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Poll of the Year 2022

Poll of the Year 2022 - The Results!
Thanks for all your votes in this year's poll, we've counted them all, read through your comments and have put them up for your reading pleasure. 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?

Masterchef Goes Large#Junior MasterChef

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.

In the pipeline

New Shows

Sitting on a Fortune series 2: ITV, 28 May
The Unbelievable Truth series 29: Radio 4, 29 May
Love Island series 10: ITV2, 5 June
Five Star Kitchen: Britain's Next Great Chef: Channel 4, 8 June
Celebability series 7: ITV2, 8 June
The Hit List series 6: BBC1, 10 June
Popmaster: More4, 15 June


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Len Goodman
27 April Jerry Springer
The death has been announced of Jerry Springer, aged 79. He was best known for his controversial talk show, which ran from 1991 to 2018. He also hosted the Channel 5 game show Greed.

Len Goodman
24 April Len Goodman
Former Strictly Come Dancing head judge Len Goodman has died aged 78. A professional dancer in his youth, Len was a regular on the glitterball show until 2016.

Barry Humphries
22 April Barry Humphries
The death has been announced of Barry Humphries, aged 89. The comedian performed one-man shows as characters including Les Patterson and Sandy Stone. His most enduring character was Dame Edna Everage, host of 1990s comedy game show Dame Edna's Neighbourhood Watch.

Paul O'Grady
29 March Paul O'Grady
The death has been announced of Paul O'Grady, aged 67. He was best known for his eponymous talk shows and for his drag queen persona Lily Savage, in which he presented four series of Blankety Blank.

Deal or No Deal
26 March Let's Make a Deal
ITV confirmed that they have commissioned a 20 episode revival of Deal or No Deal with Stephen Mulhern as host. The new series will be filmed at Dock10 in Salford this July and will air later in the year.

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