This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Monday, August 26 2019

05:50Countdown 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. 
06:30Mike & Molly Peggy Goes to Branson Peggy leaves her dog with Mike and Molly while she's out of town, telling them it will be good practice for when they have children. (S2 Ep16) 
06:55Mike & Molly Molly Can't Lie Mike and Molly meet with the priest at Peggy's church, but Molly's forthright views end up costing them their wedding chapel. (S2 Ep17) 
07:20The King of Queens Kirbed Enthusiasm Out-of-shape Doug bows to pressure to start playing American football again. 
07:45The King of Queens Mammary Lane Doug gets into trouble for 'mercy flirting' with the new shoe girl at the bowling alley, while Spence's TiVo makes assumptions about him. 
08:10Everybody Loves Raymond Bully on the Bus Ray and Debra have wildly differing opinions of how to react to the news that Ally has been bullying another child on the school bus. 
08:40Everybody Loves Raymond Prodigal Son When Ray agrees to go back to church, he soon discovers why Frank is happy to go every week. 
09:10Frasier Sharing Kirby Frasier and Niles befriend Kirby when they learn that his girlfriend's grandfather is a well-known wine connoisseur. 
09:40Frasier Junior Agent Now that Frasier's agent is representing a hot new radio psychiatrist, she passes Frasier off to her assistant. 
10:10The Big Bang Theory The Codpiece Topology Seeing Penny out on a date with another guy sends a distressed Leonard rushing back to Leslie Winkle, much to Sheldon's dismay. (S2 Ep2/23) 
10:35The Big Bang Theory The Barbarian Sublimation Penny becomes addicted to an online game based on the world of Conan the Barbarian and begins to pester Sheldon for advice. (S2 Ep3/23) 
11:05The Simpsons Gump Roast Aliens Kang and Kodos, decide that as Homer is the 'fat, selfish epitome of modern man' the earth must be destroyed. Guest starring Stephen Hawking and U2 as themselves. 
11:35The Simpsons Homer Loves Flanders Homer realises that he likes Flanders and starts to hang around with him all the time. Unfortunately, Flanders realises that he's not so keen on Homer... 
12:00Flash Gordon Film (1980) Sci-fi fantasy based on the 1930s comic strip. Sam Jones plays sports star Flash, who strives to save Earth from Emperor Ming (Max Von Sydow), the most evil ruler in the universe. 
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 Couple John and Daniel feel now is the time to buy their dream holiday home around Cadiz in southern Spain, but will any of the five options lined up by Ben Hillman be the perfect place? 
16:00The Great Hotel Escape Steph and Dom follow the journeys of families who have quit the rat race to run hotels. Dom visits Hannah and Andrew in Norfolk; Sally and Robin get the keys to a Jacobean farmhouse. (Ep1) 
17:00Come Dine with Me This week's competition takes place in and around Swindon and Marlborough, where the first host, software salesman Simon, hopes to impress with charm and hearty, home cooked meals. 
17:30The Simpsons Lady Bouvier's Lover Grampa and Mr Burns compete for the affections of Marge's mother. Can she resist Mr Burns' marriage proposal? 
18:00The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror XII Homer annoys a gypsy, who places curses on each of the Simpsons. Homer captures a leprechaun to break the curse, but all does not go to plan. 
18:30Hollyoaks Tony is determined to find Harry, while Diane has a huge decision to make about Finn, and Mercedes is heartbroken as Bobby continues to give her the cold shoulder. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
19:30New: Best of Food Unwrapped Jimmy learns where the flavour comes from in his Earl Grey tea. Kate finds out if we can now eat oysters all year round, and Matt discovers what gives clotted cream its yellow colour. (Ep1) 
20:00New: Britain's Extreme Weather:... ...Superstorms and Heatwaves: Tornadoes, torrential rain, lightning storms, flash floods and a record breaking temperature of 38.7C. Is this part of a global pattern of extreme weather? 
21:00New: Call the Cops Dark Times After four years in Devon and Cornwall Police, the hidden dark side of the English Riviera has taken its toll on Local Response Officer Amie. (Ep2) 
22:00Stath Lets Flats: Where Can... ... I Flat?: Comedy with Greek-Cypriot letting agent Stath. When his dad announces that he needs to move out, Stath is forced to experience flat hunting from the other side. (S2 Ep2/6) 
22:30New: Born Famous Ria Ince discovers what life might have been like had her dad Paul not been a famous footballer, spending a week in Dagenham and meeting one of her dad's old school friends. (Ep4/4) 
23:3024 Hours in A&E Leslie (75) is rushed to A&E after suffering a stroke; Hannah (37) has pain in her spine after falling from her horse; and Isabella (6) hurt her neck falling from monkey bars. (S18 Ep16) 
00:30Emergency Helicopter Medics The air ambulance teams help mountain biker Ivan, who has sustained a serious head injury in a remote part of a forest, and four-year-old Abithan, who has broken his thigh bone. (S1 Ep9/10) 
01:25The Secret Life of the Holiday... ...Resort In 2016, Britain voted for Brexit, and Spain welcomed 10 million Brits on their holidays. This film finds out what some of these Brits got up to during their break in the sun. [SL] 
02:20Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA Gordon Ramsay travels to Austin, Texas, home to struggling Greek restaurant El Greco, where the owners have secretly recruited 'Chef Mike' the microwave to help them out on a daily basis. 
03:15Undercover Boss USA Ashley and Brandon Wright, co-owners of Hamburger Mary's, go incognito in their own company hoping to ensure their culture of diversity and acceptance is maintained as the business expands. 
04:05Grand Designs New Zealand A couple use energy-efficient insulated panels to build a retirement home near the tidal estuary at Nelson on the South Island, inspired by fruit-packing sheds. (S3 Ep5) 
04:55Come Dine with Me In York, Svenja plans to impress with her German take on British food, but Craig seems more interested in stealing the limelight. Can Oli's charm or Nichola's holiday theme save the day? 
05:50Countdown 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.