Pointless (game show)

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Also known as'Pointless Celebrities'
GenreQuiz show
Directed byNick Harris
Julian Smith
Presented byAlexander Armstrong
Richard Osman
Theme music composerMarc Sylvan
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series9 (regular)
5 (celebrity)
No. of episodes498 (regular) (as of 4 October 2013)
45 (celebrity) (as of 19 October 2013)
Executive producer(s)Pam Cavannagh (BBC)
Tom Blakeson and David Flynn (both Brighter Pictures then Remarkable Television)
Producer(s)Michelle Woods
Production location(s)BBC Television Centre (2009–12)
Elstree Studios (2013–)
Editor(s)Hannah Barnes
Peter Elphick
David Horwell
Neil Hunter
Nykki Parker
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)Brighter Pictures (2009)
Remarkable Television (2010–)
DistributorEndemol UK
Original networkBBC Two (2009–11)
BBC One (2011–)
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original release24 August 2009 (2009-08-24) –
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Pointless is a British quiz show on BBC One. Who gets the answer that was the said the least gains the point. The team with the highest number 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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