and Doug's warning not to give him spicy food.
Everybody Loves Raymond
The Toaster: Ray is upset when his parents swap the personalised toaster he gave them as a Christmas present for a coffee machine.
Everybody Loves Raymond
Ping Pong: Ray seeks revenge when he finds out that Frank let him win a game of table tennis when he was 12 years old.
Hooping Cranes: Frasier agrees to take his dad and Niles to the basketball, but can't believe his eyes when Niles is plucked out of the crowd and given the chance to win a big cash prize.
Docu Drama: Frasier can't narrate Roz's ambitious space documentary, so she turns to legendary space hero and US senator John Glenn.
Sunday Brunch
Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer host the Sunday food and chat show. Guests include Frank Skinner, Liam Payne, Bianco Del Rio and Sophia La Porta. The Courteeners perform live.
The Simpsons
Another Simpsons Clip Show: Inspired by The Bridges of Madison County, Marge sits the family down to discuss tales of love. Guest starring Michelle Pfeiffer.
The Simpsons
Itchy and Scratchyland: Bart and Lisa nag Homer into taking them to Itchy and Scratchy Land. But the Itchy and Scratchy robots go on a bloody killing spree...
The Simpsons
Sideshow Bob Roberts: Sideshow Bob gets out of prison and stands for Mayor of Springfield, intent on getting revenge on Bart.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Wrap up warm and step into the snow for a wonderful animated adventure based on the best-selling bedtime book by Michael Rosen. Voiced by Olivia Colman, Pam Ferris and Mark Williams.
Father Christmas
Classic animation based on Raymond Briggs's book. What does Father Christmas do with himself for the other 364 days of the year? Here's a chance to find out. Voiced by Mel Smith.
The Snowman
Raymond Briggs's classic animated tale of a little boy's snowman that comes to life and whisks him off to the North Pole for an adventure.
The Snowman and the Snowdog
Charming animated sequel to Raymond Briggs's classic The Snowman. When a young boy and his mother move house, he builds a Snowman and a Snowdog who magically come to life.
Arthur Christmas
(2011) Aardman CGI animated comedy. When a little girl's Christmas present is forgotten, Santa's son Arthur (voiced by James McAvoy) sets out to deliver it - causing mayhem along the way.
Party Election Broadcast
A party election broadcast.
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
Live: Britain Decides - The...
...Everything But Brexit Debate: Cathy Newman hosts a live debate from Leeds, before a studio audience of undecided voters, looking at the key election issues away from Brexit.
New: Escape to the Chateau
Dick and Angel convert the old tack room into a grand entrance way, with Angel knocking down walls and Dick laying a new floor. (S6 Ep6/8)
New: Guy Martin's Great Escape
Guy sets out to recreate the iconic motorcycle movie stunt at the climax of The Great Escape. But unlike Steve McQueen's film character, he aims to successfully clear both fences.