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Poll of the Year 2018

Poll of the Year 2018 - RESULTS WRITE-UP!
The ballot box is now closed for the UKGameshows/Bother's Bar Poll of the Year 2018 and the voting has been brisk. The final report is now available - what DID you vote for?

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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

Quote... Unquote series 55: Radio 4, 2 December
Dress to Impress series 2: ITV2, 9 December
The X Factor: The Band: ITV, 9 December
Celebrity Juice Christmas special: ITV2, 12 December
Dragons' Den Christmas special: BBC2, 15 December
8 Out of 10 Cats Christmas special: E4, 15 December
Come Dine with Me Christmas special: E4, 16 December
Top Class Christmas special: CBBC, 19 December
The Big Quiz (2): ITV, 19 December
A League of Their Own Christmas special: Sky1, 19 December
I'll Get This Christmas special: BBC2, 19 December

 

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Gary Rhodes
27 November Gary Rhodes
The death has been announced of TV chef Gary Rhodes at age 59 at his home in Dubai. In the game show world he was best known as a seatwarmer for the shows Masterchef and Hell's Kitchen.

Eurovision Song Contest
13 November Forty-One Open Up to Eurovision 2020
The European Broadcasting Union has announced that 41 entries will compete in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, Netherlands after the country claimed their fifth victory after their last win in 1975. Bulgaria and Ukraine will return to the contest after a one year absence while Hungary and Montenegro will not.

A Song for Europe
16 September BMG: You Decide
The BBC has announced that it is teaming up with music company BMG to select the United Kingdom's entry for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, Netherlands. This comes after four years of selection by public vote producing very modest results, with this year's entrant Michael Rice finishing last in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Rylan Clark
3 September Rylan's channel hopping
Rylan Clark is on a game show roll this week as the new series of Supermarket Sweep begins on ITV2 next Monday, but wait, there's more, Channel 4 have announced that Rylan will take over hosting duties for a Christmas-themed series of Buy It Now later this year, and if that wasn't enough, the BBC announced that they were bringing back Ready Steady Cook with Rylan on BBC One. What will Channel 5 have for Rylan? Hosting duties for Blind Date? Only time will tell.

The Great British Bake Off
5 June I like children, and I like baking, but which is better? There's only one way to find out...
Channel 4 have announced the return of Junior Bake Off with a new line-up. Harry Hill will take over duties as host. Prue Leith remains the same as a judge, but Paul Hollywood will not - he will be replaced by Liam Charles.

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