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


Dave comedy show setting comedians tasks. 74 episodes (9 series), 2015 - 2019. Stars Greg Davies, Alex Horne, Romesh Ranganathan, Frank Skinner and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 7, Episode 2 is repeated tomorrow at 6pm.

Press Clippings

Greg Davies: C4 Taskmaster will be very much same show

"It'll be very much the same show is our plan with Taskmaster, because people seem to like the show and we like doing it the way it is," insisted Davies, who hosts alongside show creator Alex Horne. "So I think you'll barely notice a difference, other than I will be just that little bit older and fatter... and angrier!"

Morgan Jeffery, Radio Times, 15th February 2020

Comedies up for Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

Brassic, Derry Girls, Fleabag, Gavin & Stacey and Mum are amongst the nominees in the Broadcasting Press Guild TV Awards 2020 .

British Comedy Guide, 13th February 2020

New Zealand's TVNZ to make local version of Taskmaster

A local version of UK comedy game show Taskmaster will air on TVNZ 2 next year after the project was awarded NZ on Air funding.

Stuff.co.nz, 7th February 2020

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 13th January 2020

Taskmaster: Top ten tasks

With over 200 tasks to date so far, here is a roundup of some of our favourites.

Imani Cottrell, Royal Television Society, 15th December 2019

Channel 4 paid £20m for Taskmaster?

Channel 4 is estimated to have paid £20m for six 10-part series of the innovative comedy format.

Alex Farber, Broadcast, 4th December 2019

Ed Gamble reveals what wasn't shown in Taskmaster 9

"What I CAN tell you is that after the last ep tie break, Rose (Matefeo) went to the producers and asked if she could have won with any of the other tie breaks. Pretty desperate behaviour imo. Happy to announce that I beat her in every tie break."

Joe Anderton, Digital Spy, 25th November 2019

Ed Gamble gives his verdict on Taskmaster's move

The short answer is: he thinks it's great.

Louise McCreesh, Digital Spy, 24th November 2019

Taskmaster moves to Channel 4

Channel 4 is taking over the rights to broadcast Taskmaster. It has signed a six series deal to broadcast the hit comedy format, starting with Series 10 in late 2020.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd November 2019