Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow is back for a new series in 2021 – here’s all you need to know.
Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow sees the brilliant Alan Carr at the helm of five of the nation’s all-time favourite gameshows.
The series will see contestants hoping to win either big-cash rewards or top-of-the-range prizes. Alongside the entertaining, hilarious and nail-biting contests that viewers know and love, each episode will climax with an all-new epic endgame, bringing these iconic shows bang up to date.
The Price is Right, Take Your Pick, Strike It Lucky, Bullseye and Play Your Cards Right all return – plus this time a set of plucky contestants will also put their musical knowledge to the test on new addition and beloved classic, Name That Tune.
Watch Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow on TV and online
Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow is back with a Christmas special on Thursday, 23 December at 8PM.
Alongside watching on TV, episodes are available to watch online and catch up on via ITV Hub right here.
You can also watch online via Amazon Prime Video with ITV Hub+ here for up to 30 days after episodes air.
Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow episodes
Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow will air for 11 episodes throughout 2021, including a number of celebrity specials.
Episode 1 – 3 April – Play Your Cards Right (Celebrity special)
The series will launch with a celebrity special of the legendary Play Your Cards Right. The big-name couples vying to win the jackpot for their charity of choice include Harry & Sandra Redknapp, Nicola Adams & Ella Baig, Martin & Shirlie Kemp and Catherine Tyldesley & Tom Pitfield.
Episode 2 – 10 April – Bullseye
The second episode of this brand-new series is a supersized reboot of the much-loved darts gameshow, Bullseye. Join Alan and Bully as four plucky pairs of contestants take on the questions and the dart boards, for a chance to win big prizes in the Epic End Game. Richard Ashdown keeps the scores.
Episode 3 – 17 April – The Price Is Right
Eight players are invited to “come on down” to contestants’ row and guess if the price is indeed right on a whole host of prizes. The best players go on to spin the famous wheel, and one lucky contestant will take on the Epic Showcase, where they stand to win a mountain of incredible prizes.
Episode 4 – 24 April – Name That Tune
Host Alan Carr is joined by a live house band who play a whole host of party anthems, while four hopeful contestants try to name that tune in the shortest time possible. There’s a £25,000 jackpot at stake, so they’ve got to be quick. Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor makes a guest appearance at the piano for the iconic Bid-A-Note round, where contestants go head to head to ‘name that tune’ in as few notes as possible.
Episode 5 – 1 May – Strike It Lucky
Three pairs of players must navigate their way across a sea of screens, trying to bank prizes and avoid the infamous hotspots along the way. One lucky pair will reach the epic endgame, where they stand to win a mountain of amazing prizes, including a holiday to Mauritius.
Episode 6 – 8 May – Bullseye (Celebrity special)
Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow is back this week with an all-star special of Bullseye. Three teams of celebrities and professional darts players will be answering questions and throwing arrows in the hope of getting through to the Epic Endgame and winning £30,000 for their chosen charity.
Episode 7 – 15 May – Name That Tune (Celebrity special)
Celebrity contestants Shane Richie, Gabby Logan, Vick Hope and Richard Blackwood must name the songs played by Alan’s house band if they want to win £25,000 for their chosen charity. With a special guest appearance at the piano from Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
Episode 8 – 22 May – Strike It Lucky (Celebrity special)
The series finale of Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow is a celebrity special of Strike It Lucky. Celeb pairings from The Masked Singer, The Repair Shop and Love Island are battling it out to win £25,000 for charity. Can they avoid the dreaded hotspots and come out on top?
Episode 9 – 23 December – The Price Is Right
In this festive gameshow romp, plucky contestants get the chance to guess if the price is indeed right on a variety of Christmas prizes. The best players go on to spin the famous wheel, and one lucky contestant will take on the Epic Showcase, where they stand to win a mountain of incredible prizes. Featuring classic minigames like Plinko and Cliffhanger.
Alan Carr said: “I am so super-excited to be back with my Epic Game show, frankly its nice to be just out the house, but to start the run with ‘Celebrity Play Your Cards Right’ is just what we need right now.
“A perfect storm of nostalgia, family fun and with the chance to win 30,000 pounds for charity – I dare you not to be on the end of your sofas shouting Higher and Lower!”
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