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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.

Episode menu

Series 7 (Channel 4: Series 8), Episode 1

Jimmy Carr returns to host a brand new episode, with Sean Lock and Jason Manford going up against Jon Richardson and Roisin Conaty. Sam Simmons joins Countdown's resident lexicographer Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner, while Rachel Riley looks after the numbers and letters.


Jon and Roisin won, 33 points to 31.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th January 2016
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 17th January 2016 10:00pm C4
Monday 18th January 2016 10:00pm 4seven
Tuesday 19th January 2016 9:00pm 4seven
Thursday 21st January 2016 9:00pm 4seven
Saturday 23rd January 2016 10:00pm 4seven
Friday 6th May 2016 10:10pm More4
Friday 15th July 2016 11:50pm More4
Wednesday 20th July 2016 10:30pm C4
Sunday 24th July 2016 9:00pm 4seven
Monday 25th July 2016 9:00pm 4seven
Thursday 30th March 2017 12:00am More4
Saturday 17th June 2017 11:05pm More4
Thursday 24th August 2017 11:25pm More4
Sunday 17th December 2017 11:10pm More4
Wednesday 4th April 2018 11:10pm More4
Thursday 5th April 2018 2:15am More4
Tuesday 4th September 2018 11:05pm More4
Monday 15th October 2018 11:00pm C4
Wednesday 17th October 2018 11:50pm 4seven
Saturday 20th October 2018 2:30am 4seven
Wednesday 6th February 2019 11:10pm More4
Wednesday 5th June 2019 11:00pm More4
Wednesday 18th December 2019 12:25am More4
Thursday 23rd April 2020 12:10am More4
Friday 24th April 2020 1:15am More4
Tuesday 28th July 2020 12:10am More4
Sunday 25th October 2020 1:15am More4
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 12:10am More4
Saturday 22nd May 2021 1:15am More4
Monday 16th August 2021 11:05pm More4
Tuesday 17th August 2021 2:15am More4
Wednesday 29th December 2021 2:50am More4
Monday 21st March 2022 12:10am More4
Saturday 11th June 2022 11:05pm More4
Sunday 2nd October 2022 12:10am More4
Saturday 10th December 2022 11:10pm More4
Saturday 4th March 2023 1:15am More4
Saturday 13th May 2023 1:30am More4
Friday 22nd September 2023 11:10pm More4

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
Sean Lock Self
Jon Richardson Self
Rachel Riley Self
Susie Dent Self
John Pohlhammer Announcer
Guest cast
Jason Manford Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Sam Simmons Self
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Bird Writer (Additional Material)
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Tom Baker Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Barbara Wiltshire Director
Damian Eadie Series Producer
Richard Cohen Series Producer
Alex Gilman Producer
Adeel Amini Producer
Peter Gwyn Executive Producer
Richard Osman Executive Producer
Ruth Phillips Executive Producer
Andrew Westwell Executive Producer
Christopher Barbour Edit Producer
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
Nick King Production Designer
Alan Hawkshaw Composer
Mat Osman Composer

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