This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Friday, August 18 2017

06:00Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Barry McGuigan is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
06:45Will & Grace Birds of a Feather Boa: Will helps Jack look for a new apartment, while Grace and Karen suffer a wardrobe malfunction at a funeral. 
07:10Will & Grace Swish out of Water Jack teaches Grace how to cope with her domineering mother by being a 'good gay son'. Will's new job brings him into conflict with a slum landlord. 
07:35Everybody Loves Raymond Working Girl When Debra gets a job, Ray isn't happy to have to help with the housework and Marie worries about the effect it will have on the family. 
08:00Everybody Loves Raymond Be Nice Ray and Debra vow to change their ways when they realise they're nicer to strangers than to each other. 
08:30Frasier Liar, Liar Frasier finds himself in a precarious situation when he attempts to sort out the troubled marriage of an old high-school acquaintance. 
09:00Frasier Three Days of the Condo Frasier stands for Condo Board President because he is unhappy about how the building is run. Niles lends his apartment to Martin and Sherry. 
09:30Frasier Death and the Dog On a quiet day at the radio station, Frasier tells a depressed caller about Eddie's recent run-in with the dog therapist. 
10:00The Big Bang Theory The Skywalker Incursion When Leonard and Sheldon are invited to speak at Berkeley, they take a detour during the journey to try to meet one of their idols. (S8 Ep19/24) 
10:30The Big Bang Theory The Fortification Implementation When Sheldon and Amy build a blanket fort, they come to a major crossroads in their relationship. Howard meets his half-brother. (S8 Ep20/24) 
11:00The Simpsons Lisa's Substitute Lisa develops a crush on her substitute teacher but is embarrassed when he meets Homer, while Bart stands against Martin for class president. 
11:30The Simpsons Brush with Greatness Lisa encourages Marge to take up painting again after she exhibits a critically acclaimed painting of a half-naked Homer asleep on the sofa... 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Includes sport and weather. 
12:05Couples Come Dine with Me In Worthing and Portsmouth, can 22-year-old pair Micaela and Sanchez show their older rivals how to have a good time with a combination of Jamaican/Filipino food and hip hop dancing? 
13:05Posh Pawn Some paintings by East End gangsters the Krays prompt a dilemma for the team, and some fake watches cause a bust-up among staff. 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Barry McGuigan is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
15:00Cheap Cheap Cheap It's the end of the week in Noel's Store. Three toilet seats provide a ?2500 conundrum, Barry demonstrates his spider catching technique, and Wayne Sleep calls in to complain. 
16:00A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun Bonnie Motley from Hertfordshire is looking for a holiday home in the guaranteed sunshine of southern Spain. Ben Hillman shows her five great value properties for her ?20,000 budget. 
17:00Four in a Bed On the last day of the competition, tensions mount and grievances are aired before the winner is finally revealed. Can Stephen from The Pheasant explain his motives? 
17:30Come Dine with Me It's the last night in Aberdeen and journalist Turid hopes her home-grown produce will impress. With farmyard antics, plenty of laughter, tears and surprises, there's all to play for. 
18:00The Simpsons Children of a Lesser Clod: Facing a long period off work after a sporting injury, Homer decides to set up a babysitting business. However, Bart and Lisa decide to sabotage it. 
18:30Hollyoaks Joel gets protective over Cleo, while Brody isn't keen on Scott. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00Child Genius It's the semi-final in this week-long competition and the eight remaining competitors face two of the toughest rounds yet with Advanced Language and a sudden-death Spelling test. (S8 Ep5/6) 
21:008 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown The new series hosted by Jimmy Carr. Jon Richardson and Cariad Lloyd take on guest captain Alan Carr and Kevin Bridges. With Elis James, Jon Robins, Susie Dent and Rachel Riley. (S10 Ep1) 
22:00Naked Attraction Presenter Anna Richardson guides 28-year-old Judy through the basics of naked dating. And tent erector Craig, who is almost 30, hopes to meet his ideal match in the buff. (S2 Ep7) 
23:05Rude Tube: 200% Cats Alex Zane kicks off this series of fine clips with a whole show dedicated to cats. There are angry cats, devilish cats, zombie cats and even a flying cat! (S9 Ep1/10) 
00:10The Purge: Anarchy Film (2014) Dystopian action-thriller sequel. A hapless couple and a mother and her daughter get perilously caught out during a night of lethal lawlessness. Strong language/gory violence. 
02:00Pop, Pride and Prejudice The story of pop music's vital role in a social, sexual and cultural revolution 50 years ago, as homosexuality was decriminalised in the UK. 
02:55Damned Bittersweet social worker comedy with Jo Brand and Alan Davies. Everyone is working hard, entirely unaware that one of them is about to be taken hostage by a violent man. (Ep3/6) [SL] 
03:20Damned Bittersweet social worker comedy with Jo Brand and Alan Davies. Rose's mum has dementia. There's no way of looking after her unless Rose can pass her off as work experience. (Ep4/6) [SL] 
03:45Location, Location, Location Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer help three essential workers with modest budgets looking for first homes in south London. Can they make some more property dreams come true? [SL] 
04:45Sarah Beeny's Double Your House... ...for Half the Money. Sarah visits major renovations in Leicestershire and Buckinghamshire battling to work out during one of the wettest winters in history. 
05:40Kirstie's Vintage Gems Kirstie Allsopp shows how easy it is to make things for both the home and the important people in our lives. This episode features sugarcraft and a masterclass in perfume-making. 
05:50Motor Sport: Volkswagen Racing Cup The VWs head to Brands Hatch, 2.433 miles of rolling tarmac that combines dips, fearsome corners, including the famous hairpin Druids Bend and hills which are sure to cause a few fireworks.