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<pick>the site with a krypton factor of 60.</pick>
<pick>the site with a krypton factor of 60.</pick>
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<pick>spellcasting: U-K-G-A... you get the idea.</pick>
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<pick>we're closing your restaurant. But the chippy might still be open.</pick>
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<pick>the site that made Len Goodman pickle his walnuts.</pick>
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'''[[Poll of the Year 2018]] - RESULTS WRITE-UP!'''<br/>
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'''While UKGameshows.com is''' (even if we say so ourselves) the most comprehensive guide to the genre anywhere on - or off - the web, with over 2100 programmes already in our database it is inevitable that even we're stumped sometimes. So we're asking for your help. A number of our "most wanted" shows are now listed [[:Category:Information Needed|here]] and a team of volunteers is standing by, waiting to add your contributions to our compendium of game show knowledge. Go on, help us out. It's what [[The Crystal Maze|Mumsy]] would want.
'''While UKGameshows.com is''' (even if we say so ourselves) the most comprehensive guide to the genre anywhere on - or off - the web, with over 2100 programmes already in our database it is inevitable that even we're stumped sometimes. So we're asking for your help. A number of our "most wanted" shows are now listed [[:Category:Information Needed|here]] and a team of volunteers is standing by, waiting to add your contributions to our compendium of game show knowledge. Go on, help us out. It's what [[The Crystal Maze|Mumsy]] would want.
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[[Fighting Talk]] 2020-21: Radio 5, 12 September<br>
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[[Rupaul's Drag Race]]: BBC 3 (online), 3 October<br>
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[[Catchphrase]] celebrity editions: ITV, 12 September<br>
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[[One Man and His Dog]] 2020: BBC1, 20 September<br>
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[[Make Me a Dealer]] series 2: BBC1, 7 October<br>
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[[Family Fortunes]] revival: ITV, 20 September<br>
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[[Only Connect (2)|Only Connect]] series 16: BBC2, 21 September<br>
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[[House of Games (3)|House of Games]] series 3: BBC2, 7 October<br>
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[[The Great British Bake Off]] series 11: Channel 4, 22 September<br>
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[[Coach Trip|Celebrity Coach Trip]]: E4, 7 October<br>
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[[There's Something About Movies]] series 2: Sky 1, 10 October<br>
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[[The Search (2)|The Search]]: BBC1, 26 September<br>
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[[Celebrity Juice]] series 22: ITV2, 10 October<br>
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[[Have I Got News for You]] series 60: BBC1, 2 October<br>
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Revision as of 19:08, 17 September 2020

Contents

Introduction

Strictly Come Dancing

Welcome to UKGameshows.com, hurry - the lines close soon. We currently have 5,241 articles for you to read. Here are some of our newest articles. Enjoy your visit, and please use the Feedback form below if you have any information to add to our site.

Site news

Impact of Covid-19

Impact of Covid-19
The Covid-19 pandemic has turned everything upside down, and the world of game shows is no exception, so we now have a dedicated page to keep tabs on the shows affected. Do give us a shout if you know of something we've missed.

Poll of the Year 2019

Poll of the Year 2019 - THE RESULTS!
We asked, you answered, and now it's time to see what you voted for in the UKGameshows.com/Bother's Bar Poll of the Year!


Greatest Game Shows

The 100 Most Popular Game Shows
One question you almost certainly haven't been asking yourself is "What are the 100 most popular articles on this site?". Well, tough, because we have and you can see the result of our Greatest Game Shows - it lists stalwarts like The Crystal Maze and Interceptor to surprises such as Kate Thornton's Dishes. Who knew?

Vernon Kay

While UKGameshows.com is (even if we say so ourselves) the most comprehensive guide to the genre anywhere on - or off - the web, with over 2100 programmes already in our database it is inevitable that even we're stumped sometimes. So we're asking for your help. A number of our "most wanted" shows are now listed here and a team of volunteers is standing by, waiting to add your contributions to our compendium of game show knowledge. Go on, help us out. It's what Mumsy would want.

In the pipeline

New Shows

Fighting Talk 2020-21: Radio 5, 12 September
Catchphrase celebrity editions: ITV, 12 September
One Man and His Dog 2020: BBC1, 20 September
Family Fortunes revival: ITV, 20 September
Only Connect series 16: BBC2, 21 September
The Great British Bake Off series 11: Channel 4, 22 September
Celebrity Karaoke Club: ITV2, 23 September
The Hit List series 3: BBC1, 26 September
The Search: BBC1, 26 September
Have I Got News for You series 60: BBC1, 2 October
Strictly Come Dancing series 18: BBC1, 12 October

 

Featured Show

The Weakest Link

Game show news

A Question of Sport
20 October Chop Scotched
Sky History has pulled its woodworking show, The Chop, after one of its contestants was accused of sporting white supremacist facial tattoos. It is unclear whether the remaining episodes will be broadcast.

A Question of Sport
13 September A Question of Split
The BBC has announced that Sue Barker, Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell are all leaving A Question of Sport. Barker has hosted the show since 1997, while Dawson and Tufnell have been team captains since 2004 and 2008 respectively. Their final series together will be broadcast next year, with no word yet on who will replace them.

Who Wants to be a Millionaire?
11 September Fear wins the jackpot
Donald Fear has become the sixth winner of Who Wants to be a Millionaire?, having correctly answered Blackbeard to the question "In 1718, which pirate died in battle off the coast of what is now North Carolina?" (Calico Jack, Blackbeard, Bartholomew Roberts, or Captain Kidd). His win beats his brother Davyth Fear's win of £500,000 last September.

Never Mind the Buzzcocks
11 September Buzzcocks revival for Sky
Talkback is to produce a revival of the music panel game Never Mind the Buzzcocks for Sky, according to the British Comedy Guide. The original show ran on BBC Two from 1996 until 2015, the same year Sky broadcast its own music panel game Bring the Noise. There has been no word yet on team captains or whether any of the previous hosts will be returning.

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
7 August I'm a Celeb to film in the UK
ITV has confirmed that due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! 2020 will be broadcast from "a ruined castle in the [UK] countryside" instead of its traditional location in the Australian bush.

Previous stories can be found in our News Archive. For more in-depth analysis, check out Weaver's Week, usually published every Sunday.

 

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Weaver's Week

TV Guide

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Popular Shows

New Shows

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Good Game Guides

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Series 5
Buy it now!
All the best routines from Doctor Hilary and... oh, you know, those other people.

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