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 - Friday, 13/12/19

C4's 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.
The King of Queens
Furious George: On the way to an over-eating support group, Doug notices an abusive relationship group and decides to join them instead.
The King of Queens
Entertainment Weakly: Doug's position as the office clown is threatened when a new employee wins over the workforce with his impersonations.
The King of Queens
Name Dropper: Doug digs a deeper hole for himself when he fakes a heart attack to avoid angering Carrie for not knowing her friend's name.
Everybody Loves Raymond
Working Girl: When Debra gets a job, Ray is unhappy about helping with the housework and Marie worries about the effect it will have on the family.
Everybody Loves Raymond
Be Nice: Ray and Debra vow to change their ways when they realise they're nicer to strangers than to each other.
Everybody Loves Raymond
Dancing with Debra: Ray regrets asking Robert to take Debra dancing when they become infatuated with their new hobby.
Love Stinks: Frasier hosts a party for the staff at the radio station in order to improve his image, while Roz dates a binman.
Room Full of Heroes: Frasier's fancy-dress Halloween party takes an unpleasant turn when Niles drinks a few too many beers.
Bla-Z-Boy: An accident leaves a mess on Frasier's carpet and breaks Martin's chair, while Niles gives piano lessons to a talented Roz and a not-so-talented Daphne.
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA
Gordon Ramsay tries to improve the Fiesta Sunrise, a Mexican restaurant in West Nyack, New York, where a cockroach-infested kitchen means that the guests have to leave for their own safety.
Undercover Boss USA
Series five begins with Randy DeWitt, CEO of sports bar and grill chain Twin Peaks, going incognito among his own staff to see if the company's culture is keeping up with its rapid growth.
Election 2019: The Results...
Channel 4 News Special. Extended lunch time news coverage.
Escape to the Chateau: DIY
Dick and Donna's search for the armour in the lake continues. Tim and Krys struggle to convert the attic before guests arrive. Dick and his mother-in-law attempt to make salami. (S1 Ep10)
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.
Find It, Fix It, Flog It
Henry and Simon head to Lancashire where Simon finds a 1980s glass cabinet he wants to turn into a modern grandfather clock. Henry picks up a drum kit and relives his youth. (S4 Ep20)
A Place in the Sun
Marcelle and Graeme are seizing the moment and buying a holiday home in western Malaga for stress-free holidays together. They'd love an apartment near the buzzing town of Benalmádena.
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
Four talented makers race against the clock to create unique seasonal decorations, and there are cute and colourful mini makes that look good and taste sweet. (S8 Ep15/15)
The Simpsons
Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming: Sideshow Bob escapes from prison - again - and threatens to blow up the Springfield air show.
Liam shows off his alternative festive spirit. Breda questions Mercedes' memories from the night she was shot. Jesse gets his hopes up for his big career moment, but is he set for a fall?
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
New: Flirty Dancing
Sensitive, rugby-loving Dan meets Anna from Poland for an intimate dance, while sixty-somethings Seretta and Steven are both looking for some magic, after each getting divorced. (S2 Ep6)
New: Gogglebox
Britain's sharpest armchair critics share more of their insightful, passionate and sometimes emotional critiques of the week's biggest and best shows. (S14 Ep14)
Live The Last Leg Election Special
Adam, Josh and Alex and a host of celebs and politicians analyse the election results, look back at the highs and lows of the campaign and try and make sense of it all. (S18 Ep8)
Adam Hills: Take His Legs
Comedian and host of The Last Leg Adam Hills embarks on a personal, physical and emotional journey to live out his boyhood dream to play competitive rugby league.

TV guide - Saturday, 14/12/19

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
(2013) Jennifer Lawrence stars in part two of the dystopian fantasy drama. Victory only leads to greater mortal danger for Katniss Everdeen. With Donald Sutherland.
Come Dine with Me
South east London. This Christmas competition starts with model agency boss Jules Hobbs putting on an evening of 'Glitz & Glamour', which includes 'Santa's Cheeky Lobster Surprise'. (Ep1/5)
Come Dine with Me
South east London. The festive competition continues and eccentric banker Tom Judge goes old-school with a Dickensian-themed Christmas, including a Mr Fizzy Wigs punch. (Ep2/5)
Come Dine with Me
South east London. The third host in this Christmas competition, history buff John Stevens, plans to give his guests an authentic wartime austerity Yuletide meal. (Ep3/5)
Come Dine with Me
South east London. Kate Kershaw asks her guests to come as their favourite Christmas words. But tensions rise when they find a surprising secret in her wardrobe. (Ep4/5)
Come Dine with Me
South east London. The last host in this Christmas competition, confident Charlie Spiteri, plans oysters, champagne, and an ambitious three-bird roast. (Ep5/5)
Extreme Cake Makers
Molly attempts a mammoth build with a 100-kilo life-sized baby elephant. Phil and Christine capture the nautical charm of a prestigious hotel. Ben makes a birthday boy see double. (S3 Ep17)
The Little Penguin Pororo's...
...Racing Adventure: (2013) Animated fun for young children. A cute penguin and his pals are given sleigh-racing training by turtles who claim to be the best in the business. But are they?
The Two Hundredth Episode: Frasier celebrates his 200th radio broadcast and has tapes of every show except one. But it turns out an obsessive fan has the recording.
Sharing Kirby: Frasier and Niles befriend Kirby when they learn that his girlfriend's grandfather is a well-known wine connoisseur.
Junior Agent: Now that Frasier's agent is representing a hot new radio psychiatrist, she passes Frasier off to her assistant.
Heineken Champions Cup Rugby
The Big Tackle: Ed Jackson presents highlights of the previous round's games and takes a look ahead to this afternoon's second match in the double header between Leinster and Northampton.
The Simpsons
Lisa the Vegetarian: Lisa turns vegetarian after petting a lamb, but can't find anyone in Springfield who shares her sensibilities, except for Apu and his friends Paul and Linda McCartney.
The Simpsons
King-Size Homer: Homer tries to put on enough weight to be classified as disabled so that he can work from home.
The Simpsons
Mother Simpson: Homer's long-lost mother (guest star Glenn Close) turns up on the run from the police.
The Simpsons
Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming: Sideshow Bob escapes from prison - again - and threatens to blow up the Springfield air show.
The Simpsons
Bart's Girlfriend: Bart falls for Reverend Lovejoy's rebellious daughter (guest star Meryl Streep).
The Simpsons
Lisa's Rival: Lisa is jealous of the new smart girl at school (guest star Winona Ryder) and conspires with Bart to wreck her entry to the Dioramarama competition.
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.
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
Kirstie Allsopp returns with more Christmas ideas. From makes that transform the home to indulgent food and drink, it's guaranteed to make everyone feel fabulously festive.
Jamie's Italian Christmas
Jamie Oliver heads for the snowy Alps of northern Italy to help make a delicious Christmas Day in a cosy log cabin, with negroni, tiramisu and an Italian variation on turkey plus trimmings.
Channel 4 News
Includes sport and weather.
Live Heineken Champions Cup Rugby
Leinster v Northampton: The second clash between the teams in as many weeks, as Northampton travel to Dublin to fight for access to the knockout stages against their 2011 nemesis, Leinster.
New: Britain's Wildest Weather...
...2019: An exploration of 2019's extraordinary weather, from record-breaking heat and rain to an avalanche in Wales and the Whaley Bridge dam disaster, filmed by the people who were there.
(2017) Superhero adventure starring Hugh Jackman and Dafne Keen. Logan is tasked with protecting a girl who has similar abilities to his Wolverine alter-ego. Gory violence/strong language.