This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 HD on Wednesday, December 14 2016

06:00Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Tim Rice is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
06:45The King of Queens The Rock Doug and Carrie face a dilemma when she finds out that her engagement ring is a rare piece worth a lot more money than he paid for it. 
07:10The King of Queens Educating Doug Carrie enrols Doug and herself on a course on Victorian novels at a local college, where Doug feels way out of his depth. However, he is determined to impress Carrie. 
07:35The King of Queens Road Rayge Doug makes a new friend, Ray (guest star Ray Romano, from Everybody Loves Raymond), who has season tickets for the New York Jets. 
08:00Everybody Loves Raymond The Surprise Party After Debra's mother suggests throwing Debra an old-fashioned English tea party, Ray reluctantly agrees as long as she promises to do all the work. 
08:30Everybody Loves Raymond The Bird Robert and Amy convince their families that it would be fun to spend Thanksgiving together, but the day gets off to a bad start. 
09:00Frasier Leapin' Lizards: Station boss Kate doesn't object to the pranks that Bulldog plays on Frasier, despite Dr Crane's obvious discomfort. 
09:30Frasier Kisses Sweeter than Wine On the day he's hosting a wine tasting party, Frasier employs a contractor to remove a scratch from his floor, who takes the whole apartment apart. 
10:00Jamie's Festive Feast Jamie Oliver celebrates the lazy winter days at the end of the year. Filmed at his Essex home, Jamie's wind-down foods include perfect winter warmers like oozy cheesy pasta. 
11:00Kirstie's Homemade Christmas Kirstie Allsopp creates presents for her friends and family, learning how to make soap and teddy bears. Plus, there are tips on finding thrifty purchases at a London street market. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Includes news headlines and weather. 
12:05Jamie's Cracking Christmas Bite-sized Christmas cooking, as Jamie Oliver makes turkey curry and pannettone tart. 
12:25All About Christmas Eve Film (2012) Romantic fantasy starring Haylie Duff. An events planner has to choose between her love life and her career. The film then explores how both decisions would have worked out. 
14:10Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Tim Rice is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent. 
15:00Coast vs Country Sue and Roy set Kerr Drummond and Sara Damergi one of their biggest challenges: to find them a dream home in the hot property market of Dorset for their budget of 90,000. 
16:00Deal or No Deal on Tour It's the third day of Deal or No Deal on Tour and the walls of Warwick Castle provide the perfect backdrop for the Banker to show his sinister side in this medieval battle of the boxes. 
17:00Four in a Bed The third visit is to The Lion Hotel in Pontypool, where manager Marc Harris and chef Wayne Williams aim to deliver a high-end service. But over dinner, simmering tensions lead to a clash. 
17:30Come Dine with Me In the West Midlands Kim hopes to leave her competitors in the shade with a Greek menu topped off with her favourite game 'cheeky darts', but will her night hit the bullseye or a bum note? 
18:00The Simpsons Beware My Cheating Bart When Bart is forced to chaperone Jimbo's girlfriend on a trip to the cinema she develops feelings for him, causing trouble with the bullies at school. (S23 Ep18/22) 
18:30Hollyoaks Just as Ellie starts to feel herself again, she discovers Holly and Nick in one of the toilet cubicles at The Dog. Alfie storms over to Cindy's flat and gets some news he wasn't expecting. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
19:55The Political Slot The Labour Party Jonathan Ashworth MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health, sets out Labour's plans for the NHS. 
20:00Kirstie's Handmade Christmas Kirstie Allsopp visits a luxury Christmas fair in Buckinghamshire, featuring exquisite chocolates, woollens and candles. She also tries her hand at some festive crafts. (S3 Ep2/3) 
21:0024 Hours in A&E Nicky's been hit by a car. Doctors rush her to the CT scanner. Her husband Richard tries to reassure everyone as her daughter Annie tries to come to terms with her mum's accident. (S12 Ep5) 
22:00World's Most Expensive Christmas From bespoke baubles to extravagant gifts and 615,000 diamond-encrusted tree toppers, this programme meets the people supplying and buying a top-end Christmas. 
23:05House of Teen Mums A film about five teen mothers who found themselves young, pregnant and homeless. In their own words, what does it feel like spending the first year of their baby's life in a hostel? 
00:05The Great Songwriters: Music... ...on 4 - Jimmy Webb: The master songwriter takes viewers though his remarkable career, including his songs for Glen Campbell and forthright views on country music. (Ep6) 
01:00You're Next Film (2011) Survival horror starring Sharni Vinson. A family gathering is besieged by unrelenting murderous masked attackers. Scenes of strong bloody violence throughout/strong language. [SL] 
02:40Tricks of the Restaurant Trade Kate Quilton takes some hungry taxi drivers out for dinner, with portion sizes from a generation ago, as she explores how restaurant portions have grown without us noticing. (S2 Ep4/4) [SL] 
03:05Sarah Beeny's Four Rooms The dealers compete for a David Bowie concert programme, a Stanley Matthews statue and a Doctor Who prop gun. And artist Pure Evil brings in a unique lightbox artwork. (Ep6) 
04:00Kirstie and Phil's Love It or... ...List It: Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer help Barbara and Stephen, who after 20 happy years in their riverside Surrey cottage are undecided where to live in retirement. (S2 3/8) 
04:55Kirstie's Vintage Gems Kirstie Allsopp shows how easy it is to make things for both the home and the important people in our lives. This episode features sugarcraft and a masterclass in perfume-making. 
05:05Location, Location, Location Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer revisit house-hunters Trudi and Steve in Yorkshire, and community artist Zena in Luton. [SL] 
06:00Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Tim Rice is in Dictionary Corner with Susie Dent.