TV Guide Channel 4 Today Friday 20 January 2023

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What’s On Channel 4 Today Friday 20 January 2023

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


Rick Edwards is in Dictionary Corner

3rd Rock from the Sun


A librarian finds Dick attractive

A shy librarian is attracted to Dick, while Sally realises that it is Officer Don’s uniform that she likes about him and Tommy and Harry write an episode of The X Files. Guest starring Christine Baranski, with John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston and French Stewart

3rd Rock from the Sun


Part one of two. Dick contemplates marriage

Part one of two. Mary announces she is leaving for Borneo and Dick is panicked into considering a marriage proposal, but ends up tranquillised by a psychiatrist just as the chance arises for the aliens to leave Earth. Comedy, starring John Lithgow and Kristen Johnston

Everybody Loves Raymond


Ray discovers he has been duped

Ray discovers the stone in Debra’s engagement ring is a fake, and decides to get it changed without telling her – only to learn afterwards that she had beaten him to the punch and had her grandmother’s $15,000 diamond put in. Meanwhile, Robert decides to surprise his new girlfriend with a change of hair colour

Everybody Loves Raymond


The Barones’ TV breaks down

Everybody Loves Raymond


Debra prompts Ray to perk up

Debra’s accusation that Ray is pessimistic stirs him into adopting a more positive outlook, but the rest of the family is not impressed by his change in attitude. Figure skater Katarina Witt guests stars in the comedy, with Ray Romano



An attractive gym coach catches Frasier’s eye

A forthcoming squash tournament has Frasier on the lookout for a new partner, and an attractive gym coach seems to fit the bill. When lust blooms, the teacher’s aggressive performance techniques cannot help but remind the psychiatrist of his old gym teacher. Comedy, guest starring Jeanne Tripplehorn and Bob Hoskins, with Kelsey Grammer



Daphne’s mother infuriates Martin

Daphne’s mother infuriates Martin by meddling in his romantic affairs, while Frasier and Niles take part in a charity cycling event – even though neither of them knows how to ride a bike



Martin dispenses advice to a depressed Kenny

Martin dispenses advice to a depressed Kenny, leaving Frasier feeling jealous, and a yoga class goes badly for Niles, who is taken aback to discover he is not as supple as Daphne. Guest starring Alan Cumming

Undercover Boss USA


Jane Grote Abell, the Chairwoman of Donatos Pizza, goes incognito

Jane Grote Abell, the Chairwoman of Donatos Pizza and daughter of the company’s founder, poses as a contestant on a reality TV show who is trying to win money to open her own restaurant. Her aim is to uncover where the company is going, what plans for the future should include and whether her father’s values are still being upheld

Channel 4 News Summary

Includes headlines and weather

Come Dine with Me: The Professionals


Three teams from Nottingham host dinner for each other

Three teams from Nottingham host dinner for their rivals, with Becky and Mark showcasing their gastropub grub, competitive duo Antony and James serving up French-inspired posh nosh and Kyme and Gemma hoping to impress with their pub food

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

A couple seek their dream property inland on Spain’s Costa Blanca

Originally from Lithuania, Reda met Greg while she was working at a hotel in London. Now, almost nine years later, they have sold their home and are all set for a life in Spain and to enjoy everything the country has to offer. Lee lines up five great options, within their budget of £100,000

A New Life in the Sun


Mike and Craig devise a strategy to survive the winter at their Spanish bar

As the season draws to a close, Mike and Craig need to think outside of the box to survive the winter at their Spanish bar. Graham, Jake and Danielle are finally ready for guests at their French chateau

Junior Bake Off


Pastry Day sees the last chance for the first heat of bakers to make it through to Finals Week

Judge Ravneet Gill demands the bakers create a twist on a classic doughnut as Pastry Day sees the last chance for the first heat of bakers to make it through to Finals Week. For the Showstopper, the bakers must use all their imagination and technique to build a scene into a fruit tart that offers an insight into their biggest phobias. Presented by Harry Hill

The Simpsons


Homer starts a snowplough business

Homer’s new snowplough business proves an unexpected success but drives a wedge between him and Barney, who decides to operate a rival service. Featuring the voices of Linda Ronstadt and Adam West


Juliet tells Peri that she received some good news from the test results

Juliet tells Peri that she received some good news from the test results. Later, Romeo is in for a surprise when he returns home and meets his new housemate, and Shaq is heartbroken he receives some post and realises Verity had booked him tickets to Paris

Channel 4 News

Including sport and weather

Including sport and weather

Food Unwrapped


Kate Quilton heads to the Scottish isles to discover how they are growing truffles

Briony May Williams finds out why some radishes are hotter than others. Andi Oliver wonders why pre-made sandwiches seem to invariably have mayonnaise in them, while Kate Quilton heads north to the Scottish isles to discover how they are growing truffles

Travel Man: 48 Hours in Dublin


Joe Lycett explores Dublin

Comedian Mawaan Rizwan joins Joe Lycett to explore Dublin. Ten statues across the city have been given QR codes. When visitors scan the code, the statue phones them, so Joe and Mawaan get to hear from Oscar Wilde and Molly Malone. After exploring the city’s smallest restaurant, they head to its largest tourist attraction, the Guinness Storehouse, where they learn how to pour the perfect pint and even get their faces printed on it. Day two begins with a swim at Forty Foot, then at Windmill Lane studios the duo learn the story of Ireland’s answer to Abbey Road and lay down a track of their own

Jon & Lucy’s Odd Couples


Sara Pascoe and Steen Raskopoulos take on Duncan James and Rodrigo Reis

Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont put their own partnership flaws to one side in order to judge everyone else’s. Here, they invite fellow comedians Sara Pascoe and Steen Raskopoulos to take on Blue singer Duncan James and Rodrigo Reis in a head-to-head contest to decide who has the better relationship

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown


With Alan Carr, Harriet Kemsley, Jonathan Ross and Maisie Adam

Jimmy Carr hosts and regular Countdown mathematician Rachel Riley and lexicographer Susie Dent are on hand to adjudicate Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley play against Jonathan Ross and Maisie Adam. Huge Davies is in Dictionary Corner

Celebrity Gogglebox


Shows including The Savoy and This Is MY House are appraised

A rolling cast of famous faces, including Nick and Liv Grimshaw, Rylan and his mother Linda, Shaun Ryder and Bez, Micah Richards and Jamie Carragher, Martin and Roman Kemp, Mo Gilligan and Babatunde Aléshé and Mel C and her brother Paul, turn their hand to being the country’s most opinionated viewers, sharing their opinions on Stranger Things, This Is MY House, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, For Soccer Aid, The Savoy, Million Pound Pawn, Romeo and Duet, and BBC News reporting on the demise of Neighbours

The Kardashians: 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

The Kardashians: Billion Dollar Dynasty


Part two of two. The impact of Kanye West on the family’s fortunes

Part two of two. The second episode examines the impact of Kanye West on the family’s fortunes, as well as how they used social media as a successful business vehicle. At the age of just 21, little sister Kylie Jenner takes Kim’s playbook to the next level, launching a make-up range that makes her an overnight billionaire, but all is not what it seems

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA


Gordon Ramsay revisits three restaurants he tried to save

Come Dine with Me


The first of five parties in and around Essex

Come Dine with Me


Forty-seven-year-old money broker Paul hosts the second dinner party

Come Dine with Me


Teacher Harmy hosts the third night of the competition in and around Essex


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