Channel 4 was launched on November 2, 1982. Wales has it's own version of the channel called S4C.

The first show to air on the network was the daily game show called Countdown which is still being made to the current day. The network shows a mixture of entertainment and factual series as well as showing many of the top shows from America. The network's most popular shows in recent years have been the reality show Big Brother and the game show Deal Or No Deal. Current American series that are shown on the network include Desperate Housewives, The Simpsons and ER.

The network launched the satellite and cable channels E4 in January 2001 and More 4 in October 2005. FilmFour was launched in November, 1998

As of September, 2006 the channel was attracting an average 8.6% audience share.
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Channel 4

Country: United Kingdom
First Broadcast: November 02, 1982
Parent Company: Channel Four Television Corporation
The 80s: Ten Years That Changed Britain
British Army Girls
C4's Future Sounds
Chopping Block
Date My Mum
Derren Brown - Pushed to the Edge
First Contact - Lost Tribe of The Amazon
Flashy Funerals
The Food Chain
Formula 1 (2016)
Fresh Dressed
The Great British Sex Survey
Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
Hidden Britain By Drone
How To Lose Weight Well
Hunting The Drugs Millions: Inside The National Crime Agency
The Jihadis Next Door
Keeping Up with the Khans
The Mad World of Donald Trump
Manchester's Serial Killer: The Pusher
Millionaires' Mansions
Million Pound Jewellers
A New Life In The Sun
Obsessed With My Body
The People Next Door (UK)
Rich Kids Go Shopping
Royal Navy Sailor School
Scruffts: Britain's Favourite Dog
The Secret Life of the Zoo
Secrets Of The Sauna
The Superhumans Show
Too Many Cooks
Tricks of the Restaurant Trade
Ugly House to Lovely House
Walking Through Time
The 90s: Ten Years That Changed The World
Adam Hills: Happyism
Angry, White and Proud
Ballot Monkeys
Battle of Britain
Being Bipolar
Big Fat Quiz of Everything
The Billion Pound Hotel
Blenheim Palace Triathlon
Born Naughty
Breaking Into Britain: The Lorry Drivers
A Brief History Of Graffiti
Brighton Marathon
Britain's Winter Storms: Storm Heroes
British GT
Brits Behind Bars: Cocaine Smugglers
Can Property Pay My Wages?
Cardiff Triathlon
Career Criminals
The Catch (UK)
Caterham Motorsport
Challenge Dubai
Challenge Wanaka
The Changing Room
Channel 4 Alternative Election Night
The Chester Deva Triathlon
Chewing Gum
Christian Louboutin: The World’s Most Luxurious Shoes
Cycling: Sarah Storey's Longest Hour
Cycling: The London Nocturne
Damned Designs
Dogs On The Dole
Domino's Pizza: A Slice Of Life
End Of The World Night
The Escorts
Fat Fashion Wars
Flying to the Ends of the Earth
From Russia with Cash
Frontline Fighting: The Brits Battling Isis
Gillette World Sport
Ginetta GT5 Challenge
Grayson Perry's Dream House
Great North Swim 2015
Henry Cecil and Frankel: The Greatest Racing Story Of All Time
Heston's Recipe For Romance
How Safe are Our Planes?
How The Other Half Eat
How the Rich Get Hitched
How to Be a Young Billionaire
Hunted (UK)
Hunt for the Arctic Ghost Ship
Immigration Street
Immigration Street 1964
Inside Jaguar, The Car Money Can't Buy
Inside The Ku Klux Klan
IPC World Swimming Championships
Ironman 70.3 Staffordshire
Iron Man UK Bolton
Jamie’s Sugar Rush
Jamie's Super Food
Jimmy Doherty's Outback Kitchen
The Job Centre
Josh Widdecombe: And Another Thing
Josie: The Most Hated Woman In Britain
Junk Food Kids: Who's To Blame?
Katie Piper's Extraodinary Births
Kevin McCloud: Escape to the Wild
Kid Criminals
Kids In Crisis
Kids Kicked Out
The Kids Who Can't Stay Awake
Killer Psychopaths
Kirstie and Phil's Love It or List It
The Leaders' Interviews
Long Course Weekend
Love Box Festival 2015
Mad Like Me?
