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, 11/12/19

00:10
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon Ramsay visits Mojito, a Cuban cafe in Brooklyn, New York, where owners Marcelo and Kata fight over everything, driving customers away with their high-volume bickering.
01:00
The Supervet
A beloved overweight bulldog called Buster needs new knees. And a pug called Doug requires a risky spinal surgery to remove a cyst, with no guarantee he will recover. (S11 Ep2/6)
01:55
George Clarke's Amazing Spaces
George Clarke checks out Japan's groundbreaking small space designs. And he and Will Hardie start building their own four-tonne toy tree house. (S7 Ep1/8)
02:50
Grand Designs
Kevin McCloud looks at a couple's plans to turn a crumbling, disused violin factory in Waterloo, central London, into a huge loft-style living space.
03:50
Come Dine with Me
In Great Yarmouth, highly critical trainee barrister JP is up against hairdresser Sarah, mum Kizzy and IT teacher Aisha, so the pressure is on him in the final night of competition.
04:45
Coast vs Country
Joanne and Ernest want to move from the outskirts of London to the perfect family home in Kent. Joanne thinks their family will benefit from the countryside, but Ernest prefers the coast.
05:40
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
Kirstie Allsopp shows you how to make wonderful glittery baubles.
05:50
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.
06:30
The King of Queens
Tank Heaven: Doug sabotages Carrie's relationship with her new colleagues. Spence and Danny use Arthur as a babe-magnet.
06:55
The King of Queens
Altar Ego: When Spence finds out that his ex-girlfriend Denise is getting married, he recruits Doug, Deacon and Danny to help him change her mind.
07:20
The King of Queens
Icky Shuffle: Arthur needs a replacement shuffleboard partner when Carrie comes down with a cold. Doug's no good, so he convinces Spence to join him for the big tournament...
07:45
Everybody Loves Raymond
Ray Home Alone: Ray spends time at home alone when Debra takes the kids to visit her parents, but he can't sleep.
08:10
Everybody Loves Raymond
Big Shots: Ray tries to get to the front of the queue to meet the New York Mets' 1969 'miracle' team at the Baseball Hall of Fame.
08:40
Frasier
A Day in May: Frasier comforts a crestfallen husband whose house has been put up for sale after his wife abandoned him, taking the children with her.
09:10
Frasier
Cranes Go Caribbean: Frasier is horrified when he learns Martin, Niles and Daphne are going to accompany him on his trip to Belize with Claire.
09:40
Frasier
Don Juan in Hell (Part 1/2): As Frasier returns from a disastrous trip to Belize with his family, he is faced with the ghosts of past loves.
10:10
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon Ramsay tackles a struggling seafood restaurant in Manhattan. The Black Pearl is hampered by debts, kitchen problems and three different owners who are all trying to run things.
11:05
Undercover Boss USA
Fatburger, which was founded in the 1950s in Los Angeles, is known as the 'last great hamburger stand'. CEO Andy Wiederhorn dons a disguise to go undercover in his own organisation.
12:00
Channel 4 News Summary
Channel 4's midday news summary.
12:05
The People's Vet
Huyton head vet Matt is baffled by the mystery pain that's bothering Bronson the Mastweiler. And we meet Sam the lovebird who looks after his injured mate Sammy. (S2 Ep3)
13:05
Escape to the Chateau: DIY
Mandy and Steve's first guests of the season are about to turn up, but their pool is still a nightmare. Meanwhile, Angel reveals some clever, cheap wedding tips. (S1 Ep8/20)
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
In this episode, Simon accidently puts his foot through a drum, while Henry decides he's a silver surfer. They also uncover a gramophone and a stow-away bed to restyle. (S4 Ep18)
16:00
A Place in the Sun
Steve and Linda have been visiting Spain for over 10 years and feel that now's the perfect time to buy their very own holiday home on the Orihuela Costa.
17:00
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
Four talented makers race against the clock to create a seasonal stocking. There are also tips on ways to improve your festive stitching. (S8 Ep13/15)
18:00
The Simpsons
King-Size Homer: Homer tries to put on enough weight to be classified as disabled so that he can work from home.
18:30
Hollyoaks
Mercedes is plagued by a mystery tormentor. James and Liam reach an understanding, but James has an ulterior motive. Yasmine is hurt after confronting Edward about Finn.
19:00
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
20:00
New: The Secret Life of the Zoo...
...at Christmas: As the festive season approaches at Chester, the zoo's youngsters - from giraffes to monkeys - are about to have their first Christmas, and there are other newbies, too.
21:00
New: My Grandparents' War
Kristin Scott Thomas: The actor uncovers the story of how her grandfather William saved thousands at Dunkirk while serving as a commanding officer in the Royal Navy throughout WWII. (Ep3/4)
22:00
999: What's Your Emergency?
An intimate and frank look at modern Britain through the eyes of the emergency services on the front line
23:00
24 Hours in A&E
Marion, who's 73 and was recently diagnosed with lung cancer, is admitted with a life-threatening infection. Roy, who's 83, suffers multiple injuries after falling off his roof. (S19 Ep4)

