TV Guide Channel 4 Today Thursday 16 March 2023

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What’s On Channel 4 Today Thursday 16 March 2023

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


Pat Nevin is in Dictionary Corner

3rd Rock from the Sun


Dick learns about the ageing process

Dick learns about the ageing process and begins dyeing his hair in a bid to appear younger, obsessed with the idea that his life is slipping away. Harry gets hooked on self-help tapes and Tommy has his first sex education lesson at school. Comedy, starring John Lithgow

3rd Rock from the Sun


Sally asks Dr Albright’s advice on dating

Tommy investigates more eccentricities of human behaviour at school, and unlucky-in-love Sally asks Dr Albright’s advice on the dating game. Meanwhile, Harry comes up with the brilliant idea of testing various liquids to see if they are poisonous. Starring John Lithgow, Kristen Johnston and French Stewart

The King of Queens


Carrie cooks for Deacon

Doug persuades Carrie to help Deacon with the cooking and childcare over Thanksgiving. Kevin James stars

The King of Queens


Doug and Deacon fight over a toy

Doug and Deacon fight over a childhood toy, while Arthur discovers Carrie is buying him an expensive Christmas gift and decides to splash out on something equally costly in return. Comedy, starring Kevin James, Victor Williams and Jerry Stiller

The King of Queens


Doug sees a therapist about his eating habits



The Crane brothers land a double date

A spontaneous gesture lands the Crane brothers a double date with two beautiful women, and Frasier tries to help Niles overcome the feeling that he is betraying Maris when they all take a trip to a cabin in the country. Comedy, guest starring Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) and Lisa Darr (Ellen), with Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce



Niles throws a house-warming party

Niles throws a house-warming party – but his new pet cockatoo threatens to spoil the festivities by clinging firmly to the top of his head and refusing to be dislodged. Comedy, guest starring Patricia Wettig (Brothers & Sisters), with David Hyde Pierce and Kelsey Grammer



Roz completes her community service order at a retirement home

While serving a community service order for speeding, Roz develops a reputation at a retirement home as the `angel of death” after everyone she takes care of dies. Disturbed by the events, she turns to Frasier for advice. Guest starring James Earl Jones

Undercover Boss USA


The CEO of a clothing retailer goes undercover among his own employees

Greg Scott, CEO of clothing retailer New York & Company, disguises himself to go undercover among his own employees seeking ways to keep the business in vogue and increase profitability. He meets up with a sales associate, a fitting room stylist, a stocker and an assistant manager

Channel 4 News Summary

Includes headlines and weather

Emergency Helicopter Medics


A woman is trapped in her car on the A66

Helen is trapped in her car after a crash on the A66, while golfer Michael has collapsed with a suspected cardiac arrest in Hertfordshire. Plus, 15-year-old Jamie is treated for a broken jaw and possible spinal injury after falling 10 feet

Steph’s Packed Lunch

Weekday magazine show, hosted by Steph McGovern

Steph McGovern presents the weekday magazine, including celebrity guests, food ideas, real-life features and entertainment, lifestyle and consumer stories. Plus, a sideways look at the news in One O’Clock Views


Words-and-numbers game

Tool Club


Jane and granddaughter Sophie help jazz up some plant pots

Presenter Kevin Duala and team members Max McMurdo, Julia Miller-Osborn and Jess Grizzle head to Preston, to work against the clock turning an unloved space into a bright allotment for the Stanley Grange residential community. Jess is joined by Jane and her granddaughter Sophie to jazz up some plant pots, and Julia encourages DIY novices Claire and Catherine to brighten up a trellis

A New Life in the Sun


In France, the alpaca farmers take the herd to a chateau

Four in a Bed


The final visit of the week is to Hatter’s Hotel in Lincolnshire

The final visit of the week is to the Alice in Wonderland-themed Hatter’s Hotel in Skegness, Lincolnshire. Husband-and-wife team Dee and Gary reckon their unique B&B experience will have their guests grinning like Cheshire cats – and the literary décor certainly proves a hit

