Countdown is the daytime words and numbers quiz show. It was the first show to appear on Channel 4 in 1982 and has been a popular, cult show ever since.

Apply for Countdown

Each day two contestants compete in 15 rounds of words and numbers to become the Countdown Champion.

To apply for Countdown you can either use the online application form by Clicking Here

or, if you are unable to complete the online application form or have any questions, please contact us at countdown@channel4.com


And don't forget if you want to hone your conundrum skills you can watch episodes of Countdown online via Channel 4 streaming.