8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Image shows from L to R: Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Jon Richardson. Copyright: Zeppotron.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Channel 4 panel show based on the words and numbers game. 111 episodes (16 series), 2012 - 2019. Stars Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson, Joe Wilkinson and others.

Series 14, Episode 2 is repeated on 4seven tomorrow at 1am.

Press Clippings

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

Jokes cut from 8/10 Cats can 'end careers' says Riley

Countdown's Rachel Riley has opened up about the risky jokes that have to be cut out from the spin-off show, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown because they can 'end careers.'

Metro, 12th February 2018

Countdown star's career would END if outtakes broadcast

Countdown favourite Rachel Riley, who replaced Carol Vorderman back in 2009, admitted that if some of her and her co-stars' outtakes from the Channel 4 show were aired it'd "end all of our careers".

Jessica Earnshaw, The Daily Express, 11th February 2018

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2017 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2017 have been announced. 60 programmes are in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title.

British Comedy Guide, 15th January 2018

Preview - 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

These days, when watching Cats Does Countdown, you sometimes expect that one of the regulars will be missing, but annoying tonight we're missing two.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 22nd September 2017

Jimmy Carr hosts the mashup show that you can bet has had telly execs wondering what else they can weld together. Pointless v Question Time? Tonight, cap'n Jon Richardson is joined by Sara Pascoe, battling Sean Lock and henchman Vic Reeves.

Ali Catterall, The Guardian, 15th September 2017

Preview - 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

It's two Carrs for the price of one tonight as Alan Carr appears as a guest team captain on a new series of the panel/game show mash-up.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 18th August 2017