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Poll of the Year 2017

Poll of the Year 2017 - Voting over!
The's Bar Poll of the Year 2017 ballot boxes are now closed and all that's left is the tedious admin. Join us at 9pm on WEDNESDAY 17th JANUARY for the now-traditional LIVE reveal show - link will appear here beforehand. Live link! Watch live from 9pm.

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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?

Escape in Time

While 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

And They're Off For Sport Relief: BBC1, 6 January
Catchphrase celebrity special: ITV, 6 January
The Voice UK series 7: ITV, 6 January
Wedding Day Winners: BBC1, 6 January
Spy School: CITV, 7 January
Dancing on Ice revival: ITV, 7 January
Y Talwrn 2018: Radio Cymru, 7 January
Coach Trip Road to Tenerife: E4, 8 January
Prosiect Z: S4C, 9 January
Britain's Brightest Family: ITV, 10 January
Release the Hounds series 4: ITV2, 11 January
The Big Fat Quiz of Everything: Channel 4, 12 January
Swashbuckle new episodes: CBeebies, 13 January
Village of the Year: Channel 4, 15 January
Gory Games series 4: CBBC, 15 January
The Wave: W, 15 January
Portrait Artist of the Year 2018: Sky Arts, 16 January
Eurovision You Decide: BBC2, 7 February


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Keith Chegwin
11 December Cheggers Goes Pop
The death has been announced of Keith Chegwin (a.k.a. - Cheggers) at the age of 60. His most memorable game show hosting roles include Cheggers Plays Pop, Sky Star Search and It's a Knockout.

Eurovision Song Contest
7 November All Aboard for Eurovision 2018
The European Broadcasting Union has announced that 43 entries will compete in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portgual after the country claimed their very first victory in 53 years of entering the contest. Russia will return after a one year absence. The logo and slogan for next year's contest were also revealed. (This entry was revised on 17 November after Macedonia was allowed to enter.)

William G. Stewart
21 September Question or nom-cremate?
The death has been announced of William G. Stewart. He produced many quiz shows including Family Fortunes and The Price is Right but was perhaps better known as the first fronter of Fifteen-to-One.

4 September Is a recommission Pointless?
The BBC has recommissioned Pointless for another 204 episodes, comprising 165 daytime episodes and 39 primetime celebrity episodes. The recommission means Pointless will still air new episodes on 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.

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