This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Friday, December 22 2017

05:35Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Rufus Hound is in Dictionary Corner. 
06:203rd Rock from the Sun Eleven Angry Men and One Dick Dick is called for jury service but finds the whole experience baffling. Sally is intrigued by a moody artist named Seth, but Officer Don becomes jealous. 
06:453rd Rock from the Sun A Friend in Dick The aliens are irked by artist Seth's negative effect on Sally. Dick tries to adopt Officer Don as his new best friend, but grows clingy when Don has other social plans. 
07:10Everybody Loves Raymond Christmas Present Ray buys Debra an elaborate Christmas present in the hope that she'll let him go on a golfing weekend. 
07:40Everybody Loves Raymond All I Want for Christmas All Ray wants for Christmas is a little loving from his wife, but they can't get any privacy. 
08:05Everybody 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. 
08:35Frasier Perspectives on Christmas Martin, Daphne, Niles and Roz each describe the tedious holiday season from their own, differing perspectives. 
09:05Frasier Merry Christmas Mrs Moskowitz A friendly woman comes to Frasier's rescue when he is out Christmas shopping. She recognises him and he offers to return the favour. 
09:35Frasier The Fight Before Christmas An apprehensive Daphne believes Niles is finally going to reveal his true feelings for her. Frasier throws a poorly attended party. 
10:05The Big Bang Theory The Solder Excursion Diversion Sheldon makes a surprise revelation when Amy buys him a new laptop. Leonard and Howard lie to their wives to avoid an errand. (S9 Ep19/24) 
10:35The Big Bang Theory The Big Bear Precipitation Sheldon shares a secret about Leonard when the two of them go on a weekend trip to a cabin in the country with Amy and Penny. (S9 Ep20/24) 
11:00Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA Gordon Ramsay visits Michon's, a family-run smokehouse eatery in Atlanta, Georgia, whose future is in doubt because of the owner's ill health and his daughter's hands-off management style. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Includes sport and weather. 
12:05Jamie's Cracking Christmas Jamie Oliver shows how to raise your Christmas spread to the next level with amazing recipes. In this episode he makes cocktails and goose buns. 
12:15Jamie's Comfort Food Jamie Oliver cooks British classics and comfort food for all seasons. On the menu this time is lobster mac and cheese. 
12:25Carry On Spying Film (1964) Comedy with Kenneth Williams, Bernard Cribbins, Charles Hawtrey and Barbara Windsor. An undercover agent and his bumbling trainees are sent to track down a stolen top-secret formula. 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Rufus Hound is in Dictionary Corner. 
15:00Lost and Found A French bulldog, rescued from illegal importation, has major surgery to fix his disjointed hips. And there's a surprise twist in store for the pooch. A deaf puppy gets on with her life. 
16:00A Place in the Sun Geri Melville is originally from St Lucia, and together with husband Ian, she is ready to return to her roots. Laura shows them five incredible properties with sea views for her £360,000. 
16:30Kirstie's Handmade Christmas In the final episode, the magical festive HQ plays host to Kirstie's handmade gift competition. Plus there's festive food crafting and floral art to give your home wow factor. (10/10) 
17:30The Simpsons White Christmas Blues When radioactive steam from the nuclear power plant mixes with pollution, snow falls over Springfield and the town is inundated with holiday revellers. (S25 Ep22/22) 
18:00Hollyoaks It's a festive double episode. Jesse waits for a response from Courtney on Christmas Day after confessing his love, while Damon and Brody's fancy dress party brings drama and secrets. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night... ...Feast Jamie Oliver makes dim sum with Hollywood star Liv Tyler. Jimmy Doherty builds a wood-fired oven. And there's a naked calendar promoting British lamb at its best. (S5 Ep5/12) 
21:00The Last Leg Christmas Special The final show of the year is a merriment-packed live festive edition where the boys are joined by special guests including Stephen Merchant and Georgia 'Toff' Toffolo from I'm A Celebrity. 
22:00The Inbetweeners 2 Film (2014) Comedy sequel. The lads visit Jay in Australia, after he tells them he's living a life of hedonism and sexual promiscuity. Nudity/sex/drugs/very strong language. 
00:00Kick-Ass 2 Film (2013) Superhero action-comedy with Aaron Taylor-Johnson and ChloŽ Grace Moretz. Teen crime-fighters Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl face a new nemesis. Extreme violence/very strong language. 
01:45Rude Tube Christmas Cracker 2016 Alex Zane and his little doggie helper Bah Hum-Pug provide a selection box of 50 seasonal clips including festival fails galore, a rocket-powered reindeer and Christmas dinner in a tin. 
02:45The Windsors Christmas Special The comedy soap opera sends up our beloved royals and satirises what seasonal celebrations at Sandringham might involve... Camilla is fuming, especially as Kate is doing lunch. [SL] 
03:40Location, Location, Location Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer catch up with two sets of house-hunters: Paul and his American bride Alissa in Windsor; and Malcolm and Jenny in Wiltshire. [SL] 
04:35Extreme Cake Makers Molly's best friend, cat lover Liz, is turning 30 so Molly has come up with the purr-fect birthday surprise - to bake her a cake that looks identical to her two favourite cats. (Ep12/15) 
05:00Kirstie's Handmade Christmas Kirstie Allsopp helps glam-up Christmas with some cracking wrapping and cards. 
05:20Kirstie's Handmade Christmas Christmas is coming and Kirstie Allsopp is sprinkling a triple helping of glitter and gold over the festive period. 
05:30Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Rufus Hound is in Dictionary Corner.