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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 7, Series 10

Monday October 18 at 12:40am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 6, Series 7

Monday October 18 at 11:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 7

This week, Jimmy is joined by guest team captain Sarah Millican, guests Bob Mortimer and Katherine Ryan, with Horne Section in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 1, Series 8

Tuesday October 19 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Roisin Conaty take on guest captain Sarah Millican and Rhod Gilbert.

Episode 2, Series 8

Thursday October 21 at 12:05am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 2 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Sean Walsh take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Danny Dyer.

Episode 3, Series 8

Thursday October 21 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Johnny Vegas take on guest captain Sarah Millican and Rob Beckett.

Episode 4, Series 8

Friday October 22 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Mel Giedroyc take on guest captain Lee Mack and David O'Doherty.

Episode 11, Series 8

Sunday October 24 at 12:40am

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 8, Series 10

Monday October 25 at 12:40am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 5, Series 8

Monday October 25 at 11:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Freddie Flintoff take on guest captain Bill Bailey and Roisin Conaty.

Episode 6, Series 8

Tuesday October 26 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 6 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Liza Tarbuck take on guest captain Sarah Millican and Romesh Ranganathan.

Episode 7, Series 8

Thursday October 28 at 12:05am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 7 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Bill Bailey take on guest captain Joe Wilkinson and Isy Suttie.

Episode 8, Series 8

Thursday October 28 at 11:40pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 8 | Series 8

Jimmy Carr hosts as Sean Lock and Henning Wehn take on guest captain Bill Bailey and Jessica Hynes.

Episode 9, Series 8

Friday October 29 at 11:30pm

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 12, Series 8

Sunday October 31 at 12:45am

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 9, Series 10

Monday November 1 at 12:40am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 9 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each week team captains Jon Richardson and Sean Lock join comedy guests to play Countdown with help from Susie Dent in dictionary corner, and Rachel Riley on…

Episode 10, Series 8

Monday November 1 at 11:35pm

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

Tuesday November 2 at 11:30pm

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

Wednesday November 3 at 11:55pm

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

Thursday November 4 at 11:40pm

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 14, Series 8

Friday November 5 at 11:30pm

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 4, Series 11

Saturday November 6 at 5:50am

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 13, Series 8

Sunday November 7 at 12:40am

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.

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