TV Guide Channel 4 Today Friday 26 May 2023

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What’s On Channel 4 Today Friday 26 May 2023

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

Unreported World


Bans on drag queens performances in Tennessee

A report from Tennessee, where tensions over whether drag queens should be able to perform in front of children are resulting in their performances being banned in public. On a wider scale, at least 15 Republican-controlled US states are now introducing legislation to stop drag performances where they can be seen by youngsters. Minnie Stephenson meets those on each side of the divide, including drag queens who feel they are the latest target in a wider LGBTQ+ crackdown

Couples Come Dine with Me


Three evenings of dinner-party rivalry in north Somerset

Three couples in north Somerset show off their culinary and hosting skills, Norman and Dee kick things off with an Indian menu that proves too spicy for their guests, followed by young lovebirds Ashley and Sophie – although Ashley lets the side down with an un-ironed shirt. Finally, self-styled funnyman Brett and his wife Vicky end the week with an American menu

Find It, Fix It, Flog It

Henry Cole and Simon O’Brien head to the Isle of Wight to uncover four new items

Great British History Hunters


The incredible – and often valuable – discoveries of passionate metal detectorists

With privileged access behind the scenes at the British Museum, this series follows a characterful cast of passionate metal detectorists as their incredible – and often valuable – discoveries make their way through the fascinating world of the Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme. In this first episode a unique collection of Roman bronzes make life-changing amounts of money at auction, mudlarks scour the Thames foreshore for treasures of London’s past and a 3,000-year-old gold sun pendant is discovered in Shropshire


Vick Hope is in Dictionary Corner



Rebecca throws a party

Rebecca and Lilith throw a party for Carla after she becomes depressed at the prospect of becoming a grandmother. Comedy, starring Ted Danson and Rhea Perlman



A rival bar steals a trophy

The gang declares war on the staff of rival bar Gary’s Old Town Tavern, who have taken the liberty of stealing a prized trophy from Cheers. Ted Danson and George Wendt star

The King of Queens


Doug smashes into Kelly’s car

Doug smashes into Kelly and Deacon’s car, causing untold damage and a war of words on what should have been a pleasant evening out. Meanwhile, Kirby teases Spence when he discovers he has an allergy to nuts. Comedy, starring Kevin James and Leah Remini

The King of Queens


Carrie goes to a company gathering

Carrie is invited to a company gathering, where Doug impresses the other lawyers’ partners with tales of his fictitious mountaineering exploits. Back at home, Arthur wrecks their bedroom and enlists Deacon’s help in repairing the damage before they return



Martin accuses Frasier of eavesdropping

Martin angrily accuses Frasier of eavesdropping on Ronee’s private conversations, while prospective parents Niles and Daphne try to secure the services of Seattle’s finest nursery artist. Comedy, starring Kelsey Grammer and John Mahoney



Part one of two. Niles’s former wife Maris asks for his help

Part one of two. Niles is shocked when his former wife Maris asks for his help, deciding it is best to keep it a secret from the heavily pregnant and overemotional Daphne. Frasier goes back to private practice, but finds that treating patients face to face is a real test. Guest starring Dan Castellaneta (The Simpsons) and Sarah Silverman



Part two of two. Niles is suspected of being an accomplice to murder

Part two of two. Niles is suspected of being an accomplice to murder when his former wife Maris uses his crossbow to kill her husband – and Frasier does not help matters by accidentally suggesting his brother should receive the death penalty

Find It, Fix It, Flog It


Henry and Simon meet a couple with a penchant for Star Wars collectables

Couples Come Dine with Me


One couple brings the elegance of the Orient Express to East Anglia

In East Anglia, three rival couples compete to host the best dinner party and win £1,000. First up are ultra-competitive poker players Kim and Martin. Their teamwork is tested to the limit whilst preparing their menu of family favourites, with both cooks jostling to take charge. On night two, Debbie and Richard host an Orient Express-themed night of elegance fit for Agatha Christie herself, while finishing off the week are self-proclaimed gadget kings Jamie and Mark, who have a swishy piece of tech for just about every kitchen job going

Channel 4 News Summary

Includes headlines and weather

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


Colin Murray hosts and Cally Beaton is in Dictionary Corner

Colin Murray and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Comedian Cally Beaton is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent

