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 10pm.

Series 17 (Channel 4: Series 18)

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Jon Richardson, Rose Matafeo.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Friday 26th July 2019

Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on Jon Richardson and Rose Matafeo, while Vic Reeves joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner. Hosted by Jimmy Carr, with regular Countdown mathematician Rachel Riley looking after the numbers and letters.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Friday 2nd August 2019

Sean Lock and Victoria Coren Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and James Acaster, while Morgana Robinson joins wordsmith Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Rachel Riley.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Friday 9th August 2019

Sean Lock and Joe Wilkinson take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe, while Sam Simmons joins wordsmith Susie Dent.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Rachel Riley.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 16th August 2019

Sean Lock and Rob Beckett take on special guest team captain Alan Carr and Sarah Millican, while Nick Mohammed joins wordsmith Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Sara Pascoe.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 23rd August 2019

Sean Lock and Sara Pascoe take on special guest team captain Alan Carr and Tom Allen, while Rosie Jones joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner. Hosted by Jimmy Carr, with regular Countdown mathematician Rachel Riley looking after the numbers and letters.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Adam Buxton.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Friday 30th August 2019

Sean Lock and Harriet Kemsley take on special guest team captain Alan Carr and Catherine Tate, while Adam Buxton joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Friday 6th September 2019

Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson, while Adam Riches as Sean Bean joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Bob Mortimer. Copyright: Endemol UK.

Christmas Special

First broadcast: Monday 23rd December 2019

Jimmy Carr hosts a festive edition of the combination of the comedy panel show and the long-running words and numbers quiz, with Sean Lock and Bob Mortimer taking on Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont. Regular Countdown mathematician Rachel Riley and lexicographer Susie Dent are on hand to adjudicate with guests Adam Buxton and Joe Wilkinson

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