8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Jimmy Carr. Copyright: Zeppotron
8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2024
  • 157 episodes (24 series)

The 8 Out Of 10 Cats regulars play the famous words and numbers quiz with the help of guests. Stars Jimmy Carr, Robert Deaton, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Rachel Riley and more.

  • Due to return for Series 25
  • Christmas Special repeated at 11:05pm on More4
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 799

Episode menu

Series 16 (Channel 4: Series 17), Episode 1

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Alan Carr, Lou Sanders. Copyright: Zeppotron
Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on guest captain Alan Carr and Lou Sanders. Plus The Brett Domino Trio join Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while maths whizz Rachel Riley looks after the numbers.

Preview clips


Sean and Johnny won, 36 points to 24.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th January 2019
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 12th January 2019 12:05am 4seven
Sunday 13th January 2019 10:00pm C4
Monday 14th January 2019 3:05am 4seven
Monday 14th January 2019 11:05pm 4seven
Tuesday 15th January 2019 10:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 16th January 2019 11:05pm 4seven
Thursday 28th February 2019 12:10am More4
Sunday 12th May 2019 11:10pm C4
Monday 13th May 2019 9:00pm 4seven
Wednesday 15th May 2019 2:25am 4seven
Friday 17th May 2019 12:10am 4seven
Friday 17th May 2019 10:00pm 4seven
Sunday 19th May 2019 12:05am 4seven
Friday 20th September 2019 12:10am More4
Wednesday 25th March 2020 12:05am More4
Saturday 23rd May 2020 11:05pm 4seven
Sunday 24th May 2020 9:00pm 4seven
Sunday 28th June 2020 12:15am More4
Wednesday 23rd September 2020 12:10am More4
Thursday 14th January 2021 11:00pm More4
Wednesday 21st April 2021 10:00pm More4
Thursday 22nd April 2021 1:15am More4
Tuesday 6th July 2021 12:10am More4
Saturday 9th October 2021 1:15am More4
Saturday 12th February 2022 2:20am More4
Tuesday 26th April 2022 11:05pm More4
Monday 22nd August 2022 12:10am More4
Saturday 5th November 2022 1:15am More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Johnny Vegas Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Lou Sanders Guest
Rob Madin (as The Brett Domino Trio) Self
Steven Anderson (as The Brett Domino Trio) Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Giles Boden Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Jordan Read Series Producer
Alex Gilman Producer
Frazer Yorke Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Richard Cohen Executive Producer
Rose Hanson Edit Producer
Jodie Krstic Senior Producer
Matt Hulme Edit Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
George Winfield Editor
Rudi Thackray Production Designer
Roger Williams (as Roger Toakley-Williams) Lighting Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer


Sean Lock on Rock

Sean Lock talks about some things people no longer use.

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock & Johnny Vegas.

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