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Pointless(TV show/series, 2009-)

45min per episode | Genre: Reality-TV

Scripted Reality in 25 seasons with 1,329 episodes

PointlessRating: 3.6/5 (with 8 votes) 844
Pointless is a British television quiz show produced by Banijay subsidiary Remarkable Television for the BBC. It is hosted by Alexander Armstrong with assistance from Richard Osman. In each episode four teams of two contestants attempt to find correct but obscure answers to four rounds of general knowledge questions, with the winning team eligible to compete for the show's cash jackpot. All questions used on the show are factual in nature, and are asked of a panel of 100 individuals in a pre-conducted public survey. Contestants seek to find correct answers that were given by as few of the survey subjects as possible ("points"); each round is won by the team with the fewest points. "Pointless" answers, given by nobody, score zero points, the best score. Every pointless answer given during the main game increases the jackpot by £250, and one such answer must be given in the final round in order to win it. It debuted on BBC Two on 24 August 2009. The success of its first three series led the BBC to move it to BBC One from 2011. On occasions when BBC1 carries live broadcasts of major news or sport events, the programme is transferred to BBC2, for example during the pandemic of 2020. As of ... ()
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About Pointless

Quiz in which contestants try to score as few points as possible by plumbing the depths of their general knowledge to come up with the answers no-one else can think of.

Pointless Seasons and Episodes

04/06/2021Series 25 - 4 episodes
#1 | 04/06/2021Episode 1
#2 | 04/07/2021Episode 2
#3 | 04/08/2021Episode 3
#4 | 04/09/2021Episode 4
10/07/2020Season 24 - 55 episodes
04/07/2020Season 23 - 55 episodes
09/02/2019Season 22 - 55 episodes
01/28/2019Season 21 - 55 episodes
06/19/2018Season 20 - 55 episodes
04/02/2018Season 19 - 55 episodes
10/02/2017Season 18 - 55 episodes
04/19/2017Season 17 - 55 episodes
10/24/2016Season 16 - 55 episodes
03/01/2016Season 15 - 55 episodes
07/29/2015Season 14 - 55 episodes
03/23/2015Season 13 - 51 episodes
10/28/2014Season 12 - 55 episodes
03/20/2014Season 11 - 55 episodes
09/26/2013Season 10 - 69 episodes
04/03/2013Season 9 - 55 episodes
01/02/2012Season 8 - 65 episodes
08/29/2012Season 7 - 70 episodes
02/13/2012Season 6 - 70 episodes
08/29/2011Season 5 - 60 episodes
03/14/2011Season 4 - 60 episodes
08/30/2010Season 3 - 50 episodes
03/08/2010Season 2 - 30 episodes
08/24/2009Season 1 - 30 episodes
06/06/2013Specials - 2 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: United Kingdom (UK)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 1 language: English (EN)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 08/24/2009
Latest episode released on: 02/22/2021
Presenter/Host: Cyril Féraud
Camera Setup: Multiple-camera setup

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:1977, Added: 05/11/2018, Last updated: 04/11/2021