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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 7, Series 11

Tuesday May 11 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Victoria Coren Mitchell. Adam Kay is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 8, Series 11

Wednesday May 12 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Roisin Conaty take on guest captain Alan Carr and Joe Lycett. Spencer Jones is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 9, Series 11

Thursday May 13 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Kathy Burke take on Jon Richardson and David Mitchell. James Acaster is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 10, Series 11

Friday May 14 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on guest captain Alan Carr and Lou Sanders. Brett Domino Trio is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 7, Series 10

Friday May 14 at 7:35pm

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 13, Series 9

Friday May 14 at 8:30pm

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 7, Series 10

Saturday May 15 at 2:35am

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 13, Series 9

Saturday May 15 at 3:25am

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 13, Series 9

Saturday May 15 at 9:20pm

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 7, Series 10

Sunday May 16 at 11:20am

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 13, Series 9

Sunday May 16 at 5:40pm

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 11, Series 11

Monday May 17 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Claudia Winkleman take on Jon Richardson and Henning Wehn. Nick Helm is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 12, Series 11

Tuesday May 18 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Joe Wilkinson take on guest captain Richard Ayoade and Aisling Bea. Tom Allen is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 13, Series 11

Wednesday May 19 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 13 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and David Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe. Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 14, Series 11

Thursday May 20 at 2:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 14 | 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

Friday May 21 at 2:20pm

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 9, Series 12

Friday May 21 at 7:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and David Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and Sarah Millican.

Episode 14, Series 9

Friday May 21 at 8:25pm

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 9, Series 12

Saturday May 22 at 2:30am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and David Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and Sarah Millican.

Episode 14, Series 9

Saturday May 22 at 3:20am

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 15, Series 11

Saturday May 22 at 5:00am

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 14, Series 9

Saturday May 22 at 9:20pm

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 9, Series 12

Sunday May 23 at 11:20am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and David Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and Sarah Millican.

Episode 14, Series 9

Sunday May 23 at 5:40pm

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 1, Series 12

Monday May 24 at 2:30pm

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 2, Series 12

Tuesday May 25 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on Jon Richardson and Rose Matafeo.

Episode 3, Series 12

Wednesday May 26 at 2:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Victoria Coren Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and James Acaster.

Episode 4, Series 12

Thursday May 27 at 2:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Joe Wilkinson take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe.

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