This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Wednesday, August 19 2020

05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Dr Phil Hammond joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner. 
06:30Mike & Molly Dennis's Birthday Molly urges Mike to give up his apartment and move in with her. Mike's mother Peggy gets a big surprise when she celebrates her boyfriend Dennis's birthday. (S2 Ep2) 
06:55Mike & Molly Mike in the House When Mike moves in with Molly and her family, he has to adjust from life in his bachelor pad to living in a house full of women. (S2 Ep3) 
07:20Cheers The Last Picture Show Frasier, Cliff, Norm and Woody try to relive the drive-in movie experiences of their youth. Sam puts Gus in charge of the bar for a night. (S11 Ep18/28) 
07:45Cheers Bar Wars VII The Naked Prey: On St Patrick's night, Sam takes a bet that Cheers will make more money than Gary's Old Town Tavern, and Woody is the target of practical jokes. (S11 Ep19/28) 
08:15Everybody Loves Raymond Jealous Robert Debra and Marie's good intentions backfire when they try to drive Robert back into Amy's arms - and find out that Amy and Gianni are hitting it off. 
08:45Everybody Loves Raymond It's Supposed to Be Fun While the Barones watch their sons play, Ray finds that Geoff is having trouble getting the hang of a game. 
09:15Frasier Decoys Niles discovers that Daphne is dating Donny, his divorce attorney, so he hatches a plan to try to get Donny back together with Roz. 
09:45Frasier Dinner Party Frasier and Niles decide to throw a dinner party but can't agree on who they should invite. 
10:15The Big Bang Theory The Vartabedian Conundrum Leonard goes to Penny for help when his relationship with Stephanie takes off faster than he'd like, but will he act on her advice? (S2 Ep10/23) 
10:40The Big Bang Theory The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis At Christmas, Leonard's handsome colleague starts dating Penny, while Sheldon's obsession with gift-giving etiquette torments his friends. (S2 Ep11/23) 
11:10Undercover Boss USA This episode follows Dippin' Dots, which sells cryogenically frozen beads of ice cream. CEO Scott Fischer wants to find out if his empire has the manpower to cope with expansion. (S10 Ep3) 
12:05Channel 4 News Summary Channel 4's midday news summary. 
12:10Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA Gordon Ramsay meets struggling executive chef Anthony Trobiano, who's sinking under half a million dollars of debt at his restaurant in Great Neck, New York. 
13:05River Cottage Veg Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall prepares to cook a meat-free southern Indian wedding feast, but the slugs are tucking into his vegetable patch with vigour. (Ep3/7) 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Dr Phil Hammond joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner. 
15:00Find It, Fix It, Flog It Henry Cole and Simon O'Brien meet mechanic Adrian in Worcestershire. Simon restores a wrecked armchair into some punk rock furniture. (S4 Ep8) 
16:00A Place in the Sun Mel, David and their daughters are relocating to the picturesque town of La Duquesa on Spain's Costa del Sol. Danni Menzies helps them find the perfect property with a pool for their £160k. 
17:00Four in a Bed Helen and Suzanne hope that their experience will give them the edge, at Peel Hey on the Wirral. But Debbie and Arthur make a surprise discovery in their loo. 
17:30Come Dine with Me Edinburgh area. Former restaurant manager Celena hasn't been impressed with the food so far. Can her Italian menu and 'best tiramisu in the world' take the top spot? (Ep3/5) 
18:00The Simpsons Three Gays of the Condo After realising that Marge only married him because she was pregnant with Bart, Homer moves out and ends up sharing an apartment with two gay men. 
18:30The Simpsons The Princess Guide A Nigerian princess named Kemi visits Springfield when her father comes to negotiate a uranium deal with Mr Burns, and Homer is appointed to chaperone her. 
19:00Channel 4 News Channel 4's flagship news programme. Including the weather. 
19:55New: The Political Slot The Conservative Party Claire Coutinho MP gives the Government's view on their efforts to improve women's rights. 
20:00Phil Spencer's Stately Homes In Kent, Phil visits the 900-year-old Leeds Castle, known as the 'Lady's Castle', and discovers there's more to this mysterious, history-laden fort than he ever imagined. (S3 Ep4/4) 
21:00New: Lose a Stone in 21 Days... ...with Michael Mosley: A look at links between the brain and comfort eating, and snoring and weight. And a sustainable low-calorie, low-carb, high-protein diet with recipes and tips. (Ep3) 
22:00New: Inside Missguided: Made in... ...Manchester Missguided go back to their roots, planning a guerrilla marketing stunt to gatecrash London Fashion Week. There's also a risqué film shoot and a recce in Ibiza. (Ep2) 
23:05First Dates Italian restaurant owner Giovanni, who's 61, sets out to give Fred Sirieix a run for his money on the charm front. And can Jason see past prison officer Tyrone's ADHD? (S12 Ep7) 
00:10Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA Gordon Ramsay travels to Oakhurst, New Jersey, to help the overwhelmed owner of Mike and Nellie's restaurant, who lost his way when his father and business partner died. 
01:00Couples Come Dine with Me In Cardiff, Jackie and Oasis tribute singer Degsy pay homage to Manchester. Jo and Vikki make their Indian menu from scratch. And will critical Chris and Bex's bickering blow their chances? 
01:55Supershoppers The money-saving show returns, full of tips for booking a last-minute staycation. Plus: getting your money back if anything goes wrong on holiday and foreign trip savings for 2021. (S7 Ep1) 
02:20August: Osage County Film (2014) Drama with Meryl Streep, Sam Shepard, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor and Juliette Lewis. A father's disappearance prompts an ill-tempered family gathering. Very strong language/drugs. [SL] 
04:20Fifteen 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. (Ep24/35) 
05:15All Star Driving School It's time for CiCi Coleman, Paisley Billings and Connor Ball to take their driving tests. But which of them will exchange their L plates for P plates? (S1 Ep5/15) 
05:40Kirstie's Handmade Treasures Expert bookbinder Isabelle Ting helps Kirstie Allsopp make a notebook for Phil Spencer, using new leather offcuts, as well as recycled leather coats, decorative paper and cartridge paper. 
05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Dr Phil Hammond joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.