Pointless (game show)

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Pointless
Also known as Pointless Celebrities
Genre Game show
Format Quiz show
Directed by Nick Harris
Julian Smith
Presented by Alexander Armstrong
Richard Osman
Theme music composer Marc Sylvan
Country of origin United Kingdom
Language(s) English
No. of series 9 (regular)
5 (celebrity)
No. of episodes 498 (regular) (as of 4 October 2013)
45 (celebrity) (as of 19 October 2013)
Production
Executive producer(s) Pam Cavannagh (BBC)
Tom Blakeson and David Flynn (both Brighter Pictures then Remarkable Television)
Producer(s) Michelle Woods
Editor(s) Hannah Barnes
Peter Elphick
David Horwell
Neil Hunter
Nykki Parker
Location(s) BBC Television Centre (2009–12)
Elstree Studios (2013–)
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 45 minutes
Production company(s) Brighter Pictures (2009)
Remarkable Television (2010–)
Distributor Endemol UK
Broadcast
Original channel BBC Two (2009–11)
BBC One (2011–)
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original run 24 August 2009 (2009-08-24) – present
Status Running
Chronology
Related shows Beat the Nation
Family Fortunes
Other websites
Official website

Pointless is a British game show on BBC One. Who gets the answer that was the least said wins the point. The one with the biggest amount of points loses. It is presented by Alexander Armstrong and Richard Osman. It now has 10 series and many episodes. In each game there are four teams of two.

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