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* ''Series/{{Sponk}}'', a ''Whose Line''-esque show created for the Nickelodeon spin-off network Creator/{{Noggin}}. The show had two teams of actors perform improvisational sketches, which in this case would be voted on by the studio audience.


** As of Series 22, the team captains are now Rob Beckett and Katherine Ryan though Sean and Jon are the team captains on the spinoff hybrid series 8 out of 10 Cats does Creator/Countdown with Jimmy also serving as the host.

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** As of Series 22, the team captains are now Rob Beckett and Katherine Ryan though Sean and Jon are the team captains on the spinoff hybrid series 8 out of 10 Cats does Creator/Countdown Creator/{{Countdown}} with Jimmy also serving as the host.

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**As of Series 22, the team captains are now Rob Beckett and Katherine Ryan though Sean and Jon are the team captains on the spinoff hybrid series 8 out of 10 Cats does Creator/Countdown with Jimmy also serving as the host.



abstracted onto a structure more reminiscent of American-style quiz shows.


* Creator/ComedyCentral's ''Series/AtMidnight'' was a U.S., four-nights-a-week take on the concept themed around internet and pop culture. It still carried all of the hallmarks of a British panel game (including a focus on rapidly-changing subjects and recurring segments), although abstracted onto a structure more reminiscent of American-style quiz shows.

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* Creator/ComedyCentral's ''Series/AtMidnight'' was a U.S., four-nights-a-week take on the concept themed around internet and pop culture. It Although obscured by its use of stylistic elements associated with U.S. quiz shows, it still carried all of the hallmarks of a British British-style panel game (including a focus on rapidly-changing subjects and recurring segments), although segments).

abstracted onto a structure more reminiscent of American-style quiz shows.


* Creator/ComedyCentral's ''Series/AtMidnight'' is a U.S., four-nights-a-week take on the concept themed around internet and pop culture. It still carries all of the hallmarks of a panel game, although its overall format is designed to have elements of traditional game shows.

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* Creator/ComedyCentral's ''Series/AtMidnight'' is was a U.S., four-nights-a-week take on the concept themed around internet and pop culture. It still carries carried all of the hallmarks of a British panel game, game (including a focus on rapidly-changing subjects and recurring segments), although its overall format is designed to have elements abstracted onto a structure more reminiscent of traditional game American-style quiz shows.


* A long-running British panel show is ''Series/NeverMindTheBuzzcocks'', which is based around music and generally features pop and rock stars as well as comedians. After most of the original cast started having other commitments, the show bounced back with a very successful format of rotating guest hosts and temporary team captains. Phill Jupitus has appeared in every episode but one, making him pretty much the face of the show. The show is currently hosted by Rhod Gilbert, and the other team captain is [[Series/TheMightyBoosh Noel Fielding]].

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* A long-running British panel show is was ''Series/NeverMindTheBuzzcocks'', which is based around music and generally features pop and rock stars as well as comedians. After most of the original cast started having other commitments, the show bounced back with a very successful format of rotating guest hosts and temporary team captains. Phill Jupitus has appeared in every episode but one, making him pretty much the face of the show. The show is currently show's final season was hosted by Rhod Gilbert, and the other team captain is [[Series/TheMightyBoosh Noel Fielding]].


* ''Series/SpicksAndSpecks'' is a long running Australian music quiz show which, while never actually ceasing to be about music, would veer off into some very strange territory.

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* ''Series/SpicksAndSpecks'' is a long running Australian music quiz show which, while never actually ceasing to be about music, would veer off into some very strange territory.



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* ''Series/SpicksAndSpecks'' is a long running Australian music quiz show which, while never actually ceasing to be about music, would veer off into some very strange territory.



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* ''Animal Crack-Ups'' was a short-lived[[note]]Read: One season, in the "kids aren't even watching" timeslot[[/note]] Saturday-morning game show on Creator/ABC in [[TheEighties the mid-80s]], in which celebrities answered trivia questions about animals with the winner getting a cash donation to the wildlife-based charity of their choice.


-->-- Richard Ayoade very sincerely introduces ''Series/NeverMindTheBuzzcocks''

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-->-- Richard Ayoade Creator/RichardAyoade very sincerely introduces ''Series/NeverMindTheBuzzcocks''


** There have been two ''Never Mind the Buzzcocks''-alikes. {{SBS}}'s ''Series/{{Rockwiz}}'' is considered the more musically credible; it has the feel of a stage show that just happens to be on TV, being filmed in an actual pub and with the scores displayed on cardboard placards. It is trumped in popularity by [[Creator/TheABC ABC]]'s ''Series/SpicksAndSpecks'', which is closer to ''Buzzcocks'' in format but (being hosted by Adam Hills) with a more positive attitude and less likely to go OffTheRails.

