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[[Mr and Mrs]] Christmas special: ITV, 18 December<br>
[[Mastermind|Celebrity Mastermind]] series 15: BBC1, 19 December<br>
[[University Challenge|Christmas University Challenge]]: BBC2, 19 December<br>
[[12 Stars of Christmas]]: Channel 4, 19 December<br>
[[Would I Lie to You?]] Christmas special: BBC1, 19 December<br>
[[World's Strongest Man]] 2016: Channel 5, 20 December<br>
[[Virtually Famous]] Christmas special: E4, 20 December<br>
[[Lip Sync Battle UK]], Channel 5: Christmas special, 20 December<br>
[[Insert Name Here]] Christmas special: BBC2, 21 December<br>
[[A Question of Sport]] Christmas special: BBC1, 22 December<br>
[[Blankety Blank]] Christmas special: ITV, 24 December<br>
[[Through the Keyhole]] Christmas special: ITV, 24 December<br>
[[8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown]] Christmas special: Channel 4, 24 December<br>
[[A League of Their Own]] Christmas special: Sky 1, 24 December<br>
[[Just a Minute]] Does Panto: Radio 4, 25 December<br>
[[The Great British Bake Off|The Great Christmas Bake Off]]: BBC1, 25 & 26 December<br>
[[Strictly Come Dancing]] Christmas special: BBC1, 25 December<br>
[[The Big Fat Quiz of the Year]] 2016: Channel 4, 26 December<br>
[[Virtually Famous]] series 4: E4, 27 December<br>
[[Robot Wars|Robot Wars: Battle of the Stars]]: BBC2, 28 & 29 December<br>
[[Pop Quiz|Pop Quiz: The Comeback]]: BBC4, 28 December & 4 January 2017<br>
[[Pop Quiz|Pop Quiz: The Comeback]]: BBC4, 28 December & 4 January 2017<br>
[[Ninja Warrior UK]] series 3: ITV, 31 December<br>
[[Ninja Warrior UK]] series 3: ITV, 31 December<br>

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Welcome to UKGameshows.com, oooooh - naaaasty. We currently have 5,232 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.

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Poll of the Year 2016

Poll of the Year 2016 - Polls OPEN!
It's time for you to get your vote on (whatever that means) as the ballot boxes for the Poll of 2016 have now opened! Make sure you have your say by Friday 13th January.

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?

Magnus Magnusson

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

Pop Quiz: The Comeback: BBC4, 28 December & 4 January 2017
Ninja Warrior UK series 3: ITV, 31 December
Take Me Out Celebrity special: ITV, 31 December
!mpossible: BBC1, 2 January 2017
The Great Interior Design Challenge series 4: BBC2, 3 January
The News Quiz series 92: Radio 4, 6 January
The Big Soap Quiz: ITV, 6 January
Lip Sync Battle UK series 2: Channel 5, 6 January
The Voice UK series 6: ITV, 7 January
Through the Keyhole series 4: ITV, 7 January
The Big Spell: Sky 1, 8 January
Insert Name Here series 2: BBC2, 9 January
Room 101 series 6: BBC1, 13 January
Eurovision: You Decide 2017: BBC2, 27 January

See also the Coming up section on the New Shows page.


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Game show news

Eurovision Song Contest
31 October Forty-three for Eurovision
The European Broadcasting Union has announced that 43 countries will compete in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. Bosnia and Herzegovina will not return due to the broadcaster's ongoing funding problems. Portugal will return after a one year absence, and Romania has resolved the outstanding debt that kept them out of Stockholm. Australia will also return for the third year running; this year, they finished second with 511 points.

Robot Wars
11 October Roboteers, Standby...for another wars!
The BBC have announced today that they have recommissioned the Robot Wars revival for another 6 episodes. Dara O'Briain and Angela Scanlon will be returning as hosts as well as commentator Jonathan Pearce.

You're Back in the Room
7 October You're Back in the axe
ITV has announced today that the hypnotic You're Back in the Room with Phillip Schofield has been axed after two series. Viewing figures from the second series slipped by a quarter - to just over 3 million - and producers struggled to find suitable celebrity names who were keen to make a fool of themselves.

3 October Your time starts now
Tomorrow is the start of the third series of Taskmaster, which was not supposed to be shown until 2017, but was brought forward after the second series received a positive reception. Dave, the channel showing Taskmaster, has recommissioned the show for series 4 and 5, which are due to be filmed next year. Both of these series will have an extended run of 8 episodes.

The Apprentice
16 September You're Hired in the Firing Line Mr. Gilbert
Rhod Gilbert has been announced as the new host of The Apprentice spin-off programme You're Fired! after Jack Dee fired himself from the BBC2 vehicle after only one series. Romesh Ranganathan, who was a regular panellist in the last series will not return due to scheduling conflicts.

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The 2010 Series
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