Game show Vs The Comedian

Game Shows Vs The Comedian – The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

Comedians are being casted left right and centre as the hosts of gameshows. So welcome to a feature that is going to look at these shows in depth.

Whether they have been going for years, a week or got cancelled we have got them all. Welcome to the world of game shows. This week we look at a gameshow that is only on television once every year and is always around the end of December – The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year.


Channel – Channel 4
First Aired – 28th December 2004
Hosted by Comedians –  Jimmy Carr
Series – 26 episodes
Summary Of Show – A show that is a quiz based on all of the events that have happened in the year.

About the Show 

Big Fat Quiz of the Year is designed to work like a pub quiz – every panel is presented with a  lot of questions about the year and they have to write down their answers with the results being revealed at the end of the year.

Since its release back in 2004, there has been one every year as well as numerous spin offs of the actual show. It has also been hosted by Jimmy Carr from the start.

Every show the panelists are different and they come up with their team like, just like you would in a pub quiz. Previous guests on the show have been Simon Pegg, Jonathan Ross, Russell Brand, David Mitchell, Alan Carr, Richard Ayoade and Noel Felding just to name a few.


Best of Richard Ayoade


Best of Sean Lock


Team Names

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