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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

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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 9

Monday November 30 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Victoria Coren-Mitchell and Henning Wehn with Tom Allen in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 6, Series 9

Tuesday December 1 at 5:00pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Roisin Conaty and Nish Kumar, with Adam Buxton in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 7, Series 9

Wednesday December 2 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Natasha Demetriou and David O'Doherty with John Kearns in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 8, Series 9

Thursday December 3 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with the Brett Domino Trio in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 9, Series 9

Friday December 4 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Reginald D Hunter and Johnny Vegas, with Sara Pascoe in Dictionary Corner and Claudia Winkleman standing in for Sean Locke.

Episode 2, Series 13

Friday December 4 at 9:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 13

Harry Hill and Rose Matefeo join the team with the Horne Section in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 15, Series 11

Friday December 4 at 10:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 11

The best bits from the season with Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and a host of celebrity guests.

Episode 2, Series 13

Saturday December 5 at 4:25am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 13

Harry Hill and Rose Matefeo join the team with the Horne Section in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 15, Series 11

Saturday December 5 at 5:15am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 11

The best bits from the season with Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and a host of celebrity guests.

Episode 15, Series 11

Saturday December 5 at 11:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 11

The best bits from the season with Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and a host of celebrity guests.

Episode 2, Series 13

Sunday December 6 at 1:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 13

Harry Hill and Rose Matefeo join the team with the Horne Section in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 15, Series 11

Sunday December 6 at 7:50pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 11

The best bits from the season with Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and a host of celebrity guests.

Episode 10, Series 9

Monday December 7 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Jonathan Ross, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner and David Walliams sitting in for Sean Locke.

Episode 11, Series 9

Tuesday December 8 at 5:00pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Miles Jupp and Catherine Tate, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner and guest team captain Lee Mack.

Episode 12, Series 9

Wednesday December 9 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 9

With David Walliams is Guest Team Captain, with guests Rhod Gilbert and Jessica Hynes, and Sam Simmons joins Susie in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 13, Series 9

Thursday December 10 at 4:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 13 | Series 9

With Lee Mack as Guest Team Captain, Victoria Coren-Mitchell, Bob Mortimer, and Horne Section in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 14, Series 9

Friday December 11 at 5:00pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 14 | Series 9

With Richard Ayoade as Guest Team Captain, Rob Beckett, Claudia Winkleman, and Adam Riches in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 3, Series 13

Friday December 11 at 9:30pm

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 12

Friday December 11 at 10:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Michelle Wolf take on Jon Richardson and Rob Beckett.

Episode 3, Series 13

Saturday December 12 at 4:05am

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 12

Saturday December 12 at 4:55am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Michelle Wolf take on Jon Richardson and Rob Beckett.

Episode 1, Series 12

Saturday December 12 at 11:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Michelle Wolf take on Jon Richardson and Rob Beckett.

Episode 3, Series 13

Sunday December 13 at 1:45pm

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 12

Sunday December 13 at 7:50pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Michelle Wolf take on Jon Richardson and Rob Beckett.

Episode 15, Series 9

Monday December 14 at 4:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 9

With Joe Wilkinson as Guest Team Captain, Danny Dyer, Gabby Logan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 16, Series 9

Tuesday December 15 at 4:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 16 | Series 9

With David Mitchell as guest Team Captain, Russell Howard and Cariad Lloyd, and Sam Simmons in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 17, Series 9

Wednesday December 16 at 4:40pm

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

Thursday December 17 at 4:40pm

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

Friday December 18 at 4:40pm

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 4, Series 13

Friday December 18 at 9:30pm

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.

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