TV Guide Channel 4 Today Thursday 5 January 2023

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What’s On Channel 4 Today Thursday 5 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Channel 4 today.


Neil Delamere is in Dictionary Corner

3rd Rock from the Sun


Harry discovers a hidden talent

Harry discovers a hidden talent for art that impresses Mary – leaving Dick feeling envious. Meanwhile, Sally scares the mothers at Tommy’s school into preparing a highly successful cake sale. John Lithgow and Joseph Gordon-Levitt star

3rd Rock from the Sun


Dick and Dr Albright get stranded

A snowstorm spoils Dr Albright’s trip to Chicago, leaving her stranded at a truck stop with Dick. Comedy, starring John Lithgow and Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Everybody Loves Raymond


Debra’s gossiping upsets Ray

Ray is upset to hear Debra has been discussing intimate details of their marriage with her gossipy friends – and responds by revealing a few secrets of his own. Guest starring Maggie Wheeler (Friends)

Everybody Loves Raymond


Robert is signed by a modelling agency

Robert is elated to be signed up by a modelling agency, convinced fame and wealth are just around the corner – but his dreams of success prove short-lived. Comedy, starring Ray Romano and Brad Garrett

Everybody Loves Raymond


Frank is visited by a former protege

A stranger reveals to the Barones that Frank used to be his mentor – much to the bemusement of Ray and Robert, who find it hard to believe their father could ever have inspired anyone. Comedy, starring Ray Romano, Peter Boyle and Brad Garrett



A party takes an unpleasant turn

Niles has too much to drink at a Halloween party, and Frasier is taken aback to discover the children in his complex are afraid of him. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce



Roz takes up the piano

Domestic disharmony causes chaos in Frasier’s apartment, leaving Martin’s beloved chair ruined and the carpet soiled. Meanwhile, Roz begins piano lessons. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer, John Mahoney and Jane Leeves



The shrink celebrates his 2,000th radio broadcast

The Seattle shrink celebrates his 2,000th radio broadcast and is disappointed to find he has a recording of every show but one, forcing him to turn to an obsessive fan for a copy of the elusive tape. Guest starring computer tycoon Bill Gates

Undercover Boss USA


A property restoration company CEO ensures there are no flaws in the business

Gary Findley, Chief Executive Officer of Restoration 1, a self-described `Redneck CEO” from Texas, goes undercover to ensure that there are no flaws in the `playbook” of the company that would negatively impact all the franchises

Channel 4 News Summary

Includes headlines and weather

Four in a Bed


The first visit of the week is to Sherbourne House Hotel in Attleborough, Norfolk

Four in a Bed


The rivals are treated to a theatrical couple of days at Holywell House in Leicestershire

Four in a Bed


A visit to the Greyhound Hotel in Cromford, Derbyshire

Four in a Bed


The final visit of the week is to the Royal Hotel, in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex

The final visit of the week is to the Royal Hotel, in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, where General Manager Vicki Hart and Events Manager Kara Cross hope to wow the guests with their boutique seafront hotel. Everyone laps up the luxury rooms, but in the evening, talk turns tense with accusations of foul play. In the morning, a noisy night and a dry shower cause troubles for Tina and Danielle. At breakfast, the sausages and bacon become a bone of contention for some guests

Four in a Bed


The holiday hosts meet to discuss feedback and settle some scores

The holiday hosts meet for the last time to find out what they have been paid and to settle some scores. Feedback ranges from sleep issues and beef about breakfast bothers, to tabletop troubles and Derek’s slumber sorrows. Strong opinions are aired and differences debated, before the winner is finally announced


Richard Osman guests in Dictionary Corner

Colin Murray and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Richard Osman is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent

A Place in the Sun


The hunt for a `forever home” in the seaside town of Alvor on Portugal’s Algarve

Yvette and Agata call upon the services of Jasmine Harman in their hunt for their dream three-bed `forever home” in the seaside town of Alvor on Portugal’s Algarve. Property expert Jasmine rustles up five options for their budget of £300,000

