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


Channel 4 and Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 84 episodes (10 series), 2015 - 2020. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

Returns Thursday 15th October at 9pm. Episode Guide
Series 7, Episode 1 is repeated on Dave today at 2pm.

Press Clippings

The 30 shows to look forward to this autumn

Includes comedies The Duchess, Spitting Image and Taskmaster.

Phil Harrison and Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 29th August 2020

Comedy shows nominated in Edinburgh TV Festival Awards 2020

Defending The Guilty, Feel Good, GameFace, Mum, Sex Education and Stath Lets Flats are amongst the nominees for the Edinburgh TV Festival Awards 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 25th August 2020

US broadcasts of Taskmaster move to streaming service

The CW moved its British game show acquisition Taskmaster to its free streaming app CW Seed Tuesday after pulling the show from its broadcast Sunday slot last week.

Margeaux Sippell, The Wrap, 11th August 2020

America dumps Taskmaster after only one episode

One task that Taskmaster couldn't quite, erm, master is making it beyond a single episode on The CW. The U.K. panel game show has been dumped from the US network's Sunday schedule after it premiered to terrible numbers last weekend.

Will Thorne, Variety, 5th August 2020

Taskmaster: the cult UK comedy coming to save the USA

This is no exaggeration. British comedy show Taskmaster is airing in the US for the first time and, just as it has in the UK, it will make Americans' lives better.

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 31st July 2020

Can Taskmaster make it in America?

A show about comedians performing bizarre tasks has won thousands of fans via YouTube reruns, and now The CW has picked it up.

Jeremy Fuster, The Wrap, 30th July 2020

Taskmaster now filming: how covid will change series 10

The new series of Taskmaster is currently filming and still set to air on Channel 4 in October. Alex Horne and Greg Davies tell Den of Geek what will be different this time around...

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 27th July 2020

Taskmaster gets more Nordic exposure

A second series has been announced in Norway for the Discovery channel, a fifth series has been ordered in Sweden for SVT, a fourth in Denmark for TV2, and a second series in Finland for MTV3. And the Norwegian version, Kongen Befaler, was recently named best entertainment show at the country's Golden Screen Awards.

Chortle, 23rd July 2020