8 out of 10 cats 2005-present
We continue with our look at some of today’s big comedy names and shows. 8 out of 10 cats is the popular Channel 4 comedy panel game hosted by the master of the quick fire gag – Jimmy Carr. To date the show has ran for 87 episodes in five years.
The show is based on statistics and opinion polls specifically commissioned for the show and hosted by comedian Jimmy Carr. It features two teams, captained by Sean lock and Jason Manford. Manford replacedDave Spikey, who left after the fourth series to concentrate on other projects
Every week, the captains are joined by two celebrities e.g. David Walliams and Alan Carr. Often, topical celebrities appear on the show.
Produced By: Endemol for Channel 4
Channel: Channel 4
Original Run: 3 June 2005-present
A DVD is available featuring a collection of moments from the first few series and deleted scenes considered too offensive to be aired. There are also Podcasts available from iTunes.