Married at First Sight (UK)
Married Behind Bars
The Massage Parlour
Million Pound Movers
Million Pound Properties
Morning has Broken
Muslim Drag Queens
My Big Fat Asian Wedding
My Self Harm Nightmare
The New Trawlermen
NHS: £2 Billion a Week and Counting
Not Safe for Work (2015)
Opposite Number
The Other Prince William
Our Guy in India
Outlaw Triathlon
Plus Size Wars
Posh Pawnbrokers
Prince Philip: The Plot To Make King
The Queen's Big Night Out
Revenge Porn
Richard III: The King Laid To Rest
Richard III - The Return Of The King
The Romanians Are Coming
Running The Shop
Sarah Millican Home Bird Live
SAS: Who Dares Wins
The Secret Life Of The Pub
The Secret Lives of 4 Year Olds
The Secret World Of Lego
Selling Off Britain
Sex in Class
Shipping Wars (UK)
Shut-Ins: Britain's Fattest People
Slateman Triathlon
Snowbombing 2015
The Stranger On A Bridge
Street Style and Sound
Super Bowl XLIX Live Coverage (UK)
Supercars: The Million Pound Motors
Supervet in the Field
Tarawera Ultra Marathon
A Taste Of The Yorkshire Dales
Terror on Everett: Surviving the Nepal Earthquake
Things We Won't Say About Race Which Are True
Three Days In Paris
Time Crashers
Transvulcania Ultra Marathon
Travel Man: 48 Hours In .........
Tri Liverpool
The Truth About Superfoods
The Truth About Tinder
UKIP: The First 100 Days
Underage And Gay
A Very British Brothel
Very British Problems
Volkswagen Racing Cup
Walking the Himalayas
Weighing Up the Enemy
Who Killed The Princes In The Tower?
Wild Life Festival
The World's Most Expensive Food
17 Kids And Counting
24 Hours in Police Custody
Addicts Orchestra
A&E; In The War Zone
All Creatures Great and Stuffed
America's Fugitive Family
Anglesey Sandman Triathlon
Anniversary Games
Armoy Road Racing
The Armstrong Lie
Asics Outrun the Sun
Benefits Street
Billy Bailey Qualmpeddler
Britain's Benefit Tenants
Britain's Wildest Weather 2014
Britain's Youngest Carers
Cage Warriors
Cancer On Trial
Castle Triathlon
Children On The Frontline
Cholmondeley Pageant of Power
The Complainers (2014)
Confessions of...
Cops and Robbers
Couples Come Dine with Me
Cycling: Revolution Series
Daily Brunch with Ocado
The Dambusters' Great Escape: Secret History
Dave: Loan Ranger
Dead Famous DNA
Derren Brown: Infamous
Dirty Weekenders with Richard E. Grant
Dogs: Their Secret Lives
Don't Stop the Music
Draw It!
Educating the East End
Extreme Brat Camp
The Feeling Of Nuts Comedy Night
FIM Superbike World Championship
Food Prices: The Shocking Truth
For the Love of Cars
French Collection
Frozen at Christmas
Get Stuffed (2014)
Grayson Perry - Who Are You
The Great British Break-Up? The Live Debate
Great Canal Journeys
Great Ethiopian Run
Great Swim Series 2014
Guy Martin's Passion For Life
Guy Martin's Spitfire
The Gypsy Matchmaker
Helly Hansen Beauty And The Beast Marathon
How Rich Are You?
How to be a Billionaire
Indian Summers
IPC European Swimming Championships
Ironman 2014
The Island with Bear Grylls
It Was Alright In The 1970s
Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast
Jamie's Cracking Christmas
Jimmy Carr: Laughing & Joking
Jockey School
Jon Richardson Grows Up
The Jump
Kids and Guns
Kirstie Christmas 2014
Kirstie's Best of Both Worlds
The Last Chance School
Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon
London Traithlon
Love & Adventure
Lovebox Festival 2014
Make Leicester British
Man vs Weird
Mary's Silver Service
The Mechanibals
Meet the Mormons
Men's Health Survival Of the Fittest
The Men with Many Wives
Micky Flanagan: Back in the Game
The Million Pound Necklace: Inside Boodles
The Missing (UK)
Mr Drew's School for Boys
Music on 4: Four to the Floor
My Granny the Escort
My Last Summer
My Online Bride
National Paralympics Day
NHS: The Cost of Living
The Paedophile Hunter
The Paedophile Next Door
Pakistan's Streets of Shame
Peter Kay: Live and Back on Nights!
