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Poll of the Year 2018 - RESULTS WRITE-UP!
The ballot box is now closed for the UKGameshows/Bother's Bar Poll of the Year 2018 and the voting has been brisk. The final report is now available - what DID you vote for?

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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?

Masterchef Goes Large

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

Pants on Fire: E4, 10 October
There's Something About Movies series 2: Sky 1, 10 October
Celebrity Juice series 22: ITV2, 10 October
Have I Got News for You series 58: BBC1, 11 October
The Wall: BBC1, 12 October
The X Factor Celebrity: ITV, 12 October
Celebrity Hunted: Channel 4, 13 October
Tenable series 4: ITV, 14 October
Landscape Artist of the Year 2019: Sky Arts, 15 October
True Love or True Lies series 2: MTV, 21 October
Take Me Out series 11: ITV, 26 October
Mock the Week series 18 resumes, 1 November
Celebrity Countdown revival: More4, 12 November

 

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A Song for Europe
16 September BMG: You Decide
The BBC has announced that it is teaming up with music company BMG to select the United Kingdom's entry for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This comes after four years of selection by public vote producing very modest results, with this year's entrant Michael Rice finishing last in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Rylan Clark
3 September Rylan's channel hopping
Rylan Clark is on a game show roll this week as the new series of Supermarket Sweep begins on ITV2 next Monday, but wait, there's more, Channel 4 have announced that Rylan will take over hosting duties for a Christmas-themed series of Buy It Now later this year, and if that wasn't enough, the BBC announced that they were bringing back Ready Steady Cook with Rylan on BBC One. What will Channel 5 have for Rylan? Hosting duties for Blind Date? Only time will tell.

The Great British Bake Off
5 June I like children, and I like baking, but which is better? There's only one way to find out...
Channel 4 have announced the return of Junior Bake Off with a new line-up. Harry Hill will take over duties as host. Prue Leith remains the same as a judge, but Paul Hollywood will not - he will be replaced by Liam Charles.

Alan Carr
30 May 2019 Alan Carr's Fabulous Five
Alan Carr is to host one-offs of five classic game shows in a new ITV series. The shows are Play Your Cards Right, Take Your Pick, Strike it Lucky, Bullseye, and The Price is Right. Carr previously hosted a one-off of The Price is Right for Channel 4 in 2017.

Dara Ó Briain
3 December I'll have an Ó please Briain...
Dara Ó Briain has been named as the host of the latest Blockbusters revival, which will be broadcast on Comedy Central in 2019.

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Shooting Stars
The 2010 Series
Buy it now!
Generally reckoned to be back on form, here's the entire 2010 series of Vic & Bob's celebrity showbiz quiz.

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