Taskmaster. Image shows from L to R: Greg Davies, Alex Horne. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Taskmaster

Channel 4 and Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 85 episodes (10 series), 2015 - 2021. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 10, Episode 3 is repeated on E4 tomorrow at 11:05pm.

Press Clippings

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 this Christmas: 20 funnies to enjoy today

Comedy critic Dominic Maxwell picks 20 funny things to watch or listen to this Christmas.

Dominic Maxwell, The Times, 25th December 2020

Taskmaster podcast to return in 2021

After reaching 1.5 million downloads with its debut series, the official Taskmaster podcast is set to launch a second series in the new year hosted by Series 9 Taskmaster Champion Ed Gamble.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 21st December 2020

Taskmaster Series 11 line-up revealed

Charlotte Ritchie, Jamali Maddix, Lee Mack, Mike Wozniak and Sarah Kendall will take part in Series 11 of Taskmaster, due on screens in 2021. Channel 4 has also confirmed a second Champion Of Champions tournament.

British Comedy Guide, 17th December 2020

Taskmaster goes even more global

After reaching its highest ratings on record with three million watching the tenth series premier on Channel 4, more countries have picked up Alex Horne's BAFTA winning Taskmaster. TV4 have picked up the UK show for Sweden and Finland, and SBS Viceland for Australia, bringing the total number of countries to 106.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 9th December 2020

Samsung launches comedy channel

The new channel will feature Dave Gorman: Modern Life Is Goodish, Russell Howard & Mum, Russell Howard's Good News, a series of Taskmaster highlight shows, and a series of short films.

Samsung Newsroom, 4th December 2020

Taskmaster special line-up revealed

John Hannah, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Nicola Coughlan, Rylan Clark-Neal and Shirley Ballas will take part in the Taskmaster festive special.

British Comedy Guide, 30th November 2020

Taskmaster's Rosalind appears as Chase contestant

Rosalind, a woman always doing cool stuff / a f***ing nightmare who was the subject of two songs for a task on Taskmaster, appeared as a contestant on yesterday's episode of The Chase.

Lewis Knight, The Mirror, 25th November 2020

Taskmaster Christmas special revealed

Taskmaster is to return for a one-off Christmas special, featuring different contestants than those involved in Series 10.

British Comedy Guide, 19th November 2020

This Country USA remake gets 14 episode series order

US network Fox is remaking hit BBC sitcom This Country. A fourteen-episode series is now set to go into production.

British Comedy Guide, 30th October 2020