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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown follows the format of Countdown, with its compulsive play along factor as a familiar spine, but is packed with comic appearances and content that viewers wouldn’t ever see on regular Countdown: the show’s opening when Jimmy Carr affectionately roasts all the participants, a comic discussion of the players’ preparation and funny mascots for the show, visual gags while the Countdown clock runs down, and comics showcasing funny items in Dictionary Corner.

The show is hosted by Jimmy Carr, with team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson and features Rachel Riley and Susie Dent on maths and dictionary duty respectively.

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Episode 14, Series 11

Saturday June 19 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 14 | Series 11

The best bits from the season with Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and a host of celebrity guests.

Episode 1, Series 9

Sunday June 20 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by Rachel-substitute Claudia Winkleman, guests Bob Mortimer and Holly Walsh, and Isy Suttie is with Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 9, Series 8

Monday June 21 at 10:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Sara Pascoe take on Jon Richardson and Josh Widdicombe.

Episode 10, Series 8

Tuesday June 22 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Greg Davies take on Jon Richardson and Holly Walsh.

Episode 11, Series 8

Wednesday June 23 at 10:10pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Jason Manford take on Jon Richardson and Roisin Conaty.

Episode 12, Series 8

Thursday June 24 at 10:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on Jon Richardson and Katherine Ryan.

Episode 13, Series 8

Friday June 25 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 13 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Rob Beckett take on Jon Richardson and Cariad Lloyd.

Episode 15, Series 11

Saturday June 26 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 11

The best bits from the season with Jimmy Carr, Sean Lock, Jon Richardson and a host of celebrity guests.

Episode 2, Series 9

Sunday June 27 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by Rachel-substitute Claudia Winkleman, guests Alex Brooker and Sara Pascoe, Johnny Vegas stands in for Sean, and Tom Allen is with Susie Dent in Dictionary…

Episode 14, Series 8

Monday June 28 at 10:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 14 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe.

Episode 15, Series 8

Tuesday June 29 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Isy Suttie take on Jon Richardson and Richard Osman.

Episode 16, Series 8

Wednesday June 30 at 10:10pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 16 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Vic Reeves take on Jon Richardson and Aisling Bea.

Episode 1, Series 9

Thursday July 1 at 10:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by Rachel-substitute Claudia Winkleman, guests Bob Mortimer and Holly Walsh, and Isy Suttie is with Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 2, Series 9

Friday July 2 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by Rachel-substitute Claudia Winkleman, guests Alex Brooker and Sara Pascoe, Johnny Vegas stands in for Sean, and Tom Allen is with Susie Dent in Dictionary…

Episode 1, Series 7

Saturday July 3 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 7

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Kathy Burke, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 3, Series 9

Sunday July 4 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Rebecca Front, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 3, Series 9

Monday July 5 at 10:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Rebecca Front, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 9

Tuesday July 6 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 9

Wednesday July 7 at 10:10pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Victoria Coren-Mitchell and Henning Wehn with Tom Allen in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 6, Series 9

Thursday July 8 at 10:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Roisin Conaty and Nish Kumar, with Adam Buxton in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 7, Series 9

Friday July 9 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Natasha Demetriou and David O'Doherty with John Kearns in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 2, Series 7

Saturday July 10 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 7

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Rhod Gilbert and Sara Pascoe, with Johnny Vegas in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 9

Sunday July 11 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with Nick Helm in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 8, Series 9

Monday July 12 at 10:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests David Mitchell and Katherine Ryan, with the Brett Domino Trio in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 1, Series 12

Tuesday July 13 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Michelle Wolf take on Jon Richardson and Rob Beckett.

Episode 9, Series 9

Tuesday July 13 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Reginald D Hunter and Johnny Vegas, with Sara Pascoe in Dictionary Corner and Claudia Winkleman standing in for Sean Locke.

Episode 10, Series 9

Wednesday July 14 at 10:10pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Kevin Bridges and Jonathan Ross, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner and David Walliams sitting in for Sean Locke.

Episode 11, Series 9

Thursday July 15 at 10:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 9

This week, Jimmy is joined by guests Miles Jupp and Catherine Tate, with Joe Lycett in Dictionary Corner and guest team captain Lee Mack.

Episode 12, Series 9

Friday July 16 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 9

With David Walliams is Guest Team Captain, with guests Rhod Gilbert and Jessica Hynes, and Sam Simmons joins Susie in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 1, Series 12

Saturday July 17 at 6:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 12

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Michelle Wolf take on Jon Richardson and Rob Beckett.

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