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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Fridays 9.30pm

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 9

Friday December 14 at 7:30pm

Episode 7 | Series 9

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

Episode 7, Series 9

Saturday December 15 at 9:10pm

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

Friday December 21 at 7:30pm

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 8, Series 9

Saturday December 22 at 9:15pm

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 8, Series 9

Monday December 24 at 1:00am

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 28 at 8:10pm

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 9, Series 9

Saturday December 29 at 9:45pm

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 10, Series 9

Friday January 4 at 7:30pm

Episode 10 | Series 9

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

Episode 10, Series 9

Saturday January 5 at 1:30am

Episode 10 | Series 9

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

Episode 10, Series 9

Saturday January 5 at 9:40pm

Episode 10 | Series 9

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

Episode 11, Series 9

Friday January 11 at 7:30pm

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.

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