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8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012 - 2022
  • 148 episodes (22 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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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

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 13th January 2020

Rachel Riley marries in secret ceremony in Las Vegas

The pregnant Countdown and Cats Does Countdown star, 33, and Strictly dancer Pasha Kovalev, 39, who met on the dance show, kept friends and family in the dark.

James Beal, The Sun, 1st July 2019

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 have been announced. 60 programmes are now in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title.

British Comedy Guide, 21st January 2019

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown review

A champagne-fuelled joy.

Alice Jones, i Newspaper, 13th July 2018

TV: 8 Out Of Ten Cats Does Countdown All-Female Edition

Never mind coming a long way since women got the vote, we've come a long way since a few years ago when women were seen as token females on quiz shows and TV decided that a woman should be on every panel.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 12th July 2018

Katherine Ryan to host 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown special

Katherine Ryan is to host a special female-only episode of 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown to celebrate 100 years of women's suffrage.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd May 2018

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