This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for Channel 4 HD on Thursday, August 28 2014

06:00Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Martin Lewis is in Dictionary Corner. 
06:453rd Rock from the Sun Why Dickie Can't Teach Dick encourages Tommy to enrol at the local university where he teaches. Sally is upset when Don is not included in a list of Rutherford's 10 most powerful men. 
07:103rd Rock from the Sun B.D.O.C. The aliens give Tommy a big send-off when he leaves for college, but while Dick struggles to adjust to Tommy's absence Sally and Harry are soon ready to interview his replacement. 
07:35The King of Queens Patron's Aint When they realise they don't give much to charity, Doug and Carrie make a donation to the local library. But the library don't realise quite how much they've given. 
08:00Everybody Loves Raymond Cookies Ray learns that the Frontier Girls' troupe leader and her daughter have targeted his parents' house as a spot to make big sales in their cookie drive. 
08:30Everybody Loves Raymond Lucky Suit Robert is ecstatic when he is recommended for an FBI job... until it becomes apparent that Marie's intrusive ways may be his undoing. 
09:00Frasier Morning Becomes Entertainment Frasier and Bebe fill in for a week on a TV morning chat show. 
09:30Frasier To Thine Old Self Be True Frasier tries to plan Donny's bachelor party and winds up handcuffed to a stripper, embarrassing himself in front of Regan. 
10:00The Big Bang Theory The Gorilla Experiment Penny feels left out when Bernadette asks Sheldon to teach her about science. And Howard is jealous when Bernadette asks Leonard about his work. 
10:30The Big Bang Theory The Maternal Congruence Leonard is horrified when his mother turns up unannounced, and then he finds out that Sheldon knew about the visit. 
11:00Come Dine with Me First to host in Cardiff is dog-loving shop manager Nicola, who serves prawn cocktail and meat-free lasagne. She also has some doggy surprises and unusual entertainment up her sleeve. 
11:30Come Dine with Me Second to host in Cardiff is king of the name-droppers Jerry Lockett, who holds his night at his cousin's mansion. He serves up dollops of food with a huge side order of celebrity. 
12:00Channel 4 News Summary Includes news headlines and weather. 
12:05Come Dine with Me No-nonsense army wife Rachael Smith is third to host in Cardiff. Competitive Rachel fully intends to win the prize, and things might get ugly if she doesn't. 
12:35Come Dine with Me Flamboyant costume designer Sam hosts a Mexican-themed night in Cardiff on an evening that is full of sizzle and spice. But two of the guests fight, and a game leaves everyone crying. 
13:10Come Dine with Me Childminder Andrea Grainger plans a traditional Welsh menu and a warm welcome on her night in Cardiff. And if this doesn't work she has some fun and games lined up. 
13:40Phil Spencer Secret Agent Martin and Yvonne Davies have been struggling to sell their big family home in Winnersh for 18 months, so Phil Spencer is called in to help them out as their Secret Agent. 
14:40Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Martin Lewis is in Dictionary Corner. 
15:30Deal or No Deal Noel Edmonds presents the hit show in which players could win up to 250 grand. In a game-changing twist players could also double their money with Box 23 - but are they brave enough? 
16:30Win It Cook It What dish would you make with cheese triangles, turkey rashers and a tortilla wrap? Simon Rimmer hosts the cookery quiz where two teams answer questions to win good or bad ingredients. 
17:00Come Dine with Me In Derby, talkative housewife Tori Yerbury, Canadian drama teacher Allison Hunt, babyfaced Tom Flannery, and prankster Jeff Foster take part in the competitive dining competition. 
18:00The Simpsons Brother from Another Series Sideshow Bob (Kelsey Grammer) is once again released from prison, into the care of his respectable brother Cecil (David Hyde Pierce). 
18:30Hollyoaks Ste is reunited with a face from the past - will they spoil his chances with John Paul? Darren races to be by his wife's side, and Robbie is determined to make sure justice is done. 
19:00Channel 4 News Includes sport and weather. 
20:00Location, Location, Location Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer are back, and in this episode they're searching the Midlands for dream homes in Warwickshire and Northamptonshire. 
21:00Stammer School: Musharaf Finds... ...His Voice: Musharaf from Educating Yorkshire, and other people whose lives are dominated by stuttering, enrol on an intensive four-day course to find their voices. 
22:00First Time Farmers Rhi has to tell her dad what happened to the cows while he was away. Meanwhile, Tom and Robbie go to a big toga party, and face up to the harvest the next morning... 
23:00Star Paws: The Rise of... ...Superstar Pets: Cutting Edge meets animal agents, pet owners and the kittens, puppies and professional pets that star in some of the world's favourite adverts and viral web videos. 
00:05Worst Place to be a Pilot Captain Sam Quinn finds himself in the middle of a dispute as he delivers much needed supplies to remote Papuan tribespeople. But when bows and arrows are drawn, he makes a swift exit. 
01:00One Born Every Minute USA One first-time mum finds labour much harder than she expected, while a preacher and his partner are excited about the birth of their eighth child. 
01:50The Hoarder Next Door In Bury St Edmunds, David has filled every inch of space in his bungalow with records, meaning friends and family can't visit. And Paul in Essex has collected over 30,000 milk bottles. [SL] 
02:45Sarah Beeny's Selling Houses In Streatham, south London, Martin and Dean seek to give their semi family appeal, Sarah's house needs finishing touches, and Emma tries to bring some extra warmth to her refurbed property. 
03:40Britain's Bronze Age Mummies A Time Team Special Tony Robinson unearths the rituals, death rites and beliefs of Britons living in the Bronze Age, discovering holes drilled into human bone and mummified remains. [SL] 
04:35Gordon Ramsay's Home Cooking Gordon embraces vegetarian home cooking with recipes that include crunchy pear and granola muffins; halloumi, courgette and herb cakes, and white chocolate and lime mousse. 
05:05Deal or No Deal Noel Edmonds presents the hit show in which players could win up to 250 grand. In a game-changing twist players could also double their money with Box 23 - but are they brave enough? 
06:00Countdown Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Martin Lewis is in Dictionary Corner.