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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

Saturday July 31 at 2:25am

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 24, Series 9

Saturday July 31 at 3:15am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 24, Series 9

Saturday July 31 at 9:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 8

Sunday August 1 at 11:25am

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 24, Series 9

Sunday August 1 at 5:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 17, Series 9

Monday August 2 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 17 | Series 9

A Christmas special with Kathy Burke and Russell Howard, and Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner

Episode 18, Series 9

Tuesday August 3 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 18 | Series 9

A New Year's special. Johnny Vegas is guest captain, David O'Doherty joins Suzie in Dictionary Corner, and Richard Osman and Sara Pascoe compete for Countdown glory.

Episode 19, Series 9

Wednesday August 4 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 19 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Noel Fielding, Stephen Mangan, Fay Ripley, and the Brett Domino Trio.

Episode 20, Series 9

Thursday August 5 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 20 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Russell Howard, Roisin Conay, Phil Wang, and Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 21, Series 9

Friday August 6 at 2:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 21 | Series 9

With guest team captain Johnny Vegas, Jamie Laing and David O'Doherty, and Holly Walsh in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 8

Friday August 6 at 7:35pm

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 25, Series 9

Friday August 6 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 8

Saturday August 7 at 2:10am

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 25, Series 9

Saturday August 7 at 3:00am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 25, Series 9

Saturday August 7 at 9:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 8

Sunday August 8 at 11:30am

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 25, Series 9

Sunday August 8 at 5:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 22, Series 9

Monday August 9 at 2:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 22 | Series 9

With Jayde Adams and Joe Wilkinson, and David Baddiel in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 23, Series 9

Tuesday August 10 at 2:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 23 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Joe Wilkinson, Roisin Conaty, David Mitchell, and Tom Allen in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 24, Series 9

Wednesday August 11 at 2:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 24 | Series 9

With guest team captain Jonathan Ross, Johnny Vegas and Michelle Wolf, and Pappy's Fun Club in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 25, Series 9

Thursday August 12 at 2:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 25 | Series 9

With Guest Team Captain Lee Mack, James Acaster, Sarah Millican, and John Cooper-Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 26, Series 9

Friday August 13 at 2:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 6, Series 8

Friday August 13 at 7:35pm

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 26, Series 9

Friday August 13 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 6, Series 8

Saturday August 14 at 2:05am

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 26, Series 9

Saturday August 14 at 2:55am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 26, Series 9

Saturday August 14 at 9:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 6, Series 8

Sunday August 15 at 11:30am

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 26, Series 9

Sunday August 15 at 5:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 26 | Series 9

With guest team captain Joe Wilkinson, Chris Addison, Katherine Ryan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 27, Series 9

Monday August 16 at 2:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 27 | Series 9

With Joe Lycett, Michelle Wolf, and Adam Riches in Dictionary Corner.

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