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Poll of the Year 2015

Poll of the Year 2015 - THE RESULTS!
Thanks for all your votes - we can reveal you've smashed last year's numbers. We can now reveal exactly how you voted. Who are 2015's winners and losers? It's time to find out!

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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?

Jet Set

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.

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Copycats series 4: CBBC, 29 April
Jest a Minute special: Radio Wales, 30 April
Shipping Wars series 2: Channel 4, 2 May
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Semi-Finals: BBC4, 10 and 12 May
A League of Their Own US Road Trip: Sky 1, 10 May
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Final: BBC1, 14 May

See also the Coming up section on the New Shows page.

 

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Coach Trip
6 April 2016 Coach Trip Rolls onto E4
Coach Trip is heading for a new destination by moving to E4. The series which sees tour guide Brendan Sheerin overseeing a couples tour of Europe, with the least popular couple voted off at the end of each day, has aired on and off for 11 years on Channel 4. The new series will consist of thirty half-hour episodes, and will air later in the year.

The X Factor
5 April 2016 Cheryl has The Exit Factor
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has quit The X Factor. The singer first appeared as a judge between 2008-10, before returning for the 2014-5 series. The former Popstars: The Rivals contestant has chosen to leave to focus on her music career. To date, no judges have been confirmed for the upcoming series, which begins airing this summer.

Ronnie Corbett
31 March It's goodbye from him.
The other half of "The Two Ronnies" Ronnie Corbett died today at the age of 85. In the game show world, he is well known for hosting Small Talk.

Drive
30 March Vernon drives to success
Next week, Vernon Kay will host Drive on ITV. He's now the second most prolific game show host in the UK with 16 main hosting roles. Vernon moves clear of the late Bob Monkhouse, who is now in third place with 15 shows. Davina McCall remains the current leader, she's fronted 17 programmes.

The X Factor
29 March Your Saturday Night Starts Right Here!
Dermot O'Leary is returning to host The X Factor. The announcement was made almost a year after he left the programme. The 2015 series was helmed by Caroline Flack and Olly Murs and saw mixed reviews and falling ratings. The new series, which will also see the return of the room auditions, will begin in the summer.

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The 2010 Series
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Generally reckoned to be back on form, here's the entire 2010 series of Vic & Bob's celebrity showbiz quiz.

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