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, 2010 and 2011 are also available.

(R) indicates a revival.


Baggage Dating, decision-making
The Big Fat Quizzes of the Decades Quiz, nostalgia
Comedy World Cup Comedy panel game
Cooks to Market Lifestyle
Girlfri3nds Dating
Y Lifft Childrens, adventure
Top Dog Model Reality
Peter Andre's Bad Boyfriend Club Dating
Don't Blow the Inheritance Quiz, general knowledge
Lucky Sexy Winners Comedy panel game
Secret Interview Recruitment
Styled to Rock Reality
The Angel Educational
Drive to Buy Lifestyle
Have I Got Sport for You Panel game, sports
Let's Get Gold Variety
Superstar Singing, musical theatre
Tipping Point Quiz, general knowledge
A Short History of Everything Else Comedy panel game (nostalgia)
The Exhibitionists Art, regional (Wales)
IQ/NI Regional (Northern Ireland) quiz
Kitchen Wars Reality
Mad Mad World Comedy panel game (news)
Off By Heart Shakespeare (R) Variety, recital
Love Shaft Dating
Blockbusters (R) Quiz, general knowledge
Battle of the Brides Lifestyle
The Exclusives Recruitment, magazines
Maestro at the Opera (R) Variety
Aibisidh Regional (Scotland), Panel game (words)
Britain Unzipped Stunt/dare show
School of Hard Sums Educational
The Guessing Game Regional (Scotland) Radio, comedy panel game
Breakaway Quiz, general knowledge
Don't Stop Me Now Variety
The Love Machine Dating
School of Silence (R) Childrens
The Voice UK Variety, reality
World Series of Dating Dating
Cleverdicks Quiz, general knowledge
It's Not What You Know Radio, panel game
Jedward's Big Adventure Children's, travel
Love in the Wild Dating, travel
The Mad Bad Ad Show Panel game, advertising
Pub Olympics Radio, panel game
Sud's Law Radio, panel game (soap opera)
Wordaholics Radio, panel game (words)
The Bank Job Quiz, general knowledge
Bigger Than... Reality
The Exit List Quiz, general knowledge
Fort Boyard: Ultimate Challenge Action and adventure
Playing it Straight (R) Reality, dating
A Question of Taste Quiz, themed (food)
Room 101 (R) Comedy panel game
The Talent Show Story Documentary
Ultimate Sports Day Childrens, sports

Coming up

  • Sweat the Small Stuff - Panel show where small things are big issues and celebrity panellists find a way solve them. Nick Grimshaw hosts with Rickie Haywood-Williams and Melvin Odoom as team captains. (Talkback for BBC Three, pilot 2012)
  • Mrs. Brown's Celebrities - Game show spin-off from the hit sitcom Mrs. Brown's Boys, hosted by Brendan O'Carroll as Mrs. Brown. Two contestants go head to head in a quiz with the assistance of five celebrities from sport, music, TV and film. Once a contestant has won, they will go through to the final round where they will have to use the celebrities' knowledge and brainpower to win some magnificent prizes. (12 Yard for BBC1, 2013)
  • Cook Me the Money - Amateur cooks sell their creations to the public (ITV Studios for ITV)
  • DareDevils - Families and friends are set challenges by the Dare Devil to win money-can't-buy prizes. (CBBC, 2013)
  • Hot or Hotter - The self-declared "hottest" people in the UK meet in a catwalk showdown of incendiary proportions. (Zeppotron for E4)
  • Food.glorious.Food (working title) - Simon Cowell scours the nation looking for some food to sell in a leading chain store. (Optomen and SyCo for ITV1)
  • Prize Island (working title) - Couples are spirited away to Endemol's island off the coast of Africa, where they're given challenges, and a prize for being the first to complete it. (Endemol for ITV1)
  • Don't Sit in the Front Row - Five members of the public are invited to sit in the front row while three comedians dig into their lives to build up a stand-up routine for potential comedy material. Host Jack Dee knows everything about them but the comedians are completely blind about them. In each of the four rounds, one MOTP is eliminated based on their comedy value until one is announced the winner and is awarded the "Golden Chair" award. (Citrus Television for Sky Atlantic, Autumn 2012)
  • 1001 Things You Should Know - Sandi Toksvig puts three contestants to the test as they go head-to-head-to-head to prove that they know things they should know. More: Channel 4 press release. (Thames Scotland for Channel 4, Summer 2012)
  • My Man Can - Women bet on their husband's ability to complete tests of skill and endurance. Melanie Sykes and Mark Wright host. More: Bother's Bar description of the German original. (ITV1, 2013)
  • 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)
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