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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Fridays 8.30pm

Show Synopsis

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown follows the format of Countdown, with its compulsive play along factor as a familiar spine, but is packed with comic appearances and content that viewers wouldn’t ever see on regular Countdown: the show’s opening when Jimmy Carr affectionately roasts all the participants, a comic discussion of the players’ preparation and funny mascots for the show, visual gags while the Countdown clock runs down, and comics showcasing funny items in Dictionary Corner.

The show is hosted by Jimmy Carr, with team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson and features Rachel Riley and Susie Dent on maths and dictionary duty respectively.

8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

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Episode 3, Series 13

Saturday January 22 at 3:25am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 13

Joe Wilkinson and Kiri Pritchard-McLean join the team with the Brett Domino Trio in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 10, Series 11

Saturday January 22 at 4:10am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on guest captain Alan Carr and Lou Sanders. Brett Domino Trio is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 10, Series 11

Saturday January 22 at 10:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on guest captain Alan Carr and Lou Sanders. Brett Domino Trio is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 3, Series 13

Sunday January 23 at 1:00pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 13

Joe Wilkinson and Kiri Pritchard-McLean join the team with the Brett Domino Trio in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 1, Series 13

Monday January 24 at 4:55am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 13

Bob Mortimer and Lucy Beaumont join the team with Adam Buxton in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 2, Series 8

Monday January 24 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Sean Walsh take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Danny Dyer.

Episode 3, Series 8

Tuesday January 25 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on guest captain Sarah Millican and Rob Beckett.

Episode 4, Series 8

Wednesday January 26 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Mel Giedroyc take on guest captain Lee Mack and David O'Doherty.

Episode 12, Series 13

Thursday January 27 at 5:10am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 13

Harriet Kemsley and Joe Lycett join the team with Mat Ewins in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 8

Thursday January 27 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Freddie Flintoff take on guest captain Bill Bailey and Roisin Conaty.

Episode 6, Series 8

Friday January 28 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Liza Tarbuck take on guest captain Sarah Millican and Romesh Ranganathan.

Episode 4, Series 13

Friday January 28 at 8:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 13

Richard Ayoade and Katherine Ryan join the team with David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 11, Series 11

Friday January 28 at 9:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Claudia Winkleman take on Jon Richardson and Henning Wehn. Nick Helm is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 13

Saturday January 29 at 3:35am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 13

Richard Ayoade and Katherine Ryan join the team with David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 11, Series 11

Saturday January 29 at 4:25am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Claudia Winkleman take on Jon Richardson and Henning Wehn. Nick Helm is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 11, Series 11

Saturday January 29 at 10:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Claudia Winkleman take on Jon Richardson and Henning Wehn. Nick Helm is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 13

Sunday January 30 at 12:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 13

Richard Ayoade and Katherine Ryan join the team with David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 7, Series 8

Monday January 31 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Bill Bailey take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Isy Suttie.

Episode 8, Series 8

Tuesday February 1 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Henning Wehn take on guest captain Bill Bailey and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 9, Series 8

Wednesday February 2 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Sara Pascoe take on Jon Richardson and Josh Widdicombe.

Episode 10, Series 8

Thursday February 3 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Greg Davies take on Jon Richardson and Holly Walsh.

Episode 4, Series 11

Friday February 4 at 5:55am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Rob Beckett take on Jon Richardson and Claudia Winkleman. Nick Mohammed is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 11, Series 8

Friday February 4 at 3:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Jason Manford take on Jon Richardson and Roisin Conaty.

Episode 1, Series 14

Friday February 4 at 8:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 14

Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe take on Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade. With Nick Helm.

Episode 1, Series 14

Saturday February 5 at 3:10am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 14

Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe take on Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade. With Nick Helm.

Episode 1, Series 14

Sunday February 6 at 1:05pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 14

Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe take on Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade. With Nick Helm.

Episode 12, Series 8

Monday February 7 at 3:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on Jon Richardson and Katherine Ryan.

Episode 13, Series 8

Tuesday February 8 at 3:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 13 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Rob Beckett take on Jon Richardson and Cariad Lloyd.

Episode 14, Series 8

Wednesday February 9 at 3:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 14 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe.

Episode 15, Series 8

Thursday February 10 at 3:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Isy Suttie take on Jon Richardson and Richard Osman.

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