TV Guide Channel 4 Today Thursday 26 January 2023

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What’s On Channel 4 Today Thursday 26 January 2023

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


Stephen K Amos is in Dictionary Corner

3rd Rock from the Sun


Dick helps a criminal

Dick tries to rehabilitate a criminal but ends up doing more harm than good, while Harry struggles to write a book report. Comedy, starring John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston and French Stewart

3rd Rock from the Sun


Dick stands up for civil rights

Dick injures himself and has to spend time in a wheelchair – an experience he finds so traumatic that it turns him into a campaigner for disabled rights. Meanwhile, Mrs Dubcek’s daughter Vicki visits and resolves to stay celibate, much to Harry’s annoyance. Comedy, starring John Lithgow

Everybody Loves Raymond


Debra starts writing a children’s book

Debra decides to have a go at writing a children’s book, but makes the mistake of asking Ray to help – little realising his competitive streak will jeopardise the entire project. Ray Romano stars

Everybody Loves Raymond


Ray buys Frank an aquarium

Ray tries to ensure Frank’s 65th birthday is memorable by buying him an expensive aquarium just like the one he has always admired in a local Chinese restaurant. Unfortunately, one of the fish dies, sinking the Barone household into gloom and discord

Everybody Loves Raymond


Debra and Ray attend a high-school reunion

Ray reluctantly attends a high-school reunion with Debra, only to discover she had been friends with the in-crowd who made his nerdy teenage years a living hell. Comedy, starring Ray Romano and Patricia Heaton



Patrick Stewart guest stars

Alistair Burke, the cultured conductor of the Seattle Opera, becomes convinced Frasier is gay, a misunderstanding the shrink decides to cultivate after his misinformed suitor begins to shower him with gifts. Guest starring Patrick Stewart



Martin and Frasier become love rivals

Martin and Frasier vie for the affections of the boys’ former babysitter, and the shrink becomes depressed when his father wins her love. Luckily, his ability to solve several mind-twisting problems puts him in a better mood. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer and John Mahoney



Roz organises a date for Frasier

Undercover Boss USA


The boss of a discount retailer goes incognito

Mike Bloom, president and COO of discount retail chain Family Dollar, intends to double its number of stores within a few years. He decides that to do so he first needs to go incognito within the organisation to monitor where the firm is excelling and where it needs improvement

Channel 4 News Summary

Includes headlines and weather

Come Dine with Me: The Professionals


Three family teams try to impress each other in Glasgow

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


Stephen K Amos is in Dictionary Corner

A Place in the Sun

Jean Johansson helps a couple find a holiday home in Crete

Jean Johansson heads to the glorious Greek island of Crete to help Jeanette and Phil, who are dreaming of starting a new, relaxed way of life in the sunshine while spending more quality time together. They’re focusing their search around the beautiful, ancient city of Chania and ideally want a three-bedroom detached house with a pool. They have allocated a budget of £170,000, so Jean hunts out five properties for them to consider

A New Life in the Sun


In Spain a woman takes her coach trippers on a catamaran

In Italy, a B&B opens its doors to test guests, while in Spain a woman takes her coach trippers on a catamaran – hoping her idea doesn’t sink. Meanwhile in France, a family struggle to get a gite renovated and open for the summer season, and a couple in Spain attempt to run a bar and B&B, but find themselves short-staffed

Junior Bake Off


Dessert Day sees the bakers produce delicious, sweet creations for the judges

Dessert Day sees the bakers produce delicious, sweet creations for judges Liam Charles and Ravneet Gill to sample. First, Liam leaves the bakers wide-eyed in disbelief as he sets the muckiest Technical Challenge ever seen in the tent. Then in the Showstopper, the bakers leave the school gates behind and create their dream school trip out of blondies. Presented by Harry Hill

The Simpsons


Selma decides to start a family

Selma decides to take her Aunt Gladys’s advice and start a family – but a day in charge of Bart and Lisa at a beer-themed amusement park soon changes her mind