Sun, Sea and Selling Houses


A retired Derbyshire couple want a holiday home in Alicante

In Málaga, Shani and Andrew Hamilton are poised to help Chris and Julie realise their 30-year dream of living in Spain. The couple have 230,000 euros to spend on a property with plenty of outside space, as they wish to prioritise al fresco living. In Alicante, Charlotte Rodriguez and her brother-in-law Damon team up for the first time to help retired Derbyshire police force pairing Lynne and Mark find a holiday home that they can eventually move to permanently

A Place in the Sun

A woman and her son for a holiday home on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Retired GP surgery manager Suzie is looking for a holiday home for her and her husband Ram, on Spain’s Costa del Sol. She’s brings along her son Rishi to help her with the search. Laura Hamilton helps out, assessing what she can acquire with her £250,000 budget

Help! We Bought a Village


A derelict building in a French village gets a new lease of life

A derelict building in a French village gets a new lease of life. Meanwhile, in Portugal, a couple dip their toes into their first season as holiday hosts, and in southern France, a very special event takes place in a refurbished chapel

The Simpsons


Bart is referred to a therapist. With the voice of Meg Ryan

Bart is referred to a therapist who is affected so deeply by the experience that she too is soon in need of treatment. Lisa gets a job tutoring Cletus’s hillbilly children – and accidentally turns them into famous singers managed by Krusty and composer Stephen Sondheim. With the guest voices of Sondheim, Meg Ryan and Peter Bogdanovich


Felix is hurt knowing that DeMarcus blames him for ending up in hospital

Channel 4 News

Including sport and weather

Including sport and weather

The Big Interiors Battle


The final three designers head to the Peak District for their latest challenge

Judge Dara Huang pushes the final three designers even further out of their comfort zone, sending them to an outdoor adventure centre in the Peak District to contend with a multi-use common room space that needs much love and that must fit in better with its beautiful surroundings. The clients then select their favourite design from the trio of contenders. Presented by AJ Odudu



The households’ opinions on recent TV

The armchair critics share their opinions on what they have been watching during the week, with cameras capturing their instant reactions and the lively discussions that are prompted by the week’s biggest and best shows

The Lateish Show with Mo Gilligan


Guests include actor Adrian Lester and Eurovision superstar Sam Ryder

The comedian and actor chews the fat with guests including actors Adrian Lester and Asim Chaudhry, TV presenter AJ Odudu and Eurovision superstar Sam Ryder. Plus, exciting games, hilarious sketches and music from Afrobeats star Davido

Sean Lock: Keep It Light

Stand-up comedy performance

The 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown captain captured live on stage in a stand-up performance, talking about everything from the price of cinema food, accusations of him having a mid-life crisis, his behaviour on the internet and jewellery heists


Horror thriller, starring Kaya Scodelario
2019 – Thriller, Horror, Action

Movie cast

Movie: Crawl -

When her Florida home town is devastated by a hurricane, Haley heads back into danger to search for her missing father. The pair find themselves trapped in a rapidly flooding house, but the rising waters might be the least of their worries. Horror thriller, starring Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA


A tyrannical front-of-house manager in Babylon, New York

The chef heads to Babylon in New York, where the peace of Long Island is regularly shattered by the volatile Pellegrino family, proprietors of Peter’s Italian Restaurant. Gordon finds owner Tina’s work to save the eatery from oblivion is frequently ruined by the behaviour of her brother, a tyrannical front-of-house manager whose violent temper constantly undermines staff morale

Come Dine with Me

The first of a week of dinner parties from in and around Liverpool

This competition takes place in and around Liverpool, where the first to host is 41-year-old taxi business owner Rob, who plans a Scouse themed evening. The guests he is hoping to impress are 23-year-old fitness fanatic Toria, 44-year-old property developer Christine, 40-year-old South African business woman Sam, and 20-year-old student Inzy

Come Dine with Me

Liverpool businesswoman Sam tries to impress with a South-African-themed evening

Come Dine with Me

Gym worker Toria hosts the third party in Liverpool

Come Dine with Me

Student Inzy is the fourth host in Liverpool

Undergraduate Inzy is the fourth host in Liverpool, and he is on a mission to prove students really can cook. The flirting between him and Toria continues, but will he allow love to stand in way of the competition?


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