Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Noel Fielding, Greg Davies, Daisy May Cooper, Jamali Maddix.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Sky Max and BBC Two panel show about music. 282 episodes (29 series), 1996 - 2021. Stars Mark Lamarr, Simon Amstell, Rhod Gilbert, Greg Davies and others.

Next new episode is on Tuesday at 9pm. Series 29, Episode 2
Series 1, Episode 1 is repeated tomorrow at 11pm.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Daisy May Cooper, Jamali Maddix, Greg Davies, Noel Fielding.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Panel game based on the world of rock and pop music, featuring comedians and musicians

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
1996 - 2021
Channels
Sky Max, BBC Two
Episodes
282   (29 series), plus 11 highlights and charity specials
Starring
Mark Lamarr, Simon Amstell, Rhod Gilbert, Greg Davies, Phill Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Bill Bailey, Noel Fielding and others
Writers
Maisie Adam, Barry Castagnola, Laura Claxton, Charlie Cooper, Huge Davies, Erika Ehler, Phil Kerr, Lloyd Langford and Mike Wozniak
Directors
Steve Bendelack, Paul Wheeler, Ian Lorimer, John L Spencer, Phil Chilvers, Barbara Wiltshire, Nick Harris and Ollie Bartlett
Producers
Andy Price, Kate Edmunds, Jordan Read, Harry Thompson, Simon Bullivant, Richard Wilson, Warren Prentice, Mark Lamarr, Lucy Clarke, Stu Mather and others

Never Mind The Buzzcocks is a panel game that takes a satirical swipe at the world of popular music. Each edition features sarcastic humour and attacks on the current state of rock and pop music.

Originally on BBC Two, it was hosted by Mark Lamarr, then Simon Amstell, guest hosts, and Rhod Gilbert. Sky Max has now revived the format, with Greg Davies as host.

Phill Jupitus played team captain in all but one of the programme's BBC Two episodes, with Sean Hughes his original regular opponent. Hughes was replaced by Bill Bailey, and later Noel Fielding. Guest team captains filled in during Series 22.

The Sky Max line-up is Noel Fielding and Daisy May Cooper as team captains, with Jamali Maddix a regular panellist.

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Also known as
  • Now That's What I Call A Pop Quiz (Working title)
  • NMTB (Acronym)
  • Buzzcocks
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 12th November 1996 on BBC Two at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 21st September 2021 on Sky Max at 9pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 11pm on Sky Max
  2. Series 1 Episode 1: Friday at 10pm on Sky Max
  3. Series 29 Episode 1: Sunday at 9:15pm on Sky Max
  4. Series 29 Episode 1: Tuesday at 12:45am on Sky Max
  5. Series 29 Episode 2: Thursday 30th September at 11pm on Sky Max
  6. Series 29 Episode 2: Friday 1st October at 10pm on Sky Max

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