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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 1, Series 8

Monday March 1 at 4:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Roisin Conaty take on guest captain Sarah Millican and Rhod Gilbert.

Episode 2, Series 8

Tuesday March 2 at 4:30pm

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

Wednesday March 3 at 4:30pm

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

Thursday March 4 at 4:30pm

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 March 5 at 4:30pm

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 13, Series 8

Friday March 5 at 9:30pm

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 3, Series 9

Friday March 5 at 10:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Rebecca Front, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 13, Series 8

Saturday March 6 at 4:10am

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 3, Series 9

Saturday March 6 at 5:00am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Rebecca Front, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 3, Series 9

Saturday March 6 at 11:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Rebecca Front, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 13, Series 8

Sunday March 7 at 1:35pm

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 3, Series 9

Sunday March 7 at 7:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Rebecca Front, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 6, Series 8

Monday March 8 at 4:25pm

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 1, Series 9

Tuesday March 9 at 4:15pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by Rachel-substitute Claudia Winkleman, guests Bob Mortimer and Holly Walsh, and Isy Suttie is with Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 2, Series 9

Wednesday March 10 at 4:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by Rachel-substitute Claudia Winkleman, guests Alex Brooker and Sara Pascoe, Johnny Vegas stands in for Sean, and Tom Allen is with Susie Dent in Dictionary…

Episode 3, Series 9

Thursday March 11 at 4:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Rebecca Front, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 9

Friday March 12 at 4:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 14, Series 8

Friday March 12 at 9:30pm

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 4, Series 9

Friday March 12 at 10:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 14, Series 8

Saturday March 13 at 4:15am

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 4, Series 9

Saturday March 13 at 5:05am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 9

Saturday March 13 at 11:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 14, Series 8

Sunday March 14 at 1:30pm

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 4, Series 9

Sunday March 14 at 7:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 9

Monday March 15 at 4:25pm

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 March 16 at 4:30pm

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 March 17 at 4:25pm

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 March 18 at 4:30pm

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 March 19 at 4:25pm

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 15, Series 8

Friday March 19 at 9:30pm

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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