TV guide - Thursday, 12/12/19

00:05
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)
01:05
#Horror
(2015) Satirical horror featuring Chloe Sevigny. A killer is on the loose as six social-media-obsessed, phone-addicted 12-year-old girls are busy partying. Strong language/gory violence.
02:40
Rahm
(2016) Drama. Pakistani adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Measure for Measure, set in the narrow streets of the old walled city of Lahore. In Urdu/subs. Strong language/violence.
04:30
Coast vs Country
Jane and Jim hope to find their dream home in Devon for £400,000. But the twist is they have already made an offer on a country house - can Kerr or Sara find them somewhere better?
05:25
Extreme Cake Makers
Phil and Christine make a stunning three-foot-long, life-like swimming turtle cake. Ben is asked to make a working windmill cake. And Karisha tackles a challenging hula girl cake. (S3 Ep16)
05:50
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.
06:30
The King of Queens
Awful Bigamy: When beautiful dog walker Holly is kicked out of her apartment, Arthur decides she should move into the basement with him.
06:55
The King of Queens
Lost Vegas: Doug tries to pluck up the courage to ask Carrie to let him go to Vegas with the boys.
07:20
The King of Queens
Dugan Groupie: When Carrie begins to stay late at work every night, Doug feels neglected.
07:45
Everybody Loves Raymond
Move Over: Ray comes to regret asking Debra to give him more space in bed.
08:10
Everybody Loves Raymond
The Getaway: Ray and Debra go away for a romantic weekend but worry that they are boring. Back home, Robert babysits the kids.
08:40
Frasier
Don Juan in Hell (Part 2/2): Unsure about whether to end his relationship with his current girlfriend, Frasier is plagued by unwanted advice.
09:10
Frasier
The First Temptation of Daphne: Daphne encounters the green-eyed monster when she learns that Niles is counselling an attractive patient who is obsessed with him.
09:40
Frasier
The Return of Martin Crane: While Martin prepares for his first night's work as a security guard, Frasier, Niles and the gang fuss over who will have to walk Eddie.
10:10
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
J Willy's Bar & Grille in South Bend, Indiana, is more than a million dollars in debt. Can Gordon Ramsay bring some discipline into the kitchen and stop them from using canned food?
11:05
Undercover Boss USA
John Wilson, President and COO of Rollins Incorporated, the parent company of eight pest control firms, goes incognito to work among his employees.
12:00
Channel 4 News Summary
Channel 4's midday news summary.
12:05
The People's Vet
At the Kirkdale hospital, Seager the nine-stone Bernese mountain dog checks in with a decidedly dodgy tummy, and a cat called James Bond is on a mission to have his teeth fixed. (S2 Ep4)
13:05
Escape to the Chateau: DIY
Donna thinks there is ancient armour hidden in her chateau's lake. In the Dordogne, we meet new parents Tim and Krys. And Colette and Paul try to launch an ambitious new menu. (S1 Ep9)
14:10
Countdown
Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Jon Culshaw is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.
15:00
Find It, Fix It, Flog It
In this episode, Henry decides he needs to restore a forklift truck, while Simon gets all zen with a stone water feature. (S4 Ep19)
16:00
A Place in the Sun
Richard and Catherine are eager to find a permanent family home in the sun that will offer their whole family a better quality of life. They love the area around Playa Blanca in Lanzarote.
17:00
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
Four talented makers race against the clock to create a fabulous present for a pet. And there's an ingenious maker whose knitting needles turn out stunning jewellery. (S8 Ep14/15)
18:00
The Simpsons
Mother Simpson: Homer's long-lost mother (guest star Glenn Close) turns up on the run from the police.
18:30
Hollyoaks
Mercedes rethinks her recent decisions, but Breda encourages her to show the village that she's back in business. Some new evidence comes to light over the shooting.
19:00
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
20:00
New: Buy It Now for Christmas
More inventors pitch to shoppers. A mother-and-son duo pitch the perfect gift for a festive night on the tiles. An entrepreneur has a gadget to create the perfect Christmas barnet. (Ep3/4)
21:00
New: Christmas at Chatsworth House
A look behind the scenes as a Duke, Duchess and 800 staff prepare for an influx of 200,000 visitors to the great stately home during Christmas. Will unprecedented flooding spoil the fun?
21:55
C4 Alternative Election Night
Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Katherine Ryan and Rylan Clark-Neal host live, with top-class analysis from some of the UK's biggest political names and much-needed laughs from a host of comedians.