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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 5, Series 10

Wednesday September 23 at 3:50pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | 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 4, Series 10

Thursday September 24 at 5:35am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | 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 6, Series 10

Thursday September 24 at 3:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | 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 5, Series 10

Friday September 25 at 5:40am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | 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 10

Friday September 25 at 3:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | 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 5, Series 11

Friday September 25 at 9:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Phil Wang take on guest captain Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley. David O'Doherty is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 11

Saturday September 26 at 4:05am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Phil Wang take on guest captain Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley. David O'Doherty is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 11

Saturday September 26 at 10:15pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Phil Wang take on guest captain Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley. David O'Doherty is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 10

Sunday September 27 at 6:15am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | 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 5, Series 11

Sunday September 27 at 7:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Phil Wang take on guest captain Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley. David O'Doherty is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 7, Series 10

Monday September 28 at 7:15am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | 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 8, Series 10

Monday September 28 at 4:50pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | 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

Tuesday September 29 at 4:50pm

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 8, Series 10

Wednesday September 30 at 6:35am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | 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 10, Series 10

Wednesday September 30 at 4:50pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | 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

Thursday October 1 at 6:35am

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 11, Series 10

Thursday October 1 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | 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

Friday October 2 at 4:45pm

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 6, Series 11

Friday October 2 at 10:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade take on Jon Richardson and Jessica Knappett.

Episode 6, Series 11

Saturday October 3 at 5:20am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade take on Jon Richardson and Jessica Knappett.

Episode 6, Series 11

Saturday October 3 at 11:15pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade take on Jon Richardson and Jessica Knappett.

Episode 10, Series 10

Sunday October 4 at 7:45am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | 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 6, Series 11

Sunday October 4 at 7:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade take on Jon Richardson and Jessica Knappett.

Episode 11, Series 10

Monday October 5 at 7:40am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | 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 2, Series 11

Monday October 5 at 5:00pm

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 3, Series 11

Tuesday October 6 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on guest captain Alan Carr and Roisin Conaty. Tom Binns is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 11

Wednesday October 7 at 5:00pm

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.

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