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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
  • 161 episodes (25 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.

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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown production to be paused

Channel 4 reportedly has no plans to film any more episodes of 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown in 2024, but it does still have one already-recorded series to show later this year.

British Comedy Guide, 8th May 2024

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2023 shortlist

The 60 TV and radio programmes shortlisted across the 10 categories in the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2023 have been revealed. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 8th January 2024

National Comedy Awards 2023 results

Results have been announced for the second annual National Comedy Awards, broadcast live on Channel 4.

British Comedy Guide, 17th February 2023

National Comedy Awards 2023 shortlists revealed

The shortlists for Channel 4's National Comedy Awards 2023 have been revealed. Ghosts, Don't Hug Me I'm Scared, Derry Girls and After Life are up for Best Scripted Comedy.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd January 2023

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2022 shortlist

The 60 TV and radio programmes shortlisted across the 10 categories in the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2022 have been revealed. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 9th January 2023

The UK TV panel show is dying (but it's probably for the best)

The cancellation of Mock The Week marked another nail in the coffin for UK TV panel shows. Is this the end of an era?

Alice Pattillo, Den Of Geek, 1st September 2022

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2021 shortlist

The 60 TV and radio programmes shortlisted across the 10 categories in the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2021 have been revealed. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 17th January 2022

The perennial problem with TV panel shows: race

The format should give comic talents a time to shine. So why don't our flagship shows reflect the diversity of comedy in 2021?

Rachael Healy, The Guardian, 9th April 2021

Female stand-ups on panel shows: one in one out

Taskmaster has welcomed only 11 female stand-up comedians in six years.

Mark Muldoon, i Newspaper, 18th March 2021

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 11th January 2021

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