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** There have been two ''Never Mind the Buzzcocks''-alikes. {{SBS}}'s Creator/{{SBS}}'s ''Series/{{Rockwiz}}'' is considered the more musically credible; it has the feel of a stage show that just happens to be on TV, being filmed in an actual pub and with the scores displayed on cardboard placards. It is trumped in popularity by [[Creator/TheABC ABC]]'s ''Series/SpicksAndSpecks'', which is closer to ''Buzzcocks'' in format but (being hosted by Adam Hills) with a more positive attitude and less likely to go OffTheRails.


* ''Series/WouldILieToYou'', hosted in the first two seasons by Angus Deayton, currently hosted by Rob Brydon, with team captains Creator/LeeMack and Creator/DavidMitchell. Slightly more emphasis on the ''game'' part of panel game, the contestants read out a card that either contains an unlikely truth about themselves or a lie made up by the researchers of the show, and they have to defend it as true, while the other team prods them for additional facts and then says whether it's the truth, or a lie. ([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6JH-3o17qI A video link]] explains it better than that description.) There are also various other rounds, such as each member of one team claiming to know a mystery guest. It's one of the best panel shows on today, with very little scripted material, lots of funny stories and plenty of good-natured ribbing.
* ''The Bubble'', hosted by David Mitchell isolates 3 celebrities in a country house for a week and shows them a variety of News Stories from the week, some real, some faked and the celebrities have to guess which is which. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y529crbY4DU It's better seen than read about.]] Notable for the fact that while it's a BBC show they are banned from faking news from the BBC. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTvVd8tr_n4 Here's an interview about the program.]]

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* ''Series/WouldILieToYou'', hosted in the first two seasons by Angus Deayton, currently hosted by Rob Brydon, with team captains Creator/LeeMack and Creator/DavidMitchell.Creator/{{David Mitchell|Actor}}. Slightly more emphasis on the ''game'' part of panel game, the contestants read out a card that either contains an unlikely truth about themselves or a lie made up by the researchers of the show, and they have to defend it as true, while the other team prods them for additional facts and then says whether it's the truth, or a lie. ([[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6JH-3o17qI A video link]] explains it better than that description.) There are also various other rounds, such as each member of one team claiming to know a mystery guest. It's one of the best panel shows on today, with very little scripted material, lots of funny stories and plenty of good-natured ribbing.
* ''The Bubble'', hosted by David Mitchell Creator/{{David Mitchell|Actor}} isolates 3 celebrities in a country house for a week and shows them a variety of News Stories from the week, some real, some faked and the celebrities have to guess which is which. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y529crbY4DU It's better seen than read about.]] Notable for the fact that while it's a BBC show they are banned from faking news from the BBC. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTvVd8tr_n4 Here's an interview about the program.]]



* ''Radio/TheUnbelievableTruth'', hosted by David Mitchell. The four guests give a lecture on a particular subject that is full of lies, except for five truths scattered throughout, and the others have to pick out the truths as they go.

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* ''Radio/TheUnbelievableTruth'', hosted by David Mitchell.Creator/{{David Mitchell|Actor}}. The four guests give a lecture on a particular subject that is full of lies, except for five truths scattered throughout, and the others have to pick out the truths as they go.



* ''So Wrong It's Right'', another panel show hosted by Creator/CharlieBrooker. Comedians (including several regulars such as Creator/DavidMitchell, Rob Brydon, Holly Walsh, and Creator/LeeMack) compete to tell the "worst" stories, such as the worst thing that happened to them at a party or the worst idea for a restaurant.

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* ''So Wrong It's Right'', another panel show hosted by Creator/CharlieBrooker. Comedians (including several regulars such as Creator/DavidMitchell, Creator/{{David Mitchell|Actor}}, Rob Brydon, Holly Walsh, and Creator/LeeMack) compete to tell the "worst" stories, such as the worst thing that happened to them at a party or the worst idea for a restaurant.



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* WebVideo/CitationNeeded is Creator/TomScott's take on the format: He has a Wikipedia article pulled up, and three panelists (Chris Joel, Gary Brannan, and Matt Gray) who can't see the article and have to guess the details. Because all four of them are quite geeky and still intelligent, a lot of educational joking ensues.


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* Ireland has ''The Panel'' which dispenses with the quiz format altogether, while still attempting to feel like a panel game show. It used to work, [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks until Dara Ó Briain left]].

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* Ireland has ''The Panel'' which dispenses with the quiz format altogether, while still attempting to feel like a panel game show. It used to work, [[TheyChangedItNowItSucks until Dara Ó Briain left]].



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