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Poll of the Year 2021 - Voting opens 2nd January
It's that time of year again! Once again it's time for you to tell us what you thought of the year just finished with the Poll of the Year.

Impact of Covid-19

Impact of Covid-19
The Covid-19 pandemic has turned everything upside down, and the world of game shows is no exception, so we now have a dedicated page to keep tabs on the shows affected. Do give us a shout if you know of something we've missed.

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?


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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The Great British Sewing Bee celebrity edition: BBC1, 22 December
Scotland's Christmas Home of the Year: BBC Scotland, 22 December
Christmas Dinner Date: ITVBe, 22 December
The Wall Versus Celebrities: BBC1, 23 December
Alan Carr's Epic Gameshow Christmas edition: ITV, 23 December
The Cube celebrity edition: ITV, 23 December
Tipping Point Lucky Stars: ITV, 24 December
The Chase Celebrities: ITV, 24 December
Un Cwestiwn Selebs: S4C, 24 December
The Greatest Snowman: Channel 4, 24 December
I Can See Your Voice at Christmas: BBC1, 24 December
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown Christmas special: Channel 4, 24 December
The Great British Bake Off specials: Channel 4, 25 December and 1 January
The Masked Singalong: ITV, 25 December
All Star Musicals: ITV, 26 December
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2021: Channel 4, 26 December
Counterpoint 2022: Radio 4, 27 December
In for a Penny Christmas special: ITV, 27 December
The Voice Kids 2021: ITV, 27 December
Quizness celebrity special: Channel 4, 29 December
What Just Happened: Radio Wales, 30 December
The News Quiz Review of the Year: Radio 4, 31 December
Masterchef Champion of Champions: BBC1, 31 December
Have I Got News for You Review of the Year: BBC1, 31 December
The Masked Singer series 3: ITV, 1 January 2022
Taskmaster New Year's Treat: Channel 4, 1 January
The Great Pottery Throw Down series 5: Channel 4, 2 January
Celebrity Coach Trip: E4, 3 January
The Cabins series 2: ITV2, 3 January
Dragons' Den series 19: BBC1, 6 January
The Apprentice series 16: BBC1, 6 January
Would I Lie to You series 15: BBC1, 7 January


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University Challenge
18 August New University Challenge host announced
Amol Rajan is to be the new host of University Challenge and will begin filming in January. The latest series, beginning this month, will be the last hosted by Jeremy Paxman who is standing down after 28 years.

Pop Idol
16 August Darius Danesh
Singer-songwriter Darius Danesh has died at the age of 41. He rose to fame performing Britney Spears' "...Baby One More Time" at the auditions on Popstars before finishing third in the first series of Pop Idol, and also won the first series of Popstar to Operastar. Also known as Darius Campbell, he went on to a successful career in musical theatre.

Duggie Brown
16 August Duggie Brown
The death has been announced of Duggie Brown, aged 82. He was best known as a comedian and actor, but also hosted Radio 2's Free Spin and was a regular on 3-2-1.

Jeremy Paxman
16 August And it's goodbye from me... goodbye!
Jeremy Paxman is to stand down as host of University Challenge after 28 years. Paxman will film his final episodes in the autumn for broadcast next year. His successor is expected to be announced later this week.

Mock the Week
2 August No More Mocking This Week, Next Week, The Week After or Any Week
The BBC has announced that it is to axe Mock the Week after 17 years. The twenty-first and final series will run for eight episodes in the autumn.

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