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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Tuesdays 8.30pm

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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.

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

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Episode 13, Series 11

Saturday December 7 at 4:30am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 13 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and David Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe. Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 15, Series 11

Saturday December 7 at 6:30pm

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 9, Series 9

Saturday December 7 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

Saturday December 7 at 11:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 9

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

Episode 14, Series 11

Tuesday December 10 at 4:35am

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 15, Series 11

Wednesday December 11 at 4:25am

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 11, Series 9

Saturday December 14 at 10:30pm

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

Saturday December 14 at 11:25pm

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 13, Series 9

Saturday December 21 at 10:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 13 | Series 9

With Lee Mack as Guest Team Captain, Victoria Coren-Mitchell, Bob Mortimer, and Horne Section in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 14, Series 9

Saturday December 21 at 11:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 14 | Series 9

With Richard Ayoade as Guest Team Captain, Rob Beckett, Claudia Winkleman, and Adam Riches in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 15, Series 9

Saturday December 28 at 10:20pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 15 | Series 9

With Joe Wilkinson as Guest Team Captain, Danny Dyer, Gabby Logan, and David O'Doherty in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 16, Series 9

Saturday December 28 at 11:10pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 16 | Series 9

With David Mitchell as guest Team Captain, Russell Howard and Cariad Lloyd, and Sam Simmons in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 1, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 6:35am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 11

Katherine Ryan hosts a special celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope take on Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 2, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 7:30am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson. John Cooper Clarke is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 3, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 8:20am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on guest captain Alan Carr and Roisin Conaty. Tom Binns is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 4, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 10:20am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Rob Beckett take on Jon Richardson and Claudia Winkleman. Nick Mohammed is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 5, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 11:10am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Phil Wang take on guest captain Alan Carr and Harriet Kemsley. David O'Doherty is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 6, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 12:05pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade take on Jon Richardson and Jessica Knappett.

Episode 7, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 12:55pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Kevin Bridges take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Victoria Coren Mitchell. Adam Kay is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 8, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 1:50pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Roisin Conaty take on guest captain Alan Carr and Joe Lycett. Spencer Jones is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 9, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 2:45pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Kathy Burke take on Jon Richardson and David Mitchell. James Acaster is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 10, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 3:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on guest captain Alan Carr and Lou Sanders. Brett Domino Trio is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 11, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 4:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Claudia Winkleman take on Jon Richardson and Henning Wehn. Nick Helm is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 12, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 5:25pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Joe Wilkinson take on guest captain Richard Ayoade and Aisling Bea. Tom Allen is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 13, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 13 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and David Mitchell take on Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe. Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 14, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 9:25pm

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 15, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 10:15pm

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 1, Series 11

Wednesday January 1 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 11

Katherine Ryan hosts a special celebrating 100 years of women's suffrage. Sara Pascoe and Lolly Adefope take on Roisin Conaty and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 2, Series 11

Thursday January 2 at 12:30am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Katherine Ryan take on Jon Richardson and Joe Wilkinson. John Cooper Clarke is in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 3, Series 11

Thursday January 2 at 1:15am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 11

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Miles Jupp take on guest captain Alan Carr and Roisin Conaty. Tom Binns is in Dictionary Corner.

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