8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (also know as Cats do Countdown) is a British is a crossover panel game between 8 Out of 10 Cats and Countdown, both airing on Channel 4. Initially appearing as a one-off special during Channel 4’s mash up night, it gained enough praise to be given a full series. First being seen in 2012 the series is still running to this day – a testament to the fans’ appreciation.
Featuring Jimmy Carr as host the show regularly stars Jon Richardson (known for his Ultimate Worrier series) and Sean Lock as permanent team captains. Richel Riley, Susie Dent (akin to the regular Countdown show) and occasionally comedian Joe Wilkinson also appears. The show has seen a huge variety of guests feature including Lee Mack (Not Going Out), Claudia Winkleman (Strictly Come Dancing) and Stephen Mangan (Hang Ups).
TV Show Air Date & Info for the UK
UK Channel: Channel 4