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Poll of the Year 2016

Poll of the Year 2016 - Results are in!!!
History, they say, is written by the winners. But the annual Poll of the Year report is written by us. Click the link above to read the full skinny on the winners (yay!) and losers (aw!) of the last 12 months in Game Show Land.

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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?

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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 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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New Shows

Y Cwis Mawreddog: Radio Cymru, 28 August
French Collection series 3: Channel 4, 28 August
The Great British Bake Off series 8: Channel 4, 29 August
Stop the Press series 2: Radio Scotland, 1 September
The Family Chase: 2 September
Cannonball: 2 September
The X Factor series 14: ITV, 2 September
Top Class series 3: CBBC, 3 September
Tipping Point Lucky Stars series 4: ITV, 3 September
Richard Osman's House of Games: BBC2, 4 September
Dress to Impress: ITV2, 4 September
Pigo dy Drwyn series 2: S4C, 7 September
The News Quiz series 94: Radio 4, 8 September
Mock the Week resumes: BBC2, 8 September
Strictly Come Dancing series 15 launch show: BBC1, 9 September
Taskmaster series 5: Dave, 13 September

 

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Pointless
4 September Is a recommission Pointless?
The BBC announced that they have recommissioned Pointless for another 204 episodes, of which 165 of them are the daytime civilian episodes and 39 of them are the primetime celebrity episodes. The recommission also means that the show will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2019.

Bruce Forsyth
18 August Bruce Forsyth
The death has been announced of Bruce Forsyth at the age of 89. A TV regular for more than half a century, his many popular game shows included The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right, The Price is Right and Strictly Come Dancing.

The Generation Game
23 July Baking the British Generation with a brand new Game Off
The BBC announced that they have commissioned a four episode run of 70s and 90s Saturday night hit The Generation Game with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins as hosts.

Weakest Link
19 July The Weakest Rethink
Reports in the press claim that The Weakest Link may return, and Anne Robinson could again host. According to these articles, a Children in Need special will air in November, with more celebrity editions in 2018. The BBC has not confirmed any of the claims.

Raven
27 June Flying Back
Raven is returning to our screens. New host, Aisha Toussaint, said "I used to dream of one day being a warrior contestant - I never for a second imagined that I'd one day be Raven.". The fantasy adventure show enchanted a generation of children in the last decade, and will swoop back to CBBC later this year.

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