8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Susie Dent, Jimmy Carr, Rachel Riley.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 128 episodes (19 series), 2012 - 2020. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and others.

Series 18 (Channel 4: Series 19), Episode 6 is repeated on 4seven today at 10:15pm.

Series 15 (Channel 4: Series 16)

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Katherine Ryan.

Special: All-Women Special

First broadcast: Friday 13th July 2018

Katherine Ryan guest hosts a very special all female edition celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes take on Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope in the classic words and numbers quiz. Morgana Robinson appears in character as Natalie Cassidy alongside Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Jimmy Carr.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 20th July 2018

Jimmy Carr hosts a brand new episode with Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan who take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson in the classic words and number quiz. Dr John Cooper Clarke joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Miles Jupp, Sean Lock.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 27th July 2018

Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on guest captain Alan Carr and Roisin Conaty in the classic words and number quiz. Ivan Brackenbury joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Joe Wilkinson.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 3rd August 2018

Sean Lock and Rob Beckett take on Jon Richardson and Claudia Winkleman. Plus special guests Mr Swallow and Joe Wilkinson join Countdown regulars Susie Dent and Rachel Riley.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Harriet Kemsley.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 10th August 2018

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Phil Wang take on guest captain Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley. Plus David O'Doherty and Joe Wilkinson join Countdown regulars Susie Dent and Rachel Riley.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Rachel Riley. Copyright: Zeppotron.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 17th August 2018

Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade take on Jon Richardson and Jessica Knappett. Plus special guests Alex Horne and the Horne Section join Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Adam Kay. Copyright: Zeppotron.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 24th August 2018

Jimmy Carr hosts a brand new show, as Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Victoria Coren Mitchell. Plus special guest Adam Kay joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Joe Lycett. Copyright: Zeppotron.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Friday 31st August 2018

Jimmy Carr hosts the last in the current series, as Sean Lock and Roisin Conaty take on guest captain Alan Carr and Joe Lycett. Plus special guest Spencer Jones joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Rachel Riley.

Christmas Special

First broadcast: Sunday 23rd December 2018

Sean Lock and Kathy Burke team up against Jon Richardson and David Mitchell. James Acaster joins Countdown's resident lexicographer Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley and comedian Joe Wilkinson are in charge of the numbers.

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