This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Thursday, October 24 2019

05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Gloria Hunniford is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
06:30The King of Queens Dog Days Carrie thinks Doug should be tougher with their new neighbours about their dog, which is keeping them awake. And Arthur believes he was the inspiration for Charlie Brown. 
06:55The King of Queens Crappy Birthday When Carrie tells Doug to ignore her 30th birthday, he is more than happy to play along because there's a huge ultimate fighting tournament on TV. 
07:20The King of Queens S'aint Valentine When Arthur attends a dance for singles, he encounters a stranger. 
07:45Everybody Loves Raymond The Bird Robert and Amy convince their families that it would be fun to spend Thanksgiving together, but the day gets off to a bad start. 
08:10Everybody Loves Raymond Jazz Records When the children ruin Ray's dictionary, Frank tells them about the time Ray wrecked his prized jazz record collection. 
08:40Frasier Moon Dance When Niles decides it's time to start dating again, he takes Daphne to a posh society ball, but has she got the wrong idea about his intentions? 
09:10Frasier The Show Where Diane Comes Back When Diane visits Seattle, Frasier is torn between his feelings for her and his resentment from when she ditched him at the altar. 
09:40Frasier A Word to the Wise Guy Maris needs Niles' help and he thinks it's a chance to get back together with her. But he has to gain a favour from a shady character in order to assist her. 
10:10Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA Gordon visits the Lido Di Manhattan in California. Ambitious business graduate Lisa bought the restaurant when she was 23 but five years later, she's worried she picked the wrong venture. 
11:05Undercover Boss USA Gina Butler is founder and CEO of Gigi's Cupcakes, one of America's most successful bakeries, based in Nashville, Tennessee. She dons a disguise to go undercover among her own workforce. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Channel 4's midday news summary. 
12:05Couples Come Dine with Me Newlyweds Jen and Callum kick off in Aberdeen with an American theme, while couples Debbie and Shaun and Sam and Jamie are shocked to find they are serving almost identical Scottish menus. 
13:05A New Life in the Sun Two British vineyard owners try to beat the French at boules, a couple from Warrington struggle to find a villa for their business, and there are nautical nightmares for a dive school. 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Levi Roots is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
15:00A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun Marc and Mat fell in love with Mallorca the moment they stepped onto the island six years ago, and are now looking to buy their very own holiday retreat that they can escape to there. 
16:00Sun, Sea and Selling Houses Lovebirds Phil and Jeanette, from Rhyl, north Wales, are ready to take on an ambitious project. Retirees Bill and Frances want to swap their life in Aberdeen for a home in Spain. (S3 Ep24) 
17:00Four in a Bed The final visit is to The New Inn, in Newton, Derbyshire, owned by Tony Carlin. But the guests have cleanliness concerns, and feel it's lacking luxury, and there's a no-show at breakfast. 
17:30Your Room or Mine? Justin and Clairemarie take charge as three duos present their living room makeovers, but it's no easy task, with disagreement over a mural and shelves decorated with colour pencils. (Ep14) 
18:00The Simpsons A Star Is Burns Springfield launches a film festival, and Barney's haunting movie meditation on his alcoholism, 'Pukahontas', is on course to win. 
18:30Hollyoaks Breda has an unwelcome visitor at the pig farm. Edward steps out of his comfort zone to support Diane. Cindy meets the man who's going to make her dreams a reality. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00New: The Dog House A lurcher with a broken tail comes in with the stray warden. Small but confident collie cross puppy Joey, and springy toy poodle Gizmo, who has social anxieties, seek homes. (Ep8/8) 
21:00New: The Accident Sarah Lancashire, Mark Lewis Jones, Sidse Babbett Knudsen and Joanna Scanlan star in a powerful new drama about a community that's torn apart in the aftermath of an explosion. (Ep1/4) 
22:00New: Bill Turnbull: Staying Alive This intimate new film follows journalist and presenter Bill Turnbull over a year as he undertakes chemotherapy, tries cannabis for medicinal purposes and adopts a healthier diet. 
23:058 Out of 10 Cats Jimmy Carr hosts as Rob Beckett and Tom Allen are joined by Scarlett Moffatt, Harriet Kemsley, Wes Nelson and Rosie Jones to compete in the comedy panel show. (S21 Ep7) 
00:00Gogglebox Britain's sharpest armchair critics share more of their insightful, passionate and sometimes emotional critiques of the week's biggest and best shows. (S14 Ep6) [SL] 
00:55The Simpsons Tree House of Horror XI Homer receives a very scary horoscope, while Bart and Lisa are banished to the forest, where they find a house made of gingerbread... 
01:20The Simpsons Whiskey Business Moe gets a new lease of life when some venture capitalists take an interest in his homemade whiskey, and Grampa injures himself while babysitting for Bart. (S24 Ep21/22) 
01:45Derren Brown Presents Twisted... ...Tales A dark and scary Halloween treat for three unsuspecting horror fans who find themselves on a unique and unnerving journey as the boundaries between fact and fiction are blurred. 
02:25Come Dine with Me Competing in Luton over four nights are a B&B owner, a firefighting action-man, a feisty Polish mum and a know-it-all fitness trainer. 
03:20Grand Designs New Zealand A young couple from the Coromandel peninsula on the North Island create a non-traditional home from recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and mussel shells. (S1 Ep2/8) 
04:15Building the Dream Charlie Luxton is with a Cambridgeshire couple determined to build a huge barn-style home. Problem is, they don't appreciate the sheer scale of the undertaking until it's too late. (S8 Ep2) [SL] 
05:10Kirstie's Vintage Gems In this bite-size episode of Kirstie's Vintage Home, Kirstie Allsopp takes on a super-sized challenge: a vintage-inspired wedding for Amy and Craig. 
05:25Extreme Cake Makers Eloise is moving heaven and earth for her latest commission. Molly dabbles in fiery fondant for a St George's Day dragon cake. And Karisha needs 2000 sugar flowers. (S3 Ep6) 
05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Gloria Hunniford is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.