TV Guide Channel 4 Today Tuesday 17 January 2023

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What’s On Channel 4 Today Tuesday 17 January 2023

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


Heather Small guests in Dictionary Corner

3rd Rock from the Sun


Dick fights for animal rights

Dick makes a bizarre stand for animal rights – by trying to liberate the occupants of a restaurant’s lobster tank. Comedy, starring John Lithgow

3rd Rock from the Sun


Dick becomes his own man

Dick is accused of letting Mary wrap him around her finger, and promptly makes a stand for male rights, while his fellow aliens find that Monopoly brings out the worst in everyone. Comedy, starring John Lithgow and Jane Curtin

Everybody Loves Raymond


Marie leaves Frank

Marie decides 40 years of marriage to Frank is enough for any woman and moves in with Ray – to the delight of Robert, who enjoys being mothered by her. Debra is unhappy with the situation and tries to persuade her father-in-law to apologise, but he is enjoying the single life too much to agree

Everybody Loves Raymond


Debra’s parents announce they are going to pay a visit

Debra’s snooty parents announce they are going to pay a visit – much to the dismay of Ray, who pleads with Frank and Marie to be on their best behaviour and avoid embarrassing him. Ray Romano stars

Everybody Loves Raymond


Ray loses heavily in a card game

Ray ignores Frank’s advice and loses all his cash in a poker game. Debra urges him to ask for the money back, but he is too proud to beg his father for help. Comedy, starring Ray Romano



A workmate tries to teach Frasier to speak Hebrew

A workmate agrees to teach Frasier enough Hebrew to deliver the speech at his son Frederick’s bar mitzvah, but the arrangement ends in double-dealing and mutual recrimination. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer



Part one of three. Frasier struggles to replace Daphne

In the first of a three-part story, Frasier struggles to replace Daphne and ends up hiring a woman who proves to be completely unsuitable. Meanwhile, Niles experiences an amazing chain of events, including winning the same competition twice and having his car struck by lightning



Part two of three. Niles awaits his operation

Part two of three. While Niles waits to undergo his heart bypass operation, Frasier tries to keep everyone’s spirits up by describing the procedure in detail – a brainwave that leaves Daphne more depressed than ever. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce

Undercover Boss USA


The President and COO of Rollins Incorporated works incognito

John Wilson, the President and Chief Operating Officer of Rollins Incorporated – the parent company of eight pest-control firms including flagship brand Orkin – goes undercover. He poses as a contestant on a reality TV competition who is trying to win money for his own business, and works alongside his employees to make sure the organisation is heading for another century of keeping homes rodent-free

Channel 4 News Summary

Includes headlines and weather

Come Dine with Me: The Professionals


Restaurateurs compete in and around Liverpool

In Liverpool, Harringtons, a tapas restaurant with an international twist, kick off the competition with mum-and-son duo James and Lisa offering good fun, family vibes and an eclectic mix of food. Day two sees Andres and Dave taking the reins and trying to impress at their Spanish restaurant Esto Es España. Finally, it’s the turn of Jisha and Sabuji from Kerala Kitchen to show how they do it southern Indian style

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


Rick Edwards is in Dictionary Corner

A Place in the Sun

Ben Hillman helps Jane find a holiday home in Madeira

A New Life in the Sun


A severe sandstorm causes trouble for Mike and Craig

Junior Bake Off


It’s Biscuit Day for the junior bakers

It’s Biscuit Day for the junior bakers and Ravneet brings some magic to the technical challenge with wafer unicorn horns. In the Showstopper challenge the bakers make a diorama of their perfect Saturday made completely out of biscuit. Harry Hill hosts alongside seasoned judges Liam Charles and Ravneet Gill

The Simpsons


Bart is banned from seeing the new Itchy and Scratchy film

Bart misbehaves once too often, prompting Homer and Marge to impose a terrible punishment – banning him from ever going to see the new feature-length Itchy and Scratchy film, and standing firm despite his constant pleas


Drama following a group of young people in Chester

Drama following the lives and loves of a group of teenagers and young adults in Chester

Channel 4 News

Including sport and weather

Including sport and weather

Know Your S**t: Inside Our Guts


Experts look into a variety of issues the everyday person has with their gut

Alana Macfarlane-Kempner and Lisa Macfarlane talk to experts at Poo HQ about different issues members of the public are having with their gut health. A poo-shy model who doesn’t go for weeks at a time, a burlesque-loving retiree who has an eye-watering coping mechanism for her incontinence and a fitness fanatic visit dietician Sophie Medlin and gut expert Rabia Topan for help

24 Hours in A&E


An 18 year-old is rushed in after suffering a cardiac arrest

An 18 year-old is rushed in after suffering a cardiac arrest during a football game and 30 year-old Tom has a severe ankle injury after a head-on traffic collision. In the Minor Injuries department 23 year-old Phoebe has a damaged nose after tripping in the library

Belfast Midwives


Childhood sweethearts Margaret and Ryan are expecting their second child

Childhood sweethearts Margaret and Ryan are expecting their second child but when baby Arthur is born, midwife Alex is concerned he needs extra care. Farmers Louise and Colin have twins on the way but the baby girls are sharing an amniotic sac and a placenta meaning there’s a high risk they won’t survive. Seasoned midwife Naomi prepares Angela and Scott for a planned C-section

Emergency Helicopter Medics


A motorcycle collision on the M25 creates chaos

A motorcycle collision on the M25 creates chaos as the heli-medics close carriageways to treat a driver with an injured leg. A runner has a cardiac arrest during a park run and the heli-medics rush to the scene to give lifesaving treatment. Medics near Shepshed are called in to assist Glenn, who has fallen down the stairs fracturing his femur

In the Footsteps of Killers


The Templeton Woods Murders

Emilia Fox, criminologist Professor David Wilson and ex-detective Dr Graham Hill revisit the Templeton Woods Murders. In March 1979, the body of 18-year-old Carol Lannen was found just outside Dundee. Less than 12 months later the body of 20-year-old Elizabeth McCabe was found in the same area. Both had been strangled. David, Emilia and Graham investigate both cases and uncover some explosive new evidence that convinces them that they know who’s responsible

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA


A restaurant in Connecticut neglected by its husband-and-wife managers

Gordon Ramsay heads for Bridgeport, Connecticut, to visit Cafe Tavolini, which is being neglected by husband and wife managers teetering on the edge of divorce. The estranged couple’s two children are struggling to save the business from their parents’ disputes, and the visiting chef tries to shock the pair into stopping the restaurant from becoming a casualty of their quarrel

Travel Man: 48 Hours in Antwerp


Joe Lycett is joined by Katherine Parkinson to explore the Belgian city of Antwerp

Joe Lycett is joined by Katherine Parkinson to explore the Belgian city of Antwerp, where they take a golfing tour of the city’s most beautiful squares, getting a history lesson along the way. They also visit De Koninck Brewery, where they sample five different food and beer pairings, and explore a network of subterranean tunnels that criss-cross the city

Couples Come Dine with Me


Three couples from Belfast compete

Three couples from Belfast compete to host the best dinner party and walk away with the cash prize of £1,000. Amateur dramatics enthusiasts Mel and Richard begin with a love-themed menu, followed by self-made rock lovers Joanne and Jim, with confident couple Cherith and David providing the finale

The Great Pottery Throw Down


The potters craft a keepsake box with a disguised lid

Siobhán McSweeney sets the 11 remaining potters a deceptive challenge, in which they must make a keepsake box with a disguised lid and perform an unusual task while blindfolded. Judges Rich Miller and Keith Brymer Jones must decide who is potter of the week and who will leave the pottery


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