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[[Ready to Mingle]]: ITV2, 6 September<br>
[[Ready to Mingle]]: ITV2, 6 September<br>
[[QI]] series S: BBC2, 9 September<br>
[[QI]] series S: BBC2, 9 September<br>
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[[Beat the Chasers]] series 4: ITV, 11 September<br>
[[Saturday Night Line Up]]: ITV, 11 September<br>
[[Saturday Night Line Up]]: ITV, 11 September<br>
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[[Beat the Chasers]] series 4: ITV, 12 September<br>
 
[[Family Fortunes]] series 35: ITV, 12 September<br>
[[Family Fortunes]] series 35: ITV, 12 September<br>
[[Take a Hike]]: BBC2, 13 September
[[Take a Hike]]: BBC2, 13 September

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Introduction

Angus Deayton

Welcome to UKGameshows.com, the site with a Yorkshire dartboard on the wall. We currently have 5,635 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

Poll of the Year 2020

Poll of the Year 2020 - Results Sunday!
It's been a challenging year for all, especially for TV production. And you've told us who coped with it best in our annual Poll of the Year!


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.

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?

The Cube

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

Mastermind series 48: BBC2, 23 August
The Cube series 11: ITV, 28 August
The Birthday Cake Game: Radio 4, 31 August
A Question of Sport series 51: BBC1, 3 September
Unbeatable resumes: BBC1, 6 September
The Great House Giveaway series 2, Channel 4, 6 September
Pointless new episodes: BBC1, 6 September
Just a Minute series 87: Radio 4, 6 September
Landmark (2): Sky Arts, 6 September
Ready to Mingle: ITV2, 6 September
QI series S: BBC2, 9 September
Beat the Chasers series 4: ITV, 11 September
Saturday Night Line Up: ITV, 11 September
Family Fortunes series 35: ITV, 12 September
Take a Hike: BBC2, 13 September

 

Featured Show

Gambit

Game show news

University Challenge
18 August New University Challenge host announced
Amol Rajan is to be the new host of University Challenge and will begin filming in January. The latest series, beginning this month, will be the last hosted by Jeremy Paxman who is standing down after 28 years.

Pop Idol
16 August Darius Danesh
Singer-songwriter Darius Danesh has died at the age of 41. He rose to fame performing Britney Spears' "...Baby One More Time" at the auditions on Popstars before finishing third in the first series of Pop Idol, and also won the first series of Popstar to Operastar. Also known as Darius Campbell, he went on to a successful career in musical theatre.

Duggie Brown
16 August Duggie Brown
The death has been announced of Duggie Brown, aged 82. He was best known as a comedian and actor, but also hosted Radio 2's Free Spin and was a regular on 3-2-1.

Jeremy Paxman
16 August And it's goodbye from me... goodbye!
Jeremy Paxman is to stand down as host of University Challenge after 28 years. Paxman will film his final episodes in the autumn for broadcast next year. His successor is expected to be announced later this week.

Mock the Week
2 August No More Mocking This Week, Next Week, The Week After or Any Week
The BBC has announced that it is to axe Mock the Week after 17 years. The twenty-first and final series will run for eight episodes in the autumn.

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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