New Shows

This page lists the most recent game show debuts and other shows almost ready for transmission.

New shows for 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 are also available.

(R) indicates a revival.


Come Date with Me Lifestyle, dating
The Devil's Dinner Party Lifestyle
Dilemma Radio panel game (ethics)
Hot Like Us Reality
Sorority Girls Reality
Ben 10 Ultimate Champion Childrens
Driving Wars Stunt/dare show, motoring
High Stakes Quiz, general knowledge
Signed by Katie Price Reality
Big Brother (R) Reality
Family Cook Off Lifestyle
Holding Out for a Hero General knowledge quiz
Perfect... Lifestyle
Red or Black? Decision making
Show Boaters Variety, reality
There's No Taste Like Home Lifestyle
Who Let the Dogs Out? Childrens
The Bachelor (R) Dating, reality
The Beat Goes On Variety
Epic Win Stunt/dare show
Minute to Win It Stunt/dare show
Safebreakers Technological
Street Dance Stars Childrens, variety
The Art of Survival (R) Creative, reality
Born to Shine Variety
Camp Orange Childrens, Action/adventure
Improvisation My Dear Mark Watson Comedy panel game
Pop Up Pop Quiz Quiz, themed (pop music)
Quiz Trippers Reality
Show Me the Funny Reality, comedy
Silent Library Stunt/dare show
The Marriage Ref Dating, relationships
Splatalot Childrens, adventure
Style the Nation Lifestyle, recruitment
Wall of Fame Comedy panel game (news)
Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask Comedy panel game
Compete for the Meat Quiz, general knowledge
Four Rooms Lifestyle, antiques
Gory Games Childrens
Impossible? Variety, decision making
Meindia Dy Fusnes Business, regional (Wales)
Show Me the Monet Art, creative
Don't Scare the Hare Family game show
Gleusta Childrens, regional (Scotland)
Sing If You Can Stunt/dare show
.cym Comedy panel game, regional (Wales)
Glee Club Childrens
Love Thy Neighbour Lifestyle
24 Hour Panel People Comedy panel game, webcast
A Farmer's Life for Me Lifestyle, reality
Great British Hairdresser Lifestyle, reality
It's Your Round Radio, Comedy panel game
Sawl Seren? Regional (Wales), variety
Secret Fortune Quiz, general knowledge
The 3rd Degree Radio, academic quiz
Trade Your Way to the USA Children's, business
The Biggest Loser (R) Lifestyle, reality
Celebrity Five Go to... Lifestyle, reality
Cookery School Lifestyle
Famous and Fearless Sport
Fast and Loose Improvisation
The Magicians Variety
Michel Roux's Service Lifestyle, reality
Penn & Teller: Fool Us     Variety
Perfection Quiz, general knowledge
Tool Academy Relationships

Coming up

  • The Exit List - Host Matthew Allwright helps contestants go through a giant 24-room maze that challenges them to memorize the answers to the questions they have to give in every room to win a cash prize of £200,000. (Gogglebox Entertainment and Victory Television for ITV1)
  • Blockbusters - Place yourself on the hot spot please because everyone's favourite teatime game show makes a comeback to our small screens after an 11 year absence. (TalkbackThames for Challenge, 2012)
  • Saturday Night Takeaway - After a three year break, Ant & Dec's variety format gets a revival. (Gallowgate Productions for ITV1, 2012)
  • The Love Machine - Contestants get a selection of potential dates to decide whether to stick or twist, based on the dates looks and tackle some of the issues that everyone else faces on a first date. Chris Moyles and Stacey Solomon host. (Princess Productions for Sky Living)
  • Room 101 - A revamped version of the programme sees three celebrity guests battle it out across various rounds in an attempt to convince new host Frank Skinner to consign their pet hates to oblivion. (Hat Trick Productions for BBC1, January 2012)
  • Cleverdicks - Anne Widdecombe hosts as four contestants answer a series of general knowledge questions. One contestant is eliminated in each round, after which the last contestant standing takes on a video wall of questions in an attempt to win the prize money. (Splash Media for Sky Atlantic, Spring 2012)
  • A Question of Taste - Kirsty Wark hosts a foodie quiz. Or as the press release has it, "puts the quiz into cuisine". (Silver River for BBC Two)
  • Love Shaft - Contestants travel up a tower block, meeting a potential suitor on each floor. Will Best presents, and hopes no-one spots this is The Love Bus turned through 90 degrees. (Lucky Day for E4)
  • The Bank Job (working title) - Stripped across one week, each show sees contestants participate in general knowledge rounds inside a bank vault. Correct answers allow them to open money filled security deposit boxes. However time in the vault is limited, with contestants having to leave before the time runs out. However the contestant who leaves with the least amount of money is eliminated. Five daily winners return at the end of the week to compete in a winner takes all final. (Remarkable Television for Channel 4, Autumn 2011)
  • Stagestruck (working title) - Amateur dramatic groups submit auditions via video. Eight groups are chosen by the judges to progress to the next stage where they will receive expert tutoring. One group is eliminated each week until only one remains, with that group being declared the winner. (Oxford Film and TV for Sky Arts, Summer 2012)
  • Worth a Fortune - A series of objects are placed in front of four contestants. Using only their intuition, they must correctly guess the value of all the items. In each round, the contestant who is furthest away from the total is eliminated, with the last contestant standing winning the prize money. (Studio Lambert for ITV1)
  • Fort Boyard: Ultimate Challenge - Revamped children's version of the worldwide hit game show Fort Boyard with contestants from the UK and USA competing as teams to battle it out to win the gold. Hosted by Laura Hamilton and Geno Segers (CITV, 2012)
  • Stars in a Spin - A fun celebrity-based game show, where stars play along with contestants to win them big prizes. Hosted by magician and ex-CITV presenter Stephen Mulhern. (ITV1, 2012)
  • Don't Stop Me Now - A studio audience is split into three sections - singers, comedians, and variety acts. An act from each section is then selected to perform. After the performances, the audience vote for who they want to leave the competition, with that act leaving by unusual methods (unusual if you haven't seen 101 Ways... that is) such as trapdoors and bungees cords. Hosted by Total Wipeout's very own female sidekick who can say things like "Oooh", "Eeeh" and "How sad!", Amanda Byram. (Magnum Media for Sky1)
  • Breakout - Two 30 space tracks stand between the contestants and the prize money. Contestants must decide whether to work their way down one track as a group and share the prize money, or breakout on their own, and cross to the other track in the hope of reaching the end first, thereby taking all the prize money for themselves. Nick Hancock hosts. (Gogglebox Entertainment for BBC2)
  • The Voice - Holly Willoughby hosts a singing competition with a difference (or as it's known to the rest of us, a gimmick). The judges sit with their backs to each contestant as they audition, meaning the only thing they have to base their opinion on is the contestant's voice. Based on the Dutch format, The Voice of Holland. (Shed Media for BBC1, 2012)
  • Off By Heart Shakespeare - Children compete at reciting bits of Shakespeare from memory. Declaiming rather than acting. More details on the BBC Schools programme site. (Silver River for BBC2, April 2012)
  • Keep It In The Family - general knowledge quiz for parents and their children. Fred MacAulay hosts. (Radio 4 Extra)
  • College of Knowledge - panel game pitched somewhere between School's Out and QI. Milton Jones hosts. (Pozzitive Productions for Dave)
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