This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Wednesday, December 19 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 There's No Business Like Dick Business When the aliens see a magician entertaining children at a party in the park, Dick volunteers to act as his assistant. Mary has her handbag stolen. 
06:553rd Rock from the Sun A Dick Replacement When Dick and Mary visit a psychic together, she says that the couple are from two different worlds and one day Dick will leave Mary and return home. 
07:203rd Rock from the Sun Dick's Ark When Mary tells Dick that she wants some time apart from him, he thinks it's all over between them. Sally visits a TV station where she is offered a job as the new weather girl. 
07:45Everybody Loves Raymond Robert's Wedding (Part 2/2): Robert and Amy exchange vows in a wedding ceremony that has the Barone family tradition written all over it. 
08:10Everybody Loves Raymond Fun with Debra Debra convinces Ray that he should allow her to join him on the golf course after she realises they don't have fun together any more. 
08:40Frasier Roz and the Schnoz Roz meets the parents of her baby's father and is shocked to discover a family facial characteristic that simply can't be ignored. 
09:10Frasier The Life of the Party When Frasier and Niles throw a singles party they are both attracted to the same woman, but it's Roz who steals the show. 
09:40Frasier Party, Party Frasier tries to hook up with an attractive lady, but there are obstacles: a broken watch, car troubles, and Martin's invitation to Chimps on Ice. 
10:05Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA Gordon meets struggling executive chef Anthony Trobiano, who's sinking under half a million dollars of debt at his restaurant in Great Neck, New York. 
11:00The Simpsons Lisa The Vegetarian Lisa turns vegetarian after petting a lamb, but can't find anyone in Springfield who shares her sensibilities, except for Apu and his friends Paul and Linda McCartney. 
11:30The Simpsons Bart vs Australia When Bart damages Australian-American relations after a prank phone call goes awry, he must travel down under to receive his punishment. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Channel 4's midday news summary. 
12:05Jamie's Night Before Christmas A must-watch treat for Christmas as Jamie Oliver serves up cast-iron tips, tricks and hacks for a delicious, stress-free Christmas. There will be no more soggy roasties or dry turkey. 
13:05My Family Secrets Revealed Lindsay McLoughlin discovers the scandalous truth about her great-grandmother. Yvonne and son Alan get more than they bargained for. Charlotte Hall fills in her family tree. (Ep13/15) 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Phill Jupitus 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. (Ep33/35) 
16:00A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun Danni Menzies shows John and Julie from Cheshire five properties for their budget of 120,000 in the beautiful region of southern Alicante, Spain. Will any of them steal their hearts? 
17:00Kirstie's Handmade Christmas Kirstie Allsopp plays host to some competitive festive needlecraft, ingenious freehand machine embroidery, a mosaic artist, and a pair of fragrant gifts. (S7 Ep 12/15) 
18:00The Simpsons Lost Verizon After Bart finds Denis Leary's phone and uses it to make prank calls and accept job offers, Denis comes up with a creative punishment for Bart. 
18:30Hollyoaks Hollyoaks High puts on a nativity play with a twist: female empowerment! It's a huge hit, until Donna-Marie takes centre stage. Mandy is unsure whether she can be honest with Darren. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00Jamie's Quick and Easy Christmas Jamie Oliver shares his quick and easy guide to Christmas cooking, with delicious recipes featuring genius combinations that are brilliantly simple - all the flavour but none of the fuss. 
21:00The World's Most Extraordinary... ...Christmas Dinners: From astronauts eating Christmas dinner in space to Tudor-style feasts and diamond-embellished decorations, this documentary explores extra-special Christmas meals. 
22:00Celebrity Call Centre at Christmas The Call Centre reopens at Christmas, as celebrities including Debbie McGee and Goggleboxers Steph and Dom tackle the public's queries - from festive dilemmas to affairs of the heart. 
23:0024 Hours in A&E Ky has been knocked off her motorbike. Aleks has fallen from her loft; as her husband arrives at the hospital, doctors are still unsure whether she's suffered brain damage. (S16 Ep6) 
00:00Gogglebox 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) 
00:55Obsessive Compulsive Country... ...House Cleaners: The cleaners head for a 16th century manor in Somerset, where an acclaimed writer of ghost stories needs help with clearing out some of her junk. (S3 Ep3) 
01:50Young Sherlock Holmes Film (1985) Barry Levinson's scary, darkly Gothic family drama stars Nicholas Rowe and Alan Cox as the young Holmes and Watson, who investigate a series of mysterious and grisly murders. [SL] 
03:40Come Dine with Me In Chippenham, an RAF engineer, a gym owner, a florist and a Finnish musician aim to throw the best dinner party. There are several practical jokes and revelations about a host's love life. 
04:35Kirstie's Handmade Christmas There's nothing more exciting than the countdown to Christmas, so Kirstie Allsopp gathers some of Britain's best crafters to create an advent calendar with a twist. 
04:55Fifteen 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. (Ep32/35) 
05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Phill Jupitus is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.