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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 8, Series 10

Sunday January 23 at 12:30am

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 10, Series 13

Sunday January 23 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | Series 13

Joe Wilkinson and Katherine Ryan join the team with Ivan Brackenbury in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 10, Series 11

Monday January 24 at 12:30am

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 6, Series 8

Monday January 24 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 11, Series 13

Tuesday January 25 at 9:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 13

Paul Foot and Angela Barnes join the team with John Cooper Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 7, Series 8

Tuesday January 25 at 11:30pm

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

Wednesday January 26 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

Thursday January 27 at 11:40pm

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

Friday January 28 at 11:30pm

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 9, Series 10

Sunday January 30 at 12:30am

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 11, Series 13

Sunday January 30 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | Series 13

Paul Foot and Angela Barnes join the team with John Cooper Clarke in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 11, Series 11

Monday January 31 at 12:30am

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 11, Series 8

Monday January 31 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 13

Tuesday February 1 at 9:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 13

Harriet Kemsley and Joe Lycett join the team with Mat Ewins in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 12, Series 8

Tuesday February 1 at 11:25pm

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

Wednesday February 2 at 11:35pm

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

Thursday February 3 at 11:35pm

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

Friday February 4 at 11:30pm

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 10, Series 10

Sunday February 6 at 12:30am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 10 | 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 12, Series 13

Sunday February 6 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 12 | Series 13

Harriet Kemsley and Joe Lycett join the team with Mat Ewins in Dictionary Corner.

Episode 12, Series 11

Monday February 7 at 12:40am

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 16, Series 8

Monday February 7 at 11:35pm

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 14

Tuesday February 8 at 9:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 14

Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe take on Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade. With Nick Helm.

Episode 1, Series 10

Tuesday February 8 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 10

Hosted by Jimmy Carr, each episode 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 3, Series 10

Thursday February 10 at 11:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 3 | 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 4, Series 10

Friday February 11 at 11:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 4 | 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 11, Series 10

Sunday February 13 at 12:30am

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 11 | 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 1, Series 14

Sunday February 13 at 8:30pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 1 | Series 14

Jon Richardson and Sara Pascoe take on Sean Lock and Richard Ayoade. With Nick Helm.

Episode 13, Series 11

Monday February 14 at 12:35am

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 5, Series 10

Monday February 14 at 11:35pm

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Episode 5 | 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…

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