Come Dine with Me

Trainee nurse Brilliance is the next to host in Huddersfield

Trainee nurse Brilliance is the fourth person to host in the West Yorkshire town of Huddersfield. She hopes to give her guests an evening that they will never forget as she brings a taste of her native Zimbabwe. There’s traditional Zulu dancing, lashings of salad cream and a rainbow-coloured main course, but whether it will be enough to bag her the £1,000 prize remains to be seen

The Simpsons


Marge goes on a girls’ night out

Marge and rebellious new friend Ruth set off for a girls’ night out – but end up being pursued at high speed through the streets of Springfield by Chief Wiggum and a distraught Homer


Peri breaks down to Nadira at the hospital, as the pair confide in one another

Channel 4 News

Including sport and weather

Including sport and weather

The Political Slot

The Conservative Party’s vision for Scotland’s new freeports

The Dog House


Two very different puppies are offered to a couple and their two little girls

It’s the battle of the cutest as two very different puppies are offered to Sonia and Andy and their two little girls. Recovering from a broken leg, lurcher Manuel is potentially paired with paramedic Luke and partner Kath, while Lauren considers a life in the company of Winnie the Lhasa


Documentary about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was accused of spying by Iran

Observational documentary about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian charity worker arrested at Tehran airport in 2016 and accused of spying. Her husband Richard juggled a media and political campaign to free his wife while raising their daughter Gabriella alone. He knew then that his wife’s detention was deeply connected to the complicated and toxic diplomatic relationship between Britain and Iran and to an unpaid debt going back half a century. Five years in the making, this film includes never-before-seen material captured by Nazanin herself



The armchair critics are back to watch the best of the week’s TV

The armchair critics are back to tuck into their takeaways while watching the best of the week’s TV and streaming output, sharing their thoughts for the rest of the viewing public to see



Our Dementia Choir Sings Again with Vicky McClure is appraised

The armchair critics share their opinions on shows including Strictly Come Dancing, Our Dementia Choir Sings Again with Vicky McClure, First Dates Hotel, My Possessed Pet, This Morning, The Ex-Wife and Sue Perkins: Perfectly Legal. Plus, thoughts on ITV News’ of possible power shortages. First shown in October 2022

Sex Actually with Alice Levine


The presenter finds out about mixing sex and food

The presenter finds out about mixing sex and eroticism with food and weight gain, meeting two British mothers who have built a following from fetish videos. In Florida, Alice meets two leaders in the fat-fetish porn world, breaking boundaries on their mission to fly the flag for feedism

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA


Gordon Ramsay revisits three of his most difficult cases

Gordon Ramsay revisits three restaurants he helped that were among the biggest challenges he faced, finding out whether they stayed on the road to recovery or turned back into nightmares. First he meets sisters Rita and Lisa to see if they have continued serving fresh instead of frozen food at Boston’s La Galleria 33, before heading to the Olde Hitching Post in Hanson, Massachusetts, to discover whether controlling owner Tom has kept his promise and handed over the reins to his daughter Andrea. Finally, Gordon goes back to the Prohibition gastro pub in Everett, Washington, to catch up with owner Rishi and learn if she has ditched belly-dancing in favour of running her business

The Keeping Room

Western, starring Brit Marling
2014 – Western, Drama

Movie: The Keeping Room -

Three women living on an isolated farm during the American Civil War must defend their home from renegade Union soldiers using a mission to track down deserters as cover for murder, rape and robbery. Western, starring Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, Muna Otaru and Sam Worthington

Couples Come Dine with Me


Three couples in Leeds compete

In Leeds, giggle monsters Gemma and Ryan kick off the competition with a menu designed to show off their fun side. Couple Jonathan and Keith put on a classic 1970s menu on the second evening, while on the last night, music-loviers Nigel and Yvonne hope their Yorkshire twist will hit the right note


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