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Zeppotron

Zeppotron.

Endemol-owned Zeppotron was established in 2000 from a core of the writing and production team behind C4's The 11 O'Clock Show. Successful series include Charlie Brooker's Screen Wipe, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Would I Lie To You?

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Full production history

Personnel

Current productions

Status Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
Current TV 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Zeppotron. 8 Out Of 10 Cats E4 Panel Show Topical Channel 4 comedy panel show hosted by Jimmy Carr. The questions are based on survey results and statistics.
Current TV The Ranganation. Romesh Ranganathan. Copyright: Zeppotron. The Ranganation BBC2 Panel Show Topical comedy hosted by Romesh Ranganathan.
Returning TV The Mash Report. Nish Kumar. Copyright: Princess Productions. The Mash Report BBC2 Comedy Topical comedy series for BBC Two, written by the team behind The Daily Mash and hosted by Nish Kumar.
Returning TV Would I Lie To You?. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Rob Brydon, Lee Mack. Copyright: Zeppotron. Would I Lie To You? BBC1 Panel Show Panel show in which believable lies and unbelievable truths must be identified.

Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
TV 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson. Copyright: Zeppotron. 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown C4 Panel Show The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests.
TV Frankie Boyle's New World Order. Frankie Boyle. Copyright: Zeppotron. Frankie Boyle's New World Order BBC2 Chat Show Topical comedy show presented by Frankie Boyle.
TV Channel 4's Alternative Election Night. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Jeremy Paxman. Copyright: Zeppotron. Channel 4's Alternative Election Night C4 Comedy Satirical comedy shows broadcast live to reveal the results of the 2010, 2015 and 2017 General Elections.
TV Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe. Charlie Brooker. Copyright: Zeppotron. Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe BBC2 Comedy Charlie Brooker turns his inimitably satirical eye to reviewing the whole of the previous 12 months.
TV Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe. Charlie Brooker. Copyright: House Of Tomorrow / Zeppotron. Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe BBC2 Comedy Charlie Brooker and his guests cast their collective eyes over all that the week's TV, cinema, news and computer games have to offer.
TV A Touch Of Cloth. Image shows from L to R: Jack Cloth (John Hannah), Anne Oldman (Suranne Jones). Copyright: Zeppotron. A Touch Of Cloth Sky1 Comedy Drama Spoof crime drama following a series of murders and the emotionally stunted detective investigating them.
TV 10 O'Clock Live. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Lauren Laverne, Jimmy Carr, Charlie Brooker. Copyright: Zeppotron. 10 O'Clock Live C4 Panel Show Topical comedy show broadcast live. The hosts are Jimmy Carr, David Mitchell, Charlie Brooker and Lauren Laverne.
Radio So Wrong It's Right. Charlie Brooker. Copyright: Zeppotron. So Wrong It's Right Radio 4 Panel Show Charlie Brooker presents a panel game for Radio 4 that celebrates Britain's favourite subject - failure.
TV Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe. Charlie Brooker. Copyright: Zeppotron. Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe BBC4 Factual TV critic and comedy writer Charlie Brooker takes a caustic look at television programmes and reveals the inner workings of the industry.

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Comedy title launches

Year Medium Genre Production
2019 TV Panel Show The Ranganation
2017 TV Chat Show Frankie Boyle's New World Order
2017 TV Sitcom Static
2017 TV Comedy The Mash Report
2016 TV Comedy Drama Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back
2016 Online Comedy Drama The Rack Pack
2015 Radio Panel Show Best Behaviour
2015 TV Variety Let's Play Darts
2014 Online Comedy Frankie Boyle's Autopsy
2013 TV Comedy Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe
2012 TV Panel Show 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown
2012 TV Comedy Drama A Touch Of Cloth
2012 TV Sketch Show Channel 4 Comedy Presents: Them From That Thing
2012 TV Sitcom The Function Room
2011 TV Panel Show 10 O'Clock Live
2011 TV Comedy Drama Black Mirror
2011 TV Sketch Show How TV Ruined Your Life
2011 TV Variety Lee Mack's All Star Cast
2011 TV Panel Show The Marriage Ref
2010 TV Comedy Channel 4's Alternative Election Night
2010 TV Comedy Charlie Brooker's Year Wipe
2010 TV Panel Show Odd One In
2010 TV Sitcom Popatron
2010 Radio Panel Show So Wrong It's Right
2009 TV Comedy Newswipe With Charlie Brooker
2009 TV Comedy Winging It
2009 TV Panel Show You Have Been Watching
2008 TV Sketch Show Idiots Of Ants
2007 TV Panel Show Would I Lie To You?
2006 TV Factual Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe
2005 TV Panel Show 8 Out Of 10 Cats
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