TV Guide Channel 4 Today Sunday 8 January 2023

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What’s On Channel 4 Today Sunday 8 January 2023

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

3rd Rock from the Sun


Tommy thinks Harry needs a father figure

Tommy thinks Harry needs a father figure, so Dick sets out in a dubious bid to prove he fits the bill. Elsewhere, Sally is astounded by her research into the maternal power of her boyfriend’s mother. Starring John Lithgow and Kristen Johnston

3rd Rock from the Sun


Tommy and Harry consider becoming doctors

Sally cuts herself while slaving over a hot stove and ends up in hospital – and it is not long before caring visitors Tommy and Harry start seeing themselves as future doctors. Award-winning comedy, starring Kristen Johnston and French Stewart

The King of Queens


Carrie sells her engagement ring

Carrie gives in to temptation and sells her engagement ring so she and Doug can buy a hot tub and satellite dish. American comedy, starring Kevin James and Leah Remini

The King of Queens


Doug goes back to school

Carrie enrols Doug and herself on a course on the Victorian novel at college. He soon feels way out of his league but resolves to answer 10 questions in class in a bid to impress his fellow students

The Simpsons


Mr Burns puts on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl

The 28th season of the animated comedy kicks off with an episode that sees Mr Burns put on a variety show at the Springfield Bowl in exchange for rebuilding the town after it is burned to the ground. With the guest voice of Amy Schumer

The Simpsons


Homer moves into a camper van

Homer moves into a camper van parked in the backyard, while Marge retains sole residence of the family home, prompting Bart to take swift action in a bid to reunite them. Unfortunately, his plan entails a perilous drive along the freeway – which culminates in a disaster on board a Turkish container ship

The Simpsons


Homer goes to prison

Marge tries to bring culture to Springfield by asking architect Frank Gehry (guest starring as himself) to construct a concert hall. However, none of the locals is interested, so Mr Burns decides to turn the disused building into a prison, where Homer soon finds himself confined

Sunday Brunch

Celebrity guests and conversation, with Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer

The Simpsons


Bart and Lisa look into the future

Another of Matt Groening’s creations, Bender from Futurama, drops into Springfield, where Bart and Lisa are busy admiring Professor Frink’s new invention – a computer that shows the future. Unable to resist, they take a look at what their lives will be like in eight years’ time – and are surprised by what they see

The Simpsons


Lisa enters a singing competition

Lisa enters a singing competition on the Krusty the Clown Show and makes it through to the final stages, but Homer’s competitive streak threatens to sabotage her performance. Guest starring American Idol 2004 winner Fantasia Barrino as Lisa’s rival Clarissa Wellington

We Bought a Zoo

Fact-based comedy drama, starring Matt Damon
2011 – Drama, Comedy, Family

Movie: We Bought a Zoo -

A father-of-two struggling to cope with the death of his wife is in need of a fresh start, so buys a house with a dilapidated zoo on the grounds. With the help of the keepers, he works to restore the attraction to its former glory, while also trying to reconnect with his troubled teenage son. Fact-based comedy drama, starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Thomas Haden Church

Maid in Manhattan

Romantic comedy, with Jennifer Lopez and Ralph Fiennes
2002 – Comedy, Drama, Romance

Movie: Maid in Manhattan - 2011

A chambermaid at an exclusive hotel daringly tries on a designer dress belonging to a guest – and is spotted by a wealthy politician, who mistakes her for a socialite and invites her on a date. However, the differences in their social backgrounds soon become apparent and threaten their budding romance. Comedy, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson and Bob Hoskins

Channel 4 News

Including sport and weather

2022: The Year from Space

Images of the world filmed by satellites over the course of 2022

Images of the world filmed by satellites over the course of 2022. The film includes footage of the destruction caused during the wars in Ukraine and Tigray, and of wildfires across Europe, as well as the aftermath of Covid lockdowns, as crowds are recorded returning to cities around the world. There is also footage of summer festivals, including Glastonbury and Burning Man. The film also documents the natural world, discovering existence of unknown colonies of king penguins in Antarctica and the plumes of herring spawn in the Pacific

The Great Pottery Throw Down


The latest batch of potters take on a birthday tea set challenge

Siobhan McSweeney hosts the return of the pottery challenge, with this year’s 12 contenders starting off the series by making a birthday tea set and handleless milk jugs. As judges Keith Brymer Jones and Rich Miller assess their efforts, who will be named potter of the week and who will be first to leave the pottery?

The Kardashians: A Billion Dollar Dynasty


Part one of two. The impact of the family on social media

Part one of two. Documentary exploring how the famous family has defied critics to build a brand that has earned billions, and transformed social media. The first episode looks back to 2007, when Kim Kardashian was a relative unknown, living in LA and working as an assistant to Paris Hilton, as well as examining the beginnings of the family’s first reality TV show

Pulp Fiction

Crime drama, starring John Travolta and Samuel L Jackson
1994 – Thriller, Crime

Movie: Pulp Fiction -

A series of interlinked stories about the Los Angeles underworld. A hitman plays minder to his boss’s wife, and he and his partner deal with a dead body following a mishap with a gun. Meanwhile, a washed-up boxer goes on the run after refusing to throw a fight, and two lovers plot a hold-up in a diner. Quentin Tarantino’s crime drama, starring John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames, Tim Roth and Amanda Plummer

The Art of Racing in the Rain

Comedy drama, starring Milo Ventimiglia
2019 – Comedy, Drama, Romance

Movie: The Art of Racing in the Rain - 1994

Thanks to his race car driver owner, golden retriever Enzo learns that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life. Comedy drama, starring Milo Ventimiglia and Amanda Seyfried

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA


An Irish pub hampered by family feuds

The fiery chef tries to change the fortunes of Finn McCool’s, a traditional Irish pub in the Hamptons, New York. The chances of the establishment becoming a success are being ruined by the owner Buddy Mazzio’s two sons, bartender Jason and chef Brian, who are constantly fighting with each other, prompting Gordon to have a heart-to-heart with the family

Come Dine with Me

The first host in Edinburgh is property manager and law student Sharon


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