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Pointless (game show)

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Also known asPointless Celebrities
GenreQuiz show
Directed byNick Harris
Julian Smith
Presented byAlexander Armstrong
Richard Osman
Sally Lindsay
Theme music composerMarc Sylvan
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series9 (regular)
5 (celebrity)
No. of episodes498 (regular) (as of 4 October 2013)
45 (celebrity) (as of 19 October 2013)
Executive producersPam Cavannagh (BBC)
Tom Blakeson and David Flynn (both Brighter Pictures then Remarkable Television)
ProducerMichelle Woods
Production locationsBBC Television Centre (2009–12)
Elstree Studios (2013–)
EditorsHannah Barnes
Peter Elphick
David Horwell
Neil Hunter
Nykki Parker
Camera setupMultiple-camera setup
Running time45 minutes
Production companiesBrighter Pictures (2009)
Remarkable Television (2010–)
Original release
NetworkBBC Two (2009–11)
BBC One (2011–)
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 Sally Lindsay. It now has 10 series and many episodes. In each game there are four teams of two.

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