This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 HD on Friday, August 21 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 Happy Halloween Mike is thoroughly spooked when Molly's boss invites them to a costume party at his house on Halloween night - a holiday he always dreads. (S2 Ep6) 
06:55Mike & Molly Carl Meets a Lady Carl tries to get a date with an attractive woman he spots at the diner, but he worries that this new love connection might be out of his league. (S2 Ep7) 
07:20Cheers It's Lonely on the Top Carla's promoted to bartender and her drunken celebration leads to a night of passion with one of the Cheers regulars, but she can't recall who it was. (S11 Ep22/28) 
07:45Cheers Rebecca Gaines, Rebecca Loses Part 1: Rebecca impresses Kelly's father and is thrilled when he invites her over to his house, but the evening isn't what she was expecting. (S11 Ep23/28) 
08:15Everybody Loves Raymond The Kicker While enjoying a college football game, Frank catches a ball from a record-setting field goal. But when he refuses to give it back, he becomes a wanted man. 
08:45Everybody Loves Raymond Season's Greetings Marie is jealous when she receives a letter from a relative saying how wonderful her life is. 
09:15Frasier Dr Nora Christine Baranski guest stars as venomous radio therapist Dr Nora, who joins Frasier at KACL. Piper Laurie cameos. 
09:45Frasier When a Man Loves Two Women Frasier dates Cassandra, with whom he had a confusing time on Valentine's Day. Then he bumps into Faye and dates her too. 
10:15The Big Bang Theory The Financial Permeability When Sheldon lends Penny some money, it brings her ex-boyfriend Kurt back into her life, with negative consequences for the gang. (S2 Ep14/23) 
10:40The Big Bang Theory The Maternal Capacitance A disastrous visit from Leonard's mother, Beverly, has the unexpected side-effect of bringing Leonard and Penny closer together. (S2 Ep15/23) 
11:10Undercover Boss USA Mitchell Modell, CEO of Modell's Sporting Goods, America's oldest family-owned company selling athletics footwear, clothing and equipment, dons a disguise to go incognito in his own firm. 
12:05Channel 4 News Summary Channel 4's midday news summary. 
12:10Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA Gordon Ramsay's rescue mission this time is Hannah & Mason's, a French bistro in the quaint little town of Cranbury, New Jersey. 
13:05River Cottage Veg Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall cooks tasty, carb-loading dishes for vegetarian triathlete Colin Hill. Plus: saffron speltotto, pasta and fennel, and melanzane parmigiana. (Ep5/7) 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Nina Hossain joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner. 
15:00Find It, Fix It, Flog It The boys head to Wokingham in Berkshire to meet professional gardener Mark, whose barns are bursting with bikes, bric-a-brac and baggage. (S4 Ep10) 
16:00A Place in the Sun Kamlesh and Sukhwinder have decided it's time to buy a winter home in Alicante, now that their children have flown the nest. Jean Johansson shows them what their 95k budget can buy. 
17:00Four in a Bed It's the final day of the competition and the B&B owners meet for the last time. Amid accusations and flaring tempers, the payments are revealed and the winner is announced. 
17:30Come Dine with Me Edinburgh area. Funeral arranger Abby hosts the final night, with a menu of healthy Spanish grub. But will partying pensioner Angie steal the limelight? (Ep5/5) 
18:00The Simpsons The Bart of War Bart and Milhouse are caught getting up to no good in Ned Flanders' house and are enrolled in separate clubs to keep them off the streets. 
18:30The Simpsons Waiting for Duffman After Duffman undergoes a hip replacement and retires, the Duff beer company sets up a reality show competition to find his replacement - and Homer wins. 
19:00Channel 4 News Channel 4's flagship news programme. Including the weather. 
19:30New: Unreported World Swarm Hunters As billions of locusts devour crops and threaten millions with starvation in east Africa, Sahar Zand visits Kenya on the trail of the worst swarm in decades. (S39 Ep3) 
20:00New: Travel Man's Greatest Trips Richard Ayoade narrates a therapeutic compendium of his most spiritual trips, from beach yoga in Miami to a smoke sauna in Helsinki and wax promises in Porto. (Ep4) 
21:00New: 8 Out of 10 Cats Does... ...Countdown A chance to watch top moments from the comedy game-show mash-up, with guests including Richard Ayoade, Aisling Bea, Alan Carr, David Mitchell, Katherine Ryan and Johnny Vegas. 
22:00The Inbetweeners 2 Film (2014) Comedy sequel. The lads visit Jay in Australia, after he tells them he's living a life of hedonism and sexual promiscuity. Nudity/sex/substance abuse/very strong language. 
00:00The Mortal Instruments: City of... ...Bones (2013) Supernatural fantasy action-adventure starring Lily Collins. A teenager must go on a dangerous quest when her demon-slaying mum is abducted. Violence. 
02:15Come Dine with Me West London. Model, journalist and poet Azzi hosts in a Moroccan marquee in her garden... on a freezing winter's night. And her guests give her food an equally frosty reception! (Ep1/5) 
02:45Come Dine with Me West London. Plucky plumber Steve Capel has an accident while preparing his favourite dish - an African roulade of ostrich, kudu and springbok - and his injury leads to carnage. (Ep2/5) 
03:10Come Dine with Me West London. Former wedding planner Zae hopes to woo his guests with the attention to detail in his wedding-themed menu. But things don't go exactly as planned. (Ep3/5) 
03:40Come Dine with Me West London. Events organiser Emma has her work cut out with her Italian menu - because she's never cooked a three-course meal in her life. (Ep4/5) 
04:05Come Dine with Me West London. Jane is feeling the pressure, as she's out of practice hosting dinner parties. Can she get back into the swing of things with an adventurous menu and fancy dress? (Ep5/5) 
04:30Fifteen 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. (Ep26/35) 
05:25All Star Driving School After a rough first lesson, Vicky Pattison is determined to give driving another go, but she's distracted by pedestrians, cars and all the fit guys on the road! (S1 Ep7/15) 
05:50Kirstie's Fill Your House for Free Can Kirstie Allsopp and her team help Louise turn her dilapidated Essex flat into a peaceful paradise without breaking the bank?