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Poll of the Year 2021

Poll of the Year 2021 - The results!
Thanks for all your votes, they've been counted and verified and you can now watch, read and digest to your heart's content. See you next 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 - now updated for 2022 and ranging from stalwarts like The Crystal Maze and Interceptor to, er, Man O Man. Who knew?

Only Connect (2)

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.

In the pipeline

New Shows

The News Quiz series 108: Radio 4, 22 April
Catchpoint series 5: BBC1, 23 April
Oci Oci Oci! series 3: S4C. 23 April
The Great British Sewing Bee series 8: BBC1, 27 April
The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected: Radio Scotland, 29 April
Richard Hammond's Crazy Contraptions: Channel 4, 29 April

 

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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.

Big Brother
1 August Big Brother will get back to you next year
Big Brother will be back on our screens, this time on ITV2 for a six week series in 2023. The show was a linchpin for Channel 4 at the start of the century, and last came to the public eye in 2018 on Channel 5.

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