Phil: Secret Agent Down Under
Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon
The Political Slot
Ramsay's Costa del Nightmares
The Real Noah's Ark
Revolution Series
Rewind It's Christmas
Rhod Gilbert: The Man with the Flaming Battenberg Tattoo
Richard Attenborough: A Life
River Rat Race Stockton
Rolls Royce
Rory Peck Awards
Royal Marines Commando School
Sarah Beeny's Clicks and Mortar
Sarah Beeny's How To Sell Your Home
Scotland in a Day
Secret History
The Secret Life of Students
Secrets of the Living Dolls
Secrets of the Salon
Sexting Teacher
Shop Secrets: Tricks of the Trade
The Singer Takes it All
Small Animal Hospital
Snowman Triathlon
Stammer School
Star Paws: The Rise of Superstar Pets
Stars At Your Service
Steph and Dom Meet Nigel Farage
The Stone Roses: Made of Stone
The Storm That Stopped Christmas
Superstar DJs: with Annie Mac
Superstar Dogs
The Supervet
The Taste (UK)
This Old Thing
Tom's Fantastic Floating Home
Triathlon (Channel 4)
Turner Prize at 30
Ultimate Dealer
Undercover Doctor: Cure Me, I'm Gay
War Hospital
Weekend Kitchen with Waitrose
What Happens in Sunny Beach
Win it Cook it
Woolly Mammoth: The Autopsy
World On A String
The World's Best Diet (2014)
Worst Place to be a Pilot
You Can't Get the Staff
8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Ade Adepitan: Journey of My Lifetime
Bedlam (2013)
Bedtime Live
Britain's Stone Age Tsunami
Common Denominator
Compare Your Life
Confessions of a Male Stripper
The Dealership
Desert Hostages
Diary of a Teenage Virgin
Easter Eggs Live
Educating Yorkshire
Face the Clock
Fat Family Tree
Fifteen to One
First Dates
First Time Farmers
Five Minutes to a Fortune
The Fried Chicken Shop
Getting Rich in the Recession: The Liquidator
Gok Live: Stripping for Summer
Gok's Style Secrets
The Greatest Shows on Earth
Health Freaks
Heston's Great British Food
Hitler's Rise: The Colour Films
Hollywood Me
How Not to Get Old
How to be Married with Sharon Horgan
How to Find Love Online
How to Get a Council House
Hugh's Big Fish Fight
The Human Swarm
The Intern
It's a Dogs Life
Jimmy's Grow Your Own Christmas Dinner
Kirstie's Crafty Christmas
Kirstie's Fill Your House for Free
Liberty of London
The Lost Hero of 9/11
Man Down
Mary Queen of the High Street
Men of the Thames
The Mimic
Music Nation
NFL: The American Football Show
Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners
Paddy's TV Guide
Paul Chowdhry: What's Happening White People?
Posh Pawn
Raised by Wolves (UK)
The Repo Man
River Cottage to the Core
Royal Ascot (UK)
Ruth Watson Means Business!
The Secret Millions
Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors - Secret History
Sex Box
The Sex Clinic
The Shooting Gallery
Skint (2013)
Something for Nothing
The Sound of Musicals (2013)
Speed with Guy Martin
Superscrimpers' Challenge
Terror in the Skies
That Music Show
The Three Day Nanny
Trojan Donkey
Up All Night
Walking Through History
What Happens in Kavos...
What's Cooking?
Why Don't You Speak English?
The Wild Things
1001 Things You Should Know
American Football Live
Baggage (UK)
The Bank Job
Celebrity Deal or No Deal
The Channel 4 Mash Up
The Damien Hirst Show
Drugs Live
Food Unwrapped
George Clarke's Amazing Spaces
Heston's Fantastical Food
The House the 50s Built
How Britain Worked
How to Haggle for a House
Hugh's 3 Good Things
Hugh's Three Hungry Boys
I'm Spazticus
Jamie and Jimmy's Food Fight Club
Jamie's Summer Food Rave Up
Jewish Mum of the Year
Jimmy and the Giant Supermarket
Jon Richardson: A Little Bit OCD
Jon Snow's Paralympic Show
Kevin McCloud's Man Made Home
Kirstie's Vintage Home
The Last Leg
London Live
Lost Children
The Mad Bad Ad Show
Make Bradford British
Mary's Bottom Line
Our Man in...
Out on a Limo
Party Paramedics
A Place in the Sun: Summer Sun
A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun
The Real Man's Road Trip
Salary Showdown
Sarah Beeny's Double Your House for Half the Money
Secret Eaters
Secret Removers
Show Me Your Money
Simply Italian
Stand Up To Cancer
Sunday Brunch
Thelma's Gypsy Girls
The Undateables
World's Maddest Job Interview
24 Hours in A&E;
Bear's Wild Weekends
Best of British
Catherine Tate: Laughing at the Noughties
Celebrity Five Go to...
