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Poll of the Year 2011

Poll of the Year 2011
The results are in! What did you think were the best shows of 2011? Thanks to everyone who voted in our biggest poll ever. We're already getting excited about the Poll of 2012.

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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?

Tim Vine

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.

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Y Lifft: S4C, 12 September
Meet the Parents series 2: E4, 12 September
The Audience: Channel 4, 13 September
The Million Pound Drop series 9: Channel 4, 14 September
QI series J: BBC2, 14 September
Strictly Come Dancing series 10: BBC1, 15 September
Comedy World Cup: Channel 4, 15 September
The Big Fat Quiz of the 80's: Channel 4, 16 September
The Big Fat Quiz of the 90's: Channel 4, 23 September
The Big Fat Quiz of the Noughties: Channel 4, 30 September
Have I Got News for You series 44: BBC1, 12 October

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

 

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Red or Black?
8 September Largest Cash Prize in History Paid
Graham Fletcher, a carpenter from Reading, has won £1,500,000 on ITV's Red or Black?. It's the biggest money prize ever awarded on UK television, and he goes to the top of our All Time Winners List.

Richard Stilgoe
16 June Heraldic Rigor Sits
In the Queen's Birthday Honours, Richard Stilgoe was knighted. This was for his charity work, and not his services to anagrams. Mary Berry from The Great British Bake Off was appointed CBE. Those appointed OBE included The X Factor's Gary Barlow and Armando Iannucci of The 99p Challenge.

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28 May The Great British Bake Off Wins Again
Is there no stopping Mel and Sue's grotto of gateaux? The Great British Bake Off rolled off with the Best Lifestyle programme at the Rose d'Or festival, and added another layer of success with the Best Feature at the BAFTA Television awards. A new series is being whipped up for later in the year.

Total Wipeout
29 March Totally Wipedout
The BBC won't commission another series of Total Wipeout. The show has been making its way across the big red balls of television for four years, but now looks a bit wobbly, and will fall into the water after one final series.

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18 January Who Wants to be a Messiah?
Andrew Lloyd Webber is taking his casting shows to ITV, and the first role to fill will be Jesus Christ. A new arena tour of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar is planned, and the title part will be cast by the great British public. More: ITV press release

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