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.


Brendan's Love Cruise Travel, dating
Junior Just a Minute Childrens, improvisation
Portrait Artist of the Year Art, creative
Pressure Pad Team general knowledge quiz
Show Me the Telly Television nostalgia
The Munch Box Cookery, childrens
Prize Island Action and adventure
Release the Hounds Horror, stunts and dares
Was It Something I Said? Comedy panel game
Big Star's Little Star Family
Celebrity Super-Spa Recruitment, lifestyle
Crazy Beaches Interactive
The Face Lifestyle, fashion modelling
I Love My Country Comedy panel game
Stepping Out Variety
That Music Show Panel game, music
That Puppet Game Show Stunt/dare show
Through the Keyhole (R) Panel game
Ashes Pub Quiz Comedy panel game (cricket)
Break the Safe General knowledge quiz
Swashbuckle Childrens
Take on the Twisters Quiz, general knowledge
Blue Peter You Decide Reality, presenter search
Brendan's Magical Mystery Tour Travel, lifestyle
Jo Brand's Great Wall of Comedy Comedy panel game (sitcoms)
Ultimate Shopper Reality
Your Face Sounds Familiar Variety, singing
no new shows
Catchphrase (R) Puzzle
Cook Me the Money Lifestyle, business
Five Minutes to a Fortune Mental agility
The Great British Sewing Bee Lifestyle (sewing)
Sweat the Small Stuff Comedy panel game
Beat the Pack Quiz, general knowledge
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (R) Variety
Beat the Ancestors Technological
The Common Denominator General knowledge, puzzle
Food Glorious Food Lifestyle
My Little Princess Dating
Britain's Brightest Puzzle, mental acuity
Dan Glo Childrens, puzzle, regional (Wales)
Face the Clock Quiz, general knowledge
Fake Reaction Stunt/dare show
Splash! Sports (diving)


Dale's Great Getaway Travel
Scots on the Box Panel game (television)
Superstars 2012 Sport
That Dog Can Dance! Variety
Britain's Best Bakery Lifestyle, cookery
First Dance Lifestyle, variety, regional (Scotland)
Nation's Best Am Dram Variety, reality
1001 Things You Should Know Quiz, general knowledge
Don't Sit in the Front Row Comedy, stunt/dare show
Handmade Revolution Lifestyle
Hotel GB Reality
Jewish Mum of the Year Lifestyle, reality
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
Hoopla Children's, variety
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 Business, decision-making
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
Keith Lemon's LemonAid Variety
School of Hard Sums Educational
The Guessing Game Regional (Scotland) Radio, comedy panel game
Breakaway Quiz, general knowledge
Don't Stop Me Now Variety, stunt/dare show
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
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)
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown Comedy panel game, puzzle
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)
The Roux Scholarship Reality, cookery
Room 101 (R) Comedy panel game
The Talent Show Story Documentary
Ultimate Sports Day Childrens, sports
World's Toughest Trucker Action/adventure

