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Tim Vine

Welcome to UKGameshows.com, still holding out for a full series of Radio Clumps. We currently have 5,426 articles for you to read. Here are some of our newest articles. Enjoy your visit, and please use the Feedback form below if you have any information to add to our site.

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Poll of the Year 2020

Poll of the Year 2020 - Results Sunday!
It's been a challenging year for all, especially for TV production. And you've told us who coped with it best in our annual Poll of the 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 - it lists stalwarts like The Crystal Maze and Interceptor to surprises such as Kate Thornton's Dishes. Who knew?

Rob Brydon

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

Strictly Come Dancing series 19: BBC1, 18 September
The Great British Bake Off series 12: Channel 4, 21 September
Never Mind the Buzzcocks series 29: Sky Max, 21 September
Taskmaster series 12: Channel 4, 23 September
RuPaul's Drag Race series 3: BBC Three, 23 September and BBC1, 27 September
One Man and His Dog 2021: BBC One, 26 September
Karaoke Club: Drag Edition: 26 September
Winning Combination series 2: ITV, 27 September
Outsiders: Dave, 29 September
Undeniable: Comedy Central, 29 September
House of Games Night series 2: BBC1, 1 October
Blankety Blank series 18: BBC1, 2 October
Sorry, I Didn't Know series 2: ITV, 3 October
Eggheads series 22: Channel 5, 4 October

 

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8 Out of 10 Cats

Game show news

Sean Lock
18 August Sean Lock
The death has been announced of Sean Lock. In the game show world, he presented Argumental but is best known for being a team captain on 8 Out of 10 Cats and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, the latter of which he was a team captain for at the time of his death.

Una Stubbs
12 August Una Stubbs
The death has been announced of Una Stubbs. In the game show world, she is best known for being a team captain on Give Us a Clue.

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
2 August I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Back to the Castle
ITV once again has confirmed that I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! 2021 will again be broadcast live at Gwrych Castle in North Wales due to the ongoing uncertainty around the Covid-19 pandemic.

The X Factor
28 July The Axe Factor
After 15 years of being on the air, ITV have announced that The X Factor has been axed stating that there are no current plans for the next series.

Countdown
21 July Black To Front
The hosts for Countdown's Black To Front special on 10 September 2021 have been announced. Trevor McDonald, Anne-Marie Imafidon and Lemn Sissay will take over from Anne Robinson, Rachel Riley and Susie Dent. Mo Gilligan and AJ Odudu will begin that day by presenting a special episode of The Big Breakfast.

Previous stories can be found in our News Archive. For more in-depth analysis, check out Weaver's Week, usually published every Sunday.

 

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