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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 4, Series 8

Thursday October 28 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 5, Series 8

Friday October 29 at 3:20pm

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 1, Series 11

Friday October 29 at 8:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 11

Katherine Ryan hosts a special celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope take on Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 9, Series 10

Friday October 29 at 9:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 1, Series 11

Saturday October 30 at 3:30am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 11

Katherine Ryan hosts a special celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope take on Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 9, Series 10

Saturday October 30 at 4:20am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 9, Series 10

Saturday October 30 at 10:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 1, Series 11

Sunday October 31 at 12:10pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 11

Katherine Ryan hosts a special celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope take on Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 9, Series 10

Sunday October 31 at 6:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 12, Series 13

Monday November 1 at 6:05am

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 6, Series 8

Monday November 1 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 9, Series 10

Tuesday November 2 at 5:10am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 7, Series 8

Tuesday November 2 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

Wednesday November 3 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

Thursday November 4 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

Friday November 5 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 2, Series 11

Friday November 5 at 8:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson. John Cooper Clarke is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 1, Series 11

Friday November 5 at 9:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 11

Katherine Ryan hosts a special celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope take on Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 2, Series 11

Saturday November 6 at 3:20am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson. John Cooper Clarke is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 1, Series 11

Saturday November 6 at 4:05am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 11

Katherine Ryan hosts a special celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope take on Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 1, Series 11

Saturday November 6 at 10:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 11

Katherine Ryan hosts a special celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope take on Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes.

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