This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Friday, December 20 2019

05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Jon Culshaw is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
06:30The King of Queens Catching Hell Spence has to pretend to be Doug at a work baseball event. Guest starring Lou Ferrigno (a.k.a. The Incredible Hulk). 
06:55The King of Queens Slippery Slope Doug takes Carrie away for a timeshare sales skiing weekend, joined by another couple, Spence and Danny. 
07:20The King of Queens Buy Curious When their neighbour passes away, Doug and Carrie face a battle with their other neighbour Lou Ferrigno to acquire his house. 
07:45Everybody Loves Raymond Fighting In-Laws Debra's parents come round for Thanksgiving dinner. Debra's so pleased that they're not like Frank and Marie - or are they? 
08:10Everybody Loves Raymond The Sneeze Much to Debra's annoyance, Marie mollycoddles Ray when he thinks he's coming down with something. 
08:40Frasier The Ring Cycle Niles and Daphne marry on an impulse while on holiday in Reno but are forced to hide their good news when they return to Seattle. 
09:10Frasier Enemy at the Gate Frasier and Niles are pitted against the owner of a local garage in a battle over principles and two dollars. Daphne leaves the Crane household for the final time. 
09:40Frasier Proxy Prexy Frasier's attempts to become condominium president take a new turn when he persuades Martin to run as a 'puppet' candidate. 
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. 
11:05Undercover Boss USA Paul Quentel, President of Alfred Angelo, the second largest bridal retailer in the USA, goes undercover in his own company intending to solve any problems he finds as quickly as possible. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Channel 4's midday news summary. 
12:05The People's Vet Series following two of the UK's busiest charity pet hospitals: the PDSA at Kirkdale and Huyton. Beth tends to Elvis the cat, and Shadow the Staffie is rushed in with seizures. (S1 Ep1) 
13:05Escape to the Chateau: DIY Billy and his dad attempt to level a patio. Paul and Karen struggle to get the office conversion finished. Clive investigates a huge, creepy nest in the roof of the orangery. (S1 Ep15) 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Tim Vine is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
15:00Find It, Fix It, Flog It In the Chiltern Hills in Buckinghamshire, Henry uncovers an anvil, while Simon finds an old brown dresser which he thinks could become a wildlife sanctuary for birds and insects. (S4 Ep25) 
16:00A Place in the Sun Donna and Martin from Dagenham want to buy a holiday home on the stunning Costa Dorada in Spain. They have a budget of 65,000: will any of Jasmine's properties hit the mark? 
17:00Kirstie's Handmade Christmas This time crafters compete to make the best decorations. There's also some big knits for Christmas and two sweet mini makes. (S7 Ep5/15) 
18:00The Simpsons Lisa the Iconoclast Lisa finds out that Springfield's founder was a murderous pirate who tried to assassinate George Washington, and decides her fellow citizens should know the truth. 
18:30Hollyoaks Scott spends time alone with Walter to better understand Mitchell's upbringing. Maxine is struggling to provide for her and Minnie, but a special invitation makes her happy. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00New: Celebrity Flirty Dancing... ...for Stand Up To Cancer: Loose Women presenter Coleen Nolan and Made in Chelsea star Miles Nazaire get their dancing shoes on as they go looking for love for Stand Up To Cancer. (S2 Ep7) 
21:00New: Celebrity Gogglebox 2019 Some of the best moments from this year, featuring Martin and Roman Kemp, Rylan Clark-Neal and his mum Linda; Nick and Liv Grimshaw; and Chris Eubank Sr and his son Chris Eubank Jr. 
22:00Live: The Last Leg Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker pick over the week's biggest stories for the last time this series with Lorraine Kelly and Tom Allen. (S18 Ep9) 
23:05Daddy's Home Film (2015) Comedy starring Mark Wahlberg, Will Ferrell and Linda Cardellini. A man is living happily with his wife and stepchildren, until the kids' biological father comes back on the scene. 
00:55The Crystal Maze Celebrity... ...Christmas Special: Richard Ayoade guides celebrity adventurers Christopher Biggins, Deborah Meaden, Jamie Laing, Frankie Bridge and Chris Kamara around a special panto-themed Maze. 
01:50The Supervet A Labrador puppy needs fitted plates and stem cell injections for elbow disease. And a Russian black terrier has a cancerous growth and is at risk of losing a leg. (S11 Ep4/6) 
02:45Come Dine with Me Christmas York. The first festive host, Rachel Speight-McGregor, plans to wow her guests with a full-on Christmas night, including carol singers. (Ep1/5) 
03:15Come Dine with Me Christmas York. The second Christmas host is laid-back junior doctor Gyles Morrison, who serves a Caribbean take on a traditional Christmas dinner. Some eccentric behaviour raises eyebrows. (Ep2/5) 
03:40Come Dine with Me Christmas York. It's the third day of the Christmas dinner party competition and vegetarian host Nicola Gregory hopes to convert four carnivores with her completely meat-free festive menu. (Ep3/5) 
04:10Come Dine with Me Christmas York. Twenty-three-year-old host Harry Baines wants to prove to his fellow contestants that his youth doesn't mean he can't hold his own in the kitchen. (Ep4/5) 
04:35Come Dine with Me Christmas York Landlady Estella Nicholson hosts the fifth and final day in her own pub serving up classic pub grub. (Ep5/5) 
05:05Extreme Cake Makers It's full speed ahead for Rosie with a vintage car cake for an 80th birthday party. Suzanne attempts to defy gravity. Christine and Phil tackle a personal African inspired bake. (S3 Ep26) 
05:30Kirstie'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. 
05:40The House of Magic Film (2013) Family animated adventure. A cruelly abandoned ginger kitten is rescued by a kindly elderly magician who lives in a creepy mansion. But the kitten's troubles aren't over yet.