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Poll of the Year 2017

Poll of the Year 2017 - THE RESULTS!
The people have spoken, and we can finally reveal the winners in the UKGameshows.com/Bother's Bar Poll of the Year 2017. Are fans of Y Cwis Mawreddog going to get the shock upset they've been dreaming of? No, frankly, they're not. But you can see the real winners by clicking here. Thanks to all involved - see you again next year.

Greatest Game Shows

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?

Only Connect (2)

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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New Shows

Impossible series 5: BBC1, 29 October
Prosiect Z series 2: S4C, 30 October
The Time it Takes: BBC1, 3 November
Fifteen-to-One revival series 9: Channel 4, 5 November
Make Me a Dealer: BBC1, 5 November
Quote... Unquote series 54: Radio 4, 5 November
Masterchef The Professionals 2018: BBC2, 6 November
Lego Masters series 2: Channel 4, 6 November
I'll Get This: BBC2, 6 November
Match of the Day Can You Kick It?: CBBC, 9 November
The Heist: Sky 1, 9 November
Takeshi's Castle: Comedy Central, 22 November

 

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Eurovision Song Contest
7 November 42 countries Dare to Dream at Eurovision 2019
The European Broadcasting Union has announced that 42 entries will compete in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel after the country claimed their fourth victory since they debuted the contest in 1973. Bulgaria will not return due to financial difficulties.

19 September Denis Norden
The death has been announced of Denis Norden aged 96 following many weeks in hospital. He was best known for presenting It'll Be Alright on the Night but also presented the game shows Looks Familiar and Out of the Box.

Big Brother
14 September The eye is closing
Channel 5 tells us that the new series of Big Brother will be the last, and there will be no Celebrity Big Brother either. The series has been on Channel 5 since 2011, following eleven years on Channel 4.

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!
29 August Dec the halls with bugs of Holly
It has been confirmed that Holly Willoughby will be replacing Ant McPartlin for this year's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!.

Ant McPartlin
9 August Ant's absence continues
Ant McPartlin, one half of the popular duo Ant & Dec, will continue his break from television to recover from alcohol problems. Declan Donnelly will host this year's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! without him. Saturday Night Takeaway won't return until 2020.

Previous stories can be found in our News Archive. For more in-depth analysis, check out Weaver's Week, usually published every Sunday.

 

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