News: Free Tickets For Next Taskmaster Series

Tickets are now available for the studio filming of the next series of Taskmaster.

This is the sixth series and the competitors have just been announced. They are Alice Levine (BBC Radio 1, My Dad Wrote A Porno), Asim Chaudhry (People Just Do Nothing), Liza Tarbuck (Upstart Crow) Russell Howard (The Russell Howard Hour), and Tim Vine (Not Going Out).

Filming will take place at Pinewood Studios between March 22 and March 28.


News: Four More Series Of Taskmaster To Be Made

Fresh off winning Best Entertainment Show at this year’s Broadcast Awards, it has been announced that UKTV has ordered four more series of BAFTA and EMMY-nominated Taskmaster from Avalon for its award-winning comedy and entertainment channel, Dave. Greg Davies will return as the all-powerful Taskmaster alongside his ever-loyal assistant Alex Horne for series six, seven, eight and nine, of the UKTV Original series. 


News: Catastrophe, Taskmaster, Horrible Histories, Black Mirror Win At Broadcast Awards

Catastrophe has won Best Comedy Programme at the Broadcast Awards 2018.

Dave's acclaimed show Taskmaster won Best Entertainment Programme.

Horrible Histories won Best Children's Programme.

Black Mirror's San Junipero episode won Best Single Drama.

And the Who Do You Think You Are? episode which revealed that Danny Dyer has royal ancestry won Best Popular Factual Programme.


News: Taskmaster Champion of Champions Result

The final episode of the Taskmaster Champion of Champions has been broadcast tonight on Dave.

And the winner is... Josh Widdicombe.

Widdicombe beat the other four winners of previous series of the show overall after various challenges. The quintet of winners were Rob Beckett,  Widdicombe, Katherine Ryan, Noel Fielding and the most recent victor, Bob Mortimer who helped to secure his triumph by getting into the boot of his car and cuddling Alex Horne.


News: Date Revealed for Taskmaster Champion Of Champions

The date has been revealed for the Taskmaster Champion of Champions special edition.

The first of two shows will be broadcast on Dave on December 13 at 9pm. The second show will follow at the same time on December 20.


News: Taskmaster Series 5 Results

Bob Mortimer is the winner of series 5 of Taskmaster, which concluded on Dave on Wednesday night.

He triumphed over fellow comics Aisling Bea, Sally Phillips, Mark Watson and Nish Kumar.


News: Taskmaster – The Masterclass

RTS Futures has teamed up with the creators of Avalon’s hit UKTV comedy game show, Taskmaster, to offer the ultimate masterclass in bringing ideas to TV.


TV Review: Taskmaster, Series 5, Episode 1, Dave

The problem about making more than one episode available to view online before a series has aired is that idiots like me might not watch the show in the right order. That's why I posted a review of the second episode and not the first one earlier today. The Brucie bonus is that I was able to watch a second edition of this hugely enjoyable series today before it airs on Dave as well. Hardly a chore. 

TV Review: Taskmaster, Series 5, Episode 2, Dave

Is Taskmaster the best show on Dave? It certainly seems to be the most talked about among my comedy-fan friends. And perhaps that’s not surprising given the calibre of guests it attracts. This fifth series boasts Bob Mortimer, Sally Phillips, Mark Watson, Aisling Bea and Nish Kumar. 


News: Taskmaster Champion Of Champions Special

BAFTA-nominated UKTV Original Taskmaster will bring together all five of the show’s series champions for the ultimate battle in a brand new two-part special, Taskmaster Champion of Champions, airing on Dave later this year.



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