Coming up

  • Sport Relief Goes Walkies - Dogs perform for charity. (BBC One, 2014)
  • The Lie - Pairs of contestants are challenged to pick out the falsehood hidden in a list of facts. (STV, 2014)
  • Celebrity Squares - A modern revival of everyone's favorite big box game. (pilot 2013)
  • The Almost Impossible Gameshow - Contestants are tasked with completing straight-forward but difficult challenges, with money on offer for those that succeed. (Initial for Comedy Central, pilot 2013)
  • In Sync - Couples compete against each other in challenges designed to test how in tune with each other they are. Davina McCall hosts. (Victory Television for BBC1, pilot 2013)
  • The Dog Ate My Homework - Two teams face a mischievous mix of tongue-in-cheek comedy, off-the-wall questions, nonsensical studio games and slapstick challenges. Each team will be composed of comedians and celebrity guests, with a 'junior sidekick' selected to help too. Iain Stirling hosts. (CBBC, 2013)
  • The Jump - Two weeks of live programmes hosted by Davina McCall see celebrities compete in a series of winter sports events. Think The Games with snow. (Twofour for Channel 4, early 2014)
  • Amazing Greys - Young contestants take on some of the nations most talented golden-oldies for the chance to win thousands of pounds. - (ITV, pilot 2013)
  • Timeline - Three teams of two compete against not only each other but also an ever diminishing time limit in order to bank thousands of pounds. Racing against the clock, couples attempt to place a series of events in the right order. Brian Conley hosts. (Whizz Kid Entertainment for Challenge, 2014)
  • Rebel Bingo - A bingo experience for the yoofs where the audience plays bingo as normal and as soon one of them gets a bingo, they will be taken to the stage to challenge a reigning champion in a Celebrity Juice/Shooting Stars style game, in order to win some life changing prizes. (Challenge, 2013)
  • The Greg James Show - Straight from his Radio 1 drivetime show, Greg James gets to host his very own show as he pits two celebrity teams against each other to use massive modern hit songs (or so they say) on the springboard. (BBC Three, pilot 2013)
  • Name That Toon - Celebrities get to control a series of amazing CGI animations. Rufus Hound hosts (Channel 4, pilot 2013)
  • The Taste - A cookery show where contestants are chosen from one spoonful of their best dish. Judges include Nigella Lawson, Anthony Bourdain, Ludo Lefebvre. (Channel 4, 2014)
  • Just 1 Thing - Members of the public try to perform a brand new skill they have learnt during a week's training in front of a live studio audience to win some fantastic prizes. But before they are tested, they'll be given a change that'll make their performance of their week's trained skill very difficult. Bradley Walsh hosts (ITV, pilot 2013)
  • Take One for the Team - Two celebrities go head-to-head in a series of outrageous games designed to see just how far they’ll go for their friends and family. (ITV, 2013)
  • Draw It - A television show based on the internet game "Draw Something". (Channel 4, 2013)
  • Take Off - Four contestants invite their friends and family to take part in a quiz that tests not what they know, but how well they know the people they’ve brought with them. With all four groups fully packed and ready to go, only one contestant will pass with flying colours and win the chance to take their loved ones on a luxury break. Paddy McGuinness hosts. (Channel 4, 2013)
  • Name Dropping - Two teams of celebrities compete to answer tricky trivia questions about famous people from the worlds of showbiz, music, sport, politics and history and along the way unearth some truly extraordinary facts. Sue Perkins hosts. (BBC1, pilot 2013)
  • Good News, Bad News - Jason Manford and three celebrity guests from the world of comedy and entertainment will dissect and digest the week's events in a series of rounds. With the help of our studio audience, they will then decide what's Good News and what's Bad News (Hat Trick for ITV, pilot 2013)
  • You and Whose Army - Two celebrity team captains will go head to head in a series of outrageous and ridiculous challenges, but they won't be doing it alone as they have been asked to hand-pick their very own team members, made up of people from their everyday lives such as neighbours, newsagents, pub landlords, celebrity mates and punters they've snatched off the street. With their armies in tow, all the captains have to do is pick the right person for the right game. (Zeppotron for Sky1, pilot 2013)
  • Battle of the Ages - It's Act Your Age for television but for ITV instead of BBC. Three teams of celebrities (Young Guns, Middle Ages and Golden Oldies) compete in a series of rounds mixing panel games and stand-up, in a gag-heavy, family-friendly show that will appeal to all generations. Many of the rounds and the eventual winners are chosen by an audience vote. Dave Berry hosts. (ITV, pilot 2013)
  • You Couldn't Make It Up - Three celebrity guests compete against each other by answering a variety of multiple choice questions with three possible answers where one of them is correct but the other two have been written by their opponents. Alexander Armstrong hosts. (ITV, pilot 2013)
  • Oh What a Week! - Host Jo Brand tests team captains Jonathan Ross and Jason Manford and their celebrity guest on who knows the most about the week's big showbizzy stories. (ITV, pilot 2013)
  • Reflex - Split-second challenges for people who move on the "b" in "bang". Shane Richie hosts. (Objective for Saturday night BBC1, 2013)
  • Trumped! - Comedy panel show where three celebrity comedians battle it out to 'trump' each other by finding the funniest videos. The celebrity comedians will attempt to defeat their opponents in a range of different categories. (Avalon for BBC1, pilot 2013)
  • Take on the Nation - Live interactive quiz show where the people playing along at home don't just watch the show, they provide the answers to the questions. And not only do they provide the answers, they can also win a share of the prize money without even leaving their seats. (Sky1, pilot 2013)
  • Would You Rather...? - Panel show in which celebrities are asked to "muse over a series of perplexing predicaments, ranging from the philosophical to the preposterous." Humphrey Ker hosts (So Television for ITV2, pilot 2012)
  • Nevermind the Woodcocks - A new panel show about all things wildlife, presented by Chris Packham. (BBC Radio 4, pilot 2013)
  • You Couldn't Make It Up - Guests attempt to hoodwink each other by creating their own versions of novel openings, ad slogans, autobiographies and other textual ephemera. (BBC Radio 4, 2013)
  • Duck Quacks Don't Echo - Four celebrity guests bring an incredible fact with them, such as 'It is possible to start a fire by rapidly rubbing together two cool Ranch Doritos.' or 'You can make diamonds from peanut butter.' But whose fact is the best? All the celebs believe that their fact is absolutely true and they'll argue passionately for why it should win. Lee Mack hosts (Magnum Media for Sky1, 2014)
  • 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)
  • 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)
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