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Poll of the Year 2016 - Results are in!!!
History, they say, is written by the winners. But the annual Poll of the Year report is written by us. Click the link above to read the full skinny on the winners (yay!) and losers (aw!) of the last 12 months in Game Show Land.

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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?

Masterchef Goes Large#Junior MasterChef

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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Round Britain Quiz 2017: Radio 4, 13 November
I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue series 68: Radio 4, 13 November
Don't Say It, Bring It: Dave, 13 November
Britain's Strongest Man 2017: Channel 5, 16 November
The Weakest Link Children in Need special: BBC2, 17 November
I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! 2017: ITV, 19 November
Armchair Detectives: BBC1, 20 November
Would I Lie to You? series 11: BBC1, 20 November
Eurovision: You Decide 2018: BBC2, 7 February 2018

 

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Eurovision Song Contest
7 November All Aboard for Eurovision 2018
The European Broadcasting Union has announced that 43 entries will compete in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portgual after the country claimed their very first victory in 53 years of entering the contest. Russia will return after a one year absence. The logo and slogan for next year's contest were also revealed. (This entry was revised on 17 November after Macedonia was allowed to enter.)

William G. Stewart
21 September Question or nom-cremate?
The death has been announced of William G. Stewart. He produced many quiz shows including Family Fortunes and The Price is Right but was perhaps better known as the first fronter of Fifteen-to-One.

Pointless
4 September Is a recommission Pointless?
The BBC has recommissioned Pointless for another 204 episodes, comprising 165 daytime episodes and 39 primetime celebrity episodes. The recommission means Pointless will still air new episodes on its 10th anniversary in 2019.

Bruce Forsyth
18 August Bruce Forsyth
The death has been announced of Bruce Forsyth at the age of 89. A TV regular for more than half a century, his many popular game shows included The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right, The Price is Right and Strictly Come Dancing.

The Generation Game
23 July Baking the British Generation with a brand new Game Off
The BBC announced that they have commissioned a four episode run of 70s and 90s Saturday night hit The Generation Game with Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins as hosts.

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