This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Friday, August 23 2019

05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Dr Linda Papadopoulos is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
06:30Mike & Molly Surprise Molly throws Mike a birthday party when she finds out he hasn't had one since he was nine. Samuel tries online dating. (S2 Ep14) 
06:55Mike & Molly Mike Likes Lasagna When Molly suggests that she and Mike write their own wedding vows, Mike is worried until Carl gives him some advice. (S2 Ep15) 
07:20The King of Queens Patrons Ain't When they realise they don't give much to charity, Doug and Carrie make a donation to the local library. But the library doesn't realise quite how much it's received. 
07:45The King of Queens Eddie Money Against Carrie's wishes, Doug takes $100 from the 'emergency fund jar' to bet on a boxing match. 
08:10Everybody Loves Raymond Left Back Ray worries that he has passed on 'stupid' genes to Michael because his son may be held back a year at school, just as Ray was. 
08:40Everybody Loves Raymond The Christmas Picture Ray thinks a family portrait would make a great Christmas present for his parents, until Marie and Debra clash over who counts as 'family'. 
09:10Frasier Slow Tango in South Seattle Frasier fumes when a Boston bar buddy, who he once helped overcome writer's block, turns a confidential story about Frasier into a bestseller. 
09:40Frasier The Unkindest Cut of All Frasier hopes to stop Eddie from putting himself about after he finds himself foster-father to a litter of puppies sired by the mutt. 
10:10The Big Bang Theory The Nerdvana Annihilation Penny makes fun of Leonard's habit of collecting goofy memorabilia, but his friends kick up a fuss and try to keep him on the side of the nerds. (S1 Ep14/17) 
10:35The Big Bang Theory The Shiksa Indeterminacy Leonard, Raj and Howard all fall heavily for Sheldon's twin sister, but when Leonard comes up with a plan to win her heart, it's derailed by Sheldon. (S1 Ep15/17) 
11:00The Simpsons Dark Knight Court When Bart is accused of playing a prank on the school marching band - a prank he says he didn't commit - Lisa must step in to defend her brother in court. (S24 Ep16/22) 
11:30The Simpsons Deep Space Homer Homer and Barney are recruited by Nasa to make it more appealing to the man in the street. And when Barney falls off the wagon, Homer is chosen to go into space. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Channel 4's midday news summary. 
12:05A New Life in the Sun Has a juice business on the Riviera managed to survive? The owners of a bistro make a tough decision in Spain, and a couple from Cambridgeshire plan their future in the Dordogne. (S4 Ep30) 
13:05Posh Pawnbrokers In Kent, bosses and brothers Charlie and Patrick at Nikolas Patrick consider a pair of very unusual antique clocks, while in London a rare watch may be worth a small fortune. 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Raj Bisram is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
15:00A Place in the Sun Chris and Allan have three grown up children between them and are hoping to buy a home in Manilva, Spain. Will Danni Menzies find the perfect property for them and their dog, Sirloin? 
16:00The £100K Drop In the last of the series, Davina McCall is joined by brothers-in-law Charles and Brad from Grimsby, and friends Carol and Delores, from Lewisham. Will either pair win some cash? (S3 Ep30) 
17:00Come Dine with Me The final host in and around Sheffield, psychologist Abi, hopes to win her guests over with a menu inspired by her travels through Asia. But a burning hot chilli sauce causes controversy. 
17:30The Simpsons The Boy Who Knew Too Much Bart is witness when Mayor Quimby's nephew is falsely accused of assaulting a French butler. But testifying at the trial means admitting he was skipping school. 
18:00The Simpsons Frying Game Homer and Marge are framed for murder and face the electric chair. Guest starring Carmen Electra as herself. 
18:30Hollyoaks Damon faces the repercussions of Maxine's big day. Breda has a lot of explaining to do. Mercedes feels like she's failed as a mum, while Diane gets a call from her son Finn. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00Cruises from Hell Caught on Camera Jaw-dropping real-life footage - from the funny to the dramatic - shows what can go wrong when we venture onto water, from vast cruise ships in terrible weather to trouble on small canoes. 
21:00New: 8 Out of 10 Cats Does... ...Countdown Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson. Adam Riches as Sean Bean is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. With Rachel and Jimmy. (S18 Ep5) 
22:00New: Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan Award-winning comedian Mo Gilligan is joined by an array of celebrity guests each week for chat, unexpected music performances, sketches and games where viewers can win a prize. (Ep6/6) 
23:05Naked Attraction A new series begins with 30-year-old Stephanie, a clumsy girl who never gets a second date, and first-time lesbian Bethany. Will Naked Attraction help them make a perfect match? (S5 Ep1/5) 
00:05Rude Tube: Weird v Weirder Alex Zane presents a top 50 countdown featuring brushing teeth with fireworks, the most bonkers wrestling stunt ever and the incredible vegan rap. (S11 Ep3) 
01:00Monsters: Dark Continent Film (2014) Violent sci-fi. Four soldiers are sent on a perilous mission after alien species colonise areas of the Middle East. With Johnny Harris and Sam Keeley. Sex/strong language/drug use. 
03:00Come Dine with Me Middlesbrough. Glamorous sales assistant Gail hosts a night of sparkly gourmet grub and gets the glitter, sparklers and hair extensions out to give her guests a lesson in beauty. (Ep1/5) 
03:25Come Dine with Me Middlesbrough. Goalkeeping coach Dan hosts a James Bond evening, with 007-inspired food, a villain and... a penalty shoot-out. But some of his guests don't bond with each other. (Ep2/5) 
03:55Come Dine with Me Middlesbrough. Pub landlord Gary hosts a 1980s evening, flambéing steaks at the table and serving up a magic display that goes down well with all his guests, except one.(Ep3/5) 
04:20Come Dine with Me Middlesbrough. On her lively evening as host, vintage shop owner Jane serves up a retro menu and a vintage clothes competition. (Ep4/5) 
04:45Come Dine with Me Middlesbrough. Art enthusiast Julie serves up an Indian menu on a night that's full of shocks, revelations and harsh home truths. (Ep5/5) 
05:15Kirstie's Handmade Treasures Kirstie Allsopp meets some of the fiercest competitors in the crafting world - the Women's Institute. Can they all agree on their final entry for the New Forest and Hampshire County Show? 
05:30Extreme Cake Makers In the biggest cake show, Molly's going for gold with an orangutan and tortoise cake; Ben has a dark take on Snow White; Christine and Phil live sculpt a six-foot seahorse cake. (S2 Ep30) 
06:00The King of Queens Two Thirty When Doug has a toothache and winds up needing root canal work, he finds out that Carrie used to have a crush on his dentist.