A New Life in the Sun


In Italy, poor weather threatens to scupper a couple’s paragliding plans

In Italy, poor weather threatens to scupper a couple’s paragliding plans. Shaken and stirred in Spain, a Lancashire pair run a cocktail making master class. Meanwhile, in France, two holiday hosts are in a spin over laundry and two restaurateurs risk being left high and dry in Portugal

Come Dine with Me: The Professionals


Three sets of restaurateurs entertain each other in West Yorkshire

Three sets of restaurateurs entertain each other in West Yorkshire, where highlights include a ghost hunt, a surprise appearance by a couple of Chers, a lesson in table manners and a dessert threatened by a stray ingredient

The Simpsons


Marge is forced to replace the family car

Marge experiences mixed emotions when she is forced to replace the family car after an encounter with a sinkhole, while Bart becomes interested in Lisa’s extracurricular activities after finding out about her covert meetings in town. With the guest voice of stock car racer Jeff Gordon


Misbah has a difficult choice to make

Misbah has a difficult choice to make, and Darren shares his concerns about Oscar with Cindy and Goldie. Elsewhere, Maxine convinces James to help with her case against Eric, but James is not convinced Eric is guilty after hearing how much Tony sympathises with him

Channel 4 News

Including sport and weather

Including sport and weather

The Dog House


A family of four meets cheeky cockapoo puppy Percy

Staff at Woodgreen animal charity set out to match their homeless dogs with prospective owners. Deaf parents Hannah and Craig and their mischievous boys Oliver and Felix meet cheeky cockapoo puppy Percy. Tiny Yorkie terrier pair Lola and Bailey show size doesn’t matter when there are two of you – especially with the backing of Woodgreen’s dog behaviour expert Sue

The Light in the Hall


Cat’s quest makes her unpopular in the community

Journalist Cat continues with inquiries for her in-depth article, which makes her increasingly unpopular with each question she asks. Joe is being considered for parole, and if it is granted, Sharon fears she will never get Ela’s body back – and the past will torment her for the rest of her life. Joanna Scanlan, Alexandra Roach and Iwan Rheon star

Catching a Killer


Thames Valley Police’s investigation into a woman’s disappearance in 2016

Documentary about Thames Valley Police’s investigation into the disappearance of 31-year-old mother of three Natalie Hemming on May 1, 2016. The programme has access to officers as they try to work out whether Natalie is alive or dead, and to her family and friends, struggling with the situation unfolding around them, before an arrest is made and the case reaches its conclusion

Murder in the Alps


Why so much attention was focused on prime suspect Zaid Al-Hilli

The conclusion of the crime documentary asks why so much attention was focused on prime suspect Zaid Al-Hilli, who was eventually released without charge. Former senior investigating police officer Mark Preston turns the case on its head with a surprising new theory, and other investigators examine whether the killer could still be found, almost a decade after the shootings

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA


A failing restaurant in California

The fiery chef comes to the aid of a French restaurant in the heart of Moorpark, California. The pompous, over-complicated cuisine is keeping the customers away and there is an imminent threat of bankruptcy. However, the owner is vigorously opposed to change, despite the failings of his current business model

The Simpsons


Moe enters the home-made whiskey business

Moe has a chance encounter with a couple of rich venture capitalists who invest in the barman’s home-made whiskey. Grampa injures himself while babysitting Bart, but quite enjoys being looked after by his grandson, and Lisa attends a jam session at the Jazzhole – only to find none other than Bleeding Gums Murphy on the bill

The Simpsons


Three spooky tales from Springfield

Three spooky tales from Springfield, in which Ned Flanders develops the ability to see into the future, Mr Burns’ body undergoes a rigorous exploration and Lisa becomes a Sherlock Holmes-style super-sleuth in Victorian London

Come Dine with Me

Stylist Felicia is the first host for a week of parties in south London

Come Dine with Me

Musician Bernard plans a culinary trip around the world

Come Dine with Me

TV editor Joe hosts a 1990s-themed evening


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