John Paul convinces Goldie to attend Bobby’s court hearing

Channel 4 News

Including sport and weather

Including sport and weather

The Dog House


A 12-year-old terrier enjoys a makeover at the groomers

At Woodgreen Pets Charity, an American bulldog known as `Buddy the clown” throws his weight around with intrepid Manchester couple Katie and James. Meanwhile, after being found living in a field, 12-year-old terrier Tiddles enjoys a makeover at the groomers. It is hoped his spruced-up look will convince the Bradford family that age is just a number

Grayson Perry’s Full English


The artist sets out to uncover what Englishness means today

The artist travels around England in a bid to uncover what Englishness means today, while collecting objects for an exhibition about Englishness. Grayson begins in the Kent port of Dover, where he meets a man who patrols the English Channel looking for immigrants arriving from overseas. Moving on to the west country, he explores older ideas of England, dressing as the spirit of a deer to participate in a ritual with the British Druid Order. Then he visits the country pile of musicians Pearl Lowe and Danny Goffey, where he encounters a nostalgia for the faded glamour of England’s past

In the Footsteps of Killers


The 1996 murder of Deborah Wood

Emilia Fox, Professor David Wilson and Dr Graham Hill investigate the murder of Deborah Wood, who disappeared after leaving a city centre bar in Leeds in January 1996. Deborah’s body was found having been set on fire on a railway embankment at Burley Park train station, just two miles away from where she was last seen. The team pieces together a number of chilling clues that help narrow the investigation down to one suspect

Married to a Psychopath


Part one of two. The hunt for a murderer who targeted wealthy women for their money

Part one of two. The story of the hunt for murderer Malcolm Webster, who targeted wealthy women for their money. The programme explores the crimes from the perspective of detective Charles Henry, who was behind the three-year investigation to re-open a cold case. He would later be joined by 20 colleagues, who gathered more than 1,000 witness statements and used 90 search warrants for banks, building societies and solicitors

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA


The Greek at the Harbour restaurant in California

Chef Gordon Ramsay heads to the Greek at the Harbour restaurant in southern California, where owner Makis Mikelatos works 17 hours a day, seven days a week, but is unwilling to let his son Ari take the reins. Gordon sets out to get to the bottom of Makis’s reluctance to teach his son, and uncovers a shocking family secret

The Simpsons


Another trio of Halloween stories

Another trio of Halloween stories, featuring Mr Burns initiating a contest in which the children of Springfield battle against one another, Lisa’s imaginary friend becoming jealous of her real pals and Moe telling Bart that the bar patrons are really secret agents

The Simpsons


Homer becomes part of a comedy double-act

Double-act Cheech and Chong split during their Springfield reunion show, leaving Homer to step into the breach and help out one of his comedy heroes. The new line-up is so successful that Cheech decides to partner Homer full-time, leaving Chong to recruit Principal Skinner as the other half of his new act

Couples Come Dine with Me


Three more couples compete in west London

In west London, Daniela and Stuart kick off the culinary competition by serving an Italian menu, but they soon discover Manisha, with husband Akshay in tow, is hard to please. Next, young couple Josh and Georgie stake their claim to the £1,000 prize, planning a night of high quality food and a party atmosphere, complete with a private party bus. Night three sees Manisha serve a fusion menu of Indian and Western food, but the guests are more entertained by her wedding photos

Table 19

Comedy, starring Anna Kendrick
2017 – Comedy, Drama

Movie: Table 19 -

Dumped by the best man via text, a former maid of honour decides to pitch up at her friend’s wedding anyway. She finds herself relegated to table 19, where her tablemates include a nanny, an openly warring married couple, a teenager seeking a date and a gangly Englishman who’s clearly hiding a secret. Comedy, starring Anna Kendrick, Craig Robinson, Lisa Kudrow and Stephen Merchant


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