Jim Davidson Takes Over From Bruce

Jim Davidson's Generation Game, 1995 During Bruce Forsyth's final season on the show he was unable to make one week due to ill health so Jim Davidson stood in for that week.Davidson had had a troubled past...

Have A Look At What You Could”ve Won…

Bullseye, 1981 Remember Sunday evenings, Jim Bowen and his famous catchphrase, "You can't beat a bit of Bully"Bullseye was the hugely popular game show that originally ran from 1981 - 1995, where it was ho...
graham norton has ben one of the hosts of generation game revivals

The Generation Game, What Happened Next?

Generation Fame, 2005 and Onwards The Generation Game had come to an end in 2002 amidst falling audiences.  Never ones to give up on a good idea the BBC attempted a relaunch for 2004 with Paul O'Grady as host....
paul o' grady to host the revived version of blind date

Back Tonight!

All New Blind Date, 2017 After the build up and voice problems for Paul O'Grady tonight Blind Date returns to our TV screens after fourteen years.A revival was first mooted back in 2015, in this case it wa...

Blind Date

Blind Date, 1985 Another London Weekend classic that was must see Saturday night TV for millions of us.The show originated from a pilot presented by camp comic (who turned out to be not so camp) Duncan Nor...
big break hosted by jim davidson is a good example of comedians presenting game shows

The Comedian’s Other Job ?

The Comedian And The Gameshow Some of today’s most popular comedy shows are in fact panel games or game shows.  These are either presented by or feature panels of popular comedians.So we thought we’d go ba...
host ben miller and the panellists on We Love Sitcom

We Love Sitcom, 2016

We love Sitcom, was the second of two panel shows shown as part of the BBC's Landmark comedy season.A light-hearted panel quiz show celebrating everything we love about British sitcom.  The show was intende...
pointless celebrities 2016 sitcom special

Pointless – Celebrities

Pointless - Celebrities - Sitcom Special, 2016 As part of the BBC's Landmark comedy season, panel games get in on the act with a special edition of the panel show.  This one featured celebrities from the world...
Ant and Dec at the launch of their 2015 Saturday night takeaway series

Saturday Night Is Takeaway Night!

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway, 2002 Saturday Nights have long been the night for TV entertainment.  Taking their influences from previous Saturday night light entertainment shows, most notably Noel's H...

Catchphrase, 1986 – present

Say What You See.... The popular Saturday teatime game show originally hosted by Roy Walker of The Comedians fame.  It was based on a short-lived US game show of the same name.The original show was hosted ...