Who's on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown tonight? Line up of celebrities on latest episode

Tonight's 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown guests - is it new or a repeat?

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Picture: Channel 4

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown is back on Channel 4 – who’s on tonight’s show?

Jimmy Carr will be back as host with an episode full of comic conundrums, surprises and laughs aplenty.

As ever, he’ll be joined by Rachel Riley and Susie Dent together with a line up of celebrity guests.

Who’s on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown tonight?

Tonight’s episode (Friday, 12 August) sees Jon Richardson and Jo Brand take on Joe Wilkinson and Jamali Maddix.

Meanwhile, Rachel Parris helps Susie in Dictionary Corner.

The brand new episode is the first from series 23 and airs at 9PM on Channel 4.

Watch 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown online

You can watch up on all the latest episodes online as well as catch up on past series on Channel 4’s All 4 catchup service HERE.

8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown is fronted by Jimmy Carr with regular team captain Jon Richardson.

They take over Channel 4’s the classic letters and numbers quiz which usually airs in the early afternoon, currently helmed by Nick Hewer.

In each episode they’ll be joined by Countdown’s resident lexicographer Susie Dent who is in control of Dictionary Corner with a special guest each week. Joining Susie is mathematician Rachel Riley, Queen of the Numbers.

8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown first launched as a one-off mash up in 2012 for a special night of programmes on Channel 4. After proving a hit with viewers, there have been more than 20 series and over 100 episodes of 8 Out Of 10 Cats.

Sean Lock appeared as a team captain throughout the series until his sad passing in 2021.

Regular guests in the series over the years have included David Mitchell, Jack Whitehall, Johnny Vegas, Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Reginald D. Hunter, Aisling Bea, David Baddiel and Alex Horne & the Horne Section.

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