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Never Mind The Buzzcocks.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

BBC Two panel show. 284 episodes (28 series), 1996 - 2014. Stars Mark Lamarr, Simon Amstell, Rhod Gilbert, Phill Jupitus, Sean Hughes, Bill Bailey and Noel Fielding.

Series 23

Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Ben Miller, Paloma Faith, Phill Jupitus, James Corden, Noel Fielding, Janeane Garofalo. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 1st October 2009

The anarchic, award-winning pop quiz returns with new team captain Noel Fielding opposite regular Phill Jupitus and guest host James Corden. The guest panellists include Tom Clarke, Ben Miller, Paloma Faith and Janeane Garofalo.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Phill Jupitus, Greg Davies, Rhod Gilbert, Gabby Logan, Noel Fielding, Jeremy Reynolds. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 8th October 2009

Guest host Rhod Gilbert is joined by panellists Greg Davies, Martin Kemp, Gabby Logan and Jeremy Reynolds.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Phill Jupitus, Alex James, Noel Fielding. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 15th October 2009

This week's guest host is Alex James from Blur and the panellists are Peter Serafinowicz, stand-up comic Holly Walsh, singer Newton Faulkner and Jessica Origliasso from The Veronicas.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Jack Whitehall. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd October 2009

Guest host Jack Whitehall is joined by musician Mr Hudson, Rochelle Wiseman from The Saturdays, Loose Women's Andrea McLean and actor Stephen Mangan.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Frank Skinner. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Wednesday 28th October 2009

Guest host Frank Skinner is joined by dance superstar Calvin Harris, comedian Jon Richardson, presenter Fearne Cotton and UK hip hop star Tinchy Stryder.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Phill Jupitus, Tom Basden, Claudia Winkleman, Harry Shearer, Noel Fielding. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th November 2009

Claudia Winkleman is joined by Spinal Tap and Simpsons star Harry Shearer, pop sensation Little Boots, pop star Jamelia, and comedian and actor Tom Basden.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Donal MacIntyre, Phill Jupitus, Daniel Merriweather, Mark Watson, Shingai Shoniwa, Tim Minchin, Noel Fielding. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Wednesday 11th November 2009

The show is hosted by Mark Watson, with team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding. Guests include comedian Tim Minchin, investigative journalist Donal Macintyre, musician Daniel Merriweather and lead singer of The Noisettes Shingai Shoniwa.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Martin Freeman. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Wednesday 18th November 2009

Actor Martin Freeman hosts. The guests are singer/songwriter Martha Wainwright, Screenwipe's Charlie Brooker and star of The Inbetweeners, Simon Bird. Plus there's the triumphant return of Dappy from N-Dubz.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Phill Jupitus, David Walliams, Noel Fielding. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Wednesday 25th November 2009

Little Britain's David Walliams hosts, with team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding. Guests include Lord of the Rings star Andy Serkis, Gareth Malone from BBC Two's The Choir, Swedish pop star Basshunter and comedian Josie Long.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Phill Jupitus, Dermot O'Leary, Noel Fielding. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Wednesday 2nd December 2009

Dermot O'Leary hosts the popular comedy pop quiz show. Russell Tovey, Michael Ball, David O'Doherty and Aston Merrygold are the guests.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Frankie Boyle. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Wednesday 9th December 2009

Host Frankie Boyle is joined by guests including former Countdown co-host Carol Vorderman, British rap star DJ Ironik, Jon McClure of Reverend and the Makers, and comedian Richard Herring.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: David Tennant, Noel Fielding, Phill Jupitus. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

Special: The Doctor Who Special

First broadcast: Wednesday 16th December 2009

David Tennant hosts a special Dr Who-themed show with team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding. Guests include Dr Who stars Bernard Cribbins and Catherine Tate, plus platinum-selling jazz artist Jamie Cullum and Radio 1's Jo Whiley.

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Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Phill Jupitus, Noel Fielding. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC.

Highlights Special: Where Are They Now?

First broadcast: Saturday 26th December 2009

Highlights and outtakes from the latest series of the anarchic award-winning pop quiz, plus a chance to see how some of the guest hosts' lives were changed forever by presenting one of the nation's best-loved mid-week pop quizzes. Featuring Frankie Boyle, David Tennant, Alex James, Claudia Winkleman, James Corden, Mark Watson and many many more.

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