This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Friday, December 14 2018

05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Dan Walker is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
06:303rd Rock from the Sun Les Liaisons Dickgereuses In the first episode of series six, Mary's rich and beautiful sister Renata makes a generous donation to the university to humiliate her less successful sibling. 
06:553rd Rock from the Sun Fear and Loathing in Rutherford Tommy tries to reconcile with Alissa by asking her to watch a scary film with him so that she will be frightened and want a man around to protect her. 
07:203rd Rock from the Sun Indickscretion When Dick and Mary go on a double date with Sally and Don, a discussion about a movie's love scenes leads to romantic discontent. 
07:45Everybody Loves Raymond Meeting the Parents Robert is caught in a compromising position by Amy's parents when they turn up unannounced at her apartment. 
08:10Everybody Loves Raymond The Plan When Amy puts Robert in charge of selecting his wedding invitations, Ray suggests he botch it so that Robert will be let off the hook with their wedding plans. 
08:40Frasier Perspectives on Christmas Martin, Daphne, Niles and Roz each describe the tedious holiday season from their own, differing perspectives. 
09:10Frasier Where Every Bloke Knows Your Name The Fox and Whistle is Frasier's new local, which is no fun for Daphne, who uses the pub as an escape from life's stresses. 
09:40Frasier Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do When Daphne finds an engagement ring in Martin's underwear drawer, Niles hires a detective to investigate Sherry's past. 
10:10Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA Gordon Ramsay tackles Giuseppi's, a family-owned Italian restaurant in Macomb Township, Michigan, where the father and son are constantly clashing. 
11:05The Simpsons So It Has Come to This The Simpsons' Clip Show: Bart's special April Fools' Day prank seriously misfires when the whole house explodes. 
11:30The Simpsons And Maggie Makes Three Homer explains why there are no pictures of Maggie in the house and why he had to give up his dream job at the bowling alley. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Channel 4's midday news summary. 
12:05A New Life in the Sun After years of disappointing yields, British owners of a French vineyard start their harvest. Will they turn their fortunes around? It's decision time at a British-run boot camp in Spain. 
13:05My Family Secrets Revealed There's an unexpected reunion for Stephen McWilliams who discovers incredible information about his father. And Peter Jones finds out if he's directly related to a war hero. (Ep10/15) 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Dan Walker is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
15:00Fifteen to One Fifteen contestants go head to head in the iconic quiz hosted by Sandi Toksvig. Facing notoriously tough questions, they compete to become Grand Champion and take home £40,000. (Ep30/35) 
16:00A Place in the Sun Kim and Rob love the traditional white villages in Andalusia - the Pueblos Blancos - and are looking for a bolthole to enjoy with their family. Can Danni Menzies find the perfect property? 
17:00Kirstie's Handmade Christmas Kirstie Allsopp's Christmas HQ hosts an advent calendar competition. There's a crochet alternative to tinsel. And a craft maker turns forgotten textiles into decorative art. (S7 Ep10/15) 
18:00The Simpsons Bull-E Bart is picked on at the school dance, so Marge convinces Springfield's authorities to pass anti-bullying legislation. As a result, Homer is arrested for victimising Ned. (S26 Ep20) 
18:30Hollyoaks Brody is told to try and appeal the decision so he can finally close his case. After drowning his sorrows, he gets into a fight with Damon. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night... ...Feast. Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty welcome Martin Freeman to the pier to cook up some eggs royale. There's also posh fish and chips and healthy food for the night shift. (S6 Ep2) 
21:00Gogglebox What do Britain's sharpest critics think of The Andrew Marr Show, I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, The Snowman, First Dates, The Apprentice and The Secret Life of the Zoo? (S12 Ep15) 
22:00The Last Leg The award-winning satirical comedy continues. Host Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker are joined by Kathy Burke and Sue Perkins to dissect the week's news. (S15 Ep9/10) 
23:05Ministry of Justice The comedy crime spoof sees the Ministry launching a campaign to protect the unfairly persecuted 'one percent'. And a shocking new pet protection concept debuts at a dog show. (Ep3/3) 
00:05Predator Film (1987) Cult sci-fi action. Arnold Schwarzenegger plays the leader of a commando unit hunted in the South American jungle by a creature from another planet. Strong language/violent scenes. 
02:00The First The Choice Tom and the Providence crew must make a choice considering potentially life-threatening consequences, while Matteo wrestles with his past. (Ep7/8) [SL] 
02:50The Great Songwriters: Music on 4 Rickie Lee Jones Double Grammy Award-winning American singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones is interviewed about songwriting and her life in music and performs some of her tracks. (S2 Ep1/6) 
03:45Big House, Little House In the Big House in west London, Laura and Richard have £70k to remodel their Victorian property. In the Little House in Manchester, Anna and Chris have £30k for a new extension. (Ep14) 
04:40Kirstie's Handmade Treasures Kirstie Allsopp's battle in the afternoon tea tent at the Devon County Show is not for the faint-hearted. What will the judges think of her scones and unconventional kumquat éclairs? [SL] 
05:00Fifteen to One Fifteen contestants go head to head in the iconic quiz hosted by Sandi Toksvig. Facing notoriously tough questions, they compete to become Grand Champion and take home £40,000. (Ep29/35) 
05:55Triathlon: Ultra Pirineu Set in the Spanish Pyrenees, this 110km event is the longest race in the Skyrunner World Series, with 6800 metres of ascent to challenge the competitors. (Ep22/25)