Concrete Circus
Cookery School
David Walliams' Awfully Good
Drop Down Menu
Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic
Embarrassing Teen Bodies
Fighting on the Frontline
The Food Hospital
Four In A Bed
Four Rooms
Friday Night Dinner
Great Migrations (2011)
Happy Families (2011)
Heston's Mission Impossible
The Hotel
Hugh's Fish Fight
Jamie's Christmas with Bells On
Jamie's Great Britain
Jon Snow's 2011
The King of...
Kirstie's Handmade Britain
Kirstie's Handmade Christmas
Lily Allen: From Riches to Rags
Living with the Amish
Mary Portas: Secret Shopper
Mary Queen of Frocks
The Model Agency
My Transsexual Summer
The People's Supermarket
Phil Spencer: Secret Agent
Quiz Trippers
Random Acts
The Renovation Game
River Cottage Veg
Rome Wasn't Built in a Day
The Secret Life of Buildings
Seven Dwarves
The Sex Researchers
Superscrimpers: Waste Not, Want Not
Supersize Versus Superskinny Kids
Turner Prize
Vacation, Vacation, Vacation
The Vue Film Show
Apocalypse: The Second World War (UK)
The Bible: A History
Big Fat Gypsy Weddings
Channel 4's Comedy Gala
The Genius of British Art
The House That Made Me
How To Build...
The Hunt For Britain's Sex Traffickers
Iron Chef UK
Jo Frost: Extreme Parental Guidance
Kirstie and Phil's Perfect Christmas
KOTV Boxing Weekly
The Landscape Man
The Million Pound Drop Live
The Morgana Show
My Big Fat Diet Show
My Dream Farm
My Family's Crazy Gap Year
The Mystery of the Nevada Triangle
NFL: American Football Live
One Born Every Minute
Orchestra United
The Poker Lounge
Relocation: Phil Down Under
The Restoration Man
River Cottage Everyday
Seven Days
Stand Up for the Week
Superbike World Championship
This is England '90
Three In A Bed
Titanic: The Mission
Tower Block Of Commons
The Ugly Face of Beauty
Underage and Having Sex
Who Knows Best
360 sessions
Alan Carr: Chatty Man
Around the World in 80 Trades
Atlantic Convoys: The War at Sea
Benefit Busters
The Big Art Project
Big Chef Takes on Little Chef
The Big Food Fight
Boys And Girls Alone
Channel 4 News Summary
Gerry's Big Decision
The Hospital
How The Other Half Live
I'm Running Sainsbury's
Jamie's Family Christmas
The McCain Track and Field Show
Mobil 1 The Grid
Motor Sport
On Tour with the Queen
Operation: Surgery Live
Property Snakes and Ladders
The Queen
Revelations: How To Find God
River Cottage Summer's Here
Ruth Watson's Hotel Rescue
Breaking Into Tesco
Catastrophe (2008)
The Convention Crasher
Embarrassing Bodies
The Family
Gok's Fashion Fix
Grand Designs Today
The Great Italian Escape
Half Ton Mum
The Home Show (UK)
Medicine Men Go Wild
Miss Naked Beauty
My Fake Baby
Neil Morrissey's Risky Business
Personal Services Required
Picture This
The Price Of Property
River Cottage Autumn
River Cottage Spring
Supersize vs Superskinny
Wogan's Perfect Recall
Coming Up
Cook Yourself Thin
First Cut (2007)
In Search Of Mr Average
Live From Abbey Road
Meet The Natives
Millionaires' Mission
River Cottage: Gone Fishing
Russell Brand's Ponderland
Selling Houses Abroad
The TV Show
Win My Wage
The Album Chart Show
Freshly Squeezed
How to Look Good Naked
The Law of the Playground
Star Stories
8 out of 10 Cats
Coach Trip
Come Dine With Me
Deal Or No Deal (UK)
Dubplate Drama
10 Years Younger (UK)
Big Fat Quiz of the Year
A Place in the Sun: Home or Away
T4 Movie Special
Relocation, Relocation
Property Ladder (UK)
Three Minute Wonder
Location Location Location
Unreported World
Grand Designs
Scrapheap Challenge
Globe Trekker
Time Team
Channel 4's Alternative Christmas Message
British Comedy Awards
Cutting Edge
Fifteen To One (Specials)
True Stories (UK)
Transworld Sport
Channel 4 Racing
Channel 4 News