This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 on Thursday, May 23 2019

05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Dr Phil Hammond is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
06:25Cheers Two Girls for Every Boyd Sam, Frasier, Cliff and Norm hold a beard-growing contest to show their manliness. Woody is nervous about romantic scenes in his first leading role. (S8 Ep9/26) 
06:55Cheers The Art of the Steal Norm rounds up Woody, Cliff and Frasier for a game of Monopoly to teach Woody the principles of economics. Rebecca and Sam are trapped in Robin's flat. (S8 Ep10/26) 
07:20Everybody Loves Raymond The Walk to the Door Ray feels guilty when he meets a woman he dated 25 years before and treated badly. He decides to apologise, but soon regrets bringing up the past. 
07:45Everybody Loves Raymond Young Girl Robert dates a 22-year-old woman. Debra and Marie think he's being foolish, but Ray and Frank aren't so sure. But is she really 22? 
08:10Everybody Loves Raymond Fighting In-Laws Debra's parents come round for Thanksgiving dinner. Debra's so pleased that they're not like Frank and Marie - or are they? 
08:40Frasier Coots and Ladders Frasier feels guilty after resorting to crime to spice up his life, but his attempts to put things straight have embarrassing consequences. 
09:10Frasier Match Game Frasier hires an attractive professional matchmaker (Laura Linney), but ends up on a string of bad dates. Meanwhile, Niles and Daphne plan a natural birth. 
09:40Frasier Miss Right Now Frasier is disappointed to find out that his attractive matchmaker Charlotte already has a boyfriend. 
10:10Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares USA In the first half of a two-part Nightmare, Gordon tries to save The Burger Kitchen in Los Angeles, which is run by a dysfunctional family in a state of constant conflict. 
11:05Undercover Boss USA Jeff Platt, President and CEO of a chain of indoor trampoline parks, goes undercover in his own company to find out whether his fast-growing business is running smoothly. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Channel 4's midday news summary 
12:05Couples Come Dine with Me In Bromley, Ryan and Julie's food fails to wow, with one guest comparing the main to vomit! Can Michelle and Craig or Jo and Alex do better with their fine dining and Caribbean menus? 
13:05Posh Pawn Prestige Pawnbrokers boss James gets his petrolhead fix with an E-Type Jaguar worth over 100,000. Memorabilia expert Lawrence appraises some unusual artwork. (Ep2) 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Jon Culshaw is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
15:00Fifteen to One Fifteen contestants go head to head in the iconic quiz hosted by Sandi Toksvig. They face notoriously tough questions as they compete to become Grand Champion and take home 40,000. (Ep9) 
16:00A Place in the Sun Laura Hamilton is house-hunting around Limoges with Gary and Maggie from Norfolk. They're looking for a place to retire to that's big enough for the family, which includes 13 grandchildren. 
17:00Four in a Bed The final visit of the week is to Hilltop Hideaways in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, where cousins-in-law Lottie and Lil Ellis are on a mission to put the glamorous in glamping. 
17:30Extreme Cake Makers Michelle makes a cake for Parkinson's UK for their 50th anniversary. Rosie's feathers are ruffled by a gravity defying eagle cake. Nastassja creates a dramatic wedding cake. (S4 Ep29) 
18:00The Simpsons My Fare Lady Fed up with the thankless task of chauffeuring her children around, Marge begins working as a driver for a ride-sharing service. Homer runs Moe's bar for a night. (S26 Ep13) 
18:30Hollyoaks Sinead is desperate for help, Nancy feels awful for fighting on the wrong side, and Harry is furious once he discovers who James's new client is. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00New: The Secret Life of the Zoo... ...Underwater Special: This deep-dive special episode explores the extraordinary underwater world of Chester Zoo, featuring blind fish, rare amphibians, and a very frisky penguin. 
21:00New: Free Solo The unflinching, extraordinary, multi-award-winning documentary that follows climber Alex Honnold as he attempts the first ever free solo climb of the 3200-foot vertical face of El Capitan. 
23:05Gogglebox What do the Goggleboxers think of Ninja Warrior UK, BGT, Hostile Planet, Game of Thrones, Years and Years, Bear's Mission with David Walliams, and Bake Off The Professionals? (S13 Ep13) 
00:10Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back Gordon visits Bayou on the Vine, a family-run Cajun restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri, where he redecorates the premises with a jazz theme and upgrades the menu. (S2 Ep6) 
01:00Undercover Boss Canada City councillor Karen Stintz, Chair of the Toronto Transit Commission, goes undercover inside Canada's largest mass transit system to get her hands dirty with some tough, gritty jobs. 
01:55Phil Spencer's Stately Homes Phil heads for beautiful Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire, where he tries some medieval pest control and finds evidence of an aristocratic sex scandal and a lost railway. (S2 Ep2/4) 
02:50Bang on Budget Ryan and Alexandra's house is stuck in the 1970s, with a corner bar and pub-style wallpaper. Can Lucy and Harry help them get a traditional bathroom and kitchen on a budget? (Ep13) 
03:45French Collection In a market in Le Val in France, Alison finds a birdcage she wants as a decorative item. Alys places her bets on an antique rocking horse. And Louise spruces up a coat stand. (S1 Ep9) 
04:40Kirstie's Handmade Treasures Kirstie Allsopp battles it out with the best in the shortbread competition at the Chagford Show, but is her rosemary and lavender shortbread too radical for the judges? 
04:55Fifteen to One Fifteen contestants compete in the iconic quiz hosted by Sandi Toksvig. They face notoriously tough questions as they compete to become Grand Champion and take home 40,000. (Ep1) 
05:50Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Jon Culshaw is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.